The year was 1993 and my family bought tickets to the Broadway musical of The Who's Tommy. One of the highlights of this show, was Cheryl Freeman's performance as "The Acid Queen." Her performance stayed with me long after the show and now all these years later to have the opportunity to sit down with her at 54 Below's press event to talk about her upcoming performance in 54 Below Celebrates Studio 54, taking place on Monday, August 10, at 7pm & 9:30pm, was a real honor!
Tony Award winning actress Donna McKechnie has been on my radar for years! So it was quite exciting, when, at 54 Below's press event, I had the opportunity to interview Donna about her upcoming show Same Place: Another Time which will take place at 54 Below on Thursday, August 6 and Sunday, August 9 at 7pm!
For the sixth time in a row, I've had the opportunity to interview Steven Reineke, The New York Pops Musical Director/Conductor. Steven sure had a lot of excitement in talking about The New York Pops' inaugural summer series at Forest Hills Stadium featuring two-time Tony Award winner Sutton Foster on Thursday, August 6 and American band Pink Martini on Friday, August 7 at 7:30pm! My favorite part of this particular interview was learning why The New York Pops' PopsEd Program is so near and dear to Steven's heart! I got all choked hearing him speak his truth so eloquently!
Growing up, I was very fortunate to spend many a Christmas vacations from school up in the Catskills with my family. When Penny Landau of Maya PR suggested I interview Gary Waldman (writer, director, composer/lyricist), I was more than happy to go back to this wonderful time in my life and talk to the guy who's show What I Learned In Fallsburg - the Hip, New Catskills Musical is coming to The Triad in NYC, chronicling his 35+ year career with a personal tribute to growing up in the Catskills from a Baby-Boomer’s perspective.
I was first introduced to folk-pop duo March to May by Michael Stover of MTS Management Group who also got me hooked on Country singer Amy Rose. When I took a listen to March to May I was also hooked to them. I am so excited to be able to share this interview with you because not only is March to May a talented group, they are so enthusiastic about their music, how can you not get engulfed by their debut EP The Water's Edge!