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Carissa Chesanek

Carissa Chesanek has worked as a journalist for many years, writing for publications that include BroadwayWorldShow-Score, All About Solo, The Rumpus, Miami Herald, and Forbes Travel Guide. She is a current MFA Creative Writing (fiction) student at The New School and a volunteer writing mentor for PEN America's prison writing program. She's dabbled in improv and acting, and currently on the hunt to place the first play she wrote.




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BWW Interview: Dr. Manuel Moran Talks International Puppet Fringe Festival PhotoBWW Interview: Dr. Manuel Moran Talks International Puppet Fringe Festival
Posted: Aug. 23, 2021


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BWW Feature: Open Air Opera: Street Dances Dazzles the Upper West Side PhotoBWW Feature: Open Air Opera: Street Dances Dazzles the Upper West Side
Posted: May. 20, 2021


BWW Interview: David Wenzel Talks HAMLET/HORATIO PhotoBWW Interview: David Wenzel Talks HAMLET/HORATIO
Posted: Jun. 30, 2021


BWW Review: The World Premiere of Byzantine Choral Project s ICONS/IDOLS: IN THE PURP PhotoBWW Review: The World Premiere of Byzantine Choral Project s ICONS/IDOLS: IN THE PURPLE ROOM Hits New York
Posted: May. 10, 2021


BWW Interview with Moli?re in the Park's Lucie Tiberghien PhotoBWW Interview with Moli?re in the Park's Lucie Tiberghien
Posted: Oct. 26, 2020


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Posted: Jul. 28, 2021


The Yorkville Nutcracker Comes to The Kaye Playhouse
December 9, 2018

Dances Patrelle's The Yorkville Nutcracker recently presented its 23rd installment of the holiday show at Hunter's College's The Kaye Playhouse in New York City. Christmas spirit was at an all-time high as the classic ballet captivated the audience with its talented dancers, both young and old.  

BWW Interview Diana Vishneva Discusses Sleeping Beauty Dreams at Beacon Theatre
December 5, 2018

Diana Vishneva is an international prima ballerina getting ready for her latest performance as Princess Aurora in Sleeping Beauty Dreams. BroadwayWorld.com chatted with the ballerina about the show, her inspirations, and the ballet world today.

A Brief History of Colonization Opens During FringeNYC
November 9, 2018

Actor and writer Kal Mansoor (Haram! Iran!) debuted his solo performance, A Brief History of Colonization during the New York International Fringe Festival.

BWW Interview Andrea Goss and Jasmine Batchelor Chat About The River at TheaterWorks
October 3, 2018

Jasmine Batchelor and Andrea Goss star in The River opening this month at TheaterWorks in Hartford, Connecticut. The two actresses sat down with BroadwayWorld.com to chat about the upcoming play, the characters, and what the best advice they ever received when first starting out in the business.

BWW Review: THE LION KING Comes to The Bushnell
August 3, 2018

Disney's The Lion King opened at The Bushnell for its three-week showing in Hartford, bringing the popular movie to life on stage.

BWW Review: Spinnato's Magic Matinee at Mohegan Sun
July 17, 2018

The Spinnato's Magic Matinee at Mohegan Sun's Comix club brings in talented acts from New England alongside the casino's own house hypnotist.

BWW Review: Britney Spears Comes to Mohegan Sun
July 17, 2018

On Sunday night, the mega pop star Britney Spears hit the stage at the Mohegan Sun Arena during her International Piece Of Me tour.

ON YOUR FEET! Hits The Bushnell
June 20, 2018

ON YOUR FEET! opened last night at The Bushnell Performing Arts Center in Hartford, Connecticut, bringing the story of Emilio and Gloria Estefan to the stage, and the audience to their feet.

FLYIN' WEST at Westport Country Playhouse
June 3, 2018

Pearl Cleage's play, Flyin' West recently opened at Connecticut's Westport Country Playhouse, bringing a powerful story of three sisters who will stop at nothing to keep one another safe.

BWW Review: Love Never Dies Opens at The Bushnell
May 30, 2018

Last night, Love Never Dies opened at The Bushnell in Hartford, Connecticut, kicking off the very first U.S. national tour of the Phantom of the Opera sequel.

Priscilla, Queen of the Desert at Downtown Cabaret Theatre
May 14, 2018

Head to Downtown Cabaret Theatre in Bridgeport for Priscilla, Queen of the Desert, and you won't be disappointed.

BWW Review: Cinderella Live at Foxwoods Resort Casino
May 9, 2018

Last night, Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella opened at Foxwoods Resort Casino, transforming the stage into a magical world of possibilities.

THE ILLUSIONISTS Come to The Bushnell
May 7, 2018

Over the weekend, THE ILLUSIONISTS impressed the audience at The Bushnell in Hartford, Connecticut with an opening show of incredible tricks, hilarious comedy, and more.

BWW Review: Kafka's THE TRIAL Hits Cherry Lane Theatre
April 30, 2018

Sextant Productions brings Kafka's The Trial to life on the well-known Cherry Lane Theatre stage in New York City. The intimate show is brilliantly done with a talented cast of five luring the crowd into a dubious and unnerving world.

BWW Interview: Tatyana Lubov & Louis Griffin Talk Cinderella at Foxwoods Resort Casino
April 23, 2018

Tatyana Lubov and Louis Griffin are gearing up for their upcoming appearance in Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella at Foxwoods Resort Casino next month. We sat down with Lubov (Cinderella) and Griffin (Prince Christopher) to get the scoop.  

The Wizard of Oz Live at The Bushnell
April 9, 2018

Over the weekend, The Wizard of Oz delighted the stage at The Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts in Hartford, Connecticut. 

The Boston Pops Orchestra Comes to The Bushnell
April 5, 2018

The Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra made a one-night-only stop at The Bushnell last night during The Very Best of the Boston Pops Tour.

Cirque Dreams Revealed Wows Mohegan Sun Audience
March 13, 2018

Cirque Dreams Revealed hit the Mohegan Sun stage over the weekend, impressing the audience with a 75-minute exhilarating performance.

The Bodyguard Comes To The Bushnell
February 21, 2018

The Bodyguard opened at The Bushnell last night, bringing the audience to its feet for a standing ovation.

AMAZING GRACE Warms the Hearts of the Shubert Audience
January 21, 2018

Amazing Grace opened at the Shubert in New Haven, Connecticut over the weekend, with an emotional performance that brought the audience to tears.



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