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A subversive comedy podcast with Broadway’s biggest names, hosted by Josh Lamon, one of Broadway’s most sought out comedic performers (and it’s not just his mom who thinks so!). These are candid, often inappropriate conversations with his friends ranging from behind the scenes antics to in depth conversations about their lives and daily struggles. Together they explore what it is actually like to deal with the ups and downs of show business and they don’t hold back. “WHY DO WE DO THIS?” List ...
 
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She got into casting... because she needed a job! Now she's got casting credits to her name such as Patti LuPone's Gypsy, Billions, Inside Amy Schumer, Dallas Buyers Club, Captain America: Civl War, Pitch Perfect, and literally like 60 zillion more. She solidified her love for casting in theater before moving into tv and film. She's got a story tha…
 
In their respective panic rooms (aka voiceover studios), they go through talk therapy (aka voice over auditions) and this podcast episode! Also BREAKING NEWS, Leslie is going back into Beetlejuice, the Musical! Oh em gee, we are so f'in excited!! Enjoy this episode, and get your BJ tickets. Euphemism intended. Make a nail and press on. Produced by …
 
Sexy Hamilton (Javier Muñoz) and Deborah S. Craig (best known for originating the role of Marcy Park in The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee) are two of the funniest people we know. Combined with Josh in a quarantined environment, they are definitely shaken, not stirred. Listen in and some of the behind-the-scenes shenanigans from the cast of…
 
Josh's Cambridge production of WILD with Idina Menzel and Javier Muñoz might have been shut down due to COVID, but that doesn't stop Josh from recording these episodes. Literally recording in rooms right next to each other, Josh interviews the "kids" from the WILD cast, and we even get a special sneak peek of one of the songs from the cast album *s…
 
This dude came up with the idea for Assassins! He's also Josh's teacher from college. Oh, and don't forget to Venmo Josh $50k so he can get his cats a new set of boots. Produced by Alan Seales and Elizabeth Wheless. A proud member of the Broadway Podcast Network. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices…
 
Josh opens up super wide for this episode, swallowing Come From Away Broadway cast members Astrid Van Wieren, De'Lon Grant and Petrina Bromley. Did you know that being a phone sex operator is an Equity gig? Not really, but that's the title of Josh's forthcoming memoirs. For more info, check out comefromaway.com Produced by Alan Seales and Elizabeth…
 
You've heard her voice. You really have. She's been the voice of Cascade, Pampers, Johnson & Johnston, Kelloggs, Weight Watchers, the Oxygen Network, Discovery, VH1, bla bla bla I can't type as fast as Josh is rattling this off so just listen to the episode. She is amazing, they play some AMAZING VO improv games, and there's lots of love an adorati…
 
He began his career working as a cinematographer alongside the Coen Brothers, made a name for himself as a director, and now reflects on much of the journey which brought him to Schmigadoon, and a new memoir: Barry Sonnenfeld, Call Your Mother. TRIGGER WARNING: This episode contains talk of child sexual abuse and molestation. Barry Sonnenfeld is a …
 
Your favorite character actor (remember him as Jeffrey Weinerslav from 30 Rock?) joins Josh in the first of a series of 10 minute interviews that we'll be releasing in between the normal. long-form episodes! Produced by Alan Seales and Elizabeth Wheless. A proud member of the Broadway Podcast Network. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megapho…
 
One of Josh's oldest friends, Rory O'Malley (Hamilton, Book of Mormon, Spelling Bee), joins baby Joshy-poo to discuss his latest project, Chicago Party Aunt, now available on Netflix! Recording completely remotely through COVID, Rory shares his stories of virtually meeting RuPaul and what it means to him to be a real live gay man voicing a gay char…
 
Coming at you live from the board room above the Daryl Roth Theater, we're back for season 3, baby! Alex Wyse, Ben Fankhauser, Bryonha Marie Parham (aka Bree Marie) chat all things "A Commercial Jingle for Regina Comet", currently running now at the Daryl Roth. Go see it, it's funny. No seriously, we're being serious. Go see it. Tickets & info here…
 
Also a friend and mentor to Josh, Craig Carnelia is one of the greatest acting teachers of all time. He's an author, composter, lyricist, has received the Johnny Mercer Award, "Emerging American Songwriter", the first annual Gilman and Gonzalez-Falla Musical Theater Award, and the Kleban Award. He also is a mentor to young writers through the ASCAP…
 
Patti Murin is best known for originating the role of Princess Anna in Disney's "Frozen" on Broadway. Other Broadway/National Tour credits include: Lysistrata Jones (Lysistrata), Wicked (Glinda), Xanadu (Euterpe). Off-Broadway: Love's Labour's Lost (Shakespeare in the Park); Fly By Night (Playwrights Horizons); Lady Be Good! (Encores!). Almost Broa…
 
Lee Wilkof originated the roles of Samuel Byck in Assassins and Seymour in Little Shop of Horrors, later earning a Tony Award nomination for the 2000 revival of Kiss Me, Kate. His film, "No Pay, Nudity" (starring his buddy Nathan Lane) is available now everywhere you stream movies. Produced by Alan Seales and Elizabeth Wheless. A proud member of th…
 
Farah has appeared on Broadway most recently in the musical comedy It Shoulda Been You, directed by David Hyde Pierce. She's also been on Broadway in Grease!, Saturday Night Fever, The Look of Love: The Music of Burt Bacharach and Hal David, the Tony Award wining revival of Nine, and Madison Square Garden’s A Christmas Carol. Get your tickets to Fa…
 
Originally aired as a BPN Live event on May 2020. Watch the original video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FpKc9Nuzh1g Produced by Alan Seales and Elizabeth Wheless. A proud member of the Broadway Podcast Network. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoicesBy Broadway Podcast Network
 
Bonnie Milligan is a Broadway and TV actress best known for her award-winning debut in Head Over Heels. She began her Broadway career as Pamela after originating the role at The Oregon Shakespeare Festival in 2015. Besides, her other notable theatre credits include ‘Kinky Boots’, ‘God Bless You Mr. Rosewater’, ‘Gigantic’, ‘Jasper in Deadland’, and …
 
Originally aired as a BPN Live event on May 2020. Watch the original video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FpKc9Nuzh1g Produced by Alan Seales and Elizabeth Wheless. A proud member of the Broadway Podcast Network. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoicesBy Broadway Podcast Network
 
Tonya Pinkins is a filmmaker, writer, producer, and director. Her award-winning debut feature film RED PILL was an official selection at the 2021 Pan African Film Festival, won the Best Black Lives Matter Feature and Best First Feature at The Mykonos International Film Festival, Best First Feature at the Luléa Film Festival, and is nominated for aw…
 
Originally aired as a BPN Live event on April 2020. Watch the original video here: https://youtu.be/UqeGzMnQ-eM Produced by Alan Seales and Elizabeth Wheless. A proud member of the Broadway Podcast Network. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoicesBy Broadway Podcast Network
 
Drew Gasparini is writing the scores for a number of new stage musicals including the Broadway-bound adaptation of The Karate Kid, an adaptation of Night Shift for Warner Bros. Theatre Ventures, and an adaptation of the Ned Vizzini novel/film It's Kind of a Funny Story for Universal Theatrical Group (book by Alex Brightman), among others. Some of D…
 
Originally aired as a BPN Live event on April 2020. Watch the original video here https://youtu.be/_cHc447RxMk. Produced by Alan Seales and Elizabeth Wheless. A proud member of the Broadway Podcast Network. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoicesBy Broadway Podcast Network
 
Andrew Polec recently played Matt in The Fantasticks (off-Broadway) and won the "Joe Allen Best West End Debut Award" for his role as Strat in Bat Out Of Hell, at The Stage Debut Awards. Albums include Ben Fold’s Presents: University A Capella and Welcome to Khat House. Veteran MTV watchers might recognize him from a featured role in SuperMade. He …
 
BPN Town Hall: Josh Swallows WICKED: Shoshana Bean & Megan Hilty, originally aired March 28th, 2020: https://youtu.be/A8InNUpEOFU Produced by Alan Seales and Elizabeth Wheless. A proud member of the Broadway Podcast Network. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoicesBy Broadway Podcast Network
 
After sharing a dressing room with Josh during his time in The Prom on Broadway, he's never been the same. Michael Potts is an American actor. He is best known for playing the roles of Brother Mouzone in The Wire and Mafala Hatimbi in the musical The Book of Mormon. He also played Detective Gilbough in season 1 of True Detective. Most recently, he …
 
BPN Town Hall: Josh Swallows 2020 Graduates Ana Yi Puig, Evan Parker Shan Taylor Pretty, Michael Hassel, and Rebecah Boesch, including a surprise appearance from Kristin Chenoweth! This episode originally streamed June 17th, 2020: https://youtu.be/afPgoraem6c Produced by Alan Seales and Elizabeth Wheless. A proud member of the Broadway Podcast Netw…
 
Grown man plays in the park with children, act 1 -- aka, FINDING NEVERLAND! Listen in as Josh reunites with his super duper fun time boys Ryan Worsing, Jonathan Ritter, Colin Cunliffe, Ron Todorowski & Chris Dwan. Hush Meadows is for puzzles, ya'all. Produced by Alan Seales and Elizabeth Wheless. A proud member of the Broadway Podcast Network. Lear…
 
After a smash-hit run at Central Park‘s Delacorte Theater in summer of 2008, HAIR returned to Broadway for the first time in over 30 years in March 2009. The story of a group of young Americans searching for love and peace during the Vietnam era, HAIR is a timeless portrait of a movement that changed the world. This episode originally streamed Marc…
 
After winning the award for best actor at the National High School Musical Theater Awards (the Jimmy Awards), he joined the cast of Dear Evan Hansen on Broadway in the title role before he could legally vote. He began his own theatre company, Zneefrock Productions, to raise money for autism awareness. He can be heard playing himself in As the Curta…
 
She Is Risen - selections from Jesus Christ Superstar, featuring Morgan James, Orfeh, and producers Meg Toohey and Richard Amelius. Find out more info, visit https://www.she-is-risen.net/ Listen via https://stem.ffm.to/sheisrisenvol1 This episode originally streamed April 18th, 2020: https://youtu.be/kytT50Nh-nQ Produced by Alan Seales and Elizabet…
 
Originally recorded on Sept 19th, 2020, Josh swallows Wesley Taylor & Isaac Powell. From Indoor Boys to Broadway to Josh also somehow wriggling his way into a 3-way with these two, a safe word is definitely needed. Just remember, Isaac may be beautiful, but he's equal parts stupid to go along with it (according to Wes). Support me via Patreon! Twit…
 
Originally streamed on April 1st, 2020 as BPN LIVE event, I join former Broadway cast mates from COMPANY for a virtual slumber party. These people are not funny, so don't get your hopes up. Nope, not funny at all. Support me via Patreon! Twitter: @JoshLamon Instagram: @Josh.Lamon Produced by Alan Seales and Elizabeth Wheless. A proud member of the …
 
This New York born, New Jersey raised actress received TONY and Drama Desk Award nominations and won a Helen Hayes Award for her portrayal of Mother in the Kennedy Center Revival of RAGTIME on Broadway. She starred in the record-breaking First National Tour of DEAR EVAN HANSEN. She made her Broadway debut creating the role of Emma in JEKYLL & HYDE,…
 
Originally streamed on April 8th as BPN LIVE event, I join former Broadway cast mates from THE PROM for a virtual slumber party. We make out, have pillow fights, sip mimosas, and other slumber party-y things. Virtually, of course. Support me via Patreon! Twitter: @JoshLamon Instagram: @Josh.Lamon Produced by Alan Seales and Elizabeth Wheless. A pro…
 
Michael Riedel is an American theatre critic, broadcaster, and columnist. He is the co-host of "Len Berman and Michael Riedel in the Morning" on 710 WOR in New York City, weekdays 6-10am. Riedel has been a controversial and influential Broadway columnist of the New York Post for over 20 years. Razzle Dazzle: The Battle for Broadway won the 2015 Mar…
 
Welcome back to Season 2 of Josh Swallows Broadway! Our first episode back features Matt Leisy, who at the time of recording the episode was literally one of the only working actors in the world! He recently appeared in the season finale of NBC's "The Blacklist" and played lead roles in Nothing Without You and Eva. Other film and television credits…
 
Beth Leavel is a Tony Award-winning actress and singer who was most recently seen on stage with Josh in The Prom. A native of Raleigh, North Carolina, Leavel studied social work at local Meredith College before earning a graduate degree in theater at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (M.F.A., 1980). She made her Broadway debut when she…
 
Sometimes you just have to sit back, relax, and listen to 3 good friends do their thing. Tony nominee Caitlin Kinnunen made her Broadway debut in 2008 at the age of 16 in Spring Awakening. She went on to star in The Bridges of Madison County. Most recently, Caitlin received a 2019 Tony nomination for her performance as Emma in The Prom. Isabelle Mc…
 
Annaleigh Ashford won the Tony Award, Drama Desk Award, and Outer Critics Circle Award for her portrayal of Essie in You Can't Take It With You on Broadway. She starred opposite Jake Gyllenhaal as Dot in Stephen Sondheim's Sunday in the Park With George, and played Betty on Showtime's critically acclaimed Masters of Sex. She is known for her work o…
 
Join Josh and follow Groundhog Day cast mates Taylor Iman Jones, Joseph Medeiros, Tari Kelly, and Travis Waldschmidt as they discuss the ups, downs, turns, turntables, and all other directions that was the wild ride of this show. Groundhog Day is a musical comedy with music and lyrics by Tim Minchin, and book by Danny Rubin. Based on the 1993 film …
 
Taylor Iman Jones is about to drop into Emojiland, starring opposite Josh, this week before moving on to the upcoming original cast of The Devil Wears Prada! After being in New York for only two months, Taylor made her Broadway debut in Groundhog Day, which is where she and Josh became besties. Previously, she toured nationally with American Idiot …
 
Willam became emancipated at age 16, almost became Mark in Rent, and then instead decided to be on TV. Part of the original cast of Rock of Ages in LA, he is an American actor, drag queen, and recording artist. He came to prominence when he competed on the fourth season of RuPaul's Drag Race in 2012. His TV and movie credits include A Star is Born,…
 
Ali Stroker just made history as the first person in a wheelchair to win a Tony Award, and is currently starring in the Broadway production of Oklahoma! as Ado Annie. She first broke onto the scene in the Glee Project in 2012 which got her a guest starring role on Glee itself. In 2015, she made history by becoming the first ever actress in a wheelc…
 
Back together for the first time since The Prom closed, this episode features Beth Leavel, Brooks Ashmanskas, Christopher Sieber, Caitlin Kinnunen, and Isabelle (Izzy) McCalla... with special guest appearances by Angie Schworer and Michael Potts. Take that, L-L-L-Lin-Luh-Lin-Manuel Miranda! Produced by Alan Seales and Dori Berinstein. A proud membe…
 
2019 has been a great year! Or has it? Who are we to judge? Turn to that person next to you, give them a great big hug (but only if you're both consenting adults), and give them the gift of making sure they're also subscribed to Josh Swallows Broadway! Happy holidays, everyone! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices…
 
Recorded the day after Josh received the news that his beloved show, The Prom, was closing, Leslie and Josh lament over why show business is one of the worst to work in. Lesli Margherita is an Olivier Award winning actress who made her Broadway debut in Matilda in 2013 after a successful run on the West End in Zorro, which earned her the award. She…
 
Groff grew up Mennonite (aka diet-Amish) and rose to prominence in 2006 for his performance in the lead role of Melchior Gabor in the original Broadway production of Spring Awakening, for which he was nominated for the Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical. He also originated the role of King George in Hamilton. On TV and film he's known for Froze…
 
Morgan James is both an amazing recording artist, being one of the Postmodern Jukebox OG's, and a phenomenal Broadway actor. She made her Broadway debut in The Addams Family, followed by Wonderland, Godspell, Motown The Musical, and most recently in Kristin Chenoweth: For the Girls. Her character of Peggy also roams the streets, roasting some of th…
 
In partnership with TodayTix, Jessica Vosk was part of our first-ever live event held at WeWork in the Flatiron district held on Nov 14, 2019. According to Josh, she's the second coming. She literally went from a finance job on Wall Street to Broadway, with a little bit of a NJ balloon festival in there somewhere. Vosk may be best known for her per…
 
Getting the history lesson he never bargained for, Josh sits down with the creative team from NY City Center's upcoming production of EVITA, running Nov 13-24, 2019. This exquisite rock opera expands perceptions of icon Argentinian icon Eva Perón. There's gang fights, there's tangos, there's war, and that's just in this episode! Guests include dire…
 
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