Monthly Archives: March 2019

Spotlight on Emma Meltzer: It feels like I’ve been dancing for four year straight and I never want to stop

We are thrilled to introduce you to yet another remarkable Playing Hot cast member, Emma Meltzer. Like much of the cast, Emma has been developing the show with us since the beginning, way back in 2015. Read more from Emma below and catch her in Playing Hot (April 18 – May 12). Grab your tickets […]

Spotlight on Eric R. Williams: A harrowing story about one of America’s most enigmatic musicians

We’re keeping it rolling, introducing all of the brilliant artists who are building Playing Hot, our jazz concert-party-play hybrid. Today we’re featuring Eric R. Williams, the newest member of the Playing Hot cast. Learn more about Eric below, and grab your tickets to Playing Hot now! Pipeline Theatre Company: What do you want the folks […]

Spotlight on Roi King: Thanx to my Dad, Mother, her brothers, Billie Holiday, and Tower Records

Throughout March and April we’re introducing you to all the remarkable artists who are working together to bring Playing Hot roaring into reality. Today we’re featuring Roi King, an entertainer in the truest sense of the word who has been developing Playing Hot with us since 2015. Read more about Roi below and grab your […]

Spotlight on Cristina Pitter: Our body is rocked with the resilience and brilliance of black people and black music

With just over two weeks to go before our first performance of Playing Hot, we’re pleased to continue introducing you to all the incredible artists who are bringing you to life. Today we’re profiling Cristina Pitter, interdisciplinary artist and storyteller, Pipeline ensemble member, and Playing Hot cast member. Learn more about Cristina below and grab […]

Spotlight on Dante Jeanfelix: All of your favorite things about live performance in a single night

Playing Hot will perform April 18 through May 12 at Theater 511. In advance of the start of performances, we’re introducing you to all the remarkable artists involved. Today, we’re pleased to feature cast member Danté Jeanfelix, who has been with the project since we first started developing it in 2015. Hear from Danté below […]

Spotlight on Marcus Miller: Paying respects to an ancestor of the music that has given me so much in life

Playing Hot is all about jazz: it’s creation, it’s enduring legacy, and the way it’s woven into the fabric of our everyday lives. So today, we’re honored to introduce you to Marcus Miller, the Music Supervisor on Playing Hot, who has been a lead voice weaving music into our show for the past three years […]

Spotlight on Kevin Armento: A biopic that is spectral in both meanings of the word

Throughout all March and April we’re getting up close and personal with all the incredible artists who are currently building our jazz concert-party-play hybrid, Playing Hot. Today, we’re bringing you an interview with Playing Hot co-creator and co-writer, Kevin Armento. To learn more about the writing of Playing Hot, check out our interview with Kevin’s […]

Spotlight on Monique St. Cyr: It asks the audience to create this experience with us

We’re bringing you the world premiere of Playing Hot, an explosive theatrical event in the style of jazz, April 18 – May 12. In advance of that, we’ve sat down with all the artists involved to get a deeper look into the process of building this jazz concert-party-play hybrid. We’re kicking things off with profiles […]