BroadwayWorld Interviews

InDepth InterView PreView: Marc Kudisch Talks SWEET SMELL OF SUCCESS Concert Event & More
by Pat Cerasaro - April 15, 2015

Today we are presenting a special preview of an upcoming InDepth InterView with acclaimed stage and screen star Marc Kudisch focusing on the upcoming gala charity event honoring EGOT recipient Marvin Hamlisch to benefit the American Cancer Society. In the complete conversation, Kudisch and I analyze all aspects of his brand new Broadway hit HAND TO GOD and parse the finer points of the religion-themed comedy as well as touch on his thoughts on the daring and provocative Robert Askins play. Addit... (more...)
BWW Interview: Sarah Stiles Is the Voice of Reason in HAND TO GOD
by Naomi Serviss - April 17, 2015

Two teenagers may be emotionally blocked, but their puppets are unhinged, and their X-rated, blasphemous outbursts, sort of a mash-up of AVENUE Q and THE BOOK OF MORMON, are outrageously funny.... (more...)
BWW Interviews: 'Soon' is Now...Meet Writer/Composer/Lyricist (and more) Nick Blaemire
by Ellen Burns - April 17, 2015

If you happen to be looking for a role model for making the most of your particular strengths and talents, I'd like to introduce you to actor/composer/writer/musician/director Nick Blaemire. Lucky for us, Nick, whose new musical, Soon, is currently making its world premiere at Arlington's Signature... (more...)
by Jeffrey Ellis - April 17, 2015

Inspired by's Friday Six, welcome to BroadwayWorld Nashville's latest installment of The Friday Five: five questions designed to help you learn more about the talented people you'll find onstage throughout the Volunteer state. This week the spotlight shines on Maggie Pitt, Jaymes C... (more...)
BWW Interview: 7 Fingers' Shana Carroll on the PIPPIN Circus Troupe's City Center Show
by Adrienne Onofri - April 17, 2015

The French-Canadian circus collective Les 7 Doigts de la Main add 'Sequence 8' to their NYC credits.... (more...)
by Kathy Strain - April 16, 2015

Gilgamesh Taggett currently plays the role of Oliver Warbucks and BWW had a chance to chat with Gilgamesh about the road that lead to playing Daddy Warbucks.... (more...)
BWW Exclusive: Emily Padgett Discusses Life Post-SIDE SHOW; Plus Listen to Debut of 'Ready to Play/We Share Everything' from ADDED ATTRACTIONS!
by BroadwayWorld TV - April 16, 2015

The critically acclaimed cast of the Broadway musical revival SIDE SHOW recently re-united at 54 BELOW, the famed performance venue in New York City. The concert performed included never-before-heard material such as cut songs, extended versions of familiar hits, and additional fun surprises for onl... (more...)
BWW Interview: Playwright Deb Margolin Discusses 8 STOPS & the Joy of Solo Performances
by Danielle Ashley Dias - April 15, 2015

Deb Margolin - the acclaimed playwright / performance artist and Obie winner for 'Sustained Excellence' - will introduce New York audiences to her new solo play '8 Stops' at the Cherry Lane Theatre April 16 to 26. Margolin chatted with BroadwayWorld about the inspiration for '8 Stops,' the advice s... (more...)
BWW Interviews: Tony Waag
by Barnett Serchuk - April 15, 2015

A conversation with Tony Waag, Executive/Artistic Director of the American Tap Dance Foundation, in anticipation of their upcoming 'Rhythm in Motion' contemporary tap dance showcase in New York City, April 22 through April 26. 'Rhythm in Motion' presents forward thinking, groundbreaking tap dance ch... (more...)
BWW Interviews: THE ANDERSONVILLE TRIAL Brings History to Life this Weekend at Apollo Civic Theater
by Johnna Leary - April 14, 2015

History comes to vivid life this weekend as The Andersonville Trial opens at the Apollo Civic Theater in Martinsburg, WV. Based on the real life trial of Henry Wirz during the Civil War, The Andersonville Trial is directed by Tami McDonald and features over fifteen area actors bringing a little-know... (more...)
BWW Interviews: A Conversation with Producer/Director Martin Wilkins
by Vickie Evans - April 14, 2015

Martin Wilkins has an intensive professional theater career that include a long list of fellowships and freelance assignments at impressive venues such as The Arena Stage (Washington, DC) and The Eugene O'Neill Center Theater. Yet, here in Charlotte, we are glad to call him one of our own.... (more...)
BWW Interviews: Evelyn Pearson of Nashville Repertory Theatre's VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE
by Cara Richardson - April 14, 2015

Props master Evelyn Pearson is a wealth of information and insight into the set design, story, and props of the shows that Nashville Repertory Theatre produces. In the midst of tech week and opening weekend, she was kind enough to take some time to answer questions regarding the newest production, V... (more...)
BWW Interviews: Mike McLean from GUYS AND DOLLS Tour Answers Our Silly Questions
by Michael L. Quintos - April 14, 2015

Ladies and gentlemen... meet Mike McLean, a Southern California native currently making his national tour debut as Benny Southstreet in the classic stage musical GUYS AND DOLLS, now performing at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts in Costa Mesa through April 19. Right before the tour swings its way ... (more...)
BWW Interviews: Local Playwright David Durham on Debut DEAR ME
by David Musselwhite - April 13, 2015

Local playwright David Durham's debut piece DEAR ME won Best New Work and the People's Choice Award at the 2015 Michigan AACTFest.... (more...)
Meet the Wine Expert: ENZO RUGGIERO of Masseria dei Vini in NYC
by Marina Kennedy - April 13, 2015

Meet Enzo Ruggiero who is the wine expert at Masseria dei Vini on 9th Avenue in New York City.... (more...)
by Heidi Scheuermann - April 13, 2015

It's time to dig into those closets and find the shiniest, brightest clothes you've got and head down to the Saenger Theatre for the most colorful show of the season! JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT is headed our way, and is sure to be a fun 2014-2015 season finale. Between the captiv... (more...)
BWW Interview: Tom Galantich and Duke Lafoon Talk CLINTON: THE MUSICAL, Comedy and Politics
by David Clarke - April 13, 2015

After getting mostly positive reviews in July 2014 at New York Musical Theatre Festival (NYMF), CLINTON: THE MUSICAL landed at New World Stages. As they ramped up for their Off-Broadway opening night, BroadwayWorld chatted about the musical and politics with the two men, Tom Galantich (WJ Clinton) a... (more...)
BWW Interviews: Debut of the Month: CURIOUS INCIDENT's Alex Sharp
by Caryn Robbins - April 10, 2015

Today the actor speaks exclusively to BWW about making his Broadway debut in this physically, mentally and emotionally demanding role.... (more...)
BWW Interviews: Nashville Repertory Theatre's Nate Eppler
by Cara Richardson - April 10, 2015

Nashville Repertory Theatre began previews tonight for their last production of the 2014-15 season. Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, by Christopher Durang, opens on Saturday night, and I was lucky enough to catch the production's director, Nate Eppler, and ask him some questions about the show.... (more...)
BWW Interviews: Playwright Richard Wesley and AUTUMN at Crossroads Theatre Company
by Marina Kennedy - April 09, 2015 interviewed playwright, Richard Wesley about his career and upcoming show, 'Autumn' at Crossroads Theatre Company. 'Autumn' will be on the New Brunswick stage from April 23rd through May 3rd.... (more...)
Chef Spotlight: NICK ACCARDI of Tavola in NYC
by Marina Kennedy - April 09, 2015

Nick Accardi of Tavola in the Hells Kitchen neighborhood of New York City is in our 'Chef Spotlight.'... (more...)
BWW Interviews: Marnie Andrews in THE REALIZATION OF EMILY LINDER at NJ Rep
by Marina Kennedy - April 08, 2015 interviewed Marnie Andrews who will star in 'The Realization of Emily Linder' at New Jersey Repertory Company in Long Branch. They play is written by Richard Strand and directed by SuzAnne Barabas.... (more...)
BWW Interviews: Terra C. MacLeod of CHICAGO National Tour
by Cary Ginell - April 08, 2015

Terra C. MacLeod was born and raised in Montreal, Quebec. Her experience in the performing arts started when she was four years old, when she began taking ballet lessons. She got her theater arts degree at AMDA (American Musical and Dramatic Academy), after which started getting roles such as Cassie... (more...)
BWW Interviews: Ryan Malyar in A YEAR WITH FROG AND TOAD at The Growing Stage
by Marina Kennedy - April 08, 2015 interviewed Ryan Malyar who will star as Frog in The Growing Stage production of 'A Year with Frog and Toad' from April 17th through May 10th.... (more...)
BWW Interview: New SD Opera General Director Cannot Curb His Enthusiasm
by Erica Miner - April 07, 2015

On March 12, 2015, San Diego Opera announced that Bennett would be taking the reins of the company... (more...)
BWW Interviews: Dynamic Duo Scott Burkell and Paul Loesel Talk Creating LMNOP, A NEW MUZICAL
by Katricia Lang - April 06, 2015

I talk to two-man creative team Scott Burkell (book and lyrics) and Paul Loesel (music). We discuss their struggle with the tyranny of the alphabet and LMNOP, A NEW MUZICAL.... (more...)