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: Now Holley Fain Does the Dazzling in THE FERRYMANBWW Interview: Now Holley Fain Does the Dazzling in THE FERRYMAN
Posted: Jun. 12, 2019


BWW Interview: Erik Lochtefeld Takes His Lumps in a Jaw-Dropping KING KONGInterview: Erik Lochtefeld Takes His Lumps in KING KONG
Posted: Dec. 27, 2018


BWW Interview: Chuck Cooper Preaches to the CHOIR BOYInterview: Chuck Cooper Preaches to the CHOIR BOY
Posted: Feb. 5, 2019


BWW Interview: Marylouise Burke Is a Conflicted Mom in TRUE WESTBWW Interview: Marylouise Burke Is a Conflicted Mom in TRUE WEST
Posted: Feb. 4, 2019


BWW Interview: Criss Angel Appears on Broadway to Levitate Your SpiritsInterview: Criss Angel Appears on Broadway to Levitate Your Spirits
Posted: Jul. 1, 2019


BWW Interview: Aneesa Folds Masters the Full-Contact Wordplay of FREESTYLE LOVE SUPREMEInterview: Aneesa Folds Masters the Full-Contact Wordplay of FLS
Posted: Sep. 27, 2019


BWW Interview: Milly Thomas's DUST Tackles Suicide With WitInterview: Milly Thomas's DUST Tackles Suicide With Wit
Posted: Aug. 19, 2019


BWW Interview: Richard Thomas Is a Happy Warrior in THE GREAT SOCIETY
October 21, 2019

Thomas brings to life the conscience and energy of Vice President Hubert H. Humphrey in Robert Schenkkan's latest exploration of the earth-shaking events of the presidency of Lyndon B. Johnson.

BWW Interview: Aneesa Folds Masters the Full-Contact Wordplay of FREESTYLE LOVE SUPREME
September 27, 2019

Folds joins her free-styling idols in this high wire act of rap and improv that is the original hip-hop musical from back before Lin-Manuel Miranda opened a history book.

BWW Interview: Milly Thomas's DUST Tackles Suicide With Wit
August 19, 2019

Laced with one-liners and wisecracks, the one-woman show has resonated with audiences in the UK, and Thomas hopes her New York debut will encourage conversations about mental health.

BWW Interview: Criss Angel Appears on Broadway to Levitate Your Spirits
July 1, 2019

The master illusionist is bringing his bag of dazzling how-did-he-do-that illusions from Vegas to Broadway in a limited run.

BWW Interview: Now Holley Fain Does the Dazzling in THE FERRYMAN
June 12, 2019

Fain finds a home as the vibrant, glowing center of a large Irish family in Jez Butterworth's fast-moving three-hour play set in the thick of The Troubles.

BWW Interview: Chuck Cooper Preaches to the CHOIR BOY
February 5, 2019

The Tony Award winner has found a provocative story in Tarell Alvin McCraney's passionate play about outsiders' struggle for acceptance.

BWW Interview: Marylouise Burke Is a Conflicted Mom in TRUE WEST
February 4, 2019

Her two adult sons are home alone and the combination is a toxic brew in this Sam Shepard classic.

BWW Interview: Erik Lochtefeld Takes His Lumps in a Jaw-Dropping KING KONG
December 27, 2018

You've never seen a Kong like this, but there's more at play than Beast Meets Girl in the latest incarnation of the 1930s classic.

BWW Interview: Michael Campayno Is a Bright Light in a Glittering CHER SHOW
December 4, 2018

In a cast with three Chers, Campayno plays the young bagel maker from Queens who could have been the love of the diva's life.

BWW 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!
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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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.



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