51 episodes

As a showbiz kid, host Eli Tokash knows what it’s like to balance childhood normalcy and the demands of starring on Broadway, Television, and Film. Kids in the industry have to balance multiple jobs, auditions, and performances on top of their schooling every single day. As Eli is becoming a young adult, he wants to share his industry child experiences and expertise while he seeks advice from adults asking about what is yet to come on this weekly podcast, Take A Bow! Take A Bow walks audiences through life in the entertainment industry with guests from all facets of the entertainment industry including top actors, directors, stage managers, casting directors, musicians, child wranglers/tutors, and more. Eli highlights each guest’s unique story and celebrates their journeys and accomplishments as they give insight on how they came to be where they are in the spotlight. This podcast offers helpful information for those just starting out in the industry such as the process of auditioning, headshots, getting agents/managers, the daily life of actors, funny mishaps, and so much more. Join Eli weekly as he engages in these insightful and fun conversations and he and his guest’s offer their experiences, thoughts, and advice on all aspects of the industry, seen through a kid’s perspective, while speaking with child and adult actors alike.Part of the Broadway Podcast Network.

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As a showbiz kid, host Eli Tokash knows what it’s like to balance childhood normalcy and the demands of starring on Broadway, Television, and Film. Kids in the industry have to balance multiple jobs, auditions, and performances on top of their schooling every single day. As Eli is becoming a young adult, he wants to share his industry child experiences and expertise while he seeks advice from adults asking about what is yet to come on this weekly podcast, Take A Bow! Take A Bow walks audiences through life in the entertainment industry with guests from all facets of the entertainment industry including top actors, directors, stage managers, casting directors, musicians, child wranglers/tutors, and more. Eli highlights each guest’s unique story and celebrates their journeys and accomplishments as they give insight on how they came to be where they are in the spotlight. This podcast offers helpful information for those just starting out in the industry such as the process of auditioning, headshots, getting agents/managers, the daily life of actors, funny mishaps, and so much more. Join Eli weekly as he engages in these insightful and fun conversations and he and his guest’s offer their experiences, thoughts, and advice on all aspects of the industry, seen through a kid’s perspective, while speaking with child and adult actors alike.Part of the Broadway Podcast Network.

    #51 - Bowen Yang Didn't Sink the Titanic

    #51 - Bowen Yang Didn't Sink the Titanic

    SNL's Rising Star Bowen Yang, talks SNL, Nora From Queens, his podcast Las Culturistas, and more! Bowen's journey is incredibly unique. As a graduate of NYU in the Department of Chemistry, he quickly shifted focus to solely work on his talents as a comedian. Juggling three different jobs (which he currently does today) was no easy journey getting there.
    If you think you know the life of a Saturday Night Live writer or cast member, think again! When Bowen guides us through the making of the skit of The Iceberg Who Sank the Titanic. he graciously puts into perspective the work each episode of SNL takes. Tune in to hear a brilliant episode that is equally entertaining, funny, and insightful. From getting rejected from UCB to writing then starring in SNL:
    Bowen Yang, Curtain Up!

    Connect with Bowen on Instagram: @fayedunaway

    Connect with Take A Bow on Instagram: @takeabowpodcast

    Connect with host, Eli Tokash on Instagram: @tokash_eli

    Produced by the Broadway Podcast Network

    Edited by Tessie Tokash (@tessietokash)
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    #50 - One Year Anniversary with Charlie Alterman

    #50 - One Year Anniversary with Charlie Alterman

    In celebration of the One Year Episode of Take A Bow, Charlie Alterman joins to bring a new field that has yet to be discussed on the podcast. Charlie is one of the most well known conductors, musical directors, and keyboardists in the industry. Charlie has worked closely with the top composers such as Stephen Shwartz, Tom Kitt, and Marc Shaiman in shows such as Godspell, Pippin, Next to Normal, and Martin Short: Fame Becomes Me. Find out what an audition for a Conductor and Music Director is like and so much more.

    Charlie is currently the music consultant for Zoe's Extraordinary Playlist. Recording all of the songs, rehearsing the cast members on vocal technique to lip syncing. He talks in depth about what it's like to do a musical tv show and how it's done.

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    Charlie Alterman, Curtain Up!

    Connect with John Bolton on Instagram: @charliealterman

    Connect with Take A Bow on Instagram: @takeabowpodcast

    Connect with host, Eli Tokash on Instagram: @tokash_eli

    Produced by the Broadway Podcast Network

    Edited by Tessie Tokash (@tessietokash)
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    #49 - John Bolton, My Old Man

    #49 - John Bolton, My Old Man

    The seasoned vet of NINE BROADWAY SHOWS, John Bolton, joins Take A Bow. Bolton walks audiences through his favorite stories of shows such as Anastasia, A Christmas Story, Titanic, Hello Dolly, How To Succeed, and Damn Yankees.
    These stories are non stop entertainment from the Titanic's sinking previews to a Broadway hit, the making of the Royal Misfits backstage at Anastasia, Owning his role of the Old Man in A Christmas Story, Working with Broadway Legends, and so much more.
    John Bolton, Curtain Up!

    Connect with John Bolton on Instagram: @itsjohnbolton

    Connect with Take A Bow on Instagram: @takeabowpodcast

    Connect with host, Eli Tokash on Instagram: @tokash_eli

    Produced by the Broadway Podcast Network

    Edited by Tessie Tokash (@tessietokash)
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    #48 - Adam Jacobs, The Prince of Disney on Broadway

    #48 - Adam Jacobs, The Prince of Disney on Broadway

    Grammy and Drama Desk Award Nominated Actor, Adam Jacobs joins the podcast to discuss his upcoming docu-concert, Behind The Curtain with Adam Jacobs. Adam gives a peak behind the curtains of his journey through 3 Broadway shows (Aladdin, Lion King, and Les Miz) on this episode, however he completely opens the curtains in the docu-concert. It is currently available to preorder on the iTunes store. With a background unlike any other and playing the title role in Aladdin for 7 years, his stories never failed to put you in disbelief or put a smile on your face.
    We wrap up the episode with a discussion about another upcoming project called Last Call in the Dog House. Which leads to a discussion about the divide in actors of the theatre and film industry. Jacobs also shares his point of view on the difference between stage and camera acting. A fun and insightful episode you won't want to miss. *Special "Thank You" to Bruce Reissman!*
    Adam Jacobs, Curtain Up!
    Connect with Adam Jacobs on Instagram: @adamjacobsnyc

    Connect with Take A Bow on Instagram: @takeabowpodcast

    Connect with host, Eli Tokash on Instagram: @tokash_eli

    Produced by the Broadway Podcast Network

    Edited by Tessie Tokash (@tessietokash)
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    #47 - Joshua Turchin, TAB x TENS

    #47 - Joshua Turchin, TAB x TENS

    Award Winning Writer and Actor, Joshua Turchin joins the podcast to discuss being a multi- hyphenate in the entertainment industry. Joshua really opens the curtains by sharing the craziest backstage stories from his time in A Christmas Story, Forbidden Broadway, and more. He also talks about how he heard about the Broadway Shutdown while rehearsing for Trevor: The Musical. We also talk about the content that Joshua has created such as The Perfect Fit Musical and The Early Night Show which is also found on the Broadway Podcast Network.
    Joshua then opens up to how kids in the business are treated differently. Evaluating the audition process as a kid inspired Josh to write his new musical The Perfect Fit. The conversation that transpires between the guest and host is valuable to people of all ages in the industry. This BPN collaboration of The Early Night Show welcomed to Take A Bow, is one you don't want to miss.
    Joshua Turchin, Curtain Up!
    Connect with Joshua Turchin on Instagram: @joshuaturchin

    Connect with Take A Bow on Instagram: @takeabowpodcast

    Connect with host, Eli Tokash on Instagram: @tokash_eli

    Produced by the Broadway Podcast Network

    Edited by Tessie Tokash (@tessietokash)
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    #46 - Zell Steele & Madilyn Jaz Morrow's, Not So Quiet, Fun Home

    #46 - Zell Steele & Madilyn Jaz Morrow's, Not So Quiet, Fun Home

    Broadway siblings Madilyn Jaz & Zell Steele Morrow discuss what it takes to have success in the industry as a family. Madilyn made her Broadway Debut in Matilda. Her brother, Zell, wanted to be just like her and had aspirations to be on a Broadway stage, as well. Zell has since appeared in Fun Home, Harry Potter And The Cursed Child, Really Rosie, and more.
    This week, we don't just talk about what it's like to be on stage but really go in to depth about what it's like off-stage. Touching on topics such as lifestyle habits, bullying in our industry, and much more.
    Madilyn Jaz & Zell Steele Morrow, Curtain Up!
    Connect with Zell Steele Morrow on Instagram: @zellsteele
    Madilyn Jaz Morrow: @madilynjaz

    Connect with Take A Bow on Instagram: @takeabowpodcast

    Connect with host, Eli Tokash on Instagram: @tokash_eli

    Produced by the Broadway Podcast Network

    Edited by Tessie Tokash (@tessietokash)
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Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
39 Ratings

39 Ratings

Char_47 ,

Great podcast

Just found this podcast! Binged all the episodes! Great work! Will continue to tune in

HOCKEY3745 ,

Tet!

Love this podcast! So inspiring to hear young artists making art and doing in such a fabulous way! Bravo

captnzen ,

What a Joy-Kelli O’Hara

Dropped in to hear fellow Oklahoman Kelli O’Hara & found these two delightful folks hosting this pod. Sydney and Eli are so exquisitely passionate about theatre. Very thoughtful discussion among the three of the then.

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