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Host of Black Hair in the Big Leagues, Salisha Thomas is coming to you with the much anticipated, the incomparable, the senSATIONal: THE SALISHA SHOW!! We are talking Great Conversations with Great People. Allow for Positive vibes, fun, and endless love to flow from The Salisha Show into your home, your car, or wherever you listen to podcasts. Salisha sits down with people from all walks of life, from every color, shape, size, gender to talk about topics that matter and topics you didn’t know mattered. “My whole life, strangers have always come up to me to tell me their story. Now I’ve created a platform to capture the insight and stories from remarkable humans who have something to say.” Sponsored by PodMAX, this podcast is available everywhere you listen to podcasts, as well as with video on Facebook, IGTV, and YouTube. Want to be a part of the Salisha Show community? Become a member on Patreon for as little as $1 a month to access perks such as watching content before anyone else, getting behind the scenes footage, or even getting a shoutout in the show and a handwritten note from the host, Salisha Thomas! Whether you have on The Salisha Show as background noise while you’re cleaning, or you’ve got it cranked up on your commute, you’ll finish each episode feeling inspired and motivated to make the most of your day and waste not even a second of the rest of your life! Sit back, relax, or grab a pen and paper and enjoy… THE SALISHA SHOW!

The Salisha Show with Salisha Thomas Broadway Podcast Network

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Host of Black Hair in the Big Leagues, Salisha Thomas is coming to you with the much anticipated, the incomparable, the senSATIONal: THE SALISHA SHOW!! We are talking Great Conversations with Great People. Allow for Positive vibes, fun, and endless love to flow from The Salisha Show into your home, your car, or wherever you listen to podcasts. Salisha sits down with people from all walks of life, from every color, shape, size, gender to talk about topics that matter and topics you didn’t know mattered. “My whole life, strangers have always come up to me to tell me their story. Now I’ve created a platform to capture the insight and stories from remarkable humans who have something to say.” Sponsored by PodMAX, this podcast is available everywhere you listen to podcasts, as well as with video on Facebook, IGTV, and YouTube. Want to be a part of the Salisha Show community? Become a member on Patreon for as little as $1 a month to access perks such as watching content before anyone else, getting behind the scenes footage, or even getting a shoutout in the show and a handwritten note from the host, Salisha Thomas! Whether you have on The Salisha Show as background noise while you’re cleaning, or you’ve got it cranked up on your commute, you’ll finish each episode feeling inspired and motivated to make the most of your day and waste not even a second of the rest of your life! Sit back, relax, or grab a pen and paper and enjoy… THE SALISHA SHOW!

    Why My Broadway Dream Was a Roller Coaster of Emotions 🎭

    Why My Broadway Dream Was a Roller Coaster of Emotions 🎭

    Hey y’all, what’s up? In this video, I take you on a heartfelt journey from my days as a Broadway swing to embracing my natural hair! 🎭✨ Ever wonder what it’s like to perform in hit shows like "Once Upon a One More Time" and dream of being on the Tony Awards stage? Well, I’m spilling all the tea! From the roller coaster of performing eight shows a week in roles like Snow White and Cinderella, to finding the confidence in my natural curls, this episode of The Salisha Show is all about dreams, resilience, and authenticity.

    Join me as I share the highs and lows of Broadway life, my thoughts on this year's Tony nominations, and my unwavering love for big, unapologetic hair. Whether you’re here for career inspiration or hair care tips, there's something for everyone. 

    Hit subscribe and come on the ride! Let’s celebrate the journey, the performances, and the beauty of being true to ourselves. 🌟💖

    #Broadway #SalishaThomas #OnceUponaOneMoreTime #SwingLife #Performance #NaturalHair #TheSalishaShow #TonyAwards #BroadwayDreams #SnowWhite #Cinderella

    #OriginalCast #HairPodcast #Broadway #SalishaThomas #BlackWomenHair
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    • 26 min
    Rachel Simone Webb on Hair, Heart, and Broadway Dreams 💇‍♀️🎶

    Rachel Simone Webb on Hair, Heart, and Broadway Dreams 💇‍♀️🎶

    Hey y’all, what’s up? 🎉 In this video, I sit down with the incredible Rachel Simone Webb, straight from the original cast of "& Juliet" on Broadway! 🌟 Ever wonder what it's like to juggle roles on Broadway, or how to keep your hair fabulous while doing it all? Well, Rachel spills the tea on her Broadway journey, from playing Judith every night to understudying the title role of Juliet. 

    We dive into her experiences with the inspiring Black Excellence on Broadway, produced by Aisha Jackson, and the support system among black actresses. Rachel also opens up about her aspirations, her love for singing and storytelling, and how she's tackling the challenge of writing and releasing her music. 🎶

    From hair care tips, including her love for Drybar and black-owned salons, to her backstage life and camaraderie with castmates, this chat is filled with insights and laughter. Plus, we dish out on shows like "Once Upon a One More Time," "Some Like It Hot," and "The Great Gatsby." 

    Hit subscribe and come on the ride! 🚀 Don't miss out on this heartfelt and inspiring conversation with a Broadway star who’s as down-to-earth as she is talented. ❤️

    #Broadway #SalishaThomas #RachelSimoneWebb #AndJuliet #OnceUponaOneMoreTime #Swing #Performance #BlackExcellence #SnowWhite #Cinderella #BroadwayDreams #HairCare #BlackGirlMagic

    Let’s support and uplift each other, y’all! ✨

    #BlackExcellence #RachelSimoneWeb #BroadwayActress #RachelSimoneWebb #BroadwayDreams

    CHAPTERS:
    0:00 - Intro
    1:47 - Rachel Simone Webb
    2:41 - How are you today
    4:56 - An Juliet
    11:29 - Warming up for Juliet
    12:55 - Rachel’s Voice
    21:59 - Hair Care Tips
    27:45 - Transcendental Meditation Benefits
    28:35 - Pandemic Hair Styles
    31:34 - Free Time Activities
    33:46 - New Season Highlights
    34:37 - What’s Next for Rachel
    37:45 - Closing Thoughts
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    • 44 min
    John Glover's Secret to Longevity on Broadway 🎭

    John Glover's Secret to Longevity on Broadway 🎭

    Hey y’all, what’s up? 🌟 In this video, I’m thrilled to sit down with the legendary John Glover at 80! We dive deep into his incredible life lessons and his illustrious career on Broadway. From starring in "Smallville" as Lionel Luther to his unforgettable performances in "Scrooged," "Gremlins 2," and "Payback," John’s journey is nothing short of inspiring. Ever wonder what it's like to perform in over 19 Broadway shows, including "The Drowsy Chaperone," "The Importance of Being Earnest," and "Waiting for Godot"? John shares it all, including his Tony-winning role in "Love! Valour! Compassion!"

    Join us as we reminisce about our time together in "Once Upon a One More Time" on pre-Broadway, where John’s playful spirit and big heart shone brightly. Hear about his adventures on "Fear of The Walking Dead," "The Good Wife," and "Lucifer," and get a glimpse of his ongoing work in "And Just Like That."

    Hit subscribe and come on the ride as we celebrate the incredible John Glover and his many contributions to Broadway and beyond. You don’t want to miss this heartfelt and hilarious chat. Let's give a warm welcome to the one and only, John Glover!

    #Broadway #SalishaThomas #OnceUponaOneMoreTime #Swing #Performance #SnowWhite #Cinderella #JohnGlover #TonyAward #Legend #LifeLessons

    #Gremlins2Actor #FilmActor #ActingAdvice #SmallvilleLionelLuthor #JohnGloverBroadwayLegend

    CHAPTERS:
    0:00 - Intro
    2:45 - John Glover Turning 80
    7:40 - Replacing Original in The Drowsy Chaperone
    15:18 - Transforming Roles Easily
    20:10 - Unliked Roles Experience
    24:45 - Advocacy Work
    31:43 - Desired Legacy
    33:17 - Self-Discovery Insights
    33:40 - Advice for Aspiring Actors
    39:30 - John’s Hair
    42:40 - Where to Find John
    45:38 - Goodbye
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    • 50 min
    Unfiltered & Heartfelt Chat with Broadway Besties Mark Kurian

    Unfiltered & Heartfelt Chat with Broadway Besties Mark Kurian

    Hey y’all, what’s up? 🌟 In this video, I sit down with the incredible Mark Krian to dive deep into hair, love, and Broadway! Ever wonder what it's like to be a Broadway bestie? Well, wonder no more! 😍 

    Mark Krian, creator of BHL magazine and host of the viral podcast Broadway Besties, joins me on the show. We reminisce about our special moments, from the heartfelt song that brought us together to him officiating my wedding! 💍 We also talk about our Broadway adventures, including my time as a swing in "Once Upon a One More Time," where I got to step into the roles of Snow White and Cinderella. 🕺👑

    Mark's passion for connecting with people and fostering relationships is truly inspiring. We chat about everything from the ups and downs of theater life to his viral podcast journey with co-host Amy. Mark's stories are filled with humor, warmth, and so much heart.

    Hit subscribe and come on the ride with us as we share laughs, memories, and some unfiltered moments. You won’t want to miss this one! 🎭✨

    #Broadway #SalishaThomas #OnceUponaOneMoreTime #Swing #Performance #SnowWhite #Cinderella #MarkKurian #HairLoveBroadway#BroadwayBesties
    #MusicalTheater #MarkKurianPodcast #BroadwayStars #HairLove #LifeMoments

    CHAPTERS:
    0:00 - Intro
    1:50 - Mark Kurian
    6:34 - How Does Mark Do It
    10:40 - History Doesn’t Get Lost
    20:35 - Broadway Trivia
    22:25 - Mark's Favorite Comments from His Podcast
    24:31 - How Mark Built His Media Empire
    26:48 - What Mark Has Learned About Himself
    28:42 - The Power of Words
    32:30 - Mark Officiated Salisha's Wedding
    34:30 - What’s Your Real Last Name
    38:15 - What Are You Most Grateful for Today
    39:07 - Where Can People Find You
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    • 42 min
    From Pageants to Broadway: Holli Conway's Inspiring Path

    From Pageants to Broadway: Holli Conway's Inspiring Path

    Hey y’all, what’s up? Welcome back to Black Hair in the Big Leagues! 🌟 In this video, join your host Salisha Thomas as she sits down with the phenomenal Holli Conway, returning to Broadway in Lempicka! 🎭 Ever wonder what it takes to shine on the big stage in New York City? Holli shares her inspiring journey from Miss Louisiana to Broadway star, her experiences in the original Broadway cast of Lempicka, and the magic of recording her first cast album. 

    We dive deep into her groundbreaking moments, including her natural hair journey and the impact of her pageant days on her Broadway career. Plus, get an inside look at the vibrant, family-like atmosphere at Lempicka, and hear about her upcoming rehearsals for Rafaela. Trust us, you don’t want to miss this candid and heartfelt conversation!

    Hit subscribe and come on the ride! Whether you're a Broadway enthusiast or just love a good success story, this one's for you! 🎉✨

    #NaturalHairProducts #PageantPreparation #MissLouisiana #PageantBoard #NorthwesternStateUniversity

    CHAPTERS:
    0:00 - Intro
    1:30 - How is Holly doing
    6:55 - Holly is a Pageant Girl
    11:59 - Holly’s Natural Hair Journey
    18:01 - The Power of Representation
    21:37 - Miss America Docuseries
    27:17 - Transitioning to Natural Hair
    32:19 - Where Does Your Confidence Come From
    38:57 - What Did You Do with All Your Miss Louisiana Stuff
    40:13 - Holly Conway - Outro
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    • 43 min
    Antoine L Smith: The Star Power Lighting Up Broadway Stages

    Antoine L Smith: The Star Power Lighting Up Broadway Stages

    Antoine L Smith graces Black Hair in the Big Leagues! He's an Emmy award winning Broadway, TV, and VO Actor
    Some credits include the Broadway companies of Carousel, The Color Purple, Memphis, Miss Saigon, and most recently the original Broadway cast of MJ the Musical.
    He originated the 1st National Tour of Cinderella, and was in the all black cast of Oklahoma in Denver
    Accomplished VO and commercial artist having done KFC, Pepsi, Nickelodeon, chilis, chase, square space, various video games, and so much more.
    Host, Salisha Thomas Weiss first met him at Black Excellence on Broadway at Chelsea Table and Stage. His performance and tribute to Chuck Cooper was ground shaking. 
    He has a presence. He has a gift. Please welcome, ANTOINE L SMITH!

    Follow Antoine on IG @antoinelsmith32
    Follow Host Salisha Thomas Weiss on IG @thesalishashow!
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    • 43 min

Customer Reviews

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29 Ratings

29 Ratings

Bearcat24444 ,

AMAZING!!

This show is SO INSIGHTFUL about topics you wouldn’t otherwise know about and I’m glad I came across it 🙌🏼
I HIGHLY recommend anyone interested in the behind the scenes Broadway world to definitely check it out!

Ava0419 ,

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Always your biggest fan! 💕

Love,

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Adaumbelle ,

The best kind of weave!!

This podcast is everything! Salisha has the most unique ways of interviewing her guests. In talking about hair, Salisha weaves her way through a variety of topics, but always styles around hair! Definitely worth a listen!!

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