Thursday, July 12, 2018

You Oughta Know – 7 Truths About Addiction in Jagged Little Pill by Admin

Sean Allan Krill and Elizabeth Stanley as Steve and Mary Jane Healy (Photo: Evgenia Eliseeva) Opioid addiction has swept the suburbs. As the pendulum swung during the 1990’s in the medical…

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Thursday, June 28, 2018

Kathryn Gallagher – Bella & the Jagged Little Pill by Admin

There is a new show that is quickly elevating into the pantheon of great mental health musicals. Joining the ranks of such powerful pieces as Next to Normal and Dear Evan Hansen is the new w…

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Monday, June 18, 2018

#MeToo in the Theater by Admin

Proud to have collaborated with OnStage Blog on this piece about recent sexual abuse revelations within the theater community and ways to identify predatory behavior. http://www.onstageblog…

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Saturday, June 2, 2018

Signed Playbill Giveaway – Carousel by Admin

Playbill Giveaway! Signatures include Jessie Mueller, Joshua Henry, Renee Fleming, Margaret Colin, Amar Ramasar, Brittany Pollack, Andrei Chagas, Jess LeProtto, and Ricky Ubeda. To enter: FO…

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Thursday, May 24, 2018

Jagged Little Pill Explores Mental Health by Admin

The sounds of an angry beat drive the protestations of a scorned lover, reminding her ex, “I’m here to remind you of the mess you left when you went away. It’s not fair to deny me of t…

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Thursday, May 10, 2018

Megan Kingery – Lady Producer by Admin

Megan Kingery is a self-proclaimed #LadyProducer, a co-producer of  of Natasha, Pierre and The Great Comet of 1812 that put forward a thrilling, immersive piece of theater with the most div…

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Thursday, May 3, 2018

Ilana Bolotsky – Broadway Dreams Come True by Admin

Ilana Bolotsky is currently making her Broadway dreams come true, although you won’t find her singing or dancing on stage. Bolotsky is behind the scenes as a Child Guardian at Once On …

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Sunday, April 29, 2018

Lin Manuel Miranda Digitally Signed Hamilton Lyric Sheet Giveaway by Admin

You could win this Lin Manuel Miranda digitally signed Hamilton: An American Musical lyric sheet! Simply pick your favorite interview or article, tweet or post about it on Facebook, follow/f…

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Thursday, April 26, 2018

Ann Harada – Make ‘Em Laugh by Admin

Ann Harada has been keeping Broadway audiences entertained for years in shows such as Cinderella, 9 to 5, M Butterfly, Seussical, and Les Miserables. I first encountered the finely-tuned mus…

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Thursday, April 12, 2018

Lauren Boyd – Broadway Babe by Admin

By most measures, Lauren Boyd has arrived. She is in this century’s most seminal piece of theater, dancing in the ensemble and as an understudy for Peggy Schuyler/Maria Reynolds in Ham…

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Thursday, April 5, 2018

Kenita Miller – Human Heart by Admin

To witness Kenita Miller in performance is to experience someone speaking to your soul. She sings with a purity of emotion that breaks past your rib cage, straight to holding your heart with…

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Thursday, March 29, 2018

Petite Seat – Children and Art by Admin

Bringing young children to live theater is both thrilling and daunting. It’s a chance to expose them to pure imagination, sustained attention, and endless possibilities. It can also be str…

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Thursday, March 22, 2018

Loretta Ables Sayre – An Honest Heart by Admin

(Headshot Photo credit: Laura Marie Duncan) Loretta Ables Sayre is well-known for her jazz performance, with a voice both earthy and trained, humble and soaring, simple and deep. She made an…

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Tuesday, March 6, 2018

It’s Quiet Uptown – When Tragedy Strikes by Admin

When celebrated lyricist Lin Manuel Miranda wrote the song “It’s Quiet Uptown” for Hamilton: An American Musical about the loss of a child, he acknowledged in the lyrics th…

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Monday, March 5, 2018

Hello Dolly!: The Case for Joy by Admin

We live together in unprecedented times. Politics have sent a fissure through the center of this country, creating a sense of division from our neighbor. Regular gun attacks in our schools a…

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Saturday, February 24, 2018

Dr. Drama in Conversation with Tatro by Admin

I spoke with Will Barrios of Tatro about the genesis of Dr. Drama, how psychology and theater are linked, and the power of play.  You can check out the interview here: https://www.tatrotoy…

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Thursday, February 15, 2018

Coloring Broadway – Musicals and Mindfulness by Admin

Clinical psychology has been recently touting the therapeutic benefits of coloring. Research has shown that engaging in this activity can reduce both physical and emotional stress. Lucky for…

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Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Ribbons Scavenger Hunt at BroadwayCon by Admin

It’s time for BroadwayCon and we are beyond excited! Broadway Goes Pop, Coloring Broadway, Dr. Drama, The Hamilcast, Theater People Podcast/Broadway Backstory/True Crime Obsessed*, and Tat…

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Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Elsie Cast and Crazy Ex-Girlfriend by Admin

Conversation with Rachel Milligan Ferat of the Elsie Cast about the musical comedy Crazy Ex-Girlfriend. We discuss the fantastic theater references held within, as well as exploring the ment…

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Monday, January 15, 2018

Darnell Abraham – Divine Appointment by Admin

There are moments when the full power of a musical is amplified and lifted beyond its prior potential by the events occurring outside of the theater walls. I witnessed such a moment this pas…

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Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Gillian Pensavalle Wrote the Other 51 – ADHD and The Hamilcast by Admin

What fan of the singular show Hamilton: An American Musical wouldn’t love to have its writer and star Lin Manuel Miranda over for drinks and four hours of talking about Hamilton? One enthu…

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Thursday, December 28, 2017

Dr. Drama in NAMI by Admin

I often reference NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) as a resource, so I am extra pleased to have been published on their website talking about mental health in musical theater.  Yo…

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Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Karla Garcia – Finding Her Legacy by Admin

Karla Garcia’s dance career has led her to many achievements, including being on the brilliant television competition, So You Think You Can Dance, working with dance world icons such as De…

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