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Introducing EW Lightbulb: Conversations about creativity

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Lightbulb is an EW interview series featuring conversations with today’s leading creators about how they work and where they find inspiration.

Episode 2: Tavi Gevinson talks ‘Rookie,’ Broadway, and why she wants Lorde to interview Kanye
After rising to prominence as a teenager with her blog The Style Rookie, Tavi Gevinson launched Rookie, an online culture mag geared towards teenage girls. This year, she made her Broadway debut, opposite Michael Cera and Kieran Culkin, in the revival of Kenneth Lonergan’s This Is Our Youth. In the second episode of Lightbulb, EW’s Darren Franich asked about Gevinson’s beginnings as a writer, the transition into acting, and her dream Rookie piece: An interview between Lorde and Kanye West.

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Tavi Gevinson talks 'Rookie,' Broadway, and why she wants Lorde to interview Kanye

Style blogger, magazine editor, fashion icon, actress, incipient voice-of-a-generation: Tavi Gevinson has established herself as a leading multihyphenate creative voice in the digital era, and that was all before she added “high school graduate” to her resumé. READ FULL STORY

Michael Cera, Kieran Culkin, Tavi Gevinson shine as Broadway's 'Youth'

The kids are taking over the Great White Way. Since its first production in 1996, Kenneth Lonergan’s caustic comedy This Is Our Youth has attracted the likes of Jake Gyllenhaal, Anna Paquin, and Mark Ruffalo. And on Sept. 11, the three-person play about wealthy teens in early-’80s Manhattan makes its Broadway debut with a new trio of stars. Kieran Culkin, Tavi Gevinson, and Michael Cera, fresh off a trial run at Chicago’s Steppenwolf Theatre, tell EW how their lives led them to This. READ FULL STORY

Michael Cera, Kieran Culkin to star on Broadway

Michael Cera and Kieran Culkin are slated to star together on Broadway in Kenneth Lonergan’s play This Is Our Youth, a comedy about the high times and aimless lives of two disaffected young men.

Lonergan said Tuesday that Cera, whose credits include Arrested Development, Juno and Superbad, and Culkin, of Igby Goes Down and Cider House Rules, will bring the play to Broadway in the fall after a stop this summer at Chicago’s Steppenwolf Theatre Company. All three will be making their Broadway debuts.

The woman in the middle of the pair will be played by Tavi Gevinson, who founded a web magazine for teenage girls and acted in the film Enough Said. The production will be directed by Anna D. Shapiro and will have original music by Rostam Batmanglij of the band Vampire Weekend.

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