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InDepth InterView: Stephen Trask Talks HEDWIG & THE ANGRY INCH, Neil Patrick Harris, Sequel Details, New Musicals & More
by Pat Cerasaro - October 20, 2014

Today we are talking to the gifted composer and lyricist behind the earth-shattering score for Broadway's biggest recent hit, HEDWIG & THE ANGRY INCH, the versatile and passionate Stephen Trask. Shedding considerable light on the development of the idiosyncratic rock musical, Trask discusses his influences and the organic way in which the outre show developed from humble beginnings at downtown bar Squeezebox in the mid-1990s, to Off-Broadway hit at the turn of the new century all the way to the ... (more...)
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 Interviews: 17-Year-Old Madeleine Russell Contemplates To Be or Not To Be
by Ellen Dostal - October 20, 2014

Proving that Shakespeare is for all ages and all people, Westridge School in Pasadena is getting ready to open an all-female 1990's grunge-inspired production of Hamlet, starring Madeleine Russell in the title role. Anyone who has ever worked on the play, and particularly on that role, will tell you... (more...)
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 Interviews: Getting to Know A STEADY RAIN's Sal Viscuso
by Kristen Hirsch Montag - October 19, 2014

Actor Sal Viscuso never turns down a challenge, which may explain his long career on stage, film and television, where many audience members will recall him from diverse roles. Most recently, he's seen on 'SCANDAL' with director of A STEADY RAIN, Jeff Perry. BWW Minneapolis learned a bit more about ... (more...)
BWW Interviews: Tom Plunkett
by Jeanmarie Simpson - October 19, 2014

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BWW Interviews: Tony Vincent of THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW—CONCERT VERSION at Pioneer Theatre Company
by Blair Howell - October 19, 2014

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BWW Interview: Valerie Boyle, Lisa Horner and Paula Wolfson of LES BELLES SOEURS
by Racheal McCaig - October 17, 2014

Chatting backstage between tech rehearsals for Les Belles Soeurs, a new English musical adaptation of Michel Tremblay's epic play, I asked 3 of the shows 12 powerhouse performers, Valerie Boyle, Lisa Horner and Paula Wolfson, if they'd ever been in another show with a cast entirely comprised of wome... (more...)
BWW Interview: Jack Stehlin and Jeannine Wisnosky Stehlin on OTHELLO at the Odyssey; Opens Next Friday
by Shari Barrett - October 17, 2014

Culver City residents and married couple Jack Stehlin and Jeannine Wisnosky Stehlin are getting ready to open Shakespeare's OTHELLO, a co-production between the Odyssey Theatre and The New American Theatre, on Friday, October 24 at the Odyssey Theatre. Jeannine, Managing Director of The New America... (more...)
BWW Interviews: Phyllis Newman Talks Broadway, Husband Adolph Green, and the Great ON THE TOWN
by Sally Henry - October 17, 2014

Broadway veteran Phyllis Newman has not only graced the stage with performers such as Bernadette Peters and Donna McKechnie, and worked directly with other Broadway greats such as Leonard Bernstein, but she was even nominated for a Tony Award against Barbra Streisand- and won! Despite her extensive ... (more...)
BWW Exclusive Interview, Part 2: Thomas Hampson Is Passionate for Opera
by Erica Miner - October 16, 2014

Opera has been as large an identification with Thomas Hampson's persona as anything else.... (more...)
BWW Interviews: Elaine Smith, Playwright for ANGELS AND MINISTERS OF GRACE at NJ Rep
by Marina Kennedy - October 15, 2014

New Jersey Repertory Company will have 'Angels and Ministers of Grace' on their Long Branch stage from October 26th to November 26th. We had the opportunity to speak with the show's playwright, Elaine Smith about the play and her career.... (more...)
BWW Interview: Brian Newman on New York Jazz, Working with Gaga, Bennett on 'Cheek to Cheek'
by Matt Tamanini - October 15, 2014

There is something so cool about good jazz music. It conjures up images of men in suits, drinking top-shelf scotch in dimly-lit clubs, lounging in rich, elegant gold and maroon furnishings. When I think of jazz musicians, I think of people with a certain level of sophistication; people who appreciat... (more...)
BWW Interviews: Book Writer and Lyricist TOM JONES Says, 'It's a Celebration of Theatre'
by John Longenbaugh - October 15, 2014

The Fantasticks is an amazing show in all sorts of ways. It's the world's longest running musical, 42 years in its original incarnation (1960-2002), and eight years and counting in its off-Broadway revival. Among the actors who've taken roles since its opening in 1962 are Jerry Orbach (who originate... (more...)
BWW Interviews: Kate Baldwin Talks Paper Mill's Broadway-Bound CAN-CAN!
by Caryn Robbins - October 15, 2014

Tony Award nominee Kate Baldwin stars as Pistache, a Parisian cafe owner who decides to feature the scandalous dance the Can-Can in her show, yet her defiance of the law may mean the end of her business and her love life.... (more...)
BWW Exclusive Interview, Part 1: Thomas Hampson Talks of Song - and Bernstein
by Erica Miner - October 15, 2014

Thomas Hampson has scored triumph after triumph in a stellar international career whose length and degree of success belie his still youthful age.... (more...)
BWW Interviews: Straight-shooting Krysta Rodriguez Talks Straight From New York Masterclasses
by Katricia Lang - October 15, 2014

For your viewing pleasure, I had a conversation with Broadway actress and singer Krysta Rodriguez about her upcoming masterclasses with Straight From New York. Without even seeming to try, she gave an illuminating, dare I say, instructive interview.... (more...)
BWW Interview: Kyle Beltran Discusses New York Premiere of THE FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE at the Public Theater
by Louisa Brady - October 14, 2014

Beltran (Mingus) took some time out of his busy rehearsal schedule to chat with BroadwayWorld about the role, the journey that the musical has taken to get to this point, and much more. Read the full interview below!... (more...)
BWW Interviews: POSTMORTEM at the Old Opera House to Feature Murder, Mysteries and More!
by Johnna Leary - October 14, 2014

In a mystery show featuring the murder and intrigue of Sherlock Holmes, normally actors would expect a theatrical death onstage......but not the murder of an actual cast member! Directed by Susan Thornton, Postmortem premieres this Friday, Oct. 17 at the Old Opera House in Charles Town, WV.... (more...)
BWW Interviews: MERILEE KERN and Her 'Kids Making Healthy Choices' App
by Marina Kennedy - October 14, 2014

Merilee Kern, children's health advocate and fitness champion discusses her APP based on her award-winning book, 'Making Healthy Choices - A Story to Inspire Fit, Weight-Wise Kids.'... (more...)
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 Interviews: Erin Baltsar Chats about GIRLS NIGHT and Bonding with the Audience
by Benjamin Tomchik - October 13, 2014

Erin Baltsar chats with DC BroadwayWorld about how she got involved with Girls Night, the audience reaction to the show and how a back flipping orphan in a community theatre production of Oliver inspired her to be an actress.... (more...)
BWW Exclusive: Jay-Alexander Takes BWW Orlando Behind Scenes at New Dr. Phillips Center
by BWW Special Coverage - October 13, 2014

In everyone's lives, there are moments that they will never forget; and for four talented Central Florida girls, one of those moments came last Thursday, as they were selected to perform on November 15th alongside world-renowned stars of nearly every musical genre at 'Broadway & Beyond,' the Grand P... (more...)
BWW Interviews: Neil Berg and His SUPPER SERIES at Pier 701
by Marina Kennedy - October 13, 2014

Neil Berg will bring his Supper Series performances to Pier 701 in Piermont, New York. Each show will feature a variety of excellent musical entertainment for guests along with a gourmet dinner. The fist show, 'A Night of Broadway Stars' will kick off on Saturday, October 18th.... (more...)
BWW Interviews: EVIL DEAD THE MUSICAL Directors Talk STAGE DOOR INC.'s Halloween Tradition with the Cult Classic
by Nyderah Williams - October 12, 2014

It's the month of October and as Halloween grows nearer, many theatres are gearing up for their Halloween shows. Currently Stage Door Inc. is getting ready for its biennial cult musical EVIL DEAD. I was lucky enough to chat with EVIL DEAD directors Angela Case and Marc Anthony Glover to find out mo... (more...)
BWW Interviews: Natascia Diaz of KISS OF THE SPIDER WOMAN at 54 Below
by Jena Tesse Fox - October 11, 2014

Natascia Diaz talks about returning to Kiss of the Spider Woman at 54 Below six years after first playing the title role in Washington, D.C.... (more...)

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