60 episodes

Philanthropy unites Broadway stars like Lin-Manuel Miranda, Gloria Estefan, Judith Light, and more. The Broadway Gives Back Podcast spotlights Broadway actors, shows, and organizations in their pursuit of social impact and doing good. Our talented guests will share stories about their favorite charities, how they got involved, and the people and causes who have benefited from these philanthropic efforts. From stars to stagehands, cast members to front of house, and causes large and small, we will discuss why philanthropy is so vital and inspiring. Hosted by former head of marketing for the Tony Awards and The Broadway League, and CCO for the Charity Network, Jan Svendsen, this feel-good podcast will also discuss ways you can do good through education and taking action to make the world a better place.Part of the Broadway Podcast Network.

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Philanthropy unites Broadway stars like Lin-Manuel Miranda, Gloria Estefan, Judith Light, and more. The Broadway Gives Back Podcast spotlights Broadway actors, shows, and organizations in their pursuit of social impact and doing good. Our talented guests will share stories about their favorite charities, how they got involved, and the people and causes who have benefited from these philanthropic efforts. From stars to stagehands, cast members to front of house, and causes large and small, we will discuss why philanthropy is so vital and inspiring. Hosted by former head of marketing for the Tony Awards and The Broadway League, and CCO for the Charity Network, Jan Svendsen, this feel-good podcast will also discuss ways you can do good through education and taking action to make the world a better place.Part of the Broadway Podcast Network.

    Hugh Jackman

    Hugh Jackman

    Hugh Jackman is the most down to earth superhero. A multiple award winner with Tonys, Emmys, a Grammy, and a Golden Globe, Hugh won a special Tony Award in 2012 recognizing his accomplishments as a performer and a humanitarian. Hugh and his wife, Deb Furness, support a number of important causes, and he has broken the fundraising record for Broadway Cares multiple times. Join everybody’s favorite music man as he discusses a lifetime of giving back.

    Learn more about about the worthy causes discussed in this episodes and how you can donate and/or help:

    Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS

    Effective Altruism

    Giving What We Can

    80,000 Hours

    Global Citizen


    Connect with Hugh:

    Facebook: @HughJackman


    Twitter: @RealHughJackman


    Instagram: @TheHughJackman



    Connect with The Broadway Gives Back Podcast:

    Facebook: @broadwaygivesbackpodcast


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    Twitter: @broadwaygives



    Hosted & Executive Produced by Jan Svendsen and co-produced & edited by Jim Lochner. 
    A proud member of the Broadway Podcast Network.
    Special thanks to Dori Berinstein, Alan Seales, and Kimberlee Garris from BPN; Julian Hills from The Bulldog Agency; and Eric Becker from Broderick Street Music. Social Media Manager for Broadway Gives Back: Olivia Cull.
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    • 26 min
    Dori Berinstein & Sammi Cannold

    Dori Berinstein & Sammi Cannold

    Dori Berinstein is an Emmy Award-winning documentarian, a four-time Tony-winning Broadway producer, an Olivier Award winner, Golden Globe nominee. She’s also the Co-Founder/CEO of the Broadway Podcast Network. Sammi Cannold (Dori’s daughter) is a director who is one of Forbes Magazine's 30 Under 30 in Hollywood & Entertainment, and has worked on and off Broadway, in film, and in television on shows for CBS, Nickelodeon, Paramount+, and Cirque du Soleil. Sammi also works with Human First Coalition, an organization dedicated to providing humanitarian aid in Afghanistan. Mother and daughter recently collaborated on the documentary THE SHOW MUST GO ON. Join Dori and Sammi as they discuss the challenges and rewards of incorporating giving back onstage and off. 

    Learn more about about the worthy causes discussed in this episodes and how you can donate and/or help:

    Broadway Podcast Network

    Human First Coalition


    Connect with The Broadway Gives Back Podcast:

    Facebook: @broadwaygivesbackpodcast


    Instagram: @broadwaygivesbackpodcast


    Twitter: @broadwaygives



    Hosted & Executive Produced by Jan Svendsen and co-produced & edited by Jim Lochner. 
    A proud member of the Broadway Podcast Network.
    Special thanks to Dori Berinstein, Alan Seales, and Kimberlee Garris from BPN; Julian Hills from The Bulldog Agency; and Eric Becker from Broderick Street Music. Social Media Manager for Broadway Gives Back: Olivia Cull.
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    • 37 min
    TDF

    TDF

    Victoria Bailey has been the executive director of TDF (Theatre Development Fund) since 2001. TDF is dedicated to bringing the performing arts to everyone by engaging and cultivating a broad and diverse audience and eliminating barriers to attendance. Tory envisions a world where the transformative experience of attending live theatre is essential, relevant, accessible, and inspirational. During her 20-year tenure, Tory has led the development of the new TKTS booth at Duffy Square, the expansion of education programs, and the introduction of sensory friendly Broadway performances. She’s a Professor at the School of the Arts at Columbia University, and a member of the board at the Times Square Alliance. Join Tory as she discusses the state of Broadway and her vision for TDF and the theater industry moving forward. 

    Learn more about about the worthy causes discussed in this episodes and how you can donate and/or help:

    TDF (Theatre Development Fund)

    TKTS

    Times Square Alliance


    Connect with The Broadway Gives Back Podcast:

    Facebook: @broadwaygivesbackpodcast


    Instagram: @broadwaygivesbackpodcast


    Twitter: @broadwaygives



    Hosted & Executive Produced by Jan Svendsen and co-produced & edited by Jim Lochner.
    A proud member of the Broadway Podcast Network.
    Special thanks to Dori Berinstein, Alan Seales, and Kimberlee Garris from BPN; Julian Hills from The Bulldog Agency; and Eric Becker from Broderick Street Music. Social Media Manager for Broadway Gives Back: Olivia Cull.
    Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    • 46 min
    Sergio Trujillo & Jack Noseworthy

    Sergio Trujillo & Jack Noseworthy

    Broadway power couple Sergio Trujillo and Jack Noseworthy are as magnetic offstage as they are onstage. Sergio began his career on Broadway as a performer in such legendary musicals as JEROME ROBBINS’ BROADWAY, GUYS AND DOLLS, and FOSSE before becoming one of the industry’s most sought after choreographers, including MEMPHIS, JERSEY BOYS, ON YOUR FEET, and his Tony Award-winning choreography for AIN’T TOO PROUD: THE LIFE AND TIMES OF THE TEMPTATIONS. Jack is a familiar face on film and television, and is best known to Broadway fans for his memorable performance in SWEET SMELL OF SUCCESS. In addition, Jack is an Individual Giving Officer with Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, helping to raise money for this iconic Broadway institution. Join Sergio and Jack as they discuss the challenges and rewards of giving back—individually, collectively, and as a family. 

    Learn more about about the worthy causes discussed in this episodes and how you can donate and/or help:

    Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS

    R.Evolutión Latina


    Connect with Sergio:

    Website: sergiotrujillo.com


    Twitter: @sergioatrujillo


    Instagram: @sergiotrujillo1



    Connect with Jack:

    Website: jacknoseworthy.com


    Facebook: @jacknoseworthy


    Twitter: @jacknoseworthy


    Instagram: @jack_noseworthy



    Connect with The Broadway Gives Back Podcast:

    Facebook: @broadwaygivesbackpodcast


    Instagram: @broadwaygivesbackpodcast


    Twitter: @broadwaygives




    Hosted & Executive Produced by Jan Svendsen and co-produced & edited by Jim Lochner. 
    A proud member of the Broadway Podcast Network.
    Special thanks to Dori Berinstein, Alan Seales, and Kimberlee Garris from BPN; Julian Hills from The Bulldog Agency; and Eric Becker from Broderick Street Music. Social Media Manager for Broadway Gives Back: Olivia Cull.
    Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    • 41 min
    Jonathan Groff

    Jonathan Groff

    SPRING AWAKENING, HAMILTON, FROZEN, LOOKING, MINDHUNTERS, GLEE… Jonathan Groff is a Grammy winner, Obie winner, two-time Tony nominee, and Emmy nominee. From Melchior to Kristoff, King George, and more, he’s a familiar face on stage, screen, and television. In addition to supporting causes like Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, LGBTQIA+ rights, and the Entertainment Community Fund, he recently produced a SPRING AWAKENING reunion on HBO as a charity benefit. Join Jonathan as he discusses his amazing career and the challenges and rewards of giving back. 

    Learn more about about the worthy causes discussed in this episodes and how you can donate and/or help:

    Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS

    Entertainment Community Fund


    Connect with The Broadway Gives Back Podcast:

    Facebook: @broadwaygivesbackpodcast


    Instagram: @broadwaygivesbackpodcast


    Twitter: @broadwaygives



    Hosted & Executive Produced by Jan Svendsen and co-produced & edited by Jim Lochner.
    A proud member of the Broadway Podcast Network.
    Special thanks to Dori Berinstein, Alan Seales, and Kimberlee Garris from BPN; Julian Hills from The Bulldog Agency; and Eric Becker from Broderick Street Music. Social Media Manager for Broadway Gives Back: Olivia Cull.
    Jonathan Groff photo: Chad Meyer
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    • 38 min
    Cody Renard Richard

    Cody Renard Richard

    Cody Renard Richard is an advocate, educator, producer, and professional stage manager with a career that spans Broadway, television, Cirque Du Soleil, and opera. On Broadway, he has stage managed 14 productions and was most recently the Production Stage Manager and Associate Director for FREESTYLE LOVE SUPREME, a co-producer on THOUGHTS OF A COLORED MAN, and is now working on the tour of MOULIN ROUGE. As a philanthropist and activist, he has worked with numerous organizations, including Broadway Advocacy Coalition where he founded The Cody Renard Richard Scholarship Program for aspiring BIPOC theater makers. Join Cody as he discusses a changing—and hopefully more inclusive—Broadway industry.
    Learn more about about the worthy causes discussed in this episodes and how you can donate and/or help:

    Broadway Advocacy Coalition

    The Cody Renard Richard Scholarship Program

    Actors’ Equity Association


    Connect with Cody:

    Website: codyrenard.com


    Twitter: @codyrenard


    Instagram: @codyrenard


    LinkedIn: @cody-renard-richard



    Connect with The Broadway Gives Back Podcast:

    Facebook: @broadwaygivesbackpodcast


    Instagram: @broadwaygivesbackpodcast


    Twitter: @broadwaygives



    Hosted & Executive Produced by Jan Svendsen and co-produced & edited by Jim Lochner.
    A proud member of the Broadway Podcast Network.
    Special thanks to Dori Berinstein, Alan Seales, and Kimberlee Garris from BPN; Julian Hills from The Bulldog Agency; and Eric Becker from Broderick Street Music.
    Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    • 42 min

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A brilliant host, herself an inspiration, invites top talent and thought leaders to share their philosophies about making a difference. The cast is Broadway notables, but the themes are universal. You’ll leave each podcast entertained ... and thinking of ways you, too, can be “of service.”

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