Interviews

African-American Icon Paul Robeson Is Inhabited by Daniel Beaty in The Tallest Tree in the Forest

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

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

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

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

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

The Newsroom's Jeff Daniels Isn't Waiting by the Phone Anymore — But He Still Has His Guitar

Plus, a crash course in heckler-wrangling (courtesy of Bette Midler and Robin Williams) as the Emmy-winning actor makes his 54 Below debut.

Sitting Down for a Pot of (Poison-Free) "Tea for Two" With Murder for Two

Brett Ryback and Jeff Blumenkrantz discuss embracing their unlikely comedic chemistry and learning the art of improvisation.

In a Suite at the Waldorf, Steve Cohen Is Making Magic — Literally

The "Millionaires' Magician" delights and terrifies audience members with his unique brand of Chamber Magic.

Nothing to Hide Star Helder Guimarães on How a Lifetime of Magic Led Him to Theater and Neil Patrick Harris

The performer talks starring in the off-Broadway magic show he cocreated with Derek DelGaudio.

Kelli O'Hara's Transformation From Out-of-Town Understudy to Broadway Muse

The four-time Tony-nominated lyric soprano begins performances later this month as Italian farm wife Francesca Johnson in the musical adaptation of The Bridges of Madison County.