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Bobby or not Bobby? Emily Carding as Richard III is Broadway Baby’s pick of the Fringe

Bobby or not Bobby? Emily Carding as Richard III is Broadway Baby’s pick of the Fringe

In Brite Theatre's production of Shakespeare’s Richard III, Emily Carding stars as Richard but all the world’s a stage and the audience literally players in it - taking on the parts of all the other characters in the play. Dave House met Emily, who co-adapted the play with director Kolbrun Sigfusdottir, to talk innovation in Shakespeare, the appeal of Richard in particular, and surprises her with a Bobby Award for the show. I know that quote’s actually from Hamlet but it was too good to not use. Forgive me. Continue Reading

The John Conway Three Minute Interview

The John Conway Three Minute Interview

John Conway is a wacky comedian all the way from Australia. His show John Conway Tonight, is accompanied by the vocal styling of the equally hilarious and very talented Benjamin Russell - (wait till you hear his genius Michael Caine) - who also co-wrote the material and directed it. The show has had an up and down run at the fringe this year with shows being packed some nights and very quiet on others. Continue Reading

The Kiya Heartwood Three Minute Interview

The Kiya Heartwood Three Minute Interview

Kiya Heartwood is an award-winning American singer-songwriter who writes smart, funny and poignant songs about the famous and not-so-famous legends of America. She is making her first appearance at the Fringe with her acoustic show, Short Stories: True Song Tales from the American Edge. Broadway Baby’s Dave House caught up with Kiya Heartwood to talk to the artist about her work. Continue Reading

The Cathy SK Lam Three Minute Interview

The Cathy SK Lam Three Minute Interview

Cathy SK Lam is a writer, actor and director from Hong Kong. She is also the Artistic Director of the Hong Kong based theatre company, Threewoods. Her recent political comedy The Immigration Lottery is about the Chinese national identity in the 21st Century and China’s growing influence on Hong Kong since the British Handover to China in 1997. Broadway Baby reviewer Dave House talks with Cathy SK Lam to get her own perspective on this fascinating political play. Continue Reading

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