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Thursday, December 7, 2017

Susan Soon He Stanton, Palmer Hefferan, and Jennifer Ikeda on “Today Is My Birthday” by Victoria Myers

In "Today Is My Birthday," a woman returns home to Hawai’i to figure out her life. In an unusual twist of form, the play’s over 50 scenes all happen over the phone, on the radio, or thr…

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Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Giovanna Sardelli on “Describe the Night” by Victoria Myers

In "Describe the Night", the audience travels ninety years in Russian history—some events real and some fictional—and follows three different, interconnected plots. We talk with director…

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Monday, November 27, 2017

From Anatevka to “Rags”: Judy Kuhn and Samantha Massell     by Victoria Myers

Judy Kuhn and Samantha Massell discuss the similarities and differences between the original Broadway production of "Rags" and the current production at Goodspeed, and how the show still re…

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Tuesday, November 14, 2017

An Interview with Krysta Rodriguez by Victoria Myers

Krysta Rodriguez is currently starring in the play "What We're Up Against," which deals with sexism in the workplace. We talk to Krysta about what drew her the play, gender dynamics, roles f…

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Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Women of “The Wolves” by Victoria Myers

Over the next nine weeks, we’ll be speaking with the actresses who make up the team of "The Wolves" at Lincoln Center Theater. This week we talk to Brenna Coates. Check back every Wednesda…

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Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Jocelyn Bioh on “School Girls” by Victoria Myers

In Jocelyn Bioh’s new play "School Girls; or, The African Mean Girls Play," a group of teenage girls at a boarding school in Ghana compete over who will be the school’s entry for the Mis…

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Thursday, November 2, 2017

Judy Hegarty Lovett on Interpreting Samuel Beckett by Victoria Myers

Judy Hegarty Lovett has become known as one of the premiere interpreters of Samuel Beckett’s work. We speak to her about adapting Beckett’s novels for the stage.

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Tuesday, October 31, 2017

An Interview with Daryl Roth by Victoria Myers

Producer Daryl Roth, now nearing the end of her third decade of producing, has become a staple of Broadway and Off-Broadway. We speak with her about her outlook on producing, the story behin…

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Thursday, October 26, 2017

Director Roundtable: on developing new work, mentorship, authority, and more by Victoria Myers

We gathered a group of directors ranging from emerging to having directed on Broadway—Sash Bischoff, Kel Haney, Candis C. Jones, Rachel Klein, Kimberly Senior, Ilana Ransom Toeplitz, and …

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Tuesday, October 24, 2017

An Interview with Cristin Milioti by Victoria Myers

Cristin Milioti on her role in the new play "After the Blast" at Lincoln Center, the pressure of likability, frustrating casting notices for women, and more.

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Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Gaye Taylor Upchurch and Anna Ziegler on “The Last Match” by Victoria Myers

We talk to playwright Anna Ziegler and director Gaye Taylor Upchurch about the process for their new play "The Last Match."

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Thursday, October 12, 2017

Diana Oh on {my lingerie play}  by Victoria Myers

We talk to Diana Oh about the evolution of "{my lingerie play} 2017: THE CONCERT AND CALL TO ARMS!!!!!!!!! The Final Installation" and what she hopes audiences will take away from it.

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Tuesday, October 10, 2017

The Woman Behind the Images: Paula Scher on Creating Brand Identities for New York’s Cultural Institutions by Victoria Myers

Paula Scher is one of the leading graphic designers in the country. She’s responsible for the branding of a number of major theatre and performing arts organizations, including the iconic…

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Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Women to Watch 2017: Women Behind the Scenes by Victoria Myers

This year for "Women to Watch" we spotlight women working behind the scenes in theatre. From publicists to agents to literary managers, it takes a village to make a piece of theatre happen, …

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Thursday, September 28, 2017

Theatre Without Borders: Teaching Artists in 2017 by Victoria Myers

An inside look at theatrical teaching artists and why providing arts education opportunities to students who might not have it otherwise on a local, national, and global level, is even more …

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Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Saycon Sengbloh on “In the Blood” by Victoria Myers

Saycon Sengbloh is currently playing the demanding role of Hester La Negrita in "In the Blood." We talk to her about her process, the demands of the role, the play’s politics, and more.

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Thursday, September 21, 2017

Carrie Coon, Liza Colón-Zayas, Danaya Esperanza, Susan Pourfar, and Brenda Wehle on “Mary Jane” by Victoria Myers

We talk to the cast of the new play "Mary Jane"-- Carrie Coon, Liza Colón-Zayas, Danaya Esperanza, Susan Pourfar, and Brenda Wehle-- about their process, themes of the play, and more.

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Tuesday, September 19, 2017

7 Women of Theatre History You Should Know: Part Four by Victoria Myers

Profiles of Hallie Flanagan, Barbara Ann Teer, Shauneille Perry, Elisabeth Marbury, Wakako Yamauchi, Aline Bernstein, and Silvia Brito. Women from diverse backgrounds and a range of theatre …

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Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Betsy Wolfe is Absolutely Fine. And Other Concerns. by Victoria Myers

Ten years after making her Broadway debut and working consistently, Betsy Wolfe is on the brink of becoming a true Broadway star. We talk to her about her current role in "Waitress," her nex…

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Monday, September 11, 2017

How Do You Direct a Play About Sexual Assault? How Do You Direct Two of Them? by Victoria Myers

This past year, director Tyne Rafaeli has had a slightly unusual theme in her work: stories surrounding sexual assault. Earlier this year, Tyne directed "Actually" and currently she’s dire…

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Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Julie White on “A Doll’s House, Part 2” by Victoria Myers

We talk to Julie White about stepping into the role of Nora in "A Doll's House, Part 2," playing an unapologetic woman, the pressure to be likeable, and more.

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Monday, August 28, 2017

Laurie Woolery, Shaina Taub, Sonya Tayeh, and Andrea Grody on “As You Like It” by Victoria Myers

Public Works might be theatre-making of the largest scale in Manhattan. This year, the production is "As You Like It," and it has all women at the helm: director Laurie Woolery, composer Sh…

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Tuesday, August 22, 2017

An Interview with Karen Ziemba by Victoria Myers

Karen Ziemba is currently appearing in "Prince of Broadway," a musical revue that celebrates the work of Hal Prince. Between preview performances, we sat down with Karen to discuss her caree…

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Monday, August 21, 2017

Behind the Scenes of “Primer for a Failed Superpower” by Victoria Myers

We go behind the scenes of "Primer for a Failed Superpower," a concert/event that will feature protest songs performed by an ensemble made up of teenagers, baby boomers, members of The TEAM,…

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Tuesday, August 8, 2017

An Interview with Karen Pittman by Victoria Myers

We talk to Karen Pittman, currently starring in "Pipeline," about what drew her to the play, her acting process, her path to acting (it's actually her third career), and more.

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Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Celia Keenan-Bolger: Three Years Later by Victoria Myers

Celia Keenan-Bolger was one of the first women interviewed for The Interval. Three years later, she's starring in the new play "A Parallelogram," has a two-year-old son, and is still trying…

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Tuesday, July 25, 2017

An Interview with Dominique Morisseau by Victoria Myers

We talk to Dominique Morisseau about her inspiration and process for writing her new play "Pipeline" at Lincoln Center Theater, bringing new audiences to the theatre, themes in her work, an…

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Tuesday, July 18, 2017

An Interview with Jenn Colella by Victoria Myers

We talk to Jenn Colella about how she created her characters in "Come From Away," how she cultivated her attitude about the theatre business, the Tony Awards, and more.

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Monday, July 17, 2017

Women of NYMF 2017 by Victoria Myers

Throughout July and the beginning of August, we will once again feature women involved in this year’s New York Musical Festival. First up, the women behind "Painting Faye Salvez."

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Tuesday, July 11, 2017

An Interview with Kirsten Childs by Victoria Myers

In a few weeks, Kirsten Childs' cult hit musical "The Bubbly Black Girl Sheds Her Chameleon Skin" will be revived as part of Encores! Off-Center, and earlier this summer her musical "Bella" …

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Wednesday, June 28, 2017

An Interview with Lynn Ahrens by Victoria Myers

Lynn Ahrens is one of the few female lyricists/book writers currently making a living in the theatre. We sat down with her to discuss "Anastasia", her process, how her thoughts on gender hav…

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