Nikka Graff Lanzarone and Mo Brady Release "Ensemblist" Episode, With Ryan Steele, Jen Cody and More

By Michael Gioia
19 Mar 2014

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 19th episode of "The Ensemblist" — a podcast featuring Broadway backstage stories — entitled "Broadway Debuts." 

"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 "Broadway Debuts" episode features interviews with past guests Donna Marie Asbury, Jen Cody, Stephanie Klemons, Eddie Korbich, Nina Lafarga, Nathan Peck, Ryan Steele and Samantha Sturm, who "share hilarious and heartwarming stories of their first nights on the Great White Way, all with one common thread: it is a joy and an honor to join the Broadway community."

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 TheEnsemblist.podbean.com.



Upcoming episodes will include interviews featuring associate choreographers of Broadway shows and the start of a new behind-the-scenes spotlight episode series.

For more information, visit TheEnsemblist.com.