Interviews

Donna Lynne Champlin on Her Directorial Debut With NYMF's Valueville
By Zachary Stewart · Jun 20, 2014

No Exit meets A Chorus Line in a new show about big-box retail and metaphysics.

Christopher Sieber Masters Evil in Matilda
By Iris Wiener · Jun 19, 2014

As Miss Trunchbull, the actor plays the most venomous villain on Broadway. But just how does he make bad look so darn good?

After 42 Years, John Rubinstein Returns to Pippin, the Musical That Launched His Career
By David Gordon · Jun 19, 2014

The Tony winner for Children of a Lesser God steps into the role of King Charlemagne.

Between Disgraced and The Who & the What, Ayad Akhtar Is One Busy Playwright
By David Gordon · Jun 18, 2014

The Pulitzer Prize winner talks about his latest works taking shape in New York.

Zoe Kazan Discusses Taking on Sarah Treem's Weighty New Play About Womyn
By Bethany Rickwald · Jun 17, 2014

MTC's When We Were Young and Unafraid stars Kazan along with two-time Tony winner Cherry Jones.

After Making a Name for Himself in Musicals, Rob Ashford Reinvents Macbeth With Kenneth Branagh
By David Gordon · Jun 12, 2014

Ashford's production of Shakespeare's Scottish tragedy, codirected by and starring Branagh, plays the Park Avenue Armory.

Social Media and Sandwiches: A Chat With Fly by Night Stars Allison Case, Adam Chanler-Berat, and Patti Murin
By David Gordon · Jun 10, 2014

The trio stars in this entirely original new musical at Playwrights Horizons.

Tony Nominee Jan Maxwell on Family, Politics, and The City of Conversation
By David Gordon · Jun 7, 2014

The chameleonic actress discusses how a liberal upbringing helped her dig deep into her latest character.

Bill Pullman and Liz Lerman Share Stories of War and Healing
By David Gordon · Jun 6, 2014

Lerman's new dance piece, Healing Wars, stars Pullman and his wife, Tamara, at Arena Stage.

In Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Tony Nominee Lena Hall Reinvents Herself as Neil Patrick Harris' Drag-Loving Husband
By Bethany Rickwald · Jun 5, 2014

The pair's striking chemistry all began with an intimate moment…between Hall's face and Harris' tongue.