Actors James Monroe Iglehart, Leslie Rodriguez Kritzer and Michael Urie detail the onstage (and backstage!) shenanigans in "Spamalot." Learn more about your ad choices.
The actress and the director-choreographer talk working with Barry Manilow, the cast addition that changed the whole show, and how rare it is to hear a duet for a soprano and a belter.
The "Hadestown" Tony nominee on his new solo show "All the Devils Are Here," working with hearing loss, and when he grew into that deep, deep voice.
Presenting two lively discussions from Variety's 2023 Business of Broadway breakfast: In the keynote conversation, Daniel Radcliffe, Jonathan Groff and Lindsay Mendez reveal the reasons they work so well together in the buzzy revival of "Merrily We Roll Along"—and give each other a healthy dose of ribbing along the way.
Generous comedy, divine inspiration and life lessons with the "Hamilton" Tony winner who is now the star and producer of "Purlie Victorious."
Bloom talks trunk songs, cut jokes, demo derbies and wrestling with mortality in "Death, Let Me Do My Show."
Finn Ross and Nina Dunn, two designers responsible for the most striking video work now on Broadway, take us behind the scenes -- and behind the screens -- of "Back to the Future" and "The Shark is Broken."
And now for something completely different: I talk with three of the creators behind Stray Gods, the new videogame that describes itself as a "Roleplaying Musical." Taking us behind the scenes (behind the code?) of this unusual genre mashup are Summerfall Studios creative director David Gaider, composer Austin Wintory and actor Anjali Bhimani.
In the trenches with three theater leaders from organizations around the US and in the UK as they battle the economic crisis facing theaters everywhere.
Alexander, the “Seinfeld” star who directed the new Broadway comedy “The Cottage,” talks the choreography of comedy and spills details on all the theater projects he’s developing for Broadway and beyond.
"Theater Camp" co-creator and star Molly Gordon talks kissing gay boys at camp, improv comedy with kids, and crushing on Ben Platt.
The "Here Lies Love" actor on queer characters, Filipino pride and the cognitive dissonance of singing about the Marcos regime in a karaoke dance party.
Writer Tori Sampson, whose play “This Land Was Made” is now running off Broadway, shares her POV as one of the many writers who love the theater but make most of their living in TV.
The Tony-nominated actress offers a deep-dive into her performance's signature moments – and why one of them made her think of “Evil Dead.”
The Tony-nominated duo on the urgency of "Parade," owning their Jewish identities and living in the awards-season moment.
The actor talks Tony nominations, “Topdog/Underdog,” a surprise dinner with Patti LuPone and an inspiration from Mark Rylance.
It's the year of Larissa FastHorse, Broadway’s first known Native American female playwright, with six(!) plays coming up in 2023.
Three of the Olivier Award-winning play's creators reveal the techniques, the illusions and the cheats that make a puppet feel alive.
The celebrated playwright talks the Broadway success of "Leopoldstadt," plays vs.
The Tony-winning actor, now starring in “Pictures From Home,” reveals how he crafted performances in “Angels in America” and “The Iceman Cometh.”
Original “Rent” cast member and current “Star Trek” trailblazer Anthony Rapp talks bringing his stage memoir “Without You” to New York, and along the way pinpoints what “Rent” and “Star Trek” have in common and shares the reasons behind his ongoing advocacy for survivors of Hollywood abuse.
Leaders of the 55-year-old Harlem institution on stepping up to Broadway for the first time with "Fat Ham," community, care and creating a home.
The celebrated actor and August Wilson regular on finding the rhythms of "Between Riverside and Crazy."
The six-time Tony winner on Adrienne Kennedy, Black Theatre United and her fancy new dressing rooms at the James Earl Jones Theater.
The actor ("Dana H."), now starring in "Becky Nurse of Salem," on making a career off Broadway and her search for un-self-consciousness.
The host and star of 'Blue's Big City Adventure' on Broadway role models, backstage 'Aladdin' antics, and Times Square dance numbers.
The co-founders of the new museum on the story it's telling, the philosophy behind it, and why it's like Switzerland.
Director Julie Taymor celebrates the Disney musical’s Broadway birthday, revealing how she did it, what she learned and what’s next.
In this supersized episode, we present three of the panels and keynote conversations from Variety's 2022 Business of Broadway breakfast: 3:25: A conversation with producers LaChanze ("Topdog/Underdog," "Kimberly Akimbo"), Lee Daniels ("Ain't No' Mo'"), Cindy Tolan ("Death of a Salesman") and Ken Davenport ("A Beautiful Noise"), moderated by Eric Piecuch of City National Bank.
Writer Suzan-Lori Parks and director Kenny Leon on spiritual inspiration, making work that matters and why this Pulitzer-winning play is like 'Doctor Strange.'
Actors Gregg Mozgala and Kara Young talk care and connection in the award-winning Broadway play.
The Tony winner and star of TV’s “Raising Kanan” talks Sondheim, motherhood and getting the Witch’s Rap right.
How writer Jesse Green worked with Mary Rodgers to make her memoir "Shy" as lively, candid and cutting as she wanted it to be.
The “Scandal” actor on “American Prophet,” Douglass and the often-overlooked woman behind the man.
“The Black List” actor on living in the moment, exiting a successful TV show and how his life was changed by "My Robot Buddy."
Jodi Picoult on her full-steam-ahead theater career with "Between the Lines," "The Book Thief" and "Austenland."
The "Fat Ham" playwright on queering "Hamlet," decentralizing artistic leadership and writing prolifically.
The "Paradise Square" actor explains how her role in the Broadway musical came along at exactly the moment she needed it most.
Actor David Morse and playwright Paula Vogel on what they’ve learned revisiting the Pulitzer-winning, Tony-nominated play.
The former "Grey's Anatomy" star on "Take Me Out," his Tony nomination and why theater is like baseball.
Meet the dynamic ensemble of actors who play the Thoughts of a young queer Black man in the Tony-nominated Broadway musical "A Strange Loop": Antwayn Hopper, James Jackson Jr., John-Michael Lyles, Jason Veasey and Tony nominees L Morgan Lee and John-Andrew Morrison.
Now on Broadway in 'Birthday Candles,' the actor talks aging 90 years in 90 minutes, live studio audiences and what she knows about what's next for 'Smash.'
Actors Phillipa Soo and Jenn Colella on singing American history, filming musicals and acting in the moment.
Singer-songwriter and disability advocate Gaelynn Lea on accessibility, growing up in a theater and making moody tunes for Daniel Craig and Ruth Negga.
Two experts hope a “vocal Fitbit” can change Broadway’s voice health practices. With Professors Ana Flavia Zuim and Celia Stewart.
Broadway's first Black Glinda on her landmark first show, her advice for young performers and what she learned from being a swing.
The "MJ" and "Intimate Apparel" writer talks operas vs. musicals, artistic legacy vs. personal legacy, and why she's not reading reviews right now.
The “Skeleton Crew” writer on lifting up Detroit, the influence of August Wilson, the closing of “Ain’t Too Proud” and the advice she got from Chadwick Boseman.
The Tony-nominated actor, now in “Tick, Tick… Boom!,” talks honoring his ancestors and shares the setbacks that kept him humble.
The “Game of Thrones” actor talks singing, Cyrano, great theater roles and filming on the side of an active volcano.
Director Marianne Elliott and actor Matt Doyle on hearing the news backstage, paying tribute to the composer's talent, and singing "Getting Married Today."
The star of Lynn Nottage's 'Clyde's' talks second chances, sandwich nirvana, and why Clyde is like Jaws.
Falco, Blair Brown and Marin Ireland reveal the Easter eggs and secrets behind the new play "Morning Sun."
Two actors with a shared connection to the Broadway musical discuss the timely return of the show.
A keynote conversation with Webber and a panel featuring on-the-rise producers, both recorded live at Variety's Legit! The Return to Broadway.
The Broadway fan favorite on "Phantom of the Opera," the freedom of starring in a play, and... mushroom coffee?
Playwrights Jocelyn Bioh ("Nollywood Dreams") and Martyna Majok ("Sanctuary City") discuss returning, 18 months later, to plays the pandemic had paused.
Gennean Scott, the Broadway League's first Director of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, on the initiatives she's leading to ensure the industry's evolution.
Producer Thomas Schumacher and Anne Quart on opening 23 shows in 7 months, from Broadway to London to Mexico City to Tokyo.
Broadway's leading COVID advisor, Dr. Blythe Adamson, talks epidemiology, economics, safety and the delta variant.
Jesse Cameron Alick’s new Sundance Institute study reveals how influential artists and leaders imagine the future of theater and live performance.
Playwright-producer Antoinette Nwandu and director Danya Taymor on how they're doing things differently -- both onstage and behind the scenes.
How playwright Aleshea Harris and director Whitney White conduct an orchestra of Black experience in "What to Send Up When It Goes Down."
Talking with Andy Señor Jr., the former Angel behind the new documentary "Revolution Rent."
Writer Quiara Alegría Hudes on going big, and getting intimate, with the movie version of 'In the Heights.'
How the new Theatre Leadership Project aims to welcome emerging Black professionals to the theater industry.
Behind the transformation of Heather Christian's 'Animal Wisdom' into a boundary-blurring new film.
Director Lileana Blain-Cruz and producer Jim Glaub on “The Baltimore Waltz” and why virtual theater is a lot more complicated than it looks.
Artist-activists Christine Toy Johnson and Leslie Ishii on how theater can be an important part of the movement.
Lillias White and James Monroe Iglehart play the bickering backers of a massive, controversial, and entirely fictional Broadway musical version of "Avatar." Recorded in collaboration with the audio comedy As The Curtain Rises.
Historian and producer Jennifer Ashley Tepper on the latest volume of her theater-by-theater chronicle, The Untold Stories of Broadway.
Behind the scenes of the new audio adaptation of Dominique Morisseau’s play, with Underwood and Mandy Greenfield, the artistic director of Williamstown Theatre Festival.
Nataki Garrett, the artistic director of the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, on getting the theater industry the support it deserves during the pandemic.
The author of "Mike Nichols: A Life," Mark Harris, on the director's life and influential work -- and the dramas behind the scenes.
How John Ridley ("12 Years a Slave," "American Crime") and theater veteran Scott Elliott got together for the starry "grand experiment" of The New Group Off Stage.
"WandaVision" actor Teyonah Parris on moving from an Off Broadway buzzmagnet into one of the biggest franchises in Hollywood.
Writer Kemp Powers on adapting his play "One Night in Miami" into a buzzy new film, and why L.A. was more welcoming to his work than New York.
One of the foremost interpreters of Wilson's work, Ruben Santiago-Hudson, on how he crafted his screenplay for "Ma Rainey's Black Bottom."
The Tony-nominated actor ("Hamilton," "West Side Story") is having a screen moment with stage musicals.
Sarah Bellamy, the artistic director of Penumbra in St. Paul, Minn., on making theater the centerpiece of a new center for racial healing.
Writer-director-actor Arian Moayed on how the theater community turned out for his starry screen thriller, “The Accidental Wolf.” "The Accidental Wolf” on Topic: http://go.topic.com/varietytaw
Luhrmann and the creators of the stage musical talk putting the show together, shutting it all down, and why its message feels more relevant than ever.
The "Mean Girls" Tony nominee talks "Emily in Paris" and how she'll help make "Thoroughly Modern Millie" a musical for everyone.
How playwrights Katori Hall, Jeremy O. Harris and Matthew López think about shaping the future of Broadway.
ChiChi Anyanwu braved the pandemic to launch a management company focused on diverse talent.
How to craft dances for screens, with the director of “High School Musical” and Netflix’s upcoming “Julie and the Phantoms.”
Lynette Linton, artistic director of the Bush Theatre, on reopening, responding and why now is the time for new work.
The Broadway favorite reveals how his work, including new Audible release “Bella Bella,” speaks to the current moment.
Co-founders Adrienne Warren and Zhailon Levingston on BAC's work at the intersection of arts and activism.
The writer-performer gets both personal and political on her new Instagram Live show.
Baltimore Center Stage artistic director Stephanie Ybarra on her ongoing anti-racism work, at her own theater and in the industry at large.
Shaina Taub and Kris Kukul on "The Liz Swados Project," the starry new album celebrating Swados' work and influence.
What Broadway and the theater industry can do to work toward anti-racism, with artist, educator and activist Nicole Brewer.
Playwright Sarah Ruhl on how the new theater site 3Views changed its mission after the pandemic hit.
The Pulitzer-winning creator of “A Strange Loop” on how he celebrated in lockdown, why he used to balk at being called a composer, and how “A Chorus Line” made him cry at his office temp job.
Broadway’s go-to livestream director Paul Wontorek on what works, what doesn’t, and what’s next.
The Tony-winning Broadway favorite on his coronavirus recovery, the Actors Fund, and why “Impossible Dream” is the perfect song for right now.
Global Creatures CEO Carmen Pavlovic on what it's like producing theater around the world right now, and what comes next.
The Broadway alum, now on “Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist," talks genderfluidity, Barbara Streisand and their “Dreamgirls” goals.
Audible's Kate Navin on the Williamstown Theater Festival and one way to sustain theater in the coming months.
How fans are devouring theater in the time of social distancing, with the co-founders of BroadwayHD.
Set during the Golden Age of Broadway, Emily Neuberger's new novel "A Tender Thing" reminds us musicals were made to push boundaries.
Playwright Martyna Majok and theater executive Jeremy Blocker on "Sanctuary City" and surviving the shutdown.
The "Moulin Rouge!" star talks shaping Satine, 'In the Heights' anticipation and the felting on her to-do list.
The actress, now in "The Inheritance," on the lessons of Elia Kazan, Lee Strasberg, and more.
"Six" creators Toby Marlow, Lucy Moss and Jamie Armitage on Tudor queens, pop icons and conference rooms in Edinburgh.
The playwright talks hot wings, Tina Turner, and Lil Bad Cousin, her rapping alter ego.
Bending genres, confronting history and rocking out, with playwright Lauren Yee and director Chay Yew.
The Tony-winning composer, whose latest musical "Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice" is now playing Off Broadway, talks the Buddhist mafia, his controversial thoughts about songs forwarding plot, and the trend he helped launch with "Spring Awakening."
Writer Qui Nguyen, the co-founder of Vampire Cowboys Theater Company, talks stage superheroes, Comic-Con and his new play "Revenge Song," about historical badass Julie d'Aubigny.
Gender politics, quick changes and honoring Robin Williams: a live conversation with Rob McClure, Jerry Zaks and more, recorded at BroadwayCon 2020.
Why playwright Bess Wohl, now making her Broadway debut with “Grand Horizons,” keeps asking for the impossible.
The "Ozark" actress, now on Broadway in "My Name is Lucy Barton," on the lessons of failure, her favorite costars and why solo shows are "bonkers."
Actor-producer Nnamdi Asomugha traded in pro football for Broadway, where he’s now starring in “A Soldier’s Play.”
Director Tom Hooper talks digital fur, trailer reactions and the reason that only some cats wear shoes.
The playwright behind "The Thin Place" and "Dana H." talks mental remapping, performing trauma and why in ghost stories, less is more.
How Broadway's first intimacy director, Claire Warden, is helping to revolutionize how actors get intimate.
Writer Lauren Gunderson reveals the secrets to her success. Step 1: Write. A lot.
The star of "Mindhunter" and "Frozen 2" gets wet for his current gig in "Little Shop of Horrors."
Why the actor, now on Broadway in 'The Great Society,' chases 'scripts of the now.'
The musical's creative team talks pushing boundaries and sea changes.
Actress Adrienne C.
Composer Jeanine Tesori on how musicals can spur change, and how her latest changed her.
Meet the creators and producers bringing Alanis to Broadway. Recorded at Variety's Business of Broadway breakfast.
The Broadway favorite dishes on her new album, her worst flub, and the bucket-list musical she wants to write.
Eileen Atkins and Jonathan Pryce, now in “The Height of the Storm,” reveal favorite roles, Broadway memories and the “Phantom” casting that never was.
Hiddleston and his co-stars in "Betrayal," Zawe Ashton and Charlie Cox, talk Pinter, dick-swinging and superheroes.
The mentalist and illusionist on the magic of theater, the theatrics of magic, and why he's banned from casinos all across the U.K.
The actor, director and photographer talks directing in a language he doesn't know, memories of Hal Prince, and sexy flowers.
Behind the scenes at Broadway's "Sea Wall/A Life,' with Gyllenhaal and director Carrie Cracknell.
The comic, now starring in musical "Two's a Crowd," started out in some legendary Broadway shows.
Writer John Logan and director Alex Timbers bring elephants, windmills, Baz and Beyoncé to Broadway.
How Jeremy McCarter acts locally but thinks globally with podcast series Make-Believe.
Playwrights Hilary Bettis and Caroline V. McGraw on how the collective will expand its push for parity.
The Tony-winning actress talks intimacy onstage, Broadway diversity and why she calls Michael Shannon "The Rev."
From early Broadway days to Marvel and Star Wars, with Disney Theatrical president Thomas Schumacher.
Get a backstage glimpse at the Tony Awards from this year's host.
Tales from the actress’ storied career, including that time she got discovered walking a gay dog.
The award-winning actor spills backstage secrets behind his Tony-nominated turn in “Network.”
The Tony-nominated actor on fighting the good fight, and why it’s “like a war movie” backstage.
The "West Wing" writer killed his darlings to make his Broadway "Mockingbird" work.
The 'Hedwig' creator explains how his new musical podcast series nods to his previous work.
The Broadway favorite talks vocal honesty and what her Tony win means to her.
Playwright Suzan-Lori Parks and director Oskar Eustis talk race, art, slavery and... bowling?
The new musical's creators reveal how the show has changed since its DC tryout.
How not to act your age, with Broadway favorites Celia Keenan-Bolger and Gideon Glick.
The "Fleabag" and "Killing Eve" creator revisits her breakout stage role.
The Oscar winner on “The Ferryman” and how James Bond made him a writer.
Sound designer Gareth Owen gives theatergoers a few pointers on understanding an esoteric art.
Producer Eva Price talks taking risks with her two big Broadway projects.
How Anaïs Mitchell and Rachel Chavkin created their buzzy, Broadway-bound musical.
The Tony winner reveals her most challenging role.
A top director of Hollywood musicals spills his secrets.
The fast-rising Broadway star on what he wishes he knew as a young actor.
Bob Martin and Beth Leavel get political with their critically acclaimed new musical comedy.
The actor talks 'True West' and the ghost of Philip Seymour Hoffman.
The writer-performer on her scary-topical hit "What The Constitution Means To Me."
The Broadway composer on writing for Ariana Grande -- and for himself.
The real-life siblings on playing brother and sister onstage
The former Harry Potter on how Broadway made him a better actor.
Creators take you backstage with 635 costumes, 6 million feathers and one pioneering superstar.
The Tony winner talks Broadway, her favorite film and women's roles in Hollywood.
The actor talks "Thom Pain," queer roles and more "Dexter."
Her new play, her recent movie and what "Fatal Attraction" means in the #MeToo era.
How "the DeNiro of Israel" stole tricks from a Tony winner in "The Band's Visit."
The veteran stage and screen actress doesn't love "Grease" as much as you do.
A YA adaptation reveals new secrets of the fan-favorite Tony winner.
Why Mandvi's 20-year-old play "Sakina's Restaurant" is suddenly a political statement.
Top execs talk the business of Broadway at Variety's power breakfast.
He wrote a play with Bob Dylan tunes -- but don't call it a jukebox musica
The writer and star of “Bernhardt/Hamlet” on their timely play about a powerful woman
The "Pretty Woman" star on nostalgia, reviews, and that injured knee.
How to make your musical go viral, according to the fan-fave composer.
Why the Go-Go's and 16th century literature make a perfect match in "Head Over Heels."
The "Star Trek" actor talks Broadway, gay rights and his dream role.
The Emmy winner on an “Orphan Black” reunion and her timely new stage role.
Producer Ken Davenport dissects his unexpected Tony triumph and blurs the lines with "Gettin' The Band Back Together."
The Tony-winning actor, now returning to the New York stage in "The Great Leap," talks basketball in Beijing, dinosaurs, mad scientists, Whiterose, and the secret origin of his name.
Two stars of the big-name revival of the landmark gay drama "The Boys in the Band" talk Broadway debuts, Tony parties, Rannells' new book and why Bomer's next Broadway show should be a musical.
The puppeteer, a MacArthur genius grant winner, explains the difference between working downtown and working on Broadway, and spills the secrets behind the new revival of his 20-year-old breakout show, "Symphonie Fantastique."
The actor, nominated for a Tony Award for his leading role in "Angels in America," compares the Tonys and the Oscars, talks up the timeliness of "Angels" and reveals what is, for him, "the greatest privilege in playing this part."
The writers of the Tony-nominated "Mean Girls" -- book writer Tina Fey, composer Jeff Richmond and lyricist Nell Benjamin -- take us behind the scenes of their fetch new musical.
Tony Award winner and current nominee LaChanze dishes on the Tonys, shares what it means to her to play Donna Summer in the bio-musical "Summer," and reveals why she started going by just one name.
The Tony-nominated stars of Lincoln Center Theater's "My Fair Lady" talk about performing the classic musical in the era of Time's Up and reveal how Adele helped Ambrose pick up Eliza Doolittle's accent.
The two-time Pulitzer Prize winner of "Ruined" and "Sweat" reveals the secret origins of her new play "Mlima's Tale" -- including its surprising link to Oscar-winning director Kathryn Bigelow.
The "Avengers: Infinity War" star reveals how he first got hooked on The Bard and details his recent production of "Hamlet."
Evans, now on Broadway in "Lobby Hero" and soon to reprise his signature role as Captain America in "Avengers: Infinity War," reveals his theater-kid roots, details the difficulties of spit management and ponders his future with -- or without -- Captain America.
The Olivier-winning star of Broadway's "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child" reveals how he got cast as the boy wizard, why he's re-read the books five or six times, and what it's like interacting with the show's international audience of superfans.
Joshua Jackson ("Dawson's Creek," "Fringe") and newcomer Lauren Ridloff, the stars of the new Broadway revival of "Children of a Lesser God," sound off on accessibility, representation, communication and why "Children" is still so relevant today.
The "Doctor Who" star talks about reprising her Olivier Award-winning role in "Yerma," along the way touching on her pop-star past, the film she's directing and the musical that might be in her future.
There are several characters in the Off Broadway thriller "Harry Clarke." But they're all played by Billy Crudup -- who sure does get lonely up there sometimes.
The chairman of NBC Entertainment is the man responsible for the network's embrace of theater, performance and live programming, from the new "Rise" to the upcoming "Jesus Christ Superstar" to "Smash" -- and he's also a theater fan and producer.
Pace, the "Halt and Catch Fire" star who's now appearing on Broadway in "Angels in America," takes listeners behind the scenes of the "massive" Tony Kushner play -- and explains why he'd love it if Donald Trump came to see the show.
Director-choreographer Casey Nicholaw, Broadway's go-to guy for musical comedy, gives the scoop on his buzzy upcoming production of "Mean Girls," and along the way talks getting "Aladdin" right, why "The Prom" is so timely and what it was like working with the "South Park" creators on "The Book of Mormon."
The star of "Love" and "Community," Gillian Jacobs, and "Hamilton" director Thomas Kail talk politics, margaritas and their new Off Broadway show, "Kings."
Actresses Caissie Levy and Patti Murin, director Michael Grandage and designer Christopher Oram, four of the leading players behind Disney's Broadway adaptation of "Frozen," talk deeper characters, new songs and high expectations -- especially from the audience members who show up in costume.
Two pop musicans, Jake Shears of the Scissor Sisters and Kirstin Maldonado of Pentatonix, talk about their starring roles in Broadway's "Kinky Boots" -- and why doing theater is like "slamming heroin and jumping out of an airplane, but in front of an audience."
Lea Salonga, the fan favorite who was the original star of "Miss Saigon" and is currently in "Once On This Island," talks Broadway diversity, her new album and finding musicals that "rock me to my core."
Garber, back on Broadway opposite Bernadette Peters in "Hello, Dolly!," shares his thoughts on the theater, the Arrowverse and the idea of an "Alias" reunion -- and reveals the "weird thing" he used to have about singing, and how he got over it.
The film, TV and stage veteran talks about his new Broadway show, "Stories By Heart" -- and reveals that even he feels like a fraud sometimes.
The former "Key and Peele" star talks about his stage gigs in Broadway's "Meteor Shower" (opposite Amy Schumer), Off Broadways' "Hamlet" (opposite Oscar Isaac), his theater background, his "19-year detour into sketch comedy" and why he just can't stop craving the green lights.
The Pulitzer-winning playwright ("Jesus Hopped the A Train," "Between Riverside and Crazy") talks about writing (and not writing), his recent forays into acting and why his current retrospective and residency at Signature Theater at first made him think, "Uh, oh.
The creator of the CW musical comedy series "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend," Rachel Bloom is a theater geek at heart.
The writer-performer learned a lot in preparation for his new Broadway solo outing -- but his biggest takeaway is that he's "a true ghetto nerd."
The director and playwright behind the Broadway revival of "M. Butterfly," starring Clive Owen, talk casting, stage pictures, gender in 2017, and why you can't have Borscht belt humor show up in Shanghai.
Director Tina Landau and writer Kyle Jarrow peel back the curtain to explain how they took "SpongeBob Squarepants" from screen to stage, and actors Ethan Slater and Lilli Cooper reveal how they bring two iconic animated characters to life.
The playwright and creator of TV shows "House of Cards" and the upcoming "The First" talks about his new Broadway play, "The Parisian Woman," starring Uma Thurman, and reveals why he's drawn to writing about politics, what it's like to write in the age of Trump, and why his TV career is still a surprise to him.
The Pulitzer-winning playwright of "Disgraced" talks about his new Broadway show "Junk," revealing how his father taught him about the stock market, the ways his experience with faith has affected his writing, and how he ended up as the skinny, serious young man in the background of the movie "Vanya on 42 Street."
The songwriters behind "Ragtime" and "Anastasia" talk about the new revival of their 1990 musical "Once On This Island," its found-object orchestra, diversity and authenticity on Broadway, and their "not particularly good" first song together.
The Broadway favorite ("Hamilton," "Spring Awakening") talks about working with the famously meticulous director David Fincher in Netflix series "Mindhunter" -- and also spills the truth about the rap that Lin-Manuel Miranda wrote for Kelli O'Hara, explains why he's not on social media and reveals with Miranda calls him "the Snowden of Broadway."
Playwright Harvey Fierstein and actor Michael Urie discuss "Torch Song," their newly revised version of Fierstein's breakout work "Torch Song Trilogy." Along the way they talk auditions, bus and truck tours, the legacy of gay history plays, and Estelle Getty.
Pulitzer and Tony-winning writer and actor Tracy Letts talks about his new, politically charged play "The Minutes," as well as his latest film, buzzmagnet November release "Lady Bird." He reveals why he's never written a part for himself, why he's happy not to have acted in a play lately, and how an act of blackmail led him to discover acting as a teenager.
Stars and creators of the buzzy, award-winning musical talk about bringing the Off Broadway hit to Broadway.
Legendary Broadway producer-director Harold Prince, recipient of 21 Tony Awards, talks turkey about his storied career, his current projects, the recent revivals of his work -- and why he never wanted to be producer at all.
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