How a Tony-Winning Dad Raised Three Performers, and They’re All Conquering The Biz

Originally published on View this story online A Tony-winning actor with more than a dozen plays and musicals under his belt, Chuck Cooper can seemingly do anything — except decipher a hashtag, that is. “I’m pretty confident in my … Continue reading

A Woman’s World: Hamilton’s Leading Ladies, The Schuyler Sisters, on Being the Kardashians of the 1700s

Originally published on View this story online Renee Elise Goldsberry, Phillipa Soo and Jasmine Cephas Jones, who star as the pivotal women in Alexander Hamilton’s life in Lin-Manuel Miranda’s hit musical Hamilton, discuss laughing on the floor while wearing … Continue reading

“They Weren’t Happy With It” — “Sweet Valley High” Author on Rewriting Her Brother’s Musical Mack & Mabel

Originally published on View the story online Good news for theatre lovers everywhere: One can still say the words “Mack & Mabel” to Francine Pascal. “After this — if this doesn’t work, I never want to hear the words … Continue reading

A Conversation Between Two Cancer Patients, and How Krysta Rodriguez Is More Open Than Ever Before

Originally published on View this story online “I don’t want to use the word ‘blessing.’ It’s just so actor-y,” Krysta Rodriguez says. She pauses, and we both begin laughing. Regardless of the clichés surrounding “blessing,” its presence seems to … Continue reading

Actress, Newly Elected Equity President and Former Miss America Kate Shindle On Still Trying to “Cobble Together a Living”

Originally published on View this story online “I don’t have health insurance right now,” Kate Shindle said. “I’m two weeks shy of coverage. But I have no problem with our members knowing that.” Shindle’s candid admission inspired momentary surprise. … Continue reading

Career or Children? Why Theatre Parents Feel Forced to Choose

Originally published on View this story online When award-winning playwright Sarah Ruhl attended the first-ever Lilly Awards ceremony, honoring the accomplishments of women in theatre, she had no idea the evening would end with her breastfeeding her daughter Hope … Continue reading

Meet Hamilton‘s Other Leading Man, Standing By for Lin-Manuel Miranda for More Than Ten Years

Originally published on View this story online “We’ve been in the room together so often that we’ve become almost one mind. The joke that we have sometimes is, ‘Where do I end and you begin?’” says Javier Muñoz of … Continue reading

Meet Mama Lucas! — Wife, Mom of Two Child Stars, Awards Show Stylist, Chauffeur and Chef

Originally published on View this story online Karri Lucas wears many hats: wife, mother, manager, chauffeur and chef-on-the-go. As wife to software consultant Ed and mother of 12-year old Sydney, 13-year-old Jake and 18-year-old Brock Lucas, Karri’s days are … Continue reading

Get to Know the Viral Campaign Aiming To #MakeItFair… And the Women Behind It

Originally published on View this story online “I got in trouble once,” admitted Fish in the Dark cast member Jenn Lyon when remembering an audition. This was an interesting confession to make during a conversation about the ongoing problems … Continue reading

“All the Words Came Out a Different Way” — Hamilton Cast Share Exclusive Reactions Performing for the President

Originally published on View this story online President Barack Obama attended the July 18 matinee of Hamilton as the culmination of a weekend trip to New York City. The new Lin-Manuel Miranda musical arrived on Broadway July 13 after … Continue reading