Beth Leavel on The Prom and More

In the new musical The Prom, Tony winner Beth Leavel plays the character of a Tony winning Broadway actress. This is not the first time that Beth has portrayed a satirical theatre diva; her twelve Broadway credits include a career-defining performance originating the title character in The Drowsy Chaperone. We speak with Beth about the experience of playing her own narcissistic “evil twin” in The Prom, how she approaches comedy, her thoughts on celebrity activism, and more.

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Melissa Errico and Charlotte Moore in Conversation

Charlotte Moore, co-founder of Irish Repertory Theatre, and Melissa Errico discuss their production of On a Clear Day You Can See Forever, and their experiences working together as “two strong women” in the theatre, sharing tales of triumph as well as some of the darker experiences that have informed their takes on the characters in the show and in the theatre industry at large.

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“Crazy for You” Revisited with Susan Stroman

In February of 1992, “Crazy for You” opened at the Shubert Theatre and brought traditional musical theatre back to Broadway with a fresh point of view. Much of the credit went to Susan Stroman. Twenty-five years later, we sit down with Susan to take an in-depth look at the show, including how she came up with the choreography, her collaboration with the set designer, looking back at what it did for her career, and much more.

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