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The latest interviews about live + streaming theatre in Broadway.

Interview: KT Tunstall on Touring, Making Unpopular Music and Bringing SAVING GRACE t Photo Interview: KT Tunstall on Touring, Making Unpopular Music and Bringing SAVING GRACE to the Stage
by Natalie O'Donoghue - November 24, 2022

BroadwayWorld catches up with KT Tunstall to chat about bringing Saving Grace to the stage at Riverside Studios....
Interview: Amanda Kloots Talks Returning to Acting In FIT FOR CHRISTMAS Photo Interview: Amanda Kloots Talks Returning to Acting In FIT FOR CHRISTMAS
by Michael Major - December 02, 2022

Amanda Kloots stars in Fit For Christmas, the new CBS original holiday film, which she also co-created and executive produces. BroadwayWorld caught up with Kloots to discuss how the tragic loss of her husband, Nick Cordero, inspired her to create the film, why fitness should be a part of the holiday season, and if she would ever return to Broadway....
Interview: Nicolas King & Seth Sikes of THE NEW BELTERS at The Green Room 42 Interview Interview: Nicolas King & Seth Sikes of THE NEW BELTERS at The Green Room 42
by Stephen Mosher - October 19, 2022, Cabaret

Usually on the stage in the solos spot, Seth Sikes and Nicolas King are trying their hands at a duo show and they are bringing all their brassy, belty boy best to the stage....
Interview: Spotlight On Artist and Performer Gonzalo Aburto de la Fuente Interview Interview: Spotlight On Artist and Performer Gonzalo Aburto de la Fuente
by Adrienne Proctor - October 18, 2022, Oklahoma

We know you've got burning questions, and we've got the answers! Gonzalo Aburto de la Fuente gave Broadway World an exclusive interview about his career and performance goals. His artist spotlight is here!...
Interview: Michelle Dowdy & Jordan Wolfe of TRICKS & TREATS at The Green Room 42 Octo Interview Interview: Michelle Dowdy & Jordan Wolfe of TRICKS & TREATS at The Green Room 42 October 23rd
by Stephen Mosher - October 18, 2022, Cabaret

Jordan and Michelle are just days away from premiering their debut Halloween Extravaganza and Broadway World Cabaret has some behind-the-scenes details....
Interview: Nathan Carter of NATHAN CARTER LIVE IN CONCERT at Ames Center Interview Interview: Nathan Carter of NATHAN CARTER LIVE IN CONCERT at Ames Center
by Jared Fessler - October 18, 2022, Minneapolis

Irish phenomenon Nathan Carter brings his action packed live show to Minnesota for the first time! Backed by his stellar 6 piece band, a Nathan Carter show is a unique blend of Celtic, Irish, Classic Country and Pop favorites not to be missed. Performing with their Irish warmth and infectious energy...
Interview: Robert Bannon of REWIND at The Green Room 42 Interview Interview: Robert Bannon of REWIND at The Green Room 42
by Stephen Mosher - October 16, 2022, Cabaret

Actor, singer, teacher and chat show host Robert Bannon lands in the hot seat this week, as he prepares to go live at The Green Room 42, for a live recording....
Interview: John Rubinstein Adds EISENHOWER To his Lengthy Resume of Impressive Portra Interview Interview: John Rubinstein Adds EISENHOWER To his Lengthy Resume of Impressive Portrayals
by Gil Kaan - October 16, 2022, Los Angeles

Tony Award-winning Broadway veteran John Rubinstein performs in his first one-man show Eisenhower: This Piece of Ground at Theatre West opening October 22, 2022. This world premiere (co-produced in association with New Los Angeles Repertory Company) is directed by Peter Ellenstein. John carved out s...
Interview: Betsy Kruse Craig Channels Molly Ivins in One-Woman Show at Invisible Thea Interview Interview: Betsy Kruse Craig Channels Molly Ivins in One-Woman Show at Invisible Theatre
by Robert Encila-Celdran - October 15, 2022, Phoenix Metro

RED HOT PATRIOT is a one-woman play based on the life and times of Molly Ivins. Written by twins Margaret and Allison Engel, both journalists, it premiered off-Broadway in 2012, starring Kathleen Turner (why, of course!). Nancy Davis Booth directs....
Interview: Brent Berheim of LA CAGE AUX FOLLES at Lush Lounge & Theater Interview Interview: Brent Berheim of LA CAGE AUX FOLLES at Lush Lounge & Theater
by Jared Fessler - October 15, 2022, Minneapolis

The only Broadway show to win the Tony for Best Show and Best Revival of a Musical twice, La Cage is based on the play that also inspired the 1996 film The Birdcage, starring Nathan Lane and Robin Williams. After 20 years of partnered bliss, Georges and Albin, two men partnered for better or worse, ...
Interview: English Bernhardt of MEAN GIRLS at National Arts Centre Interview Interview: English Bernhardt of MEAN GIRLS at National Arts Centre
by Courtney Castelino - October 15, 2022, Ottawa

Broadway Across Canada is bringing Mean Girls to Ottawa’s National Arts Centre next week. I met up virtually with English Bernhardt during their current leg of the tour in Massachusetts to chat briefly about the show....
Interview: Playwright TyLie Shider and CERTAIN ASPECTS OF CONFLICT IN THE NEGRO FAMIL Interview Interview: Playwright TyLie Shider and CERTAIN ASPECTS OF CONFLICT IN THE NEGRO FAMILY at Liberty Hall Museum Presented by Premiere Stages
by Marina Kennedy - October 14, 2022, New Jersey

Broadwayworld had the opportunity to interview TyLie Shider about his career and the show , 'Certain Aspects of Conflict in the Negro Family' at Premiere Stages....
Interview: Gregory Yang of FIRE IN THE NEW WORLD at Park Square Theatre Interview Interview: Gregory Yang of FIRE IN THE NEW WORLD at Park Square Theatre
by Jared Fessler - October 14, 2022, Minneapolis

Don't miss this savvy detective caper that's smart and fun with a dash of social commentary and plenty of sly intrigue! Sam Shikaze, hard-boiled private eye, fights crime in Vancouver's Japantown in the years after WWII. This time he's up against a big time developer intent on bulldozing the communi...
Interview: Ben Frankhauser Gives Us the Inside Scoop Behind the Development of New Mu Interview Interview: Ben Frankhauser Gives Us the Inside Scoop Behind the Development of New Musical THE SECRET OF MY SUCCESS
by Miranda Keating - October 14, 2022, Houston

Houston’s Theatre Under the Stars will be presenting a regional premiere of the new musical, THE SECRET OF MY SUCCESS. Based on the smash-hit film, the show follows the story of Brantley Foster as he navigates the corporate world and defines what success means to him. I had the chance to speak with ...
Interview: Jeff Gould Always Makes FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO DIVORCE, Marria Interview Interview: Jeff Gould Always Makes FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO DIVORCE, Marriage & Sex
by Gil Kaan - October 14, 2022, Los Angeles

The earlier run of Jeff Gould’s A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Divorce is being restarted at the ‘still unnamed theatre.’ Already opened, Marc Antonio Pritchett directs Divorce through November 20, 2022. Jeff managed to spare some time between writing and touch-up rehearsals to answer a few of...
Interview: Playwright Nathan Englander On Bringing WHAT WE TALK ABOUT WHEN WE TALK AB Interview Interview: Playwright Nathan Englander On Bringing WHAT WE TALK ABOUT WHEN WE TALK ABOUT ANNE FRANK to The Old Globe stage
by E.H. Reiter - October 13, 2022, San Diego

It would be easy to wonder about the person who can write a show as funny, heartfelt, insightful, and contemplative as WHAT WE TALK ABOUT WHEN WE TALK ABOUT ANNE FRANK.  Yet when speaking with playwright Nathan Englander it becomes clear that the humor, the nimble turn of phrase and topic, and then ...
Interview: Composer Ethan Iverson Connecting With Mark Morris For THE LOOK OF LOVE Interview Interview: Composer Ethan Iverson Connecting With Mark Morris For THE LOOK OF LOVE
by Gil Kaan - October 13, 2022, Los Angeles

Mark Morris and Ethan Iverson join creative forces for the world premiere of The Look of Love: An Evening of Dance to the Music of Burt Bacharach October 20, 2022 at The Eli and Edythe Broad Stage. The Mark Morris Dance Group (costumed in Isaac Mizrahi) will be accompanied by their MMDG Music Ensemb...
Interview: Douglas McGrath Discusses Expecting the Unexpected in One-Man Play EVERYTH Interview Interview: Douglas McGrath Discusses Expecting the Unexpected in One-Man Play EVERYTHING'S FINE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - October 13, 2022, Los Angeles

Oscar-nominated writer Douglas McGrath is bringing his autobiographical, one-man play Everything's Fine to the stage at the DR2 Theatre. Read BroadwayWorld's interview with McGrath here!...
Interview: Joe Allen of FIRE IN THE NEW WORLD at Park Square Theatre Interview Interview: Joe Allen of FIRE IN THE NEW WORLD at Park Square Theatre
by Jared Fessler - October 13, 2022, Minneapolis

Don't miss this savvy detective caper that's smart and fun with a dash of social commentary and plenty of sly intrigue! Sam Shikaze, hard-boiled private eye, fights crime in Vancouver's Japantown in the years after WWII. This time he's up against a big time developer intent on bulldozing the communi...
Interview: Playwright Mat Smart and EDEN PRARIE 1971 at NJ Rep 10/20 to 11/20 Interview Interview: Playwright Mat Smart and EDEN PRARIE 1971 at NJ Rep 10/20 to 11/20
by Marina Kennedy - October 13, 2022, New Jersey

Broadwayworld had the pleasure of interviewing playwright Mat Smart about his career and his upcoming play at NJ Rep, 'Eden Prarie 1971.'...
Interview: Steven Sharp Nelson of THE PIANO GUYS at Orpheum Theatre Interview Interview: Steven Sharp Nelson of THE PIANO GUYS at Orpheum Theatre
by Jared Fessler - October 12, 2022, Minneapolis

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Interview: Scarlet, Tina, Alexis, Blake of WITCH PERFECT: LIVE SINGING DRAG SHOW (TIN Interview Interview: Scarlet, Tina, Alexis, Blake of WITCH PERFECT: LIVE SINGING DRAG SHOW (TINA BURNER, SCARLET ENVY, AND ALEXIS MICHELLE) at The Brave New Workshop Comedy Theatre
by Jared Fessler - October 12, 2022, Minneapolis

SISTAAAAAS! Be sure to check out WITCH PERFECT: LIVE DRAG SHOW on October 26th at The Brave New Workshop Comedy Theatre....
Interview: Adam Kubota of POSTMODERN JUKEBOX Interview Interview: Adam Kubota of POSTMODERN JUKEBOX
by Analisa Swerczek - October 12, 2022, Omaha

It's not just a concert at all. It's a performance where the audience is encouraged to participate and shout out when they like something. They can get up and dance. And we don't just have musicians. We also have dancers! ...
Interview: Anna Hashizume of FIRE IN THE NEW WORLD at Park Square Theatre Interview Interview: Anna Hashizume of FIRE IN THE NEW WORLD at Park Square Theatre
by Jared Fessler - October 12, 2022, Minneapolis

Don't miss this savvy detective caper that's smart and fun with a dash of social commentary and plenty of sly intrigue! Sam Shikaze, hard-boiled private eye, fights crime in Vancouver's Japantown in the years after WWII. This time he's up against a big time developer intent on bulldozing the communi...
Interview: Analise Scarpaci of PATHETIC LITTLE DREAMER at 54 Below October 19th Interview Interview: Analise Scarpaci of PATHETIC LITTLE DREAMER at 54 Below October 19th
by Stephen Mosher - October 12, 2022, Cabaret

Broadway veteran, singer-songwriter Analise Scarpaci, prepares for her solo show debut....
Interview: With One Life to Live Tuc Watkins Makes the Most of His INHERITANCE Interview Interview: With One Life to Live Tuc Watkins Makes the Most of His INHERITANCE
by Gil Kaan - October 12, 2022, Los Angeles

The Geffen Playhouse west coast premieres the Stephen Daldry production of four-time Tony Award winner The Heritance October 16, 2022 (already in previews). Mike Donahue directs the all-out cast of Bill Brochtrup, Tantoo Cardinal, Juan Castano, Jay Donnell, Israel Erron Ford, August Gray Gall, Adam ...
Interview: Chatting With Nikk Alcaraz About RENT, Cupcake & Food Art, and More Interview Interview: Chatting With Nikk Alcaraz About RENT, Cupcake & Food Art, and More
by Gil Kaan - October 11, 2022, Los Angeles

Jonathan Larson’s RENT is currently in residence at The Hollywood Majestic. Cupcake Theatre Company’s Brayden Hade directs this Pulitzer and Tony Award winner with a double cast. I had the chance to chat up ‘Benny’ cast member Nikk Alcaraz on his Angel Dumott Schunard and his Practical Peculiarities...
Interview: Theatre Life with Lance Pennington Interview Interview: Theatre Life with Lance Pennington
by Elliot Lanes - October 11, 2022, Washington, DC

Today's subject Lance Pennington proves that longevity can be achieved while working in theatre. For 45 years, yes you read that right, he has been living his theatre life as a member of the props department at Arena Stage. His work can currently be seen with their current production of Holiday whic...
Interview: Ephraim Birney Talks Starring Opposite His Tony-Winning Father in the New Interview Interview: Ephraim Birney Talks Starring Opposite His Tony-Winning Father in the New York Premiere of CHESTER BAILEY
by Chloe Rabinowitz - October 11, 2022, Washington, DC

Irish Repertory Theatre is presenting the New York Premiere of Chester Bailey, beginning previews on October 12, 2022, and opening October 19, for a limited run through November 13, 2022. BroadwayWorld spoke with Ephraim Bailey about starring opposite his Tony Award-winning dad, Reed Birney, and mor...
Interview: Christina Bianco Talks LIZA WITH A Z Interview Interview: Christina Bianco Talks LIZA WITH A Z
by Natalie O'Donoghue - October 11, 2022, UK / West End

BWW catches up with Christina Bianco to chat about bringing Liza With a Z to the Clapham Grand this month....
Interview: Raúl Castillo on AMERICAN (TELE)VISIONS Being 'Familiar' to Him Interview Interview: Raúl Castillo on AMERICAN (TELE)VISIONS Being 'Familiar' to Him
by Michael Major - October 10, 2022, Broadway

BroadwayWorld sat down with Raúl Castillo to discuss how Victor I. Cazares' american (tele)visions and its characters are 'familiar' to him, what audiences can expect from his upcoming film The Inspection, starring Jeremy Pope and Gabrielle Union, and what he looks for in future projects after think...
Interview: Award-winning Author Lewis Kempfer On The Publication of 120 SEATS IN A BO Interview Interview: Award-winning Author Lewis Kempfer On The Publication of 120 SEATS IN A BOILER ROOM
by Jeffrey Ellis - October 10, 2022, Broadway

Tomorrow – October 11, 2022 – marks yet another momentous day in the history of Boiler Room Theatre, the late and lamented theater company that originally brought professional theater to The Factory at Franklin. 120 Seats in a Boiler Room: The Creation of a Courageous Professional Theater, the lates...
Chef Spotlight: Executive Chef Romeo Regalli of RAS PLANT BASED Ethiopian Cuisine in Interview Chef Spotlight: Executive Chef Romeo Regalli of RAS PLANT BASED Ethiopian Cuisine in Crown Heights, Brooklyn
by Marina Kennedy - October 10, 2022, Food + Wine

Broadwayworld had the pleasure of interviewing Chef Romeo Regalli about his career and Ras Plant Based for our “Chef Spotlight” feature....
Interview: Liam Brennan Talks About Returning to the Role of Inspector Goole in AN IN Interview Interview: Liam Brennan Talks About Returning to the Role of Inspector Goole in AN INSPECTOR CALLS
by Anthony Walker-Cook - October 10, 2022, UK / West End

Liam Brennan has played the role of Inspector Goole in the West End and on Broadway - he returns to the role this year as part of the touring 30 year anniversary of the National Theatre's production. He speaks to BroadwayWorld about returning to the role....
Interview: Winner - Domino Rosa / Lady Cassadine of FIPPHONE SUPERSTAR 2022/CARSON KR Interview Interview: Winner - Domino Rosa / Lady Cassadine of FIPPHONE SUPERSTAR 2022/CARSON KRESSLEY at Quincy Hall
by Jared Fessler - October 09, 2022, Minneapolis

Each contestant will have four minutes to perform in front of a group of world renown judges: Carson Kressley (RuPaul's Drag Race and Queer Eye for the Straight Guy), Jaidynn Diore Fierce (RuPaul's Drag Race), and Frozaen Pissás take home $1000 and a 2023 Pride Booking....
Interview: BROADWAY AT THE BOURBON ROOM's Tianna Louise Cohen Howling For Their HALLO Interview Interview: BROADWAY AT THE BOURBON ROOM's Tianna Louise Cohen Howling For Their HALLOWEEN BASH
by Gil Kaan - October 09, 2022, Los Angeles

Next up for Broadway At The Bourbon Room, their Halloween Bash October 21, 2022; at, of course, The Bourbon Room.  I had the opportunity to chat with Broadway At The Bourbon Room’ s newly appointed associate director Tianna Louise Cohen....