BWW TV Exclusive: Konversations with Keeme: A Chat with Suzanne Gilad!
Thirteen year old Ajibola Tajudeen, better known as Keeme, is the host of New Paradigm Theatre's web series now in it's second season here on BroadwayWorld. "Konversations with Keeme" is show where Keeme interviews seasoned television and film professionals like Tamara Tunie of Law and Order: Special Victims Unit and Renee Lawless of Tyler Perry's The Have and the Have Nots, as well as Broadway veterans such as Emmy and Grammy winner, Paul Bogaev, and Broadway pros Christine Dwyer, Kelly Grant, Juwan Crawley and more.
The series follows Keeme's interviews as he receives advice on "the business", performing, and leadership from the pros in the performing arts industry. These interviews are released weekly on BroadwayWorld.
New Paradigm Theatre Company is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit theatre fostering creative problem solvers, leaders, and global citizens through theatre arts education and productions. This series is one of the ways that NPT features their outstanding Youth Board of directors (all the production and on-camera work is facilitated by our Youth with some guidance from our Pros). Artistic Director and Broadway veteran, Kristin Huffman says, "New Paradigm is a theatre with a social conscience. We produce events and shows that not only entertain with Broadway pros, but that also connect directly to our community and teach youth leadership.
This second seasons leads right up to NPT's Holiday show on Dec 15 and 16 at Fairfield Theatre. Get your tickets here.
Keeme's interview this week: Suzanne Gilad is a theatre producer whose recent Broadway credits include Angels in America (Tony Award winner for Best Revival of a Play), Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812 (nominated for 12 Tony Awards), M. Butterfly, Disaster! and Significant Other. Upcoming Broadway: Moulin Rouge and Jagged Little Pill. Sue is a member of the Broadway League. Sue is the co-founder of In Fine Company (.com) as well as Custom Broadway, which provides individualized, Broadway-level concerts and shows for theatres and Performing Arts centers around the US, Canada and international markets. Sue is the co-lead producer of the award-winning musical The Other Josh Cohen, which will open at The Westside Theatre this October. Sue's career started with voiceovers for TV, film, radio and Broadway. Sue is a member of AEA and SAG-AFTRA, and is the Co-Chair on the Leadership Council of Broadway Cares / Equity Fights AIDS. Her favorite gig is playing the Voice of God for the Broadway Cares' annual Broadway Backwards benefit.
Konversations with Keeme is produced with support from the Department of Economic and Community Development, Connecticut Office of the Arts, which also receives support from the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency.