May 6, 2020

Millions of readers have found comfort and joy in Jan Karon’s Mitford Years novels since the first one, At Home in Mitford, was published in 1994. Join us for a special evening online with the New York Times #1 best-selling author herself in conversation with writer an...

June 7, 2018

 Glenda Jackson was among the Outer Critics Circle Awards winners to attend the party I organized at Sardi's. We had a great time.

February 25, 2018

Reel to Real: The Jennifer O'Neill Story

Adapted by Lauren Yarger

Directed by: Misti B. Wills


Richarda Abrams*
Debra Kay Anderson*
Heather Patterson King*
James Ludwig*

* Members Actors Equity Association

Her public image seemed perfect, but behind the scenes, supermod...

February 19, 2018

Check out this report in BroadwayWorld about our trip to the Women's Voices Festival in DC and other upcoming events in Connecticut.

December 23, 2017

By Lauren Yarger

It's that time of year, and many of you have contacted me for recommendations about last-minute gifts of bibles. It's also the time of year when many plan a new year's resolution to read through the entire bible or to spend more time in the word. Fortun...

March 4, 2017

God Reaches Out in Unique Ways
By Lauren Yarger
It’s a self publishing sensation, a best seller and one of the most controversial books of our time, as Christians either love or hate “The Shack” by William Paul Young (2007 Windblown Media in association with Hachette B...

January 17, 2017


New York, NY (January 17, 2017)-Today the NBCC announced its 30 finalists in six categories--autobiography, biography, criticism, fiction, nonfiction, and poetry--for the outstanding books of 2016. The win...

January 17, 2017

First column highlighting Women in Theater. Appearing in BroadwayWorld.

BWW Women in Theater: January 2017

by Lauren Yarger Jan. 18, 2017  

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By Lauren Yarger
Welcome to the first monthly column focusing on women in th...

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About the Author

Lauren Yarger, Editor. is a voting member of The Outer Critics Circle, The American Theater Critics Association, The League of Professional Theatre Women (co-founder Connecticut Chapter), National Book Critics Circle. She is former Vice President of the Drama Desk. She's a member of the Dramatists Guild of America and owner of Gracewell Productions, LLC, which producers inspiring works of theater, literature and arts.

For years, she has provided theater reviews of New York and Connecticut theater and has reviewed books for Publishers Weekly.

January 17, 2017

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