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BWW Interview: San Diego Jewish Film Festival Promises Something for Everyone BWW Interview: San Diego Jewish Film Festival Promises Something for Everyone
by Erica Miner - January 20, 2015

This year's events promise to be more exciting than ever... (more...)
BWW Interview: Iron Sheik Discusses Documentary, Career, Drug Use, Justin Bieber BWW Interview: Iron Sheik Discusses Documentary, Career, Drug Use, Justin Bieber
by Matt Tamanini - December 08, 2014

For professional wrestling fans who came to the 'sport' in the 80s, there was likely no one they hated more than The Iron Sheik, but the life of Hossein Khosrow Ali Vaziri is more than just his wrestling persona. The former Iranian National Wrestling Champion fled the country in the early 1970's and... (more...)
BWW Interviews: Carol Kane Talks OFFER AND COMPROMISE, GOTHAM, and More! BWW Interviews: Carol Kane Talks OFFER AND COMPROMISE, GOTHAM, and More!
by Marakay Rogers - October 29, 2014

The legendary performer talks about her upcoming film, OFFER AND COMPROMISE, and about her current television roles, as well as the delight of villainy in WICKED... (more...)
BWW Interview: Jason Burkart Talks New VOD Film & ABC's  ONCE UPON A TIME BWW Interview: Jason Burkart Talks New VOD Film & ABC's ONCE UPON A TIME
by Danielle DeSisto - September 22, 2014

With the ever-growing success of Netflix, Hulu, and other online streaming networks, video-on-demand releases are a great way for independent films to get a little spotlight. Such is the case with actor Jason Burkart's new film JACKHAMMER, which was released via VOD on September 2nd.... (more...)
BWW Interviews: Terrence McNally on CORPUS CHRISTI: PLAYING WITH REDEMPTION BWW Interviews: Terrence McNally on CORPUS CHRISTI: PLAYING WITH REDEMPTION
by Larry Murray - September 17, 2014

Terrence McNally has both a hit play on Broadway and a new film documentary about a traveling group of actors performing CORPUS CHRISTIE: PLAYING WITH REDEMPTION soon to be released on DVD and via streaming. We ask the playwright some questions about what prompted him to write a play about religion ... (more...)
BWW Interview: Julie Taymor on A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM and Theatre on Film BWW Interview: Julie Taymor on A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM and Theatre on Film
by Alan Henry - September 15, 2014

Julie Taymor is no stranger to being innovative in the theater. In 1997 she became the first woman to win the Tony Award for Best Direction of a Musical for her production of 'The Lion King.' That same night she also walked away with the prize for costume design. No one had ever seen a production on... (more...)
BWW Interviews: Actor Emrhys Cooper Shares Feelings About Being the First Western Actor in a Bhutanese Film BWW Interviews: Actor Emrhys Cooper Shares Feelings About Being the First Western Actor in a Bhutanese Film
by Don Grigware - June 11, 2014

Bhutan is a country?' Almost no one knows the answer is 'yes'. Or, that it is firmly landlocked between India, Tibet, Nepal and China, perched high in the stormy Himalayan Mountains. Or, that it has that the only Capital in the world that bans traffic lights. Or, where everyone has the same birthday... (more...)
BWW Interview: HAPPY GILMORE, LUCKY GUY Star Christopher McDonald Talks OFFER AND COMPROMISE BWW Interview: HAPPY GILMORE, LUCKY GUY Star Christopher McDonald Talks OFFER AND COMPROMISE
by Marakay Rogers - March 08, 2014

Stage and large and small screen star Christopher McDonald talks about his career and his part in Valerie Landsberg's Kickstarter-funded OFFER AND COMPROMISE, an examination of credit cards and debt collection... (more...)
BWW Interviews: TRIAL BY FIRE: LIVES REFORGED with John Capanna BWW Interviews: TRIAL BY FIRE: LIVES REFORGED with John Capanna
by Marina Kennedy - October 11, 2013

John Capanna is one of the seven burn survivors whose stories are told in 'Trial by Fire: Lives Reforged,' produced and directed by Megan Smith-Harris. The movie will be shown at the Black Bear Film Festival in Milford, Pennsylvania on Sunday, October 20th.... (more...)
BWW Interviews - Ralph Macchio & Karina Smirnoff Talk New Film, DWTS & Broadway Debuts BWW Interviews - Ralph Macchio & Karina Smirnoff Talk New Film, DWTS & Broadway Debuts
by Caryn Robbins - October 04, 2013

Today, Ralph Macchio and Karina Smirnoff chatted exclusively with BWW about how their special friendship, which began during Season 12 of Dancing With the Stars, led to the making of this new and exciting film.... (more...)
BWW Interviews: Eugene Louis Faccuito aka Luigi, a Winner All His Life BWW Interviews: Eugene Louis Faccuito aka Luigi, a Winner All His Life
by Alan Gary - September 27, 2013

Luigi believes, 'To dance most joyfully is to be at one with love.' The 2013 Bessie Lifetime Achievement Award recipient espouses a philosophy of simplicity. His humble approach to teaching technique never neglects the heart as the ultimate motivator. Luigi's track record for his student's attaining... (more...)
BWW Interview: Lee Wilkof of LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS Unveils New Film Project, NO PAY, NUDITY BWW Interview: Lee Wilkof of LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS Unveils New Film Project, NO PAY, NUDITY
by Marakay Rogers - September 09, 2013

The Tony-nominee stage veteran prepares to get behind the camera with a script about stage actors and their definitions of success... (more...)
BWW Interviews: Independent Filmmaker John Putch on the ROUTE 30 TRILOGY BWW Interviews: Independent Filmmaker John Putch on the ROUTE 30 TRILOGY
by Marakay Rogers - July 24, 2013

Director John Putch reminisces on life on stage, behind the camera, and in the small towns that understand his work.... (more...)
BWW Interviews: Film, Stage and TV Actor Sebastian La Cause BWW Interviews: Film, Stage and TV Actor Sebastian La Cause
by Gregory G. Allen - May 16, 2013

Several Broadway actors have expanded their talents by creating their own production companies. Sebastian La Cause is one of those with an award-winning web series under his belt.... (more...)
BWW Interviews: Landry Gideon Talks THE SHOW MUST GO ON, His Texas UIL One Act Play Documentary BWW Interviews: Landry Gideon Talks THE SHOW MUST GO ON, His Texas UIL One Act Play Documentary
by David Clarke - April 25, 2013

All across the state of Texas, high school theatre students are gearing up for the annual UIL One Act Play State Championship competition, annually held at the University of Texas in Austin. Just as these students are indefatigably preparing, so is Landry Gideon and his documentary film crew. They h... (more...)
BWW Interviews: Cheryl Allison About Stage, TV & New Film BWW Interviews: Cheryl Allison About Stage, TV & New Film
by Gregory G. Allen - April 11, 2013

New York actress Cheryl Allison has done Broadway National Tours, Regional Theater, television and film. She talks to BWW about her latest project, the powerful film 'Illness'.... (more...)
BWW Interviews: British Filmmaker Marcus Markou about Papadopoulos & Sons BWW Interviews: British Filmmaker Marcus Markou about Papadopoulos & Sons
by Gregory G. Allen - March 25, 2013

British filmmaker Marcus Markou talks about his debut film and his history in the theater with Broadway World.... (more...)
BWW Exclusive: ANNE HATHAWAY's 1st Drama Teacher Shares Memories (& Video) of Paper Mill Years BWW Exclusive: ANNE HATHAWAY's 1st Drama Teacher Shares Memories (& Video) of Paper Mill Years
by Caryn Robbins - March 02, 2013

Paper Mill theater teacher Mickey McNany first remembers Anne Hathaway as a bright, ambitious 10-year-old who was eager to make her mark on the stage. The 30-year teaching veteran spoke exclusively to BWW about the student she calls 'larger than life,' and even shared some rare footage of the actres... (more...)
BWW EXCLUSIVE: Tony-Winning Set Designer Derek McLane Takes On the OSCARS BWW EXCLUSIVE: Tony-Winning Set Designer Derek McLane Takes On the OSCARS
by Caryn Robbins - February 20, 2013

The Tony Award-winning set designer took a break from his busy Oscar rehearsal schedule to speak exclusively with BWW about his illustrious career, and even gave us a sneak peek at what we can expect to see on Sunday night's big event!... (more...)
Lisa Howard: Why TWILIGHT Cast Welcomed 'Some New Blood' on Vampire Phenomenon Lisa Howard: Why TWILIGHT Cast Welcomed 'Some New Blood' on Vampire Phenomenon
by Caryn Robbins - November 19, 2012

The talented actress spoke with BWW about her Twilight character, Vampire Siobhan: 'She isn't a vegetarian, she does chew humans, but she's civilized at least!'... (more...)
InDepth InterView: Woody Harrelson On BULLET FOR ADOLF, THE HUNGER GAMES, New HBO Series, Broadway, Hollywood & More InDepth InterView: Woody Harrelson On BULLET FOR ADOLF, THE HUNGER GAMES, New HBO Series, Broadway, Hollywood & More
by Pat Cerasaro - September 21, 2012

Today we have the honor of talking to an actor equally skilled in comedy and drama who is now a playwright and director in his own right, with his new play, BULLET FOR ADOLF, being a New York stage hit - the one and only Woody Harrelson. A huge Hollywood star who has appeared in countless recognizab... (more...)
InDepth InterView: Carla Gugino On POLITICAL ANIMALS, Arthur Miller, Sondheim Musicals, Roundabout & More! InDepth InterView: Carla Gugino On POLITICAL ANIMALS, Arthur Miller, Sondheim Musicals, Roundabout & More!
by Pat Cerasaro - August 18, 2012

Today we are talking to a spectacularly talented stage and screen star who has appeared in countless film and TV properties over the years as well as in many remarkable theatrical productions all about her major role on the USA special miniseries event POLITICAL ANIMALS, which concludes this Sunday ... (more...)
InDepth InterView: Anita Gillette Talks BYE BYE BIRDIE, 30 ROCK, Birdland, Golden Age & A Career Retrospective InDepth InterView: Anita Gillette Talks BYE BYE BIRDIE, 30 ROCK, Birdland, Golden Age & A Career Retrospective
by Pat Cerasaro - July 12, 2012

Today we are talking to a celebrated comedienne and actress known for her decades-spanning career on screens and stages large and small - from making her Broadway debut in the original Jerome Robbins production of GYPSY on Broadway in 1960 to her many musical roles throughout the 60s to her countles... (more...)
InDepth InterView: Paul Becker Talks TWILIGHT: BREAKING DAWN, Ben Vereen Documentary, Upcoming Films & More InDepth InterView: Paul Becker Talks TWILIGHT: BREAKING DAWN, Ben Vereen Documentary, Upcoming Films & More
by Pat Cerasaro - July 09, 2012

Today we are talking to a terrifically talented triple-threat who has graced the silver screen in CHICAGO, as well as in the TV productions of THE MUSIC MAN, ONCE UPON A MATTRESS and in many stunt and dance double roles in his career thus far who has since become the protegee of dance extraordinaire... (more...)
InDepth InterView: Matthew Modine Talks Steve Jobs Biopic, THE DARK KNIGHT RISES, Stage, Screen & More InDepth InterView: Matthew Modine Talks Steve Jobs Biopic, THE DARK KNIGHT RISES, Stage, Screen & More
by Pat Cerasaro - June 15, 2012

Today we are talking to an actor who has appeared in over fifty feature films and starred in plays on Broadway and in the West End all about his career thus far, looking ahead to his new role as John Sculley in the forthcoming jOBS, co-starring Ashton Kutcher as Steve Jobs and Josh Gad as Steve Wozn... (more...)


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