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Started during the COVID-19 pandemic, its purpose is for 15-year-old actor, Mason Bray, to connect with theatre in a theatre-deprived world. Ever since, it has formed into an interview-based show where he gets advice from some of the best designers, producers, and artists all over the world in order for him and other people like him to get advice and break into the entertainment industry. Every week during a season, an in-depth interview is released where you as a listener can get amazing advice from A-list guests!
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    • 4.8 • 17 Ratings

Started during the COVID-19 pandemic, its purpose is for 15-year-old actor, Mason Bray, to connect with theatre in a theatre-deprived world. Ever since, it has formed into an interview-based show where he gets advice from some of the best designers, producers, and artists all over the world in order for him and other people like him to get advice and break into the entertainment industry. Every week during a season, an in-depth interview is released where you as a listener can get amazing advice from A-list guests!
Part of the Broadway Podcast Network.

    BROADWAY TALKS with a Podcast Host - Alan Seales

    BROADWAY TALKS with a Podcast Host - Alan Seales

    Alan is a fellow podcast host on the Broadway Podcast Network with his show The Theatre Podcast with Alan Seales. Not only does Alan have a podcast on the network but he is also the Chief Technical Officer and a Co-Founder for the BPN! He also works for Talks at Google where he conducts interviews with A-list celebrities!

    I am so excited to have him join my line-up for Season 5 and I am SO excited for you to join us! In this episode, you can hear us talk about Alan's early life, getting a degree in Computer Science, Meeting Dori Berinstein and starting the Broadway Podcast Network, how theatre affected his life, and so much more! On top of all of that, you can hear from him about starting out podcasts and what he suggests for people wanting to get into content production!

    Check out Alan's Podcast:
    Instagram - @theatre_podcast
    Twitter - @theatre_podcast
    Broadway Podcast Network - BPN.fm/ttp
    Website - TheTheatrePodcast.com

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    • 46 min
    BROADWAY TALKS with an Actor - Matt DeAngelis

    BROADWAY TALKS with an Actor - Matt DeAngelis

    Matt DeAngelis is a Broadway actor who is in the ensemble for Waitress the Musical (which just opened on Broadway on September 4th)! Before that, Matt made his Broadway debut in Diane Paulus’s revival of HAIR! Other productions Matt has worked on include the 1st national tour of American Idiot, 1st National Tour of Once, and Matt came back to Broadway with another Diane Paulus show- alongside Jessie Mueller and the rest of the amazing original Broadway cast of Waitress! He also went out on the tour with Waitress alongside Christine Dwyer, his real-life wife! There are so many things on Matt’s resume that I couldn’t fit in this short bio, but he is amazing and I was fortunate enough to see him on the road right before he left! 
    I am so excited for him to join my show this week! AND I cannot wait for you to hear this interview as we talk about coming back to Broadway, rehearsal guidelines, how tour life impacted him, what he learned on the road, and so much more!

    Check out Matt’s Social Media!!
    Instagram @mattdeangelis22

    Interested in getting coached by Matt and his wife, Christine Dwyer?
    Go to TheWorkingStudio.net or e-mail theworkingstudionyc@gmail.com for more information!
    Additionally, you can check out: noelvoicestudio.com 

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    • 24 min
    BROADWAY TALKS with a Director - Sammi Cannold

    BROADWAY TALKS with a Director - Sammi Cannold

    Sammi Cannold is a director for theatre and film! She directed the recent documentary “The Show Must Go On” about the South Korean Theatre industry during the height of the pandemic. She has also been featured on Forbes 30 under 30 in Hollywood and Entertainment. You can watch her Ted-X Talk on YouTube where she discusses her research trip for the New York City Center’s production of Evita. Some other shows that she has directed include Ragtime on Ellis Island and Violet on a moving bus with the American Repertory Theatre, Sammi has also been the Associate Director for The Great Comet on Broadway! 
    Join us on this episode as we discuss her research trip to Buenos Aires for her production of Evita, making a documentary during a pandemic, how they helping re-open Broadway at the Majestic Theatre, and so much more!
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    Check out Sammi’s social media:
    Instagram - @sammi.cannold
    Twitter - @sammicannold
    Website - sammicannold.com

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    • 25 min
    WELCOME BACK, BROADWAY!

    WELCOME BACK, BROADWAY!

    After almost a year and a half of no Broadway! The Great BRIGHT Way is starting to re-open!! Antoinette Nwandu’s Pass Over began it’s previews a few weeks ago and is set to open before the end of the month!

    On this episode we get up to date with theatre news and the progress of Broadway coming back, listen to audio from the opening of Pass Over on Broadway, discuss new casting announcements! On top of all of that, we discuss Ayanna Prescod and her HUGE theatre news as well as her new podcast on the Broadway Podcast Network!
    Her show is called What’s Up Broadway and you can stay up to date with theatre news at bpn.fm/whatsupbroadway 
    If you want to scroll through Ayanna's twitter, click here!

    Check out Cody Renard Richard (@codyrenard on Instagram) and his video from the first preview of Pass Over (@passoverbway on Instagram) on his instagram!!
    Check out Hadestown casting @hadestown to see all of the national tour and Broadway casting news!

    Thank you for listening this week! Join us next week to hear another interview!
    If you want to listen to past episodes, see a full reopening schedule, read about my show, or sign up for my newsletter; realtalkmasonbray.com!
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    • 8 min
    BROADWAY TALKS with a Stage Manager - Matt DiCarlo

    BROADWAY TALKS with a Stage Manager - Matt DiCarlo

    Matt DiCarlo has been the stage manager for Broadway shows like Beetlejuice, The Play That Goes Wrong, The Color Purple, Rock Of Ages, and Honeymoon in Vegas. He has also been the Associate Director for The Play That Goes Wrong, The Color Purple, Rock Of Ages, and Moulin Rouge! He recently spent a few weeks in Seoul as the Restaging Director for the South Korean production of Beetlejuice! Matt is now working as the Resident Director for Moulin Rouge! As Broadway reopens! I have followed Matt on Instagram for a while, fascinated with his career, and I am so excited for him to be joining me on this episode!!

    In the interview, we discuss his career on Broadway being a stage manager and now changing into the directing side of the field. On top of that, we discuss his time in Korea with Beetlejuice and how the entire team conquered the language barrier!!
    Check out Matt’s Social Media!!
    Instagram @MattyD0804

    Thank you for supporting my podcast!! If you like this episode or want to check out more, our social media platforms are:
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    • 25 min
    BROADWAY TALKS with a Marketing Director - Courtney Kochuba

    BROADWAY TALKS with a Marketing Director - Courtney Kochuba

    Courtney Kochuba is the current Director of Marketing at Concord Theatricals. Before that, Courtney was also on the team at Samuel French before it merged with Concord back in 2018.
    In the interview, we discuss licensing for theatre and how the administration side of theatre works, her schedule for a day at Concord, as well as some of her favorite titles in the Concord catalog. Join us to hear about all of this AND MORE!
    Broadway is slowly but surely coming back to the world, with shows starting previews and reopening within the next few weeks! Passover begins previews August 4th and the National Tour of WICKED starring Talia Suskaer and Allison Bailey reopens August 3rd! For a full reopening schedule, check out our website; realtalkmasonbray.com/episodes

    Check out Courtney and Concord Theatricals' Social Media:
    Instagram - @courtkochuba / @concordshows
    Twitter - @courtkochuba / @concordshows
    Facebook - Concord Theatricals
    Browse the full Concord Catalog of 13,000+ shows at ConcordTheatricals.com

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    • 23 min

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