Video: MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG Actor Evan Alexander Smith Shares His Theatre Journey from Canada to Broadway

Evan also discusses why being an audition reader was the perfect ‘survival job’ for him in between professional acting work on Episode 55!

By: Oct. 30, 2022

Your favorite podcast hosts Jason A. Coombs and Samantha Tuozzolo are back with the talented, genuine and gracious "Merrily We Roll Along" actor, Evan Alexander Smith. Evan gives us a glimpse into his acting journey from doing regional theatre in Canada to booking the first national tour of THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG and his first Broadway gig, AMAZING GRACE. He also gives us a glimpse into the rehearsal room of New York Theatre Workshop's production of the Stephen Sondheim and George Furth musical MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG, where he is working alongside Broadway veterans Jonathan Groff, Lindsay Mendez, Daniel Radcliffe and 'Survival Jobs' alumn, Krystal Joy Brown!

Listen below!

Before closing out the episode with an amusing 'Name that Canadian' trivia game, Evan shares why being an audition reader is his favorite 'survival job' and how much joy poutine from Costco brings him!

The episode opens with a mic check where Samantha and Jason do a mini deep dive on the 20th anniversary of Christina Aguilera's STRIPPED album, and how they plan to celebrate Halloween this year! Exclusive Survival Job videos can be found here on Broadway World and the audio can be found on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Audible or any of your other favorite podcast apps.

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