Pat Cerasaro

Pat Cerasaro is BroadwayWorld's Chief Interviewer and Senior Editor, contributing exclusive columns including InDepth InterViews, Sound Off, Flash Fridays as well as additional special features and extensive news coverage. His work for the site has appeared in The New York Times, US Weekly, The Biography Channel, NBC and more.
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Lea Michele Honors Cory Monteith On Anniversary Of His DeathLea Michele Honors Cory Monteith On Anniversary Of His Death
Posted: Jul. 14, 2014


FLASH FRIDAY: A Mary Rodgers Guettel Retrospective - ONCE UPON A MATTRESS, FREAKY FRIDAY, Sondheim Collaborations, Etc.FLASH FRIDAY: A Mary Rodgers Guettel Retrospective
Posted: Jun. 27, 2014


INTO THE WOODS Movie Set For Reshoots?INTO THE WOODS Movie Set For Reshoots?
Posted: Jul. 14, 2014


FLASH FRIDAY: Music, Merriment & Some Fabulous Fireworks - An Independence Day Bonanza!FLASH FRIDAY: Music, Merriment & Some Fabulous Fireworks - An Independence Day Bonanza!
Posted: Jul. 4, 2014


Josh Groban Talks 2015 Broadway Debut, FROZEN 2, Sondheim, Etc. In New Fan Q&AJosh Groban Talks 2015 Broadway Debut, FROZEN 2, Sondheim, Etc. In New Fan Q&A
Posted: Jun. 28, 2014


FLASH FRIDAY: Hats Off! An Elaine Stritch MemorialFLASH FRIDAY: Hats Off! An Elaine Stritch Memorial
Posted: Jul. 18, 2014


Brilliant BOOK OF MORMON 'Hello!' Emoji Musical VisualizationBrilliant BOOK OF MORMON 'Hello!' Emoji Musical Visualization
Posted: Jul. 7, 2014


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InDepth InterView: Maria Friedman Talks MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG From Stage To Screen; Plus, Sondheim Comments!InDepth InterView: Maria Friedman Talks MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG From Stage To Screen; Plus, Sondheim Comments!
Posted: Oct. 18, 2013


InDepth InterView Exclusive: Kevin Spacey Talks New RICHARD III Documentary NOW, Plus HOUSE OF CARDS, Future Musical? & MoreInDepth InterView Exclusive: Kevin Spacey Talks New RICHARD III Documentary NOW, Plus HOUSE OF CARDS, Future Musical? & More
Posted: May. 1, 2014


InDepth InterView: Darren Criss Talks GLEE Season Five, SIX BY SONDHEIM HBO Doc, Broadway, Hollywood, Dream Roles & MoreInDepth InterView: Darren Criss Talks GLEE Season Five, SIX BY SONDHEIM HBO Doc, Broadway, Hollywood, Dream Roles & More
Posted: Nov. 7, 2013


InDepth InterView: Chris Gero On ELTON JOHN: THE MILLION DOLLAR PIANO, Yamaha Entertainment Group, 88 Doc & MoreInDepth InterView: Chris Gero On ELTON JOHN: THE MILLION DOLLAR PIANO, Yamaha Entertainment Group, 88 Doc & More
Posted: Mar. 17, 2014


InDepth InterView: Meat Loaf Talks New Las Vegas Residency, Plus Broadway, Hollywood, Upcoming Album & MoreInDepth InterView: Meat Loaf Talks Las Vegas, Bway, Hollywood, Album & More
Posted: Aug. 31, 2013


InDepth InterView: Lea DeLaria Talks ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK Season Two, Christmas Show, New Album & MoreInDepth InterView: Lea DeLaria Talks ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK Season Two, Christmas Show, New Album & More
Posted: Nov. 25, 2013


InDepth InterView: Ramin Karimloo Talks SubCulture Shows, New EPs, LES MISERABLES, PHANTOM & MoreInDepth InterView: Karimloo on SubCulture Shows, New EPs, LES MIS + PHANTOM
Posted: Jul. 31, 2013


InDepth InterView Exclusive: Baillie Walsh Focuses In On SPRINGSTEEN & I Fathom Event, Plus Upcoming Projects & MoreInDepth: Baillie Walsh Focuses In On SPRINGSTEEN & I
Posted: Jul. 22, 2013


InDepth InterView: Norm Lewis Talks THE TEMPEST, LES MIZ, SCANDAL, Broadway Memories, Future Plans & MoreInDepth InterView: Norm Lewis Talks THE TEMPEST, LES MIZ, SCANDAL & More
Posted: Aug. 17, 2013


InDepth InterView: Daniel Ezralow On 2014 Sochi Olympics Opening Ceremony, SPIDER-MAN Broadway Memories, Hollywood & MoreInDepth InterView: Daniel Ezralow On 2014 Sochi Olympics Opening Ceremony, SPIDER-MAN Broadway Memories, Hollywood & More
Posted: Feb. 7, 2014


Behind The Scenes Of Criterion's THE ESSENTIAL JACQUES DEMY RestorationBehind The Scenes Of Criterion's THE ESSENTIAL JACQUES DEMY Restoration
July 21, 2014

Internationally celebrated auteur Jacques Demy is set to be feted with a retrospective box set from hallowed film preservation and home video label Criterion Collection later this year according to a new listing on the official website.
Jason Robert Brown Set For Special SubCulture Show, 8/4Jason Robert Brown Set For Special SubCulture Show, 8/4
July 21, 2014

Multi-award-winning composer/lyricist and acclaimed concert performer Jason Robert Brown is set to headline a new intimate solo show along with backing band Caucasian Rhythm Kings next month at NYC concert venue SubCulture.
Rob Reiner Comments On Sondheim & Goldman Movie Musical Project SINGING OUT LOUDRob Reiner Comments On Sondheim & Goldman Movie Musical Project SINGING OUT LOUD
July 21, 2014

Acclaimed actor and director Rob Reiner comments on an abandoned movie musical project he embarked on with two-time Academy Award-winning screenwriter William Goldman and multi-award-winning composer/lyricist Stephen Sondheim as part of a new interview.
Funny New DANCE OF THE VAMPIRES Social Media Image ReleasedFunny New DANCE OF THE VAMPIRES Social Media Image Released
July 21, 2014

The new Paris production of Jim Steinman and Michael Kunze's international mega-hit gothic musical DANCE OF THE VAMPIRES is showcased in an amusing and entertaining social media image just released in promotion of the upcoming opening later this year.
Alice Ripley Covers Tori AmosAlice Ripley Covers Tori Amos
July 21, 2014

Tony Award-winning Broadway superstar Alice Ripley has recently been utilizing her Soundcloud account to share a series of intriguing and entertaining musical selections and a new song is now available to hear, titled 'Miss America'.
Kristin Chenoweth Confirms Plans For New Christmas Album; Idina Menzel Duet?Kristin Chenoweth Confirms Plans For New Christmas Album; Idina Menzel Duet?
July 21, 2014

Internationally adored stage and screen star Kristin Chenoweth has revealed preliminary plans are currently underway for a new Christmas album, which could potentially contain a duet with Idina Menzel.
NYC-Themed ANNIE Movie Social Media Image ReleasedNYC-Themed ANNIE Movie Social Media Image Released
July 21, 2014

More colorful new social media images have been released to promote the forthcoming big screen edition of beloved family-friendly musical ANNIE and are now available to view in anticipation of the film's December release.
Andrew Lloyd Webber Endorses UK Assisted Dying BillAndrew Lloyd Webber Endorses UK Assisted Dying Bill
July 21, 2014

World renowned composer Lord Andrew Lloyd Webber candidly discussed his serious consideration of suicide following major surgery last year in a recent interview and now has moved to endorse the UK Assisted Dying Bill.
THE ANDREW LIPPA SONGBOOK Now AvailableTHE ANDREW LIPPA SONGBOOK Now Available
July 20, 2014

A new collection of sheet music celebrating composer/lyricist Andrew Lippa is now available to order.
Neil Patrick Harris Offered Role On AMERICAN HORROR STORY: FREAK SHOWNeil Patrick Harris Offered Role On AMERICAN HORROR STORY: FREAK SHOW
July 20, 2014

Broadway and Hollywood superstar Neil Patrick Harris recently expressed his deep desire to appear on the new season of hit FX horror anthology series AMERICAN HORROR STORY, subtitled FREAK SHOW, and the series's mastermind and co-creator Ryan Murphy has apparently taken him up on the offer.
Behind The Scenes Of FINDING NEVERLAND SitzprobeBehind The Scenes Of FINDING NEVERLAND Sitzprobe
July 20, 2014

The cast of the hotly anticipated new stage adaptation of the recent PETER PAN-centric film FINDING NEVERLAND is currently in rehearsals and they joined together for a sitzprobe sing-through of the score attended by songwriter Gary Barlow last week, depicted in a series of photos now available to view.
THE MUSIC OF BOB GAUDIO 2-CD Set Now AvailableTHE MUSIC OF BOB GAUDIO 2-CD Set Now Available
July 19, 2014

A new collection of songs tributing iconic Four Seasons songwriter Bob Gaudio titled AUDIO WITH A G: SOUNDS OF A JERSEY BOY, THE MUSIC OF BOB GAUDIO is now available to order.
Andrew Lloyd Webber Comments On Considering Committing Suicide Post-SurgeryAndrew Lloyd Webber Comments On Considering Committing Suicide Post-Surgery
July 19, 2014

World renowned composer Lord Andrew Lloyd Webber candidly discusses his consideration of suicide following major surgery last year.
First Look At Andrew Rannells In HEDWIG & THE ANGRY INCHFirst Look At Andrew Rannells In HEDWIG & THE ANGRY INCH
July 18, 2014

A first look at Broadway leading man and multi-media crossover star Andrew Rannells in the gender-bending title role of multi-Tony Award-winning rock musical HEDWIG & THE ANGRY INCH is now available to view.
BORN YESTERDAY Now Available In Blu-ray EditionBORN YESTERDAY Now Available In Blu-ray Edition
July 18, 2014

A new Blu-ray edition of the popular stage-to-screen adaptation of Garson Kanin's celebrated comedy BORN YESTERDAY is now available to order.
Alice Ripley Performs Opening Scene From WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF? SoloAlice Ripley Performs Opening Scene From WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF? Solo
July 18, 2014

Tony Award-winning Broadway superstar Alice Ripley has recently been utilizing her Soundcloud account to share a series of intriguing and entertaining musical selections and a new song is now available to hear, titled 'Miss America'.
New ANNIE Movie Promotional Social Media ImageNew ANNIE Movie Promotional Social Media Image
July 18, 2014

More colorful new social media images have been released to promote the forthcoming big screen edition of beloved family-friendly musical ANNIE and are now available to view in anticipation of the film's December release.
FLASH FRIDAY: Hats Off! An Elaine Stritch MemorialFLASH FRIDAY: Hats Off! An Elaine Stritch Memorial
July 18, 2014

Today we are saluting one of Broadway's brassiest, bawdiest and best-loved leading ladies in honor of her death this week, the one and only Elaine Stritch.
InDepth InterView Special Flashback: Elaine StritchInDepth InterView Special Flashback: Elaine Stritch
July 17, 2014

AUTHOR'S NOTE: One of the most iconic Broadway leading ladies in theatrical history, in honor of her passing earlier today at the age of 89, let us revisit this career-spanning InDepth InterView with the one and only Elaine Stritch. As a personal aside, following the conclusion of the interview proper the conversation between Ms. Stritch and I continued for several more minutes and she emphatically relayed to me that this had been her favorite interview to date and that she was incredibly appreciative and pleased with being questioned about the topics chosen herein. The following is reprinted exactly as it originally appeared here on BroadwayWorld on February 17. Hats off to a dynamite dame.
Travis Moser's LIVE AT THE LAURIE BEECHMAN THEATRE Now AvailableTravis Moser's LIVE AT THE LAURIE BEECHMAN THEATRE Now Available
July 17, 2014

A live recording of standout cabaret performer Travis Moser's recent solo show at the Laurie Beechman Theatre is now available to order.


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