Actors and Actresses Q&A Series: Lauren Elder

Lauren Elder is a delight. She is also a singer-songwriter, whistler, and Broadway performer. After an overwhelmingly successful crowdfunding campaign on RocketHub, Lauren assembled a group of incredible musicians and performers to record her first album of original music. Sweet love songs, heart breaking melodies, and world class whistling make this album a fun, unique musical journey. Hailing from sunny California, Lauren has made NYC her home for the better part of the… Read More

Actors & Actresses Q&A Series: Daniel Koek

Our next interview in the Actors and Actresses Q&A Series is the West End star – Daniel Koek! Daniel Koek is an international artist who has made a name for himself in London’s West End, as well as Australia and some of he greatest theaters in Europe.  Life has been hectic recently for Daniel, whilst performing leading roles in some of the world’s biggest productions including West Side Story, Chess and South Pacific…. Read More

Actors and Actresses Q&A Series: Lizzie Klemperer

I met Lizzie Klemperer when we were doing a concert together a year or so ago – and I truthfully cannot pinpoint the time, for when you get to know Lizzie, it’s as if you’ve known her for years. She’s warm, she’s talented, and she’s the type of actress I will always collaborate with! She made her Broadway debut in Bright Star, and is currently making her mark as Lily in The… Read More

Actors & Actresses Q&A Series: Sarah Naughton

Write Teacher(s) Readers, meet the latest interviewee in our Actors & Actresses Q&A Series, Sarah Naughton! Sarah is an actress, a singer, a dancer, and a comedian. She is a member of toUch performance art, a resident artistic company of the American Repertory Theater in Boston. She is an audiobook narrator (check her out on!). She’s also a teaching artist at The Children’s Museum of Art in SoHo, and a licensed… Read More

Actors & Actresses Q&A Series: Grace McLean

Grace McLean is a musical genius. I first met Grace when she wowed audiences at Joe’s Pub – I can’t remember what show it was – but I remember that she was a magnetic force onstage, and she has continued to be one of my favorite artists and one of the most fascinating people I know. Currently you can find Grace on the Imperial Stage playing Mary D in in Natasha, Pierre,… Read More

Actors & Actresses Q&A: Karen Pittman

In 2014, I was invited to an digital influencer night Disgraced on Broadway. Till this day, it remains to be one of the most moving pieces of theatre I have ever seen. Karen Pittman was a tour de force, and watching her was like taking a masterclass in acting. Since then, she’s been seen on television screens in The Americans, Person of Interest, Horace and Pete, and Luke Cage.  And now, she’s the… Read More

Actors & Actresses Q&A: Ariana DeBose

It’s here! The last Q&A we’ll be posting in 2016. And I for one, am so glad it’s with the lovely Ariana DeBose. I first met Ari in 2014 when she so graciously agreed to sing in an annual concert that I produce, LOVE SONGS for V-Day. Since then, she’s been lighting up Broadway in Pippin, Hamilton and now, A Bronx Tale.  She is a brilliant performer, plain and simple. And an… Read More

Actors & Actresses Q&A Series: Laura Osnes

There’s a reason why people call Laura Osnes Broadway’s princess. She’s beautiful, inside and out. She’s humble. She’s kind. And I’m pretty sure if she stood in the woods and sang her heart out, all the woodland creatures would come out of their hiding places to perch on her arm and sing along with her I was thrilled when Laura generously lent her time and talents DUETS with Volume 3, and I’m so… Read More

Actors & Actresses Q&A Series: Wesley Taylor

Wesley Taylor is a man of many talents. He’s been seen on Broadway in The Addams Family and Rock of Ages, on television screens in SMASH (NBC), “The Good Wife” (CBS), “Looking” (HBO), “The Tomorrow People” (CW). He’s the creator, writer, and star of the popular web series, “It Could Be Worse”.   This past April Wesley was part of DUETS with The Write Teacher(s) Volume 3, and if you missed his… Read More

Actors & Actresses Q&A Series: Will Townsend

Hello Beautiful People, Will Townsend is best known for the voice of Elliot in the animated film, Open Season.  Elliot, Boog and all your favorite woodland creatures are back in a brand new, comedy adventure, OPEN SEASON: SCARED SILLY. When a case of mistaken identity leads both humans and animals to believe there is a monstrous werewolf on the prowl in Timberline National Forest, former hunter Shaw seizes on the opportunity to… Read More