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Saturday, November 26, 2022

She’s Playing A Life-Changing Role On Broadway In ‘Leopoldstadt’ by Jeryl Brunner

Faye Castelow shines in this devastatingly haunting Tom Stoppard play.

SOURCE: Forbes at 11:12PM
Tuesday, November 22, 2022

Actress Quincy Tyler Bernstine Finds A Chilling Role In ‘Evanston Salt Costs Climbing’ by Jeryl Brunner

Will Arbery's play shows how life teeters on the brink.

SOURCE: Forbes at 05:39PM
Saturday, November 19, 2022

She’s Bad Cinderella. Meet The Woman Playing The Title Role Of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Broadway Bound Musical by Jeryl Brunner

No damsel in distress, Linedy Genao plays a new Cinderella in 'Bad Cinderella.'

SOURCE: Forbes at 06:39PM
Thursday, November 17, 2022

Linda Lavin Plays The Role Of Lifetime In ‘You Will Get Sick’ by Jeryl Brunner

Don't let the title fool you. 'You Will Get Sick,' presented by Roundabout Theatre Company, is truly a life-affirming play.

SOURCE: Forbes at 10:03AM
Monday, November 14, 2022

How These Performers Found Their Power In The New Musical ‘Only Gold’ by Jeryl Brunner

This MCC production merges Kate Nash's songs with Andy Blankenbuehler's choreography

SOURCE: Forbes at 11:53AM
Friday, November 11, 2022

‘Fleishman Is In Trouble’: Taffy Brodesser-Akner Talks Turning Her Bestseller Into A New FX Series by Jeryl Brunner

At the 'Fleishman Is In Trouble' Premiere Taffy Brodesser-Akner and Jesse Eisenberg share the backstory behind the series.

SOURCE: Forbes at 02:28PM
Monday, October 31, 2022

What If Shakespeare’s Juliet Got A Second Chance To Live And Call The Shots Her Way? The New Broadway Musical ‘& Juliet’ Explores Life After by Jeryl Brunner

& Juliet combines hit pop songs like "Roar," and "Can't Stop The Feeling" with a book from the Emmy-winning writer of Schitt’s Creek to create a new ending for one of Shakespeare's gre…

SOURCE: Forbes at 01:56PM
Sunday, October 30, 2022

This Broadway Star Brings Iconic Mom Elaine Miller To Broadway In The New Musical ‘Almost Famous’ by Jeryl Brunner

Anika Larsen on working with Cameron Crowe and making a beloved character, played on screen by Frances McDormand, all her own.

SOURCE: Forbes at 11:59PM
Saturday, October 29, 2022

In Her New Piece, This Visionary Dancer And Performance Artist Explores How We Manage Grief And Rage by Jeryl Brunner

In 'Mourning After Mornings' Vanessa Anspaugh tells an ancient story about aging and loss in a contemporary way.

SOURCE: Forbes at 05:00PM
Wednesday, October 26, 2022

This Out-Of-The-Box Hit Theater Piece Is Performed Before An Audience Of Five by Jeryl Brunner

Bottom Of The Ocean is a sold-out immersive sensation in Bushwick, Brooklyn

SOURCE: Forbes at 11:01PM
Sunday, October 23, 2022

This Designer Is Devoted To Making Accessible Clothing As Wearable Art by Jeryl Brunner

Meet Montreal-based design dynamo Katrin Leblond.

SOURCE: Forbes at 11:26AM
Saturday, October 22, 2022

This Former Ballerina Continued The Legacy Of A Female-Owned Coffee And Tea Shop In Yorktown Dating Back To The 1800s by Jeryl Brunner

Meet Celeste Gucanac of Mobjack Bay Coffee Roasters and Petite Café. And discover other great finds in Greater Williamsburg.

SOURCE: Forbes at 11:39AM
Monday, October 17, 2022

Executive Produced By Meryl Streep, Sarah Jones’ Film ‘Sell/Buy/Date’ Seeks Answers About The Sex Industry by Jeryl Brunner

This month Sarah Jones makes her directorial debut in a film that she wrote and stars in.

SOURCE: Forbes at 08:13AM
Friday, October 14, 2022

‘Pose’ Star Angelica Ross Breaks Records Playing Roxie Hart In ‘Chicago’ On Broadway by Jeryl Brunner

Angelica Ross is the first openly trans woman to play a leading role on Broadway.

SOURCE: Forbes at 08:49AM
Thursday, October 13, 2022

How Self-Love Gave Melissa Etheridge The Tools She Needed To Thrive by Jeryl Brunner

The Grammy and Oscar-winning rock star embarks on a new solo show, 'My Window - A Journey Through Life,' at New World Stages.

SOURCE: Forbes at 05:37PM
Thursday, October 6, 2022

How This Broadway Star Reignited Her Creative Spirit by Jeryl Brunner

The Tony-winning performer, Stephanie J. Block, is back on Broadway in the hit musical ‘Into The Woods’

SOURCE: Forbes at 09:29AM
Thursday, September 8, 2022

A Producer Since She Was 15, This Artist Is A Creative Dynamo by Jeryl Brunner

Rachel Helson directs films for Lifetime, co-created a nonprofit to help empower children, and is the youngest person to be nominated for a Tony award.

SOURCE: Forbes at 07:41PM
Wednesday, August 31, 2022

This Art-Filled Hotel Is Like Stepping Into A Cool Museum With Room Service by Jeryl Brunner

With over 400 pieces of world-class art in public spaces and rooms, the Daxton Hotel elevates the art hotel to a new level.

SOURCE: Forbes at 09:31AM
Thursday, August 25, 2022

The Stratford Festival Continues To Offer Vast Opportunities For Female Artists by Jeryl Brunner

For decades, this repertory theater company has nurtured careers. This season, for the first time in the festival's history, Hamlet is played by a woman.

SOURCE: Forbes at 03:43PM
Sunday, August 21, 2022

Martyna Majok On The Joys And Challenges Of Bringing Her Pulitzer Prize-Winning Play To Broadway by Jeryl Brunner

In 2018, Cost of Living won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama. Next month the play makes its debut on Broadway at MTC’s Samuel J. Friedman Theatre.

SOURCE: Forbes at 04:22PM
Thursday, August 18, 2022

Making Her Broadway Debut In ‘The Kite Runner,’ This Actress Defied Boundaries By Asking To Audition For Her Dream Role by Jeryl Brunner

Meet Déa Julien who understudies the pivotal male roles, Hassan and Sohrab, in 'The Kite Runner.'

SOURCE: Forbes at 08:47AM
Saturday, August 13, 2022

This Daring Play Mines The Complicated And Fractured Familial Bonds That Tether Us To The Past by Jeryl Brunner

Aya Ogawa's compelling play, 'The Nosebleed, is now playing at Lincoln Center Theater

SOURCE: Forbes at 02:13PM
Friday, July 29, 2022

After Years Away, Jenn Colella Returns To The Role That She Originated On Broadway In ‘Come From Away’ by Jeryl Brunner

In the hit musical 'Come From Away,' this Broadway star plays Capt. Beverley Bass, the first female captain of an American Airlines commercial plane.

SOURCE: Forbes at 10:23AM
Thursday, July 28, 2022

The Tectonic Theater Project Continues To Transform How Theater Is Created by Jeryl Brunner

With productions like 'the Laramie Project' and '33 Variations,' this groundbreaking company has been devising theater in a new way.

SOURCE: Forbes at 04:26PM
Monday, July 25, 2022

Despite Her Fears, Jennifer Ehle Tackles The Role Of A Lifetime Playing Gertrude In ‘Hamlet’ by Jeryl Brunner

Just days before the Park Avenue Armory production of Hamlet was set to begin, the actress playing Gertrude was injured and had to depart the show. Ehle managed to make the part her own.

SOURCE: Forbes at 03:23PM
Wednesday, July 20, 2022

This Artist Discovered Her Inner Superpower Creating Her Own Musical. by Jeryl Brunner

Meet Lourds Lane who wrote and stars in the musical, SuperYou. Not only will a concert of the show be performed at Carnegie Hall, Lane is also helping others find their valor.

SOURCE: Forbes at 02:04PM
Tuesday, July 19, 2022

She Found Her Own Epiphany Directing The New Play ‘Epiphany’ by Jeryl Brunner

Tyne Rafaeli shares the joys and challenges of directing this new Lincoln Center Theater production.

SOURCE: Forbes at 03:44PM
Thursday, June 30, 2022

A Celebration Of Dance And Chita Rivera At The Chita Rivera Awards by Jeryl Brunner

Considered the Oscars of dance, The Chita Rivera Awards honors dance in theater and film and recognizes great talents past, present and future.

SOURCE: Forbes at 09:42AM
Thursday, June 23, 2022

Working In This Cutting Edge Fifth Dimension Of Theater Jessica Hecht Discovered Unexpected Magic by Jeryl Brunner

This Breaking Bad actress stars with Mikhail Baryshnikov in 'the Orchard.' The play is an adaptation of The Cherry Orchard by Anton Chekhov.

SOURCE: Forbes at 10:49PM
Wednesday, June 22, 2022

This Actress Fulfilled Her Dream To Bring Classical Free Theater To New Yorkers In A Historic Setting by Jeryl Brunner

For six seasons Shakespeare Downtown has produced free outdoor theater at Castle Clinton National Monument in Battery Park.

SOURCE: Forbes at 06:28PM
Sunday, June 19, 2022

This Broadway Vet Took Agency Over Her Career And Co-Created An Off-Broadway Show. (And She Gets To Play Céline Dion.) by Jeryl Brunner

How these friends turned their passion project into the new musical Titanique. The show marries Céline Dion's iconic songs with the film Titanic.

SOURCE: Forbes at 09:00AM

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