Veteran Broadway press agent Jim Byk is the co-founder of The Press Room, a theatrical and entertainment publicity office based in New York City.
Current clients include Hamilton, The Book of Mormon, Born for This, Chasing Rainbows: The Road to Oz, Broadway Black’s The Antonyo Awards, Beyond Babel, Working Girl The Musical, Estella Scrooge: A Christmas Carol with a Twist, Havana Music Hall, Make Some Noise: The Legend of Frankie Wilde, Out of the Box Theatrics’ The Last Five Years and Baby, Vineyard Theatre, The Wooster Group, Barrington Stage Company, Miami New Drama’s Seven Deadly Sins, Why Not Theatre’s Mahabharata for the Shaw Festival, actor/pianist Hershey Felder, Rosie’s Theater Kids, Hunter Theater Project, Theatre Row, New York Classical Theatre, Swamp Motel, Shakespeare’s Globe and Southern California’s 3-D Theatricals.
Ernest has been singing, dancing, and acting professionally since childhood. His formal training began at The American Musical and Dramatic Academy in New York City. A protégé of famed vocal teacher Katie Agresta, Ernest credits her for helping him develop his critically acclaimed vocal talents. He has studied dance with the American Ballet Theater and the respected choreographers' Chuck Kelly and Drew Packolyk.
A recording artist and multi-talented performer, he has become a celebrated force within the music industry with an impressive body of international hits. With 21 consecutive “Top Ten” smash singles, seventeen of which soared to the Number One position in Dance Music Authority (DMA), Billboard, Street Sound and Dance Music Report’s (DMR) Top Fifty charts and Dance Radio charts
James is the founder of Broadway Radio, a podcast that everyday delivers all the news from the Great White Way. Their podcast can be heard on Musical Theatre Radio Monday through Friday at 8am and 8pm EST
More Info: www.BraodwayRadio.com
David Sisco and Laura Josepher run ContemporaryMusicalTheatre.com a subscription website that connects voice teachers, students and musical theatre professionals with today’s best contemporary writers and songs.
More Info: www.contemporarymusicaltheatre.com
Douglas Lyons is an accomplished actor and one half of the writing team of Lyons & Pakchar. Douglas's works include Polkadots: The Cool Kids Musical, Five Points and Beau.
More Information: www.lyonsandpakchar.com
Craig Christie is a prolific writer with over 30 musicals to his name. A former teacher from Australia, he now makes a full time living writing musicals.
Donald Sanborn III is a copyright assistant, composer, freelance writer and theatre reviewer. He is also a founding member of the From Scratch Performance Company.
Holly Reed is the Owner/Chief Excitement Officer of musicalwriters.com. This website was created to help Musical Theatre creators develop their works as well as give them a central location for resources such as producing tips, writing tips as well as a wealth of other knowledge to help creators succeed.
Twitter: @musicalwriters @hollyreed13
jackbenny is comprised of twin brothers, Jack and Benny Lipson, a writing and performing duo based in California
Meet the creative team behind the up coming Off Broadway hit " The Green Room"
Music and Lyrics by Chuck Pelletier
Book by C. Stephen Foster and Rod Damer
Athena So and Shannon Murtagh, a couple of women in their early twenties blazing a trail in the musical theatre scene with their new theatre company, "On It's Way Musical Productions"
Stephen Cole is an accomplished lyricist and librettist and has written 15 musicals and counting. He has worked with legends in the musical theatre industry including Hal Linden, Gavin MacLeod, Chita Rivera as well as was friends with Ethel Merman. Stephen also wrote the first American musical to premiere in the Middle East "ASPIRE",
Stuart Brayson is a lyricist and librettist based in the UK who has written many shows including "From Here to Eternity" and "Pink Angora Sweater" to name just a few.
A mystery guest or guests joins Jean-Paul Yovanoff to share their love of musical theatre. Some one famous or just a lover of showtunes, you never know who's going to be on the air each week.
This week we have KayGeni and Paulina Luciani visit and talk about the new musical "The Miseducation of Man" by KayGeni.
Musical Theatre Radio attended the eSAX Networking Event in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada and found out from Jarrod Goldsmith, the founder of eSAX a little about the event and then interviewed the average person to find out what their favourite musical was.
Danny Sylvan is a recent graduate of York University in Toronto, Ontario, Canada and alumni of the theatre company Vanier College Productions. Listen in as we talk about racial barriers to theatre as well as the future of Terminator: The musical.
Wilton and Barry Brown are the composers and lyricists to the musical called "Do You Remember Me?" which tells the story of two children in the Residential Schools system, taken from their parents to be raised as “White” in church/state run schools and their attempt to escape.
Paulina Luciani and Stefan Porfirio are both recent graduates of York University in Toronto, Ontario, Canada and alumni of the theatre company Vanier College Productions.
Listen in as we find out their favourite musicals as well as who won't be hiring them in the future.