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Episode 265 - Ethan Slater and Nick Blaemire

Little Known Facts with Ilana Levine

Ethan Slater is an actor, writer and musician (mostly) based in New York. He was nominated for a Tony Award, and won the Drama Desk Award for playing SpongeBob in The SpongeBob Musical, which also happened to be his Broadway debut! As a writer, some upcoming projects include the films Intervenors and Silent Mode, both of which he co-wrote and co-stars in. He’s released two EPs of original music, available on Spotify (or wherever you listen to stuff). As an actor, other theater includes: Who’s Your Baghdaddy..., PEMDAS, Camelot (Lincoln Center), and when theater returns this fall (!), he will be playing Lee Harvey Oswald/The Balladeer in Assassins at Classic Stage Company. Some TV/film credits: Fosse/Verdon (FX), Law and Order (NBC), Murphy Brown (CBS), SpongeBob: Live On Stage (Nickelodeon), Evol, Untitled Vanessa Del Rio Biopic (upcoming), Kurt. (upcoming). IG: @ethanslater TW: @ethansaslaterNick Blaemire is a writer and performer based in Brooklyn. At 23 years old, Nick wrote the Broadway one-night-sensation rock musical Glory Days, which has since had over 50 productions around the world -- and will re-open in Japan in Fall 2021. He has written five other original musicals: A Little More Alive (commissioned by Broadway Across America, produced at Williamstown, Kansas City Rep, Barrington Stage, and is optioned as a feature film); Soon (premiered at Signature Theatre, upcoming at the Prima Theatre Fall 2021); Fallout (with Kyle Jarrow), Edge of the World (with Ethan Slater) and Space Dogs (with Van Hughes, upcoming Winter 2022 Off-Broadway at MCC Theatre). Nick has released three EPs of pop songs, all available on iTunes, Spotify, etc. As an actor, he most recently completed the National Tour of Falsettos as Mendel, recurred on Dash & Lily on Netflix, and was nominated for a Drama Desk Award for his performance as Jon in the Off-Broadway Revival of Tick, Tick...Boom!. IG: @blaemire TW: @nickblaemir Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices


4 Oct 2021

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Ep. 17 (AE): Ethan Slater (Broadway’s SpongeBob SquarePants) on Learning For Yourself

Mapping The College Audition: An MTCA Podcast

In this Artist Exploration, Ethan and Charlie discuss having several interests, learning from actors who have more experience, the structure of art, and his new concept album, Edge of the World. Ethan reminds us all to do your reading! Charlie and Ethan also play a Spongebob Trivia Game.If you would like to learn more about Ethan check him out on Instagram, Twitter and his website. Be sure to listen to his new album Edge of The World at BroadwayRecords.com or Spotify. Edge of the World:EDGE OF THE WORLD: THE MUSICAL, written by Tony nominee Ethan Slater (SpongeBob Squarepants: The Broadway Musical, Who’s Your Baghdaddy) and Drama Desk nominee Nick Blaemire (tick, tick...BOOM!, Glory Days). The recording stars Slater, Blaemire, Tony winner Norbert Leo Butz (My Fair Lady, Big Fish), and Tony nominee Lilli Cooper (Tootsie, Spring Awakening). The album is available on Friday, August 6th wherever digital music is sold and on BroadwayRecords.comIf you have any questions about the college audition process, feel free to reach out at mailbag@mappingthecollegeaudition.com. If you’re interested in working with MTCA for help with your individualized preparation for your College Audition journey, please check us out at mtcollegeauditions.com, or on Instagram or Facebook. About MTCA: Musical Theater College Auditions (MTCA) is the leader in coaching acting and musical theater students through the college audition process and beyond with superlative results. MTCA has assembled a roster of expert artist-educators who can guide students artistically, organizationally, strategically, and psychologically through the competitive college audition process. MTCA provides the tools, resources, and expertise along with a vast and strong support system. They train the unique individual, empowering the artist to bring their true, authentic self to their work. MTCA believes that by helping students reveal their potential it allows each school to connect with those who are truly right for their programs, which in turn guides each student toward their best college fit. About Charlie Murphy: Charlie is a proud graduate of Carnegie Mellon University’s BFA program. As an Actor he has performed with theaters such as: NY Public Theatre’s “Shakespeare in the Park”, The Pearl Theatre Company, Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival, Chautauqua Theatre Company, Kinetic Theatre Company, and the Shakespeare Theatre of DC.With MTCA [Musical Theater College Auditions -- mtca.nyc], he has been helping prospective theatre students through the college process for over 15 years. As a Teacher and Director, he is able to do a few of his favorite things in life: help students to find their authentic selves as artists, and then help them find their best fit for their collegiate journey. Through this podcast, he hopes to continue that work as well as help demystify this intricate process.This episode was produced by Meghan Cordier and Charlie Murphy. Episode theme music is created by Will Reynolds.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices


1 Sep 2021

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#99 - Now Batting: Ethan Slater

Break A Bat! where Baseball Meets Broadway

It's a Bikini Bottom Day in The Batter's Box, as Ethan Slater joins us for Episode 99! Slater is a Tony-nominee and Drama Desk winner for his performance in the title role of SpongeBob SquarePants: The Broadway Musical. He recently just co-wrote the all-new musical Edge of the World which is now available via Broadway Records and he's also getting ready to go back on stage in Assassins this fall where he'll play the role of Lee Harvey Oswald.This week, Slater joins host Al Malafronte to discuss his phenomenal writing endeavors and the emotional journey that Edge of the World has taken him on since the pandemic hit. He's also a big baseball fan going all the way back to his childhood and took us through how Cal Ripken Jr. has helped inspire him to be an "Iron Man" here on Broadway. This chat is the perfect blend of baseball and Broadway talk, as we also discussed Slater's longtime passion for old baseball card collecting, his highs and lows as a Baltimore Orioles fan, and even the Jay Gibbons link in Wedding Crashers!Connect with Ethan Slater on Instagram: @ethanslaterConnect with Break a Bat! on Instagram: @break_a_bat_podcastHosted by Al MalafronteProduced by the Broadway Podcast Network Edited by Matthew Hendershot Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices


1 Sep 2021

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Episode 292: Nick Blaemire and Ethan Slater get Broadwaysted!


Get on the edge of your seat for this one!"Well, not like that, but you get the idea."Play along as Nick Blaemire (@blaemire - Glory Days) and Ethan Slater (@ethanslater - Spongebob Squarepants The Musical) joins Bryan, Kevin, and Kimberly for beer, broadway talk, theatre games, bad puns, and wine.Become a supporter on our Patreon: https://bit.ly/2Q2zELGCheck out Edge of the World HERE. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices


31 Aug 2021

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Ep 28 - Lilli Cooper & Ethan Slater: "I Did Not Say Murder"

NOW WE'RE TALKING with Drew Gasparini

Tony Nominee Lilli Cooper returns! And this time she’s joined by Tony Nominee Ethan Slater! Both starred in Spongebob Squarepants on Broadway, but did you know that these two went to college together! Lilli and Ethan not only perform together, but collaborate together as well! Along with Nick Blaemire, Ethan wrote the new concept album “Edge of the World” and Lilli joined the talented team to lend her voice to the album. We talk about everything from breakfast cereal, to the biggest lies we’ve all told, to their new album, to Lilli’s pregnancy. Oh yeah, we also reinstate my beef with beloved Broadway actor Jonathan Groff. Jonathan if you’re listening, please come on the pod so we can have it out once and for all (you charming, beautiful man!)Join Ethan, Lilli, and I for nothing but laughs and good times on this episode of NOW WE’RE TALKING with me, Drew Gasparini.Follow our host Drew Gasparini on twitter and instagram: @drewgasparini and tiktok @thedrewgaspariniFollow our podcast on twitter @NWT_Pod or Instagram @nwtpodcast.SUPPORT THIS PODCAST on Patreon: www.patreon.com/nwtpodcast Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices


30 Aug 2021

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#63 - Ethan Slater & Nick Blaemire

Take A Bow

Tony nominee Ethan Slater (Spongebob) and Drama Desk Nominee Nick Blaemire have teamed up to create a new concept album Edge of the World. The two are both the lyricist and composer, and also starring in the album. Edge of the World drops tomorrow, August 5th, on all music platforms!Ethan, Nick, and Eli talking points include: Edge Of The World The art of collabortion Spongebob Assassins Space Dogs Cry-baby Glory Days Songwriting Pandemic Life ++ stuff ;) (it'll make sense as you listen) Ethan Slater and Nick Blaemire, Curtain Up!Connect with Ethan and Nick on Instagram: @ethanslater and @blaemireConnect with Take A Bow on Instagram: @takeabowpodcastConnect with host, Eli Tokash on Instagram: @tokash_eliProduced by the Broadway Podcast NetworkEdited by Tessie Tokash (@tessietokash) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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5 Aug 2021

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Today on Broadway: Tuesday, July 27, 2021 + Interview with Ethan Slater and Nick Blaemire


Emilio Sosa Named New Chair of American Theatre Wing. “Everybody’s Talking About Jamie” Will Open At Outfest, Maestra And More Launch Get To Work Initiative Plus, Grace sits down with Ethan Slater and Nick Blaemire to discuss their new concept album, “Edge of the World,” available on Friday, August 6 read more The post Today on Broadway: Tuesday, July 27, 2021 + Interview with Ethan Slater and Nick Blaemire appeared first on BroadwayRadio.


27 Jul 2021

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Ep142 - Ethan Slater: Spongebob Squarepants, Fosse/Verdon, Broadway By The Year

The Theatre Podcast with Alan Seales

He may have made his mark playing a famous yellow sponge on stage, but this artist is passionate about exploring all colors of a creative career, and looks “forward to building back the most accessible kind of theater in every angle”.Ethan Slater is an actor, singer, writer, and composer who made his Broadway debut in the title role of SpongeBob SquarePants the musical, for which he won Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle, and TheaterWorld Awards, as well as a Tony Award Nomination. He is a familiar face on screen with TV credits that include Instinct, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, and Fosse/Verdon. As a writer Ethan has a number of pieces in development, including the musical Edge of the World, and as a recording artist has released two EPs. Next up he is part of a phenomenal lineup of people performing on May 24th in the Town Hall’s Signature Series Broadway by the Year: The Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber Years virtual concert. Born and raised in Washington, DC, Ethan's auspicious debut came at age four when he played Toto to his sister’s Dorothy in a community production of The Wizard of Oz - and he loved it. He went on to perform in his high school productions, and later found his way to New York. Ethan opens up about his experience with the SpongeBob musical, a project he joined while in college and worked on for 7 years. He takes us from the first audition, to dealing with the harsh criticism the Broadway show received a year before it even opened, to knowing in his heart that they were “gonna show all the haters”, and it was “gonna be glorious”. Ethan shares one of the biggest parts and passions of his career is writing, and that while the pandemic has been a rollercoaster, focusing on being a “writer who acts” has benefited his mental health. He also speaks about the challenges and beauty of artistic collaboration, and his affinity for the rehearsal process. In this episode, we talk about: What songs he’ll be singing for the Town Hall concert  Being a writer who acts, and an actor who writes  Why he was worried about a year long run with Spongebob  Handling criticism as an artist Advice from classmate and fellow actor Noah Robbins  What he’s looking forward to once theatre is back Connect with Ethan: Get tickets to Broadway By The Year IG: @ethanslater Twitter: @ethanaslater 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! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices


11 May 2021

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Episode 280: Lilli Cooper and Ethan Slater get Broadwaysted!


"It was a show that was surprising because it led with creativity and it led with hope and it led with sort of love in this weird way."Play along as Lilli Cooper (@lilcoopz - Spongebob, Tootsie, Wicked) and Ethan Slater (@EthanSlater - Spongebob, Fosse/Verdon) join Bryan, Kevin, and Kimberly for a bloody mary, broadway talk, theatre games, bad puns, and tequila.Become a supporter on our Patreon: https://bit.ly/2Q2zELGCheck out The Town Hall concerts HERE. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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26 Apr 2021

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Interview: Tom Kenny & Ethan Slater - The SpongeBob Musical: Live On Stage!

Mama's Geeky

I grew up watching -- and LOVING -- SpongeBob SquarePants! I mean, who doesn't, am I right?! I was THRILLED to chat with the amazingly talented Tom Kenny, who voices SpongeBob (among many others), and Ethan Slater, who plays SpongeBob in The SpongeBob Musical! They are both super nice guys and I had a blast!--- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app


23 Oct 2020