Interviews

Japanese Internment, Civil Rights, and On the Town

Carol J. Oja details the fascinating history of the classic musical (now on Broadway) in her book Bernstein Meets Broadway: Collaborative Art in a Time of War.

Erin Davie and Emily Padgett on the Sisterhood of Broadway's Side Show

The pair follows in the footsteps of Alice Ripley and Emily Skinner in this newly revised production of Henry Krieger and Bill Russell's cult-favorite musical.

Richard Chamberlain Returns to the New York Stage After 15 Years

The star of Dr. Kildare and The Thorn Birds revisits the priesthood in David Rabe's Sticks and Bones at the New Group.

Kathleen Marshall and Douglas Carter Beane Jump on The Band Wagon

Beane adapts the 1953 film for stage treatment, with Marshall directing and choreographing a cast led by Brian Stokes Mitchell and Laura Osnes.

Lypsinka Returns…for a Final Bow?

John Epperson plans to fundamentally transform the famed drag diva, so fans might want to book tickets while they still can.

Theater Historian Laurence Maslon Brings 16 Great American Musicals Back Into Publication

Maslon is the editor of Library of America's new two-volume set devoted to shows from 1927-1969.

How Journalist David Holthouse Put His Harrowing Story Onstage

With the help of director Markus Potter, Holthouse brings the story of his childhood rape and the planned murder of his attacker to the stage.

Move Over, Britney. Ten-Year-Old Novice Tori Murray Is Next to Join Ruthless! The Musical's Starry Ranks

Ruthless! cocreator Joel Paley giggles with his musical's newest star over her petrified audition-room entrance and her new repertoire of four-letter words.

Broadway Newcomer Cush Jumbo on Relationships, Hugh Jackman, and The River

The acclaimed London actress who wowed audiences last year in Phyllida Lloyd's all-female Julius Caesar returns to New York.

Frasier Cocreator David Lee on Can-Can, Camelot, and 11 Years of 22-Minute Plays

David Lee follows up his Broadway-bound Can-Can with a pared-down Camelot at New Jersey's Two River Theater.