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Monday, February 27, 2017

An Interview with Jennifer Ikeda by Victoria Myers

Earlier this season, Jennifer Ikeda made a splash in "Vietgone." Now she's back on the stage of MTC in "Linda." We talked with her about her process, the themes in "Linda," parts for women, …

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Wednesday, February 22, 2017

An Interview with LaChanze by Victoria Myers

We talk to LaChanze about her solo show and how she put it together, her philosophy for working in theatre, how the theatre community can make things better for working mothers, and more.

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Tuesday, February 21, 2017

An Interview with Nikka Graff Lanzarone by Victoria Myers

We talk to Nikka Graff Lanzarone about her solo show at 54 Below, women who have influenced her, how the industry has changed, typecasting, and more.

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Wednesday, February 15, 2017

“Crazy for You” Revisited with Susan Stroman by Victoria Myers

In February of 1992, "Crazy for You" opened at the Shubert Theatre and brought traditional musical theatre back to Broadway with a fresh point of view. Much of the credit went to Susan Strom…

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Monday, February 13, 2017

V-Day in TrumpLand: Exploring the Relevance of “The Vagina Monologues” by Victoria Myers

In recent years, many colleges have questioned the relevancy "The Vagina Monologues," but with the election of Donald Trump those conversations have shifted. We talk to Eve Ensler and colleg…

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Thursday, February 9, 2017

Musical Theatre Craft and Influences: Liesl Tommy by Victoria Myers

We talk to director Liesl Tommy about her relationship with musicals, her process for them, and what other areas of culture effect her work.

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Tuesday, February 7, 2017

An Interview with Lisa McNulty by Victoria Myers

We talk to Artistic Director of WP Theatre (Women's Project) Lisa McNulty about the role of an artistic director, the perception of work by women, and how she sees WP continuing to evolve.

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Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Tanya Saracho on Writing “Fade” (and more) by Victoria Myers

We talk to playwright Tanya Sarcho about her new play "Fade." She discusses what inspired her, using autobiography in work, writing for TV, and more.

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Thursday, January 26, 2017

An Interview with Bekah Brunstetter by Victoria Myers

We talk to playwright Bekah Brunstetter about her process for writing "The Oregon Trail", exploring depression, and new play development.

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Tuesday, January 24, 2017

An Interview with Madeleine George by Victoria Myers

We talk to playwright Madeleine George about her new play "Hurricane Diane", her writing process, dramatic structure, community engagement, and much more.

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Sunday, January 22, 2017

#BroadwayStrong: Broadway at the Women’s March by Victoria Myers

Photos from the theatre community promoting democracy, freedom, and equality at the Women's March in NYC.

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Tuesday, January 17, 2017

An Interview with Stacey Mindich by Victoria Myers

Producer Stacey Mindich has shepherded "Dear Evan Hansen" from nascent idea to fully formed Broadway production. We talk to Stacey about her journey with "Dear Evan Hansen," the role of a pr…

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Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Joan Marcus on Photographing Productions by Victoria Myers

If you’ve ever looked at the production photos for a Broadway or Off-Broadway show, you may have noticed that the vast majority of the photos were taken by Joan Marcus. Joan shares some st…

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Wednesday, January 4, 2017

Mimi Lien on the Set Design of “The Great Comet of 1812” by Victoria Myers

The set of "The Great Comet of 1812" creates an immersive world not often seen on Broadway. We visited set designer Mimi Lien at her studio and asked her to walk us through her process for …

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Wednesday, December 21, 2016

The Women of The Babylon Line: Maddie Corman, Randy Graff, Julie Halston, and Elizabeth Reaser by Victoria Myers

We gather the actresses of "The Babylon Line"-- Maddie Corman, Randy Graff, Julie Halston, and Elizabeth Reaser-- to discuss their rehearsal process, working together, roles for women, and m…

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Monday, December 19, 2016

An Interview with Lileana Blain-Cruz by Victoria Myers

At the beginning of 2016, Lileana Blain-Cruz was featured in not one, but two major publications for being a director taking the theatre world by storm. Her 2017 is looking just as exciting.…

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Monday, December 12, 2016

An Interview with Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Sara Wordsworth by Victoria Myers

We talk to Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Sara Wordsworth about their writing process for "In Transit", developing an out-of-the-box, contemporary show, and why so few musicals by women get to B…

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Thursday, December 8, 2016

The Interval’s Holiday Party for the ACLU by Victoria Myers

We’re having a holiday party to benefit the ACLU and we want you to join us!

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Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Lynn Nottage on the Music and Images of Writing “Sweat” by Victoria Myers

We asked Lynn Nottage to share with us the playlist she made while writing the "Sweat" and the visual images she took on trips to Reading. We discuss how she used the music and images as p…

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Thursday, December 1, 2016

Why is Hilton Als So Scared of Leigh Silverman? Seriously. by Victoria Myers

Hilton Als’ review of "Sweet Charity" was remarkable not only for the depth and breadth of its sexism, but also for his disregard for actual criticism and facts in pursuit of his own misog…

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Tuesday, November 29, 2016

An Interview with Chilina Kennedy by Victoria Myers

One of the under appreciated aspects of performing on Broadway is the challenge of taking over a lead role in a popular, long running Broadway show. Chilina Kennedy knows that challenge well…

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Monday, November 21, 2016

An Interview with Miriam Shor by Victoria Myers

Miriam Shor is currently starring in Lynn Nottage's new play, "Sweat." We talk to Miriam about how she prepared for the role, what "Sweat" has to say about our country, how audience reaction…

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Wednesday, November 16, 2016

An Interview with Lee Sunday Evans by Victoria Myers

We talk to director Lee Sunday Evans about her process for putting together Don’t You F**king Say a Word, new play development, and the other areas of culture that affect her work.

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Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Video: Silverman Forever, honoring Leigh Silverman at The 24 Hour Plays by Victoria Myers

On November 14th, we got to help honor Leigh Silverman as The 24 Hour Plays presented her with their Inspiration Award. We created a video called "Silverman Forever" and are grateful to be a…

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Monday, November 7, 2016

Playwrights of Page 73: Hansol Jung, Clare Barron, and Caroline V. McGraw by Victoria Myers

We gather Page 73 playwrights Hansol Jung, Clare Barron, and Caroline V. McGraw to discuss Page 73, being a playwright in New York City, and how they’d like to see gender equality improve.

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Tuesday, November 1, 2016

An Interview with Josie Rourke by Victoria Myers

We speak to director Josie Rourke about bringing Les Liaisons Dangereuses to Broadway at this particular moment in history, the sexual politics of the play, her work as Artistic Director of …

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Tuesday, October 25, 2016

An Interview with Suzan-Lori Parks by Victoria Myers

We talk to Pulitzer winning playwright Suzan-Lori Parks about the new production of "The Death of the Last Black Man in the Whole Entire World AKA The Negro Book of The Dead," her writing pr…

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Thursday, October 20, 2016

May Adrales on Vietgone by Victoria Myers

We talk to director May Adrales about "Vietgone" at Manhattan Theatre Club. We sat down with her to discuss her process for creating the world of the play, figuring out the tone, new play d…

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Tuesday, October 18, 2016

The Kid Stays in the Scene: a photo essay by Victoria Myers

The theatre industry has lagged behind in the dialogue around childcare and poses its own unique challenges. Over six months, photographer Sarah Hiatt met with working mothers of the theatre…

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Tuesday, October 11, 2016

An Interview with Jessie Mueller by Victoria Myers

Jessie Mueller has become one of the most popular leading ladies on Broadway. We take her to a diner to discuss Waitress, her development as an artist, her relationship with ambition, and mo…

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Tuesday, October 4, 2016

An Interview with Stephanie J. Block by Victoria Myers

We visit Stephanie J. Block at the Walter Kerr Theatre to discuss how she prepared for her latest role in Falsettos, her development as an artist, roles for women in theatre, and much more.

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