South Carolina Interviews

The latest interviews about live + streaming theatre in South Carolina.

Interview: Micaela Lamas & Pablo David Laucerica of DEAR EVAN HANSEN at Peace Center
by Neil Shurley - October 05, 2022

Last seen here in July 2019, DEAR EVAN HANSEN tells a profound and deeply personal story of social anxiety, community loss, and the overwhelming influence of social media....

Interview: Mary Nickles, Director of THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY at Mill Town Players
by Neil Shurley - September 29, 2022

This weekend marks the South Carolina regional premiere of THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY, the Tony Award-winning musical based on the bestselling novel. The show runs from September 30 to October 16 at the Mill Town Players original location, historic Pelzer Auditorium....

Interview: Brittany Hogan Alomar of THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY at Mill Town Players
by Neil Shurley - September 26, 2022

'This is a story about love, conflict, questions, and choice. It is real and raw and can resonate with everyone.'...

Interview: Jessica Penzias, Book Writer of New Musical FROM THE MIXED UP FILES OF MRS. BASIL E. FRANKWEILER
by Neil Shurley - August 03, 2022

The joy of sharing this timeless story with a group of people is what fuels our creative process....

Interview: Playwright Kareem Fahmy Discusses DODI & DIANA, Debuting at South Carolina New Play Festival
by Neil Shurley - July 26, 2022

'There are parts of her story that people choose to leave out because it DOESN'T fit into the narrative they want to tell about her.'...

Interview: Marcus Paul James of AIN'T TOO PROUD at Peace Center
by Neil Shurley - July 24, 2022

AIN'T TOO PROUD - THE LIFE AND TIMES OF THE TEMPTATIONS follows the beloved Motown group's journey from the streets of Detroit to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, ultimately landing them 42 Top Ten Hits....

Interview: Glenda Manwaring, Director of CHILDREN OF EDEN at Mill Town Players Simpsonville
by Neil Shurley - July 20, 2022

This musical is entertaining, fun, and joyous...

Interview: Christopher Rose, Director of HANK WILLIAMS: LOST HIGHWAY at Mill Town Players
by Neil Shurley - July 16, 2022

'We all know pain, sorrow, hurt and loneliness. Hank Williams knew these things intimately.'...

Interview: Mill Town Players Executive Artistic Director Will Ragland Opens Two Shows in One Weekend
by Neil Shurley - July 12, 2022

On July 22, their most recent season concludes with a production of HANK WILLIAMS: LOST HIGHWAY in their home space, the historic Pelzer Auditorium. But July 22 also sees the opening of a brand new season at their new second location, the Simpsonville Arts Center. For their premiere prodcution in th...

Interview: Artistic Director Jenna Tamisiea Elser Opens Up About Glow Lyric Theatre's 2022 SUMMER FESTIVAL SEASON
by Neil Shurley - July 11, 2022

'This season is really focusing on acknowledging history'...

Interview: Playwright Samantha Miller Opens Up About DRAGONSOUL OFFLINE
by Neil Shurley - July 10, 2022

'I can't wait to see the audience react.'...

Interview: Matt Shingledecker Stars in Dazzling Shows on the New DISNEY WISH Cruise
by Marina Kennedy - July 08, 2022

Broadwayworld had the pleasure to interview Matt Shingledecker, a Broadway Guest Artist on Disney Wish.  We spoke to him about his career and his exciting roles as a performer for the cruise's upcoming productions. ...

Maddie Tisdel, Director of HEAD OVER HEELS at Proud Mary Theatre Company
by Neil Shurley - June 26, 2022

Expect cross dressing, deceit, and general campy comedic hijinks....

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...

Actor Peter Matthew Smith Opens Up About 'The Greatest Job There Is' - Playing King George III in HAMILTON
by Neil Shurley - June 05, 2022

I caught up with Peter Matthew Smith by phone and asked him to tell us more about playing King George III, the musical's regal comic relief. 'It's a non-stop festival for your ears and eyes.'...

Adante Carter of MEAN GIRLS, the Hilarious Broadway Musical Coming to The Peace Center May 24-29
by Neil Shurley - May 18, 2022

“Wear pink to the theatre!”...

Omar Lopez-Cepero of JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR at Peace Center
by Neil Shurley - April 23, 2022

'You get a real rock concert experience.'...

Jo Garcia-Reger of THE WOLVES at Warehouse Theatre
by Neil Shurley - April 19, 2022

It's like a war movie where you see teenage girls preparing for battle rather than men....

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...

FROZEN's Caroline Bowman is Ready to Let It Go at Peace Center
by Neil Shurley - March 15, 2022

'Seeing this show live is so much more magical than watching the movie.'...

Centre Stage Managing Artistic Director Laura Nicholas on 9 TO 5 - THE MUSICAL
by Neil Shurley - March 06, 2022

'This show is a great way to celebrate'...

Centre Stage Artistic Director Laura Nicholas Talks Shows and Logo
by Neil Shurley - February 06, 2022

'All of the shows in our 2022-2023 lineup celebrate joy!'...

Olivia Valli of PRETTY WOMAN: THE MUSICAL at Peace Center
by Neil Shurley - January 27, 2022

'I really mean it when I say there's something for everybody in this show!'...

Musical Director Chase McAbee of THE FINAL COUNTDOWN at Centre Stage
by Neil Shurley - December 06, 2021

'We try to keep the audience on the edge of their seat, wondering what 80s hit they'll get to sing and dance to next.'...

Sean Grandillo of the OKLAHOMA! National Tour
by Neil Shurley - November 06, 2021

'It's just incredible to see a piece that still feels relevant and the music is still so gorgeous and moving.'...

Austin J. Kara of THE COMPLETE WORKS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE (ABRIDGED) at Centre Stage
by Neil Shurley - November 03, 2021

'Expect a great time at the theatre with an abundance of laughter.'...

John Fagan, Director of FALSETTOS at Proud Mary Theatre Company
by Neil Shurley - October 24, 2021

'Falsettos is one big, warm hug of a musical'...

HADESTOWN Producer and Greenville Native Sally Cade Holmes
by Neil Shurley - September 29, 2021

This just feels like the perfect story for right now....

Delighted Tobehere of HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH at Warehouse Theatre
by Neil Shurley - September 23, 2021

'It's time to rock and roll, friends!'...

Jamie Ann Walters of THE PRODUCERS at Greenville Theatre
by Neil Shurley - September 07, 2021

'This show has moments that will make you burst out laughing so hard your cheeks hurt'...

Neel Patrick Edwards of THE PRODUCERS at Greenville Theatre
by Neil Shurley - September 02, 2021

'Both longtime fans of the musical and new audiences alike will have a blast!'...

Centre Stage Managing Artistic Director Laura Nicholas Shines a Light on GODSPELL
by Neil Shurley - August 31, 2021

'Such hopeful and joyful music brings tears to my eyes after such a long year of uncertainty and certainly fills me with faith for the future.'...

Artistic Director Laura Nicholas on Centre Stage's Grand Reopening Season
by Neil Shurley - May 15, 2021

'We've selected pieces that truly lend themselves to a more intimate setting.'...

Christopher Rose, Director of Centre Stage's Streaming Variety Show MERRY & BRIGHT
by Neil Shurley - December 17, 2020

'Merry and Bright is a holiday show with a little something for everyone.'...

Glow Lyric Theatre's Jenna & Christian Elser Celebrate OPERA WEEK
by Neil Shurley - October 15, 2020

'Opera is absolutely thrilling - it’s got just as much drama as your favorite Netflix show.'...

Centre Stage Artistic Director Laura Nicholas Discusses Virtual Production of 'NIGHT, MOTHER
by Neil Shurley - October 05, 2020

'For this project, we really wanted to capture something totally unique--a hybrid of film and theatre.'...

Ben Dawkins, director of THE LARAMIE PROJECT at Proud Mary Theatre Company
by Neil Shurley - September 25, 2020

'There is minimal staging, which allows the text of the play and the broader themes of inclusion, community, and healing to play to the audience.'...

West Hyler of ARTISTIC STAMP, Where the Audience Becomes a Character
by Neil Shurley - September 24, 2020

As the audience writes back, their responses help steer the story and determine the choices the character makes...

Marc Antolin On Entering the ROMANTICS ANONYMOUS Bubble
by Gil Kaan - September 18, 2020

Emma Rice, the creator and leader of the UK theatre company Wise Children, has remounted the interrupted U.S. tour of her ROMANTICS ANONYMOUS. Wise Children will present a LIVE production of ROMANTICS ANONYMOUS (with dancing and kissing) livestreaming from the Bristol Old Vic stage September 22 thro...

Bursting Emma Rice's ROMANTICS ANONYMOUS Bubble
by Gil Kaan - September 08, 2020

Emma Rice, the creator and leader of the UK theatre company Wise Children, will virtually premiere her ROMANTICS ANONYMOUS months after live theatre was shuttered aborting their U. S. tour. The livestreaming from the Bristol Old Vic stage September 22 through 28 will benefit 30+ theatres worldwide, ...



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King James
The Warehouse Theatre (4/4 - 4/20)
Hamilton (Philip Company) in South Carolina Hamilton (Philip Company)
Koger Center for the Arts (2/27 - 3/10)
Ms Holmes and Ms Watson, Apt 2B
The Warehouse Theatre (9/13 - 10/6)
Misery
The Warehouse Theatre (12/6 - 12/29)
South Carolina New Play Festival in South Carolina South Carolina New Play Festival
South Carolina New Play Festival (8/8 - 8/11)
Mean Girls in South Carolina Mean Girls
North Charleston Coliseum Performing Arts Center (4/26 - 4/28)
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