Nikka Graff Lanzarone and Mo Brady Release "Ensemblist" Podcast Episode With Nic Rouleau, Lauren Molina, Andy Richardson

By Michael Gioia
17 Dec 2013

Nikka Graff Lanzarone
Nikka Graff Lanzarone

Mo Brady (The Addams Family, "Smash") and Nikka Graff Lanzarone (Chicago, Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown) have released the 13th episode of "The Ensemblist" — a podcast featuring Broadway backstage stories — entitled "Listener Questions." 

"The Ensemblist," according to press notes, "is an inside look at the experience of being a Broadway performer — from the first rehearsal through performing eight shows a week and beyond. Whether you're an experienced theatre professional or just a passionate fan, 'The Ensemblist' gives listeners the opportunity to get to know new performers and the great work they do onstage, while also shedding light on some of the hidden innerworkings of Broadway."

The "Listener Questions" episode features interviews with Broadway actors Lauren Molina (Sweeney Todd), Shina Ann Morris (Annie), Chelsea Packard (Hands on a Hardbody), Andy Richardson (Newsies), Nic Rouleau (The Book of Mormon), Aléna Watters (Sister Act) and Ryan Worsing (Irving Berlin's White Christmas), who answer listener questions that were posed through Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and at

Additionally, "The Ensemblist" will post two behind-the-scenes video blogs, showing fans how the podcast is created and featuring four of the guests from the listener questions podcast, on YouTube Dec. 23 and 30.

New episodes of "The Ensemblist" can be downloaded every two weeks through the iTunes store by searching for "The Ensemblist." Episodes can be also be downloaded directly from Podbean at

Upcoming episodes will feature audition stories shared by previous guests of the podcast as well as an interview with two married couples, who work as performers on Broadway.

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