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Friday, August 2, 2019

Tootsie by Billboard

Composer David Yazbek returns to the podcast, along with Tony-nominated actors Lilli Cooper and Andy Grotelueschen, to chat about adapting the beloved comedy for Broadway. For information r…

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Friday, July 26, 2019

Best of Billboard on Broadway: Sara Bareilles and 'Waitress' by Billboard

After a nearly four year run, the singer-songwriter's acclaimed first musical will close in early 2020; a throwback to Bareilles' chat with Rebecca, along with actors Will Swenson and Betsy …

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Friday, July 19, 2019

The Secret Life of Bees by Billboard

Composer Duncan Sheik reflects on his musical theater career and his latest project, along with lyricist Susan Birkenhead and actor Eisa Davis. For information regarding your data privacy, …

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Friday, July 12, 2019

Alex Timbers by Billboard

The Tony-nominated director of Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson, Rocky, Beetlejuice and Moulin Rouge (among others) reflects on his career in theater. For information regarding your data privac…

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Friday, June 28, 2019

Norbert Leo Butz & Sherie Rene Scott by Billboard

The "Last Five Years" and "Dirty Rotten Scoundrels" co-stars and Broadway vets chat about their longtime creative partnership and their upcoming 54Below show "Twohander." For information re…

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Friday, June 21, 2019

Best of Billboard on Broadway: Hadestown by Billboard

After a long journey from Vermont to downtown New York to London and back, Anais Mitchell's musical is now an eight-time Tony winner, including for best musical. A look back at Rebecca's eng…

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Monday, June 10, 2019

Behind the Scenes At the 2019 Tonys by Billboard

What's it like to actually go to the Tonys? And what did this year's show get right and wrong? Rebecca is joined by The Ensemblist's Mo Brady for a special post-Tony episode.

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Friday, June 7, 2019

Best of Billboard on Broadway: Sutton Foster by Billboard

She'll be back on Broadway in 2020 and in the meantime has a series of Cafe Carlyle concerts and the sixth season of Younger coming up: a throwback to Rebecca's conversation with one of musi…

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Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Beetlejuice by Billboard

Composer/lyricist Eddie Perfect joins stars Kerry Butler and Sophia-Anne Caruso to tell Rebecca all about creating the massively entertaining, Tony-nominated new musical.

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Friday, May 17, 2019

Ain't Too Proud by Billboard

The five men of the Temptations — well, the Broadway version of them — chat with Rebecca about their electrifying new show and the groundbreaking group that inspired it.

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Friday, May 10, 2019

Oklahoma! by Billboard

What makes the new production of Rodgers & Hammerstein's Oklahoma! so groundbreaking? Actor Patrick Vaill (Jud Fry) and orchestrator/arranger/music supervisor Daniel Kluger join Rebecca …

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Friday, May 3, 2019

Kiss Me Kate by Billboard

Stars Will Chase, Kelli O'Hara and Corbin Bleu chat with host Rebecca Milzoff about their Tony-nominated musical comedy and its modern update currently on Broadway.

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Friday, April 26, 2019

'Be More Chill' on Broadway by Billboard

First it was a viral sensation off-Broadway; now, Joe Iconis' musical Be More Chill has hit its biggest stage yet. Stars Gerard Canonico, Stephanie Hsu and George Salazar reflect on their sh…

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Friday, April 19, 2019

Hadestown by Billboard

Composer Anais Mitchell, director Rachel Chaikin, and actors Patrick Page and Amber Grey chat with Rebecca about their buzzy new musical's journey to Broadway.

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Friday, April 12, 2019

Best of Billboard on Broadway: Rachel Bloom and 'Crazy Ex-Girlfriend' by Billboard

The CW musical show's four-season run just ended, but the music lives on — as does this podcast favorite. Rebecca chats with creator/star Rachel Bloom, executive music producer Adam Schles…

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Friday, April 5, 2019

Best of Billboard on Broadway: The Jonathan Larson Project by Billboard

The 54Below concert dedicated to Rent composer Larson's lesser-known music is officially a cast album; as it's released, revisit a particularly great episode with guests George Salazar, Krys…

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Friday, March 15, 2019

Fiddler on the Roof in Yiddish by Billboard

Broadway legend Joel Grey is directing a new kind of Fiddler on the Roof -- and it's become an off-Broadway hit. He joins stars Steven Skybell, Rachel Zatcoff and Ben Liebert to explain just…

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Friday, March 1, 2019

The Prom by Billboard

Book writer and lyricist Chad Beguelin, composer Matthew Sklar, and (hilarious!) stars Beth Leavel and Christopher Sieber chat about their musical comedy winning rave reviews on Broadway.

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Friday, February 15, 2019

How Do You Make a Grammy-Winning Cast Album? by Billboard

This year, Tony-winner The Band's Visit took home the Grammy award for best musical theater album. Composer David Yazbek, co-producer/music supervisor Dean Sharenow, and star Katrina Lenk ta…

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Friday, February 8, 2019

Pretty Woman by Billboard

What happens when Bryan Adams comes to Broadway? Stars Samantha Barks, Andy Karl and Orfeh chat with Rebecca about getting cast in the mega-pop musical.

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Monday, January 28, 2019

Recapping 'Rent' on Fox! by Billboard

New York Times culture reporter Dave Itzkoff joins Rebecca to delve into Fox's live (or semi-live?) broadcast of Jonathan Larson's hit musical; cast member Mario calls in to reflect on the e…

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Friday, January 25, 2019

Joey McIntyre by Billboard

The New Kids on the Block star calls into the podcast to discuss his love of musical theater and his upcoming role in Waitress.

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Friday, January 4, 2019

The Cher Show by Billboard

The three Chers of The Cher Show —Stephanie J. Block, Micaela Diamond and Teal Wicks —along with their Sonny, Jarrod Spector, join Rebecca for a lively chat.

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Friday, November 23, 2018

Jason Robert Brown by Billboard

The Tony-winning composer and lyricist opens up about his creative process and his newest solo album, How We React and How We Recover.

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Friday, November 16, 2018

Melissa Errico by Billboard

The longtime Broadway star chats about her new album, Sondheim Sublime, how roles for women are evolving on Broadway, and much more in her chat with Rebecca.

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Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Dishing on 'A Very Wicked Halloween'! by Billboard

NBC honored the 15th anniversary of Wicked on Broadway with a star-studded musical special this week. Rebecca and guests Keith Caulfield and Katie Atkinson of Billboard's Pop Shop podcast ta…

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Friday, October 19, 2018

Laura Benanti/My Fair Lady by Billboard

One of Broadway's favorite performers chats with Rebecca about her upcoming role as Eliza Doolittle in My Fair Lady, her richly varied career, and her activism as an artist today.

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Friday, October 12, 2018

Head Over Heels by Billboard

Stars Andrew Durand, Bonnie Milligan and Alexandra Socha chat with Rebecca about their new musical driven by the songs of the Go-Go's.

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Friday, October 5, 2018

The Jonathan Larson Project by Billboard

A group of young Broadway stars plus a few special guests are banding together to bring wider attention to Jonathan Larson's music beyond Rent. The Jonathan Larson Project's George Salazar, …

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Friday, September 28, 2018

Smokey Joe's Cafe by Billboard

The stars and director of the acclaimed current off-Broadway production chat with Rebecca about Leiber and Stoller's pop catalog and the joys of musical revues.

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Friday, September 7, 2018

Be More Chill by Billboard

The viral sensation musical is now bound for Broadway; stars Will Roland, Stephanie Hsu and Jason Tam, along with composer Joe Iconis stop by.

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