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Joanna Cazden (Essie)

Joanna Cazden is an actor and singer/songwriter in California USA. She has an MFA from CalArts (favorite role: Puck in MSND) and has also appeared in dramatic roles with the Seattle Lyric Theater, and Sholem Community Players; music credits include several national tours in the 1970s feminist music movement, six solo albums, an ensemble CD with Pete Seeger, and a season as music director for Boston’s Caravan Theater. She is also a licensed speech pathologist specializing in vocal arts rehabilitation, and the author of Everyday Voice Care: The Lifestyle Guide for Singers and Talkers. Her pandemic-era songs “COVID Hard Times Come Again No More,” and “When the Whole World Opens Up Again,” can be found on all music platforms.

Nov. 5, 2021

A Friend in Need

Episode 11 brings Helen back in conversation with one of her old college friends, Essie, who lives in Texas with her partner Beth…

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