Interviews

Rebecca Hall Takes on the Machine of Broadway in Machinal
By David Gordon · Feb 4, 2014

The West End stage veteran is currently making her Great White Way debut in Roundabout Theatre Company's rediscovery of Sophie Treadwell's 1928 masterpiece.

John Cariani's Almost, Maine Gets a Second Chance at New York Stardom
By David Gordon · Feb 1, 2014

In 2006, it closed off-Broadway after a month. It has since received productions as far away as Finland and South Korea. Now, it's back to reclaim the Big Apple.

Jason McDowell-Green Brings A Little Shakespeare to New Jersey High School Students at Two River Theater
By Hayley Levitt · Jan 31, 2014

McDowell-Green's 75-minute adaptation of ‘'As You Like It'' is being performed by New Jersey high school students alongside the Red Bank theater's full-length mainstage production.

Sarah Jessica Parker Reflects on a "Wonderful" Run Off-Broadway in The Commons of Pensacola
By David Gordon · Jan 28, 2014

The Sex and the City star looks back on her time playing opposite Blythe Danner in Amanda Peet's play about the fraught relationship between a mother and daughter.

Charlie Rosen Brings the Big Band Back to Broadway
By David Gordon · Jan 26, 2014

One of the theater industry's rising music stars leads his 17-piece jazz orchestra at 54 Below.

African-American Icon Paul Robeson Is Inhabited by Daniel Beaty in The Tallest Tree in the Forest
By Hayley Levitt · Jan 20, 2014

Beaty delves into the man behind "Ol' Man River" in his latest solo show at Washington, D.C.'s Arena Stage.

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Is Embodied by Brandon J. Dirden in Broadway's All The Way
By David Gordon · Jan 20, 2014

After starring in a host of off-Broadway productions, Dirden tackles his first leading role on the main stem.

Harry Melling Graduates From Harry Potter's Cousin Dudley to Frank Langella's Fool in King Lear
By David Gordon · Jan 15, 2014

The rising British actor is making his New York stage debut at Brooklyn Academy of Music.

Debra Messing Is a Russian Polish Jew Playing an Irish Farmer in Outside Mullingar
By Bethany Rickwald · Jan 14, 2014

Messing joins Brían F. O'Byrne, John Patrick Shanley, and Doug Hughes — her quite Irish Mullingar family — to discuss creating the Beatrice and Benedick of the bogs.

Kathleen Turner Makes Her Maiden Voyage in Bertolt Brecht's Anti-War Epic Mother Courage
By Hayley Levitt · Jan 10, 2014

And where better to do it but in the epicenter of American politics — Washington, D.C.'s Arena Stage.