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Brooklynite Star Matt Doyle on His New ‘Poster Boy’ Status & Going to Spring Awakening College

Brooklynite Star Matt Doyle on His New ‘Poster Boy’ Status & Going to Spring Awakening College

Who’s that guy sprinting all over the city in khakis and a cape? It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s Matt Doyle! The Spring Awakening and Book of Mormon favorite is headlining Peter Lerman and Michael Mayer’s new pop-rock musical Brooklynite at the Vineyard Theatre, and after starring in numerous workshops and readings, Doyle couldn ...

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Brian Gilligan on Unleashing His Inner James Brown in The Commitments & Why the West End Is Like ‘Little Dublin’

Brian Gilligan on Unleashing His Inner James Brown in The Commitments & Why the West End Is Like ‘Little Dublin’

Irish actor Brian Gilligan has been playing the defining role of Deco in the rock musical The Commitments at the Palace Theatre since September—meanwhile, the role’s originator, Killian Donnelly, has moved on to headline the U.K. premiere of Memphis a few streets away. Just a kid when the Alan Parker film was released in 1991, Gilligan has ...

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Josefina Gabrielle on Twitter Dreamcasting & Confusing Her Kids in London’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Josefina Gabrielle on Twitter Dreamcasting & Confusing Her Kids in London’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Josefina Gabrielle has three Olivier nominations to show for her wide-ranging musical theater career, which includes Laurey in Oklahoma! on both sides of the Atlantic as well as London revivals of Chicago, Sweet Charity, and Merrily We Roll Along, to name a few. She’s now signed for an extended run as Mrs. Teavee in Sam Mendes' epic staging of ...

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Jake Gyllenhaal on Getting Stung & Why His Constellations Co-Star Ruth Wilson is a ‘Real Animal’

Jake Gyllenhaal on Getting Stung & Why His Constellations Co-Star Ruth Wilson is a ‘Real Animal’

Whether he's playing a sociopathic stringer, a gay cowboy or a boy in a bubble, Jake Gyllenhaal has wowed us on the big screen for decades—but the Oscar nominee really surprised us when he made his off-Broadway debut in 2012, playing a supporting role in Nick Payne’s If There Is I Haven’t Found It Yet. He ...

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West End Star Jennifer DiNoia on Her Worldwide Wicked Ride & Why You Can’t Say ‘Artichoke’ in Korea

West End Star Jennifer DiNoia on Her Worldwide Wicked Ride & Why You Can’t Say ‘Artichoke’ in Korea

Jennifer DiNoia has traveled the world with Wicked, shifting between various American cities to perform the musical in Australia and South Korea and now in London, where she plays Elphaba at the Apollo Victoria through January 31. As she entered the final phase of her limited West End run, the delightful DeNoia chatted with Broadway.com about flying all over ...

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Hugh Maynard on Valjean Dreams, Meeting a Demigod & His Powerful Connection to London's Miss Saigon

Hugh Maynard on Valjean Dreams, Meeting a Demigod & His Powerful Connection to London's Miss Saigon

There are few supporting roles in musicals as fiery as that of John, the marine-turned-aid worker in Miss Saigon who gets the second act of the musical off to a powerful start with the anthemic song “Bui Doi”—an emotive reminder of the orphans left behind in times of war. The role has led to acclaim for Hugh Maynard, whose ...

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Lucy Punch on Playing the Villain in London’s Great Britain & Getting Ugly in the Into the Woods Movie

Lucy Punch on Playing the Villain in London’s Great Britain & Getting Ugly in the Into the Woods Movie

Lucy Punch is back in the West End for the first time in well over a decade, having in the interim shot to fame in Bad Teacher, You Will Meet A Tall Dark Stranger and the forthcoming screen adaptation of Into the Woods, in which she plays not-so-nice stepsister Lucinda. She’s currently taking on the aptly named Paige Britain ...

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Michael Esper on Starring with Sting in The Last Ship & Why He's Scared to Watch the American Idiot Documentary

Michael Esper on Starring with Sting in The Last Ship & Why He's Scared to Watch the American Idiot Documentary

Grab Michael Esper's cell phone and you'll find several Grammy-winning rock stars in his contacts list. After playing Will in the hit Green Day musical American Idiot, he sailed back to Broadway in The Last Ship this fall, written and conceived by Sting, who will step into the production beginning December 9. In The Last Ship, Esper plays ...

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Holly Hunter on Her Theater Roots & Leading David Rabe's Cathartic Vietnam War Drama Sticks and Bones

Holly Hunter on Her Theater Roots & Leading David Rabe's Cathartic Vietnam War Drama Sticks and Bones

Holly Hunter’s film and television career is packed with memorable roles, but she’s also a stage veteran—in fact, the Coen Brothers wrote her part in Raising Arizona after seeing her in Crimes of the Heart on Broadway in 1981. The Oscar and Emmy winner is returning to her roots in the New Group production of Sticks and ...

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John Lithgow on the Role That Almost Killed Him & the 'Sparkly Brilliance' of Edward Albee's A Delicate Balance

John Lithgow on the Role That Almost Killed Him & the 'Sparkly Brilliance' of Edward Albee's A Delicate Balance

Playing King Lear in Central Park would be enough career excitement for most actors on the cusp of their 69th birthday, but it was only the start of an action-packed season for John Lithgow. The two-time Tony winner jumped from Lear to Edward Albee’s uber-WASP Tobias opposite Glenn Close in the current Broadway revival of A Delicate Balance and ...

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