Yara Shahidi “Imagine That” Interview Hollywood Blvd. Woodridge, IL

The long line outside Hollywood Blvd. Theater in Woodridge, Illinois looked endless as I approached the entrance with staff writer Jessica Aymond. Mobs of little girls, boys, and parents were waiting eagerly and patiently to Read more

John Hamburg Interview Writer and Director of “I Love You, Man”

It’s not surprising that John Hamburg is soon to become a name associated with the likes of Judd Apatow and Greg Mottola, both comedy writers that direct their own work (“Knock-Up,” “Adventureland”). Hamburg is the… Read more

Jane Lynch Interview

If you are a fan of the hysterical mockumentary Christopher Guest movies (Waiting for Guffman 1996, or Best in Show 2000) you’d recognize Jane Lynch immediately as she has worked in his last three films. … Read more

Madison Davenport Interview American Girl Doll Film

Sarah’s Backstage Pass caught up with the talented child star Madison Davenport as she was on a press junket promoting the film “Kitt Kittredge: An American Girl” in Woodridge at the Hollywood Blvd. Theater. Madison … Read more

Neil Burger Interview – Director of “The Lucky Ones” Sarah Works as Party Dancer on the Film

Sarah’s Backstage Pass interviewed director Neil Burger when he was here in Chicago promoting his new film “The Lucky Ones” (2008). A graduate of Yale University and director of the acclaimed movie “The Illusionist” (2006), … Read more

Marc Fienberg – Director & Writer of “Play the Game”

Marc Fienberg is a really cool guy to meet in person. He’s smart, witty and down to earth. During our interview in Chicago on Michigan Ave., police sirens kept blaring in the background. We both … Read more

Abigail Breslin Interview “Kit Kittredge: An American Girl”


Abigail’s movie roles: My Sister’s Keeper (2009) (filming), Kit Kittredge: An American Girl (2008) …. Margaret Mildred ‘Kit’ Kittredge, Nim’s Island (2008) … Nim Rusoe, Definitely, Maybe (2008) …. Maya Hayes, No Reservations (2007) … Read more

Chris O’Donnell Interview

Roundtable Interview Ritz Carlton Hotel Chicago June 17, 2008

Chris was on a press junket for the movie Kit Kittredge: An American Girl. Chris portrays Kit’s father, Mr. Kittredge in the film. Chris discusses his … Read more

Joan Cusack Interview

Roundtable Interview Ritz Carlton Hotel Chicago June 17, 2008

Joan was on a press junket for the movie Kit Kittredge: An American Girl movie. Joan portrays Miss Bond a nutty mobile librarian and a Kittredge … Read more

Tim Gunn Interview

I was granted an interview with Tim before a Liz Claiborne Fashion Show in which he was the emcee. Tim’s official title is CCE Chief Creative Officer of Liz Claiborne Inc. TV Shows “Project Runway” … Read more

Karen Allen Exclusive Interview

Karen was in Woodridge, Illinois with other cast members of the movie “Animal House” for a reunion and a special screening of the movie at the acclaimed Hollywood Theater. Owner Ted Bulthaup granted me an … Read more

Paula Abdul on the Red Carpet in Beverly Hills 9th TV Family Awards

Greetings from the spectacular Beverly Hilton Hotel in sunny, palmed tree lined Beverly Hills, California; Sarah Adamson here reporting on location for the Ninth Family TV Awards. Sarah’s Backstage Pass was front and center on … Read more