Deborah Hurwitz is a performer, producer, composer, and conductor whos worked with Sinead OConnor, Cyndi Lauper, and Cher, among other music legends, throughout her career.
Currently, shes working as a performer and music tech designer for the Broadway hit Jersey Boys, and shes holding her own as a girl working on a set ruled by boys.
But at first, Hurwitz didnt think itd be so easy.
She braced herself for possible obstacles that shed encounter as a female musician in the theater world, but realized she didnt really need her feminist agenda.
Hurwitz learned quickly that the theater industry has an incredibly high quotient of gay men, and its not your typical hetero male-dominated workplace.
She says, Im not getting sexually harassed because I am a woman! Theater guys are great to me.
Although she dubs Jersey Boys the straightest show on Broadway, she says the actors still respect her and her work.
The Jersey Girl has a new album, Naked Wire, slated for release around September.
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