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Ep 209- Makenzie Morgan Gomez Talks Theater Breaking Through  Barriers & Their Inclusive Approach!

Ep 209- Makenzie Morgan Gomez Talks Theater Breaking Through Barriers & Their Inclusive Approach!

Theater Breaking Through Barriers (TBTB), the only professional Off-Broadway theater company dedicated to advancing artists and developing audiences of people with disabilities, is proud to present the Off-Broadway debut of Neil Simon's brilliant 1980 Tony Award-winning play, I Ought To Be In Pictures, directed by Nicholas Viselli.

19 mins
May 18
Ep166 - Kevin Winkler, Skimbleshanks on US National Tour 4 and Author of new book "On Bette Midler"

Ep166 - Kevin Winkler, Skimbleshanks on US National Tour 4 and Author of new book "On Bette Midler"

"I had seen the show after it opened and I knew that Skimbleshanks was the role for me. I knew that was the role that I wanted to do in the show." This episode features Kevin Winkler who performed as Skimbleshanks on the US National Tour 4 of CATS and is the author of a new book called "On Bette Midler".

58 mins
May 21
58. "How Absolutely Remarkable" (Movie Trailer Reactions)

58. "How Absolutely Remarkable" (Movie Trailer Reactions)

Can you believe it's finally here! The official trailer for the Wicked movie has dropped and the boys are over the moon. Listen in as we chat about Cynthia's breathtaking performance, Ariana's comedy chops and the swoon-worthy-ness of Jonathan Bailey.

38 mins
May 17
Ep327 - Justin Levine: Orchestrating Almost Completely by Ear

Ep327 - Justin Levine: Orchestrating Almost Completely by Ear

A multifaceted talent known for his work as a book writer, composer, and lyricist, Justin Levine delves deep into the creative process behind his works, particularly "The Outsiders" musical adaptation.

47 mins
May 17
PATRIOTS - A Post Show Analysis

PATRIOTS - A Post Show Analysis

In this episode, we discuss the new play PATRIOTS. Please note that this episode will contain spoilers about the show. If you haven't seen the show yet, you can catch PATRIOTS playing at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre.

27 mins
May 17
Ep 208- A Deep Dive Into Encompass Theatre With Artistic Director Nancy Rhodes

Ep 208- A Deep Dive Into Encompass Theatre With Artistic Director Nancy Rhodes

Hailed for “its commitment to musically and thematically adventurous new work (Opera News),” Manhattan’s leading activist opera company Encompass New Opera Theatre (ENOT) presents Unheard Voices: An Immigrant’s Dream—a matinee concert on Sunday, June 9, 2024, 3:00 p.m., at downtown Manhattan’s The Greene Space.

20 mins
May 17
Ep 207- Tony Winner Len Cariou Talks The End of "Blue Bloods" & His Journey To "Sweeney Todd!"

Ep 207- Tony Winner Len Cariou Talks The End of "Blue Bloods" & His Journey To "Sweeney Todd!"

Legend is overly used, but there is no better word to describe Len Cariou! He is a Tony Winner for originating the role of "Sweeney Todd." He also was in the original cast of "A Little Night Music." How did he become a Sondheim Muse? He tells us!

25 mins
May 16
Episode 93 | Ryan Vasquez: "Audition Coordinator"

Episode 93 | Ryan Vasquez: "Audition Coordinator"

Join your favorite podcast hosts Jason A. Coombs and Samantha Tuozzolo , on the latest episode of Survival Jobs, as they chat with the mega-talented and iconic star of The Notebook, Ryan Vasquez.

1 h 5 mins
May 16
#298 - Peter Pan Goes Wrong

#298 - Peter Pan Goes Wrong

"With faith and trust and fairy dust, and the world of make-believe!" Grab your mistaken props and hilarious mistakes because this week we're joined by Zach and Cassie from Who is My Doctor to talk about "Peter Pan Goes Wrong" Listen to Who is My Doctor.

1 h 5 mins
May 16
From Pageants to Broadway: Holli Conway's Inspiring Path

From Pageants to Broadway: Holli Conway's Inspiring Path

Hey y’all, what’s up? Welcome back to Black Hair in the Big Leagues! 🌟 In this video, join your host Salisha Thomas as she sits down with the phenomenal Holli Conway, returning to Broadway in Lempicka! 🎭 Ever wonder what it takes to shine on the big stage in New York City?

42 mins
May 16
What Makes A Great Leader? Shoshana Bean, Nikki M. James, Michael Grief & More Live at New Dramatists Luncheon

What Makes A Great Leader? Shoshana Bean, Nikki M. James, Michael Grief & More Live at New Dramatists Luncheon

Join The Art of Kindness with Robert Peterpaul live from the New Dramatists 2024 luncheon at the New York Marriott Marquis honoring Tony-nominated director Michael Greif (The Notebook, Dear Evan Hansen and Rent to credit a few).

24 mins
May 16
The Art of Predicting the Tonys (w/ Sam Eckmann)

The Art of Predicting the Tonys (w/ Sam Eckmann)

"It's an art..." Goldderby's Sam Eckmann stops by the Breakdown to discuss Tony trends, myths and what you need to take into account when making your predictions! DOLL OUT THE PUDDING!

2 h 15 mins
May 16
Rent #2: Creator Jonathan Larson, Boho Days to Rent

Rent #2: Creator Jonathan Larson, Boho Days to Rent

How did Rent get to Broadway? The trajectory is unexpected and spectacular. Producer Robyn Goodman, Artistic Director Jim Nicola, and Rent creator Jonathan Larson’s father and sister recount Rent’s trajectory from blank page to the show’s monumental New York Theatre Workshop production.

30 mins
May 15
Rent #1: Creator Jonathan Larson, Early Days

Rent #1: Creator Jonathan Larson, Early Days

Listen in on this never before heard, very candid interview with Rent creator Jonathan Larson’s father, Allan Larson, and Jonathan’s sister, Julie Larson, as they share stories about Jonathan’s early passion for musical theatre, his extraordinary early musical gifts, and Jonathan’s deep desire to make musical theater relevant again for a whole new generation.

37 mins
May 15
THE HEART OF ROCK AND ROLL - A Post Show Analysis

THE HEART OF ROCK AND ROLL - A Post Show Analysis

In this episode, we discuss the new musical THE HEART OF ROCK AND ROLL. Please note that this episode will contain spoilers about the show. If you haven't seen the show yet, you can catch THE HEART OF ROCK AND ROLL playing at the James Earl Jones Theatre.

26 mins
May 15
Ep 206- The Roundtable Live From Janice Jam! Stars of Broadway, TV, & More!

Ep 206- The Roundtable Live From Janice Jam! Stars of Broadway, TV, & More!

A roster of stars from the stage and screen will came together at NYC’s Haswell Green’s on Monday, May 13, for the second annual fundraising concert The Janice Jam, benefitting the Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF).

26 mins
May 15
#8 - Tom Kitt: Cooking in Hell's Kitchen (with Alicia Keys)

#8 - Tom Kitt: Cooking in Hell's Kitchen (with Alicia Keys)

Tom Kitt’s got something cooking in Hell's Kitchen with Alicia Keys. The Pulitzer Prize winning composer of Next to Normal discusses working with everyone from Alanis Morrissette (Jagged Little Pill), The Go Go’s (Head Over Heel), Green Day (American Idiot), and Lin-Manuel Miranda (Bigger).

42 mins
May 15
#60 - Michael Chybowski, First Assistant to the Lighting Designer

#60 - Michael Chybowski, First Assistant to the Lighting Designer

Michael Chybowski shares what it was like to work under Richard Nelson in designing the lighting for the original Broadway production of Into the Woods. Join host Ben Rimalower for this candid conversation exploring how Sondheim and Lapine went Into the Woods.

33 mins
May 15
  Ep. 158 (CDD): Brigham Young University with Korianne Orton-Johnson

Ep. 158 (CDD): Brigham Young University with Korianne Orton-Johnson

In this College Deep Dive, Korianne Orton-Johnson the Assistant Professor and Head of Music Dance Theatre at BYU and MTCA Director Charlie Murphy discuss: Why BYU uses MDT for their Music Theater students. How mormon ideals impacts artistic training.

1 h 14 mins
May 15
Ep4 - Daniel Isaac - The Good Boy Part

Ep4 - Daniel Isaac - The Good Boy Part

Daniel Isaac just finished a seven year run on the hit TV show Billions. He shares the story of his "good boy" part. He’s the son of a single mother, a Korean immigrant and devout Christian who he felt an intense responsibility to represent.

46 mins
May 15
#4 - Bobby Conte on TOMMY

#4 - Bobby Conte on TOMMY

Amazing Mazie. Practicing kindness. Leadership. Bobby was a little late to the party when discovering TOMMY, but now we can see him star on Broadway as Cousin Kevin in the Tony Nominated revival of TOMMY.

47 mins
May 14
S4 EP9 I'd Rather Be Sailing with Henry Koperski

S4 EP9 I'd Rather Be Sailing with Henry Koperski

Musician, composer, and writer, Henry Koperski, joins Reeve Carney and Jeanine Tesori in our final installment of the live interviews from The Broadway Cruise. Henry Koperski is a composer, writer, and music director based out of Los Angeles.

24 mins
May 14
Jessica Lange Feels 'Wild and Liberated' in 'Mother Play'

Jessica Lange Feels 'Wild and Liberated' in 'Mother Play'

Oscar, Emmy and Tony winning actress Lange, now on Broadway in a Tony-nominated performance in "Mother Play," discusses premiering a new play on Broadway, explains why she could do without Wednesday matinees, and reveals why her recent work has her feeling "wild and liberated."

34 mins
May 14
Ep 205- Joe Brent Talks A New Album, A Record Label, & Finding The Mandolin!

Ep 205- Joe Brent Talks A New Album, A Record Label, & Finding The Mandolin!

One of the most influential and admired ensembles in progressive jazz and improvised music, the primarily plucked and bowed string instruments of 9 Horses returns with Strum, its most extraordinary collection yet.

34 mins
May 14
EPIC Players and Their Spring Awakening

EPIC Players and Their Spring Awakening

In the world of theater, EPIC Players (Empower, Perform, Include, Create) stands as a beacon of inclusivity and empowerment.

17 mins
May 14
Broadwaysted Classics: History (but make it theatre) gets Broadwaysted!

Broadwaysted Classics: History (but make it theatre) gets Broadwaysted!

It’s time for a Movie Club Classic! Relive our deep dive into all of your favorite movies. Host's Choice: Kevin!

1 h 42 mins
May 14
Ep165 - Lucy Horton, Jellylorum on US National Tour 5

Ep165 - Lucy Horton, Jellylorum on US National Tour 5

"Watching the 1998 VHS which I rented on Netflix. I got the DVD mailed to me." This episode features Lucy Horton who played Jellylorum on the US National Tours 5 of CATS and in multiple regional productions.

41 mins
May 14
Episode 63 - Todd McKenney Talks the Odd Couple, Shane Jacobson & Theatre Careers

Episode 63 - Todd McKenney Talks the Odd Couple, Shane Jacobson & Theatre Careers

Welcome to the Season 4 premiere episode featuring Australian theatre royalty, Todd McKenney! Todd joins host, Justin Clarke, to discuss The Odd Couple which opens at the Comedy Theatre, Melbourne from 18th May -16th June and the Theatre Royal Sydney 27th June - 21st July.

38 mins
May 13
Get Ready for Rent (Trailer)

Get Ready for Rent (Trailer)

Based on Michael Riedel’s spectacular book Singular Sensation: The Triumph of Broadway, the Rent miniseries explores the creation of the landmark musical with those who were there. Rent marks a major turning point in the history of American musical theatre.

2 mins
May 13
"IT'S HAPPENING IN YOUR REFRIGERATOR" by Greg Kotis

"IT'S HAPPENING IN YOUR REFRIGERATOR" by Greg Kotis

IT'S HAPPENING IN YOUR REFRIGERATOR: Deutero-Fung, a mold spore with big ideas, attempts to rally his fellow mold spores into blooming immediately and take over the apartment-verse, but Hyphae-Fung, a mold spore with even bigger ideas, warns the community that blooming early will be a mistake.

1 h 11 mins
May 13
Episode 141: Exceptional Storytelling Is Possible

Episode 141: Exceptional Storytelling Is Possible

My guest again this week is author BEN WEST who returns for the fourth and final segment of our conversation in regard to his exceptional new book The American Musical – Evolution of an Art Form.

36 mins
May 13
111 Frank Loesser 1

111 Frank Loesser 1

The first of a two-part program featuring legendary theatre creator Frank Loesser, best known for writing three extraordinary Broadway musicals: GUYS AND DOLLS, THE MOST HAPPY FELLA, and HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING.

36 mins
May 13
Bonus - Tony Awards 2024 Analysis #2

Bonus - Tony Awards 2024 Analysis #2

Is there a clear winner this Tony Season…Doubt it? Magnificent Monday! Eila & Bruce bring you the second installment of their Tony deep dive. They are joined by expert Matt Stashin and share who will win and who they want to win in the following categories.

47 mins
May 13
Broadway’s Jelani Remy (Back to the Future): French Toast, Pranks & Joy

Broadway’s Jelani Remy (Back to the Future): French Toast, Pranks & Joy

Broadway star Jelani Remy joins The Art of Kindness with Robert Peterpaul to talk all things Back to the Future the musical, the joy of a good backstage prank and much more. Jelani Remy is a NJ native and Broadway performer known for shows like Ain't Too Proud The Life and Times of The Temptations and Disney’s The Lion King.

44 mins
May 13
FINAL FIVE with Des McAnuff, Broadway Theater Director

FINAL FIVE with Des McAnuff, Broadway Theater Director

Last week you heard from theater director Des McAnuff as he shared his experiences with three of his biggest shows, Tommy, Jersey Boys, and Big River. We discussed his approach to each of these unique musicals.

17 mins
May 13
Itsy Bitsy Spider (1992)

Itsy Bitsy Spider (1992)

Wow! 1992 was a big year for Jim, doing TV movies, garbage comedy skit films, animated voice roles, all alongside his full time gig at In Living Color. Man, he works hard for the money as the kids say.

13 mins
May 13
CARREY'D AWAY: Itsy Bitsy Spider (1992)

CARREY'D AWAY: Itsy Bitsy Spider (1992)

Wow! 1992 was a big year for Jim, doing TV movies, garbage comedy skit films, animated voice roles, all alongside his full time gig at In Living Color. Man, he works hard for the money as the kids say.

13 mins
May 13
#69 Doing The Hee-Hee Show with Sarah Sigman

#69 Doing The Hee-Hee Show with Sarah Sigman

From the national tour of Beautiful, to MJ on Broadway, Sarah Sigman is a true triple threat. U Guys, this week's BroadwayWorld Recap is full of all the latest Bway news, brought to you by my friends at BroadwayWorld.com.

60 mins
May 13
Ep 204- Broadway Diva Sally Mayes Returns To The NY Stage!

Ep 204- Broadway Diva Sally Mayes Returns To The NY Stage!

THE GREEN ROOM 42 will present the return of Tony Award-nominated Broadway favorite Sally Mayes in “Now and Then: The Stories,” the latest installment of her new concert series, on Thursday, May 16 at 7:00 PM.

25 mins
May 13
BARE with Natalie Wachen

BARE with Natalie Wachen

BARE: A POP OPERA was edgy and (dare we say) groundbreaking when it took Los Angeles by storm in 2000. Twelve years following that electric debut, the show was retooled to become BARE: THE MUSICAL. Despite both versions having loyal fans, both were unable to thrive in the New York theatre scene.

1 h 22 mins
May 12
#20 - Legally Expecting: The MamAttorney explains your rights!

#20 - Legally Expecting: The MamAttorney explains your rights!

The motherhood tax is real. The pay gap still exists. Too many women are forced out of jobs. It's time to change that. Daphne Delvaux, the MamAttorney is on a mission to educate every woman on her rights at work. You probably have more rights than you think you do.

49 mins
May 11
#22 - Meet The Tony Award Nominees: ft. Daniel Radcliffe, Jonathan Groff, Maleah Joi Moon, Jim Parsons, Sky Lakota-Lynch, Nikki M. James, Shaina Taub, and Tony Award Honorees Nikiya Mathis and Dr. Jason Kindt

#22 - Meet The Tony Award Nominees: ft. Daniel Radcliffe, Jonathan Groff, Maleah Joi Moon, Jim Parsons, Sky Lakota-Lynch, Nikki M. James, Shaina Taub, and Tony Award Honorees Nikiya Mathis and Dr. Jason Kindt

In this week's episode, Joel Crump talks to Tony Award Nominees at the Tony Awards Press Junket! He interviews Tony Award nominees Daniel Radcliffe, Jonathan Groff, Maleah Joi Moon, Jim Parsons, Sky Lakota-Lynch, Nikki M James, Shaina Taub, and Tony Award Honorees Nikiya Mathis and Dr.

23 mins
May 11
#202 - CABARET AT THE KIT KAT CLUB

#202 - CABARET AT THE KIT KAT CLUB

Velkommen, bienvenue! Welcome to the Cabaret at the Kit Kat Club! That's right, we are bring the Kit Kat Club to you as we talk to the cast, creatives, and Broadway's biggest celebrities ahead of the opening night. Hear the behind the scenes inside scoop to a show like never before.

1 h 30 mins
May 11
HELL’S KITCHEN - A Post Show Analysis

HELL’S KITCHEN - A Post Show Analysis

In this episode, we discuss the new Tony nominated best musical HELL’S KITCHEN. Please note that this episode will contain spoilers about the show. If you haven't seen the show yet, you can catch HELL’S KITCHEN playing at the Shubert Theatre.

27 mins
May 10
Ep 203- Kevin Daniels Talks Starring in "Not Another Church Movie" Now In Theatres!

Ep 203- Kevin Daniels Talks Starring in "Not Another Church Movie" Now In Theatres!

I had a good ole silly time watching "Not Another Church Movie" this week! Guess what? You can too! The movie is now out in theatres wherever movies are seen! The star of the film Kevin Daniels is here! You may know him from Magic/Bird, where he played Magic Johnson or from Frasier!

14 mins
May 10
Ep 202- The Legendary Tony Orlando Is Here! We Are Talking His Epic Career!

Ep 202- The Legendary Tony Orlando Is Here! We Are Talking His Epic Career!

Tony Orlando is one of America’s most endearing and beloved iconic entertainers. Grammy Nominee Tony Orlando has sold millions of records, including Five #1 hit records: “Tie A Yellow Ribbon ‘Round The Ole Oak Tree,” “Knock Three Times,” “Candida,” “My Sweet Gypsy Rose” and “He Don’t Love You (Like I Love You).” He has 2 Platinum and 3 Gold albums and 15 Top 40 Hits.

30 mins
May 10
Ep326 - Brody Grant: He's Got Great Expectations

Ep326 - Brody Grant: He's Got Great Expectations

For Brody Grant, his bug for performing all started with his love for Star Wars. He shares insights into his journey from being a shy kid and relating to the original "The Outsiders" book to receiving a Tony nomination for his role as Ponyboy (it’s just destiny!).

46 mins
May 10
BONUS - "CATS: The Jellicle Ball" Creative Team ft. Zhailon Levingston, Bill Rauch, & William Waldrop

BONUS - "CATS: The Jellicle Ball" Creative Team ft. Zhailon Levingston, Bill Rauch, & William Waldrop

"What overtly having categories does dramaturgy of CATS itself is that there is a particular outcome of winner or loser that happens at the end of every song." This bonus episode features the creative team of the Perelman Performing Arts Center reimagined production of CATS set in a ballroom which is appropriately titled: "CATS: The Jellicle Ball".

35 mins
May 10
Episode 92 | Jon Jon and Isa Briones "Live from Broadway Pod Fest"

Episode 92 | Jon Jon and Isa Briones "Live from Broadway Pod Fest"

Join your favorite podcast hosts Jason A. Coombs and Samantha Tuozzolo , on the latest episode of Survival Jobs, live from the first annual Broadway Podcast Fest produced by Broadway Podcast Network and the Museum of Broadway.

42 mins
May 9
Ep 201- "Who's Tommy" Star Jeremiah Alsop Talks His Broadway Debut On "The Roundtable!"

Ep 201- "Who's Tommy" Star Jeremiah Alsop Talks His Broadway Debut On "The Roundtable!"

Jeremiah Alsop is here! He is talking all things "Tommy" now at the Nederlander on Broadway! He comes from North Carolina, to Chicago, all the way to Broadway! How did he do it and what advice does he have for the next generation?

24 mins
May 9
#298 - A Very Potter Sequel

#298 - A Very Potter Sequel

"You're Harry Freakin' Potter!" Grab your outdated jokes and misplaced love of a certain author and join us to talk about StarKid's second Harry Potter Outing in "A Very Potter Sequel." Hosts: Jesse McAnally & Andrew DeWolf. Podcast Edited By: Andrew DeWolf.

59 mins
May 9
Antoine L Smith: The Star Power Lighting Up Broadway Stages

Antoine L Smith: The Star Power Lighting Up Broadway Stages

Antoine L Smith graces Black Hair in the Big Leagues! He's an Emmy award winning Broadway, TV, and VO Actor. Some credits include the Broadway companies of Carousel, The Color Purple, Memphis, Miss Saigon, and most recently the original Broadway cast of MJ the Musical.

42 mins
May 9
Ranking Every Show This Broadway Season...'Cause F**k It, Why Not

Ranking Every Show This Broadway Season...'Cause F**k It, Why Not

Oh look...it's the longest episode in Broadway Breakdown history. Matt saw every show of the 2023-2024 Broadway season. Now he wants to rank them. Because what else is there to do now? Feel free to listen to this episode while crossing Atlantic.

4 h 8 mins
May 9
S5 Ep 6 - Romy Turner

S5 Ep 6 - Romy Turner

In this weeks episode Tori catch's up with the fabulous Romy Turner, an Aussie living the dream in the Big Apple! Join the conversation as they explore Romy's journey making the leap to NYC, the unique dynamics of the theatre scene in the USA, the challenges of limited opportunities in Australia, and the exhilarating path to making her move permanent.

53 mins
May 8
 Ep. 157 (AE): Derek Klena (Anastasia) on the Sports of Theater

Ep. 157 (AE): Derek Klena (Anastasia) on the Sports of Theater

In this Artist Exploration, Derek Klena from Broadway’s Anastasia and MTCA Director Charlie Murphy discuss: Originally playing baseball in college. Defining his pathway for success. Pursuing career opportunities or finishing school. The pressure of Social Media.

1 h 17 mins
May 8
AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE (2024 Broadway Revival) - A Post Show Analysis

AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE (2024 Broadway Revival) - A Post Show Analysis

In this episode, we discuss the new Tony nominated revival play AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE. Please note that this episode will contain spoilers about the show. If you haven't seen the show yet, you can catch AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE playing at the Circle In The Square.

28 mins
May 8
Ep 200- Our Tony Thoughts Live From The Museum Of Broadway!

Ep 200- Our Tony Thoughts Live From The Museum Of Broadway!

Join us from the Museum of Broadway, as we talk The Tony Awards! What is our favorite shows and performers from the season? We break it all down! Joining Robert is Tony Author Eila Mell, Cabaret Star & Record Executive Robbie Rozelle, and hosts of "The Survival Job Podcast" Samantha Tuozzolo and Jason A.

36 mins
May 8
"E-Ticket to Broadway" LIVE at PodFest 2024

"E-Ticket to Broadway" LIVE at PodFest 2024

Recorded LIVE at the Museum of Broadway in the center of Times Square, where the Broadway Podcast Network hosted PodFest 2024, including a special episode featuring The Book of Mormon star Nic Rouleau, and host of E-Ticket to Broadway, David Alpert.

41 mins
May 8
#7 - John Lloyd Young: A Jersey Boy With a Great Falsetto

#7 - John Lloyd Young: A Jersey Boy With a Great Falsetto

How do you get Clint Eastwood’s attention…Ask a Jersey Boy with a great falsetto. John Lloyd Young told us how to succeed in show business.

48 mins
May 8
#59 - Patti LuPone, Broadway Legend/Rejected Cinderella

#59 - Patti LuPone, Broadway Legend/Rejected Cinderella

Patti LuPone spills all the tea about her audition to play Cinderella in Into the Woods, why she passed on playing the Witch twice, and whether she might be up for taking a crack at the role now. Join host Ben Rimalower for this candid conversation exploring how Sondheim and Lapine went Into the Woods.

24 mins
May 8
Ep3 - Ben Cook - The Expectations Part

Ep3 - Ben Cook - The Expectations Part

Ben and Bobby met doing the Broadway revival of Ragtime. Ben was 11, Bobby was 27. Fast forward, now Ben is 26 and starring in the Broadway production of Illinoise. He is on the verge of a big moment, one that he is intent on staying present and grateful for, no matter how it unfolds.

37 mins
May 8
#64 - Katie Horwitch: Turning Self-Doubt into Self-Empowerment!

#64 - Katie Horwitch: Turning Self-Doubt into Self-Empowerment!

Turn Self-Doubt into Self-Empowerment! Katie Horwitch, the powerhouse behind WANT: Women Against Negative Talk joins Heather and Alan to explore a world where our inner critic often holds the mic, Katie shares her journey of flipping the script on negative self-talk, providing listeners with the tools to craft a more empowering internal narrative.

1 h 1 min
May 7
Ep 199- Live From The Lortel Awards Red Carpet! Stars, Creatives, Legends, & More!

Ep 199- Live From The Lortel Awards Red Carpet! Stars, Creatives, Legends, & More!

Well I had a good ole time at the 2024 Lortel Awards! We saw so many friends on the red carpet! The best of Off-Broadway was out and about and it was a good time!

41 mins
May 7
Episode 13 - Jeff Calhoun and Jonathan Brielle: A Complicated Woman Part 2

Episode 13 - Jeff Calhoun and Jonathan Brielle: A Complicated Woman Part 2

In this episode, we continue our conversation with Jeff Calhoun and Jonathan Brielle about the new musical, A Complicated Woman. John Kenley was a theatre impresario who brought Hollywood stars like Gene Kelly and Ann Miller to Ohio’s summer stock stages.

27 mins
May 7
Ep325 - Emma Pittman: The Search for Roxie Leads to The Outsiders

Ep325 - Emma Pittman: The Search for Roxie Leads to The Outsiders

Emma Pittman’s been “live, laugh, love-ing” dance ever since she was two years old–at least until she discovered in high school that it’s best partnered with acting.

52 mins
May 7
Ep164 - Mackenzie Warren, Bombalurina on 2016 Broadway Revival

Ep164 - Mackenzie Warren, Bombalurina on 2016 Broadway Revival

"When I got the audition appointment I was like this would be a blast to pretend to be a cat at this audition. Let's do it. I texted Kim and asked - How much cat do you give at the audition?" This episode features Mackenzie Warren who was Bombalurina in the 2016 Broadway Revival of CATS.

40 mins
May 7
#74 -  Matthew August Jeffers

#74 - Matthew August Jeffers

Matthew August Jeffers currently stars in An Enemy of the People now playing at Circle In the Square Theatre. A prolific actor, some of his other credits include Richard III at the Delacorte Theater, the film Unidentified Objects and the TV shows New Amsterdam, The Marvelous Mrs.

37 mins
May 6
Bonus - Tony Awards 2024 Analysis #1

Bonus - Tony Awards 2024 Analysis #1

Will Harry Potter cast a spell on Tony voters? Magnificent Monday! Eila & Bruce bring you the first installment of their Tony deep dive. They are joined by expert Matt Stashin and share who will win and who they want to win in the following categories.

40 mins
May 6
Ep 198-Legendary Band "BETTY" Talks Activism, New Music, & PRIDE!

Ep 198-Legendary Band "BETTY" Talks Activism, New Music, & PRIDE!

The trailblazing award-winning Indie Rock trio of sisters Elizabeth and Amy Ziff and their bestie, Alyson Palmer who have been creating addictively melodic music for almost 40 years – will release their invigorating new anthem “Pride” as a single on Friday, May 17.

27 mins
May 6
110 Hal Prince III

110 Hal Prince III

The conclusion of a three-part program paying tribute to legendary Broadway theatre director and producer Harold “Hal” Prince, known for among many other shows, WEST SIDE STORY, FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, and SWEENEY TODD.

32 mins
May 6
Episode 140: The "Rigorous Creative Science" of the American Musical

Episode 140: The "Rigorous Creative Science" of the American Musical

This is the third segment of my conversation with author BEN WEST, regarding his new book: THE AMERICAN MUSICAL — EVOLUTION OF AN ART FORM. As you will hear this book is a comprehensive history of the American Musical from its origins in the 19th Century right up to the turn to the 21st Century.

36 mins
May 6
Des McAnuff Offers a Candid Discussion on the First Revival of TOMMY and Other Musicals

Des McAnuff Offers a Candid Discussion on the First Revival of TOMMY and Other Musicals

The Who's Tommy is back on Broadway for its first revival, 30 years after the original production. And directing this revival is the original director from that first Broadway run, Des McAnuff.

49 mins
May 6
BONUS! Interview w/ MARY JANE's Susan Pourfar

BONUS! Interview w/ MARY JANE's Susan Pourfar

Motherhood...Sisterhood...and Silent Broadway Contracts... We've got another lovely surprise for you! Award-winning actress Susan Pourfar stops by the Breakdown to discuss her journey with MTC's MARY JANE, from its production at NYTW to its Broadway premier with Rachel McAdams.

47 mins
May 6
Doing Time on Maple Drive (1992)

Doing Time on Maple Drive (1992)

How we doing folks? Good? Alrighty then! This week we're diving into a surprisingly sincere film called Doing Time on Maple Drive where Jim Carrey puts on a piss poor performance as an alcoholic.

32 mins
May 6
CARREY'D AWAY: Doing Time on Maple Drive (1992)

CARREY'D AWAY: Doing Time on Maple Drive (1992)

How we doing folks? Good? Alrighty then! This week we're diving into a surprisingly sincere film called Doing Time on Maple Drive where Jim Carrey puts on a piss poor performance as an alcoholic.

32 mins
May 6
#68 Getting Wicked with Dan Micciche

#68 Getting Wicked with Dan Micciche

From playing Mary Sunshine in Broadway's Chicago, to being the resident Music Director and Conductor of Wicked on Broadway, Dan Micciche is a star onstage and off. U Guys, this week's BroadwayWorld Recap is overflowing; we're talking Tony Noms!

58 mins
May 6
Ep 197- Drag Star Novaczar Talks Drag, Activism. & Inspiration!

Ep 197- Drag Star Novaczar Talks Drag, Activism. & Inspiration!

Drag Queen & Contestant of "Queen of The Universe" Novaczar swings by! She has lit up the screens and stages with her unique style of drag and live singing voice! Aside from being a part of the NYC Drag Community, she is also a force and face of the NY Theater Community as well!

29 mins
May 4
TITANíQUE Bonus Episode with Marla Mindelle and Constantine Rousouli

TITANíQUE Bonus Episode with Marla Mindelle and Constantine Rousouli

“Near, far, wherever you are,” you must listen to this BONUS EPISODE of the QUEER SERIES! Showbiz siblings Kristen and Sarah Goodman participated in BPN’s “PodFest” at the Museum of Broadway, and had the chance to interview Marla Mindelle and Constantine Rousouli, the hilarious and super-talented co-creators / original stars of the hit Off-Broadway parody musical TITANiQUE!

35 mins
May 3
S9 Ep3: Trevor Ashley

S9 Ep3: Trevor Ashley

The OG star of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert on embracing the sequins and getting the party started in Priscilla The Party!, the almost 20-year evolution of the famous pink bus and why live theatre doesn't always turn out as planned.

23 mins
May 3
STEREOPHONIC - A Post Show Analysis

STEREOPHONIC - A Post Show Analysis

In this episode, we discuss the new Tony-nominated best play STEREOPHONIC. Please note that this episode will contain spoilers about the show. If you haven't seen the show yet, you can catch STEREOPHONIC playing at the Golden Theatre.

30 mins
May 3
Ep 196- Marissa Rosen Makes Her Broadway Debut & She Is Here!

Ep 196- Marissa Rosen Makes Her Broadway Debut & She Is Here!

Marissa Rosen is on Broadway! YAY!!!! You can currently see her in "Water For Elephants" at the Imperial Theatre! When Marissa is not on Broadway, she is often seen assisting Broadway Legends Kristin Chenoweth & Jessica Vosk in Concert!

29 mins
May 3
Ep324 - Rick & Jeff Kuperman: It Always Starts with the Rumble

Ep324 - Rick & Jeff Kuperman: It Always Starts with the Rumble

Rick and Jeff Kuperman talk about their roles as choreographers for the Broadway production of "The Outsiders," diving deep into various aspects of the show's creation, from choreography and staging to its technical elements like sound and lighting.

44 mins
May 3
Survival Gigs for Actors

Survival Gigs for Actors

Episode # 312. Air Date: 5/2//24. SURVIVAL GIGS FOR ACTORS. Part-time jobs for actors need to be flexible enough to accommodate their irregular schedules and offer opportunities for skill development or networking within the entertainment industry.

17 mins
May 2
Episode 91 | Isabelle McCalla: "Walk in Fridge"

Episode 91 | Isabelle McCalla: "Walk in Fridge"

Join your favorite podcast hosts Jason A. Coombs and Samantha Tuozzolo , on the latest episode of Survival Jobs, as they chat with the incredibly talented and charming Isabelle McCalla, who is currently starring as ‘Marlena’ in the hit Broadway production of Water for Elephants, which received seven Tony Award nominations including Best Musical this week!

45 mins
May 2
Ep 195- Broadway Star Andrew Samonsky Talks "Lempicka!"

Ep 195- Broadway Star Andrew Samonsky Talks "Lempicka!"

Andrew Samonsky is back on Broadway in "Lempicka!" The show is now playing at The Longacre on Broadway! He appeared on Broadway in the Tony Award-winning revival of South Pacific and was also seen in the Live from Lincoln Center PBS broadcast.

19 mins
May 2
FOLLIES with Jack Viertel

FOLLIES with Jack Viertel

FOLLIES is a Stephen Sondheim musical about looking in the mirror. What might you see? A theater? Or a parking lot? Here to discuss this complex show is the very definition of a multi-hyphenate.

1 h 5 mins
May 2
#296 - The Notebook Musical

#296 - The Notebook Musical

"If this is love, I'm not ready If this is love, why am I so unsteady?" Grab your $5 Tissue boxes and adaptational woes because this week we're diving into Ingrid Michaelson's new musical adaptation of Nicholas Sparks' novel The Notebook.

1 h 8 mins
May 2
Sunday Best's Latice Crawford Speaks Life

Sunday Best's Latice Crawford Speaks Life

Latice Crawford sits down with host, Salisha Thomas Weiss this week on Black Hair in the Big Leagues! Latice Crawford is a recording artist known for her soulful and powerful vocals.

45 mins
May 2
2024 Tony Nominations Are Here! Reading YOUR Takes

2024 Tony Nominations Are Here! Reading YOUR Takes

Well...they're here. After much speculating, predicting and dreaming...the 2024 Tony Nominations have ARRIVED. And there were CHOICES made. Matt takes to instagram to read what y'all had to say about the new crop of nominations...and what a few of you had to say about HIM.

2 h 9 mins
May 2
ILLINOISE - A Post Show Analysis

ILLINOISE - A Post Show Analysis

In this episode, we discuss the Tony Nominated Best Musical ILLINOISE. Please note that this episode will contain spoilers about the show. If you haven't seen the show yet, you can catch ILLINOISE playing at the St. James Theatre.

30 mins
May 1
Ep 194- Singer/Songwriter Carl Brister Talks Music, Community, & How To Write A Hit!

Ep 194- Singer/Songwriter Carl Brister Talks Music, Community, & How To Write A Hit!

Carl Brister is an international recording artist and multi-genre singer/songwriter who has been featured on NBC’s Access Hollywood, ABC’s Here and Now, BET, Aspire Network, and more.

22 mins
May 1
Ep2 - Shannon Tyo - The Storyteller Part

Ep2 - Shannon Tyo - The Storyteller Part

Shannon Tyo (2023 Obie Award for Sustained Excellence) is a prolific and versatile actor who can take on just about any role.

35 mins
May 1
#6 - Chip Zien: The Origin of 'The Witch Next Door'

#6 - Chip Zien: The Origin of 'The Witch Next Door'

Who’s The Witch next door…The Baker gives us the scoop on who he thinks it might be. In this special live episode from The Museum of Broadway, Chip Zien talks about 50 years on Broadway and his Sardi’s caricature as well as Harmony, Into The Woods, Falsettos, Stephen Sondheim and a film her won’t name with Katharine Hepburn.

52 mins
May 1
#58 - Tom Galantich, Replacement Prince on Broadway

#58 - Tom Galantich, Replacement Prince on Broadway

Tom Galantich talks about his time on Broadway as an understudy and replacement in the original Broadway production. Join host Ben Rimalower for this candid conversation exploring how Sondheim and Lapine went Into the Woods.

28 mins
May 1
Ep1 - Rory O'Malley - The Ambitious Part

Ep1 - Rory O'Malley - The Ambitious Part

Rory O’Malley (The Book of Mormon, Hamilton) is a fellow performer of inspiring perspective and heart and kindness. In this episode, we discuss the parts of us that are driven by ambition - how powerful it can be in the life of a younger performer, and how that ambition is so often driven by the need to be seen, to be validated, and ultimately, to stave off the pain of shame.

49 mins
May 1
S2, Ep. 6 - Dirty Rotten Scoundrels

S2, Ep. 6 - Dirty Rotten Scoundrels

We're ready to pull off the ultimate con by delving into the world of Dirty Rotten Scoundrels. Join us as we unmask the tricks, trades, and tantalizing tunes of this cunning Broadway musical.

26 mins
May 1
Ep. 156 (CDD): Shenandoah University (Act 2!) with Matt Edwards

Ep. 156 (CDD): Shenandoah University (Act 2!) with Matt Edwards

In this College Deep Dive, Matt Edwards Associate Professor of Voice and Musical Theatre at Shenandoah University and MTCA Director Charlie Murphy discuss: Vocal Pedagogy. Building repertoire based on a student’s vision board.

1 h 39 mins
May 1
Episode #136: Chita Rivera Tribute with Eric Ulloa ✨

Episode #136: Chita Rivera Tribute with Eric Ulloa ✨

Chita Rivera was an icon and a legend in the Musical Theatre world. 🔥 How come a Broadway theatre hasn't been renamed after her? This episode features returning guest and friend Eric Ulloa, recorded live from the West Side Story exhibit at the Museum of Broadway, to honor the historic and renowned Chita Rivera.

22 mins
May 1
Ep323 - Danya Taymor: Captaining 'The Outsiders' Ship

Ep323 - Danya Taymor: Captaining 'The Outsiders' Ship

Welcome to the first of many episodes for 'The Outsiders' takeover here on the podcast! Tony Award Nominee(!) Danya Taymor didn’t know that she was going to stick with theater until she was towards the end of her college career.

49 mins
Apr 30
#5 - Tony Awards Nominations 2024 (Reactions and Snubs!)

#5 - Tony Awards Nominations 2024 (Reactions and Snubs!)

It’s nomination day!! Eila and Bruce dissect the 2024 Tony Award nominations. Everything from who they’re happy about, who was snubbed! Back to the Future. Cabaret. Days of Wine and Roses. The Great Gatsby. Gutenberg. Harmony. Heart of Rock and Roll.

11 mins
Apr 30
Talking 'Lempicka' With Tony Nominees Eden Espinosa and Amber Iman

Talking 'Lempicka' With Tony Nominees Eden Espinosa and Amber Iman

In a conversation recorded before the announcement of the Tony nominations, actors Espinosa and Iman talk criticism discourse, the irresistible allure of Lempicka, and the Broadway community that’s rallied around their show.

32 mins
Apr 30
BONUS - 2024 Tony Nominations Recap

BONUS - 2024 Tony Nominations Recap

Full list of 2024 nominees here: https://www.nytimes.com/2024/04/30/theater/tony-awards-nominations.html. Find more of The Theatre Podcast at http://bpn.fm/ttp. Best Musical. - Hell's Kitchen. - Illinoise. - The Outsiders. - Suffs. - Water for Elephants.

8 mins
Apr 30
Ep 193- Sean Casey Leclaire Talks "Leela" & We Get Deep!

Ep 193- Sean Casey Leclaire Talks "Leela" & We Get Deep!

New York: TheaterLab hosts Sean Casey Leclaire’s LEELA: Touching Our Better Selves, directed by Padraic Lillis. The limited presentation will run May 2 – 5 at TheaterLab (357 W 36th St, 3rd floor).

33 mins
Apr 30
Broadwaysted Classics: Feel Good Movies get Broadwaysted!

Broadwaysted Classics: Feel Good Movies get Broadwaysted!

It’s time for a Movie Club Classic! Relive our deep dive into all of your favorite movies. Host's Choice: Kimberly! Play along as Aaron J Albano (Newsies, Hamilton) and Hayley Podschun (Chaplin, Hello, Dolly) join Bryan, Kevin, and Kimberly via video chat to break down Once Upon A Mattress, Get Over It, and for Patreon, West Bank Story.

1 h 16 mins
Apr 30
Ep163 - Brett-Marco Glauser, Munkustrap on Royal Caribbean Cruise Line's Oasis of the Seas

Ep163 - Brett-Marco Glauser, Munkustrap on Royal Caribbean Cruise Line's Oasis of the Seas

"Part of me just needed to come on and defend Munkustrap. He gets a bad rap. You haven't talked to a lot of them. It's a rough time being in a leadership position when everyone's just trying to fool around.

49 mins
Apr 30
Ep 192-"Stalker" Comes To New World Stages!

Ep 192-"Stalker" Comes To New World Stages!

Swedish street magicians and illusionists Peter Brynolf and Jonas Ljung achieved the impossible by stumping the legendary Penn & Teller on the first season of their long-running television show, “Penn & Teller: Fool Us!” Now Penn & Teller return the favor by producing Brynolf & Ljung in their New York theatrical debut, Stalker, which combines street magic, stunning illusions and physical mentalism, leaving audiences both thrilled and mystified.

26 mins
Apr 29
#244 Elysia Jordan - Company Broadway Tour

#244 Elysia Jordan - Company Broadway Tour

Elysia Jordan (U/S Jenny, U/S Sarah, U/S Susan, U/S Joanne) National Tour: School of Rock. Regional / Concerts: Billy Elliot (Ogunquit Playhouse), Lincoln Center, Playwrights Horizons. BFA: Ithaca College.

33 mins
Apr 29
A Broadway Conversation with ANNA K JACOBS, KAIT KERRIGAN, and NATHAN TYSEN (Broadway Podcast Network Podfest)

A Broadway Conversation with ANNA K JACOBS, KAIT KERRIGAN, and NATHAN TYSEN (Broadway Podcast Network Podfest)

In this episode, we are live from the Museum of Broadway at the Broadway Podcast Network POD FEST. This conversation features Anna K Jacobs (Teeth), and Kait Kerrigan & Nathan Tysen (The Great Gatsby) in a discussion about writing for the stage.

37 mins
Apr 29
Episode 139: Birth Of An Art Form — Evolution of the American Musical, part 2.

Episode 139: Birth Of An Art Form — Evolution of the American Musical, part 2.

Today’s episode is the second part of my recent conversation with author BEN WEST, regarding his his exceptionally comprehensive new book: THE AMERICAN MUSICAL — EVOLUTION OF AN ART FORM.

34 mins
Apr 29
Twits in Peril, Chapter 5 - My Short but Brilliant Acting Career

Twits in Peril, Chapter 5 - My Short but Brilliant Acting Career

When we last saw Cyril he was being carried on the shoulders of a mob bent on confronting the evil tycoon Cyril Chippington-Smythe. They little suspect that the heroic “Johny” who is leading their little uprising is, in fact, the very Chippington-Smythe they despise.

25 mins
Apr 29
Twits in Peril, Chapter 4 - I Get a Job

Twits in Peril, Chapter 4 - I Get a Job

We left Cyril and Binky packed like sardines on a creaky old mattress. Binky has put his foot in it by passing himself off as a leader of the Welsh Underground in order to impress Judy. A new day has dawned, however, bringing with it the promise of new adventures...

22 mins
Apr 29
Twits in Peril, Chapter 3 - Wales is a Mysterious Place

Twits in Peril, Chapter 3 - Wales is a Mysterious Place

We left Cyril horrified by the arrival of his Aunt Hypatia, Uncle Hugo, Cousin Binky and C. Langford Cheeseworth, who have come to join him in the amusing game they call, “Slumming”. Will they scuttle Cyril's chance to win his wager?

23 mins
Apr 29
Twits in Peril, Chapter 2 - I Eat a Cherry

Twits in Peril, Chapter 2 - I Eat a Cherry

We left our hero in shorts and flip-flops, preparing to infiltrate a world without privilege. Can he survive for a week without cheesy eggs? without a girdle? Without Bentley? Ernie leads him into the topsy-turvey world inhabited by the working poor and Cyril's eyes slowly begin to open.

22 mins
Apr 29
109 Hal Prince II

109 Hal Prince II

The second of a three-part program paying tribute to legendary Broadway director and producer Harold “Hal” Prince, known for among many other shows, WEST SIDE STORY, FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, and SWEENEY TODD.

32 mins
Apr 29
S4 EP8 Great Adventure with Jeanine Tesori

S4 EP8 Great Adventure with Jeanine Tesori

Jeanine Tesori talks casting, piano training, writing and more! She gives great advice on auditioning, and what she looks for in the room in part two of The Broadway Cruise! Jeanine Tesori is an American composer and music arranger, best known for her work in the theater.

16 mins
Apr 29
Twits in Peril, Chapter 1 - An Ill-Advised Wager

Twits in Peril, Chapter 1 - An Ill-Advised Wager

Cyril is happily swilling down a Brandy and Prozac at the Club Bar when his old friends, Ford and Lincoln join him. The conversation turns to the gulf between the privileged class and the masses and Cyril is goaded into betting that he can pass for a member of the working class for a week.

21 mins
Apr 29
FINAL FIVE with Jack Viertel, Theater Producer and Historian

FINAL FIVE with Jack Viertel, Theater Producer and Historian

In the previous episode, you heard theater producer and historian Jack Viertel share stories of how his talents and interests weren’t in acting, his interactions with playwrights like Lanford Wilson, and the process of adapting a novel into a musical.

18 mins
Apr 29
In Living Color (Season 2)

In Living Color (Season 2)

Hey kids, we're back at you with a brand spankin' new episode on the second season of the sketch comedy show "In Living Color"

39 mins
Apr 29
CARREY'D AWAY: In Living Color (Season 2)

CARREY'D AWAY: In Living Color (Season 2)

Hey kids, we're back at you with a brand spankin' new episode on the second season of the sketch comedy show "In Living Color"

39 mins
Apr 29
#67 Reefer Madness with Christian Campbell

#67 Reefer Madness with Christian Campbell

U Guys, original Jimmy Harper in Reefer Madness, Christian Campbell, is launching a revival of the show in Los Angeles! This week's BroadwayWorld Recap is brimming with all the latest Bway tea from BroadwayWorld.com!

35 mins
Apr 29
2024 Tony Nominees: What We Predict vs. What We Want (w/ Dan Rubins)

2024 Tony Nominees: What We Predict vs. What We Want (w/ Dan Rubins)

Two more days... Recorded Sunday April 21, before Matt saw MOTHER PLAY, CABARET and others...and before the final Tony eligibility rulings...Slant critic Dan Rubins stops by the Breakdown to discuss what they both think the Tony nominees will be and what they WANT them to be.

2 h 20 mins
Apr 28
Ep 191- Author LaDarrion Williams Talks "Blood At The Root"

Ep 191- Author LaDarrion Williams Talks "Blood At The Root"

What if Harry Potter went to an HBCU? This is the cornerstone question LaDarrion Williams asks and answers in his upcoming debut novel BLOOD AT THE ROOT, which will release on May 7, 2024.

25 mins
Apr 27
#21 - Broadway Extravaganza: ft. William Jackson Harper, Melissa McCarthy, Stephanie Mills, Jeremy Jordan, Eva Noblezada, Juliana Canfield, Corey Cott, Jayne Houdyshell, Will Brill, JaQuel Knight, Gayle Rankin, Hannah Cruz, and McKenzie Kurtz

#21 - Broadway Extravaganza: ft. William Jackson Harper, Melissa McCarthy, Stephanie Mills, Jeremy Jordan, Eva Noblezada, Juliana Canfield, Corey Cott, Jayne Houdyshell, Will Brill, JaQuel Knight, Gayle Rankin, Hannah Cruz, and McKenzie Kurtz

In this week's episode, Joel Crump is having a Broadway extravaganza!! He is at the OPENING NIGHT RED CARPET of The Wiz, Suffs, Stereophonic, Cabaret, The Heart of Rock and Roll, Uncle Vanya, and The Great Gatsby!!

27 mins
Apr 27
Ep 190- Jill Eikenberry & Ella Dershowitz Talk About The Premiere of "Two Hander" At NJ Rep!

Ep 190- Jill Eikenberry & Ella Dershowitz Talk About The Premiere of "Two Hander" At NJ Rep!

Ella Dershowitz and Jill Eikenberry to Star in World Premiere of Two Hander at NJ Rep! We love Jill so much here on "The Roundtable!" We love her joining us and introducing us to Ella Dershowitz!

21 mins
Apr 26
Ep. 79: The Desire of Diana Pou

Ep. 79: The Desire of Diana Pou

In this episode, Jose talks to actor/singer/educator Diana Pou about her role in Alván Colón Lespier's The Desire of the Astronaut, a poetic sci-fi play premiering at Pregones/PRTT next month.

30 mins
Apr 26
Ep322 - Jayne Atkinson: STILL Craving Human Connection

Ep322 - Jayne Atkinson: STILL Craving Human Connection

Jayne Atkinson believes she has this kind of magic superpower of getting what she wants if she puts her attention to it, and she’s got a long list of credits to prove just that. She looks back on her childhood and having an English sensibility (and sense of humor) even though she grew up in America.

34 mins
Apr 26
#311 Fear Knot

#311 Fear Knot

Episode # 311. Air Date: 4/25/24. FEAR KNOT. Actors, like any artists or professionals, often grapple with various fears as they pursue their craft. Let’s reveal some common fears actors may face on this episode of Casting Actors Cast!

23 mins
Apr 25
Episode 90 | Samantha Pauly: "Retail Queen"

Episode 90 | Samantha Pauly: "Retail Queen"

Join your favorite podcast hosts Jason A. Coombs and Samantha Tuozzolo , on the latest episode of Survival Jobs, as they chat with the down to Earth powerhouse Samantha Pauly, who is currently starring as ‘Jordan Baker’ in the hit Broadway production of The Great Gatsby, playing at the Broadway Theatre.

1 h 3 mins
Apr 25
Ep 189- Gospel Superstar Kierra Clark Sheard Talks Music, Books, & Her Brand New Tour!

Ep 189- Gospel Superstar Kierra Clark Sheard Talks Music, Books, & Her Brand New Tour!

We love us some KIKI! Kierra Clark Sheard is here! She has platinum #1 Gospel Albums, Best Selling Books, and a brand new tour, "Girl's Night Out." She does it all with a brand new baby at home! How does she do it? We find out!

26 mins
Apr 25
#295 - Anyone Can Whistle

#295 - Anyone Can Whistle

"Everybody Says Don't Everybody Says Don't Walk On The Grass Don't Disturb The Peace..." Grab your French Wig and strange plotting because this week we're diving into Sondheim's Sophomore Slump of a musical "Anyone Can Whistle!" WATCHCRY!

1 h 12 mins
Apr 25
Jasmine Amy Rogers shines as BETTY BOOP and Beyond!

Jasmine Amy Rogers shines as BETTY BOOP and Beyond!

Betty Boop's BOOP: Jasmine Amy Rogers joins host, Salisha Thomas Weiss on this week's episode of Black Hair in the Big Leagues! Jasmine is a true Triple threat. She’s a Jimmy awards finalist, attended Manhattan School of Music, was cast in Becoming Nancy, and Gretchen in the national tour of Mean Girls.

41 mins
Apr 25
2024 Tony Predictions (Part 2): PRE- Eligibility Rulings!! (w/ David Lynch)

2024 Tony Predictions (Part 2): PRE- Eligibility Rulings!! (w/ David Lynch)

"OK, who do you have?" The TONY nominations are in 5 days, y'all!! That means we gotta start making some new PREDICTIONS. Recorded a mere 2 hours before the Tony Committee released their second round of Eligibility Rulings, Broadway producer David Lynch stops by the Breakdown to share possible nominations.

1 h 59 mins
Apr 25
Episode 89 | Live from "Lempicka" Opening Night Red Carpet [Bonus Episode]

Episode 89 | Live from "Lempicka" Opening Night Red Carpet [Bonus Episode]

Bonus Episode Alert! Survival Jobs Co-Host Samantha Tuozzolo is live on the red carpet of "Lempicka" from Sunday, April 14, 2024! Featuring interviews with the stars and production team of the show including Amber Iman, Eden Espinosa, Andrew Samonsky, and Beth Leavel among others!

56 mins
Apr 24
Paula Vogel’s MOTHER PLAY - A Post Show Analysis

Paula Vogel’s MOTHER PLAY - A Post Show Analysis

In this episode, we discuss the new play from Paula Vogel MOTHER PLAY. Please note that this episode will contain spoilers about the show. If you haven't seen the show yet, you can catch MOTHER PLAY playing at the Helen Hayes Theatre.

29 mins
Apr 24
Ep. 188- Opening Night of "Patriots" with Michael Stuhlbarg & Will Keen!

Ep. 188- Opening Night of "Patriots" with Michael Stuhlbarg & Will Keen!

In 1991, after the fall of the Soviet Union, the new Russia belongs to its oligarchs—and no one is more powerful than billionaire Boris Berezovsky. When an eventual successor to President Boris Yeltsin is needed, Berezovsky turns to the little-known deputy mayor of St.

14 mins
Apr 24
#4 - Duncan Sheik: Are You Barely Breathing or Has Your Spring Awakened?

#4 - Duncan Sheik: Are You Barely Breathing or Has Your Spring Awakened?

Spring Awakening and American Psycho composer and rock star Duncan Sheik recounts how it feels to win two Tony Awards in one night. Ducan give us the scoop on all things Spring Awakening including some advise from Liev Schreiber and the healing effect of the reunion concert.

56 mins
Apr 24
S3 Ep21 The Eclectic - Conversation with the Charles Wright

S3 Ep21 The Eclectic - Conversation with the Charles Wright

Join us for our conversation with Charles Wright. Mr. Express Yourself himself. Charles Williams Wright (born April 6, 1940) is an American singer, instrumentalist and songwriter. He has been a member of various doo wop groups in the late 1950s and early 1960s as well as a solo artist in his own right.

29 mins
Apr 24
#57 - Stuart Zagnit, Replacement Steward on Tour

#57 - Stuart Zagnit, Replacement Steward on Tour

Stuart Zagnit gives the ins and outs of acting on a national tour, and drops some delicious show biz tidbits along the way, including a hilarious experience with Carol Channing and Betty White. Join host Ben Rimalower for this candid conversation exploring how Sondheim and Lapine went Into the Woods.

41 mins
Apr 24
S2, Ep. 5 - Ride The Cyclone

S2, Ep. 5 - Ride The Cyclone

Step right up, folks! In this week's episode, we're taking a wild ride through the whimsical world of Ride the Cyclone! Join us under the carnival lights as we unravel the mysteries, marvel at the music, and spin through the surreal storytelling of this captivating, and strange, musical!

32 mins
Apr 24
 Ep. 155 (AE): Brandon Gardner (UCB/Peacock's In the Know) on Improv and Sketch Comedy

Ep. 155 (AE): Brandon Gardner (UCB/Peacock's In the Know) on Improv and Sketch Comedy

In this Artist Exploration, Brandon Gardner from UCB and Peacock's In the Know discusses with MTCA Director Charlie Murphy about: Training for yourself, not training for the grade. Playing comedy truthfully. Being a writer or teacher of comedy.

1 h 19 mins
Apr 24
Ep321 - Isabelle "Izzy" McCalla: Diving Deep Into the Water (for Elephants)

Ep321 - Isabelle "Izzy" McCalla: Diving Deep Into the Water (for Elephants)

A lot has changed since Izzy McCalla first appeared in episode 38 back in 2019 and she’s more than happy to share the latest news in her journey – from her early roles to now playing Marlena in "Water for Elephants." She reflects on how each role built her confidence and prepared her for new challenges, her tendency to gravitate towards ensemble pieces, and her ability to go back and forth between the comedic and dramatic genres.

49 mins
Apr 23
Episode 12 - Jeff Calhoun and Jonathan Brielle: A Complicated Woman

Episode 12 - Jeff Calhoun and Jonathan Brielle: A Complicated Woman

This episode features a discussion with Jeff Calhoun and Jonathan Brielle about the new musical: A Complicated Woman. John Kenley was a theatre impresario who brought Hollywood stars like Gene Kelly and Ann Miller to Ohio’s summer stock stages.

36 mins
Apr 23
BONUS! Interview w/ SPAMALOT/THE GREAT GATSBY Lighting Designer: Cory Pattak

BONUS! Interview w/ SPAMALOT/THE GREAT GATSBY Lighting Designer: Cory Pattak

"Find your light..." Y'all have been so good that we're treating you to a BONUS episode! An interview with lighting designer extraordinaire Cory Pattak! Cory made his Broadway debut this season with not one, but TWO musicals: SPAMALOT and THE GREAT GATSBY!

1 h 29 mins
Apr 23
Broadwaysted Classics: Documentaries get Broadwaysted!

Broadwaysted Classics: Documentaries get Broadwaysted!

It’s time for a Movie Club Classic! Relive our deep dive into all of your favorite movies. We documented our discussion! Play along as Aaron J Albano (Newsies, Hamilton) and Hayley Podschun (Chaplin, Hello, Dolly) join Bryan, Kevin, and Kimberly via video chat to break down Six By Sondheim, Bathtubs Over Broadway, and The Best Worst Thing That Could Ever Have Happen.

1 h 44 mins
Apr 23
Ep 187- Opening Night Coverage of "Stereophonic" Now On Broadway!

Ep 187- Opening Night Coverage of "Stereophonic" Now On Broadway!

Once in a while a show comes along that knocks the theatre world for a loop! This year is it Stereophonic! The story of a band in the midst of a crisis was a smash at Playwrights and now has transferred to the Golden on Broadway!

34 mins
Apr 23
Ep162 - Brett Michael Lockley, Pouncival on US National Tour 6 & Swing in The Who's TOMMY

Ep162 - Brett Michael Lockley, Pouncival on US National Tour 6 & Swing in The Who's TOMMY

"I remember there's Green Eyes and a couple other times that the cats go into the house and into the audience. Because of everything that was going on I was an advocate about being like… can we figure out a way around that right now?

52 mins
Apr 23
S5 Ep 5 - Movie Musicals

S5 Ep 5 - Movie Musicals

In todays episode Tori and Eliza are joined by everyone's favourite theatre nerd Gareth Isaac to tackle their first Deep Dive of the season, Movie Musical Adaptations.

45 mins
Apr 22
Ep 186- Opening Night of "The Heart of Rock & Roll" with Huey Lewis, Jimmy Kimmel, & More!

Ep 186- Opening Night of "The Heart of Rock & Roll" with Huey Lewis, Jimmy Kimmel, & More!

The heart of Rock & Roll is still beating over at the James Earl Jones Theatre on Broadway! The new show, with the music of Huey Lewis & The News had a pink carpet, killer 80s fashion, and brought a lot of excitement to this Broadway Season!

48 mins
Apr 22
108 Hal Prince I

108 Hal Prince I

This is the first of a three-part program paying tribute to legendary Broadway director and producer Harold “Hal” Prince, known for among many other shows, WEST SIDE STORY, FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, and SWEENEY TODD.

29 mins
Apr 22
Episode: 138: The Evolution of the American Musical

Episode: 138: The Evolution of the American Musical

My guest this week is author BEN WEST, who joins me to discuss his exceptional new book: THE AMERICAN MUSICAL — EVOLUTION OF AN ART FORM. This book is a comprehensive history of the American Musical that traces the form’s creative journey from its 19th Century beginnings through its 20th Century maturation, and on to the turn of the 21st century.

49 mins
Apr 22
Francia Raisa Shares Life-Changing Act of Kindness, Future of How I Met Your Father & More

Francia Raisa Shares Life-Changing Act of Kindness, Future of How I Met Your Father & More

How I Met Your Father star Francia Raísa joins The Art of Kindness with Robert Peterpaul to discuss her life-changing act of kindness to Selena Gomez, paying it forward with her new Modelo partnership and much more. Also, today is Earth Day - please be kind to the earth!

19 mins
Apr 22
Jack Viertel and the Secret Life of the American Musical

Jack Viertel and the Secret Life of the American Musical

Jack Viertel has the kind of knowledge I wish I had about Broadway history, having studied the various journeys of great shows for his book The Secret Life of the American Musical, but he’s also worked with playwrights like August Wilson and Tony Kushner.

41 mins
Apr 22
High Strung (1992)

High Strung (1992)

We're back at you with one of the strangest things we've covered so far (and that's saying something), from the mind of Kung Pow's Steve Oedekerk we have High Strung, a Bill Hicks style rant film where Jim Carrey plays the Grim Reaper.

37 mins
Apr 22
CARREY'D AWAY: High Strung (1992)

CARREY'D AWAY: High Strung (1992)

We're back at you with one of the strangest things we've covered so far (and that's saying something), from the mind of Kung Pow's Steve Oedekerk we have High Strung, a Bill Hicks style rant film where Jim Carrey plays the Grim Reaper.

37 mins
Apr 22
#66 Parallel Paths with David Korins

#66 Parallel Paths with David Korins

From designing the iconic set of Hamilton, to winning an Emmy Award for his work on Grease Live, three-time Tony Award Nominee David Korins is one of the most prolific designers of this generation.

50 mins
Apr 22
#73 -  Bobby Conte

#73 - Bobby Conte

Bobby Conte currently plays Cousin Kevin in The Who’s Tommy on Broadway. Some of his other theater credits include Company, A Bronx Tale, My Fair Lady, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, Starting Here, Starting Now and A Comedy of Tenors.

37 mins
Apr 22
PATREON! Preview- The Tony Awards with Eila Mell & Heather Hitchens

PATREON! Preview- The Tony Awards with Eila Mell & Heather Hitchens

Once a year, we share a PATREON! preview on our main feed to showcase the amazing bonus content you might be missing by not being a subscriber! It may only be April, but today's episode was too good not to share.

15 mins
Apr 21
Ep. 78: From Book to Movie to Musical to Movie Musical

Ep. 78: From Book to Movie to Musical to Movie Musical

In this episode, Andrew and Graceson talk about the film adaptations of two Broadway musicals, which once were films, which once were books. The Color Purple directed by Blitz Bazawule and Mean Girls directed by Samantha Jayne and Arturo Perez Jr.

1 h 1 min
Apr 21
Ep 185- The Red Carpet Of "The Rosie's Theater Kids Gala" Ft. BD Wong, Judy Gold, & More!

Ep 185- The Red Carpet Of "The Rosie's Theater Kids Gala" Ft. BD Wong, Judy Gold, & More!

We love the Rosie's Theater Kids organization! For 21 years, they have provided free arts education, SAT Prep, tutoring, and mentorship to over 25k NYC Public School Students! They have literally helped shape the next generation of artists and leaders.

29 mins
Apr 20
Bambi Everson and Sincerely Held Beliefs

Bambi Everson and Sincerely Held Beliefs

In the ninth episode, David and Mark-Eugene delve into a lively discussion about playwright and cherished friend of the store, Bambi Everson. Following that, our guest Moderator Jay Michaels joins Playwright Bambi Everson to explore her illustrious career—a delightful blend of wry wit, sardonic humor, and a hint of darkness.

1 h 2 mins
Apr 19
A Night of Songs and Stories from the Marquis Theatre

A Night of Songs and Stories from the Marquis Theatre

Last month, Closing Night went live at 54 Below here in New York City, exploring the songs and stories of the Marquis Theatre with Broadway performers and singers—many of whom have performed in shows at the Marquis and some of them even joined us this past podcast season.

1 h 9 mins
Apr 19
Ep320 - Andrew Samonsky: RIP Jerry Garcia

Ep320 - Andrew Samonsky: RIP Jerry Garcia

Andrew Samonsky believes that Jerry Garcia’s death (yes that Jerry Garcia) may have instigated his performance career in some way. From being a “deadhead” to becoming a Broadway actor, Andrew opens up about his years of following the Grateful Dead and dealing with drug problems that led him to go to rehab.

46 mins
Apr 19
#243 Julio Rey - opened his second Broadway as a swing in LEMPICKA.

#243 Julio Rey - opened his second Broadway as a swing in LEMPICKA.

Originally from San Juan, Puerto Rico; Julio grew up moving all over the country, stopped in Pennsylvania to get his BFA from Penn State, and moved to NYC six months before Covid-19 took over. Since then Julio made his Broadway and Principal debut in BAD CINDERELLA as the understudy for Prince Sebastian.

26 mins
Apr 19
Ep. 77: The Imitator

Ep. 77: The Imitator

In this episode, Jose speaks to Julián Fontalvo the multitalented writer and performer of The Imitator, in which he takes audience members on a personal journey where he imitates the voices of over 70 artists.

34 mins
Apr 19
SUFFS - A Post Show Analysis

SUFFS - A Post Show Analysis

In this episode, we discuss the new musical SUFFS. Please note that this episode will contain spoilers about the show. If you haven't seen the show yet, you can catch SUFFS playing at The Music Box. Follow and connect with all things @HalfHourPodcast on Instagram, TikTok, and YouTube.

29 mins
Apr 19
Ep 184- Broadway Podcast Network Co-Founder, CTO, & Host Alan Seales Talks BPN's Journey!

Ep 184- Broadway Podcast Network Co-Founder, CTO, & Host Alan Seales Talks BPN's Journey!

We are on our best behavior! I promise! The man behind BPN is here! Alan Seales, who hosts "The Theatre Podcast" is also the co-founder and CTO of The Broadway Podcast Network! Hear how he merged his love of tech and theatre and helped create this platform celebrating its 4th Anniversary!

40 mins
Apr 19
LEMPICKA Bonus Episode!

LEMPICKA Bonus Episode!

“A messy bed in the corner; my lover mixing just that shade of green. Is this what it feels like to be seen?” There’s a brand new queer show in the Broadway canon featuring a Sapphic love story!

36 mins
Apr 19
#72 -  Lee Sunday Evans

#72 - Lee Sunday Evans

A two-time Obie Award-winning director and choreographer, Lee Sunday Evans is the Artistic Director of Waterwell. She recently directed The Poisoner, currently playing at La MaMa.

25 mins
Apr 18
Take Stock of Summer

Take Stock of Summer

Welcome back to Casting Actors Cast your go-to destination for all things theatre and acting. I'm your host, casting Partner with McCorkle Casting, Jeffrey Dreisbach, and today, we're delving deep into the world of summer theatre acting opportunities.

22 mins
Apr 18
Episode 88 | Alexandra Matteo: "Pilates on Crack"

Episode 88 | Alexandra Matteo: "Pilates on Crack"

Join your favorite podcast hosts Jason A. Coombs and Samantha Tuozzolo , on the latest episode of Survival Jobs, as they sit down with the incredibly talented, kind and thoughtful Alexandra Matteo, who is currently starring in the hit Broadway revival of The Who’s TOMMY , playing at the Nederlander Theatre.

1 h 1 min
Apr 18
GUN & POWDER - A Post Show Analysis

GUN & POWDER - A Post Show Analysis

In this episode, we discuss the new musical GUN & POWDER playing at Paper Mill Playhouse. Please note that this episode will contain spoilers about the show. If you haven't seen the show yet, you can catch GUN & POWDER playing until May 5th at Paper Mill.

30 mins
Apr 18
Ep 183- Opening Night Of "Lempicka" The Creatives, Stars, & VIP Guests Are Here On The Roundtable!

Ep 183- Opening Night Of "Lempicka" The Creatives, Stars, & VIP Guests Are Here On The Roundtable!

Woman sure is powerful! "Lempicka" arrived on Broadway and we were there for it all! From the creative team like Matt Gould, Carson Kreitzer, Raja Feather Kelly, to the cast (Eden! Amber! Beth! Natalie!) to the VIP Arrivals like Dylan Mulvaney, Shoshana Bean, etc.

41 mins
Apr 18
Wally Green Unites us All w/ Ping Pong

Wally Green Unites us All w/ Ping Pong

Wally Green joins host, Salisha Thomas, in conversation this week on The Salisha Show! Salisha first met Wally at Podfest. He is guenuinely friendly, kind, talented, a unique soul, and has quite a story. He is a TEDx speaker and a celebrity pro athlete.

37 mins
Apr 18
THE GREAT GATSBY, SUFFS and Some Broadway Bullsh*t

THE GREAT GATSBY, SUFFS and Some Broadway Bullsh*t

"Everyone's a critic..." We're wrapping up the season very soon!!!! And before we do, we got some more shows for you: THE GREAT GATSBY, PATRIOTS and SUFFS! Matt discusses his opinions on all three. Plus some talk about some of the crazy that's been happening online this week in the community.

1 h 26 mins
Apr 18
#294 - Reefer Madness the Musical

#294 - Reefer Madness the Musical

"Reefer Madness, Reefer Madness!" Grab your drug paraphernalia and propoganda posters because this week we're diving into the broad comedy musical from the minds of Heathers, just in time for 420 its "Reefer Madness" Hosts: Jesse McAnally & Andrew DeWolf.

57 mins
Apr 18
Ep 182- Writer Carson Kreitzer Talks How "Lempicka" Came To Be!

Ep 182- Writer Carson Kreitzer Talks How "Lempicka" Came To Be!

Carson Kreitzer has been working on "Lempicka" for a moment! Well if fourteen years is a moment! Ha! She tells the story of how a trip to the bookstore changed her life and became the original musical "Lempicka." What did it take to get this to the stage?

30 mins
Apr 17
Sunset Boulevard #6: Patti LuPone - Part 2

Sunset Boulevard #6: Patti LuPone - Part 2

Patti LuPone got her pool, but Glenn Close got the Tony. In this never-before-heard dressing room interview about Sunset Boulevard, Patti LuPone dives deep on the competition between her and fellow Norma Desmond, Glenn Close.

17 mins
Apr 17
LEMPICKA - A Post Show Analysis

LEMPICKA - A Post Show Analysis

In this episode, we discuss the new Broadway musical LEMPICKA. Please note that this episode will contain spoilers about the show. If you haven't seen the show yet, you can catch LEMPICKA playing at the Longacre Theatre.

30 mins
Apr 17
#3 - Wilson Jermaine Heredia: It Was His Lucky Day Today on Avenue A

#3 - Wilson Jermaine Heredia: It Was His Lucky Day Today on Avenue A

A pair of high heels and jumping over Jesse L. Martin’s head helped win Wilson Jermaine Heredia the Tony for playing Angel in Rent. His journey with the show started Off-Broadway and led him to eventually starring in the film version.

1 h 2 mins
Apr 17
#2 - Robyn Hurder: SMASH'ing Blue Jeans and Corsets

#2 - Robyn Hurder: SMASH'ing Blue Jeans and Corsets

From Blue Jeans to corsets to Smash…and is there really a Cassie curse. Robyn Hurder opens her heart and gives us the scoop on career highs such as sharing the stage Donna McKechnie to recreate The Music and the Mirror from A Chorus Line, being nominated for a Tony, and the dancer’s dream of winning the Chita Rivera Award.

52 mins
Apr 17
#56 - Judy McLane, Replacement Baker’s Wife on Tour

#56 - Judy McLane, Replacement Baker’s Wife on Tour

Judy McLane checks in from the current national tour of Company to talk about this full circle Sondheim moment in her long and varied career. Join host Ben Rimalower for this candid conversation exploring how Sondheim and Lapine went Into the Woods.

27 mins
Apr 17
 Ep. 154 (CDD): Boston Conservatory (Act 2!) with Tim Espinosa

Ep. 154 (CDD): Boston Conservatory (Act 2!) with Tim Espinosa

In this College Deep DIve, Tim Espinosa the Chair of Theater at Boston Conservatory and MTCA Director Charlie Murphy discuss: The next generation of Leadership at BOCO. Are the top ten school lists something to pay attention to? What class size is right for me?

1 h 24 mins
Apr 17
S2, Ep. 4 - Curtains

S2, Ep. 4 - Curtains

Get your magnifying glass ready and join us in the 'curtains' of mystery! In this episode, we're sleuthing our way through the Kander and Ebb musical Curtains, uncovering clues, suspects, and killer tunes.

37 mins
Apr 17
Ep 181- Actor Jake Reiner Talks "Love & Taxe$," His Famous Family, & Being A Newscaster!

Ep 181- Actor Jake Reiner Talks "Love & Taxe$," His Famous Family, & Being A Newscaster!

Jake Reiner is the third generation of Hollywood comedy legends. The Los Angeles-born son of a famous actor/director (Rob Reiner) and grandson of another (Carl Reiner), initially opted not to become an actor in favor of working in TV news.

26 mins
Apr 16
For Grant Gustin, The Hard Parts Are His Favorite Parts

For Grant Gustin, The Hard Parts Are His Favorite Parts

Now starring on Broadway in the critically acclaimed "Water for Elephants," Gustin shares what's most challenging — and most rewarding — about his first return to musical theater after nine years as the star of the long-running CW series "The Flash."

34 mins
Apr 16
#3 - Nicole Parker on Titaníque

#3 - Nicole Parker on Titaníque

Past lives. Musical improv. Celine Dion. Nicole Parker joins us on what it’s like to leave a show not once, but twice. Nicole Parker has been able to play Celine Dion twice on the New York stage. The first during Martin Short’s Fame Becomes Me, and the second during Titanique.

58 mins
Apr 16
S4 EP7 All I've Ever Known with Reeve Carney

S4 EP7 All I've Ever Known with Reeve Carney

We are going live from the Broadway Cruise! Our first of three guests is Reeve Carney. He tells us about the highs and lows in his career, and how he takes control and creates his own work.

22 mins
Apr 16
Sunset Boulevard #5: Patti LuPone - Part 1

Sunset Boulevard #5: Patti LuPone - Part 1

Listen in on this never-before-heard dressing room interview with Sunset Boulevard’s original Norma Desmond, Patti LuPone, to hear her take on the challenges of creating the role in London and the origins of her infamous feud with Andrew Lloyd Webber.

20 mins
Apr 16
Ep319 - Ryan Vasquez: Hamilton is "Paid Therapy"

Ep319 - Ryan Vasquez: Hamilton is "Paid Therapy"

Ryan Vasquez looks back on his career journey, including living with French acrobats in a seven-bedroom house while doing a show, and eventually booking Hamilton. Playing as many characters as he has in Hamilton was to him just “paid therapy”.

52 mins
Apr 16
#63 - Mark Daley: Wrong Door, Right Time

#63 - Mark Daley: Wrong Door, Right Time

Mark Daley describes his life as a series of wrong doors at the right time. Tune in as Mark shares his remarkable journey from growing up closeted and steeped in shame to political campaigns to pioneering LGBTQ+ rights, becoming a foster parent, and then reshaping foster care for at-risk youth.

58 mins
Apr 16
Broadwaysted Classics: The Descendants get Broadwaysted!

Broadwaysted Classics: The Descendants get Broadwaysted!

It’s time for a Movie Club Classic! Relive our deep dive into all of your favorite movies. Just chillin' like a villain...child. Play along as Aaron J Albano (Newsies, Hamilton) and Hayley Podschun (Chaplin, Hello, Dolly) join Bryan, Kevin, and Kimberly via video chat to break down The Descendants Universe.

1 h 42 mins
Apr 16
Ep161 - Katie Hutton, Rumpleteazer on Asia Tour 2022-2023

Ep161 - Katie Hutton, Rumpleteazer on Asia Tour 2022-2023

"What I think makes CATS so special is you could look at our cast and point out any single one of us and know exactly who our cat was because we were just like them." This episode features Katie Hutton who played Rumpleteazer on the 2022-2023 Asia Tour of CATS performing in Korea and Taiwan.

48 mins
Apr 16
Ep 180- Ryan Vasquez Talks Bringing "The Notebook" To The Stage!

Ep 180- Ryan Vasquez Talks Bringing "The Notebook" To The Stage!

He starred in some of the biggest musicals on Broadway, like "Hamilton." He has been in three shows that are currently making their road to Broadway this season, and he is playing Middle Noah in "The Notebook" currently on Broadway. You better bring your tissues!

21 mins
Apr 15
#242 Henry Gottfried - appear in the Broadway revival of CABARET at the Kit Kat Club as Ernst Ludwig.

#242 Henry Gottfried - appear in the Broadway revival of CABARET at the Kit Kat Club as Ernst Ludwig.

This spring, Henry will appear in the Broadway revival of CABARET at the Kit Kat Club as Ernst Ludwig. His directing and associate directing credits include Broadway and Off-Broadway projects, as well as NYC concerts and the development of new works.

31 mins
Apr 15
Sunset Boulevard #4: Glenn Close - Part 2

Sunset Boulevard #4: Glenn Close - Part 2

Glenn Close discusses returning to Sunset Boulevard for the 2017 Broadway revival. She shares how the production evolved since Broadway in 1994 and how she was able to dive even deeper into the role of Norma Desmond.

15 mins
Apr 15

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