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Intimate, personal conversations with theatre’s biggest talents, ranging all across the spectrum of individuals involved in the professional theatre industry. It features both stars and creatives such as producers, stage managers, directors, press and marketing agents, or even the people who own the theaters themselves. Hosted by Alan Seales. Music by Jukebox the Ghost.

Intimate, personal conversations with theatre’s biggest talents, ranging all across the spectrum of individuals involved in the professional theatre industry. It features both stars and creatives such as producers, stage managers, directors, press and marketing agents, or even the people who own the theaters themselves. Hosted by Alan Seales. Music by Jukebox the Ghost.
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Intimate, personal conversations with theatre’s biggest talents, ranging all across the spectrum of individuals involved in the professional theatre industry. It features both stars and creatives such as producers, stage managers, directors, press and marketing agents, or even the people who own the theaters themselves. Hosted by Alan Seales. Music by Jukebox the Ghost.

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English

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919-264-8493


Episodes

Ep13 - Michael Lee Brown

1/15/2019
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This week we speak with Michael Lee Brown. Michael made his Broadway debut in Dear Evan Hansen as an understudy for the three male teens; Evan, Connor, and Jared. He is now the Evan Hansen alternate, in which he takes the stage weekly to play the role, all while still understudying the roles of Connor and Jared. Outside of the theater, Michael is a singer/songwriter. He has a new EP out called Way It Used To Be. During our conversation, we dive into his humble beginnings, the difference...

Duration:00:43:27

Bonus - 10KDollarDay: "My Cheeks Hurt with Alan Seales!"

1/10/2019
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Original 10KDollarDay Show Notes: We have NEVER had a more "official" googler! This is legit. INTRO: (00:00) We have a guest googler, who actually works at Google. Ooooohh, meta. It's Alan Seales! We are happy to have him on our podcast, as he is also in the podcasting world. He helps produce Brave New Weed and is also starting the soon to be launched The Theatre Podcast. OBSESSIONS: (6:52) Lulu is obsessed with the ability to see her text messages across all of her devices. Alan...

Duration:01:06:09

Ep12 - Alison Burns & Lulu Picart from the 10KDollarDay Comedy Podcast

1/8/2019
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Actresses, singers, teachers, composers, comedians, and hosts of 10KDollarDay, a podcast about fake luxury travel, Alison Burns Jackson and Lulu Picart tell the story of who they are, how they met, their theatre history, and why podcasting has become their new passion. Fake luxury turns to comedy every week on 10KDollarDay. As their acting and teaching careers continue to thrive, they continue to reinvent themselves, most recently through podcasting. They were both seen off-Broadway in...

Duration:01:27:28

Ep11 - Ani DiFranco

1/2/2019
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Ani DiFranco is certainly no stranger to performing in front of thousands. She is a gold record maker, grammy award winner, and one of this generation’s leading ladies of rock. While an amazing singer & musician but also poet, songwriter, and activist, Ani is also a lover of Broadway and was a key collaborator to Anias Mitchell in the creation of Hadestown The Musical, coming to Broadway in 2019. Interview content begins at 4:06. Connect with Ani...

Duration:00:58:42

Ep10 - 2018 Wrap Up with Alan Seales and Jillian Hochman

12/26/2018
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This week host Alan Seales and Producer Jillian Hochman present their favorite shows of 2018, both on and off Broadway. Favorites include: Spongebob Squarepants The Musical, Head Over Heels, The Prom, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child: Parts One and Two, Hamilton, The Band's Visit, Daniel's Husband, The Cher Show, Lifespan of a Fact, King Kong, and many more. A special shout out to all of our guests this year on the podcast and all of their brilliant performances this and past years. We’re...

Duration:00:14:57

Ep9 - Beth Leavel

12/18/2018
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This week's guest is Raleigh, North Carolina native Beth Leavel! Beth currently stars as Dee Dee Allen in The Prom on Broadway. She made her Broadway debut in the original cast of 42nd Street and was featured again in the 2001 revival. The Prom marks her "lucky 13th" show in Broadway! Past credits include The Drowsy Chaperone (Tony) Baby It's You (Tony nomination), in addition to Show Boat, The Civil War, Mamma Mia!, Elf, and Bandstand. In this episode, Beth sheds light on the fact that she...

Duration:00:46:34

Ep8 - Ali Stroker

12/11/2018
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Ali Stroker is unstoppable. We fell in love with her while she was on The Glee Project but in recent years has made history as the first person in a wheelchair on Broadway in the 2015 production of Deaf West’s Spring Awakening. From a very young age, all Ali has wanted to do is perform after the acting bug bit her when she was cast in a neighborhood production of Annie. She was recently seen in the off-Broadway production of Oklahoma! at St. Ann's Warehouse, and can be heard in the upcoming...

Duration:01:05:18

Ep7 - Orfeh

12/4/2018
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Orfeh dreamt of pop stardom while growing up in New York City. Broadway was never a goal of hers. She talks about her start in drama school, which led her to a music career and record deal. When plans changed, she found herself auditioning for Broadway and she's been here ever since. She also recounts an amazing story describing the first time she and now-husband Andy Karl went on stage together that she literally made him forget an entire scene! Orfeh earned a Tony nomination playing...

Duration:00:44:09

Ep6 - Nancy Opel

11/27/2018
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Nancy Opel has a long career spanning over three decades. She is now appearing on Broadway as Wicked's Madame Morrible. She was nominated for the 2002 Tony Award for Best Leading Actress in a Musical and won an Obie as Penelope Pennywise in Urinetown. In addition, she was nominated for the 2015 Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical in Honeymoon in Vegas. Nancy has appeared in Evita, Teddy & Alice, Sunday in the Park with George, Anything Goes, Triumph of Love, 2004’s...

Duration:00:50:06

Ep5 - Bonnie Milligan

11/19/2018
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Bonnie Milligan discusses her childhood, growing up in a religious household in Illinois, finding self confidence in controlling her narrative, and the importance of representation on the stage. Bonnie is currently making her Broadway debut in Head Over Heels as Princess Pamela, though she has been with the show since its early years in workshops and out of town tryouts. She tells us about being active and using her voice to promote love, light, and acceptance. Connect with...

Duration:00:48:13

Ep4 - Andy Karl

11/12/2018
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Olivier Award winning and three time Tony nominated actor Andy Karl joins us this week. Throughout his time in New York, he has done 13 Broadway shows, earning him the trust of the Broadway community. He tells us about his early beginnings, his definition of success, and the changes he sees in the theatre community over time. Andy is currently starring as Edward in Broadway's Pretty Woman: The Musical. He's also known on TV as Sgt Mike Dodds on Law & Order: SVU. Past roles include (our...

Duration:00:45:18

Ep3 - Wesley Taylor

11/5/2018
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This week we talk to actor, singer, dancer, writer, and director Wesley Taylor. Wesley speaks to growing up in Orlando with the performance bug. He landed his first role on Broadway six months out of college orignating the role of Franz in Rock of Ages. He then moved on to play Lucas in The Addams Family. Wesley went on to star in the hit TV show Smash and Spongebob Squarepants the Musical on Broadway. We discuss finding early success, mental health, the importance of artist financial...

Duration:00:40:52

Ep2 - Ariana DeBose

10/26/2018
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This week we speak with 2018 Tony nominee Ariana DeDose. She discusses how her early childhood as a competitive dancer led her to So You Think You Can Dance. She eventually moved to New York to land her first job on her first day in the city. Ariana tells us about the importance of legacy, what it was like to be part of the Hamilton theatrical revolution, how she feels staring in Summer: The Donna Summer Musical, her thoughts on pride and sexuality, and the need to keep moving forward...

Duration:00:32:59

Ep1 - An Introduction to The Theatre Podcast

10/26/2018
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Intimate, personal conversations with theatre’s biggest talents, ranging all across the spectrum of individuals involved in the professional theatre industry. It features both stars and creatives such as producers, stage managers, directors, press and marketing agents, or even the people who own the theaters themselves. Hosted by Alan Seales. Connect with The Theatre Podcast: @theatre_podcastFacebook.com/OfficialTheatrePodcastTheTheatrePodcast.com@alansealesjillianhochman Thank you to our...

Duration:00:02:05