Tuesday, September 18, 2018

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

We showcase seven more women who shaped the theatre landscape as we know it today. Some overcame gender or race discrimination but persevered at a time when the field was not welcoming. Som…

Linked From The Interval at 09:42AM
Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Heidi Schreck on What the Constitution Means to Me (meaning her, and maybe you too) by Victoria Myers

The Constitution—which is very in or very out right now depending on how you look at it—is the subject of What the Constitution Means to Me a new play written and starring Heidi Schreck.…

Linked From The Interval at 09:14AM
Tuesday, September 4, 2018

Emerging Writers Geraldine Inoa and Gracie Gardner in Conversation by Victoria Myers

Geraldine Inoa and Gracie Gardner have a lot in common. Both are young writers who are relatively self-trained (neither chose to pursue an MFA) and who go back and forth between the worlds o…

Linked From The Interval at 08:57AM
Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Head Over Heels With Bonnie Milligan by Victoria Myers

In Head over Heels, Bonnie Milligan does not portray a typical princess. Her character, Princess Pamela, is hilarious, strong-willed to the point of throwing a tantrum onstage, and unabashed…

Linked From The Interval at 09:26AM
Tuesday, August 14, 2018

An Interview with Young Jean Lee by Victoria Myers

Straight White Men, which marks Young Jean Lee's Broadway debut, as well as the first time a play by an Asian woman has been produced on Broadway. Young Jean has been a staple of the downtow…

Linked From The Interval at 08:36AM
Friday, August 10, 2018

Meet Three Women of the Broadway League’s Diversity Initiative by Victoria Myers

In recent years, there have been some quieter initiatives to address the lack of diversity among people working behind the scenes in theatre. One such initiative is the Broadway League’s D…

Linked From The Interval at 08:45AM
Tuesday, August 7, 2018

An Interview with Heidi Blickenstaff by Victoria Myers

Ten years ago, Heidi Blickenstaff was part of the beloved musical [title of show]. Now, Heidi now finds herself in another rare position: after doing the stage musical of Disney’s Freaky F…

Linked From The Interval at 08:32AM
Thursday, August 2, 2018

The Interval x Summer Reading by Victoria Myers

Throughout the month of August, we’re asking a variety of artists to tell us about some of the books in their lives. First up, Jenn Colella tells us about some of her book-ish thoughts!

Linked From The Interval at 08:16AM
Wednesday, August 1, 2018

Melissa Errico and Charlotte Moore in Conversation by Victoria Myers

Charlotte Moore, co-founded of Irish Repertory Theatre, and Melissa Errico discuss their production of On a Clear Day You Can See Forever, and their experiences working together as “two st…

Linked From The Interval at 08:21AM
Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Tiler Peck is On the Move by Victoria Myers

One of the New York City Ballet’s most lauded principal dancers, Tiler Peck might be the woman to help change the classical dance-- and theatre-- world. She’s stepping into new leadersh…

Linked From The Interval at 09:32AM
Friday, July 27, 2018

NYMF Spotlight 2018 by Victoria Myers

It’s once again time for the New York Musical Festival. NYMF’s goal is to support the development of new and diverse works of musical theatre. We asked a mix of artists involved—from p…

Linked From The Interval at 09:14AM
Tuesday, July 24, 2018

An Interview with Camille A. Brown by Victoria Myers

The past nine months have been full of firsts for choreographer Camille A. Brown. She made her Broadway debut as the choreographer for Once On This Island and then, a few months later, she m…

Linked From The Interval at 08:36AM
Monday, July 23, 2018

Theatre Doesn’t Take A Summer Vacation by Victoria Myers

Between Broadway seasons in New York City, the theatre world is not nearly as quiet as you might imagine. The summer months have become increasingly packed with theatre festivals. We talked …

Linked From The Interval at 07:56AM
Tuesday, July 17, 2018

A Roundtable with Lileana Blain-Cruz and the Cast of The House That Will Not Stand by Victoria Myers

The House That Will Not Stand provides a glimpse into a brief moment in 19th century American history, when wealthy women of color had land and power of their own. We speak with director Lil…

Linked From The Interval at 09:31AM
Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Rinne Groff and Marissa Wolf on Fire in Dreamland by Victoria Myers

This summer, Rinne Groff’s latest play, Fire in Dreamland, directed by Marissa Wolf, is making its New York debut at The Public Theater. Set in the days immediately following Hurricane San…

Linked From The Interval at 07:56AM
Tuesday, July 10, 2018

An Interview with Dina Janis of Dorset Theatre Festival by Victoria Myers

Southern Vermont is currently experiencing a theatrical renaissance, helmed by Dorset Theatre Festival’s Dina Janis. Since becoming Dorset’s Artistic Director eight years ago, Dina has r…

Linked From The Interval at 08:20AM
Monday, June 25, 2018

An Interview with Lena Hall by Victoria Myers

Lena Hall has optimized her rocker brand and built up a large fan base on social media. The 2014 Tony winner is in the midst of rolling out her monthly Obsessed series, a year-long compilati…

Linked From The Interval at 08:43AM
Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Julia Coffey and Liz Wisan on Performing Shakespeare in 2018 by Victoria Myers

Julia Coffey and Liz Wisan are no strangers to Shakespeare. They are currently at Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival, where Julia is playing the title role in a gender-bending production of …

Linked From The Interval at 08:48AM
Thursday, June 14, 2018

Antoinette Nwandu on Pass Over by Victoria Myers

In Pass Over, a new play by Antoinette Nwandu now playing at LCT3 at Lincoln Center, two black men stand on a corner waiting to get out and move on. Inspired by Waiting for Godot and Exodus,…

Linked From The Interval at 08:44AM
Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Lauren Pritchard on Songbird by Victoria Myers

In the new musical Songbird, loosely based on Chekhov’s The Seagull, a once well-known country music star returns home to help her son launch his own career, and some major emotional compl…

Linked From The Interval at 08:41AM
Tuesday, June 5, 2018

An Interview with Glenda Jackson by Victoria Myers

We speak to multiple Academy Award-winner and former UK parliamentarian Glenda Jackson, who is currently Tony-nominated for her performance in the revival of "Three Tall Women", about the sh…

Linked From The Interval at 09:10AM
Thursday, May 31, 2018

An Interview with Set Designer Christine Jones by Victoria Myers

Set designer Christine Jones has been nominated for a 2018 Tony Award for her imaginative, elegant set, full of secrets and illusions, upon which the play "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child"…

Linked From The Interval at 07:57AM
Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Claudia Weill on Directing Theatre, Film, and Television by Victoria Myers

Claudia Weill's 1978 film "Girlfriends" was one of the 82 films by women to compete at Cannes. By the mid-80s, Claudia had moved into directing television and theatre. Currently, she is di…

Linked From The Interval at 08:58AM
Thursday, May 24, 2018

Susan Brown on Angels in America by Victoria Myers

2018 Tony Award nominee Susan Brown is a self-described “chameleon” who plays Ethel Rosenberg, Hannah Pitt, and others in the Broadway revival of "Angels in America." We speak with Susan…

Linked From The Interval at 09:37AM
Tuesday, May 22, 2018

An Interview with Katrina Lenk by Victoria Myers

In the last few years, the actress Katrina Lenk has become a growing sensation in the theatre by playing women from other cultures, including in "The Band’s Visit," for which she received …

Linked From The Interval at 07:25AM
Tuesday, May 15, 2018

An Interview with Ashley Park by Victoria Myers

Ashley Park has been working non-stop since graduating college. This year, she's racking up a slew of award nominations and wins for her work in "KPOP" and "Mean Girls," including a recent T…

Linked From The Interval at 08:42AM
Monday, May 14, 2018

An Interview with Kristolyn Lloyd by Victoria Myers

Kristolyn Lloyd is currently starring in In Dominique Morisseau’s "Paradise Blue." It marks a notable change from her last New York role as one of the teenagers in the Broadway hit "Dear E…

Linked From The Interval at 08:44AM
Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Lauren Ambrose and Condola Rashad in Conversation by Victoria Myers

How much agency does Eliza Dolittle have in "My Fair Lady"? How much does Joan of Arc have in "Saint Joan"? And where does that agency come from? We talk to Lauren Ambrose and Condola Rashad…

Linked From The Interval at 07:41AM
Wednesday, May 2, 2018

An Interview with Lauren Ridloff by Victoria Myers

We speak with Tony nominee Lauren Ridloff, currently making her Broadway debut as Sarah in "Children of a Lesser God," about the ways in which Lauren relates to Sarah, how the play helps her…

Linked From The Interval at 09:20AM
Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Leslye Headland on Writing, Directing, and Creating by Victoria Myers

Leslye Headland is a playwright, screenwriter, director, and creator. We speak with her about her process for writing the play "Surfer Girl," taking an indirect path to directing, and what i…

Linked From The Interval at 09:43AM
Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Go Down, Miss Moses: Quiara Alegría Hudes, Erin McKeown, and Lear deBessonet by Victoria Myers

"Miss You Like Hell" is an ambitions and expansive musical about mothers and daughters. It has book and lyrics by Pulitzer Prize-winner Quiara Alegría Hudes, music by singer-songwriter Erin…

Linked From The Interval at 09:30AM

All that Chat