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Shortly after winning the Tony Award as Fosca in the 1994 Stephen Sondheim-James Lapine musical Passion, Murphy sat down for an interview with Playbill.
The Usual Girls director and associate of Tony winner Bartlett Sher describes what makes her tick, why she and Sher hit it off, and two upcoming premiere works.
The Tony-nominated director shares her directing style, insider details from the rehearsal rooms with Sutton Foster and Daniel Radcliffe, and more.
The Tony– and Oscar-winning actor and Tony-nominated director shares why he directs, how he chooses his work, his Jewish roots, and how this Fiddler became “magical.”
Jason Moore reveals how he chooses what stories to tell, secrets behind Superhero, and why his The Cher Show is his favorite type of musical.
The Obie-winning director discusses the provocative new Slave Play, choosing his projects, how his rehearsals lead to unconventional results, and more.
The mastermind behind Broadway’s Tony-winning A View From the Bridge, Network, and the upcoming West Side Story shares his philosophy on directing.
The television and theatre director talks about his directing principles, a mistake that guided his career, and the new play at the Public Theater.
The Obie winner opens up about his directing style, his most recent What the Constitution Means to Me, and his dream of doing more musicals after tick...tick...BOOM!.
The Obie– and Lortel-winning director shares her directing principles, her vision for City Center’s Encores! Off-Center, and how she embraced being a female authority in the room.
Marian Seldes, the grande dame of American theatre, took home a 2010 Special Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement.
Having learned from legends like Agnes de Mille and Jerome Robbins, the director-choreographer shares the philosphy that led him to hits like Hairspray, Kinky Boots, and this summer’s …
The Tony-winning director peels back the curtain on his process and his vision for Peter Yanowitz and Stephen Trask’s This Ain’t No Disco.
The Obie-winning director of Pipeline, Red Speedo, and more reveals her directing philosophy, early career missteps, and her pitch to the Park Avenue Armory.
The Drama Desk winner and Tony nominee reveals rehearsal room techniques, what went wrong with Broadway’s Bells Are Ringing, and how she corrected course for SpongeBob SquarePants and …
The Tony-nominated director of Hand to God, Off-Broadway’s Teenage Dick, and the upcoming Bernhardt/Hamlet gets real.
The Tony-winning director shares the one thing not allowed in his rehearsal room, the decision that changed his life, and how he makes such winning art.
The 2018 Drama Desk-nominated director reveals his draw to the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical and the secrets of his rehearsal room.
The Tony-nominated director talks about making things happen in real time onstage, his directing principles, the mistake he learned from, and more.
The game-changing director of Noise/Funk, the original Angels in America, and this season’s The Iceman Cometh reveals what it’s like inside his rehearsal room, a mistake he made …
The 2018 Tony-nominated director explains how she chooses her work and what to expect from her female-driven Company.
From The Great Comet to Hadestown to currently running Light in Buckinghamshire, the Tony-nominated director has proven her mettle.
Best known for the Oscar-winning film and Broadway’s Jitney, the actor makes his directorial debut Off-Broadway.
The Tony-winning director of A Raisin in the Sun, Fences, and more reveals how Children of a Lesser God came to be the most important play he’s ever done.
The director of Broadway’s Escape to Margaritaville and Come From Away talks about two decisions that changed his life and career.
The director of the upcoming This Flat Earth Off-Broadway talks about her directing philosophy and the hard lesson she had to learn.
The director details his directing technique, his path to the profession, and why he needed to bring Kenneth Lonergan’s play to Broadway.
As part of Playbill’s new column with directors exploring the decisions that led to their successes and setbacks, the Spelling Bee choreographer shares his path to helming shows and no…
Theatre in Paris helps non-locals be locals for a night with productions of Grease, West Side Story, and its latest: Cyrano de Bergerac.
Director Robert Carsen talks about his new French-language production of The Tempest.