Willie Garson from “Sex and the City” Interview

Willie Garson was in Naperville, Illinois during the opening weekend of Sex and the City 2 at the Hollywood Palm Theater in Naperville, Illinois. I introduced him during a film screening and conducted the Q&A … Read more

Christopher Egan, Star of “Letters to Juliet” Interview

Sarah’s Backstage Pass was granted a video interview with Christopher Egan at the beautiful Elysian Hotel in Chicago. The Australia actor is very charming, witty and lots of fun to interview. He spoke with me … Read more

Tanner Maquire “From Letters to God” Cast & Crew Interview

Pictured Top Left: David Nixon (Director); Top Right: Patrick Doughtie (Co-Director, writer and real life father of Tyler, the film’s main character); Pictured lower right: Tanner Maquire (Tyler Doherty – the film’s main character)Read more

Interview Jeff Kinney, Zachary Gordon and Robert Capron Author and Stars of Diary of a Wimpy Kid

Sarah Adamson interviewed Jeff Kinney author of Diary of a Wimpy Kid and the stars Zachary Gordon and Robert Capron from the film at the Four Seasons Hotel in Chicago March 11, 2010.… Read more

Anika Noni Rose Interview: the ‘Princess’ from Disney’s “The Princess and the Frog”

Backstage Notes:

I was scheduled for a TV interview with Anika and was thrilled to interview her at the Four Seasons Hotel in Chicago. She’s petite and very beautiful. Dressed in a purple sweater jumper Read more

Don Hahn: Animator, Producer, Director and Peter Schneider: Former President of Disney Animation Interview

Don Hahn, Sarah Adamson and Peter Schneider

Sarah’s Backstage Pass Interviews Disney Film Legends: Don Hahn: Animator, Producer, Director and Peter Schneider: Former President of Animation on Behalf of their New Film, Waking Sleeping BeautyRead more

Teri Garr Interview

Actress Teri Garr from the film “Young Frankenstein”Read more

Spike Jonze and Catherine Keener Interview

Pictured Above: Maurice Sendak, Spike Jonze and Max Records

I interviewed Spike Jonze writer and director of “Where The Wild Things Are” in Chicago at the Trump Hotel. Catherine Keener who plays Max’s mom in … Read more

Michael Stuhlbarg Interview "The Serious Man" New Cohen Brothers Film

My interview with Michael Stuhlbarg was the first of the day and as luck may have it while waiting in the chic lobby of the Trump Tower Hotel in Chicago I spotted Michael out of … Read more

Rumer Willis Interview

The interview took place in an elaborate suite at the Ritz Carlton Hotel in Chicago in September of 2009. Rumer was on a press junket for her film “Sorority Row.” She’s the daughter of Demi … Read more

Richard Kind Interview

Although he may be a delightful distraction on set, actor, Richard Kind gets serious with Sarah’s Backstage Pass.

In the latest Coen brothers’ dark comedy, A Serious Man, actor, Richard Kind (Spin City, Curb … Read more

Mitchel Musso: “The Best of Both Worlds"

Sarah’s Backstage Pass Chats with Hannah Montana Co-star

Photo credit: Brian Lowe

Actor and musician, Mitchel Musso, 18, is most known for his role, Oliver Oken, in the hit television series and film, “Hannah Montana” … Read more

Charlyne Yi and Jake Johnson Interview

Little Indie Film “Paper Heart” Has A Big Heart

Photo by Sarah Adamson

Sarah’s Backstage Pass was granted an interview with writer, actress and artist Charlyne Yi and actor Jake Johnson both starring in the … Read more

Yara Shahidi Hollywood Newcomer Interview

Co-star of the new film “Imagine That”

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

“My mind just works in a comedic way”…

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 … Read more

Jane Lynch Interview

Jane Lynch: A Rising StarRole Models, 40 Year Old Virgin, A Mighty Wind

If you are a fan of the hysterical mockumentary Christopher Guest movies (Waiting for Guffman 1996, or Best in Show 2000) you’d … Read more

Madison Davenport Interview

Meet Madison Davenport Co-Star in Recent American Girl 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 … Read more

Neil Burger Interview – Director of “The Lucky Ones”

Sarah’s Backstage Pass was granted an interview with director Neil Burger while he was here in Chicago promoting his new film “The Lucky Ones.” A graduate of Yale University and director of the acclaimed film … Read more

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

Marc Fienberg photo by Sarah Adamson

Backstage Notes:

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 … Read more

Abigail Breslin Interview

Roundtable Interview Ritz Carlton Hotel Chicago June 17, 2008

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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