Marissa Jaret Winokur is one of “the nicest kids in town.” Best known for her Tony Award-winning role as “Tracy Turnblad” in the hit Broadway musical HAIRSPRAY, Marissa has also starred in film and TV, where she also became the first winner of CELEBRITY BIG BROTHER. In addition to being an award winning artist, she’s a cancer survivor, a wife, a mom, and a philanthropist. Join Marissa as she talks about reuniting with her HAIRSPRAY family for the opening number at this year’s Tonys, the importance of the role of Tracy, and the power of giving back.
Learn more about about the worthy causes discussed in this episodes and how you can donate and/or help:
- Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS
- Hydrocephalus Association
- She Should Run
- Prevent Cancer Foundation
Connect with Marissa:
- Website: officialmarissajaretwinokur.com
- Facebook: @marissajaretwinokur
- Twitter: @marissajwinokur
- Instagram: @marissajaretwinokur
Connect with The Broadway Gives Back Podcast:
- Facebook: @broadwaygivesbackpodcast
- Instagram: @broadwaygivesbackpodcast
- Twitter: @broadwaygives
Hosted & Executive Produced by Jan Svendsen and co-produced & edited by Jim Lochner.
A proud member of the Broadway Podcast Network.
Special thanks to Dori Berinstein, Alan Seales, and Kimberlee Garris from BPN; Julian Hills from The Bulldog Agency; and Eric Becker from Broderick Street Music.
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