Naomi Serviss

Naomi Serviss Naomi Serviss is an entertainment/spa writer whose roots include covering Broadway. She has written for Newsday, The New York Daily News, The New York Times and numerous magazines and websites.



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BWW Interview: Tammy Blanchard Has a Pipe Dream in THE ICEMAN COMETHBWW Interview: Tammy Blanchard Has a Pipe Dream in THE ICEMAN COMETH
Posted: Jun. 25, 2018


BWW Interview: Susan Pourfar's Mid-Life Crisis in MARY PAGE MARLOWEInterview: Susan Pourfar's Mid-Life Crisis in MARY PAGE MARLOWE
Posted: Jul. 9, 2018


BWW Interview: Ren?e Taylor's MY LIFE ON A DIET Is a Tasty DelightBWW Interview: Ren?e Taylor's MY LIFE ON A DIET Is a Tasty Delight
Posted: Jul. 2, 2018


BWW Interview: Angelina Fiordellisi's FIRST LOVE Is a KeeperInterview: Angelina Fiordellisi's FIRST LOVE Is a Keeper
Posted: Jun. 26, 2018


LAST 365 DAYS

BWW Interview: Susan Brown and Her Bevy of Characters in ANGELS IN AMERICAInterview: Susan Brown and Her Bevy of Characters in ANGELS IN AMERICA
Posted: Mar. 13, 2018


BWW Interview: Tammy Blanchard Has a Pipe Dream in THE ICEMAN COMETHBWW Interview: Tammy Blanchard Has a Pipe Dream in THE ICEMAN COMETH
Posted: Jun. 25, 2018


BWW Interview: THE RED SHOES Keep Cordelia Braithwaite on Her ToesInterview: THE RED SHOES Keep Cordelia Braithwaite on Her Toes
Posted: Oct. 24, 2017


BWW Interview: Celeste Den Conducts Dangerous Liaisons in M. BUTTERFLYBWW Interview: Celeste Den Conducts Dangerous Liaisons in M. BUTTERFLY
Posted: Nov. 13, 2017


BWW Interview: THREE TALL WOMEN'S Alison Pill Embraces a Statuesque RoleBWW Interview: THREE TALL WOMEN'S Alison Pill Embraces a Statuesque Role
Posted: May. 4, 2018


BWW Interview: THE LION KING's Lindiwe Dlamini Is Still Roaring After 20 YearsInterview: THE LION KING's Lindiwe Dlamini Is Still Roaring After 20 Years
Posted: Feb. 5, 2018


BWW Interview: Juliane Godfrey Is a SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS Triple ThreatBWW Interview: Juliane Godfrey Is a SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS Triple Threat
Posted: Mar. 19, 2018


BWW Interview: Susan Pourfar's Mid-Life Crisis in MARY PAGE MARLOWEBWW Interview: Susan Pourfar's Mid-Life Crisis in MARY PAGE MARLOWE
July 9, 2018

Pourfar shares the title role with six actresses and a doll in Tracy Letts' powerful play about a woman's life of quiet desperation.

BWW Interview: Angelina Fiordellisi's FIRST LOVE Is a KeeperBWW Interview: Angelina Fiordellisi's FIRST LOVE Is a Keeper
June 26, 2018

In FIRST LOVE, an autumnal love story, a cranky couple way north of youth turn young love on its head.

BWW Interview: Tammy Blanchard Has a Pipe Dream in THE ICEMAN COMETHBWW Interview: Tammy Blanchard Has a Pipe Dream in THE ICEMAN COMETH
June 25, 2018

In Eugene O'Neill's barroom tragedy, Blanchard gets to play one of her favorite types: 'women who are struggling but really have fight in them."

BWW Interview: Renée Taylor's MY LIFE ON A DIET Is a Tasty Delight
July 2, 2018

'My life has always been about what I ate,' said the veteran comedy writer and actor. 'What can I tell you?' In this latest theatrical production of her 1986 book, it's quite a lot, actually.

BWW Interview: PARADISE BLUE's Kristolyn Lloyd Yearns for MoreBWW Interview: PARADISE BLUE's Kristolyn Lloyd Yearns for More
May 29, 2018

Dominique Morisseau's taut play depicting desperation at a 1949 Detroit jazz club in an African-American neighborhood targeted for gentrification recalls August Wilson's Pittsburgh-set series.

BWW Interview: Lucy DeVito Is Expecting an Old-Fashioned Delivery in BUMPBWW Interview: Lucy DeVito Is Expecting an Old-Fashioned Delivery in BUMP
May 23, 2018

A comedy illustrates the rocky path to motherhood from the colonial days of suffering in solitude to the modern age of message board kvetching.

BWW Interview: Ellen Maddow Trips the Light Fantastic in DANCE NATIONBWW Interview: Ellen Maddow Trips the Light Fantastic in DANCE NATION
May 14, 2018

This edgy production about a cutthroat girls dance group isn't a MEAN GIRLS kind of play, but it does tackle the competitive drive that can consume a teen's life.

BWW Interview: THREE TALL WOMEN'S Alison Pill Embraces a Statuesque RoleBWW Interview: THREE TALL WOMEN'S Alison Pill Embraces a Statuesque Role
May 4, 2018

Playing C, the youngest tall woman, was a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity she couldn't refuse, Pill explains.

BWW Interview: Ben Caplan Sings a Human Tale in OLD STOCK: A Refugee Love StoryBWW Interview: Ben Caplan Sings a Human Tale in OLD STOCK: A Refugee Love Story
April 12, 2018

The concert-theater hybrid plumbs the dark realities of a young refugee couple's struggles in 1908 Halifax, Nova Scotia.

BWW Interview: Jennifer Kim Gets Existential in THE AMATEURSBWW Interview: Jennifer Kim Gets Existential in THE AMATEURS
March 26, 2018

A black comedy about plague-infested 14th century Europe, The Amateurs plumbs subjects like the nature of life and the meaning of art while cast members put their backs into an intellectual and physical workout.

BWW Interview: Juliane Godfrey Is a SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS Triple ThreatBWW Interview: Juliane Godfrey Is a SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS Triple Threat
March 19, 2018

The dance captain of the Technicolor-blasted, live production of the whimsical television cartoon also juggles acting and singing duties.

BWW Interview: Susan Brown and Her Bevy of Characters in ANGELS IN AMERICABWW Interview: Susan Brown and Her Bevy of Characters in ANGELS IN AMERICA
March 13, 2018

Brown considers herself a 'a chameleon as an actor.' Good thing. She portrays three men and two women in Tony Kushner's groundbreaking play.

BWW Interview: THE LION KING's Lindiwe Dlamini Is Still Roaring After 20 YearsBWW Interview: THE LION KING's Lindiwe Dlamini Is Still Roaring After 20 Years
February 5, 2018

Dlamini auditioned for The Lion King ensemble when it was germinating. Who knew the circle of life would go on and on and on?

BWW Interview: Jackie Hoffman, Live and Kvetching at Lincoln CenterBWW Interview: Jackie Hoffman, Live and Kvetching at Lincoln Center
January 25, 2018

The acclaimed actor and comedian is appearing in the 19th season of Lincoln Center's AMERICAN SONGBOOK series, an eclectic musical buffet of the American spirit through song and story.

BWW Interview: Jeremy Shamos Shines Bright in METEOR SHOWERBWW Interview: Jeremy Shamos Shines Bright in METEOR SHOWER
January 2, 2018

A normal, if a little repressed, Californian couple experience out-of-this-world changes in this Steve Martin comedy.

BWW Interview: Celeste Den Conducts Dangerous Liaisons in M. BUTTERFLYBWW Interview: Celeste Den Conducts Dangerous Liaisons in M. BUTTERFLY
November 13, 2017

In her Broadway debut, Den is acting in a play that she says 'had a orofound effect on me' from the time she first read it while in high school.

BWW Interview: THE RED SHOES Keep Cordelia Braithwaite on Her ToesBWW Interview: THE RED SHOES Keep Cordelia Braithwaite on Her Toes
October 24, 2017

I wouldn't say I'm obsessed with dance,' Braithwaite said, 'but it's all I've done.' Since joining Matthew Bourne's company, her dance repertoire has expanded to include ballet.

BWW Interview: Danaya Esperanza Soothes the Savage Breast in MARY JANEBWW Interview: Danaya Esperanza Soothes the Savage Breast in MARY JANE
October 11, 2017

A poignant drama about a mother, on her own with a very sick child is at once heart-wrenching and hopeful.

BWW Interview: TINY BEAUTIFUL THINGS Redux for Natalie Woolams-TorresBWW Interview: TINY BEAUTIFUL THINGS Redux for Natalie Woolams-Torres
October 4, 2017

A life-altering book is turned into a hugely popular play and then is restaged. An actor leaps at the chance to do it all over again.

BWW Interview: Robert LuPone Is the Moral Center of THE VIOLINBWW Interview: Robert LuPone Is the Moral Center of THE VIOLIN
October 2, 2017

The theater veteran goes back onstage as a morally conflicted tailor in this play, based loosely on the real-life disappearance of a 1710 Stradivarius.



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