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Writing & Press

Writing & Press

Select profiles I’ve written and interviews written about me.

Freudian Slips and Fabulous Hats: Catherine Zuber Takes Us Inside My Fair Lady

Catherine Zuber likes a psychological challenge. While she is known for creating showstopping costumes (from Anna Leonowens's violet ball gown in The King and I to Lucia's wild leopard-print dress in Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown), it's the details in each design that offer subtle character clues that embed themselves into our subconscious…

 

Comedy Duo to watch: meet laura benanti and ashley van buren

There’s something really exciting about two talented women joining forces and combining their brainpower to create amazing projects and performances. Such is the case with award-winning actress (and all around Renaissance woman) Laura Benanti and writer/producer Ashley Van Buren. These brilliant women first met when Ashley was producing for TheaterMania. It resulted in the Broadway star showcasing her comedic talent while pretending to audition for every single role in the then upcoming production of Peter Pan Live. The rest was history…


An "Imperfect" Feminist Finds Her Power in Gloria: A Life

Christine Lahti is not going to tell you how to be a feminist. But she is going to tell you how Gloria Steinem became one. Lahti is currently starring as Steinem in the new off-Broadway play Gloria: A Life, which tracks how Steinem, now 84, became one of the most influential voices in second-wave feminism…

 
 

breaking in series: ashley van buren “flowers for the win”

Ashely Van Buren, has 11 years of industry experience under her belt. She has worked in feature film development and production in New York with projects such as Oblivion and The Smurfs. 

She also has experience on the creative side, working with writers providing manuscript notes, dramaturgy, and story editing on hundreds of feature film scripts, manuscripts, and librettos…