Interview with actor, Brian Krinsky of ANYTHING GOES

Interview with actor, Brian Krinsky of ANYTHING GOES

Brian Krinsky is an actor based out of New York City. He has done a handful of regional shows as well as one other National Tour. Brian is currently playing Billy Crocker in the National Tour of ANYTHING GOES. The Playbill Collector (TPC): How old were you when you started performing? Brian Krinsky (BK): I’ve…

Bright Star at The Old Globe

Bright Star at The Old Globe

BRIGHT STAR is a new american musical created by Steve Martin and Edie Brickell.  The show takes place in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina between 1923 and 1945.  Billy Cane is a young soldier who is fresh out of war.  He aspires to be a writer and meets Alice Murphy, an editor of…

Interview with Kurt Deutsch, co-founder and CEO of Sh-K-Boom

Interview with Kurt Deutsch, co-founder and CEO of Sh-K-Boom

Kurt Deutsch is the co-founder and CEO of Sh-K-Boom/ Ghostlight Records www.sh-k-boom.com along with his wife, Sherie Rene Scott.  Sh-K-Boom has recorded many Broadway albums including THE BOOK OF MORMON, IN THE HEIGHTS, PIPPIN, NEXT TO NORMAL, and so many more.  They have won Grammy Awards and received a Drama Desk Award  excellence in musical…

Gene Kelly: The Legacy at Moonlight

Gene Kelly: The Legacy at Moonlight

“Gene Kelly: The Legacy” was an evening with Patricia Ward Kelly.  She met Gene in December 1985 in Washington, D.C.  while she was writing a television special about the Smithsonian.  He was the narrator and host.  Interestingly enough, she was over forty years younger than he was and didn’t have a clue who he was. …

Interview with actor, Brian Charles Rooney, of BEDBUGS

Interview with actor, Brian Charles Rooney, of BEDBUGS

Brian Charles Rooney is currently in the Off-Broadway show BEDBUGS.  He was very upbeat and delightful to chat with.  He told me about the fact that his vocal range is extensive and at first agents wanted him to pick one but he chose to stay with a wide variety.  That’s what good character-actors do!The Playbill…

Interview with actor, Ian Littleworth, of KINGDOM CITY

Interview with actor, Ian Littleworth, of KINGDOM CITY

After seeing KINGDOM CITY at La Jolla Playhouse, I asked actor, Ian Littleworth, if he would be interested in an interview.  He was kind enough to oblige.  Little did he know it would be a forty five minute phone call!  Ian is a generous actor who had great warmth in his portrayal of his character. …

Interview with actor, John Bolton, of PAGEANT

Interview with actor, John Bolton, of PAGEANT

John Bolton has been in musical theater for over twenty years.  When I called him, he was busy prepping for a gig at 54 Below tonight where he will be singing OKLAHOMA in German, Italian and Japanese!   The Playbill Collector (TPC): What was the first Broadway show you ever saw? John Bolton (JB): ANNIE. I…

Interview with Cary Ginell

Interview with Cary Ginell

Cary Ginell is a passionate music and theater lover.  He is based in California and has been in the industry for over thirty years.   The Playbill Collector (TPC): What’s your background in?   Cary Ginell (CG): My undergrad degree is from Cal State Northridge in Radio TV Film.  Music has been as much part…

Interview with actor Joe Coots, KINKY BOOTS

Interview with actor Joe Coots, KINKY BOOTS

Joe Coots is a sports player turned actor.  He is currently in the National Tour of KINKY BOOTS.  The show will be visiting San Diego September 23-28th so make sure to get your tickets soon!   The Playbill Collector (TPC): How did you get your start in theater?? Joe Coots (JC): My journey is a…

Catch Me If You Can at Moonlight Stage

Catch Me If You Can at Moonlight Stage

CATCH ME IF YOU CAN is based on a true story about Frank Abagnale Jr. who was a con-man of the 60’s.  He runs away from home as a teenager and successfully poses in turn as a pilot, a doctor and a lawyer.  The musical was written by the composer and lyricist of HAIRSPRAY which…