Elsie Cast
62: Glee’s Impact on Society

62: Glee’s Impact on Society

July 14, 2019

When my husband told me that two of his students gave a presentation called "The Impact of Glee on Society," I knew I had to interview them. Our conversation is also a fitting tribute for the sixth anniversary of Cory Monteith's death. 

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61: 42nd Street Stitches

61: 42nd Street Stitches

June 23, 2019

I talk to Kristen Daniels of 42nd Street Stitches! We nerd out about musicals and stitchery and the whole thing ends with Darren Criss and Nick Jonas singing Brotherhood of Man.

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60: Jason SweetTooth Williams on Be More Chill and Broadway Bounty Hunter

60: Jason SweetTooth Williams on Be More Chill and Broadway Bounty Hunter

May 27, 2019

I chat with Jason SweetTooth Williams about his off-Broadway musical Broadway Bounty Hunter, opening this summer, and his Broadway musical Be More Chill, how he got his start in musicals, and what it's like to wear those tighty-whities in front of 900 people every night.

Cover art used by permission: April "Pinkie" Davis 

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59: Jeremy Jordan is at Waitress and Jen’s here to talk about it

59: Jeremy Jordan is at Waitress and Jen’s here to talk about it

May 5, 2019

My guest is Jennifer Lyn from Jeremy-Jordan.com and we're talking about Jeremy! 

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Episode updated 5-6-19.

58: Producer Ashlee Latimer

58: Producer Ashlee Latimer

February 13, 2019

I interview Producer/Director/Writer Ashlee Latimer about her work on Be More Chill, Once On This Island, and Hadestown, her approach to life, and our mutual love of Darren Criss. I found her inspiring and I think you will too.

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57: Be More Chill at the Guggenheim

57: Be More Chill at the Guggenheim

January 27, 2019

On Monday, January 21st I went to a Works & Process event at the Guggenheim Museum. The Creatives from Be More Chill were there to discuss the show with Laura Heywood and a medical ethicist. The event was terrific and I was able to interview some fans, members of the panel, and two of the cast members who performed at the event.

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Thanks to Works & Process and to my guests: Alex, Max, Diane, Laura Heywood, Will Roland, Joe Iconis, Chase Brock, and George Salazar. Music in this episode is from the Be More Chill Karaoke Contest and my own recording from Elsie Fest 2018. Cover image courtesy of Be More Chill. 

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56: Sounds from Broadwaycon 2019

56: Sounds from Broadwaycon 2019

January 14, 2019

Listen to my adventures at Broadwaycon 2019! Featuring one-on-one interviews with fans, excerpts from panels, and George Salazar talking about his experience at Elsie Fest. Plus a song from Laura Osnes!

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55: Get ready for Broadwaycon with Mardie Baldo

55: Get ready for Broadwaycon with Mardie Baldo

January 1, 2019

Mardie and I discuss her upcoming panel at Broadwaycon titled "Broadway is for AnyBODY" as well as what we're looking forward to at the con. Mardie gives some tips for enjoying the con, as well. And of course we talk about Elsie Fest and all the fun we had there! Mardie's panel will take place Saturday at 11:15am in the Regent Room. 

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54: Teddy Toye and Becca Lee talk about The Prom

54: Teddy Toye and Becca Lee talk about The Prom

November 12, 2018

The Prom was one of the new musicals featured at Elsie Fest 2018. Ensemble members Teddy Toye and Becca Lee are here to talk about this new musical, their experience at Elsie Fest, and what it means to be part of the ensemble in a Broadway show.

 

53: Be More Chill

53: Be More Chill

October 22, 2018

I interview the Music Director and Vocal Arranger from the soon-to-be Broadway show Be More Chill! We talk about what it means to be a Music Director, what it's been like working on an off-Broadway show that's also a viral internet hit, and how to get a show ready for a performance at Elsie Fest.

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(Cover photo by Maria Baranova courtesy of Be More Chill)