BroadwayWorld Interviews


Backstage with Richard Ridge: From BLACKBIRD to THE NEWSROOM - Tony Nominee Jeff Daniels Shares Advice for Actors! Backstage with Richard Ridge: From BLACKBIRD to THE NEWSROOM - Tony Nominee Jeff Daniels Shares Advice for Actors!
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 22, 2016

It's undeniable that Jeff Daniels' career has been a varied one. From his Emmy-winning role on Aaron Sorkin's THE NEWSROOM to one half of the comedy duo behind DUMB AND DUMBER, the stage and screen star has proven his versatility time and time again. Now he's back on Broadway in a role that has proven to be his most grueling yet.... (more...)
BWW Interview: Dantanio of MICHAEL JACKSON HISTORY TRIBUTE TOUR BWW Interview: Dantanio of MICHAEL JACKSON HISTORY TRIBUTE TOUR
by Brodie Paparella - May 24, 2016

The King of Pop, upon whose head the crown was heavy. A star from the age of five, using that remarkable voice to catapult his entire family into global fame and of course massive personal tumult. Amidst a reportedly abusive childhood, accusations of child sexual assault, a transformation of appeara... (more...)
BWW Interview: We Are All Irish! BWW Interview: We Are All Irish!
by Carla Maria Verdino-Süllwold - May 24, 2016

'We are all Irish. Everyone loves the free, spirited, easy come-easy go air of the Irish, and this show makes everyone want to be Irish all the time - not just on St. Patrick's Day.' There is a twinkle in his eye, as Maine State Music Theatre's Artistic Director, Curt Dale Clark, utters those words.... (more...)
BWW Interview: Writer Jessica Tamara BWW Interview: Writer Jessica Tamara
by Mark C. Lloyd - May 24, 2016

Jessica Tamara is a rising author whose debut novel Running Away From Love was self-published and released on July 18, 2015. She has had a passion for writing and also reading since she was a little girl. She has been featured as a rising urban fiction author at the Toronto Urban Fiction Book Expo. ... (more...)
Open Book: ALADDIN's Chad Beguelin Finds A Whole New Way To Deliver An Old Favorite Open Book: ALADDIN's Chad Beguelin Finds A Whole New Way To Deliver An Old Favorite
by Michael Dale - May 23, 2016

The bookwriter of ELF, ALADDIN and THE WEDDING SINGER says you can't just write a carbon copy of the source.... (more...)
BWW Interview: Simon Gleeson Talks LES MISERABLES' Return to the Singapore Stage This June BWW Interview: Simon Gleeson Talks LES MISERABLES' Return to the Singapore Stage This June
by Rocky Christopher Fajardo - May 23, 2016

Simon Gleeson has always been very vocal about how he grew up to the music and the stirring plot of LES MISERABLES. Now as the lead actor in one of the most acclaimed touring productions of the Alain Boublil and Claude Michel Schonberg legendary musical, his primal recollections of the show still re... (more...)
BWW Interview: Writer Nathanael William Stolte BWW Interview: Writer Nathanael William Stolte
by Mark C. Lloyd - May 23, 2016

Nathanael William Stolte is a madcap, DIY, Buffalo poet. His first chapbook 'A Beggar's Book of Poems' published by LastFirstPress-PrintCollective came out in the summer of 2015. He has been a featured poet at Third Wednesday, ECC, and Buffalo State College. Also, in Cleveland, Ohio at Guide to Kult... (more...)
Chef Spotlight: Colin Bedford of THE FEARRINGTON HOUSE RESTAURANT Chef Spotlight: Colin Bedford of THE FEARRINGTON HOUSE RESTAURANT
by Marina Kennedy - May 23, 2016

Executive Chef, Colin Bedford of The Fearrington House Restaurant in North Carolina is in our 'Chef Spotlight.'... (more...)
BWW Interview: Patrick Page is Ruling the Underworld Downtown in NYTW's HADESTOWN BWW Interview: Patrick Page is Ruling the Underworld Downtown in NYTW's HADESTOWN
by Nicole Rosky - May 22, 2016

He's taken on Scar, Claude Frollo, the Green Goblin, and the Grinch... but his past characters are not all that bad (at least he doesn't see it that way). Now Patrick Page is back on stage at New York Theatre Workshop and this time it's all about the underworld.... (more...)
BWW Interview: Finally Fanny- Shoshana Bean Gets Ready to Play Her Dream Role in FUNNY GIRL! BWW Interview: Finally Fanny- Shoshana Bean Gets Ready to Play Her Dream Role in FUNNY GIRL!
by Nicole Rosky - May 21, 2016

It's a role that she's been waiting her whole life to perform. Now Shoshana Bean is getting her chance.... (more...)
BWW Interview: A Glimpse into the Wardrobe Bunker at THE LION KING BWW Interview: A Glimpse into the Wardrobe Bunker at THE LION KING
by Angie Stanton - May 19, 2016

THE LION KING, the Tony winning international hit rolled into Madison this month and wardrobe supervisor Gregory Young generously gave me a behind the scenes peek at how he and his team transform the cast into powerful lions, graceful gazelles and hilarious hyenas.... (more...)
BWW Interview: JUDY COLLINS for RIDGEFIELD PLAYHOUSE and THE KATE BWW Interview: JUDY COLLINS for RIDGEFIELD PLAYHOUSE and THE KATE
by Sherry Shameer Cohen - May 18, 2016

In Europe any day now and in Connecticut in June.... (more...)
BWW Interview: Carol Burnett Reflects on THE CAROL BURNETT SHOW Experiences, Talks Upcoming Tour, and More BWW Interview: Carol Burnett Reflects on THE CAROL BURNETT SHOW Experiences, Talks Upcoming Tour, and More
by Sally Henry - May 18, 2016

She's a legendary comedienne. She has been given some of the most prestigious honors in the industry, including the Hollywood Walk of Fame, Kennedy Center Honors, Television Hall of Fame, and many more. And she's touring to theatres across the US for an intimate night of conversation with local audi... (more...)
BWW Interview: 6 Questions & a Plug with A NIGHT IN OLYMPUS' Chan Poling BWW Interview: 6 Questions & a Plug with A NIGHT IN OLYMPUS' Chan Poling
by Kristen Hirsch Montag - May 18, 2016

Not often are we treated to a brand new musical theatre piece created by three local legends and acted by a dream cast of eight popular local performers. A NIGHT IN OLYMPUS is a rare treat on all counts. We get to hear directly from the creator and composer, Chan Poling, in this 6 Questions & a Plug... (more...)
BWW Interview: Randy Harrison of CABARET at Winspear Opera House BWW Interview: Randy Harrison of CABARET at Winspear Opera House
by Kyle Christopher West - May 17, 2016

On Monday, I had the pleasure of speaking with actor Randy Harrison, who's currently on tour as the Master of Ceremonies in CABARET. Randy talked candidly about working in the entertainment industry as an out member of the LGBT community, crazy touring audience interactions, and why he's happy to bo... (more...)
BWW Interview: 6 Questions & A Plug with DON QUIXOTE's Jason Ballweber BWW Interview: 6 Questions & A Plug with DON QUIXOTE's Jason Ballweber
by Kristen Hirsch Montag - May 16, 2016

Jason Ballweber and his Four Humors theatre company devises new works based on old stories; in this case, DON QUIXOTE. Catch their interpretation of the classic with projections and puppets and unique brand of storytelling through May 22, 2016, in the Guthrie's Dowling Studio.... (more...)
Open Book: TUCK EVERLASTING's Bookwriters Claudia Shear and Tim Federle; Providing Dirt For A Garden Open Book: TUCK EVERLASTING's Bookwriters Claudia Shear and Tim Federle; Providing Dirt For A Garden
by Michael Dale - May 16, 2016

Award-winning actor/playwright and award-winning actor/novelist team up for their first Broadway musical book.... (more...)
BWW Interview: Co-Stars Rachel Hemphill Dickson and Steve Scott Talk The Ensemble Theatre's PLENTY OF TIME BWW Interview: Co-Stars Rachel Hemphill Dickson and Steve Scott Talk The Ensemble Theatre's PLENTY OF TIME
by Katricia Lang - May 16, 2016

It's barely May and The Ensemble Theatre stage is steamier than Houston in July because of John Shevin Foster's contemporary romantic comedy PLENTY OF TIME.... (more...)
BWW Interview: A New Kind of Art- Constantine Maroulis Is Ready to Make His Mark in Non-Musical Debut BWW Interview: A New Kind of Art- Constantine Maroulis Is Ready to Make His Mark in Non-Musical Debut
by Nicole Rosky - May 15, 2016

You probably know him as the vulnerable musician with big dreams in ROCK OF AGES or perhaps the the most charismatic contestant of AMERICAN IDOL's fourth season. But Constantine Maroulis is much more than just a big voice, and this spring he's out to prove it.... (more...)
BWW Interview: Dixie Longate of DIXIE'S TUPPERWARE PARTY at Holland Performing Arts Center BWW Interview: Dixie Longate of DIXIE'S TUPPERWARE PARTY at Holland Performing Arts Center
by Christine Swerczek - May 14, 2016

Dixie Longate is coming back to Omaha. Get ready to cough your teeth into your hand and buy some plastic crap from this top-selling Tupperware dealer!... (more...)
BWW Preview: IFC Films' THE MAN WHO KNEW INFINITY, Now Playing in Houston BWW Preview: IFC Films' THE MAN WHO KNEW INFINITY, Now Playing in Houston
by Katricia Lang - May 14, 2016

THE MAN WHO KNEW INFINITY, starring internationally adored and acclaimed actor Dev Patel (SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE, 2008) and Tony and Academy Award-winner Jeremy Irons, is now playing in Houston.... (more...)
BWW Interview: Susannah Flood Talks Role in THE EFFECT and What It's Like Working With David Cromer BWW Interview: Susannah Flood Talks Role in THE EFFECT and What It's Like Working With David Cromer
by Marissa Sblendorio - May 13, 2016

When it debuted, THE EFFECT took London by storm, winning BEST NEW PLAY from the UK Critics' Circle. Now, award-winning director DAVID CROMER (Our Town, Tribes) helms a new American production of this exhilarating play in the first collaboration between THE NATIONAL THEATRE, JEAN DOUMANIAN PRODUCTIO... (more...)
BWW TV: English Bernhardt of IF/THEN National Tour BWW TV: English Bernhardt of IF/THEN National Tour
by Jeffrey Kare - May 13, 2016

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BWW Interview: Amazing Musician CORKY HALE Tells Us About I ONLY HAVE EYES FOR YOU Opening Tonight at the Ricardo Montalban Theatre BWW Interview: Amazing Musician CORKY HALE Tells Us About I ONLY HAVE EYES FOR YOU Opening Tonight at the Ricardo Montalban Theatre
by Don Grigware - May 13, 2016

The great musician Corky Hale needs no introduction. She and her husband composer Mike Stoller have worked with everyone in the music business including Sinatra and Steisand. She is currently producing a revue entitled I Only Have Eyes For You about the music of Al Dubin. It will open at the Ricardo... (more...)
BWW Interviews: Devon Hales of THE LIGHT IN THE PIAZZA at Theatrical Outfit BWW Interviews: Devon Hales of THE LIGHT IN THE PIAZZA at Theatrical Outfit
by Elizabeth Brink - May 11, 2016

Exploring what it means to find and fight for true love, Devon shares the challenges and joys of portraying Clara in THE LIGHT IN THE PIAZZA.... (more...)
BWW Dance Interview: Jeremy McQueen BWW Dance Interview: Jeremy McQueen
by Barnett Serchuk - May 11, 2016

Founder and Artistic Director of The Black Iris Project, Jeremy McQueen is an award-winning emerging choreographer. A 2013 recipient of the Joffrey Ballet of Chicago's Choreographers of Color Award and two-time finalist of the Capezio Award for Choreographic Excellence, McQueen's work has appeared a... (more...)





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