Tag: theatre

Carey Mulligan on Pre-Show Rituals and Doing the One-Woman Show, ‘Girls & Boys’

"The subject matter didn’t frighten me as much as doing a one-woman show. I spend my whole career trying to forget I am being watched" - Carey Mulligan

Alfred Molina: “I’ve never, ever, ever… come off stage feeling successful”

"Get in, do your thing, and get out like you have somewhere better to be." - Alfred Molina's Audition Advice

Michelle Williams on Her Broadway Return in ‘Blackbird’: “This is the work of my dreams”

"I’ve been acting since I was twelve, and it’s thrilling to feel old bones stretch." - Michelle Williams on 'Blackbird'

Sarah Steele on Balancing Broadway and Television Roles: “I feel like I hit the jackpot”

"The Good Wife was just a part that I got in college that was just supposed to be a couple of episodes and then they decided to expand the character." - Sarah Steele

Forest Whitaker on Making His Broadway Debut in ‘Hughie’: “His rhythms are starting to invade inside of me”

"I want to get better as an actor, to keep trying to work harder, trying to discover something different" - Forest Whitaker

Actor Declared Brain Dead After Hanging Scene Goes Wrong

Raphael Schumacher was appearing in Mirages, described as an experimental six-scene immersive theatrical experience, which is staged in different parts of the theatre with the audience walking between them.

Preview: ‘Broadway Sings Billy Joel’ on February 22 at The Highline Ballroom

On Monday, February 22, nearly two dozen Broadway stars will use one of their few days off to preform in a very special event, Broadway Sings Billy Joel at The Highline Ballroom

Preview: ‘Rock of Ages’ Cast Reunion Concert in New York City

Don't Break Up the Band: A Rock of Ages Broadway Cast Reunion Concert at the Highline Ballroom (431 West 16th Street ) on January 25

How an Abundance of Passion Brought ‘School of Rock’ Star Alex Brightman Success

"No one woke up a year ago and said, ‘We have to give Alex Brightman this job. We have to keep remembering that we chose to be here.

Annaleigh Ashford Reveals How Broadway’s ‘Sylvia’ Cast Responded to Show-Interrupting Cell Phone User

Tony Award winner Annaleigh Ashford has had to deal with a lot playing a dog on Broadway over the last few weeks — but an audience member taking a cell phone call during a crucial scene was one she probably wasn’t prepared for. During last week’s matinee performance of Sylvia, the cell phone of an audience member near the front of the stage rang during the emotional climax of the show. While rude, it’s unfortunately the reality of live theater in the 21st century that such things happen. However, this audience member proceeded to actually take the phone call. The ... Read more

‘Orange is the New Black’ Gave Danielle Brooks the Confidence for Broadway’s ‘The Color Purple’

"Before Orange is the New Black, a year out of school, I was struggling to get a theater job." - Danielle Brooks

Laurie Metcalf on Broadway’s ‘Misery’ and Finding Those “Two or Three Drops of Vulnerability” in Playing Annie Wilkes

"It’s such a theatrical character, which makes it a great fit for the theater. I don’t know what I would have even done in an audition room" - Laurie Metcalf

Jennifer Hudson on Making Her Broadway Debut in ‘The Color Purple’ and the Violence of ‘Chi-Raq’

"I’m always excited to see what I’m going to learn onstage with a different crowd." - Jennifer Hudson

Sir Ian McKellen Does His Best Maggie Smith Impression

In the video, Sir Ian discusses - and impersonates - working with Dame Maggie in Richard III and her opinions on his taste in jewelry.

New ‘The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time’ Star Tyler Lea on Taking Over from a Tony Award Winner

"I haven't done a whole lot. This is my first huge thing. This is my first bite. I was waiting it out and then I caught a really, really big fish." - Tyler Lea

Lynn Andrews Talks Life on Tour with ‘Annie’ and Playing Miss Hannigan Over 1,000 Times

After playing Miss Hannigan, the alcoholic orphan hater in Annie, over 1,000 times, you'd think actress Lynn Andrews would be tired of playing her. Not true, she said. "As I get older, I feel like I understand her more and more," she told me.

Tom Hardy on Playing Twins in ‘Legend,’ Being Seen as a Tough Guy, and Working with Philip Seymour Hoffman

Hardy speaks about why he challenged himself to play twins, what he thinks of his tough guy image, and working with the late Philip Seymour Hoffman, who directed him on stage.

Megan Hilty: Broadways Star Sings in the Moonlight

For one night only, you'll get the chance to see this star under the stars at Moonlight Stage, Friday, October 2nd at 8pm!

Barrett Foa Begins Performances of ‘Buyer & Cellar’ May 27th!

NCIS: Los Angeles star and Broadway veteran Barrett Foa (Mamma Mia!, Avenue Q, …Spelling Bee) will begin performances as Alex More in Buyer & Cellar on Tuesday, May 27, 2014 at the Barrow Street Theatre (27 Barrow Street). For the past five seasons, Barrett Foa has co-starred opposite LL Cool J and Chris O’Donnell as tech geek Eric Beale on CBS’ top-rated hit series “NCIS: Los Angeles” which is currently the #2 show on television. Buyer & Cellar, was just nominated for a 2014 Lucille Lortel Award. Written by Jonathan Tolins and directed by Stephen Brackett, Buyer & Cellar is in an ... Read more