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Philadelphia Interviews

The latest interviews about live + streaming theatre in Philadelphia.

Interview: Richard E. Waits & Jimmy Brewer Talk 'Lola' & 'Charlie' in Reimagined KINK Interview Interview: Richard E. Waits & Jimmy Brewer Talk 'Lola' & 'Charlie' in Reimagined KINKY BOOTS at Bucks County Playhouse
by Chloe Rabinowitz - July 18, 2022

Bucks County Playhouse is presenting an all-new production of Kinky Boots, running through July 30. BroadwayWorld spoke with Richard E. Waits and Jimmy Brewer about the magic of Kinky Boots, their favorite parts about Lola and Charlie, performing at the historic Bucks County Playhouse, and more! Rea...
New 'Evan Hansen' Anthony Norman Talks DEAR EVAN HANSEN National Tour, How He's Appro Interview New 'Evan Hansen' Anthony Norman Talks DEAR EVAN HANSEN National Tour, How He's Approaching the Role & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - June 21, 2022

The National Tour of Dear Evan Hansen is in its fourth year of touring across North America, and will now have a new Evan Hansen! Anthony Norman (The Prom original Broadway cast, National Tour of Newsies, and more) is stepping into the lead role! Read BroadwayWorld's interview with the new star of D...
WAITRESS National Tour's Gabriella Marzetta Talks Playing 'Dawn' & More! Interview WAITRESS National Tour's Gabriella Marzetta Talks Playing 'Dawn' & More!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - March 28, 2022

The national tour of Waitress is currently making its way across the country, with stops in Indiana, Kentucky, New Jersey, Connecticut, South Carolina and more! Waitress' next stop is at The Kimmel Cultural Campus' Academy of Music in Philadelphia, where it will play from Tuesday, March 29 through S...
BWW Review: Philadelphia Premiere of CHOIR BOY at Philadelphia Theatre Company Interview BWW Review: Philadelphia Premiere of CHOIR BOY at Philadelphia Theatre Company
by Chloe Rabinowitz - February 26, 2022, Philadelphia

Philadelphia Theatre Company's Choir Boy, directed by PTC Resident Artist Jeffrey L. Page, is an impactful production. Through every aspect of its storytelling, it effectively examines the inner and outer lives of these of these characters, while allowing you to do the same for yourself....
BEAUTIFUL: THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL National Tour's Rachel Coloff Talks Starring as Ge Interview BEAUTIFUL: THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL National Tour's Rachel Coloff Talks Starring as Genie & More!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - February 21, 2022, Philadelphia

The National Tour of the Tony and Grammy Award Beautiful-The Carole King Musical, is coming to the Academy of Music February 22 - 27, 2022! The long-running hit charts legendary singer-songwriter and hit-making machine Carole King's journey from the start of her career as a young woman in the music ...
Kimberly Marable Talks HADESTOWN National Tour Interview Kimberly Marable Talks HADESTOWN National Tour
by Chloe Rabinowitz - February 08, 2022, Philadelphia

The incredibly talented Kimberly Marable, who graced the stage as a member of the original Broadway cast of Hadestown, is now making her way across the country as Persephone in Hadestown's First National Tour!...
Interview: Ashley Kaylynn Green of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Interview Interview: Ashley Kaylynn Green of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater
by G K Schatzman - January 23, 2022, Philadelphia

Dancer Michael Jackson, Jr. of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater ponders legacy, improv, and meditation through movement in advance of the company’s first tour stop at Philadelphia Kimmel Cultural Campus’ Academy of Music. Ms. Green joined the company this past year, in 2021, after a successful...
Interview: Michael Jackson, Jr. of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Interview Interview: Michael Jackson, Jr. of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater
by G K Schatzman - January 23, 2022, Philadelphia

Dancer Michael Jackson, Jr. of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater talks inspirations, anticipations, and coming back from Covid lockdown in advance of the company’s first tour stop at Philadelphia Kimmel Cultural Campus’ Academy of Music. Mr. Jackson first joined the company in 2011 after workin...
Lu Zielinski Talks THAT GOLDEN GIRLS SHOW! A PUPPET PARODY Interview Lu Zielinski Talks THAT GOLDEN GIRLS SHOW! A PUPPET PARODY
by Chloe Rabinowitz - January 10, 2022, Philadelphia

You will soon have the chance to experience love, laughter, friendship and... puppets(!) when That Golden Girls Show! A Puppet Parody comes to the Kimmel Cultural Campus' Merriam Theater on Tuesday, January 11, 2022, at 7:30 p.m. BroadwayWorld spoke with the show's Blanche, Lu Zielinski....
Performer Joshua Cruz Talks STOMP National Tour Interview Performer Joshua Cruz Talks STOMP National Tour
by Chloe Rabinowitz - December 27, 2021, Philadelphia

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...
Artistic Director, Paige Price and PHILADELPHIA THEATRE COMPANY Interview Artistic Director, Paige Price and PHILADELPHIA THEATRE COMPANY
by Marina Kennedy - October 25, 2021, Philadelphia

Broadwayworld had the pleasure of interviewing Philadelphia Theatre Company's Artistic Director, Paige Price about her career and the season ahead....
Alan Cumming and Ari Shapiro Talk OCH & OY! A CONSIDERED CABARET Interview Alan Cumming and Ari Shapiro Talk OCH & OY! A CONSIDERED CABARET
by Chloe Rabinowitz - October 13, 2021, Philadelphia

Tony Award winner Alan Cumming and renowned journalist and singer Ari Shapiro are the dazzling stage duo the world has been waiting for. With unstoppable chemistry, endless charm, and talent for eons, the pair will be bringing their show Och & Oy! A Considered Cabaret to stages across the country. ...
Marilu Henner Talks THE MARILU HENNER SHOW, Her Highly Superior Autobiographical Memo Interview Marilu Henner Talks THE MARILU HENNER SHOW, Her Highly Superior Autobiographical Memory & More!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - August 09, 2021, Philadelphia

Stage and screen star Marilu Henner has returned to Bucks County Playhouse with her dazzling new club act, 'The Marilu Henner Show', now running through August 15! Featuring song and dance and stories galore, the show pulls from all facets of Henner's incredible life both on stage and off....
Ozzie Jones, Jared Chichester, Davon Johnson, And David Pica of PASS OVER at Theatre Interview Ozzie Jones, Jared Chichester, Davon Johnson, And David Pica of PASS OVER at Theatre Exile And Theatre In The X
by Amber Kusching - June 24, 2021, Philadelphia

An interview with the director and cast of Theatre Exile and Theatre in the X’s production of Antoinette Nwandu’s Pass Over....
Candace Bushnell Shares Details About Upcoming World Premiere of IS THERE STILL SEX A Interview Candace Bushnell Shares Details About Upcoming World Premiere of IS THERE STILL SEX AND THE CITY?
by Chloe Rabinowitz - June 10, 2021, Philadelphia

Candace Bushnell's world premiere one-woman show is set to take the stage at Bucks County Playhouse, running June 22 through July 18, 2021. We spoke with Candace Bushnell about the process of writing the show, what audiences can expect, the impact of her work, and much more!...
Pig Iron Theatre Company Co-Founder Dan Rothenberg Talks Toshiki Okada's ZERO COST HO Interview Pig Iron Theatre Company Co-Founder Dan Rothenberg Talks Toshiki Okada's ZERO COST HOUSE and More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - September 23, 2020, Philadelphia

We spoke with Pig Iron Theatre co-founder and co-artistic director Dan Rothenberg about bringing Toshiki Okada's Zero Cost House to the screen, how Pig Iron is developing theatre in the midst of the ongoing pandemic, what the future holds for Pig Iron and more!...
Behind the Curtain: New Ohio Theatre Artistic Director Robert Lyons Talks Ice Factory Interview Behind the Curtain: New Ohio Theatre Artistic Director Robert Lyons Talks Ice Factory Festival and More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - August 01, 2020, Philadelphia

Today, our Behind the Curtain interview is with New Ohio Theatre Artistic Director Robert Lyons....
Behind the Curtain: Meet Director/Choreographer Devon Sinclair Interview Behind the Curtain: Meet Director/Choreographer Devon Sinclair
by Chloe Rabinowitz - July 25, 2020, Philadelphia

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....
Regional Spotlight: How The Bucks County Playhouse is Working Through The Global Heal Interview Regional Spotlight: How The Bucks County Playhouse is Working Through The Global Health Crisis
by Chloe Rabinowitz - April 08, 2020, Philadelphia

Today we shine a spotlight on New Hope, Pennsylvania's Bucks County Playhouse with Producing Director Alexander Fraser....
Alexander Fraser on Preparing the Bucks County Playhouse for the World Premiere of OT Interview Alexander Fraser on Preparing the Bucks County Playhouse for the World Premiere of OTHER WORLD
by Chloe Rabinowitz - January 31, 2020, Philadelphia

The Bucks County Playhouse is one of the most historic theaters in the country. Its wooden walls practically brim over with a sense of magic, holding within them the vast legacy of performers and creatives who made their impact upon its stage. Names like Grace Kelly, Robert Redford, Neil Simon, Hele...
Renée Taylor on MY LIFE ON A DIET, THE NANNY and Her Long Career as a Funny Lady of t Interview Renée Taylor on MY LIFE ON A DIET, THE NANNY and Her Long Career as a Funny Lady of the Stage and Screen
by Chloe Rabinowitz - January 10, 2020, Philadelphia

Renée Taylor is an Emmy Award winner, Oscar nominee, actress, screenwriter, playwright and comedy legend known for Lovers and Other Strangers, Made for Each Other, and of course, The Nanny, to name only a few of the projects that make up her long and impressive career....