Rory O'Malley from THE BOOK OF MORMON & HAMILTON on Broadway, talks with his friends in show business about the ups and downs of LIVING THE DREAM!
Rory O'Malley from THE BOOK OF MORMON & HAMILTON on Broadway, talks with his friends in show business about the ups and downs of LIVING THE DREAM!
A Broadway podcast just for you! Join Bryan, Kevin, and Kimberly every Tuesday as they hang out with members of the Broadway community. Fun games, crazy conversations, and all kinds of drinks with your favorite theatre people.
Rank #1: Episode 6: Jeremy Jordan gets Broadwaysted!.
Play along as Jeremy Jordan (Broadway's Newsies and CW's Supergirl) joins Bryan, Kevin, & Kimberly for some dank beer, broadway talk, theatre games, bad puns, Sudafed, and more dank beer. Become a supporter on our Patreon: https://bit.ly/2Q2zELG
Rank #2: Episode 164: George Salazar gets Broadwaysted!.
Play along as George Salazar (Be More Chill) joins Bryan, Kevin, and Kimberly for Milagro tequila, broadway talk, Reyka vodka, theatre games, bad puns, and Bar Hill gin.Become a supporter on our Patreon: https://bit.ly/2Q2zELG
Interviews with Tony Winners, Broadway Legends, and Today's Hottest Theater Stars. Brought to you biweekly by Patrick Hinds and Mike Jensen.
Rank #1: Episode 21: Lin-Manuel Miranda.
The Tony, Emmy, Obie, Drama Desk (and every other conceivable) winning and Pulitzer Prize nominated GENIUS talks the upcoming "Hamilton," "In the Heights," and growing up in NYC.
Rank #2: Phillipa Soo (Episode 61).
You Guuuuuuuuuuys!!! We could not be happier to bring you today’s episode featuring the divine, the lovely, the just ridiculously talented Phillipa Soo. Phillipa created the role of Eliza Hamilton in last year’s off-Broadway production of the smash hit musical Hamilton at the Public Theater and this season she made her Broadway debut in the role. She first rose to fame in the title role of Natasha in the 2013 off Broadway hit 'Natasha Pierre and the Great Commit of 1812.'So, you guys, we have a really special surprise for you at the end of this episode. It’s a first for us. It’s completely related to our interview with Phillipa, but even she doesn't know about it. So stick around after our interview with her, I promise it will be worth it.
The Ensemblist is the online advocate for the talent artists working in theatre ensembles. Through our podcast, website and social presence we are creating conversation what it means to be a successful artist in the theatre. Each of our miniseries highlights a conversation that effects performers in Broadway ensembles, with experts on the topic sharing their insights in candid interviews. The Ensemblist podcast has more than 1.2 million podcast downloads and was recently named one of the Top 50 Best Selling Performing Arts Podcasts of all time.
Rank #1: #148 - My First Time (feat. Shoshana Bean).
Welcome to My First Time, where we talk to Broadway stars who made their Broadway debuts in the ensemble to talk about why that experience helped shape them as an artist. For many of our favorite Broadway stars, their start in the ensemble helped to form them as artists. No bones about it, Shoshana Bean is a force. She’s a Recording artist, having released four studio albums. She’s mastered the art of YouTube, creating and participating in striking collaborations that feature her powerful voice. A Broadway girl by heart, she’s received acclaim for her portrayal of Jenna in the Sara Bareilles musical Waitress. But before Waitress, before Beaches, before Wicked, Sho made her Broadway debut in a little show called Hairspray.
Rank #2: #156 - My First Time (feat. Ashley Park).
If there was a breakout star from last year‘s Broadway season, it would undeniably be Ashley Park. Her portrayal of the hilarious but lovable Gretchen Wieners in Mean Girls earned Park nominations for seven separate theatre awards last season. But as I found out when I sat down to speak with her, those are qualities that she also portrayed in her first Broadway outing five years earlier, is an ensemble member in Mamma Mia! during the show's 12th year on Broadway. Here’s a conversation...
The Broadway Cast is an energetic, funny and insightful weekly talk show. Every episode features breaking Broadway news, interviews & exclusive stories from notable Broadway personalities, theater trivia, and theater related games. Additionally, The Broadway Cast gives a voice to fans like they’ve never had before. Via call-ins, fans are a critical part of the conversation, sharing their own stories and dialoguing directly with their Broadway idols. New episodes every Monday on iTunes, Google Play Music, TuneIn Radio & Stitcher Radio.
Rank #1: 17. Dear Evan Hansen | Jennifer Laura Thompson, Laura Dreyfuss, Michael Park.
It's all about the Broadway smash hit Dear Evan Hansen in this episode as we welcome into the studio The Murphys: Jennifer Laura Thompson, Laura Dreyfuss & Michael Park. Host Ben Cameron and the guests discuss when they first were inspired to pursue a career on the stage, the road to Broadway, what it's like being in a show that has become a massive success & has such an incredible impact, ways they keep it light & fun off stage and so much more. Additionally, the group plays a round of "You Can't Stop the Beat," and answer questions submitted by the fans with social media. Check out exclusive videos on our YouTube page: https://www.youtube.com/TheBroadwayCast Follow us and tag us across all social platforms @THEBROADWAYCAST and your question could be featured on the show! https://www.facebook.com/TheBroadwayCast/ https://twitter.com/TheBroadwayCast https://www.instagram.com/TheBroadwayCast/
Rank #2: 3. Stage and Screen Stars | Jennifer Morrison, Jeremy Jordan, Lena Hall.
In this episode, Playbill welcomes into the studio Jennifer Morrison (Once Upon a Time, House), Jeremy Jordan (Supergirl, Smash, Newsies) & Tony Award winner Lena Hall (Hedwig and the Angry Inch). Host Ben Cameron and the panel discuss their first theater memories, their first roles on stage, the difference between acting for the screen vs. acting for the stage, musical vs. non-musical acting & much more. Additionally, the panel and Ben play a round of Playbill's "Pop Quiz" and give a Community Theater Shoutout to Rachael out in Tyler, TX. This weekly talk show records live in the heart of New York City, and releases every Monday on Playbill.com, iTunes, Google Play Music, & Stitcher Radio! Follow us and tag us across all social platforms @THEBROADWAYCAST & you could be featured on the show. https://www.facebook.com/TheBroadwayCast/ https://twitter.com/TheBroadwayCast https://www.instagram.com/TheBroadwayCast/
With her unique style of hosting, Ilana Levine gives her listeners up close and personal access to today's biggest stars from Broadway, Film and Television. Her intimate and revealing conversations with Tony Award, Academy Award, Grammy Award and Emmy Award winners gives listeners the feeling they are part of a conversation between old friends. Guests include Julianne Moore, Matthew Broderick, Isabelle Huppert, Sarah Jessica Parker, Ben Platt, Uma Thurman, Matt Bomer, Aasif Mandvi, Octavia Spencer, Edie Falco, Allison Janney, Beanie Feldstein, John Slattery, Judith Light, Molly Ringwald, Cynthia Nixon, Kristin Chenoweth, Anthony Rapp, Jason Alexander, Tony Shalhoub, Griffin Dunne, Kaskade, Laura Linney and many more.New episodes are released on Mondays.
Rank #1: Ben Platt, Back By Popular Demand.
Back by popular demand! Ben Platt, the award winning star of Dear Evan Hansen, returns to the podcast to chat with Ilana about life as the star of this moving musical that is taking the theater world by storm and quickly turning into the run away hit of the Broadway season. Dear Evan Hansen is written by the Oscar winning team from La La Land and directed by the Tony Award winning director, Michael Greif.
Rank #2: Episode 149 - Stephanie J. Block.
This week, 2019 Tony winner Stephanie J. Block joins Ilana for a conversation.Block has established herself as one of the most relevant and versatile voices in contemporary musical theatre. She most recently won the Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding Leading Actress in a Musical portraying Star in THE CHER SHOW and also garnered a Drama League, Drama Desk and TONY Award nomination(s) for her current role of Star. Ms. Block also received the Outer Critics Circle, Drama Desk & TONY nomination(s) for Best Featured Actress in a Musical in 2017 for her star turn as Trina in Lincoln Center Theatre’s highly acclaimed revival of FALSETTOS. In 2013 she was recognized with both the Drama Desk and TONY Award nomination(s) for Best Leading Actress in a Musical for her portrayal of Alice Nutting/ Edwin DROOD in The Roundabout Theater’s production of THE MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD. That marks 3 TONY Award nominations in the last 6 years, a feat very few Broadway actors have attained. Other Broadway credits include Reno Sweeney in the 2011 TONY Award winning revival of ANYTHING GOES, 9 TO 5:THE MUSICAL playing the role of Judy Bernly for which she earned a Drama Desk nomination for Best Actress in a Musical. She created the roles of Grace O'Malley in THE PIRATE QUEEN and Liza Minnelli In THE BOY FROM OZ (opposite Hugh Jackman). Ms. Block is best known for her portrayal as Elphaba in the Broadway company of WICKED as well as originating the role in the First National Tour for which she won numerous awards including the prestigious Helen Hayes Award for Outstanding Actress in a Musical.Ms. Block has sung with numerous symphony orchestras including the NY Pops at Carnegie Hall, Boston Pops, National Symphony Orchestra (under the baton of Marvin Hamlisch), Dallas Symphony, Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, Utah Symphony, Columbus Symphony, Charlotte Symphony and the Cleveland Pops among many others. Her solo concert has been critically acclaimed and continues to sell out throughout the US and in London.Some of her Off-Broadway and regional theatrical credits include LITTLE MISS SUNSHINE (Drama Desk nomination for Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical), BY THE WAY, MEET VERA STARK(Drama Desk nomination for Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play), THEY'RE PLAYING OUR SONG(starring opposite Jason Alexander), CATS (St Louis' Kevin Kline Award Nominee- Best Actress),FUNNY GIRL, CRAZY FOR YOU (L.A. Ovation Award Nominee), OLIVER (Critics Award-Best Actress), James Joyce's THE DEAD, TRIUMPH OF LOVE, THE GRASS HARP, SOUTH PACIFIC, WILL ROGERS FOLLIES and the World Premiere of WICKED.Stephanie's solo album, THIS PLACE I KNOW has been received with great praise, lauded by critics as "One of the best debut recordings to come out of the Broadway community in quite some time... 6 out of 5 stars". An array of award-winning songwriters assembled to help interpret their music on Stephanie's album. Composers such as Stephen Schwartz, Marvin Hamlisch and the legendary Dolly Parton join forces with Ms. Block to create a thrilling musical experience. Stephanie's voice can be heard on multiple cast recordings, including THE BOY FROM OZ, THE PIRATE QUEEN, WICKED's 5th Anniversary Album and 9 TO 5: THE MUSICAL (GrammyNomination). Television credits include: RISE (upcoming: NBC), MADAME SECRETARY (CBS), ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK (Netflix), HOMELAND (Showtime), IT COULD BE WORSE (HULU).
Broadway Backstory is a documentary style podcast from TodayTix and Theater People that explores how a show develops from an idea to a full Broadway production. We get the behind the scenes story directly from the people who lived it - the conceivers, actors, directors, and producers. Season two will feature stories from Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Hamilton, Kinky Boots, The Light in the Piazza, Bring It On, Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812, Come From Away, and Bonnie & Clyde. Some shows are gone too soon, others seem like they’ll last forever — either way, it all started with an idea.
Rank #1: Episode 9: Hamilton Part 1.
We're kicking off season two with 2 episodes about the Tony and Pulitzer Prize winning musical Hamilton. Featuring Lin-Manuel Miranda, Director Tommy Kail, Producers Jeffrey Seller & Oskar Eustis, Alex Lacamoire, David Korins, Renee Elise Goldsberry, Phillipa Soo, and more, these episodes will dazzle both the Hamilton super-fans and the casual ones as we find out how the show developed from a vacation beach read to a genre-bending international phenomenon. Part 1 takes us all the way back to 2008 when Lin-Manuel Miranda picked up Ron Chernow's book for the first time and, as Lin says, heard hip hop songs rising off the pages. From there, Lin begins work on a concept album called The Hamilton Mixtape. After a fateful performance of the Mixtape, the wheels are set in motion to develop the album into an off-Broadway musical in partnership with The Public Theater. As the off-Broadway production approached opening night, the creative team knew the work was good, but as The Public Theater's Oskar Eustis says, anybody who says they knew what Hamilton would become is lying. Download the TodayTix app in googleplay or the app store or visit todaytix.com to see what's playing this month and treat yourself to a show. And use the code BACKSTORY to save $15 on your first purchase. Visit our brand new website todaytix.com/broadwaybackstory to check out the unedited full interviews with David Korins, Jeffrey Seller, and Oskar Eustis.
Rank #2: Episode 10: Hamilton Part 2.
We're kicking off season two with 2 episodes about the Tony and Pulitzer Prize winning musical Hamilton. Featuring Lin-Manuel Miranda, Director Tommy Kail, Producers Jeffrey Seller & Oskar Eustis, Alex Lacamoire, David Korins, Renee Elise Goldsberry, Phillipa Soo, and more, these episodes will dazzle both the Hamilton super-fans and the casual ones as we find out how the show developed from a vacation beach read to a genre-bending international phenomenon. Part 2 picks up on the opening night of Hamilton at The Public Theater. The reviews were ecstatic and the creative team began to plan for a Broadway transfer. Hamilton moves uptown and opens at the Richard Rodgers Theatre just 70 days after closing at The Public. Hamilton becomes the hottest ticket in generations, The #Ham4Ham show is born, and Hamilton earns more Tony nominations than any show in history. Download the TodayTix app in googleplay or the app store or visit todaytix.com to see what's playing this month and treat yourself to a show. And use the code BACKSTORY to save $15 on your first purchase. Visit our brand new website todaytix.com/broadwaybackstory to check out the unedited full interviews with David Korins, Jeffrey Seller, and Oskar Eustis.
Like BroadwayCon itself, BroadwayCon The Podcast brings you throughthe stage door to be part of the excitement that happens onstage and behind-the-scenes. It is a place where Broadway fans come together to celebrate the shows they love with people who bring them to life. Each episode will feature conversations with the casts and creatives of Broadway's greatest hits (and, sometimes, misses!), and discussions featuring the industry’s top producers and designers. Episode 1, featuring Olivier Award Winner Lesli Margherita and directorDavid Alpert premieres August 17th! Read more at http://broadwaycon.libsyn.com/#qDlfgpOVVRKI0oVs.99
Rank #1: Episode 11: Tony Nominee Jennifer Simard & Andrew Briedis (aka Annoying Actor Friend).
This week we’re bringing you a tale of friendship, overnight stardom that was two decades in the making, the power of social media, and two theater nerds’ love of that 90s classic, Jurassic Park…..Or something like that.
Rank #2: Episode 12: Ben Rimalower on Patti Lupone.
For this episode we're bringing you the tale of Broadway's ultimate superfan. From as far back as he can remember, Ben Rimalower has been obsessed with Patti Lupone. When the opportunity came up to work on a show she was starring in, he couldn't believe his luck. That experience would be just the beginning of a long and fabulous--if complicated--relationship with the Tony-winning star. It's SUCH a good story that he ultimately turned it into a one man show called Patti Issues.
Billboard senior editor Rebecca Milzoff chats with Broadway's current stars, discussing today's most exciting musical theater and its overlap with pop music.
Rank #1: Dear Evan Hansen.
The Tony-nominated composers Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, along with nominated actors Rachel Bay Jones and Mike Faist, talk to Rebecca about their groundbreaking, hit musical. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Rank #2: Hadestown.
Composer Anais Mitchell, director Rachel Chaikin, and actors Patrick Page and Amber Grey chat with Rebecca about their buzzy new musical's journey to Broadway. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Behind the Curtain: Broadway's Living Legends collects the wit, wisdom, and anecdotes of musical theatre's greatest artists from the Golden Age to Now.From actors to directors, designers to playwrights, press agents to general managers, this podcast is a celebration of the giants who helped shape the American Musical Theatre.Hosts: Robert W. Schneider & Kevin David Thomas
Rank #1: #42 EDDIE KORBICH, High Tenor of Broadway.
Everyone's favorite tenor, Eddie Korbich, is this week's guest on Behind the Curtain: Broadway's Living Legends. From starring in the original production of Assassins, to playing Mr. Snow against newcomer Audra ANN McDonald, to surviving Seussical, Eddie Korbich has proven time and time again that he is not only one of Broadway's best, he is also one of the nicest. Join Eddie as he tells Rob and Kevin what it was like to get notes from Sondheim, how a picnic basket won him the respect of a director, and why its important to keep finding the joy in everything!
Rank #2: #46 RICHARD MALTBY JR, Lyricist- Pt. 1.
"I Hear Bells", "Miss Byrd", "The Movie In My Mind", and the list goes on...and on...and on...and on....Richard Malby Jr., Tony Award winning director of Ain't Misbehavin and lyricist of such musicals as Baby and Miss Saigon, drops by Shetler Studios to speak with Rob and Kevin about his remarkable career, a career that shows no signs of slowing down anytime soon. In part one of Richard's interview, Richard discusses the art of lyric writing, what inspired him to transition from lyric writing to directing, and walks listeners through the process of structuring and directing the Tony Award winning musical revue, Ain't Misbehavin!
Broadway's Premier Podcasts
Rank #1: This Week on Broadway for January 12, 2020: News Episode: Sing Street Moving, West Side Story Delays and Injuries.
Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere talk about Sing Street’s Broadway plans, NYTW Artistic Director Jim Nicola, the West Side Story revival accidents and delays, Jake Gyllenhaal’s FUN plans, and other new items! This Week on Broadway has been coming to you every week since 2009. It is the read more
Rank #2: Tell Me More | Episode 40: Tovah Feldshuh on Powerful Women, B’way from 2000-04.
On today’s episode of “Tell Me More,” Matt Tamanini talks to a literal legend. A four-time Tony nominee and two-time Emmy nominee, Tovah Feldshuh is like the energizer bunny of performers. With nine Broadway shows, over 100 TV and film credits, and her busy concert schedule, Tovah has been an read more
Theatre's longest running podcast is celebrating its 11th Anniversary season! Broadway Bullet features interviews with Broadway stars, and artists on the rise, from actors to designers, directors and writers. Covering theatre on Broadway, Off-Broadway, Independent theatre and more. Music from different shows and some live, exclusive performances. Its like an audio magazine with something new behind each segment.
Rank #1: 814 - Wanna Produce? - February 28, 2018.
Are you wondering what a producer has to do or curious about producing yourself? We've got an episode chock full of interviews of interest to you. Cara Reichel and Peter Mills talk about their production company, Prospect Theatre company, their fantastic growth, and areas you need to look out for when creating a company. Seth Sklar-Hein discusses his job producing and associate directing for Cameron Mackintosh North America as well as his working relationship with arguably the most successful producer of the modern theatre. Ralph Lewis of Peculiar Works talks about dusting off the forgotten American classic, Androbourous and the challenges and joys of producing site-specific theatre. Peter Bogyo, General Manager for too many Broadway Shows to mention, talks about his numerous duties and his new book, aptly titled, "Broadway General Manager". Finally, Eleanor Speert, buyer for the Drama Book shop comes in to talk about the resources they provide everyone in celebration of 100 years of doing business. She also talks about writing your book... because face it, you know you want to write one. All of this, after this.
Rank #2: Vol 211 - Jun 25, 2008 - Vanities, Les Miserables and more.
This episode features interviews and performances with several cast members from the upcoming show, VANITIES; Sheera Ben-David from COME SUMMER; Tony award winner Scott Lehrer (SOUTH PACIFIC); and a Broadway Abridged rendition of LES MISERABLES. What are you waiting for? Come aboard the Broadway Bullet.
An interview podcast featuring the most engaging conversations from the #1 theater site in the world, Broadway.com.
Rank #1: 011 - Idina Menzel & Cara Mentzel.
Editor-in-Chief Paul Wontorek sits down with Tony winner Idina Menzel and her sister Cara Mentzel to discuss Cara's new memoir VOICE LESSONS: A SISTERS STORY. They discuss fame, family and how they inspire each other. This interview originally aired on Live at Five, a live show that airs every weekday at 5PM on Facebook and can also be seen on YouTube, smart TV apps and Broadway.com.
Rank #2: 012 - Sara Bareilles.
National Editor Ryan Lee Gilbert sits down with Grammy and Tony-nominated singer-songwriter Sara Bareilles to chat about WAITRESS, her Broadway debut both as a composer-lyricist and performer. Bareilles discusses working with Tony-winning director Diane Paulus, the launch of the WAITRESS national tour and what it was like stepping into the starring role of Jenna in the musical. This interview originally aired on Live at Five, a live show that airs every weekday at 5PM on Facebook and can also be seen on YouTube, smart TV apps and Broadway.com.
Stories of Disney’s most beloved titles that made their way to Broadway & beyond.
Rank #1: Episode 6: The New Amsterdam Theatre—Early Years.
Ever since the early 1900s, the New Amsterdam Theatre, located on 42nd street in New York City, has been the home of Disney On Broadway. However, this historic theatre had a long life before housing some of Disney’s biggest hits including THE LION KING, MARY POPPINS and currently ALADDIN, this historic theatre. For this episode, we'll speak with two members of the operations team: Chris Pappas and Dana Amendola, about the theatre's early years–from its construction up through the historic Ziegfeld Follies.
Rank #2: Episode 5: 20 Years With THE LION KING.
A few weeks ago, we spoke with cast members of THE LION KING to explore the family that has been built over the show’s 20 year history, but today we get to speak to the folks off-stage who keep the show looking better than ever. We’ll chat with Kjeld Andersen, Elizabeth Cohen and Doc Zorthian who manage the costumes, make-up and overall management THE LION KING's 10 productions around the world. In this conversation, we dive into the idea that live theatre is an ever-evolving art and always changing.
Ken Davenport's popular blog, TheProducersPerspective.com, is now a podcast! On each episode, Tony Award-Winning Broadway Producer Ken Davenport interviews a Broadway industry professional to get their perspective on The Great White Way.Collectively, guests on The Producer's Perspective Podcast have won more than 76 Tony Awards, 12 Grammy Awards, 7 Academy Awards, 5 Emmy Awards, and 1 Pulitzer Prize.
Rank #1: 62 - Benj Pasek and Justin Paul.
Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, known together as Pasek and Paul, are an American songwriting duo and composing team for musical theater, films, and television. Their works include A Christmas Story, Dogfight, Edges, and James and the Giant Peach. Their original songs have been featured on NBC's Smash. Most recently, they have created and written the score for the stage musical Dear Evan Hansen which premiered at the Arena Stage in Washington, D.C. in July 2015. Both artists are winners of the American Theatre Wing's 2007 Jonathan Larson Award, which honors achievement by composers, lyricists and librettists.Benj Pasek and Justin Paul are not fresh off the boat by any means. They’re Tony nominated and have a Broadway show to their credit, and a couple of high profile Off Broadway showings as well, including the upcoming Dear Evan Hansen. But as Broadway’s next gen of musical theater composers, they’ve got a unique perspective on all things, including . . . How they got their music to the world through YouTube. What went wrong with the first musical they wrote after getting to New York and how they used that to their advantage. 20 years from now, how they’d know if they “made it.” Why all artists in the 21st century have to be great marketers. How they used the “Michigan Mafia” to their advantage (it’s real, it really is). Keep up with me: @KenDavenportBwaywww.theproducersperspective.com
Rank #2: 20 - James Claffey.
James Claffey is the President of Local One, the powerful Stagehands’ union. He worked throughout the Local One jurisdiction since 1982 in venues including Radio City Music Hall, the City Center 55th Street Dance Theatre, Madison Square Garden, CBS-TV, ABCTV and various Broadway theatres.Listen in to hear . . . How one becomes a Stagehand and how you can, too. Why he responds to emails he gets right away, even at midnight. The one myth about Stagehands that he can’t stand. What the 2007 Broadway Stagehands Strike taught him. The one crisis that is crippling all unions and all companies, including Producers. Keep up with me: @KenDavenportBwaywww.theproducersperspective.com
In this podcast about all things Hamilton, Hamilton-related, Hamilton-adjacent, or anything else in the Miranda universe, I (your host Gillian Pensavalle) talk to guests (and my sometimes co-host/all times husband Michael Paul Smith) about such things as: how Hamilton brings people together, how we find Ham references in everyday life, and the general brilliance of the show. I'm proud to say that we've spoken to almost everyone from the original creative team (aka "The Cabinet") including the man himself: Lin-Manuel Miranda. In addition, I've had cast members from every company, crew members, musicians, creatives, and the hard working people that keep the production alive. I've also had to pleasure of speaking to experts on the show and its history, some of my superfan friends of note, celebrity Ham enthusiasts, and everything in between. When I started this podcast in January of 2016, I could not have imagined the incredible community that has grown around the show and the amazing experiences that have come my way. Thank you to everyone who has listened, appeared on the show, contributed, or reached out in any way. This podcast is for you and I absolutely love making it. If you have any great Ham stories or funny references that you've come across, let me know! Email TheHamilcast [at] gmail [dot] com, or contact me on social media @TheHamilcast. I also have a Patreon that has given rise to the loveliest corner of the internet, ever. You can learn more about how to be a part of that lovely corner, and how to submit questions to guests, and to be part of my monthly AMA's at https://www.patreon.com/TheHamilcast
Rank #1: #88: #Lintoberfest with Lin-Manuel Miranda // Part One.
Lin-Manuel Miranda came over to my apartment and we had so much fun that I have FIVE episodes for you! Welcome to #Lintoberfest, with my husband Michael Paul Smith joining me for these episodes. In Part One, I try to get over the fact that Lin is recording in my living room - spoiler! I don't! - But regardless, we tell the story of how Lin ended up on the podcast, details of the early days of Hamilton, why Lin is a Hamilton/Burr hybrid, and quote The West Wing a LOT. We also eat popcorn and drink the Spark Into a Flame cocktail, made especially for Lin and inspired by his Inwood, NYC roots. Stay tuned for four more episodes: two more with Lin and then the Lin B-Sides which will be outtakes, non-sequiturs, and commentary by me and Mike (you know Mike). And no, I'm still not over the fact that this happened! No chill whatsoever! To help Puerto Rico: https://hispanicfederation.org/donate Donate to disaster relief: http://www.businessinsider.com/best-charities-to-help-hurricane-victims-harvey-irma-maria-2017-9 https://www.bakerripley.org/get-involved/donate https://www.oneamericaappeal.org/ https://secure.humanesociety.org Previous episodes referenced: http://www.thehamilcast.com/episode-65-dag-i-amaze-and-astonish-part-one/ http://www.thehamilcast.com/episode-66-dag-i-amaze-and-astonish-part-two/ http://www.thehamilcast.com/episode-77-you-want-a-revolution-i-want-a-revelation http://www.thehamilcast.com/episode-83-everybodys-dancin-and-the-bands-top-volume/ http://www.thehamilcast.com/episode-84-everybodys-dancin-and-the-bands-top-volume-part-two
Rank #2: #116: We just assume that it happens // Part One.
In an entirely unprecedented move, I had to record an Emergency Podcast System to put at the top of an already completed episode! Join me and my husband Mike as we play and discuss not only April's #Hamildrop, #FirstBurn, but Lin-Manuel Miranda's very first draft of Burn! We talked about the draft during #Lintoberfest and thanks to LMM's endless generosity and awesomeness, The Hamilcast is the only place you can hear this unreleased draft. Needless to say, we lost our minds and you will too. Enjoy! Download and stream "First Burn" on your favorite music platform and head over to www.hamildrops.com for all things Hamildrops. /// Hamilton Broadway's Associate Company Manager Holli Campbell stopped by to drop alllllll the knowledge about how Hamilton runs smoothly, from Broadway to the growing number of companies. From what a company manager does to breaking down all the types of tickets and how to get them (yes!), Holli proves that you don't have to be on stage to be heavily involved in theatre. HAMILTON Ham4Ham 9/11/15 “Love for the Techies Day” with the entire company On “Love for the Techies Day," production stage manager Jason Bassett calls the cues while Lin-Manuel and the company perform “Ten Duel Commandments” (without the dual turntables): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XqE-mGI5OaM