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Monday, November 30, 2020

In The Midst Of The Pandemic These Off-Broadway Innovators Found A Novel Way To Present Live Theater by Jeryl Brunner

Group Dot BR theater celebrates the centennial of literary titan Clarice Lispector in an immersive way.

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Nominated For 15 Tony Awards, Here’s A Unique Way To Get A Dose Of ‘Jagged Little Pill’ by Jeryl Brunner

For the first time in nearly 10 months, the Broadway cast of Jagged Little Pill will reunite for a live concert.

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Sunday, November 29, 2020

How One Locale Helped This Artist Find Her Voice by Jeryl Brunner

Ra'Chel Alexander transformed her art when she changed her landscape.

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How One Woman’s Vision Inspired Countless People To Find Their Power by Jeryl Brunner

Meet Toby Strout who championed a violence-free world

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Wednesday, November 11, 2020

The Fierce Evolution Of Christine Ebersole by Jeryl Brunner

Getting candid with the star of the hit TV comedy Bob Hearts Abishola

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Saturday, October 31, 2020

Laura Bell Bundy Celebrates Women In The Most Creative Way by Jeryl Brunner

With her new podcast, Women of Tomorrow, Laura Bell Bundy does a deep and exciting dive into the issues women have faced throughout history.

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How The Pause Inspired This Actress To Unleash Her Power by Jeryl Brunner

Denice Nortez went from being a technophobe to creating her own podcast.

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Thursday, October 29, 2020

An Album Made In Her Garage Chronicles Life In Quarantine by Jeryl Brunner

True Jackson's new album "Simulation" offers a fresh perspective on a teenager's reality.

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Wednesday, October 28, 2020

How Three Veteran Hit Songwriters Didn’t Let The Rules Get In The Way Of Their Dreams by Jeryl Brunner

It's never too late to start a band. Just ask Tanya Leah, Lorraine Ferro and Ilene Angel of The Inspire Project

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Monday, October 12, 2020

Despite Every Barrier, This Artist Created Safe, Socially Distant Live Theater—No Zoom Required by Jeryl Brunner

Through the non-profit, The Hundredth Hill artist residency, Krista Detor has produced live theater during the global pandemic.

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Wednesday, September 30, 2020

How One Prolific Christmas Screenwriter And Author Found A Way To Pivot During The Pandemic And Give Back by Jeryl Brunner

Karen Schaler, (aka “Christmas Karen”), the writer of the Netflix hit, A Christmas Prince, is donating proceeds from her next holiday project to help libraries and bookstores

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Why This Successful Singer-Songwriter Won’t Give Up Her Day Job by Jeryl Brunner

Heather Youman's day job at Fender helped find her voice as a singer, songwriter and actress

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Tuesday, September 29, 2020

These Powerful Journalists Are On A Mission To Help You Sift Out The Facts by Jeryl Brunner

Before the 2020 election, journalists Margaret Brennan, Amna Nawaz, and Jessica Yellin, have become MediaWise Ambassadors

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Monday, September 28, 2020

The Unique Way That Julie Taymor Brought Gloria Steinem’s Story To The Screen by Jeryl Brunner

Julie Taymor brings us behind the scenes of the new biopic, The Glorias, starring Julianne Moore and Alicia Wikander

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Thursday, September 17, 2020

These 7 Creative Celebrities Debuted Their Side Hustles During The Pandemic by Jeryl Brunner

Celebrities like Cameron Diaz, Mary J. Blige and Alicia Keys are flexing their entrepreneur muscles.

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Monday, August 31, 2020

Look What Happened When This Tony-Nominated Director Listened To Her Muse by Jeryl Brunner

Despite her fears, Kristin Hanggi stepped out of her comfort zone and wrote the new book, God, Sex, and Musical Theatre: Meditations for Unlocking the Powerful Self.

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Sunday, August 30, 2020

These Podcasters Are Celebrating Women’s Equality Day In A Special Way by Jeryl Brunner

With their Page To Stage podcast, these podcasters are inspiring people to vote.

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This Actress Is Also A Math Obi-Wan Kenobi by Jeryl Brunner

Danica McKellar is bringing her passion for sums and equations to children around the globe, supporting organizations like The Lollipop Theater Network

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Tuesday, August 25, 2020

How This Bestselling Artist Found Her Power by Jeryl Brunner

Meet Keturah Ariel Nailah Bobo

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Sunday, August 23, 2020

How Tony Winning Actresses Are Finding A Novel Way To Perform Live by Jeryl Brunner

Broadway stars like Liz Callaway, Stephanie J. Block and Rachel Bay Jones are performing in the virtual concert program, The Seth Concert Series.

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Friday, July 31, 2020

A New Dark Comedy Delves Into Female Empowerment by Jeryl Brunner

Stephanie Hsu stars in the new feminist comedy, Asking for It

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Tuesday, July 28, 2020

How This Danity Kane Alum Reinvented Herself By Reinventing Children’s Books by Jeryl Brunner

Shannon Bex co-founded the animated children's books company Vooks. The company, which launched in 2018, already has one million subscribers.

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Friday, July 24, 2020

This Visionary Artist Was Mixing Hip-Hop Into Musical Theater As Far Back As The 1970s by Jeryl Brunner

Elizabeth Swados defied convention. Just ask Meryl Streep and the many artists who worked with her.

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Friday, July 17, 2020

From Freestyle Love Supreme Superfan To Performing With The Troupe On Broadway by Jeryl Brunner

One of the newest members of Freestyle Love Supreme, Aneesa Folds performs improvisational hip-hop alongside Lin-Manuel Miranda, Christopher Jackson and Anthony Veneziale. She is a force.

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Monday, July 13, 2020

Looking For Creative Inspiration? Zoom For Free With Pulitzer Prize-Winning Playwright And Screenwriter Suzan-Lori Parks by Jeryl Brunner

For eleven years Suzan-Lori Parks and The Public Theater have been devoted to nurturing artists through the innovative program Watch Me Work

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Tuesday, June 30, 2020

When Broadway Suddenly Stopped This Broadway Ticketing Startup Figured Out How To Restart by Jeryl Brunner

A new program brings audiences to Broadway talents and virtually takes them behind the scenes

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For 17 Years This Non-Profit Theater Company Has Helped Launch Careers Of Oscar And Pulitzer Prize Nominees by Jeryl Brunner

The Tank has helped remove the economic barrier that prevents artists to create and present their work. They have taken their mission and thrived online.

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Thursday, June 18, 2020

She Had No Budget, But This Is How She Got Her Series On Amazon by Jeryl Brunner

In her new comedy series Shrinkage Purva Bedi brings us inside couples therapy.

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Monday, June 15, 2020

How This Broadway Dynamo Found Her Power by Jeryl Brunner

Asmeret Ghebremichael shares how to be part of the solution.

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Sunday, June 7, 2020

Linda Lavin On Staying Creative And Fortified by Jeryl Brunner

The Tony and Golden Globe-winning actress shares how she found her passion.

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Tuesday, May 26, 2020

Meet Google News Force LaToya Drake by Jeryl Brunner

This founding member of the Google News Initiative is devoted to build a more diverse and inclusive digital media.

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