When Lear deBessonet was ten years old, she made the decision to live for God. Now deBessonet is responsible for some of the largest and most inclusive theatre productions in NYC. On the horizon are big projects, including some that just might reshape theatre in America. Her faith has evolved, but it’s still a driving force behind her work. We take a look at Lear deBessonet’s faith and what it means to really, really believe.
Continuing the exploration of women in the arts who also own businesses, we speak with four women with diverse backgrounds—some arts related, some not—who run Bohemia Realty Group, a real estate firm specializing in Upper Manhattan about the symbiotic relationship between their different careers.