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Monday, April 22, 2019

Call Redialed: NEW Byron Lane & Tom Lenk Interview: "Tilda Swinton Answers An Ad On Craigslist" by Adam Rothenberg

After interviewing Byron Lane & Tom Lenk ahead of the initial NYC premiere of Tilda Swinton Answers An Ad On Craigslist, it’s so great to catch up with Byron & Tom as they return t…

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Conference Call: Amy Marcs' "Nice T!ts" Celebrity Reading at The Triad by Adam Rothenberg

Three years ago I was introduced to Amy Marcs, a performer/playwright, who’s incredibly moving and humorous play Nice T!ts, about Amy’s journey with Breast Cancer, made me a forever fan …

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Saturday, April 20, 2019

Call Redialed: NEW Glenn Weill Interview: "Mamma Mia!" at Yorktown Stage by Adam Rothenberg

It’s so great to catch up with actor Glenn Weill who’s getting his spandex and dancing shoes ready for Yorktown Stage’s production of the international smash hit musical Mamma Mia!. O…

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Call Redialed: NEW Olivia Newton-John Interview: Don't Stop Believin' by Adam Rothenberg

"We only have this minute that we are in. Once it's gone, we can't change it. Tomorrow we are not guaranteed anything. We only have this moment which is a gift." - Olivia Newton-John I am be…

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Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Call Answered: Michael Einav: "Fiddler on the Roof in Yiddish" by Adam Rothenberg

This past February I went to see the hit Off-Broadway musical Fiddler on the Roof in Yiddish. The night I went, I was expecting to see Drew Seigla in the role of Perchik, but instead, I was …

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Monday, April 15, 2019

Conference Call: Amanda McBroom & John Bucchino: "Sweet Dreams and Roses" Concert by Adam Rothenberg

What an honor it is to interview singer/songwriters Amanda McBroom & John Bucchino. Amanda’s most famous hit song is the international classic “The Rose,” which has been recorded o…

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Saturday, April 13, 2019

Call Answered: Karen Strassman: Actress & Voiceover Artist by Adam Rothenberg

Karen Strassman is a multi-dimensional actress and voiceover artist. Film, Television, Theatre, Cartoons, and Video Games, Karen has done it all, including spending half her life acting in F…

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Friday, April 12, 2019

Call Answered: Julia Verdin: "Lost Girls" by Adam Rothenberg

Because I follow All My Children’s Cady McClain on Instagram, I was introduced to a magnificent filmmaker named Julia Verdin who has been making movies for over 30 years! Cady posted a pic…

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Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Facetime Interview: Cast/Creative Team of "Loveville High", a musical theatre podcast in nine 10-minute epsiodes by Adam Rothenberg

Live from the Loveville High podcast release party, I interview the creative team: David Zellnik (Book & Lyrics) & Eric Svejcar (Composer) + cast members: Conor Ryan (Desperate Measu…

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Monday, April 8, 2019

Call Answered: Caitlin Lee Reid: "Lezzie with A "Z" at The Duplex by Adam Rothenberg

Love, loss, and homage are three things I enjoy learning about. So when I read that Caitlin Lee Reid’s Lezzie With A “Z”, an tribute to Liza Minnelli’s 1972 filmed theatrical event L…

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Saturday, April 6, 2019

Call Answered: Bill Alverson: "Coach Charming" + "Insatiable" on Netflix by Adam Rothenberg

Bill Alverson, also known as “Coach Charming” is truly an inspiration. As a successful lawyer, Bill already had a great career. After coaching one client for a beauty pageant, word quick…

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Friday, April 5, 2019

Call Answered: Sharon Blynn: "Captain Marvel" + Bald Is Beautiful by Adam Rothenberg

From surviving Ovarian Cancer to living out her childhood dream in the box office smash hit Captain Marvel, Sharon Blynn’s story is one I had to find out more about! She is the founder of …

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Thursday, April 4, 2019

Call Answered: Yuval David: "What Would You Do?" + "The Michael J. Fox Show" by Adam Rothenberg

Yuval David has been seen in every medium including Film, TV, and Theatre. He’s the familiar face you all know. Yuval divulged all the intricate details of his approach to this business we…

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Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Call Answered: Michael Musto: "Times Squares" at The Laurie Beechman Theatre by Adam Rothenberg

Ever since I was a kid growing up on Long Island, I have been following Michael Musto’s career. Loving entertainment as much as I did, he was always featured in something I was either read…

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Tuesday, April 2, 2019

Call Redialed: NEW Max von Essen Interview: "Falsettos" Tour + debut CD "Call Me Old Fashioned: The Broadway Standard" by Adam Rothenberg

I am beyond thrilled that Tony Nominee Max von Essen answered my call again! It’s been seven years since our last interview, so with the upcoming release of Max’s debut CD, Call Me Old F…

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Saturday, March 30, 2019

Call Redialed: NEW Jasper Cole Interview: ABC's "The Rookie" by Adam Rothenberg

Almost a year to the date of our last interview, Jasper Cole has once again answered my call! It’s great to catch-up with Jasper and find out what’s been happening with him. Jasper will …

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Friday, March 29, 2019

Call Redialed: NEW Emily Kratter Interview: "Strangers in the World" at Axis Theatre by Adam Rothenberg

It’s so great getting to catch up with rising actress Emily Kratter. I’m thrilled she answered my call again! We first talked 2 years ago when Emily was appearing in Axis Theatre’s pro…

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Thursday, March 28, 2019

Call Redialed: NEW Xanthe Elbrick Interview: "Charlie's Waiting" by Adam Rothenberg

It’s been nine years since my last interview with Tony Nominee Xanthe Elbrick. It’s great to now catch up with her as Xanthe gears up to star in Parity Production’s latest show Charlie…

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Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Call Redialed: NEW Jennifer Barnhart Interview: "It's About Time!" at The Laurie Beechman Theatre by Adam Rothenberg

It’s so great that Jennifer Barnhart (Avenue Q, Sesame Street), answered my call again, especially as she gets ready to make her solo cabaret debut at The Laurie Beechman Theatre. Jennifer…

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Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Call Redialed: NEW Christina Bianco Interview: "DIVA ON DEMAND" at The Green Room 42 by Adam Rothenberg

It’s been eight years & hundreds of DIVAS later since Christina Bianco & I have done an interview together! So I’m thrilled Christina answered my call again as she gears up to ma…

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Monday, March 25, 2019

Conference Call: Cast/Creatives of "St. Peter's Foot": James Bosley, Anna Theresa Cascio, Molly Fowler, Doc Dougherty, & Laura Fois by Adam Rothenberg

What an honor it was to attend one of the rehearsal nights for Up Theater’s production of Anna Theresa Cascio’s St. Peter’s Foot. I really enjoyed watching this piece take shape & …

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Friday, March 22, 2019

Conference Call: The cast of "Still At Risk": Jonathan Walker, Robert Gomes, Ryan Spahn, Amy Hohn, Christopher J. Hanke by Adam Rothenberg

Theater For The New City puts on some really great theatre. Some shows, like the new play, Still At Risk, written by Tim Pinckney & directed by Carl Andress, is running as a showcase pro…

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Thursday, March 21, 2019

Adam's Call: Luann de Lesseps: #CountessandFriends at Feinstein's/54 Below by Adam Rothenberg

“Money can’t buy you class,” but it can get you a ticket to Luann de Lesseps cabaret show #CountessandFriends at Feinstein’s/54 Below, a very fun evening of songs, stories, and fashi…

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Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Facetime Interview: Rebecca Luker & Deborah Grace Winer: "GOT RHYTHM. THE GERSHWIN BROTHERS." at Feinstein's/54 Below by Adam Rothenberg

Live from Feinstein's/54 Below, "Call Me Adam" speaks with Tony Nominee Rebecca Luker & Producer Deborah Grace Winer about Deborah's series The Classic American Songbook. Rebecca will be…

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Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Call Answered: Steve Grand: In Concert at The Laurie Beechman Theatre by Adam Rothenberg

I always love interviewing singer/songwriters because like Madonna says, “Music, makes the people, come together!” Steve Grand is definitely living by that motto. His 2013 video for “A…

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Thursday, March 7, 2019

Call Redialed: NEW Will Reynolds Interview: New Music, New Concert + 2018 Fred Ebb Award by Adam Rothenberg

It’s been seven years since my last interview with composer Will Reynolds, so his upcoming debut at Birdland Theater seemed like the right time to catch up! In the past seven years, Will h…

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Call Redialed: NEW Luba Mason Interview: Bistro Awards, New Music, "Girl From The North Country" by Adam Rothenberg

I have been lucky to interview Broadway and recording artist Luba Mason several times over the years. She always tells it like it is and that is one of the things I love most about Luba, out…

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Facetime Interview: Nicole Vanessa Ortiz: "Becoming Her: A Diva's Tribute" at Feinstein's/54 Below by Adam Rothenberg

Live from Feinstein's/54 Below, Nicole Vanessa Ortiz & I discuss her upcoming Feinstein's/54 Below solo debut concert Becoming Her: A Diva's Tribute. Fresh on the heels of starring in Sp…

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Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Call Answered: Talyor Dayne: "Tell It To My Heart: How I Lost My S#*T, Conquered My Fear, and Found My Voice" by Adam Rothenberg

For 30 years, I have been a fan of Taylor Dayne, the three-time Grammy nominated artist whose hits include “Tell It To My Heart,” “Prove Your Love,” “Don’t Rush Me,” “I’ll …

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Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Facetime Interview Redialed: NEW Betsy Wolfe interview: "All Bets Are Off" at Feinstein's/54 Below by Adam Rothenberg

From gambling to Broadway Dreams, Betsy Wolfe & I get to the heart of it all including her upcoming solo show debut at Feinstein's/54 Below entitled All Bets Are Off, March 6-9, with spe…

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Sunday, March 3, 2019

Call Redialed: NEW Marieann Meringolo: Between Yesterday and Tomorrow: The Songs of Alan & Marilyn Bergman at Don't Tell Mama by Adam Rothenberg

It’s so great to catch up with MAC Award winning recording artist Marieann Meringolo. We first spoke about Marieann’s cabaret show Between Yesterday and Tomorrow: The Songs of Alan &…

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