In Urban Agenda Magazine: “We Remember Alan Jay Lerner Well: The ‘My Fair Lady’ Lyricist’s Centennial”

“We Remember Alan Jay Lerner Well: The My Fair Lady Lyricist’s Centennial” was published in the Holiday 2018 issue of Urban Agenda Magazine. I interviewed Amy Asch and Dominic McHugh, the editors of The Complete Lyrics of Alan Jay Lerner (Oxford University Press, 2018). I also interviewed several producers and performers about Lerner’s work and legacy.
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In Urban Agenda Magazine: “Thinking Outside the Box Seats: Opera Theatre of Montclair’s Educational Outreach”

“Thinking Outside the Box Seats: Opera Theatre of Montclair’s Educational Outreach” was published in the Fall 2018 issue of Urban Agenda Magazine. I interviewed Mia Riker-Norrie, the founder and general director of Opera Theatre of Montclair; Joyce Korotkin, an art teacher at Renaissance at Rand Middle School, who designs sets for OTM; and Elizabeth Hastings, the conductor of OTM’s production of Hansel and Gretel.

In Musical Theater Today, Vol. 2: “The Evolution of the Broadway Musical Heroine: A Conversation with Katie Welsh”

Musical Theater Today Vol 2

Musical Theater Today Vol. 2 includes my interview with singer, scholar, and Princeton University alumna Katie Welsh. We discussed her one-woman show The Evolution of the Broadway Musical Heroine, which was presented at Feinstein’s/54 Below in July of 2017. We also discussed the gender dynamics in a variety of musicals, as well as her time at Princeton.

Musical Theater Today Vol. 2 is published by Yonkers International Press. To learn more, and/or order the book, click here.

In Princeton Magazine and Urban Agenda: “Into the Blue: The U.S. Air Force Reserve Turns 70”

Into the Blue: The U.S. Air Force Reserve Turns 70″ has been published in the Summer 2018 issues of Urban Agenda Magazine and Princeton Magazine. I interviewed five Reservists from the 514th Air Mobility Wing at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, as well as aviation historian Dr. Richard Porcelli, author of Floyd Bennett Field and Naval Air Station Atlantic City.

In Princeton Magazine and Urban Agenda: “The Power of Music and Dance”

“The Power of Music and Dance: The Leonard Bernstein and Jerome Robbins Centennials” was published in the Spring 2018 issues of Princeton Magazine and Urban Agenda Magazine. I interviewed Andrew Byrne, the artistic director of Symphony Space; Ivy Weingram, the curator of “Leonard Bernstein: The Power of Music,” an exhibition at Philadelphia’s National Museum of American Jewish History; and Allen Greenberg, a director of the Jerome Robbins Foundation.

In Urban Agenda Magazine: “Musical Community Building”

“Musical Community Building: The Choirs of the Performing Arts School at bergenPAC” was published in the March 2018 issue of Urban Agenda Magazine. In this article, I interviewed Becky Serico, the managing director of the Performing Arts School; Pastor Jeffrey A. Bryant, the director of the chorus; Norma Wellington, a jewelry designer who supports the scholarship fund at The Performing Arts School;and Jacqueline Lutz, a member of the Chamber Chorus.