Cleveland Interviews

The latest interviews about live + streaming theatre in Cleveland.

BWW Q&A: Monica Torres of TU Ternura Molotov at LatinUs Black Box Theater
by Joshua Wright - January 31, 2024

Monica is a native Puerto Rican pediatrician who graduated from San Juan Bautista School of Medicine in 1996 and finished her pediatric residency in 2000. She completed a postdoctoral fellowship in genetic epidemiology at Case Western Reserve....

New 'Evan Hansen' Anthony Norman Talks DEAR EVAN HANSEN National Tour, How He's Approaching the Role & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - June 21, 2022

The National Tour of Dear Evan Hansen is in its fourth year of touring across North America, and will now have a new Evan Hansen! Anthony Norman (The Prom original Broadway cast, National Tour of Newsies, and more) is stepping into the lead role! Read BroadwayWorld's interview with the new star of D...

Stephanie Torns Talks Leading WAITRESS National Tour as Jenna
by Chloe Rabinowitz - April 19, 2022

Waitress is returning to Charlotte for a special five-week engagement, beginning today, April 19, through May 22, 2022 in the Booth Playhouse! The run will be followed by a five-week engagement at Cleveland's Playhouse Square May 26-June 26, 2022 in the Hanna Theatre....

Performer Joshua Cruz Talks STOMP National Tour
by Chloe Rabinowitz - December 27, 2021

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...

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


BWW Review: The Musical Theater Project and Jewish Federation put the spotlight on Israeli's 70thanniversary with “Milk and Honey”
by Roy Berko - April 24, 2018

Many know Cantor Kathy Wolfe Sebo as a superlative cantor. Few know, however, that she didn't start out to make the religious life her career....

From Kinky Boots to Killer Plants- Joey Taranto Heads to Cleveland for LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS!
by Nicole Rosky - January 22, 2016

Squeals of delight and blood-curdling screams of fright fill Cleveland Play House's Allen Theatre, and that's partially due to Joey Taranto. The Centennial Season continues with a humorous and heartfelt production of LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS (now through February 7), led by Ari Butler (Seymour), Laure...

Dare to Defy Productions to Present NUNSENSE, 11/4-12/2
by Tyler Peterson - October 28, 2014

Five of the 19 surviving Sisters of Hoboken discover that their cook accidentally killed the other 52 residents of her convent with a foodbourne illness. Mother Superior had a dream that she was to start a greeting card company to raise money for the funerals. The company was such a success that sh...

BWW Interviews: Baldwin Wallace Music Theatre's Ciara Renee Makes it Big on Broadway
by Roy Berko - May 20, 2014

On April 1, Ciara Renee strutted on stage at the Music Box Theatre on West 45th Street as The Leading Player in PIPPIN. She became one of seventeen Baldwin Wallace Music Theatre Program graduates to appear in a Broadway, Off-Broadway or National Touring company during the 2013-2014 season....

Musical Theater Project Looks Behind the Scenes of 'FIDDLER'
by Roy Berko - February 13, 2014

In September, 1964, Broadway welcomed what was to become one of the major musical theatre events. With a score highlighted by 'Sunrise Sunset,' 'If I Were a Rich Man,' 'To Life,' and 'Matchmaker,' 'FIDDLER ON THE ROOF' opened to rave reviews, sold out houses, and unbridled praise. The path to that S...

Laura Kepley, 9th Artistic Director at Cleveland Play House
by Roy Berko - October 01, 2013

A new era has begun at the Cleveland Play House! Laura Kepley was recently appointed to be the ninth Artistic Director in the 98-year history of CPH. Who is Kepley and what can the community expect from the organization's former Associate Artistic Director?...

BWW Interviews: Talking SONDHEIM With Pamela Myers
by Vicky Croisant - June 04, 2012

A veteran of stage and screen, Pamela Myers has starred in several of Sondheim's works, including INTO THE WOODS, GYPSY, SWEENEY TODD and SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE. She was also a member of the original Broadway cast of COMPANY, for which she received a Tony nomination. Trained at the Cincinnat...

BWW Interviews: Talking Shakespeare With ROMEO & JULIET'S Christian Durso
by Vicky Croisant - April 17, 2012

Los Angeles native Christian Durso stars as Romeo in Great Lakes Theater's current production of ROMEO & JULIET at the intimate Hanna Theatre in downtown Cleveland. I recently had the opportunity to ask Christian Durso a few questions about Shakespeare, a topic he is obviously passionate about. ...

BWW Interviews: Talking Art With RED's Bob Ari
by Vicky Croisant - March 27, 2012

Veteran stage actor Bob Ari stars as painter Mark Rothko. He has appeared on Broadway (FROST/NIXON, THE CONSTANT WIFE, BELLS ARE RINGING and LAUGHTER ON THE 23rd FLOOR), Off-Broadway and at regional theatres across the country, as well as landing parts in several television shows and movies. I recen...

BWW Interviews: Talking COFFEE with Playwright Eric Coble
by Vicky Croisant - February 20, 2012

Eric Coble is a Cleveland-based playwright known for writing a wide variety of plays that appeal to audiences young and old, including BRIGHT IDEAS, NATURAL SELECTION, FOR BETTER and THE GIVER, among many others. His work has been produced Off-Broadway, regionally across the country, and locally at ...

Review: [title of show] in Cleveland
by Robert Taylor - May 02, 2009

?[title of show]? has always been the most intimate of stage experiences. Not only are we taking an inspiring musical journey that happens to be pretty much true, but all previous incarnations of ?[show]? also had the advantage of having the show creators playing themselves in their roles?one charac...

Talking with 'Spring Awakening's' Blake Bashoff
by Robert Taylor - March 05, 2009

Blake Bashoff misses having normal hair. Hes been playing the lovable, desperate, hairstyle-challenged Moritz in the hit show Spring Awakening for over a year, first with the Broadway company and currently with the first touring production of the show. The role of Moritz is a meaty, emotional tou...

Six Questions With HAIRSPRAY Star Brooklynn Pulver
by Robert Taylor - February 05, 2009

Despite closing recently on Broadway, Hairspray's beat is nowhere near stopping. The critically lauded tour is still going strong and bringing a little of the swingin? sixties to Cleveland?s Palace Theatre from February 6-8....


Tu Ternura Molotov in Cleveland Tu Ternura Molotov
LatinUs Theater Company (2/16 - 3/3) Tracker
Tú Ternura Molotov in Cleveland Tú Ternura Molotov
LatinUs Theater Company (2/16 - 3/3) Tracker
Elgar’s Cello Concerto in Cleveland Elgar’s Cello Concerto
Severance Music Center (4/11 - 4/13)
Jesus Christ Superstar in Cleveland Jesus Christ Superstar
Kent State Tuscarawas Performing Arts Center (3/25 - 3/25)
Elton John and Tim Rice's Aida in Cleveland Elton John and Tim Rice's Aida
Weathervane Playhouse (2/22 - 3/17)
Academy for the Performing Arts (2/22 - 2/25)
A Doll's House, Part 2 in Cleveland A Doll's House, Part 2
Beck Center For the Arts (5/31 - 6/30)
Kanneh-Mason Plays Schumann in Cleveland Kanneh-Mason Plays Schumann
Severance Music Center (2/29 - 3/2)
City Noir in Cleveland City Noir
Severance Music Center (4/4 - 4/6)

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