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BWW Interview: SYTYCD's Gaby Diaz Talks Hitting the Road With Travis Wall's SHAPING SOUND Tonight BWW Interview: SYTYCD's Gaby Diaz Talks Hitting the Road With Travis Wall's SHAPING SOUND Tonight
by Gianluca Russo - March 01, 2017

Gaby Diaz, season 12 winner of So You Think You Can Dance, is hitting the road tonight with Emmy Award winner Travis Wall's dance company Shaping Sound. Choreographed by Wall, Nick Lazzarini and Teddy Forance, the brand new show entitled After The Curtain is a mesmerizing dance narrative that is sur... (more...)
BWW Interview: FENCES Star Russell Hornsby Discuss the Joys & Responsibilities of Performing August Wilson's Works BWW Interview: FENCES Star Russell Hornsby Discuss the Joys & Responsibilities of Performing August Wilson's Works
by Matt Tamanini - February 26, 2017

Since 2011, Russell Hornsby's career has taken him to Portland, OR as Detective Hank Griffin on NBC's supernatural drama, GRIMM. However, 2016 brought him back to his roots. Though he has had considerable success on screens large and small, the actor has always found a home in the works of August Wi... (more...)
BWW Interview: Marc Kudisch Talks BILLIONS, Changing Landscape of Theatre and Television BWW Interview: Marc Kudisch Talks BILLIONS, Changing Landscape of Theatre and Television
by Matt Tamanini - February 26, 2017

Anyone familiar with the career of three-time Tony-nominee Marc Kudisch knows two things about him; 1) he is one of the most talented stage actors of his generation, and 2) he is as passionate as he is talented. Despite more than two decades of success on the New York stage, including 13 Broadway an... (more...)
BWW Interview: Talking and Tilting with the Talented Tate McRae BWW Interview: Talking and Tilting with the Talented Tate McRae
by Gianluca Russo - February 07, 2017

With the announcement that Fox's So You Think You Can Dance will be returning this summer, this time reverting back to contestants ages 18-30, we decided to look back on this past season's incredibly talented kids. From hip hop to jazz to contemporary, season 13 of SYTYCD certainly did not disappoin... (more...)
BWW Interview: Houstonian Ann Odogwu Is One of Food Network's WORST COOKS IN AMERICA! BWW Interview: Houstonian Ann Odogwu Is One of Food Network's WORST COOKS IN AMERICA!
by Katricia Lang - January 28, 2017

Houstonian Ann Odogwu is a bad cook hoping to make good in this season's WORST COOKS IN AMERICA.... (more...)
BWW Interview: Joe Morton Talks SCANDAL's Papa Pope, Bringing TURN ME LOOSE to Broadway BWW Interview: Joe Morton Talks SCANDAL's Papa Pope, Bringing TURN ME LOOSE to Broadway
by Matt Tamanini - January 26, 2017

There are very few characters on television as terrifying as SCANDAL's Eli Pope. The former (or is he?) head of the classified, covert government organization B613 has been the series' most dangerous and destructive force since Season 2, and with tonight's highly anticipated Season 6 premiere just h... (more...)
BWW Interview: Bryce Pinkham Discusses his 'Wildly Quirky' Role on MERCY STREET BWW Interview: Bryce Pinkham Discusses his 'Wildly Quirky' Role on MERCY STREET
by Matt Tamanini - January 21, 2017

Fresh off of his Broadway return leading the feel-good musical HOLIDAY INN at Roundabout's Studio 54, Tony-nominee Bryce Pinkham describes his next role as 'wildly quirky,' 'an iron fist in a velvet glove,' and possessing 'a certain verbal flair.' Beginning this Sunday, January 22nd, Pinkham joins P... (more...)
BWW Interview: Mykelti Williamson Says 'It's An Honor' to Star in New FENCES Film BWW Interview: Mykelti Williamson Says 'It's An Honor' to Star in New FENCES Film
by Leigh Scheps - December 21, 2016

The inspiration behind the Bubba Gump Shrimp Company says he's never actually eaten there. Mykelti Williamson, the actor who played Forrest Gump's best friend Bubba in the 1994 Academy Award-winning film, admits he's never been to the restaurant featuring his character's name, despite performing onl... (more...)
BWW Interview - Megan Hilty Talks BOMBSHELL, New Album & Baby on the Way! BWW Interview - Megan Hilty Talks BOMBSHELL, New Album & Baby on the Way!
by Caryn Robbins - December 07, 2016

Today BWW caught up with Tony nominee Megan Hilty to chat about her past roles, her current projects and what's ahead for the future!... (more...)
BWW Interview: Disney Animation Supervisor Malcon Pierce Talks MOANA BWW Interview: Disney Animation Supervisor Malcon Pierce Talks MOANA
by Katricia Lang - November 23, 2016

Disney Animation Supervisor Malcon Pierce Talks MOANA, a film about a spunky 16-year who sails out on a dangerous mission to save her people.... (more...)
BWW Interview: Martha Plimpton on Season 2 of THE REAL O'NEALS and the Show's Affect on the Parents of LGBT Youth BWW Interview: Martha Plimpton on Season 2 of THE REAL O'NEALS and the Show's Affect on the Parents of LGBT Youth
by Alan Henry - October 27, 2016

For Martha Plimpton going to work on The Real O'Neals is her day job - but for the LGBT youth and their parents all over the world, it's more than just entertainment. In an era post Glee which brought gender and sexual identity to the forefront of teen minds each week, The Real O'Neals is unique as ... (more...)
BWW Interview: Donna Lynne Champlin Previews Paula's Turn in Season 2 of CRAZY EX-GIRLFRIEND BWW Interview: Donna Lynne Champlin Previews Paula's Turn in Season 2 of CRAZY EX-GIRLFRIEND
by Matt Tamanini - October 21, 2016

A year and a half ago, it was in no way certain that the quirky musical comedy CRAZY EX-GIRLFRIEND was going to make it to television. After hitting a developmental snag as a 30-minute pilot for Showtime, creators Rachel Bloom and Aline Brosh McKenna repackaged the series as a 44-minute show for Sho... (more...)
BWW Interview: Emma Benson of Popular Web Series: THE DREAM TEAM BWW Interview: Emma Benson of Popular Web Series: THE DREAM TEAM
by Christopher Castanho - October 07, 2016

Shenandoah Conservatory students have been creating a lot of their own art and content, one of the most successful projects is a web series called The Dream Team. Created by two theatre students, the original series tells the story of a class of theatre majors, living out their first year of college... (more...)
BWW Interview: Colman Domingo on His Intervening BARBECUE, Hollywood & Controversies BWW Interview: Colman Domingo on His Intervening BARBECUE, Hollywood & Controversies
by Gil Kaan - September 19, 2016

Playwright Robert O'Hara's BARBECUE deservedly earned a rousing reception (and standing ovation) from The Geffen Playhouse's enthusiastic opening night audience September 14.  BroadwayWorld and I had a chance to chat with O'Hara's frequent collaborator, actor/playwright/director Colman Domingo a few... (more...)
BWW Interview: Lea DeLaria's Jazzing It Up With Bowie for Grand Performances' 30th BWW Interview: Lea DeLaria's Jazzing It Up With Bowie for Grand Performances' 30th
by Gil Kaan - September 08, 2016

Comedian/actress/jazz musician Lea DeLaria will be performing the Los Angeles premiere of LEA DeLARIA: HOUSE OF DAVID, her jazz-inspired David Bowie cabaret show to benefit Grand Performances' 30th Anniversary on September 17, 2016. Lea has been entertaining since the early 1980s, either performing ... (more...)
BWW Interview: From Pride Rock to the Upside Down- Meet Broadway Veteran and STRANGER THINGS Star Caleb McLaughlin! BWW Interview: From Pride Rock to the Upside Down- Meet Broadway Veteran and STRANGER THINGS Star Caleb McLaughlin!
by Nicole Rosky - September 03, 2016

Three short years ago, a slightly smaller Caleb McLaughlin was telling Broadway audiences about how he just couldn't wait to be king. Now Simba is getting a little bit stranger on Netflix.... (more...)
BWW Feature: CAPTAIN FANTASTIC Now Playing in Houston BWW Feature: CAPTAIN FANTASTIC Now Playing in Houston
by Katricia Lang - July 27, 2016

CAPTAIN FANTASTIC is now playing in Houston!... (more...)
VIDEO: Go Behind–the–scenes of CAPTAIN FANTASTIC in This Brand New Featurette! VIDEO: Go Behind–the–scenes of CAPTAIN FANTASTIC in This Brand New Featurette!
by TV News Desk - July 15, 2016

See the sausage made in the brand new making of featurette for CAPTAIN FANTASTIC below!... (more...)
BWW Feature: Supervising Animator Michael Stocker Talks Finding Dory for FINDING DORY BWW Feature: Supervising Animator Michael Stocker Talks Finding Dory for FINDING DORY
by Katricia Lang - June 24, 2016

FINDING DORY, the long-awaited follow-up to the unbelievably beloved 2003 film FINDING NEMO, follows Dory, a good-natured, amnesiac blue tang fish (voiced by Ellen DeGeneres), as she searches for her long lost parents.... (more...)
SWAMP Seeks Support For Long-Running Houston Short Film Series THE TERRITORY SWAMP Seeks Support For Long-Running Houston Short Film Series THE TERRITORY
by Katricia Lang - June 23, 2016

Since 1977, the PBS series THE TERRITORY has exposed Houstonians to independent short films from around the globe. Now, SWAMP wants the television show to broadcast nationally.... (more...)
BWW Interview: Norbert Leo Butz Discusses Season 2 of BLOODLINE & MERCY STREET, Feinstein's/54 Below, More BWW Interview: Norbert Leo Butz Discusses Season 2 of BLOODLINE & MERCY STREET, Feinstein's/54 Below, More
by Melanie Votaw - May 27, 2016

The two-time Tony-winner updates fans on his two television series and his New York cabaret comeback.... (more...)
BWW Interview: Carol Burnett Reflects on THE CAROL BURNETT SHOW Experiences, Talks Upcoming Tour, and More BWW Interview: Carol Burnett Reflects on THE CAROL BURNETT SHOW Experiences, Talks Upcoming Tour, and More
by Sally Henry - May 18, 2016

She's a legendary comedienne. She has been given some of the most prestigious honors in the industry, including the Hollywood Walk of Fame, Kennedy Center Honors, Television Hall of Fame, and many more. And she's touring to theatres across the US for an intimate night of conversation with local audi... (more...)
BWW Preview: IFC Films' THE MAN WHO KNEW INFINITY, Now Playing in Houston BWW Preview: IFC Films' THE MAN WHO KNEW INFINITY, Now Playing in Houston
by Katricia Lang - May 14, 2016

THE MAN WHO KNEW INFINITY, starring internationally adored and acclaimed actor Dev Patel (SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE, 2008) and Tony and Academy Award-winner Jeremy Irons, is now playing in Houston.... (more...)
BWW Recap: The Rhythm of the Dwight on EMPIRE BWW Recap: The Rhythm of the Dwight on EMPIRE
by Jennifer McHugh - May 05, 2016

Mommie Dearest, anyone? Oh wait, Joan Crawford was probably a better mother than Leah Walker. When I want to watch creepy mothers, I usually tune in to BATES MOTEL.... (more...)
BWW Recap: Strand By Your Man on FEAR THE WALKING DEAD BWW Recap: Strand By Your Man on FEAR THE WALKING DEAD
by Jennifer McHugh - May 02, 2016

When will these people learn to not trust anyone in the apocalypse? They can't still be this naive, can they? Trusting humans didn't pay off once again.... (more...)