Nathaniel Hackmann’s “They Call the Wind Maria” stopped the show. The music soared.
Broadway’s Les Misérables cast member Nathaniel Hackmann is taking us back to the sixties as Conrad Birdie in this Music Circus production of Bye Bye Birdie.
Nathaniel Hackmann plays the Factory Foreman and one of the students. His singing voice and stage presence stood out among a generally outstanding troupe.
As the miner Steve, Nathaniel Hackmann leads a rousing rendition of what’s perhaps the musical’s best-known song, “They Call the Wind Maria.” It was no accident that he received some of the loudest applause at the curtain call. He’s on the fast track to...
But in anthemic terms, nothing equals the driving force of the “They Call the Wind Maria,” sung by Steve (Nathaniel Hackmann), one of the prospectors, and chorus. It’s a showstopper for sure.