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The latest interviews about live + streaming theatre in Broadway.

Tommy Faragher, Musical Jack Of All Trades, Playing For John Lloyd Young Is SOLID GOL Interview Tommy Faragher, Musical Jack Of All Trades, Playing For John Lloyd Young Is SOLID GOLD
by Gil Kaan - October 18, 2021

Tommy Faragher, a long-time denizen of the entertainment industry, will next be onstage playing live for JOHN LLOYD YOUNG: SOLID GOLD at Feinstein’s at Vitello’s October 22nd and 23rd. Had the chance to delve into Tommy’s storied resume as a producer, composer, songwriter, arranger, and musician....
All About EVER SO SLIGHTLY with Victor Quijada of RUBBERBAND Interview All About EVER SO SLIGHTLY with Victor Quijada of RUBBERBAND
by Alyson Eng - October 18, 2021, Vancouver

From October 21st to 23rd at the Vancouver Playhouse, DanceHouse will present Rubberband’s EVER SO SLIGHTLY. Rubberband is a Montreal-based dance company and this is their first major work to feature their entire 10-artist lineup....
Caroline Innerbichler of FROZEN at Hennepin Theatre Trust Interview Caroline Innerbichler of FROZEN at Hennepin Theatre Trust
by Kristen Hirsch Montag - October 18, 2021, Minneapolis

Caroline Innerbichler (Anna) in FROZEN returns home to Minneapolis to play her first Broadway tour on a new-to-her stage but her local resume proceeds her and fans fill the seats for this actor and the beloved musical's first staging locally. She shares her experience getting this role and her time ...
Ana Alejandra Carrizo of LOS MONÓLOGOS DE LA VAGINA at Teatro Nacional Interview Ana Alejandra Carrizo of LOS MONÓLOGOS DE LA VAGINA at Teatro Nacional
by Julio Jiron - October 17, 2021, Minneapolis

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Kate Rockwell of BROADWAY BOOKER AT BIRDLAND at Birdland October 18th at 7 pm Interview Kate Rockwell of BROADWAY BOOKER AT BIRDLAND at Birdland October 18th at 7 pm
by Stephen Mosher - October 17, 2021, Cabaret

A new company connects Broadway actors with the public who wants to hire them for their private events and some of the talents from BROADWAY BOOKER are gathering at Birdland to celebrate the return of live entertainment....
THERE ARE NO ONE-PERSON SHOWS: Musical Director, Tracy Stark Interview THERE ARE NO ONE-PERSON SHOWS: Musical Director, Tracy Stark
by Ricky Pope - October 17, 2021, Cabaret

Today we kick off the series with my conversation with musical director, Tracy Stark. She is one of the most prolific musical directors on the NY scene, playing upwards of 75-100 shows a year. She is the winner of 11 MAC awards in addition to the Bistro award and the Dottie Burman Songwriter of the ...
Val Monique of LOS INOLVIDABLES at Teatro Pacific Interview Val Monique of LOS INOLVIDABLES at Teatro Pacific
by Julio Jiron - October 16, 2021, Cabaret

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Kristin Chenoweth's For The Girls & Everybody Else Interview Kristin Chenoweth's For The Girls & Everybody Else
by Gil Kaan - October 16, 2021, Costa Mesa

Broadway favorite Kristin Chenoweth returns to Segerstrom Center for the Arts with an evening of songs October 23, 2021. Kristen will be performing heartfelt tributes to some of her female friends and heroines with tunes from her most recent album For The Girls....
Asia Marie Hicks, Phoenix Eldridge, and Joe Bailey Say PUFFS at Ringwald Theatre Will Interview Asia Marie Hicks, Phoenix Eldridge, and Joe Bailey Say PUFFS at Ringwald Theatre Will Make You Leave the Theatre Laughing
by Stefani Chudnow - October 14, 2021, Detroit

From October 15th to November 1st, the Ringwald Theatre in Ferndale brings you Puffs, a play that serves as a comedic parody of the Harry Potter series. Ahead of Ringwald's premiere, BWW Detroit had the pleasure of interviewing Joe Bailey, Phoenix Eldridge, and Asia Marie Hicks....
Director Ellyn Essig of THE GHOST TRAIN at Nutley Little Theatre Interview Director Ellyn Essig of THE GHOST TRAIN at Nutley Little Theatre
by Gina Sarno - October 14, 2021, New Jersey

Nutley Little Theatre set to open its doors to a live audience for the first time since the pandemic, with 'The Ghost Train,' directed by Ellyn Essig....
Lauren Gunderson Talks Collaboration, New Musical at Arizona Theatre Company Interview Lauren Gunderson Talks Collaboration, New Musical at Arizona Theatre Company
by Robert Encila-Celdran - October 13, 2021, Phoenix Metro

At the risk of confounding the average thinker, the playwright may lean on bookish details to justify her academic focus. Nonetheless, she's a gifted storyteller who can weave an arcane chalk talk on cosmology as a way to unfurl a theatrical yarn about a multidimensional protagonist....
Bruce Thorburn Talks Directing of TWELFTH NIGHT at Stagecrafters 2nd Stage Interview Bruce Thorburn Talks Directing of TWELFTH NIGHT at Stagecrafters 2nd Stage
by Katie Laban - October 13, 2021, Detroit

Twelfth Night, the Shakespeare comedy, will run on the Stagecrafters’ 2nd Stage from 10/15-10/24. It’s a fast, fun, and funny celebration that embraces the insanity of love. BWW Detroit had moment to speak with the show’s director, Bruce Thorburn, about the production that Thorbun described as “beau...
Alan Cumming and Ari Shapiro Talk OCH & OY! A CONSIDERED CABARET Interview Alan Cumming and Ari Shapiro Talk OCH & OY! A CONSIDERED CABARET
by Chloe Rabinowitz - October 13, 2021, Detroit

Tony Award winner Alan Cumming and renowned journalist and singer Ari Shapiro are the dazzling stage duo the world has been waiting for. With unstoppable chemistry, endless charm, and talent for eons, the pair will be bringing their show Och & Oy! A Considered Cabaret to stages across the country. ...
Jason Dilly Will Make You Laugh About LEADING LADIES at St. Dunstan's Theatre Guild O Interview Jason Dilly Will Make You Laugh About LEADING LADIES at St. Dunstan's Theatre Guild Of Cranbrook!
by Katie Laban - October 12, 2021, Detroit

Leading Ladies will run October 15th-30th at St. D’s and the cast is so happy to finally put this comedy on the stage. BWW Detroit had a chance to speak with Franklin native Jason Dilly who plays Leo in the show and is the big brother of Erin Dilly who originated the role of Meg in the 2004 Broadway...
Ben Davis of North Carolina Theatre's 9 TO 5: THE MUSICAL Interview Ben Davis of North Carolina Theatre's 9 TO 5: THE MUSICAL
by Jeffrey Kare - October 12, 2021, Raleigh

From October 12th-17th, North Carolina Theatre will be presenting a production of 9 TO 5: THE MUSICAL at Raleigh Memorial Auditorium, which is located inside Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts. The show features a book penned by Patricia Resnick, who was one of the screenwriters behind the o...
LISTEN: BWW Podcaster Ashton Marcus Discusses OUR MAN IN SANTIAGO with the Team at Th Interview LISTEN: BWW Podcaster Ashton Marcus Discusses OUR MAN IN SANTIAGO with the Team at Theatre West
by Ellen Dostal - October 11, 2021, Los Angeles

Director Charlie Mount, George Tovar (as the amoral Jack Wilson), and Presciliana Esparolini (as the mysterious Maria Troncoso) discuss the characters they play in OUR MAN IN SANTIAGO at Theatre West...
Detroit Native Arielle Crosby Talks the QUEEN TRIBUTE CONCERT at The Encore Musical T Interview Detroit Native Arielle Crosby Talks the QUEEN TRIBUTE CONCERT at The Encore Musical Theatre Company!
by Katie Laban - October 11, 2021, Detroit

The Encore Musical Theatre Company is bringing back a popular tradition - their Tribute Concert Series. The first in the season lineup is the QUEEN Tribute Concert, which runs October 13th through the 17th. BroadwayWorld Detroit had a chance to quickly speak with Arielle Crosby about the fantastic c...
Audrey Belle Adams of CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY at Clowes Memorial Hall Interview Audrey Belle Adams of CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY at Clowes Memorial Hall
by The Marriage Matinee - October 11, 2021, Indianapolis

Broadway Across America is coming back to life, and it’s ready to hit Indy with the fun and fantastical CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY. This musical brings to life the much-beloved classic children's book by Roald Dahl, also adapted for film twice. In anticipation of opening night, we were lucky ...
Renaissance Man/Playwright Daniel MacIvor NEVER. DREAMS. ALONE. At Open Fist Interview Renaissance Man/Playwright Daniel MacIvor NEVER. DREAMS. ALONE. At Open Fist
by Gil Kaan - October 11, 2021, Los Angeles

Open Fist Theatre Company returns to live, in-person performances at Atwater Village Theatre with a concurrent run of two plays by Canadian playwright Daniel MacIvor – the west coast premiere of THE SOLDIER DREAMS and the shorter NEVER SWIM ALONE. THE SOLDIER DREAMS opens October 23rd, with NEVER SW...
BWW: Playwright Ellen Simon on the Delayed PTC Premiere of Her New Play ASS and on He Interview BWW: Playwright Ellen Simon on the Delayed PTC Premiere of Her New Play ASS and on Her Father, Neil Simon
by Tyler Hinton - October 09, 2021, Salt Lake City

Ellen Simon, who is the daughter of famed playwright Neil Simon, kindly opened up to BroadwayWorld about ASS, its delayed opening, her friend and collaborator PTC artistic director Karen Azenberg, and the impact of their fathers’ careers on their own....
Joanna A. Jones Confidently Settling Into Her HAMILTON Home Interview Joanna A. Jones Confidently Settling Into Her HAMILTON Home
by Gil Kaan - October 08, 2021, Los Angeles

The Los Angeles stop of the national tour of HAMILTON has already landed at the Pantages Theater mesmerizing audiences with their mastery of speeding-singing raps and intricate precision choreography. Joanna A. Jones stars as Eliza Schuyler Hamilton, the wife of Alexander Hamilton. Had the chance to...
Melissa Errico of MELISSA ERRICO SINGS HER NEW YORK at Feinstein's/54 Below October 1 Interview Melissa Errico of MELISSA ERRICO SINGS HER NEW YORK at Feinstein's/54 Below October 16th
by Stephen Mosher - October 08, 2021, Cabaret

Melissa Errioc is home in New York and home at 54 Below, and the sold-out shows there are proof that she was missed....
Mind-Blowing David Kwong's Truly An ENIGMATIST Interview Mind-Blowing David Kwong's Truly An ENIGMATIST
by Gil Kaan - October 07, 2021, Los Angeles

Puzzle Master/Magician David Kwong has returned to the Geffen Playhouse with his live show THE ENIGMATIST, already playing has been extended through November 14, 2021. David charms his audience with a variety of mind-boggling puzzles, incredible sight of hand and unbelievable acts of mental telepath...
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...
MY FAIR LADY's Laird Mackintosh Reigns In Spain All Over The U.S. Interview MY FAIR LADY's Laird Mackintosh Reigns In Spain All Over The U.S.
by Gil Kaan - October 06, 2021, Los Angeles

The national tour of MY FAIR LADY opens October 7th in Los Angeles at the Dolby Theatre, running through October 31st. Bartlett Sher directs this timeless story of Professor Henry Higgins’ experiment to transform the social standings of Eliza Doolittle, a lowly flower girl, to one fitting comfortabl...
Levys Mon of DESAPARECER at Theatre Guild Ancon Interview Levys Mon of DESAPARECER at Theatre Guild Ancon
by Julio Jiron - October 06, 2021, Los Angeles

Jota Mon Calderón es uno de los directores de teatro de ésta nueva generación que más me ha marcado su trabajo. Su versión de Heathers a mi juicio se puede situar entre las mejores que se han puesto en escena en Latinoamérica. Es un director que no tiene miedo a llevar ideas a cabo, incluso , si deb...
Dominic Andersen Talks WHAT'S NEW PUSSYCAT? at Birmingham Repertory Theatre Interview Dominic Andersen Talks WHAT'S NEW PUSSYCAT? at Birmingham Repertory Theatre
by Eleni Cashell - October 06, 2021, UK / West End

Dominic Andersen reveals what audiences can expect from brand-new musical, What's New Pussycat?...
Lena Hall On Bridging Musical Genres In Her SONGS FROM THE NIGHTCAR Interview Lena Hall On Bridging Musical Genres In Her SONGS FROM THE NIGHTCAR
by Gil Kaan - October 05, 2021, Los Angeles

Tony and Grammy Award winner Lena Hall will return to the Bourbon Room October 11th with her latest cabaret act SONGS FROM THE NIGHTCAR. A steadily working actress, Lena will include some of her Snowpiercer covers combined with her own originals. Had the chance to throw out a few queries to the very...