Videos From Past Workshops
Each summer, we have masterclasses with Broadway’s finest artists, who share their experiences, methods, philosophy, and inspiration. The overarching idea is that we are all peers, with a passion for theatre and a common interest in the continued growth of the art form.
Scroll down for excerpts from visits with Stephen Sondheim, Lin Manuel Miranda, Bobby Lopez, Susan Stroman, Jerry Mitchell, Michael Mayer, Harvey Fierstein, Chita Rivera, Charles Strouse, Tom Kitt, Seth Rudetsky, Roger Rees, Christian Borle, Brad Oscar, and more.
An overview of the Broadway Teachers Workshop, the 2019 workshops, guests and participants from around the world. Highlights from the 2019 BTW with Tony winners Jason Robert Brown, Hamilton director Thomas Kail, Tootsie’s Santino Fontana, and Beetlejuice’s Alex Brightman. Tony Award winning Broadway director of JERSEY BOYS, TOMMY, AIN’T TOO PROUD, Des McAnuff at the 2019 Broadway Teachers Workshop. Lin Manuel Miranda speaks about Hamilton, his inspirations, his family and his favorite teachers from high school and college. Highlights from the 2018 Broadway Teachers Workshop! Dame Diana Rigg talks about My Fair Lady and her life in the theatre Tony Award winning composer and director of The Band’s Visit, David Yazbek and David Cromer, at BTW 2018. HAMILTON Associate Music Director Ian Weinberger teaches music direction at BTW 2018 Tony nominee Leigh Silverman (Violet) teaches directing at the BTW 2018. Andrew Rannells (Book of Mormon, Hamilton, Falsettos) at the BTW 2018. The Sondheim-Hal Prince Story & Concert Pasek & Paul talk about Dear Evan Hansen, their education, inspirations, creative process and their friendship. Tony nominee Lonny Price teaches musical theatre directing at BTW 2018 Directing Workshop with the renowned FIASCO Theatre Company, creators of the Roundabout Into The Woods revival. Bobby and Kristin Lopez, the writers of FROZEN, THE BOOK OF MORMON, and AVENUE Q, talk about their relationship, creative process and family life. Tony Award winner Leslie Odom, Jr talks about creating the role of Aaron Burr in Broadway’s Hamilton at the Broadway Teachers Workshop. Broadway star Christian Borle talks candidly about his life, loves, and creative process. Chris Jackson, who created the role of George Washington in Broadway’s Hamilton, talks about working with Lin Manuel Miranda and his educational inspirations. Tony, Drama Desk and Obie Award winning playwright, Terrence McNally talks about his work, his early influences, and the future of theatre. Excerpts from the 2016 Broadway Teachers Workshop, featuring the casts and creators of Hamilton, Shuffle Along, Fun Home, and On Your Feet. Tony Award winner Renee Elise Goldsberry speaks about creating her role in Hamilton. Star of Broadway’s Hamilton, Javier Munoz, speaks at the Broadway Teachers Workshop. Stephen Sondheim interviewed by Jonathan Marc Sherman… Tony Danza on his journey from high school teacher to professional actor… Broadway legend Chita Rivera… Five time Tony Award winner Susan Stroman… Lin Manuel Miranda talks about Hamilton before he’d written it – and his show In The Heights… Tony Award winner Christian Borle and Tony nominee Brad Oscar and John Cariani talk about Something Rotten! and making new musicals… Jerry Mitchell, Director/Choreographer of Kinky Boots, On Your Feet, Legally Blonde, Hairspray, and more talks about his high school, his love for theatre, and what makes him excel at his craft… Broadway legend Harvey Fierstein talks about Newsies, Hairspray, and a life in the theatre… Frozen, Book of Mormon and Avenue Q creator Bobby Lopez talks about teaching, learning, and writing with Trey Parker and Matt Stone… Three time Tony Award winner and Broadway Legend Charles Strouse talks about his career, from Bye Bye Birdie to Applause to Annie. He shares his greatest life lessons and some very juicy anecdotes… Tony and Pulitzer Prize winner Tom Kitt talks about Next To Normal, Bring It On and his new projects… Broadway favorite Seth Rudetsky dishes with some of his favorite performers, Kerry Butler and Paul Castree… Roger Rees, who first took Broadway by storm when he played Nicholas Nickelby with the RSC, directed the Tony Award winning triumph Peter And The Starcatcher. He joined us with Rick Elice, playwright of Peter…, to talk about their work and life together… Michael Mayer, director of American Idiot and Thoroughly Modern Millie, worked with actors on a scene from a new play… Broadway music director David Loud works with some of New York’s most beautiful singers for a Sondheim interpretation class and concert, especially created for Broadway Teachers Workshop every summer! Tony Award nominees from Broadway’s Memphis talk about creating the Tony winning best musical over several years, the value of tenacity, and their education… More Broadway Teachers Workshop highlights…