62 episodes

Musical Theater and pop culture chat show where I interview your favorite broadway performers, photographers, designers, makeup artists, and creatives and discuss all things art!

Oh My Pod U Guys Jayke Workman

    • Arts
    • 5.0 • 33 Ratings

Musical Theater and pop culture chat show where I interview your favorite broadway performers, photographers, designers, makeup artists, and creatives and discuss all things art!

    Sir Robin Looks Sexy With His Hair Pushed Back with Jonathan Bennett

    Sir Robin Looks Sexy With His Hair Pushed Back with Jonathan Bennett

    Star of film and television Jonathan Bennett makes his Broadway debut as Sir Robin in the Broadway revival of Spamalot!

    U Guys, this week's BroadwayWorld Recap has some piping hot tea! Then I am joined by actor Jonathan Bennett to talk all about his incredible career. Jonathan shares his excitement at making his Bway debut as Sir Robin in Spamalot, and how he has always been a theater lover at heart. He talks about playing Aaron Samuels in the original Mean Girls film, and how the movie's impact has grown exponentially since its release in 2004. Jonathan also touches on his work in reality tv, and how he, along with his husband, wants to use his platform to open doors for queer representation in the world of tv/film. Jonathan is a total sweetheart, U don't wanna miss this episode!

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    • 39 min
    Bonus Episode: FIGARO, An Original Musical

    Bonus Episode: FIGARO, An Original Musical

    U Guys, this very special Bonus episode highlights the co-writers and director of the stunning new musical, FIGARO. Songwriter Ashley Jana and co-writer and director Will Nunziata come together to share their experience creating this new show, including recording an entire cast album, ahead of the show's world premiere concert on March 4th at the Greenroom 42 in New York City. Listen to the World Premiere Recording album streaming on all digital platforms starting March 1st.

    Ashley Jana is a singer/songwriter, producer, and engineer whose music has independently garnered over 60 million streams. Her original music has been featured on HBO, NBC, Showtime, Lifetime, Bravo, Vice, Comedy Central, MTV, VH1, CNN, TLC, TNT, Oxygen and more. 20 of her original songs have been featured on the hit show "Dance Moms", and her song, "Feels So Good", co-produced with Grammy winner Rodney "Darkchild" Jerkins was featured on the hit show "Empire".

    Will Nunziata is a NYC-based award-winning director, writer, and creator of theatre, concerts, television, and film. He is a proud member of The Stage Directors and Choreographers Society, and is a graduate with a B.A. in Theatre from Boston College.

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    • 31 min
    Oh My Pod, We're Breaking Broadway! with Kerry Butler

    Oh My Pod, We're Breaking Broadway! with Kerry Butler

    From Hairspray to Beetlejuice, to a Tony Nominated performance as Kira in Xanadu, Kerry Butler has one of the most extensive careers on Broadway.
    U Guys, this week's BroadwayWorld Recap has all the hottest Bway news! Then, I am joined by Bway icon, Kerry Butler, to chat all about her incredible career on Broadway and beyond! Kerry talks about her background as an artist, and how she ended up in the world of art. She touches on her experience originating roles on Bway, as well as all the roles she had a hand in creating but never got to play. We dive into the extracurriculars, and how important it is for an artist to have interests and joys outside of the theater bubble. Kerry also shares about her incredible podcast, Breaking Broadway, and how much she enjoys instilling wisdom about the industry for the next generation. U guys, Kerry is amazing, U don't wanna miss this episode! 

    Follow Kerry on Instagram: @kerrybutler1 
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    • 49 min
    U.Me and Martin Sarreal

    U.Me and Martin Sarreal

    Star of the upcoming BBC animated musical, U.Me, Martin Sarreal is a man of many talents!

    U Guys, this week's BroadwayWorld Recap is overflowing with Bway tea, brought to you by BroadwayWorld.com! Then I am joined by UK actor Martin Sarreal to talk all about his upcoming animated musical, U.Me, on the BBC. Martin shares about his worldly upbringing, and what led him to the world of art. He also touches on opening doors in terms of Asian representation in the theater and on TV/Film. Catch Martin in U.Me when it premiers on February 21st, featuring an original score performed by the BBC Philharmonic. Martin is such a delight, U don't wanna miss this episode!

    Follow Martin on Instagram: @martinsarreal_
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    • 59 min
    From Mother To Mama with Lili Thomas

    From Mother To Mama with Lili Thomas

    From Cynthia Murphy in Dear Evan Hansen, to Mama Morton in Broadway's Chicago, Lili Thomas knows how to play a matriarch.

    U Guys, get all your latest Bway news in this week's BroadwayWorld Recap, brought to you by BroadwayWorld.com. Then I am joined by performer Lili Thomas to talk about making her Broadway debut as Matron Mama Morton in Chicago The Musical. Lili holds the distinction of being the first Asian-American woman to play the role, and she has truly made it her own. We talk about her experience growing up in New York City in a musical family, and how her background as a brass player has rounded out her artistic abilities to stretch beyond the world of acting. She touches on being the final person to play Cynthia Murphy in the National Tour of Dear Evan Hansen, and how being a mother herself influenced the way she approached the role. Lili is a brassy broad with a heart of gold, U don't wanna miss this episode!

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    • 53 min
    Eating Dreams with Sam Hartley

    Eating Dreams with Sam Hartley

    Straight off of his Broadway run as the Doug Standby in Gutenberg, Sam Hartley is here!

    U Guys, this week's BroadwayWorld Recap has all the latest Bway tea, brought to you by BroadwayWorld.com!
    Then I am joined by Broadway Standby, Sam Hartley, to talk all about his amazing career! I had the pleasure of sharing the stage with Sam on the National Tour of Chicago The Musical when he played the role of Billy Flynn. He shares about his experience on the road playing roles like Buddy in Elf, and the Beast in Disney's Beauty and the Beast. Sam also talks about being one of only two covers for the two-person musical, Gutenberg, helmed by Josh Gad and Andrew Rannels, and meeting all of the incredible celebrity guests that made cameo appearances in the show. Sam is the best, U don't wanna miss this episode!

    Follow Sam on Instagram: @samfred88
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    • 1 hr 14 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
33 Ratings

33 Ratings

rcj14 ,

Can’t wait to listen to more!!!

Loved your episode with Sam! Hearing you two chit chat made my day. Can’t wait to listen to more talks with such talented people! Your energy is contagious! ☺️🎶😍🫶🏼

Joya1234567 ,

Brilliant!

It’s so refreshing to listen to someone who has such in depth comprehensive knowledge paired with a true passion for theatre give these interviews. Jayke offers a warm and welcoming view into the often intimidating world of theatre!! This pod has all my love 💕

briannabrice ,

My favorite theatre podcast!

This podcast is my new favorite way to catch up on all things Broadway. Jayke brings such a joyful and fun energy to every conversation / the Bway recaps!

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