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Jena Tesse Fox Jena Tesse Fox is a lifelong theatre addict who has worked as an actress, a singer, a playwright, a director, a lyricist, a librettist, and a stage manager. While a student at Wells College, she also wrote for and edited the student newspaper, reviewing books, movies, and local theatre. By the time she graduated, Tesse knew that she was destined to be a theatre journalist, and so she is very excited to join the team of



BWW Interviews: Linda Emond - Winter Tales in Summer
July 13, 2010

Linda Emond, currently starring in The Winter's Tale at the Delacorte, talks about Shakespeare, performing outdoors and free theater in New York.

BWW Interviews: The Adventures of Tim Watts, Environmental Theatrical Creator
July 9, 2010

Tim Watts has been generating buzz around the world with his fascinating multimedia performance 'The Adventures of Alvin Sputnik, Deep Sea Explorer,' which is back in New York for the weekend.

BWW Reviews: Broadway by the Year: 1990-2010
June 23, 2010

If you had to choose just one song to represent an entire Broadway year, what would you pick?

BWW Interviews: Kelli O'Hara & Paulo Szot on Lerner, Loewe and Carnegie Hall
April 13, 2010

O'Hara and Szot will go from Rodgers and Hammerstein to Lerner and Loewe at Friday's Carnegie Hall concert.

BWW Interviews: Raul Esparza - Learning How to WHISTLE
April 6, 2010

The Tony-nominated actor talks about Sondheim, Encores!, Anyone Can Whistle, creating a character and making a career in New York.

BWW Reviews: HATE MAIL - Poison Pens
April 2, 2010

AR Gurney's Love Letters has become a staple of community and regional theaters, its simplicity and minimalism (performed by two actors reading their scripts from music stands) appealing to producers and actors alike.

BWW Reviews: Broadway by the Year: 1948
March 30, 2010

Three of the shows represented in last Monday's concert really need to come back to Broadway...or at least get an Encores! revival...

Bobby Cronin: Off the Beaten Path
March 28, 2010

Bobby Cronin, whose music will be featured on Sunday in a Metropolitan Room concert, talks about inspiration and creation.

BWW Reviews: EQUIVOCATION - Remember, Remember...
March 8, 2010

Shakespeare is commissioned to write about current events in Bill Cain's fascinating new drama, currently running at Manhattan Theater Club.

BWW Reviews: GIRLS IN TROUBLE - Pro-Life, Pro-Choice, Provocative
March 8, 2010

The issue of abortion gets a decidedly one-sided study in Jonathan Reynolds' newest play, currently running at the Flea.

BWW Reviews: GOOD OL' GIRLS - A Little Bit Country
February 15, 2010

This country-fried musical revue celebrates Southern women, but never quite comes together.

BWW Interviews: George Hearn: Family and Friendship
February 6, 2010

This weekend, two-time Tony winner George Hearn is finally making his Encores! debut in Fanny, a 1954 musical.

BWW Reviews: The 2010 Nightlife Awards
February 4, 2010

It's a highlight of every winter, a celebration of the best entertainment in New York's nightlife scene. Combining jazz, comedy and cabaret, the annual Nightlife Awards famously eschew acceptance speeches in favor of performances, becoming a sampler of numerous artforms and introducing new artists to fans of different genres. Last Monday, some of the most gifted entertainers in all of these different subsets of nightlife took to the Town Hall stage for the seventh annual Nightlife Awards, with winners both past and present (and some other assorted guests) making some amazing music.

Jennifer Ashley Tepper: Everything is Possible
January 31, 2010

How do you become a producer of concerts and musicals by age 23? Just ask Jennifer Ashley Tepper, who has gathered some of the best talent in New York for a concert at the Laurie Beechman on Sunday night.

BWW Interviews: Eric Comstock and Barbara Fasano - The Lunt-Fontannes of the Cabaret World
January 25, 2010

Eric Comstock and Barbara Fasano talk about marriage, show biz, the Nightlife Awards and their upcoming gig at the Algonquin.

BWW Review: Evergreen, A Musical Holiday Fantasy
January 11, 2010

Sometimes, Christmas vacations come at a terribly inconvenient time. For a personal example, I left New York for the holidays just as Prospect Theater Company's newest musical, Evergreen, debuted. As such, I only got to attend the show on the day it closed. This is somewhat of a tragedy, because given the opportunity, I would have returned several times and encouraged the rest of New York to do the same.

BWW Feature: John Tartaglia & The NY Pops
December 23, 2009

With school out, snow on the ground and kids eagerly anticipating toys under the tree, the holidays are the ideal time for family entertainment. Note, for the record, that I didn't say 'children's entertainment.' There is a world of difference between entertaining kids and entertaining an entire family. For a prime example of the latter, take this past weekend's concert by the New York Pops.

BWW INTERVIEWS: Anna Chlumsky - All About 'SO HELP ME GOD'
November 28, 2009

Anna Chlumsky talks about transitioning from film to theater, and her latest project with the Mint Theater Company.

Donna Lynne Champlin: How to Make an Album for $1,000
November 24, 2009

Donna Lynne Champlin discusses the art--and business--of making art.

BWW INTERVIEWS: Ann Hampton Callaway Talks 100 Years of Johnny Mercer
November 20, 2009

Tonight, November 20, The New York Pops celebrates the centenary of the birth of lyricist and composer Johnny Mercer with a special concert at Carnegie Hall. Joining Music Director Steven Reineke and the orchestra are multi-platinum selling singer and songwriter Ann Hampton Callaway, star of the Broadway musical Swing!; Broadway performer James T. Lane; and actress and opera singer N'Kenge. Together with the Camp Broadway Kids, they will perform treasured compositions from the vast Johnny Mercer songbook; highlights include 'Dream,' 'Come Rain or Come Shine,' and 'Moon River.'

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