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Podcast: West of Broadway- Will & Wendy Head to the Bourbon Room for ROCK OF AGES Hollywood!

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Podcast: West of Broadway- Will & Wendy Head to the Bourbon Room for ROCK OF AGES Hollywood!

It's curtains up on a very special episode of West of Broadway, a celebration of musical theatre on the West Coast! with theatre veteran Will Armstrong and introducing West of Broadway's new co-host Broadway Veteran and all-around wonderful human Wendy Rosoff.

Wendy has been a guest several times on West of Broadway but now, she has officially joined the show and we are so grateful for her energy, insight, and expertise and she couldn't have come on board at a better time! We have officially joined the BroadwayPodcastNetwork and we can now be found on broadwaypodcastnetwork.com along with a roster of fantastic theater themed shows.

On this episode, Will and Wendy discuss their time working together on the Broadway Revival of 42nd Street and discuss what some of their old castmates are up too. They also mention several exciting productions coming to Los Angeles that they look forward to covering oncoming episodes.

The podcast really takes off when Will and Wendy discuss their experience with Rock of Ages!. Rock of Ages Hollywood is a unique immersive theatrical experience at The Bourbon Room, the perfect home for the show and Will & Wendy recently got to sit down with 2 of the cast members Regina Lavert and Justin Ray. Regina and Justin share some behind the scenes info about putting the show together and share the individual paths that lead them to Hollywood Boulevard's newest attraction.

Great news!!! ROCK of AGES is OPEN ENDED! But don't wait. Get your band of friends together and make a night of it! Tickets are available at RockofAgesHollywood.com.

You can follow Regina on Instagram @ReginaLavert and Justin is @Just2nray and while you're at it feel free to follow @Wendy_Rosoff and @WillArmstrongPR. for the latest in West of Broadway news. BroadwayPodcastNetwork.com/podcasts/west-of-broadway is how you can keep up with us and find past and future episodes. Speaking of future episodes, we have some great shows to cover! Escape to Margaritaville and Book of Mormon are coming very soon!

Thanks for joining us, until next time, if you're looking for us, you can find us Just West of Broadway!


ABOUT WEST OF BROADWAY

On the West of Broadway podcast, Broadway veterans Will Armstrong & Wendy Rosoff discuss the vibrant musical theater scene on the West Coast, covering movie musicals, regional productions, national tours, and more with the cast, crew, producers, and supporters who make it all happen. If you want a lighthearted celebration of musical theater, you can find it all West of Broadway!

Podcast: West of Broadway- Will & Wendy Head to the Bourbon Room for ROCK OF AGES Hollywood!Wendy Rosoff

Wendy Rosoff is thrilled to join the West of Broadway Podcast! A true bi-coastal performer, Wendy's impressive resume, delightful personality, and insightful interview skills help shape each episode. As a successful performer and a celebrated educator, Wendy's mission is to share the stories and bring out the unexpected in each episode.

Broadway/NYC: Broadway/NYC: Tony Award-winning revival of 42nd St, A Christmas Carol, My Favorite Broadway: The Leading Ladies at Carnegie Hall. Other favorites include Pre-Broadway run of White Christmas at The Orpheum in San Fran, Radio City Christmas Spectacular (Mrs. Claus), Falsettos (Cordelia) at Third St. Theatre, Disenchanted (Belle) at the El Portal Theatre, The Goodbye Girl (Paula), Promises Promises (Vivien De La Hoya), Sunday In The Park With George (Frieda) with the Drama Critics Circle award-winning Musical Theatre Guild, as well as four seasons as a guest star artist at the multi-award winning Transcendence Theatre Company in Sonoma, CA. Some favorite TV acting credits include Fresh Off The Boat (ABC), Criminal Minds (CBS), Shameless (Showtime), Scorpion (CBS), Veep (HBO), Castle (ABC), and Good Behavior (ABC). Podcast host: Two In The Solo Booth, Skytalks: Elevated Conversations at the Line Loft in Hollywood. Wendy's directing work includes: Door To America (SheArts Festival - Zephyr Theatre), Hairspray (Winner of Best Musical - NoHo Fringe Awards and Valley Theatre Awards), Once On This Island, Seussical, Grease, Into The Woods, (Strasberg Theatre Institute), For The Record, Glory of Love, And The Winner Is, Musicals That Rock (Marilyn Monroe Theatre - West Hollywood), Fantastical Family Night! - Assoc. Director (BroadwayWorld.com award winner for Best Theatre for Youth), West Side Story - staged reading series (AMDA-LA). Choreography credits include shows such as Cabaret, Funny Thing Happened On the Way To The Forum, Rocky Horror Show, Side Show, The Full Monty, Under The Gaslight, Splendor In The Grass, Broadway Under The Stars, and over a dozen dance concerts at AMDA, LA campus. Educator: American Musical And Dramatic Academy Los Angeles Campus, Strasberg Institute, Idyllwild Summer Arts Academy, Millennium Dance Studio - Junior Professional Program, Broadway Arts Camp, Master Classes for the Montana Dance Arts Association, Bring It To Broadway Intensive, Transcendence Theatre Broadway Kids Program, Youth Academy of Dramatic Arts. Proud member of AEA/SAG-AFTRA/AGVA. www.wendyrosoff.com.

Podcast: West of Broadway- Will & Wendy Head to the Bourbon Room for ROCK OF AGES Hollywood!Will Armstrong

Will Armstrong started dancing at the age of 2. He started working professionally at Walt Disney World fresh out of High School. After several years in Orlando he set sail with Norwegian Cruise Lines performing in Will Rogers Follies, Greese, Crazy for You and 42nd Street.

When he returned to land, he joined the 1st national tour of Victor/Victoria with Toni Tennille of Captain and Tennille fame. At the end of his 52-week American tour, Will traveled east to perform at Tokyo Disneyland and Tokyo Disney Sea in various stage productions where he danced, sang and made wonderful friends.

Will's Broadway debut was in 2002 as a chorus member in the Broadway revival of 42nd Street with Tom Wopat of The Dukes of Hazard and Tony Award winner Beth Leavel from the Drowsy Chaperone. After 42nd Street closed, Will filmed Susan Stroman and Mel Brooks movie musical The Producers before taking his final performing job as an ensemble member of The World Famous Radio City Christmas Spectacular. After Will stepped away from performing he joined the support team of the 1st National tour of Wicked before bringing it to the Pantages Theater for a 5 year residency.

Will now owns his own public relations agency where he puts the skills he learned in the entertainment industry to work creating exciting and original strategies that put smiles on his clients faces.


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