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Melanie Votaw

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Melanie Votaw is a New York City-based freelance writer and the author of 15 non-fiction books. She’s a former actress/singer/dancer who started performing at age 4 and now loves to write about film, TV, and theater. Visit her Web site, Rule the Word, and follow her on Twitter and LinkedIn.

Photo Gallery: ‘Hamilton’s’ Tony Award Nominees Gather for Press Junket

Melanie Votaw photographs the Tony Award nominees from the smash musical "Hamilton" at the annual Tony nominee press junket in New York City.

Photo Gallery: 2016 Tony Nominees Gather for Press Junket

Melanie Votaw photographs the 2016 Tony Award nominees at their annual press junket in New York City.

Melanie Votaw Gives Her Take on the 2016 Tony Award Nominations

Melanie Votaw is both happy and perplexed by the 2016 Tony Award nominations, which were announced this morning. The Tony Awards show airs on CBS at 8/7c on June 12th with James Corden as host.

Oliver Stone’s ‘Snowden’ Starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt Releases a Trailer

The first trailer for Oliver Stone's upcoming film, "Snowden," starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt, has been released.

Interview: Adrian Sparks on Playing Hemingway in ‘Papa: Hemingway in Cuba’...

Melanie Votaw interviews Adrian Sparks, who plays Hemingway in the new film, "Papa: Hemingway in Cuba," opposite Giovanni Ribisi and Joely Richardson.

Director Bob Yari, Star Adrian Sparks Talk ‘Papa: Hemingway in Cuba’...

At a New York screening, director Bob Yari and star Adrian Sparks talk about the new film, "Papa: Hemingway in Cuba," which is a docudrama about Hemingway's life in Cuba, costarring Giovanni Ribisi and Joely Richardson.

Tribeca Film Fest: ‘Shadow World’ Doc on Global Arms Trade is...

"Shadow World" is a devastating and scathing documentary about government involvement (especially U.S. and U.K.) in the global arms trade and the desire for perpetual war because of the money to be made from it.

Tribeca Film Fest: 7 Shorts From Broad Comedies to Moving Documentaries

Melanie Votaw writes about 7 of the short films in the 2016 Tribeca Film Festival.

Important Docs ‘My Nazi Legacy’ & ‘Armor of Light’ Premiere on...

The important documentaries "My Nazi Legacy" and "The Armor of Light" will air on PBS in May.

Tribeca Film Fest: Diverse Docs on Sex Abuse Legislation, Family Secrets...

Melanie Votaw writes about three of the 2016 Tribeca Film Festival full-length documentaries that explore sex abuse legislation, family secrets, and the source of happiness.

Tribeca Film Fest: ‘My Scientology Movie’ Doc Gets Church’s Intimidation Tactics...

Louis Theroux's "My Scientology Movie" includes footage of the church's intimidation tactics.

Tribeca Film Fest: Filmmakers Talk Doc ‘Solitary’ – Does Solitary Confinement...

Melanie Votaw reports on the documentary, "Solitary," from the 2016 Tribeca Film Festival.

Tribeca Film Fest: Very Different Narratives ‘Little Boxes’ & ‘Children of...

Melanie Votaw writes about two very different narrative films in the 2016 Tribeca Film Festival: "Little Boxes" and "Children of the Mountain."

Tribeca Film Fest: Michael Shannon’s Career Rise

Michael Shannon appears in three films in the 2016 Tribeca Film Festival and is currently starring on Broadway with Jessica Lange.