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Thousand Oaks Interviews

The latest interviews about live + streaming theatre in Thousand Oaks.

Guy Noland of SOUTH PACIFIC at Fred Kavli Theatre Interview Guy Noland of SOUTH PACIFIC at Fred Kavli Theatre
by Cary Ginell - March 21, 2022, Thousand Oaks

Guy Noland is currently in a second career as an actor and having the time of his life. During his early years, Guy found himself looking like 'a million other' young stage actors, but the 9/11 tragedy sent his career in a new direction as he became an award-winning documentary director for the Salv...
Anna Kotula of THE BELLE OF AMHERST at Elite Theatre Company Interview Anna Kotula of THE BELLE OF AMHERST at Elite Theatre Company
by Cary Ginell - February 28, 2022, Thousand Oaks

Anna Kotula reprises her one-woman show as poet Emily Dickinson in 'The Belle of Amherst,' playing from March 3 - 13 at the Elite Theatre Company in Oxnard...
Matt Faucher of JERSEY BOYS at Fred Kavli Theatre Interview Matt Faucher of JERSEY BOYS at Fred Kavli Theatre
by Cary Ginell - February 21, 2022, Thousand Oaks

Matt Faucher has a knack for playing Nicks. After performing on Broadway and on the national tour of 'Beautiful: The Carole King Musical,' Matt is now doing the same thing with a different Nick - the Four Seasons' Nick Massi. Cary Ginell does an exclusive interview with Matt about this unique and im...
Gerard Alessandrini of SPAMILTON at Scherr Forum, Thousand Oaks Interview Gerard Alessandrini of SPAMILTON at Scherr Forum, Thousand Oaks
by Cary Ginell - February 18, 2022, Thousand Oaks

Read a behind-the-scenes look at Broadway's master parodist, Gerard Alessandrini, who dismembers 'Hamilton' with his 2016 spoof 'Spamilton.' The show plays at the Scherr Forum in Thousand Oaks from March 1 - 6. 'I laughed my brains out!' said Lin-Manuel Miranda when he saw this show. You will too....
Aleks Pevec & Justin Michael Wilcox of SOMETHING ROTTEN! at Fred Kavli Theatre Interview Aleks Pevec & Justin Michael Wilcox of SOMETHING ROTTEN! at Fred Kavli Theatre
by Cary Ginell - February 09, 2022, Thousand Oaks

It's always nice when we see a show that has never been performed in Ventura County so we were looking forward to seeing 5-Star Theatricals' Something Rotten!, the 2015 sendup of Shakespeare that answers the question: 'What if Shakespeare had a rival?' As you will read in our upcoming review in The ...
David Krassner of RENT at Agoura High School Interview David Krassner of RENT at Agoura High School
by Cary Ginell - February 29, 2020, Thousand Oaks

Director David Krassner brings a deep theatrical resume to his new role as drama director at Agoura High School, which is currently staging 'Rent,' which made its debut nearly a quarter century ago....
Gilles Chiasson of RENT at Agoura High School Interview Gilles Chiasson of RENT at Agoura High School
by Cary Ginell - February 20, 2020, Thousand Oaks

Theater veteran Gilles Chiasson, who performed in the original New York Theatre Workshop, Off-Broadway, and Broadway productions of 'Rent' now is in charge of the Performing Arts Education Centers at Agoura and Calabasas High Schools. We talked to him about his experiencing performing in New York wi...
Kennedy Caughell of BEAUTIFUL: THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL at American Theatre Guild Interview Kennedy Caughell of BEAUTIFUL: THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL at American Theatre Guild
by Cary Ginell - February 12, 2020, Thousand Oaks

An exclusive interview with Kennedy Caughell, a stunning multi-talented redhead who is currently starring as Carole King in the national touring musical, 'Beautiful: The Carole King Musical' in Thousand Oaks at the Fred Kavli Theatre....