All stories by Jeryl Brunner on BroadwayStars

Friday, January 17, 2020

How Gloria Gaynor’s “I Will Survive” Went From Being Hidden On Her Record’s B Side To Becoming An Anthem For Empowerment by Jeryl Brunner

Gloria Gaynor and Grammy nominees share the impact of music in their lives

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Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Renée Zellweger On The Impact Of Playing Judy Garland by Jeryl Brunner

The actress reflects on her past and the places that helped inspire her.

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Saturday, December 28, 2019

We’re Back At East High With A Brand New ‘High School Musical: The Musical: The Series’ by Jeryl Brunner

Meet Broadway’s Kate Reinders who plays passionate drama teacher Miss. Jenn

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Tuesday, December 24, 2019

A Life-Changing Phone Call Leads To A Dream Role On Broadway by Jeryl Brunner

Arielle Jacobs shares her journey to play Princess Jasmine on Broadway

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Saturday, December 21, 2019

Paper Mill Playhouse Presents A Woke Cinderella by Jeryl Brunner

Ella in Rodger’s & Hammerstein’s Cinderella is no damsel in distress.

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Thursday, December 19, 2019

From Intern To Producing Powerhouse, Working With Lin-Manuel Miranda, Joel Grey And Tina Fey by Jeryl Brunner

Meet Jenny Steingart, one of the forces behind Free Style Love Supreme, Fiddler On The Roof In Yiddish, Mean Girls and Sir Patrick Stewart’s A Christmas Carol.

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Saturday, December 14, 2019

How Kristin Chenoweth Took Back Her Power by Jeryl Brunner

The Emmy and Tony-winning star shares what matters most.

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The Devil Wears Prada Musical Has Found Its Miranda Priestly by Jeryl Brunner

Tony winner Beth Leavel is coming back to Broadway for her 14th show.

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Thursday, December 5, 2019

Meet Caroline Innerbichler Who Stars As Anna In The North American Tour Of Disney’s Frozen by Jeryl Brunner

After auditioning for Frozen 14 times, Caroline Innerbichler's hard work pays off.

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Saturday, November 30, 2019

This Bestselling Writer Turned Her Panic Into Purpose by Jeryl Brunner

Ilene Angel channeled her anxiety and wrote the book How To Calm The Hell Down and Be Happy.

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Friday, November 29, 2019

How Ree Drummond Turned Her Blog Into An Empire by Jeryl Brunner

The Pioneer Woman reflects on her beginnings

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Wednesday, November 27, 2019

Megan Hilty On Her Wild Broadway Beginnings And What She Learned Along Her Journey by Jeryl Brunner

As she embarks on a special concert with Jessie Mueller and Seth Rudetsky, we caught up with the TV and Broadway star.

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Tuesday, November 26, 2019

Catching Up With Sutton Foster by Jeryl Brunner

The Younger star reveals her hopes for Liza and what it's like to revive The Music Man on Broadway.

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Saturday, November 16, 2019

These Actresses Are Bringing Awareness To Mothers Working On Broadway by Jeryl Brunner

With their new podcast, Mamas Talkin' Loud, Cara Cooper and Jessica Rush share what it's like to juggle motherhood while doing eight shows a week on Broadway.

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Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Director Sammi Cannold Brings A Groundbreaking Evita To City Center by Jeryl Brunner

Devoted to telling the story of theFirst Lady of Argentina, this director offers a unique context into Eva Perón’s world

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Monday, November 11, 2019

How This Special Education Teacher Fulfilled Her Broadway And Off-Broadway Dreams by Jeryl Brunner

This Broadway loyalty program brings theater lovers backstage, on stage and behind the scenes

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Tuesday, November 5, 2019

The Women Who Helped Shape LBJ’S Administration by Jeryl Brunner

The new play, The Great Society, features the women who were key to the Johnson presidency.

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Sunday, October 27, 2019

Not Just An Actress, Mare Winningham Is Also A Folk Music Force by Jeryl Brunner

Mare Winningham shares why her folk music roots run deep.

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Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Annie-B Parson On Choreographing David Byrne’s ‘American Utopia’ by Jeryl Brunner

The choreographer shares her creative process and how she brought David Byrne's American Utopia to Broadway

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Monday, October 21, 2019

How NE-YO Gets His Power by Jeryl Brunner

NE-YO shares what matters most

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Wednesday, October 16, 2019

How The Screenwriter of The Netflix Hit, A Christmas Prince, Turned Her “Christmas Karen” Nickname into a Bankable Brand by Jeryl Brunner

Karen Schaler used her creativity and passion to share her Christmas joy.

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Monday, October 14, 2019

How One Couple Took A Big Leap And Built Their Dream Nightclub In Woodstock, New York by Jeryl Brunner

With their club, The Colony, Lex and Neil Howard bring comedy and music to the Catskills.

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Wednesday, October 2, 2019

This Actor And Playwright Is Transforming How We View Shakespeare by Jeryl Brunner

Keith Hamilton Cobb explores the complexities of Othello in American Moor.

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Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Broadway Q&A: Ephraim Sykes of ‘Ain't Too Proud’ by Jeryl Brunner

Sykes on playing David Ruffin: “I love how ugly I get to be.”

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Thursday, September 19, 2019

This Actor Is Making A Giant Spash As The Drag Queen In ‘Glow’ by Jeryl Brunner

Kevin Cahoon left a blockbuster Broadway hit to be a stand by in an off-Broadway show. That risk transformed his career.

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Monday, September 16, 2019

This Designer Began With One Jumpsuit. Now She’s A Celebrity Favorite In Neiman Marcus And Fred Segal by Jeryl Brunner

Ripley Rader turned her passion for making her own clothes into a thriving ready-to-wear line.

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Friday, September 6, 2019

Broadway Q&A: Lilli Cooper of 'Tootsie' by Jeryl Brunner

The Tony nominee on why ‘Tootsie’ is a game-changer for her

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From Failing Fourth Grade To Super Wealthy, Glenn Stearns Has A New Challenge by Jeryl Brunner

This self-made mogul was stripped of his money, contacts and home and given 90 days to build a million-dollar business from $100.

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A Hotel Makes An Artful Design by Jeryl Brunner

Sometimes art isn't just a painting.

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Wednesday, September 4, 2019

He Pivoted From Designing Landscapes To Designing Desserts For This Iconic New York Eatery by Jeryl Brunner

Once a landscape designer, now Ron Paprocki is the pastry chef of Gotham Bar and Grill and heads their chocolate program.

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Tuesday, September 3, 2019

How One Entrepreneur Doubles Her Revenues Each Year And Continues To Stay Innovative by Jeryl Brunner

Elizabeth Durand Streisand and Eric Streisand are two Broadway-loving New Yorkers who wanted to see more theater. They found a solution and built a thriving business in the process.

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