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Thursday, September 12, 2019

Call Answered: Kim Wayans: "An Act of God", "In Living Color" + "I'm Gonna Git You Sucka" by Adam Rothenberg

I grew up watching In Living Color. This was one of the funniest shows on TV. When Kim Wayans, sister of Keenan Ivory Wayans, Damon Wayans, Marlon Wayans and Shawn Wayans, called, I answere…

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"Baring It All with Call Me Adam" Podcast: Episode #5: Kyle Dean Massey by Adam Rothenberg

In this episode of Baring It All with Call Me Adam I sit down with actor/singer Kyle Dean Massey. Kyle is best known for his Broadway roles in Wicked, Pippin, Next to Normal, and Xanadu as w…

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Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Call Answered: Dana Dellinger: "A Saturday Night Drive" benefit for Tyler Clementi Foundation by Adam Rothenberg

Dana Dellinger was born in La Salle-Peru, a small town near Chicago, IL. At 17, she was cast in her first professional play, The Second Time Around. From there, Dana has spent her career pe…

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Monday, September 9, 2019

Call Answered: Jen Fellman: "Forbidden Drive" + Feinstein's/54 Below show by Adam Rothenberg

Jen Fellman is a singer, actor, writer and cabaret performer living and working in New York City. Her story of survival after heartbreak resonates with me. Her living and working in Paris pr…

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Saturday, September 7, 2019

Call Answered: Vincent Farr: "The Dark Knight Rises", "One Tree Hill", "Fear Me Yet?", "Avengement" by Adam Rothenberg

Vincent Farr is a rising actor who’s known for roles inThe Dark Knight Rises, Fear Me Yet?, The Right To Live, Avengement, & One Tree Hill. I had a great time speaking with Vincent abo…

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Friday, September 6, 2019

Call Redialed: NEW Craig Ramsay Interview: "He's Fit" on YouTube and OutTV in Canada by Adam Rothenberg

Last year I got to interview actor and fitness expert Craig Ramsay when he was starring in ACT of CT’s production of Mamma Mia. Since that interview, I have gotten to know Craig better. So…

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Thursday, September 5, 2019

Call Redialed: NEW Stephen Cole Interview: "Merman's Apprentice" + "Casper The Friendly Musical" by Adam Rothenberg

I first met award-winning musical theatre writer Stephen Cole in 2015/2016 when his show Merman’s Apprentice (with music by David Evans) was making his NYC debut at Birdland. I had so much…

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Wednesday, September 4, 2019

Call Answered: Barry Jay: Barry's Bootcamp + "Ashes" horror film by Adam Rothenberg

I have been taking classes at Barry’s Bootcamp since 2014. In 2015, not only did I finally get to meet the man behind the Bootcamp, Barry Jay himself, but I got to be instructed by him too…

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Sunday, September 1, 2019

Call Answered: Alexis Michelle: "RuPaul's Drag Race", DragCon, & "Alexis Michelle Sings Judy Garland" at Club Cumming by Adam Rothenberg

From drag to Judy, Alexis Michelle is doing it all! Alexis is known for being a contestant on Season 9 of RuPaul’s Drag Race and TLC’s hit wedding makeover reality special, Drag Me Down …

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Friday, August 30, 2019

Conference Call: Randall Lobb and Rob McCallum: "He-Man" documentary "Power of Grayskull" by Adam Rothenberg

I am just beyond excited to have the opportunity to interview Randall Lobb and Rob McCallum, the writers and directors of the fantastic documentary The Power of Grayskull : The Definitive Hi…

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Baring It All with Call Me Adam Podcast: Episode #4: Ashley Griffin: Actress and Writer by Adam Rothenberg

In this episode of Baring It All with Call Me Adam, I sit down with actress and writer Ashley Griffin (known for Forever Deadward: The Vampire Musical Parody) as we discuss her numerous upco…

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Wednesday, August 28, 2019

Call Answered: Lauren O’Leary: "Little Gem" at Irish Repertory Theatre by Adam Rothenberg

With numerous credits overseas, actress Lauren O’Leary is making her Off-Broadway debut in Irish Repertory Theatre’s Little Gem. It’s so exciting to have been given the opportunity to …

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Call Answered: Lexy Kolker: "Freaks" the film + being a child actress by Adam Rothenberg

At just 10 years old, Lexy Kolker, who you may recognize from Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D, is the lead in the upcoming genre-bending psychological thriller Freaks. I had the pleasure of speaking …

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Monday, August 26, 2019

Call Answered: Jailen Bates: "WITs Academy", "Superior Donuts", "Teachers" by Adam Rothenberg

Jailen Bates is a child actor on the rise. He is best known for being a series regular on Nickelodeon’s WITs Academy playing the role of “Ben.” He has also been seen in guest starring …

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Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Baring It All with Call Me Adam Podcast: Episode #3: Magician and Mentalist Gary Ferrar by Adam Rothenberg

In the third episode of Baring It All with Call Me Adam, I chat with magician and mentalist Gary Ferrar about his incredible show Nothing Here Is Real. This fun, jaw-dropping magic and menta…

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Thursday, August 15, 2019

Call Answered: JAC Carrera: Child Actor: "Gotham", "Facts of Life", "Swinging Into Action" by Adam Rothenberg

One of the most interesting interview opportunities I get is with child actors because you never know where they will end up. I always hope I’ll have the chance to chat with them now, at t…

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Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Conference Call: Leah Forster, Dana Friedman, Liz Glazer: "LOL Nidrei: Unforgivably Naughty Jewish Comedy by Adam Rothenberg

As someone who used to perform Stand-Up comedy, I love interviewing comedians. I remember performing on a few Jewish/Gay specific comedy shows and it was great seeing the wide range of jokes…

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Saturday, August 10, 2019

Call Answered: Robyn Lynne Norris: "#DateMe: An OkCupid Experiment" by Adam Rothenberg

A few weeks ago I saw the new Off-Broadway musical #DateMe: An OkCupid Experiment, written by Robyn Lynne Norris. This show was so relatable and the audience interaction was fantastic. This …

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Thursday, August 8, 2019

Call Answered: Michael McAssey: "PIANO BAR LIVE!" at The Duplex by Adam Rothenberg

There are very few piano bars left in NYC, which is why I’m so excited by this new venture that Scott Barbarino has come up with, PIANO BAR LIVE! at The Duplex, that will feature MAC Award…

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Call Answered: Tony D. Head: "Strive", "Lazy Susan", "Joker" by Adam Rothenberg

Tony D. Head is an actor and inspiration. He is known for his recurring role as “Major Bobby Reed” on HBO's The Wire. He has recurring roles on Amazon's PRIDE the SERIES, Amazon's Asunde…

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Tuesday, August 6, 2019

Call Redialed: NEW Donna Vivino Interview: "DNA" + "Waiting For Johnny Depp" by Adam Rothenberg

I first got to interview Broadway’s Donna Vivino back in 2014 when she was getting to release her debut album Beautiful Dreamer. It’s so exciting to catch up with her as we discuss the r…

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Monday, August 5, 2019

Call Answered: Adam Lindo: Netflix's "Orange is the New Black" The Final Season, Season 7 by Adam Rothenberg

Seven seasons has flown by in the blink of an eye! I can’t believe this is it for Netflix’s award winning series Orange is the New Black. I am so excited to have the opportunity to inter…

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Baring It All with Call Me Adam Podcast: Episode #2: Singer & Associate Director Seth Sikes by Adam Rothenberg

In the second episode of my new podcast Baring It All with Call Me Adam, I interview Singer and Associate Director Seth Sikes. We discuss his return to Feinstein’s/54 Below singing the son…

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Sunday, August 4, 2019

Call Answered: Mauricio Martinez: "De México To Broadway" at Feinstein's/54 Below by Adam Rothenberg

“Get On Your Feet, get up and make it happen!” That is just Mauricio Martinez has done, making himself a household name in Mexico and Latin America. Two years ago this international sens…

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Friday, August 2, 2019

Conference Call: Playwright Michael Shenefelt and Director Ezra Barnes: "Heloise" at Broadway Bound Theatre Festival by Adam Rothenberg

When I read the press release for Michael Shenefelt’s play Heloise that is part of the Broadway Bound Theatre Festival, I was very intrigued by this complicated love story based upon the t…

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Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Call Answered: Sean Patrick Murtagh: "Mario! A Salute To The Great Lanza" at The Green Room 42 by Adam Rothenberg

I have known Sean Patrick Murtagh for several years and am thrilled that we can finally meet up to discuss the debut of his concert Mario! A Salute To The Great Lanza, celebrating the life …

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Monday, July 29, 2019

Call Answered: Chris Mann: "A Night With The Phantom at Feinstein's at Vitello's" by Adam Rothenberg

When I heard Chris Mann sing “Music of the Night,” I melted. His voice is so rich & powerful! I wish I could have seen him in the 25th Anniversary Tour of The Phantom of the Opera, …

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Thursday, July 25, 2019

Call Answered: Amanda Hunt: "Monica Lewinsky Sings Your Heart Out" by Adam Rothenberg

In the 1990s, I, like most everyone else, was glued to their TVs as the Monica Lewinsky/Bill Clinton scandal unfolded. From that famous blue dress to Bill’s exclamation “I did not have s…

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Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Baring It All with Call Me Adam Podcast: Episode 1: Producer Tom D'Angora by Adam Rothenberg

In the premiere episode of my new podcast "Baring It All with Call Me Adam," I interview three-time Drama Desk nominated producer Tom D'Angora. We discuss his latest show A Musical About Sta…

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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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