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Exciting Announcements and Musicality Now Interview

  This episode is a departure from our standard format. First, we start off with three big pieces of news. You’ll have to listen to find out what they are! But our links below may give you hints. After our news reveal, we are doing a rebroadcast of the “Musciality Now” podcast interview Josh did …

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Bringing Up Broadway: Three Things Musical Theatre Did for My Child (and for the World) – BroadwayWorld.com

We are super excited to share Jenny’s first column on BroadwayWorld.com! We hope you’ll read it and share it widely!  You can read the article here.  We will continue to share her columns on this website and our social media pages, so follow along!   Join the Troupe! Sign up for our mailing list to …

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Writing a Musical: Interview with Broadway Performer and Musical Writer Brad Bass

  What a treat to get to talk with Broadway Performer and Musical Writer Brad Bass! His incredible journey took him from a tobacco farm in Ringgold, VA to Broadway’s “Wicked,” “Memphis,” and “Jersey Boys.” Now Brad’s journey takes him to the Atlanta Musical Theatre Festival where the show “The Collins Boy” that he co-wrote …

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Jimmy Awards Finalist: Follow Up Interview with Jessi Kirtley

  Join us for a quick check in with Shuler Award winner and Jimmy FINALIST Jessi Kirtley of Roswell High School. As you may recall from our first episode with Jessi, she was on her way to New York to represent Georgia in the National High School Musical Theatre Awards (a.k.a. the Jimmy Awards!).  In …

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Life on a National Tour: Interview with Adam J. Levy on tour with “Waitress”

  In this episode, we have the pleasure of chatting with Adam J.Levy, who is currently on the National Tour of “Waitress” as an understudy for Dr. Pomatter, Ogie, and Earl. He details his own Broadway journey and gives us a look at life on a national tour. Adam also shares some behind-the-scenes “Waitress” tidbits. …

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Shuler Award Winners (Part 2): Interview with Harrison Lewis

  In this episode (Part 2 in a two-part series), we have the opportunity to interview recent Milton High School graduate Harrison Lewis. Harrison won a 2019 Shuler Award for his role as Lieutenant Frank Cioffi in Milton’s production of “Curtains” earlier this year. Harrison shares his own musical theater journey and breaks down his …

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Shuler Award Winners (Part 1): Interview with Jessi Kirtley

  In this episode (Part 1 of a two-part series), we have the opportunity to interview rising Senior Jessi Kirtley of Roswell High School. Jessi won the 2019 Shuler Award for playing the title role in Roswell High’s production of Mary Poppins. Jessi is currently in New York competing at the Jimmy Awards, which is …

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The Heart of a Broadway Performer – Interview with Tony Galde of Orbit Arts Academy

  In this episode, we sit down with Tony Galde, a seasoned Broadway performer who has appeared in multiple Broadway shows, including eight years in the much beloved show “Wicked.” We get to dig into personal grit and determination, his training, Broadway auditions, and his favorite role. Tony also talks with us about the value …

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Life as an Artistic Director: Interview with Mary Nye Bennett of the Atlanta Lyric Theatre

  In talking with Mary Nye Bennett, we explore her role as an artistic director, learn about the Lyric Theatre and how shows are selected, and even get a little audition advice! Mary also opens up about her decision to take the stage again in the upcoming show War Paint. Also find out her hopes …

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Creating Authentic Broadway Experiences, Interview with Susan Lee of Camp Broadway

  In this episode, we sit down with Susan Lee, founder of Camp Broadway based in New York. Susan shares her own distinct career path within the Broadway realm and gives us insight into the Camp Broadway mission and core philosophy. During the interview we explore topics including how Camp Broadway crafts authentic Broadway experiences …

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