All stories by Jeryl Brunner on BroadwayStars

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
Friday, October 27, 2023

Alex Newell Delivers A Tony-Winning History-Making Performance In Shucked by Jeryl Brunner

Alex Newell is the first nonbinary person to win a Tony Award in the acting category.

SOURCE: Forbes at 11:56PM
Wednesday, October 25, 2023

These Actors Found Their Dream Roles In A New Sondheim Musical by Jeryl Brunner

Two years after Stephen Sondheim died, his final musical makes its world debut. Here We Are is playing at the Griffin Theater at the Shed.

SOURCE: Forbes at 11:43PM
Monday, October 9, 2023
Thursday, October 5, 2023

Audible Theater Continues To Be An Agent For Change by Jeryl Brunner

As Audible Theater celebrates its fifth anniversary, it continues its commitment to great storytelling and nurturing artists.

SOURCE: Forbes at 03:41PM
Friday, September 29, 2023

Amy Schneider Debuts A Memoir, ‘In The Form Of A Question’ by Jeryl Brunner

The Jeopardy! champ shares how her life has transformed since her epic winning streak and what she would tell her younger self.

SOURCE: Forbes at 03:20PM
Wednesday, September 20, 2023

After Decades Away, Marcia Cross Returns To Performing On Stage by Jeryl Brunner

Marcia Cross stars with Ron Canada and Bryan Batt in 'Pay The Writer'

SOURCE: Forbes at 05:15PM
Thursday, August 24, 2023

This Tony And Grammy Nominee Is A Force In The Musical ‘Rock & Roll Man’ by Jeryl Brunner

Valisia LeKae hits all the high notes as LaVern Baker in the show about a groundbreaking DJ who integrated radio and audiences in the 1950s and 1960s.

SOURCE: Forbes at 10:54AM
Tuesday, August 22, 2023

A New Magic Show Hits Broadway by Jeryl Brunner

A sensation throughout Europe, El Mago Pop takes levitation up a notch

SOURCE: Forbes at 01:35PM
Monday, August 21, 2023

In The Midst Of The Shutdown This Actress And Comedian Pivoted To Being A Fitness Entrepreneur by Jeryl Brunner

In addition to acting, writing, directing and performing as a comedian, Jill-Michele Meleán developed Core Set to take your work-out up a notch or two.

SOURCE: Forbes at 05:31PM
Saturday, August 5, 2023

She Helped Bring The Hit Show ‘Come From Away’ Home To Gander, Newfoundland by Jeryl Brunner

Come From Away ran on Broadway for over five years. The musical about the power of kindness is playing in the locale where the show takes place with Newfoundlander Jillian Keiley directing.

SOURCE: Forbes at 12:08PM
Monday, July 24, 2023

This Actress Has Been Breaking Barriers In A Big Way For Decades by Jeryl Brunner

Marilee Talkington, who is legally blind, has thrived on TV and stage. She most recently starred as Morgan Le Fey in Camelot at Lincoln Center Theater.

SOURCE: Forbes at 02:17PM
Saturday, July 22, 2023

Gloria And Emilio Estefan’s Broadway Musical ‘On Your Feet!’ Brings A New Level Of Diversity To The Road by Jeryl Brunner

The music superstars offer insight into On Your Feet!. The show, which is now on tour, tells the true story of their struggles and triumphs.

SOURCE: Forbes at 03:58PM
Saturday, July 15, 2023

After Rave Reviews Overseas, Her Olivier-Nominated One Woman Show Debuts Stateside by Jeryl Brunner

Liz Kingsman’s comedic play takes a deep dive into solo shows written by women

SOURCE: Forbes at 02:16PM
Friday, June 30, 2023

Tamron Hall On Her Hit True Crime Series, ‘Someone They Knew’ And What It Taught Her by Jeryl Brunner

The Emmy-winning journalist shares how her show has helped her heal and honors her late sister's legacy.

SOURCE: Forbes at 11:22AM
Monday, June 26, 2023

Catching Up With Cardi B. by Jeryl Brunner

The artist talks about motherhood, growing up in the Bronx and what she’s cooking up.

SOURCE: Forbes at 11:33PM

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