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7 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Rena Strober. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Rena Strober, often where they are interviewed.

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7 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Rena Strober. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Rena Strober, often where they are interviewed.

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Interview with Rena Strober

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We had the pleasure of interviewing Rena Strober over Zoom video! 

From New York to Los Angeles, Rena Strober is praised for her Broadway performances, TV roles, Voice-Over Work and her 1-woman show Spaghetti & Matzo Balls!. She has also received rave reviews for her album Finding Home.

Rena appeared on Broadway as Cosette in Les Miserables, and starred opposite Betty Buckely, Peter Scolari in the Off-Broadway comedy White’s Lies. Her 1- woman show, Spaghetti & Matzo Balls!, has run Off-Broadway in NY, Los Angeles and in Leeds, England to enlightened and entertained, sold out houses. Rena toured the country with Fiddler on the Roof as Tzeitel playing opposite Topol, Harvey Fierstein & Theo Bikel. Rena originated the role of Tonya in the pre-Broadway production of Zhivago (Directed by Des McNuff) at the La Jolla Playhouse for which she was awarded the Outer Critics Circle Award.

Rena is a recurring guest star on the Disney Channel’s Liv & Maddie playing Liv’s wacky manager Becky Bickelhoff. She has also been seen playing Chuckie’s attourney Emily Knowland on Shameless and her voice has been heard recently on The Big Bang Theory.  Her voice is also heard on dozens of animated cartoons including DisneyXD’s PENN ZERO, EVER AFTER HIGH and dozens of popular video games. 

On stage in Los Angeles Rena received rave reviews for her performance in STONEFACE: The Rise & Fall of Buster Keaton at the Pasadena Playhouse. She played Norma Talmadge & Eleanor Keaton alongside French Stewart.(3rd Rock from the Sun & MOM)  Earlier this year Rena worked with Jason Alexander on another LA premiere of When You’re in Love the Whole World is Jewish.   Rena’s first feature film Waiting in the Wings: The Musical Movie has been playing at film festivals around the world!

Some of Rena’s proudest moments are singing ‘God Bless America’ at home plate at Shea Stadium and belting out the National Anthem on the dais for the infamous Friar’s Roasts. Rena is one of the youngest members of the NY Friar’s Club.  Rena also sings the national anthem for NASA for rocket launches and most recently at JPL for the landing of the Mars Rover Curiosity.

When Rena is not working as an actor, she is found teaching voice for the Academy of Music for the Blind. Her students range from 4-17 years old and all live with no vision. The Academy recently recieved a grant from Josh Groban’s foundation Find Your Light.  For more information on this incredible music school, please visit www.ouramb.org

Rena currently lives and works in LA.

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Sep 06 2020 · 36mins
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Jason Alexander And Rena Strober Talk About Parenthood, Rena’s Imagine That Album & The Importance Of Music

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Jason Alexander and Rena Strober sat down with me to talk about Rena’s new album, Imagine That! The Sesame Street Music of Joe Raposo & Jeff Moss. We talk about the inspiration for the album, Jason’s part in the album and the wonderful singing from the The Blind Children's Choir. Jason and Rena talk about their creative process and the importance of music. Then, we move our conversation to the parenthood. Jason and Rena each share their experience of raising kids and the values they look to instill and some advice for new parents. Lastly, we finish the interview with the Fatherhood Quick Five. 
About Imagine That! The Sesame Street Music of Joe Raposo & Jeff Moss
Award-winning Broadway, film, and television actor and advocate for the blind, Rena Strober, recently released her new family album, Imagine That! The Sesame Street Music of Joe Raposo & Jeff Moss. The album sparkles with contributions from such luminaries as Jason Alexander, French Stewart, Michael-Leon Wooley, Deborah Grausman, acclaimed opera singer Cristina Jones, and DOTZ, The Blind Children's Choir. Go to renastrober.com to purchase Imagine That. 
About Rena Strober
From New York to Los Angeles, Rena Strober is praised for her Broadway performances, TV roles, Voice-Over Work and her 1-woman show Spaghetti & Matzo Balls!. Then, she received rave reviews for her album Finding Home. Rena appeared on Broadway as Cosette in Les Miserables. She has also starred opposite Betty Buckely, Peter Scolari in the Off-Broadway comedy White’s Lies. Her 1- woman show, Spaghetti & Matzo Balls!, has run Off-Broadway in NY, Los Angeles and in Leeds, England. Rena toured the country with Fiddler on the Roof as Tzeitel playing opposite Topol, Harvey Fierstein and Theo Bikel. Then, she originated the role of Tonya in the pre-Broadway production of Zhivago (Directed by Des McNuff) at the La Jolla Playhouse for which she was awarded the Outer Critics Circle Award.
Plus, Rena is found teaching voice for the Academy of Music for the Blind. Her students range from 4-17 years old and all live with no vision. Because of her great work, the Academy recently received a grant from Josh Groban’s foundation Find Your Light.  For more information on this incredible music school, please visit www.ouramb.org Rena currently lives and works in LA. Follow Rena on Twitter at @RenaStrober. 
About Jason Alexander 
Because of his best known for his award-winning as the iconic George Costanza of television’s Seinfeld Jason Alexander has achieved international recognition. Jason's work is noted for its extraordinary diversity from lauded performances on stage, screen and television. Plus, he has done great work with his extensive works as a writer, composer, director, producer and acting teacher.
Jason began as a teenager doing commercials for television and radio. Later in college, he made his Broadway debut in the original cast of the Hal Prince/Stephen Sondheim musical Merrily We Roll Along. Then, he continued starring on Broadway in the original casts of Kander and Ebb’s The Rink, Neil Simon’s Broadway Bound, Rupert Holmes’ Accomplice and his Tony Award-winning performance in Jerome Robbin’s Broadway. Jason authored the libretto for that show and won the Tony Award for Best Musical.
His many films include Pretty Woman, Jacob’s Ladder, Love Valor Compassion, Rocky and Bullwinkle and The Hunchback of Notre Dame. Jason directed the feature films For Better or Worse and Just Looking. He directed television episodes of Seinfeld, Til Death, Everybody Hates Chris, and Criminal Minds. Also, his direction of Brad Paisley’s “Online” video won him a Country Music Award.
In his spare time he is an award-winning magician, children’s book author and poker champion. Jason is a political and social activist, martial artist, ceramicist, teacher and a husband to artist Daena Title and proud dad of his sons, Gabriel and Noah. Follow Jason on Twitter at @IJasonAlexander.
Sep 03 2020 · 38mins

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Ep. 58: What does Sesame Street music have to do with guide dogs? September is National Guide Dog Month; with Rena Strober

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Rena Strober is a Broadway, film, and television actor (Disney’s Liv & Maddie, VEEP, and Shameless ) is also an advocate for the blind. Her brand new album, “Imagine That! The Sesame Street Music of Joe Raposo & Jeff Moss,” features an all-blind children’s choir, as well as many famous guest artists. Rena tells us what makes this album so incredibly special. “What the world needs now, more than ever, is the music of Sesame Street. We need to be reminded that being kind is simple and being ‘different’ is beautiful,” says Rena.

Links and notes related to this episode can be found at https://mpetersonmusic.com/podcast/episode58Facebook Page Instagram LinkedIn Twitter
Sep 01 2020 · 30mins
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Episode 6 - Rena Strober

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***WARNING*** EXPLICIT CONTENT

In this episode, I speak with Rena Strober, who played an attorney in Season 5, Episode 9 of Shameless.  The episode contains discussion of prison rape.

Aug 20 2020 · 17mins

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ONCE UPON A MATTRESS with Rena Strober

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WARNING: there's nothing "shy" about this episode! ;) Actress Rena Strober joins us to shed a little love on the summer camp musical to end all summer camp musicals: ONCE UPON A MATTRESS. Carol Burnett, the Rodgers Dynasty, golden age comedy, and champagne bought with your unemployment insurance...this episode has it all. 

Be sure to follow Rena on Twitter @renastrober and support her new album IMAGINE THAT! with the writers of Sesame Street. http://www.renastrober.bandcamp.com Don't forget to follow us on Twitter and Instagram @amusicalpodcast for more great content, and check out our TeePublic store https://www.teepublic.com/user/a-musical-theatre-podcast

Aug 09 2020 · 59mins
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Watching a Mob Hit with Singer/Actress Rena Strober (Veep, Les Miserables)

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Broadway Singer/Actress Rena Strober was singing at an Italian restaurant in New York when she heard what sounded like a gunshot. (Because it was!) Here’s a few links to help you get the most out of Story Worthy- if you’re listening on an iPhone, all you need to do is tap the cover art while the show is playing, and you’ll see the episode notes, including the links. There is one to subscribe, http://bit.ly/2eSlJZw please do! There’s one to our Facebook page and to our email address. We’d love to hear from you, either there, or on our survey at wondery.com/survey. You’ll also find some special deals courtesy of our sponsors like Hello Fresh (promo code STORY30) Casper Mattress, LeTote, and Audible (promo code STORYWORTHY). It’s good karma guys!
Apr 17 2017 · 36mins
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The Building Years- Episode 168: Rena Strober (Shameless, The Young and the Restless)

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Rena Strober joins The Building Years to discuss her transition from being on Broadway to Hollywood actress, being the lead voice in the upcoming video game Republique, and how important it is to be a go-getter in the entertainment industry.
Oct 24 2014 · 33mins