Kathy Strain

Kathy Strain Kathy Strain spent most of her life outside of Philadelphia and has enjoyed Broadway shows for most of her life. Kathy moved to San Antonio, Texas in 2001 with her husband Ken and 3 children. She holds a degree in Public Relations from the University of Texas at San Antonio and runs her own Public Relations company. She loves to contribute pieces on the arts to several outlets and enjoys writing about talent and sharing it with the world.
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BWW Interviews: Ben Davis from THE SOUND OF MUSIC ON TOURBen Davis As Captain Von Trapp
Posted: Sep. 12, 2016


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BWW Review: DISNEY'S BEAUTY AND THE BEAST at the Fredericksburg Theater CompanyBWW Review: DISNEY'S BEAUTY AND THE BEAST at the Fredericksburg Theater
Posted: Jun. 21, 2016


BWW Interviews: Marie Osmond and her latest album, MUSIC IS MEDICINEMarie Osmond talks of new album MUSIC IS MEDICINE
Posted: Apr. 15, 2016


BWW Interviews: KINKY BOOTS on Tour - J. Harrison Ghee as LolaBWW Interview: KINKY BOOTS on Tour - J. Harrison Ghee as Lola
Posted: Nov. 9, 2015


BWW Interview: Randy Harrison as Emcee with Roundabout Theatre Company's CABARET on TourBWW Interview: Randy Harrison as Emcee with CABARET on Tour
Posted: Mar. 23, 2016


BWW Interview: Jim J. Bullock from KINKY BOOTS on TourBWW Interview: Jim J. Bullock from KINKY BOOTS on Tour
Posted: Jan. 21, 2016


BWW Interviews: Andy Richardson from NEWSIES ON TOURBWW Interviews: Andy Richardson from NEWSIES ON TOUR
September 23, 2016

NEWSIES has entertained audiences all over North America as the tour visited many cities. As this current tour wraps up in Austin, Texas, BWW had a chance to visit with San Antonio, Texas native Andy Richardson who plays Crutchie.
BWW Interviews: Ben Davis from THE SOUND OF MUSIC ON TOURBWW Interviews: Ben Davis from THE SOUND OF MUSIC ON TOUR
September 12, 2016

As THE SOUND OF MUSIC made its way into the hearts of many all over the world, Rogers and Hammerstein's songs have made a lasting impression on many. As THE SOUND OF MUSIC tours around North America, BWW caught up with Ben Davis as they prepared to open in San Antonio, Texas.
BWW Interview: Alison J. Murphy and Mark Edward Lang in LUNT AND FONTANNE 'THE CELESTIALS OF BROADWAY'BWW Interview: Alison J. Murphy and Mark Edward Lang in LUNT AND FONTANNE 'THE CELESTIALS OF BROADWAY'
July 21, 2016

As the characters Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontanne, Mark Edward Lang and Alison J. Murphy seem to be a perfect fit in the play about the famous Broadway actors. Lang and Murphy are married in real life and have been performing together for many years. Recently visiting San Antonio, Texas, BWW had a chance to sit down and chat with them about their roles and about the show LUNT AND FONTANNE 'THE CELESTIALS OF BROADWAY.'
Jason Forbach of LES MISERABLES Broadway Sings Song for Orlando - 49 HEARTBEATSJason Forbach of LES MISERABLES Broadway Sings Song for Orlando - 49 HEARTBEATS
July 5, 2016

When the senseless killings at the Orlando nightclub PULSE happened, many tried to understand why such an act had taken place. Jason Forbach has been involved in LES MISERABLES on tour and on Broadway for the past 6 years and wrote a song along with Brett Rowe to honor those lost but not forgotten.
BWW Review: DISNEY'S BEAUTY AND THE BEAST at the Fredericksburg Theater CompanyBWW Review: DISNEY'S BEAUTY AND THE BEAST at the Fredericksburg Theater Company
June 21, 2016

Fredericksburg Theater Company (FTC) is a small theater in historic Fredericksburg, Texas between San Antonio and Austin. It's a perfect location to attract patrons from both cities. Beginning its 20th season, FTC opened with DISNEY'S BEAUTY AND THE BEAST. Having set the bar high from past shows, audience expectations were great. And the audience was not disappointed. The quality of the show was professional and polished and the actors were superb.
PHOTO COVERAGE: LION KING, JR. at St. Anthony Catholic School in San AntonioPHOTO COVERAGE: LION KING, JR. at St. Anthony Catholic School in San Antonio
May 4, 2016

LION KING, JR. plays to sold-out crowd at St. Anthony Catholic School in San Antonio, Texas
BWW Interviews: Allison Semmes as Diana Ross in MOTOWN THE MUSICAL on TourBWW Interviews: Allison Semmes as Diana Ross in MOTOWN THE MUSICAL on Tour
April 22, 2016

As MOTOWN THE MUSICAL continues to tour all over North America, the success of the show is evident. Every city has welcomed the show with open arms and enjoyed the walk down memory lane with iconic figures like Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye, Michael Jackson and Diana Ross. Allison Semmes has the privilege of being part of the touring company playing Ms. Diana Ross herself and recently shared with BWW her experiences on the road and being part of such a historic show.
BWW Interview: Jarran Muse as Marvin Gaye in MOTOWN THE MUSICAL on TourBWW Interview: Jarran Muse as Marvin Gaye in MOTOWN THE MUSICAL on Tour
April 21, 2016

MOTOWN THE MUSICAL opened in NYC to enthusiastic audiences in 2013. The strength of the show brought in great audiences. As the popularity continued, a national tour began. Currently playing to role of Marvin Gaye, Jarran Muse shared with BWW some of the highlights of his career and how he came to be part of this award winning show.
BWW Reviews: MEMPHIS THE MUSICAL at The Woodlawn TheatreBWW Reviews: MEMPHIS THE MUSICAL at The Woodlawn Theatre
April 16, 2016

The Tony winning musical takes you on a journey of life, prejudices and racism that existed in Memphis in the 1950's. Loosely based on the true life story of Memphis DJ Dewy Phillips and written by David Bryan (music and lyrics) and Joe DiPietro (lyrics and book), the raw emotions of the storyline are felt strongly by the audience as portrayed by this outstanding cast.
BWW Interviews: Marie Osmond and her latest album, MUSIC IS MEDICINEBWW Interviews: Marie Osmond and her latest album, MUSIC IS MEDICINE
April 15, 2016

When people hear the name Marie Osmond, they conjure up visions of a squeaky clean lifestyle and big teeth. But, when you look beyond the superficial aspect, you see someone who has spent her entire life in show business rubbing elbows with such greats as Elvis Presley, Frank Sinatra, Michael Jackson and LucilleBall. In recording her new album Osmond stated on her website, marieosmond.com, I'm singing, with all my heart and soul. That's why this album is so special for me; each song has its own story and its own personal meaning. I hope you will find your connection and meaning in each song as well.
Photo Coverage: Cast of CINDERELLA, Majestic Theatre Partner with The Fairy Godmother ProjectPhoto Coverage: Cast of CINDERELLA, Majestic Theatre Partner with The Fairy Godmother Project
April 6, 2016

'In the name of every girl who has ever wished to go to a ball in a beautiful dress. In the name of every girl who has ever wanted to change the world she lived in. Go! With the promise of possibility.' Fairy Godmother, Rodgers & Hammerstein's CINDERELLA, book by Douglas Carter Beane.
BWW Review: SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER Dances Through San Antonio, TexasBWW Review: SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER Dances Through San Antonio, Texas
March 29, 2016

With the disco craze a thing of the past and only one of the Bee Gees still living (Barry Gibb), SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER takes the audience back to a time when disco ruled and dancing was the best thing to do on a Saturday night. The current touring production of SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER came to San Antonio's Tobin Center for one performance last night.
BWW Interview: Randy Harrison as Emcee with Roundabout Theatre Company's CABARET on TourBWW Interview: Randy Harrison as Emcee with Roundabout Theatre Company's CABARET on Tour
March 29, 2016

Randy Harrison has had an impressive career and has enjoyed performing in many different shows. Currently playing the role of Emcee in CABARET on Tour, Randy chatted with BWW about some of the experiences that lead him to be part of such an iconic classic show.
BWW Interview: Emma Warren of RIVERDANCE on TourBWW Interview: Emma Warren of RIVERDANCE on Tour
February 24, 2016

RIVERDANCE has been entertaining audiences around the globe and has enjoyed a great success. As the 20th Anniversary Tour travels around North America, one of their dancers, Emma Warren, shared with BWW her love of dancing and the continued success of RIVERDANCE.
BWW Interview: Ashley Brown from THE SOUND OF MUSIC on TourBWW Interview: Ashley Brown from THE SOUND OF MUSIC on Tour
February 19, 2016

THE SOUND OF MUSIC is one of the most beloved and enjoyed musicals by the famed duo of Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein. The music transcends the ages and brings together a marvelous story with rich music and lyrics.
PHOTO FLASH: ROCK OF AGES Rocks the Woodlawn Theatre in San Antonio, TexasPHOTO FLASH: ROCK OF AGES Rocks the Woodlawn Theatre in San Antonio, Texas
February 5, 2016

As ROCK OF AGES sets to open at the Woodlawn Theatre, don't miss this pic preview of the cast as they prepare to rock your socks off. ROCK OF AGES plays from February 6- March 6, 2016 at the Woodlawn Theatre in San Antonio. Go to woodlawntheatre.org for tickets.
BWW Interview: Jim J. Bullock from KINKY BOOTS on TourBWW Interview: Jim J. Bullock from KINKY BOOTS on Tour
January 21, 2016

KINKY BOOTS has been touring North America for a while now and audiences have fallen in love with its story and the music that makes it unique. Currently in the role of George, Jim Bullock recently shared with Broadway World his show business history and how he came to play George in this great show.
BWW Interview: BOOK OF MORMON on Tour Actress Alexandra NcubeBWW Interview: BOOK OF MORMON on Tour Actress Alexandra Ncube
December 11, 2015

THE BOOK OF MORMON has been playing to sold out audiences throughout North America and has been receiving rave reviews. Alexandra Ncube plays the part of Nabulungi, a young, full of hope girl who wants to find the good in everything.
BWW Interview: THE BOOK OF MORMON on Tour Actor Stanley MathisBWW Interview: THE BOOK OF MORMON on Tour Actor Stanley Mathis
December 4, 2015

Stanley Mathis is a veteran performer on Broadway playing in such shows as THE LION KING and NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT. Currently touring with THE BOOK OF MORMON, Mathis, shared with BWW some of the great experiences of being out on the road and how he came to play the role of Mafala Hatimbi in THE BOOK OF MORMON on tour.


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