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Cindy and Christine praise the heroes of each Broadway season's newest musicals and bring its heinous villains to justice over bottomless libations. Who doesn't want to listen to two industry outsiders judge professionals who perform for a living? Experience is overrated...some would say. But alcohol is not. They know what they're talking about!
 
Throughout Black Hair in the Big Leagues, host Salisha Thomas sits down with badass black women (and men) on Broadway and talks about all things hair. We are sharing secrets, swapping ideas, and talking about our individual experiences backstage, onstage and beyond. But that’s not all; there are women (and men!) who can speak on this topic in other industries as well and open the conversation about what it means to show up to work being black and “put together.”After every episode, you’ll ha ...
 
Music is an essential part of just about everyone’s lives. It fills the silent spaces of our day, underscores the important moments in our lives, and transports us to another world. In this podcast, Kutztown University Composition students have collaborated by considering a song and talking about why it’s so great. Thinking beyond the music, including both the technical and emotional elements of a song results in a deeply personal piece of work. Several styles, genres, and modes have been co ...
 
Talking about mental health is hard, but it doesn’t have to be a bummer. Crisis Text Line and The Jed Foundation (JED) want you to know that we’ve got your back and we’ll get through the hard sh*t (like depression, bullying, and self-harm) together. In this interview-style podcast about mental health, host Stacy London talks to celebrities and advocates who are using hope, kindness, and empathy to navigate life’s hardest situations. There are a lot of things in life that “Could Be Better, tb ...
 
Like BroadwayCon itself, BroadwayCon The Podcast brings you through the stage door to be part of the excitement that happens onstage and behind-the-scenes. It is a place where Broadway fans come together to celebrate the shows they love with people who bring them to life. Each episode will feature conversations with the casts and creatives of Broadway's greatest hits (and, sometimes, misses!), and discussions featuring the industry’s top producers and designers.
 
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Samantha "Sammie" Williams went straight from college to starring on Broadway in Dear Evan Hansen. This superstar is sweet, hilarious, down to earth, and prior to the pandemic was slated to lead the Broadway Revival of Caroline or Change. Sammie talks about hair backstage at these big shows, colorism, what she's using for her tresses, and so much m…
 
From the Beautiful the Carole King Musical on Tour family, Marla Lou joins Black Hair in the Big Leagues! Marla is a true trailblazer, unapologetically going forth as her most authentic self. During this pandemic she founded Claim Our Space and is a VOICE and activist during a time that it's needed the most. She is a model, director, student at For…
 
"Prepare Ye the way of the Lord!" Grab your Superman T-shirt and your clown makeup because we're talking about the Classic tribe musical on the Christian Gospels "Godspell!" We have a long debate on religion, talk some rockin' songs, and hear a bit from Roger Ebert! It's a ton of fun! Donate to Black Lives Matter here Social Media: Our WEBSITE Musi…
 
This week on #BlackArtistryMatters, a #MaxOutTime series, which examines Black talent and their inspiring work amid the pandemic: New York City Filmmaker and Director, Shawn Antoine II, discusses the artistic inspiration behind his films about Harlem, New York.The 2019 Hip Hop Film Festival “Best New Director” wrote, produced and directed “Showtime…
 
Today we're turning the classic video game "Super Mario Bros" into a musical! We're starting a spin off podcast within a podcast called "Make me a Musical" where we try to turn EVERYTHING into a musical, and it's a blast! Today we're turning the concept of Bean Farming into a musical! Donate to Black Lives Matter here Social Media: Our WEBSITE Musi…
 
Avvatar is a new musical premiering at the Hellinger theatre! Check out more information here: http://avataronbroadway.com/ Donate to Black Lives Matter here Social Media: Our WEBSITE Musicals with Cheese on Twitter Musicals W/ Cheese on Instagram Email us at musicaltheatrelives@gmail.com Merch!! Jess Socials Jess on Twitter Jess on Instagram Andre…
 
This week on a special #WomensHistoryMonth episode of #MaxOutTime: Washington Football Team Digital & Broadcast Host, Kelsey Nicole Nelson, shares how she’s breaking through barriers in sports broadcasting.The award-winning broadcast journalist and radio personality, who was named 2020 DMV Sports Media Person of the Year, discusses being the only w…
 
"Deliver us!" Set that bush a burnin' because this week we're joined by the HILARIOUS Ethan from Sideways to talk about the stage adaptation of the classic Dreamworks animated musical "The Prince of Egypt" You're going to love this! Donate to Black Lives Matter here Social Media: Our WEBSITE Musicals with Cheese on Twitter Musicals W/ Cheese on Ins…
 
Today we're turning the classic early 2000's film "Rugrats in Paris" into a musical! We're starting a spin off podcast within a podcast called "Make me a Musical" where we try to turn EVERYTHING into a musical, and it's a blast! Today we're turning the concept of Bean Farming into a musical! Donate to Black Lives Matter here Social Media: Our WEBSI…
 
This week on an #EducationReboot episode of #MaxOutTime: Part II of my conversation with Howard University Journalism Sequence Coordinator and Associate Professor of Broadcast Journalism, Jennifer C. Thomas, who transferred her classroom to a virtual newsroom amid the pandemic.The 2019 Scripps Howard Foundation/AEJMC Teacher of the Year and former …
 
We simply cannot celebrate Women's Month without uplifting my favorite Miss America: Caressa Cameron (now Jackson): Miss America 2010. Hailing from Virginia, Caressa is the first Black Miss Virginia (2009) who went on to become the 8th Black Miss America. And as expected, she is warm, gracious, eloquent, intelligent, out of this world yet somehow s…
 
"Camelot: Camelot..." Grab your sword and round table, this week we talk about the classic musical "Camelot" where we discuss whether the show has aged well over the years. You're going to love this! Donate to Black Lives Matter here Social Media: Our WEBSITE Musicals with Cheese on Twitter Musicals W/ Cheese on Instagram Email us at musicaltheatre…
 
We're starting a spin off podcast within a podcast called "Make me a Musical" where we try to turn EVERYTHING into a musical, and it's a blast! Today we're turning the concept of Bean Farming into a musical! Donate to Black Lives Matter here Social Media: Our WEBSITE Musicals with Cheese on Twitter Musicals W/ Cheese on Instagram Email us at musica…
 
Currently starring in Voyeur: The Windows of Toulouse Letrec in Greenwich Village, Natasha Frater joins the Black Hair in the Big Leagues family. FINALLY, THEATER!!!! IT'S HAPPENING! Slowly but surely. In this episode, host, Salisha Thomas asks all the questions about this Pandemic-friendly outdoor show in New York City: Is it safe? How does it wor…
 
Chantea McIntyre is a real life superhero and powerhouse. A mentor, a mother to four gorgeous children, blogger, influencer, and all around badass, Chantea is CONSTANTLY leveling up and challenging herself to get to the next level. A former Miss Fresno County, Miss Tulare, and Mrs. California, she has mastered the art of making anything glamorous a…
 
"I'm headstrong..." Grab your Jane Austen books because we are joined by the hilarious Katelyn Robinson to talk about the wonderful new musical by Paul Gordon "Pride & Prejudice." We dive into the accuracy to the novel, the quality of the songs, and a terrible Amazon review! You're going to love this! Donate to Black Lives Matter here Social Media:…
 
We're starting a spin off podcast within a podcast called "Make me a Musical" where we try to turn EVERYTHING into a musical, and it's a blast! Today we're turning the concept of the Keto Diet into a musical! Donate to Black Lives Matter here Social Media: Our WEBSITE Musicals with Cheese on Twitter Musicals W/ Cheese on Instagram Email us at music…
 
This week on an #EducationReboot episode of #MaxOutTime: Howard University Journalism Sequence Coordinator and Associate Professor of Broadcast Journalism, Jennifer C. Thomas, discusses transferring her classroom to a virtual newsroom amid the pandemic.The 2019 Scripps Howard Foundation/AEJMC Teacher of the Year and former CNN Executive Producer in…
 
Making her Broadway Debut in the Cher Show in NYC, this UCLA grad is no stranger to big stages including the Hollywood Bowl (Mamma Mia, A Chorus Line) and some of the yummiest Live musicals on TV including Hairspray Live and Grease Live. In Southern California, Tiana Okoye was Disney's first Black Elsa in FROZEN: Live at the Hyperion. You can catch…
 
"Somewhere over the rainbow..." Grab your dog and ruby slippers because we are joined by the hilarious Maggie Mae Fish to talk about the classic MGM film "The WIzard of Oz." We dive into the film's history, our own connections to the film, and the only bad review the film got at it's release! You're going to love this! Donate to Black Lives Matter …
 
It’s just about the 1 year anniversary of Broadway going dark, so we’re talking to Kira Stevens, who’s been involved in multiple virtual productions, discussing Sticks & Stones, d’Illusion: The Houdini Musical, #BWAYWORLDRECORD, and what it’s like to be a Paralympic athlete! -- If you want to see what Kira’s up to, you can follow her on Instagram @…
 
Join me and today's guest Amanda Jane Cooper as we talk all about starring as Broadway's 15th Anniversary Glinda in Wicked, getting married in a virtual ceremony during the pandemic and finding wonder in the everyday. ______ Follow Amanda on Instagram: @amandajanecoop Follow Goodversations on Instagram: @goodversations…
 
We're starting a spin off podcast within a podcast called "Make me a Musical" where we try to turn EVERYTHING into a musical, and it's a blast! Today we're turning Chris Nolan's Inception into a musical! Donate to Black Lives Matter here Social Media: Our WEBSITE Musicals with Cheese on Twitter Musicals W/ Cheese on Instagram Email us at musicalthe…
 
Please welcome to the stage, real life Broadway Royalty: Rebecca Covington Webber. Wife to Donald Webber (Hamilton), the Webbers just brought to Earth a brand new BABY!! Rebecca was in the Original Broadway Cast of Motown, toured and graced the Broadway company of Beautiful the Carole King Musical, and was most recently in Hamilton. She's hilarious…
 
"Sometimes it's even hard for me to even speak, 'cause I'm Sad on the inside..." Cross your bones and hope to die we are joined by playwright Hayley St. James to talk about "Emojiland!" Our unabashed love for this show is so contagious, we just love the show so much. Yes, the Emoji show is THAT GOOD! Come join our love! Donate to Black Lives Matter…
 
This week on a special #WomensHistoryMonth episode of #MaxOutTime: 9-year-old WNBA Reporter, Pepper Persley, highlights female athletes and her most inspiring conversations with Black Women.The New York City fourth grader started interviewing WNBA players when she was in kindergarten, and launched a podcast, Dish With Pepper, during the pandemic.Sh…
 
Host Salisha discusses the science and technology of Black hair with Cheryl Morrow, CEO of the California Curl Company, and daughter of its founder, world-renowned, Willie Morrow. Willie Morrow is famous for coining "the blowout" era and is the inventor of the blow attachment comb for hair dryers. Watch 400 Years Without A Comb at the following lin…
 
This week on a special #BlackHistoryMonth episode of #MaxOutTime: 2016 NFL All-Pro and Raiders single-season leader in punting yards, Marquette King, discusses his desire to return to the NFL after more than two years.Marquette, who last played for the XFL’s St. Louis Battlehawks in 2020 and the NFL’s Denver Broncos in 2018, is one of five Black ki…
 
Simone Imaani (also, Simone Williams) has gone down in history for currently holding the Guinness Book of World Records for the LARGEST afro., with her afro measuring in at a whopping 4 feet and 10 inches in circumference! A fashion designer hailing from Brooklyn, this Vegan powerhouse is humble and AWE-INSPIRING. There's no better way to begin to …
 
"I am standing here with poison in my pocket..." Buckle your seatbelts for love and Murder Jess & Andrew are joined by high tier Patron Mina Moniri to talk about "A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder!" The show is a blast, Mina's a blast, the entire episode is a blast, you're going to love it. Donate to Black Lives Matter here Social Media: Our WEB…
 
Join me and today's guest Allyson Ava-Brown as we talk all about West End's smash hit musical Hamilton, the power of inspiration and bond over being introverts in a traditionally extroverted industry. ______ Follow Allyson on Instagram: @allysonavabrown Follow Goodversations on Instagram: @goodversations…
 
Salisha Thomas sits down with Nasia Thomas (no relation, by the way), where Nasia makes the poignant point that “our hair is not the problem” while discussing the issue of Black hair with our host. Nasia was a cast member of the National Tour and the Broadway cast of Beautiful: The Carole King Musical and was an original cast member of Broadway mus…
 
"So tell me do you wanna go? Where it's covered in all the colored lights..." This week Jess & Andrew take a look at your mom's favorite musical "The Greatest Showman" -- we had a TON of tangents here. Have fun! Donate to Black Lives Matter here Social Media: Our WEBSITE Musicals with Cheese on Twitter Musicals W/ Cheese on Instagram Email us at mu…
 
This week on an #EducationReboot episode of #MaxOutTime: Eleventh Grade Jazz Musician, Elijah Woodward, discusses his remote learning experiences and how he’s using music to inspire amid the pandemic.In a workshop that I gave to Elijah’s AP Composition and Language class, the Duke Ellington School of the Arts (DC) alto saxophonist completed my podc…
 
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