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: 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


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BWW Interview: GROUNDHOG DAY's John Sanders Is Happy to Repeat Himself, Repeat HimselfInterview: GROUNDHOG DAY's John Sanders Is Happy to Repeat Himself
Posted: May. 10, 2017


BWW Interview: Gerard Alessandrini's SPAMILTON Duels It Out With HAMILTONBWW Interview: Gerard Alessandrini's SPAMILTON Duels It Out With HAMILTON
Posted: May. 30, 2017


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: Karen Pittman Fights the Forces of The PIPELINEBWW Interview: Karen Pittman Fights the Forces of The PIPELINE
Posted: Jul. 17, 2017


BWW Interview: De'Adre Aziza is a Midsummer Night's DreamerBWW Interview: De'Adre Aziza is a Midsummer Night's Dreamer
Posted: Jul. 11, 2017


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


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.

BWW Interview: Karen Pittman Fights the Forces of The PIPELINEBWW Interview: Karen Pittman Fights the Forces of The PIPELINE
July 17, 2017

A teacher struggles against the chaos of a tough inner city public school and the system that threatens her son.

BWW Interview: De'Adre Aziza is a Midsummer Night's DreamerBWW Interview: De'Adre Aziza is a Midsummer Night's Dreamer
July 11, 2017

Aziza, who plays Hippolyta in a Shakespeare in the Park production, says her character is a fierce feminist in this comedy of errors.

BWW Interview: Gerard Alessandrini's SPAMILTON Duels It Out With HAMILTONBWW Interview: Gerard Alessandrini's SPAMILTON Duels It Out With HAMILTON
May 30, 2017

The satire, which hammers HAMILTON with love-by-parody in a zippy 70-minute show, is moving to midtown.

BWW Interview: GROUNDHOG DAY's John Sanders Is Happy to Repeat Himself, Repeat HimselfBWW Interview: GROUNDHOG DAY's John Sanders Is Happy to Repeat Himself, Repeat Himself
May 10, 2017

Playing the role of Ned Ryerson, Sanders has found that the bumpkin insurance man has his own cheering section.

BWW Interview: OSLO's Anthony Azizi Makes Peace a PriorityBWW Interview: OSLO's Anthony Azizi Makes Peace a Priority
April 26, 2017

Azizi plays the tightly wound PLO finance minister meeting secretly with Israelis in this thrilling peek behind the scenes of the talks that led to the 1993 Oslo peace accord.

BWW Interview: Dave Hearn Falls for the Audience in THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONGBWW Interview: Dave Hearn Falls for the Audience in THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG
April 19, 2017

In this madcap British farce in which the actors are busy smashing chairs and falling over, physical training, concentration and careful meal planning are requisites in getting laughs.

BWW Interview: Rheaume Crenshaw's GROUNDHOG DAY MarathonBWW Interview: Rheaume Crenshaw's GROUNDHOG DAY Marathon
April 3, 2017

The Broadway adaptation of the film about a recurring day in Punxsutawney is a blur of clever set changes and a virtual obstacle course for the cast.

BWW Interview: Robert Cuccioli Is the Mysterious WHITE GUY ON THE BUSBWW Interview: Robert Cuccioli Is the Mysterious WHITE GUY ON THE BUS
March 29, 2017

The Broadway veteran stars in a play that questions perceptions of race and economic disparity and pushes people's buttons in this volatile time.

BWW Interview: Jessica Hecht Explains the Calculations of THE PRICEBWW Interview: Jessica Hecht Explains the Calculations of THE PRICE
March 20, 2017

Arthur Miller's timeless drama focuses on an estranged family settling up an estate, but so much more lies just below the surface.

BWW Interview: Sas Goldberg's Kiki Is Her Own SIGNIFICANT OTHERBWW Interview: Sas Goldberg's Kiki Is Her Own SIGNIFICANT OTHER
March 12, 2017

What happens to a gay man looking for Mr. Right when his three best girlfriends marry off?

BWW Interview: EVERYBODY'S Marylouise Burke Dresses to KillBWW Interview: EVERYBODY'S Marylouise Burke Dresses to Kill
March 6, 2017

EVERYBODY, based on a 15th century morality play, tackles The Big Subjects -- God, love, time, friendship and death. There are multiple costume changes for Death.

BWW Interview: James Lecesne Unlocks the Story in THE MOTHER OF INVENTIONBWW Interview: James Lecesne Unlocks the Story in THE MOTHER OF INVENTION
February 14, 2017

In this play about a family coping with Alzheimer's disease, Lecesne, an award-winning playwright and actor, wanted to tell a story 'about how people hold onto their stories until it is no longer necessary.'

BWW Interview: JITNEY's Anthony Chisholm Dives Into the UnknownBWW Interview: JITNEY's Anthony Chisholm Dives Into the Unknown
January 22, 2017

A mainstay of August Wilson's Pittsburgh 20th Century Cycle is back for another turn as Fielding, the desperate gypsy cab driver.

BWW Interview: Scott Stangland Hears Two Magic Words: 'You're On!'BWW Interview: Scott Stangland Hears Two Magic Words: 'You're On!'
November 23, 2016

The understudy for Josh Groban in NATASHA, PIERRE AND THE GREAT COMET OF 1812, Stangland took over just two days after opening and is settling in.

BWW Interview: Ben Vereen Is STEPPIN' OUT at Feinstein's/54 BelowBWW Interview: Ben Vereen Is STEPPIN' OUT at Feinstein's/54 Below
November 19, 2016

The much-praised concert performance by the veteran of stage and screen will land at Feinstein's/54 Below for a late-November run.



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