031 - Solo Saxophone by Steven Ferezy

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Dana flies solo this week as Steven taps out for a mere moment. HE IS NOT LEAVING OR BEING REPLACED. Calm down. Fish gotta swim. Birds gotta fly. Dana takes the reigns and does a bit of housekeeping, covering everything from Great British Bake-Off, the Emmys, pop culture things she’s very very into right now, the minxiness of Betty White, the hotness of Catherine Keener and last but not least, - a RHONY live read is happening down in BK on 9/26 with some amazing comedians and it’s for charity! Get your tickets!

Sponsored in part by Pink Party Rosé!! Brought to you by the makers of Babe Rosé. You’ve seen it. You’ve guzzled it. @drinkbabe

030 - Dragtivism (feat. Marti Gould Cummings) by Steven Ferezy

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We’re back after an accidental month long hiatus and we are getting intimate in the coat check room at Therapy with Marti Gould Cummings! Our very first drag queen to join us in the room, honey, yes! Marti is the toast of NYC – hosting everything from his Broadway talk show, "Stage Fright," every Monday night at Therapy Bar & Grille Gwahrl to allegedly running for office! He is President of the Hell’s Kitchen Democrats and he’s got our vote! Girl, she’s progressive & political. We get into all kinds of topics like the return of Wigstock, the definition of drag, horror movies and murder shows, the appeal of Leslie Knope, Cynthia Nixon for NY, and more!

Catch Marti at RuPaul’s DragCon Sept 28-30.

@martigcummings
www.martiformanhattan.com

We are sooooooo excited to be sponsored by Pink Party Rosé all summer long!! Brought to you by the makers of Babe Rosé. @drinkbabe

YES, QUEEN! New sponsor handle! We will be updating our commercial in time for the next episode!

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029 - Strong & Wrong (feat. Kathy Deitch) by Steven Ferezy

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We are live and in the room with the iconic Kathy Deitch! (Wicked! Footloose! Magic Mike! American Horror Story!). She also has a Heart tribute band called “All Heart.” Could she be any cooler?? Well we find out. We are out of our minds for this woman! Join us as we catch up on the shows we’ve seen recently, growing up in Philly, learning how to stay safe whilst using your instrument, the joys of telemarketing, online dating, Hollywood’s impact on Broadway, getting real about plus size visibility and here-I-am-ness, LA vs NYC, working with powerhouse performers, and the new show she’s in called Titanique!

Check Kathy’s vodcast: “Plus This! Show” on YouTube!

@ladeitche
@plusthisshow

We are sooooooo excited to be sponsored by Pink Party Rosé all summer long!! Brought to you by the makers of Babe Rosé. @webroughtwine

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xoxo, gossip girl

jk. it's steven & dana

028 - We’re No Dum Dums (feat. Sharon Wheatley and Martha Donaldson) by Steven Ferezy

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We have a fierce double whammy for you folks today! Sharon Wheatley (“Come From Away”) and Martha Donaldson – Wheatley (Gregarious Stage Manager) have invited us to their home on a very late post-show evening right in the heart of the theatre district! In our stupor, we learn that Martha is actually a bigger theatre queen than Sharon, that there are elephants hidden on various stages around Manhattan, perceptions can be deceiving, and sometimes you have to leap and Annette will appear. All that and so much more because these queens are quite hilarious. Sharon also authored a book called “Till The Fat Girl Sings: From an Overweight Nobody to a Broadway Somebody-A Memoir” which Dana owns, loves, and highly suggests reading.

We are sooooooo excited to be sponsored by Pink Party Rosé all summer long!! Brought to you by the makers of Babe Rosé. You’ve seen it. You’ve guzzled it. Show us your support by bringing Pink Party to your next soirée and tag @intheroompod & @webroughtwine in your photos! Let us know you are getting your Pink Party on!

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@sswheatley

027 - The Paper Anniversary by Steven Ferezy

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We are writing a book and Dana is editing it.

Just kidding. She can only read people.

But really. We done did it. We officially turned 1! We gave birth to a podcast baby and now she’s walkin & talkin! A big fat thank you to everyone who has supported this baby – all of our fabulous guests, listeners, patrons, lovers, and friends! This week we are double fisting Pink Party Rosé as we catch up on the past few weeks. We talk Tony’s, Bette Midler’s “Gypsy,” Steven’s first NYC Pride, and Dana’s trip to Wisconsin. Dana also grills Steven with her own spitfire questions and we premiere a new segment called Steven’s Coupon Corner.

We are sooooooo excited to be sponsored by Pink Party Rosé all summer long!! Brought to you by the makers of Babe Rosé. You’ve seen it. You’ve guzzled it. Show us your support by bringing Pink Party to your next soirée and tag @intheroompod & @webroughtwine in your photos! Let us know you are getting your Pink Party on!

Make sure to rate and review us on iTunes! XOXO

026 - On Tuesdays We Drink Pink Party Rosé (feat. Scott Frost) by Steven Ferezy

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This week we are celebrating the TONY AWARDS and our new corporate sponsorship (Pink Party Rosé!) with our dear friend Scott Frost – producer at SpotCo, one of the world’s leading Broadway & live entertainment advertising companies! We catch up on a lot this week! Steven had a delicious birthday, Dana went to Brooklyn Pride, they both went to a taping of “Match Game,” aka - summer is in full swing, people! Scott and Dana went to college together, and now you can find him producing all kinds of fun promo stuff with his clients such as Tina Fey (“Mean Girls”) and the Kinky Boots team! We get into how Broadway advertising works, how it has changed, what Tina Fey is like on a bus trip, educational beginnings, the importance of finding your tribe, and what Scott really thinks of In The Room!

We are sooooooo excited to be sponsored by Pink Party Rosé all summer long!! Brought to you by the makers of Babe Rosé. You’ve seen it. You’ve guzzled it. Show us your support by bringing Pink Party to your next soirée and tag @intheroompod & @webroughtwine in your photos!

Book: “On Broadway: From Rent to Revolution”

@frostee89
@spotco
www.scottfrost.com
www.spotnyc.com

025 - A Bundle of Lemons (feat. Dan Micciche) by Steven Ferezy

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We are in the gorgeous new home of Musical Director & Conductor Dan Micciche! Dan is breathing rarified air, having been both a performer on Broadway (Mary Sunshine in “Chicago”) and musical director for a National Broadway Tour (“Wicked.”) Dan is a man who knows what he wants and just goes for it. He tells us his incredible stories about how he got his equity card and first Broadway show, as well as how important his mentors have been to him in his career. We talk Boston Conservatory, life on the road, the power that comes from asking for what you want, the connection between a conductor and the actors, apartment hunting in New York City, magical boyfriends, and open mic nights at The West End Lounge.

@danmicciche

024 - IN THE ROOM WITH STEVEN & DANA: LIVE! by Steven Ferezy

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We did a live show in NYC and you all showed up!!!! Some of our favorite past guests showed up to play too and we are still recovering. Frequent correspondent Natalie Joy Johnson smears us all during Sex & the City trivia and takes Steven for a ride during musical Mad Libs and gives us a tender Paula Abdul moment. LaDonna Burns came in a gorgeous caftan and took us all to church with a song from The Wiz. We called our sister podcast in LA – LadyWatch with Ryan & Jason – to wish Ryan a happy birthday. Penny Fuller got a standing O when she brought the house down with her song from Applause. And we sang too and had a gay ole time. Tyson Armstrong musical directed brilliantly. More live moments to come! Celebrating birthdays all around on this ep- IN THE ROOM turns 1, Dana, Ryan, and Natalie also get in on the birthday realness. We love you. Thank you for listening!! 

023 - Gaelen, Take Your Break (feat. Gaelen Gilliland) by Steven Ferezy

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HAPPY TONY NOMS DAY!!! And how lucky are we that our guest this week is Gaelen Gilliland from SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical – which SWEPT the nominations with 12! Congrats to all in that pineapple under the sea, especially director Tina Landau, whose dressing room we are stealing to record in! Gaelen has also been in every Broadway show known to man. We dive deep into her stories of being in the original companies of Legally Blonde and 9 to 5 as well as talk about how she found herself fitting into the business, growing as a performer, onstage goofs with Allison Janney, #oldheadshotday, the importance of pushing yourself, the life of a swing, u/s, and track performer, puppy stuff, and why EVERYONE SHOULD SEE SPONGEBOB ON BROADWAY!

And come see US live and IN THE ROOM at The West End Lounge on 5/6 @7pm for a very special night of songs, gab, games, and drinks with past guests. Tickets available at www.intheroompod.com!

@gaelengillilandmiller
www.gaelengilliland.com

022 - My Rolls Got Roles (feat. Sheri Sanders) by Steven Ferezy

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Buckle up for this episode with Rock The Audition pioneeress Sheri Sanders! We are coming to you from an office in midtown, so we apologize for the NYC traffic realness! #ambiance. Sheri is the world’s preeminent popular music repertoire coach and has her own tab on MusicNotes.com so get into THAT. We talk about JCS, authenticity, practicing what you preach, taking risks, acting, therapy, teaching methods, Roseanne, the #MeToo movement, Barbra Streisand and friend of the podcast Taylor Dayne. We also cover necessary territory pertaining to auditioning for rock musicals! We dare you to follow these tangents. Ready. Set. Go. 

@rocktheaudition
www.rock-the-audition.com
www.musicnotes.com/audition