All stories by Jeryl Brunner on BroadwayStars

Wednesday, May 22, 2024

She Brings The Great American Songbook To Legions Of Young People by Jeryl Brunner

Through its many programs, The American Songbook Association and Carolyn Montgomery are inspiring students, especially those without access to music education, to fall in love with Ella Fitz…

SOURCE: Forbes at 04:15PM
Friday, May 10, 2024

This Young Singer/Songwriter Discovered Her Power By Going Inward by Jeryl Brunner

True Jackson’s song, "Paint Me," appears in the new film Prom Dates.

SOURCE: Forbes at 08:19AM
Friday, May 3, 2024

For these three performers the long road to Broadway was worth the wait by Jeryl Brunner

Stan Brown, Matthew August Jeffers and Susan Pourfar share what it took to get to Broadway.

SOURCE: Broadway News Subscription at 08:08AM
Tuesday, April 30, 2024

Suffragists Take The Spotlight In The Broadway Musical ‘Suffs’ by Jeryl Brunner

With producers including Hillary Clinton and Malala Yousafzai, Suffs shows what it took to pass the Nineteenth Amendment and grant women the right to vote

SOURCE: Forbes at 03:38PM
Sunday, April 28, 2024

This Original Broadway Musical Spotlights A Radical Female Artist And The Mark She Left by Jeryl Brunner

Tamara de Lempicka was an out-of-the-box, rule-breaking painter who has often been ignored.

SOURCE: Forbes at 02:45PM
Saturday, April 27, 2024

This New Book Celebrates The Ecstatic Power Of The Mind by Jeryl Brunner

Maurice Saatchi seeks to excite our mental ecstasy

SOURCE: Forbes at 02:44PM
Monday, April 22, 2024

After Experiencing This Broadway Musical These Students Felt Truly Seen by Jeryl Brunner

At a performance of How To Dance In Ohio autistic students from New York City Lab School for Collaborative Studies got a life-changing opportunity to meet autistic actors

SOURCE: Forbes at 07:00AM
Sunday, April 14, 2024

She Brings Daring Choreography To The Broadway Musical ‘Tommy’ by Jeryl Brunner

Meet choreographer and director Lorin Latarro

SOURCE: Forbes at 12:45PM
Friday, March 29, 2024

How One Performer Takes On Two Simultaneous Shows by Jeryl Brunner

Syrena—a singer, bellydancer, and specialty performer—stars in two shows from Company XIV: Cocktail Magique and Queen of Hearts

SOURCE: Forbes at 10:26PM

A Day In The Life: She Toggles Between Coinciding Productions by Jeryl Brunner

A Day In The Life: She Toggles Between Coinciding Productions

SOURCE: Forbes at 08:33AM
Saturday, March 23, 2024

Water For Elephants: A Musical About Hope And Salvation During Troubled Times by Jeryl Brunner

Based on the bestselling novel, the new musical brings the circus, including a showstopping elephant, to Broadway

SOURCE: Forbes at 02:08PM
Tuesday, March 19, 2024

Since The 1960s This Visionary Nonprofit Has Nurtured Countless Theaters And Artists by Jeryl Brunner

Theatre Communications Group is helping to transform the landscape of theater by making it more accessible.

SOURCE: Forbes at 05:49PM
Thursday, March 14, 2024

Dead Outlaw Has ‘Dead’ In Its Title But Is As Life-Affirming As It Comes by Jeryl Brunner

A kaleidoscope of storytelling genres, this quirky new musical about a bandit who finds fame after death is full of surprises and a cool rock beat.

SOURCE: Forbes at 03:57PM
Saturday, March 9, 2024

A New Musical Mines The Struggle Of A Couple In A Deep, Caring And Profound Way by Jeryl Brunner

In Days of Wine and Roses Kelli O’Hara and Brian d’Arcy James take the audience on a joyous, jazzy and harrowing ride

SOURCE: Forbes at 12:59PM
Thursday, March 7, 2024

Creating An Animated Film About A Dancing Mayfly To Revisiting Her Horror Film Roots, Betty Buckley Is Unstoppable by Jeryl Brunner

Betty Buckley began her film career with the thriller Carrie. Her newest horror movie, Imaginary, debuts this week. She also created, wrote and narrates the Mayfly

SOURCE: Forbes at 03:50AM
Tuesday, February 27, 2024

New Play Mines Shakespeare’s Villains To Give Us A Better Sense Of Ourselves by Jeryl Brunner

In All The Devils Are Here Patrick Page explores Shakespeare's most fascinating and wickedly wonderful characters

SOURCE: Forbes at 10:21AM
Sunday, February 25, 2024

The New Play, Brooklyn Laundry, Places Three Sisters At Its Center by Jeryl Brunner

John Patrick Shanley, who wrote Doubt and Moonstruck, premieres his newest play at the Manhattan Theatre Club

SOURCE: Forbes at 08:01AM
Saturday, February 17, 2024

In Her Latest Album Melissa Errico Celebrates Sondheim And New York City by Jeryl Brunner

This Tony nominee reflects on her longtime friendship and collaboration with the legendary composer/lyricist and the enduring impact it has had on her life.

SOURCE: Forbes at 01:12PM
Sunday, January 21, 2024

Oppenheimer And Other Great Minds Found Inspiration At This Shelter Island Inn by Jeryl Brunner

For decades the Ram’s Head Inn has been a refuge for scientists, artists and creative souls.

SOURCE: Forbes at 03:44PM
Monday, January 15, 2024

This Wall Street Wonder Made A Seismic Shift Performing In Her Own Cabaret Show While Raising Funds For Alzheimer’s Research by Jeryl Brunner

Once a partner at Goldman Sachs, Stacy Polley shifted to creating her own cabaret shows. In the process she helped raise over $2 million for charity.

SOURCE: Forbes at 03:26PM
Friday, January 12, 2024

A Life-Changing Award For Two Acclaimed Playwrights by Jeryl Brunner

Martyna Majok and Mona Mansour were honored with the 2023 Steinberg Playwright Award from the Harold and Mimi Steinberg Charitable Trust.

SOURCE: Forbes at 04:30PM
Friday, December 22, 2023

This Actress Discovers The Role Of A Lifetime In Brian Friel’s Play ‘Translations’ by Jeryl Brunner

Star Trek: Discovery star, Mary Wiseman, shows her vast range in 'Translations' at Irish Repertory Theatre

SOURCE: Forbes at 07:52AM
Friday, December 15, 2023

The Secrets Behind Creating Those Christmas Movies That People Love To Binge Watch by Jeryl Brunner

Karen Schaler not only writes Christmas movies, she created a Christmas Camp franchise. Through her storytelling and teaching she instills strength, hope, and positivity

SOURCE: Forbes at 04:20PM
Thursday, December 14, 2023

With Legions Of Fans Like Beyoncé And Alicia Keys National Black Theatre Has Thrived For More Than 50 Years by Jeryl Brunner

The National Black Theatre is the nation’s first revenue-generating Black art complex. This year their production of 'Fat Ham' won the Pulitzer Prize, was nominated for five Tonys and tran…

SOURCE: Forbes at 04:52PM
Sunday, December 10, 2023

Mischief Theatre Brings Their Magic To A New Show In New York City by Jeryl Brunner

The forces behind the Play That Goes Wrong and Peter Pan Goes Wrong tackle magic in their off Broadway production, Mind Mangler

SOURCE: Forbes at 03:09PM
Thursday, December 7, 2023

21 Years After Penelope Chilvers Created Her Design Brand It Remains A Global Favorite With Fans In The Royal Family by Jeryl Brunner

This design dynamo helped transform the riding boot into a stylish classic worn by the Catherine, Princess of Wales.

SOURCE: Forbes at 12:57PM
Wednesday, November 29, 2023

She Found Her Muse When She Pivoted From Law To Tabletop Design by Jeryl Brunner

Building her company from scratch Liz Curtis created a kind of rent-the-runway for your table. She’s now partnering with chocolate giant Ferrero Rocher

SOURCE: Forbes at 03:24PM
Tuesday, November 28, 2023

Where Rosario Dawson Goes To Find Hope by Jeryl Brunner

For decades the Lower Eastside Girls Club has been empowering young women and nurturing a strong sense of community while providing countless free programs from science to art to entreprene…

SOURCE: Forbes at 02:26PM
Saturday, November 11, 2023

As ‘Wicked’ Turns Twenty, The Show Changed These Lives For Good by Jeryl Brunner

After its 7719th performance stars from the show, past and present, reflected on Wicked. The musical is the fourth longest running show in Broadway's history.

SOURCE: Forbes at 02:22PM
Wednesday, November 8, 2023

National Sawdust Brings Music And Artists To Brooklyn In A Uniquely Epic Way by Jeryl Brunner

Meet two visionary forces behind this nonprofit music mecca in the heart of Williamsburg

SOURCE: Forbes at 12:49AM
Friday, November 3, 2023

This Visionary Tony-Nominated Director Has Another Hit With ‘Merry Me’ by Jeryl Brunner

Leigh Silverman directs Hansol Jung’s madcap play 'Merry Me' at New York Theatre Workshop

SOURCE: Forbes at 09:59AM

All that Chat

May 30, 2023: Grey House - Lyceum Theatre
Jun 26, 2023: Just For Us - Hudson Theatre
Jul 24, 2023: The Cottage - Hayes Theater
Nov 16, 2023: Spamalot - St. James Theatre
Dec 18, 2023: Appropriate - Hayes Theater
Mar 07, 2024: Doubt - Todd Haimes Theatre
Apr 14, 2024: Lempicka - Longacre Theatre
Apr 17, 2024: The Wiz - Marquis Theatre
Apr 18, 2024: Suffs - Music Box Theatre
Apr 25, 2024: Mother Play - Hayes Theater
Jun 10, 2024: The Drama Desk Awards