AFTERBUZZ TV – AfterBuzz TV’s Mini Spotlight edition, is a short form interview series featuring actors & artists discussing their roles and shows as well as their thoughts, passions and journeys. In this episode host Amy Cassandra interviews Carly Jibson.
Multi-talented stage and television actress and musician, Carly Jibson, best known as ‘Tracy https://mlsvc01-prod.s3.amazonaws.com… in the eight-time Tony Award winning Broadway musical Hairspray, returns to TBS this October as the spicy local strip club owner looking for a fresh start, ‘Vivian,’ in the hit comedy series “The Guest Book” created by Greg Garcia (“My Name is Earl”). Premiering Tuesday, October 23rd, “The Guest Book” centers around the lives of the employees and the new guests that bring their special brand of crazy to each episode. For a tiny cottage in a tiny town, this place is going to see a lot of baggage. Born and raised in Muskegon, Michigan, Carly began her entertainment career in her home town when she was discovered at 16 years old in the world premiere of Crash Nation at Cherry County Playhouse. She moved to New York City at the end of her senior year and immediately landed the iconic lead role of ‘Tracy Turnblad’ in the first National Tour of Hairspray, which she originated https://mlsvc01-prod.s3.amazonaws.com… six-time Emmy winner Bruce Vilanch, and a few months later re-opened the Broadway version in New York City with Emmy winner Peter Scolari and Michael McKean (“Laverne & Shirley”). Carly originated the role of ‘Baby Manicotti’ in the world premiere of Andrew Lippa’s Asphalt Beach in Chicago, the role of ‘Pepper Walker’ in Cry Baby on https://mlsvc01-prod.s3.amazonaws.com…, and world premiere of Johnny Baseball directed by Tony winner Diane Paulus in Boston. Carly premiered “Not A Bitch, Not Yet A Woman,” an emotional autobiographical show centering on her life and career to a sold out audience in New York City. If that wasn’t enough, Carly released an original album entitled “Best of Me” on iTunes and created, produced and starred in an original concert series HEADLINERSopposite Tony Award winner Lena Hall.