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BWW Interview: Giovanni Lipari Talks Designing for AMC's INTO THE BADLANDS BWW Interview: Giovanni Lipari Talks Designing for AMC's INTO THE BADLANDS
by Brooke Yunis - June 13, 2018

Costume designer Giovanni Lipari took the time to speak with us about how he got his start as a designer, his work on AMC's INTO THE BADLANDS, and his advise for aspiring designers. ... (more...)
BWW Review: HURRICANE BIANCA: FROM RUSSIA WITH HATE at SVA Theatre BWW Review: HURRICANE BIANCA: FROM RUSSIA WITH HATE at SVA Theatre
by Cindy Sibilsky - May 21, 2018

Hold on to your lashes ladies and strap that wig down with a babushka, because @TheBiancadelRio is back and strutting with the Soviets in Hurricane Bianca: From Russia with Hate! @RuPaul eat your heart out! #biancadelrio #rupauldragrace #hurricanebiancafromrussiawithhate #drag #lgbtq #fierce... (more...)
BWW Interview:  Jim Lang Talks Composing for HEY ARNOLD! BWW Interview: Jim Lang Talks Composing for HEY ARNOLD!
by Brooke Yunis - May 19, 2018

Composer Jim Lang took the time to speak with me about HEY ARNOLD!'s iconic jazzy themes, what it's like returning to the world of HEY ARNOLD!, and his upcoming projects.... (more...)
BWW Interview: Emmy Award Winning Composer Jim Dooley Talks A SERIES OF UNFORTUNATE EVENTS and His Experience as a Composer BWW Interview: Emmy Award Winning Composer Jim Dooley Talks A SERIES OF UNFORTUNATE EVENTS and His Experience as a Composer
by Brooke Yunis - March 27, 2018

Jim Dooley is an Emmy Award-winning composer and songwriter for film, television, and video games. He has collaborated with big names in the industry such as Hans Zimmer and Kristin Chenoweth. Dooley has worked on shows like ABC's PUSHING DAISES, FX's WILFRED, TNT's THE LAST SHIP, and Netflix's A SE... (more...)
BWW Interview: WAZ-JACKSON Talks Composing for TV and Film BWW Interview: WAZ-JACKSON Talks Composing for TV and Film
by Brooke Yunis - March 20, 2018

Currently working on CW's LIFE SENTENCE, husband and wife composing duo, WAZ-JACKSON took the time to discuss their process of composing for TV and film.... (more...)
BWW Interview: Adrian Lester Talks TRAUMA BWW Interview: Adrian Lester Talks TRAUMA
by Marianka Swain - March 13, 2018

Adrian Lester stars opposite John Simm in new psychological thriller Trauma, as - respectively - a top surgeon and the father of a boy who dies after an unsuccessful operation, and who holds the surgeon responsible. Following a hit run on ITV, Trauma premieres in the US on BritBox tomorrow.... (more...)
BWW Interview: Justin Krohn Talks MR. ROBOT and Post-Production for Television BWW Interview: Justin Krohn Talks MR. ROBOT and Post-Production for Television
by Brooke Yunis - March 06, 2018

Justin Krohn has built up an impressive resume over his career in the film industry. Over the years he has edited shows such as MR. ROBOT, TWIN PEAKS, AMERICAN HORROR STORY, BLOODLINE, and is currently working on Sam Esmail's new show HOMECOMING. He took the time to speak with me about how he got in... (more...)
BWW Interview: Jeff Russo and the Music of STAR TREK: DISCOVERY BWW Interview: Jeff Russo and the Music of STAR TREK: DISCOVERY
by Tory Gates - December 13, 2017

'The original idea for the show has this common thread in the universe that everybody is connected--how do you experience that with music?'... (more...)
BWW Interview - Director Coy Middlebrook Talks ABC's Musical Special ENCORE BWW Interview - Director Coy Middlebrook Talks ABC's Musical Special ENCORE
by Caryn Robbins - December 05, 2017

Today, BWW speaks exclusively with ENCORE's screen director Coy Middlebrook to find out more about this exciting musical event!... (more...)
BWW Interview: FilmStruck's Alicia Malone On What Strikes Her Cinematic Fancies BWW Interview: FilmStruck's Alicia Malone On What Strikes Her Cinematic Fancies
by Gil Kaan - December 04, 2017

A well-guarded, open secret of cinema aficionados, FilmStruck has been streaming their ever-expanding library of contemporary, art-house, indie, foreign and cult films to their subscribers for over a year now. FilmStruck also has the exclusive streaming service to the Criterion Collection library. W... (more...)
BWW Interview: Neil Brown Jr. Talks Film Roles, TV & Love for HAMILTON BWW Interview: Neil Brown Jr. Talks Film Roles, TV & Love for HAMILTON
by Brooke Yunis - December 01, 2017

Neil Brown Jr. (Insecure, SEAL Team) has built up an impressive acting resume over his career. He took time out of his busy filming schedule to discuss his current shows, acting process, and love for Hamilton.... (more...)
BWW Exclusive Interview: Ben Vereen Talks CD Single, STEPPIN' OUT, SNEAKY PETE & More BWW Exclusive Interview: Ben Vereen Talks CD Single, STEPPIN' OUT, SNEAKY PETE & More
by David Clarke - November 14, 2017

Broadway legend Ben Vereen is releasing a studio recorded single today. He is also gearing up for a run of his solo show STEPPIN' OUT at Feinstein's/54 Below from November 21 to 26, filming the second season of SNEAKY PETE for Amazon, and continuing to his work with Wellness Through the Arts. To get... (more...)
BWW Interview: Iris Bahr On Tackling a Tough Subject With Humor & Guest Starring Again on CURB YOUR ENTHUSIASM BWW Interview: Iris Bahr On Tackling a Tough Subject With Humor & Guest Starring Again on CURB YOUR ENTHUSIASM
by Leigh Scheps - October 20, 2017

'Tragedy, tomorrow. Comedy Tonight.' Except in Iris Bahr's one-woman show, I Lost You There A Humorous Exploration of a Most Unfunny Subject, it's both in one night. 'I like to tackle everything with humor and pathos -- one minute people are laughing, crying the next,' the actress explains.... (more...)
BWW Interview: Valerie Harper Talks New Film & Not Letting Life Slip By BWW Interview: Valerie Harper Talks New Film & Not Letting Life Slip By
by Leigh Scheps - October 05, 2017

She was given months to live. So now, five years later after being diagnosed with an incurable disease, Valerie Harper isn't letting life slip by. I am feeling good today, Harper, 78, tells BroadwayWorld's Leigh Scheps by phone. The actress most famous for her role as Rhoda Morgenstern on the Mary ... (more...)
'Ink Master: Angels' Talk About Upcoming Series And More 'Ink Master: Angels' Talk About Upcoming Series And More
by Danielle Kfare - September 22, 2017

'Ink Master: Angels,' which is a spin-off off Spike's original tattoo competition series 'Ink Master,' features four of Ink Master season 8's top female competitions which include Ryan Ashley, Kelly Doty, Nikki Simpson and Gia Rose as they travel the country and go head to head with some of Americ... (more...)
BWW Interview: Cheech Manohar of MEAN GIRLS on His Parody Rap Audition BWW Interview: Cheech Manohar of MEAN GIRLS on His Parody Rap Audition
by Leigh Scheps - August 10, 2017

At 21-years-old and fresh out of college, Cheech Manohar's got it pretty grool. He's about to make his Broadway debut as suave virgin North Shore mathlete, Kevin Gnapoor, in the new musical Mean Girls, an adaption of the 2004 film of the same name.... (more...)
BWW Interview: Playwright Neil LaBute Talks Latest Film SOME FREAKS: 'It's a Pretty Unconventional Romance' BWW Interview: Playwright Neil LaBute Talks Latest Film SOME FREAKS: 'It's a Pretty Unconventional Romance'
by Leigh Scheps - August 04, 2017

It's a story about a plus-sized girl, a one-eyed guy and a closeted gay teen. Some describe it as 'John Hughes-esque.' But Molly Ringwald isn't in this modern day ugly duckling love affair.... (more...)
BWW Interview: Freema Agyeman Talks APOLOGIA, Sense8 And The Female Doctor BWW Interview: Freema Agyeman Talks APOLOGIA, Sense8 And The Female Doctor
by Marianka Swain - July 20, 2017

Freema Agyeman rose to fame with roles on TV shows like Doctor Who, Torchwood, Law and Order: UK and Sense8. Now, she's making her West End debut in black comedy Apologia at Trafalgar Studios, alongside Stockard Channing and Laura Carmichael. The play begins previews on 29 July.... (more...)
BWW Interview: Bohemia Group CEO Susan Ferris Discusses Talent Management, Entertainment Industry And More! BWW Interview: Bohemia Group CEO Susan Ferris Discusses Talent Management, Entertainment Industry And More!
by Andrew Burrill - July 18, 2017

An exclusive interview with Susan Ferris, the CEO of the Bohemia Group, an International Management Group, representing talent across the entertainment landscape, including a number of musicians and acting talent.... (more...)
BWW Interview: Barry Marder - The Comic Genius (Behind Many) Stands Up On Stage Himself (Sort of) BWW Interview: Barry Marder - The Comic Genius (Behind Many) Stands Up On Stage Himself (Sort of)
by Gil Kaan - June 21, 2017

The talented man wearing many hats (with a few noms de plume) - book author, late night talk show monologue scriber, stand-up comedian, and Jerry Seinfeld's maid (just kidding!); Barry Marder will mount the Audrey Stage of The Geffen Playhouse June 23 in LETTERS FROM A NUT BY TED L. NANCY, based on ... (more...)
BWW Interview: Gillian Pensavalle and Patrick Hinds, hosts of TRUE CRIME OBSESSED Podcast BWW Interview: Gillian Pensavalle and Patrick Hinds, hosts of TRUE CRIME OBSESSED Podcast
by Jennifer McHugh - June 05, 2017

When I was 12 years old, the Homecoming Queen in our small town in Pennsylvania was killed in a drunk driving accident. A few months later, her older brother shot the driver of the car that killed her point blank in the head four times. But did he really do it? Was he covering for his brother? Or hi... (more...)
BWW Interview: Roger Bart Hopes SPEECH & DEBATE Full Of Broadway References Resonates With His Daughter BWW Interview: Roger Bart Hopes SPEECH & DEBATE Full Of Broadway References Resonates With His Daughter
by Leigh Scheps - March 31, 2017

While Roger Bart is known for his comedic chops in shows like Disaster!, Young Frankenstein and The Producers, he knows how to make people laugh even in some of his more serious roles.... (more...)
BWW Interview: Rachel Bloom Talks CRAZY EX-GIRLFRIEND, Sondheim, and Community Theater BWW Interview: Rachel Bloom Talks CRAZY EX-GIRLFRIEND, Sondheim, and Community Theater
by Remy Holzer - March 08, 2017

"I'll watch the Tonys with you!" That's something I meant to tell the amazing Rachel Bloom, creator and star of CRAZY EX-GIRLFRIEND, when I had the opportunity to speak with her on the occasion of the Season 2 soundtrack release. The trove of YouTube videos by Bloom includes a musical plea for a Ton... (more...)
BWW Interview: SYTYCD's Gaby Diaz Talks Hitting the Road With Travis Wall's SHAPING SOUND Tonight BWW Interview: SYTYCD's Gaby Diaz Talks Hitting the Road With Travis Wall's SHAPING SOUND Tonight
by Gianluca Russo - March 01, 2017

Gaby Diaz, season 12 winner of So You Think You Can Dance, is hitting the road tonight with Emmy Award winner Travis Wall's dance company Shaping Sound. Choreographed by Wall, Nick Lazzarini and Teddy Forance, the brand new show entitled After The Curtain is a mesmerizing dance narrative that is sur... (more...)
BWW Interview: FENCES Star Russell Hornsby Discuss the Joys & Responsibilities of Performing August Wilson's Works BWW Interview: FENCES Star Russell Hornsby Discuss the Joys & Responsibilities of Performing August Wilson's Works
by Matt Tamanini - February 26, 2017

Since 2011, Russell Hornsby's career has taken him to Portland, OR as Detective Hank Griffin on NBC's supernatural drama, GRIMM. However, 2016 brought him back to his roots. Though he has had considerable success on screens large and small, the actor has always found a home in the works of August Wi... (more...)