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How Two-Time Tony Nominee Alison Fraser Made a Career of Playing the Villain
By Ruthie Fierberg | 10/19/2017
Now starring in
, the actor shares memories from the decisive roles of her storied 40-year career.
Sharing the Asian Experience With
By Ruthie Fierberg | 10/17/2017
Phantom of the Opera
’s Ali Ewoldt,
’s Billy Bustamonte, and more stars and collaborators of Jason Ma's new play reveal family stories of emigration.
How This 20-Year-Old Turned His Struggle With Cerebral Palsy Into an Award-Winning Play
By Ruthie Fierberg | 10/17/2017
It Is What It Is
pushes for more diversity in storytelling onstage.
Meet the Producer Who’s Changing the Game for Latinx Playwrights
By Olivia Clement | 10/16/2017
Trailblazer Jacob Padrón creates new space for artists of color in Off-Broadway’s theatrical institutions through his Sol Project.
Theatre Jobs: What Does It Take to Be a Broadway Producer?
By Ruthie Fierberg | 10/15/2017
The Play That Goes Wrong
’s Catherine Schreiber defines the role of a producer, plus her advice on how to become one.
How the Story of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons Went From Jersey Lore to Broadway Hit
By Ruthie Fierberg | 10/11/2017
prepares for its New Jersey premiere, Tony-nominated book writer Rick Elice shares the oral history of the Tony-winning musical.
Digs Deep Into the Archives to Produce Revivals of Lost Work
By Harry Haun | 10/09/2017
Its 20th anniversary season features
The Apple Tree
Bells Are Ringing
, and the New York premiere of
’ Change to Pink Uniforms Is a Bigger Deal Than You Think
By Ruthie Fierberg | 10/08/2017
Director Diane Paulus talks about the creative decision to demonstrate a commitment to October’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
Julie Taymor Once Again Pushes the Boundaries of Theatre With
By Ruthie Fierberg | 10/05/2017
The Tony-winning director transforms David Henry Hwang’s play physically and emotionally for its first Broadway revival.
How Harry Potter Spinoff
Found Its Own Hilarious Voice
By Ruthie Fierberg | 10/04/2017
The Off-Broadway play paints an uproarious moving portrait of the wizarding school—all without mentioning Hogwarts.
Why You Won’t Be Able to Stop Thinking About Ayad Akhtar’s New Broadway Play
By Ruthie Fierberg | 10/02/2017
The Pulitzer Prize winner reveals the humanity behind Wall Street in his new financial political thriller for Lincoln Center Theater.
Stephen Sondheim, Hal Prince, Chita Rivera, and More Share Memories From the Original
West Side Story
By Ruthie Fierberg | 09/26/2017
In celebration of the 60th anniversary of its Broadway opening, theatre legends share memories, backstage secrets, and favorite moments of creating the defining musical.
How Mercedes Ruehl Makes
’s Iconic Mother Relatable in 2017
By Adam Hetrick | 09/25/2017
The actor talks about creating a sympathetic Mrs. Beckoff for a modern audience from the 1979 character.
5 Acting Lessons From Tony Winners Judith Light, Sutton Foster, and More
By Ruthie Fierberg | 09/22/2017
Molly Bernard, star of Amazon’s
and TV Land’s
shares the lessons imparted by her co-stars.
Why Jason Alexander Gave Up Dramatic Roles for Comedy
By Olivia Clement | 09/20/2017
The Tony-winning actor and
star returns to his roots with
The Portuguese Kid.
Tony Winner Rebecca Taichman On Why
Time and the Conways
Was the Perfect Next Project
By Olivia Clement | 09/16/2017
After winning the Tony Award for her Broadway debut with 2017’s
, the director finds modern meaning in this timeless revival.
How a Young Director’s Modern Take on
The Music Man
Was Shut Down—Nearly For Good
By Olivia Clement | 09/14/2017
Morgan Green explains her vision for her altered version of the classic, and why the final staging presented a worthwhile compromise.
Look at the Original Sketches for the Emmy-Winning Set Design of
By Ruthie Fierberg | 09/13/2017
Tony and Emmy winner Derek McLane shares never-before-heard secrets about his massive set for last year’s live television event.
How Second Stage Become a Hotbed for Tony-Winning Work
By Harry Haun | 09/10/2017
The Off-Broadway house behind New York premieres of
Dear Evan Hansen
will soon be represented on Broadway, itself.
How the Mint Theater Survives and Thrives By Staging Never-Before-Seen Works
By Harry Haun | 09/05/2017
The Off-Broadway company finds success in previously unproduced and unpublished plays like this month’s
Suitcase Under the Bed
What Does It Take to Be One of Off-Broadway’s ‘
By Olivia Clement | 09/04/2017
Jonno Davies, star of the new stage adaptation of
A Clockwork Orange
, explains when you join the cast you also find your new training regimen.
Why New Yorkers Are Turning Their Homes Into Stages for a Play About Syrian Refugees
By Olivia Clement | 08/31/2017
The U.S. premiere of
Oh My Sweet Land
will bring real stories of the Syrian War to kitchens throughout all five boroughs starting September 8.
How to Sing for a Rock Musical Audition—and Why All Young Performers Need to Learn How
By Ruthie Fierberg | 08/25/2017
Sheri Sanders’ Rock the Audition combines anthropology, history, and music to help performers create characters, find songs, and nail their audition.
Why Food Plays a Crucial Role in This Former
By Kori Frederick | 08/20/2017
Zachary Noah Piser talks food, fuel, and family.
’s Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty Wrote Their Oscar-Nominated “Journey to the Past”
By Adam Hetrick | 08/19/2017
The Tony-winning team reveals never-before-seen drafts of early sheet music, alternate melodies, and more as they explain how they came up with their musical anthem.
Meet the Broadway Producer Who Directed ‘One of the Best Movies of the Year’
By Olivia Clement | 08/17/2017
How Amanda Lipitz went from producing musicals to directing the critically-acclaimed film about sisterhood and social change:
Should Be Revived More Often
By Robert Loerzel | 08/16/2017
In the true-crime era, Chicago’s Greenhouse Theatre presents the groundbreaking story of a woman who lashes out under societal pressures.
Who Was in
’s Most Unforgettable Audience?
By Allen Mogol | 08/15/2017
Laura Osnes and her
castmates brought their show to an off-site location for one of the most meaningful performances to date.
How Tony Winner Alice Ripley’s Latest Role Found Her
By Betsy Kaplan | 08/07/2017
The Phil Geoffrey Bond play, starring Tony winner Alice Ripley, will play the first-ever Broadway Bound Theatre Festival August 10, 12, 14.
How Two Unknown Composers Got Jonathan Groff to Star in Their Podcast Musical
By Ruthie Fierberg | 08/06/2017
The podcast musical is based on the infamous “36 Questions to Fall in Love.”
Broadway Eats: How James Monroe Iglehart Fuels Up for His Dual Roles in Broadway’s
By Kori Frederick | 08/05/2017
The Tony-winning actor of
fame shares his favorite pre-show meal spots and the downtown bakery he can’t get enough of.
Why Writer Meghan Kennedy Says NBC’s Upcoming Series
Friday Night Lights
But For Theatre’
By Ruthie Fierberg | 08/05/2017
The TV series about a high school teacher fighting to keep the drama department alive stars Josh Radnor,
’s Auli’I Cravalho, and more, will debut later this year.
Cast Actually Cooks Onstage
By Ruthie Fierberg | 08/04/2017
Playwright Meghan Kennedy talks about crafting the world of her play for the stage, and why the theatre smells like fresh-baked Italian bread.
Led Director Lonny Price to His New Musical at Williamstown
By Adam Hetrick | 08/03/2017
The new musical
A Legendary Romance
, starring Jeff McCarthy, Lora Lee Gayer, and Roe Hartrampf, begins previews August 3.
How Rosie’s Theater Kids Led to Professional Gigs for 2 NYC Students
By Ruthie Fierberg | 08/02/2017
Participants in Rosie O’Donnell’s youth arts organization Kenneth Cabral, 13, and Nanyellin Liriano, 14, bow tonight in
Why Dominique Morisseau’s Pipeline Is the Play America Needs Right Now
By Ruthie Fierberg | 08/01/2017
With her latest work for Lincoln Center Theater, the Obie-winning playwright offers tangible actions to fix America’s broken system.
How a 27-Year Old Is Directing an Entire Season at Sharon Playhouse
By Olivia Clement | 08/01/2017
A chat with Morgan Green, who is having a career-defining summer in Connecticut.
How the Real-Life Freedom Riders Inspired a New Musical
By Harry Haun | 07/31/2017
Playing at NYMF August 1–5, Freedom Riders: The Civil Rights Musical shines a musical spotlight on a powerful moment in American history.
How a Match.com Username Became Off-Broadway’s
By Harry Haun | 07/28/2017
When Tony-nominated book writer James Goldman passed, his wife combined his craft and her next chapter to create the musical comedy about online dating in post-menopausal widowhood.
WATCH: Hal Prince, Susan Stroman, and the
Prince of Broadway
Cast Hint About What to Expect
By Ruthie Fierberg | 07/26/2017
What songs you’ll hear, what roles they’ll play, and the storyline weaving through Manhattan Theatre Club’s tribute to the legendary Hal Prince.
’s Creators Reveal the Secrets Behind the Staging of Their High-Powered Number “Nobody”
By Ruthie Fierberg | 07/26/2017
Co-writers Robert Taylor and Richard Oberacker break down the musical nuggets, technical secrets, design feats, and more that make “Nobody” a high-octane Act 2 opener.
What Is the Biggest Challenge in Casting Disney’s
By Diep Tran | 07/21/2017
When casting actors to live in Agrabah, it’s a whole new world.
How Ingrid Michaelson Created a Fresh Sonya for
The Great Comet of 1812
By Ruthie Fierberg | 07/14/2017
The singer-songwriter makes her Broadway debut with her own take on the show-stopping role.
Daryl Roth on the ‘Gutsy’ Move to Extend
After Announcing Its Closing
By Olivia Clement | 07/13/2017
The Tony-winning producer explains why, in theatre, the usual rules of business don’t always apply.
Phantom of the Opera
Finds The Man Behind the Mask
By Diep Tran | 07/11/2017
The casting director reveals the key differences between a Phantom and a Piangi, a Carlotta and a Christine.
What We Know So Far About
Prince of Broadway
By Ruthie Fierberg | 07/11/2017
Two-time Tony nominee Brandon Uranowitz and
’s Michael Xavier talk about what they’ll sing in the Hal Prince retrospective.
What to Expect When
Comes to Broadway
By Ruthie Fierberg | 07/10/2017
Tony-winning director Christopher Ashley and Tony-nominated choreographer Kelly Devine spill the details on the show they call “sheer entertainment.”
Think You Know Everything About
? Think Again.
By Emma Grimsley | 07/10/2017
Composer Stephen Schwartz shares stories from
’s beginnings, what song was the toughest to get right, and thoughts about the upcoming film.
How Site-Specific Shakespeare Transforms the Streets of Detroit
By Kelly Wallace | 07/08/2017
Antony and Cleopatra
at a local recycling plant to
in New Center Park, this theatre company puts a new spin on local immersive theatre.
Go Behind the Scenes on the Set of Broadway’s Recent Revival of
By Ruthie Fierberg | 07/06/2017
On this Throwback Thursday, we look back on our live set tour with Tony-winning scenic designer David Zinn.
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