Carissa Chesanek

Carissa Chesanek 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.


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BWW Review: BYOB Act & Sip In New York CityBWW Review: BYOB Act & Sip In New York City
Posted: Sep. 30, 2019


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BWW Interview Diana Vishneva Discusses Sleeping Beauty Dreams at Beacon TheatreBWW Interview Diana Vishneva Discusses Sleeping Beauty Dreams at Beacon Theatre
Posted: Dec. 5, 2018


BWW Review: Utopia Opera's THE SORCERER at Hunter CollegeBWW Review: Utopia Opera's THE SORCERER at Hunter College
Posted: Feb. 12, 2019


Justin Timberlake Man Of The Woods Tour at Mohegan SunJustin Timberlake Man Of The Woods Tour at Mohegan Sun
Posted: Apr. 18, 2019


BWW Review: GOD SHOWS UP at The Playroom TheaterReview: GOD SHOWS UP at The Playroom Theater
Posted: Feb. 12, 2019


The Brothers Paranormal at Theatre RowThe Brothers Paranormal at Theatre Row
Posted: May. 5, 2019


Broadway Beats Hunger Charity Concert in New JerseyBroadway Beats Hunger Charity Concert in New Jersey
Posted: Dec. 12, 2018


BWW Review: BYOB Act & Sip In New York City
September 30, 2019

If you've ever wanted to try acting but have been too shy, the Russell Acting Studio's Act & Sip class is the way to do it. This 90-minute class gets you reciting lines without any pressure.

BWW Review: Jermaine Dupri & Queen Latifah at Mohegan Sun
July 17, 2019

Over the weekend, Mohegan Sun in Connecticut, brought in two talented artists, Jermaine Dupri and Queen Latifah, in its multifaceted casino and resort.

BWW Review: BURIED at The Alice Griffin Jewel Box Theatre
July 12, 2019

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

Midnight Street debuted at Theatre Row this month, bringing the audience into the seedy underbelly of New York City.

BWW Review: The Crucible at Hunger Theatre
May 20, 2019

Arthur Miller's 1953 play, The Crucible is resurrected in New York City's Hunger Theatre, portraying the historical Salem witch trials dating back to the 1600s.

BWW Review: CAROLINE, OR CHANGE at Astoria Performing Arts Center
May 20, 2019

Caroline, or Change recently opened at the Astoria Performing Arts Center in New York, touching on issues of race and status while charming the crowd with its talented musical cast.

BWW Review: Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde at Soho Playhouse
May 13, 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

The Brothers Paranormal debuted on Theatre Row at the Pan Asian Repertory Theatre in New York City. 

BWW Review: Target Margin Theater's MARJANA AND THE FORTY THIEVES
April 23, 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

Fusion Theatre Company's existentialist drama No Exit debuted this month at at The Theater at 244 in New York City.

Justin Timberlake Man Of The Woods Tour at Mohegan Sun
April 18, 2019

Over the weekend, Justin Timberlake gave his last two performances on his worldwide Man Of The Woods tour at Connecticut's Mohegan Sun Arena.

BWW Review: BATHSHEBA'S PSALMS Premieres at The Tank
April 9, 2019

Over the weekend, April Ranger's Bathsheba's Psalms, Or A Woman of Unusual Beauty Taking a Bath premiered at New York City's The Tank. 

BWW Review: Secret Circus Arrives in New York City
March 20, 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

God Shows Up recently opened at The Playroom Theater in New York City, combining comedy and faith into one hilarious yet timely play.

BWW Review: ECHOensemble's ONE Hits Dixon Place
January 31, 2019

ECHOensemble recently debuted its show One, at New York City's Dixon Place. The unique presentation, created by Brooklyn composer Jonah Udall, weaved sound and movement to create an artistic performance that captured the body and the space around it. 

BWW Interview: Austin McCormick Talks NUTCRACKER ROUGE at Theatre XIV
December 23, 2018

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

The comedy musical, Christmas In Hell recently premiered at the York Theatre Company in New York City, bringing plenty of laughs with ridiculous musical numbers. 

Broadway Beats Hunger Charity Concert in New Jersey
December 12, 2018

Last night, Broadway's finest talent took center stage at New Jersey's Paper Mill Playhouse's second annual Broadway Beats Hunger charity event.



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