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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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Sunday, September 1, 2019

Call Answered: Alexis Michelle: "RuPaul's Drag Race", DragCon, & "Alexis Michelle Sings Judy Garland" at Club Cumming by Adam Rothenberg

From drag to Judy, Alexis Michelle is doing it all! Alexis is known for being a contestant on Season 9 of RuPaul’s Drag Race and TLC’s hit wedding makeover reality special, Drag Me Down …

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Friday, August 30, 2019

Conference Call: Randall Lobb and Rob McCallum: "He-Man" documentary "Power of Grayskull" by Adam Rothenberg

I am just beyond excited to have the opportunity to interview Randall Lobb and Rob McCallum, the writers and directors of the fantastic documentary The Power of Grayskull : The Definitive Hi…

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Baring It All with Call Me Adam Podcast: Episode #4: Ashley Griffin: Actress and Writer by Adam Rothenberg

In this episode of Baring It All with Call Me Adam, I sit down with actress and writer Ashley Griffin (known for Forever Deadward: The Vampire Musical Parody) as we discuss her numerous upco…

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Wednesday, August 28, 2019

Call Answered: Lauren O’Leary: "Little Gem" at Irish Repertory Theatre by Adam Rothenberg

With numerous credits overseas, actress Lauren O’Leary is making her Off-Broadway debut in Irish Repertory Theatre’s Little Gem. It’s so exciting to have been given the opportunity to …

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Call Answered: Lexy Kolker: "Freaks" the film + being a child actress by Adam Rothenberg

At just 10 years old, Lexy Kolker, who you may recognize from Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D, is the lead in the upcoming genre-bending psychological thriller Freaks. I had the pleasure of speaking …

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Monday, August 26, 2019

Call Answered: Jailen Bates: "WITs Academy", "Superior Donuts", "Teachers" by Adam Rothenberg

Jailen Bates is a child actor on the rise. He is best known for being a series regular on Nickelodeon’s WITs Academy playing the role of “Ben.” He has also been seen in guest starring …

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Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Baring It All with Call Me Adam Podcast: Episode #3: Magician and Mentalist Gary Ferrar by Adam Rothenberg

In the third episode of Baring It All with Call Me Adam, I chat with magician and mentalist Gary Ferrar about his incredible show Nothing Here Is Real. This fun, jaw-dropping magic and menta…

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Thursday, August 15, 2019

Call Answered: JAC Carrera: Child Actor: "Gotham", "Facts of Life", "Swinging Into Action" by Adam Rothenberg

One of the most interesting interview opportunities I get is with child actors because you never know where they will end up. I always hope I’ll have the chance to chat with them now, at t…

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Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Conference Call: Leah Forster, Dana Friedman, Liz Glazer: "LOL Nidrei: Unforgivably Naughty Jewish Comedy by Adam Rothenberg

As someone who used to perform Stand-Up comedy, I love interviewing comedians. I remember performing on a few Jewish/Gay specific comedy shows and it was great seeing the wide range of jokes…

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