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Martin Moran's "All the Rage"

Thursday, February 14, 2013

Martin Moran discusses his one-man show, “All the Rage.” It takes the audience on a quest from west of the Rockies to south of Johannesburg, unearthing the unexpected connections and human hilarity that arise as he attempts to resolve an ancient riddle: how is it that we are compassionate in one moment and murderous in the next. “All the Rage” is playing at the Peter Jay Sharp Theater.

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"Cat on a Hot Tin Roof"

Thursday, February 07, 2013

Benjamin Walker and Ciaran Hinds talk about their roles in Tennessee Williams’ “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof.” It’s playing at the Richard Rogers Theater through March 30.

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America Ferrera in "Bethany"

Friday, February 01, 2013

America Ferrera (from“Ugly Betty”) discusses the Women's Project Theater’s world premiere of the dark comedy “Bethany.” She stars as a financially strapped woman who discovers just how far she’ll go to regain what she has lost. “Bethany” is playing at City Center Stage II through February 17.

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Mare Winningham and Elizabeth Marvel in "Picnic"

Thursday, January 24, 2013

Mare Winningham and Elizabeth Marvel talk about their roles in the Roundabout Theatre Company’s new Broadway production of William Inge’s play “Picnic.” It’s an American classic about the line between restraint and desire. A group of women preparing for a picnic meet a handsome young drifter named Hal whose combination of uncouth manners and titillating charm sends the women reeling, especially the beautiful Madge. “Picnic” is playing at the American Airlines Theater.

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Laurie Metcalf and Zoe Perry in “The Other Place”

Thursday, January 17, 2013

Three-time Emmy Award winner and Tony Award nominee Laurie Metcalf and her daughter Zoe Perry talk about their roles in Sharr White’s play “The Other Place.”

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"The Mystery of Edwin Drood"

Friday, December 07, 2012

The Roundabout Theatre Company is celebrating the 200th anniversary of Charles Dickens with new Broadway production of “The Mystery of Edwin Drood.Rupert Holmes talks about writing the book, music, and lyrics, and Jim Norton and Jessie Mueller discuss their roles in the play. Set in a Victorian music hall, a rowdy ensemble of actors mounts a staging of Charles Dickens’s unfinished novel. Everyone on stage is a suspect in the murder of young Edwin Drood—and it’s up to the audience to choose the killer! Each performance ends differently, depending on what the audience decides. It’s playing at Studio 54 through March 10.

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Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Tracy Letts and Amy Morton talk about their roles in “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf.” They face off as George and Martha, one of theatre’s most notoriously dysfunctional couples. “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf” playing at the Booth Theatre.

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