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 aContinue Reading

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 whichContinue Reading

Interview with Howard Sherman

Interview with Howard Sherman

This September, La Jolla Playhouse is producing KINGDOM CITY. The play takes place in Missouri about a high school production of THE CRUCIBLE and how a local youth minster threatens to cancel the play.  On Sunday September 28th, Howard Sherman will be doing a talk back after the show exploring issues and themes related toContinue Reading

Interview with Deaf West’s director for SPRING AWAKENING, Michael Arden

Interview with Deaf West’s director for SPRING AWAKENING, Michael Arden

Michael Arden is an actor, singer, director and composer.  He was gracious enough to do a phone interview with me about how he got started in theater and his involvement with Deaf West Theatre.  He is currently the director for SPRING AWAKENING which opens September 13th in Los Angeles.     The Playbill Collector (TPC): How didContinue Reading

Interview with Director, Jeremy Scott Lapp

Interview with Director, Jeremy Scott Lapp

Jeremy Scott Lapp has been working in the theatre business for over 27 years performing in over 100 shows in and around San Diego County.  He is an alumnus of the 2009 Lincoln Center Theatre Directors Lab West, a proud member of the SDC and a 2011 SDC Emerging Artist. In addition, he is a recipient of NoelContinue Reading

Interview with actress, Emely Grisanty of OEDIPUS

Interview with actress, Emely Grisanty of OEDIPUS

Emely Grisanty recently won Best Actress in the Independent Theater category for ATI.  She is a performer of Dominican heritage and found of Guacamolink, a Hispanic theater company. She is currently playing all of the roles in a 75-minute play called OEDIPUS which is inspired by the Greek tragedy “Oedipus Rex”.   The Playbill CollectorContinue Reading

Interview with actor, Alex Nee of ONCE

Interview with actor, Alex Nee of ONCE

Actor Alex Nee is currently in the National Tour of ONCE which tells the tale of a Dublin street musician who is about to give up on his dream, when a beautiful young woman takes a sudden interest in his haunting love songs.  Prior to that, his credits include the International Tour of AMERICAN IDIOT (Johnny), RENT (Roger),Continue Reading

The Little Mermaid at Chanhassen Dinner Theatre

The Little Mermaid at Chanhassen Dinner Theatre

The classic Disney fairytale, THE LITTLE MERMAID, comes to life at Chanhassen Dinner Theatre. Ariel (the little mermaid) wants to be apart of the human world. When her father, King Triton, forbids her to go to the surface, she rebels and goes to see her aunt Ursula. Ursula makes a deal with Ariel to allowContinue Reading