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Stephen Mosher

SENIOR EDITOR

Stephen Mosher

Stephen Mosher is the author of The Sweater Book (a collection of his photography featuring celebrated artists from the entertainment communities of New York, Los Angeles, and London), Lived In Crazy (a memoir about his colorful life and that of his family) and the upcoming Stephen Mosher Stories (a 'best of' collection of four decades of his photography).  He and his husband, actor Pat Dwyer, are the subjects of the romantic marriage equality documentary film Married and Counting (available on Amazon, Itunes, and Youtube).  Stephen was the Health and Fitness columnist for EDGE Magazine online and is occasionally a contributing writer for the entertainment website HOTCHKA.  Aside from his writing, Stephen's other passions are his work as a personal trainer and his family.  Instagram: @dozermosher  Twitter: StephenMosher1  Website: StephenMosher.com


Amy Oestreicher
Amy Oestreicher

Amy Oestreicher is a PTSD Specialist, Audie award-nominated playwright, performer, and multidisciplinary creator. Amy overcame a decade of trauma to become a sought-after trauma-informed teaching artist, author, writer for The Huffington Post, international keynote speaker, RAINN representative, and health advocate. She has given three TEDx Talks on transforming trauma through creativity, and her story has appeared on NBC’s Today, CBS, Cosmopolitan, Seventeen Magazine, The Washington Post, Good Housekeeping, and MSNBC, among others. A singer, librettist, and visual mixed media artist, she dedicates her work to celebrating everyday miracles, untold stories, and the detours in life that can spark connection and transform communities. Amy has toured her autobiographical musical, Gutless & Grateful, to over 200 venues from 54 Below to Barrington Stage Company since its 2012 NYC debut, as well as a mental health program for colleges, conferences and organizations. She is currently developing her full-length play, Flicker and a Firestarter, which just had its first AEA Staged Reading, and More Than Ever Now, a play based on her grandmother's story of survival. She most recently premiered her one-woman multimedia musical, Passageways, at HERE Arts Center, for which she created music, book, lyrics, and artwork.

As the 2014 Eastern Regional Recipient of Convatec’s Great Comebacks Award and WEGO Health  “Health Activist Hero”, and WeGO Health Expert, medical community, speaking for National WOCN conferences and the American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress, and writing for the official print publication of the UOAA.  She has devised programming for the Transformative Language Arts Network National Conference, the Eating Recovery Foundation, the 40th Anniversary New England Educational Opportunity Association Milestones Conference, three Annual National Mental Health America Conferenceand others. She has been the featured keynote speaker for national conferences including the Pacific Rim Conference of Diversity and Disability, the International School of Social Work Conference, and Women of Resilience.

As a playwright, Amy has received awards and accolades for engaging her audiences in dynamic conversation on trauma’s effects on society, including Women Around Town’s “Women to Celebrate” 2014, BroadwayWorld “Best Theatre Debut,”  Bistro Awards “New York Top Pick, and the “Singular Award” at the Sarasolo Theatre Festival, presented annually for a “performance that is exceptionally uncommon, groundbreaking, original and inventive.” Amy has performed excerpts of her solo oral history Play, Divers, as part of Brooklyn's immigrants and Exile, Beechwood Art's Giving Voice, Dixon Place, Seekonk Storytelling Television Special, and Museum of Jewish Heritage Festival of Untold Women. She is a cabaret and theatre reviewer for BroadwayWorld, Her theatre education essays and monologues have been published in Creative Pedagogy journals, as part of a theatre curriculum for high school students in the Philippines. Her play, "We Re-Member" honoring the immigration stories of her grandparents, has been performed in twelve states, amd her full-length Play, Factory Treasure, has been performed at the Philadelphia Arts Center, Identity Theatre, LIU, The Depot, and Actors Theatre of Newburyport. Her short plays have been published by the Eddy Theatre Company and finalists in Manhattan Repertory Theatre’s Short Play Festival, as well as NYC Playwright’s Women in the Age of Trump.

Amy’s collaboration with Beechwood Arts on the immersion salon, “Resilience and the Power of the Human Spirit”, has traveled around the world to health and arts facilities as a public installation, incorporating her monologues, art, writing and recipes to express the life-altering detours and ultimately the invaluable gifts of her resilient journey.  Amy is also an active artist and teacher in the Jewish community, being honored by United Way in 2005 for her music programs at Hollander House, completing artist residencies at Art Kibbutz, and delivering “Hope, Resilience & Biblical Women” keynotes for synagogues and religious schools.  She is a teaching artist with Brooklyn's Community World Project, and trained ACTSmart, a Playback Theatre troupe in Amherst, MA.  She is also a passionate arts education advocate, a successful mixed media visual artist, a continuing education studio arts teacher, and her artwork has been shown in esteemed galleries in Massachusetts, Connecticut, Chicago, San Diego and New York, as well as published in national publications including Conquer, Topology and Cargo Literary. She has recently published her memoir, My Beautiful Detour: An Unthinkable Journey from Gutless to Grateful. See more at www.amyoes.com.

 

 

 


Bobby Patrick
Bobby Patrick

Heigh Ho Friends & “Family”! Bobby Patrick your RAINBOW Reviewer here. Putting the silent T in CABARET to bring you all the T. I am a queer reviewer, specializing in the seedy underbelly of the cabaret world with my own Queer Rainbow's Eye View of it all. I studied theatre in college, but got over that and followed a career in entertainment/theatrical advertising for nearly 2 decades.  Now I'm a freelance contributor, ready to bring you my Sunshine, Rainbows, and Rants for Broadway World's Cabaret (with a silent T) section, and fill you in on what's up in the Pubs, Rooms and Back Rooms (wink) of New York's entertainment community.


Brady Schwind
Brady Schwind

​BRADY SCHWIND is an award winning writer and director whose work has been seen in Los Angeles, New York and across the United States.

Brady directed a completely re-conceived production of CARRIE THE MUSICAL for the La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts and the historic Los Angeles Theatre downtown, which opened to rave reviews, and received 5 Ovation Award nominations, including Best Director.

As writer and director, Brady became the youngest person ever awarded New Yorkʼs prestigious Bistro Award, for the smash hit Off Broadway revue, THE SEASON: a comical satirizing of Broadway history. The show ran an unprecedented 24 weeks at the Triad Theatre, and was named the “Best Musical of the Year” by Playbill and Theatre Week magazines. In addition to helming readings and workshops of numerous new plays and musicals, Brady’s other regional directorial credits include THE GRAPES OF WRATH, Ionescoʼs THE BALD SOPRANO, RABBIT HOLE, the world premiere production of Anne Hulegardʼs ROSSETTIʼS CIRCLE, as well as the award winning Los Angeles regional premiere of the Tony Award winning musical, THE LIGHT IN THE PIAZZA.


As Artistic Director for The Neighborhood Playhouse, California, Brady helmed the West Coast premiere of Charles Buschʼs new comedy, OUR LEADING LADY, as well as acclaimed revivals of THE MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD, AMADEUS and CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF (Garland Award: Best Director of a Play). His direction of the Los Angeles premiere of the Jason Robert Brown / Alfred Uhry musical, PARADE was named the top theatrical event of the year by The Daily Breeze, and StageScene Los Angeles, and prompted Variety, The Los Angeles Times, LA Weekly, and Backstage to name him one of the most outstanding new theatrical influences to emerge in Southern California.

In addition to directing, Brady is the author of five screenplays, and is an in-demand script doctor and creative consultant to notable Hollywood production companies. His first original collection of stage plays, BEAUTIFUL INVENTION was a finalist for the Lila Acheson Julliard Fellowship and the OʼNeill Medal, and was published by Playhouse Press.

​Brady is a member of The Dramatists Guild and SDC: The Stage Directors and Choreographers Society. @bradyschwind


Nicholas Adler
Nicholas Adler

Stephen Sorokoff
Stephen Sorokoff
Stephen is also the cabaret/ music and co-theatre editor of the Times Square Chronicles. He studied at the Manhattan School of Music. Besides being a pianist, Stephen’s business career was in the Fashion Industry. He was CEO of a textile manufacturing facility and President of an international textile machinery company. Stephen was on the Board of Directors of the “First All Children’s Theatre” which brought the Stephen Schwartz musical The Trip and Captain Louie to the Kennedy Center in Wash DC. His wife Eda, an interior space designer and classical pianist was on the Board of Barrington Stage Company and is still active at BSC. Stephen’s photographs, videos and articles appear on Broadwayworld.com, T2Conline.com and The New York Observer. He is active in the entertainment events at the Friars Club, where he is a member, and a voting member Berkshire Theatre Critics Association. Stephen is an Honorary Advisory Board Member of The Society For The Preservation of the Great American Song Book. Email: stephensorokoff@gmail.com.