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Phoenix Interviews

The latest interviews about live + streaming theatre in Phoenix.

Interview: Betsy Kruse Craig Channels Molly Ivins in One-Woman Show at Invisible Thea Interview Interview: Betsy Kruse Craig Channels Molly Ivins in One-Woman Show at Invisible Theatre
by Robert Encila-Celdran - October 15, 2022, Phoenix Metro

RED HOT PATRIOT is a one-woman play based on the life and times of Molly Ivins. Written by twins Margaret and Allison Engel, both journalists, it premiered off-Broadway in 2012, starring Kathleen Turner (why, of course!). Nancy Davis Booth directs....
Interview: THE LION Team Talks Arizona Premiere, Evolution of Musical Theatre, at Ari Interview Interview: THE LION Team Talks Arizona Premiere, Evolution of Musical Theatre, at Arizona Theatre Company
by Robert Encila-Celdran - September 20, 2022, Phoenix Metro

ALEX: You were playing Ben, you weren't playing Benjamin. That's a big distinction. In the writing of THE LION in various iterations of the show, you turned your life into various crafted anecdotes for the best dramatic effect for the story. There's always gonna be a slight level of making the story...
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, Phoenix Metro

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...
FILMMAKER SETH LANDAU GETS SECOND SHOT ON TWO FEATURES Interview FILMMAKER SETH LANDAU GETS SECOND SHOT ON TWO FEATURES
by Lee Cooley - March 18, 2022, Phoenix Metro

Seth Landau believes that people who are meant to find his films, will find them. MVD Entertainment Group is giving them a second chance....
Lauren Gunderson Talks Collaboration, New Musical at Arizona Theatre Company Interview Lauren Gunderson Talks Collaboration, New Musical at Arizona Theatre Company
by Robert Encila-Celdran - October 13, 2021, Phoenix Metro

At the risk of confounding the average thinker, the playwright may lean on bookish details to justify her academic focus. Nonetheless, she's a gifted storyteller who can weave an arcane chalk talk on cosmology as a way to unfurl a theatrical yarn about a multidimensional protagonist....
Artistic Director Sean Daniels Talks Diversity, Reflecting Community Values, Upcoming Interview Artistic Director Sean Daniels Talks Diversity, Reflecting Community Values, Upcoming Season at Arizona Theatre Company
by Robert Encila-Celdran - July 27, 2021, Phoenix Metro

Our first three shows, coming back, are all very charming, just laugh-out-loud good nights in the theatre. I always believe that theatre is a place for society to kind of wrestle with feelings and come up with new ideas about how we can heal and change. It's also sometimes just a great night out. Th...
ORSON WELLES at Don Bluth Front Row Theatre ~ A Conversation with Director Lee Cooley Interview ORSON WELLES at Don Bluth Front Row Theatre ~ A Conversation with Director Lee Cooley
by Herbert Paine - April 09, 2021, Phoenix Metro

On April 22nd, Don Bluth Front Row Theatre brings Michael Druxman’s play, ORSON WELLES, to the stage. In advance of its upcoming premiere: a conversation with director Lee Cooley about The Great One and the production....
Patrick Page of ALL THE DEVILS ARE HERE at The Southwest Shakespeare Company Interview Patrick Page of ALL THE DEVILS ARE HERE at The Southwest Shakespeare Company
by Angela Kabasan - November 19, 2020, Phoenix Metro

Southwest Shakespeare Core Company member and StoryTime Classics LIVE! Associate Artist, Beau Heckman, and Grammy Award Winner and star of Broadway's Hadestown, Patrick Page talk about his upcoming show -- All the Devils Are Here: How Shakespeare Invented the Villian....
Trezana Beverly of MABEL MADNESS: THE STORY OF MABEL MERCER at Southwest Shakespeare Interview Trezana Beverly of MABEL MADNESS: THE STORY OF MABEL MERCER at Southwest Shakespeare Company
by Angela Kabasan - November 14, 2020, Phoenix Metro

Southwest Shakespeare Core Company member and StoryTime Classics LIVE! Associate Artist, Beau Heckman, and Tony Award Winner Trezana Beverly talk about her upcoming show -- Mabel Madness: The Story of Mabel Mercer....
Mary Way and Stacey Walston of The Southwest Shakespeare Company Interview Mary Way and Stacey Walston of The Southwest Shakespeare Company
by Angela Kabasan - May 23, 2020, Phoenix Metro

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Quarantining with Molly Lajoie Interview Quarantining with Molly Lajoie
by Angela Kabasan - May 02, 2020, Phoenix Metro

I talk to Molly Lajoie about life in quarantine....