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Jennifer Ashley Tepper's Untold Stories of Broadway book series is now a podcast! In each episode, the secrets and mysteries of a different Broadway theater will be explored by Tepper and two special guests with connections to that theater from different decades. From the Broadhurst to the Nederlander, from actors to stagehands, from ghost stories to opening nights, from the 1940s to today, expect to discover all kinds of fun and fascinating tales about the theaters at the heart of New York City and everyone who has called them home. A proud member of the Broadway Podcast Network.

Jennifer Ashley Tepper's Untold Stories of Broadway book series is now a podcast! In each episode, the secrets and mysteries of a different Broadway theater will be explored by Tepper and two special guests with connections to that theater from different decades. From the Broadhurst to the Nederlander, from actors to stagehands, from ghost stories to opening nights, from the 1940s to today, expect to discover all kinds of fun and fascinating tales about the theaters at the heart of New York City and everyone who has called them home. A proud member of the Broadway Podcast Network.

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Jennifer Ashley Tepper's Untold Stories of Broadway book series is now a podcast! In each episode, the secrets and mysteries of a different Broadway theater will be explored by Tepper and two special guests with connections to that theater from different decades. From the Broadhurst to the Nederlander, from actors to stagehands, from ghost stories to opening nights, from the 1940s to today, expect to discover all kinds of fun and fascinating tales about the theaters at the heart of New York City and everyone who has called them home. A proud member of the Broadway Podcast Network.

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@jenashtep

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English

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Episodes

#9 - The Untold Stories of The Marquis with Anne L. Nathan Part 2

1/14/2020
In part two of the Marquis Theatre episode with special guest Anne L. Nathan, Anne and Jennifer Ashley Tepper tell the tale of Hector, who was locked in the theater, the hidden escalators and changes to the house over the years, dressing rooms, practical jokes, and what it was like when Thoroughly Modern Millie won the Tony Award for Best Musical. Plus Anne talks about understudying Tonya Pinkins out of town in Millie, and then understudying Harriet Harris and Sheryl Lee Ralph in town (and...

Duration:00:24:12

#8 - The Untold Stories of The Marquis with Anne L. Nathan Part 1

1/1/2020
The beloved 2002 musical Thoroughly Modern Millie made history at the Marquis Theatre and in this episode, original cast member Anne L. Nathan joins Jennifer Ashley Tepper to dish about the show's origins and how the role of Miss Flannery evolved. What was it like to hear "Gimme Gimme" for the first time and collaborate with Jeanine Tesori, Dick Scanlan, Rob Ashford, Michael Mayer, Sutton Foster and the rest of the Millie team? What was it like to inhabit one of the newest theaters on...

Duration:00:26:21

#7 - The Untold Stories of The Longacre with Richard Maltby Jr. Part 3

12/17/2019
In the final episode of the three-part Untold Stories of Broadway podcast on the Longacre Theatre, Richard Maltby Jr. and Jennifer Ashley Tepper share the most fascinating stories about one of Broadway's least explored houses. What Longacre show was saved by Eleanor Roosevelt? How did an actor almost die of smoke inhalation at the theater? In 1978, Ain't Misbehavin' moved into the Longacre without a completed set, with a director who'd never done a Broadway tech, with a stage manager who...

Duration:00:28:21

#6 - The Untold Stories of The Longacre with Richard Maltby Jr. Part 2

12/10/2019
The 1978 Best Musical Tony Award winner Ain't Misbehavin' was a tiny show that started in a 174-seat cabaret theater, an early project of a fledgling young theater company called Manhattan Theatre Club. It went on to become one of Broadway's most unlikely success stories, a musical that revolutionized what revues could do, which ran for over 1600 performances. In part two of the Longacre Theatre episode of The Untold Stories of Broadway podcast, Jennifer Ashley Tepper and Ain't Misbehavin's...

Duration:00:34:07

#5 - The Untold Stories of The Longacre with Richard Maltby Jr. Part 1

12/3/2019
Discover the unbelievable true stories about one of Broadway's most unlikely success stories: Ain't Misbehavin', the little-show-that-could, which became the longest running hit at the Longacre Theatre. In part one of this Untold Stories of Broadway podcast three-parter, Tony Award winner Richard Maltby Jr. (Ain't Misbehavin', Miss Saigon, Baby, Big, Starting Here, Starting Now, Closer Than Ever, Song and Dance, Fosse) and Jennifer Ashley Tepper dig deep into Richard's historic career,...

Duration:00:31:24

#4 - The Untold Stories of Circle in the Square with Eric William Morris Part 2

11/26/2019
In part two of The Untold Stories of The Circle in the Square, Broadway actor Eric William Morris shares an incredible full circle moment that began with him cleaning up Broadway dressing rooms during Spelling Bee. From Aaron Sorkin to Jesse Tyler Ferguson, what day jobs did Broadway artists once have in Broadway theaters? And Jennifer Ashley Tepper shares her full circle moment of working on Godspell at Circle in the Square. In this episode about Broadway's only true theater in the round,...

Duration:00:22:50

#3 - The Untold Stories of Circle in the Square with Eric William Morris Part 1

11/19/2019
In this very special episode of The Untold Stories of Broadway podcast, besties Jennifer Ashley Tepper and Eric William Morris dive into the fascinating history of Circle in the Square, one of Broadway's most unique theaters. While Eric has starred in Broadway shows including King Kong, Mamma Mia!, and Coram Boy, he has never played the Circle in the Square as an actor. At Circle in the Square, Eric spent years as a student... and then as the janitor! Tune in as Eric and Jennifer share...

Duration:00:29:29

#2 - The Untold Stories of The St. James with Rebecca Naomi Jones Part 2

11/12/2019
In part two of The Untold Stories of The St. James, Rebecca Naomi Jones and Jennifer Ashley Tepper chat about Rebecca's best American Idiot stories, other legendary St. James shows from The King and I to The Producers to The Pajama Game to Hello, Dolly!... and the St. James' neighbors! What are the untold histories of Sardi's and Angus and John's Pizzeria? Plus, why is the St. James stage door unlike any other? What was it like to perform in American Idiot with Billie Joe Armstrong? Learn...

Duration:00:25:47

#1 - The Untold Stories of The St. James with Rebecca Naomi Jones Part 1

11/5/2019
In the pilot episode of The Untold Stories of Broadway podcast, Jennifer Ashley Tepper explores The St. James Theatre with Rebecca Naomi Jones, who starred in American Idiot at the beloved Broadway theater. What legends have occupied the same St. James dressing rooms over the years? Which treasures from past shows can still be found at the theater if you know where to look? Learn about the first woman to compose a hit Broadway musical, the unique nature of the offices upstairs, and the...

Duration:00:23:36

Podcast Trailer

10/17/2019
Jennifer Ashley Tepper's Untold Stories of Broadway book series is now a podcast! In each episode, the secrets and mysteries of a different Broadway theater will be explored by Tepper and two special guests with connections to that theater from different decades. From the Broadhurst to the Nederlander, from actors to stagehands, from ghost stories to opening nights, from the 1940s to today, expect to discover all kinds of fun and fascinating tales about the theaters at the heart of New York...

Duration:00:00:21