"...For now though, Allen is taking things in stride as he meanders his way into familiar as well as unfamiliar territory. I asked him to sum up how he wants to be thought of as a musician and where he envisions himself in the next five years; his response was typical KJA dry humor, “A snappy dresser.” After a brief pause and a hearty laugh he lamented, “I’m just a regular guy chasing a melody. Gee, the next five years? I see my self continuing to write for other artists. Funny thing is that when I sing my songs they do OK, when Jerzy or Brianna sing a song of mine people say, “wow!” The reaction is definitely different, not the same for me. I think my career may take me in that direction.”..."
“Marlboro teen Brianna Eve lights up the stage as the lead actress in the off-Broadway play “Broadway Jayne." The 16-year old local performed the show at the Middletown Arts Center, and was in NYC in the following weeks. The actress playing Jayne, 16-year-old Brianna Eve, is a Marlboro resident who has been studying, singing and acting in Red Bank. While attending Red Bank Catholic High School (RBC), she performed in seven shows at regional theaters within the past eight years. According to Brianna, she has been singing ever since she was a little girl... “I want to inspire others to achieve their dreams because it is possible if you work hard and stay focused. I am starting to see my dreams coming true and I know that I need to keep the faith, keep believing and always keep working!” she said. “I hope my voice will touch hearts, and I hope that one day I can inspire children with my songs and be a good role model.””
“MARLBORO — Dreams do come true and Brianna Eve’s dreams are quickly becoming a reality as the young actress prepares to appear not only on stage in nearby Middletown, but also in an off-Broadway theater in New York City...Brianna said she was overcome with emotion when she learned she would have the opportunity to appear on a New York City stage...It is another dream of Brianna’s to sing with Brightman, Josh Groban and Andrea Bocelli. Brianna keeps a vision board, a place where she can place all of her dreams and goals for her life. “It’s really a great feeling to check things off” as they are accomplished, she said. Now her dream of performing in New York City is coming true, leading her closer to her Broadway ambitions. “This is what I want to do, I want to perform. I want to be on the stage and feel the lights on my face. I want to sing and dance,” said Brianna, who writes songs when she is not performing...“My dreams are coming true,” she said with a smile.”