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Call Answered: As much as I love getting to interview my idols, I equally enjoy interviewing new talent. Michael Raver is a playwright/actor on the rise. His latest play, “Fire on Babylon,” was nominated for The Robert Chesley/Victor Bumbalo Foundation Award for Playwriting, as well as being named a semifinalist for The O'Neill Conference in 2015. Now, “Fire on Babylon” is making its NYC premiere in the Fresh Fruit Festival July 12-17 at The Wild Project!
Call Answered: I grew up watching Margaret Cho's career rise. I remember when she came on the comedy scene and when "All-American Girl" premiered on ABC. I admired Margaret for always being who she was. Margaret was a pioneer for so many people! Now, "Call Me Adam" chats with comedian, three-time Grammy nominee, and Emmy nominee, Margaret Cho, about her new show/tour THE PSYCHO TOUR: THERE'S NO I IN TEAM, BUT THERE'S A CHO IN PSYCHO" which is making a stop in Provincetown, MA on August 13 at Town Hall!
Call Answered: Facetime interview with NYC NightLife Entertainer Stephen Land: "Call Me Adam" went live on location to Shadow Boxers in NYC to talk with Stephen about creating the "Real Men Wear Pink" Calendar as a response to his mother being diagnosed with Stage 4 Breast Cancer!
Call Answered: "Call Me Adam" chats with playwright, actor, and director Anthony Inneo about his new show "All Her Faces: A Portrait of Dusty Springfield," an homage to Dusty’s talent and vocal versatility. It is a fast-paced rock concert that presents not only her famous hits but introduces many of her unknown songs. All Her Faces plays at Workshop Theatre Company's Main Stage in NYC from October 14-26!
Call Answered Again: "Call Me Adam" once again chats with actor and comedian Alec Mapa. This time around we discuss the revival of his one-man show "I Remember Mapa," which recounts Alec's experiences in film, television and performing in the original Broadway cast of "M. Butterfly." It is the comic journey of a gay Filipino American actor struggling for work, love and acceptance that examines the role of Asian American actors in American culture. The piece also touches on his humorous and moving recollections of his mother. "I Remember Mapa" plays on Saturday, October 11 at Baruch Performing Arts Center in NYC!
Call Answered: "Call Me Adam" chats with two-time Obie and Bessie Award winner Karen Finley about her latest work "Written in Sand," which is a collection of Karen Finley’s most searing work on the subject of AIDS. Some pieces are excerpted from her earlier shows of the era; others are based on writing she did at the time that has never been published or performed. "Written in Sand" plays at Baruch Performing Arts Center in NYC from October 2-23, with opening night being a benefit for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS!
Call Answered: After two-sold out years in the 2012 and 2013 United Solo Festival, "Call Me Adam" finally gets to chat with "The Bronx Queen" playwright and actor himself, Joe Gulla about his new show "Faggy at 50" which opens the 2014 United Solo Festival starting September 18!
Call Answered: "Call Me Adam" chats with playwright and director Laura Abbott about her show I Am Not I which is currently running in the 2014 NYC International Fringe Festival at Teatro SEA at the Clemente through August 22!
"Call Me Adam" chats with playwright and director Kim Ehly about her show "Baby GirL" which is currently playing in the 2014 NYC International Fringe Festival through August 24 at The Kraine Theatre!
Call Answered: "Call Me Adam" chats with rising actress Crystal Kellogg about starring in the 2014 NYMF production of Jacey Powers, Dan Wolpow and Adam Spiegel's "Cloned!" from July 7-15 at The Alice Griffin Jewel Box Theatre in NYC. We also discuss Crystal being cast in the first national tour of the Tony Award winning musical "Kinky Boots!"
Call Answered: "Call Me Adam" chats with playwright Michael Levesque, who's new play "Jules" is about Broadway's most famous vaudeville and film star of the time: female impersonator, Julian Eltinge. With music direction and arrangements by the award-winning Tim Di Pasqua, "Jules" plays at Teatro Latea in NYC through June 28!
Call Answered: Video interview with 1/2 the cast of the Off-Broadway musical "Thank You For Being A Friend". Call Me Adam went on location to The Laurie Beechman Theatre in NYC to do a mood lighting interview with "Dorthea" and "Sophie" from the Off-Broadway musical comedy Thank You For Being A Friend: The Golden Girls Musical, which plays through May 30.
Call Answered: Facetime interview with the cast of Gay Camp! "Call Me Adam" went downtown to NYC's legendary Duplex Cabaret Theatre to chat with the cast of Gay Camp, the hilarious hit Fringe Show about two "confused" campers who are sent away to be "cured" at Camp Acceptance. Gay Camp runs through April 25 at The Duplex before it heads on its summer tour to Provincetown and Fire Island!
"Call Me Adam" went behind the scenes into the rehearsal room to chat with the cast of Andy Halliday's new comedy "Nothing But Trash," directed by G.R. Johnson, which will play at Theater for the New City from March 6-23.
"Call Me Adam" chats with Boylesque Beefcake Award winner Mr. Gorgeous about performing in Gotham Burlesque on Saturday November 2 as well as designing costumes, keeping that killer body fit, how to dance your way into his heart, and what's really underneath those pants.
"Call Me Adam" chats with Bistro Award winning singer Parker Scott about his new cabaret show "Someone," playing at New York City's legendary Metropolitan Room Friday, October 11 at 7pm, Sunday, October 13 at 4:30pm, and Monday, November 11 at 7pm.
"Call Me Adam" chats with rising writer and director Aaron Mark about his newest show "Another Medea" starring Tony Award nominee Tom Hewitt at the All For One Theater Festival from October 19-October 30!
"Call Me Adam" chats with Tori Scott, belter, bad decision expert, and a Garland for the Grindr era about her new cabaret show, "I'll Regret This Tomorrow," at Joe's Pub on Thursday, February 6 at 9:30pm!
"Call Me Adam" once again chats with Dina Martina. This time around we talk about her new show at NYC's Laurie Beechman Theatre from September 26-October 5!
"Call Me Adam" chats with Backstage Bistro Award winners MEL & EL about their upcoming show "Advanced Maternal Age!" at Ars Nova on September 16 at 8pm as well as being best friends and performing together since age 12.