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Thursday, August 17, 2017

Interview: Bryce Pinkham on Becoming a Crooner for ‘Holiday Inn’ by Jose Solis

With a swoon-worthy voice, and the comedic chops to go with it, Bryce Pinkham has become the ultimate Broadway leading man. In A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder he played lovable soci…

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Monday, August 14, 2017

Interview: Carole Demas Celebrates the Broadhurst Theater at Feinstein’s/54 Below by Jose Solis

We spoke to Carole Demas, the original Sandy on Grease, about The Broadhurst at 100! an epic celebration of a century of shows taking place August 16th at Feinstein’s/54 Below. What are th…

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Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Interview: Why Alice Ripley Wants to Do More Plays by Jose Solis

Tony Award winner Alice Ripley stars in Small Town Confessions a new play by Phil Geoffrey Bond, part of the Broadway Bound Theatre Festival (July 30 – August 20). In the play, compris…

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Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Interview: Harriet Harris, Mia Dillon and Gregg Edelman on their Poison of Choice and Doing ‘Arsenic and Old Lace’ by Jose Solis

Joseph Kesselring’s legendary comedy Arsenic and Old Lace is part of the summer season at Berkshire Theatre Group. The sumptuous revival is directed by Gregg Edelman and stars  Mia Dillon…

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Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Interview: Tovah Feldshuh on Her Shows at Feinstein’s/54 Below by Jose Solis

We spoke to Tovah Feldshuh about Aging is Optional her new show at Feinstein’s/54 Below. I love the title of your show, it’s straight out of your work in Pippin, can you talk about it? T…

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Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Interview: Liz Callaway on Bringing Back the 60s to Her Shows at Feinstein’s/54 Below by Jose Solis

We spoke to Liz Callaway about The Beat Goes On her series of concerts at Feinstein’s/54 Below celebrating the music of the 1960s. Before anything else I want to ask you when’s The Nanny…

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Monday, July 24, 2017

Interview: Lauren Patten on ‘The Goree All-Girl String Band’ Playing at NYMF by Jose Solis

We spoke to Lauren Patten about her work in The Goree All-Girl String Band playing at NYMF. Can you talk about your character in the show and what the rehearsal process has been like? I play…

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Friday, July 21, 2017

Interview: Director Hanan Snir on the Message of Peace He Wants to Deliver in ‘To the End of the Land’ by Jose Solis

David Grossman’s novel To the End of the Land deals with the aftermath of parents having their children sent off to war. The book was a critical success in Israel and received a National B…

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Friday, July 14, 2017

NYMF Interview: West Hyler on ‘Georama: An American Panorama Told on 3 Miles of Canvas’ by Jose Solis

The 2017 New York Musical Festival, which runs July 10 through August 6, will bring audiences four full weeks of new musicals, concerts, readings, and panel discussions. We spoke with West H…

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Thursday, July 13, 2017

NYMF Interview: Sam Goldstein, Craig Clyde, and Graham Russell on ‘A Wall Apart’ by Jose Solis

The 2017 New York Musical Festival, which runs July 10 through August 6, will bring audiences four full weeks of new musicals, concerts, readings, and panel discussions. We spoke with Sam Go…

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Wednesday, July 12, 2017

NYMF Interview: Artie Sievers and Michael Bradley on ‘The Goree All-Girl String Band’ by Jose Solis

The 2017 New York Musical Festival, which runs July 10 through August 6, will bring audiences four full weeks of new musicals, concerts, readings, and panel discussions. We spoke with Artie …

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NYMF Interview: Lorca Peress, Anika Paris, and Dean Landon on ‘Temple of the Souls’ by Jose Solis

The 2017 New York Musical Festival, which runs July 10 through August 6, will bring audiences four full weeks of new musicals, concerts, readings, and panel discussions. We spoke with Lorca …

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Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Interview: Christine Andreas on What She Learned from Edith Piaf’s Resilience by Jose Solis

Christine Andreas doesn’t speak French, but she loved Edith Piaf so much that she learned her songs in order to put together a show called Piaf No Regrets at Feinstein’s/54 Below. The To…

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NYMF Interview: Tanya Shaffer on ‘The Fourth Messenger’ by Jose Solis

The 2017 New York Musical Festival, which runs July 10 through August 6, will bring audiences four full weeks of new musicals, concerts, readings, and panel discussions. We spoke with Tanya …

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NYMF Interview: Guy Anderson on ‘Errol and Fidel’ by Jose Solis

The 2017 New York Musical Festival, which runs July 10 through August 6, will bring audiences four full weeks of new musicals, concerts, readings, and panel discussions. We spoke with Guy An…

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NYMF Interview: Taylor Tash and Nathania Wibowo on ‘Night Tide’ by Jose Solis

The 2017 New York Musical Festival, which runs July 10 through August 6, will bring audiences four full weeks of new musicals, concerts, readings, and panel discussions. We spoke with Taylor…

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Monday, July 10, 2017

Interview: Live from Lincoln Center Executive Producer Andrew Wilk on Why He Wants More People to See ‘Falsettos’ by Jose Solis

Even though the name Andrew Wilk might not be instantly recognizable to arts lovers, he’s a man we owe a great deal to in terms of making the performing arts accessible for people all over…

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NYMF Interview: Jason Jacobs and Matthew C. Pritchard on ‘Miss Blanche Tells It All’ by Jose Solis

The 2017 New York Musical Festival, which runs July 10 through August 6, will bring audiences four full weeks of new musicals, concerts, readings, and panel discussions. We spoke with Jason …

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NYMF Interview: Emilie Landmann, Jonathan Quesenberry, and Carrie Morgan on ‘Matthew McConaughey Vs. The Devil: An American Myth’ by Jose Solis

The 2017 New York Musical Festival, which runs July 10 through August 6, will bring audiences four full weeks of new musicals, concerts, readings, and panel discussions. We spoke with Emilie…

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Thursday, July 6, 2017

Interview: Comic Amanda Duarte on the Shame! Edition of Her Show ‘Dead Darlings’ by Jose Solis

We spoke to comic Amanda Duarte about the Shame! Edition of her show Dead Darlings: What’s going to be different about the Shame Edition of the show? Well, we’re coming off of a mont…

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Monday, June 26, 2017

Summer Essentials for Stage Actors by Jose Solis

Summer is here and as many people head to the beach or take a break from the city, stage actors are making sure those who remain, or those who come for a visit, have varied entertainment opt…

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Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Review: Ghost Light by Jose Solis

Theatre is a medium of ghosts. Writers become haunted by words they need to exorcise through plays, which are then put onstage by actors and technicians who repeat the same lines and actions…

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Monday, June 19, 2017

Interview: Composer Scott Frankel and Lyricist Michael Korie on Writing the Powerful Women of ‘War Paint’ by Jose Solis

Scott Frankel and Michael Korie are the composers behind some of the greatest female characters in contemporary musical theatre, not to mention some of the most inventive. Along with book wr…

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Friday, June 16, 2017

Review: The Cooping Theory: Who Killed Edgar Allan Poe? by Jose Solis

What a difference a space makes, in the case of The Cooping Theory: Who Killed Edgar Allan Poe? the space is the refurbished speakeasy under St. Mazie Bar & Supper Club, where Poseidon T…

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Wednesday, June 14, 2017

5 Things We Learned By Going on the HamilTour by Jose Solis

The summer’s finally here and with it comes the need to leave our apartments and office buildings to take advantage of what the city promises beyond its concrete structures. Theatre fans w…

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Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Review: Julius Caesar by Jose Solis

The thing with great plays, and Shakespeare in particular, is that they seem to have been written about the time when they’re being produced, and sometimes eerily, about the people witness…

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Monday, June 12, 2017

Interview: Dissecting the Essence of a Song with Brian Stokes Mitchell by Jose Solis

Tony winner Brian Stokes Mitchell will be making his solo debut at Feinstein’s/54 Below with a series of concerts from June 13-24. The charismatic leading man will do songs from fan favori…

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Thursday, June 8, 2017

Interview: Daniel Dabdoub on Creating All the Faces of Meryl for ‘STREEPSHOW!’ by Jose Solis

STREEPSHOW! is the sorta true story of nine Meryl Streep characters, picked to live in a house, work together…and you know the drill. Jay Stull’s ingenious four part play is fodder f…

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Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Interview: The Stars of ‘Ernest Shackleton Loves Me’ on Their BroadwayHD Livestream, Hope and Why Art is Essential for Survival by Jose Solis

While most of us are lucky if we find something other than moldy cheese and half-full water bottles in our refrigerators, musician Kat (Valerie Vigoda) makes the discovery of a lifetime when…

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Interview: Jonathan Raviv and Troy Iwata on Why It Was Important for Them to Do ‘The Boy Who Danced on Air’ by Jose Solis

In The Boy Who Danced on Air Jonathan Raviv and Troy Iwata play unlikely lovers, given their characters are bound by an ancient tradition that combines slavery, dance and pedophilia. Raviv p…

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Sunday, June 4, 2017

Review: The Seagull by Jose Solis

Anton Chekhov’s The Seagull is unarguably one of the most produced plays in the world, but as with most classics there comes a time when each production seems to be very much like the prev…

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