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New Jersey Interviews

The latest interviews about live + streaming theatre in New Jersey.

Interview:  Playwright Julia Blauvelt and TWO HANDER at NJ Rep by Marina Kennedy - April 16, 2024

Broadwayworld had the pleasure of interviewing Julia Blauvelt. the playwright of Two Hander, about her career and the upcoming show at NJ Rep. ...

Interview: Eric Robitaille of FIGARO at Nutley Little Theatre by Gina Sarno - April 10, 2024

Nutley Little Theatre presents FIGARO by Charles Morey, directed by Eric Robitaille. FIGARO is a modern day adaptation of the classic French play “Le Mariage De Figaro”....

Interview: Chris Pinella Performs SINATRA AT THE SANDS
by Lianna Albrizio - April 13, 2024


On May 14, 1998, Chris Pinnella was in his living room -- a 13-year-old boy -- when the death of Frank Sinatra, 82, was plastered all over the news. This was the same living room in the same beachfront home in Manasquan, New Jersey where Pinnella would watch his great-grandpa play the Chairman of th...

Interview: Eric Robitaille of FIGARO at Nutley Little Theatre
by Gina Sarno - April 10, 2024


Nutley Little Theatre presents FIGARO by Charles Morey, directed by Eric Robitaille. FIGARO is a modern day adaptation of the classic French play “Le Mariage De Figaro”....

Interview: Executive Producer, Gabor Barabas of NJ Rep
by Marina Kennedy - March 11, 2024


We had the pleasure of interviewing the Executive Producer of NJ Rep, Gabor Barabas about his career, the team at the Company, and the what's ahead for the theatre....

Interview: Bill Purdy of THE BEAUTY QUEEN OF LEENANE at Chatham Playhouse
by Gina Sarno - March 08, 2024


Chatham Playhouse presents The Chatham Community Players will present “The Beauty Queen of Leenane” by Martin McDonagh from March 1 – 16, 2024 at The Chatham Playhouse 23 North Passaic Ave. Chatham. Bill Purdy of Riverdale is making his Chatham Playhouse Main Stage directorial debut....

Interview: Sara Giacomini of ARTHUR & FRIENDS MAKE A MUSICAL! at The Growing Stage
by Marina Kennedy - March 06, 2024


Broadwayworld had the opportunity to interview Sara Giacomini about her career and her role as DW at the upcoming show at The Growing Stage....

Interview: Playwright Nandita Shenoy and ESSPY at NJ Rep
by Marina Kennedy - February 14, 2024


New Jersey Repertory Company (NJRep) will kick off its 27th season with the world premiere of Nandita Shenoy’s ESSPY, directed by Peter J. Kuo.  The world premiere play will begin shows on February 22 and run through March 17....

Interview: Heather Ferreira of 5 LESBIANS EATING A QUICHE at Nutley Little Theatre
by Gina Sarno - February 07, 2024


Nutley Little Theatre presents 5 Lesbians Eating a Quiche by Evan Linder & Andrew Hobgood, directed by Heather Ferreira. ...

Interview: Irley Vallejo of CARMELA FULL OF WISHES at The Growing Stage
by Marina Kennedy - January 29, 2024


Broadwayworld had the pleasure of interviewing Irley Vallejo who is playing Carmela in 'Carmela Full of Wishes.'...

Interview: Director, Karen Thornton of AGNES OF GOD at Summit Playhouse
by Marina Kennedy - January 23, 2024


Summit Playhouse, one of the oldest continuously operating amateur community theaters in the United States, will be presenting Agnes of God from February 23rd to March 9th. Broadwayworld had the pleasure of interviewing the show’s director, Karen Thornton about her career and the upcoming production...

Interview: Real-Life Married Couple Alexandra Socha & Etai Benson Share the Stage in FIDDLER ON THE ROOF
by Chloe Rabinowitz - December 17, 2023


BroadwayWorld interviews Alexandra Socha and Etai Benson about taking on the roles of Motel and Tzeitel in Fiddler on the Roof at Paper Mill Playhouse. Explore their real-life relationship and the joys of working together on stage....

Interview: Rachel Rubin Ladutke of A CHRISTMAS CAROL at Nutley Little Theatre
by Gina Sarno - December 04, 2023


Nutley Little Theatre presents A Christmas Carol by Michael Paller and directed by Rachel Rubin Ladutke. In Michael Paller's unique adaptation of A CHRISTMAS CAROL, renowned author Charles Dickens is visited by the spirit of himself as a young boy.  When The Child demands a story, Dickens is struck ...

Interview: Arianna Cacioppo as Ariel in THE LITTLE MERMAID at Centenary Stage Company
by Marina Kennedy - December 01, 2023


Broadwayworld had the pleasure of interviewing Arianna Cacioppo who stars as Ariel in 'The Little Mermaid.' She gave us insights into her career and the show at Centenary Stage Company....

Interview: Christina Freeman in ELLA ENCHANTED at The Growing Stage in Netcong
by Marina Kennedy - November 27, 2023


We had the pleasure of interviewing Christina Freeman who plays Olive in 'Ella Enchanted.'  She informed us about about her career and the upcoming show at The Growing Stage....

Interview: George Seylaz of THE PILLOWMAN at Nutley Little Theatre
by Gina Sarno - November 06, 2023


Nutley Little Theatre's second show of the season is Martin McDonagh's The Pillowman. ...

Interview: Sharon Garry of GRAND HORIZONS at Chatham Playhouse
by Gina Sarno - November 03, 2023


Chatham Playhouse presents Grand Horizons by Bess Wohl. Fifty years into their marriage, Bill and Nancy want a divorce. While they seem unfazed by the decision, their two adult sons are shaken to the core, forced to reexamine everything they thought they knew about their parents’ outwardly happy liv...

Interview: Kate Baldwin of KATE BALDWIN & AARON LAZAR CELEBRATE BROADWAY & HOLLYWOOD at Axelrod Performing Arts Center
by Lianna Albrizio - October 14, 2023


They’ve captured hearts in Hunter Foster’s “Bridges of Madison County” at Axelrod Performing Arts Center. Now, Kate Baldwin, a two-time Tony Award-nominated actress and singer, and major motion picture actor and singer Aaron Lazar are returning to the Deal, NJ stage tonight at 8 pm for a fundraising...

Interview: Producing Artistic Director, Sean Hagerty of The Curtain in Jersey City Producing “Romeo & Juliet”
by Marina Kennedy - October 13, 2023


We had the opportunity to interview The Curtain’s Producing Artistic Director, Sean Hagerty about his career and 'Romeo & Juliet.'...

Interview: Niall Ng and Davis Cameron Lemley of THE HARDY BOYS at The Growing Stage
by Marina Kennedy - October 10, 2023


Broadwayworld had the opportunity to interview Niall Ng who plays Joe Hardy and Davis Cameron Lemley who plays Frank Hardy about their careers and the upcoming show, 'The Hardy Boys in The Mystery of the Haunted House' at the Growing Stage....

Interview: Playwright Inda Craig-Galván and WELCOME TO MATTESON! at NJ Rep 9/28 to 10/29
by Marina Kennedy - September 20, 2023


Broadwayworld had the pleasure of interviewing Inda Craig-Galván about her career and the upcoming show at NJ Rep, Welcome To Matteson!...

Interview: L.A. Mars of TICK, TICK... BOOM! at Nutley Little Theatre
by Gina Sarno - September 13, 2023


“Tick, Tick… BOOM!,” is the musical that paved the way for Rent. The show tells the story of an aspiring composer named Jon, who lives in New York City in 1990. In the moments before his 30th birthday, Jon worries that he has taken the wrong path in life....

Interview: Stephen Fredericks, Founder and Executive Director of The Growing Stage in Netcong
by Marina Kennedy - September 11, 2023


Broadwayworld had the opportunity to interview Stephen Fredericks, Founder and Executive Director of The Growing Stage, about the theatre and their exciting season ahead....

Interview: Asuka Kimura of TICK, TICK... BOOM! at Nutley Little Theatre
by Gina Sarno - August 30, 2023


Nutley Little Theatre presents, “Tick, Tick… BOOM!,” by Jonathan Larson, directed by L.A. Mars with musical direction by Hannah Elarmo....

Interview: Director, Steve Bell and RENT at Bergen County Players 9/9 to 10/14
by Marina Kennedy - August 29, 2023


Bergen County Players (BCP) will open its 91st season on September 9 with Jonathan Larson’s RENT, the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning rock musical that shaped a generation of audiences. We had the opportunity to interview Steve Bell who directs the production....

Interview: Jessica Phelan of JERSEY VOICES at Chatham Playhouse
by Gina Sarno - July 28, 2023


The Chatham Community Players (CCP) will host its 29th annual Jersey Voices One-Act Festival with five performances between July 28th and August 6th. This year's production will include seven original short plays written by New Jersey playwrights. I had the Pleasure of interviewing Producer Jessica ...

Interview: Playwright Michael Tucker and A TAILOR NEAR ME at NJ Rep
by Marina Kennedy - July 11, 2023


Broadwayworld had the pleasure of interviewing Michael Tucker about his career and 'A Tailor Near Me at NJ Rep.'...

Interview: Director Janeece Freeman Clark of SPRING AWAKENING at Vanguard Theater Company in Montclair
by Marina Kennedy - July 07, 2023


Broadwayworld had the pleasure of interviewing Janeece Freeman Clark about her career and the Spring Awakening at Vanguard Theater Company....

Interview: Chris Hietikko of HAND TO GOD at Nutley Little Theatre
by Gina Sarno - June 16, 2023


Hand to God by Robert Askins is an insane twisted comedy about a foul mouthed possibly demonic sock puppet who upends a family, the idea of “right and wrong”, and a Christian ministry - all while proving just how funny flowing blood can be.  This is NOT a children’s puppet show!...

Interview: Playwright, Sharyn Rothstein and RIGHT TO BE FORGOTTEN by American Theater Group
by Marina Kennedy - June 07, 2023


Broadwayworld had the pleasure of interviewing playwright, Sharyn Rothstein about her career and 'Right to Be Forgotten' that is being produced by American Theater Group...

Interview: Robert Ascencio of WATER BY THE SPOONFUL at The Eagle Theatre
by Lianna Albrizio - May 08, 2023


See Newark native Robert Asencio star in The Pulitzer Prize-winning drama 'Water by the Spoonful' as marine veteran Elliot Ortiz now through May 21....

Interview: Vicki Lewis of THE PROM at Axelrod PAC
by Lianna Albrizio - May 08, 2023


Actress Vicki Lewis talks about her role in 'The Prom' and how the musical's themes of self-discovery and acceptance resonate with her own life story. Read the interview to learn more about Lewis' journey from high school prom to Broadway....

Interview: Doug McLaughlin of THE LIFESPAN OF A FACT at Chatham Playhouse
by Gina Sarno - April 25, 2023


Chatham Playhouse presents The Lifespan of a Fact by Jeremy Kareken & David Murrell and Gordon Farrell. The Lifespan of a Fact tells the story of a young and enthusiastic intern at an acclaimed literary magazine who is assigned to fact-check a high profile essay by a celebrated author. Complications...

Interview: Ken Ludwig Talks Passion for Playwrighting & His Plays Around the World
by Chloe Rabinowitz - April 24, 2023


Read BroadwayWorld's interview with playwright Ken Ludwig, as he discusses his incredible career, productions of Murder on the Orient Express, Crazy For You, and much more....

Interview: Ellyn Essig of THE TOXIC AVENGER at The Leonia Players
by Gina Sarno - April 24, 2023


The Leonia Players Presents The Toxic Avenger! I had the pleasure of interview Director Ellyn Essig....

Interview: Sarah Gorden of TIN CAT SHOES at Nutley Little Theatre
by Gina Sarno - April 24, 2023


Nutley Little Theatre presents Tin Cat Shoes, written by Trish Harnetiaux and directed by Sarah Gorden. I had the pleasure of interview Sarah. Tin Cat Shoes is a madcap odyssey through a wilderness of corporate bureaucracy and crippling human dependencies. Blessed with the can-do American spirit, a ...

Interview: Cory Singer of EXCLUSIVE PREMIERE: 'DON'T F WITH ME' BY CORY SINGER at
by Lianna Albrizio - April 14, 2023


'Don't F With Me' summons the courage of the bullied person to stand up for themselves and calls for an end to the deadly act....

Interview: Choreographer, Cari Sanchez of DON'T LET THE PIGEON DRIVE THE BUS at The Growing Stage
by Marina Kennedy - April 13, 2023


Broadwayworld had the pleasure of interviewing choreographer, Cari Sanchez about her career and choreographing Don’t Let the pigeon Drive the Bus at The Growing Stage....

Interview: Sharon Lawrence in THE SHOT at NJ Rep 4/6 to 4/23
by Marina Kennedy - April 04, 2023


Broadwayworld had the pleasure of interviewing Sharon Lawrence about her career and 'The Shot' at NJ Rep....

Interview: Colin Hanlon is Bringing SPELLING BEE Into 2023 at George Street Playhouse
by Chloe Rabinowitz - April 03, 2023


Read BroadwayWorld's interview with Colin Hanlon as he discusses directing THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE at George Street Playhouse....

Interview : John Jiler of THE ROSENBERG/STRANGE FRUIT PROJECT at NJ Rep
by Marina Kennedy - March 06, 2023


Broadwayworld had the pleasure of interviewing John Jiler about his career and 'The Rosenberg/Strange Fruit Project' at NJ Rep....

Interview: Gabrielle Wagner Mann of THE FLICK at Chatham Playhouse
by Gina Sarno - March 03, 2023


I had the pleasure of interviewing the director, Gabrielle Wagner Mann of 'The Flick' at Chatham Playhouse....



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