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Episode 173: Lena Hall, Snowpiercer

In Creative Company

Q&A with Snowpiercer actor Lena Hall. Moderated by Mara Webster, In Creative Company.Set more than seven years after the world has become a frozen wasteland, this series centres on the remaining people, who inhabit a gigantic, perpetually-moving train that circles the globe.

29mins

1 Apr 2021

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#36 - Lena Hall

E-Ticket to Broadway

If ever there was an episode about a deep love for both Wall-E & Maximus (the horse from "Tangled"), this is the one. Join Tony Award-winner Lena Hall ("Hedwig and the Angry Inch," "Kinky Boots," TNT's "Snowpiercer") as she reminisces about her love of Disney growing up--from going to Disneyland as a kid and seeing Captain EO and "It's a Small World," to how as a child she would sing along to "The Little Mermaid" and the "big one" that is "Beauty and the Beast" (and wanting to be Snow White so badly). This rocker credits getting her singing chops to signing along to Disney movies as from "Kiss the Girl" to "Aladdin" and the entire soundtrack of "The Lion King," and loving the music and ballet sequences from "Fantasia." Lena recalls her first time going to Walt Disney World while on tour with "Cats," and also shares a very sordid story from a trip to Pleasure Island while on tour with "Annie Get Your Gun." Besides her love of Ursula, Sebastian, Timon & Pumbaa, and "The Nightmare Before Christmas," Lena digs in and talks about her love of the flawed Disney characters and just how complex they are. She shares a very romantic story about watching "Wall-E "with her husband (then boyfriend) in a little cabin together, as well as her time in "Tarzan" on Broadway and the challenges she faced during that part of her life--and finding her purpose. Play along with "The Origin of Love for Disney" game in which Lena is quizzed on how the Broadway Hedwigs relate to Disney, and listen as she slays the game "Rock Stars do Disney." This episode also includes an interview with E-Ticket Patreon member Michael! Follow on Instagram: @etickettobroadway Lena's Instagram: @lenarockerhall David's Instagram: @directedbydavidalpert Learn more at www.eticketpodcast.com Part of the Broadway Podcast Network Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1hr 1min

31 Mar 2021

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Ep134 - Lena Hall: Tony Award Winner (Hedwig), TNT's Snowpiercer, Tarzan

The Theatre Podcast with Alan Seales

From the non-stop nature of a Broadway performer's life, to the slower pace of TV, this Tony Award winner opens up about her struggles as an artist during the pandemic, and the importance of stopping to “look back and realize how far you have come” on your way to your goals. Lena Hall is a Tony Award winner and Grammy nominee known for her phenomenal performance of Yitzhak in the 2014 Broadway production of Hedwig and the Angry Inch. Following her award winning run, she toured North America with Josh Groban on his Stages tour. Lena’s slew of Broadway credits include 42nd Street, Tarzan, and Cats, as well as originating the role of Nicola in the Tony-winning musical Kinky Boots. She is a recording artist, with 2 albums and 12 EP’s to her name, and numerous TV and film credits including Girls, BoJack Horseman, Sex and the City, and All My Children. Lena can now be seen as Miss Audrey in Snowpiercer on TNT.Currently in Canada quarantining and filming season 3 of Snowpiercer, Lena opens up about how her “light” shooting schedule leads to nostalgia for the workhorse nature of being a Broadway performer. She speaks candidly about the impact the pandemic has had on her creative mind and vision; and shares how she has struggled with the stress, the anxiety, and the not knowing, while taking solace in the knowledge that “we are all in the same boat”. Lena also takes a look back at her career and chronicles how tonsil problems from hell led to a chance to re-start, re-learn, and explore new parts of her voice. In this episode, we talk about:  Working on TV versus working on Broadway  Missing her creative mojo  The impact social media and sitting in front of screens has on our brains Singing for Pope John Paul II when she was 7  Getting a re-do, and learning how to sing again after tonsil surgery  Her “Obsessed” series  Connect with Lena: IG: @LenaRockerHall Twitter: @LenaRockerHall https://www.youtube.com/lenahall Watch her "Obsessed" series Connect with The Theatre Podcast: Support us on Patreon: Patreon.com/TheTheatrePodcast Twitter & Instagram: @theatre_podcast Facebook.com/OfficialTheatrePodcast TheTheatrePodcast.com Alan's personal Instagram: @alanseales Email me at feedback@thetheatrepodcast.com. I 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.A very special thanks to our patrons who help make this podcast possible!Cheryl Hodges-Selden, Paul Seales, David SealesIf you would like to see your name in this show notes or get a shout out on the pod itself, visit ttp.fm/patreon to become a member and show your support! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1hr 10mins

16 Mar 2021

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Mickey Summer & Lena Hall - Snowpiercer Season 2 (TNT)

Vegas Film Critic

Vegas Film Critic (Jeffrey K Howard) speaks to Actress Mickey Summer and Lena Hall for season 2 of Snowpiercer on TNT. 

6mins

14 Mar 2021

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#41 - Lena Hall, Piercing Through Hedwig

Take A Bow

Grammy Nominee and Tony Award Winner, Lena Hall goes in depth into her performance during Hedwig: And The Angry Inch, making history in the show, and what life was like when she won the award. These incredible accomplishments came after she already appeared in 6 other Broadway shows including Kinky Boots, Cats, Tarzan, and more. Find out her journey to Broadway dreaming about being on tv and now being in the hit TNT/HBOmax show Snowpiercer. Social Media: @lenarockerhall, @tokash_eli, and @takeabowpodcast Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1hr 39mins

4 Mar 2021

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Lena Hall & Mickey Sumner - Snowpiercer

The Screen Chatter Audio Podcast

#Actors #LenaHall & #MickeySumner chat about the 2nd season of the hit #scifi series #Snowpiercer.#TalkingPictures #Train #Action

5mins

23 Feb 2021

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Billy Masters LIVE (S01E64) - 11-5-20 - Brian Belovitch, Everett Quinton, Lena Hall, Jonny Beauchamp

Billy Masters LIVE

Billy Masters LIVE (S01E64) - 11-5-20 - Billy takes a break from politics and sits down with the creative forces behind the Emerging Artist Theatre and Red Spear Productions benefit reading of "Boys Don't Wear Lipstick", including playwright Brian Belovitch, director Everett Quinton, Tony winner Lena Hall and Jonny Beauchamp. Full video is available at www.BillyMasters.com/TV

1hr 51mins

5 Nov 2020

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Episode 198 - Lena Hall

Little Known Facts with Ilana Levine

Lena Hall is an American actress, singer and songwriter best known for her work on Broadway originating the role of Nicola in Kinky Boots, and her Tony Award-winning performance as Yitzhak in the 2014 revival of Hedwig and the Angry Inch, which also earned her a Grammy nomination for the musical's official album. She made history by becoming the first person to play both Hedwig and Yitzhak in the same production during the national tour of the musical in 2016. Her other Broadway credits include Cats, 42nd Street, Dracula, the Musical and Tarzan, the Musical.Hall has also starred in Off-Broadway productions such as Radiant Baby, Bedbugs!!!, Rooms: A Rock Romance, The Toxic Avenger, Prometheus Bound, Chix6, and the 2017 original play How to Transcend a Happy Marriage. Hall has appeared in films such as Sex and the City (2008), The Graduates (2008), Born from the Foot (2009), The Big Gay Musical (2009), and Becks (2017), for which she received widespread critical acclaim. She has also appeared on TV shows like ABC's All My Children, HBO's Girls, Amazon Prime's Good Girls Revolt, and voiced the role of Countess Coloratura on My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic. In 2020, she will star on TNT's science fiction epic Snowpiercer.Hall was the lead singer of the band The Deafening, they released an album with original songs in 2012 titled Central Booking. In 2015, Hall released her first solo album, Sin & Salvation: Live At the Carlyle. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

1hr 13mins

25 May 2020

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Lena Hall – Singer/Actor: Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Kinky Boots, Snowpiercer

Broadway Profiles with Tamsen Fadal

This week I’m chatting with Tony Award winning, Grammy nominated singer and actress Lena Hall who is celebrating a new marriage and a new home - as she debuts a new solo album, The Villa Satori, and a new television show, Snowpiercer. She shares how she has found creative inspiration from her family of artists and details how she transitions between stage and screen both as an actress and songwriter. Lena Hall is a Tony Award winner and Grammy nominee who recently received widespread critical acclaim for her feature film debut as the title role in “Becks,” (winner of the US Fiction Award at the L.A. Film Festival). Following her Tony-winning Broadway run in Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Hall toured North America with Josh Groban on his “Stages” tour and portrayed the dual starring roles of both Hedwig and Yitzhak in Hedwig and the Angry Inch Los Angeles and San Francisco. She also originated the role of Nicola in the Tony Award-winning musical Kinky Boots. She currently stars as Miss Audrey on TNT’s “Snowpiercer,” and has been seen on HBO’s “Girls,” Amazon Prime’s “Good Girls Revolt,” and can be heard voicing the fan-favorite role of Countess Coloratura on “My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic.” Lena Hall: http://www.lenahall.com/ Instagram Twitter Snapchat @lenahallrocker YouTube AppleMusic For more information, please visit www.TamsenFadal.com or Broadway Profiles  

17mins

23 May 2020

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Every Midnight I Turn Into a Wolf/The Case of the Missing Files (feat. Lena Hall and George Basil)

Story Pirates

A Party Planet (George Basil) tries to convince the Story Pirates to stick around and have some fun. Featuring two new stories: “Every Midnight I Turn Into a Wolf" (feat. Lena Hall), a glam rock song about a girl who goes through a surprising transformation, written by Maren, an 11 year old from Washington, and “The Case of the Missing Files,” a hardboiled detective story written by a 10 year old from Arkansas named Will. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

34mins

7 May 2020

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