We talk to Jenn Colella about how she created her characters in “Come From Away,” how she cultivated her attitude about the theatre business, the Tony Awards, and more.
Throughout July and the beginning of August, we will once again feature women involved in this year’s New York Musical Festival. Featuring the women of “Painting Faye Salvez,” “The Fourth Messenger,” “Matthew McConaughey vs. The Devil: An American Myth,” and “The Goree All-Girls String Band.”
In a few weeks, Kirsten Childs’ cult hit musical “The Bubbly Black Girl Sheds Her Chameleon Skin” will be revived as part of Encores! Off-Center, and earlier this summer her musical “Bella” had its NYC premiere. We recently sat down with Kirsten to discuss “Bella,” how her writing process has evolved, what it means for Bubbly Black Girl to be revived in 2017, and more.