Author: bethanyhensel13

Interview | Nike Doukas

 Today I am interviewing the beautiful and talented Nike Doukas. (What a name! Love it!) She has been in basically all my favorite plays, from Celebration to Three Sisters to Ivanov to Lady Windermere’s Fan. And now she’s back in Pittsburgh playing not one, not two, but three strong women in Pittsburgh Irish and Classical Theatre’s Don Juan Comes Back From the War, opposite Pittsburgh favorite David Whalen. It was my honor to interview her. Enjoy! 1. Thanks so much for chatting with me today, Nike! So first things first, I am a huge fan of yours! Just wanted to...

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Interview | Kate Brauning

I can speak from personal experience that Kate is great. Amazing. Wonderful. I heard about her through Twitter via one of my favorite authors who had used Kate’s editorial services. So I checked out her website and was basically blown away! From her bio: “As an associate editor with a publishing house, I bring to my critiques my knowledge of the market, comparison titles, and genre trends, and my knowledge of story structure, voice, grammar, sentence structure, plot arcs, and character development. Having interned at both a literary agency and Entangled Publishing, I’ve had significant experience working all kinds...

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Interview | Dan Haring

 Dan Haring is an author and illustrator who has worked on such films as The Incredible Hulk and Disney’s Tangled. (Wow! I looooved Tangled!)  His book OLDSOULL was published April 2012. According to his bio, he’s from a tiny town in Utah called Goshen, and currently lives in Connecticut with his wife and children. But more importantly, he’s working on Rio 2 right now. And he’s a Sherlock fan too!  🙂 I’m so glad to have such a great illustrator on the site today! Enjoy! The book publishing world is a wonderful, crazy world, and the book illustrating world is just a new...

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Interview | Zanna Fredland

 The Company of Pittsburgh is the newest, most innovative theater company in the city right now!  I’m so honored to have been able to have interviewed its Founding Artistic Director John Biles as well as leading man Darrel Whitney in the upcoming season opener of Man of La Mancha.  And now, to be utter delight, I get to interview the leading lady, Zanna Fredland!  Enjoy this interview with this wonderful lady! 1. Thanks so much for being here, Zanna.  Let’s just dive in, shall we?  Tell me about yourself. Yikes, the hardest question first!  Well, I was born and raised in...

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Interview | Caroline Nicolian

Side by Side by Sondheim is the highly-acclaimed musical revue is a celebration of America’s greatest living composer, Stephen Sondheim! Side By Side By Sondheim is a dazzling collection of songs by Broadway’s musical master, Stephen Sondheim. You’ll laugh, cry and fall in love with music from many of his very best works including: Company, Follies, A Little Night Music, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, Anyone Can Whistle andPacific Overtures. This exciting production also features the classics he wrote with musical theater giants Leonard Bernstein, Jule Styne and Richard Rodgers, West Side Story, Gypsy and Do I Hear a Waltz? You’ll...

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