041 - Let’s Sit Crooked and Talk Straight (feat. Elizabeth Ashley) by Steven Ferezy

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We are in the room with the legendary Elizabeth Ashley (Russian Doll! Barefoot in the Park! Take Her, She’s Mine! Evening Shade! You Can’t Take It With You!). Our friend Liz is absolute royalty in the American Theatre and we are so very honored to have gotten her “on the mic” for your listening pleasure. Liz is currently playing Ruth -the therapist - in the series Russian Doll on Netflix, which premiered to unanimous applause. We get her take on modern life, shooting the series all over NYC, keeping “the goddamn loops” straight, and the glorious differences of working on a female driven set. She then takes us on a wild ride from her early days in New York at the Neighborhood Playhouse (with fellow classmates Robert Redford and Candice Bergen) and her Broadway debut, to Neil Simon writing "Barefoot in the Park" for her, and beyond… hosting SNL during Eddie Murphy’s rise, her year as a ship’s captain, friendships with Penny Fuller, Lucille Ball & Joan Rivers, recalling Agnes of God, the on-set fun during Evening Shade with Burt Reynolds and Michael Jeter, and so much more. We’ll have what Ms. Ashley is having.

#ElizabethAshley
@RussianDollNetflix
@danakellycraig
@sferezy

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040 - Papa’s Got A Brand New Gym Bag (feat. Nick Rashad Burroughs) by Steven Ferezy

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We are in the room (aka the balcony of the Broadway Theatre – home to “King Kong”) with Nick Rashad Burroughs (King Kong! Kinky Boots! Something Rotten!) We were able to chat pre-show with our friend NRB and get his dazzling insights into working on this larger than life production! Steven & I agree – you have not seen anything quite like this on Broadway. We also get into changing course, dancing for one’s life, reality tv, James Brown Live!, taking meetings in gyms, KONG INTERRUPTS US DURING HIS SOUNDCHECK, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, Ruben Studdard, and more!

@nickrburroughs
@danakellycraig
@sferezy

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039 - Yogurt Voice (feat. Katie Finneran) by Steven Ferezy

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We are in the room with two-time Tony Award winner and gorgeous birthday girl - Katie Finneran! (Noises Off, Promises, Promises, It’s Only A Play, I Hate My Teenage Daughter, Bloodline)! It’s hard to put into words how much we love this woman. She sparks so much joy!!! We talk fanny packs, plunging necklines, ADHD, accents + languages, formulas for funny, Tom Hanks saving her day, yogurt voice, 15 hours on the Sex and the City set, craftiness, how sexy it is that Lin Manuel Miranda bought the Drama Shop, how science is magic, Sondheim lyrics are hard, Sandra Bullock’s trailer, and also – will Katie finally get into cobbling? Katie. Finneran. Is. Our. People. 

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038 - Worth Knowing (feat. Micah Jesse) by Steven Ferezy

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We are in the room with the super fierce Micah Jesse! (Journalist, Host, and Influencer!) We are going DEEP into some social media realness, honey! Like, why on earth would anyone care about an Insta-story? How much of ourselves should we really put out there? How does a person get more followers and become an influencer? Dare we say there might be an art to hustling? What even is millennialism? This is a master class, folks – from the most fabulous human in the biz! Also, stories about Wendy Williams, Sundance, Monica, and more!

@micahjesse
www.amazeballs.com
www.micahjesse.com

In loving memory of Sandi Saunders
1937-2019

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037 - A Very Sondheim Christmas by Steven Ferezy

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Roomers! We hope you have a very cozy, soft clothes kind of holiday! Thanks a million for listening this year! 2019 has a lineup that is #fullout! See you in the new year!

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036 - College Cords (feat. Julia Murney) by Steven Ferezy

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We’re getting all sorts of seasonal and cozy at the home of absolute goddess Julia Murney (The Wild Party! Wicked! A Class Act! Queen of the Mist! Sex and the City!)

We were honored to be in the room with Julia and we got to ask about how she booked her career defining roles, what it was like to be in Andrew Lippa’s “The Wild Party” while Michael John LaChiusa’s “The Wild Party” played in NYC at the same time, the Green Girl Sisterhood, exhilarating backstage stories, Robert Goulet, Funny Girl, working with Jon Hamm, life hacks, tips and tricks for artists, and we play our audience favorite year end game “What Were YOU Doing On…,” Also, she doesn’t sweat. We. Are. Into. Julia. Murney. And. Pepper. Her. Dog. Forever.

@pepamama

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035 - The Podcast We Were Going to Record (feat. Jason Powell & Natalie Joy Johnson) by Steven Ferezy

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We are FINALLY in the room with the one, the only, Jason Powell! He is half of our sister podcast “LadyWatch with Ryan & Jason” and we are finally meeting in the flesh! We are also joined by the queen herself, Natalie Joy Johnson (Kinky Boots! Legally Blonde!) Broadcasting from the heart of Times Square atop a Babe Rose-soaked bedspread at the Paramount Hotel, we present to you a podcast episode allegedly sponsored in part by Arriba Arriba and Sid Luft. Put on your wetsuits honeys, because we take a nerdy AF deep dive into Judy Garland land. We’re talking tax returns, a potential mausoleum purchase, a Judy text book that apparently exists, and last but not least - Jason’s incredible one man show called “The Book That I’m Going to Write by Judy Garland.” We also talk LadyWatch pod semi-retirement, what it takes to self-produce a one-man show as well as a podcast venture, dream jobs, and our very intense tribal love for Jason.

@njjisrelentless
@jasonpowell98
@thebookofjudy

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034 - Renascence (feat. Carmel Dean & Dick Scanlan) by Steven Ferezy

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We are in the room with two of the coolest, most brilliant minds in theatre today: Carmel Dean (Spelling Bee! American Idiot! If/Then! Hands On a Hard Body!) and Dick Scanlan (Thoroughly Modern Millie! Everyday Rapture! Whorl Inside a Loop!) We are recording from upstairs in the Abrons Arts Center where Carmel has just opened her first show as composer – the exquisitely visceral “Renascence.” The show is impeccably directed by Dick Scanlan who also wrote the book, with lyrics taken from the poems of the famed and utterly respected party girl poet Edna St.Vincent Millay. This incredibly lush theatre piece has seamlessly taken Millay’s poems and crafted them into a gripping story set during the period in her early life when her most iconic poem, “Renascence,” made her a phenomenon. We talk about nurturing the artistic process, cultivating works of passion, favorite cut songs, BEA ARTHUR, vulnerability in sharing your gifts with the world, leaving a legacy, The Girl in 14G, and how things that don’t go well have the ability to change your life for the better. And so much more! It is a pleasure to share this conversation with you.

Renascence
The Playhouse at Abrons Arts Center
Oct 5th – November 17th
Presented by Transport Group

@carmiedean
@transportgrp

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033 - Burying The Lead (feat. Susie Mosher) by Steven Ferezy

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We are in the room with the hilarious Susie Mosher! (Hairspray! Newsical! The L Word!) This is one of our most wonderfully candid interviews and we fell fast in love! Other mentionables: Steven & Dana were enthralled by The Ferryman. Steven bought a mattress. Susie doesn’t care about her career anymore. BUT IN A GOOD WAY.  Susie Mosher is one of the funniest women in NYC, and if you happen to be in these parts, go see THE LINEUP at Birdland every other Tuesday (like us!), where she hosts Broadway’s finest in a wild, anything-goes cabaret sit-u-a-tion.

@susiemosher

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032 - I Love Raisin Bran, Shoot Me (feat. Curt Hansen & Mallauri Esquibel-Hansen) by Steven Ferezy

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We are hunkering down in a boxed up apartment with new-ishly-weds and national treasures Curt Hansen (Hairspray! Wicked! Next To Normal! Kinky Boots!) and Mallauri Esquibel-Hansen (La La Land! Taylor Swift’s RED Tour! DWTS! High School Musical!) Steven needs hair-spiration photos. Please DM @intheroompod with your suggestions. Curt brings out a fancy hair volumizer contraption he received from Ariana Grande. We talk about how Curt & Dana met and fell in love in college and played spin the bottle, and how Curt & Mallauri met and fell in love IRL and did the long distance thing. Mallauri & Steven connect on a dancer-world level that is beyond, we find out that Taylor Swift is a doll and loves everything and everyone, we wax poetic on Titus Burgess and Aaron Neville, talk about what we are binging, cover highs & lows of the industry, and play the longest round of Steven’s Rapid Fire that ever was. And OBVI more. We love these 2!

@mallauri
@curt_hansen

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