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Sunday, November 10, 2019

Call Answered: Natalia Vivino: "Wicked" National Tour by Adam Rothenberg

As I looked to the Western sky, I saw the incredibly talented Natalia Vivino “Defying Gravity.” Natalia is currently the “Elphaba” standby on the National Tour of Wicked. My first i…

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Wednesday, November 6, 2019

Conference Call: "Over Here!" at The Triad: Will Nunziata, Blake Allen, Debbie Gravitte, Jessica Hendy, and Haley Swindal by Adam Rothenberg

I love shows that celebrate the people who help keep us safe from the Army to the Navy to everything in between. One show that has not been revived since it’s Broadway run is Over Here! an…

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Sunday, November 3, 2019

Call Redialed: NEW Donna Vivino Interview: "Next To Normal" at Bristol Riverside Theatre by Adam Rothenberg

In the Tony Award Winning musical, Next To Normal, “Diana” sings “I Miss The Mountains.” Well, I miss this fantastic show, which is why I am thrilled that Bristol Riverside Theatre i…

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Call Answered: Jacob Hoffman: "Jacob Hoffman's Kindergarten Thanksgiving Spectacular" at The Green Room 42 by Adam Rothenberg

I loved going back in time with Jacob Hoffman as he gets ready to make his New York solo & Green Room 42 debut with his show Jacob Hoffman's Kindergarten Thanksgiving Spectacular. We ha…

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Thursday, October 31, 2019

Call Answered: Jack Nathan Harding: "Cowboys and Tattoos" by Adam Rothenberg

I had a stellar time interviewing gay country music singer/songwriter Jack Nathan Harding about the release of his debut album Cowboys & Tattoos in addition to getting down & dirty a…

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Friday, October 25, 2019

Call Answered: Warren Schein: "Dream Along With Me: A Tribute To Perry Como" + "Memories of the Playboy Club" by Adam Rothenberg

From comedy and song to TV to theatre, Warren Schein has been entertaining audiences for over forty years. With another one-man show in development, Warren shows no signs of stopping. He lov…

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Thursday, October 24, 2019

Conference Call: Dana Friedman, Amamah Sardar, Natan Badalov, Erin Maguire: "Right Down The Middle (East)" by Adam Rothenberg

After interviewing and attending Dana Friedman’s previous comedy show at The Duplex, LOL Nidrei, an evening of Jewish comedy, I’m thrilled to be promoting Dana’s next comedy extravagan…

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Thursday, October 17, 2019

Call Answered: Becky O'Brien: "Britain's Got Talent" + "A Garland For Judy" at The Laurie Beechman Theatre by Adam Rothenberg

When I was sent the video of Becky O’Brien singing Judy Garland’s “Over The Rainbow” on Season 9 of Britain’s Got Talent, I, like Simon Cowell, was blown away by her performance! W…

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Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Call Redialed: NEW Kevin Cahoon Interview: "GLOW" + "Rocky Horror" at Bucks County Playhouse by Adam Rothenberg

In 2013, I got to interview the cast of The Rocky Horror Show, prior to their run at Bucks County Playhouse. One of the actors in that cast was GLOW’s Season 3 break-out star Kevin Cahoon.…

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Saturday, October 12, 2019

Call Readialed: NEW Michele Brourman Interview: , "Love Notes" at Birdland by Adam Rothenberg

It’s been almost a year since composer Michele Brourman and I have spoken. She is gearing up for her solo debut at Birdland with Love Notes, an evening of original songs. It was quite mel…

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Friday, October 11, 2019

Call Answered: Trevor Bachman: "Shapeshifters: A Queer Comic Book Musical" at Joe's Pub by Adam Rothenberg

Composer Trevor Bachman is bringing a sampling of their new musical, Shapeshifters: A Queer Comic Book Musical to Joe’s Pub. The show is a fresh suite of songs and poetry shining light on …

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Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Conference Call: Diana DeGarmo & Ace Young: "DnA - The Music That Makes Us" at Birdland by Adam Rothenberg

I interviewed Diana DeGarmo this past summer when she was performing in Quilt, A Musical Celebration as part of Stonewall 50/World Pride 2019. I am thrilled that she answered my call again …

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Monday, October 7, 2019

Call Answered: Mark Nadler: "The Old Razzle Dazzle: An Evening of Lies, Lying and Liars" at The Laurie Beechman Theatre by Adam Rothenberg

Mark Nadler has had quite a career as a singer, pianist, tap-dancer and comedian, winning numerous awards for his one-man shows, including the 2015 Broadway World Editor's Choice Award for E…

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Friday, October 4, 2019

Call Answered: Casey Baer: Singer/Songwriter by Adam Rothenberg

Casey Baer is a rising singer/songwriter. The one video that really caught my attention was her duet with Bryce Xavier, covering Lennon Stella's "Like Everybody Else." Casey is hard at work …

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Wednesday, October 2, 2019

Call Redialed: NEW Aaron David Gleason Interview: David Bowie's "Rock 'n Roll with Me" by Adam Rothenberg

Two years ago I got to interview Aaron David Gleason when he released his album Wry Observer. Four albums later, Aaron is teaming up with David Bowie’s original piano man Mike Garson to re…

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Sunday, September 29, 2019

Call Answered: André Ward: Colman Domingo's "Dot" at People's Light Theatre by Adam Rothenberg

Ever since I saw André Ward in the Broadway production of Xanadu in 2007, I have been wanting to interview him for “Call Me Adam.” I’m thrilled our schedules have finally aligned! And…

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Saturday, September 28, 2019

Call Answered: Mark Arthur Miller: "SOUL SEARCHING" at The Cutting Room NYC by Adam Rothenberg

Mark Arthur Miller is the son of legendary Motown composer, Ron Miller, whose hits filled the ‘60s and ‘70s. “For Once In My Life,” “Touch Me In The Morning,” and “Heaven Help …

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Call Answered: Ross Golan: "The Wrong Man" at MCC by Adam Rothenberg

I have been hearing about The Wrong Man for almost a year now. I loved how “The Wrong Man” started out as a song and has evolved into a full fledged musical. It’s a real honor to get t…

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Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Call Redialed: NEW Isaac Sutton Interview: "Broadway Israel" at Feinstein's/54 Below by Adam Rothenberg

Last year I had so much fun interviewing Isaac Sutton that when he called me back, of course, I answered the phone. Isaac is returning to Feinstein’s/54 Below with an updated version of hi…

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Saturday, September 21, 2019

Call Redialed: NEW Michael Longoria Interview: "Like They Do In The Movies" CD by Adam Rothenberg

Michael Longoria is getting ready to release his third solo album, Like They Do In The Movies. I have been a fan of Michael’s since seeing him on Broadway in the Tony Award winning musical…

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Friday, September 20, 2019

Call Redialed: NEW Robb Sapp Interview: "Little Shop of Horrors" at ACT of CT by Adam Rothenberg

I first met Robb Sapp in 2003 when he was in the original Off-Broadway musical Zanna, Don’t. When I saw him as “Tank,” I was immediately taken in by his superb acting and seductive voc…

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Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Call Answered: Spencer Lott: "All Hallows Eve", "Sesame Street" + "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood" by Adam Rothenberg

Sesame Street, The Muppets, and Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood are just some of the shows I grew up watching that featured a wide array of puppets. I have always loved puppets which is why Av…

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Call Redialed: Karine Hannah: "Guilty Pleasures" at Feinstein's/54 Below by Adam Rothenberg

It’s been just nine months since my last interview with Karine Hannah, but it’s so great to reconnect as she readies for her Feinstein’s/54 Below return with her new show Guilty Pleasu…

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Thursday, September 12, 2019

Call Answered: Kim Wayans: "An Act of God", "In Living Color" + "I'm Gonna Git You Sucka" by Adam Rothenberg

I grew up watching In Living Color. This was one of the funniest shows on TV. When Kim Wayans, sister of Keenan Ivory Wayans, Damon Wayans, Marlon Wayans and Shawn Wayans, called, I answere…

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"Baring It All with Call Me Adam" Podcast: Episode #5: Kyle Dean Massey by Adam Rothenberg

In this episode of Baring It All with Call Me Adam I sit down with actor/singer Kyle Dean Massey. Kyle is best known for his Broadway roles in Wicked, Pippin, Next to Normal, and Xanadu as w…

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Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Call Answered: Dana Dellinger: "A Saturday Night Drive" benefit for Tyler Clementi Foundation by Adam Rothenberg

Dana Dellinger was born in La Salle-Peru, a small town near Chicago, IL. At 17, she was cast in her first professional play, The Second Time Around. From there, Dana has spent her career pe…

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Monday, September 9, 2019

Call Answered: Jen Fellman: "Forbidden Drive" + Feinstein's/54 Below show by Adam Rothenberg

Jen Fellman is a singer, actor, writer and cabaret performer living and working in New York City. Her story of survival after heartbreak resonates with me. Her living and working in Paris pr…

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Saturday, September 7, 2019

Call Answered: Vincent Farr: "The Dark Knight Rises", "One Tree Hill", "Fear Me Yet?", "Avengement" by Adam Rothenberg

Vincent Farr is a rising actor who’s known for roles inThe Dark Knight Rises, Fear Me Yet?, The Right To Live, Avengement, & One Tree Hill. I had a great time speaking with Vincent abo…

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Friday, September 6, 2019

Call Redialed: NEW Craig Ramsay Interview: "He's Fit" on YouTube and OutTV in Canada by Adam Rothenberg

Last year I got to interview actor and fitness expert Craig Ramsay when he was starring in ACT of CT’s production of Mamma Mia. Since that interview, I have gotten to know Craig better. So…

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Thursday, September 5, 2019

Call Redialed: NEW Stephen Cole Interview: "Merman's Apprentice" + "Casper The Friendly Musical" by Adam Rothenberg

I first met award-winning musical theatre writer Stephen Cole in 2015/2016 when his show Merman’s Apprentice (with music by David Evans) was making his NYC debut at Birdland. I had so much…

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Wednesday, September 4, 2019

Call Answered: Barry Jay: Barry's Bootcamp + "Ashes" horror film by Adam Rothenberg

I have been taking classes at Barry’s Bootcamp since 2014. In 2015, not only did I finally get to meet the man behind the Bootcamp, Barry Jay himself, but I got to be instructed by him too…

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