Life on the Stage: Conversation and Film is presented in partnership with The Actors Fund, a national human services organization that fosters stability and resiliency, and provides a safety net for performing arts and entertainment professionals over their lifespan. Since March 18, The Fund has distributed more than $16 million in emergency financial assistance to more than 13,500 people in need—more than eight times the funds normally provided in a year. Through offices in New York, Los Angeles and Chicago, The Fund serves everyone in film, theater, television, music, opera, radio and dance with programs including social services and emergency financial assistance, health care and insurance counseling, housing, and secondary employment and training services.
Each week join Josh Mitchell (@joshontheair) as he talks to small business owners, performers, industry folk and beyond about the trials and tribulations of life during COVID whilst also covering the return to raised curtains all over the world! We Are Theatre is about why we love the arts, what this industry means to us and why we believe the rest of the world needs our return as much as we do! Check out We Are Theatre on Instagram & Facebook to stay up to date!
After the ‘Broadway Disher’ (Lesli Margherita) leaks news of a top secret, in-the-works, new mega musical, the Broadway community goes off-the-charts batty. Top-of-their-game Broadway Producers Cheryl Philips (Lillias White) and Steve Jones (James Monroe Iglehart), arch enemies, pounce. Who will get the rights? Will way-out-of-their-comfort-zone creators Kaye (Ashley Park) and Bobby (Michael Urie) manage to deliver a draft of the show before their marriage implodes? Will Director/Choreographer Zoey Taylor (Ariana DeBose) send the show’s budget into a free fall with her wildly ambitious vision? Will Broadway Diva Emma-Olivia (Sarah Stiles) get a Schmackery’s cookie (with Sprinkles) named in her honor? Will newbie Agent Maxwell Fernsby (George Salazar) step into his new big shoes? And will Science Consultant Andrew Barth Feldman (Andrew Barth Feldman) protect the integrity and authenticity of the in-the-works mega musical, before he needs to leave this top secret show to star in a new Broadway musical?
Inspired by Laura Bell Bundy’s and Shea Carter’s album of the same name, Women Of Tomorrow is a musical podcast that explores issues women are facing today, examines the history of those issues and provides solutions for moving forward. Out of the ashes of the 2016 presidential election, came the most powerful women’s movement since the 1970’s. Women’s voices raised in unity to express their fear over losing all they had fought for and their desire for equal rights. #Metoo.
Each week, Cheeyang Ng sits down with an Asian or Asian-American artist working in the New York Theatre scene and excavates their life story — how they grew up, how they got their start in theatre, as well as projects they’ve worked on and upcoming work that we should anticipate.