Aug 16, 2016
A return appearance for creative and multi-talented Broadway/off-Broadway actress, director, producer, dancer, wardrobe supervisor and co-founder of the not-for-profit Working Artists Theater Project, Jessica Dermody. Even though this is conversation #2, there is no shortage of topics as we discuss Jessica's passion and love of the theater arts. Her enthusiasm, drive and commitment are both contagious and inspirational.
Apr 5, 2016
You're about to meet one helluva woman. Cabaret singer and actress, Lillias White has been described as a "one-of-a-kind performer who combines the sass of a classic blues mama with the skill of a Broadway star." Her Broadway credits include Barnum, Dream Girls, Cats, Chicago, and The Life, which landed her a Tony award. Lillias is also the recipient of a Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle Award, Obie and a daytime Emmy. She's sung at Carneige Hall, Lincoln Center as well as The Kennedy Center. She's also been on the big and small screen. Sit back and let Lillias entertain you.
Aug 26, 2014
Meet mother/daughter duo Susan and Pamela Bob. Each in their own right happens to be a very talented actress. Pamela is currently part of the cast of A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder, 2014 Tony winner for best musical. Susan, who's had her share of roles on and off-Broadway, was the original Dee in the Pulitzer Prize winning play, No Place to be Somebody. This twosome weighs in on life both off and on stage in this no holds barred conversation.
Sep 24, 2013
From her role as "Rose" in the Tony Award Winning epic drama War Horse (she was 5-months pregnant at the audition), to nearly two-dozen regional theater productions, and parts on the small screen, Alyssa Bresnahan has an impressive resume.
Jun 1, 2013
Host Sandi Klein talks to Emily Mann, the award-winning Artistic Director and Resident Playwright at the McCarter Theatre in Princeton, New Jersey. Mann is fresh off winning the 2013 Tony Award for Best Play - Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike. In 1994, just four years on the job at McCarter, she was honored with a Tony for Outstanding Regional Theater. In 2011 Mann was named the National Theater Conference's Person of the Year.
During this candid conversation, Emily shares what it was like to break through the theater's glass ceiling. Mann also talks about her time in Minneapolis at the Guthrie Theatre and her friendship with legendary playwright Tennessee Williams.