Podcast Episode 182 – Tony Award Winner and Star of Seinfeld, Jason Alexander
Everybody knows Jason Alexander from Seinfeld. His “George Costanza” will go down in TV history as one of the most memorable characters ever created.
But not everyone knows that Jason had a super-successful career on Broadway before he went off to Hollywood. He was in the original companies of Merrily We Roll Along, The Rink, won a Tony for Jerome Robbins’ Broadway and more.
You’re going to learn a lot about working in the theater and TV when listening to this podcast, but the first thing you’ll learn is the first thing I remember when I met Jason for the first time . . . he’s nothing like George Costanza. He’s one of the smartest entertainment minds around, as you’ll learn when you hear us chat about . . .
- Why he started acting when he dreamed about doing something else.
- How he got Seinfeld, and how it all traces back to his start on Broadway.
- What Broadway can learn from film when staffing its shows (this concept blew my mind).
- Why he loves directing theater and where (and who) he learned it from.
- How actors play a part in the creation of a TV show, play, or musical.
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