Podcast Episode 116 – Rob Ashford

  One day, during the tech of Thoroughly Modern Millie, the deluge curtain (which pours water onto the stage when there’s a fire), went off. Funny thing, though.  There was no fire. The flood soaked the scenery, costumes and left the stage such a mess that there was no way we could rehearse (I was the Company Manager). Not …

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Podcast Episode 115 – Scott Ellis.

Take a look at Scott Ellis’ IBDB page, and you’ll be quick to say, “I want that career.  How do I get it?” Listen to this podcast, and you’ll hear that Scott didn’t sit around waiting for anyone to give him anything.  He literally walked up and grabbed his career, that now includes eight Tony …

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Podcast Episode 114 – Sean Flahaven

  If it has to do with music and the theater, Sean Flahaven has done it. He played, he arranged, he wrote . . . and he used that mastery as a way into the business side of music, working for many different companies in many different areas, from music publishing to cast recordings, and licensing. And …

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Podcast Episode 113 – Kathleen Marshall

  Kathleen Marshall has won three . . . THREE . . . Tony Awards for Choreography. And what’s amazing, is that choreography is just one of her many talents. Like most in demand and successful choreographers, she quickly transitioned to the role of Director/Choreographer and helmed shows like Anything Goes, The Pajama Game, Nice Work If …

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Podcast Episode 112 – Matt Sklar

  What I love about Matt Sklar’s success story is that it’s a great reminder of how important it is to get into the business doing anything you can, as early as you can, and then slowly but surely work your way up to the top. Because before Matt composed the scores to The Wedding Singer and Elf as …

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