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The Ensemblist #13: Listener Questions Episode!

The Ensemblist #13: Listener Questions Episode!

December 16, 2013

For The Ensemblist's final episode of 2013, Nikka and Mo put out a call through social media for listeners to ask their own questions about the Broadway experience. Fans submitted their questions through Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, email and at The result is this supersized, action-packed episode featuring interviews with SEVEN Broadway actors covering topics from understudying, rehearsing, and taking over iconic roles to choosing colleges and offering audition tips!

Our Guests: 

Lauren Molina (Rock of Ages, Sweeney Todd), Shina Ann Morris (Annie, Nice Work if You Can Get It, West Side Story, Anything Goes), Chelsea Packard (Wicked, Hands on a Hardbody, Promises Promises), Andy Richardson (Newsies, How the Grinch Stole Christmas, Gypsy), Nic Rouleau (The Book of Mormon), Aléna Watters (Sister Act, The Addams Family, West Side Story), and Ryan Worsing (Chicago, Shrek, White Christmas).

The Ensemblist #12: Holidays on Broadway

The Ensemblist #12: Holidays on Broadway

December 1, 2013

Today on The Ensemblist, we talk about what it’s like to celebrate the holidays while in a Broadway show. We speak to three actors about their crazy show schedules, cool Broadway holiday traditions (like the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, door decorating contests, and Carols for a Cure)- and how they find ways to celebrate with both their co-workers backstage and their families at home. 

Our Guests: Asmeret Ghebremichael has performed on Broadway in The Book of Mormon, Elf, Legally Blonde, Spamalot, Wicked and Footloose

Brian O’Brien made his Broadway debut in the company of Steel Pier, and has since performed on the Great White Way in Beauty and the Beast, Annie Get Your Gun, The Pirate Queen, Promises, Promises and now, Chicago

Having spent over a decade in the cast of Mamma Mia!, Gerard Salvador shared stories about some of the show’s unique backstage traditions.