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Wednesday, January 26, 2022

‘The Search For Signs Of Intelligent Life In The Universe,’ Now Playing At The Shed, Is As Relevant As Ever by Jeryl Brunner

Jane Wagner's epic play, originally written for Lily Tomlin, is now off Broadway starring Cecily Strong. Directed by Leigh Silverman, the show is a love letter to theater and audiences.

SOURCE: Forbes at 05:09PM
Saturday, January 22, 2022

This Entrepreneur And Author Says Inner Happiness Should Top Your List by Jeryl Brunner

Tia Graham is on a mission to inspire transformation through the science of happiness and neuroscience.

SOURCE: Forbes at 01:45PM
Wednesday, January 12, 2022

In The New Musical ‘Flying Over Sunset’ This Broadway Star Really Soars by Jeryl Brunner

Carmen Cusack plays Clare Boothe Luce in 'Flying Over Sunset.' The riveting musical brings together Luce, Aldous Huxley and Cary Grant in a very trippy way.

SOURCE: Forbes at 06:37PM
Thursday, December 30, 2021

This Broadway Star Plays A Powerful Eurydice In ‘Hadestown’ by Jeryl Brunner

A two-time Tony nominee, Eva Noblezada is a force on Broadway.

SOURCE: Forbes at 08:57AM
Sunday, December 26, 2021

This Entrepreneur And Author Took Her Passion For Fashion And Built A Thriving Career by Jeryl Brunner

Meet Nancy Flaherty, Atlanta regional director of Fashion Group International and CEO of Hidden Gems with Grace.

SOURCE: Forbes at 09:00AM
Thursday, December 23, 2021
Wednesday, December 22, 2021

Making Her Broadway Debut In ‘Clyde’s,’ Kara Young Is A Force On Stage And Screen by Jeryl Brunner

Kara Young stars with Uzo Aduba, Ron Cephas Jones, Edmund Donovan and Reza Salazar in Lynn Nottage's feast of a play.

SOURCE: Forbes at 09:23PM
Friday, December 17, 2021

In The Midst Of The Pandemic This Broadway Star Discovered Her Power by Jeryl Brunner

In her new album "Let The Music Play" Karen Mason shares her personal journey of discovery.

SOURCE: Forbes at 04:00PM
Wednesday, December 15, 2021

Meet This Performing Powerhouse Who Illuminates Bob Dylan’s Songs In ‘Girl From The North Country’ by Jeryl Brunner

Jeannette Bayardelle and the cast of 'Girl From The North Country' bring a uniquely stirring show to Broadway

SOURCE: Forbes at 03:13PM
Monday, December 6, 2021

She Helped Turn Trevor, The Groundbreaking Oscar-Winning Short Film, Into A Musical by Jeryl Brunner

Just opened last month, Trevor: The Musical is all about finding the courage to be yourself.

SOURCE: Forbes at 05:00PM
Friday, December 3, 2021

These Women Helped Bring Winnie The Pooh To Off-Broadway by Jeryl Brunner

Winnie The Pooh is the first new Disney musical to debut since Frozen.

SOURCE: Forbes at 06:37PM
Saturday, November 27, 2021

How Lindsay Crouse Discovered Her Power by Jeryl Brunner

The Oscar-nominated actress reflects on her life, career and current play, Morning's At Seven.

SOURCE: Forbes at 07:06AM
Sunday, November 21, 2021

After 66 Years Alice Childress Gets A Voice On The Broadway Stage by Jeryl Brunner

This 1955 play about racism, class, gender and what it means to be a black theater artist in America, continues to deeply resonate.

SOURCE: Forbes at 01:45PM
Tuesday, November 16, 2021

Her Album Of Reimagined Sondheim Songs That She Recorded In Her Closet Is Getting Serious Buzz by Jeryl Brunner

Meet Eleri Ward who created a viral following on TikTok with haunting folk renditions of Stephen Sondheim songs.  

SOURCE: Forbes at 07:10PM
Friday, November 12, 2021

She Helms One Of The Nation’s Great Acting Conservatories That Has Thrived For More Than 92 Years by Jeryl Brunner

Meet Pamela Moller Kareman, executive director at the Neighborhood Playhouse School of the Theater

SOURCE: Forbes at 09:18AM
Monday, November 1, 2021

This Actress Delivers A Spellbinding Performance On Broadway Without Ever Using Her Voice by Jeryl Brunner

Meet Deirdre O”Connell who stars in the riveting play, Dana H.

SOURCE: Forbes at 11:21PM
Monday, October 25, 2021

This Improv Impresario Has A New Show That Is Getting Some Serious Buzz by Jeryl Brunner

This past August Shannon O'Neill debuted RaaaatScraps. The improv world has a new contender of a show.

SOURCE: Forbes at 06:53PM
Wednesday, October 20, 2021

A New Audio Miniseries Amplifies The Lives Of Essential Workers And Their Families by Jeryl Brunner

Isolated Incidents, a six-part miniseries from the Broadway Podcast Network, highlights the universal struggles that we felt in 2020.

SOURCE: Forbes at 10:20AM
Wednesday, October 13, 2021

Karen Schaler, Writer Of The Netflix Sensation ‘A Christmas Prince,’ Has A New Royal Romantic Comedy Inspired By The Royal Family by Jeryl Brunner

This dynamic writer shares the backstory behind her newest novel and how she is also writing a movie version of it.

SOURCE: Forbes at 10:41AM
Thursday, October 7, 2021

Meet One Of Musical Theater’s Record Breaking Titans: ‘Come From Away’ Music Director, Wendy Cavett by Jeryl Brunner

Wendy Cavett made history as the first female conductor of Hamilton on Broadway.

SOURCE: Forbes at 07:19AM
Sunday, October 3, 2021

Martyna Majok Is A Pulitzer Prize-Winning Force With A Brand New Play, (‘Sanctuary City’), Projects With HBO And A Collaboration With Florence Wel by Jeryl Brunner

Martyna Majok reflects on writing and what drives her. Her play, Sanctuary City, from New York Theatre Workshop has been hailed as transcendent and masterful.

SOURCE: Forbes at 08:21AM
Thursday, September 30, 2021

Lore Segal’s Groundbreaking And Indomitable Novel, ‘Other People’s Houses,’ To Be Adapted For A Broadway-Bound Play by Jeryl Brunner

Lore Segal offers insight into her semi-autobiographical novel about a ten-year-old Jewish girl who flees Nazi-occupied Austria to live with foster families in England. It was just announced…

SOURCE: Forbes at 08:56AM
Monday, September 27, 2021

Special Olympics Athletes Collaborate To Get Their Own Sportswear Tailor-Made For Them by Jeryl Brunner

These Parsons School Of Design students joined forces with Special Olympics to create inclusive sportswear for exceptional athletes.

SOURCE: Forbes at 04:51PM
Friday, September 17, 2021

Viola Davis And Xernona Clayton Join Maya Soetoro In An Epic And Free Virtual Summit For Peace by Jeryl Brunner

Through The Peace Studio, Maya Soetoro hopes to help journalists and artists understand the key role they play in creating social movements and building empathy, especially in a chaotic worl…

SOURCE: Forbes at 05:35PM
Saturday, September 11, 2021

For Decades She Has Helped Nurture The Careers Of World-Famous Comics by Jeryl Brunner

Meet New York City comedy legend Gladys Simon

SOURCE: Forbes at 05:26PM
Friday, September 3, 2021
Tuesday, August 31, 2021
Sunday, August 29, 2021

While Fighting For Her Life, She Is Determined To Help Others Who Are Dealing With Kidney Failure by Jeryl Brunner

Despite dealing with her own kidney dialysis, Niesha Neal is devoted to giving voice to the voiceless

SOURCE: Forbes at 01:34PM
Sunday, August 22, 2021

For The First Time In 65 Years, Camille A. Brown Will Be The First Black Woman To Direct And Choreograph A Broadway Show by Jeryl Brunner

This visionary artist will direct and choreograph For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide/When The Rainbow is Enuf on Broadway.

SOURCE: Forbes at 09:44AM
Tuesday, August 17, 2021

Waitress Returns To Broadway Next Month Starring Sara Bareilles by Jeryl Brunner

The first Broadway musical in history to have four women in the four top creative team spots will be back on Broadway this September to January. For a limited time Sara Bareilles stars in th…

SOURCE: Forbes at 08:07AM
Wednesday, August 11, 2021

A New Documentary About How Theater Thrived During The Pandemic Has Two Powerhouse Women Directing And Producing by Jeryl Brunner

The Broadway community joined together to celebrate The Show Must Go On. The new documentary tells the story about how theater managed to stayed alive.

SOURCE: Forbes at 10:48AM

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REOPEN BROADWAY SEASON
Sep 14, 2021: Chicago - Ambassador Theatre
Oct 17, 2021: Dana H. - Lyceum Theatre
Mar 28, 2022: Plaza Suite - Hudson Theatre
Apr 07, 2022: The Minutes - Studio 54
Apr 28, 2022: Macbeth - Lyceum Theatre