BroadwayWorld Interviews

InDepth InterView: Joshua Bergasse On BOMBSHELL/SMASH Reunion Concert, Plus ON THE TOWN, GIGI & More
by Pat Cerasaro - March 23, 2015

One of the most popular stories of the year so far, the unexpected announcement of a special one night only charity concert performance of a fan favorite musical-within-the-series from NBC's musical series SMASH, BOMBSHELL, to benefit the Actors Fund, is already a huge hit here on BroadwayWorld, and, now we bring you an exclusive chat with an elemental figure in the creation of the project, choreographer and director Joshua Bergasse, all about the hotly anticipated evening. As part of our conver... (more...)
BWW Interviews: Banks Brothers Productions' Vincent Victoria Talks BLACQUE TCHERIE
by Katricia Lang - March 27, 2015

I talk to Banks Brothers Productions' Vincent Victoria, the Houston playwright responsible for BLAQUE TCHERIE. BLAQUE TCHERIE chronicles the creation and launch of the first black 'girlie' magazine.... (more...)
BWW Interview: Emily Skeggs Talks FUN HOME's Humor and Universal Relatability
by David Clarke - March 27, 2015

The Bechdel family is moving into Broadway's Circle in the Square Theatre. To get the inside scoop on the highly-anticpated Broadway transfer from The Public Theater, BroadwayWorld chatted with Emily Skeggs, who plays Medium Alison, about the universally relatable musical.... (more...)
BWW Interviews: LMNOP's Madeline Trumble Talks MARY POPPINS, Actor's Survival, And The Importance Of Being Nice
by Jenny Taylor Moodie - March 27, 2015

BWW Interviews: Actress Madeline Trumble Talks LMNOP, Surviving The Cut-throat World Of Theatre, And The Virtues Of Being Nice... (more...)
BWW Interviews: Briana Hunter of LA TRAGEDIE DE CARMEN at Opera In The Heights
by Bryan-Keyth Wilson - March 27, 2015

When doing an interview with an artist I am in awe of their love and dedication for their craft. This month I had the pleasure to meet American mezzo-soprano Briana Hunter and our conversation went from traditional interview to old friends talking about their love for the classics. Our mutual love f... (more...)
BWW Interviews: Christian Hoff – From Child Actor to Midtown Man
by Heidi Scheuermann - March 26, 2015

Coming to New Orleans tomorrow night is an act that no JERSEY BOYS loving theatergoers, including myself, are going to want to miss! THE MIDTOWN MEN, four original cast members from the Broadway hit JERSEY BOYS (Christian Hoff, Michael Longoria, Daniel Reichard, J. Robert Spencer) have come together... (more...)
BWW Interviews: Playwright Lisi DeHaas and LEAVE ME GREEN
by Marina Kennedy - March 26, 2015 interviewed Playwright Lisi DeHaas about her career and her current show, 'Leave Me Green,' now being performed in New York City through April 11th.... (more...)
BWW Interviews: Houston Ballet Presents Adapted, Autism-Friendly MY FIRST BALLET: COPPELIA
by Katricia Lang - March 26, 2015

For the first time at the Houston Ballet, children on the autism spectrum will be able to experience and enjoy a ballet in an environment crafted specifically for them. With a special performance of MY FIRST BALLET: COPPELIA, the Houston Ballet Academy makes its first foray into autism-friendly perf... (more...)
BWW Interviews: Chris Lemmon of JACK LEMMON RETURNS (Part One)
by Cary Ginell - March 25, 2015

After last Sunday's matinee performance of Jack Lemmon Returns, we met his son Chris Lemmon in the green room at the Rubicon Theatre Company to talk about the show, his father, and his memories of growing up with a legend. This is the first of a two-part article.... (more...)
Chef Spotlight: Executive Chef MARGARET LaVETTY of Pounds & Ounces NYC Pub
by Marina Kennedy - March 24, 2015

Executive Chef, Margaret LaVetty of Pounds & Ounces NYC Pub is in our 'Chef Spotlight.'... (more...)
BWW Interviews: AMERICAN WOMAN - Musical By Charlotte Native LaVelle Harris
by Vickie Evans - March 24, 2015

American Woman, written by Charlotte Native, LaVelle Harris explodes on stage with giant Afros, stylish costumes, energetic dancing, and awesome old school singing from the 70s.... (more...)
Master Mixologist: JASON WALSH of Cocktail Logic and Grata in NYC
by Marina Kennedy - March 24, 2015

Meet Jason Walsh, bartender and mixologist of Cocktail Logic and the restaurant Grata on 1st Avenue and 59th Street in New York City.... (more...)
BWW Interviews: Rachel York of THE KING AND I at The Music Hall At Fair Park
by Kyle West - March 21, 2015

Earlier this week, I had the opportunity to speak with Broadway legend, Rachel York, just minutes before her final rehearsal for THE KING AND I at Music Hall at Fair Park. Having personally seen Ms. York perform onstage in several Broadway shows, as well as the filmed productions of KISS ME KATE and... (more...)
BWW Interview: Kurt Peterson on WHEN EVERYTHING WAS POSSIBLE Archival Recording and Remembering Victoria Mallory
by Anna Bencivengo - March 21, 2015

Peterson recently chatted with BroadwayWorld about the creation of When Everything Was Possible, his career and relationship with Victoria, who he would love to work with next, and much more. Check out the full interview below!... (more...)
BWW Interviews: Debut of the Month - THE AUDIENCE's Richard McCabe
by Caryn Robbins - March 21, 2015

Today McCabe speaks exclusively with BWW about portraying one of England's most recognizable historic figures and 'a man of the people.'... (more...)
Fit Food Finds: ABE'S MARKET is Organic E-Commerce for Your Lifestyle
by Marina Kennedy - March 20, 2015

Abe's Market is the e-commerce marketplace that sells thousands of natural and organic products that fit your lifestyle.... (more...)
by Jeffrey Ellis - March 20, 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 Jenna Pryor, who caps... (more...)
BWW Interviews: MR. BURNS, A POST-ELECTRIC PLAY's Anne Washburn Ponders Pop Culture After the Apocalypse
by Kristen Hirsch Montag - March 20, 2015

Playwright Anne Washburn describes the inspiration and her thoughts behind the play that will open at the Guthrie Theater March 31, 2015, in this Q&A.... (more...)
BWW Interviews: BLUE MAN GROUP Tour's Adam Zuick Shares Connecting with Audience
by Kathy Strain - March 19, 2015

BLUE MAN GROUP has been entertaining audiences all over the world with its quirky comedy and abilities to connect with everyone who goes to see them. With productions going in Germany, Brazil, Las Vegas and throughout North America, the success of BLUE MAN GROUP is evident.... (more...)
Chef Spotlight: EXECUTIVE CHEF DUSMANE TANDIA of Mastros Steakhouse NYC
by Marina Kennedy - March 19, 2015

Executive Chef, Dusmane Tandia of Mastro's Steakhouse in New York City is in our 'Chef Spotlight.'... (more...)
BWW Interviews: Tituss Burgess Talks New Netflix Comedy UNBREAKABLE KIMMY SCHMIDT
by Caryn Robbins - March 19, 2015

Today, the multi talented actor talks exclusively with BWW about starring in the new hit comedy!... (more...)
BWW Interviews: Dylis Croman of CHICAGO at Bass Performance Hall
by Kyle West - March 19, 2015

Earlier this week, I had the pleasure of speaking with Broadway's Dylis Croman, who returns to the national tour of CHICAGO next week, as the fame-obsessed merry murderess, Roxie Hart. With five Broadway shows under her belt, and several national tours, Ms. Croman returns to Texas, having graduated ... (more...)
BWW Interviews: Luke Kernaghan Talks DUNSINANE and the Continuation of MACBETH
by Ellen Dostal - March 18, 2015

What if Shakespeare's Macbeth wasn't the end of the story? It's intriguing, isn't it; to consider a world in which Lady Macbeth might have survived, for she would most certainly not have gone quietly into the night. Playwright David Greig thought so too and, beginning March 27th, LA Shakespeare love... (more...)
BWW Interview: Galen J. Williams, Swing for MOTOWN THE MUSICAL
by Christine Swerczek - March 18, 2015

When I was asked to interview a cast member of "MOTOWN THE MUSICAL" currently on tour, I chose Galen J. Williams. I had two reasons. The first is that I had previously seen him performing in a Broadway Dreams Foundation show in Los Angeles and found him to be a captivating performer. The second is... (more...)
BWW Interviews: John P. Keller in Capturing HENRY V at Orlando Shakes
by Kimberly Moy - March 18, 2015

In Orlando Shakespeare's final Classic Repertory Series, we meet the young ruler HENRY V in his quest for respect and ownership of France. Orlando Shakes veteran, John P. Keller, plays Henry and he took a moment out of his busy schedule to discuss his involvement in the show and other projects.... (more...)
BWW Interviews: John Tartaglia in BUYER AND CELLAR
by Marina Kennedy - March 17, 2015 interviewed John Tartaglia about his career and current role in George Street Playhouse's 'Buyer and Cellar.'... (more...)