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Tuesday, August 22, 2017

People You Should Know . . . Seena Jon by Zack Calhoon

(Photo by Cosmo Fujiyama)Seena Jon is a comedian, producer, actor, and lawyer. His weekly podcast, The Brighter Side, is hardcore self-help that attempts to put a positive spin on subjects l…

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People You Should Know . . . Mark Andrew Garner by Zack Calhoon

MARK ANDREW GARNER, a graduate of @bdcnyc #ProSemNation, was most recently Neleus in Mary Poppins at Alabama Shakespeare Festival and Swing/Young Max u/s in The Grinch Who Stole Ch…

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People You Should Know . . . Cailín Heffernan by Zack Calhoon

Cailín Heffernan-(Libretto/Director-Choreographer) is the Associate Artistic Director of Boomerang Theatre Company.  For Boomerang, she has directed: Shakespeare's Cymbeline and Love…

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People You Should Know . . . Tony Romero by Zack Calhoon

TONY ROMERO-Off-Broadway: Tokyo Can Can, Triplets starring Ruth Brown and Babes in Toyland at Lincoln Center. Regional credits: Mame starring Christine Ebersole, Paper Mill Playhouse; Anythi…

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People You Should Know . . . Charles Pang by Zack Calhoon

CHARLES PANG is thankful to be a part of this production. He hails from Hong Kong and has appeared in Pasek and Paul’s A Christmas Story (National Tour), Made in China (59E59), Anything Go…

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Saturday, August 19, 2017

People You Should Know . . . Howard Rubenstein by Zack Calhoon

HOWARD RUBENSTEIN (Book & Lyrics) is a physician, writer, and photographer. In 1953 he received a B.A. from Carleton College, where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa and Sigma Xi and…

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People You Should Know . . . Meridith Jones by Zack Calhoon

Meridith Jones is a Manhattan-based Actor and the Artistic Director of Crashbox Theater Company which focuses on the development of new works by emerging playwrights.  A graduate of Atl…

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Wednesday, August 16, 2017

People You Should Know . . . Brittany Crowell by Zack Calhoon

BRITTANY CROWELL (Managing Director of Crashbox Theater Company) has worked as a Producer, Production Manager and Stage Manager with many companies, including: The TRUF, The Bower Group, Tin…

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People You Should Know . . . Jee Heng Liao by Zack Calhoon

JEE HENG LIAO is delighted to join this production. Off-Broadway: Anything Goes at Musicals Tonight. NY Theater: When You’ve Got a Gift (June Havoc Theater), …

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Monday, August 14, 2017

People You Should Know . . . Courtney Leigh Halford by Zack Calhoon

COURTNEY LEIGH HALFORD is thrilled to make her HERE Arts Debut! Recent: Tangled, the Musical (Ensemble, U/S Mother Gothel) Original Cast. DCL: Villains Tonight (Ursu…

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People You Should Know . . . Patrick Vassel by Zack Calhoon

Patrick Vassel (Director) is a director, writer, and teacher from Akron, Ohio. Patrick is the Associate and Supervising Director of Hamilton - on Broadway, in Chicago, and the 1st National T…

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Thursday, August 10, 2017

People You Should Know . . . Collin Smith by Zack Calhoon

COLLIN SMITH is an actor and writer. Recent acting credits include - Film/TV: The Young Pope, The Incredible Jessica James, Christmas All Over Again, Person of Interest, Bear With Us. T…

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People You Should Know . . . Josh Johnson by Zack Calhoon

Photo by Mindy TuckerJosh Johnson has performed stand-up on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, Comedy Central Stand Up Presents: Josh Johnson, Just For Laughs New Faces, Kevin Hart’s …

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People You Should Know . . . Ophira Eisenberg by Zack Calhoon

Photo by Mindy TuckerOphira Eisenberg is the host of NPR’s Ask Me Another, Moth Radio Hour, and a regular host and storyteller with The Moth, Comedy Central, The Late Show, HBO’s Girls. …

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Monday, August 7, 2017

People You Should Know . . . Sam Leichter by Zack Calhoon

Sam Leichter most recently appeared in the New York Shakespeare Exchange production and subsequent tour of Much Ado About Nothing. Other favorite credits include A Day in the Death of Joe Eg…

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Thursday, August 3, 2017

People You Should Know . . . Ximena Garnica and Shige Moriya by Zack Calhoon

Photo by Jonas HidalgoColombian-born Ximena Garnica and Japan native Shige Moriya are a multidisciplinary duo and the artistic co-directors of the Brooklyn-based LEIMAY Ensemble. Since 2000,…

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Wednesday, August 2, 2017

People You Should Know . . . Devon Ahmed by Zack Calhoon

Devon Ahmed-Theatre credits include: Measure for Measure and Henry IV, Part 1 (Hip to Hip), Much Ado About Nothing (Theatre at Woodshill), Disconnect (San Jose Rep), The Good Life (Xavier Th…

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Monday, July 31, 2017

People You Should Know . . . Jim Shankman by Zack Calhoon

JIM SHANKMAN (Playwright) is an actor, playwright and novelist. Three of his plays have been presented in the New York International Fringe Festival. The Screenwriter Dies Of His Own Free Wi…

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Saturday, July 29, 2017

People You Should Know . . . Craig J. George by Zack Calhoon

CRAIG J. GEORGE (Director) Off-Broadway: Taming of the Shrew: Extreme (The Duke on 42nd Street) and over a dozen world premieres, including: Titus: A Grand and Gory Rock …

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People You Should Know . . . Kevin Sims by Zack Calhoon

KEVIN SIMS received his training at the University of Northern Colorado, The William Esper Studio, The Second City in both Chicago and Toronto, and sharpened his Shakespeare with Shakespeare…

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Monday, July 17, 2017

People You Should Know . . . Brian Parks by Zack Calhoon

Brian Parks is an American playwright whose work has been produced in New York City as well as in several cities across the U.S. The plays have also been produced internationally, in London,…

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People You Should Know . . . Erik Ransom by Zack Calhoon

Erik Ransom is a composer, playwright, librettist and performer with a diverse body of work. COMING: A Rock Musical of Biblical Proportions marked his first foray as a writer and, within a y…

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Monday, July 10, 2017

People You Should Know . . . Robert Ellsworth by Zack Calhoon

Robert Ellsworth (Playwright), a Boston native, graduated cum laude from UCLA with a BA in Creative Writing and an MFA from Cal State Los Angeles. A former journalist, his writings have appe…

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Thursday, July 6, 2017

People You Should Know . . . Emily Jackson by Zack Calhoon

Emily Jackson is an artist and administrator whose focus is on theatrical collaboration, vitality, and impact. She is the Acting Artistic Director for Sanguine Theatre Company in New York Ci…

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People You Should Know . . . Daniela Malavé by Zack Calhoon

Daniela Malavé plays Lupe and others in The Barrow Group's production of Lisa Loomer's Expecting Isabel. Productions include The Awesome 80’s Prom, Tony and Tina’s Wedding, Bollywood We…

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Tuesday, June 27, 2017

People You Should Know . . . Albert Repicci by Zack Calhoon

Albert Repicci’s works include the Off Broadway play Honor Bound, the one-act plays The Haberdasher, Once Upon a Rose, Holding Hands At Midnight, and two award-nominated pla…

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People You Should Know . . . Patrick Hamilton by Zack Calhoon

Patrick Hamilton (Playwright) is a native of Bethesda, MD. He moved to New York City to attend Fordham University at Rose Hill and has lived here ever since. He taught science…

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Monday, June 26, 2017

People You Should Know . . . Patrick Vermillion by Zack Calhoon

Patrick Vermillion is an NYC playwright and comedian. His plays have been seen at Ensemble Studio Theater, the Soho Playhouse, The Secret Theater, and the LSU New Works Reading Series. He is…

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People You Should Know . . . Elyzabeth Wilder by Zack Calhoon

Elyzabeth Wilder’s plays include Gee's Bend, Fresh Kills, The Flagmaker of Market Street, The Furniture of Home, White Lightning, and Provenance. Her plays have been produced at the Royal …

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Friday, June 23, 2017

People You Should Know . . . Edith Freni by Zack Calhoon

Edith Freni holds both her BFA and MFA from NYU’s Department of Dramatic Writing. Her work has been produced and developed in New York and nationally at theaters including EST and EST West…

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People You Should Know . . . John DiMino by Zack Calhoon

John DiMino graduated from NYU with a B.F.A in Drama and is thrilled to be putting that degree to use. He considers himself very lucky to be working on this exciting world premiere and canno…

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