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Alex Jennings on Scaring Children (But Not Too Much) in London's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Alex Jennings on Scaring Children (But Not Too Much) in London's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Alex Jennings won a 2003 Olivier Award for playing Henry Higgins in the Trevor Nunn-directed revival of My Fair Lady, and the protean actor is now back at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane in an altogether different sort of show. He recently stepped into Douglas Hodge’s shoes as Willy Wonka in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, the Sam Mendes-helmed ...

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Greta Gerwig on Sondheim Geekdom, Her $7-a-Day Chocolate Habit & Baring It All in The Village Bike

Greta Gerwig on Sondheim Geekdom, Her $7-a-Day Chocolate Habit & Baring It All in The Village Bike

With her delightful ability to be equal parts awkward and charming on screen, Greta Gerwig has taken the indie film world by storm with her stellar performances in Frances Ha, Greenberg and Lola Versus. Aside from school shows, the world premiere of Penelope Skinner’s humorous and haunting new play The Village Bike is the first time the actress/writer ...

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Holler Star Saul Williams on Inspiration, Exploitation & Why Hip Hop Is Perfect for Broadway

Holler Star Saul Williams on Inspiration, Exploitation & Why Hip Hop Is Perfect for Broadway

Age: “I was born on February 29, 1972, which makes me 10 years old.”

Hometown: Newburgh, NY

Current Role: John, an ex-con facing an uncertain future in his old neighborhood in the non-biographical Tupac Shakur-inspired musical Holler If Ya Hear Me.

Stage & Screen Cred: After earning an MFA from NYU’s Tisch grad acting program, Williams became known for his ...

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West End Star Peter Lockyer on the Barbra Buzz and Why Les Miz Even Works on the Jaded

West End Star Peter Lockyer on the Barbra Buzz and Why Les Miz Even Works on the Jaded

After nearly 20 years on Broadway, half-American, half-Canadian actor Peter Lockyer has crossed the pond to make his West End debut as Jean Valjean in the totemic musical Les Miserables at the Queen’s Theatre. This isn’t Lockyer’s first appearance on a London stage, however: In 2007, he was one of several Broadway names who accompanied Barbra Streisand ...

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When We Were Young and Unafraid's Morgan Saylor on Homeland Hate & Being a Brooklyn Lifer

When We Were Young and Unafraid's Morgan Saylor on Homeland Hate & Being a Brooklyn Lifer

Age: 19

Hometown: Born in Chicago; raised in Decatur, GA

Current Role: A professional stage debut as Penny, who helps her mother (Cherry Jones) shelter women in distress at a remote bed-and-breakfast, in Manhattan Theatre Club’s world premiere of Sarah Treem’s When We Were Young and Unafraid.

Screen Cred: Saylor nailed the role of Dana Brody, the scowling ...

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Here She Is! Katherine Kingsley on Going Full-Out and Not Being Boring in London's Dirty Rotten Scoundrels

Here She Is! Katherine Kingsley on Going Full-Out and Not Being Boring in London's Dirty Rotten Scoundrels

Katherine Kingsley has received Olivier nominations in a variety of diverse shows, from Piaf to Singin’ in the Rain, to A Midsummer Night’s Dream. The English actress may find herself in the running again next year for her turn as the sprightly Christine Colgate in the musical Dirty Rotten Scoundrels at the Savoy Theatre, inheriting the role originated on ...

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Ben Miles on Tony Memories, Making History Fun & Channeling Cromwell in London's Wolf Hall & Bring Up the Bodies

Ben Miles on Tony Memories, Making History Fun & Channeling Cromwell in London's Wolf Hall & Bring Up the Bodies

Ben Miles has had no shortage of high-profile stage roles—he played Bolingbroke to Kevin Spacey’s Richard II at the Old Vic and Kristin Scott Thomas’s husband in the West End’s Betrayal, and he was part of the sublime company of British actors who transferred to Broadway in the Tony-winning 2009 revival of The Norman Conquests. But ...

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Here Lies Love's Conrad Ricamora on Teen Angst, Wacky Audiences & Why He Wants to Play a Villain Next

Here Lies Love's Conrad Ricamora on Teen Angst, Wacky Audiences & Why He Wants to Play a Villain Next

Age: “However old you need me to be.”

Hometown: “I have a lot of hometowns, but I was born in Santa Maria, CA.”

Current Role: Ninoy Aquino, the real-life opposition leader of the Philippines (and First Lady Imelda Marcos’ ex-boyfriend) who puts his life on the line to fight for his country in Here Lies Love.

Stage and Screen Cred ...

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Aladdin Stars Adam Jacobs and Courtney Reed Are Taking Your Questions!

Aladdin Stars Adam Jacobs and Courtney Reed Are Taking Your Questions!

Have you been wondering what it's like to fly on a magic carpet? You're in luck! Aladdin stars Adam Jacobs and Courtney Reed are journeying out of Agrabah and into the Broadway.com headquarters to answer your questions. Before Jacobs took on the tite role in Aladdin, he made a splash on Broadway in Les Miserables and The ...

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The City of Conversation Standout Michael Simpson on Fooling the Audience & Why Theater Is Like Football

The City of Conversation Standout Michael Simpson on Fooling the Audience & Why Theater Is Like Football

Age: 33

Hometown: McKinney, TX

Current Roles: A doubly impressive New York stage debut in The City of Conversation as Colin Ferris, a young man whose politics don’t jibe with those of his Washington power broker mom, and (after intermission) Colin’s grown son, Ethan.

Stage Cred: After graduating from Juilliard, Simpson dealt with a decade of “personal and ...

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