Pittsburgh Interviews

The latest interviews about live + streaming theatre in Pittsburgh.

Interview: Aaron Gandy, Composer of THE CRINOLYNNS, Talks Music, Collaboration and Writing an 'Actor-Proof Show' at Stage Right!
by Greg Kerestan - September 22, 2023

It's not every day you get to see the development of a new musical in real time, let alone one with major Broadway talent attached. I've been lucky enough to see the development of The Crinolynns, a new musical by composer Aaron Gandy and librettist/lyricist Scott Logdson, through the first stages o...

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...

Chelsea Sutton Reveals The Personal Significance of Creating SPITE & MALICE
by Gil Kaan - March 15, 2021

Playwright/director Chelsea Sutton's latest SPITE & MALICE premieres March 22, 2021 as one of the thirteen projects in RealTime Intervention's POST THEATRICAL. An homage to her grandmother, SPITE & MALICE has the audience interacting with the SPITE & MALICE actors, using materials mailed to the tick...

Michael Campayno Shares Details About Training the Next Generation of Actors Through 'The Collective'
by Chloe Rabinowitz - February 02, 2021

In a socially-distant, safe, and nurturing environment, The Collective's classes take place live at the Andrew Carnegie Music Hall. Through a personalized mentorship, and individualized growth-focused process, The Collective allows students the space and time to learn the foundations of acting and e...

SPONGEBOB's Vivacious Méami Maszewski - A Pearl Of A Personality!
by Gil Kaan - March 02, 2020

The national tour of THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL lands at the Dolby Theatre for its Los Angeles premiere March 24, 2020. This 50+-city tour brings the fun, colorful, inspirational tale of SpongeBob Squarepants and his fellow townsfolk of Bikini Bottom. The effervescent Méami Maszewski, who performs the ro...

Christine Toy Johnson Utilizing the Arts To Make You COME AWAY More Knowledgeable & Compassionate
by Gil Kaan - December 12, 2018

Already a few cities into their 27-city national circuit, the touring company of COME FROM AWAY has landed in Los Angeles at the Ahmanson. Helmed by its Tony Award-winning director Christopher Ashley, COME FROM AWAY runs through January 6, 2019. Still fresh and reeling from the audience's passiona...

Josh Tolle 'takes what he got' in KINKY BOOTS
by Dylan Shaffer - September 23, 2016

Not every actor on tour can say that they are fortunate enough to wake up each morning and go to sleep each night in their own bed. For Josh Tolle, however, the luxury of his home just north of Pittsburgh has been a welcomed rest, if only for one tour stop....

Ben Vereen of STEPPIN' OUT at The Hillman Center For Performing Arts and So Much More
by Mike Mekus - August 26, 2016

The legendary artist discusses everything from Steppin' Out and the Rocky Horror Picture Show, Pittsburgh, the political scene, Diabetes, and so much more....

Carol Burnett Reflects on THE CAROL BURNETT SHOW Experiences, Talks Upcoming Tour, and More
by Sally Henry - May 18, 2016

She's a legendary comedienne. She has been given some of the most prestigious honors in the industry, including the Hollywood Walk of Fame, Kennedy Center Honors, Television Hall of Fame, and many more. And she's touring to theatres across the US for an intimate night of conversation with local audi...

Collegiate Theatrics: USC's SALOME MERGIA
by Jeffrey Ellis - February 10, 2016

Here is your opportunity to get to know USC's Salome Mergia in this week's edition of Collegiate Theatrics. Miraculously, it would seem, she found time to sit down and consider our questions - and to offer some elucidating answers - about her time at USC and how her experiences there have prepared h...

Pittsburgh CLO Sets cast for 23rd Annual A MUSICAL CHRISTMAS CAROL
by Tyler Peterson - November 19, 2014

Pittsburgh CLO has announced casting for the 23rd annual production of A Musical Christmas Carol this December at the Byham Theater. This talented cast will feature Pittsburgh CLO veterans and an exciting group of newcomers, led by Pittsburgh's own Tom Atkins as Ebenezer Scrooge. Tickets are now ava...

Interview: Leslie Ezra Smith Talks A RAISIN IN THE SUN, Theatre in Pittsburgh and More
by BWW News Desk - October 30, 2014

Leslie Ezra Smith is, arguably, becoming one of the most-respected actors on the Pittsburgh stage. One of Pittsburgh's favorite sons seems to earn genuine acclaim from his 'passionate' portrayals on stage. Even more than a gifted actor, this national spoken word, and slam poet, is also a father, pla...

BWW Interviews: A Weekend in the Country with Opera Theater of Pittsburgh's A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC
by Alexandra Strycula - July 02, 2013

Stephen Sondheim's A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC - which contestably features his most well-known hit, 'Send in the Clowns' - opens in Pittsburgh this Sunday as part of Opera Theater of Pittsburgh's second-annual SummerFest. SummerFest is a three-week artistic celebration that 'brings together a pack of inde...

BWW Interviews: William Shatner Reflects on Career, Creativity, and SHATNER'S WORLD: WE JUST LIVE IN IT
by Amy Strycula - November 11, 2012

William Shatner recently took a few moments from his schedule to speak with Broadwayworld.com about his creative career, his involvement with social media, and about what to expect from his upcoming Pittsburgh performance of 'Shatner's World: We Just Live In It'....


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The Cher Show (Non-Equity) in Pittsburgh The Cher Show (Non-Equity)
WVU Creative Arts Center (2/12 - 2/12)
American Buffalo in Pittsburgh American Buffalo
Barebones Black Box (11/17 - 12/10)
The Kite Runner in Pittsburgh The Kite Runner
Benedum Center for the Performing Arts (5/7 - 5/12)
Jessica Vosk: My Golden Age in Pittsburgh Jessica Vosk: My Golden Age
Mary D'Angelo Performing Arts Center (2/29 - 2/29)
Gavin Creel in Pittsburgh Gavin Creel
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