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Broadway Bullet: Interview with 'Yellow Face' Director, Leigh Silverman.
December 22, 2007

Leigh Silverman is the director of the new play by David Henry Hwang which recently premiered at the Public Theatre. The play, 'Yellow Face' is a look around the issues of color blind casting, and Leigh talked with Broadway Bullet about all these issues as well as how she broke into the directing field.

Broadway Bullet Interview: Ahrens and Flaherty
October 28, 2007

ONE OF THE GREATEST musical theatre teams fo the modern theatre, Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty, have amassed a hug canon of songs and shows knownt he world over. They drop by to talk to us about their new show, The Glorious Ones, now playing at Lincoln Center at the Vivian Beaumont Theatre. The team informs us of where they get their ideas, how they write, and the hardest hitting question: who comes first... Ahrens or Flaherty?

Broadway Bullet NYMF Segment 18: Unlock'd
September 12, 2007

Broadway Bullet is doing 8 weeks of NYMF coverage. In addition to inclusion in our weekly program, we are making each NYMF show segment available separately... only here on Broadway World!

Broadway Bullet NYMF Segment 6: The Family Fiorelli
September 12, 2007

Broadway Bullet is doing 8 weeks of NYMF coverage. In addition to inclusion in our weekly program, we are making each NYMF show segment available separately... only here on Broadway World!

Broadway Bullet: Kris Stewart, Exec. Dir. NYMF
September 11, 2007

We talk to, and hear from, Kris Stewart, the founder and executive director of The New York Musical Theatre Festival (NYMF), the world's largest musical theatre event. We discuss how far the festival has come, favorite memories from past festivals, and the state of the smaller, off-Broadway musical.

Broadway Bullet Interview: Kate Shindle & Richard Blake
August 28, 2007

In Legally Blonde, Sorority star Elle Woods doesn't take 'no' for an answer. So when her boyfriend dumps her for someone 'serious,' Elle puts down the credit card, hits the books, and sets out to go where no Delta Nu has gone before: Harvard Law. Along the way, ElleSample Image proves that being true to yourself never goes out of style. Legally Blonde: The Musical has been created by a dean's list of top-of-their-class Broadway talent, including Tony Award-winning director/choreographer Jerry Mitchell (Hairspray); composer and lyricist Laurence O'Keefe (Batboy) and Nell Benjamin (Sarah, Plain and Tall); book writer Heather Hach (Freaky Friday); and scenic designer David Rockwell (Dirty Rotten Scoundrels). We talk to, and hear from actors, Kate Shindle and Richard H. Blake. From the Original Broadway Cast Recording, we hear the songs 'Legally Blonde Remix,' and 'Serious'.

Broadway Bullet Interview: Stephanie J. Block
August 21, 2007

We talk to, and hear from, the wonderful Stephanie Block! Most recently seen as Grace O' Malley in The Pirate Queen, you might also remember her as Liza Minnelli from The Boy from Oz, with Hugh Jackman. Add to that a 2006 Helen Hayes award for Outstanding Actress for her performance as Elphaba in the First National Touring Company of Wicked, Stephanie is it -- what we love about our leading ladies: ever graceful, humble, and sharp as a tack. Oh yes, and she can sing pretty well, too We also play songs from two of her shows: 'She Loves to Hear the Music' from The Boy from Oz, and 'Woman' from Pirate Queen

Broadway Bullet Interview: Williamsburg the Musical
August 8, 2007

We sit down for an Interview with Will Brumley (Co-creator) and Allison Guinn (actor).

Broadway Bullet Interview: My First Time
August 8, 2007

My First Time, a new play in the style of The Vagina Monologues, features four actors, reciting hysterical and heartbreaking stories about first sexual experiences, written by real people - just like you.

Broadway Bullet Interview: Piaf-Love Conquers All
August 8, 2007

We interview Naomi Emmerson (Actor/Producer/Director), and Stephanie Layton (Actor/Accompanist). They perform two songs, in-studio. For those who have loved, suffered and survived, come share a cocktail with a French legend, as she shares her passion for music, men and morphine! 'Top Ten of the 2005 Toronto Fringe'. Experience the power of chansons and l'amour!

Broadway Bullet Interview: 33 to Nothing
August 1, 2007

We talk to, and hear from, actor/writer/composer Grant James Varjas, actor John Good, and actor/co-composer/arranger Preston Clarke. They perform 'Now That it's Over' and 'Low to the Ground'.

Broadway Bullet Interview: People Vs. Mona
July 26, 2007

We meet with Jim Wann, the composer/lyricist/co-author of the book, and with director/producer, Kate Middleton. Daniel Bailey accompanies Mariand Torres and Richard Binder in three songs: 'Tippo', 'Lockdown Blues', and Come on Down to Tippo'. This is Jim Wann's first musical since the award-winning Pump Boys and Dinettes, which launched the career of Debra Monk, among others. A little bit love story, a little bit courtroom drama, the musical comedy is set in Tippo, Geroge. It's about the trial of Mona Mae Kitt, who owns a popular hangout in town, and is charged with her husband's murder. If she's convicted, she will have to go to jail, and her attorney has never won a case against the prosecutor -- who is also his fiancee. This production marks its New York premiere. It is playing at the Abingdon Theatre (312 West 36th Street), and opened July 18th.

Broadway Bullet Interview: Idol the Musical
July 24, 2007

Many 'American Idol' alumni have recently performed on Broadway, but now the show has inspired a musical of its own. This week we talk to Idol the Musicals' producer, Todd Ellis, composer/lyricist/performer, Jon Balcourt, and performers, Babs Rubenstein, Jennie Riverso, Courtney Ellis, and Roy George.

Broadway Bullet Interview: Julia Murney in Wicked
July 3, 2007

We talk to Julia Murney, who is currently starring as Elphaba in the hit Broadway musical, Wicked. We also listen to two songs from her solo CD, I'm Not Waiting: The title track, 'I'm Not Waiting' by Andrew Lippa, and 'Perfect' by Tom Kitt.

Broadway Bullet Interview: Broadway Producer Adam Epstein
June 24, 2007

We talk to producer Adam Epstein about Hairspray, what went wrong with The Wedding Singer, and his upcoming projects: Cry-Baby, and Ever After.

Broadway Bullet Interview: Sessions: The Musical
June 20, 2007

We profile the new musical 'Sessions' and talk to writer Albert Tapper, and actors Amy Bodner and Trishia Rapier who perform two songs from the show in-studio accompanied by musical director Fran Minarik, 'It Feels Like Home' and 'I Will Never Find Another You.'

Broadway Bullet Interview: Tony Nominee Kevin Adams
June 9, 2007

We talk to Tony Nominee for best lighting design: Kevin Adams of Spring Awakening. Kevin is a self-taught lighting designer with a style and theory al his own, with many of his lighting designs often doubling as set 'installations'. Oh, and he enjoys gardening...

Broadway Bullet Interview: Tony Nominee David Pittu
June 9, 2007

We talk to Tony Nominee David Pittu, who is currently playing 'Bertolt Brecht' in LoveMusik (Outer Critics Circle Award: Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical).

Broadway Bullet Interview: Tony Nominee Orfeh
June 8, 2007

This week we talk to Tony nominee and one of the stars of Legally Blonde, Orfeh. Also, we play 'Ireland' from the Legally Blonde Cast Recording, which will be released on July 17th.

Broadway Bullet Interview: Tony Nominee Anna Louizos
June 8, 2007

We talk to Anna Louizos, Tony nominee for best set design for High Fidelity. She talks about many of her shows, and how she got to be where she is.



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