All stories by Jeryl Brunner on BroadwayStars

Thursday, June 30, 2022

A Celebration Of Dance And Chita Rivera At The Chita Rivera Awards by Jeryl Brunner

Considered the Oscars of dance, The Chita Rivera Awards honors dance in theater and film and recognizes great talents past, present and future.

SOURCE: Forbes at 09:42AM
Thursday, June 23, 2022

Working In This Cutting Edge Fifth Dimension Of Theater Jessica Hecht Discovered Unexpected Magic by Jeryl Brunner

This Breaking Bad actress stars with Mikhail Baryshnikov in 'the Orchard.' The play is an adaptation of The Cherry Orchard by Anton Chekhov.

SOURCE: Forbes at 10:49PM
Wednesday, June 22, 2022

This Actress Fulfilled Her Dream To Bring Classical Free Theater To New Yorkers In A Historic Setting by Jeryl Brunner

For six seasons Shakespeare Downtown has produced free outdoor theater at Castle Clinton National Monument in Battery Park.

SOURCE: Forbes at 06:28PM
Sunday, June 19, 2022

This Broadway Vet Took Agency Over Her Career And Co-Created An Off-Broadway Show. (And She Gets To Play Céline Dion.) by Jeryl Brunner

How these friends turned their passion project into the new musical Titanique. The show marries Céline Dion's iconic songs with the film Titanic.

SOURCE: Forbes at 09:00AM
Saturday, June 11, 2022

Breaking Records And Broadway Debuts: Meet Some Of The 2022 Tony Nominees by Jeryl Brunner

The 75th Tony Awards will be held on June 12. Some of the nominees reflected on their path to Broadway and what brought them to this moment in their lives.

SOURCE: Forbes at 01:46PM
Monday, May 30, 2022

These Women Harnessed Their Power And Created A New Musical With A Dream Team, Including Bestselling Author Jodi Picoult by Jeryl Brunner

Based on the novel by Jodi Picoult and Samantha van Leer, the new Off-Broadway musical, Between The Lines, opens next month.

SOURCE: Forbes at 03:42PM
Sunday, May 22, 2022

How Pamela Anderson Is Finding Her Power by Jeryl Brunner

The actress is stretching her chops making her Broadway debut as Roxie Hart in the hit musical Chicago

SOURCE: Forbes at 04:32PM
Monday, May 9, 2022

Artists Celebrate The Magic And Power Of Theater At The Lucille Lortel Awards by Jeryl Brunner

Returning to a live, in-person ceremony for the first time in three years, the Off-Broadway community came together for the 2022 Lucille Lortel Awards

SOURCE: Forbes at 06:20PM
Saturday, May 7, 2022

How Joaquina Kalukango Found Her Power On Broadway In ‘Paradise Square’ by Jeryl Brunner

This Tony-nominated powerhouse delivers a performance for the ages.

SOURCE: Forbes at 12:16PM
Wednesday, May 4, 2022

Catching Up With Visionary Theater Artist Shaina Taub by Jeryl Brunner

Endlessly creative, Shaina Taub has a highly anticipated new musical 'Suffs,' about the American women’s suffrage movement. She also just debuted the album, "Songs Of The Great Hill."

SOURCE: Forbes at 07:07PM
Saturday, April 30, 2022

As ‘Annie’ Turns 45, Andrea McArdle, Broadway’s Original Annie, Reflects On The Iconic Show by Jeryl Brunner

Andrea McArdle celebrates 'Annie' with a new concert at Feinstein's/54 Below.

SOURCE: Forbes at 08:38AM
Wednesday, April 27, 2022

This Multi-hyphenate Actress/Writer Not Only Has A Writing Deal For DC, She Also Has A New Off-Broadway Play by Jeryl Brunner

Meet actress and writer Ana Nogueira. Her smart new play, Which Way To The Stage, just premiered at MCC Theater.

SOURCE: Forbes at 08:43PM
Sunday, April 24, 2022

A New Podcast Series Explores How Over 100 Women Have Run For President Of The United States by Jeryl Brunner

With A Simple Herstory Jocelyn Kuritsky sheds light on a piece of history that many of us never knew.

SOURCE: Forbes at 04:24PM
Tuesday, April 19, 2022

What Drove This Broadway Star During The Pandemic? by Jeryl Brunner

When the pandemic shut down Broadway and her show, Come From Away, Sharon Wheatley found salvation barreling across the United States with her family in a 30-foot RV. She chronicles her adve…

SOURCE: Forbes at 07:49AM
Sunday, April 17, 2022

These Visionary Creatives Brought ‘The Little Prince’ To Broadway by Jeryl Brunner

Anne Tournié and Chris Mouron share how their beloved childhood book became the inspiration of their latest collaboration.

SOURCE: Forbes at 08:40PM
Thursday, March 31, 2022

This Top Documentary Theater Artist Uses The Power Of Storytelling To Amplify Voices Often Not Heard by Jeryl Brunner

In the play Coal Country Jessica Blank and her collaborators share first person retellings of those who lost loved ones in the deadly Upper Big Branch mine disaster in West Virginia.

SOURCE: Forbes at 10:03AM
Tuesday, March 29, 2022

Taking The Reins With ‘What The Constitution Means To Me’ Transformed This Actress In Ways She Could Never Imagine by Jeryl Brunner

Actress Cassie Beck takes on an epic role in 'What the Constitution Means to Me' now on tour.

SOURCE: Forbes at 04:40PM
Friday, March 18, 2022

Betty Buckley Celebrates Stephen Sondheim With Her New Album And Found Healing Along The Way by Jeryl Brunner

The Tony-winning star just debuted an epic compilation album "Betty Buckley Sings Stephen Sondheim"

SOURCE: Forbes at 01:07PM
Thursday, March 17, 2022

This Actress Stars In Three Back-To-Back Plays Off Broadway That Shed Light On Women In The Middle East by Jeryl Brunner

Within a six month period Marjan Neshat is starring in the critically acclaimed plays Selling Kabul, English and Wish You Were Here.

SOURCE: Forbes at 02:25PM
Friday, March 4, 2022

Tiler Peck On Facing Her Fears To Curate An Epic Show Of Dance And Music At City Center by Jeryl Brunner

As City Center expands opportunities for artists to create and perform, they launched a new dance series, Artists at the Center. Dance superstar Tiler Peck reflects on creating this inaugura…

SOURCE: Forbes at 08:59AM
Monday, February 28, 2022

Longing To Get Her Music Into The World This Young Artist Found The Answers In Her Backyard by Jeryl Brunner

Through her self-produced concerts True Jackson discovered a resourceful way to share her music and help other young indie bands.

SOURCE: Forbes at 10:16AM
Saturday, February 26, 2022

Between Them They Play 52 Characters. Meet The Women Who Star In ‘Jersey Boys’ by Jeryl Brunner

From eight second quick changes to countless wigs Dianna Marie Barger, Tristen Buettel and Michelle Rombola are performing multitaskers

SOURCE: Forbes at 01:48PM
Friday, February 25, 2022

She Helps Artists Take The Fear Factor Out Of Their Finances by Jeryl Brunner

Meet Jodi Carter. This CPA has a passion for empowering people to take control of their money.

SOURCE: Forbes at 05:53PM
Sunday, February 6, 2022

The Art Of Connecting In The Metaverse by Jeryl Brunner

Through her company, Plutonic, Daniela Ciocca delves into the intersection between art, entrepreneurship and philanthropy. She has a vision how blockchain can help artists benefit from the s…

SOURCE: Forbes at 12:51PM
Tuesday, February 1, 2022

Irish Repertory Theatre Presents Another Life-Affirming Show by Jeryl Brunner

During this time of uncertainty The Streets Of New York shows us that hope is not lost and what really matters.

SOURCE: Forbes at 02:36PM
Monday, January 31, 2022

This ‘In The Heights’ Star Is Getting Serious Buzz For Playing Abuela Claudia And Singing ‘Paciencia Y Fe’ by Jeryl Brunner

Reprising her Tony-nominated role that she played on Broadway, Olga Merediz plays Abuela Claudia in the Warner Bros film adaptation of In The Heights.

SOURCE: Forbes at 09:37AM
Saturday, January 29, 2022

Samantha Mathis Returns Off Broadway In Duncan Sheik’s Haunting New Musical, ‘Whisper House’ by Jeryl Brunner

Now playing at 59E59 Theaters, the new musical is all about souls trying to connect. Samantha Mathis shares how theater gave her back her power.

SOURCE: Forbes at 08:09AM
Wednesday, January 26, 2022

‘The Search For Signs Of Intelligent Life In The Universe,’ Now Playing At The Shed, Is As Relevant As Ever by Jeryl Brunner

Jane Wagner's epic play, originally written for Lily Tomlin, is now off Broadway starring Cecily Strong. Directed by Leigh Silverman, the show is a love letter to theater and audiences.

SOURCE: Forbes at 05:09PM
Saturday, January 22, 2022

This Entrepreneur And Author Says Inner Happiness Should Top Your List by Jeryl Brunner

Tia Graham is on a mission to inspire transformation through the science of happiness and neuroscience.

SOURCE: Forbes at 01:45PM
Wednesday, January 12, 2022

In The New Musical ‘Flying Over Sunset’ This Broadway Star Really Soars by Jeryl Brunner

Carmen Cusack plays Clare Boothe Luce in 'Flying Over Sunset.' The riveting musical brings together Luce, Aldous Huxley and Cary Grant in a very trippy way.

SOURCE: Forbes at 06:37PM
Thursday, December 30, 2021

This Broadway Star Plays A Powerful Eurydice In ‘Hadestown’ by Jeryl Brunner

A two-time Tony nominee, Eva Noblezada is a force on Broadway.

SOURCE: Forbes at 08:57AM