Jacqui Polk - Episode #81

January 13, 2019

Jacqui Polk (HAIRSPRAY, SPELLING BEE) found early success in her career on Broadway but found that she wanted to expand her dream and went to business school. Jacqui talks about how she found the courage to forge a new path and try something new. Her leap into a new realm paid off. She has worked for environmental causes, a U.S. senator, is currently a marketing executive for a large entertainment streaming service and about to become a mom! Jacqui thinks that her years on Broadway gave her an edge in the business world.

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Jennifer Simard - Episode #80

December 30, 2018

Jennifer Simard (MEAN GIRLS, DISASTER) has made a name for herself on Broadway as one of the funniest musical comedians in the business since her early days in the company of FORBIDDEN BROADWAY. Jen shares the overwhelming feeling of being nominated for Tony for her work in DISASTER and the joy of sharing that moment with the friends and family who supported her along the way.

 

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Oak - Episode #79

December 22, 2018

Oak (HAMILTON, STATION 19) is best known for originating the roles of Hercules Mulligan and James Madison in HAMILTON on Broadway. Oak talks about his unlikely path to Broadway and what it was like to be at the epicenter of the biggest hit on Broadway in a generation. 

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Josh Lamon - Episode #78

December 12, 2018

Josh Lamon (THE PROM, GROUNDHOG DAY) has a very unique path to Broadway. He didn’t like school so he left college early and wound up getting his equity card in a very “creative” way. Josh is one of the funniest actors on Broadway. Onstage and off. His years of regional theater and lab work on new musicals prepared him for his current new venture as writer for his new show BLOODY BLODDY JESSICA FLETCHER.

 

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Donna Lynne Champlin - Episode #77

December 8, 2018

Donna Lynne (CRAZY EX-GIRLFRIEND, HOLLYWOOD ARMS) talks with Rory about the difference between singing on Broadway and singing on TV, raising a child while maintaining an acting career, and her time working on a new Broadway show with the legendary Carol Burnett.

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Jared Gertner - Episode #76

November 27, 2018

Jared Gertner (MORMON, SPELLING BEE) is an Olivier nominee for his portrayal of Elder Cunningham in the West End production of THE BOOK OF MORMON. Jared has had the dream of being on Broadway since he was three and his parents took him to CATS. His determination led him to graduate from NYU Drama School, participate in regional theater all across the country, and move to Los Angeles to pursue TV and Film after making a name for himself on Broadway. Jared has accomplished a lot in his career, but his priority is his husband and son, so he talks about making decisions that are best for the entire family. 

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George Salazar - Episode #75

November 16, 2018

George Salazar (BE MORE CHILL, GODSPELL) is one of the most grateful, lovely and charming folks to have been on living the dream. He just finished a run off Broadway in the phenomenon BE MORE CHILL which will open on Broadway in the spring. It’s a very exciting time for George who has worked hard for years to have a moment like this. 

 

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Lesli Margherita - Episode #74

October 30, 2018

Lesli Margherita (MATILDA, ZORRO) is an Olivier Award winner who took Broadway by storm in her star making performance as Mrs. Wormwood in MATILDA. She is a triple threat and that includes being seen in recent TV dramas like HOMELAND and 7 SECONDS. Lesli had a steady climb to her success in NYC which has given her a unique perspective and   gratitude.

 

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Carly Hughes - Episode #73

October 23, 2018

Carly Hughes (AMERICAN HOUSEWIFE, PIPPIN, CHICAGO) made her way from regional theater to understudying on Broadway to literally being the “Lead Player” in PIPPIN. Her extensive broadway credits led her to her current gig as a series regular on ABC’s AMERICAN HOUSEWIFE where she has learned a new language from working on a set. Carly has navigated her way through the unique challenges this business presents to woman of color with grace and has maintained a positive and sunny attitude throughout. 

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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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