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The latest interviews about live + streaming theatre in Broadway.

Vincent Hooper of THE WIZARD OF OZ at Crown Theatre Interview Vincent Hooper of THE WIZARD OF OZ at Crown Theatre
by David Bravos - December 27, 2021, Australia - Perth

It seems almost unavoidable to grow up without having exposure to the classic film The Wizard of Oz. It’s one of those movies that seems to find home in every collection, and the storyline is familiar to many. Starring as the Cowardly Lion is Perth born Vincent Hooper, who sat down to chat about the...
Music Director Jonathan Quick on the Vancouver Welsh Men's Choir's Return to In-Perso Interview Music Director Jonathan Quick on the Vancouver Welsh Men's Choir's Return to In-Person and Online Performance this Season!
by Alyson Eng - December 27, 2021, Vancouver

After a 2-year concert hiatus, the Vancouver Welsh Men’s Choir (VWMC) returned to the stage this month for multiple in-person performances. Their Christmas concert series, Sing We Now of Christmas, featured the amazing talent of the choir led by musical director, Jonathan Quick....
Performer Joshua Cruz Talks STOMP National Tour Interview Performer Joshua Cruz Talks STOMP National Tour
by Chloe Rabinowitz - December 27, 2021, Vancouver

STOMP's percussive rhythms and electrifying performers have been wowing audiences for 30 years, and the stage phenomenon is currently making its way through the US on a National Tour! Blending dance and performance with music created using everyday objects, STOMP is a one-of-a kind experience you wo...
Master Mixologist Andrew Bateman of MARGARITAVILLE RESORT in Times Square Interview Master Mixologist Andrew Bateman of MARGARITAVILLE RESORT in Times Square
by Marina Kennedy - December 27, 2021, Food + Wine

Broadwayworld.com had the pleasure of interviewing Andrew about his career and position at Margaritaville Resort in Times Square for our “Master Mixologist” feature....
Roxanne Layton talks about bringing the music of MANNHEIM STEAMROLLER CHRISTMAS at th Interview Roxanne Layton talks about bringing the music of MANNHEIM STEAMROLLER CHRISTMAS at the San Diego Civic Theatre
by E.H. Reiter - December 26, 2021, San Diego

Mannheim Steamroller is such an indelible part of the winter and holiday season that I bet one of their songs is running through your heard right now, just from reading their name.  This group’s iconic sound, energetic performances, and passionate fan base mean that seeing them live is something you...
Belén Moyano of HADESTOWN at Saenger Theatre Interview Belén Moyano of HADESTOWN at Saenger Theatre
by Tara Bennett - December 21, 2021, New Orleans

The national tour of the Tony award-winning musical HADESTOWN is getting ready to make its way down to New Orleans at the Saenger Theatre, running from December 28 through January 2....
Cecily Strong is Searching for Signs of Intelligent Life Interview Cecily Strong is Searching for Signs of Intelligent Life
by Steve Schonberg - December 21, 2021, Broadway

Now at The Shed, TV favorite Cecily Strong (Saturday Night Live, Schmigadoon!) is leading a search party to find ourselves in Jane Wagner’s famed one-woman show, 'The Search for Signs of Intelligent Life in the Universe.'...
Chef Spotlight: Chef Brooke Apfelbaum of NSA NOODLE BAR in Brooklyn Interview Chef Spotlight: Chef Brooke Apfelbaum of NSA NOODLE BAR in Brooklyn
by Marina Kennedy - December 20, 2021, Food + Wine

Broadwayworld had the pleasure of interviewing Chef Brooke Apfelbaum about her career and NSA Noodle Bar for our 'Chef Spotlight.'...
Steven Sater talks SPRING AWAKENING at the Almeida Theatre Interview Steven Sater talks SPRING AWAKENING at the Almeida Theatre
by Katie Kirkpatrick - December 20, 2021, Food + Wine

As the Almeida revival of Spring Awakening opens in London, writer Steven Sater talks about his relationship with the show over the years, as well as his new Grammy-nominated concept album with Burt Bacharach....
Christian Charisiou of THE WEDDING SINGER at His Majesty's Theatre Interview Christian Charisiou of THE WEDDING SINGER at His Majesty's Theatre
by David Bravos - December 18, 2021, Australia - Perth

Based on the hit 1998 movie of the same name, THE WEDDING SINGER is set to charm audiences throughout Australia in early 2022. Playing the role of Robby is Christian Charisiou in his breakout role. I caught up with Charisiou to hear his thoughts on the cast, what it means to him, and what audiences ...
Back On Broadway: Cody Renard Richard Talks FREESTYLE LOVE SUPREME, ANNIE LIVE! & Mor Interview Back On Broadway: Cody Renard Richard Talks FREESTYLE LOVE SUPREME, ANNIE LIVE! & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - December 18, 2021, Broadway

BroadwayWorld's new interview series Back on Broadway is taking readers on a journey of Broadway's return to the stage! Next up in the series is Cody Renard Richard, who shared details about reopening Broadway as the stage manager for Pass Over, his current role as production stage manager and assoc...
Adam Gwon & Giovanna Sardelli of ALICE BLISS at TheatreWorks Silicon Valley & Montalv Interview Adam Gwon & Giovanna Sardelli of ALICE BLISS at TheatreWorks Silicon Valley & Montalvo Arts Center Bring a Heartrending New Musical to Life
by Jim Munson - December 17, 2021, San Francisco

BroadwayWorld talks to lyricist Adam Gwon and TheatreWorks Director of New Works Giovanna Sardelli about their collaboration with Montalvo Arts Center on the development of the new musical 'Alice Bliss.'...
L.A. Theatre Alumnus Carrie St. Louis On Broadway & Back Home Interview L.A. Theatre Alumnus Carrie St. Louis On Broadway & Back Home
by Gil Kaan - December 17, 2021, Los Angeles

CRUEL INTENTIONS: THE ‘90S MUSICAL returns to Los Angeles for a one-nighter, LIVE at and streaming from the Bourbon Room December 19, 2021. With the plot of the 1999 cult hit Cruel Intentions as their starting point, the cast of powerhouse singers will sing the characters played in the film by Sarah...
The Iconic Dr. Ruth Discusses BECOMING DR. RUTH, the Secret to a Long and Happy Life Interview The Iconic Dr. Ruth Discusses BECOMING DR. RUTH, the Secret to a Long and Happy Life & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - December 16, 2021, Los Angeles

Dr. Ruth and her incredible life are at the center of Mark St. Germain's play Becoming Dr. Ruth, which opens tonight at The Museum of Jewish Heritage. BroadwayWorld spoke with Dr. Ruth about how it feels to watch her story be told on stage, her personal history and where her zest for life comes from...
Gerri Weagraff of ANASTASIA at Hennepin Theatre Trust Interview Gerri Weagraff of ANASTASIA at Hennepin Theatre Trust
by Kristen Hirsch Montag - December 16, 2021, Minneapolis

Russian-set musicals figure highly in this actor's nontraditional path to the tour stage. ANASTASIA, the new Broadway musical, and its Dowager Empress are on the Orpheum's stage till Dec. 19....
Uzo Aduba on Taking on the Tough as Nails 'Clyde' at the Hayes Theater Interview Uzo Aduba on Taking on the Tough as Nails 'Clyde' at the Hayes Theater
by Steve Schonberg - December 15, 2021, Broadway

Drizzle on some optimism and you've got yourself a darn satisfying sandwich. Or, really, a taste of life that may be in reach. It all depends on how you view life at Clyde's, now on Broadway, where sandwiches become a symbol of hope-where each deli meat and leafy green represents the potential for t...
Ria Jones Chats HABEAS CORPUS at Menier Chocolate Factory Interview Ria Jones Chats HABEAS CORPUS at Menier Chocolate Factory
by Fiona Scott - December 15, 2021, UK / West End

Ria Jones is known for her roles in musicals, most recently Sunset Boulevard at Leicester Curve and Gypsy at Royal Exchange, Manchester. She now makes her straight play debut in the Menier Chocolate Factory’s revival of Alan Bennett’s Habeas Corpus. We spoke with Jones about the show....
Jennifer Nettles of BROADWAY UNDER THE MISTLETOE at Town Hall December 15 at 7:30 pm Interview Jennifer Nettles of BROADWAY UNDER THE MISTLETOE at Town Hall December 15 at 7:30 pm
by Stephen Mosher - December 14, 2021, Cabaret

It's just an evening of show tunes, holiday music, and one of the great Country singers, who has been spreading her artistic wings in a musical theater corridor. Broadway World Cabaret talks to Jennifer Nettles about her love of musical theater, her future plans for Broadway, and her Town Hall conc...
BWW Interview Gina Sarno in MATILDA THE MUSICAL in Nutley 12/16 to 12/19 Interview BWW Interview Gina Sarno in MATILDA THE MUSICAL in Nutley 12/16 to 12/19
by Marina Kennedy - December 13, 2021, New Jersey

Broadwayworld had the pleasure of interviewing Gina Sarno about her career and the role she plays as Miss Honey in 'Matilda The Musical' for Nutley Parks and Recereation Drama Program....
Lucie Jones Discusses Her Headline Christmas Shows Interview Lucie Jones Discusses Her Headline Christmas Shows
by Fiona Scott - December 11, 2021, New Jersey

Lucie Jones has just finished a marathon stint playing Jenna Hunterson, most recently in the UK Tour of Waitress. She has hung up her apron and will perform two exclusive headline Christmas shows, Lucie Jones at Christmas, in Cardiff and London on 13 and 14 December, respectively. We spoke with Jone...
Anna-Jane Casey Chats CABARET at the Kit Kat Club Interview Anna-Jane Casey Chats CABARET at the Kit Kat Club
by Fiona Scott - December 10, 2021, UK / West End

Anna-Jane Casey is known for her roles in shows such as Chicago, Forbidden Broadway, and Annie Get Your Gun. She is currently playing Fräulein Kost in the recent revival of Cabaret at the Playhouse Theatre. We spoke with Casey about being in the show....
BWW Review: GEORGE BALANCHINE'S THE NUTCRACKER by NYCB is an Exquisite Experience for Interview BWW Review: GEORGE BALANCHINE'S THE NUTCRACKER by NYCB is an Exquisite Experience for All
by Marina Kennedy - December 09, 2021, Dance

The New York City Ballet’s production of George Ballanchine’s The Nutcracker at Lincoln Center is more lovely and charming than ever.  This spectacular dance event of the season is exquisitely presented by one of the premier ballet companies in the world....
Alexis Michelle of BROADWAY DIVAS! at The Green Room 42 Interview Alexis Michelle of BROADWAY DIVAS! at The Green Room 42
by Stephen Mosher - December 09, 2021, Cabaret

The benefit holiday concert for The Actor's Fund of America will feature special guests and the always glamorous, always musical Miss Alexis Michelle....
Kamilah Marshall's Always In HARMONY, HOLIDAZE Or Otherwise Interview Kamilah Marshall's Always In HARMONY, HOLIDAZE Or Otherwise
by Gil Kaan - December 09, 2021, Los Angeles

What is becoming a holiday tradition at the Garry Marshall Theatre, the latest edition of HOLIDAZE HARMONY world premieres livestream December 15th, newly titled HOLIDAZE HARMONY: A SOULFUL CHRISTMAS. Garry Marshall Theatre’s artistic director Joseph Leo Bwarie directs long-time friends Terron Brook...
Jellicle CATS Come to Saenger Theatre Next Week Interview Jellicle CATS Come to Saenger Theatre Next Week
by Tara Bennett - December 09, 2021, New Orleans

Andrew Lloyd Webber’s memorable musical CATS comes to the Saenger Theatre next week, beginning December 14....