Whether in print or broadcast, Jef Tingley has always had a passion for telling stories. After graduating from the University of New Mexico with a Bachelor of Arts focusing on American Studies, he began his career as a morning radio show producer. He has covered arts and lifestyle with stories appearing in outlets such as He Said Magazine (formerly Gay List Daily), Oak Cliff People, Dallas Voice and Arts + Culture Texas Magazine. His topics have ranged from theatre reviews and restaurant stories to fitness trends and interviews with celebrities including Deborah Cox, Amy Ray (of Indigo Girls fame) and Amy Sedaris.
In this never never land, you don't need elaborate set pieces and props to bring the story to life; a piece of rope can become a pirate ship and mermaids appear with some fabric and strategically placed cups.BWW Review: [TITLE OF SHOW] at The Firehouse Theater April 19, 2016
Television was forever changed in 1989 when 'Seinfeld' aired leading to subsequent generations of fans obsessed with 'a show about nothing.' And just as 'Seinfeld' altered the course of television, [TITLE OF SHOW] has forever changed the modern musical with a story of two best pals, their two actress friends and a trusty piano player writing a musical about writing their musical in three weeks to submit to the New York Theater Festival.BWW Reviews: THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE at The Firehouse Theatre February 22, 2016
It's one thing to be the leading lady in a musical; it's another to be the lead in a show bearing your character's name in the title. Luckily, The Firehouse Theatre's production of THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE has found the perfect plucky namesake star (Janelle Lutz) for its current production. Lutz's talents are equally matched by a competent, playful and well-rounded cast to tell this quirky tale of flapper frivolity, lost loves and an elevator powered by tap dancing.