The 'West of Broadway' Podcast Discusses Verdi Chorus' L'AMORE E LA VITA, Pasadena Playhouse's RAGTIMEThe 'West of Broadway' Podcast Discusses Verdi Chorus' L'AMORE E LA VITA, Pasadena Playhouse's RAGTIME
by West of Broadway - Mar 7, 2019

On this episode of West of Broadway, Will and Lara get to speak with two of the stars of the 36th Season of The Verdi Chorus Spring 2019 Concert L'Amore e la Vita (Love and Life), playing two performances only April 6-7, 2019 and First United Methodist Church, Santa Monica. Two of our guest soloists, Los Angeles Opera favorite Jamie Chamberlin and acclaimed tenor Nathan Granner, who are actually married in real life! In fact, Nathan proposed to Jamie onstage last fall at the conclusion of the Verdi Chorus 35th Anniversary concert! (more...)

The 'West of Broadway' Podcast Discusses the National Tour of CATS Currently in Los AngelesThe 'West of Broadway' Podcast Discusses the National Tour of CATS Currently in Los Angeles
by West of Broadway - Mar 1, 2019

On this episode of West of Broadway, Will and Lara sit down inside the Hollywood Pantages theater before the curtain rises on the National tour of Cats. (more...)

The 'West of Broadway' Podcast Chats with Entertainment Reporter Amanda Salas about HELLO, DOLLY! at the PantagesThe 'West of Broadway' Podcast Chats with Entertainment Reporter Amanda Salas about HELLO, DOLLY! at the Pantages
by West of Broadway - Feb 1, 2019

In this episode of West of Broadway Will and Lara talk with FOX 11 Entertainment Reporter Amanda Salas about the opening night of Hello Dolly at the Pantages Theater now playing until Feb 17th. (more...)

The 'West of Broadway' Podcast Chats with Bryce Charles on Playing Sarah in Pasadena Playhouse's RAGTIMEThe 'West of Broadway' Podcast Chats with Bryce Charles on Playing Sarah in Pasadena Playhouse's RAGTIME
by West of Broadway - Jan 28, 2019

In this special 'Mini Episode' of West of Broadway, Lara Scott talks with Bryce Charles who is starring as Sarah in Pasadena Playhouse's production of Ragtime. Bryce is ecstatic to be making her Pasadena Playhouse debut with Ragtime! She earned her BFA in Musical Theater from AMDA College and Conservatory. Regional Theater: Blues in the Night (dir. Sheldon Epps; The Wallis Annenberg). National Tour: The Book of Mormon (2nd National). TV: Encore, Blackish (ABC); Fuller House, Tales of the City (Netflix); Teachers (TV Land). (more...)

The 'West of Broadway' Podcast Discusses the National Tours Coming to Los Angeles' Pantages and Ahmanson Theatres in 2019The 'West of Broadway' Podcast Discusses the National Tours Coming to Los Angeles' Pantages and Ahmanson Theatres in 2019
by West of Broadway - Jan 9, 2019

It's our first show of 2019, an this is going to be another incredible year of musical theatre here in Southern California. We love that there are so many CLASSIC shows this season that a lot of us will get to see for the first time. (more...)

The 'West of Broadway' Podcast Discusses the National Tour of COME FROM AWAY, ELF at Musical Theatre West, MARRY POPPINS RETURNSThe 'West of Broadway' Podcast Discusses the National Tour of COME FROM AWAY, ELF at Musical Theatre West, MARRY POPPINS RETURNS
by West of Broadway - Dec 6, 2018

On this episode we discuss the first national tour of the Tony Award-winning Broadway smash COME FROM AWAY which opened its Los Angeles engagement on November 28th at the Ahmanson theatre... and we were there!!! (more...)

The 'West of Broadway' Podcast Heads to the Red Carpet of the A BRONX TALE Tour in Los AngelesThe 'West of Broadway' Podcast Heads to the Red Carpet of the A BRONX TALE Tour in Los Angeles
by West of Broadway - Nov 18, 2018

In this episode of West of Broadway, Will heads to the red carpet at the Pantages Theater for Opening Night of A Bronx Tale where he gets to talk one on one with the stars! Then we join Will and Lara to review A Bronx Tale before we are joined by Theater reviewer and new WOB Ensemble member Melanie Hooks to talk about In a Booth at Chasen's running at The El Portal Theater and then we meet Elizabeth Lucin and Craig Sherman fill us in on the Color Purple playing at Greenway Playhouse! (more...)

The 'West of Broadway' Podcast Welcomes April Nixon, Gabrielle JacksonThe 'West of Broadway' Podcast Welcomes April Nixon, Gabrielle Jackson
by West of Broadway - Nov 12, 2018

Join us for a conversation with Greenway Arts Alliance's Production of The Color Purple's very own April Nixon and Gabrielle Jackson. On stage here in LA until December 9th. After that, we catch up with West of Broadway Ensemble Member Jennifer Lynn O'Hara's review of Simi Valley Cultural Arts Center's production of Guys & Dolls! (more...)

The 'West of Broadway' Podcast Welcomes Kelley Dorney, Brent Schindele and Chats THE NUTCRACKER AND THE FOUR REALMSThe 'West of Broadway' Podcast Welcomes Kelley Dorney, Brent Schindele and Chats THE NUTCRACKER AND THE FOUR REALMS
by West of Broadway - Nov 11, 2018

On this episode of West of Broadway, Lara gets to hear about Will's experience at the El Capitan Theater seeing the premier of the Disney film 'Nutcracker and the Four Realms.'  Plus! they talk to Amanda Rafkin a Los Angeles-based composer, musical director, and pianist. She is the composer of the new musical The Lightning Howler, formerly titled 300 Bones, and is also the host, producer, pianist and musical director of Broadway LA Unplugged, a bi-monthly acoustic cabaret show. (more...)

The 'West of Broadway' Podcast Welcomes Becky Baeling LythgoeThe 'West of Broadway' Podcast Welcomes Becky Baeling Lythgoe
by West of Broadway - Nov 11, 2018

In this episode of West of Broadway Podcast we sit down with host Lara Scott to hear all about her exciting voyage aboard the Disney Dream. And then we catch up with Becky Baeling Lythgoe out of Lythgoe Family Panto to talk about her exciting new production The Wonderful Winter of OZ playing at the Pasadena Civic Center December 14-30. (more...)

The 'West of Broadway' Podcast Welcomes Anne Marie Ketchum, Todd Murray, MoreThe 'West of Broadway' Podcast Welcomes Anne Marie Ketchum, Todd Murray, More
by West of Broadway - Oct 17, 2018

Today we have not 1 not 2 but 3 guests on West of Broadway! Lara and Will start things off with the founding artistic director of the Verdi Chorus Anne Marie Ketchum (http://www.verdichorus.org/). We hop on the phone with Cabaret Legend Todd Murray (https://www.toddmurray.com/) to talk about his two new Christmas songs available on iTunes and Sharon who is manager of ticket sales for the El Capitan Theater (https://elcapitantheatre.com/) shares some valuable insider information about the legendary theater! It's a fun one! Hope you enjoy! (more...)

The 'West of Broadway' Podcast Welcomes Broadway Diva Karen Mason from the National Tour of LOVE NEVER DIESThe 'West of Broadway' Podcast Welcomes Broadway Diva Karen Mason from the National Tour of LOVE NEVER DIES
by West of Broadway - Sep 19, 2018

In this episode of West of Broadway Lara and Will's Husband Bill discuss opening night of Beautiful the Carole King Story and we get a call from the DIVA Karen Mason while she's mid show of her production of Love Never Dies.  Karen discusses her tour, cabaret and Hurricane Florence and then we wrap up with our very first report from our West of Broadway ensemble member Jennifer Lynn O'Hara. (more...)

The 'West of Broadway' Podcast Welcomes Sarah Bockel from the BEAUTIFUL TourThe 'West of Broadway' Podcast Welcomes Sarah Bockel from the BEAUTIFUL Tour
by West of Broadway - Sep 17, 2018

In this episode of West of Broadway Will and Lara get to speak with Beautiful The Carole King Musical star Sarah Bockel opening at the Pantages Theater on September 13th and then they get a call from the creator of Tenor by Night and new musical appearing at the El Portal Theatre September 22nd and 23rd. (more...)

The 'West of Broadway' Podcast Welcomes Returning Guest Laurie Wells, New Correspondent Jennifer Lynn O'HaraThe 'West of Broadway' Podcast Welcomes Returning Guest Laurie Wells, New Correspondent Jennifer Lynn O'Hara
by West of Broadway - Sep 17, 2018

On this episode of West of Broadway, we catch up with our very first guest, Laurie Wells and we introduce our listeners to our new correspondent Jennifer Lynn O'Hara. (more...)

The 'West of Broadway' Podcast Welcomes Valerie Perri from Reprise 2.0's THE WORLD GOES ROUNDThe 'West of Broadway' Podcast Welcomes Valerie Perri from Reprise 2.0's THE WORLD GOES ROUND
by West of Broadway - Sep 4, 2018

Reprise 2.0 is presenting Kander and Ebbs THE WORLD GOES ROUND at UCLA's Freud Playhouse September 5th through the 16th and we are so thrilled to be joined by award-winning singer actress Valerie Perri! (more...)

The 'West of Broadway' Podcast Discusses the WAITRESS National Tour, Musical Theater West's MOST HAPPY FELLAThe 'West of Broadway' Podcast Discusses the WAITRESS National Tour, Musical Theater West's MOST HAPPY FELLA
by West of Broadway - Aug 22, 2018

On this episode of West of Broadway, Lara talks about her 'Date Night' with her husband at the Pantages Theater seeing the National Tour of Waitress. Playing in LA until August 26th, it'll be back this way on November 13th at the Segerstrom Center. (more...)

VIDEO: Preview ANNIE At Danbury's Musicals At Richter Through August 11VIDEO: Preview ANNIE At Danbury's Musicals At Richter Through August 11
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2018

Musicals at Richter (MAR), continues its 34th season as the longest-running outdoor theater in Connecticut, with Martin Charnin and Charles Strouse's ebullient musical 'Annie,' playing July 27 through August 11. Staged on the grounds of the Richter Arts Center in Danbury, performances take place outdoors under the stars Friday through Sunday evenings at 8:00 p.m., with additional specially discounted performances on Thursday, August 2 and 9. (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet The Cast Of ANNIE at Danbury's Musicals At RichterPhoto Flash: Meet The Cast Of ANNIE at Danbury's Musicals At Richter
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2018

Musicals at Richter (MAR), continues its 34th season as the longest-running outdoor theater in Connecticut, with Martin Charnin and Charles Strouse's ebullient musical 'Annie,' playing July 27 through August 11. Staged on the grounds of the Richter Arts Center in Danbury, performances take place outdoors under the stars Friday through Sunday evenings at 8:00 p.m., with additional specially discounted performances on Thursday, August 2 and 9. (more...)

ANNIE Lights Up Stage At Danbury's Musicals At Richter July 28-August 11ANNIE Lights Up Stage At Danbury's Musicals At Richter July 28-August 11
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2018

Musicals at Richter (MAR), continues its 34th season as the longest-running outdoor theater in Connecticut, with Martin Charnin and Charles Strouse's ebullient musical 'Annie,' playing July 27 through August 11. Staged on the grounds of the Richter Arts Center in Danbury, performances take place outdoors under the stars Today through Sunday evenings at 8:00 p.m., with additional specially discounted performances on Thursday, August 2 and 9. (more...)

ANNIE Lights Up Stage At Danbury's Musicals At Richter July 28-August 11ANNIE Lights Up Stage At Danbury's Musicals At Richter July 28-August 11
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2018

Musicals at Richter (MAR), continues its 34th season as the longest-running outdoor theater in Connecticut, with Martin Charnin and Charles Strouse's ebullient musical 'Annie,' playing July 27 through August 11. Staged on the grounds of the Richter Arts Center in Danbury, performances take place outdoors under the stars Friday through Sunday evenings at 8:00 p.m., with additional specially discounted performances on Thursday, August 2 and 9. (more...)

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