BWW TV Exclusive: Konversations with Keeme: A Chat with Tony & Maria!
Fourteen year old Ajibola Tajudeen, better known as Keeme, is the host of New Paradigm Theatre's web series now in it's third 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 directed and edited by 16 year old Jaden Bonfietti and 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 third seasons leads right up to NPT and the Norwalk Symphony Orchestra's co-production of West Side Story! This season focuses on Norwalk and the pros and partners involved in this glorious production with full orchestra.
Our last video of this season (leading up to West Side story on Feb 23rd) is with the two stars playing "Tony" and "Maria" in the New Paradigm Theatre and Norwalk Symphony Orchestra co-production of this classic.
Bronson Norris Murphy Premiered the role of The Phantom in the first North American production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Love Never Dies: The Phantom Returns. Broadway: Raoul in The Phantom of the Opera. 30th Anniversary company of CATS as Gus, Growltiger and Bustopher Jones, Multiple US productions of West Side Story as Tony (twice previously with Ms. Ortiz!).
Visit both of their websites for more info on them.