All stories by Zack Calhoon on BroadwayStars

Wednesday, May 4, 2022

People You Should Know . . . Michael Takiff by Zack Calhoon

(Photo by Joe Henson) Michael Takiff is the great-great-great-great-great grandson of the legendary Hasidic sage Rabbi Levi Yitzhak of Berditchev. Michael grew up in Elizabeth, New Jersey,…

SOURCE: Visible Soul at 06:42PM
Friday, April 22, 2022

People You Should Know . . . Patrick Oliver Jones by Zack Calhoon

PATRICK OLIVER JONES - From his early roots in Birmingham, Alabama community theater to other venues like Tokyo DisneySea and Jubilee! in Las Vegas, Patrick has made his mark as an actor a…

SOURCE: Visible Soul at 04:54PM
Monday, April 18, 2022

People You Should Know . . . Jonathan Wong Frye by Zack Calhoon

Jonathan Wong Frye is a NYC based actor of Chinese, Danish and German heritage who grew up overseas, his father was a US Diplomat. He studied directing at Le Conservatoire Libre du Cinéma F…

SOURCE: Visible Soul at 09:18AM

People You Should Know . . . Zach Wegner by Zack Calhoon

Zach Wegner (Satan) has worked at The New Ohio (Worse Than Tigers), The Hypocrites (The Glass Menagerie), The New Group (Rich Boyfriend), Planet Connections (The Other Day/nominated for Bes…

SOURCE: Visible Soul at 09:18AM
Wednesday, April 6, 2022

People You Should Know . . . David Dean Bottrell by Zack Calhoon

David Dean Bottrell has been on a lot of television shows including Modern Family, Blacklist, Law & Order: SVU, FBI: Most Wanted, Rectify, Longmire, Criminal Minds, NCIS, CSI, Bones, Ma…

SOURCE: Visible Soul at 09:07AM
Thursday, March 31, 2022

People You Should Know . . . Adina Taubman by Zack Calhoon

(Photo by Melissa Hamburg) Adina Taubman (Writer/Performer) is an actor, a playwright, and a teaching artist. In 2019, Adina performed The Road Back in a workshop production, directed by Pa…

SOURCE: Visible Soul at 04:12PM
Thursday, February 3, 2022

People You Should Know . . . Kayo Tamura by Zack Calhoon

(Photo by Sue Brenner) Kayo Tamura - (Director / Actress) Kayo studied a vast range of theatrical methods at Kindai University. The Lecoq system has become her specialty. After graduating …

SOURCE: Visible Soul at 09:36AM
Wednesday, February 2, 2022

People You Should Know . . . Molly Brenner by Zack Calhoon

(Photo by Jackie Abbott) Molly Brenner is a New York City-based comedian. She had a critically lauded run at the 2019 Edinburgh Fringe Festival with her solo show I'm Coming, which Broadway…

SOURCE: Visible Soul at 09:36PM

People You Should Know . . . Howie Jones by Zack Calhoon

Howie Hypnotize is an “edu-tainer” who has a passion to teach others how the mind works through his interactive and hilarious show which includes hypnosis and mentalism. Howie has perfo…

SOURCE: Visible Soul at 07:24PM

People You Should Know . . . Brian Schiller by Zack Calhoon

Brian Schiller is a stand-up comedian originally from Queens, New York and Central Pennsylvania.  As a 21 year veteran of stand-up, it's taken Brian a little while longer than most of his …

SOURCE: Visible Soul at 05:12PM
Tuesday, February 1, 2022

People You Should Know . . . Julia VanderVeen by Zack Calhoon

Julia VanderVeen is an actor, comedian and teacher based in New York City. She has traveled much of the world performing, from Alaska to the Mediterranean and many places in between. Favorit…

SOURCE: Visible Soul at 09:18PM

People You Should Know . . . Amanda Levie by Zack Calhoon

Amanda Levie is the Director of Pueblo Revolt and the founder of No Peeking Theatre, a blind and sensory theatre experience. She graduated from Kean University with a Bachelors in Theatre pr…

SOURCE: Visible Soul at 09:18PM

People You Should Know . . . Ellie Brelis by Zack Calhoon

Ellie Brelis is a theater artist. She graduated from Emerson College where she received her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Acting. This is her first produced play, written during 2020 after a ment…

SOURCE: Visible Soul at 08:18PM

People You Should Know . . . Mark Levy by Zack Calhoon

Mark Levy (performer/writer/producer) is a Brooklyn based actor/writer. Born and raised (and Survived) in Miami, Florida. He moved to NYC shortly after finishing University of Florida and Fl…

SOURCE: Visible Soul at 02:42PM
Friday, January 28, 2022

People You Should Know . . . Will Clegg by Zack Calhoon

(Photo by Mindy Tucker) Will Clegg (Writer/Performer) is a storyteller, filmmaker, photographer, and sourdough enthusiast living in Jersey City, NJ. He is a two-time winner of Moth StorySLA…

SOURCE: Visible Soul at 05:42PM

People You Should Know . . . Amanda Erin Miller by Zack Calhoon

Amanda Erin Miller is a Brooklyn-based writer and actor. For the last decade, Amanda has toured nationally and internationally with her solo shows "The Jew in the Ashram" (Whitefire Theatre…

SOURCE: Visible Soul at 05:42PM

People You Should Know . . . Grant Bowen by Zack Calhoon

Grant Bowen (Playwright/Producer/Performer) is a storyteller that has been seen at such shows as The Moth, Nights of Our Lives, The Adam Wade from NH Show, Happy Hour Story Hour, Gems (Clust…

SOURCE: Visible Soul at 05:42PM
Thursday, January 20, 2022

People You Should Know . . . Aitor Basauri by Zack Calhoon

Aitor Basauri is an acclaimed director, writer, performer, and teacher of all things clown and the Founder and Co-Artistic Director of SpyMonkey, UK. He was one of the original creators for …

SOURCE: Visible Soul at 09:33PM
Tuesday, January 18, 2022

People You Should Know . . . Mikaela Duffy by Zack Calhoon

Mikaela Duffy is an award winning actor, playwright, and producer, Mikaela is thrilled to make her Off-Broadway debut in StarSweeper: A Human Odyssey. She has been nominated for acting and w…

SOURCE: Visible Soul at 08:33PM

People You Should Know . . . George Steeves by Zack Calhoon

  George Steeves is a film and television actor as well as a member of SAG-AFTRA. Some of his recent credits include a guest starring role on "NCIS: Los Angeles" as well as manyshort fil…

SOURCE: Visible Soul at 08:33PM

People You Should Know . . . Bobby Torkova by Zack Calhoon

Bobby Torkova is an award-winning magician and mind reader whom the NY Post called “unquestionably among the best!"  Having a love of magic since the age of seven, Torkova has been pursui…

SOURCE: Visible Soul at 07:24PM
Friday, January 14, 2022

People You Should Know . . . Keith Alessi by Zack Calhoon

Keith Alessi (Writer and performer) Before taking to the stage, Keith was well known as a successful public company CEO, entrepreneur and college professor. He has led companies in both Can…

SOURCE: Visible Soul at 06:12PM

People You Should Know . . . Matt Storrs by Zack Calhoon

Matt Storrs is a writer, storyteller, and comedian. He's been selected to perform in San Francisco Sketch Fest and multiple comedy festivals over his years of performing. He can be found on…

SOURCE: Visible Soul at 05:06PM

People You Should Know . . . Daniel Kinch by Zack Calhoon

Daniel Kinch (Playwright/Performer) is a playwright, actor, teacher, Activist and historian of activist movements. His play A CLOWN, A HAMMER, A BOMB, AND GOD premiered at the first New York…

SOURCE: Visible Soul at 05:06PM
Wednesday, January 12, 2022

People You Should Know . . . Katrin Arefy by Zack Calhoon

Katrin Arefy is an essayist and playwright who examines the many absurd realities that we experience in our daily lives in her writing. Her essays and play scripts have appeared in numerous …

SOURCE: Visible Soul at 08:42PM
Saturday, December 11, 2021

People You Should Know . . . Laura Kay Clark by Zack Calhoon

Laura Kay Clark (Petunia’s Playhouse Creator, Bookwriter, Petunia) is a New York City-based actress, singer, writer, content creator, and puppeteer. Originally from Ohio, Laura moved to Ne…

SOURCE: Visible Soul at 11:48AM

People You Should Know . . . Sara Fellini by Zack Calhoon

(Photo by Charlotte Dobre) Sara Fellini (Playwright/Director) is an award-winning playwright, director, actress, and skilled artisan. Her first play, Hazard a Little Death, was nominated fo…

SOURCE: Visible Soul at 11:48AM
Sunday, October 3, 2021

People You Should Know . . . Cristina Frías by Zack Calhoon

Cristina Frías is an actor, educator and storyteller. She has performed regionally, locally and around the globe in Europe, Latin America and East Africa. Cristina also plays characters on-…

SOURCE: Visible Soul at 02:24PM
Friday, October 1, 2021

People You Should Know . . . Jesse Bliss by Zack Calhoon

Jesse Bliss is Founder and Artistic Director of The Roots and Wings Project. She is a playwright, director, producer, actress, poet and veteran arts educator going into prisons since age 16.…

SOURCE: Visible Soul at 10:04PM

People You Should Know . . . Roger Q. Mason by Zack Calhoon

(Photo by Abdullah Helwani) Roger Q. Mason (they/them) is an award-winning writer, performer and educator known for using history's lens to highlight the biases that separate rather than uni…

SOURCE: Visible Soul at 07:48PM

People You Should Know . . . Bahni Turpin by Zack Calhoon

Bahni Turpin is a Los Angeles based actress who has appeared on many local and national stages including the Mark Taper Forum, The Kirk Douglas Theater, The Taper Too (at The Ivy Sub Station…

SOURCE: Visible Soul at 05:42PM