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A.A. Cristi

A.A. Cristi is a graduate of the College of Staten Island with a degree in Communications/Journalism. She has performed both onstage and behind the scenes with La MaMa Experimental Theater Club, Theater For the New City, Midtown International Theater Festival, Richard Frankel Productions, NYU Tisch School of the Arts, Scorpio Entertainment, Commercial Theater Institute, Fringe NYC, Planet Connections Theatre Festivity, and CAGE Theatre Company. When she is not covering the Broadway industry, A.A. is an award-winning children's author whose first book, "Bruce the Spruce: A New York City Fairytale About the True Meaning of Christmas Trees" is out now from Mascot Books.


Interview: How & JULIET Scribe, David West Read, Created A Shakespearean Heroine for Today
November 22, 2022

Oh baby, baby! The new megawatt jukebox musical, & Juliet, has begun its Broadway run at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre! Bringing one half of Shakespeare's star-crossed lovers to life as a pop princess is Emmy and Golden Globe-winning, and Olivier Award-nominated, playwright and screenwriter David West Read, who is best known for his contributions to the Emmy Award-winning hit show, Schitt's Creek.

Interview: Playwright Yilong Liu and Director Chay Yew Talk GOOD ENEMY At Minetta Lane Theatre
November 12, 2022

Audible Theater presents the world premiere production of Good Enemy. Read our interview with the show's author, Audible Theater Emerging Playwright Yilong Liu and its Obie Award-winning director, Chay Yew.

CHICAGO, A History- Part 2: A Modern Classic Makes A Bang On Stage and Screen
October 29, 2022

Discover the story behind one of the greatest musicals in history as we dive deep into the history of Broadway's longest-running American musical, John Kander, Fred Ebb, and Bob Fosse's, 'Chicago.'

Interview: Composer Asher Muldoon Talks THE BUTCHER BOY At Irish Repertory Theatre
August 23, 2022

The world premiere run of the new musical adaptation, The Butcher Boy, is currently underway at Irish Repertory Theatre.

Interview: Original Broadway Cast Member John Hillner Revisits FOOTLOOSE At Argyle Theatre
August 5, 2022

On any Sunday through August 28, Long Island audiences can catch Broadway's John Hillner starring as Reverend Shaw in the Oyster Bay Theatre production of the hit musical, Footloose!

CHICAGO: A History, Part 1- Merry Murderesses Set the Scene
October 22, 2022

Discover the story behind one of the greatest musicals in history as we dive deep into the history of Broadway's longest-running American musical, John Kander, Fred Ebb, and Bob Fosse's, 'Chicago.'

Interview: BroadwayCon 2022 Promises Stars, Shows, and Safety Standards- Go Inside the Con's Live, In-Person Return!
July 3, 2022

BroadwayCon, the premiere fan convention for all things Broadway returns July 8-10, 2022 at the Manhattan Center & The New Yorker Hotel, this year's BroadwayCon marks the convention's first in-person gathering in two years, bringing theatre fans closer than ever to some of Broadway's newest and most exciting shows.

From the Winner's Circle: COMPANY Producer Chris Harper Talks Sondheim Memories and More
June 12, 2022

Company has won the 2022 Tony Award for Best Revival of a Musical, watch as producer Chris Harper talks to the press.

From the Winner's Circle: A STRANGE LOOP Author Michael R. Jackson Talks LGBTQ+ Impact and More
June 12, 2022

A STRANGE LOOP composer and author, Michael R. Jackson, is the 2022 winner of Best Book of a Musical!

From the Winner's Circle: COMPANY Star Matt Doyle On Notes from Sondheim and More
June 12, 2022

Matt Doyle has won the 2022 Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical for COMPANY. Read what he had to say when he met the press after winning!

From the Winner's Circle: COMPANY Director Marianne Elliott Talks Making Tony History!
June 12, 2022

COMPANY director, Marianne Elliott, has made history as the first female to win three Tony Awards for directing!

From the Winner's Circle: TAKE ME OUT Star Jesse Tyler Ferguson Talks LGBTQ+ Visibility and More!
June 12, 2022

Jesse Tyler Ferguson has won the 2022 Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play for TAKE ME OUT.

BroadwayWorld's 4th Annual Phonys! 2022 Tony Categories We Wish Existed
June 10, 2022

Each year, the Tony Awards honor Broadway's best and brightest from the current season. And though the awards are many, each year there are a few shows that bring a little something new and different to the stage that deserve their own brand of recognition.

BWW Interview: Tony-Winning Director Alex Timbers Talks His New Book, BROADWAY BIRD
May 28, 2022

Tony Award-winning director and writer Alex Timbers has released his first book, a children's picture book, titled Broadway Bird, a charming, irreverent, heartfelt story set in an all-animal version of Broadway.

Stage Manager Stories: Cherie B. Tay, A STRANGE LOOP
May 29, 2022

This month, we're chatting with veteran Broadway stage manager, voice actor, and multimedia creative artist, Cherie B. Tay (she/they), who is currently part of the stage management team of this year's most Tony-nominated musical, A Strange Loop.

VIDEO: COMPANY Shares A Look at 'You Could Drive A Person Crazy'
May 13, 2022

The Tony-nominated Broadway revival of Company has dropped a new video from the show featuring its talented trio of suitors, Bobby Conte, Manu Narayan and Claybourne Elder performing, the classic tune 'You Could Drive A Person Crazy' featuring Katrina Lenk as 'Bobbie.'

Social: Lin-Manuel Miranda, Sarah Jessica Parker, Ariana DeBose and More Hit the Met Gala Red Carpet!
May 2, 2022

It's the first Monday in May and the stars were out in full force for this year's Met Gala to benefit the Costume Institute at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. 

BWW Showstoppers! How MRS. DOUBTFIRE Star Rob McClure Is Throwing Audiences for a 'Loop'
May 15, 2022

Behind the scenes on 'About Time' from Mrs. Doubtfire on Broadway straight from Rob McClure. In BroadwayWorld's Showstoppers series, we're unpacking what goes into creating and performing some of Broadway's most ovation-worthy numbers.

Tony-Nominee Lauren Ambrose to Lead MARIE ANTOINETTE Reading at Sharon Playhouse
April 27, 2022

Stage and screen star Lauren Ambrose is set to lead a staged reading of David Adjmi’s Marie Antoinette at the Sharon Playhouse, May 14.

BWW Interview: Go Inside the Renovation of Playhouse 46 at St. Luke's with Executive Director, Jennifer Pluff
May 1, 2022

Having weathered the worst of the Covid-19 pandemic, the venue has returned to full operation under the moniker Playhouse 46 at St. Luke’s and sporting some exciting new renovations! During the shutdown, with the support of the parish community, the space has been overhauled and modernized to a 170-seat Off-Broadway theater-in-the-round.