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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: Paulo Szot Talks CHICAGO's Return to the Stage, Details About Openi Photo 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

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!...
The Groundlings' Michael Churven Throws It All In To Keep Grounded in The U.S.A Interview The Groundlings' Michael Churven Throws It All In To Keep Grounded in The U.S.A
by Gil Kaan - September 24, 2021, Los Angeles

The Groundlings’ latest Friday/Saturday night show A GROUNDLING ON ELM STREET began previews back on The Groundlings stage live September 18, 2021. Had the chance to chat with one of The Groundlings hilarious company members, the always funny Michael Churven on his Groundlings history, his tendency ...
Matt Baker of JIM CARUSO'S CAST PARTY at Birdland - Guest Journalist: Jim Caruso Interview Matt Baker of JIM CARUSO'S CAST PARTY at Birdland - Guest Journalist: Jim Caruso
by Stephen Mosher - September 24, 2021, Cabaret

When his colleague and friend, Matt Baker, took a break from the piano to pick up a camera, Jim Caruso got inspired to take a break from the microphone and pick up a typewriter....
Linda Purl TENDERLY Channeling ROSEMARY CLOONEY Interview Linda Purl TENDERLY Channeling ROSEMARY CLOONEY
by Gil Kaan - September 24, 2021, Los Angeles

Ensemble Theatre Company (ETC) presents the first show of its reopening season, the Southern California premiere of TENDERLY: THE ROSEMARY CLOONEY MUSICAL opening October 7, 2021. Jenny Sullivan directs Linda Purl as Rosemary Clooney and David Engel as various men in her life. Had the chance to pois...
Martin Biallas Bringing MICHELANGELO'S SISTINE CHAPEL To The World Interview Martin Biallas Bringing MICHELANGELO'S SISTINE CHAPEL To The World
by Gil Kaan - September 24, 2021, Los Angeles

MICHELANGELO’S SISTINE CHAPEL: THE EXHIBITION featuring full-sized replicas of Michelangelo’s timeless frescos from the Vatican’s Sistine Chapel has reached Los Angeles for the first time. Audiences can view Michelangelo’s masterpieces up close, closer than in the actual Sistine Chapel. Had the chan...
LISTEN: BWW Podcaster Ashton Marcus and John Snow Discuss MUSIC AT THE ODYSSEY Interview LISTEN: BWW Podcaster Ashton Marcus and John Snow Discuss MUSIC AT THE ODYSSEY
by Ellen Dostal - September 23, 2021, Los Angeles

Listen in as BroadwayWorld Podcaster Ashton Marcus talks to John Snow about his unique series MUSIC AT THE ODYSSEY. Tickets are available now for upcoming performances on September 24, and October 17 and 22. Enjoy!...
Delighted Tobehere of HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH at Warehouse Theatre Interview Delighted Tobehere of HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH at Warehouse Theatre
by Neil Shurley - September 23, 2021, South Carolina

'It's time to rock and roll, friends!'...
Sidney Outlaw of MOZART AND SALIERI at Opera San José Finds Himself Entering the Prim Interview Sidney Outlaw of MOZART AND SALIERI at Opera San José Finds Himself Entering the Prime of His Career
by Jim Munson - September 23, 2021, South Carolina

It would appear that acclaimed baritone Sidney Outlaw is having the busiest year of his career. In addition to starring as composer Antonio Salieri in Opera San José’s new virtual production of Rimsky-Korsakov’s 'Mozart and Salieri,' Outlaw will be performing 'Barber of Seville,' 'Porgy and Bess,' a...
Antonio Banderas habla de A CHORUS LINE en B.S.O con Emilio Aragón. Interview Antonio Banderas habla de A CHORUS LINE en B.S.O con Emilio Aragón.
by Angeles Diaz - September 23, 2021, Spain

Emitido la semana pasada en Movistar+, el actor habló tanto de sus orígenes como de lo que le hizo llegar a querer dirigir y producir obras como A CHORUS LINE en el programa de Emilio Aragón B.S.O.  B.S.O es un programa que desea hacer homenaje a grandes artistas de nuestro país a través de entre...
Killian Donnelly Chats THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA at Her Majesty's Theatre Interview Killian Donnelly Chats THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA at Her Majesty's Theatre
by Eleni Cashell - September 23, 2021, UK / West End

Killian Donnelly chats about what makes Phantom of the Opera so special, his favourite roles and how he’s finding fatherhood....
Cate Hayman of CHESS IN CONCERT at 42nd Street Moon Aims to Be an Old-School Diva for Interview Cate Hayman of CHESS IN CONCERT at 42nd Street Moon Aims to Be an Old-School Diva for Our Times
by Jim Munson - September 21, 2021, San Francisco

BroadwayWorld chats with Cate Hayman, star of 'CHESS in Concert' at 42nd Street Moon. The show marks Moon's return to live, in-person performance and features a killer score by ABBA’s Björn Ulvaeus & Benny Andersson and renowned lyricist Tim Rice. It remains the only musical of the modern era to gen...
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!...