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Behind the Curtain: Meet Director/Choreographer Devon Sinclair Photo Behind the Curtain: Meet Director/Choreographer Devon Sinclair
by Chloe Rabinowitz - July 25, 2020

Today, our Behind the Curtain interview is with Devon Sinclair, director, choreographer and actor in the Philadelphia area, and teaching artist for the Walnut Street Theatre....
BWW Interview: SO NOW YOU KNOW with Liz McCartney Photo BWW Interview: SO NOW YOU KNOW with Liz McCartney
by Nicholas Adler - July 27, 2020

Singer/actress Liz McCartney has been on Broadway in 13 productions including originating two roles - Sue Tilley in the Boy George musical, TABOO and Rebecca in The Dance Of The Vampires. She has played several of coveted iconic diva roles on stage - Carlotta in The Phantom of the Opera, Rosie in Mamma Mia and Madame Thenardier in Les Miserables, not to mention Ursula in Paper Mill Playhousea??s The Little Mermaid. Liz is the type of performer that commands your attention when she enters the ...
BWW haastattelu: Teemu Aromaa HELPOSSA EROSSA, Emma Teatteri ja Turun Kaupunginteatte Interview BWW haastattelu: Teemu Aromaa HELPOSSA EROSSA, Emma Teatteri ja Turun Kaupunginteatteri
by Rosanna Liuski - July 05, 2020, Finland

Teemu nauttii 'straight manin' esittämisen haasteista Helpossa Erossa....
Local theatre artist Roberta Emerson Interview Local theatre artist Roberta Emerson
by Clarissa Moon - July 04, 2020, Orlando

Roberta Emerson does it all. She's the theatre director at Monteverde Academy, performs at regional theatres across the country, directs professionally, and has extensive experience in the voice acting and film industries. I recently connected with Emerson on the video chat platform Zoom. We dis...
Conrad Murray Talks NO MILK FOR THE FOXES and Working-class Representation Interview Conrad Murray Talks NO MILK FOR THE FOXES and Working-class Representation
by Cindy Marcolina - July 02, 2020, UK / West End

Rapper, beatboxer, theatre maker, and BAC Beatboxing Academy's artistic director Conrad Murray has released No Milk For The Foxes on YouTube, his 2015 co-production with Camden People's Theatre starring himself and Paul Cree. We caught up with him to hear everything about the perception of working c...
Sam Harris On THE SUBSTANCE OF ALL THINGS And Life As An Artist In Two Mediums Interview Sam Harris On THE SUBSTANCE OF ALL THINGS And Life As An Artist In Two Mediums
by Stephen Mosher - July 01, 2020, Cabaret

Multi-talented Sam Harris celebrates the release of his new novel THE SUBSTANCE OF ALL THINGS with an in-depth chat with Stephen Mosher...
BWW Preview: HERE, THERE AND EVERWHERE: HAMILTON, CELTIC TIGER, BERNEDETTE PETERS IN Interview BWW Preview: HERE, THERE AND EVERWHERE: HAMILTON, CELTIC TIGER, BERNEDETTE PETERS IN CONCERT, and More!
by Roy Berko - July 01, 2020, Cleveland

The YouTube channel The Shows Must Go On! continues July 3 with the Celtic Tiger, starring famed Irish dancer-choreographer Michael Flatley....
Back on Stage: Paper Mill Playhouse Talks its Return to Live Performances With Outdoo Interview Back on Stage: Paper Mill Playhouse Talks its Return to Live Performances With Outdoor Cabarets and More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - July 01, 2020, Cleveland

Through our new interview series, we are checking in with theaters around the country who are bringing back live performances, talking to them about how they are doing so safely, what they are most excited for and more....
Behind the Curtain: Interview With Choreographer Sammy Reyes Interview Behind the Curtain: Interview With Choreographer Sammy Reyes
by Chloe Rabinowitz - July 01, 2020, Cleveland

Today, our Behind the Curtain interview is with choreographer Sammy Reyes....
Osman Osman: THE COMEBACK IS STRONGER THAN THE SETBACK. Blu Blood, a South African an Interview Osman Osman: THE COMEBACK IS STRONGER THAN THE SETBACK. Blu Blood, a South African and Middle East Entertainment Company
by Danny Wimpey - June 30, 2020, South Africa

Osman Osman is a successful promoter and the CEO of Blu Blood, an entertainment company in South Africa and the Middle East. He believes that hard work, flexibility, and an openness to new opportunities will see a resurgence in the entertainment industry there....
Back on Stage: The Legacy Theatre Talks its Return to Live Performances With CHARLIE Interview Back on Stage: The Legacy Theatre Talks its Return to Live Performances With CHARLIE BROWN & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - June 29, 2020, South Africa

Through our new interview series, we are checking in with theaters around the country who are bringing back live performances, talking to them about how they are doing so safely, what they are most excited for and more....
Marshall Jones III and STREAM ON PRODUCTIONS Interview Marshall Jones III and STREAM ON PRODUCTIONS
by Marina Kennedy - June 29, 2020, New Jersey

Long-time theater producer/directors Marshall Jones, III and Ricardo Khan combined forces to create a unique theater experience via the internet, Stream ON! Broadwayworld had the opportunity to interview Jones about the production company....
SO NOW YOU KNOW with Stacy Sullivan Interview SO NOW YOU KNOW with Stacy Sullivan
by Nicholas Adler - June 27, 2020, Cabaret

Stacy Sullivan is well known in the Cabaret Community for being the very epitome of warmth and friendship. She always greets her friends and fans with a big smile, a hug and a a?oeHow are you?a?? Unfailingly classy, well dressed and always stunning, Stacy creates very interesting cabaret shows that ...
Behind the Curtain: Interview With 'The Backstage Blonde' - Teale Dvornik Interview Behind the Curtain: Interview With 'The Backstage Blonde' - Teale Dvornik
by Chloe Rabinowitz - June 27, 2020, Broadway

Today, our Behind the Curtain interview is with 'The Backstage Blonde' - Teale Dvornik....
THE GRINNING MAN's Louis Maskell Reveals His Favourite Showtunes Interview THE GRINNING MAN's Louis Maskell Reveals His Favourite Showtunes
by Laura Fuller - June 26, 2020, UK / West End

Louis Maskell is a leading theatre actor, with credits including: Benvolio/Dick in Doctor Faustus (Shakespeare's Globe), Bob/André in Flowers for Mrs Harris (Chichester & Crucible Theatre, Sheffield), Tony in West Side Story (National Tour), and Freddy Eynsford-Hill in My Fair Lady (Crucible Theatre...
Playwright France-Luce Benson's Been Ready For SHOWTIME - BLUES Interview Playwright France-Luce Benson's Been Ready For SHOWTIME - BLUES
by Gil Kaan - June 26, 2020, Los Angeles

In these pandemic times, The Fountain Theatre has been Zooming their SATURDAY MATINEE series, the latest on June 27 being France-Luce Benson's SHOWTIME BLUES. The cast of this reading includes Cecil Blutcher, Suzette Azariah Gunn and Matt Kirkwood. I had the socially distant opportunity to pose a fe...
Nat Henderson and Joe Strickland Discuss CONDUIT, MYLES AWAY, 52 SOULS and Digital Th Interview Nat Henderson and Joe Strickland Discuss CONDUIT, MYLES AWAY, 52 SOULS and Digital Theatre
by Cindy Marcolina - June 26, 2020, UK / West End

Nottingham-based theatre company Chronic Insanity are pioneering a new genre with a brand new approach to theatre. Way before the pandemic started, they were experimenting with digital theatre, creating shows that suit the latest technological advances and modernise the medium. We had a chat about w...
Program Director DASRIZAL on RELASI NADA DUNIA's Upcoming VIRTUAL MUSICAL CONCERT Interview Program Director DASRIZAL on RELASI NADA DUNIA's Upcoming VIRTUAL MUSICAL CONCERT
by Rakaputra Paputungan - June 25, 2020, Indonesia

On June 27th and July 4th, the musical training institute RELASI NADA DUNIA (RND) will hold VIRTUAL MUSICAL CONCERT. The concert will feature 14 musical songs performed by 29 RND students who took a 2-week workshop course earlier this month. Broadway World spoke to Dasrizal, the Program Director, to...
Robert Kelley Looks Back on His Amazing 50-Year Run at the Helm of TheatreWorks Silic Interview Robert Kelley Looks Back on His Amazing 50-Year Run at the Helm of TheatreWorks Silicon Valley
by Jim Munson - June 25, 2020, San Francisco

It is time for Robert Kelley to take a richly-deserved curtain call. June 30th will be his last day as Artistic Director of TheatreWorks Silicon Valley after a mind-blowing 50 years in that role. It is not hyperbole to state there isn't another individual who has had a more profound influence on the...
Rachel Wagstaff Discusses Adapting BIRDSONG Into Digital Theatre Interview Rachel Wagstaff Discusses Adapting BIRDSONG Into Digital Theatre
by Louise Penn - June 25, 2020, UK / West End

The Original Theatre Company are streaming a digital version of their touring production of Sebastian Faulks's Birdsong from 1-4 July. We talked to adaptor Rachel Wagstaff about her career, how the show has evolved, and what she thinks of the current situation with theatres in lockdown....
Dayenne CB Walters of LONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT at WaltersWest Project Interview Dayenne CB Walters of LONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT at WaltersWest Project
by Andrew Child - June 24, 2020, Boston

a?oeThis project wouldn't neatly fit into any of the niches I'm really familiar with in Boston theatre. Black actors are still discussing permission. How is permission granted? Who gives out the permission? I realized there is really no permission needed throughout this process.a??...
BWW Review: News about 1776, CPH/DOBAMA ARTISTIC DIRECTORS, OHIO SHAKS, FALSETTOS, BO Interview BWW Review: News about 1776, CPH/DOBAMA ARTISTIC DIRECTORS, OHIO SHAKS, FALSETTOS, BOYS IN THE BAND & MASCULINITY MAX and JOSH GROBAN
by Roy Berko - June 24, 2020, Cleveland

Artistic Director Laura Kepley chats with Nathan Motta, Artistic Director of Dobama Theatre about music, artistic leadership, and the extraordinary theatre that is made in and for Cleveland....
Behind the Curtain: Interview With Company XIV Creator, Choreographer and Director - Interview Behind the Curtain: Interview With Company XIV Creator, Choreographer and Director - Austin McCormick
by Chloe Rabinowitz - June 24, 2020, Broadway

Today, our Behind the Curtain interview is with the creator, choreographer and director of COMPANY XIV - Austin McCormick...
Award-winning Playwright and Screenwriter, Lewis Treston Interview Award-winning Playwright and Screenwriter, Lewis Treston
by Virag Dombay - June 23, 2020, Australia - Brisbane

Check out our interview with Lewis Treston!...
Behind the Curtain: Interview With Darcy Kane - Dresser on MOULIN ROUGE! Interview Behind the Curtain: Interview With Darcy Kane - Dresser on MOULIN ROUGE!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - June 20, 2020, Broadway

Today, our Behind the Curtain interview is with Darcy Kane, a dresser on Moulin Rouge!...
Interview | Actor, Singer and Dancer, Carly Quinn Interview Interview | Actor, Singer and Dancer, Carly Quinn
by Virag Dombay - June 20, 2020, Australia - Brisbane

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Aldo Billingslea of POLAR BEARS, BLACK BOYS AND PRAIRIE FRINGED ORCHIDS LIVESTREAM at Interview Aldo Billingslea of POLAR BEARS, BLACK BOYS AND PRAIRIE FRINGED ORCHIDS LIVESTREAM at Juneteenth Theatre Justice Project Hopes to Create Meaningful Change
by Jim Munson - June 18, 2020, San Francisco

More than 30 Bay Area theatres are joining forces to present a reading on Juneteenth, encouraging donations to support a bold Go Fund Me Campaign that aims to fundraise one million dollars for Black theatre projects in America. Spearheaded by PlayGround, Lorraine Hansberry Theatre, and Planet Earth ...
BWW Previews: THEATER NEWS FROM HERE AND ELSEWHERE: BALDWIN WALLACE, OHIO SHAKESPEARE Interview BWW Previews: THEATER NEWS FROM HERE AND ELSEWHERE: BALDWIN WALLACE, OHIO SHAKESPEARE, KARAMU, CHAGRIN VALLEY LITTLE THEATRE, OTTERBEIN & KENT STATE AND MORE…
by Roy Berko - June 18, 2020, Cleveland

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Janet Eilber On Martha Graham's IMMEDIATE TRAGEDY & The Lightbulb Moment With Bob Fos Interview Janet Eilber On Martha Graham's IMMEDIATE TRAGEDY & The Lightbulb Moment With Bob Fosse
by Gil Kaan - June 18, 2020, Cleveland

The works of the incomparable Martha Graham remain a must-see for modern dance aficionados. The Martha Graham Dance Company's latest work IMMEDIATE TRAGEDY will premiere online Friday, June 19 at 4pm (PDT)/7pm (EDT) on The Soraya Facebook page. In collaboration with composer Christopher Rountree and...
Herbert Siguenza invites you to BEACHTOWN LIVE! at San Diego Repertory Theatre Interview Herbert Siguenza invites you to BEACHTOWN LIVE! at San Diego Repertory Theatre
by E.H. Reiter - June 17, 2020, San Diego

Interview with Herbert Siguenza on BEACHTOWN LIVE at San Diego Repertory Theatre...
TILT Performance Group is in the Business of Shattering Stereotypes Interview TILT Performance Group is in the Business of Shattering Stereotypes
by Madelyn Geyer - June 17, 2020, Austin

TILT Performance Group's Executive Director Amy Tarver and Artistic Director Adam Roberts discuss the unexpectedly positive impacts of COVID-19, upcoming projects, and shattering stereotypes on and off the stage....
The Fabulous Playwright Vincent Terrell Durham Waxes on His POLAR BEARS, BLACK BOYS & Interview The Fabulous Playwright Vincent Terrell Durham Waxes on His POLAR BEARS, BLACK BOYS & PRAIRIE FRINGED ORCHIDS
by Gil Kaan - June 17, 2020, Austin

To commemorate Juneteenth this Friday June 19th, the Juneteenth Theatre Justice Project will present Vincent Terrell Durham's POLAR BEARS, BLACK BOYS & PRAIRIE FRINGED ORCHIDS as a free, live Zoom reading. Juneteenth Theatre Justice Project has gathered groups of regional theatres in various cities ...
Behind the Curtain: Interview With Stage Manager Tia Harewood-Millington Interview Behind the Curtain: Interview With Stage Manager Tia Harewood-Millington
by Chloe Rabinowitz - June 17, 2020, Broadway

Today, our Behind the Curtain interview is with Stage Manger Tia Harewood-Millington....
SO NOW YOU KNOW with Sidney Myer Interview SO NOW YOU KNOW with Sidney Myer
by Nicholas Adler - June 16, 2020, Cabaret

We all know him, whether it be shining on stage interpreting one of the tongue-in- cheek American Standards that he's known for, buzzing around Don't Tell Mama's making sure everything is going smoothly with the multiple shows he booked that day, or simply floating into a cabaret club to support an ...
Kate del Castillo Talks THE WAY SHE SPOKE, LA REINA DEL SUR and More Interview Kate del Castillo Talks THE WAY SHE SPOKE, LA REINA DEL SUR and More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - June 16, 2020, Cabaret

Kate del Castillo is an iconic actor who has embodied a long list of incredible characters, but is perhaps best known to audiences worldwide as Teresa Mendoza in the Telemundo telenovela La Reina del Sur. del Castillo made a splash with New York audiences last summer when she made her Off-Broadway d...
Heather J. Strickland of Raleigh Little Theatre Interview Heather J. Strickland of Raleigh Little Theatre
by Jeffrey Kare - June 16, 2020, Raleigh

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BWW Review: Solon High grad produced a virtual concert, CWRU recognized for stellar t Interview BWW Review: Solon High grad produced a virtual concert, CWRU recognized for stellar theatre department, pride plays to be performed, Bard at the Gate and The Madness of G
by Roy Berko - June 16, 2020, Cleveland

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Emma Kotze and Wynne Bredenkamp Behind Taking The Edge Theatre Collective Digital Interview Emma Kotze and Wynne Bredenkamp Behind Taking The Edge Theatre Collective Digital
by Lindsay Kruger - June 16, 2020, South Africa

Emma Kotze and Wynne Bredenkamp started their journey with The Edge at the National Arts Festival 6 years ago, and today are navigating the new way of moving their Fringe productions online. From filming challenges to seeing a new future for The Edge, Kotze and Bredenkamp chat to BroadwayWorld South...
Faeron Wheeler on Making F Creation's Digital Debut at the National Arts Festival's v Interview Faeron Wheeler on Making F Creation's Digital Debut at the National Arts Festival's vFringe
by Lindsay Kruger - June 16, 2020, South Africa

With just over a week to go until this year's Virtual National Arts Festival, creatives across the country are having to find ways to showcase their work digitally. Faeron Wheeler behind the production company F Creations discusses how three of their productions are preparing to be on screens at 202...
Director of Culture Central Erica Love Looks Ahead To This Weekend's MIDSUMMER FESTIV Interview Director of Culture Central Erica Love Looks Ahead To This Weekend's MIDSUMMER FESTIVAL
by Jenny Ell - June 16, 2020, UK / West End

This weekend sees a free one-day Arts festival being streamed online, created and produced by the West Midlands Culture Response Unit (WMCRU). The Midsummer Festival will mark the Summer Solstice and celebrate the popular Arts culture in the West Midlands. We had the opportunity to talk to the Direc...
Paul Tinder of SHE KILLS MONSTERS at Performing Arts San Antonio Interview Paul Tinder of SHE KILLS MONSTERS at Performing Arts San Antonio
by Ashley Corbaley - June 15, 2020, San Antonio

With theatre's closed across the globe because of the COVID-19 pandemic, Performing Arts San Antonio is allowing audiences to see the next show in their Season's lineup without leaving their living room! PASA's latest production, SHE KILLS MONSTERS will be available for streaming in August. BWW reac...
Darren Clark Discusses His New Musical Theatre Website Interview Darren Clark Discusses His New Musical Theatre Website
by Cindy Marcolina - June 15, 2020, UK / West End

Composer and lyricist Darren Clark has just launched a new website that acts like a hub for new musical theatre with roots in the UK....