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Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Facetime Interview: Rita Rudner: "Two's A Crowd" at 59E59 Theaters by Adam Rothenberg

Live from New York City, I interview "Lady Ha-Ha" herself, comedian Rita Rudner, about her new ORIGINAL Off-Broadway Musical Comedy Two's A Crowd. From taking risks to room service, Rita &am…

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Call Redialed: NEW Allie Trimm Interview: "Not Even The Good Things" by Adam Rothenberg

After seeing Allie Trimm in the York Theatre’s production of Enter Laughing, I am thrilled to catch-up with her about her current role in the dark-comedy Not Even The Good Things. Not Even…

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Friday, July 5, 2019

Call Answered: Cameron Burrill: "Bye Bye Birdie" at New Paradigm Theatre Company by Adam Rothenberg

This August, New Paradigm Theatre Company in Connecticut is presenting one of the most beloved musicals of our time, Bye Bye Birdie. In an American Idol-type search, New Paradigm Theatre Com…

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Thursday, July 4, 2019

Call Redialed: NEW Tori Scott Interview: "Thirsty For More" by Adam Rothenberg

My love for Tori Scott is as big as the laughs she ensues from her the stories she tells! This time around I get some juicy tales from the comedic queen as she gets ready to head out on a su…

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Tuesday, July 2, 2019

Facetime Interview: John Behlmann: "Tootsie: The Musical" by Adam Rothenberg

Live from the Marquis Theatre, where the 11-time Tony nominated Musical Tootsie plays, "Call Me Adam" chats with actor John Behlmann who originates the role of "Max Van Horn," the only new c…

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Call Redialed: NEW John Tartaglia Interview: "Mamma Mia!" at Bucks County Playhouse by Adam Rothenberg

Ever since I saw Tony nominee John Tartaglia originate the role of “Princeton/Rod” in Broadway’s Tony Award winning musical Avenue Q, I have been a fan of his. In the years following A…

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Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Conference Call: Michael Garin & Mardie Millit: "Michael & Mardie...And Other Delights" at Urban Stages by Adam Rothenberg

After reading Michael Garin & Mardie Millit’s bio on their website, I couldn’t resist accepting the opportunity to interview them! Their bio is one of the more fun bios I have read: …

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Monday, June 24, 2019

Call Answered: Polly Lee: "Leap and the Net Will Appear" presented by New Georges by Adam Rothenberg

As a Leo, the Lion is my spirit animal. So when I read about an actress who is in a show where her character wants to be a lion, how could I not put my best mane forward and find out more! I…

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Friday, June 21, 2019

Call Answered: PEPPERMINT: "RuPaul's Drag Race", World Pride 2019, "Head Over Heels" by Adam Rothenberg

From being the first out trans competitor on RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 9 to her trailblazing performance in Broadway’s Head Over Heels to her upcoming World Pride concert, I am thrilled …

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Call Answered: Sarah Withers: "Nightmare Cinema" by Adam Rothenberg

Sarah Withers is a rising actress who’s making her horror movie debut in Nightmare Cinema, five tales directed by some of the industries biggest names in the horror genre. Sarah is in the …

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Monday, June 17, 2019

Call Answered: Ilaria Della Bidia: Cutting Room Concert 6/21 and Touring with Andrea Bocelli by Adam Rothenberg

Ilaria Della Bidia is an Italian singer who has toured the world with renowned Tenor Andrea Bocelli for the past eight years. She can sing in 10 different languages including Italian, Englis…

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Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Facetime Interview with Sugar Monk owners Ektoras Binikos and Simon Jutras by Adam Rothenberg

"Call Me Adam" gets a sneak peak of Harlem's newest hot spot, Sugar Monk, as I speak with Ektoras Binikos and Simon Jutras, the owners of Sugar Monk. With great drinks and a welcoming atmosp…

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Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Call Answered: Keri Kelsey: Career Retrospective + Open Mic at the Gardenia by Adam Rothenberg

Variety is the spice of life and Keri Kelsey has done it all: traveled with the circus, rode a tiger bareback, assisted a juggler, worked as an on-the-spot radio news reporter and a literary…

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Monday, June 10, 2019

Call Answered: Michelle Tattenbaum: "25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee" at ACT of Connecticut by Adam Rothenberg

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee is one of my favorite Broadway shows. When I heard ACT of Connecticut, one of my favorite regional theatres, was mounting a production of it, I jus…

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Friday, June 7, 2019

Call Answered: Diana DeGarmo: "American Idol", "Quilt: A Musical Celebration", World Pride 2019: Stonewall 50 by Adam Rothenberg

Growing up during the AIDS Epidemic was scary. Getting educated about HIV/AIDS in school was invaluable. Having artists like Madonna and Elton John speak up and out about HIV/AIDS was healin…

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Thursday, May 30, 2019

Conference Call: Cast of "Enter Laughing" at York Theatre: Alison Fraser, Farah Alvin, Chris Dwan, and Allie Trimm by Adam Rothenberg

Last I week I got to see the hilarious musical revival of Enter Laughing at the York Theatre. This show is so much fun. The writing, the music, and of course, the very talented cast! Their c…

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Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Call Answered: Sarah-Louise Young "Julie Madly Deeply" at 59E59 Theaters by Adam Rothenberg

When you read about a show that is paying tribute to one of the world’s most renowned and cherished stars it makes you want to find out more. That is exactly what happened when I read abou…

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Saturday, May 25, 2019

Call Answered: Eliana Alexander: "Perpetual Grace LTD", "Tilt" an adventure/sci-fi novel series by Adam Rothenberg

Eliana Alexander is an award-winning actor (ALMA & NYIIFVF), novelist, screenwriter and choreographer. She has been immersed in the entertainment world, in front of and behind the camera…

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Friday, May 24, 2019

Call Answered: Ana Sophia Heger: CBS' "Life In Pieces" by Adam Rothenberg

One of my favorite interviews on “Call Me Adam” are with performers just starting out in their career and then getting to see where they go. At just six years old, Ana Sophia Heger, has …

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Friday, May 17, 2019

Call Redialed: NEW Andrew Lippa Interview: "The Man In The Ceiling", "Unbreakable", and "John & Jen" by Adam Rothenberg

Four years after our first interview together, I’m thrilled to be able to catch up with Emmy winner and Tony/Grammy nominee Andrew Lippa to discuss the release of his recent cast recording…

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Call Redialed: NEW Jay Armstrong Johnson Interview: "The Phantom of the Opera" by Adam Rothenberg

By the time I got to interview Jay Armstrong Johnson in 2012, I had already been a big fan of his as I had previously seen him in the Broadway revival of Hair & the Off-Broadway producti…

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Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Call Answered: Randy Sharp: Axis Theatre Company's Founder/Artistic Director + "Last Man Club" by Adam Rothenberg

After featuring Emily Kratter on “Call Me Adam,” I have gotten to know a bit more about Off-Broadway’s Axis Theatre Company. Now, in their 20th Anniversary Season, it is a real honor t…

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Friday, May 10, 2019

Call Redialed: NEW Travis Moser Interview: "Just One Look: The Songs of Linda Ronstadt" at The Green Room 42 by Adam Rothenberg

I love it when my talented friends do great things! Travis Moser is debuting a brand new concert which excites me to no end because he presenting Just One Look: The Songs of Linda Ronstadt a…

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Thursday, May 9, 2019

Call Redialed: NEW Cady Huffman Interview: "Miss Peggy Lee: In Her Own Words and Music" at The Green Room 42 by Adam Rothenberg

I LOVE interviewing Tony Award winner Cady Huffman. We always have a great time together, though, the best time we’ve had so far was when Cady, Daphne Rubin-Vega, Kenyon Phillips & I a…

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Wednesday, May 8, 2019

Call Answered: Patricia Fitzpatrick: Provincetown CabaretFest May 29-June 2, 2019 by Adam Rothenberg

Provincetown is my favorite place in the whole world! It has everything I love about life…beaches, delicious food, ice cream, and most of all arts & entertainment! Provincetown has tru…

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Tuesday, May 7, 2019

Call Answered: Linton Smith II: "Playing Hot" at Pipeline Theatre Company's Theater 511 by Adam Rothenberg

Like Madonna says, “Music makes the people come together” and that is what I love about this new show Playing Hot, “an explosive new show that takes you inside a brassy New Orleans dan…

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Sunday, May 5, 2019

Call Redialed: NEW Mairi Dorman-Phaneuf Interview: "More About The Melody: Rodgers & Co" at Birdland Jazz by Adam Rothenberg

After our July 2018 interview about Mairi Dorman-Phaneuf’s More About The Melody, I am thrilled to sit back down with Mairi to discuss her next installment. This show will spotlight the mu…

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Friday, May 3, 2019

Call Answered: Lauren Maul: "Bucolic" at Judson Memorial Church by Adam Rothenberg

When I heard about Lauren Maul’s new musical Bucolic, I was so intrigued by its concept, subject matter & the fact that the musical features fellow “Call Me Adam” participant Micha…

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Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Call Redialed: NEW Joan Ryan Interview: "Joan Ryan Live" at Birdland Theater by Adam Rothenberg

I feel so blessed to be able to interview Joan Ryan again! This is our fourth or fifth interview together and we always find new things to talk about. This time around we are talking about h…

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Call Answerd: David Crabb: "US & Them & Me & You" at Axis Theatre Company by Adam Rothenberg

What a great chat I had with David Crabb about his latest solo show, US & Them & Me & You, which will be presented for one-night only at Axis Theatre Company before heading to th…

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Friday, April 26, 2019

Call Redialed: NEW Ryan Bauer-Walsh Interview: "The Who's TOMMY" at Seven Angels Theatre by Adam Rothenberg

Last time Ryan Bauer-Walsh & I spoke, he was getting ready to sail around the world performing on a cruise ship. Now that he is back in New York, I am thrilled we get to catch up as he g…

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