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InDepth InterView: Lena Hall Talks HEDWIG & THE ANGRY INCH, Plus KINKY BOOTS, CATS, Upcoming The Deafening Gigs & More
by Pat Cerasaro - April 14, 2014

Today we are talking to a Broadway leading lady making a major mark in the gender-bending role of Yitzhak in the new Broadway production of John Cameron Mitchell and Stephen Trask's masterful rock musical HEDWIG & THE ANGRY INCH starring Neil Patrick Harris, the affable and idiosyncratically alluring Lena Hall. Discussing sharing the stage with NPH in the raucous and wild rock showpiece, Hall offers a vivid view of her participation in the Broadway iteration of the cult hit - ranging from polish... (more...)
BWW Interviews: BRIAN TAVENER, North Carolina Native Talks BLUE MAN GROUP
by Linda Ann Watt - April 16, 2014

The Blue Man character is relevant at all times. There is a primal instinct, celebrating life and interacting with neighbors. It's a great show for all ages!... (more...)
BWW Interviews: Dorothy James and Perry Kroeger, KNUFFLE BUNNY at the Growing Stage
by Marina Kennedy - April 15, 2014

'Knuffle Bunny,' a perfect spring show for the entire family will be performed at The Growing Stage from April 19th through May 18th. had an opportunity to interview puppeteer and actress, Dorothy James and Artist in Residence, Perry Kroeger about the show.... (more...)
BWW interviews: Tim Maddre of the ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW Aussie Tour
by Tim Carney - April 15, 2014

Tim Maddren currently starring as Brad in the Australian tour of the Rocky Horror Picture Show took some time out to have a chat to Broadway World about the show, his role and it's upcoming opening in Melbourne on April 26. '... (more...)
BWW Interviews: Josh Young as Che in EVITA on Tour Talks Career and Experiences
by Kathy Strain - April 14, 2014

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BWW Reviews: The Musical Theater Project Presents DECONSTRUCTING KURT WEILL
by Roy Berko - April 14, 2014

The wording on the gravestone of Kurt Weill comes from the song 'A Bird of Passage' from his musical, 'Lost in the Stars.' It reads: 'This is the life of men on earth: Out of darkness we come at birth. Into a lamplit room, and then-Go forward into dark again.'... (more...)
BWW Interviews: The Talented Ms. Tari Kelly on her Extensive Broadway Career and Channeling Judy Garland!
by Michael Mulhern - April 11, 2014

We chat with skilled actress and star of The Arvada Center's END OF THE RAINBOW on her vast Broadway background and her thoughts on all things Judy!... (more...)
BWW Interviews: Evan Bergman Directs A VIEW FROM THE MOUNTAIN at NJ Rep
by Marina Kennedy - April 11, 2014

Evan Bergman directs 'A View From the Mountain' at New Jersey Repertory which will be performed from April 24th through May 25th.... (more...)
BWW Interviews: Lauren Piskin and CHAISEFITNESS
by Marina Kennedy - April 11, 2014

We spoke with Lauren Piskin about ChaiseFitness. Lauren and her daughter Rachel operate the popular exercise program in New York City. They are dedicated to the health and wellness of their participants.... (more...)
BWW Interview: The Architecture of a Gesture - Daniel Gwirtzman at BAM
by etan nechin - April 11, 2014

Over the past eight weeks the Daniel Gwirtzman Dance Company has been celebrating its 15th birthday with a dance film series that encompasses the spirit and breadth of the companies work.... (more...)
BWW Interview: Duncan Sheik Talks About Creating AMERICAN PSYCHO
by E.H. Reiter - April 11, 2014

Duncan Sheik talks about creating new music for the new musical AMERICAN PSYCHO, GLEE, and more in this second part interview.... (more...)
Allan Hawco Returns To Theatre: The 'Republic of Doyle' Star Says He's 'Having a Blast' Being Back On Stage
by Catherine Kustanczy - April 11, 2014

Allan Hawco has been putting in long days in the lead-up to his onstage appearance in Belleville, a play about a dysfunctional couple, on now through May 4 at Toronto's Berkeley Street Theatre.... (more...)
BWW Interviews: Steven Fales Talks Houston Premiere of PRODIGAL DAD
by David Clarke - April 10, 2014

Gerald LaBita, who is committed to gifting Houston with the best of Off-Broadway theatre, is bringing Steven Fales back to Houston for the third part of his Mormon Boy Trilogy, PRODIGAL DAD. Whether you've seen the other two or not, there is no reason to miss this Houston Premiere. Recently, I chatt... (more...)
BWW Interviews: Duncan Sheik Talks SPRING AWAKENING, Music, and More!
by E.H. Reiter - April 10, 2014

Duncan Sheik talks about SPRING AWAKENING, musical influences, and the current production at the Cygnet Theatre.... (more...)
BWW Interviews: Frankie Shaw Talks New ABC Series MIXOLOGY & More
by Danielle DeSisto - April 09, 2014

This TV season, ABC is taking a casual night at a bar to a whole new level.... (more...)
BWW Interviews: So. Cal's Alex Mendoza Answers Our Silly Query While On Tour with MAMMA MIA!
by Michael L. Quintos - April 09, 2014

So. Cal resident Alex Mendoza is celebrating a career milestone: he is now in the midst of his national tour debut as part of the traveling troupe of MAMMA MIA, that popular, crowd-pleasing jukebox musical now currently on stage at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts in Costa Mesa for a special one-w... (more...)
BWW Interviews: Denver Center Veteran Sam Gregory and his Love of Theatre, Shadowlands, and his Wife!
by Michael Mulhern - April 09, 2014

We speak with the diverse and talented Sam Gregory on his vast history with the Denver Center Theatre Company; meeting his lovely wife; and dream roles to come!... (more...)
BWW Interviews: Dave Thomas Brown Talks about San Diego & SPRING AWAKENING
by E.H. Reiter - April 09, 2014

Dave Thomas brown talks about San Diego theatre audiences, performing, and crossing SPRING AWAKENING off of his bucket list.... (more...)
BWW Interviews: Michael Wyatt Cox of WAR HORSE
by Analisa Swerczek - April 09, 2014

Michael Wyatt Cox, who is currently touring the United States as Albert in War Horse, sits down with BroadwayWorld in Omaha columnist Analisa Peyton to talk about his career and life with War Horse.... (more...)
BWW Interviews: Short North Stage Ready to Deliver THE WHO'S TOMMY
by Paul Batterson - April 09, 2014

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BWW Interviews: Jade King Carroll Directs TROUBLE IN MIND at Two Rivers Theater
by Marina Kennedy - April 08, 2014

Jade King Carroll is directing Two River Theater Company's production of 'Trouble in Mind' which will performed through April 27th. She shared with interesting insights into the show.... (more...)
BWW Interviews: Philip Olson and Aaron Glover Discuss ASSASSINS
by Jeff Davis - April 08, 2014

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BWW Interviews: Christopher Purves talks Houston Grand Opera's DAS RHEINGOLD
by David Clarke - April 08, 2014

Houston Grand Opera's first ever Ring Cycle is about to kick off with what is promised to be a spellbinding and incredibly visual production of Richard Wagner's DAS RHEINGOLD. As audiences grow all the more eager to see the show of this groundbreaking show, I chatted with Christopher Purves, who is ... (more...)
BWW Exclusive Interview: String Quartet WELL-STRUNG Serenades the Citizens of Minneapolis For a Good Cause
by Noah Lee Jordan - April 07, 2014

WELL-STRUNG hasn't been around for decades but since hitting the scene they've proven that while looks can get you pretty far, it's looks AND talent that can take you all the way.... (more...)
BWW Interviews: Keith Urban Talks Season XIII of AMERICAN IDOL
by Caryn Robbins - April 07, 2014

Today, the country music star spoke with the press about the singing competition's current season, his fellow judges, Harry Connick Jr. and Jennifer Lopez and who he believes may be the current frontrunner!... (more...)
BWW Reviews: Woolly Mammoth's ARGUENDO Stumbles in its Attempt to Please the Court
by Benjamin Tomchik - April 04, 2014

"Mr. Chief Justice, may it please the court," is the opening every lawyer states before presenting oral arguments. When Arguendo at Woolly Mammoth Theatre keeps its focus on the oral arguments of Barnes v. Glen Theatre Inc., the show is praiseworthy on many levels. But when the Arguendo becomes di... (more...)