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The latest interviews about live + streaming theatre in Off-Off-Broadway.

Caitlin Sheppard & J'Kobe Wallace Talk SESAME STREET LIVE! LET'S PARTY!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - February 15, 2022


Join Elmo, Cookie Monster, Big Bird, Oscar the Grouch, Abby Cadabby and more when Sesame Street Live! Let's Party! visits the Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden from Saturday, February 19 through Sunday, February 27, 2022!...

Shelby Bond Discusses Creating Virtual Immersive Theater Experiences Through 'Adventure Parties'
by Chloe Rabinowitz - March 12, 2021


For those of us (all of us) who are missing the joys of experiencing a live performance, actor and producer Shelby Bond has the perfect solution. Bond has created the exciting and interactive Adventure Parties, bringing immersive theater directly to you on Zoom....

VIDEO: Christopher Sieber Visits Backstage LIVE with Richard Ridge- Watch Now!
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - November 05, 2020


Tune in right here as he chats with one of Broadway's most beloved actors, Christopher Sieber, who will perform a very special concert tonight, November 5 (7pm), as a part of the Radio Free Birdland series....

VIDEO: Beth Malone Visits Backstage LIVE with Richard Ridge- Watch Now!
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - October 29, 2020


Tune in right here today, October 29 (3pm ET), as he chats with one of Broadway favorite Beth Malone. Beth will soon join Seth Rudetsky for two very special concerts on Sunday, November 1 (8pm) and Monday, November 2 (3pm)....

VIDEO: Rafael Casal & Adrienne Warren Visit Backstage LIVE with Richard Ridge- Watch Now!
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - October 28, 2020


Tune in right here today, October 28 (12pm ET), as he chats with Rafael Casal and Adrienne Warren, who star in one-night-only virtual Halloween benefit concert presentation of The Nightmare Before Christmas, benefitting the Actors Fund and the Lymphoma Research Foundation. ...

VIDEO: LaChanze Visits Backstage LIVE with Richard Ridge- Watch Now!
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - October 21, 2020


Tune in right here today, October 21 (12pm ET), as he chats with one of Broadway's favorite leading ladies, LaChanze. LaChanze will soon join Seth Rudetsky for two very special concerts on Sunday, October 25 (8pm) and Monday, October 26 (3pm). ...

VIDEO: Company of STICKS & STONES Visits Backstage LIVE with Richard Ridge- Watch Now!
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - October 16, 2020


Tune in right here as he chats with composer John McDaniel, Javier Muñoz, George Salazar, and Joshua Colley from Stick and Stones, which premieres today, October 16, 2020, as part of National Bullying Prevention Month....

VIDEO: Jennifer Holliday Visits Backstage LIVE with Richard Ridge- Watch Now!
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - October 16, 2020


Tune in right here today, October 16 (12pm ET), as he chats with Broadway's original Dreamgirl, Jennifer Holliday, who celebrates her 60th birthday in concert on Monday, October 19 (8pm)!...

VIDEO: Keala Settle Visits Backstage LIVE with Richard Ridge
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - October 15, 2020


Tune in right here today, October 15 (4:30pm ET), as he chats with Broadway beltress Keala Settle. Keala will soon Seth Rudetsky for two very special concerts on Sunday, October 18 (8pm) and Monday, October 19 (3pm)....

VIDEO: Jenn Colella & Chilina Kennedy Visit Backstage LIVE with Richard Ridge
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - October 14, 2020


Tune in right here today, October 14 (5pm ET), as he chats with Broadway couple Jenn Colella and Chilina Kennedy about Divas For Democracy: United We Slay, which streams this Sunday, October 18 (8pm). ...

VIDEO: Heidi Schreck & Oliver Butler Visit Backstage LIVE with Richard Ridge
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - October 14, 2020


Tune in right here today, October 14 (3:30pm ET), as Richard chats with Heidi Schreck and Oliver Butler, whose What the Constitution Means to Me premieres Friday on Prime Video!...

VIDEO: Kate Rockwell Visits Backstage LIVE with Richard Ridge
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - October 14, 2020


Tune in right here today, October 14 (12pm ET), as Richard chats with the wonderful Kate Rockwell. Kate who headlines a concert with Radio Free Birdland on Thursday, October 15 at 7PM ET....

VIDEO: Tiler Peck Visits Backstage LIVE with Richard Ridge
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - October 13, 2020


Tune in right here today, October 13 (3:30pm ET), as Richard chats with New York City Ballet Principal Dancer, Tiler Peck, curates and stars in A New Stage. Available to stream starting October 16, A New Stage gives you a front-row seat to experience world-class artistry from the comfort of your hom...

VIDEO: Beth Leavel Visits Backstage LIVE with Richard Ridge- Watch Now!
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - October 08, 2020


Tune in right here today, October 8 (12pm ET), as he chats with Tony winner Beth Leavel who will headline concerts with Seth Rudetsky on October 11 (8pm) and 12 (3pm)....

VIDEO: Boy•Friends' Noam Ash, Mike Heslin and Jay Armstrong Johnson Visit Backstage LIVE with Richard Ridge
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - October 07, 2020


Tune in right here today, October 7 (12pm ET), as Richard Ridge chats with Noam Ash, Mike Heslin and Jay Armstrong Johnson from the new web series, BoyFriends....

VIDEO: Orfeh & Andy Karl Visit Backstage LIVE with Richard Ridge
by Robert Diamond - October 01, 2020


Tune in right here today, October 1 (12pm ET), as he chats with Broadway's favorite couple, Orfeh and Andy Karl, who will headline concerts with Seth Rudetsky on October 4 (8pm) and 5 (3pm)....

Ivan Anderson Talks Improv, Emails and More About CyberTank's Weekly Live Performance Series EMAIL PRO
by Chloe Rabinowitz - September 15, 2020


Ivan Anderson has created an entirely original, completely improvised show around the concept of writing and sending emails to strangers, and the result is the highly entertaining and incredibly creative Email Pro....

BWW Review: Brooklyn's Theater2020 Celebrates The Best Of The Boro And Stage With SONDHEIM ON SONDHEIM
by Kristen Morale - February 25, 2020


Theater 2020, Brooklyn Heights' only professional and award-winning theater company, presents the first NYC revival of the Sondheim/ Lapine musical Sondheim on Sondheim, a revue that brings many of this musical genius' works together to create quite a show in itself. With a magnificent cast and crew...

Gwen Kingston, Ashley Teague, Teresa Lotz, and Will Turner of ANNA KARENINA: A RIFF at Flea Theater
by Jessica Kahkoska - November 20, 2019


Anna Karenina: a riff is a fresh, comedic reimagining of the classic Tolstoy tale by Gwen Kingston, opening November 23rd 2019 at the Flea Theater. Created with Notch Theatre Company and featuring an original, folk-punk score by Christie Baugher, Teresa Lotz, Yan Li and Will Turner, Anna Karenina: a...

Paul David Young on Reconciling the Past with ALL MY FATHERS
by Sarah Hookey - October 14, 2019


They say art imitates life, and Paul David Young is no stranger to this....

James Clements Discusses MEDEA/BRITNEY
by Julie Musbach - October 11, 2019


James Clements is an artist of many talents, fearlessly tackling the issues through art. His latest piece, developed with Sophia Frank, is MEDEA/BRITNEY. We took a moment to speak with Clements about the upcoming show, see what he had to say about how it's all coming together!...

Joshua William Gelb, Johnny Lloyd and Nehemiah Luckett Talk Confronting Controversy with JAZZ SINGER
by Sarah Hookey - October 02, 2019


It's true what they say; the classics never do go out of style. That's particularly true with 1927's The Jazz Singer. The first feature-length 'sound film,' Alan Crosland's The Jazz Singer made history with its use of synchronized sound, however it's also remembered for its controversial use of blac...

WaxFactory's Ivan Talijancic on Challenging Stereotypes with LULU XX
by Sarah Hookey - September 20, 2019


20 years later, returns to the spotlight with LULU XX, a new cross-media performance that celebrates WaxFactory's 20th anniversary with Latta in the starring role at the Connelly Theater. Ivan Talijancic took the time to chat with BroadwayWorld about the upcoming production....

Vlad Garic of VLAD GARIC: THE DALMATIAN TENOR at The Secret Theater
by Peter Danish - March 14, 2019


Lead singer for the world famous acapella group Klapa Cambi, Vlad Garic is about to make his American (and New York City) debut on Friday night March 15th in Queens at The Secret Theater. BWW caught up with Vlad during his rehearsal and got him to take a break from his preparations to chat with us. ...

Dan Foster, Director of SWITZERLAND at 59E59th
by Peter Danish - February 14, 2019


BWW Interview: Dan Foster, director of SWITZERLAND at 59E59th...

David Herskovits Discusses PAY NO ATTENTION TO THE GIRL
by Julie Musbach - November 06, 2018


David Herskovits is the Founding Artistic Director of Target Margin Theater currently remounting Pay No Attention to the Girl. Herskovits took a moment to speak with BroadwayWorld about his powerful project....

James Clements and WWTNS? Examine the Life of Leni Riefenstahl in BEAUTY FREAK
by Julie Musbach - November 05, 2018


James Clements is an actor, writer, producer and director splitting his time between Scotland, London and New York. His New York based theatre company What Would the Neighbors Say? is currently workshopping a new play exploring the career of Leni Riefenstahl, a filmmaker who got her start working du...

Brian D. Coats Talks TRAVISVILLE
by Julie Musbach - October 23, 2018


Ensemble Studio Theatre is currently hosting the world premiere of Travisville by William Jackson Harper. Brian D. Coats took a moment to speak with BroadwayWorld about the complicated issues at play and his role both in the play and in its development over the years....

Andrew R. Butler Talks Sci-Fi Folk Concert RAGS PARKLAND SINGS THE SONGS OF THE FUTURE
by Julie Musbach - October 23, 2018


Andrew R. Butler is the mastermind behind the new show Rags Parkland Sings The Songs Of The Future telling the story of music across the ages, catapulting audiences 250 years into the future for a concert they'll remember for years to come. Hear what Butler has to say about his otherworldly new piec...

Chris Harder Talks #BIGBRIGHTSTAR World Premiere
by David Clarke - May 23, 2017


New York City burlesque performer, producer, and porn star Chris Harder is known for exhilarating audiences and leaving them breathless. This week, he performs in the world premiere of his debut solo-play #BIGBRIGHTSTAR. To get the skinny on the show, we caught up with Harder for a chat....

Evan Greenberg and Cardozie Jones Building Community with AfterWork Theater in WEST SIDE STORY
by Courtney Savoia - November 14, 2016


AfterWork Theater, a New York City nonprofit designed to make theater available to all, is magnifying the importance of community in its fall main stage production, West Side Story. While our world continues to experience conflict, uncertainty, and injustice, AfterWork Theater is that beacon of ligh...

The Kilroys Playwright Leah Nanako Winkler: Striving For Gender Parity
by Michael Dale - June 21, 2016


Winkler saw interest in her work increase dramatically when a play was placed on The Kilroys' The List...

Emily Schwend and UTILITY Presented by The Amoralists
by Marina Kennedy - January 12, 2016


Broadwayworld.com interviewed Emily Schwend, playwright for UTILITY. The show is presented by The Amoralists and will be onstage at Rattlesnake Playwrights Theater from January 28th to February 20th....

Renee Philippi and THE BELLAGIO FOUNTAIN HAS BEEN KNOWN TO MAKE ME CRY
by Marina Kennedy - November 03, 2015


Broadwayworld.com interviewed Renee Philippi about 'The Bellagio Fountain Has Been Known to Make Me Cry.' Philippi is the writer of the show and she also co-directs it with Eric Nightengale. It will be onstage at HERE in New York City from November 27th to December 13th....

Playwright Lisa Lewis and SCHOOLED at Soho Playhouse 10/5 to 10/17
by Marina Kennedy - September 30, 2015


Broadwayworld.com interviewed playwright, essayist and storyteller, Lisa Lewis about her career and her upcoming show, SCHOOLED....

BWW Interviews: Playwright Lisi DeHaas and LEAVE ME GREEN
by Marina Kennedy - March 26, 2015


Broadwayworld.com interviewed Playwright Lisi DeHaas about her career and her current show, 'Leave Me Green,' now being performed in New York City through April 11th....

BWW Interviews: Jeremy Duncan Pape and WOYZECK, FJF
by Marina Kennedy - March 06, 2015


Broadwayworld.com interviewed Jeremy Duncan Pape about his career and Woyzeck, FJF that will be on stage at the New Ohio Theatre though March 21st....

BWW Interviews: John Kurzynowski and Jaclyn Backhaus YOU ON THE MOORS NOW
by Marina Kennedy - January 29, 2015


'You On The Moors Now' is written by Jaclyn Backhaus and directed by John Kurzynowski. The show will be on stage at HERE in New York City from February 13th to February 28th. Broadwayworld.com interviewed Backhaus and Kurzynowski about their careers and the upcoming show....

BWW Interviews: Anthony Johnston Talks AnimalPart's A QUIET SIP OF COFFEE
by David Clarke - January 14, 2015


Canadian transplants and New York based theater artists AnimalParts, co-founded by Anthony Johnston and Nathan Schwartz, are bringing their latest play to life in New York. A QUIET SIP OF COFFEE: OR, THIS IS NOT THE PLAY WE'VE WRITTEN opens this weekend at New York City's Dixon Place. In anticipatio...

Galli Theater Opens Classic Fairytale RAPUNZEL Today
by BWW News Desk - November 01, 2014


Premiering today, November 1st and running weekends the entire month, the Galli Theater's Rapunzel delivers a show that remains true to the original Brother's Grimm fairytale. Rapunzel lives in a tower deep in the forest where her only companion is Mother Gothel. After living in a tower for so long,...



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