Author Archives: carey

I Survived ‘Trump’ Magazine—Barely

Originally published on Politico.com View this story online I had been at Trump magazine for only four months when my first paycheck bounced. We’d heard rumors of the company’s financial troubles, but I had no idea how bad it really … Continue reading


Cats

Because Jellicles do and Jellicles can. At least, the male ones. Cats was the first Broadway musical seen by this critic. At the young age of seven, on a family trip to New York, she was first introduced to the … Continue reading


The Women of Summer

Originally published on HowlRound.com View this story online When Ayad Akhtar brought his new play Junk to Powerhouse Theater, the work was an unfinished product. Only two acts had been written of what would ultimately be a three-act play, so … Continue reading


Shrewd Taming

Originally published on The Nation View this story online The uneasy state of feminism in America is reflected in the well-intentioned but unsteady production of The Taming of the Shrew at Central Park’s Delacorte Theater (through June 26). Directed by Phyllida … Continue reading


Grease: Live! Star Aaron Tveit Says 2016 Election Satire in New Zombie Series BrainDead Hits a Little Too Close to Home

Originally published on PEOPLE.com View this story online Art is imitating life for Aaron Tveit – for better or worse. Starring in Good Wife creators Robert and Michelle King’s new political satire thriller BrainDead, Tveit admits he and many members … Continue reading


Cat-Calling and Crashing the Set: Performers Sound Off About Street Harassment

            Originally published on HowlRound.com View this story online Standing ovations and bouquets of roses are common for many performers at the conclusion of a show, but during a recent performance, singer-songwriter, and actor Diana … Continue reading


The Father/A Doll’s House

It’s not clear who gets the last word in either The Father or A Doll’s House, the two dramas being performed in repertory at Theatre for a New Audience. But with productions this gripping and resonant, it really doesn’t matter. … Continue reading


Hamilton Star Renée Elise Goldsberry on Bringing Feminism and Diversity to Broadway: BUST Interview

Originally published on Bust.com View this story online “I Think If She Were a Man, She Would Have Been President” Renée Elise Goldsberry already had a jam-packed resume when she auditioned for the musical Hamilton. The triple-threat actress listed several … Continue reading


WATCH: Drop That Beat! Hamilton Creator and Star Lin-Manuel Miranda Freestyles for PEOPLE

Originally published on PEOPLE.com View this story online Freestyling is nothing new for Lin-Manuel Miranda, the creator of the smash Broadway hit Hamilton, a musical about the birth of America written almost entirely in rap and hip-hop compositions. Miranda’s first … Continue reading


We Can’t Say Goodbye: 10 Ideas for The Good Wife Spin-offs

        Originally published on PEOPLE.com View this story online We’re still mourning the loss of The Good Wife, which aired its final episode May 8. After seven years of drama, intrigue and romance with Alicia Florrick, Diane … Continue reading