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Saturday, October 1, 2022

33 – Tony Spinosa: Career Evolution & Singing Revolution by Automatic Episode Import

On this episode of Conversations with Changemakers, we speak with Tony Spinosa. As an American Writer, Composer, Director, Choreographer, and Producer, Tony is interested in preserving and i…

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Friday, September 30, 2022

Ep. 54: Bergman’s Ark (Ft. FC Bergman) by Automatic Episode Import

In this episode, Jose speaks to members of the Belgian troupe FC Bergman. The boundary-pushing collective are bringing their majestic "300 el x 50 el x 30" el to BAM in Brooklyn this month.…

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Ep. 53: Scene with Solis (Ft. Octavio Solis) by Automatic Episode Import

In this episode, Jose speaks to playwright Octavio Solis. Solis' new play, Scene with Cranes is having its world premiere at REDCAT (Roy and Edna Disney CalArts Theater ) in Los Angeles. T…

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Ep232 – Steve Rosen & David Rossmer: Joined in Holy Career Matrimony by Automatic Episode Import

Longtime friends and creative partners, David Rossmer and Steve Rosen are currently working together as lyricists and songwriters for the "The Griswolds’ Broadway Vacation" musical, which …

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“Helen Sharp” (Lorinda Lisitza) by Automatic Episode Import

This is a song in which Joe channels the jealousy and envy he feels toward other musical theater writers and filters it through the lens of Robert Zemeckis's 1992 film Death Becomes Her. A …

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S8 Ep8 Holden Hagelberger, Taylor Paige Henderson by Automatic Episode Import

Joshua Turchin performs with Trevor’s Holden Hagelberger and Hocus Pocus 2’s Taylor Paige Henderson Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

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BONUS: The Heathers Pro-Shot (feat. Christi Esterle) by Automatic Episode Import

Jess is joined by the incredible Christi Esterle to talk about the new Heathers Pro-Shot on the Roku Channel! Come listen! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

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Thursday, September 29, 2022

Disney’s Hocus Pocus Creator David Kirschner on Hocus Pocus 2 & More: Part 2 by Automatic Episode Import

Hocus Pocus creator and producer David Kirschner returns to The Art of Kindness with Robert Peterpaul for part 2 of his interview spooktacular! The creative discusses the origins of Hocus Po…

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#72 – Carol Burnett & Eila Mell: The Majestic is Fit for a Prince by Automatic Episode Import

#themajesticisfitforaprince When Carol Burnett wants something done, it's gotta get done. That's why fashion writer and producer Eila Mell joined forces with Burnett to start the campaign Th…

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S3 Ep3: David Ambroz by Automatic Episode Import

David Ambroz is a national poverty and child welfare expert and advocate. After growing up homeless and then in foster care, he graduated from Vassar College and later from UCLA School of La…

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Special ENCORE Episode: George Gershwin, Vincent Youmans & The Silver Age Of Broadway, part 1 by Automatic Episode Import

This special Encore episode of Broadway Nation celebrates the birthdays this week of two of Broadways greatest composers -- George Gershwin & Vincent Youmans. Both were born 124 years ag…

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#122 – Rachel Bay Jones by Automatic Episode Import

Rachel Bay Jones and host, Eli Tokash, get to connect for the first time in years after playing mother and son in Pippin on Broadway! With a few more years of experience and wisdom, they rev…

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#212 – Mozart, l’opéra rock by Automatic Episode Import

"Tatoue-moi sur tes murs..." Grab your emo vibes and angsty demeanor because this week Jess and Andrew dive into the world of European Musicals to talk about "Mozart, l'opéra rock!" Come jo…

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Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Ep. 73 (AE): Will Reynolds (Off Broadway’s Daddy Long Legs) & Hannah Corneau (Broadway’s Wicked) on Creative Collaboration by Automatic Episode Import

In this Artist Exploration, Will, Hannah and Charlie discuss:  Breaking out of a fixed mindset about programs and career Will’s songwriting process in blending his performing and songwr…

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Episode 103: THE FIELDS OF AMBROSIA by Automatic Episode Import

It seems that feminism is coloring a lot of what Pamela perceives lately. And Ebony is always along for that kind of ride! This musical, performed in the mid 90's, gave us loads to talk abou…

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Tuesday, September 27, 2022

#24 – Benjamin S. Ptashinsky-Skinner: aka “Equity Ben” by Automatic Episode Import

A comedian, a theater nerd, and a coach walk into a room … Ok, this sounds like a bad dad joke set up but it’s actually what happened when Heather and Alan welcomed Ben Ptashinsky-Skinne…

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#12 – Martha Plimpton: A IS FOR … Abortion by Automatic Episode Import

Tony Nominee & Emmy Winner Martha Plimpton, who has been dedicated to reproductive rights since she was 16 years old, shares her expertise and experience around the subject of abortion.…

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Getting Intimate in ‘Cost of Living’ by Automatic Episode Import

Actors Gregg Mozgala and Kara Young talk care and connection in the award-winning Broadway play.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

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Ep231 – Hunter Foster: Clark Griswold, Eat Your Heart Out by Automatic Episode Import

As a young kid, he originally wanted to be a novelist. A audition for a high school production of Bye Bye Birdie landed him the lead role of Conrad, which blasted open the doors for him in t…

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Episode 323: Caesar Samayoa gets Broadwaysted, Again! by Automatic Episode Import

Pull over your car and have a listen! Play along as Caesar Samayoa (@caesarsamayoa - Come From Away, Sister Act, & More) joins Bryan, Kevin, and Kimberly for tequila broadway talk, theat…

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Ep88 – Elana Valastro, Swing on US National Tour 6 by Automatic Episode Import

"Our director Kim said that as a swing, the first time you go on, just make sure nobody dies." This episode features Elana Valastro who was a swing on the most recent 6th US CATS National To…

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Monday, September 26, 2022

#175 – Krystal Joy Brown – HAMILTON by Automatic Episode Import

Krystal Joy Brown/ @krystaljoybrown Krystal Joy Brown is currently starring as Eliza in Hamilton on Broadway where she stops the show each night with mid-song applause during her big number…

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54 Jones and Schmidt III by Automatic Episode Import

The conclusion of a three-part program featuring legendary writing partners Tom Jones and Harvey Schmidt, known for such amazing shows as THE FANTASTICKS, I DO, I DO, and 110 IN THE SHADE. J…

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82 – A Beautiful Noise: Kevin Adams, Lighting Designer by Automatic Episode Import

Kevin Adams shares developments in the craft of lighting, assembling his lighting department, and why he enjoys designing pop rock musicals specifically as it relates to A Beautiful Noise! I…

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BONUS: Fosse/Verdon Episode 2 by Automatic Episode Import

Jess and Andrew are here to talk about the television SMASH Fosse/Verdon, where we chat about Bob Fosse, his history of theatre, and his personality. These were recorded in fall of 2020. Lea…

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Sunday, September 25, 2022

OLIVER! with Max Miller by Automatic Episode Import

Never has a child changed the world so much by asking for seconds. The musical OLIVER! is somewhat of an outlier in 1960s musical theatre that's as dark as it is joyful and filled to the bri…

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Friday, September 23, 2022

“Sympathy for the Killer” (Liz Lark Brown) by Automatic Episode Import

"Sympathy for the Killer" is a peculiar little 1920's-style number which repurposes the classic horror film killer-victim scenario as a metaphor for a modern relationship. Sung by the fearl…

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Thursday, September 22, 2022

#211 – A Very Potter Musical by Automatic Episode Import

"I gotta get back to Hogwarts..." Grab your intellectual property paperwork because this week we're diving into the first StarKid show ever "A Very Potter Musical." We talk about Parody, cha…

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S3 Ep2: Martha Plimpton by Automatic Episode Import

From THE GOONIES to Emmy Award-winning actress and activist, Martha Plimpton has been a welcome face in film, television, and on stage for over 40 years. She’s a three-time Tony nominee, a…

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Episodio #90: Sergio Trujillo ✨ – Español by Automatic Episode Import

¡Bienvenidos al cierre de temporada del Especial de Latinos en Teatro Musical! 👏🏻 Esta semana tenemos el honor de entrevistar a uno de nuestros ídolos: ¡el increíble Sergio Trujill…

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