Interview

Laiona Michelle Sparkles as Nina Simone in GSP's "Little Girl Blue"

Nina Simone was a cultural icon who used her creativity to attract a worldwide audience and spread a message of social and personal injustice and racial inequality. Learn More

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"Little Girl Blue: The Nina Simone Musical" Premieres at George Street Playhouse

Join Jesse and Dave as they talk with the creators of this new musical, which depicts Simone’s passionate journey from classical piano child prodigy to the High Priestess of Soul. Learn More

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BWW Interview: Director/Choreographer Devanand Janki and LITTLE GIRL BLUE-THE NINA SIMONE MUSICAL at George Street Playhouse

This production takes the stage under the vision of Director/Choreographer Devanand Janki, an award winning director and choreographer based in New York City. Learn More

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Laiona Michelle Talks About "Little Girl Blue: The Nina Simone Musical"

This might be the right time for Nina Simone—15 years after her death. That’s what Laiona Michelle thinks, and, in a way, Michelle will be testing that idea by bringing the singer-activist to life in a world-premiere musical show at George Street Playhouse. Learn More

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Devanand Janki Talks to iCRV Radio

Another production that was workshopped in CT goes to bigger things. Director Devanand Janki talks to iCRV Radio. Learn More

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Betsy Aidem Puts a Woman's Touch on George Street Playhouse's "A Doll's House, Part 2

Betsy Aidem is a veteran actress you might have seen on Broadway. Or maybe on an episode of “Law & Order: SVU.” Or maybe on the big screen last year in “The Greatest Showman.” Learn More

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Betsy Aidem’s “A Doll’s House”–Ibsen’s Norwegians Would

Me Too, The Women’s Marches, and now the Blue Wave in the House of Representatives all came after Lucas Hnath wrote his darkly comedic take on what would happen if Henrik Ibsen’s Nora, from “A Doll’s House,” came back after one of the most famous exits in theatrical history—or her-story. Learn More

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Broadway Actress Turned Director Brings Women’s Perspectives to Tony Award-winning Play at George Street Playhouse

With a distinguished performance career spanning theatre, television, film, and the Broadway Stage, veteran actress Betsy Aidem—already known to local audiences for three critically acclaimed performances at George Street Playhouse—will make her professional directing debut with GSP’s second production of the season. Learn More

A Look At Betsy Aidem, Director of "A Doll's House, Part 2" at George Street Playhouse

Betsy Aidem has seen the stage from both sides now. An award-winning actress, Aidem is taking her first professional turn as a director, guiding the George Street Playhouse production of Lucas Hnath’s comedy A Doll’s House, Part 2. Learn More

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Flor De Liz Perez in GSP Production "The Trial of Donna Caine"

Flor De Liz Perez makes her George Street Playhouse debut in the world premiere of The Trial of Donna Caine. Perez plays the role of Marine Staff Sergeant Donna Caine. Perez came into the WBGO studios to talk to News Director Doug Doyle about the show and her career. Learn More