Virtual Conversation: Michael Riedel

January 13, 2021

Michael Riedel has been the theater columnist for the New York Post since 1998. New York magazine has called his column a “must-read” for the theater world. Michael began his radio career as regular on the Imus in the Morning show in 2011. In 2017 WOR, New York’s oldest and highest-rated station, asked him to… Continue reading →

Virtual Conversation: Maria Cooper Janis

November 18, 2020

November 17, 2020 – New York [Video below] Maria Cooper Janis was born in Los Angeles, California and lived there with her parents, the actor Gary Cooper and his wife Veronica Cooper. She followed a painting career in New York and in 1966 married the world renowned concert pianist, Byron Janis. Although Mr. Janis’ busy… Continue reading →

Virtual Conversation: Soaps

November 5, 2020

Thursday, Nov. 5, 2020:  Hillary Smith and Crystal talk about their careers working on Daytime Dramas, aka Soap Operas, joined by Gary Donatelli and Ilene Kristen.  [Video Below] Left: Hillary (L) and Crystal (R) Hillary Smith  is best known for her roles in the daytime soap operas. She made her soap debut in 1982, as Kit… Continue reading →

Virtual Conversation: Mitchell Bloom

October 22, 2020

Oct 20, 2020:  Mitchell Bloom has worked as an associate costume designer on Broadway (including Tony Award–winning designs for Grand Hotel, The Will Rogers Follies, and Les Liaisons Dangereuses). In addition to his long collaboration with Santo Loquasto, he has been the associate to Anthony Powell, Ann Roth, Willa Kim, Bob Crowley, Mark Thompson, and… Continue reading →