All tagged Musical Theater

Call Redialed: Live from Feinstein's/54 Below, "Call Me Adam" brings the 11 o'clock number to this interview with Michael Feinstein about his upcoming concert "Showstoppers" at Feinstein's/54 Below 8/8-9/3! "Showstoppers" features songs by iconic Broadway composers/lyricists & some of today's contemporary composers/lyricists as well as the backstories of each song. Joining Michael at some of his shows will be Broadway's Erich Bergen (8/12), John Lloyd Young (8/23-27), Betty Buckley (8/29-9/3)!
Call Redialed: I was first introduced to singer/songwriter Drew Brody in 2009 & I've been a fan ever since. Drew's talents are finally arriving Off-Broadway with the new musical "Curvy Widow," starring Tony nominee Nancy Opel, based on the true story of a sassy, witty, & feisty 50-something widow whose adventures reveal truths about life, love, & sex. It's been a few years since Drew & I have spoken & once again, Drew answered my call. "Curvy Widow" plays at The Westside Theatre in NYC!
Call Answered: In 2016, I attended the very first BroadwayCon. I am so honored to have had the chance to interview BroadwayCon's co-creator Melissa Anelli. If you are a fan of the theatre, BroadwayCon is the place to be! From workshops with Broadway actors to panel discussions to merchandise to autograph sessions, BroadwayCon has it all! This year's convention will take place at the Jacob K. Javitis Center in NYC from January 27-29!
Call Answered: From the Westside Theatre in NYC, "Call Me Adam" freestyles with The Q Brothers (JQ & GQ), the creators, composers, & stars of the fun & entertaining new Off-Broadway musical "Othello: The Remix," (a fresh 80-minute take on the Shakespeare classic). Their freestyle talents are really shown off in this interview, as I asked them to freestyle their answers instead of speak them. "Othello: The Remix" plays the Westside Theatre in NYC!
Call Redialed: Klea Blackhurst's voice has been radiating in my ears for years! I was thrilled to get to first interview Klea in 2015! Now, it's a joy to catch up with Klea as she gets ready to star in the new, original musical "Real Actors of NYC," about an infuriated trio of musical theatre actors determined to make it on Broadway by any means necessary. "Real Actors of NYC" plays at The Theater Center in NYC Thursdays at 8pm and Saturdays at 4:45pm & 10:30pm!
Call Answered: With a second Golden Girls show about to start, this theatre season only gets better! It was a golden opportunity, with cheesecake in hand, talking to Nick Brennan about his hilarious Off-Broadway show "Thank You For Being A Friend: A Golden Girls Musical Parody," which is returning for an amazing 4th engagement! I saw the last incarnation of this show & had a terrific time! "Thank You For Being A Friend..." plays every Sunday at NYC's Cutting Room from 9/25-11/20!
Call Redialed: The last time I got to interview Tony Award winner, two-time Oscar and Golden Globe nominee, and three-time Grammy nominee Lynn Ahrens was in 2012 when she and Stephen Flaherty were being honored by the New York Pops and getting into the ring with "Rocky" on Broadway! Now, Theatreworks USA is presenting a weekend family performance series which includes their musical "Seussical," a revised one hour version which will be presented on Saturday, March 26 at The Kaye Playhouse at 11am!
Call Answered: "Call Me Adam" chats with actor and photographer David Perlman about starring in Goodspeed's production of "Fiddler on the Roof" as "Motel," the tailor. "Fiddler on the Roof" runs through September 12 at Goodspeed Opera House!
Call Answered: "Call Me Adam" chats with writer and lyricist Lisa Diana Shapiro about her new Off-Broadway children's musical "Samantha Spade, Ace Detective" with music by Georgia Stitt. "Samantha Spade, Ace Detective" tells the tale of Samantha, a lonely kid who prowls the black & white, rain-washed streets of her film-noir fantasies, as "Samantha Spade, Ace Detective," the go-to gumshoe who always solves the case (for $25 a day plus Twizzlers). "Samantha Spade, Ace Detective" plays from April 26-May 18 at TADA! Youth Theater!
Call Answered: Facetime interview with Sarah Rebell and Samantha Massell. "Call Me Adam" sat down with lyricist Sarah Rebell and actress/singer Samantha Massell at The Metropolian Room in New York City to talk about Sarah's show "Past Is Present: The Lyrics of Sarah Rebell" which takes place on March 24 at 9:30pm at The Metropolitan Room!
Call Answered: From NBC's "Mad About You," "Call Me Adam" chats with Broadway and Television actress and writer Anne Bobby about her upcoming 54 Below show, entitled "The Songs That Came In From The Cold," on Tuesday, March 4 at 7pm!
Call Answered: "Call Me Adam" chats with award winning actor and playwright Jim Brochu about his new Off-Broadway one man show "Character Man," a salute to the memorable character actors of Broadway, playing at Urban Stages through March 30!
Call Answered: Facetime interview with Tony Award winner Beth Leavel. "Call Me Adam" sat down with Tony Award winner Beth Leavel live at 54 Below to discuss her upcoming 54 Below debut on February 26 at 7pm and March 3 at 7pm.
Call Answered: "Call Me Adam" chats with Ruthe Ponturo, writer, lyricist, and choreographer of her new Off-Broadway musical "Til Divorce Do Us Part," inspired by her own real-life divorce. "Til Divorce Do Us Part" plays an open-ended run at Daryl Roth Theatre's DR2 in New York City's Union Square (103 East 15th Street).
Call Answered: "Call Me Adam" chats with rising performer Charles Baran about his new one-man show "Saint Valentine's Day Massacred!" which will play at Sophie's in NYC on Valentine's Day (February 14, 2014) at 9:30pm!
Call Answered Again: "Call Me Adam" chats with Tony Award winner Cady Huffman about her encore performance of "Hungry and Horny!" at 54 Below on Wednesday, February 5, 2014, directed by Will Nunziata!
"Call Me Adam" chats with Libra Theater Company's Managing Artistic Director Nick Luckenbaugh and Executive Artistic Director Victoria Weinberg about their annual "Songs You Should Know" concert, this year, at 54 Below on Tuesday, February 4 at 9:30pm!
Call Answered: Conference Call: "Call Me Adam" chats with Broadway couple Chris Henry Coffey and Jennifer Mudge about starring on Broadway in the same season in two different shows. Chris is starring in Broadway's "Bronx Bombers" at Circle in the Square while Jennifer stars in Broadway's "Rocky" at the Wintergarden Theatre.
Call Answered Again: "Call Me Adam" caught up with Will & Anthony for a post-show discussion about what excites them about their encore concert, "Broadway, Our Way" at 54 Below on Thursday, February 6 at 7pm!
Call Answered: "Call Me Adam" chats with Mark Milano, actor, singer, and longtime AIDS activist, about his upcoming cabaret show "The Lyrics Left Behind" on Saturday, February 8 at 7:30pm at The Laurie Beechman Theatre in NYC, which benefits Health GAP, an organization that campaigns for drug access and the resources necessary to sustain access for people with HIV/AIDS across the globe.