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‘Deck Our Hall – A GhostLight Holiday Benefit Concert’ and ‘A Steamed Nutcracker Year 5’; Breaking Character Episode 120

12/10/2019
In this special holiday episode, Jeremy and Paul talk about "Deck Our Halls – A GhostLight Holiday Benefit Concert with guest Alyson Snyder at The GhostLight Theatre; and Lari Lawrence-Gist stops by to talk about The Citadel Dance & Music Center's production of "A Steamed Nutcracker Year 5," which takes place at The Mendel Center at Lake Michigan College.

Duration:00:29:43

LMC brings “Exit Strategy” to The GhostLight; Breaking Character Episode 119

11/14/2019
In this week’s episode, Jeremy and Paul sit down with actors Shane Blair, Brenda Matthews, and Landon Horne to talk about the Lake Michigan College's production of the Ike Holder play "Exit Strategy" being staged at The GhostLight Theatre.

Duration:00:25:21

TCP’s ‘Marjorie Prime’; CCFF’s ‘Flick of Treat’; LMC’s ‘The Deathly Hallows’ choral concert; Breaking Character Episode 118

10/24/2019
In this week’s episode, Jeremy and Paul sit down with director Peggy Harrington and actor Susan Meadows to talk about the Twin City Players production of "Marjorie Prime"; pianist Larry Schanker and Coastline Children's Film Festival's Tom Allen discuss "Flick or Treat," a Halloween-themed film event at The GhostLight; and Lake Michigan College Visual & Performing Arts Chair and Music Director Kristopher Zook, to talk about "The Deathly Hallows: A Howl-O-Ween Choral Concert & Costume...

Duration:00:29:43

NTAA’s Fall Art Hop; magician Mike Super at LMC; Breaking Character Episode 117

10/18/2019
In this week’s episode, Jeremy and Paul sit down with New Territory Arts Associations' Nathan Margoni and Water Street Glassworks' Eli Zilke to talk about Friday's Fall Art Hop in the Benton Harbor Arts District; and magician Mike Super who performs this weekend at The Mendel Center at Lake Michigan College.

Duration:00:35:44

May Erlewine at The Livery; Ernie Hudson helps LMC play; Breaking Character Episode 116

10/9/2019
In this week’s episode, Jeremy and Paul welcome Traverse City-based singer-songwriter May Erlewine, who returns Saturday to The Livery to release her new album, "Second Sight"; and actor, producer and Benton Harbor native Ernie Hudson talks about assisting the Lake Michigan College theatre production of "Exit Strategy."

Duration:00:31:41

‘Resiliency’ exhibition opens at Krasl Arts Center; Breaking Character Episode 115

10/1/2019
In this week’s episode, Jeremy and Paul sit down with Krasl Art Center deputy director and curator Tami Miller and Tasha Turner, the program director for Trauma Informed Initiatives at Spectrum Health Lakeland, to preview "Resiliency," an exhibition opening Friday that showcases the work of contemporary artists from across the U.S. who explore, celebrate and practice resiliency in their art.

Duration:00:24:31

‘Million Dollar Quartet’ opens 10th anniversary tour at The Mendel Center; Breaking Character Episode 114

9/26/2019
In this week’s episode, Jeremy and Paul preview "Million Dollar Quartet," the Tony Award-winning, Broadway musical that opens its national tour Oct. 1 at The Mendel Center at Lake Michigan College, including an interview with Trevor Dorner, who portrays Jerry Lee Lewis in the show.

Duration:00:21:05

Beatles vs. Stones at The Mendel Center; Italian culture classes at ARS; Breaking Character Episode 113

9/18/2019
In this week’s episode, Jeremy and Paul preview Beatles vs. Stones: A Musical Showdown, which kicks off the 2019-2020 Mainstage season at Lake Michigan College's Mendel Center; and welcome Anna Russo-Sieber and Lucia Liano to the studio to talk Italian culture classes and more at ARS Gallery Arts & Culture Center.

Duration:00:34:30

PechaKucha at Artoberfest in the Benton Harbor Arts District; Breaking Character Episode 112

9/11/2019
In this week’s episode, Jeremy and Paul welcome Krasl Art Center's Nathan Margoni, host RJ Williams, presenters Karen Joy B., and Terry Choate to talk about PechaKucha Vol. 18 taking place outside The Livery during Artoberfest in the Benton Harbor Arts District.

Duration:00:21:49

‘Mamma Mia!’ at TCP; Series 6 Exhibition at the Box; Breaking Character Episode 111

9/5/2019
In this week’s episode, Jeremy and Paul welcome director Sarah Simmons and actors John Taylor and Fran Michelini from the Twin City Players production of "Mamma Mia!"; as well as Nikki Gauthier and artists Doug Klemm and Terry Choate to talk about the Series 6 Exhibition at the Box Factory for the Arts.

Duration:00:35:52

‘Urinetown’ at The GhostLight; Jenna Mammina & Rolf Sturm at The Livery; Breaking Character Episode 110

8/21/2019
In this week’s episode, Jeremy and Paul welcome director August Garritano and actor Jason Cope, who portrays Bobby Strong, from The GhostLight Theatre's production of "Urinetown"; and the duo of Jenna Mammina & Rolf Sturm share their tale and music before their weekend gig at The Livery.

Duration:00:39:07

‘Inhaling the Universe’ exhibition at Krasl Art Center; Breaking Character Episode 109

8/7/2019
In this week’s episode, Jeremy and Paul sit down with LaPorte, Ind.-based visual artists Jon Hook and Andrea Peterson as well as Krasl Art Center curator and deputy director Tami Miller to discuss "Inhaling the Universe," Hook and Peterson's new immersive exhibition opening Friday, Aug. 9 in the main galleries of the St. Joseph art center.

Duration:00:25:44

‘Clybourne Park’ at The GhostLight; and Emma Neuser’s ‘Subliminal’ exhibit at ARS; Breaking Character Episode 108

7/30/2019
In this week’s episode, Jeremy and Paul welcome veteran Twin City Players actors Bill Klein and Carol Sizer who star in The GhostLight Theatre's production of "Clybourne Park"; and ARS Gallery owner Anna Russo-Sieber and summer interns Emma Neuser and Lindsay White talk about Neuser's solo show "Subliminal," opening at the Benton Harbor gallery.

Duration:00:36:05

The GhostLight, SMSO team up for ‘West Side Story’; Breaking Character Episode 107

7/24/2019
In this week’s episode, Jeremy and Paul welcome Southwest Michigan Symphony Orchestra music director and conductor Robin Fountain, piano accompanist Joshua Goins, and actors Leo Carmody and Danny LeMache to talk about the SMSO and The GhostLight's joint production of "West Side Story," which takes place Friday and Saturday at Shadowland Pavilion on Silver Beach.

Duration:00:34:32

Box Factory Series 5 Exhibition; R-E-S-P-E-C-T 2; Breaking Character Episode 106

7/18/2019
In this week’s episode, Jeremy and Paul talk with Nikki Gauthier of the Box Factory for the Arts and artists Susan Teague and Erica Roberts about the Series 5 Exhibition opening Friday; and Southwest Michigan Symphony Orchestra's Kyle Bartoszek and vocalists Jenna Mammina and Carina Kanzler, who are part of R-E-S-P-E-C-T 2 performing Friday at The Acorn Theater and Saturday as part of the SMSO's Summerfest at Shadowland Pavilion on Silver Beach

Duration:00:28:39

‘No Exit’ at The GhostLight; Krasl Art Fair; ‘Newsies’ at LMC; Breaking Character Episode 105

7/10/2019
In this week’s episode, Jeremy and Paul talk with director Paul Stortz and actors Dan Maxon, Meghan Pelkey, Mariah Rifenberg and John Crumb from The GhostLight Theatre's production of "No Exit"; Krasl Art Center's Matthew Bizoe and Dee Hodgson, who preview the 58th annual Krasl Art Fair on the Bluff; and director Meagan Francis, actor Aly Wilson, Children's Music Workshops executive director Adrienne Glison and Lake Michigan College's Kristopher Zook, who discuss LMC and CMW's joint...

Duration:00:38:06

Jason Robert Brown at GhostLight; Coastline’s Summer Films at the Box; Breaking Character Episode 104

6/27/2019
In this week’s episode, Jeremy and Paul sit down with singer Alyson Snyder, one of the guest performers for The GhostLight's Red Carpet Premiere Party Event with Tony Award winner Jason Robert Brown; and Coastline Children's Film Festival Founder Leslie Sullivan, who talks about the Summer Films at the Box Factory for the Arts.

Duration:00:27:43

Fun Squad at NTAA Art Hop; Niki Haris; Scott Stapp; Breaking Character Episode 103

6/19/2019
In this week’s episode, Jeremy and Paul sit down with Fun Squad members Nathan Margoni, Lea Bult, Clement Teo and Christian Webster whose new group show, "Four Walls & a Dance Party" opens Friday as part of the NTAA Summer Solstice Art Hop; Niki Haris, who talks about Sunday's final (?) Coming Home Coming Together Concert; and Scott Stapp of Creed who plays Four Winds Casino's Silver Creek Event Center.

Duration:00:44:53

The GhostLight Theatre opens ‘The Bridges of Madison County’; Breaking Character Episode 102

6/11/2019
In this week’s episode, Jeremy and Paul sit down with actors Elizabeth Pacheco Rose and Branch Fields who portray Francesca and Robert in "The Bridges of Madison County," the Tony Award-winning Jason Robert Brown musical that opens the inaugural season of The GhostLight Theatre in the Benton Harbor Arts District.

Duration:00:28:59

Twin City Players’ ‘The Addams Family’; Box Factory’s MAAC show; and musicians Mike Struwin & Matt Sypian; Breaking Character Episode 101

6/6/2019
In this week’s episode, Jeremy and Paul talk with Marty and Wendy Golob, who are directing the Twin City Players' "The Addams Family"; Box Factory's Nikki Gauthier, guest curators Ali Hansen and Carol L. Myers, and photographer Andy Sawyer about the Michiana Annual Art Competition; and musicians Mike Struwin & Matt Sypian, who are playing The Livery.

Duration:00:37:32