126 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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    • 4.8 • 42 Ratings

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.

    Martín Acuña

    Martín Acuña

    Tune in for a special edition episode with fellow BPN podcaster Martín Acuña of Backstage! We talk all things Broadway and current Broadway news while having thought provoking discussions surrounding important topics in the industry. You can also hear all about Martín's podcast, journey through the industry, and more about his background. We can't think of a better way to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month than by listening to their stories and supporting their works!
    Martín Acuña, Curtain Up!

    Connect with Martín Acuña on Instagram: @themartínacuña

    Connect with Backstage Talk on Instagram: @backstagetalkpod

    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 Jessica Lauren (@jessicalaurenradio)
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    • 1 hr 4 min
    Dana Steingold

    Dana Steingold

    Dana Steingold, Curtain Up!

    Connect with Dana Steingold on Instagram: @dsteinface

    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 Jessica Lauren (@jessicalaurenradio)
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    • 1 hr 17 min
    Larry Saperstein

    Larry Saperstein

    Larry Saperstein talks about his BRAND NEW virtual 10-week tap class, Tap With Larry, inspired by his love of dance AND he discusses all the details about his journey with High School Musical: The Musical: The Series!
    Larry Saperstein, Curtain Up!

    Connect with Larry Saperstein on Instagram: @larrysaperstein

    Connect with Tap With Larry on Instagram: @tapwithlarry

    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 Jessica Lauren (@jessicalaurenradio)
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    • 1 hr 15 min
    Telly Leung

    Telly Leung

    Telly Leung discusses his long Broadway career starting with Flower Drum Song to Rent to Allegiance, and so many more! He talks about what it was like going to school at Carnegie Mellon, working with LEGENDS such as Billy Porter and Stephen Sondheim, and everything in between.
    Telly Leung, Curtain Up!

    Connect with Telly Leung on Instagram: @tellyleung

    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 Jessica Lauren (@jessicalaurenradio)
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    • 1 hr 11 min
    Samantha Pollino

    Samantha Pollino

    Samantha Pollino talks about her journey from making her broadway debut at age 11 in Hot Feet to working on shows like Head Over Heels, Hamilton, currently in Only Gold premiering at MCC Theatre, and even the Lazytown National Tour!
    Samatha Pollino, Curtain Up!
    Connect with Samantha Pollino on Instagram: @peanutpollino

    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 Jessica Lauren (@jessicalaurenradio)
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    • 1 hr 13 min
    Friday Episode

    Friday Episode

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    • 3 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
42 Ratings

42 Ratings

Ashley & Taylor Birkhimer ,

5 stars

Taylor and I love listening to your show! We are so proud of you Eli, Tessie and Zak for always supporting each other.
Eli Tokash your show “Take a Bow” is definitely our favorite!

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

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