86 episodes

Stages Podcast connects with creatives, innovators and healers and go beyond the resume and beneath the surface of a creative life.

Co-hosts Stephanie J. Block and Marylee Fairbanks bring together their friends and colleagues, from Broadway, TV and film and have down to earth conversations that you won't hear anywhere else. We share the roadblocks, choices, mistakes and successes that lead to new avenues of expression and connection.

Love where you are now.

Stages Podcast Marylee Fairbanks

    • Arts
    • 5.0 • 147 Ratings

Stages Podcast connects with creatives, innovators and healers and go beyond the resume and beneath the surface of a creative life.

Co-hosts Stephanie J. Block and Marylee Fairbanks bring together their friends and colleagues, from Broadway, TV and film and have down to earth conversations that you won't hear anywhere else. We share the roadblocks, choices, mistakes and successes that lead to new avenues of expression and connection.

Love where you are now.

    Leslie of The Lake with Leslie Rodriguez Kritzer

    Leslie of The Lake with Leslie Rodriguez Kritzer

    Leslie Rodriguez Kritzer dazzles with an illustrious career on Broadway and beyond, originating roles in hit shows like BEETLEJUICE, SOMETHING ROTTEN!, ELF, and A CATERED AFFAIR. She is also known for her work in LEGALLY BLONDE, HAIRSPRAY, and her currently show-stopping performance as "The Lady of the Lake" in the Broadway revival of Monty Python's SPAMALOT.
     
    In this episode, Leslie discusses finding the freedom in loss, recreating an iconic role in her own way, and keeping up with cast text threads for 20 years.
     
    SPAMALOT
    ENTERTAINERS COMMUNITY FUND
    LESLIE as Carole Burnett

    • 54 min
    Deconstructing Seth with Seth Rudetsky

    Deconstructing Seth with Seth Rudetsky

    Seth Rudetsky is a beloved Broadway music director, writer, and host of "Seth's Big Fat Broadway" and "Seth Speaks" on SiriusXM, where he gets to showcase his vault of musical theater knowledge. He and his husband, James Wesley Jackson, raised millions of dollars, with their live virtual show "Stars in the House," to support the theatre industry during the pandemic shutdown. In this episode, he discusses how he fell in love with musicals, the power of persistence, and the experience of playing the opening notes of RAGTIME with no rehearsal.
    Seth Rudetsky
    The Actors Community Fund
    Support the show: http://www.stagespodcast.net
     

    • 48 min
    S4E2: Style & Heart with George Brescia

    S4E2: Style & Heart with George Brescia

    George Brescia is a renowned style expert, TV personality, and author of  Change Your Clothes, Change Your Life. In this episode, he discusses how your wardrobe is the "window to your soul," the ways you can make fashion work for you, and why you'll see him doing the Electric Slide on QVC.
    George Brescia
    QVC
    Support the show: http://www.stagespodcast.net
     

    • 1 hr 5 min
    A New Season with Stephanie J. Block & Marylee Fairbanks

    A New Season with Stephanie J. Block & Marylee Fairbanks

    For the Season 4, Stephanie and Marylee discuss their visions and vibes for 2024. They dive into their lifelong fandom for Barbra Streisand, share their favorite books of the year and play a guessing game to discover the meaning of new words.
    Stephanie's Concerts
    Marylee's book reading workshop at Illume
    A Hole In The Wall Gang Camp
    Support the show: http://www.stagespodcast.net
     

    • 48 min
    Christmas on the Prairie with Alison Arngrim & Dean Butler

    Christmas on the Prairie with Alison Arngrim & Dean Butler

    For the final episode of 2023, Marylee gifts Stephanie a surprise visit from "Little House on the Prairie" stars Alison Arngrim ("Nellie Oleson") and Dean Butler ("Almanzo Wilder"). Alison and Dean share behind-the-scenes stories from set, why they feel the show has withstood the test of time, and gush over Michael Landon's signature chin quiver. 
    Little House Festival
    Confessions of a Prairie Bitch by Alison Arngrim
    Prairie Man by Dean Butler
    Protect.org
    Support the show: http://www.stagespodcast.net
     

    • 47 min
    Clever and Curious with Alli Mauzey

    Clever and Curious with Alli Mauzey

    Alli Mauzey is an acclaimed actress and singer known for her outstanding performances on Broadway. She starred as Glinda in WICKED, and HELLO DOLLY! with Bette Midler. She originated the role of "Lenora" in CRY-BABY, and is currently starring as "Pattie" in the Tony Award-winning KIMBERLY AKIMBO.
    In this episode, Alli discusses the joys and challenges of playing a "messy" character, early days of waiting tables at Tibbies Music Hall, and her adventures in raising monarch butterflies. 
    Kimberly Akimbo
    How to save Monarch Butterflies
    Eticket podcast
    Support the show: http://www.stagespodcast.net
     

    • 55 min

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