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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 a children's author whose first book, "Bruce the Spruce: A New York City Fairytale About the True Meaning of Christmas Trees" will be released by Mascot Books on November 2, 2021.




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Stage Manager Stories: Greg Livoti, THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA PhotoStage Manager Stories: Greg Livoti, THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA
Posted: Oct. 10, 2021


Our Readers Pick Their Favorite Fashion from The Tony Awards Red Carpet! PhotoOur Readers Pick Their Favorite Looks from the Tonys Red Carpet!
Posted: Sep. 27, 2021


2020 Tony Awards: Live Reactions from Inside the Winner's Circle! Photo2020 Tony Awards: Live Reactions from Inside the Winner's Circle!
Posted: Sep. 26, 2021


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Celebrating Black History Month: Spotlight on Ellen Stewart, Founder of La MaMa Exper PhotoCelebrating Black History Month: Spotlight on Ellen Stewart
Posted: Feb. 1, 2021


Celebrating Black History Month: Spotlight On Juanita Hall, the First Black Tony Awar PhotoCelebrating Black History Month: Spotlight On Juanita Hall, the First Black Tony Award Winner
Posted: Feb. 8, 2021


Mixed Media: How Artists Are Taking the 'Theater' Out of Theatre PhotoMixed Media: How Artists Are Taking the 'Theater' Out of Theatre
Posted: Feb. 20, 2021


BWW Feature: How Broadway Women's Alliance Is Changing the Game for Women in Theatre PhotoBWW Feature: How Broadway Women's Alliance Is Changing the Game for Women in Theatre
Posted: Jan. 17, 2021


Haunted Houses: The Untold Ghost Stories of Broadway with Jennifer Ashley Tepper!
October 23, 2021

When you think 'haunted houses' you probably don't picture the inside of a theatre. But with an over 100 year history, many of Broadway's most famous houses are positively teeming with reports of the supernatural.

Our Readers Pick Their Favorite Fashion from The Tony Awards Red Carpet!
September 27, 2021

We asked BroadwayWorld readers to choose their favorite looks from Broadway's biggest night! See who made the cut!

2020 Tony Awards: Live Reactions from Inside the Winner's Circle!
September 26, 2021

The Tony Awards are back and BroadwayWorld is bringing you the insider scoop from the virtual Winner's Room! 

Stage Manager Stories: Greg Livoti, THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA
October 10, 2021

smEach month, BWW is spotlighting stage managers from all across the political spectrum, shedding a much-deserved light on the breadth of duties afforded these theatrical jacks-of-all-trades and the heart, hope, and humor they bring to their work. 

BWW Exclusive: Bringing Back Broadway, Part 3- Curtain Up! Light the Lights!
September 19, 2021

BBBFor the grand finale. we're going behind the scenes of some of the biggest shows in town! Come with us as we step inside the stage doors of shows like Come From Away, Dear Evan Hansen, Wicked, The Phantom of the Opera, Pass Over and more to chat with the actors, artists, and technicians tasked with getting Broadway back on its feet!

BWW Exclusive: Bringing Back Broadway, Part 2- Reviving, Revising & Revitalizing
August 20, 2021

For Part 2, we're chatting with the pros behind SpotCo., one of Broadway's largest marketing firms, about the details of getting ad campaigns back on their feet, as well as the efforts being made to bring Broadway back as a more diverse and inclusive entity. We also chatted with technicians and artists behind some of our biggest shows about how the long-term effects of the shutdown have impacted their workforces and bottom lines as they work to bring back Broadway.

BWW Exclusive: Bringing Back Broadway, Part 1- Waking the City That Never Sleeps
July 28, 2021

Over the next few weeks, BWW is giving you an insider look at the reopening process as Broadway prepares to take the stage once more. This week we chat with Broadway League President, Charlotte St. Martin, and more about the reopening process from the administrative end, Covid-19 safety, the intersection of Broadway and the NYC economy and tourism sector, and more.

BWW Exclusive: How the Broadway Babysitters Are Bringing the Arts Home
March 26, 2021

Founded in 2015, Broadway Babysitters is an in-home childcare service made up of arts professionals. In addition to providing parents with carefully vetted sitters, Broadway Babysitters offers qualified artists consistent work and flexible schedules as they chase their showbiz dreams.

13 Tips to Throw a Broadway Birthday Party!
March 20, 2021

A new year means a whole new round of birthdays. And while Broadway won't be back right away, that doesn't mean you can't enhance your big day with some musical theatre panache!

Celebrating Women's History Month: Women in Theatre Through the Decades: 1960s-1970s
March 8, 2021

With Women in Theatre Through the Decades, we will be highlighting the vital role that women have played in theatre history, showcasing those who paved the way and who continue to make history today. This week, we are highlighting the accomplishments of women in theatre throughout the 1960s and the 1970s!

Celebrating Black History Month: Geoffrey Holder, History-Making Tony Award-Winner
February 25, 2021

Today it's all about history-making performer, choreographer, director, costume designer, composer and visual artist, Geoffrey Holder.

Mixed Media: How Artists Are Taking the 'Theater' Out of Theatre
February 20, 2021

Thanks to our new pandemic reality, the ambitions, aspirations, and survival instincts of the arts profession have been tested in every way imaginable. As is their wont, artists have risen to this challenge in multifarious ways, creating new and exciting innovations for an ancient artform. 

Celebrating Black History Month: Spotlight On August Wilson, Pulitzer Prize-Winning Playwright
February 20, 2021

August Wilson is best known as the author of the American Century Cycle, a series of ten plays including Gem of the Ocean, Joe Turner's Come and Gone, Ma Rainey's Black Bottom, The Piano Lesson, Seven Guitars, Fences, Two Trains Running, Jitney, King Hedley II, and Radio Golf. These works explore the heritage and experience of African Americans, decade-by-decade, over the course of the twentieth century.

Celebrating Black History Month: Spotlight On Juanita Hall, the First Black Tony Award Winner
February 8, 2021

Juanita Hall was an American musical theatre and film actress. 1950, Hall became the first Black actor to win a Tony Award, for her portrayal of Bloody Mary in the original Broadway production of Rodgers and Hammerstein's South Pacific.  

Celebrating Black History Month: Spotlight on Ellen Stewart, Founder of La MaMa Experimental Theatre Club
February 1, 2021

To celebrate Black History Month, BroadwayWorld is spotlighting the lives and legacies of Black artists from every corner of the theatrical spectrum. Today is all about La MaMa Experimental Theatre Club's Ellen Stewart.

BWW Feature: How Broadway Women's Alliance Is Changing the Game for Women in Theatre
January 17, 2021

Since its official launch on January 23, 2020, the Broadway Women's Alliance has developed into a legitimate and thriving enterprise. Over the past year, BWA has hosted numerous salons, seminars, happy hours and networking events, creating a tight- knit community of women from all corners of show business unified in the cause of empowering and advancing female professionals on Broadway and beyond.

How the Scourge Stole Broadway: A Christmas Tale of 2020
December 25, 2020

Dedicated, with love and hope, to the Broadway community and the global arts family.

12 Tips for Having A Broadway Holiday!
December 20, 2020

If you're still nursing your blues over a lack of Broadway and cursing the coronavirus that took it from you, what better way to brighten up the celebration than with some theatrical flair?

9 Reasons for the Theatre Community to Be Thankful in 2020
November 26, 2020

Take a quick look back on some of the highlights from lockdown and beyond that gave us all a little something to be thankful for when positivity was in short supply.

How To Throw A Bone-Chilling Broadway Halloween Party!
October 30, 2020

Check out our tips for a bone-chilling Broadway Halloween party. 



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