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Call Answered: Brooke Lewis is an award winning author & actress. Known as a "Scream Queen" for her horror genre films, I was most taken by Brooke as a life coach. Brooke's new book "Coaching From A Professed Hot Mess," is a fun bedside table book that provides coaching tips on life, love, online dating and LGBT support. What a thrill it was to speak with Brooke about her vast and varied career. From acting to life coaching to being a professed hot mess, Brooke & I cover it all!
Call Answered: Family means the world to me. I am very close with mine and would move mountains for them if I had to. When I heard Samuel Shem, author of "The House of God," was releasing a new book I knew I had to give him a call. Luckily, Samuel answered. "At The Heart of the Universe," is a fictitious story, based upon Samuel's own experiences about the ups and downs of adoption!
Call Answered: When I found out "Inside the Wild Heart," a new immersive play, based upon the writings of Clarice Lispector, was one of the most influential Jewish writers, I thought of my grandparents, who were proud Zionists. Presented by Group .BR (the only Brazilian Theater group in NYC) & starring Brazilian artist Andressa Furletti, one of Group .BR's founders, "Inside the Wild Heart" will be presented Nov. 3-20 at Immersive Gallery in Brooklyn, performed both in English & Portuguese!
Call Redialed: Time sure does fly by! It's been 5 years since I first interviewed comedian Justin Sayre and so much has happened to him! He's now a writer on the CBS hit comedy "2 Broke Girls," just published his debut book "Husky" and comedy CD "The Gay Agenda" as well as his iTunes podcast "Sparkle & Circulate with Justin Sayre" and he continues presenting his monthly comedy series "The Meeting*" at Joe's Pub, which is having it's annual holiday show, "The Seventh Annual Holiday Spectacular" on Sunday, December 20 at 9:30pm and Monday December 21 at 7pm!
Call Answered: "Call Me Adam" chats with author and producer William V. Madison about his new book "Madeline Kahn: Being The Music, A Life" and panel discussion at The Drama Bookshop in NYC on June 11 at 6pm! The panel discussion is composed of Madeline Kahn’s colleagues and friends, including comedian Robert Klein, Martin Charnin, Lee Roy Reams, Scott Ellis, Jonathan Lynn, Walter Willison, Joan Copeland, Maddie Corman, and Lawrence Leritz.
Live from The Algonquin Hotel in New York City, "Call Me Adam" chats with "The Algonquin Kid" himself, author Michael Colby, whose newly released autobiography, "The Algonquin Kid," chronicles Michael's time growing up in The Algonquin Hotel, surrounded by some of Hollywood's, Music's, and Theatre's biggest names! From Marilyn Monroe to Agnes Moorehead to Lerner and Lowe who wrote "I Could Have Danced All Night" from "The King and I" at the Algonquin, Michael tells it all, in this rich behind-the-scenes look at a life lived in one of New York City's most famous hotels!
Call Redialed: "Call Me Adam" caught up with Broadway's Seth Rudetsky to talk about his new book "Seth's Broadway Diary," a one of a kind Broadway journal, chronicling Seth's unique life on and around the Great White Way!
"Call Me Adam" chats with best selling author ("The Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook" series), Josh Piven, about his new play "No Reservations" at The Adrienne Theatre's Skybox in Philadelphia, PA through December 15!
"Call Me Adam" chats with Glen Berger, Emmy Award-winning television and theatre writer, who just released his new book "Song of Spider-Man: The Inside Story of The Most Controversial Musical in Broadway History," chronicling his side of what happened behind-the-scenes of creating Broadway's "Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark."
"Call Me Adam" once again chats with the legendary Charles Busch. This time around we discuss his upcoming triumphant return to 54 Below with his new cabaret act "Ridin' High" on October 17 & 24 and November 7 & 14 at 9:30pm!
"Call Me Adam" chats with Josh Rivedal about his one-man show "The Gospel According To Josh" as well as his book "The Gospel According To Josh: A 28-Year Gentile Bar Mitzvah," suicide prevention, and other details of his life and career!
From the streets of New York City and the set of "Tainted Dreams," Call Me Adam once again chats with actress Terri Ivens. This time around we discuss starring on the new series "Tainted Dreams," life lessons, and future projects.
"Call Me Adam" chats with comedian Paula Poundstone about her upcoming shows at Provincetown's Crown & Anchor on August 25 as well as why she loves touring, her inspirations, and what she's learned from her illustrious career and life.
In my fourth video interview, "Call Me Adam" chats with David Leddick about writing and starring in his new Off-Broadway show "Rentboy the Musical." David also gives us insight into his writing process, life's lessons, and dazzles us with a very special performance of "Waiting for the Darkman" from "Rentboy the Musical."
"Call Me Adam" chats with Kate Dawson and Jodi Glucksman, the creators of "Over The Moon: The Broadway Lullaby Project," about putting this project together, getting the Broadway talent, how they decided to donate the proceeds to Breast Cancer, and other details of their life and career!
"Call Me Adam" chats with Tony Award winner Tonya Pinkins about her one-night only concert on August 27 at 54 Below, celebrating the life and music of Ethel Waters, her time on "All My Children," as well as other details of her life and career!
"Call Me Adam" chats with composer, author, and lyricist Steven Cagan about previewing his new show "Love Songs: A Musical" at Feinstein's at Loews Regency in NYC from August 26-30. We also discuss working with such artists as Bette Midler, Jennifer Holliday, Melissa Manchester, Diahann Carroll, and the late, great Madeline Kahn, as well as other details of his life and career!
"Call Me Adam" chats with the legendary Janis Ian, nine-time Grammy Award nominee best known for such hits as "At Seventeen," "Society's Child," "Stars," and "Jesse." Here we discuss her upcoming concert at Queens Theatre on April 21 as well as other details of her historic life and career!
"Call Me Adam" chats with Larry Miller, one of Hollywood’s most recognizable faces, who has appeared in over a hundred film and television shows. Here we talk about his current tour "Cocktails with Larry Miller: Little League, Adultery and Other Bad Ideas," touring with Jerry Seinfeld, his book "Spoiled Rotten America," and other details of his life and career!
"Adaumbelle's Quest" welcomes actress, writer, singer, and comedianne, Alex Bond, who's new play "Derby Day" will have a reading at the Fresh Fruit Fall Festival on Saturday, November 5th @ 2:30pm at the Jan Hus Theater in NYC. She discusses her days as a leather chanteuse in the gay clubs of Dallas TX, surviving two skull fractures, her breast cancer related plays "The Bosom Duets" and "LoPSIDED," as well as other everyday details of her life and career!