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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
Sunday, July 25, 2021

Despite Tragedy And Setbacks These Entrepreneurs Created An Epic Event For Fans Of Made-For-TV And Holiday Movies by Jeryl Brunner

Meet The Creators Of RomaDrama Live!, Gabrielle Graf Palmer and Sara Lunsford

SOURCE: Forbes at 03:27PM
Wednesday, July 14, 2021

She Is A Key Voice In One Of Puerto Rico’s Most Visionary Museums by Jeryl Brunner

The Museum of Contemporary Art of Puerto Rico works closely with underserved communities to help bring their stories to light.

SOURCE: Forbes at 12:38PM
Wednesday, June 30, 2021

The Pioneering Show ‘Hadestown’ Breaks Records For Women by Jeryl Brunner

Meet Anaïs Mitchell, the singer-songwriter and creative force who wrote Hadestown. In addition to winning eight Tony Awards, the Broadway show is the highest-grossing musical in the history…

SOURCE: Forbes at 09:36AM
Monday, June 28, 2021

For Decades, This Nutrition Scientist And Marketing Guru Has Inspired Millions To Change Misperceptions by Jeryl Brunner

Tia Rains is devoted to educating people about the food they eat. She is crusading to change the perception of monosodium glutamate, better known as “MSG.”

SOURCE: Forbes at 06:26AM
Saturday, June 26, 2021

It’s Never Too Late To Reunite With Your Dream. Just Ask This 77-Year-Old Ballroom Dance Champion by Jeryl Brunner

Liana Munro began performing in ballroom competitions in her sixties. She remains unstoppable.

SOURCE: Forbes at 05:04PM
Thursday, June 24, 2021

She Helps Singers Find Their Voice And Get Broadway Gigs by Jeryl Brunner

Meet beloved Broadway vocal coach Tracey Grimaldi

SOURCE: Forbes at 06:03PM
Tuesday, June 22, 2021

In Her New Podcast Marlo Thomas Gets Candid About Relationships by Jeryl Brunner

Get to know the podcast Double Date with Marlo Thomas and Phil Donahue

SOURCE: Forbes at 09:54PM
Monday, May 31, 2021

The Sisterhood Of Two Broadway Golden Voices by Jeryl Brunner

Best friends Rebecca Luker and Sally Wilfert birthed a moving celebration of women with their album "All the Girls."

SOURCE: Forbes at 03:46PM
Saturday, May 29, 2021

Not Only Is This Actress On ‘Atypical,’ She Creates Game Changing Courses Helping Thousands Of Creatives by Jeryl Brunner

Using all her knowledge and inner work, actress Wendy Braun created to empower artists around the world to overcome obstacles, discover dreams and thrive.

SOURCE: Forbes at 07:07PM
Thursday, May 27, 2021

This Talented Blacksmith Is Devoted To Amplifying Women’s Voices In Her Craft by Jeryl Brunner

Meet iron woman and award winning blacksmith Annie Cole Arthur.

SOURCE: Forbes at 07:45PM
Tuesday, May 25, 2021

This Scientist Is Determined To Get Women Juiced About STEM Careers by Jeryl Brunner

Meet Paula Mabee, Chief Scientist and Observatory Director for the National Ecological Observatory Network.

SOURCE: Forbes at 12:02AM
Sunday, May 23, 2021

This Casting Director Is Devoted To Help Change Who Gets To Tell Stories by Jeryl Brunner

Meet Erica Jensen, a partner with the casting team Calleri Jensen Davis. The agency has won 15 Artios awards for casting excellence.

SOURCE: Forbes at 02:46PM
Thursday, April 29, 2021

She Makes Her Living Doing The Thing She Loves Most: Reading Books by Jeryl Brunner

Sarah Gelman followed her lifelong passion and became Editorial Director for Amazon Books

SOURCE: Forbes at 05:25PM
Wednesday, April 21, 2021
Thursday, April 15, 2021

This Former Burning Man Creative Built A Unique Online 3D Platform To Help Us Virtually Bond by Jeryl Brunner

Through the new platform Nowhere, Ana Constantino hopes to change how people connect online.

SOURCE: Forbes at 08:29PM
Monday, April 12, 2021

As Far Back As The Early 1800s This Visionary Female Entrepreneur Transformed The Champagne Industry by Jeryl Brunner

The pioneering Madame Clicquot was the creative mind behind a handful of champagne innovations still used today

SOURCE: Forbes at 02:21PM
Saturday, April 10, 2021

Even With All The Roadblocks In Her Path, She Got Accepted To Medical School And Created A Non-Profit To Help Remove Barriers To Education by Jeryl Brunner

Fiercely devoted to serving lower socio-economic communities, Sotonye Douglas launched The 1001 Aspirations Project which donates medical school prep course materials to students in need.

SOURCE: Forbes at 02:10AM
Wednesday, March 31, 2021

She Quit Her Corporate 9 To 5 Job, Built A Thriving Business And Now Has Her Own TV Show by Jeryl Brunner

Meet Nicole Walters who has a new TV show, She's The Boss

SOURCE: Forbes at 08:51AM

All that Chat

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