Stagecraft with Gordon Cox
Behind the scenes with the biggest stars on Broadway, Off Broadway and beyond.
Derren Brown Spills His Broadway 'Secret'
by Gordon Cox on September 10, 2019 at 8:00 am
The mentalist and illusionist on the magic of theater, the theatrics of magic, and why he's banned from casinos all across the U.K.
How Joel Grey Made 'Fiddler' New Again
by Gordon Cox on August 27, 2019 at 9:41 pm
The actor, director and photographer talks directing in a language he doesn't know, memories of Hal Prince, and sexy flowers.
Jake Gyllenhaal is his 'Best Self' in the Theater
by Gordon Cox on August 13, 2019 at 8:00 am
Behind the scenes at Broadway's "Sea Wall/A Life,' with Gyllenhaal and director Carrie Cracknell.
What Rita Rudner Learned From Broadway Greats
by Gordon Cox on July 30, 2019 at 8:00 am
The comic, now starring in musical "Two's a Crowd," started out in some legendary Broadway shows.
The Special Sauce in Broadway's 'Moulin Rouge!'
by Gordon Cox on July 16, 2019 at 8:00 am
Writer John Logan and director Alex Timbers bring elephants, windmills, Baz and Beyoncé to Broadway.
Plays for Your Ears
by Gordon Cox on July 2, 2019 at 8:00 am
How Jeremy McCarter acts locally but thinks globally with podcast series Make-Believe.
New List, New Leaders for The Kilroys
by Gordon Cox on June 25, 2019 at 8:00 am
Playwrights Hilary Bettis and Caroline V. McGraw on how the collective will expand its push for parity.
Audra McDonald Faces Her Fear in 'Frankie and Johnny'
by Gordon Cox on June 18, 2019 at 8:00 am
The Tony-winning actress talks intimacy onstage, Broadway diversity and why she calls Michael Shannon "The Rev."
How Disney Taught a Generation to Love Musicals
by Gordon Cox on June 11, 2019 at 8:00 am
From early Broadway days to Marvel and Star Wars, with Disney Theatrical president Thomas Schumacher.
Why Tony Rehearsals Make James Corden Cry
by Gordon Cox on June 7, 2019 at 8:00 am
Get a backstage glimpse at the Tony Awards from this year's host.
Rosemary Harris' Tony Has a Typo
by Gordon Cox on May 28, 2019 at 8:00 am
Tales from the actress’ storied career, including that time she got discovered walking a gay dog.
Bryan Cranston on the Exhausting Joys of Broadway
by Variety on May 21, 2019 at 8:00 am
The award-winning actor spills backstage secrets behind his Tony-nominated turn in “Network.&rdquo
Santino Fontana's 'Tootsie' For Our Time
by Gordon Cox on May 14, 2019 at 8:00 am
The Tony-nominated actor on fighting the good fight, and why it’s “like a war movie” backstage.
Why Aaron Sorkin Cut His Favorite Scene From 'To Kill A Mockingbird'
by Variety on May 7, 2019 at 8:00 am
The "West Wing" writer killed his darlings to make his Broadway "Mockingbird" work.
How John Cameron Mitchell's 'Anthem' Fits Into the Mitchellverse
by Variety on April 30, 2019 at 8:00 am
The 'Hedwig' creator explains how his new musical podcast series nods to his previous work.
Kelli O'Hara Brings #MeToo to 'Kiss Me, Kate'
by Variety on April 23, 2019 at 8:00 am
The Broadway favorite talks vocal honesty and what her Tony win means to her.
The 'Dumb Joke' Hidden in 'White Noise'
by Gordon COx on April 16, 2019 at 5:41 pm
Playwright Suzan-Lori Parks and director Oskar Eustis talk race, art, slavery and... bowling?
'Beetlejuice' and the Biggest Taboo
by Gordon Cox on April 9, 2019 at 8:00 am
The new musical's creators reveal how the show has changed since its DC tryout.
Kidding Around in 'To Kill a Mockingbird'
by Gordon Cox on April 2, 2019 at 8:00 am
How not to act your age, with Broadway favorites Celia Keenan-Bolger and Gideon Glick.&nbs
How Phoebe Waller-Bridge Shocked Herself
by Variety on March 26, 2019 at 8:00 am
The "Fleabag" and "Killing Eve" creator revisits her breakout stage role.