INTERVIEW: Jordan Shaw, currently playing Enjolras in the West End production of Les Misérables

Fresh from appearing in one of the world’s most loved musicals, Jordan finds some time to chat to us about his career and being part of the world’s longest-running musical. You’re currently playing the role of Enjolras in the West End production of Les Miserables. How does it feel to be playing such an iconic … Read more

Interview: Casting Director Alexa Fogel on ‘Black Bird’ and What Makes a Good Audition

“It’s really just paying attention to the material and doing it justice and being truthful in that way. There’s no trick. That is the trick.” — Alexa Fogel If you watched Black Bird, the excellent new limited series on Apple+, then you no doubt noticed the terrific cast that populated the show. If you haven’t … Read more

INTERVIEW: Holly-Anne Hull, currently alternating the role of Christine in the West End production of The Phantom of the Opera

Holly-Anne Hull opened as Christine in the UK tour of The Phantom of the Opera in early 2020, this production shortly closed due to the closures of theaters going into the national lockdown. But this wasn’t the end of the road for her, she is currently reprising her role in the West End production of … Read more

Interview: Actor Raeann Giles on Making Her Directorial Debut with ‘Angel’

“I learned to just connect with the material and that it’s not about you. It’s about what you have to serve to the material and to the character.” — Raeann Giles on Directing Her Film, ‘Angel’ When life gives you lemons, might as well make some make lemonade, right? That might be a poor choice … Read more

Interview: The Lion King’s John E. Brady on Playing Pumbaa, Wearing a 50lb Costume and Keeping Healthy on Tour

“You’re always learning something new and it’s never dull. It’s never a complete process.” — John E. Brady Back in 1997, John E. Brady was at an invited dress rehearsal for a new musical called, The Lion King. Sitting in that audience, he pretty quickly told himself, “I have to be in this show.” A … Read more

INTERVIEW: Michael Pickering, currently starring as Frankie Valli in the UK tour of Jersey Boys

Michael Pickering is currently touring the UK in the smash hit musical Jersey Boys playing the role of Frankie Valli. Michaels’s other credits include Mellors in Lady Chatterley’s Lover (Shaftesbury Theatre, West End), Simeon in Joseph and The Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat (London Palladium, West End), Rusty in Starlight Express (Germany), Gremio in Kiss Me Kate … Read more

Interview: Mallory James Mahoney on Disney Channel’s ‘Bunk’d’, Auditions and Advice to Young Actors

“Don’t be afraid to hear no, because you’ll hear that a lot. Don’t stop going after your dreams because of that.” — Mallory James Mahoney Since 2018, Mallory James Mahoney has played Destiny Baker on the Disney Channel’s hit show, Bunk’d. The show, about a group of kids who spend their summers at a camp … Read more

Interview: James Morosini and Claudia Sulewski Talk ‘I Love My Dad’

“Go with your gut 100%, because your instinct is always going to be the most interesting perspective and choice.” — Claudia Sulewski Everyone has that one nutty story that could be a great movie, including James Morosini, who had one of those true-life experiences that was so bananas, he almost had to tell it. In … Read more

Interview: Dale Dickey on Acting, Backstory and Taking on Her First Leading Role in ‘A Love Song’

“Sometimes it’s just innate, you’re not even aware it’s happening, it just comes out because you’re focusing on the story and hoping… trying to tell the truth.” — Dale Dickey With roles in projects like Winter’s Bone, Vice Principals, Palm Springs and True Blood, Dale Dickey has proven time and time again that she is … Read more