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Monday, February 5, 2024

Sammi Cannold on HOW TO DANCE IN OHIO by Lauren Van Hemert

Hear what Director Sammi Cannold (HOW TO DANCE IN OHIO) has to say about working on the show, the future of Broadway, and how representation matters. The post Sammi Cannold on HOW TO DANCE I…

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A Conversation with How to Dance in Ohio's Sammi Cannold by Lauren Van Hemert

Hear what Director Sammi Cannold (How to Dance in Ohio) has to say about the show, the process, and the future of Broadway. How to Dance in Ohio will play its final performance on Feburary 1…

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Wednesday, January 3, 2024

THE GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY Feels More Like a Girl Interrupted by Lauren Van Hemert

THE GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY feels like a slow train into the abyss. Read Lauren's Beltline to Broadway review. The post THE GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY Feels More Like a Girl Interrupted…

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Monday, August 14, 2023

Stage Combat: A Mental Health Story Exposes Goodspeed’s Ghosts by Lauren Van Hemert

Hear what Sean Hayden has to say about his own mental health story, the theater industry, and empowering others. The post Stage Combat: A Mental Health Story Exposes Goodspeed’s Ghosts app…

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A Conversation with Sean Hayden by Lauren Van Hemert

On this episode of the podcast, we are talking about emotional trauma, panic disorders, PTSD, and mental health, which might be triggering to some listeners. If you need immediate care, call…

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Wednesday, August 2, 2023

A Conversation with Amy Spanger (THE PROM) by Lauren Van Hemert

Hear what Amy Spanger has to say about steping into the role of Dee Dee Allen in the Theatre Raleigh production of THE PROM. The post A Conversation with Amy Spanger (THE PROM) appeared firs…

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A Conversation with Amy Spanger by Lauren Van Hemert

Hear what Amy Spanger has to say about playing Dee Dee Allen in the Theatre Raleigh production of THE PROM. THE PROM runs through August 13.LinksAmy Spanger's WebsiteTheatre Raleigh WebsiteC…

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Tuesday, August 1, 2023

Carolina Academy of Performing Arts Gets First Dibs on BETWEEN THE LINES by Lauren Van Hemert

Hear what Carolina Academy of Performing Arts (CAPA) Artistic Director Melanie Prince says about being the first to produce BETWEEN THE LINES outside of New York since it's off-Broadway run …

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Tuesday, July 18, 2023

Practically Perfect: Kara Lindsay and Kevin Massey on Poppins, Parenthood, and More by Lauren Van Hemert

Hear what Kara Lindsay and Kevin Massey have to say about starring in the North Carolina Theatre production of MARY POPPINS, parenthood, and more. The post Practically Perfect: Kara Lindsay …

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A Conversation with Kevin Massey and Kara Lindsay by Lauren Van Hemert

Hear what Kara Lindsay (NEWSIES) and Kevin Massey (WICKED) have to say about returning to North Carolina for the NC Theatre production of MARY POPPINS, becoming parents, and more. LinksNorth…

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Monday, July 3, 2023

A Conversation with Rachel Bay Jones by Lauren Van Hemert

Listen to what Tony Award-winner Rachel Bay Jones has to say to Beltline to Broadway about her career, her upcoming concert at Theatre Raleigh, and more. The post A Conversation with Rachel …

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A Conversation with Rachel Bay Jones by Lauren Van Hemert

Listen to what Tony, Emmy and Grammy Award-winner Rachel Bay Jones has to say to Beltline to Broadway about seeing her first Broadway show, leaving the business, and returning triumphantly. …

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Monday, June 19, 2023

A Conversation with Tony Nominee Katy Sullivan by Lauren Van Hemert

Hear what Cost of Living's Tony Nominated Actress Katy Sullivan has to say about disability representation on and off stage, presenting the keynote speech at the National Women's Theatre Fes…

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A Conversation wtih Tony Nominee Katy Sulivan by Lauren Van Hemert

Hear what COST OF LIVING's Tony Nominated Actress Katy Sullivan has to say about disability representation on and off stage, presenting the keynote speech at the National Women's Theatre Fes…

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Sunday, June 18, 2023

Norbert Leo Butz and Lauren Kennedy Brady on LAST FIVE YEARS, Jason Robert Brown, and More by Lauren Van Hemert

Hear what two-time Tony Award-winner Norbert Leo Butz and Lauren Kennedy Brady have to say to Beltline to Broadway about THE LAST FIVE YEARS, JRB, and so much more. The post Norbert Leo Butz…

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A LAST FIVE YEARS Reunion with Norbert Leo Butz and Lauren Kennedy by Lauren Van Hemert

Hear what two-time Tony Award-winner Norbert Leo Butz and Theatre Raleigh's Producing Artistic Director Lauren Kennedy Brady have to say about Jason Robert Brown, originating the the roles o…

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Saturday, June 17, 2023

Mamie Till-Mobley’s Legacy Lives in a Powerful EMMETT TILL by Lauren Van Hemert

Read Kim Jackson's Beltline to Broadway review of Pure Life Theatre's production of Mamie Till-Mobley's play THE FACE OF EMMETT TILL. The post Mamie Till-Mobley’s Legacy Lives in a Powerfu…

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Monday, June 12, 2023

A Conversation with “Dear Multi-Hyphenate’s” Michael Kushner by Lauren Van Hemert

Hear what multi-hyphenate Michael Kushner has to say about the industry, the importance of specificity, and more. The post A Conversation with “Dear Multi-Hyphenate’s” Michael Kushner …

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A Conversation with Multi-Hyphenate Michael Kushner by Lauren Van Hemert

Hear what Michael Kushner (DEAR MULTI-HYPHENATE) has to say about the theater industry, his new book, and more.LinksMichael Kushner's WebsiteDear Multi-Hyphenate WebsiteConnect with Us@beltl…

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Thursday, June 8, 2023

HOLMES & WATSON Ushers TheatreFEST in with a Bang by Lauren Van Hemert

Read what Lauren Van Hemert has to say about University Theatre's production of HOLMES & WATSON and TheatreFEST. The post HOLMES & WATSON Ushers TheatreFEST in with a Bang appeared f…

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Monday, June 5, 2023

Talking HANDS ON A HARDBODY with RLT’s Heather Strickland and Brian Westbrook by Lauren Van Hemert

Hear what Raleigh Little Theatre's Heather Strickland and Brian Westbrook have to say about the evolution of RLT, musical theater, and more. The post Talking HANDS ON A HARDBODY with RLT’s…

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Thursday, May 18, 2023

A Conversation with The Museum of Broadway’s Diane Nicoletti by Lauren Van Hemert

Hear what the Museum of Broadway's Co-Founder Diane Nicoletti has to say about Broadway, family, and more. The post A Conversation with The Museum of Broadway’s Diane Nicoletti appeared fi…

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In Conversation with The Museum of Broadway's Diane Nicoletti by Lauren Van Hemert

A conversation with Museum of Broadway Co-Founder Diane Nicoletti. LinksMuseum of BroadwayLet's connect:Instagram @beltlinetobroadwayFacebook @beltlinetobroadwayTikTok @beltlinetobroadwayTwi…

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Tuesday, April 11, 2023

A Conversation with JERSEY BOY Rob Marnell by Lauren Van Hemert

Hear what Rob Marnell (TINA, BEAUTIFUL) has to say about reprising his role of Bob Gaudio in the Theatre Raleigh production of JERSEY BOYSand returning home. The post A Conversation with JER…

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A Conversation with Jersey Boy Rob Marnell by Lauren Van Hemert

Hear what Rob Marnell (TINA, BEAUTIFUL) has to say about reprising his role of Bob Gaudio in the Theatre Raleigh production of JERSEY BOYS and returning home.Links Theatre Raleigh Rob Marnel…

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Monday, February 20, 2023

Watch: Michael Abels on OMAR, Opera, and More by Lauren Van Hemert

Hear what film composer Michael Abels (GET OUT, NOPE) has to say to Beltline to Broadway about his creative process and collaborating on his first opera, OMAR. The post Watch: Michael Abels …

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In Conversation with Playwright Tristan André and Renowned Film Composer Michael Abels by Lauren Van Hemert

Hear what playwright/performer Tristan Andre (THEY DO NOT KNOW HARLEM) and renowned film composer Michael Abels (GET OUT, NOPE) have to say about the creative process. The post In Conversati…

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In Conversation with Playwright and Performing Artist Tristan Andre and Film Composer Michael Abels by Lauren Van Hemert

This episode of the podcast is an exploration of two works inspired by two different historical figures, one of whom you may not know fully and one you may not have heard of at all. For more…

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Tuesday, February 7, 2023

From Ashes They Rise: INDECENT to ASHER LEV by Lauren Van Hemert

On this episode of the podcast, hear what Madeline Scotti (INDECENT) and Matthew Hager (MY NAME IS ASHER LEV) say about art, religion, and censorship. The post From Ashes They Rise: INDECENT…

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From INDECENT to ASHER LEV by Lauren Van Hemert

Thank you for listening to this very important episode. For more information on any of the topics you've heard in this episode, see the links below.Links Aggregate Theatre Company Jewish For…

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Monday, February 6, 2023

Watch: THE VOICE’s Tamara Jade on Manifesting Dreams into Reality by Lauren Van Hemert

Hear what THE VOICE'S Tamara Jade has to say to Beltline to Broadway about becoming Effie in NC Theatre's production of DREAMGIRLS. The post Watch: THE VOICE’s Tamara Jade on Manifesting D…

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2023-2024 BROADWAY SEASON
May 30, 2023: Grey House - Lyceum Theatre
Jun 26, 2023: Just For Us - Hudson Theatre
Jul 24, 2023: The Cottage - Hayes Theater
Nov 16, 2023: Spamalot - St. James Theatre
Dec 18, 2023: Appropriate - Hayes Theater
Mar 07, 2024: Doubt - Todd Haimes Theatre
Apr 14, 2024: Lempicka - Longacre Theatre
Apr 17, 2024: The Wiz - Marquis Theatre
Apr 18, 2024: Suffs - Music Box Theatre
Apr 25, 2024: Mother Play - Hayes Theater
Jun 10, 2024: The Drama Desk Awards