Interviews

Children's Theater First-Timers Bring The Homework Machine to Life at Boston Children's Theatre
By Hayley Levitt · Apr 10, 2014

Composers Keith Herrmann and Mark Cabaniss on making their children's-theater writing debuts, forming a new collaborative partnership, and inspiring the next generation of theater fanatics.

Broadway's Loretta Ables Sayre on an Unexpected Career as South Pacific's Bloody Mary
By Hayley Levitt · Apr 8, 2014

The Tony-nominated actress recounts her journey from Hawaiian nightclubs to Lincoln Center, and now, to New Jersey's Paper Mill Playhouse.

How Fran Drescher Inspired Her Nanny Producers Robert Sternin and Prudence Fraser to Write Under My Skin
By David Gordon · Apr 6, 2014

The husband-and-wife team shares thoughts on traveling from the hills of Hollywood to the dales of off-Broadway.

Talking Threepenny Opera With Lilli Cooper, Sally Murphy, Laura Osnes, and Mary Beth Peil
By David Gordon · Apr 5, 2014

Four very different actresses take on four very delicious roles in Atlantic Theater Company's revival of the Kurt Weill-Bertolt Brecht musical.

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.