Thursday, May 18, 2017

An Interview with Michelle Wilson by Victoria Myers

We talk to Tony nominee Michelle Wilson about her process for "Sweat," audience conversations, development of new work, and more.

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Monday, May 15, 2017

An Interview with Lear deBessonet by Victoria Myers

Director Lear deBessonet has become known for her large-scale productions with Public Works. She's currently directing a revival of "Venus." We talk to Lear about her process for "Venus," Pu…

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Thursday, May 11, 2017

Searching for Charlotte Zaltzberg: the Legacy of a Lost Female Writer by Victoria Myers

Who was Charlotte Zaltzberg? In 1974 Zaltzberg was nominated for a Tony Award for "Raisin", a musical adaptation of Lorraine Hansberry’s play, but very little information exists about her…

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Anna Ziegler on “Actually” and More by Victoria Myers

Anna Ziegler's new play "Actually" tells two perspectives of a campus sexual assault hearing. We talked to Anna about her writing process, the challenges of perspective, and more.

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Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Jennifer Ehle, Angela Pierce, and Henny Russell on “Oslo” by Victoria Myers

We talk to Jennifer Ehle, Angela Pierce, and Henny Russell of "Oslo" about how they put together their performances, playing characters with different worldviews, and how the themes of the …

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Thursday, May 4, 2017

Actress Roundtable: New Plays, Off-Broadway by Victoria Myers

We talk to four actresses—Annie Dow of "Fade" at Primary Stages, Lakisha Michelle May of "Sojourners" at NYTW, Chinasa Ogbuagu of "Sojourners" and "Her Portmanteau" at NYTW, and Sarah Stre…

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Monday, May 1, 2017

Marisa Tomei and Sarah Ruhl on “How to Transcend a Happy Marriage” by Victoria Myers

We sat down with Sarah Ruhl and Marisa Tomei as they discussed the many levels and meanings of Ruhl's new play, "How to Transcend a Happy Marriage."

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Tuesday, April 25, 2017

An Interview with Alia Jones-Harvey by Victoria Myers

We talk to producer Alia Jones-Harvey about what it actually takes to bring a show to Broadway, working with investors, attracting new audiences, and more.

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Tuesday, April 18, 2017

An Interview with Paula Vogel by Victoria Myers

Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Paula Vogel is making her Broadway debut at the age of 65 with the play "Indecent." We speak with Paula about writing "Indecent", legacy, ambition, and more.

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Thursday, April 13, 2017

An Interview with Tala Ashe by Victoria Myers

We talk to Tala Ashe about her process for "The Profane," typecasting, and normalizing stories with Middle Easterners in theatre.

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Tuesday, April 11, 2017

An Interview with Pam MacKinnon by Victoria Myers

We talk to director Pam MacKinnon about her process for adapting "Amélie" to the stage, giving her title character agency, directors getting typecast, and more.

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Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Jennifer Laura Thompson on “Dear Evan Hansen” by Victoria Myers

"That's what I love about all of the characters in the show: we're all raw, even though we might seem archetypal. But we're all very much not."

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Thursday, March 30, 2017

Protesting with Lisa Kron: Dispatches from New York and the Midwest by Victoria Myers

Since Donald Trump became President, Lisa Kron has been going to a lot of protests. We caught up with her to talk about protests in New York and in her home state of Michigan, and political …

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Tuesday, March 28, 2017

An Interview with Sarna Lapine by Victoria Myers

Sarna Lapine is at the helm of "Sunday in the Park with George," which marks her debut as a Broadway director. We recently discussed her process for the show and her career trajectory.

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Thursday, March 23, 2017

Women of “The Great Comet of 1812” by Victoria Myers

Brittain Ashford, Gelsey Bell, Amber Gray, and Grace McLean are all making their Broadway debuts in "The Great Comet of 1812." We sat down with them to discuss archetypes, the physicality of…

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Tuesday, March 21, 2017

An Interview with Maria Dizzia by Victoria Myers

Maria Dizzia is a genuine leading lady of the theatre who is known for her complex performances. She is currently starring in "If I Forget." We recently sat down with her to discuss her proc…

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Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Women of “Significant Other” by Victoria Myers

The play "Significant Other" has been striking a chord with millennial audiences. We recently sat down with three of the shows stars Sas Goldberg, Rebecca Naomi Jones, and Lindsay Mendez to …

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Wednesday, March 8, 2017

International Women’s Day Special: Under-Appreciated Lady Heroes by Victoria Myers

Far too often, women get less public attention and credit for their achievements. With that in mind, for International Women’s Day we asked the women we’ve interviewed, “Tell us about …

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Tuesday, March 7, 2017

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

For the third installment of 7 Women of Theatre History You Should Know we profile Jean Rosenthal, Kay Swift, Judith Malina, Marjorie Moon, Willa Kim, Ntozake Shange, and Zona Gale.

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Thursday, March 2, 2017

The Women of Playwright’s Realm 2016/17 Season by Victoria Myers

The Playwright’s Realm has become known as one of the city’s premiere organizations for early career playwrights. Their 2016/17 season featured all women. We sat down with Sarah DeLappe,…

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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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