BroadwayWorld Interviews

BWW TV Exclusive: BACKSTAGE WITH RICHARD RIDGE- Stage and Screen Star Michele Lee- Part 1!
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - September 01, 2015

Welcome to BWW's exclusive talk show, BACKSTAGE WITH Richard Ridge. Follow Richard as he visits the theater's best and brightest in their dressing rooms, on their stages and at their favorite hang outs to talk about their lives, careers and all of the things you don't know, but want to know. In the special interview below, Richard welcomes stage and screen legend Michele Lee. Watch as they discuss how things are going at the Gershwin Theatre, chat about her career highlights, and so much more!... (more...)
BWW Interview: Jason Dirden in SEVEN GUITARS at Two River Theater
by Marina Kennedy - September 02, 2015 interviewed Jason Dirden who will be playing the role of Canewell in the Two River Theater production of 'Seven Guitars.' Written by August Wilson and directed by Brandon Dirden, the show will be on the Red Bank stage from September 12th to October 4th.... (more...)
BWW Interview: Going Medieval with Brad DePlanche of OST's Upcoming SPAMALOT
by Kimberly Moy - September 02, 2015

BWW @kmoy126 Interviews @OrlandoShakes hilarious Brad DePlanche #Spamalot Patsy #Coconuts... (more...)
BWW Interview: VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE To Debut at Old Opera House
by Johnna Leary - September 02, 2015

Family reunions can often be stressful with just your typical, everyday family. But add in two crazy actresses, a physic maid and a sexy young boyfriend, and you have a perfect evening of heartfelt hilarity in Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, opening September 4 at the Old Opera House in Charles... (more...)
BWW Interview: Anya Wallach of RANDOM FARMS AND STAGESTRUCK at Random Farms Kids' Theater
by Kathryn Kitt - August 31, 2015

The Random Farms Kids' Theater, a not-for-profit organization that puts young people center stage, is celebrating its 20th Anniversary with a commemorative production of Annie, Jr.... (more...)
BWW Interview: Idina Menzel Talks WORLD TOUR, IF/THEN, Online Backlash, and More!
by Alan Henry - August 31, 2015

Idina Menzel will perform in Toronto this Wednesday at the Sony Centre as part of her 2015 world tour. Menzel is of course best known for her work in WICKED and FROZEN, and also recently concluded a Broadway run in her star vehicle IF/THEN, which she will take on tour this fall.... (more...)
BWW Interview: Music Director and Broadway Producer Michael J. Mortiz Jr. Talks Career, US Coaching Tour, and Music
by David Clarke - August 30, 2015

Music director, Broadway producer, and skilled musician Michael J. Moritz Jr. will be spending this fall traveling the United States with one purpose in mind: teaching. To get the inside scoop on his US coaching tour, I sat down with Michael J. Moritz Jr., and we discussed his multifaceted career, t... (more...)
BWW Interview: Tony Prince of The Liminal Playhouse
by Keith Waits - August 30, 2015

Liminal: adjective - 1. Of or relating to a transitional or initial stage of a process, 2. Occupying a position at, or on both side of a boundary or threshold... (more...)
BWW Interview: Alexandra Silber On Her Proms Wishlist, Solo Shows And FIDDLER ON THE ROOF!
by Carrie Dunn - August 28, 2015

Alexandra Silber talks to BWW:UK about her forthcoming solo shows at Crazy Coqs, plus the forthcoming FIDDLER ON THE ROOF - and why she wants to sing SHE LOVES ME at the Proms next year, please...... (more...)
BWW Interview: Stanton Welch, the Success and Failure
by Katricia Lang - August 28, 2015

Just in time for the Theater District Open House and the opening of the Houston Ballet 2015-2016 season, with the sensuous romance MANON, releases its discussion with Stanton Welch. Welch talks his family, career, and love. Family, career, and love at the Houston Ballet, of course.... (more...)
BWW Interview: Rockin' SCHOOLHOUSE ROCK LIVE with TheatreWorks Florida's Scott A. Cook
by Kimberly Moy - August 28, 2015

TheatreWorks Florida is known throughout the Orlando theater scene for putting on hit productions like Legally Blonde in 2012, Sweeney Todd in 2014, and Nunsense in 2013. If you've seen any of those shows you know that the quality of theater is best in the business. This year, TheatreWorks Florida w... (more...)
BWW Interview: Ben Perry, Dana Ivgy, and Efrat Aviv Talk Tziporela and ODD BIRDZ
by David Clarke - August 27, 2015

Hilarious and critically lauded Israeli sketch comedy troupe Tziporela is starting their last two weeks of ODD BIRDZ in New York City today at The Players Theatre. With Tziporela garnering international attention for being so funny, BroadwayWorld sat down with Ben Perry, Dana Ivgy, and Efrat Aviv to... (more...)
BWW Interview: Charlotte O'Sullivan Brings Acrobatics to PIPPIN
by E.H. Reiter - August 27, 2015

Charlotte O'Sullivan brings acrobatic grace and aa little bit of flying to the story of PIPPIN, now playing at the San Diego Civic Theatre through Sunday, Aufgust 30th.... (more...)
BWW Interview: Daniel Ezralow
by Barnett Serchuk - August 27, 2015

Pearl (, a new American-Chinese dance-theatre spectacular, inspired by the life of Pearl S. Buck, the first woman to win both the Nobel and the Pulitzer Prizes, will have its world premiere at the David H. Koch Theater at Lincoln Center for 4 performances only, August 27-30th. T... (more...)
BWW Interview: Monday in the Park with George
by Erica Miner - August 26, 2015

Hollywood legend, Guest of Honor at a screening of 'West Side Story' for Old Globe in Balboa Park, credits Jerome Robbins for career: 'I owe him so much.'... (more...)
Chef Spotlight: Chef CARL MUHLHAUSER of Laurel Villa in Milford Pennsylvania
by Marina Kennedy - August 25, 2015

Chef Carl Muhlhauser of Laurel Villa Inn and Restaurant in Milford, Pennsylvania is in our 'Chef Spotlight.'... (more...)
BWW Interview: Clandestine Arts Founder Chats CARRIE THE MUSICAL Premiere
by Matt Tamanini - August 25, 2015

There are few shows in the American Musical Theatre cannon that are as intriguing as CARRIE THE MUSICAL. From it's legendary Broadway flop in 1988 to the re-worked Off-Broadway revival in 2012, despite its rocky history, CARRIE fascinated theatre-goers. Last week, Clandestine Arts opened the musical... (more...)
BWW Interview: Javier Santos de KINKY BOOTS (UK)
by Victor Pastor Giner - August 24, 2015

BWW entrevista a Javier Santos, actor sevillano que repite en el West End, esta vez, con Kinky Boots repasando su carrera y los pasos que le llevaron a uno de los Olimpos del teatro musical a nivel mundial.... (more...)
BWW Interview: Audra McDonald Updates on P-Town Concert, Eye-Popping BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, SHUFFLE ALONG & More!
by Nicole Rosky - August 22, 2015

Audra McDonald has a big year ahead of her! After embarking on a concert tour this fall, the six-time Tony winner, who recenty wrapped filming for Disney's live action Beauty and the Beast, will be back on Broadway, starring alongside Brian Stokes Mitchell, Billy Porter, Joshua Henry and Brandon Vic... (more...)
BWW Interview: John Medeiros of ZERO HOUR at Elite Theatre Company
by Cary Ginell - August 20, 2015

Beginning this Saturday, the Elite Theatre Company's South Stage will be presenting Zero Hour, a one-man play about legendary actor Zero Mostel. The project is near and dear to the heart of actor John Medeiros, who has tried to get it produced for almost 5 years. Medeiros has performed in two roles ... (more...)
BWW Interview - Debut of the Month: HAMILTON's Phillipa Soo
by Caryn Robbins - August 20, 2015

Today, Phillipa Soo speaks exclusively with BWW and fills us in on the exciting events which have transpired over the past several months.... (more...)
BWW Interview: Eduardo Guzman from Pitch Me This (PMT) Talks MIDTOWN LIVE 2K15
by Alexander Garza - August 20, 2015

Pitch Me This (PMT) Productions has decided to take MIDTOWN LIVE, the 'concert that started it all', on tour. PMT proudly kicks off its second season with its signature musical theater concert MIDTOWN LIVE 2K15 (tour). I had a conversation with Artistic Director, Eduardo Guzman, about the show whic... (more...)
BWW Interview: BroadwayWorld Partners with SeatGeek; Find Out How to Get Best Deals on Theatre Tickets!
by BWW News Desk - August 19, 2015

BroadwayWorld is excited to announce our new ticketing partner, SeatGeek- the leading ticket search engine that enables fans to quickly and easily discover the best deals for sports, concerts, and most importantly for BroadwayWorld readers, theatre events. The company's interactive venue maps, Deal ... (more...)
BWW Preview: AMERICAN IDIOT at Circle Players
by Cara Richardson - August 19, 2015

Circle Players has taken on the task of being a regional premier of AMERICAN IDIOT.  Right here in Nashville, the disenchanted youth of Jingletown are coming to the stage. I was blessed enough to get a chance to converse with the director of Circle Players' production of AMERICAN IDIOT, as well ... (more...)
BWW Interview: Jesse Nager Talks MOTOWN THE MUSICAL
by Linda Ann Watt - August 19, 2015

Besides the music, audiences will learn about behind the scenes of the Motown label.... (more...)
BWW Interview: Sabrina Harper Kicks High in PIPPIN
by Erica Miner - August 18, 2015

Harper will contribute her high-kicking talents to the acclaimed National Touring production... (more...)