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A Broad's Way is a powerfully dynamic and totally lady empowered podcast hosted by Brittany Bigelow. On A Broad’s Way, we are dedicated to celebrating the broads that make up every side of the entertainment industry. From performers, to producers, musicians, and so much more, we are sharing her story, her unique voice, and actively advocating for more diversity and inclusion in the stories we tell, who tells them, and how we tell them.

A Broad's Way is a powerfully dynamic and totally lady empowered podcast hosted by Brittany Bigelow. On A Broad’s Way, we are dedicated to celebrating the broads that make up every side of the entertainment industry. From performers, to producers, musicians, and so much more, we are sharing her story, her unique voice, and actively advocating for more diversity and inclusion in the stories we tell, who tells them, and how we tell them.

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A Broad's Way is a powerfully dynamic and totally lady empowered podcast hosted by Brittany Bigelow. On A Broad’s Way, we are dedicated to celebrating the broads that make up every side of the entertainment industry. From performers, to producers, musicians, and so much more, we are sharing her story, her unique voice, and actively advocating for more diversity and inclusion in the stories we tell, who tells them, and how we tell them.

Language:

English

Contact:

919-264-8493


Episodes

Ep 25 - Morgan Marcell: creating change through art

9/7/2020
Born and raised in San Diego, CA, Morgan is an East Coast girl with a West Coast heart. Spending most childhood summers at Moonlight Amphitheatre, she loved telling stories from an early age. Morgan received an International Baccalaureate Diploma and attended Boston University as a Dean's Scholar with a focus on Political Science and International Relations.​​ Her life took a left turn when she moved to Los Angeles to pursue a career in entertainment. Morgan traveled the world with the First...

Duration:01:02:54

Ep 24 - Victoria Weinberg: from performer to producer & navigating female relationships in the industry

8/31/2020
Victoria Weinberg is an independent theater and live event producer. She has been working with Glass Hall Full Productions as their U.S. Associate Producer for over 3 years. Most recently, GHF's work includes the recent Broadway revival of "Betrayal," "Sea Wall/A Life," "The Lehman Trilogy," and "Network." A South Florida native, Victoria graduated from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts. Upon graduation, alongside Nick Luckebaugh, Victoria started Libra Theater Company, where she produced...

Duration:01:02:34

Ep23 - Rachel Schur: bringing mental health awareness into theater

8/24/2020
Rachel is a Broadway actor, animal lover, certified yogi, business owner, and pursuing her masters in mental health. Her past credits include: Chicago, Jersey Boys, A Chorus alone, FAME!, Cabaret, Mozart In the Jungle and more. Rachel is passionate about wellness from the inside out, which she finds benefits actors in finding their truest and greatest work. Follow her journey @rachel_schur & www.rachelschur.com This episode was recorded in March of 2020. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ....

Duration:00:57:51

Ep22 - Chloe Arnold: trailblazing a new landscape for women in tap dance, choreography, and leadership

5/25/2020
Emmy Nominated Choreographer, and International tap star Chloé Arnold was discovered at a young age in Washington, DC by the legendary Debbie Allen. A leading lady of tap, Chloé has performed on stages around the globe and her choreography has been featured in over 50 episodes of The Late Late Show With James Corden, including the hit Crosswalk The Musical, Aladdin with Will Smith, Mena Massoud, and Naomi Scott. Also on hit television shows such as So You Think You Can Dance, Good Morning...

Duration:00:58:50

Ep21 - Dana Steingold: turning career disappointments into life game changers

5/12/2020
Originally from Michigan, Dana is a NY based performer who made her Broadway debut as the Girl Scout in Beetlejuice. Other credits include the National Tour of 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, Avenue Q Off- Broadway and Anyone Can Whistle at City Center Encores! She’s been seen at tens of regional theaters, the NYMF, the Fringe, NAMT, hundreds of readings and workshops and dozens of day jobs. She is the voice of Saraline on Nickelodeon’s “Welcome to the Wayne.” Dana lives in Brooklyn...

Duration:01:04:19

Ep20 - Meet The Broadsmaids: my five best friends

4/27/2020
On this special episode of A Broad's Way, I virtually sit down with my five INCREDIBLE bridesmaids. This is the first episode I recorded during quarantine and it felt so appropriate to use this time of isolation and overwhelming uncertainty to celebrate the extraordinary women who have truly shown me the power of female connection and the importance of female friendships. I am so excited to introduce you to: Yesy Garcia: @_yesygarcia Amanda Paul: @amanda.paul Katrina Colletti: @katcolletti...

Duration:01:39:26

Ep19 - Alexis Scheer: creating, producing, & writing women in theatre

4/13/2020
Alexis Scheer is a playwright, actor, and producer, named Rising Theatre Star by the Improper Bostonian in the Boston’s Best Issue and one of Remezcla’s 8 Exciting Latinx Playwrights. Plays: Our Dear Dead Drug Lord (WP Theater/Second Stage, NYT Critic’s Pick, Kilroy’s List, LTC Carnaval of New Latinx Work finalist, Relentless Award semifinalist, Bay Area Playwrights Festival finalist), Laughs in Spanish, Christina (Roe Green Award), and The Sensational (Actors' Theatre of Louisville). Her...

Duration:01:02:45

Ep18 - Emily Marshall: mastering the music through preparation, confidence, and quick recoveries

4/6/2020
Emily Marshall is a NYC based music director, supervisor, keyboard player and arranger. She was the Music Director/Vocal Arranger of the widely popular Be More Chill, both in it's sold out Off-Broadway run at the Signature Theater in 2018 and on Broadway in 2019. You may have heard her playing on many different shows over the past few years in New York including - Rock of Ages, Ain’t Too Proud, Head Over Heels, Elf, Beautiful, School of Rock, Mean Girls, Charlie & The Chocolate Factory and...

Duration:01:01:40

Ep17 - Jane Bruce: discovering yourself, your sound & your truth

3/30/2020
Jane Bruce is an actress, singer-songwriter, and lover of all things related to exploring the human experience. She is currently making her Broadway debut in "Jagged Little Pill", working on finishing her second folk/singer-songwriter EP following her 2017 release of "It's You", as well as diving into writing her first musical. You can listen to her original music on iTunes, or anywhere that streams tunes, and follow her on all social media platforms at @janeybrucey . . . . . . . . . . . . ....

Duration:01:00:12

Ep16 - Catherine Ricafort: finding bliss in ignorance & power in knowledge

3/23/2020
CATHERINE RICAFORT is a triple-threat Broadway actor, and has performed in 8 Broadway shows: SpongeBob Squarepants (“Karen the Computer), Jason Robert Brown's Honeymoon in Vegas (“Mahi”), Mamma Mia!, Cinderella, Allegiance, Disaster!, Holiday Inn, and Miss Saigon. As a lead vocalist, she has performed on NBC's THE SING-OFF (featured soloist of "The Backbeats", Season 2), can be heard on a cappella albums with The USC SoCal VoCals, and has performed for troops across the country with The USO...

Duration:00:49:47

Ep15 - Morgan James: juilliard, broadway & soul music

3/17/2020
"A phenomenal talent whose feel for classic soul music is bone deep...This woman is on fire." -- The New York Times Morgan James is a Juilliard trained singer, actress, songwriter and recording artist in New York City. Morgan just released her third studio album of original soul music, entitled Memphis Magnetic, recorded to analog tape in Memphis, Tennessee. Her other albums include ""Reckless Abandon"", which prompted the Huffington Post to call MJ the ""Brightest Breakout Artist of the...

Duration:00:50:57

Ep14 - Shannon Lewis: learning from the greats to finding her own greatness

3/9/2020
Shannon Lewis thinks of herself as a Creative Artist who is passionate about telling stories through the collaborative process of theatre and film. A Performer, Choreographer, Director, and creative soul, she has a 25 year Broadway legacy. Her performance of I GOTCHA in the original cast of the Tony award winning musical FOSSE, along with 10 Broadway credits and many television and film appearances solidified her iconic status in the dance and theatre worlds. Now creating from the other side...

Duration:01:03:58

Ep13 - Schele Williams: representation & building your own room of opportunity

3/4/2020
Schele Williams is a Brooklyn based director committed to cultivating new musicals, as well as directing and producing devised work. Schele will be directing the revival of Aida for Disney Theatricals in 2020. Other current musicals in development include Mandela the Musical and Indigo. She has directed at numerous regional theatres across the country and New Works festivals including NAMT, NYMTF and Theatreworks Palo Alto. Her Broadway credits include: Associate director of Motown The...

Duration:00:58:49

Ep12 - Robyn Hurder LIVE at BROADWAYCON!

2/26/2020
Robyn Hurder: Broadway/Pre-Broadway: Moulin Rouge, The Musical! (Nini), Nice Work If You Can Get It (Jeannie Muldoon), Grease (Marty), Chicago (Mona, Roxie u/s), Wedding Singer (Holly u/s), Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (Violet). NYCC Encores: A Chorus Line (Cassie), The New Yorkers (Lola McGee), Paint Your Wagon (Cherry Jourdell). NATIONAL TOURS: A Chorus Line (Cassie), Spamalot, Starlight Express (Pearl). REGIONAL: 5th Avenue Theatre: Kiss Me Kate (Lois Lane/Bianca) *Gregory Award Nominee, Drury...

Duration:00:28:05

Ep11 - Zoe Sarnak: living in the clouds & empathetic storytelling

2/12/2020
Zoe is an award-winning composer and lyricist based in New York City. She is a lover and teller of stories; her music combines a wide range of musical influences across pop, rock, folk, Americana and soul, with the depth of storytelling lyrics. She is a Jonathan Larson Award Winner, and an Ebb Award, Kleban Award, and Billie Burke Ziegfeld Award finalist. Her work has been developed with and presented by Second Stage, New York Stage & Film, The Public, Roundabout Theatre Company,...

Duration:00:47:13

Ep10 - Gabrielle McClinton: creating boundaries & growing from discomfort

2/5/2020
Gabrielle hails from Los Angeles, California. She received her BFA from Carnegie Mellon School of Drama. Broadway credits include Pippin and Chicago. She was also seen in the 1st National Broadway tours starring as the “Leading Player" in Pippin and “Whatsername” in Green Day’s American Idiot. She recently originated the role of “Angelina Baker” in the world premiere of Paradise Square at Berkeley Repertory Theater. TV/Film credits include Evil, The Mentalist and feature films Won’t Back...

Duration:01:02:15

Ep9 - JoAnn Hunter: discipline, point of view, and storytelling through dance

1/29/2020
JOANN M. HUNTER (Director & Choreographer) has 20 Broadway shows to her credit as choreographer, associate choreographer, and performer. Choreography includes: Broadway: School of Rock (US national tour, West End, Australia, China, South Korea and South Africa), Disaster, On a Clear Day…, Broadway Bound; Off Broadway: Rock and Roll Refugee, Dedalus Lounge, The Twelve (workshop); Regional: Ever After (Alliance), world premiere of Beatsville (Asolo), A Sign of the Times by Bruce Vilanch...

Duration:00:58:05

Ep8 - Kristen Brooks Sandler: conjuring grace from the grotesque

1/22/2020
Kristen is a purple haired choreographer & creator based in NYC. After spending some time performing nationally and internationally, Kristen discovered her love of storytelling through movement. She has choreographed for theater, film and television including Nickelodeon, Nick Jr., and the International Film Channel. Kristen recently launched her own dance company, Thistle Dance, which conjures grace from the grotesque. Its work blooms at the intersection of theater and concert dance, and...

Duration:01:03:44

Ep7 - Macy Schmidt: the power of being multi-hypenated

1/8/2020
Macy is a New York City-based Music Director, Orchestrator, & Copyist. She got her start in NYC working under Theatre Historian & Producer Jennifer Ashley Tepper at Broadway cabaret venue Feinstein’s/54 Below, and began working as a resident pianist for various Broadway masterclass companies, where she’s accompanied accomplished Broadway artists. Macy has taken her work across the globe as well, and recently returned from China, where she MD’ed for Shanghai Starz, an international musical...

Duration:00:57:27

Ep6 - Tracee Beazer: faith, family & passion for all you do

12/30/2019
Tracee Beazer is a genuine triple-threat. She's danced her face off on the Boards, rocked out with an 80s cover band, and most recently, started adding to her film & television reel. Passionate about dance from the age of 3, she set her sights on Broadway and made her way to NYC in her teens. 8 Broadway shows later (most as a member of the original cast), Tracee is renowned for her all-in performances and swagger. Follow Tracee on Instagram @TraceeBeazerBarrett. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ....

Duration:01:02:11