Interviews

Sophie Okonedo on Broadway Debuts, Denzel Washington, and A Raisin in the Sun
By David Gordon · Apr 3, 2014

The Oscar-nominated British actress takes to the American stage in Lorraine Hansberry's timeless drama.

Carey Van Driest Explains Her Visceral Connection With a Bosnian Farmwoman in The International
By Bethany Rickwald · Apr 3, 2014

From a four-performance workshop to a full off-Broadway production, the actress helps bring center stage a play inspired by the 1995 Bosnian-Serbian conflict.

Broadway's Amy Morton on Acting and Directing in Chicago's World of Ensemble Theater
By Hayley Levitt · Apr 2, 2014

The two-time Tony-nominated actress explains her accidental career move and the "weird Midwestern work ethic" that thrives in her theatrical home.

Andy Kelso and Jeanna de Waal Sashay Into Broadway's Kinky Boots
By Zachary Stewart · Apr 1, 2014

Longtime cast member Kelso takes over the role of shoe factory owner Charlie while de Waal flies in from the national tour of Wicked to assume the role of his quirky assistant (and secret crush) Lauren.

Keala Settle Is Les Misérables' Master of the House
By Iris Wiener · Mar 29, 2014

The Tony-nominated actress discusses overcoming stage fright to play the boisterous Madame Thénardier.

Word for Word: How Hedwig and the Angry Inch Came to Life Onstage
By David Gordon · Mar 28, 2014

An oral history of the show's creation, starring Neil Patrick Harris, John Cameron Mitchell, Stephen Trask, Michael Mayer, and David Binder.

Sheryl Kaller on Mothers, McNally, and Billy Porter
By Iris Wiener · Mar 24, 2014

The director of Broadway's Mothers and Sons talks about the universality of Terrence McNally's latest play and hints at her next project, While I Yet Live, by Kinky Boots' Billy Porter.

Forbidden Broadway Creator Gerard Alessandrini "Comes Out Swinging" About Cabaret, Rocky, and, of Course, Les Misérables
By Zachary Stewart · Mar 24, 2014

The latest edition of the satirical musical-comedy revue will go head to head with the spring Broadway season.

From Barbra Streisand to George Abbott, the Actresses of I Remember Mama Reflect on the People and Roles That Shaped Their Careers
By Hayley Levitt · Mar 23, 2014

The seasoned ladies of Transport Group Theatre Company's newest production share their hopes, memories, and words of wisdom.

From Onscreen Action to Onstage Drama, Bourne Ultimatum Screenwriter Scott Z. Burns Turns to Theater
By David Gordon · Mar 20, 2014

Burns' first play, The Library, will open at the Public Theater under the direction of his frequent film collaborator, Steven Soderbergh.