Sherry Shameer Cohen

Sherry Shameer Cohen Sherry Shameer Cohen is an award winning parachute journalist and blogger who is always looking for more challenging work. Her articles and photos have appeared in Connecticut Magazine, Greenwich Magazine, Stamford Plus, The Advocate, Greenwich Time, The Minuteman, Connecticut Jewish Ledger, The Jewish Chronicle, The Jewish Press, The New Jewish Voice, and various daytime magazines. She has stage managed, designed flyers, programs and props for community theatre and reviewed theatre for the Connecticut Jewish Ledger, Theater Inform and New England Entertainment Digest. She lives in Connecticut with her husband, Ken, and her two little drama kings, Alexander Seth Cohen and Jonathan Ross Cohen.
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LAST 30 DAYS

BWW Interview: Lisa Lampanelli in StamfordBWW Interview: Lisa Lampanelli in Stamford
Posted: Sep. 20, 2016


BWW Interview: Beau Gravitte at Ridgefield PlayhouseBWW Interview: Beau Gravitte at Ridgefield Playhouse
Posted: Sep. 2, 2016


BWW Interview: Alan Safier in RidgefieldBWW Interview: Alan Safier in Ridgefield
Posted: Sep. 14, 2016


BWW Interview: THE BIKINIS Creators, James Hindman and Ray RoderickBWW Interview: THE BIKINIS Creators, James Hindman and Ray Roderick
Posted: Sep. 9, 2016


LAST 365 DAYS

BWW Interview: JUDY COLLINS for RIDGEFIELD PLAYHOUSE and THE KATEBWW Interview: JUDY COLLINS for RIDGEFIELD PLAYHOUSE and THE KATE
Posted: May. 18, 2016


BWW Interview: THE BIKINIS Creators, James Hindman and Ray RoderickBWW Interview: THE BIKINIS Creators, James Hindman and Ray Roderick
Posted: Jul. 5, 2016


BWW Preview: New Paradigm Theatre's Updated OLIVER in BridgeportBWW Preview: New Paradigm Theatre's Updated OLIVER in Bridgeport
Posted: Aug. 4, 2016


BWW Interviews: BETTY BUCKLEYBWW Interviews: BETTY BUCKLEY
Posted: May. 5, 2016


BWW Interview: Stephen SchnetzerBWW Interview: Stephen Schnetzer
Posted: Oct. 5, 2015


BWW Interview: MARA DAVIBWW Interview: MARA DAVI
Posted: May. 4, 2016


BWW Interview: Lisa Lampanelli in StamfordBWW Interview: Lisa Lampanelli in Stamford
September 20, 2016

From journalist to skewer.
BWW Interview: Alan Safier in RidgefieldBWW Interview: Alan Safier in Ridgefield
September 14, 2016

Say Goodnight Gracie @RPlayhouse.
BWW Interview: THE BIKINIS Creators, James Hindman and Ray RoderickBWW Interview: THE BIKINIS Creators, James Hindman and Ray Roderick
September 9, 2016

Girl group revue is back by popular demand. Two years ago, the Long Wharf Theatre offered a blast from the past with The Bikinis, James Hindman and Ray Roderick's breezy jukebox revue of '60s and '70s music. The show was loosely based on a true story about senior residents in Florida, who were being pressured to sell their mobile homes to a developer. Instead of a knight in shining armor, a girl group of four women who call themselves The Bikinis come to star in a fundraiser to help the residents pay for their legal fees. This revue, now back at the Long Wharf by popular demand, has a clear narrative that so many people can relate to today, even if they are not retirees who live in a resort.
BWW Interview: Beau Gravitte at Ridgefield PlayhouseBWW Interview: Beau Gravitte at Ridgefield Playhouse
September 2, 2016

Connecticut has almost an embarrassment of riches when it comes to seasoned performers who settle here while still finding opportunities to act close to home as well as in New York and Hollywood. One of our favorite couples is Beau and Debbie Gravitte (nee Shapiro), who add so much professionally to venues such as The Ridgefield Playhouse. If you are not from Connecticut, you ought to understand that The Ridgefield Playhouse is one of those places that are very special to performers as well as audiences. It is not a glorified school auditorium, but a professional venue with seating up to 500 people for film, theatre, and concerts with appearances from nationally popular, award winning performers and directors. The Gravittes' unwavering commitment to the playhouse and to the Ridgefield area is remarkable.
BWW Preview: New Paradigm Theatre's Updated OLIVER in BridgeportBWW Preview: New Paradigm Theatre's Updated OLIVER in Bridgeport
August 4, 2016

Why didn't anyone think of this before?
BWW Review: THE INVISIBLE HAND in WestportBWW Review: THE INVISIBLE HAND in Westport
July 26, 2016

Clever and timely from the author of Disgraced.
BWW Interview: THE BIKINIS Creators, James Hindman and Ray RoderickBWW Interview: THE BIKINIS Creators, James Hindman and Ray Roderick
July 5, 2016

Girl group revue is back by popular demand. Two years ago, the Long Wharf Theatre offered a blast from the past with The Bikinis, James Hindman and Ray Roderick's breezy jukebox revue of '60s and '70s music. The show was loosely based on a true story about senior residents in Florida, who were being pressured to sell their mobile homes to a developer. Instead of a knight in shining armor, a girl group of four women who call themselves The Bikinis come to star in a fundraiser to help the residents pay for their legal fees. This revue, now back at the Long Wharf by popular demand, has a clear narrative that so many people can relate to today, even if they are not retirees who live in a resort.
BWW Review: BUYER AND CELLAR in WestportBWW Review: BUYER AND CELLAR in Westport
June 21, 2016

You'll never guess who owns the mall in the basement, but you have to swear to secrecy.
BWW Profile: PARITY PRODUCTIONSBWW Profile: PARITY PRODUCTIONS
June 15, 2016

Feel marginalized? Check out Parity Productions.
BWW Profiles: FAIRFIELD THEATRE COMPANYBWW Profiles: FAIRFIELD THEATRE COMPANY
May 23, 2016

New stage, too!
BWW Interview: JUDY COLLINS for RIDGEFIELD PLAYHOUSE and THE KATEBWW Interview: JUDY COLLINS for RIDGEFIELD PLAYHOUSE and THE KATE
May 18, 2016

In Europe any day now and in Connecticut in June.
BWW Review: MY PARIS in New HavenBWW Review: MY PARIS in New Haven
May 18, 2016

Alfred Uhry, Charles Aznavour, Kathleen Marshall and brilliant cast CAN CAN and then some.
BWW Review: ART and RED in WESTPORTBWW Review: ART and RED in WESTPORT
May 9, 2016

Trivia: Alfred Molina played in both shows on Broadway.
BWW Interviews: BETTY BUCKLEYBWW Interviews: BETTY BUCKLEY
May 5, 2016

BWW Interview: MARA DAVIBWW Interview: MARA DAVI
May 4, 2016

Mara Davi to appear at the Long Wharf Theatre's play, My Paris by Alfred Uhry.
BWW Review: LEWISTON in New HavenBWW Review: LEWISTON in New Haven
April 18, 2016

What a difference a day makes in Samuel D. Hunter's play, Lewiston, which is having its world premiere at the Long Wharf Theatre.
BWW Review: HAVING OUR SAY in New HavenBWW Review: HAVING OUR SAY in New Haven
March 2, 2016

If you miss it in New Haven, see it in Hartford.
BWW Profile: DARIEN ARTS CENTERBWW Profile: DARIEN ARTS CENTER
February 29, 2016

Shakespeare did this?
BWW Interview: Joel Grey at The Ridgefield PlayhouseBWW Interview: Joel Grey at The Ridgefield Playhouse
January 21, 2016

Think you know @joelgrey? See him, hear him, be surprised by him at The Ridgefield Playhouse @RPlayhouse
BWW Review: THE LION in New HavenBWW Review: THE LION in New Haven
January 19, 2016

Must see Benjamin Scheuer's show to find out. @BenjaminScheuer


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