Deborah Sharn talks with Edward Coffield who is directing The New Jewish Theatre’s production of “Life Sucks, an irreverent adaptation of Anton Chekhov's play, “Uncle Vanya”. “Life Sucks” plays May 23rd through June 10th at the Wool Studio Theatre on the campus of the Jewish Community Center in St. Louis.
Deborah Sharn talks with writer and director Tony Parise, who is writing and directing the St. Louis Teen Talent Competition that takes place April 28th at the Fox Theatre in St. Louis.
Host Deborah Sharn talks with Bobby Miller and David Wassilak about the St. Louis Actor Studio’s production of “The Dresser” that runs through April 29th at the Gaslight Theatre in St. Louis.
Deborah Sharn talks with Julie Johnson who plays Patsy Cline in the musical, “A Closer Walk With Patsy Cline” that plays April 17 through May 6 at the Playhouse at Westport Plaza in St. Louis.
Deborah Sharn talks with Carrie Houk about The Tennessee Williams Festival that takes place May 10-19 in St. Louis at the Grand Center.
Deborah Sharn interviews Alan Knoll, actor/director who is currently starring in Upstream Theatre's "Infected" (Feb. 9 - Feb. 25, 2018) and directing Insight Theatre's "The Last Romance" (March 2 - March 18, 2018). Both shows can be seen at the Kranzberg Art Centre.
Deborah Sharn talks with actresses Linda Ackerman and LeAnne Matthews about GFour Productions' "Menopause The Musical", which runs through March 31, 2018 at the Playhouse at Westport Plaza.
Deborah Sharn talks with Gerry Kowarsky from the HEC program "Two on the Aisle" in review of the 2017 year in theater in the St. Louis region.
Deborah Sharn talks with actress Michelle Hand about Mustard Seed Theatre's production of "Remnant," which runs through Dec. 23, 2017 at the Black Box Theater at Fontbonne University.
Deborah Sharn talks with Jack Feivou, President and CEO of The Fox Theatre about their 2017-2018 Broadway season. The Fox Theatre Broadway season includes the musicals, HAMILTON, ON YOUR FEET, THE KING AND I, and more.
Deborah Sharn talks with Kathleen Sitzer and Andy Neiman about the play, "Tuesdays With Morrie" being presented by The New Jewish Theatre October 4th through Oct 22nd at the Wool Studio Theater on the campus of the Jewish Community Center.
Deborah Sharn talks with Whit Reichert and John Contini about Upstream Theater's upcoming show, "Sweet Revenge" that opens Oct 6 and runs thru Oct 22, 2017 at the Kranzberg Arts Center in St. Louis.
Host Deborah Sharn talks with director and producer, Curt Wollen with Troupe America about his current show, "Church Basement Ladies" that plays through October 1st at the Playhouse at Westport in St. Louis.
Deborah Sharn talks with Maggie Ryan, Artistic Director for Insight Theatre Company about their 10th season that continues with ON GOLDEN POND and BASKERVILLE: A SHERLOCK HOLMES MYSTERY. Deborah also interview St. Louis favorite, actor Joneal Joplin about his role as Norman Thayer in ON GOLDEN POND and his life as a professional actor in St. Louis and beyond.
Deborah Sharn talks with actor, singer, dancer, puppeteer, and producer John Tartaglia about his work on Sesame Street, Avenue Q, and Beauty and The Beast. We also talked about the shows he created - "Johnny and The Sprites", "Imagine Ocean" and his current show, "Splash and Bubbles". John will be at The Muny in St.Louis this Summer playing Hysterium in "A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum" July 5-11, 2017.
Deborah Sharn talks with Jack Lane, Executive Producer for Stages St. Louis about the 31st season. Deborah and Jack also talked about the Stages' performing arts academy, the new performing arts center in Kirkwood and shows on which Jack Lane was a producer. Stages 31st season includes, "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat", "9 to 5 The Musical", South Pacific" and "Suessical The Musical".
Deborah Sharn talks with Denny Reagan, president and CEO of The Muny about their 99th season in St. Louis. The Muny opens June 12th with JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR followed by THE LITTLE MERMAID, A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE FORUM, ALL SHOOK UP, THE UNSINKABLE MOLLY BROWN, A CHORUS LINE and NEWSIES.
Deborah Sharn talks with Director Edward Coffield and actress Amy Loui about the play, “4000 Miles”, the final production of New Jewish Theatre’s 20th season. They discuss Jewish theater, the New Jewish Theatre and it’s mission and Amy’s father, Wayne Loui.
Deborah Sharn talks with Director, Patrick Siler about Upstream Theatre’s next production, “A Human Being Died That Night”, based on the bestselling book by South African psychologist Pumla Gobodo-Madikizela. Patrick and Deborah talk about the play which are interviews conducted by Pumla Gobodo-Madikizela with Eugene de Kock, a South African government sanction political assassin, nick-named “prime Evil” for his crimes against anti-apartheid activists. The play explores forgiveness in this country that has suffered such tragedy.
Deborah Sharn spoke with Carrie Houk, Executive Artistic Director for the 2017 Tennessee Williams Festival that takes place May 3 through 7 in venues across the Grand Center Theatre District in St. Louis. The Festival includes several theatre productions, cabaret, readings, family photos, a bus tour to several Tennessee Williams homes, a New Orleans style jazz brunch and much more.
Deborah Sharn spoke with Gary Wayne Barker and Leslie Wobbe about their involvement in Mustard Seed Theatre's production of "Dancing at Lughnasa" that opens April 13th and runs through April 30th at Fontbonne University's Fine Arts Theater.
Deborah Sharn talks with William Roth, Kari Ely and Megan Baker about St. Louis Actor’s Studio’s production of “August: Osage County” that opens April 14th and runs through April 30th at the Gaslight Theatre on Boyle in St. Louis.
Deborah Sharn talks with Rob McClure who will perform the role of Nick Bottom in The Fabulous Fox Theater's production of "Something Rotten!" East-coast based Rob McClure is a regular to St. Louis audiences, having performed multiple roles at the Muny and other local companies.
Deborah Sharn talks with Kathleen Sitzer, Artistic Director for The New Jewish Theatre and Gary Barker who directed “Intimate Apparel” the current production of The New Jewish Theatre. We talk about the history of women in early 20th century America, a subject featured in the play.