10 Questions for Whoopi Goldberg

When her one-woman show Whoopi opens this week on Broadway, Whoopi Goldberg will return to the same theater in which she launched her career in 1984. The comedian and actress spoke last week to TIME'S Jeffrey Ressner about her new show, her old friends and the joke that got her into trouble while she was campaigning for John Kerry this fall.

IS THERE A THEME TO YOUR SHOW?

I'm trying to put together who we are post-9/11 and how it affects our relationships to our children and our world. You talk to kids today, and something has been added to their...