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Break a Leg

Break a Leg is hosted by Deborah Sharn, St. Louis actor and singer, Artistic Advisor and board member of New Line Theatre, and Company Manager at the Repertory Theatre of St. Louis. Her guests include local actors, directors, designers, critics, and writers, as well as artists working on and off Broadway and in regional theatre across America. The talk is always lively, intelligent, and in-depth. It's the only show in town where a working theatre artist interviews working theatre artists.
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St. Louis actor and singer Deborah Sharn hosts this conversation with local actors, directors, designers, critics, and writers, as well as artists working on and off Broadway and in regional theatre across America. The talk is always lively, intelligent, and in-depth.  

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Aug 13, 2015

Deborah Sharn talks with Todd Schaefer about the 24 Play festival that plays Saturday, August 15th in St. Louis. Todd is the artistic director for Player’s Project Theater company, one of the two theater companies sponsoring this event. Deborah will also talk about Todd who is an actor, director, producer, educator, artist and much more.

 

https://www.facebook.com/events/881165171957643/

 

For Tickets:  http://24hourplayfest4.brownpapertickets.com/

 

The short documentary about the festival

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iFpKAl-ctuA

 

Aug 4, 2015

Deborah Sharn talks with Gary Bell and Robert L. White about their musical, “Spellbound – A Musical Fable” that is being  produced by Stray Dog Theatre this August in St. Louis.  Gary and Robert also discuss the creative process of writing a musical.

 

 

Jul 19, 2015

Deborah talks with Edward Coffield, director for Insight Theatre’s production of “Moon Over Buffalo” that plays in St. Louis July 24th – August 9th at the Haegney Theatre on the campus of Nerinx hall.  They discuss the well loved play and how it relates to other situational comedies and farces as it’s a little bit of both.  Deborah and Edward also talk about the fine art of comedy, Edwards history in the theatre as a director and production manager for The Rep.

Jul 9, 2015

Deborah Sharn talks with Christine Ebersole, a two time Tony award winning actress and singer.  Christine has performed on Broadway, on TV and film, appears in concerts and cabaret and has recorded several albumns.  She will be performing her cabaret act in St. Louis at The Sheldon Auditorium Friday, July 24th

Jun 18, 2015

Deborah talks with Laura Careless about her one woman show, LOST GODDESS that Laura describes as a multi-sensory experience.  Laura Careless is a UK-born, New York-based performing artist specializing in storytelling through dance. 

Jun 11, 2015

Deborah Sharn talks with Mike Isaacson about the 2015 Muny Season and his role as producer for the Tony Award winning musical, FUN HOME the first mainstream musical about a young lesbian.

Jun 1, 2015

Deborah talks with Artistic Director, Donna Northcott about Smoking Monkey’s next show, “Game of Thrones: The Parody”.  Each spring Smoking Monkey presents an original,  late-night parody of a beloved cult movie or TV show. Smoking Monkey Theatre is a spin-off company of St. Louis Shakespeare. Past shows parodied include, “Lord of The Rings”, “The Ten Commandments”, “Valley of the Dolls”, “Star Wars” among others.

May 26, 2015

Deborah Sharn talks with Ryan Foizey, Theatre Lab’s founder and Artistic Director about his upcoming production of “The Pillowman” by Martin McDonagh.  Deborah and Ryan also discuss Theatre Lab’s 24 Play Festival that happens in late July.   

May 19, 2015

Jack Lane is the executive producer for Stages St. Louis, and he gives the run down of the summer season: Smokey Joe's Cafe May 29 - June 28 / Anything Goes July 17 - August 16 / The Full Monty September 4 - October 4

May 12, 2015

Ben Nordstrom is a St. Louis based actor and he is producing the St. Louis run of Main Street Musicals, a live concert reading series featuring St. Louis actors, directors and music directors.  The festival will present: A Good Man, The Gig, and How Green Was My Valley at the Muny's Orthwein Hall on May 24-25, 2015

Apr 21, 2015

Wayne Salomon, director and William Roth, artistic director discuss the St. Louis Actor's Studio production of ART by Yasmina Reza at the Gaslight Theater, running April 17-May 3, 2015.

Apr 14, 2015

Renee Sevier-Monsey, Director and Vincent Murphy, writer discuss the West End Players Guild production of "The Cockfighter" running April 10-19, 2015 at the Union Avenue Christian Church.

Apr 7, 2015

Jerry Vogel, actor who plays "The Mariner" and Paige Brubeck of Sleepy Kitty discuss Upstream Theater's presentation of "Rime of the Ancient Mariner" at the Kranzberg Arts Center April 10-19, 2015

Mar 31, 2015

Gary Bell, artistic director talks about Stray Dog Theater presents "The Mystery of Edwin Drood" from April 2-18, 2015 at the Tower Grove Abbey.

Mar 24, 2015

Deborah talks with Ladue News theater critic Mark Bretz about The St. Louis Theatre Circle Awards. Mark Bretz is a co founder of The St. Louis Theatre Circle an organization that awards theater artists.

Mar 17, 2015

Deborah Sharn interviews director Brad Schwartz about "Radium Girls" produced by Kirkwood Theatre Guild. Brad also discusses his training as an actor and experience directing in St. Louis.

Mar 10, 2015

Scott and Deborah interview actor/singer Robert McNichols who plays Paul Robeson in The Black Rep's production of "Paul Robeson."

Mar 3, 2015

Scott and Deborah interview Seth Gordon, Assoc. Artistic Director and producer of The Rep's "IGNITE! New Play Festival." Seth discusses the creation of IGNITE! and what three plays will be presented for the 2015 season.

Feb 24, 2015

Scott and Deborah talk with director Nick Kelly about the musical, "A New Brain" at Lindenwood's J Scheidegger Center.

Feb 17, 2015

Scott and Deborah talk with director Steve Callahan and actor Todd Schaeffer about
the West End Players Guild's production of "Mr. Marmalade" by Noah Haidle. Todd Schaeffer plays Mr. Marmalade in this production.

Feb 10, 2015

Scott and Deborah talk with William Roth and Kari Ely about St. Louis Actor Studio's
production of "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf." William Roth plays George and Kari plays Martha. William Roth is Founder/Artistic Director for St. Louis Actor's Studio.

Feb 3, 2015

Scott and Deborah talk with author Jennifer Ashley Tepper about her books, "The Untold Stories of Broadway" volume 1 & 2. Ms. Tepper has organized tales from the world most famous theaters along with stories from numerous actor, directors, producers and theater production people.

Jan 20, 2015

Scott and Deborah talk with Kathleen Sitzer and Bobby Miller about The New Jewish Theatre's production of "Imagining Madoff."  Bobby Miller plays Ponzi schemer Bernie
Madoff.

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