Carissa Chesanek is a professional writer based in Miami, with a Master’s in Journalism. Her work has been seen in Zagat.com, Forbes Travel Guide, Food Network, SpoiledNYC, Dining Out Magazine, Miami Herald, Redbook and WritingRaw, where her dark short story, A Flawed Man was published. She has a Creative Writing Certificate with New York University and is currently writing her debut novel. Her creative writing has been nominated for the Freddie Award for Writing Excellence with the Mystery Writers of America.
BURIED, written by Cordelia O'Driscoll and Tom Williams, is a dark comedy musical about two serials who find love while on a potentially lethal blind date.BWW Review: MIDNIGHT STREET at Theatre Row June 21, 2019
Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde recently opened at Soho Playhouse, offering a simple two-person play mixing both comedy and horror for an entertaining take on the classic gothic tale.The Brothers Paranormal at Theatre Row May 5, 2019
Marjana and the Forty Thieves debuted at Target Margin Theater's THE DOXSEE, mixing a story of drama and comedy based off those from the book, The One Thousand and One Nights.BWW Review: NO EXIT at Fusion Theatre April 22, 2019
Over the weekend, the Manhattan-based Secret Loft venue held its daring Secret Circus to showcase some of the city's best aerialist performers.York Theatre Hosts NEO of the Future March 11, 2019
On Monday, March 4th, The York Theatre Company in New York City held its 2019 NEO13: A Concert Celebration. The one-night only musical theatre concert series founded in 2003 and stands for 'New, Emerging, Outstanding,' showcased the work of several emerging writers.BWW Review: Utopia Opera's THE SORCERER at Hunter College February 12, 2019
The Utopia Opera group mixes creepy horror with slapstick comedy in its latest show, THE SORCERER by W.S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan, presented at Hunter College's Ida K Lang Recital Hall in New York City.BWW Review: GOD SHOWS UP at The Playroom Theater February 12, 2019
Director and choreographer, Austin McCormick is the founder behind Brooklyn's Neo-Baroque performance space, Company XIV which incorporates everything from burlesque to ballet, opera, and drag. To get in the holiday season, the company is now showcasing Nutcracker Rouge. BroadwayWorld.com spoke with Austin about the gender-bending act, his company, and where he can be found when he's not working.BWW Review: CHRISTMAS IN HELL at the York Theatre December 24, 2018