Barbara Herel is a storyteller & producer, wife & mother, and a recovering middle child. You bet she has some stories to tell.
She trained and performed improv and sketch comedy with Gotham City Improv, wrote for Nickelodeon, Comedy Central, and Lifetime; and was a writer/cast member for NBC’s late-night sketch comedy show Live On Tape.
You can find her work in places like Scary Mommy, Motherly, Reality Moms, and right here on Every Family’s Got One. Barbara is a past contributing writer to Adoptive Families magazine, and a contributing author to two parenting books,The Zen of Midlife Mothering,and Tick Tock: Essays on Becoming a Parent After 40 (Dottir Press, September 2021).
Before founding Every Family’s Got One in 2017, Barbara was a cast member and co-producer of the NYC production of the nationally acclaimed storytelling series Listen To Your Mother.
Tony Mennuto is a storyteller & co-producer (and Barbara’s husband). He too trained and performed with Gotham City Improv, wrote for Shipmates, HBO, and was a writer/performer for NBC’s late-night sketch-comedy troupe Live On Tape.
Barbara & Tony are also your discerning & delightful hosts of Every Family’s Got One live shows and the EFGO Podcast.