All stories by Kathryn Shattuck on BroadwayStars

Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Uzo Aduba Adjusts Her Mood With Playlists and ‘The Real Housewives’ by Kathryn Shattuck

The actress talks about sports, her latest film and return to the stage, and why a clean, white pair of Converse All Stars is the shoe for almost any occasion.

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Tuesday, October 12, 2021

Gavin Creel Lets His Imagination Run Wild With Gay Stories and House Music by Kathryn Shattuck

The actor, singer and songwriter, whose new show is inspired by the Met, talks about finding clarity with Yung Pueblo and the spiritual aspects of Grape-Nuts.

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Tuesday, July 13, 2021

Tim Gunn’s Happy Place Is ‘Schitt’s Creek,’ Washed Down With Good Gin by Kathryn Shattuck

The ‘Making the Cut’ host discusses the marvels of Derek DelGaudio, how Nora Ephron didn’t disappoint and why he’s tempted to steal a Picasso.

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Tuesday, April 20, 2021

Bradley Whitford Finds Inspiration in the Theater (and Dog Park) by Kathryn Shattuck

The star of “The Handmaid’s Tale” talks about the magic sauce of Yo-Yo Ma and Aretha Franklin, and is ready to do some Ken Burns voice-overs.

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Sunday, April 11, 2021

‘Younger’ Departs a Covid-Free New York, a Fantasy to the End by Kathryn Shattuck

The show’s final season was delayed by the pandemic and shot on the streets of a still-recovering New York, but its enchanting vision of the city remains intact.

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Tuesday, March 16, 2021

Alex Newell Finds Inspiration in Whitney Houston, Billy Porter and ‘Dreamgirls’ by Kathryn Shattuck

The “Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist” star talked about the performers he recognizes himself in, coming full circle with Mariah Carey and his signature banana pudding.

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Tuesday, October 27, 2020

Phillipa Soo’s Week: Fund-Raising Videos and ‘Agents of Chaos’ by Kathryn Shattuck

As Broadway remains on pause, the former “Hamilton” star voices a mythical goddess in Netflix’s “Over the Moon” and is lending her support to causes she believes in.

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Thursday, April 2, 2020

David Tennant Craves Old English Dinners and Cigarettes After Sex by Kathryn Shattuck

The band, that is. Tennant, whose mini-series “Deadwater Fell” arrives April 6, also puts Tim Minchin and “Succession” on his list of essentials.

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Friday, February 21, 2020

Pamela Adlon Fuels Her Hectic Life With Fosse and ‘Fame’ by Kathryn Shattuck

The actress, whose FX series returns on March 5, puts “All That Jazz,” A Tribe Called Quest and Norman Lear’s comedies on her list of must-haves.

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Wednesday, February 5, 2020

Edie Falco Can’t Quit CNN, but Jazz and a Dog Park Keep Her Sane by Kathryn Shattuck

The actress, who has returned to television with a CBS police drama, puts CNN, ABC Carpet & Home and her father’s sculptures on her list of essentials.

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Thursday, November 28, 2019

Diablo Cody’s Week: ‘I’m a Phone Addict’ by Kathryn Shattuck

The Oscar-winning screenwriter and first-time Broadway librettist shares what she watched, read and listened to in a week.

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Friday, November 8, 2019

Emma Thompson Can’t Live Without Hannah Gadsby and Potato Scones by Kathryn Shattuck

The star of “Last Christmas” shares the movies, books and baked goods that top her list of essentials.

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Friday, September 20, 2019

Ben Platt Unleashes His Inner Egomaniac in ‘The Politician’ by Kathryn Shattuck

The actor, singer and former “Dear Evan Hansen” star discovers that Ryan Murphy, Richard Linklater and Stephen Sondheim are speaking the language he wants to hear.

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Friday, September 6, 2019

Jeffrey Wright on ‘The Goldfinch,’ ‘Westworld’ and James Bond by Kathryn Shattuck

While fans clamor to learn more about the next installments of the HBO series and spy film, this actor tries to just ride the wave.

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Friday, June 14, 2019

Danielle Brooks Is Ready to Be a Love Interest by Kathryn Shattuck

She talks about playing the leading lady in “Much Ado About Nothing,” saying goodbye to “Orange Is the New Black,” and being a role model.

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Friday, June 7, 2019

They Say You Can’t Go Home Again. Laura Linney Just Did. by Kathryn Shattuck

She talks about revisiting Armistead Maupin’s “Tales of the City” for a fourth time, and the potential impact of Georgia’s abortion bill on the production of Netflix’s “Ozark.”

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Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Matthew Broderick and Kenneth Lonergan Look to the Universe, Again by Kathryn Shattuck

The longtime friends and collaborators reunite for the West End debut of a 2009 comic drama, “The Starry Messenger.”

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Friday, March 22, 2019

A Word With: Cush Jumbo Still Has Hope. And You Should, Too. by Kathryn Shattuck

She talks about “The Good Fight,” her new baby, the craziness of art replicating life (and vice versa) — and why she still has hope.

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Friday, November 16, 2018

A Word With: Tim Daly, Sibling Bonds and the Stage by Kathryn Shattuck

Daly speaks about “Downstairs,” the play Theresa Rebeck wrote for him and his sister Tyne. He also discusses his life and his arts activism.

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Tuesday, October 16, 2018

A Word With: Taye Diggs Has a New Title: Football Coach by Kathryn Shattuck

Mr. Diggs talks about his new CW series, “All American”; football and Colin Kaepernick; and a nagging question about identity.

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Friday, July 20, 2018

A Word With: Lily James Taps Her Inner Meryl to Become a Dancing Queen by Kathryn Shattuck

Ms. James talks about sharing the screen with Meryl Streep and Cher in “Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again,” and why the World Cup is greater art than the theater.

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Friday, June 1, 2018

A Word With: Sutton Foster and ‘Younger’ Embrace a Changed World by Kathryn Shattuck

Ms. Foster talks about the show’s decision to tap the brakes on romance and deal with some onscreen bad behavior during the #MeToo movement.

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Friday, May 25, 2018

A Word With: Jim Parsons Takes a Break From Sheldon to Play Dad by Kathryn Shattuck

Mr. Parsons talks about his new movie, “A Kid Like Jake,” his return to Broadway in “The Boys in the Band” and life beyond “The Big Bang Theory.”

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Friday, April 20, 2018

Ellen Burstyn Honors a Friendship With a Futurist by Kathryn Shattuck

Ms. Burstyn talks about “The House of Tomorrow” and her relationship with Buckminster Fuller, her coming directorial debut and her own #MeToo story.

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Friday, April 13, 2018

A Word With: For Neil Patrick Harris, It Takes an Adult to Make a Kids’ Show by Kathryn Shattuck

Mr. Harris talks about turning himself into the villainous Count Olaf in “A Series of Unfortunate Events” and about how he’s raising his own twins.

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Friday, February 16, 2018

A Word With: Gillian Jacobs Is Ready to Let Go of Her Fears by Kathryn Shattuck

Ms. Jacobs, of “Community” fame, talks about the adrenaline rush of “Kings” at the Public, the gift of empathy and her own #MeToo moments.

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Friday, November 24, 2017

Chloë Sevigny on Playing an Addict in ‘Downtown Race Riot’ by Kathryn Shattuck

Ms. Sevigny talks about starring in the new play, beating up stuffed animals for Pussy Riot and moving back to Manhattan.

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Friday, November 10, 2017

A Word With: Nick Kroll Still Isn’t Over Puberty. Just Ask His Therapist. by Kathryn Shattuck

Nick Kroll talks about Netflix’s “Big Mouth,” some lingering boyhood humiliations, the future of “Oh, Hello,” and why everyone likes the Rock.

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Sunday, August 13, 2017

Elisabeth Moss on Her Emmy Nomination and ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ by Kathryn Shattuck

For her performance as Offred, the longtime TV actor has received her eighth Emmy nomination.

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Tuesday, June 13, 2017

What’s on TV Sunday: ‘Claws’ and the 71st Annual Tony Awards by Kathryn Shattuck

Kevin Spacey makes his hosting debut at the Tony Awards. Niecy Nash stars as a nail salon owner moving uptown in “Claws.” And Lorde closes out Bonnaroo.

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Friday, April 14, 2017

What’s on TV Friday: ‘Fortitude’ and ‘Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Return’ by Kathryn Shattuck

“Fortitude,” which brought terror to Norway, moves to Amazon Prime and adds Dennis Quaid. And the “Mystery Science Theater 3000” reboot is on Netflix.

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