Heidi Schreck’s What the Constitution Means to Me is an extraordinary, singular work of genius. It’s electrified the New York theatre, and speaks to the past, present, and future all at once. Heidi Schreck is The Interval’s first-ever Person of the Year. We speak with her, for the second time, about writing and performing What the Constitution Means to Me.
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.Read more