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InDepth InterView: Sir Tim Rice On FROM HERE TO ETERNITY Story To Stage To Screen, Plus CHESS, ALADDIN & More
by Pat Cerasaro - September 25, 2014

Today we are talking to a multi-award-winning stage and screen musical master all about the forthcoming Fathom presentation of his new musical FROM HERE TO ETERNITY premiering in movie theaters nationwide early next month, the sharp and affable Sir Tim Rice. Outlining his impetus for pursuing a musical adaptation of the acclaimed novel upon which the multi-Academy Award-winning film is based, Rice reveals what drew him to the project as well as what viewers can expect from the dense, complex and... (more...)
BWW Interviews: EVITA's Caroline Bowman Returns Home to the Kennedy Center
by Benjamin Tomchik - September 29, 2014

DC BroadwayWorld recently spoke with Bowman about why she's eager to perform at the Kennedy Center, how research and jumping rope helped prepare her to play iconic Argentine First Lady Eva Peron, what life is like on the Evita national tour and the advice she would give to other DC-area actresses ho... (more...)
BWW Interviews: BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Tour Starring Jillian Butterfield as Belle
by Kathy Strain - September 29, 2014

BEAUTY AND THE BEAST has been entertaining audiences all over the world with the wonderful costumes, stages and music. In order for this show to get out on the road, it takes a very talented performer to portray Belle in this beloved Disney classic. Jillian Butterfield has recently been cast as Bell... (more...)
BWW Interview: Tamala Jones Drops Exciting CASTLE Season 7 News
by Matt Tamanini - September 29, 2014

Recently I spoke with Tamala Jones, who plays Dr. Lanie Parish, on CASTLE. Despite being left in the dark for the entire hiatus, she promises that Season 7 is going to hit the ground running, and there might be something major happening for everyone shipping and writing fan-fiction about 'Esplaine.'... (more...)
BWW Interviews: BLOOD BROTHERS – The Intimate Blockbuster Comes to Sydney
by Jacqueline Bublitz - September 29, 2014

Did y'hear the story of the Johnstone Twins? With BLOOD BROTHERS coming to Sydney in February 2015, BroadwayWorld talks to the cast and creative team about this intimate new production of one of the greatest musicals of our time.... (more...)
BWW Interviews: Handy Takes 'Big' Role to a Small Stage in SUNSET BOULEVARD
by Paul Batterson - September 29, 2014

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BWW Interviews: Cartier Williams
by Barnett Serchuk - September 29, 2014

Cartier Williams is a hoofer, choreographer, filmmaker and performer hailing from Washington, D.C. He began his tap dancing career at the age of four and has been active in the tap dance community ever since. Cartier is currently working on a project that will bring the joy of tap dance back into th... (more...)
BWW Interviews: The Momma of MAMMA MIA! Discusses Her Role on the Road
by Christie Fisher - September 28, 2014

Georgia Kate Haege discusses what life is like on the road on the tour of ABBA hit musical, MAMMA MIA!... (more...)
BWW Interview: Andre Braugher Discusses 2nd Season of BROOKYLN NINE-NINE
by Kaitlin Milligan - September 28, 2014

The FOX hit BROOKYLN NINE-NINE premieres on it's new night this Sunday night at 8:30/7:30c. Andre Braugher stars as straight man Captain Raymond Holt opposite Andy Samberg on the show, which is beginning its sophomore season. The young show has already garnered a Golden Globe for Best Television Ser... (more...)
BWW Interviews: Getting to Know HEIDI CHRONICLES' Kate Wetherhead
by Kristen Hirsch Montag - September 27, 2014

Actor, screenwriter, author and more... Kate Wetherhead seems to be living the life that character Heidi Holland was striving for in Wendy Wasserstein's acclaimed THE HEIDI CHRONICLES. BWW Minneapolis got to know here a little better in this interview.... (more...)
BWW Interviews: TUTS' Actor Michael Brian Dunn Talks VICTOR/VICTORIA
by Katricia Lang - September 26, 2014

I talk with actor Michael Brian Dunn about VICTOR/VICTORIA, Dick Van Dyke, Meryl Streep, and his experience working on the stage and screen.... (more...)
BWW Interviews: Linda Balgord of THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA National Tour
by Jeffrey Karasarides - September 26, 2014

Coming to the Durham Performing Arts Center from October 8th-19th is the brand new national touring production of the long-running hit, 'The Phantom of the Opera', featuring Broadway veteran Linda Balgord in the role of Madame Giry... (more...)
BWW Interviews: Brooke Wilson Talks TUTS Underground's Season Opener REEFER MADNESS
by Kristina Nungaray - September 26, 2014

Last season, TUTS Underground fulfilled their promise of bringing an edgier brand of theatre to Houston audiences. Now entering their sophomore season, they are continuing to push the envelope with the darkly satirical and laugh-out-loud musical, REEFER MADNESS. Playing the role of Sally, Brooke Wil... (more...)
BWW Interviews: Houston Ballet's Lauren Strongin Talks FROM HOUSTON TO THE WORLD
by Katricia Lang - September 26, 2014

In this Broadway World interview, I have a very serious conversation with Lauren Strongin, soloist for the Houston Ballet. Really folks, I just could not think of one joke. But, this interview doesn't need my comedy. Lauren and I discussed FROM HOUSTON TO THE WORLD, in which she dances in all four p... (more...)
BWW Interviews: Catching Up With Jodi Bobrovsky
by Jenny Taylor Moodie - September 26, 2014

BWW Interviews: Catching Up With Set Designer Jodi Bobrovsky... (more...)
BWW Interviews: BEAUTY AND THE BEAST on Tour - Ryan Everett Wood
by Kathy Strain - September 25, 2014

BEAUTY AND THE BEAST is one of Disney's beloved tales of destiny and love. Ryan Everett Wood plays the role of The Beast in this newly reimagined tour and Broadway World recently caught up with him as he was busy rehearsing in preparation for the tour to begin. He shared some of his feelings about t... (more...)
BWW Interview: Joseph Marcell, the Globe's King Lear
by Adrienne Onofri - September 25, 2014

Marcell, a Shakespearean best known for an American sitcom, has the title role in the Globe production now touring the U.S.... (more...)
BWW Interviews: Michael Korie Talks About the Oscar Hammerstein Festival at Bucks County Playhouse
by Kelli Curtin - September 25, 2014

Bucks County Playhouse is launching their first Oscar Hammerstein Festival this year. This festival was inspired by the mentorship Hammerstein offered Stephen Sondheim as a young man. One of the people teaching a workshop at the Hammerstein Festival is Michael Korie. Korie is a lyricist and libretti... (more...)
BWW Interviews: Ciaran O'Reilly - Irish Repertory Theatre in NYC
by Marina Kennedy - September 25, 2014

The Irish Repertory Theatre has announced their upcoming season opening with 'Port Authority.' We had the opportunity to interview Producing Director, Ciaran O'Reilly about the theatre and his impressive career.... (more...)
BWW Interview: Deschanel, Boreanaz Discuss Challenges in BONES Season 10
by Matt Tamanini - September 25, 2014

Few shows have had the longevity of Fox's hit crime drama BONES. When the show kicks off it's 10th Season tonight at 8:00pm/7:00pm CT, will see FBI Special Agent Seeley Booth still in prison, as his wife, Dr.Temperance 'Bones' Brennan, works to get him exonerated and freed.... (more...)
BWW PREVIEW: THE CLASSICAL LEGACY OF A ROCK STAR - Rock Legend Keith Emerson Performs with South Shore Symphony
by Peter Danish - September 24, 2014

BWW Interview: Lizbeth Mackay Checks In to The Wayside Motor Inn
by Naomi Serviss - September 24, 2014

Five stories intersect as 10 people inhabit a nondescript motel room in a revival of A.R. Gurney's 1977 play.... (more...)
BWW Interviews: Clark Gregg Talks MARVEL's AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D, Hydra & His New Title
by E.H. Reiter - September 24, 2014

A few minutes with Clark Gregg to talk about his hit show MARVELS AGENTS OF SHIELD, his Character Agent Coulson, and what to expect in season two!... (more...)
BWW Interviews: Karen Pittman Talks Broadway Debut of Pulitzer Prize Winning DISGRACED
by David Clarke - September 24, 2014

The 2013 Pulitzer Prize for Drama winning play DISGRACED is about to begin previews at Broadway's Lyceum Theatre. In anticipation of this drama's return to New York City stages, I recently had an opportunity to talk with Karen Pittman, who is returning to the role of Jory. Together, we discussed the... (more...)
BWW Interviews: Debut of the Month - IT'S ONLY A PLAY's Micah Stock
by Caryn Robbins - September 24, 2014

Today, Micah Stock speaks exclusively with BWW about making his Broadway debut as a character who sees the world through rose-colored glasses.... (more...)
BWW Interview: Lindsay Nicole Chambers Brings the KINKY BOOTS Tour to a City Near You
by E.H. Reiter - September 24, 2014

Interview with Lindsay Nicole Chambers as she takes the role of Lauren in KINKY BOOTS out of the road for the nationl tour.... (more...)