PBS Broadcasts Interview With CelebratingAct2™ Founders

John & I were guests on the PBS show “Everybody With Angela Williamson”.  We were invited to discuss CelebratingAct2™, its conception and what we’re doing to serve our audience of 75 million seniors.  The series host, Dr. Angela Sadler Williamson is an educator, TV host, documentary filmmaker, speaker & author.  We hope you’ll enjoy it.

About The Founders

Art Kirsch & John Coleman recognized there was no entertainment oriented TV shows serving the 50+ age group, so they created Celebrating Act 2™. John W. Coleman is a producer-director-writer with over 30 years experience in television. A long-time member of the Directors Guild of America (DGA), he has produced and/or directed almost every form … Read more

Our Mission

In Life, as in the Theater, Act 2 is where all the interesting stuff happens! Act 1 is just an introduction, thus Celebrating Act 2™ was born. If you’re 50 or older —or have a loved one who is— Celebrating Act 2™ is for YOU! Our 5 Pillars: Lifestyle, Health, Relationships, Finance & Entertainment A … Read more


This website is the companion to the new talk show CelebratingAct2™ We celebrate the issues important to the healthy, longer living baby boomers who number some 75 million. Topics covered will include Lifestyle, Health, Relationships, Finance, & Entertainment This website will include extended versions of interviews seen on the show, background information about our hosts, … Read more

Why Only 5 Topics?

A little organization goes a long way! As Art and I looked at all the things about which we wanted to help our fellow baby boomers (and those younger and older as well) we realized we’re talking about a million potential topics! Topics within topics and subcategories and specialties and more esoteric categorization than Mr. … Read more

Start Up Progress Report

John and I thank you for all of the input we have been receiving these past few weeks.  We appreciate all of your support and advice.  We have begun compiling a list of topics and featured guests in all of the main subject areas we’ll be addressing. We’re still looking for funding from some key … Read more

Ready, Set, Go

My partner John Coleman and I have been developing an exciting service for people over 50 who are healthier, more active, & more forward thinking about their future plans than any previous generation.   Called Celebrating Act 2™ with a tagline 70 is the new 50, the five main topics we will be addressing are, Lifestyle, … Read more