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14 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Andy Karl. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Andy Karl, often where they are interviewed.

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14 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Andy Karl. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Andy Karl, often where they are interviewed.

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#48 - Now Batting: Andy Karl

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Andy Karl steps into the Batter's Box for Episode 48 of Break a Bat! Karl is an Olivier Award Winner and 3-time Tony Award nominee with more than a dozen Broadway credits to his name. One of those credits includes a performance that's beloved by our sports fans in Rocky the Musical, in which he portrayed the iconic Rocky Balboa. With other Broadway credits that include Legally Blonde, Jersey Boys, Pretty Woman, and Groundhog Day, Karl has some great behind the scenes stories about 'championing through' those roles as told to host Al Malafronte in this episode.

With an athletic background of his own, Karl also discusses working in percentages to make it through sometimes grueling Broadway schedules, as he says gearing yourself up for a show is in so many ways like gearing yourself up for a game. This mindset is not unlike what made Baseball Hall of Famer Cal Ripken Jr. so successful for Karl's hometown Baltimore Orioles, and led to a fascinating conversation about what it would take a Broadway performer to achieve the equivalent of Ripken's record-setting streak of 2,632 consecutive performances on the field.

Hosted by Al Malafronte

Produced by the Broadway Podcast Network 

Edited by Matthew Hendershot

Connect with Andy Karl on Instagram: @andy_karl and Twitter: @andy_karl

Connect with Break a Bat! on Instagram: @break_a_bat_podcast

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Aug 26 2020 · 48mins
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Orfeh & Andy Karl: Pretty Woman, Legally Blonde, Legally Bound

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This week I’m chatting with two of Broadway’s most powerful voices, Orfeh and Andy Karl. Tony and Grammy Award nominee Orfeh most recently starred as Kit De Luca in Pretty Woman the Musical on Broadway with her husband, Andy Karl, an Olivier Award winner and three-time Tony nominee, starring as Edward. The power couple share how they are continuing to create during the Covid pandemic, how they are helping to raise funds for local charities and the lasting impact of Broadway.  Plus, the duo gives a special performance of Pretty Woman’s “Rodeo Drive.”

She has a “powerhouse voice” (New York Times). He is “a theater world heartthrob” (New York Times). And together Orfeh and Andy Karl have had an impressively long run as one of Broadway’s best couples. Although they met while doing the Broadway production of Saturday Night Fever and were married in 2001, their irrepressible chemistry became the stuff of legend when they co-starred in Legally Blonde in 2007, which garnered Orfeh a Tony nomination. Karl earned his own Tony nods for Rocky, On the Twentieth Century and Groundhog Day (for which he received an Olivier Award). Fresh off their run in Pretty Woman as Kit De Luca and Edward Lewis, the power couple celebrates the release of their album with their hit show, Legally Bound.

Orfeh: official website Instagram and Twitter

Andy Karl: official website Instagram and Apple Music  

Charities:

Broadway Cares

Humane Society of New York

No Kid Hungry

St. Jude’s

For more information, please visit www.TamsenFadal.com or Broadway Profiles  

May 16 2020 · 27mins

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Personally Speaking ep. 6 (Andy Karl)

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In this episode of Personally Speaking, Monsignor Jim Lisante is joined by three-time Tony nominee Andy Karl, who’s performing in a one-night presentation at Lincoln Center, marking the 50th anniversary of “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.”

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Feb 20 2020 · 28mins
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Ep11 - Andy Karl and Barrett Doss, feel the intensity

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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 the role of Rita Hanson in Groundhog Day after a run in You Can't Take It With You. She stars as Megan in Iron Fist on Netflix, and is also known for TV roles on Station 19, Person of Interest, 30 Rock, and Grey's Anatomy.


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Produced by Alan Seales and Dori Berinstein.

A proud member of the Broadway Podcast Network.

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Nov 05 2019 · 51mins

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Groundhog Minute 80 – Andy Karl is as Good an Actor as Laurence Olivier

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Tyler from  Fantastic Mr Fox Minute is here to enlighten us on Phil’s Big Adventure and the Groundhog Day musical. We ponder Phil’s parentage, get Dave’s feelings on homelessness, and segue to a segway.

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Our theme music is I Got You Babe by Sonny and Cher. Written by Sonny Bono.

Dec 27 2018 · 53mins
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Ep4 - Andy Karl

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Olivier Award winning and three time Tony nominated actor Andy Karl joins us this week. Throughout his time in New York, he has done 13 Broadway shows, earning him the trust of the Broadway community. He tells us about his early beginnings, his definition of success, and the changes he sees in the theatre community over time.

Andy is currently starring as Edward in Broadway’s Pretty Woman: The Musical. He’s also known on TV as Sgt Mike Dodds on Law & Order: SVU. Past roles include (our favorite) Kyle the UPS Guy in Legally Blonde The Musical, Tommy DeVito in Jersey Boys, Rocky Balboa in Rocky The Musical (Tony nomination), Bruce Granit in On The Twentieth Century (Tony nomination), Phil Connors in Groundhog Day (Olivier Award, Outer Critics Circle Award, Tony and Drama Desk nominations), in addition to many other shows like Wicked, 9 to 5, The Wedding Singer, The Mystery of Edwin Drood and Altar Boyz.

Connect with Andy:Facebook.com/TheAndyKarlInstagram.com/Andy_KarlTwitter.com/Andy_KarlConnect with The Theatre Podcast:Twitter & Instagram: @theatre_podcastFacebook.com/OfficialTheatrePodcastTheTheatrePodcast.comAlan’s personal Instagram: @alansealesJillian’s personal Instagram: @jillianhochmanEmail us at feedback@thetheatrepodcast.com. We want to know what you think.Thank you to our friends Jukebox The Ghost for our intro and outro music. You can find them on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook @jukeboxtheghost or via the web via jukeboxtheghost.com.

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Nov 12 2018 · 49mins
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Andy Karl - Episode #68

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Andy Karl (ROCKY, GROUNDHOG DAY, PRETTY WOMAN) has been the leading man in a musical on Broadway in nearly every season for the last decade. He is known for his talent, dedication to the work, and great sense of humor. Andy and Rory go way back to working on HAPPY DAYS THE MUSICAL for the late great Garry Marshall, who co-wrote Andy's current hit show PRETTY WOMAN. Andy discusses the joy of getting to do what you love at a dinner theater and the agony of getting a closing notice when you are on Broadway. There is also a surprise guest appearance by his wife and co-star Orfeh. They talk about the upside to working together on an 8 show a week schedule.

This episode is sponsored by Goldstar! If you are one of the first 200 listeners who use the promo code RORY, you'll get $10 off your purchase of tickets to live events in your area!

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Sep 21 2018 · 1hr 14mins
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Andy Karl

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The "Pretty Woman" star on nostalgia, reviews, and that injured knee.

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Sep 04 2018 · 26mins
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19 "I'd Rather Be Sitting (On Andy Karl's Face)"

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What movie did Lindsay Lohan star in opposite a porn star? Who will win at this year's Tony Awards? If you can't sit on Andy Karl's face, who is the next best option? Matt and John discuss ALL this and more in the latest Broadway Breakdown!
May 22 2018 · 52mins
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Andy Karl: 'Groundhog Day' Seven Days A Week

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Tony Nominee Andy Karl from Broadway's Groundhog Day shares what makes the script irresistible and his thoughts on movies turned musicals. This episode originally aired on May 12, 2017.
Aug 11 2017 · 53mins
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