Monthly Archives: September 2014

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… Continue Reading

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… Continue Reading

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… Continue 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 which… Continue 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 to… Continue 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 did… Continue Reading