BroadwayWorld Interviews

Backstage with Richard Ridge: Telly Leung Is Keeping One Jump Ahead as Broadway's New ALADDIN! Backstage with Richard Ridge: Telly Leung Is Keeping One Jump Ahead as Broadway's New ALADDIN!
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - June 27, 2017

Agrabah has got a new prince in town! Earlier this month Telly Leung inherited the lamp at the New Amsterdam Theatre as Broadway's newest Aladdin. Below, watch as he chats with Richard Ridge about how he got the part, why he joining the Disney legacy is so important to him, and so much more. Plus, watch him perform 'Proud of Your Boy!'... (more...)
BWW Interview: Killian Donnelly On Playing Jean Valjean In LES MISERABLES BWW Interview: Killian Donnelly On Playing Jean Valjean In LES MISERABLES
by Marianka Swain - June 12, 2017

Killian Donnelly's stellar musical career includes Kinky Boots, Memphis, The Commitments, Billy Elliot and The Phantom of the Opera. From tonight, he becomes the new West End Jean Valjean in Les Miserables.... (more...)
BWW Interview: A Chat with HEDWIG's Yitzhak, Hannah Corneau BWW Interview: A Chat with HEDWIG's Yitzhak, Hannah Corneau
by Jamie McGonnigal - June 08, 2017

A chat with HEDWIG's Yitzhak, Hannah Corneau, coming to the Kennedy Center June 13th through July 2nd.... (more...)
Kristen Hahn: The Many Layers of Sgt. Sarah Brown Kristen Hahn: The Many Layers of Sgt. Sarah Brown
by Carla Maria Verdino-Süllwold - June 27, 2017 in Maine

"She's a wonderfully layered character," Kristen Hahn exclaims as she describes her newest role. "Most of all in her heart she wants to help people, but she is not quite cut out to rule with an iron fist like her mentor, General Cartwright. I think at first she is feeling a little lost and not willi... (more...)
Martin Andrews, creative director of SHAKESPEARE ON THE PLAZA at The Civic Plaza Martin Andrews, creative director of SHAKESPEARE ON THE PLAZA at The Civic Plaza
by Beth Leitman - June 27, 2017 in Albuquerque

BWW Interview: Martin Andrews, creative director of @VortexTheatre Shakespeare on the Plaza... (more...)
EDINBURGH 2017: BWW Q&A- The Expiration Date of Jonas Muller EDINBURGH 2017: BWW Q&A- The Expiration Date of Jonas Muller
by Natalie O'Donoghue - June 27, 2017 in Scotland

BWW speaks to the creator of The Expiration Date of Jonas Muller (aged 70) ahead of their run at the 2017 Edinburgh Festival Fringe.... (more...)
EDINBURGH 2017: BWW Q&A- Rachel Parris EDINBURGH 2017: BWW Q&A- Rachel Parris
by Natalie O'Donoghue - June 27, 2017 in Scotland

BWW speaks to Rachel Parris about her show Keynote ahead of its run at the 2017 Edinburgh Festival Fringe.... (more...)
EDINBURGH 2017: BWW Q&A- CeilidhKids EDINBURGH 2017: BWW Q&A- CeilidhKids
by Natalie O'Donoghue - June 27, 2017 in Scotland

BWW speaks to the founder of CeilidhKids ahead of their run at the 2017 Edinburgh Festival Fringe.... (more...)
EDINBURGH 2017: BWW Q&A- Joke Thieves/Sketch Thieves EDINBURGH 2017: BWW Q&A- Joke Thieves/Sketch Thieves
by Natalie O'Donoghue - June 27, 2017 in Scotland

BWW speaks to Will Mars of Joke Thieves/Sketch Thieves ahead of their run at the 2017 Edinburgh Festival Fringe.... (more...)
EDINBURGH 2017: BWW Q&A- Courtney Act EDINBURGH 2017: BWW Q&A- Courtney Act
by Natalie O'Donoghue - June 27, 2017 in UK / West End

BWW speaks to drag superstar Courtney Act about her Edinburgh Fringe show The Girl From Oz.... (more...)
Laura Osnes Joins A CAPITOL FOURTH Line-Up, Talks Why She's Proud to Be An American Laura Osnes Joins A CAPITOL FOURTH Line-Up, Talks Why She's Proud to Be An American
by Steve Schonberg - June 26, 2017 in Broadway

BroadwayWorld had a chance to catch up with Laura Osnes this past weekend to hear about heading to Washington, D.C. and other exciting news, including the recent release of the Bandstand original cast album.... (more...)
EDINBURGH 2017: BWW Q&A - Zsa Zsa and Me EDINBURGH 2017: BWW Q&A - Zsa Zsa and Me
by Natalie O'Donoghue - June 26, 2017 in Scotland

BWW speaks to the creators of 2017 Edinburgh Festival Fringe show Zsa Zsa and Me.... (more...)
EDINBURGH 2017: BWW Q&A- Notflix EDINBURGH 2017: BWW Q&A- Notflix
by Natalie O'Donoghue - June 26, 2017 in Scotland

BWW speaks to Notflix ahead of their run at the 2017 Edinburgh Festival Fringe.... (more...)
EDINBURGH 2017: BWW Q&A - Matt Price EDINBURGH 2017: BWW Q&A - Matt Price
by Natalie O'Donoghue - June 26, 2017 in Scotland

BWW speaks to comedian Matt Price about his 2017 Edinburgh Festival Fringe show The Weed Fairy... (more...)
EDINBURGH 2017: BWW Q&A - The Ghosts Of Moistly Hollow EDINBURGH 2017: BWW Q&A - The Ghosts Of Moistly Hollow
by Natalie O'Donoghue - June 26, 2017 in Scotland

BWW speak to the creators of The Ghosts of Moistly Hollow ahead of their run at the 2017 Edinburgh Festival Fringe.... (more...)
EDINBURGH 2017: BWW Q&A - Andrew White EDINBURGH 2017: BWW Q&A - Andrew White
by Natalie O'Donoghue - June 26, 2017 in Scotland

BWW speaks to Andrew White about his 2017 Edinburgh Festival Fringe show It Was Funnier In My Head.... (more...)
Ebi Shankara of TROPICANA at Capitol Theatre Ebi Shankara of TROPICANA at Capitol Theatre
by Mathilda Chua - June 26, 2017 in Singapore

Ebi Shankara is an actor, host and all around Arts advocate based in Singapore. Ebi holds both a diploma in Theatre and a First Class BA (Hons) in theatre arts from the Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts (NAFA), the latter was which obtained in NAFA's partnership with East-15 Acting School at the Universi... (more...)
Stephen Mark Lukas: Chemistry?...Yeah, Chemistry! Stephen Mark Lukas: Chemistry?...Yeah, Chemistry!
by Carla Maria Verdino-Süllwold - June 24, 2017 in Maine

'There's this line in the show that I think is key to understanding Sky and Sarah's romance. 'Chemistry?' she asks, and he says, 'Yeah, chemistry.' The message is that when that connection between two people happens, it doesn't really matter what you've predicted for yourself. What's real is the che... (more...)
BWW Feature: John Davidson Flies into Baltimore Joining the Cast of FINDING NEVERLAND at the Hippodrome Theatre BWW Feature: John Davidson Flies into Baltimore Joining the Cast of FINDING NEVERLAND at the Hippodrome Theatre
by Charles Shubow - June 23, 2017 in Baltimore

So who is John Davidson? He is an actor, comedian, author, musician, TV host, singer, and entertainer. And Baltimore/Washington audiences should be in for a treat watching this consummate performer live on the boards of the historic Hippodrome Theatre as he stars in the acclaimed musical FINDING NEV... (more...)
Theatre Life with Megan Graves Theatre Life with Megan Graves
by Elliot Lanes - June 23, 2017 in Washington, DC

Today's subject Megan Graves is currently living her theatre life on stage at Adventure Theatre as the title character in Junie B. Jones is Not a Crook. The production runs through August 14th at the company's performance space in Glen Echo Park.... (more...)
Go Under The Sea with Prince Eric Kunze Go Under The Sea with Prince Eric Kunze
by Keith Tittermary - June 23, 2017 in Washington, DC

Disney's The Little Mermaid is coming to Wolf Trap from June 29 - July 2. The smash musical, based on the 1989 Disney film, will only be here for 5 performances. I had the opportunity to talk to Broadway Veteran, Eric Kunze, who plays Prince Eric.... (more...)
James Hadley Marvels at Directing Spider-Man (A Childhood Super Hero) & His Cohorts James Hadley Marvels at Directing Spider-Man (A Childhood Super Hero) & His Cohorts
by Gil Kaan - June 23, 2017 in NationalTours

The national tour of MARVEL UNIVERSE LIVE! AGE OF HEROES lands in Southern California beginning July 7 at STAPLES Center. Enhancing the tale of the Super Heroes' recovery of the Wand of Watoomb from the clutches of Loki and his crew of fellow villains will be massive video projections, advanced spec... (more...)
Ashley Gilmour Talks MISS SAIGON Tour Ashley Gilmour Talks MISS SAIGON Tour
by Marianka Swain - June 23, 2017 in UK / West End

Ashley Gilmour's previous work includes Link Larkin in Hairspray and the ensemble of the original revival cast of Miss Saigon. Now, he's graduated to playing Chris in the UK and Ireland tour of Boublil and Schonberg's legendary musical, which begins at Curve Leicester on 1 July.... (more...)
History Repeats as Aspiring Chorus Girl Taylor Quick Finds Stardom in THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE History Repeats as Aspiring Chorus Girl Taylor Quick Finds Stardom in THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE
by Matthew Blank - June 22, 2017 in Connecticut

Meet new leading lady Taylor Quick, starring in the title role of Goodspeed's THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE!... (more...)
BWW Feature: THE HARRY POTTER FILM CONCERT SERIES at Overture Center BWW Feature: THE HARRY POTTER FILM CONCERT SERIES at Overture Center
by Angie Stanton - June 22, 2017 in Madison

Madison is about to witness a brand new theatre experience--combining cinema with live music this weekend as the Overture Center hosts Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone in concert.... (more...)
Q&A with Bobby G Award Winners Elleon Dobias  and Austin Hand Q&A with Bobby G Award Winners Elleon Dobias and Austin Hand
by Chris Arneson - June 21, 2017 in Denver

The winners of Colorado's Bobby G Award for Outstanding Performance by an Actor (Austin Hand) and Actress (Elleon Dobias) are currently in New York City as finalists for the National High School Musical Theatre Awards (The Jimmy Awards), which recognizes excellence in high school musical theatre acr... (more...)
PRiMA Theatre Benefit Event Starring Billy Porter PRiMA Theatre Benefit Event Starring Billy Porter
by Christy Brooks - June 21, 2017 in Central Pennsylvania

The 2017 PRiMA Theatre Benefit Concert July 14th and 15th, featuring Broadway Star, Billy Porter., in Lancaster, PA... (more...)
Nadir Khan of ANAND EXPRESS Nadir Khan of ANAND EXPRESS
by Zofeen Maqsood - June 21, 2017 in India

One of the prominent names in Indian theatre, Nadir Khan has been actively involved with the theatre since 1998 as director, actor, producer, sound and light technician and stage manager.... (more...)