Interview: Elizabeth Lanza and Stephen Buntrock

What is it like to make a life in the musical theatre? Elizabeth Lanza has been working in Chicago storefront theatre for several years and is now making her equity debut as Nellie in Marriott Theatre’s South Pacific. Broadway veteran Stephen Buntrock plays her Emile. They join Anne Nicholson Weber to talk about the challenges and rewards of their collaboration and their careers.

Originally published May 6, 2013 on