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Michael Riedel and Christine Nagy chat with James Harkness, starring in 'Ain't Too Proud.' He talks about the life of his character Paul Williams and how he found himself on Broadway. The show is playing at the Imperial Theatre.
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Christine Nagy chats with Daniel J. Watts about starring in 'Tina- The Tina Turner Musical.' He talks about the intensity of playing Ike Turner and the connection he has with his co-star Adrienne Warren. The show is playing at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre. Michael Riedel is out this week.
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Michael Riedel and Christine Nagy chat with Marc Kudisch, starring in 'Girl From the North Country.' He talks about the music of Bob Dylan, and that it is one of the most favorite shows he has ever done. The show is playing at the Belasco Theatre.
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Michael Riedel and Christine Nagy chat with Michael Urie about his role in the new play 'Grand Horizons.' He talks about working with the legendary actors Jane Alexander and James Cromwell and his path on becoming an actor. 'Grand Horizons' is playing a limited run at the Hayes Theater.
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Michael Riedel and Christine Nagy chat with Joel Hatch starring in 'Come From Away.' He talks about how, after being in the show for three years, it still touches him. The show is playing at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre.
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Michael Riedel and Christine Nagy chat with Sean Allan Krill, now staring in Jagged Little Pill. He talks about how the music of Alanis Morissette was a huge influence in his life, and how he is hopeful the show will show a new generation of people how awesome Broadway can be. The show is playing at the Broadhurst Theatre.
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Michael Riedel and Christine Nagy chat with Tony-award winner Priscilla Lopez about her role in the new play 'Grand Horizons.' She also talks about her experiences being an original cast member in the Broadway hit 'A Chorus Line .' Grand Horizons is playing a limited run at the Hayes Theater.
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Michael Riedel and Christine Nagy chat with acclaimed director Richard Eyre about working with Laura Linney in 'My Name is Lucy Barton.' He also speaks about his award-winning career and working with Judi Dench. The show is playing at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre.
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January 10, 2020 8 min
Michael Riedel talks with Golden Globe-nominated actor Blair Underwood about his role in the Roundabout Theater Company’s Broadway premiere of A Soldier’s Play. Previews started December 27at American Airlines Theatre. The production is set to open on January 21, 2020.
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Michael Riedel and Christine Nagy chat with Derrick Baskin, who plays Otis Williams in the Broadway production of 'Ain't Too Proud-The Life and Times of the Temptations.' He talks about what he has learned from Otis Williams and how he deals with the heavier topics in the show. The show is playing at the Imperial Theater.
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Michael Riedel and Christine Nagy talk with Harry Hamlin, Stefanie Powers, and playwright Joshua Ravetch about the new play 'One November Yankee.' Performances are at 59E59 Theater until December 29th, 2019.
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Michael Riedel and Christine Nagy talk with Adrienne Warren, who is starting in 'Tina: The Tina Turner Musical' on Broadway at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre. She chats about her first meeting with Ms. Turner and the difference between singing rock vs. musical theater. She also reveals how she wanted to be "the next Tina Turner" on her vision board when she was younger.
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Michael Riedel and Christine Nagy talk with Danny Burstein, Tam Mutu, Ricky Rojas cast members from the hit Broadway show Moulin Rouge. They chat about the first time they saw the over the top set and discuss the wide range of music used.
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Michael Riedel and Christine Nagy talk with actress Hannah Corneau who recently made her Broadway debut as Elphaba in the international hit musical Wicked at the Gershwin Theatre. She chats about how the role resonates with her and the process of turning into Elphaba every day.
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Michael Riedel and Christine Nagy talk with actor Brian Cox, who is currently playing Lyndon B. Johnson in Broadway's 'The Great Society.' He also talks about the success of HBO's 'Succession' and what his character Logan Roy, and Lyndon B. Johnson have in common. He also reveals what his most significant moment has been in his career.
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Michael Riedel and Christine Nagy talk with Alex Brightman from Broadway's 'Beetlejuice.' They chat about how he continues to stay healthy during the demanding run and the energy and enthusiasm of the audience.
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October 3, 2019 17 min
Michael Riedel and Christine Nagy chat with Michael Tucker, Jill Eikenberry, and John Glover from Fern Hill, which is now playing at 59E59 Theaters. Tucker's new comedy looks at a group of friends living together during their golden years. Tucker and Eikenberry also talk about their time together on LA Law.
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Michael Riedel and Christine Nagy chat with Julie Halston, John Behlmann and Sarah Stiles from Tootsie. They discuss how the show transformed itself from a 1980's movie to a Broadway Musical.
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Michael Riedel and Christine Nagy chat with 'Ain't Too Proud' director Des McAnuff and actor Jahi Kearse who plays Berry Gordy at the Imperial Theater. They discuss the inspiration for the show, and how a story from the past makes you think about our country today.
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August 15, 2019 13 min
Michael Riedel and Christine Nagy chat with CJ Eldred and Kirsten Scott who are staring in 'Rock of Ages' now at New World Stages. They talk about their loyal and sometimes overzealous fans and how they keep their voices healthy during the run of the show.
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