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6 minutes | Sep 28, 2019
In this final episode, I explain why I'm ending the podcast, and where you can find me in the future. The podcast archive will be available until January of 2020. Get Elsie Cast stuff on my TeePublic shop.
62 minutes | Aug 11, 2019
63: Andrew Forste on being House Properties at the Sondheim
We have the Elsie Fest date! My guest Andrew Forste is on the podcast to talk about working backstage at the Stephen Sondheim theater, his child as a musical theater actor, the Elsie alums he's worked with, and his celebrity sister. Stay tuned to the end to hear Matthew Morrison's Hairspray medley from Elsie Fest 2018.
41 minutes | Jul 14, 2019
62: Glee's Impact on Society
When my husband told me that two of his students gave a presentation called "The Impact of Glee on Society," I knew I had to interview them. Our conversation is also a fitting tribute for the sixth anniversary of Cory Monteith's death. You can follow Lucy and Kyleigh on Instagram @ImpactofGlee Support the podcast on Indiegogo or buy something from my shop.
41 minutes | Jun 23, 2019
61: 42nd Street Stitches
I talk to Kristen Daniels of 42nd Street Stitches! We nerd out about musicals and stitchery and the whole thing ends with Darren Criss and Nick Jonas singing Brotherhood of Man. Support the podcast on my Indiegogo. We are both members of the Broadway Makers Alliance.
48 minutes | May 27, 2019
60: Jason SweetTooth Williams on Be More Chill and Broadway Bounty Hunter
I chat with Jason SweetTooth Williams about his off-Broadway musical Broadway Bounty Hunter, opening this summer, and his Broadway musical Be More Chill, how he got his start in musicals, and what it's like to wear those tighty-whities in front of 900 people every night. Cover art used by permission: April "Pinkie" Davis Help support the podcast by contributing to my Indiegogo. Buy Elsie Cast merch
46 minutes | May 5, 2019
59: Jeremy Jordan is at Waitress and Jen's here to talk about it
My guest is Jennifer Lyn from Jeremy-Jordan.com and we're talking about Jeremy! Shop Jennifer Lyn Treasures Support the podcast on my Indiegogo. Shop Elsie Cast merch. Episode updated 5-6-19.
51 minutes | Feb 13, 2019
58: Producer Ashlee Latimer
I interview Producer/Director/Writer Ashlee Latimer about her work on Be More Chill, Once On This Island, and Hadestown, her approach to life, and our mutual love of Darren Criss. I found her inspiring and I think you will too. Click here to support the Indiegogo.
34 minutes | Jan 27, 2019
57: Be More Chill at the Guggenheim
On Monday, January 21st I went to a Works & Process event at the Guggenheim Museum. The Creatives from Be More Chill were there to discuss the show with Laura Heywood and a medical ethicist. The event was terrific and I was able to interview some fans, members of the panel, and two of the cast members who performed at the event. Watch the full panel and performances here. Thanks to Works & Process and to my guests: Alex, Max, Diane, Laura Heywood, Will Roland, Joe Iconis, Chase Brock, and George Salazar. Music in this episode is from the Be More Chill Karaoke Contest and my own recording from Elsie Fest 2018. Cover image courtesy of Be More Chill. Click here to give $5 to my Indiegogo and enter to win Lights of Broadway cards signed by George Salazar and Joe Iconis. Click here for more information on the Frankenshark.
49 minutes | Jan 14, 2019
56: Sounds from Broadwaycon 2019
Listen to my adventures at Broadwaycon 2019! Featuring one-on-one interviews with fans, excerpts from panels, and George Salazar talking about his experience at Elsie Fest. Plus a song from Laura Osnes! Help me grow the podcast by contributing to my Indiegogo. Buy Elsie Cast merch (including the shirt I'm wearing in the photo) at my TeePublic Shop.
46 minutes | Jan 1, 2019
55: Get ready for Broadwaycon with Mardie Baldo
Mardie and I discuss her upcoming panel at Broadwaycon titled "Broadway is for AnyBODY" as well as what we're looking forward to at the con. Mardie gives some tips for enjoying the con, as well. And of course we talk about Elsie Fest and all the fun we had there! Mardie's panel will take place Saturday at 11:15am in the Regent Room. Also, I'm launching an Indiegogo. Please contribute here if the podcast is important to you.
28 minutes | Nov 11, 2018
54: Teddy Toye and Becca Lee talk about The Prom
The Prom was one of the new musicals featured at Elsie Fest 2018. Ensemble members Teddy Toye and Becca Lee are here to talk about this new musical, their experience at Elsie Fest, and what it means to be part of the ensemble in a Broadway show.
39 minutes | Oct 21, 2018
53: Be More Chill
I interview the Music Director and Vocal Arranger from the soon-to-be Broadway show Be More Chill! We talk about what it means to be a Music Director, what it's been like working on an off-Broadway show that's also a viral internet hit, and how to get a show ready for a performance at Elsie Fest. Enjoy! (Cover photo by Maria Baranova courtesy of Be More Chill)
25 minutes | Oct 13, 2018
52: Sounds From Elsie Fest 2018
It's Sounds From Elsie Fest 2018! I interview Kiki, Tori, and Bryce, then there's a singalong with last episode's Kenney Green from Marie's Crisis Piano Bar, and then highlights from Alex Newell, Joshua Henry, Sutton Foster and Darren Criss! A touch of sunstroke plus recording issues made this year's Sounds From Elsie Fest a short one, but I hope it lets you enjoy (or relive) the festival. Welcome to Season 3 of Elsie Cast!
39 minutes | Oct 2, 2018
51: The Man Behind the Marie's Crisis Piano
Get psyched up for Elsie Fest with me and Kenney Green, one of two Marie's Crisis piano players who make the singalongs at Elsie Fest happen.
45 minutes | Jul 29, 2018
50: The return of Jen from Jeremy-Jordan.com
Back by popular demand, Jen is here to talk about Jeremy Jordan's recent concert, changes at Waitress, and the contest we'd like to see Nick Barasch and Etai Benson have at the next Elsie Fest. And I have a few wise words for those who are waiting for Elsie Fest dates.
47 minutes | Jul 1, 2018
49: Coloring Broadway
I talk to Andrea Koehling, Chief Coloring Officer of Coloring Broadway. We had a great time talking and came up with a splendid idea I think you're going to like. More about Coloring Broadway at their website: coloringbroadway.com. Shop Elsie Cast merch at TeePublic.
48 minutes | Jun 17, 2018
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44 minutes | Jun 4, 2018
47: In which I awkwardly fangirl at Nick Barasch and then we fan together about things
I check off an item from the Elsie Cast bucket list by interviewing Nicholas Barasch, who is most recently known for playing Arpad in the 2016 revival of She Loves Me. I gush at him, we gush together about various Elsie alums, and then Ingrid Michaelson sings Broadway. You'll have fun listening! Also check out my new shop at TeePublic!
36 minutes | May 21, 2018
46: Wicked Frozen
I interview Wicked Frozen writers Zoe Farmingdale and Toby Singer about their new off-Broadway show, finding a career in the arts, and what Wicked and Frozen have in common. This is the fixed version and should work. Earlier technical difficulties are resolved. Thank you for your patience.
41 minutes | May 6, 2018
45: Rise producing director Rosemary Rodriguez
I interview Rise producing director Rosemary Rodriguez about her work on the show. Mostly we gush about Auli'i Cravalho. Because obviously. Find out more about Rosemary at www.rosemaryrodriguez.com Please subscribe to Elsie Cast and tell your friends about the podcast. Check out my shop on Zazzle.
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