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Join award-winning musical theatre writer Joel B. New as he interviews the savviest singers he knows! Each guest brings multiple talents to the theatre industry, from photography to teaching to massage therapy, and their careers as performers have only been enriched by them. This biweekly podcast dissects what it means to be a working, multifaceted artist in America and always concludes with a song premiere from one of Joel B. New's latest musical projects.

Join award-winning musical theatre writer Joel B. New as he interviews the savviest singers he knows! Each guest brings multiple talents to the theatre industry, from photography to teaching to massage therapy, and their careers as performers have only been enriched by them. This biweekly podcast dissects what it means to be a working, multifaceted artist in America and always concludes with a song premiere from one of Joel B. New's latest musical projects.
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Join award-winning musical theatre writer Joel B. New as he interviews the savviest singers he knows! Each guest brings multiple talents to the theatre industry, from photography to teaching to massage therapy, and their careers as performers have only been enriched by them. This biweekly podcast dissects what it means to be a working, multifaceted artist in America and always concludes with a song premiere from one of Joel B. New's latest musical projects.

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@joelbnew

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Episodes

Episode 602 -- Ernie Pruneda: Unleashed!

9/9/2019
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Each week leading up to the October 6th concert premiere of Monkey Trouble Unleashed! at the Duplex Cabaret Theatre, I'm releasing a brand new episode of Something New: A Musical Theatre Podcast, featuring interviews with the cast and songs from the show. Fun! While you're enjoying this episode, get your tickets to the premiere of Monkey Trouble Unleashed! before we sell out! Do it! Do it, I say! Episode 602: Originally from McAllen, Texas, Ernie Pruneda holds a Bachelors of Music in...

Duration:00:33:08

Episode 601 -- Amy Jo Jackson: Unleashed!

9/2/2019
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We're back, dear listeners! (For five episodes. But still!) Each Monday leading up to the October 6th concert premiere of Monkey Trouble Unleashed! at the Duplex Cabaret Theatre, I'm releasing a brand new episode of Something New: A Musical Theatre Podcast, featuring interviews with the cast and songs from the show. Get your tickets to the premiere of Monkey Trouble Unleashed! before we sell out! Do it! Do it, I say! Episode 601: Amy Jo Jackson is an actor/singer/kabarettist and glitter...

Duration:00:47:22

Coming Labor Day 2019...

7/28/2019
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Hello, dear listeners! This Labor Day, “Something New” returns for a limited five-week engagement! Featuring interviews and performances by the cast and creative team of my brand new musical comedy, MONKEY TROUBLE UNLEASHED! All leading up to a world premiere concert on October 6th at the Duplex! Don’t monkey around and miss out! Get your tickets now!

Duration:00:01:41

Episode 514 - Series Finale!

1/14/2018
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The musical theatre podcast Something New premiered on January 14th, 2013. To commemorate the five-year anniversary, producer and host Joel B. New has released highlights from the series finale, which took place in concert on September 30th, 2017 at the Duplex in New York City. Ticket sales supported the Dramatists Guild Foundation. The performer lineup consisted entirely of previous guests from the show, spanning all five seasons: Bill Coyne, Liz Asti, Jen Waldman, Liz Ulmer, Nikka Graff...

Duration:01:12:13

Episode 513 - Tessa Raden (Program Manager, Dramatists Guild Foundation)

9/29/2017
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In anticipation of the #SomethingNewFinale, Joel hopped on the phone with Tessa Raden, Program Manager for the Dramatists Guild Foundation (www.dgf.org). "Something New" will conclude its fifth and final season live onstage at the Duplex on Saturday 9/30/17 at 6:30PM, with 100% of ticket sales going to support the DGF.

Duration:00:12:39

A Special Announcement

9/5/2017
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Every season, I celebrate all the guests and all the songs in the form of a live concert. And Season Five will be no exception! On September 30th at 6:30pm, please join me and performers from all five seasons at the Duplex! We’ll definitely laugh, we’ll possibly cry, and, most important, we’ll sing. A lot. http://www.purplepass.com/new930

Duration:00:03:59

Episode 512 - Stanley Martin ("Smoke & Mirrors")

8/14/2017
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JBN sat down with Stanley Martin from Broadway's ALADDIN, whose cabaret "Smoke & Mirrors" is happening on Monday, August 28th at the Metropolitan Room in NYC. For tickets, visit http://metropolitanroom.com/event.cfm?id=256069. Song Premiere: "Handbasket" by Joel B. New (www.joelbnew.com) This episode was recorded live in the Mary Rodgers Room at the Dramatists Guild (www.dramatistsguild.com)

Duration:00:43:45

Episode 511 - Amy Oestreicher (Author/Speaker/Actress)

7/24/2017
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Amy Oestreicher is a PTSD peer-to-peer specialist, artist, author, writer for The Huffington Post, speaker for TEDx and RAINN, health advocate, award-winning actress, and playwright. As a survivor and “thriver” of multiple traumas, Amy eagerly shares the gifts of life’s “beautiful detours” her educational programming, writing, mixed media art, performance and inspirational speaking. www.amyoes.com Song Premiere: "Hot AF (Acoustic Version)" by Joel B. New. Featuring Mike Pettry on guitar....

Duration:00:49:15

Episode 510 - Nadia Quinn (Performer/Writer/Producer/Photographer)

6/26/2017
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JBN sat down with Nadia Quinn, who pretty much does all the things. She's been on Broadway, she's got a thriving photography business, and so much more. Halfway through the interview, we were kicked out of our rehearsal room and so we finished recording in the hallways of Ripley-Grier. You're welcome. Song premiere: "I Play With Words, Not Guns" by Joel B. New. Recorded live on Tuesday, June 20th, 2017. Tickets to see JBN perform on MikeyPod Live on 6/26: http://bit.ly/MPodTix

Duration:00:37:56

Episode 509 - Deleted Scenes with Robbie Rozelle!

6/8/2017
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That's right, y'all. This conversation was so much fun, JBN had no choice but to share more of it with you. Right here, right now. Enjoy and see you at Robbie Rozelle's "Songs From Inside My Locker" at Feinstein's 54 Below on Friday, June 9th at 9:30pm! #SomethingNewPodcast

Duration:00:19:28

Episode 509 - Robbie Rozelle ("Songs From Inside My Locker")

6/5/2017
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JBN sat down with performer/writer/director/producer/designer Robbie Rozelle (www.robbierozelle.com) to discuss "Songs From Inside My Locker," his upcoming solo cabaret debut at Feinstein's 54 Below in NYC on Friday, June 9th @ 9:30pm. Visit www.54below.com for tickets! #SomethingNewPodcast

Duration:00:37:22

Episode 508 - Michael Kushner (Performer, Photographer, Makeup Artist)

5/22/2017
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JBN sat down with Michael Kushner, a performer, photographer, makeup artist and Founding Member of Musical Theatre Factory (mtf.nyc). Song Premiere: "Other Plans" from MACKENZIE & THE MISSING BOY. Music and lyrics by Joel B. New (joelbnew.com). michaelkushnerphotography.com, michaelkushneronline.com, @michaelkushnerphotography, @thedressingroomproject. Recorded live on Monday, May 15th, 2017 at the Dramatists Guild in NYC.

Duration:00:57:37

Episode 507 - Louisa Proske (Heartbeat Opera)

5/8/2017
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In Episode 507 of the Something New podcast, award-winning songwriter Joel B. New sat down with Louisa Proske, Founding Co-Artistic Director of Heartbeat Opera. Now entering its third season, Heartbeat Opera transforms great works of the operatic canon through visionary adaptations, radical arrangements for chamber ensembles, and intimate, visceral productions that put the singers and the instrumentalists at the center of the work. Heartbeat distills opera to its essence, and cultivates new...

Duration:00:43:52

Episode 506 - Katie Lynch (Backstage Bite)

4/24/2017
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JBN sat down with Katie Lynch, creator and host of the BroadwayWorld web series, "Backstage Bite." Song Premiere: "A Sometimes Food." Music and lyrics by Joel B. New. This episode was recorded live at Ripley-Grier Studios in NYC on 4/22/17. @backstagebite #SomethingNewPodcast

Duration:00:49:25

Episode 505 - Podcasting Theatrically

4/10/2017
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JBN shares his "Podcasting Theatrically" session with you, recorded live on March 25, 2017 at the Graduate Musical Theatre Writing Program (NYU Tisch). #SomethingNewPodcast

Duration:01:05:40

Episode 504 - Ben Coleman (Literary Supervisor, Samuel French Inc)

3/20/2017
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JBN sat down with Ben Coleman, the Literary Supervisor for Samuel French, Inc. Song Premiere: "Getting Lost In Brooklyn," music and lyrics by Joel B. New. Recorded live in the Mary Rodgers Room at the Dramatists Guild. For more info, visit joelbnew.com #SomethingNewPodcast

Duration:00:50:06

Episode 503 - Sas Goldberg & Luke Smith (SIGNIFICANT OTHER ON BROADWAY)

3/6/2017
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JBN sat down with Sas Goldberg and Luke Smith, two cast members of Joshua Harmon's terrific SIGNIFICANT OTHER, now playing on Broadway at the Booth Theatre. Song Premiere: "Crazy Song," music and lyrics by Joel B. New. Performed by Jason Pintar, featuring Mike Pettry on piano. For tickets to SIGNIFICANT OTHER, visit telecharge.com! #SomethingNewPodcast

Duration:00:56:53

Episode 502 - Kate Lumpkin (Professional Fairy Godmother)

2/20/2017
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JBN hangs out with Kate Lumpkin, a fabulous casting director and professional fairy godmother. Song premiere: "Bibbidi" with music and lyrics by Joel B. New. Performed by Miss Lumpkin featuring Gillian Berkowitz on piano.

Duration:00:53:27

Episode 501 - Marcus Monroe (Comic Juggler)

2/6/2017
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Season 5 Premiere! JBN sits down with the hilarious and talented Marcus Monroe (twitter.com/marcusmonroe). Song premiere: a setting of Maya Angelou's "On the Pulse of Morning" from President Bill Clinton's 1993 Inauguration; performed by Ernie Pruneda with Gillian Berkowitz. To watch the song on YouTube: https://youtu.be/JQ7i35F2NII #SomethingNewPodcast

Duration:01:01:33

Episode 418 - Livestream Season Finale Concert! (Presented by Howl Round TV)

10/31/2016
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The Season 4 finale of Joel B. New's musical theatre podcast "Something New" took to the stage in the form of a livestream concert on Saturday, October 8th. An audio recording of the event has been exclusively released to Broadway World on October 24th and will be available on all podcast platforms starting October 31st. The concert's lineup of singers included Tim Eliot, Devin Ilaw (Les Miserable, upcoming Miss Saigon), Amy Jo Jackson, Garth Kravits (The Drowsy Chaperone), Katharine Pettit,...

Duration:01:20:45