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With her unique style of hosting, best described as “Podcast Verite," actress Ilana Levine gives her listeners access to conversations with today's most fascinating celebrities -- with her raw, honest and hilarious interviews. Guests include Matthew Broderick, Lucas Hedges, Ben Platt, Edie Falco, Laura Linney, Judith Light, Tony Shalhoub, Molly Ringwald, Cynthia Nixon, Kristin Chenoweth and more. New episodes are released on Tuesdays.

With her unique style of hosting, best described as “Podcast Verite," actress Ilana Levine gives her listeners access to conversations with today's most fascinating celebrities -- with her raw, honest and hilarious interviews. Guests include Matthew Broderick, Lucas Hedges, Ben Platt, Edie Falco, Laura Linney, Judith Light, Tony Shalhoub, Molly Ringwald, Cynthia Nixon, Kristin Chenoweth and more. New episodes are released on Tuesdays.
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With her unique style of hosting, best described as “Podcast Verite," actress Ilana Levine gives her listeners access to conversations with today's most fascinating celebrities -- with her raw, honest and hilarious interviews. Guests include Matthew Broderick, Lucas Hedges, Ben Platt, Edie Falco, Laura Linney, Judith Light, Tony Shalhoub, Molly Ringwald, Cynthia Nixon, Kristin Chenoweth and more. New episodes are released on Tuesdays.

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Episodes

Episode 107 - David Korins, Part 2

8/20/2018
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Here is Part Two of Ilana's conversation with the extraordinary scenic designer, David Korins. David Korins - Broadway credits include - Hamilton, Dear Evan Hansen, Motown, Annie, Bring It On, Chinglish, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, An Evening with Patti LuPone & Mandy Patinkin, Magic/Bird, Godspell, The Pee-Wee Herman Show, Lombardi, Passing Strange and Bridge and Tunnel. He has also worked extensively both off-Broadway and regionally. David’s opera credits include The Gospel of...

Duration:00:50:37

Episode 106 - David Korins, Part 1

8/13/2018
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Here is Part One of Ilana's conversation with the extraordinary scenic designer, David Korins. David Korins - Broadway credits include - Hamilton, Dear Evan Hansen, Motown, Annie, Bring It On, Chinglish, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, An Evening with Patti LuPone & Mandy Patinkin, Magic/Bird, Godspell, The Pee-Wee Herman Show, Lombardi, Passing Strange and Bridge and Tunnel. He has also worked extensively both off-Broadway and regionally. David’s opera credits include The Gospel of...

Duration:00:49:36

Episode 105 - Jason Robert Brown, Recorded Live

8/6/2018
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Ilana interviewed JASON ROBERT BROWN live on the stage of City Center after the Encore Series Presentation of his song cycle "Songs for a New World" on the day his latest album "How We React and How We Recover" was released. In this intimate conversation Jason talks about being "adopted " by Hal Prince, his longtime collaboration with Daisy Prince, the joy and pain of winning Tony Awards for shows that had closed quickly and how he wrote the title song for his new album on the morning...

Duration:00:34:29

Auditions: The Good, The Bad, The Hilarious - Rebroadcast

7/30/2018
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Ilana sat down with Donna Murphy, Lesli Margherita, Emily Skeggs and Andrew Keenan Bolger to share war stories about auditioning. This conversation is equal parts hilarious and inspirational. Each of these Broadway stars has a unique perspective on the challenges and joys of putting yourself out there when faced with auditioning -- even though their careers have garnered them awards, accolades and fame. Their generosity in sharing how they approach the process of auditioning is a gift to...

Duration:00:43:52

Episode 104 - George Salazar

7/23/2018
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George Salazar is best known for originating the role of "Michael Mell" in Be More Chill (coming to the Signature off-Broadway this summer) and for his Drama Desk-nominated performance in off-Broadway's The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical. He was previously seen off-Broadway in Keen Company's Drama Desk-nominated revival of tick, tick... BOOM! and in David Byrne and Fatboy Slim's hit off-Broadway immersive musical, Here Lies Love. George made his Broadway debut singing "Light of...

Duration:01:15:59

Episode 103 - Beth Malone

7/16/2018
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Tony Award Nominated, Beth Malone, currently stars as “The Angel” in the Tony-award winning play Angels in America, with Andrew Garfield and Nathan Lane. Beth Malone was nominated for her game-changing role of “Alison” in Fun Home. Writing for the New York Times, Ben Brantley singled out Beth’s performance as one that “expertly turns seeming self-effacement into penetrating presence.” Steve Suskin, reviewing for the Huffington Post, called Beth “powerful…the glue that holds the show...

Duration:00:56:10

Episode 102 - Andrew Keenan-Bolger

7/9/2018
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Andrew Keenan-Bolger is an actor, director, author and filmmaker. He recently starred as “Jesse Tuck” in Tuck Everlasting on Broadway (Drama League Award nominee). He created the role of "Crutchie" in the Original Broadway Cast of Newsies (Outer Critics Circle nominee) and in the record-breaking Newsies: The Broadway Musical film. Other Broadway: Mary Poppins, Seussical, Beauty and the Beast, A Christmas Carol. 1st Nat'l Tours: Spelling Bee, How The Grinch Stole Christmas, Mary Poppins,...

Duration:00:58:06

Episode 101 - Matt Bomer

7/2/2018
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Matt Bomer is one of Hollywood’s most exciting actors working today. After receiving a BFA Degree from Carnegie Mellon University, Bomer moved to New York where he worked on such acclaimed productions as “Spring Awakening” and “Grey Gardens.” He also starred as Ernest Hemingway in “Villa America” at the Williamstown Theater Festival. Soon after, he got the lead role on the ABC series “Traveler,” produced by Academy Award winners Bruce Cohen and Dan Jinks. He had recurring roles on the...

Duration:00:57:46

Episode 100+ - Matthew Broderick, Recorded Live

6/25/2018
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In celebration of 100 episodes Matthew Broderick joined Ilana for a live podcast event with proceeds from ticket sales going to The Trevor Project. Listeners will feel like they are part of the conversation between old friends catching up. Broderick is a two-time Tony award-winning stage actor and instantly recognizable film presence, Matthew Broderick was most recently on screen in Rules Don’t Apply opposite Warren Beatty, Annette Bening and Lily Collins. He will next star in Look Away...

Duration:00:45:58

Episode 100 - Robbie Rozelle

6/18/2018
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Robbie Rozelle is a director, writer, performer, producer and graphic designer. He has directed and written or co-written sold-out cabaret shows for Tony Award nominees Melissa Errico and Kate Baldwin, Nikka Graff Lanzarone (Women on the Verge...), RuPaul's Drag Race season 7 contestant Mrs. Kasha Davis and frequent collaborator Jessica Vosk (Elephaba in Wicked), among others. In 2017, he sold out Feinstein's/54 Below twice with his debut cabaret solo act, "Songs From Inside My Locker",...

Duration:00:21:07

Episode 99 - Robert Nassau

6/11/2018
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Robert Nassau is an award winning film and television editor. He is best known for “The Big Sick,” “Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp,” “Wanderlust,” “Funny or Die, “Hello My Name is Doris,” “Wainy Days,” and “Horrible People." Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:42:44

Episode 98 - Jesse Tyler Ferguson

6/5/2018
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Jesse Tyler Ferguson joined the Little Known Facts host Ilana Levine for a live podcast recording at the W Hotel in Times Square as part of their “Broadway at the W” series. Proceeds went to benefit TieTheKnot.org. Jesse is the star of the ABC award winning series Modern Family now going into its 10th season and is currently starring in Log Cabin at Playwrights Horizons in New York City. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:51:37

Episode 97 - Abigail Pogrebin

5/29/2018
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Abigail Pogrebin starred in the original production of the Stephen Sondheim- Hal Prince musical, "Merrily We Roll Along." Abby was also part of the original "Free To Be You and Me" concept album and television special. Ms. Pogrebin is the author of three books, including “Stars of David,” which was adapted for the Off-Broadway stage, “Showstopper” — an Amazon Kindle Single bestseller that chronicled her teenage adventures in the Broadway flop, “Merrily We Roll Along,” and the most recent...

Duration:00:58:33

Episode 96 - Joe Iconis and Jennifer Tepper, recorded at BroadwayCon 2018

5/22/2018
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JOE ICONIS - As a composer - lyricist - book writer, he has authored the musicals Be More Chill, Broadway Bounty Hunter, Bloodsong of Love, The Black Suits, ReWrite, Theaterworks USA’s The Plant That Ate Dirty Socks and We The People, and the currently in development Hunter S. Thompson Musical and Love In Hate Nation. The original cast recording of his musical phenomenon Be More Chill has over 80 million streams, and his song “Broadway, Here I Come!” was hailed by the New York Times as a...

Duration:00:47:34

Episode 95 - Roma Torre

5/15/2018
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Roma Torre, a recipient of an Emmy® and more than 30 other awards, is celebrating her 25th anniversary at NY1, New York’s popular cable news channel, where she is an anchor and theater critic. Torre began her television career at CBS’ flagship station, New York’s Channel 2, becoming a news writer and producer. Then, with Cablevision’s formation of the country's first 24-hour local news station, News12 Long Island, Torre was among the first reporters hired. At the station, she reported,...

Duration:01:02:35

Episode 94 - Katie Finneran

5/8/2018
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Katie Finneran is featured in the third season of Netflix's critically acclaimed drama, Bloodline. Shot in the Florida Keys, Bloodline follows the story of a black sheep son from a respected family who threatens to expose dark secrets from their past. Sibling loyalties are put to the test in this dark, edgy show. Finneran last appeared on Broadway in 2015 It's Only a Play at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre starring Martin Short, Maulik Pancholy, F. Murray Abraham, Matthew Broderick,...

Duration:00:58:53

Episode 93 - Michael Ian Black

5/1/2018
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Michael Ian Black is a multi-media talent who’s starred in numerous films and TV series, written and/or directed two films, is a prolific author and commentator, and regularly tours the country performing his ribald brand of jokes and observations. He most recently starred in TVLand's “The Jim Gaffigan Show” and Comedy Central’s “Another Period.” He also reprised one of his iconic film roles in Netflix’s “Wet Hot American Summer: Ten Years Later,” and previously in "Wet Hot American...

Duration:00:58:01

Episode 92 - Laura Benanti, Recorded Live at the W Hotel Times Square

4/24/2018
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Tony Award-winner LAURA BENANTI can now be seen in the Samantha Bee and Jason Jones TBS comedy, The Detour. Additional TV credits include Supergirl, Nashville, guest-starring as songbird Sadie Stone; The Good Wife; and Showtime’s Nurse Jackie. Most recently, Laura co-starred along side Amy Schumer and Keegan Michael Key in Steve Martin’s hit Broadway play, Meteor Shower. In 2016, Laura completed her Tony nominated role (and 5th nomination) as Amalia Balash in the hit Broadway Musical,...

Duration:00:50:50

Episode 91 - Jennifer Tepper

4/17/2018
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Jennifer Ashley Tepper is the Creative and Programming Director at Feinstein’s/54 Below, where she has curated orproduced over 3000 shows, including musicals in concert, original solo acts, theatrical reunions, songwriter celebrations, and more. Tepper's leadership at the venue has gained praise from publications including The Huffington Post, The New York Times, Buzzfeed,Playbill, Newsday, the New York Post, and more. As a writer, Tepper has authored three volumes of The Untold Stories...

Duration:00:50:55

Episode 90 - Kevin McCollum

4/10/2018
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Kevin McCollum has received the Tony Award for Best Musical for "In the Heights" (2008), "Avenue Q" (2004), and "Rent" (1996), which also won the Pulitzer Prize. He is currently represented on Broadway with the Olivier Award-winning "The Play That Goes Wrong." He produced "Something Rotten!" (Broadway, National Tour), "Hand to God" ( Broadway, West End), "Motown: The Musical" (Broadway, West End, and National Tour), "The Drowsy Chaperone" in 2006, which won five Tony Awards, Baz Luhrmann’s...

Duration:00:34:17