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The latest interviews about live + streaming theatre in Broadway.

BWW Interview: Abigail Barlow & Emily Bear Talk BRIDGERTON Concept Album, Their Hopes Photo BWW Interview: Abigail Barlow & Emily Bear Talk BRIDGERTON Concept Album, Their Hopes for a BRIDGERTON Stage Musical & More!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - September 14, 2021

Barlow & Bear have just released their highly-anticipated concept album, The Unofficial Bridgerton Musical. BroadwayWorld spoke with Abigail Barlow & Emily Bear about the process of creating The Unofficial Bridgerton Musical concept album, what's next for The Unofficial Bridgerton Musical and more!...
Back on Broadway: Mili Diaz Talks WICKED's Return to the Stage, Preparing for her Bro Photo Back on Broadway: Mili Diaz Talks WICKED's Return to the Stage, Preparing for her Broadway Debut as Nessarose & More!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - September 10, 2021

Featuring interviews with cast and creative team members of Broadway's returning shows, Back on Broadway will highlight how members of Broadway shows are preparing for live performances, what they've learned from the last year and half, what is most exciting to them about Broadway's long-awaited return, and much more!...
Christine Andreas of AND SO IT GOES at 54 Below Talks About the 'Bigness' of Life and Interview Christine Andreas of AND SO IT GOES at 54 Below Talks About the 'Bigness' of Life and her Extraordinary Career
by Ricky Pope - September 20, 2021, Cabaret

There are some people who just have a passion for living. Passion is a word that applies to everything Christine Andreas touches. She has been bewitching Broadway audiences since she first appeared as the wicked maid Nancy in Angel Street. Her turns in much-heralded revivals of My Fair Lady, Oklahom...
Sandra Bernhard Always Truthful In Her DECADEs OF MADNESS & MAYHEM Interview Sandra Bernhard Always Truthful In Her DECADEs OF MADNESS & MAYHEM
by Gil Kaan - September 20, 2021, Los Angeles

Comedian/actress Sandra Bernhard will be enthralling her adoring audience with A DECADE OF MADNESS AND MAYHEM, a night of her standup comedy, October 8, 2021 at The Wallis. Renown for her outspokenness and outrageousness, the always very candid Sandra will speak her witty mind in her usual laughs-in...
Dino Fetscher Talks THE NORMAL HEART at the National Theatre Interview Dino Fetscher Talks THE NORMAL HEART at the National Theatre
by Shane Morgan - September 20, 2021, UK / West End

Writer and activist Susan Sontag once famously referred to Larry Kramer as 'one of America's most valuable troublemakers.' His play The Normal Heart is now being revived at the National Theatre....
Katt Osborne of UNHEIMLICH at PICA Interview Katt Osborne of UNHEIMLICH at PICA
by David Bravos - September 19, 2021, Australia - Perth

UNHEIMLICH, roughly translated from German, means uncanny. The work stems from world-renowned artist Tarryn Gill's Guardian series of sculptures, and is brought to life with the help of acclaimed director Katt Osborne. I spoke to Katt about the process behind bringing it to life and what we can expe...
Director Casey Hushion Giving A CLUE Into Her Multitude of Projects Interview Director Casey Hushion Giving A CLUE Into Her Multitude of Projects
by Gil Kaan - September 19, 2021, Los Angeles

La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts and McCoy Rigby Entertainment will west coast premiere playwright Sandy Rustin’s adaptation of Jonathan Lynn’s screenplay CLUE September 24, 2021. Prolific director Casey Hushion steers a cast of Jeff Skowron, Heather Ayers, Ted Barton, Mary Birdsong, Sarah ...
Andréa Burns Talks THE GARDENS OF ANUNCIA at The Old Globe Interview Andréa Burns Talks THE GARDENS OF ANUNCIA at The Old Globe
by E.H. Reiter - September 17, 2021, Los Angeles

Interview with Andréa Burns on her role in the world premiere musical THE GARDENS OF ANUNCIA and working with the director and choreographer Graciela Daniele at The Old Globe through October 17th....
Javon King of the RENT 25TH ANNIVERSARY FAREWELL TOUR Coming to Broadway In Chicago Interview Javon King of the RENT 25TH ANNIVERSARY FAREWELL TOUR Coming to Broadway In Chicago
by Rachel Weinberg - September 17, 2021, Chicago

While Chicago audiences have waited far more than 525,600 minutes for live theater to return to the city, it's now just a few weeks before the RENT 25th Anniversary Farewell Tour makes its way back. Javon King returns to the role of Angel for this latest tour engagement, and he reflected on how his ...
 Director Shelby Lewis Of THE WOLVES at First Presbyterian Theatre Interview Director Shelby Lewis Of THE WOLVES at First Presbyterian Theatre
by Tara Olivero - September 17, 2021, Chicago

An interview with director Shelby Lewis of Fort Wayne's premier of THE WOLVES, open now through September 26th....
Laura Benanti On Performing As Herself, Scripted Characters & Melania Interview Laura Benanti On Performing As Herself, Scripted Characters & Melania
by Gil Kaan - September 17, 2021, Los Angeles

Laura Benanti, Tony Award winner and one of Broadway’s favorite leading ladies, will be debuting at Segerstrom Center for the Arts in their Cabaret Series September 23rd, 24th and 25th. Including songs from her self-titled CD in her set list, Laura will certainly wow the Samueli Theatre audience. Ha...
Back On Broadway: Paulo Szot Talks CHICAGO's Return to the Stage, Details About Openi Interview Back On Broadway: Paulo Szot Talks CHICAGO's Return to the Stage, Details About Opening Night, His Co-Stars & More!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - September 17, 2021, Broadway

BroadwayWorld's new interview series Back on Broadway is taking readers on the exciting journey of Broadway's return to the stage! Next up in the series is Paulo Szot, returning to the role of Billy Flynn in Chicago!...
Original DREAMGIRL Jennifer Holliday Toasting TO LIFE Interview Original DREAMGIRL Jennifer Holliday Toasting TO LIFE
by Gil Kaan - September 16, 2021, Los Angeles

Coinciding with DREAMGIRLS 40th Anniversary, DREAMGIRLS’ original Effie Jennifer Holliday will perform her concert HERE’S TO LIFE at The Wallis October 9, 2021. Had the chance to chat with Jennifer of her current LIFE, her signature song, and her one-upping lockdown....
Tom MacRae Talks Adapting EVERYBODY'S TALKING ABOUT JAMIE for Stage and Screen Interview Tom MacRae Talks Adapting EVERYBODY'S TALKING ABOUT JAMIE for Stage and Screen
by E.H. Reiter - September 15, 2021, Los Angeles

Interview with Tom MacRae the writer of EVERYBODY’S TALKING ABOUT JAMIE for stage and screen which premieres on Friday, September 17th on Amazon Prime Video. Writer Tom MacRae talks about what it was like to cr...
Marga Gomez of SPANKING MACHINE at The Marsh Returns to Live Performance With Her Hil Interview Marga Gomez of SPANKING MACHINE at The Marsh Returns to Live Performance With Her Hilarious and Intensely Moving Memoir of Growing Up Brown and Queer
by Jim Munson - September 15, 2021, San Francisco

Good news! The Marsh will soon be once again presenting live, in-person performances at their San Francisco location with Marga Gomez's 'Spanking Machine' running September 17 through October 23. BroadwayWorld speaks with Gomez about her hilarious and heart-rending new memoir piece about growing up ...
James P. Darvas talks about the creative process of creating THE DROWNING GIRLS at O Interview James P. Darvas talks about the creative process of creating THE DROWNING GIRLS at OnStage Playhouse
by E.H. Reiter - September 15, 2021, San Diego

Director James P. Darvas talks about how he came to choose this show,  the creative joys, and the challenges of a show with subject matter fit for Halloween where the performers emerge from bathtubs and stay soaking wet for the entire show....
Entertainment Marketing Powerhouse Noeleen Bruton on Opening New Agency Interview Entertainment Marketing Powerhouse Noeleen Bruton on Opening New Agency
by Lindsay Kruger - September 15, 2021, South Africa

From THE LION KING to The Parlotones, Noeleen Bruton has had a wealth of experience in entertainment marketing and is now co-owner of new Cape Town based marketing and digital agency, Marketing Grit. Ready to take new strides on a well-walked path, Noeleen chats with BroadwayWorld....
Elizabeth Flax And Coolidge Harris II of GREENWOOD Interview Elizabeth Flax And Coolidge Harris II of GREENWOOD
by Vickie Evans - September 15, 2021, Charlotte

Meet The Masterminds, Director Elizabeth Flax and Playwright Coolidge Harris II, Behind The Stage Play, 'Greenwood', Based On The Tulsa, Oklahoma Massacre, A Love Story With A Historical Proponent. Performed At Matthews Playhouse, Matthews, NC, September 17th and 18th....
Abigail Barlow & Emily Bear Talk BRIDGERTON Concept Album, Their Hopes for a BRIDGERT Interview Abigail Barlow & Emily Bear Talk BRIDGERTON Concept Album, Their Hopes for a BRIDGERTON Stage Musical & More!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - September 14, 2021, Charlotte

Barlow & Bear have just released their highly-anticipated concept album, The Unofficial Bridgerton Musical. BroadwayWorld spoke with Abigail Barlow & Emily Bear about the process of creating The Unofficial Bridgerton Musical concept album, what's next for The Unofficial Bridgerton Musical and more!...
Therese Lee's RIDING THE BUS TO THE RED CARPET & Further Interview Therese Lee's RIDING THE BUS TO THE RED CARPET & Further
by Gil Kaan - September 13, 2021, Los Angeles

Songstress Therese Lee will debut her one-woman concert RIDING THE BUS TO THE RED CARPET at Feinstein’s at Vitello’s September 29, 2021. Therese and I have crossed paths many a time, in years past, working the Red Carpet. I grabbed the chance to catch up with my former co-reporter....
Orfeh & Andy Karl of LEGALLY BOUND at 54 Below Talk about Music, Fashion, and Love Interview Orfeh & Andy Karl of LEGALLY BOUND at 54 Below Talk about Music, Fashion, and Love
by Ricky Pope - September 13, 2021, Cabaret

For 20 years, Orfeh and Andy Karl have been making beautiful music together. But no need to take my word for it. You can check it out for yourself this week when they return to Feinstein’s 54 Below with their show LEGALLY BOUND. It is an encore presentation of the show they did in 2017 that’s been r...
Marissa Licata of STRINGS ON FIRE at Birdland Theater September 13th Interview Marissa Licata of STRINGS ON FIRE at Birdland Theater September 13th
by Stephen Mosher - September 12, 2021, Cabaret

Virtuosa Violinist Marissa Licata is ready to make her solo show debut, and the lucky folks at Birdland are the ones getting prepped for tomorrow night's STRINGS ON FIRE...
Interview | The Naughty Corner on their upcoming work MAZE Interview Interview | The Naughty Corner on their upcoming work MAZE
by Virag Dombay - September 12, 2021, Australia - Brisbane

MAZE runs at the Underground Theatre in Brisbane Powerhouse from September 29 - October 2,...
Cameron Meyer On SEX WITH STRANGERS & Other Theatrical Liaisons Interview Cameron Meyer On SEX WITH STRANGERS & Other Theatrical Liaisons
by Gil Kaan - September 12, 2021, Los Angeles

Crimson Square Theatre Company presents Laura Eason’s SEX WITH STRANGERS opening September 24th at the Beverly Hills Playhouse. This two-hander, directed by Benjamin Burt, features Cameron Meyer and Casey King as the titular STRANGERS. Had the chance to question Cameron on SEX WITH STRANGERS as well...
LISTEN: Kristian Bush and Phillip DePoy Talk Alliance Theatre's DARLIN' CORY on THE B Interview LISTEN: Kristian Bush and Phillip DePoy Talk Alliance Theatre's DARLIN' CORY on THE BROADWAY GINGER PODCAST
by Sally Henry Fuller - September 10, 2021, Atlanta

The Alliance Theatre’s world premiere of DARLIN' CORY has brought Sugarland frontman Kristian Bush and prolific playwright/novelist Phillip DePoy together to write this Appalachian myth a la HADESTOWN....
 Finalists for THE GROWING STAGE Playwrighting Festival for Young Writers Interview Finalists for THE GROWING STAGE Playwrighting Festival for Young Writers
by Marina Kennedy - September 10, 2021, New Jersey

The Growing Stage, The Children’s Theatre of New Jersey located at the Historic Palace Theatre has announced four finalists for the inaugural Playwrighting Festival for Young Writers. We were able to ask each of them about the inspiration for their plays and how it felt to be selected....
OUR MAN Mark Wilding's Always Writing - Whether IN SANTIAGO Or With Ellen's Puppy Interview OUR MAN Mark Wilding's Always Writing - Whether IN SANTIAGO Or With Ellen's Puppy
by Gil Kaan - September 10, 2021, Los Angeles

Mark Wilding will finally world premiere his interrupted world premiere of OUR MAN IN SANTIAGO September 24, 2021 at Theatre West. Charlie Mount directs this satirical take on a political incident still relevant to today’s international climate. Had the chance to chat up Mark, the always working WGA...
Brunella Platania, Luca Notari e Mino Caprio, interpreti di RAFFAELLO E LA LEGGENDA D Interview Brunella Platania, Luca Notari e Mino Caprio, interpreti di RAFFAELLO E LA LEGGENDA DELLA FORNARINA al TEATRO DEI GINNASI
by ETTORE FARRATTINI - September 10, 2021, Italy

RAFFAELLO E LA LEGGENDA DELLA FORNARINA al TEATRO DEI GINNASI : Incontriamo i tre principali interpreti di questo musical, Brunella Platania, Luca Notari e Mino Caprio...
NEA Four Artist John Fleck Is So ALIVE & Still Kicking Up A Storm Interview NEA Four Artist John Fleck Is So ALIVE & Still Kicking Up A Storm
by Gil Kaan - September 10, 2021, Los Angeles

Performance artist John Fleck will present four live, work-in-progress performances of his musical cabaret/special event it’s alive, IT’S ALIVE! at the Odyssey Theatre starting September 18th. Had the chance to chat up this infamous NEA FOUR artist on his creativity, his patience in the makeup chair...