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THE BUZZ FROM BROADWAY // RADIO RECAP

HELLO ALL  YOU BUZZERS! Due to the WESU fundraiser, our scheduled guests were pre-empted but will be reschedule at a later date. Thank you to everyone who called in, in support of  WESU and JAKI’S BUZZ.   Be sure to tune in to our radio show, Jaki’s Buzz, live on WESU 88.1 FM every 2nd & […]

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THE NEW PARADIGM THEATRE- Mentoring Tomorrow’s Artists Today

The New Paradigm Theatre The New Paradigm Theatre is a non-profit  501(c)3  organization whose goal is to further the expansion of our networking in Fairfield County and the surrounding areas and to raise pledges. To further the community’s cultural identity with professional theater. The New Paradigm Theatre company (www.nptheatre.org)  puts mentoring students on the front […]

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Long Wharf Theatre Presents: THE KILLING OF SISTER GEORGE

THE CASTING PROCESS Casting a show is complex and the key to making or breaking a production. Director and star Kathleen Turner worked closely with casting director Pat McCorkle to review hundreds of available actresses for the three roles in The Killing of Sister George. They winnowed the selections down to about 50 people per […]

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NOVEMBER HAPPENINGS

The Second Annual Artists for World Peace on Broadway! In an intimate evening of song and dance, some of Broadway’s best and brightest, the “cream of the crop … the top of the heap,” pool their talents to support the ongoing work of Artists for World Peace. St. Luke’s Theater 308 West 46th Street November […]

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RADIO RECAP FOR OCTOBER 14TH

  Hello all you Buzzers! Recently on Jaki’s Buzz, we were delighted to speak with:         Eileen Kaplan shared her personal experience with breast cancer and how she came to write “Laughter is the Breast Medicine”  ( http://www.laughteristhebreastmedicine.com/ )         Nat Lyon discussed the inspiration behind his music and […]

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Westport Country Playhouse’s Gala Honors Award-winning Playwright Terrence McNally

  A packed house honored the theatrical achievements of award-winning playwright Terrence McNally at Westport Country Playhouse’s annual fundraising gala, “The Full McNally:  A Celebration of the Writing and Works of Terrence McNally,” on Monday evening, September 24. McNally, winner of Tony Awards for his plays “Love! Valour! Compassion!” and “Master Class,” and his books […]

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JAKI’S BUZZ, LIVE RADIO- SEPTEMBER 23RD GUESTS

    Hello all you Buzzers! Be sure and tune in this Sunday, September 23rd to the JAKI’S BUZZ, LIVE RADIO show at 6pm at WESU FM 88.1, ( or stream online at www.wesufm.org). This week we will be speaking with:     Scott Thomas ,Vice Chair & Secretary of the Board of Directors of […]

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WESTPORT COUNTRY PLAYHOUSE

WESTPORT COUNTRY PLAYHOUSE  Westport Country Playhouse to Stage World Premiere Comedy “Harbor” by Tony Award Nominee Chad Beguelin, Directed by Mark Lamos Westport Country Playhouse will stage the world premiere of a new comedy, “Harbor,” written by two-time Tony Award nominee Chad Beguelin and directed by Playhouse artistic director Mark Lamos, August 28 – September […]

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Frank Mastrone

Hello all you Buzzers. Jaki’s Buzz was able to catch up with Broadway performer and Connecticut native, Frank Mastrone in between shows to talk about how he got his start, and how he manages performing and raising a family with his lovely wife, Ramona. Hello Mr Mastrone, thank you for taking a few moments to speak with […]

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IT’S OFFICIAL – New Funny Girl!

IT’S OFFICIAL – New Funny Girl!

It’s Official all you buzzers! Lauren Ambrose actress, will headline the upcoming production of the Bartlett Sher-directed revival of Funny Girl in Los Angeles! Jaki’s Buzz (www.JakisBuzz.com) broke the news here first yesterday on our blog from a close JB source and today it’s official. Congrats and we can’t wait to see the talented Lauren […]

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