Two months into quarantine, we talked to new mothers Kara Lindsay and Jennifer Rias about what it’s like to isolate with a young baby. From finding out you’re pregnant on your first day of rehearsal to wearing a thong onstage while carrying a baby, these Broadway Baby Mamas are now traveling the path of new motherhood during a pandemic. Without work to define or distract them, Kara and Jenn are meeting their new roles as mothers with joy and wonder even during the most trying of times.
“The Surprise Party” premiered on April 6, 2013. It was written by Julie Rottenberg & Elisa Zuritsky, whose work was last week in the second episode of the second season, “The Fallout,” and it was directed by S. J. Clarkson. The viewership dipped again this week, this time by 1.1 million, bringing the total viewers to 1.88 million.
Part 2 – Blaine Teamer is a brilliant playwright. You can listen to his DEAD WAIT podcast. He suffers from a rare condition called Idiopathic Hypersomnia. Blaine and I discuss the challenges of being a creative artist while wrestling a debilitating physical condition.
Joshua celebrates Hamilton on Disney+ with Gianna Harris (Might Oak, Broadway’s School of Rock), Bonale Fambrini (Broadway’s The King and I, Radio City Xmas Spectacular), Swayam Bhatia (Disney+’s The Mighty Ducks, The Perfect Fit, Really Rosie), and Jai Ram Srinivasan (Broadway’s A Christmas Carol).
Can you hear the people Zoom? Play along as Aaron J Albano (Newsies, Hamilton) and Nikisha Williams (Hamilton, The Color Purple) join Bryan, Kevin, and Kimberly via video chat to break down Fiddler on the Roof, Les Misérables, and for Patreon, Rent. Come for the bad puns and cocktails but stay for the musical talk and beer.