Read All About It: What’s Happening During COVID?
Friday, October 2nd, 2020 at 4:30
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In the room: Sandi Durell, publisher/editor of TheaterPizzazz.com, Adam Feldman, Time Out New York theater editor and critic, Marcina Zaccaria, writer and administrative assistant at TheaterPizzazz.com. How our go-to theater publications are adjusting to the absence of live performance. So what's there to write about? How are they creating alternative content and keeping the community informed and engaged? And what's happening that we might not know about?
is Publisher/Editor of TheaterPizzazz.com
an entertainment website featuring a variety of writer voices. She has been writing, reviewing, producing and having a voice in theater, cabaret and the entertainment community for over 30+ years. She is a Voting Member of the Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Awards and member of the American Theatre Critics Association. Sandi is a producer of Broadway & Hollywood Live! Revues (ShaRell Productions) has produced the Songwriter Showcase for the American Popular Song Society (15 years) (APSSinc.org)
; the benefit CD “Our Heart Sings,” and is a producer on the Award winning film “Broadway the Golden Age” (with Rick McKay), continuing to produce various musical events. She is a member of the League of Professional Theatre Women, Board Member of American Popular Song Society, Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU – Advisory Board), member of 100+ year old Dutch Treat Club, The Lambs; an occasional theater angel and has had a career as a vocalist-performer.
is the Theater and Dance Editor and chief theater critic at Time Out New York. He currently serves as President of the New York Drama Critics' Circle, a position he has held since 2005.
reviews plays and musicals at TheaterPizzazz.com. She also conducts interviews, and posts daily for the website. Prior to writing for TheaterPizzazz.com, she worked in Audience Services at the Roundabout, and provided support for the Executive Director/ Contemporary Programming at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, Inc. She received her MFA in Directing from Columbia University, and has directed readings and plays in venues that include New Dramatists, Theaterlab, HERE Arts Center, 13th Street Repertory Company, Soho Rep, Dance Theater Workshop, and the Museum of Jewish Heritage. She also wrote the plays, Village, My Home performed at the Dream Up Festival at Theater for the New City, and All About Image/ We Are the Elite performed at the Fringe Festival in NYC, and available on Smith Scripts. Monologues from "A Digital Stratosphere Platform for Peace" have been read at Dixon Place and on Salon Radio. A monologue compilation by JAC Publications included the "The Body Politic" and "On Becoming a Mermaid.” Marcina is a member of the League of Professional Theatre Women.