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Atlanta Interviews

The latest interviews about live + streaming theatre in Atlanta.

Jack O'Brien Reflects on 'Always Poignant' FIDDLER ON THE ROOF National Tour Interview Jack O'Brien Reflects on 'Always Poignant' FIDDLER ON THE ROOF National Tour
by Sally Henry Fuller - November 12, 2021, Atlanta

Whether it's a memory of seeing a middle school performance in an orchestra classroom like yours truly, watching the movie for a class, or starring as Tevye in your high school’s production, you would be hard-pressed to find someone who has no connection to the musical. And for cast members in the c...
LISTEN: Kristian Bush and Phillip DePoy Talk Alliance Theatre's DARLIN' CORY on THE B Interview LISTEN: Kristian Bush and Phillip DePoy Talk Alliance Theatre's DARLIN' CORY on THE BROADWAY GINGER PODCAST
by Sally Henry Fuller - September 10, 2021, Atlanta

The Alliance Theatre’s world premiere of DARLIN' CORY has brought Sugarland frontman Kristian Bush and prolific playwright/novelist Phillip DePoy together to write this Appalachian myth a la HADESTOWN....
DEAR EVAN HANSEN's Liz Kate Visits THE BROADWAY GINGER PODCAST Interview DEAR EVAN HANSEN's Liz Kate Visits THE BROADWAY GINGER PODCAST
by Sally Henry Fuller - August 31, 2021, Atlanta

From being asked by director Stephen Chbosky to read for a completely different role in the middle of callbacks to being a featured artist on 'You Will be Found' - not to mention filming in the middle of a pandemic - Liz Kate says being in Dear Evan Hansen was unforgettable....
Road To Reopening: True Colors Theatre On Streaming, Returning To Performances, & Mor Interview Road To Reopening: True Colors Theatre On Streaming, Returning To Performances, & More!
by Alan Henry - August 27, 2021, Atlanta

BroadwayWorld is checking in with theaters around the country as they prepare to reopen this summer. Next in our series we check in with True Colors Theatre's Managing Director Chandra Stephens-Albright. ...
AMELIE Director Michael Fentiman Visits THE BROADWAY GINGER PODCAST Interview AMELIE Director Michael Fentiman Visits THE BROADWAY GINGER PODCAST
by Sally Henry Fuller - July 26, 2021, Atlanta

With AMELIE in its third month at the Criterion Theatre in the UK and a new cast album widely available since last summer, the quirky musical is establishing itself as a fan-favorite. ...
Podcast: Craig A. Meyer on How Tony Awards Voting Works, Audra McDonald, and More on Interview Podcast: Craig A. Meyer on How Tony Awards Voting Works, Audra McDonald, and More on THE BROADWAY GINGER
by Sally Henry Fuller - March 29, 2021, Atlanta

In the latest episode of THE BROADWAY GINGER PODCAST, host Sally Fuller continues her conversation with special guest Craig A. Meyer to revisit some of the best performances he saw during his 20 years as a Tony Awards voter....
Nichole Palmietto of THE SHIFT at Found Stages Interview Nichole Palmietto of THE SHIFT at Found Stages
by Amy Zipperer - March 16, 2021, Atlanta

When we finally shake this pandemic off for good, we’re going to be left with an extensive new vocabulary that includes all-things-Zoom.  There’s Zoombombing.  We've got the popular Covideo party.  And there’s my favorite:  Zoom fatigue.  This month, Found Stages, one of Atlanta’s most innovative th...
Ryan McKinny of ORFANO MONDO at Atlanta Opera Interview Ryan McKinny of ORFANO MONDO at Atlanta Opera
by Josephine Tuso-Key - March 11, 2021, Atlanta

They say necessity is the mother of invention. This is especially true for artisans during the pandemic. One of the oldest art forms, opera, like so many other art forms has shifted and evolved as a result of the current climate. Atlanta Opera is no exception. When you go to their webpage, you’ll fi...
Amanda Washington of CROSSROADS at Actor's Express Interview Amanda Washington of CROSSROADS at Actor's Express
by Amy Zipperer - February 23, 2021, Atlanta

Listen up, Atlanta!  Actor’s Express is undertaking an exciting new Covid-friendly podcast project. It’s a new serial drama podcast called Crossroads.  BroadwayWorld caught up with producer/director Amanda Washington to talk about the project....
Back on Stage: The Legacy Theatre Talks its Return to Live Performances With CHARLIE Interview Back on Stage: The Legacy Theatre Talks its Return to Live Performances With CHARLIE BROWN & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - June 29, 2020, Atlanta

Through our new interview series, we are checking in with theaters around the country who are bringing back live performances, talking to them about how they are doing so safely, what they are most excited for and more....
Interview: Dancing with the Stars Winner Alan Bersten Shares What a Blessing the DWTS Interview Interview: Dancing with the Stars Winner Alan Bersten Shares What a Blessing the DWTS Live Tour Has Been
by Sally Henry - February 26, 2020, Atlanta

He got his first taste of the mirror ball trophy when his team won 2018's inaugural season of DANCING WITH THE STARS: JUNIORS, and his winning streak continued through the next year when he and Bachelorette star Hannah Brown won DANCING WITH THE STARS Season 28. And he's coming to Atlanta tomorrow....
Interview: LIGHTNING THIEF's Rob Rokicki Shares Why JTF is the Best Way to Kick Off H Interview Interview: LIGHTNING THIEF's Rob Rokicki Shares Why JTF is the Best Way to Kick Off His Year, and More!
by Sally Henry - January 19, 2020, Atlanta

When it comes to the Junior Theater Festival, Rob Rokicki is all in....
Interview: HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL Series' Tim Federle Talks the Power of Theatre Teacher Interview Interview: HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL Series' Tim Federle Talks the Power of Theatre Teachers, the “Best Little Secret in the South,” and More
by Sally Henry - January 18, 2020, Atlanta

He may be the showrunner for Disney's hit musical theatre love letter, HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL: THE MUSICAL: THE SERIES, but Tim Federle is a self-professed a?oetheatre dorka?? at heart. And this weekend, he joins thousands of theatre kids just like him right here in Atlanta....
Jeremy Aggers Steps Back into THIS WONDERFUL LIFE at the Aurora Theatre Interview Jeremy Aggers Steps Back into THIS WONDERFUL LIFE at the Aurora Theatre
by Sally Henry - December 11, 2019, Atlanta

It's not every year you win a Suzi Bass Award and certainly rarer to reprise the role for which you won. But this holiday season, that's exactly what Jeremy Aggers gets to experience....