Jason Michael Snow - Episode #72

October 16, 2018

Jason Michael Snow (THE BOOK OF MORMON, SOUTH PACIFIC) is an actor, composer, writer, and very funny human being. Jason has excelled in all of these areas because he learned early on that you have to make your own opportunities. Jason walks us through the daily routines that keep him grounded, how he uses humor to deal with rejection, and his thoughts on social media. 

 

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Kirsten Wyatt - Episode #71

October 9, 2018

Kirsten Wyatt (ANNIE, GREASE) refers to herself as “Blue Collar Broadway.” A veteran of many shows and an elected member of Actor’s Equity council, Kirsten is extremely active in the community and a positive leader. Rory and Kirsten talk about their work with #BeltTheVote and why having a foundation outside of your career is so important.

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Ilana Levine - Episode #70

October 6, 2018

Ilana Levine is the host of the podcast LITTLE KNOWN FACTS and has appeared on Broadway in YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN, JAKE'S WOMEN, and THE LAST NIGHT OF BALLYHOO. Ilana and Rory talk about there mutual love of podcasting and why they do it. You can find Ilana's podcast at http://www.littleknownfactspodcast.com

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Eric Anderson & Jessica Rush - Episode #69

September 29, 2018

Eric Anderson (PRETTY WOMAN, WAITRESS, KINKY BOOTS) and Jessica Rush (JERSEY BOYS, GYPSY, SUMMER) are a hard-working Broadway couple who have to balance 8 shows a week with raising a kid. They are continually adjusting and learing the best way to pick up their child from school, make that audition, and sing at that benefit. They are incredibly talented and generous. Jessica has started an group called Broadway Baby Mommas that offers help and a place to talk for moms who are pursuing theatre. They are an beautiful couple with a lot of wisdom on what it takes to maintain a life while doing the Broadway grind.

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Andy Karl - Episode #68

September 21, 2018

Andy Karl (ROCKY, GROUNDHOG DAY, PRETTY WOMAN) has been the leading man in a musical on Broadway in nearly every season for the last decade. He is known for his talent, dedication to the work, and great sense of humor. Andy and Rory go way back to working on HAPPY DAYS THE MUSICAL for the late great Garry Marshall, who co-wrote Andy's current hit show PRETTY WOMAN. Andy discusses the joy of getting to do what you love at a dinner theater and the agony of getting a closing notice when you are on Broadway. There is also a surprise guest appearance by his wife and co-star Orfeh. They talk about the upside to working together on an 8 show a week schedule.

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Beth Crosby - Episode #67

September 12, 2018

Beth Crosby (Dr. Ken, Speechless, Life in Pieces) is an alum of The Groundlings, has appeared on many TV shows and in several national commercials. Beth and Rory share stories from their days waitng on tables together at a restaurant during their eary post college days in LA. Beth talks about how her dream grew from soley being about Broadway to working in comedy, the challenges and rewards of being a mom while pursuing an acting career, and her thoughts on the Geoffrey Owens discussion about working side jobs while "living your dream."

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Kevin Spirtas - Episode #66

September 4, 2018

Kevin (DAYS OF OUR LIVES, AFTER FOREVER) has participated in every aspect of show business. From touring as a chorus boy to standing by for Hugh Jackman on Broadway. From starring in soap operas on daytime to producing his own internet series AFTER FOREVER- Kevin has maintained a diverse career on both coasts while navigating the difficult task of coming out of the closet professionally, at a time it wasn't so easy. He has an incredible story and his new series is a wonderful accomplishment. You can check out AFTER FOREVER on AMAZON Prime - http://a.co/iVK8H4z or on the website  www.afterforevertheseries.com 

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Remembering Craig Zadan - Episode #65

August 29, 2018

Legendary producer Craig Zadan unexpectedly passed away this week, so we are replaying his recent episode in honor of his life and great career. We are lukcy to have heard so many great stories here on this podcast. He was passionate, kind and inspired us all. Craig's work will live on forever. Our condolences to his friends and family.

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Asmeret Ghebremichael - Episode #64

August 21, 2018

Asmeret (DREAMGIRLS, THE BOOK OF MORMON, LEGALLY BLONDE) is currently starring in DREAMGIRLS on the West End after performing on Broadway ensembles of numerous shows.  She got her fierce work ethic and drive to succeed from her immigrant parents and her early days of dance competition in Pittsburgh.  Asmeret's story is unique and shows what hard work, perseverance, and the right attitude can do.

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Marc Tumminelli - Episode #63

August 14, 2018

Marc Tumminelli is the founder and director of www.broadwayworkshop.com, a school for high school and middle school performers who love Broadway. Marc started as an actor, but after years of working and a few really heart breaking experiences, he decided to start his own school in NYC. Marc has wonderful insights for actors who want to teach, kids who want to perform, and parents who have kids who have been bit by the theater bug!

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