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by Little Known Facts w/ Ilana Levine - May 3, 2021

Today's episode features movie producer Jennifer Todd, who has partnered with Hamilton's Tommy Kail on a new TV company with 20th Century Fox. Her next project is the filmed version of Come From Away.

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by Little Known Facts w/ Ilana Levine - Apr 27, 2021

In this episode Donna Murphy takes listeners behind the scenes detailing how she created the role, how Lapine and Sondheim worked seamlessly as a team and how all the designers helped her find what was to become the iconic performance that remains legendary in Broadway history.

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by Little Known Facts w/ Ilana Levine - Apr 26, 2021

Today's episode features Jeremy Wein- a producer and director based in New York City. Jeremy is the founder and artistic director of the virtual theatre initiative Play-PerView.

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by Little Known Facts w/ Ilana Levine - Apr 19, 2021

Today's episode features Jordan Thierry- a documentary filmmaker, activist, and storyteller. He has worked for over a decade to highlight the stories of people of color and working to undo the ongoing legacy of systemic racism in the U.S.A.

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by Little Known Facts w/ Ilana Levine - Apr 15, 2021

Since 2011 Heather Hitchens has been the President and CEO of The American Theater Wing. She herself is an accomplished drummer who started out at a local radio station and then later went into arts management. She counts many women mentors in her life who gave her the confidence to take on leadership roles in the world of arts organizations which is how her career in the arts began at the age of 24.

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by Little Known Facts w/ Ilana Levine - Apr 12, 2021

Today's episode features Kate Burton- best known for her Tony nominated work on Broadway (where she last appeared in Present Laughter with Kevin Kline) and for her Emmy nominated work in Grey’s Anatomy and Scandal. Listen as she tells stories of her famous family, upbringing in the arts, and more!

LISTEN: Tonya Pinkins Talks JELLY'S LAST JAM & More on AND THE AWARD GOES TO... Photo LISTEN: Tonya Pinkins Talks JELLY'S LAST JAM & More on AND THE AWARD GOES TO...
by Little Known Facts w/ Ilana Levine - Apr 7, 2021

Tonya Pinkins had a very complicated journey with the musical Jelly’s Last Jam. Tonya shares that she was almost fired multiple times- even when she was in rehearsal for the Broadway production- but somehow she persevered and she won a Tony Award for her portrayal of this raw, powerful and vulnerable woman.

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by Little Known Facts w/ Ilana Levine - Apr 5, 2021

Today's episode features internationally renowned theater choreographer and director, Sergio Trujillo, who was quick to note that his success has been deeply effected by the many supportive people in his life.

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by Little Known Facts w/ Ilana Levine - Mar 30, 2021

Stephanie J. Block was no stranger to playing real people on Broadway having portrayed Liza Minnelli in The Boy From Oz so when director Jason Moore asked her to take on the role of Cher in the Broadway musical The Cher Show, she was quite trepidatious.

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by Little Known Facts w/ Ilana Levine - Mar 29, 2021

Ruben Santiago-Hudson had dreamed of being in an August Wilson from the first time he was in the audience of Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom. He found himself crying during the play and realized he was not just deeply moved by the play and the actors in it but the tears were connected to this feeling that for the first time in his life he was seeing people on stage who were so familiar to him and he wanted to be a part of that kind of storytelling.

LISTEN: LITTLE KNOWN FACTS with Ilana Levine and Special Guest, AFECT's Karen Olivo & Photo LISTEN: LITTLE KNOWN FACTS with Ilana Levine and Special Guest, AFECT's Karen Olivo & Eden Espinosa
by Little Known Facts w/ Ilana Levine - Mar 29, 2021

Today's episode of Little known Facts features theatre administrator, writer, and advocate Howard Sherman. What are his thoughts on the return of Broadway? 'I think if you asked me a couple of weeks ago, I might have been slightly less optimistic than I am today,' he said.

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by Little Known Facts w/ Ilana Levine - Mar 22, 2021

Today's episode of Little known Facts features theatre administrator, writer, and advocate Howard Sherman. What are his thoughts on the return of Broadway? 'I think if you asked me a couple of weeks ago, I might have been slightly less optimistic than I am today,' he said.

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by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2021

Ilana Levine (Little Known Facts), in association with Alan Seales and the Broadway Podcast Network, has announced the second season of her “love letter to Broadway” podcast AND THE AWARD GOES TO…HOSTED BY ILANA LEVINE. Season Two premieres today with Kristin Chenoweth (You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown, Wicked, On The Twentieth Century). 

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by Little Known Facts w/ Ilana Levine - Mar 17, 2021

Kristin Chenoweth first auditioned for You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown, having no idea which character she was reading for. It wasn’t until she got to the first day of rehearsal and she looked at the place card by her seat and it read “Kristin Chenoweth as Sally Brown.”

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by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2021

Have you ever  dreamed of winning a Tony Award? Did you ever practice your Tony acceptance speech in the bathroom mirror?  Did you grow up watching the Tony Awards every year? Do you have a collection of Tony Award shows on VHS tape that you refuse to throw out? “AND THE TONY GOES TO…” is the podcast for you.

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by Little Known Facts w/ Ilana Levine - Mar 15, 2021

Today's episode features stage and screen star Josh Malina. 'My family was very much so [into theatre]. My dad's best friend when I was growing up (and to this day) was Manny Azenberg, one of the great Broadway empresarios... he invited us to all of his Broadway openings, so I had the incredible opportunities to see play after play,' Josh said of his upbringing.

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by Little Known Facts w/ Ilana Levine - Mar 8, 2021

Today's episode features Broadway veteran Mauricio Martínez. What is Mauricio up to right now? 'I'm in Miami- I've been here for a month working on a new TV show for the next couple of months.'

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by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2021

MCM CREATIVE today announced that Making the Day, a heartwarming comedy, will have its premiere at the 2021 Cinequest Film Festival. (www.cinequest.org) The virtual edition of the festival is from March 20 to March 30th and you can buy tickets at https://www.creatics.org/cinejoy. 

Podcast: LITTLE KNOWN FACTS with Ilana Levine and Special Guest, Max von Essen Photo Podcast: LITTLE KNOWN FACTS with Ilana Levine and Special Guest, Max von Essen
by Little Known Facts w/ Ilana Levine - Feb 22, 2021

Today's special guest is Broadway favorite Max Von Essen. Max is a Tony, Drama Desk and Grammy nominated singer and actor best known for his role as Henri in the award winning production of An American in Paris on Broadway. 

Podcast: LITTLE KNOWN FACTS with Ilana Levine and Special Guest, BATWOMAN's Nicole Ka Photo Podcast: LITTLE KNOWN FACTS with Ilana Levine and Special Guest, BATWOMAN's Nicole Kang
by Little Known Facts w/ Ilana Levine - Feb 15, 2021

Nicole Kang stars in the CW television series BATWOMAN as Mary Hamilton. Kang was also  seen on Greg Berlanti's Lifetime/Netflix series YOU. In the highly successful show, based off of Caroline Kepnes’ bestselling novel, she starred as Lynn alongside Penn Badgley, Elizabeth Lail and Shay Mitchell. Her other television credits include: THE CODE, INSTINCT and ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK.

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