Cincinnati Interviews

The latest interviews about live + streaming theatre in Cincinnati.

Interview: Hoffman, Carignan, And Rittberger talk about different versions A CHRISTMAS CAROL at Ohio Theatre, Riffe Center by Paul Batterson - November 20, 2023

Like Ebenezer Scrooge, a quarter mile stretch of East State Street in downtown Columbus will be haunted by the ghosts of three different versions of Charles Dickens’ tale, A CHRISTMAS CAROL between Nov. 24 and Dec. 23. Each one of them will feature different ways of presenting the tale without changing the meaning....

Interview: ANASTASIA's Willem Butler Talks Life After BroadwayWorld's NEXT ON STAGE & Making His Touring Debut
by Chloe Rabinowitz - September 25, 2022

Willem Butler, winner of BroadwayWorld's first ever season of Next on Stage, is currently shining bright on stages across the country as Dmitry in the National Tour of Anastasia. A recent graduate from Elon University, Anastasia is Butler's touring debut! Read BroadwayWorld's interview with Willem B...

Maggie Bera of ACTOR AESTHETIC Talks Building Community in the Arts and Growing in Your Craft During COVID-19 Pandemic
by Anne Simendinger - August 18, 2020

To find out how and why Bera started Actor Aesthetic, what she's been up to in quarantine, how you can join in on the fun and better your craft during this time, and much more fun, check out the Q&A below!...

Ben Lipitz of THE LION KING at Aronoff Center
by Anne Simendinger - January 31, 2020


Analisa Leaming Talks HELLO, DOLLY! On Tour
by Anne Simendinger - December 10, 2019

Analisa Leaming has been traveling the country the past year with 'ribbons down her back' as Irene Malloy in the national tour of HELLO, DOLLY! Before taking HELLO, DOLLY! on the road, Leaming understudied the role in the recent Broadway revival and celebrated 600 shows with the classic musical a fe...

Chatting With HELLO, DOLLY! Tour Star, Carolee Carmello
by Taylor Clemons - December 02, 2019

Broadway legend Carolee Carmello took a break from life in Yonkers to talk to me about Hello, Dolly!, life on tour, and so much more....

Mary Kate Morrissey Talks MEAN GIRLS On Tour
by Anne Simendinger - November 06, 2019

The last time Mary Kate Morrissey was in Cincinnati, she was making her principle Elphaba debut in the national tour of WICKED. Two years later, she returns with the first national tour of another hit Broadway musical, MEAN GIRLS, playing the iconic art freak, Janis Sarkisian....

Megan McGinnis Reflects On Her Journey with COME FROM AWAY On Tour
by Anne Simendinger - September 27, 2019


Lea Salonga brings LEA SALONGA: THE HUMAN HEART TOUR to Ohio
by Anne Simendinger - April 18, 2019


Stephanie Jae Park of HAMILTON: AN AMERICAN MUSICAL at Aronoff Center
by Anne Simendinger - February 25, 2019

Hear about what CCM alumna Stephanie Jae Park's job in 'Hamilton' entails, being "late to the Hamilton train," what her education and previous credits taught her and more in the Q&A below! ...

Mel Weyn of FIDDLER ON THE ROOF at Aronoff Center
by Anne Simendinger - January 18, 2019

I got the chance to chat with Mel Weyn - who plays Tzeitel, Tevye's eldest daughter- about all things "Fiddler", previous tours, and her training in the interview below. ...

Lencia Kebede of RENT at Aronoff Center For The Arts
by Anne Simendinger - December 13, 2018

Lencia Kebede—Joanne in the 'RENT' tour—talks about how she is making her mark on the character, putting her degree to good use, learning from her experience with Beyoncé and more in this interview with BWW....

Peyton Crim of THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG at Aronoff Center For The Arts
by Anne Simendinger - November 27, 2018

'The Play That Goes Wrong' is wreaking havoc on the Aronoff Center from Nov. 27 - Dec. 2 as a part of the 2018-2019 Broadway in Cincinnati Series. The riproaring comedy has had tremendous success on Broadway, and now they have decided to bring it to cities across America!...

Danny Quadrino of CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY at Aronoff Center For The Arts
by Anne Simendinger - October 22, 2018

Cincinnati is in for a sweet treat from Oct. 23-Nov. 4 as Charlie and the Chocolate Factory opens its doors at the Aronoff Center for the Arts as the opener of the 2018-2019 Broadway in Cincinnati Series! The musical is based off the beloved Roald Dahl children's novel of the same name....

Broadway Star Laura Osnes Brings the Magical BROADWAY PRINCESS PARTY to Cincinnati!
by Anne Simendinger - September 10, 2018

Amidst going from to city to city by 'carriage' and sprinkling magic across the country, Laura Osnes took time to talk about the beginnings of BPP, what she's most excited for about the Cincinnati concert on September 16, favorite Disney princesses, and more in the interview below!...

Rick Dildine, Christopher Ashley, Blake Robison, Jim Petosa, And Anne Hamburger - Can Theatre Turn Humanity Into Heroes? Five Artistic Directors Tell All
by Amy Oestreicher - August 05, 2017

An exclusive interview with Artistic Directors Rick Dildine, Christopher Ashley, Blake Robison, Jim Petosa, and Anne Hamburger for their insights on theatre's role in society today....

BWW Interviews: MEGAN HILTY on Her Recent CD Release, Performing with the Cincinnati Pops and More!
by Kelly Thompson - January 21, 2014

Megan Hilty will perform with the Cincinnati Pops Orchestra January 24-26, 2014. Hilty made her debut with the Cincinnati Pops back in 2009 when she stepped in at a moments notice for an ailing Kristin Chenoweth. Audiences were blown away and her return has been eagerly anticipated ever since....

BWW Interviews: Director Leslie Jo Bissett-Hood Opens Up About RING OF FIRE
by Kelly Thompson - September 11, 2013

I recently had the pleasure of talking to Leslie Jo Bissett-Hood, who is the director and choreographer of Ring of Fire. Ring of Fire is running at the Covedale Center for the Performing Arts (part of the Cincinnati Landmark Productions) until September 29, 2013....

by Jill Siekman - September 17, 2010

Tony Award-winning actress Idina Menzel opens the Cincinnati Pops Orchestra season with three performances September 24th through September 26th. Ms. Menzel will perform a diverse repertoire of classic pop, musical theater favorites (including hits from Wicked and Rent) as well as songs from her al...

BWW Interviews: Murney Gets WICKED with Block in Columbus
by Jill Siekman - June 22, 2010

This Saturday June 26th, two previous Elphabas from the widely popular Broadway musical Wicked will take the stage in Columbus. Julia Murney and Stephanie J. Block will sing in a special "Wicked Divas" concert with the Columbus Symphony Orchestra as part of the Nationwide Insurance Picnic with the ...

BWW INTERVIEWS: Matt Shingledecker Talks Career and SPRING AWAKENING Tour, 11/17 - 11/29
by Michael L. Quintos - November 12, 2009

Before arriving for a two-week run at the Orange County Performing Arts Center from November 17 through 29, SPRING AWAKENING's Matt Shingledecker sits down with BroadwayWorld correspondent Michael Lawrence Quintos to talk about his life on the road, his roots, and what it means for him to be a part ...


The Match Game in Cincinnati The Match Game
Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati (4/13 - 5/5)
Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella: Youth Edition in Cincinnati Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella: Youth Edition
The Children's Theatre of Cincinnati (2/17 - 2/26)
Hello, Dolly! in Cincinnati Hello, Dolly!
The Carnegie (2/2 - 2/18)
Clue in Cincinnati Clue
Aronoff Center (5/14 - 5/19)
Disney’s Finding Nemo JR. in Cincinnati Disney’s Finding Nemo JR.
The Children's Theatre of Cincinnati (4/20 - 4/29)
August Wilson's How I Learned What I Learned in Cincinnati August Wilson's How I Learned What I Learned
Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati (2/17 - 3/10)
Beetlejuice in Cincinnati Beetlejuice
Aronoff Center (1/16 - 1/28)

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