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Houston Interviews

The latest interviews about live + streaming theatre in Houston.

Will Mann of HADESTOWN THE MUSICAL at Hobby Center Of Performing Arts Interview Will Mann of HADESTOWN THE MUSICAL at Hobby Center Of Performing Arts
by Armando Urdiales - January 02, 2022, Houston

I recently sat down with Hadestown the Musical ensemble member, Will Mann, whom I have been a big fan of since his recent turn in the Broadway revival of Rodgers and Hammerstein's Oklahoma! Hadestown the Musical is not the first time he has been to Houston and we talked about coming to the Energy Ci...
Carla Woods Takes Audiences Under the Sea & Behind the Scenes at TUTS' THE LITTLE MER Interview Carla Woods Takes Audiences Under the Sea & Behind the Scenes at TUTS' THE LITTLE MERMAID
by Audrey Morabito - December 08, 2021, Houston

This week Theatre Under the Stars opens their fabulous holiday show, THE LITTLE MERMAID! This classic undersea tale is packed full of Houston theatre favorites, including the lovely Carla Woods! Returning to the stage as 'Sebastian', Woods gave BroadwayWorld insight on her past roles at TUTS, steppi...
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....
Kirk Coombs Talks SOLE MATES: THE MUSICAL (Studio Cast Recording) Interview Kirk Coombs Talks SOLE MATES: THE MUSICAL (Studio Cast Recording)
by David Clarke - October 12, 2020, Houston

The charming and witty SOLE MATES: THE MUSICAL didn't let COVID-19 keep their art in the dark. We chat with Kirk Coombs, the writer behind the surprisingly relatable tale about laundry items looking for their purpose, love, and more, about how he and his teamed pivoted in order to keep moving forwar...
Marika Aubrey of COME FROM AWAY on the Celebration of Compassion, Chaos and the Human Interview Marika Aubrey of COME FROM AWAY on the Celebration of Compassion, Chaos and the Human Condition
by Pnina Topham - February 24, 2020, Houston

On September 11, 2001 the world stopped. On September 12, their stories moved us all. COME FROM AWAY tells the remarkable true story of 7,000 stranded passengers and the small town in Newfoundland that welcomed them. Cultures clashed and nerves ran high, but uneasiness turned into trust, music soar...
Eric Chambliss of JERSEY BOYS on focus, feedback and Frankie Valli Interview Eric Chambliss of JERSEY BOYS on focus, feedback and Frankie Valli
by Pnina Topham - January 30, 2020, Houston

They were just four guys from Jersey, until they sang their very first note. They had a sound nobody had ever hearda?? and the radio just couldn't get enough of. But while their harmonies were perfect on stage, off stage it was a very different story a?" a story that has made them an international s...
Joe Joseph of THE BAND'S VISIT opens up about awards, Al Azhar and affect Interview Joe Joseph of THE BAND'S VISIT opens up about awards, Al Azhar and affect
by Pnina Topham - January 22, 2020, Houston

In this joyously offbeat story, set in a town that's way off the beaten path, a band of musicians arrive lost, out of the blue. Under the spell of the desert sky, and with beautiful music perfuming the air, the band brings the town to life in unexpected and tantalizing ways. Even the briefest visit ...
BBW Interview: Daniel Beeman of HELLO, DOLLY! Coming to the Hobby Center Interview BBW Interview: Daniel Beeman of HELLO, DOLLY! Coming to the Hobby Center
by Pnina Topham - January 03, 2020, Houston

Days before he assumes the role of Cornelius Hackl in one of the most beloved musicals of all time, actor Daniel Beeman took a moment to discuss life on the road and entertaining generations of audiences in HELLO, DOLLY!...
Mariah Lyttle of THE COLOR PURPLE at Bass Hall and AT&T Performing Arts Center Interview Mariah Lyttle of THE COLOR PURPLE at Bass Hall and AT&T Performing Arts Center
by Kyle Christopher West - December 23, 2019, Houston

Newcomer Mariah Lyttle hasn't exactly pounded the New York City pavement quite yet, but it's not a reflection on her motivation or hard work. In fact, the young actress barely crossed the graduation stage before headlining a regional production of THE WIZ, which closed only moments before she booked...
Raven Justine Troup of ELF THE MUSICAL at TUTS Interview Raven Justine Troup of ELF THE MUSICAL at TUTS
by Bryan-Keyth Wilson - December 09, 2019, Houston

ELF, the musical has become a traditional holiday favorite in the Bayou City and we are excited to see this whimsical story made popular by the movie starring Will Ferrell. ELF the musical has music by Matthew Sklar, lyrics by Chad Beguelin, book by Thomas Meehan and Bob Martin and is based on the N...