The 2009 Tony Awards

The 2009 Tony Awards were held on June 7 at Radio City Music Hall. Hosted by Neil Patrick Harris, the evening was a festive celebration of the best theatrical accomplishments of the past season. The winners included seasoned veterans of … Continue reading

The 2009 Tony Awards Meet the Nominees Press Reception

The 2009 Tony Awards Meet the Nominees reception was held on May 6 at the Millennium Broadway Hotel, kicking off awards season and giving the nominees a chance to chat with the press. Despite the early hour, the actors were … Continue reading

The 2008 Tony Awards

The 2008 Tony Awards were held on June 15 at Radio City Music Hall. The evening was a mixture of paying tribute to classic revivals as well as inventive new pieces. Walking the red carpet before the awards, the stars … Continue reading

“Broadway Idol” – An Interview with Jaclyn Huberman

She may not have the crown jewels, but she does have a sense of humor. After being crowned the Broadway Idol, Jaclyn Huberman e-mailed her list of friends and family – about 415 total – to tell them of her … Continue reading

“A Jew Grows In Brooklyn” – An Interview with Jake Ehrenreich

It was either a joke gone bad or one of the funniest moments in Jake Ehrenreich’s acting career. Someone’s cell phone had rung in the middle of his show, A Jew Grows in Brooklyn, and, instead of ignoring it, or … Continue reading

“Forbidden Broadway” – An Interview with Gerard Alessandrini

When asked about his work, Gerard Alessandrini is modest. “It’s nothing new,” he said of his now-famous musical parody, Forbidden Broadway. “People have been changing lyrics to favorite songs for millenniums.” And, with Alessandrini’s continuous work, this tradition may continue … Continue reading

“Bush Wars” – An Interview with Jay Falzone

It’s the day after the elections, and the House and Senate are officially Democratic again. Jay Falzone’s mission is accomplished. “So are you wearing a flight suit right now?” I asked the co-writer and star of Bush Wars, referring to … Continue reading

Aaron Lazar Talks Building the Barricade as Enjolras in “Les Miserables”

It’s eleven thirty at night and Aaron Lazar is hungry. After one performance of Les Miserables at the Broadhurst Theatre, he been a prison inmate, a sea captain, a judge, and the leader of a student rebellion. He has been … Continue reading

Esoterica – An Interview with Eric Walton

A Hugo Boss velvet blazer and a toy Mr. Potato Head may be an incomprehensible combination to some, but Eric Walton is able to pull it off. The writer and star of Esoterica, a show featuring magic, philosophy and inexplicable … Continue reading