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#254 MARY TESTA, Actress

BEHIND THE CURTAIN: BROADWAY'S LIVING LEGENDS » Podcast

SHOWS: In Trousers, 42nd Street (2000), Oklahoma (2019)For over forty years New York audiences have had the great pleasure of watching three-time Tony nominee Mary Testa light up the stage with her brilliant work in such shows as In Trousers, Barnum, The Rink, On The Town, 42nd Street, Xanadu, Oklahoma, Marie Christine, Queen of the Mist, and First Daughter Suite, amongst so many more. Now, Mary sits down with Rob and Kevin to look back on her career, her triumphs, and an intimate conversation about her strength and desire to keep telling stories.Mary pulls back the curtain on her career to discuss how she riffed in front of Stephen Sondheim (and how she got banned from some casting directors because of it), what it was like creating In Trousers, and why her ability to tell nothing but the truth has been her creative guiding light.Also, Mary shines the spotlight on William Finn, Betty Comden and Adolph Green, and Chita Rivera!Become a sponsor of Behind The Curtain and get early access to interviews, private playlists, and advanced knowledge of future guests so you can ask the legends your own questions. Go to: http://bit.ly/2i7nWC4 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1hr 13mins

22 Mar 2021

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Actress Mary Testa talks about her career in theatre, television and film.

Please Join Me with Joe Traina

Joe Traina sits down with Mary Testa to discuss her career and life during COVID. Follow Mary on Instagram: @marytesta.actress Get Mary's album, "Have Faith": music.apple.com/us/album/have-faith/1303569576 Follow Please Join Me on Instagram: @pleasejoinmepod Find Joe Traina: joetrainamusic.com This podcast was produced by Caroline Voigt of CVPromotions.--- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/appSupport this podcast: https://anchor.fm/joe-traina/support

24mins

27 Nov 2020

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Episode #1: Mary Testa (On the Town, Guys and Dolls, Queen of the Mist)

on the callboard: a theatre podcast

We are joined this week by 3 Time Tony Nominee, Mary Testa. Her work on stage and screen has spanned over 45 years, with an electric voice and magnetic presence Mary continues to challenge audiences through her work. Please welcome Mary Testa to the callboard. @onthecallboard--- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/appSupport this podcast: https://anchor.fm/onthecallboard/support

53mins

25 Nov 2020

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Tony Award Nominee Mary Testa

The Audition Helper

The Audition Helper interviews star of stage and television Mary Testa, who recently received a Tony Award nomination for her performance in the Daniel Fish production of OKLAHOMA. 

46mins

29 Oct 2020

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18 - LIVE: Mary Testa & Jackie Hoffman

My Broadway Memory

Mary Testa was recently nominated for a Tony Award for her performance as Aunt Eller in the 2019 Broadway Revival of Oklahoma! She has been seen on Broadway in Wicked, Guys and Dolls, Xanadu, Chicago, 42nd St., Marie Christine, On the Town, Forum, The Rink, Marilyn and Barnum. Off-Broadway includes Portuguese Kid, Government Inspector, First Daughter Suite, Queen of the Mist, See What I Wanna See and A New Brain. Much film and television. Twelve original cast albums. Multiple Tony, Lucille Lortel, Drama Desk, Drama League nominations and a special Drama Desk award celebrating ‘Three Decades of Outstanding Work.’@marytesta.actressJackie Hoffman: Emmy-nominated for her performance in FX’s Feud! Select TV/Film: Gilmore Girls, Difficult People, Elementary, Girls, Inside Amy Schumer, Birdman, Garden State, Legally Blonde 2, Kissing Jessica Stein. Broadway: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, On the Town, The Addams Family, Xanadu, Hairspray (Theatre World Award). Off-Broadway: Fiddler on the Roof (Yiddish), Once Upon a Mattress, A ChanukahCharol, The Book of Liz (Obie Award). CD: Live at Joe’s PubWant more of My Broadway Memory?!Follow us on Social! @MyBroadwayMemory on Instagram and Facebook and @MyBwayMemory on TwitterMICHAEL KUSCHNER: Instagram or The Dressing Room Project Dear Multi-Hyphenate PodcastBRIAN SEDITA: Instagram, Website, Page to Stage PodcastBROADWAY PODCAST NETWORK: Website or Instagram#MyBroadwayMemory Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

46mins

24 Sep 2020

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Summer Replay - How Big Can You Dream? A conversation with the actress and singer Mary Testa

Twisting the Plot

Twisting the plot is about dreaming big, having faith, and knowing your truth.  This week, we had the great pleasure to sit down with the multi-talented Mary Testa; actress, singer, and three-time Tony Award nominee.  Turning 65 this year, Mary asks, what’s next?  She wonders, how big can a woman in her 60’s dream?  Is it possible to create a narrative that is bigger than what you are?  We look forward to the future Mary, a woman who always pushes boundaries and delivers creativity and performances with creativity that takes us outside the box of expectation. Enjoy. Listen to Unravel/If I Loved You from the album Have Faith. Order Have Faith on CD from Sh-K-Boom or Barnes & Noble, or buy as a download from iTunes or  Amazon. Order the Queen of the Mist (Original Cast Recording) on CD from Sh-K-Boom or Barnes & Noble, or buy as a download from iTunes or  Amazon.

41mins

18 Aug 2020

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THE MARY TESTA

Triple Threats & Beyond: A Podcast Masterclass

Join me as I welcome Mary Testa @MaryTesta on the show. We talk about her television and stage career and her versatility. No holds barred, we talk about life, and just getting used to what you're good at. You dont want to miss this one. She's wonderful. Don't forget to like us, share, and give us good ratings on your favorite podcast listening platform!!! @TTBwithRoy@TripleThreatsandBeyondTriple Threats & Beyond --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/triple-threats--beyond/messageSupport this podcast: https://anchor.fm/triple-threats--beyond/support

25mins

17 Mar 2020

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How Big Can You Dream? A conversation with the actress and singer Mary Testa

Twisting the Plot

Twisting the plot is about dreaming big, having faith, and knowing your truth.  This week, we had the great pleasure to sit down with the multi-talented Mary Testa; actress, singer, and three-time Tony Award nominee.  Turning 65 this year, Mary asks, what’s next?  She wonders, how big can a woman in her 60’s dream?  Is it possible to create a narrative that is bigger than what you are?  We look forward to the future Mary, a woman who always pushes boundaries and delivers creativity and performances with creativity that takes us outside the box of expectation. Enjoy. Listen to Unravel/If I Loved You from the album Have Faith. Order Have Faith on CD from Sh-K-Boom or Barnes & Noble, or buy as a download from iTunes or  Amazon. Order the Queen of the Mist (Original Cast Recording) on CD from Sh-K-Boom or Barnes & Noble, or buy as a download from iTunes or  Amazon.

40mins

3 Mar 2020

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#3 - Mercedes Ellington, Susan L. Schulman & Mary Testa

The Ladies Who Lunch with Donna McKechnie

Join host Tony-winner Donna McKechnie at Sardis for Episode #3 of “The Ladies Who Lunch”. Donna’s guests are three-time-Tony Award nominee Mary Testa, currently starring on Broadway as Aunt Eller in “Rodger & Hammerstein’s Oklahoma!”, legendary publicist and author Susan L. Schulman….and Mercedes Ellington, dancer, choreographer, director and producer. Bon Appetite!Produced by Dori Berinstein and Alan Seales, music composed by Matthew Sklar.Part of the Broadway Podcast Network.Every episode is recorded live at the legendary Sardi's restaurant, 234 W 44th St, New York, NY 10036. Thank you so very much to Max Klimavicius, Sean Ricketts, Beth Shafeman and the entire Sardi’s family for your tremendous kindness and delicious cuisine! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1hr 10mins

26 Dec 2019

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Episode 1: Mary Testa (Joe Cocker's Mad Dogs & Englishmen)

Ben Rimalower's Broken Records

In this very first episode, Ben and Daniel talk to Broadway star Mary Testa about Joe Cocker's 1970 live album Mad Dogs & Englishmen. They also discuss Leon Russell, Pink Floyd, Bonnie Bramlett, Bill Finn, Liza Minnelli, Chita Rivera, The Rink, Company, riffing Sondheim, belting, Les Misérables, character actors, foreign film, British television, and the current state of Broadway and cabaret. Mary also talks about her Tony-nominated performance in Broadway's smash hit revival of Rodgers and Hammerstein's Oklahoma!, currently running at The Circle in the Square Theatre in NYC. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1hr 2mins

6 Sep 2019

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