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A subversive comedy podcast with Broadway’s biggest names, hosted by Josh Lamon, one of Broadway’s most sought out comedic performers (and it’s not just his mom who thinks so!). These are candid, often inappropriate conversations with his friends ranging from behind the scenes antics to in depth conversations about their lives and daily struggles. Together they explore what it is actually like to deal with the ups and downs of show business and they don’t hold back. “WHY DO WE DO THIS?” Listen to find out. Each episode features a special call to one of his fans who gets to ask both Josh and his podcast guest(s) a personal question. Josh is an award-winning Broadway actor who was most recently seen in The Prom on Broadway. He has a long Broadway stage history including Groundhog Day, Finding Neverland, Elf, Hair, Into the Woods in addition to numerous film credits including 30 Rock, Inside Amy Schumer, The Good Fight, and Deadbeat. Connect with Josh via twitter: @JoshLamon, Instagram: @Josh.Lamon Part of the Broadway Podcast Network.

A subversive comedy podcast with Broadway’s biggest names, hosted by Josh Lamon, one of Broadway’s most sought out comedic performers (and it’s not just his mom who thinks so!). These are candid, often inappropriate conversations with his friends ranging from behind the scenes antics to in depth conversations about their lives and daily struggles. Together they explore what it is actually like to deal with the ups and downs of show business and they don’t hold back. “WHY DO WE DO THIS?” Listen to find out. Each episode features a special call to one of his fans who gets to ask both Josh and his podcast guest(s) a personal question. Josh is an award-winning Broadway actor who was most recently seen in The Prom on Broadway. He has a long Broadway stage history including Groundhog Day, Finding Neverland, Elf, Hair, Into the Woods in addition to numerous film credits including 30 Rock, Inside Amy Schumer, The Good Fight, and Deadbeat. Connect with Josh via twitter: @JoshLamon, Instagram: @Josh.Lamon Part of the Broadway Podcast Network.

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A subversive comedy podcast with Broadway’s biggest names, hosted by Josh Lamon, one of Broadway’s most sought out comedic performers (and it’s not just his mom who thinks so!). These are candid, often inappropriate conversations with his friends ranging from behind the scenes antics to in depth conversations about their lives and daily struggles. Together they explore what it is actually like to deal with the ups and downs of show business and they don’t hold back. “WHY DO WE DO THIS?” Listen to find out. Each episode features a special call to one of his fans who gets to ask both Josh and his podcast guest(s) a personal question. Josh is an award-winning Broadway actor who was most recently seen in The Prom on Broadway. He has a long Broadway stage history including Groundhog Day, Finding Neverland, Elf, Hair, Into the Woods in addition to numerous film credits including 30 Rock, Inside Amy Schumer, The Good Fight, and Deadbeat. Connect with Josh via twitter: @JoshLamon, Instagram: @Josh.Lamon Part of the Broadway Podcast Network.

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@joshlamon

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English


Episodes

Ep3 - George Salazar, Feed me (tots), Seymour

8/26/2020
Could ya be more chill with the tater tots, George? In 2011, George made his Broadway debut singing "Light of the World" in the revival of Stephen Schwartz's first musical, Godspell. He most recently appeared in the off-Broadway and then on-Broadway production of Be More Chill, written by Joe Iconis. Further credits include The Lightning Thief, Godspell, Here Lies Love, and Tick, Tick... Boom!. twitter: @JoshLamonInstagram: @Josh.LamonProduced by Alan Seales and Dori Berinstein. A proud...

Duration:00:42:56

Ep2 - Matthew Morrison, the diaper monster

8/19/2020
Matthew Morrison an actor, dancer, and singer-songwriter. Morrison is known for starring in multiple Broadway and Off-Broadway productions, including his portrayal of Link Larkin in Hairspray on Broadway, and for his role as Will Schuester on the Fox television show Glee (2009–2015). Morrison is signed with Adam Levine's 222 Records and received a Tony Award nomination for his featured role as Fabrizio Nacarelli in the musical The Light in the Piazza. From March 2015 to January 2016,...

Duration:00:49:21

Ep1 - Stephanie J Block, do you believe in life after tasers?

8/16/2020
Stephanie Janette Block won the 2019 Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical and Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actress in a Musical for The Cher Show. A three-time Tony Award nominee and six-time Drama Desk Award nominee, she also received Tony nominations for Best Actress in a Musical for The Mystery of Edwin Drood in 2013 and Best Featured Actress in a Musical for Falsettos in 2017. She received Drama Desk nominations for the Off-Broadway productions of By the Way, Meet Vera Stark...

Duration:00:46:42

Ep24 - Beth Leavel, it's roaches! Welcome to New York!

4/8/2020
Beth Leavel is a Tony Award-winning actress and singer who was most recently seen on stage with Josh in The Prom. A native of Raleigh, North Carolina, Leavel studied social work at local Meredith College before earning a graduate degree in theater at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (M.F.A., 1980). She made her Broadway debut when she joined the cast of the 1981 Tony winner for best musical, 42nd Street, as a replacement in 1985. Her subsequent Broadway shows included Crazy for...

Duration:00:46:58

Ep23 - Caitlin Kinnunen & Izzy McCalla, he's got to pitch in and put on his royal nappies!

3/24/2020
Sometimes you just have to sit back, relax, and listen to 3 good friends do their thing. Tony nominee Caitlin Kinnunen made her Broadway debut in 2008 at the age of 16 in Spring Awakening. She went on to star in The Bridges of Madison County. Most recently, Caitlin received a 2019 Tony nomination for her performance as Emma in The Prom. Isabelle McCalla made her Broadway debut in 2018 as Jasmine in the production of Aladdin after coming off of the tour of the same name, and starred as Alyssa...

Duration:01:05:02

Ep22 - Annaleigh Ashford, don't get your Woody dirty

3/11/2020
Annaleigh Ashford won the Tony Award, Drama Desk Award, and Outer Critics Circle Award for her portrayal of Essie in You Can't Take It With You on Broadway. She starred opposite Jake Gyllenhaal as Dot in Stephen Sondheim's Sunday in the Park With George, and played Betty on Showtime's critically acclaimed Masters of Sex. She is known for her work on Broadway as Glinda in Wicked, and Margot in Legally Blonde, as well as for originating the role of Lauren in Kinky Boots, a performance for...

Duration:01:03:56

Ep21 - Groundhog Day reunion with Taylor Iman Jones, Joseph Medeiros, Tari Kelly, and Travis Waldschmidt

2/26/2020
Join Josh and follow Groundhog Day cast mates Taylor Iman Jones, Joseph Medeiros, Tari Kelly, and Travis Waldschmidt as they discuss the ups, downs, turns, turntables, and all other directions that was the wild ride of this show. Groundhog Day is a musical comedy with music and lyrics by Tim Minchin, and book by Danny Rubin. Based on the 1993 film of the same name written by Rubin and Harold Ramis, the musical made its world premiere at The Old Vic in London in summer 2016 and opened at the...

Duration:01:13:45

Ep20 - Taylor Iman Jones, I don't know why air is here

2/12/2020
Taylor Iman Jones is about to drop into Emojiland, starring opposite Josh, this week before moving on to the upcoming original cast of The Devil Wears Prada! After being in New York for only two months, Taylor made her Broadway debut in Groundhog Day, which is where she and Josh became besties. Previously, she toured nationally with American Idiot and was seen regionally in Stage Kiss at the San Francisco Playhouse; Other credits include Smokey Joe's Cafe, Spring Awakening (Center Repertory...

Duration:00:48:27

Ep19 - Willam Belli, I'm gassy like a star

1/29/2020
Willam became emancipated at age 16, almost became Mark in Rent, and then instead decided to be on TV. Part of the original cast of Rock of Ages in LA, he is an American actor, drag queen, and recording artist. He came to prominence when he competed on the fourth season of RuPaul's Drag Race in 2012. His TV and movie credits include A Star is Born, Nip/Tuck, Eastsiders, Super Drags, Miss Arizona, and Southland. Since 2012, Willam has recorded three albums of comedy music, mostly consisting...

Duration:00:53:32

Ep18 - Ali Stroker, will you Fedex me a grilled cheese, please?

1/15/2020
Ali Stroker just made history as the first person in a wheelchair to win a Tony Award, and is currently starring in the Broadway production of Oklahoma! as Ado Annie. She first broke onto the scene in the Glee Project in 2012 which got her a guest starring role on Glee itself. In 2015, she made history by becoming the first ever actress in a wheelchair to appear on a Broadway stage in the revival of Spring Awakening produced by Deaf West Theatre, with a company that featured many prominent...

Duration:01:11:24

Ep17 - "The Prom" reunion: Beth Leavel, Brooks Ashmanskas, Christopher Sieber, Caitlin Kinnunen, Isabelle (Izzy) McCalla, Angie Schworer and Michael Potts

1/1/2020
Back together for the first time since The Prom closed, this episode features Beth Leavel, Brooks Ashmanskas, Christopher Sieber, Caitlin Kinnunen, and Isabelle (Izzy) McCalla... with special guest appearances by Angie Schworer and Michael Potts. Take that, L-L-L-Lin-Luh-Lin-Manuel Miranda! Produced by Alan Seales and Dori Berinstein. A proud member of the Broadway Podcast Network. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:06:49

Happy holidays, everyone!

12/24/2019
2019 has been a great year! Or has it? Who are we to judge? Turn to that person next to you, give them a great big hug (but only if you're both consenting adults), and give them the gift of making sure they're also subscribed to Josh Swallows Broadway! Happy holidays, everyone! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:04:09

Ep16 - Lesli Margherita, the grand-poobah of all theatre

12/23/2019
Recorded the day after Josh received the news that his beloved show, The Prom, was closing, Leslie and Josh lament over why show business is one of the worst to work in. Lesli Margherita is an Olivier Award winning actress who made her Broadway debut in Matilda in 2013 after a successful run on the West End in Zorro, which earned her the award. She was recently in Dames at Sea here on Broadway, but made a big splash in the entertainment scene in 1997 in the TV show Fame LA. She is now about...

Duration:00:48:08

Ep15 - Jonathan Groff, if you love her, we support you

12/17/2019
Groff grew up Mennonite (aka diet-Amish) and rose to prominence in 2006 for his performance in the lead role of Melchior Gabor in the original Broadway production of Spring Awakening, for which he was nominated for the Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical. He also originated the role of King George in Hamilton. On TV and film he's known for Frozen, Frozen II, Mindhunter, and Glee among many others. Connect with Jonathan on Instagram: @grofffsauce Produced by Alan Seales and Dori...

Duration:00:51:48

Ep14 - Morgan James, tears before bedtime

12/3/2019
Morgan James is both an amazing recording artist, being one of the Postmodern Jukebox OG's, and a phenomenal Broadway actor. She made her Broadway debut in The Addams Family, followed by Wonderland, Godspell, Motown The Musical, and most recently in Kristin Chenoweth: For the Girls. Her character of Peggy also roams the streets, roasting some of the Great White Way's biggest names. Connect with Morgan Twitter: @morganjames Instagram: @morganjames Patreon YouTube Online gallery Facebook...

Duration:00:59:17

Ep13 - Jessica Vosk, back to the NJ balloon festival

11/25/2019
In partnership with TodayTix, Jessica Vosk was part of our first-ever live event held at WeWork in the Flatiron district held on Nov 14, 2019. According to Josh, she's the second coming. She literally went from a finance job on Wall Street to Broadway, with a little bit of a NJ balloon festival in there somewhere. Vosk may be best known for her performance as the lead role of Elphaba in Wicked, which she recently finished playing on Broadway at the Gershwin Theatre. She was Elphaba for...

Duration:01:01:30

Ep12 - NY City Center's EVITA creative team: Sammi Cannold, Emily Maltby, Valeria Solomonoff, and Rebecca Aparicio

11/19/2019
Getting the history lesson he never bargained for, Josh sits down with the creative team from NY City Center's upcoming production of EVITA, running Nov 13-24, 2019. This exquisite rock opera expands perceptions of icon Argentinian icon Eva Perón. There's gang fights, there's tangos, there's war, and that's just in this episode! Guests include director Sammi Cannold, co-choreographers and Emily Maltby, Valeria Solomonoff, and associate director Rebecca Aparicio. Get your tickets to EVITA...

Duration:00:48:35

Ep11 - Andy Karl and Barrett Doss, feel the intensity

11/5/2019
As a mini Groundhog Day reunion of sorts, Josh swallows Andy Karl and Barrett Doss whole. Andy Karl has appeared on Broadway in the original productions of Groundhog Day (for which he won the Olivier Award, Drama Desk Award and Outer Critics Circle Award), Legally Blonde, 9 to 5, and Rocky the Musical, as well as appearing in Wicked, The Mystery of Edwin Drood, Jersey Boys, On The Twentieth Century (for which he won the Outer Critics Circle Award) and And So It Goes. Barrett Doss originated...

Duration:00:47:13

Ep10 - Alex Wyse, it's not my fault you look like a pillow

10/22/2019
Growing up in Cleveland, Ohio, he made his way to Broadway to do many things, most of which include joking about Beth Leavel and co-creating, writing, directing, and starring in the web series Indoor Boys with Wesley Taylor. His Broadway credits include Lysistrata Jones, Spring Awakening, Waitress, and What the Constitution Means to Me (of which he also co-produced). On television, Wyse has appeared in multiple roles since 2010 including Bored to Death, Switched at Birth, The Bold and the...

Duration:01:00:15

Ep9 - Lisa Lampanelli, I'm into bi-conversion therapy

10/8/2019
Lisa Lampanelli is a former stand-up comedian, actress and insult comic. Much of her material is racy... and this episode with Josh is no different. With a career that spanned more than 30 years, Lisa Lampanelli was a constant on the comedy scene. With numerous tours, Grammy nominations, and national TV guest appearances and specials under her belt, Lisa made headlines in 2012 when she lost more than 100 pounds with the help of bariatric surgery. The comedian went on to speak with...

Duration:00:56:58