Mar 12, 2014 — For years, the relationship only went one way: from stage to screen. But this spring, four big musicals are based on films, including favorites like Rocky, Aladdin and The Bridges of Madison County.
Mar 8, 2014 — In a community theater production in 1973, Harris went into another zone. The Oscar-nominated actor says he totally embodied his character, and he's been chasing that high ever since.
Mar 2, 2014 — The actress is playing Mother Courage onstage in Washington, D.C. NPR's Jacki Lyden speaks with her about her singing debut, as well as her long and illustrious career.
Mar 1, 2014 — Submissions Only is an online comedy about young actors hoping to make it on Broadway. Star Kate Wetherhead and NPR's Scott Simon talk about the often brutal and funny world of actors, agents and casting directors.
Feb 24, 2014 — As part of Black History Month, host Michel Martin asks actor, playwright and theater director Kwame Kwei-Armah why he, and so many other British actors, have chosen careers in the U.S.
Feb 23, 2014 — Maria Von Trapp, the last of the seven-member Trapp Family Singers that inspired the play and film, died on Tuesday at her home in Vermont.
Feb 22, 2014 — The August Wilson Center opened in 2009 as a hub for African-American culture. Now it's up for sale, unable to pay its bills, and some wonder why the Center has been allowed to fail.
Feb 7, 2014 — NPR's Audie Cornish talks to Cedella Marley about her new off-Broadway musical, Three Little Birds. It's adapted from her children's book — which itself was inspired by the song written by her father, the late reggae superstar Bob Marley.
Feb 3, 2014 — Actor Philip Seymour Hoffman died Sunday, after a career in which he stepped back from both likeability and villainy to explore a different kind of connection with audiences.
Feb 3, 2014 — Many famous actors have played the role of Willy Loman in Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman. Philip Seymour Hoffman became the fifth actor to play the harried, 63-year-old Loman on Broadway. (Steve Inskeep's conversation with Philip Seymour Hoffman initially aired on April 12, 2012 on Morning Edition).