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The latest interviews about live + streaming theatre in Broadway.

BWW Interview: Tovah Feldshuh Talks Starring in BECOMING DR. RUTH Off-Broadway Photo BWW Interview: Tovah Feldshuh Talks Starring in BECOMING DR. RUTH Off-Broadway
by Chloe Rabinowitz - December 04, 2021

Six-time Tony- and Emmy-nominated Tovah Feldshuh's remarkable resume reads like a who's who of history's most iconic Jewish women- Golda Meir, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, and now Dr. Ruth Westheimer. Tovah is now bringing her tour-de-force performance as the famed sex therapist in Mark St. Germain's 'Becoming Dr. Ruth' Off-Broadway....
BWW Interview: Nick Profito in THE STORY OF THE NUTCRACKER at The Growing Stage Photo BWW Interview: Nick Profito in THE STORY OF THE NUTCRACKER at The Growing Stage
by Marina Kennedy - November 23, 2021

Nick Profito plays the Nutcracker in 'The Story of the Nutcracker' at The Growing Stage. Broadwayworld had the pleasure of interviewing him about his career and role in the upcoming show....
Vikki Stone Chats ALADDIN at Lyric Hammersmith Interview Vikki Stone Chats ALADDIN at Lyric Hammersmith
by Fiona Scott - December 07, 2021, UK / West End

Vikki Stone is an award-winning comedian, actor and composer. She usually spends the festive season on stage in a panto. But this year, she's the composer of Aladdin, currently playing at the Lyric Hammersmith. We spoke with Stone about her involvement in the production....
Musical Director Chase McAbee of THE FINAL COUNTDOWN at Centre Stage Interview Musical Director Chase McAbee of THE FINAL COUNTDOWN at Centre Stage
by Neil Shurley - December 06, 2021, South Carolina

'We try to keep the audience on the edge of their seat, wondering what 80s hit they'll get to sing and dance to next.'...
Kat Ronney and Michael Elcock Talk HEX at National Theatre Interview Kat Ronney and Michael Elcock Talk HEX at National Theatre
by Cindy Marcolina - December 06, 2021, UK / West End

Right before Hex started its previews this past weekend, we sat down with cast members Kat Ronney and Michael Elcock to talk about the National Theatre's new original musical. Directed by Rufus Norris, with music by Jim Fortune, book by Tanya Ronder and lyrics by Norris himself, the show is a retell...
LISTEN: BWW Podcaster Ashton Marcus and J. Elijah Cho Discuss MR. YUNIOSHI Interview LISTEN: BWW Podcaster Ashton Marcus and J. Elijah Cho Discuss MR. YUNIOSHI
by Ellen Dostal - December 04, 2021, Los Angeles

J. Elijah Cho (playing the satirically vapid narcissist Mickey Rooney) discusses the character he plays in MR. YUNIOSHI at the Santa Monica Playhouse....
Tovah Feldshuh Talks Starring in BECOMING DR. RUTH Off-Broadway Interview Tovah Feldshuh Talks Starring in BECOMING DR. RUTH Off-Broadway
by Chloe Rabinowitz - December 04, 2021, Los Angeles

Six-time Tony- and Emmy-nominated Tovah Feldshuh's remarkable resume reads like a who's who of history's most iconic Jewish women- Golda Meir, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, and now Dr. Ruth Westheimer. Tovah is now bringing her tour-de-force performance as the famed sex therapist in Mark St. Germain's 'Becom...
Courtney Balan of THE PROM at Dr. Phillips Center Interview Courtney Balan of THE PROM at Dr. Phillips Center
by Joseph Harrison - December 03, 2021, Orlando

As Broadway reopens and theatrical tours resume, audiences all over the United States are getting the chance to experience the latest productions from the Great White Way. The thrill of once again sitting in an audience with fellow theatre lovers and hearing the first notes of an overture is palpabl...
Joe Joseph's Excited To Find Unexpected Surprises in His VISITs & His Projects Interview Joe Joseph's Excited To Find Unexpected Surprises in His VISITs & His Projects
by Gil Kaan - December 03, 2021, Los Angeles

The national tour of THE BAND’S VISIT has landed in Los Angeles at the Dolby Theatre. The opening night audience gave the all-round talented cast a most deserved standing ovation. I had the pleasure of chatting with Joe Joseph (who’s silky vocals inhabit the character of Haled) the afternoon post-op...
Kiki Dranias, Writer/Producer of THE LOVE TRIAL at Montreal Masonic Memorial Temple 1 Interview Kiki Dranias, Writer/Producer of THE LOVE TRIAL at Montreal Masonic Memorial Temple 12/2-12/11
by Noelle Hannibal - December 03, 2021, Montreal

Kiki Dranias burst onto the Montreal theatre scene in 2019 with her theatrical work, GOING UP, which went on to receive seven nominations at the 2020 Montreal English Theatre Awards (METAs), winning three for Outstanding New Text, Outstanding Emerging Playwright & Producer and Outstanding Independen...
ERICK LICHTE Helps Ignite the Christmas Spirit with Chor Leoni Interview ERICK LICHTE Helps Ignite the Christmas Spirit with Chor Leoni
by Alyson Eng - December 03, 2021, Vancouver

This holiday season, JUNO-nominated men’s choir Chor Leoni will return to live performances with CHRISTMAS WITH CHOR LEONI on December 17th, 18th, and 20th. At the newly restored St. Andrew’s- Wesley United Church in Vancouver, Chor Leoni will be joined by the talented violinist/fiddler Cameron Wils...
Jennifer Diamond of LET ME BE ME at The Green Room 42 on December 10th Interview Jennifer Diamond of LET ME BE ME at The Green Room 42 on December 10th
by Stephen Mosher - December 02, 2021, Cabaret

As the spring of 2020 was preparing for its big debut, so were the Diamond ladies. Jennifer was preparing to premiere her show LET ME BE ME, and Leia Diamond was getting ready to debut... period. The daughter of Jennifer and her husband Rob was in Las Vegas, waiting to be born by way of a surrogate ...
Nancy Carroll Talks MANOR at the National Theatre Interview Nancy Carroll Talks MANOR at the National Theatre
by Anthony Walker-Cook - December 01, 2021, UK / West End

Nancy Carroll's credits include seven previous productions at the National Theatre and, recently, The Crown on Netflix. She is currently starring in the National Theatre's production of Manor, a new play by Moira Buffini....
Alex Edelman Talks His Jewish Identity, Confronting White Nationalists & More in JUST Interview Alex Edelman Talks His Jewish Identity, Confronting White Nationalists & More in JUST FOR US
by Chloe Rabinowitz - December 01, 2021, Off-Broadway

Just For Us weaves together entertaining anecdotes from Alex Edelman's own life, with a poignant and shocking story at its center: After receiving an onslaught of anti-Semitic comments online, Edelman attended a gathering of White Nationalists in New York City, coming face to face with members of th...
Intervista a Giovanni Abbracciavento, protagonista di Aladin il musical geniale Interview Intervista a Giovanni Abbracciavento, protagonista di Aladin il musical geniale
by Andrea Domanico - November 30, 2021, Italy

A pochi giorni dal debutto di Aladin il musical geniale al Teatro Brancaccio di Roma, abbiamo intervistato il nuovo protagonista, GIOVANNI ABBRACCIAVENTO che dopo una brillante carriera nel musical italiano ha finalmente il suo primo ruolo da personaggio primario....
Al Duffy, Suzan M. Jacokes, & Richard Payton Chat A VERY GOLDEN GIRLS CHRISTMAS at Th Interview Al Duffy, Suzan M. Jacokes, & Richard Payton Chat A VERY GOLDEN GIRLS CHRISTMAS at The Ringwald!
by Katie Laban - November 30, 2021, Detroit

A Very Golden Girls Christmas opens at the Ringwald tonight! The show is running four weeks through December 20th and it’s a love letter to Golden Girls fans. BWW Detroit had a chance to speak with Director Suzan M. Jacokes and Al Duffy playing Sophia and Richard Payton playing Blanche about the del...
John Bell brings the iconic music of MY FAIR LADY to the San Diego Civic Theatre Interview John Bell brings the iconic music of MY FAIR LADY to the San Diego Civic Theatre
by E.H. Reiter - November 30, 2021, San Diego

John Bell the musical director for MY FAIR LADY is the man in charge of making sure that lush, gorgeous music sounds vibrant and expressive in every city they perform in.  John Bell talks about what exactly his job entails, the magic of an orchestra, and his favorite musical moments of the show.  MY...
Giovanna Sardelli of IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE: A LIVE RADIO PLAY at TheatreWorks Silicon Interview Giovanna Sardelli of IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE: A LIVE RADIO PLAY at TheatreWorks Silicon Valley Believes We Can All See Ourselves in This Timeless Tale
by Jim Munson - November 29, 2021, San Francisco

BroadwayWorld talks to Giovanna Sardelli, the irrepressible director of TheatreWorks Silicon Valley's 'It's a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play' running December 1 to 26 at the Lucie Stern Theatre in Palo Alto....
LISTEN: BWW Podcaster Ashton Marcus and Troy Whitaker Discuss THE GAME'S AFOOT Interview LISTEN: BWW Podcaster Ashton Marcus and Troy Whitaker Discuss THE GAME'S AFOOT
by Ellen Dostal - November 29, 2021, Los Angeles

BWW Podcaster Ashton Marcus and Troy Whitaker Discuss THE GAME'S AFOOT...
Sharon McNight's Always BETWEEN A Never-ending List of Gigs & HOLIDAZE Interview Sharon McNight's Always BETWEEN A Never-ending List of Gigs & HOLIDAZE
by Gil Kaan - November 28, 2021, Los Angeles

The very in-demand cabaret artist Sharon McNight will bring her strong vocals and hysterically outrageous irreverence to Feinstein’s At Vitello’s December 9th in SHARON McNIGHT: BETWEEN HOLIDAZE, with musical direction from John Boswell....
Lyndie Moe of RENT Interview Lyndie Moe of RENT
by Tara Bennett - November 26, 2021, New Orleans

For a quarter of a century, Jonathan Larson’s Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece RENT has inspired us to choose love over fear and to live without regret. Its immeasurable emotional impact has forever changed the world of musical theatre....
Payton Reilly of TOOTSIE Wows Audience On Tour at The Hobby Center Interview Payton Reilly of TOOTSIE Wows Audience On Tour at The Hobby Center
by Armando Urdiales - November 26, 2021, Houston

Payton Reilly sat down to answer a few questions to reflect on the return of live theatre and touring. Reilly plays Sandy in the National Tour of Tootsie A New Comedy Musical. The musical by David Yazbeck and Robert Horn tours the United States and made a recent stop in Houston, TX....
Taylor Bloom And Benjmain Cooley of THE SIMON AND GARFUNKEL STORY at NYCB Theater At Interview Taylor Bloom And Benjmain Cooley of THE SIMON AND GARFUNKEL STORY at NYCB Theater At Westbury
by Nicholas Pontolillo - November 26, 2021, Long Island

Taylor Bloom and Benjamin Cooley are currently touring the country starring as the legendary title duo in The Simon and Garfunkel Story. On November 19, the production made a stop at the NYCB Theater in Westbury, NY where I had the honor of seeing the show and interviewing its stars....
An Assured Glory Yepassis-Zembrou Debuts in A CHRISTMAS CAROL Interview An Assured Glory Yepassis-Zembrou Debuts in A CHRISTMAS CAROL
by Gil Kaan - November 26, 2021, Los Angeles

The national tour of A CHRISTMAS CAROL lands at the Ahmanson November 30, 2021. Winner of five Tony Awards, this perennial holiday classic stars Bradley Whitford, Kate Burton and Alex Newell, with a supporting cast which includes Chante Carmel, Dashiell Eaves, Brandon Gill, Evan Harrington, Chris Ho...
Lisa Howard of WHAT CHRISTMAS MEANS TO ME at 54 Below Talks About Her New Album and W Interview Lisa Howard of WHAT CHRISTMAS MEANS TO ME at 54 Below Talks About Her New Album and What's Next
by Ricky Pope - November 26, 2021, Cabaret

There are some people who manage to make everything look so easy, even the difficult things. Lisa Howard is just such a person. She has worked with some of the best and brightest on Broadway. She has won a Drama Desk Award and been nominated for another. Her powerhouse voice feels as effortless as a...
Joel Horwood Chats THE OCEAN AT THE END OF THE LANE Interview Joel Horwood Chats THE OCEAN AT THE END OF THE LANE
by Eleni Cashell - November 26, 2021, UK / West End

Following its transfer to the Duke Of York’s Theatre, playwright Joel Horwood talks taking Neil Gaiman's classic story from page to stage....
Markus Schöttl of HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD at Mehr! Theater Am Großmarkt Interview Markus Schöttl of HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD at Mehr! Theater Am Großmarkt
by Martin Ganeider - November 24, 2021, Germany

When this interview got posted for the first time, Hamburg has been only a few weeks afar from the German Opening Night of J.K. Rowlings Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. Life sometimes goes mysterious ways, the C-Virus forced the world to take a break, but now, the theatres are back and so is Mark...
BWW Interviews: Hablamos con las protagonistas de CAPULLAS? Interview BWW Interviews: Hablamos con las protagonistas de CAPULLAS?
by Angeles Diaz - November 24, 2021, Spain

Charlamos con las 5 protagonistas de la obra acerca de su proceso creativo y la comedia detrás de este show....
Nelle Lee on her adaptation of CHRISTMAS CAROL for shake & stir Interview Nelle Lee on her adaptation of CHRISTMAS CAROL for shake & stir
by Virag Dombay - November 24, 2021, Australia - Brisbane

shake & stir's A Christmas Carol runs from the 2nd-24th of December at the Playhouse, QPAC...
Red Sky's Sandra Laronde and the Vancouver premiere of TRACE Interview Red Sky's Sandra Laronde and the Vancouver premiere of TRACE
by Alyson Eng - November 24, 2021, Vancouver

From November 24th to 27th, DanceHouse will present the second show of their season: TRACE from Red Sky Performance. The show will play at the SFU Goldcorp Centre for the Arts in Vancouver and will be one of their last performances on their 15-stop tour across the U.S. and Canada....
Jim Caruso Shines A Spotlight on Supremely Talented Folks All Over The Planet Via CAS Interview Jim Caruso Shines A Spotlight on Supremely Talented Folks All Over The Planet Via CAST PARTY
by Gil Kaan - November 23, 2021, Los Angeles

A popular fixture of the New York cabaret scene, Jim Caruso brings his JIM CARUSO’S CAST PARTY across the nation to Feinstein’s At Vitellos November 28th and 29th. An evening of “extreme open mic” provides a platform for new performers as well as surprise established guests. Jim took a few moments a...
Kevin Curtis Says IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE: A LIVE RADIO PLAY at Avon Players is a Warm Interview Kevin Curtis Says IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE: A LIVE RADIO PLAY at Avon Players is a Warm Story for the Holiday Season
by Stefani Chudnow - November 23, 2021, Detroit

It's a Wonderful Life is not only one of the most well-known Christmas movies of all time, but it's also one of the most well-known and highly regarded movies of all time, period. Running November 26th - December 11th at Avon Players is It's a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play, which is a unique tak...
Nick Profito in THE STORY OF THE NUTCRACKER at The Growing Stage Interview Nick Profito in THE STORY OF THE NUTCRACKER at The Growing Stage
by Marina Kennedy - November 23, 2021, New Jersey

Nick Profito plays the Nutcracker in 'The Story of the Nutcracker' at The Growing Stage. Broadwayworld had the pleasure of interviewing him about his career and role in the upcoming show....
SARAH BRIGHTMAN TALKS UPCOMING CHRISTMAS TOUR AND 35TH ANNIVERSARY OF 'THE PHANTOM OF Interview SARAH BRIGHTMAN TALKS UPCOMING CHRISTMAS TOUR AND 35TH ANNIVERSARY OF 'THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA'
by Kevin Pollack - November 23, 2021, Chicago

Last year, the world’s biggest-selling soprano and legendary GRAMMY® Award-nominated artist Sarah Brightman entertained her first-ever Christmas livestream concert Sarah Brightman: A Christmas Symphony, and it warmed hearts worldwide as the ultimate holiday event. Given the overwhelming response, an...
Keaton Eckhoff of BUDDY: THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY at The King Center Interview Keaton Eckhoff of BUDDY: THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY at The King Center
by Joseph Harrison - November 22, 2021, Orlando

Did you know there are new Broadway tours coming to the space coast? The Maxwell C. King Center for the Performing Arts in Melbourne, Florida will kick off a new season of touring musicals with BUDDY: THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY on December 6th and 7th. Filling the famous shoes (and glasses) of the iconic...
For the Record, Michael Thomas Grant LOVES Performing ACTUALLY Interview For the Record, Michael Thomas Grant LOVES Performing ACTUALLY
by Gil Kaan - November 22, 2021, Los Angeles

For the Record’s perennial holiday hit LOVE ACTUALLY LIVE returns to The Wallis for its third year with previews beginning November 27th.  Cast with incredible vocalists, songs from the Love Actually soundtrack are performed along with some original compositions onstage in front of the screened 2003...
Bill Buell talks about bringing EBENEZER SCROOGE'S BIG SAN DIEGO CHRISTMAS SHOW to li Interview Bill Buell talks about bringing EBENEZER SCROOGE'S BIG SAN DIEGO CHRISTMAS SHOW to life at The Old Globe
by E.H. Reiter - November 20, 2021, San Diego

EBENEZER SCROOGE’S BIG SAN DIEGO CHRISTMAS SHOW is back in town bringing a fast-paced, fun, and infused with local inspiration version of Dicken’s holiday tale to life.  Bill Buell who plays Scrooge talks about his history with the story, and the fun of bringing this reimagined story to the stage of...