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: 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: Jackie Hoffman's Yente Spins Comedy in Yiddish FIDDLER ON THE ROOFInterview: Jackie Hoffman's Yente Spins Comedy in Yiddish FIDDLER
Posted: Aug. 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: Cynthia Mace Is Master of the Stairs in SKINTIGHTInterview: Cynthia Mace Is Master of the Stairs in SKINTIGHT
Posted: Aug. 6, 2018


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: Juliane Godfrey Is a SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS Triple ThreatBWW Interview: Juliane Godfrey Is a SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS Triple Threat
Posted: Mar. 19, 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: Jane Elias' Heartfelt Story of a Father, a Daughter and SurvivalBWW Interview: Jane Elias' Heartfelt Story of a Father, a Daughter and Survival
October 15, 2018

DO THIS ONE THING FOR ME, a one-woman show, is a playwright's tribute to her Holocaust-survivor father.

BWW Interview: Karen Pittman Fights the Forces of The PIPELINE; Now Available on BroadwayHD!BWW Interview: Karen Pittman Fights the Forces of The PIPELINE; Now Available on BroadwayHD!
October 10, 2018

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

BWW Interview: Stephanie Hsu Brings the Heat and Heart to BE MORE CHILLBWW Interview: Stephanie Hsu Brings the Heat and Heart to BE MORE CHILL
September 4, 2018

"It feels pretty insane, with all the crazy reaction," Hsu said of the play that bounced to off-Broadway as a streaming sensation, the RENT of a current generation of young theatergoers.

BWW Interview: Jackie Hoffman's Yente Spins Comedy in Yiddish FIDDLER ON THE ROOFBWW Interview: Jackie Hoffman's Yente Spins Comedy in Yiddish FIDDLER ON THE ROOF
August 13, 2018

"It's kind of like I'm playing my grandparents,' said Hoffman, one of the cast members who learned Yiddish for this singular production.

BWW Interview: Harriett D. Foy Is Transforming in THE HOUSE THAT WILL NOT STANDBWW Interview: Harriett D. Foy Is Transforming in THE HOUSE THAT WILL NOT STAND
August 9, 2018

Foy mesmerizes in this powerful slice of an early 19th century New Orleans in which women of color were often mistresses to wealthy landowners.

BWW Interview: Cynthia Mace Is Master of the Stairs in SKINTIGHTBWW Interview: Cynthia Mace Is Master of the Stairs in SKINTIGHT
August 6, 2018

There is literally a lot of heavy baggage when a fashion industry icon gets a surprise visit from his neurotic daughter and her son.

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.



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