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BWW Interview: GALAVANT's Mallory Jansen Chats Being an Evil Queen, Singing on Broadway, and a Potential Second Season BWW Interview: GALAVANT's Mallory Jansen Chats Being an Evil Queen, Singing on Broadway, and a Potential Second Season
by Matt Tamanini - January 19, 2015

The biggest TV surprise of 2015 hasn't been Gina Rodriguez winning a Golden Globe for JANE THE VIRGIN or the success of EMPIRE on Fox, it has been the fact that ABC's new musical comedy extravaganza GALAVANT has been a critical and ratings hit. The show, from the minds of Dan Fogelman, Glenn Slater,... (more...)
BUT, WAIT! WHAT? Patti Murin Answers the BWW TV Ten; Chats BACHELOR, ROYAL PAINS, More BUT, WAIT! WHAT? Patti Murin Answers the BWW TV Ten; Chats BACHELOR, ROYAL PAINS, More
by Matt Tamanini - January 19, 2015

If you are a regular reader of BWW TV, you know that we are very fortunate to have Broadway's biggest BACHELOR fan, Patti Murin, recapping the show for us every week. However, there is far more to Patti's TV viewing habits than just Rose Ceremonies and Fantasy Suites. In the first edition of BWW's T... (more...)
BWW Interview: GALAVANT's Knight in Shining Armor, Joshua Sasse Chats Alan Freakin' Menken, Poetry, and MAMMA MIA BWW Interview: GALAVANT's Knight in Shining Armor, Joshua Sasse Chats Alan Freakin' Menken, Poetry, and MAMMA MIA
by Gabrielle Gervais - January 14, 2015

ABC's new out-of-the-box musical comedy GALAVANT follows a well-known and beloved by all hero Galavant as he travels across many lands on a mission to save his true love. Galavant is played by small screen newcomer Joshua Sasse. I recently sat down with Sasse and chatted about the show, his musical ... (more...)
BWW Interviews: Kirstie Alley Talks Guest Role on THE MIDDLE & Plans for Broadway Debut BWW Interviews: Kirstie Alley Talks Guest Role on THE MIDDLE & Plans for Broadway Debut
by Caryn Robbins - January 06, 2015

The actress talks exclusively to BWW about her upcoming guest role, her plans to make her Broadway debut and how she made her childhood dreams come true!... (more...)
BWW Exclusive Interview: Bernadette Peters Discusses MOZART IN THE JUNGLE, Why INTO THE WOODS Is Such an Important Work BWW Exclusive Interview: Bernadette Peters Discusses MOZART IN THE JUNGLE, Why INTO THE WOODS Is Such an Important Work
by Matt Tamanini - December 10, 2014

Golden Globe and two time-Tony winner Bernadette Peters is one of the most respected and reveered performers in the history of the Broadway stage, but her career spans far beyond the lights of Times Square. She starred in Oscar nominated film PENNIES FROM HEAVENS and Mel Brooks' SILENT FILM, and she... (more...)
BWW Interviews: Joel Grey Talks PBS' MY MUSIC PRESENTS: GREAT BROADWAY MUSICAL MOMENTS FROM THE ED SULLIVAN SHOW BWW Interviews: Joel Grey Talks PBS' MY MUSIC PRESENTS: GREAT BROADWAY MUSICAL MOMENTS FROM THE ED SULLIVAN SHOW
by Caryn Robbins - November 29, 2014

Today, Tony Award winning entertainer Joel Grey talks exclusively with BWW about the upcoming PBS special and his own memories of performing on the historic Sunday night television staple.... (more...)
BWW Exclusive Interview: Alanna Saunders, PETER PAN LIVE's Tiger Lily, Chats Whirlwind Casting, Authentic Updates, and Christopher Walken BWW Exclusive Interview: Alanna Saunders, PETER PAN LIVE's Tiger Lily, Chats Whirlwind Casting, Authentic Updates, and Christopher Walken
by Matt Tamanini - November 28, 2014

With Thanksgiving now past, we are less than one week away from the television event of the season, at least for musical theatre fans, PETER PAN LIVE!. As anyone who reads BroadwayWorld or watches NBC knows, PETER PAN LIVE! is the follow up to last year's enormously successful THE SOUND OF MUSIC LIV... (more...)
BWW Exclusive Interview: PETER PAN LIVE's Taylor Louderman on Playing Wendy Darling & More BWW Exclusive Interview: PETER PAN LIVE's Taylor Louderman on Playing Wendy Darling & More
by Caryn Robbins - November 25, 2014

Louderman took time out from rehearsals for PETER PAN LIVE! to speak exclusively with BWW about learning to fly, the new original song she will perform in the show and what she is most looking forward to when the cameras go live on December 4th!... (more...)
BWW Interview: Ricky Ubeda & Valerie Rockey Chat SYTYCD Tour, Living in Close Quarters,  Future Plans BWW Interview: Ricky Ubeda & Valerie Rockey Chat SYTYCD Tour, Living in Close Quarters, Future Plans
by Matt Tamanini - November 19, 2014

As I've said numerous times in my reviews and recaps, I don't think there is a show on television more important for the future of the arts than SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE. In addition to exposing the public to a much more emotionally honest and raw form of creativity than we are used to seeing in t... (more...)
BWW Interview: Alisen Down Chats about GRACEPOINT's Pillar of Integrity BWW Interview: Alisen Down Chats about GRACEPOINT's Pillar of Integrity
by Courtney Henley - November 18, 2014

Deceit, secrets, and lies. Not exactly solid building blocks for a small, tight-knit community, but somehow, the tiny town of Gracepoint manages to thrive despite this rocky foundation – or, at least, it did until Danny's murder rattled the entire village. There is one pillar, though, that has so fa... (more...)
BWW Interview: Angela Bassett Spills about Life at the FREAK SHOW BWW Interview: Angela Bassett Spills about Life at the FREAK SHOW
by Courtney Henley - November 17, 2014

Angela Bassett. If that name doesn't mean anything to you, shame! The Academy Award nominee has appeared in everything from HOW STELLA GOT HER GROOVE BACK, to MEET THE ROBINSONS, and most recently, AMERICAN HORROR STORY: FREAK SHOW. Bassett appeared last season in COVEN as Marie Laveau, the voodoo q... (more...)
BWW Interviews: Rachel Potter Talks Upcoming Country Album NOT SO BLACK AND WHITE BWW Interviews: Rachel Potter Talks Upcoming Country Album NOT SO BLACK AND WHITE
by David Clarke - November 13, 2014

While many know Rachel Potter as the breakout Broadway star from the EVITA revival, she also wowed audiences on Fox's The X Factor with her stellar rendition of Queen's 'Somebody to Love.' Following a recent concert, I sat down with Rachel Potter to discuss NOT SO BLACK AND WHITE, her upcoming solo ... (more...)
BWW Interviews: Ana Gasteyer on SNL, WICKED, Sondheim, and Her Upcoming Show with Seth Rudetsky BWW Interviews: Ana Gasteyer on SNL, WICKED, Sondheim, and Her Upcoming Show with Seth Rudetsky
by Jeff Davis - November 10, 2014

Some of Broadway's most acclaimed musical theater actresses will be in San Antonio over the coming months in the Broadway @ Woodlawn Theatre Celebrity Series with host Seth Rudetsky. Starring as host, interviewer and pianist, Rudetsky is a Broadway accompanist, Sirius XM radio host, comedian, and mu... (more...)
BWW Interview: Ken Marino, Casey Wilson Are Wit and Heart of Great New Comedy MARRY ME BWW Interview: Ken Marino, Casey Wilson Are Wit and Heart of Great New Comedy MARRY ME
by Matt Tamanini - November 06, 2014

This fall, I have found a new half-hour comedy that has become Must See TV for me, MARRY ME. The single-cam comedy starring Ken Marino (VERONICA MARS) and Casey Wilson (HAPPY ENDINGS) is a fast-paced hyper-speed paced show about two people with their individual quirks working to maintain a happy, st... (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: Anna Gunn on GRACEPOINT's Balancing Act BWW Interview: Anna Gunn on GRACEPOINT's Balancing Act
by Courtney Henley - October 21, 2014

You met her in DEADWOOD. You fought with her (or maybe against her) in BREAKING BAD. Now, you're solving mysteries alongside her in GRACEPOINT. Anna Gunn's got good taste, and she has the Emmys to prove it! Recently, I got the (ridiculously incredible) chance to participate in a question and answer ... (more...)
BWW Interview: Frances Fisher Discusses Last Night's Explosive RESURRECTION BWW Interview: Frances Fisher Discusses Last Night's Explosive RESURRECTION
by Matt Tamanini - October 20, 2014

As more and more of the mystery unfolds on ABC's hit drama RESURRECTION, the secrets and emotions continue to build up. On last night's episode, Lucille, played by the fantastic Frances Fisher, couldn't hold in her feelings anymore, letting fly some verbal bombs that will surely have a long-lasting ... (more...)
BWW Interview: Tony-Nominee John Ellison Conlee Chats All Things BOARDWALK EMPIRE, The Commodore, and Dabney Coleman BWW Interview: Tony-Nominee John Ellison Conlee Chats All Things BOARDWALK EMPIRE, The Commodore, and Dabney Coleman
by Matt Tamanini - October 19, 2014

As all BOARDWALK EMPIRE fans know, tonight is the HBO series' penultimate episode. With the series finale just one week away, I recently spoke to John Ellison Conlee about his experience on the show. Conlee plays the younger version of The Commodore, Louis Kaestner. A character that played a major r... (more...)
BWW Interview Exclusive: GLEE's Harry Shum Jr. Discusses New Competition Show FAKE OFF! BWW Interview Exclusive: GLEE's Harry Shum Jr. Discusses New Competition Show FAKE OFF!
by Louisa Brady - October 13, 2014

GLEE's Harry Shum Jr. chats with BroadwayWorld about judging on the upcoming truTV competition series FAKE OFF.... (more...)
BWW Interview: More Than a Mullet, Josh McDermitt of THE WALKING DEAD BWW Interview: More Than a Mullet, Josh McDermitt of THE WALKING DEAD
by Jennifer McHugh - October 10, 2014

I had the pleasure of speaking with Josh McDermitt who plays Eugene on AMC's THE WALKING DEAD. Eugene was introduced in the second half of last season as a scientist with a cure for the zombie epidemic. He was being escorted to Washington D.C. to provide the cure to the proper authorities and enrout... (more...)
BWW Interview: David Tennant Talks GRACEPOINT, Differences from UK TV BWW Interview: David Tennant Talks GRACEPOINT, Differences from UK TV
by Courtney Henley - October 02, 2014

Recently, I was given the opportunity to participate in a phone interview with the Tenth Doctor himself, David Tennant. The Scottish phenomenon is a huge star in the United Kingdom, and he's (finally!) making his long-awaited American television debut alongside BREAKING BAD's Anna Gunn in Fox's new ... (more...)
BWW Interview: Laura Benanti Talks NASHVILLE, 'The Secret', Connie Britton's Hair BWW Interview: Laura Benanti Talks NASHVILLE, 'The Secret', Connie Britton's Hair
by Matt Tamanini - October 01, 2014

'The Secret' works, y'all! Don't believe me? Ask Tony-winner Laura Benanti. The Queen of Social Media is about to kick off a run on her favorite TV Show tonight at 10:00pm ET. Benanti will play singer/songwriter Sadie Stone, on ABC's NASHVILLE.... (more...)
BWW Interview: Tamala Jones Drops Exciting CASTLE Season 7 News BWW Interview: Tamala Jones Drops Exciting CASTLE Season 7 News
by Matt Tamanini - September 29, 2014

Recently I spoke with Tamala Jones, who plays Dr. Lanie Parish, on CASTLE. Despite being left in the dark for the entire hiatus, she promises that Season 7 is going to hit the ground running, and there might be something major happening for everyone shipping and writing fan-fiction about 'Esplaine.'... (more...)
BWW Interview: Andre Braugher Discusses 2nd Season of BROOKYLN NINE-NINE BWW Interview: Andre Braugher Discusses 2nd Season of BROOKYLN NINE-NINE
by Kaitlin Milligan - September 28, 2014

The FOX hit BROOKYLN NINE-NINE premieres on it's new night this Sunday night at 8:30/7:30c. Andre Braugher stars as straight man Captain Raymond Holt opposite Andy Samberg on the show, which is beginning its sophomore season. The young show has already garnered a Golden Globe for Best Television Ser... (more...)
BWW Interview: Deschanel, Boreanaz Discuss Challenges in BONES Season 10 BWW Interview: Deschanel, Boreanaz Discuss Challenges in BONES Season 10
by Matt Tamanini - September 25, 2014

Few shows have had the longevity of Fox's hit crime drama BONES. When the show kicks off it's 10th Season tonight at 8:00pm/7:00pm CT, will see FBI Special Agent Seeley Booth still in prison, as his wife, Dr.Temperance 'Bones' Brennan, works to get him exonerated and freed.... (more...)


BWW Interview: Vinnie Jones Promises Big Twist in GALAVANT FinaleBWW Interview: Vinnie Jones Promises Big Twist in GALAVANT Finale BUT, WAIT! WHAT? Patti Murin Answers the BWW TV Ten; Chats BACHELOR, ROYAL PAINS, More
BUT, WAIT! WHAT? Patti Murin Answers BWW TV Ten; Chats BACHELOR & More

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