Off-Broadway Interviews

Kim Weild of SOOT AND SPIT at New Ohio Theatre Kim Weild of SOOT AND SPIT at New Ohio Theatre
by Amy Oestreicher - June 15, 2017 in Off-Broadway

'soot and spit' has already received rave reviews from the New York Times, and Kim Weild, the director behind this ambitious new work, shared her "insider" perspective of the outsider art piece.... (more...)
Exclusive David Winitsky & Creative Team of JEWISH PLAYS PROJECT at 14th Street Y Exclusive David Winitsky & Creative Team of JEWISH PLAYS PROJECT at 14th Street Y
by Amy Oestreicher - June 14, 2017 in Off-Broadway

'Why is this night different from all other nights?'  The Jewish Plays Project is known for putting bold, progressive Jewish conversations on world stages.  It made this Jewish playwright's dreams come true to do some 'kibbitzing' with the creative team of JPP's newest work.... (more...)
Orville Mendoza Discusses PACIFIC OVERTURES, Inequality and the Ongoing Controversies of MISS SAIGON Orville Mendoza Discusses PACIFIC OVERTURES, Inequality and the Ongoing Controversies of MISS SAIGON
by Matthew Blank - June 06, 2017 in Off-Broadway

Stage veteran Orville Mendoza, currently starring in Classic Stage's revival of PACIFIC OVERTURES, opens up on a number of provocative and essential topics.... (more...)
Alex Vlahov Shares Secrets from A SIMPLE ART at  777 Theater Alex Vlahov Shares Secrets from A SIMPLE ART at 777 Theater
by Amy Oestreicher - June 02, 2017 in Off-Broadway

The Neo-Futurists talk Art, Suspense, Mystery, and their exciting new true-crime documentary, A Simple Art.... (more...)
Ringmaster David Williamson on Circus 1903 Coming to NYC, Magic Tricks, and Keeping Circus Traditions Alive Ringmaster David Williamson on Circus 1903 Coming to NYC, Magic Tricks, and Keeping Circus Traditions Alive
by Courtney Savoia - April 04, 2017 in Off-Broadway

David Williamson's love of magic began at a young age and has led him to an amazing career! His current role as the Ringmaster and emcee of Circus 1903 - The Golden Age of Circus has taken him all around the globe and now is in the heart of its North American tour, coming to The Theater at Madison S... (more...)
Mara Lieberman, Director of BENEATH THE GAVEL, Discusses the Cross-Pollination of the Art and Theatre Worlds Mara Lieberman, Director of BENEATH THE GAVEL, Discusses the Cross-Pollination of the Art and Theatre Worlds
by Marissa Sblendorio - April 04, 2017 in Off-Broadway

Bated Breath Theatre Company, under the leadership of Executive Artistic Director Mara Lieberman, presents the NYC debut of its acclaimed immersive theater experience, BENEATH THE GAVEL, at 59E59 Theaters. The piece, drops its audience into the center of an art auction, giving them a behind the scen... (more...)
Jack Utrata Talks PAW PATROL LIVE and Why Working With Kids is in His Blood Jack Utrata Talks PAW PATROL LIVE and Why Working With Kids is in His Blood
by Stephanie Wild - March 24, 2017 in Off-Broadway

Paw Patrol Live, an interactive kids' show based on the hit animated series Paw Patrol, is currently touring the country, making stops at 90 cities throughout the U.S. It is playing Madison Square Garden March 23-26. Jack Utrata, who plays Chase and Jake, recently chatted with BroadwayWorld about... (more...)
THE OBJECT LESSON Director David Neumann Explains the Challenges When Faced with an Unpredictable Audience THE OBJECT LESSON Director David Neumann Explains the Challenges When Faced with an Unpredictable Audience
by Marissa Sblendorio - March 14, 2017 in Off-Broadway

THE OBJECT LESSON, by Geoff Sobelle, which is now playing at the New York Theatre Workshop, is an extremely visual, tactile piece that fills the theatre with stuff and invites audience members to wander around and sort through the clutter. The piece addresses our tendencies to lean toward consumeris... (more...)
Jeremy Folmer On His Journey With The Barrow Group and The World Premiere of ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE Jeremy Folmer On His Journey With The Barrow Group and The World Premiere of ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE
by Courtney Savoia - March 13, 2017 in Off-Broadway

Jeremy Folmer On His Journey With The Barrow Group and The World Premiere of Enemy Of The People... (more...)
EVERYBODY'S Marylouise Burke Dresses to Kill EVERYBODY'S Marylouise Burke Dresses to Kill
by Naomi Serviss - March 06, 2017 in Off-Broadway

EVERYBODY, based on a 15th century morality play, tackles The Big Subjects -- God, love, time, friendship and death. There are multiple costume changes for Death.... (more...)
John Charles McLaughlin Talks CRACKSKULL ROW and its Unique Challenges John Charles McLaughlin Talks CRACKSKULL ROW and its Unique Challenges
by Stephanie Wild - February 27, 2017 in Off-Broadway

The Irish Repertory Theatre is currently presenting Crackskull Row, through March 19, 2017. John Charles McLaughlin is featured in the double role of Young Rash/ESB Boy. McLaughlin is a resident artist at the cell and most recently performed in the production of Crackskull Row there. He just chatted... (more...)
Take a Trip With the Director of THE OREGON TRAIL, Geordie Broadwater Take a Trip With the Director of THE OREGON TRAIL, Geordie Broadwater
by Marissa Sblendorio - February 10, 2017 in Off-Broadway

For anyone who grew up playing the classic computer game "The Oregon Trail" (especially in computer class, and especially if you filled up your wagon with pop stars and classmates you had crushes on), Bekah Brunstetter's ("This Is Us," Be A Good Little Widow) new play THE OREGON TRAIL, is going to h... (more...)
Broadway's George Merrick on Memorable Career Moments and the New Play RING TWICE FOR MIRANDA Broadway's George Merrick on Memorable Career Moments and the New Play RING TWICE FOR MIRANDA
by Courtney Savoia - February 10, 2017 in Off-Broadway

Screen and stage actor, George Merrick, has starred in some of the most unforgettable and entertaining productions, such as the revival of South Pacific and Honeymoon in Vegas, and measures his success by how much he is enjoying his work. He has learned from legends like Danny Burstein, and has di... (more...)
David Harms On His New Play WHAT WE WANTED That Delivers a Thought-Provoking Take on Polygamy David Harms On His New Play WHAT WE WANTED That Delivers a Thought-Provoking Take on Polygamy
by Courtney Savoia - January 05, 2017 in Off-Broadway

Playwright David Harms is soaking up the joy of returning to a passion he had in school, as his first produced play in NYC hits the stage this January. This talented lawyer by day, creator by night, has trained as an actor and has spent years discovering his voice as a writer. Inspired by shows he s... (more...)
Ryan Silverman of FINIAN'S RAINBOW at Irish Rep Ryan Silverman of FINIAN'S RAINBOW at Irish Rep
by Courtney Savoia - December 01, 2016 in Off-Broadway

In these uncertain and often turbulent times, it's so important to have a glimmer of hope to see the journey through. Irish Rep, which showcases Irish & Irish-America productions Off-Broadway, is rediscovering those themes that have plagued our country for decades with their latest production of 'Fi... (more...)
Lily Dorment Chats About Bringing British Humor to American Audiences in ABIGAIL'S PARTY Lily Dorment Chats About Bringing British Humor to American Audiences in ABIGAIL'S PARTY
by Nora Dominick - November 11, 2016 in Off-Broadway

Beginning performances tomorrow night at The Barrow Group, ABIGAIL'S PARTY is bringing a little slice of English life to New York City. ... (more...)
Luke Comer and THE PORTAL Luke Comer and THE PORTAL
by Marina Kennedy - November 01, 2016 in Off-Broadway

Broadwayworld.com interviewed Luke Comer who conceived and directed the rock odysssey, 'The Portal' now on stage at Manetta Lane Theatre in New York City.... (more...)
Alex Breaux Chats Taking on a New Kind of Role in ULTIMATE BEAUTY BIBLE Alex Breaux Chats Taking on a New Kind of Role in ULTIMATE BEAUTY BIBLE
by Nora Dominick - October 26, 2016 in Off-Broadway

BroadwayWorld sat down to chat with Alex Breaux ahead of Ultimate Beauty Bible's first preview on October 25th. He chats about working with McGraw, originating the role of Kit and much more!... (more...)
Monica Piper Chats Bringing NOT THAT JEWISH to NYC, Turning Her Stories into a Play and More Monica Piper Chats Bringing NOT THAT JEWISH to NYC, Turning Her Stories into a Play and More
by Nora Dominick - October 20, 2016 in Off-Broadway

Just ahead of her first preview off-Broadway, BroadwayWorld sat down to chat with the multi-talented comedian and writer Monica Piper to discuss her one-woman show NOT THAT JEWISH.... (more...)
Meet Matt Cox, the Writer Behind the Magical PUFFS Meet Matt Cox, the Writer Behind the Magical PUFFS
by Marissa Sblendorio - October 10, 2016 in Off-Broadway

Matt Cox is a playwright, actor, improviser, who's behind the popular shows KAPOW-I GOGO and PUFFS OR: SEVEN INCREASINGLY EVENTFUL YEARS AT A CERTAIN SCHOOL OF MAGIC & MAGIC. With PUFFS recently making it's debut at the Elektra Theatre after a lager than life run at the People's Improv Theatre, this... (more...)
Behind the Choreography of SLUMBER with Keone Madrid Behind the Choreography of SLUMBER with Keone Madrid
by Courtney Savoia - October 05, 2016 in Off-Broadway

Don't miss the electric SLUMBER at @houseofyesnyc from Oct 6 - Nov 6... (more...)
Meet THE ROADS TO HOME's Brilliant Couple of Hallie Foote and Devon Abner Meet THE ROADS TO HOME's Brilliant Couple of Hallie Foote and Devon Abner
by Marissa Sblendorio - September 06, 2016 in Off-Broadway

THE ROADS TO HOME is the first production in Primary Stages' 2016-17 season. In this collection of one-act plays, Horton Foote illustrates the lives of three Texan women in the 1920s as they struggle to understand what the concept of home means for each of them. THE ROADS TO HOME offers a rare chanc... (more...)
Declan Conlon Talks Bringing QUIETLY to New York Audiences Declan Conlon Talks Bringing QUIETLY to New York Audiences
by Marissa Sblendorio - August 08, 2016 in Off-Broadway

Declan Conlon has an impressive resume, spanning throughout all types of theatre and television genre's including Showtime's THE TUDORS. Now, he is making his way to the states, starring as Ian in QUIETLY at New York's Irish Repertory Theatre. BroadwayWorld had a chance to talk to Declan about what ... (more...)
Ben Curtis, From 'Dell Dude' to 'Connor Stephens' Ben Curtis, From 'Dell Dude' to 'Connor Stephens'
by Joseph F. Panarello - July 20, 2016 in Off-Broadway

Actor Ben Curtis talks about his role in 'The Crusade of Connor Stephens' as well as some upcoming musical gigs.... (more...)
Playwright Natalie Margolin's THE POWER OF PUNCTUATION Makes its New York Debut Playwright Natalie Margolin's THE POWER OF PUNCTUATION Makes its New York Debut
by Ashley LaChant - July 12, 2016 in Off-Broadway

Tickets are now on sale for the New York premiere production of THE POWER OF PUNCTUATION, a new play by Natalie Margolin. Opening July 15 and playing 11 performances only, through August 6 at the Davenport Theatre, it's a play about friendship, sex and commas. BroadwayWorld sat down with the playwri... (more...)