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Friday, December 13, 2019

Call Redialed: NEW Sven Ratzke Interview: "Where Are We Now" at La Mama by Adam Rothenberg

It’s been three years since I last spoke with Sven Ratzke. Last time around we spoke about his David Bowie inspired show Starman. Now, Sven is back in NYC with a brand-new David Bowie them…

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Wednesday, December 4, 2019

Call Answered: Honey Davenport: "Stocking Stuffer: A Christmas Show with Balls" + "RuPaul's Drag Race" by Adam Rothenberg

In one of my raunchier interviews, I sat down with RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 11 favorite Honey Davenport to discuss life after Drag Race as well as the debut of her holiday extravaganza St…

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Tuesday, December 3, 2019

Call Redialed: NEW Jeffrey Solomon Interview: "The Santa Closet" by Adam Rothenberg

It’s been over a decade since I last saw one of Jeffrey Solomon’s plays. The first play of his I ever saw was the brilliant MotherSON. Then I saw the acclaimed Santa Claus Is Coming Out,…

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Monday, December 2, 2019

Call Answered: J. Robert Spencer: "Waiting on Christmas," "Jersey Boys," The Midtown Men by Adam Rothenberg

Ever since I saw J. Robert Spencer in the original production of Broadway’s Tony and Grammy Award winning musical Jersey Boys, I have been a fan of his. It’s so great to catch up with J.…

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Friday, November 29, 2019

Conference Call: Ty Autry and James Cougar Canfield: "The Christmas Carol: A Queer Fantasia" at Access Theater by Adam Rothenberg

The holiday season is in full swing! I’m fa-la-la-la-laing with glee about the world premiere of The Christmas Carol: A Queer Fantasia, an updated production of the Charles Dickens’ Chri…

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Friday, November 22, 2019

Call Answered: Maryam Myika Day by Adam Rothenberg

I am so inspired by Maryam Myika Day’s story of survival and success. From acting, writing, and producing (a Telly Award winner) to personal struggles that moved me to tears, I couldn’t …

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Thursday, November 21, 2019

Call Answered: Scott Butler by Adam Rothenberg

Hailing from London, England, Scott Butler is an actor who, in his 10 short years in the industry, has built a prolific body of work in Film and TV including Lodge 49, Wiener Dog Internation…

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Call Answered: Labhaoise Magee: PUMPGIRL at Irish Repertory Theatre by Adam Rothenberg

After numerous productions in Ireland and on the National Tour of Daniel’s Tiger, Labhaoise Magee (pronounced lee-sha) is making her Off-Broadway debut at The Irish Repertory Theatre in …

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Monday, November 18, 2019

Call Answered: Adam Ross Glickman: "Disney on Classic", "The Who's Tommy", + Viceland's "Danny's House" by Adam Rothenberg

I first met Adam Ross Glickman when I attended Seven Angels Theatre’s production of my all time favorite Broadway musical, The Who’s Tommy. Adam brought a new dimension to the role of …

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Sunday, November 17, 2019

Call Answered: Ken Jennings: "The Gospel of John" + "Sweeney Todd" by Adam Rothenberg

Ken Jennings has been performing on stage for over 30 years! He is best known for his roles in the Broadway premiere of Stephen Sondheim's Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, Gra…

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Saturday, November 16, 2019

Call Answered: Courtney Hope: "The Bold & The Beautiful" "The Price Is Right" by Adam Rothenberg

Courtney Hope! Come on down! You’re the next interview on Call Me Adam! I’m beyond excited to interview actress and model Courtney Hope who is known for being one of the models on The Pr…

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Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Call Answered: Amina Faye: Joe Iconis' "Love In Hate Nation" at Two River Theater by Adam Rothenberg

In 2015, I got to interview Tony Nominee Joe Iconis when Be More Chill was premiering at Two River Theater. Now, his newest show, Love In Hate Nation, is making it’s world premiere at Two …

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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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