St. Louis Interviews

The latest interviews about live + streaming theatre in St. Louis.

Matthew Scott's Brings His Touching Show THE JESUS YEAR: A LETTER FROM MY DAD to The Blue Strawberry on November 18th
by James Lindhorst - November 10, 2023

On Saturday, November 18th, The Blue Strawberry Showroom and Lounge welcomes Matthew Scott for an evening of music and stories with his cabaret show “The Jesus Year: A Letter From My Dad.” Critics have called Scott’s show “Miraculous musical storytelling.” A veteran of Broadway and Regional Theatre,...

Robin de Jesus Brings His Cabaret Show to St. Louis on November 16th and 17th
by James Lindhorst - November 07, 2023

In a recent interview, de Jesús told Broadway World how excited he was to return to St. Louis with a solo show that has been centered around St. Louis and specifically constructed for the local audience. He shared that St. Louis is a special place for him as an actor because he was given the opportu...

Interview: TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD's Maeve Moynihan Shares her Journey to Becoming Scout in the National Tour
by Chloe Rabinowitz - September 26, 2023

In BroadwayWorld's exclusive interview, Maeve Moynihan discusses her journey and excitement of starring in the national tour of To Kill a Mockingbird. Read on to learn more about her experience and role as Scout....

Interview: Adam Pascal Brings His Solo Show Back to Blue Strawberry Showroom and Lounge
by James Lindhorst - September 16, 2023

Blue Strawberry Showroom and Lounge will welcome Tony Nominee Adam Pascal for three shows on October 3rd, 4th, and 5th. Check out our interview with the Rent original cast member here!...

Interview: Tony Award-Winner Beth Leavel Takes The Stage At The Blue Strawberry This October
by James Lindhorst - September 05, 2023

The Blue Strawberry welcomes Broadway and Muny veteran Beth Leavel for two cabaret performances on October 21st and 22nd. Broadway World had the opportunity to sit down with her and chat about her upcoming shows. She shared, “the audience will get to hear stories and songs from my sordid career.” Le...

Interview: Luis Salgado of AIDA at STAGES St. Louis In The Ross Family Theater At The Kirkwood Performing Arts Center
by James Lindhorst - June 04, 2023

Last year, Luis Salgado directed and choreographed IN THE HEIGHTS at STAGES St. Louis. It was among the most critically acclaimed productions of the year in St. Louis. His production was recognized with 11 St. Louis Critics Circle nominations and six wins including Outstanding Production, Outstandin...

Interview: St. Louis Area Producers Mike Bosner, Mike Isaacson, Jack Lane, and Terry Schnuck Nominated for Tony Awards
by James Lindhorst - May 12, 2023

Last week when the Tony Award Nominations were announced, four producers with ties to the St. Louis area figured prominently in the races for Best Musical and Best Musical Revival. Broadway World had the opportunity to sit down with St. Louis Native Mike Bosner, The Muny’s Mike Isaacson, STAGES St. ...

by James Lindhorst - August 08, 2022

JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT is a show that is pure joy and pure fun.  She said this is a story of a man in a precarious situation who continues to dream and takes responsibility to change his own story....

Interview: Chatting with Ryan Alvarado, Star of IN THE HEIGHTS at STAGES St. Louis
by James Lindhorst - July 26, 2022

Ryan Alvarado is a New York based actor with ties to Lin-Manuel Miranda and was cast as the alternate for Alexander Hamilton in the first national tour of HAMILTON.  Alvarado currently takes on Miranda’s first Broadway role Usnavi in the STAGES St. Louis production of IN THE HEIGHTS....

Interview: Kyla Stone & Patti Murin Give an Inside Look Into Starring as 'Elle' and 'Paulette' in LEGALLY BLONDE at The Muny
by Chloe Rabinowitz - July 25, 2022

The Muny's production of Legally Blonde The Musical beings performances July 25 and is set to run through July 31. Read BroadwayWorld's interview with leads Kyla Stone (Elle Woods) and Patti Murin (Paulette) here!...

Interview: Tim Seib of MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET at Stifel Theatre
by James Lindhorst - July 19, 2022

MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET is the story of the night that Elvis, Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins and Jerry Lee Lewis had an impromptu jam session at Sun Studios and will play Stifel Theatre in St. Louis on September 8, 2022. This production has a unique tie to the St. Louis area. It is directed by a Webster U...

Drew Gasparini of THE KARATE KID - THE MUSICAL at STAGES St. Louis
by James Lindhorst - May 22, 2022

Drew Gasparini is a composer who has been writing Broadway scores for more than a decade-and-a-half. He shared that in mid-2018 the producers from Gorgeous Entertainment were reaching out to his agents asking about his interest in submitting songs for a new musical production of The Karate Kid.  ...

Interview: Choreographer William Carlos Angulo Talks The Muny's LEGALLY BLONDE Viral Dance Call Choreography
by Taylor Brethauer-Hamling - February 04, 2022

If you've been scrolling through TikTok this past week, you might have seen users on the app performing fast-paced steps, throwing smooth punches, and leaping through the air to the song 'Legally Blonde Remix' from the fan-favorite musical Legally Blonde. This choreography originally served as the d...

Performer Joshua Cruz Talks STOMP National Tour
by Chloe Rabinowitz - December 27, 2021

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...

HAMILTON's Ta'Rea Campbell Talks Starring as Angelica Schuyler in the National Tour's 'Philip Cast'
by Chloe Rabinowitz - October 04, 2021

BroadwayWorld spoke with Ta'Rea Campbell, the Hamilton Philip Company's own Angelica Schuyler, to discuss stepping back on stage after a year and a half, how she's changed as a performer, her favorite things about Angelica Schuyler, and more! ...

J. Harrison Ghee of CHICAGO at The Muny
by James Lindhorst - August 25, 2021

The Muny’s 103rd season closes next week with a production of Kander and Ebb’s classic musical Chicago. J. Harrison Ghee returns to The Muny to lead the company as Velma Kelly. Ghee was last seen at The Muny as Lola in Kinky Boots in 2019. Broadway World sat down with Ghee to learn about returning t...

Isabella Iannelli of ON YOUR FEET! at The Muny
by James Lindhorst - August 15, 2021

12-year-old Isabella Iannelli will be making her Muny debut playing Young Gloria in the upcoming production of On Your Feet! based on the story of Gloria and Emilio Estefan. Isabella has starred on Broadway opposite Marisa Tomei in Tennessee William’s The Rose Tattoo. She was a featured dancer in th...

Kendra Kassebaum of SEVEN BRIDES FOR SEVEN BROTHERS at The Muny
by James Lindhorst - August 07, 2021

Seven Brides for Seven Brothers is based on the 1954 Academy Award winning film starring Jane Powell and Howard Keel.  In 1978, Powell and Keel starred in The Muny theatrical premiere of Seven Brides for Seven Brothers. Next week, St. Louis’ Kendra Kassebaum will star as Milly Bradon in the sixth Mu...

Elizabeth Teeter of THE SOUND OF MUSIC at The Muny
by James Lindhorst - August 01, 2021

St. Louis native Elizabeth Teeter will take The Muny stage this week in The Sound of Music to play Liesl, the eldest of the von Trapp children. Elizabeth has performed in Broadway and Off Broadway Productions, but started her acting career at The Muny. It is no surprise that she found a home on the ...

Dee Roscioli of SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE at The Muny
by James Lindhorst - July 23, 2021

On Monday, July 26, 2021, the curtain goes up on The Muny’s 103rd Season with The Muny Premiere of the musical revue Smokey Joe’s Cafe sponsored by Ameren. With a set design inspired by St. Louis’ historic Gaslight Square, Smokey Joe’s Cafe features the music of Leiber and Stoller and was the longes...

Matt Kunkel of THE SOUND OF MUSIC at The Muny
by James Lindhorst - June 08, 2021

Each summer, The Muny in St. Louis produces a season of full-scale performances of Broadway musicals that must come together in a few short weeks. It takes a lot of work from committed actors and technical theater professionals, plus it requires a little bit of magic, Muny magic. Each night, approxi...

Andrew Kuhlman of STAGES ST. LOUIS at The Ross Family Theater
by James Lindhorst - May 02, 2021

BroadwayWorld recently had the opportunity to sit down with STAGES St. Louis associate producer Andrew Kuhlman. Andrew is a Best Musical Tony nominee as associate producer for The Prom. He is an educator who has taught both at the high school and collegiate levels. He is a graduate of Bradley Univer...

Ron Himes of THE BLACK REP at Edison Theater
by James Lindhorst - April 09, 2021

For more than four decades, The St. Louis Black Rep’s founder and Producing Director, Ron Himes has dedicated his life to staging productions from the African American perspective to heighten the social and cultural awareness of audiences in the St Louis area and beyond. He has produced and directed...

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...

BWW Interviews: Touring Veteran Reaches Milestone Performance In 42ND STREET
by Kyle Christopher West - February 16, 2017

Most actors receive a standard show contract for around 12 months, but that doesn't mean every actor hangs up their shoes and immediately walks into another show. In fact, not only do some actors extend their contracts, but some make an entire career out of an individual credit. Rob Ouellette, who i...

Drew Redington's 'Holiday Break' on Broadway
by Christopher Castanho - February 13, 2017

Drew Redington is one of the lucky few who decide to take a break from their college theatre program and study abroad on Broadway. An Elon Musical Theatre student, Redington just wrapped up his jump-roppin', tap dancin' role in the ensemble of 'Holiday Inn: The New Irving Berlin Musical' I was lucky...

Ryan Steele of AN AMERICAN IN PARIS at Music Hall At Fair Park
by Kyle Christopher West - January 25, 2017

Twenty-six-year-old dancer Ryan Steele might have the kind of credits most performers spend a lifetime creating, but if his constant laugh and honest vulnerability are any indication, this one-of-a-kind performer is as down to earth as they come. With four Broadway credits, a handful of television a...

Music Director and Broadway Producer Michael J. Moritz Jr. Talks Career, US Coaching Tour, and Music
by David Clarke - August 30, 2015

Music director, Broadway producer, and skilled musician Michael J. Moritz Jr. will be spending this fall traveling the United States with one purpose in mind: teaching. To get the inside scoop on his US coaching tour, I sat down with Michael J. Moritz Jr., and we discussed his multifaceted career, t...

BWW Interviews: Jacquelyn Piro Donovan on Getting Green in THE WIZARD OF OZ
by Alan Henry - September 13, 2013

BroadwayWorld's Alan Aronshtam sat down for an interview with THE WIZARD OF OZ's Wicked Witch, Jacquelyn Piro Donovan!...


A Christmas Carol in St. Louis A Christmas Carol
Jefferson Avenue Mission (12/8 - 12/17)
Aladdin in St. Louis Aladdin
Fox Theatre (12/12 - 12/17)
Funny Girl in St. Louis Funny Girl
Fox Theatre (1/23 - 2/4)
Company in St. Louis Company
Fox Theatre (2/27 - 3/10)
MOTheR in St. Louis MOTheR
COCA - Catherine B. Berges Theatre (12/8 - 12/10)
Moulin Rouge! in St. Louis Moulin Rouge!
Fox Theatre (4/30 - 5/12)
The Book of Mormon (Non-Equity) in St. Louis The Book of Mormon (Non-Equity)
Fox Theatre (4/9 - 4/14)

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