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Green Room On Air with Ray Renati

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Listen to your host, Ray Renati, chat with some of the most interesting performing artists in the country. Ray interviews influential and sometimes famous, actors, musicians, directors, clowns and more! Hear insightful information about the latest movies and television shows, as well as updates on Broadway and Regional theater.

Listen to your host, Ray Renati, chat with some of the most interesting performing artists in the country. Ray interviews influential and sometimes famous, actors, musicians, directors, clowns and more! Hear insightful information about the latest movies and television shows, as well as updates on Broadway and Regional theater.

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United States

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Listen to your host, Ray Renati, chat with some of the most interesting performing artists in the country. Ray interviews influential and sometimes famous, actors, musicians, directors, clowns and more! Hear insightful information about the latest movies and television shows, as well as updates on Broadway and Regional theater.

Twitter:

@rayrenati

Language:

English

Contact:

16502459026


Episodes

Diana DeGarmo and Ace Young of American Idol (rebroadcast)

7/20/2022
Today's very special guests are the quadruple threats Ace Young and Diana DeGarmo. You may remember them from the acclaimed TV show, American Idol as they both made the finals and wowed the country. ___________________________________ Diana DeGarmo is a singer, songwriter, and full-out entertainer, from stage to screen, Diana DeGarmo has conquered it all and then some. Her powerhouse vocals shot her to fame on American Idol and opened doors to her numerous Broadway & Off-Broadway shows,...

Duration:01:13:43

Interview - Shannon Davis and Nick Ishimaru of Theatre of Yugen (first aired Oct.2, 2019)

7/13/2022
NICK ISHIMARU - ARTISTIC DIRECTOR Nick Ishimaru was trained originally as a musical theatre performer and started exploring Japanese theatre while studying at Colorado State University (BA, 2005), where he directed a kabuki adaptation of MacBeth. He went on to study at San Francisco State University, (MA, 2009). His work explores a combination of Western and traditional Asian performance techniques for original creations, along with work in conventional musical theatre and Shakespeare. In...

Duration:00:44:16

Scooping Shakespeare - Sonnet 2

7/5/2022
Today we continue with Shakespeare's sonnet #2, where he chastises a young man even more than in sonnet 1! If you want to follow along check out this site: https://nosweatshakespeare.com/sonnets/1/ ____________________________________________________ Contribute to Green Room on Air Leave a review on Apple Podcasts (Itunes) Green Room On Air Web Site: http://greenroomonair.com You can support the show with a contribution at https://anchor.fm/greenroomonair Facebook:...

Duration:00:18:59

Scooping Shakespeare - Sonnet 1

6/27/2022
Today I start an ongoing series of diving into Shakespeare's Sonnet's. Today we start with Shakespeare's sonnet #1, where he chastises a young man of beauty for not procreating! If you want to follow along check out this site: https://nosweatshakespeare.com/sonnets/1/ ____________________________________________________ Contribute to Green Room on Air Leave a review on Apple Podcasts (Itunes) Green Room On Air Web Site: http://greenroomonair.com You can support the show with a...

Duration:00:26:24

Cate Hayman (rebroadcast)

6/20/2022
Originally from South Australia, Cate grew up in the Bay Area just outside of San Francisco. She is a recipient of a Theatre Bay Area Award, an SF Bay Area Theatre Critics Circle Award, the Carnegie Mellon University Charles Willard Memorial Award for excellence in musical theatre, the Beach Blanket Babylon scholarship, a Michael Feinstein Songbook Academy finalist, and a YoungArts finalist. ​Other than performing, Cate loves spicy food, traveling, dogs, and jazz...

Duration:00:27:39

Velina Brown and Keiko Shimosato Carreiro of The San Francisco Mime Troupe

6/16/2022
After a 2 year COVID hiatus of live performances, in 2022 The San Francisco Mime Troupe(SFMT) returns to doing what they love and do best - FREE Political Musical Theaterin Bay Area and Northern California parks. THE TONY AWARD-WINNING SAN FRANCISCO MIME TROUPE Opens the 63rd Season with: BACK TO THE WAY THINGS WERE - A New Musical Nostalgia Ain’t What It Used To Be July 2 - Sept. 5,...

Duration:00:30:57

A Tribute to Sam Shepard (originally aired on 8-11-2017)

6/4/2022
Mr. Shepard, one of the most important and influential writers of his generation, specialized in capturing the darker sides of American family life. Sam was an award-winning playwright, an academy award nominated actor, and a true artistic genius. ___________________________________________________________ Contribute to Green Room on Air Leave a review on Apple Podcasts (Itunes) Green Room On Air Web Site: http://greenroomonair.com You can support the show with a contribution at...

Duration:00:14:14

Interview - Abigail Munn of Circus Bella

5/27/2022
Today's guest is Abigail Munn of Circus Bella. She is the co-founder and Director of the wonderful San Francisco gem, Circus Bella. Circus Bella's new show is called FLIP * FLOP * FLY * - Circus Bella’s New One Ring Outdoor Circus Show. ALL SHOWS ARE FREE. Written & Directed by Abigail Munn the show will be performed June 16 – July 23, 2022 at Various Locations in Bay Area Parks. (Including 5 out-of-town shows.)- Preview Thurs. June 16 - 5:30 pm - DeFremery Park, West Oakland (No Press at...

Duration:00:42:20

What’s on the Tube?

4/28/2022

Duration:00:12:02

Twitter, Billions and Live Theatre

4/27/2022
Let’s talk Ozark, Twitter, and The Last Kingdom

Duration:00:09:57

The 2022 Academy Awards and the SLAP!

3/31/2022
Will Smith and Chris Rock slap fest was the "Greatest Moment in the History of Television" according to Chris Rock. Check out a never before seen angle of the confrontation here: https://www.instagram.com/tv/CbxSwOYKkZI/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link. _________________________________________ Contribute to Green Room on Air Leave a review on Apple Podcasts (Itunes) Green Room On Air Web Site: http://greenroomonair.com You can support the show with a contribution at...

Duration:00:15:29

Ed Hooks - Acting for Animators

2/3/2022
After a thirty-year career as a professional actor and acting teacher in the U.S., my friend and mentor, Ed Hooks began teaching animators in 1996 at DreamWorks/PDI when that studio was preparing the animated fil Antz, starring Woody Allen. Since then, he has taught for most major animation studios and video game companies internationally, including Sony, Disney Animation, CD Projekt Red, EA, Blizzard, Epic, Valve, Framestore, Ubisoft and Microsoft. Ed Hooks lives with his wife, Cally in...

Duration:01:15:01

Taylor Lambert of Aura Casting

1/7/2022
Taylor Lambert, the founder of Aura Casting, started his industry career in 2011 in San Francisco. He’s worked as an accomplished actor, model, brand ambassador, host, director, production coordinator, producer, webinar moderator, entrepreneur, and now casting director. He virtually casts talent in national commercials, social media spots, and print campaigns for producers and ad agencies throughout Northern California and the nation. Aura Casting Web...

Duration:01:02:15

Blake Allen - Award-Winning Composer and Musician, Ray’s spin on the New ”West Side Story”

12/25/2021
Welcome to another episode of Green Room on Air with Ray Renati where we interview artists who are making the world a better place. Today you will meet Blake Allen, who’s new album “The Shards of an Honor Code Junkie”, which has already debuted #1 on Amazon, #2 on iTunes, and #12 on the Billboard charts. His album “Shards” gained over 1 million streams in less than a month and debuted #1 on Amazon, #2 on iTunes, and #12 on the Billboard charts. “Shards” has surpassed 1 million streams on...

Duration:00:50:38

Michael Gene Sullivan of The San Francisco Mime Troupe

12/3/2021
The Tony Award-Winning SAN FRANCISCO MIME TROUPE Debuts a NEW Activist Adaptation of the Dickens Classic as a Radio Play A RED CAROL An Activist Adaptation of the Dickens Classic Written and Directed by Michael Gene Sullivan Begins streaming FREE on Fri. Nov. 26, 2021 - Jan. 9, 2022 (donations accepted) For the first time the SF Mime Troupe presents a Holiday Audio offering with a worker’s take on the Dicken’s classic in A Red Carol. With its particular blend of activism, comedy, music,...

Duration:01:21:48

Abigail Munn and Circus Bella

8/25/2021
Circus Bella & Abigail Munn presents: Circus Bella’s 12th Annual Summer Season 2021 HUMOROUS - A New One Ring Outdoor Circus Show Featuring the Gleeful Circus Bella Company - A Diversly Talented Troupe of Acrobats, Aerialists, Jugglers, Clowns with Live Music by Rob Reich & The Circus Bella All-Star Band. Written & Directed by Abigail Munn ALL SHOWS FREE! - For Children of All Ages August 26 - Oct. 3, 2021 - Various Locations in Bay Area Parks* Limited Engagement - 10 Performances...

Duration:00:25:05

Melissa Ortiz

6/29/2021
Melissa Ortiz is an actor based in Los Angeles. She recenlty appeared in the Bay Area calle "Shoot Me When" by Ruben Grijalva at SF Playhouse in San Francisco.

Duration:01:07:36

Tony Award winning San Francisco Mime Troupe with Michael Gene Sullivan and Ellen Callas

6/29/2021
Today we talk with two stars of the Tony Award winning San Francisco Mime Troupe: Michael Gene Sullivan and Ellen Callas. The San Francisco Mime Troupe Presents Their 62nd Season with TALES OF THE RESISTANCE, VOLUME 2: PERSISTENCEA Series of Radio Play Podcasts in 2 Genres: Adventure! & Mystery! As well as the return of the “Little Jimmy” series, and a new series “Eyeball on History!” Special single episodes will also include Sci-Fi and Musical genres, and discussions with the activists &...

Duration:00:28:26

Tony Award winning San Francisco Mime Troupe with Michael Gene Sullivan and Ellen Callas

6/24/2021
Today we talk with two stars of the Tony Award winning San Francisco Mime Troupe: Michael Gene Sullivan and Ellen Callas. The San Francisco Mime Troupe Presents Their 62nd Season with TALES OF THE RESISTANCE, VOLUME 2: PERSISTENCE A Series of Radio Play Podcasts in 2 Genres: Adventure! & Mystery! As well as the return of the “Little Jimmy” series, and a new series “Eyeball on History!” Special single episodes will also include Sci-Fi and Musical genres, and discussions with the activists &...

Duration:00:28:26

Alex Bennett - an American Broadcasting Legend (repeat performance)

5/21/2021
This is a repeat of my chat with Alex Bennett. Alex Bennett is an American radio personality and talk show host, known for his mix of left-wing politics and humor. He currently hosts a show Tues-Fri on GABNet.net at 10pm ET. Bennett was born in San Francisco and adopted his on-air name as a tribute to his late father, Alexander Schwarzmann. During the 1960s, Bennett worked at radio stations around the country, including KILT in Houston, where he used the on-air moniker James Bond and did...

Duration:00:43:34