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Central Pennsylvania Interviews

The latest interviews about live + streaming theatre in Central Pennsylvania.

Dale Obermark of ROCK OF AGES at Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre Interview Dale Obermark of ROCK OF AGES at Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre
by Andrea Stephenson - May 04, 2022, Central Pennsylvania

Rock of Ages is not your typical musical theatre show. Be ready to experience a show like none you’ve ever seen at Dutch Apple now through May 15th!...
WAITRESS National Tour's Gabriella Marzetta Talks Playing 'Dawn' & More! Interview WAITRESS National Tour's Gabriella Marzetta Talks Playing 'Dawn' & More!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - March 28, 2022, Central Pennsylvania

The national tour of Waitress is currently making its way across the country, with stops in Indiana, Kentucky, New Jersey, Connecticut, South Carolina and more! Waitress' next stop is at The Kimmel Cultural Campus' Academy of Music in Philadelphia, where it will play from Tuesday, March 29 through S...
Performer Joshua Cruz Talks STOMP National Tour Interview Performer Joshua Cruz Talks STOMP National Tour
by Chloe Rabinowitz - December 27, 2021, Central Pennsylvania

STOMP's percussive rhythms and electrifying performers have been wowing audiences for 30 years, and the stage phenomenon is currently making its way through the US on a National Tour! Blending dance and performance with music created using everyday objects, STOMP is a one-of-a kind experience you wo...
Gregory DeCandia of SILHOUETTES OF SERVICE at DreamWrights Center For Community Arts Interview Gregory DeCandia of SILHOUETTES OF SERVICE at DreamWrights Center For Community Arts
by Andrea Stephenson - November 10, 2021, Central Pennsylvania

Silhouettes of Service, a play created and performed by Gregory DeCandia, Artistic Director of DreamWrights Center for Community Arts, will be produced at DreamWrights for one night only on Veteran’s Day, November 11th. It was created from interviews with soldiers from World War II through the prese...
Chad-Alan Carr of ALL TOGETHER NOW! at Gettysburg Community Theatre Interview Chad-Alan Carr of ALL TOGETHER NOW! at Gettysburg Community Theatre
by Andrea Stephenson - November 09, 2021, Central Pennsylvania

Music Theatre International (MTI) has created All Together Now! as an opportunity for theatres around the world to raise funds to support their continued survival in their communities and to remind everyone how vital the arts are to our lives....
Dale Given of MIRACLE ON 34TH STREET at Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre Interview Dale Given of MIRACLE ON 34TH STREET at Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre
by Andrea Stephenson - November 07, 2021, Central Pennsylvania

Based on the beloved classic movie, Meredith Willson’s Miracle on 34th Street is a timeless tale for audiences of all ages. Join the cast and crew at Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre for the story of six-year-old Susan Walker and Kris Kringle November 11-December 23....
Jaci Keagy of NEXT FALL at DreamWrights Center For Community Arts Interview Jaci Keagy of NEXT FALL at DreamWrights Center For Community Arts
by Andrea Stephenson - November 01, 2021, Central Pennsylvania

Next Fall takes center stage at DreamWrights Center for Community Arts for one weekend only, November 4-7. Ultimately, it is a love story, encompassing romantic, familial, and platonic love. It’s about faith—not just religious faith, but faith in others, faith in the unknown, and faith in relationsh...
Andrea Stephenson of THE MUSICAL COMEDY MURDERS OF 1940 at Gettysburg Community Theat Interview Andrea Stephenson of THE MUSICAL COMEDY MURDERS OF 1940 at Gettysburg Community Theater
by Rich Mehrenberg - October 06, 2021, Central Pennsylvania

John Bishop's play The Musical Comedy Murders of 1940 premiered at the Circle Repertory Company in New York in 1987 before opening on Broadway later that year. This ensemble play is the perfect lead-in to the Halloween season, featuring mistaken identities, secret passageways, murder, and lots of la...
Brady Bennett of SHREK THE MUSICAL at DreamWrights Center For Community Arts Interview Brady Bennett of SHREK THE MUSICAL at DreamWrights Center For Community Arts
by Andrea Stephenson - September 26, 2021, Central Pennsylvania

Shrek, the beloved story about friendship, love, self-acceptance, and diversity will be coming to the stage at DreamWrights Center for Community Arts under the direction of Andrea Unger, Amanda Nowell (vocal director), and Joe Reed (music director). Brady Bennett takes on the title role of Shrek and...
Jennie Nasser of MAMMA MIA! at Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre Interview Jennie Nasser of MAMMA MIA! at Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre
by Andrea Stephenson - September 06, 2021, Central Pennsylvania

Mamma Mia! comes to the Dutch Apple stage September 9-November 6. This is a time in our lives when we need a bit of joy and laughter, and this show will give that to audiences and brighten their day....
Ryan Dean Schoening And Aliza Bardfield of 2022 SEASON ANNOUNCEMENT at Oyster Mill Pl Interview Ryan Dean Schoening And Aliza Bardfield of 2022 SEASON ANNOUNCEMENT at Oyster Mill Playhouse
by Andrea Stephenson - August 29, 2021, Central Pennsylvania

This upcoming season at Oyster Mill Playhouse promises to be a beautiful and thought-provoking one. Join Oyster Mill Playhouse for a season of Reflection as they open their doors for live performances once again....
Rob Summers of GRUMPY OLD MEN at Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre Interview Rob Summers of GRUMPY OLD MEN at Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre
by Rich Mehrenberg - July 30, 2021, Central Pennsylvania

BroadwayWorld is pleased to interview Rob Summers, who is slated to return to Dutch Apple Dinner Theater in Grumpy Old Men opening August 5....
Nicholas J Pearson of BEAUTY AND THE BEAST at Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre Interview Nicholas J Pearson of BEAUTY AND THE BEAST at Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre
by Andrea Stephenson - May 31, 2021, Central Pennsylvania

One thing that makes this production stand out is that they really worked on showing the depth in the Beast’s character—letting the audience get to know him better and see him be vulnerable and emotional....
Rachel Landon, Carly Lafferty, And Stacey Werner of OVER THE RAINBOW: THE SONGS OF JU Interview Rachel Landon, Carly Lafferty, And Stacey Werner of OVER THE RAINBOW: THE SONGS OF JUDY GARLAND at Open Stage
by Andrea Stephenson - May 23, 2021, Central Pennsylvania

After a year of virtual productions, Open Stage will once again invite live audiences into the theatre. The first production is Over the Rainbow: The Songs of Judy Garland. Beginning May 28, this cabaret features Rachel Landon, Stacey Werner, and Carly Lafferty under the music direction of Nicholas ...
Alexis Semevolos-Velazquez of ON YOUR FEET at Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre Interview Alexis Semevolos-Velazquez of ON YOUR FEET at Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre
by Andrea Stephenson - April 13, 2021, Central Pennsylvania

Put on your dancing shoes and get on your feet as Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre presents the story of Gloria and Emilio Estefan in On Your Feet!...
Adam Silorey of HAPPY DAYS at Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre Interview Adam Silorey of HAPPY DAYS at Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre
by Andrea Stephenson - February 21, 2021, Central Pennsylvania

Adam Silorey discusses what it is like to play Arthur Fonzarelli--the cool guy--in Happy Days at Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre....
Emily Woods of ELF THE MUSICAL at Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre Interview Emily Woods of ELF THE MUSICAL at Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre
by Andrea Stephenson - November 07, 2020, Central Pennsylvania

The holidays are filled to the brim with traditions....
Trevor Dorner of MILLLION DOLLAR QUARTET at Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre Interview Trevor Dorner of MILLLION DOLLAR QUARTET at Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre
by Rich Mehrenberg - September 17, 2020, Central Pennsylvania

(Jerry Lee Lewis's) lifestyle and crazy antics onstage and off are what drove his success and fame and I think it is that element, rather than just his music, that has had the greatest impact on the future generations of rock and roll....
Darius Harper of KINKY BOOTS at The Fulton Theatre Interview Darius Harper of KINKY BOOTS at The Fulton Theatre
by Rich Mehrenberg - February 28, 2020, Central Pennsylvania

Based on the 2005 film by the same name, the musical 'Kinky Boots' tells the story of an unlikely partnership between a failing shoe manufacturer (Charlie) and a fabulous cabaret entertainer (Lola). Although they come from very different worlds, the two realize that they are not so different after a...
Clark Nicholson of AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE at Gamut Theatre Group Interview Clark Nicholson of AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE at Gamut Theatre Group
by Andrea Stephenson - February 26, 2020, Central Pennsylvania

Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen's 1882 work An Enemy of the People was adapted by Arthur Miller, opening at the Broadhurst Theatre in 1950. Originally written in response to Ibsen's challenging of the hypocrisy of morality in the 19th century exemplified in his play Ghosts, An Enemy of the People ...
Miranda Jane of GRUMPY OLD MEN at Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre Interview Miranda Jane of GRUMPY OLD MEN at Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre
by Andrea Stephenson - February 14, 2020, Central Pennsylvania

The romantic comedy Grumpy Old Men first came to life as a film in 1993 starring Jack Lemon, Walter Matthau, and Ann-Margret. With book by Dan Remmes, music by Neil Berg, and lyrics by Nick Meglin, Grumpy Old Men was adapted to the stage as a musical described by critics as 'unconventional but since...
Gabriella DeCarli of AMELIE at Open Stage Of Harrisburg Interview Gabriella DeCarli of AMELIE at Open Stage Of Harrisburg
by Andrea Stephenson - January 29, 2020, Central Pennsylvania

The musical Amélie, first produced in 2015, is based on the 2001 film of the same name. The musical, by Daniel Messé, Nathan Tysen, and Craig Lucas, is charming and whimsical. It tells the tale of a French waitress, Amélie Poulain, who, inspired by Princess Diana's death and her own imagination, dec...