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Kenneth Cranham on His French Beard, Frank Langella & Grappling with 'the Big A' in London's The Father

Kenneth Cranham on His French Beard, Frank Langella & Grappling with 'the Big A' in London's The Father

Kenneth Cranham has performed twice on Broadway—in Loot in 1968 and then again in 1994 in An Inspector Calls. But the veteran actor is getting some of the best reviews of his career for his performance as the Alzheimer’s-afflicted Andre in Frenchman Florian Zeller’s The Father. After two previous runs, James Macdonald’s production is now at Wyndham’s Theatre.

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New Curious Incident Star Tyler Lea on His Plant Obsession and the Book Alex Sharp Gave Him

New Curious Incident Star Tyler Lea on His Plant Obsession and the Book Alex Sharp Gave Him

Age: 27

Hometown: Pinehurst, NC

Current Role: A powerhouse Broadway debut in the Tony-winning The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time as Christopher Boone, a 15-year-old on the autism spectrum, who confronts harsh family realities.

Stage Cred: After graduating from University of North Carolina School of the Arts, Lea appeared off-Broadway in The Family Room at the ArcLight ...

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Kyle Riabko on Bringing the Songs of Burt Bacharach to London in Close to You

Kyle Riabko on Bringing the Songs of Burt Bacharach to London in Close to You

Canadian singer-songwriter Kyle Riabko earned raves off-Broadway in 2013 and then at the Menier Chocolate Factory this past summer with What’s It All About?, his smart, hip reimagining of the back catalog of Burt Bacharach. Now, the actor is leading its West End transfer to the Criterion Theatre where the same production is now in previews under a different Bacharach ...

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Wicked's Jonah Platt on Show Tunes in the Car, Advice from His Pitch Perfect Brother & Loving Fiyero

Wicked's Jonah Platt on Show Tunes in the Car, Advice from His Pitch Perfect Brother & Loving Fiyero

Age: 28

Hometown: Los Angeles, CA

Current Role: A Broadway debut in the megahit musical Wicked as Fiyero, the carefree prince who is transformed by his relationship with Elphaba.

Stage and Screen Cred: After graduating from the University of Pennsylvania, Platt worked as a writers assistant on TV comedies such as Parks and Recreation and Family Guy. He shifted his ...

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Les Miserables Newbie Alex Finke on How Alfie Boe Makes Her Feel & the Challenges of Playing Cosette

Les Miserables Newbie Alex Finke on How Alfie Boe Makes Her Feel & the Challenges of Playing Cosette

Age: 25

Hometown: Centerville, OH

Current Role: A Broadway debut as Cosette, loyal adoptive daughter of Jean Valjean (Alfie Boe) and object of Marius’ affection, in Les Miserables.

Stage Cred: Since graduating from the University of Michigan’s musical theater program, Finke has landed two juicy ingenue roles: Hope Harcourt in the national tour of Anything Goes and now lovestruck Cosette ...

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Oresteia Star Lia Williams on How Klytemnestra Is Like Wallis Simpson and Why Pasta Turns Her Off

Oresteia Star Lia Williams on How Klytemnestra Is Like Wallis Simpson and Why Pasta Turns Her Off

Lia Williams was nominated for a 1997 Tony for her performance in the original Broadway production of Skylight, since which time the gifted actress’s stage appearances have included the 2011 Broadway revival of Arcadia and Pinter’s Old Times in the West End opposite Kristin Scott Thomas and Rufus Sewell. Williams is back on the London boards playing the grief-stricken, impassioned ...

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Austin McKenzie on His Craiglist Roommates, Why He Pretends to Smoke & Making His Broadway Debut in Spring Awakening

Austin McKenzie on His Craiglist Roommates, Why He Pretends to Smoke & Making His Broadway Debut in Spring Awakening

Age: 22

Hometown: Mesa, AZ

Current Role: A powerful Broadway debut as the charming and thoughtful Melchior in Deaf West Theatre's revival of Spring Awakening, in which he is utlizing American Sign Language, which he studied at Columbia College Chicago with the aim of being an interpreter.

Stage Cred: McKenzie sent a video to Deaf West for a job as ...

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Attention, Maggots! Matilda Composer Tim Minchin Is Taking Your Questions

Attention, Maggots! Matilda Composer Tim Minchin Is Taking Your Questions

Tim Minchin is the ultimate multi-hyphenate: He's a rock star-comedian-actor-musician-crazy-tweeter...and most importantly (to us) Broadway composer. Yes, the man behind the musical hit Matilda is coming to Broadway.com to answer your questions! So go ahead, ask Minchin about the inspiration behind "When I Grow Up," his oddball sense of humor, his amazing hair. He'll answer you!

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Lara Pulver on Sounding American and Blossoming into a Burlesque Queen in London's Gypsy

Lara Pulver on Sounding American and Blossoming into a Burlesque Queen in London's Gypsy

Lara Pulver was nominated for a 2008 Olivier Award for her performance opposite Bertie Carvel in director Rob Ashford’s London production of Parade and is back in town to play Louise—better known as Gypsy Rose Lee—opposite Imelda Staunton in Gypsy at the Savoy Theatre. The gifted performer chatted with Brroadway.com about honoring a classic musical and being an, um ...

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Edward Bennett on How He’s Like Benedict Cumberbatch & Starring Opposite Nicole Kidman in London’s Photograph 51

Edward Bennett on How He’s Like Benedict Cumberbatch & Starring Opposite Nicole Kidman in London’s Photograph 51

Edward Bennett made headlines in 2008 when he replaced an ailing David Tennant in the Royal Shakespeare Company production of Hamlet. Since then, the actor has gone from further work in Shakespeare to new plays and from strength to strength. He can currently be seen playing Nobel Prize winner Francis Crick at the Noel Coward Theatre in Photograph 51, the ...

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