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.



BWW Interview: Michael Campayno Is a Bright Light in a Glittering CHER SHOWInterview: Campayno Is a Bright Light in a Glittering CHER SHOW
Posted: Dec. 4, 2018

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: 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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. 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 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 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-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 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 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 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 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 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 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.