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Monday, July 11, 2022

People You Should Know . . . Tanya O’Debra by Zack Calhoon

(Photo by Gregg Bellón) Tanya O’Debra (Playwright, Emily Dickinson) is a New York City-based playwright, performer, and MFA candidate at NYU Tisch School of the Arts’ Department of Dr…

SOURCE: Visible Soul at 05:33PM
Wednesday, June 15, 2022

People You Should Know . . . Nazlah Black by Zack Calhoon

Nazlah Black (they/them) is a physical theatre artist and intimacy professional whose most recent directing and devising credits include #Beavers (The Anthropologists, NYC) and Olive Struts …

SOURCE: Visible Soul at 05:37PM

People You Should Know . . . Samantha Elisofon by Zack Calhoon

Samantha Elisofon co-starred in the award-winning film, "Keep the Change," a romantic comedy that earned her a nomination for best actress at the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival, where the movie…

SOURCE: Visible Soul at 05:37PM

People You Should Know . . . Summer Minerva by Zack Calhoon

Summer Minerva is a multilingual author, performer, and educator. They are most known for their work bringing awareness to the femminielli from southern Italy. Their upcoming book, Italian T…

SOURCE: Visible Soul at 05:37PM
Friday, June 10, 2022

People You Should Know . . . Jackson Tucker-Meyer by Zack Calhoon

Jackson Tucker-Meyer (he/they), Actionplay’s Program Director, is a fabulously autistic writer, theatre artist, filmmaker, and educator. Jackson’s play Banana Guy and Banana Girl with B…

SOURCE: Visible Soul at 10:33AM
Wednesday, June 8, 2022

People You Should Know . . . Billy Hipkins by Zack Calhoon

Billy Hipkins appeared on Broadway for ten whole weeks in Anna Karenina, The Musical, toured as a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle, and had lines on every soap opera that began with a vowel. H…

SOURCE: Visible Soul at 07:18PM

People You Should Know . . . Fortune Cookie by Zack Calhoon

(Photo by Rengim Mutevellioglu) Fortune Cookie is an Asian American writer, gym owner, and burlesque performer based in New York City. She is thrilled to be producing for this year's Queerl…

SOURCE: Visible Soul at 03:54PM

People You Should Know . . . Marie Anello by Zack Calhoon

Marie Anello is a classically trained mezzo-soprano with experience in opera, musical theater, cabaret, jazz, voice acting, and drama. She has had the pleasure of performing with companies …

SOURCE: Visible Soul at 12:42PM

People You Should Know . . . Sam Kaseta by Zack Calhoon

Sam Kaseta is a nonbinary composer, vocalist, sound designer, conductor, and music director from Hartford, CT. They hold a B.A. in Music from Princeton with certificates in German and theate…

SOURCE: Visible Soul at 09:24AM
Tuesday, June 7, 2022

People You Should Know . . . Lena Horné by Zack Calhoon

Lena Horné is a diva extraordinaire based in Brooklyn, NY. A host, a singer, and all-around entertainer, she is thrilled to be debuting her solo cabaret “Come What May” as part of the Q…

SOURCE: Visible Soul at 09:24PM

People You Should Know . . . Cassel by Zack Calhoon

Cassel is a Black man living in Canada. That simple statement has impacted heavily his awareness over the past few years. Leaving Jamaica on his seventh birthday, Cassel arrived in a country…

SOURCE: Visible Soul at 07:12PM
Wednesday, June 1, 2022

People You Should Know . . . Maggie Metnick by Zack Calhoon

Maggie Metnick is an actor, writer, and comedian. She has performed improv and stand-up all over the city. She is currently using her skills to make sketch comedy content for a mortgage comp…

SOURCE: Visible Soul at 10:24PM

People You Should Know . . . Carole Montgomery by Zack Calhoon

With over 2 dozen television credits to her name, CAROLE MONTGOMERY is a respected veteran of the standup comedy scene nationwide. In addition to her numerous television appearances, Carole …

SOURCE: Visible Soul at 10:24PM
Wednesday, May 4, 2022

People You Should Know . . . Michael Takiff by Zack Calhoon

(Photo by Joe Henson) Michael Takiff is the great-great-great-great-great grandson of the legendary Hasidic sage Rabbi Levi Yitzhak of Berditchev. Michael grew up in Elizabeth, New Jersey,…

SOURCE: Visible Soul at 06:42PM
Friday, April 22, 2022

People You Should Know . . . Patrick Oliver Jones by Zack Calhoon

PATRICK OLIVER JONES - From his early roots in Birmingham, Alabama community theater to other venues like Tokyo DisneySea and Jubilee! in Las Vegas, Patrick has made his mark as an actor a…

SOURCE: Visible Soul at 04:54PM
Monday, April 18, 2022

People You Should Know . . . Jonathan Wong Frye by Zack Calhoon

Jonathan Wong Frye is a NYC based actor of Chinese, Danish and German heritage who grew up overseas, his father was a US Diplomat. He studied directing at Le Conservatoire Libre du Cinéma F…

SOURCE: Visible Soul at 09:18AM

People You Should Know . . . Zach Wegner by Zack Calhoon

Zach Wegner (Satan) has worked at The New Ohio (Worse Than Tigers), The Hypocrites (The Glass Menagerie), The New Group (Rich Boyfriend), Planet Connections (The Other Day/nominated for Bes…

SOURCE: Visible Soul at 09:18AM
Wednesday, April 6, 2022

People You Should Know . . . David Dean Bottrell by Zack Calhoon

David Dean Bottrell has been on a lot of television shows including Modern Family, Blacklist, Law & Order: SVU, FBI: Most Wanted, Rectify, Longmire, Criminal Minds, NCIS, CSI, Bones, Ma…

SOURCE: Visible Soul at 09:07AM
Thursday, March 31, 2022

People You Should Know . . . Adina Taubman by Zack Calhoon

(Photo by Melissa Hamburg) Adina Taubman (Writer/Performer) is an actor, a playwright, and a teaching artist. In 2019, Adina performed The Road Back in a workshop production, directed by Pa…

SOURCE: Visible Soul at 04:12PM
Thursday, February 3, 2022

People You Should Know . . . Kayo Tamura by Zack Calhoon

(Photo by Sue Brenner) Kayo Tamura - (Director / Actress) Kayo studied a vast range of theatrical methods at Kindai University. The Lecoq system has become her specialty. After graduating …

SOURCE: Visible Soul at 09:36AM
Wednesday, February 2, 2022

People You Should Know . . . Molly Brenner by Zack Calhoon

(Photo by Jackie Abbott) Molly Brenner is a New York City-based comedian. She had a critically lauded run at the 2019 Edinburgh Fringe Festival with her solo show I'm Coming, which Broadway…

SOURCE: Visible Soul at 09:36PM

People You Should Know . . . Howie Jones by Zack Calhoon

Howie Hypnotize is an “edu-tainer” who has a passion to teach others how the mind works through his interactive and hilarious show which includes hypnosis and mentalism. Howie has perfo…

SOURCE: Visible Soul at 07:24PM

People You Should Know . . . Brian Schiller by Zack Calhoon

Brian Schiller is a stand-up comedian originally from Queens, New York and Central Pennsylvania.  As a 21 year veteran of stand-up, it's taken Brian a little while longer than most of his …

SOURCE: Visible Soul at 05:12PM
Tuesday, February 1, 2022

People You Should Know . . . Julia VanderVeen by Zack Calhoon

Julia VanderVeen is an actor, comedian and teacher based in New York City. She has traveled much of the world performing, from Alaska to the Mediterranean and many places in between. Favorit…

SOURCE: Visible Soul at 09:18PM

People You Should Know . . . Amanda Levie by Zack Calhoon

Amanda Levie is the Director of Pueblo Revolt and the founder of No Peeking Theatre, a blind and sensory theatre experience. She graduated from Kean University with a Bachelors in Theatre pr…

SOURCE: Visible Soul at 09:18PM

People You Should Know . . . Ellie Brelis by Zack Calhoon

Ellie Brelis is a theater artist. She graduated from Emerson College where she received her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Acting. This is her first produced play, written during 2020 after a ment…

SOURCE: Visible Soul at 08:18PM

People You Should Know . . . Mark Levy by Zack Calhoon

Mark Levy (performer/writer/producer) is a Brooklyn based actor/writer. Born and raised (and Survived) in Miami, Florida. He moved to NYC shortly after finishing University of Florida and Fl…

SOURCE: Visible Soul at 02:42PM
Friday, January 28, 2022

People You Should Know . . . Will Clegg by Zack Calhoon

(Photo by Mindy Tucker) Will Clegg (Writer/Performer) is a storyteller, filmmaker, photographer, and sourdough enthusiast living in Jersey City, NJ. He is a two-time winner of Moth StorySLA…

SOURCE: Visible Soul at 05:42PM

People You Should Know . . . Amanda Erin Miller by Zack Calhoon

Amanda Erin Miller is a Brooklyn-based writer and actor. For the last decade, Amanda has toured nationally and internationally with her solo shows "The Jew in the Ashram" (Whitefire Theatre…

SOURCE: Visible Soul at 05:42PM

People You Should Know . . . Grant Bowen by Zack Calhoon

Grant Bowen (Playwright/Producer/Performer) is a storyteller that has been seen at such shows as The Moth, Nights of Our Lives, The Adam Wade from NH Show, Happy Hour Story Hour, Gems (Clust…

SOURCE: Visible Soul at 05:42PM
Thursday, January 20, 2022

People You Should Know . . . Aitor Basauri by Zack Calhoon

Aitor Basauri is an acclaimed director, writer, performer, and teacher of all things clown and the Founder and Co-Artistic Director of SpyMonkey, UK. He was one of the original creators for …

SOURCE: Visible Soul at 09:33PM

All that Chat

May 30, 2023: Grey House - Lyceum Theatre
Jun 26, 2023: Just For Us - Hudson Theatre
Jul 24, 2023: The Cottage - Hayes Theater
Nov 16, 2023: Spamalot - St. James Theatre
Dec 18, 2023: Appropriate - Hayes Theater
Mar 07, 2024: Doubt - Todd Haimes Theatre
Apr 14, 2024: Lempicka - Longacre Theatre
Apr 17, 2024: The Wiz - Marquis Theatre
Apr 18, 2024: Suffs - Music Box Theatre
Apr 25, 2024: Mother Play - Hayes Theater
Jun 10, 2024: The Drama Desk Awards