Stage Grok

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Sinopsis

The roaming theatre podcast coming to you from the geographic center of the American theatre. www.StageGrok.com

Episodios

  • Stage Grok - Ken Glazer, author of Searching for Oedipus

    Stage Grok - Ken Glazer, author of Searching for Oedipus

    22/12/2019

    I talk with author Ken Glazer about his book Searching for Oedipus: How I Found Meaning in an Ancient Masterpiece.

  • Stage Grok - Bonnie Comley, BroadwayHD Founder  CEO

    Stage Grok - Bonnie Comley, BroadwayHD Founder & CEO

    06/12/2019

    I talk with Broadway producer and BroadwayHD founder and CEO Bonnie Comley, about her career and about the BroadwayHD digital streaming service.

  • Stage Grok - Composer-Lyricist Georgia Stitt, on Musical Theatre and Copyright

    Stage Grok - Composer-Lyricist Georgia Stitt, on Musical Theatre and Copyright

    04/09/2019

    I talk with composer, lyricist, and music director Georgia Stitt, about musical theatre and copyright in this new age of bootlegs, smart phones, YouTube, and other social media platforms. Georgia is the chair of the Copyright Advocacy Committee of the Dramatists Guild. She's also the founder of Maestra Music Inc, a support and advocacy organization for "female-identifying, non-binary, and gender non-conforming composers, music directors, orchestrators, arrangers, copyists, rehearsal pianists and other musicians who are an underrepresented minority in musical theater."

  • Stage Grok - Author Andy Propst on Comden  Green

    Stage Grok - Author Andy Propst on Comden & Green

    22/07/2019

    I talk with author Andy Propst about his book They Made Us Happy: Betty Comden & Adolph Green's Musicals & Movies, about the legendary writing team that brought us Singin' in the Rain, On the Town, Wonderful Town, Bells Are Ringing, On the 20th Century, The Will Rogers Follies, and many more shows and films.

  • Stage Grok - Composer-Lyricist Jason Robert Brown

    Stage Grok - Composer-Lyricist Jason Robert Brown

    02/02/2019

    I talk with Broadway composer-lyricist Jason Robert Brown, about his writing process, his work in musical theatre and on the solo stage, and his composer-lyricist wife Georgia Stitt.

  • Stage Grok - Orchestrator Charlie Rosen, on Be More Chill

    Stage Grok - Orchestrator Charlie Rosen, on Be More Chill

    23/01/2019

    I talk with Charlie Rosen, composer, performer, and orchestrator, about Charlie Rosen's Broadway Big Band, his 8-Bit Big Band, and his work as music supervisor and orchestrator for Be More Chill

  • Stage Grok - Producer Jennifer Ashley Tepper, on Be More Chill

    Stage Grok - Producer Jennifer Ashley Tepper, on Be More Chill

    23/12/2018

    I talk again with Jennifer Ashley Tepper, author, historian, and Broadway producer, about Be More Chill, which she's producing -- in addition to her three volume Untold Stories of Broadway, her concert series If It Only Even Runs a Minute, and her series of concerts at 54 Below in New York, where she is director of programming.

  • Stage Grok - Actor Katlyn Carlson, Chloe in Be More Chill

    Stage Grok - Actor Katlyn Carlson, Chloe in Be More Chill

    08/12/2018

    I talk with actor Katlyn Carlson, who plays Chloe in the Broadway musical Be More Chill, about the show and the incredible reception it has received around the world.

  • Stage Grok - Composer-Lyricist Joe Iconis on Be More Chill

    Stage Grok - Composer-Lyricist Joe Iconis on Be More Chill

    14/08/2018

    I talk with composer-lyricist Joe Iconis, about his writing process, and about his musical Be More Chill and the incredible reception it has received

  • Stage Grok - Lyricist-Bookwriter Greg Kotis

    Stage Grok - Lyricist-Bookwriter Greg Kotis

    14/07/2018

    On this episode of STAGE GROK, I talk with lyricist and bookwriter Greg Kotis, about his shows Urinetown and Yeast Nation.

  • Stage Grok - Actor Thom Sesma, star of Sweeney Todd

    Stage Grok - Actor Thom Sesma, star of Sweeney Todd

    10/04/2018

    On this episode of STAGE GROK, I talk with actor Thom Sesma, about his career and about stepping into the title role in the new, immersive, off Broadway production of Sweeney Todd. He has appeared in many shows on and off Broadway, as well as several productions at the The Rep here in St. Louis.

  • Stage Grok - Composer-Lyricist Bobby Cronin

    Stage Grok - Composer-Lyricist Bobby Cronin

    15/02/2018

    I talk with musical theatre composer-lyricist Bobby Cronin, about his projects and the life of a theatre writer. His shows include Mary and Max, Till Death Do Us Part, Welcome to My Life, The Cover, Till Soon, Anne, Alone in the US, Daybreak, and A Christmas Carol.

  • Stage Grok - The Kirkpatrick Brothers on Writing Something Rotten

    Stage Grok - The Kirkpatrick Brothers on Writing Something Rotten

    30/01/2017 Duración: 37min

    I talk with Karey and Wayne Kirkpatrick about conceiving and writing the Broadway musical Something Rotten, now on tour, coming to the Fox Theatre in St. Louis on Feb. 7, 2017.

  • Stage Grok - Broadway Bookwriter-Lyricist Tom Jones on Celebration

    Stage Grok - Broadway Bookwriter-Lyricist Tom Jones on Celebration

    24/10/2016 Duración: 43min

    I talk with playwright-lyricist Tom Jones (The Fantasticks, 110 in the Shade, I Do! I Do!), about his show Celebration and his 2016 revision, produced by New Line Theatre.

  • Stage Grok - Dael Orlandersmith on Until the Flood

    Stage Grok - Dael Orlandersmith on Until the Flood

    24/10/2016 Duración: 23min

    I talk with playwright, poet, and actor Dael Orlandersmith, about her brilliant one-woman show Until the Flood, commissioned by The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis.

  • Stage Grok - Neil LaBute, Playwright, Screenwriter, Director

    Stage Grok - Neil LaBute, Playwright, Screenwriter, Director

    06/07/2016 Duración: 34min

    On this episode of STAGE GROK, I talk with playwright, screenwriter, and director Neil LaBute, about his writing process and about the annual LaBute New Theatre Festival at St. Louis Actors' Studio.

  • Stage Grok - Lucy Cashion on Trash Macbeth

    Stage Grok - Lucy Cashion on Trash Macbeth

    21/05/2016 Duración: 47min

    I talk with Lucy Cashion, educator and artistic director of Equally Represented Arts (ERA), a theatre company in St. Louis, about their critically acclaimed devised work Trash Macbeth

  • Stage Grok - Broadway actor Ann Harada

    Stage Grok - Broadway actor Ann Harada

    13/05/2016 Duración: 38min

    I talk with actor Ann Harada about her career (Avenue Q, Seussical, Cinderella, 9 to 5, Les Miz, M. Butterfly, etc.) and about race and the American theatre in 2016.

  • Stage Grok - Danny Ginges, Philip Foxman, on their rock musical Atomic

    Stage Grok - Danny Ginges, Philip Foxman, on their rock musical Atomic

    13/05/2016 Duración: 28min

    I talk with lyricist-bookwriter Danny Ginges and composer-lyricist Philip Foxman, about their rock musical Atomic, which debuted in Australia, then moved to off Broadway, and then was produced by two regional theatres, Meadow Brook Theatre in Rochester, Michigan, and then New Line Theatre in St. Louis.

  • Stage Grok - Actor Jeff McCarthy on Urinetown and Southern Comfort

    Stage Grok - Actor Jeff McCarthy on Urinetown and Southern Comfort

    06/04/2016 Duración: 22min

    I talk with Broadway actor Jeff McCarthy, about playing Officer Lockstock in the original Urinetown, and about his newest project, the musical Southern Comfort.