Broadway Workshop’s Marc Tumminelli catches up with Broadway’s Marissa O’Donnell in the latest episode of the Little Me Podcast. Marissa shares her story of being the star of the 30th Anniversary Tour and MSG production of ANNIE and originating the role of Teen Fiona in Shrek: The Musical on Broadway. Marissa talks about getting cast in these musicals, out of town try out’s, working with Sutton Foster, Kathy Lee Gifford, Bob Klein, Martin Charnin, Mackenzie Phillips and many other stars. Marissa tells her auditions stories, getting her start the Random Farms Kids Theater, working on TV, and doing press at 11, Marc and Marissa chat about the shows they have worked on together and share their some of their favorite things and do the Broadway Workshop quick fire questions!
Little Me host, Marc Tumminelli talks with Tony Award nominee Sydney Lucas and Broadway’s Eli Tokash about the dramas of having success at a young age and the launch of their new podcast – Take a Bow (available from the Broadway Podcast network). Sydney shares her incredible story of being part of Fun Home from the first reading to Broadway. Eli shares his journey from touring to making his Broadway debut in Pippin and then moving to Finding Neverland. The pair talk about everything from performing at the Tony Awards to what Matthew Morrison is like off stage and the roles they would die to play.
Little Me host, Marc Tumminelli talks with the star of the Broadway musical Tuck Everlasting – Sarah Charles Lewis. Sarah Charles tell the wild story of going from living a small town in Georgia to headlining in the 2016 Broadway musical Tuck Everlasting at age 11. Sarah Charles chats about her TV obsession Outer banks, playing Annie in Atlanta, doing the out of town tryout of Tuck Everlasting at the Alliance Theater, working with Tim Federle, Carolee Carmello, Andrew Keenan-Bolger, Casey Nicholaw, making her Broadway debut, recording the cast album of Tuck Everlasting, her high school theater and how her Broadway experience changed her life forever!
Live from their Quarantine, Marc Tumminelli chats with Broadway’s Regina George – Reneé Rapp in episode 5 of Little Me: Growing Up Broadway. Reneé shares her incredible story of going from High School senior to Broadway’s new it girl. Marc and Reneé cover everything including; making her Broadway debut as Regina George in Mean Girls on Broadway, the Broadway shut down, the Jimmy Awards, her first time on stage, high school theater, her own music, playing sports, her family and working with Tina Fey, Lorne Michaels, Erika Henningsen and the Mean Girls Team.
Marc Tumminelli chats with Larry Saperstein who is currently playing “Big Red” in High School Musical: The Musical: The Series on Disney+. Larry talks about his time growing up on Long Island, finding success on Television and his broadway dreams. Larry spills the backstage tea on High School Musical and tells stories about working with Tim Federle, Kate Reinders, Josh Bassett and what its really like on the set of the hit Disney+ Show.