Gregory G. Allen is a member of the Dramatist Guild and has been in the entertainment business for over twenty years as an actor, writer, composer, artistic director, and producer. He was a composer in the BMI Musical Theatre Workshop, has had over ten shows that he has served as book writer and/or composer/lyricists produced on stage, received numerous grants and awards for writing, has had short stories and articles published in a dozen different anthologies and websites, and is an award-winning author of two novels and a children's picture book. www.gregory-g-allen.com
BWW Interviews: Gerald McCullouch Talks Career and MOONLIGHT AND LOVE SONGS at GAYFEST NYC
May 22, 2013
TV and film actor Gerald McCullouch opens in 'Moonlight and Love Songs' at GAYFEST NYC May 23, 2013 - June 2, 2013 and discusses the show and his career with BroadwayWorld.
BWW Interviews: Film, Stage and TV Actor Sebastian La Cause
May 16, 2013
Several Broadway actors have expanded their talents by creating their own production companies. Sebastian La Cause is one of those with an award-winning web series under his belt.
BWW Interviews: Robert Klein Talks Career at the White Plains Performing Arts Center
May 16, 2013
Robert Klein has built a 40 plus year career on stage, film, and television and will perform in a benefit for the White Plains Performing Arts Center. BWW got a chance to talk to him about his incredible career.
BWW Reviews: THE 39 STEPS at Skyline Theater
May 10, 2013
Skyline Theater in Fairlawn, NJ ends their 12th season presenting the hysterical 'The 39 Steps' - a send-up to British film noir at the George Frey Center for Arts and Recreation Center.
BWW Interviews: F.I.T.R. PRODUCTIONS' Priyank Rastogi & Laura Moss
May 8, 2013
Northern New Jersey's newest theater company presents The Pillowman by Martin McDonagh. BWW talks to the Managing Director and the director of the production.
BWW Interviews: NY Casting Director Bob Cline about IN THE HEIGHTS
April 18, 2013
New York Casting Director Bob Cline is back in New Jersey as he often is directing a show for a theater company. This time, it is at M.O.C. Musicals doing the amazing show 'In The Heights'. We caught up with Bob during tech week to talk about the show.
BWW Interviews: Broadway Actress Ann Van Cleave
April 15, 2013
Northern NJ is full of so much talent and many Broadway performers cross the river to make New Jersey their home. It is great to speak to performers about that first big break and their career to hear all the different stories of how people 'get to NYC'. Broadway World spoke to one of those performers, Ann Van Cleave, as she and her husband prepared for an upcoming concert in NYC.
BWW Interviews: Jonathan Brielle of HIMSELF AND NORA at American Theater Group
April 11, 2013
The American Theater Group in Rahway, New Jersey presents the East Coast Premiere of Jonathan Brielle's HIMSELF AND NORA, a musical which tells the romance of James Joyce and Nora Barnacle. Broadway World caught up with the show's author/composer/lyricist to talk about the piece.
BWW Interviews: Cheryl Allison About Stage, TV & New Film
April 11, 2013
New York actress Cheryl Allison has done Broadway National Tours, Regional Theater, television and film. She talks to BWW about her latest project, the powerful film 'Illness'.
BWW Interviews: British Filmmaker Marcus Markou about Papadopoulos & Sons
March 25, 2013
British filmmaker Marcus Markou talks about his debut film and his history in the theater with Broadway World.
BWW Interviews: Nutley Little Theatre's Penny Paul
March 23, 2013
BroadwayWorld talks to Nutley Little Theatre's director about their upcoming production of 'Lobby Hero' by Kennth Lonergan.
BWW Interviews: Nicori Studios and Productions's Corinna Sowers-Adler
March 15, 2013
The Tri-State area is full of such amazing talent and Nicori Studios and Productions based in Bloomfield, NJ brings that talent to their area. Married couple Nicholas Adler and Corinna Sowers-Adler runs the company and Broadway World talked to Corinna about the company a week before the New York City MAC Awards for which they are nominated.
BWW Interviews: MIDTOWN DIRECT Presents New Works Reading Series
March 13, 2013
In just two and a half years, Midtown Direct Rep in residence at the South Orange Performing Arts Center (SOPAC) has proven a welcome addition to the theater scene in Northern New Jersey. The company of Equity actors is helmed by co-Artistic Directors Jeremy Dobrish and Sandy Rustin and has received many accolades for the work they are doing. BWW had a chance to talk to Sandy about the company and their ongoing reading series that features new works.
BWW Reviews: HAVING OUR SAY at 4th Wall Theatre
February 22, 2013
4th Wall Theatre presents the play HAVING OUR SAY for Black History Month for one weekend only.
BWW Reviews: LEND ME A TENOR at Paper Mill Playhouse
February 18, 2013
Lend Me A Tenor at New Jersey's Paper Mill Playhouse is well-cast farce that will cause outbursts of laughter and send audiences off in a great mood.
BWW Interviews: Paper Mill Playhouse's John Treacy Egan Talks LEND ME A TENOR and More
January 29, 2013
John Treacy Egan portrays opera singer Tito Merelli in Lend Me A Tenor at Paper Mill Playhouse.
BWW Interviews: Creative Team of 4th Wall Theatre HAVING OUR SAY
January 27, 2013
4th Wall Theatre in Bloomfield, NJ will be celebrating Black History Month with the amazing two person play HAVING OUR SAY: THE DELANY SISTERS' FIRST 100 YEARS adapted by Emily Mann from the book of oral history by Sarah 'Sadie' L. Delany and A. Elizabeth 'Bessie' Delany with Amy Hill Hearth.
BWW Interviews: Actor and Author Arthur Wooten
December 3, 2012
Actor and author Arthur Wooten has penned a fictional memoir of a Broadway actress struck by a mysterious disease in his new novel DIZZY.
BWW Reviews: Growing Stage's RUDOLPH THE RED-NOSED REINDEER
December 3, 2012
Growing Stage, a professional children's theater company in Netcong, NJ presents the beloved Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer for the holidays.
BWW Interviews: Chris O'Connor from Mile Square Theatre
November 27, 2012
The holidays are a great time to take in a wonderful show and the Mile Square Theatre at the Monroe Arts Center in Hoboken has a great offering for this season. Artistic Director Chris O' Connor spoke to Broadway World about It's A Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play.
BWW Interviews: Bill Bowers at Centenary Stages
November 15, 2012
Centenary Stage Company will present the amazing Bill Bowers in his one man show UNDER A MONTANA MOON November 15-18.
BWW Interviews: Jim Vagias from The American Theater Group
November 7, 2012
The American Theater Group presents a new musical series hosted by Stephen Schwartz. Bubble Boy: The Musical will be presented on Saturday, November 10.
BWW Interviews: Claudia Stefany of Elmwood Playhouse SPRING AWAKENING
November 4, 2012
The Elmwood Playhouse in Nyack, NY presents the rock musical Spring Awakening for their fall production.
BWW Reviews: The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey's MAN OF LA MANCHA
October 22, 2012
The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey presents Man Of La Mancha for their 50th anniversary season.
BWW Reviews: Paper Mill Playhouse's A CHORUS LINE
October 11, 2012
A Chorus Line Book by James Kirkwood & Nicholas Dante/ Music by Marvin Hamlisch/ Lyrics by Edward Kleban Conceived and Originally Directed and Choreographed by Michael Bennett; Original Direction and Choreography Restaged by Mitzi Hamilton at the Paper Mill Playhouse
BWW Interviews: William Michals of The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey's MAN OF LA MANCHA
October 10, 2012
The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey continues their season this fall with the musical MAN OF LA MANCHA Oct 17 - Nov 18. BroadwayWorld got a chance to talk to William Michals who leads the company as Cervantes/Don Quixote and is busy preparing for opening night.
BWW Interviews: Paper Mill Playhouse Theatre School Director Mickey McNany on Drama Classes for Students with Disabilities
October 2, 2012
Paper Mill Playhouse offers drama classes to students with developmental disabilities and Theatre School Director Mickey McNany explains it all for Broadway World.
BWW Interviews: Jim Brochu of ZERO HOUR at American Theater Group 10/3
September 28, 2012
American Theater Group is a new performing arts company at the new Hamilton Stage for the Performing Arts in Rahway, New Jersey. They begin their season with Jim Brochu's ZERO HOUR: a one-man tour-de-force about the life and times of the famed, talented and controversial actor Zero Mostel.
The Barn Theatre Celebrates 85 Seasons of Producing
September 27, 2012
The Barn Theatre in Montville, NJ started as the Mountain Lakes Dramatic Guild and made its debut in the State Theatre in Boonton on September 28, 1928. They now enter their 85th season and shared some of the history with BWW.
BWW Interviews: The Growing Stage Executive Director Stephen L. Fredericks Talks about PETER PAN
September 27, 2012
Executive director and co-founder of The Growing Stage Stephen L. Fredericks discusses the recent ribbon cutting on the renovated theater and latest production PETER PAN.
BWW Interviews: Skyline Theatre Company's CABARET Managing Artistic Director Sam Scalamoni
September 21, 2012
Skyline Theatre Company was founded in 1995 by a group of professional artist living in Northern New Jersey to bring quality theater to Bergen County. Managing Artistic Director Sam Scalamoni has worked as Associate Director on Broadway's Lestat and Beauty & The Beast as well as numerous other New York shows. He has directed many of the shows for Skyline and starts their latest season with the hit musical CABARET.
BWW Interviews: Director Larry Landsman of BCP MUSIC MAN
September 20, 2012
New Jersey has numerous theaters in the Garden State and many of those community theaters have witnessed their very own to cross over the river and end up on Broadway. Bergen County Players (BCP) has been entertaining audiences for years and celebrates their 80th season this year.
BWW Reviews: The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey CHARLES DICKENSí OLIVER TWIST
September 17, 2012
The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey launches the Fall portion of its 50th Anniversary Season with the critically acclaimed stage adaptation of Charles Dickens' Oliver Twist by British playwright, author, and director, Neil Bartlett.
BWW Interviews: Phoenix Productions' Mandy Feiler Talks Playing 'Eliza Doolittle'
September 14, 2012
Phoenix Productions presents the classic musical MY FAIR LADY in Red Bank, NJ for three weekends. BroadwayWorld got to chat with leading lady, Mandy Feiler.
BWW Interviews: Robert Klein One Night Only Centenary Stage Company 9/22
September 13, 2012
Robert Klein opens the 2012-13 Centenary Stage Company season with a benefit performance on Saturday, September 22. BWW was lucky that Mr. Klein could take some time to speak to us about his forty plus year career.