The Broadway Cast

Episode 12: The Men of Waitress
In this delicious episode, we welcome into the studio the men of Broadway's hit musical, Waitress: Will Swenson (Hair, Les Misérables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert), Christopher Fitzgerald (Wicked, Finian's Rainbow, Young Frankenstein), and Matt DeAngelis (Hair, Once). Host Ben Cameron and the gents repeatedly crack each other, yet still find time to discuss when they first were inspired to pursue a career on the stage, the road to Broadway, onstage mishaps, first jobs in NYC, what it takes to stay on Broadway and so much more. Additionally, the panel and Ben play our newest game "Super Superlatives," and Ben asks the fellas fan questions submitted via social media.

Episode 11: Disney on Broadway
In this season 2 premiere episode, Playbill welcomes into the studio Kara Lindsay (Disney's Newsies), Telly Leung (Disney's Aladdin, RENT, Allegiance) and Ashley Brown (Disney's Beauty and the Beast & Mary Poppins). Host Ben Cameron and the panel discuss when they first were inspired to pursue a career on the stage, the road to Broadway, their first Disney memories, onstage mishaps, first jobs in NYC and more.

Episode 10: Tony Award Winners
In this season 1 finale episode, Playbill welcomes into the studio Tony Award Winners Jason Robert Brown (Bridges of Madison County, Parade, The Last Five Years), Lillias White (The Life, Cats, Chicago, Fela), and Michael McGrath (Nice Work If You Can Get It, Spamalot, Memphis). Host Ben Cameron and the panel discuss when they first were inspired to pursue a career on the stage, the road to Broadway, the Tony Awards season experience, the feeling of winning a Tony, the most memorable moments in their careers and so much more! Additionally, the panel and Ben play a round of "Name that Tony Winner" and take a call from Tony Award winner, Marissa Jaret Winokur.

Episode 9: Plays on Broadway
In this Broadway Plays episode, Playbill welcomes into the studio Tony-nominee Shalita Grant (Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, NCIS: New Orleans, A Midsummer Night's Dream), Olivier Award Winning writer/actor Henry Lewis (The Play that Goes Wrong), and Emmy-nominee Alison Wright (Sweat, The Americans, Sneaky Pete). Host Ben Cameron and the panel discuss when they first were inspired to pursue a career on the stage, acting education, the road to Broadway, the difference between classics and contemporary works and more! Additionally, the panel and Ben play a round of Playbill's "Cold Reading" and give a Community Theater Shoutout to Fran out in San Diego, CA.

Episode 8: Diversity on Broadway
In this Diversity on Broadway episode, Playbill welcomes into the studio Ramin Karimloo (Anastasia, Les Miserables, Phantom of the Opera), Saycon Sengbloh (Wicked, Eclipsed, Scandal), and Derrick Williams (Book of Mormon, Wicked, Aida). Host Ben Cameron and the panel discuss when they first were inspired to pursue a career on the stage, the road to Broadway, the importance of diversity in casting and in writing, what it has meant to them to be an inspiration for people of various ethnicities around the world, and more. Additionally, the panel and Ben play a round of Playbill's "Name that Musical" and give a Community Theater Shoutout to Roz out in Greensboro, NC.

Episode 7: Comedians of Broadway
In this Comedic Actors of Broadway episode, Playbill welcomes into the studio Jenn Lyon (TNT's Claws, Fish in the Dark), Will Roland (Dear Evan Hansen), and Eric Petersen (School of Rock, Shrek). Host Ben Cameron and the panel discuss the first time they made someone laugh, the comedic process, the art of the joke, the first time they saw themselves in a Playbill, the difference between comedy vs. drama, and more. Additionally, the panel and Ben play a round of Playbill's "Make a Musical" and give a Community Theater Shoutout to Christopher out in West Chester, PA.

Episode 6: Leading Ladies of Broadway
In this Leading Ladies of Broadway episode, Playbill welcomes into the studio Betsy Wolfe (Waitress, Falsettos), Jenn Gambatese (School of Rock, Tarzan), and Mamie Parris (Cats, School of Rock). Host Ben Cameron and the panel discuss their first theater experiences, the road to Broadway, playing iconic roles, the first time they saw themselves in a Playbill, leading men they've worked with & more. Additionally, the panel and Ben play a round of Playbill's "Can't Stop the Beat" and give a Community Theater Shoutout to Joanna out in Boca Raton, FL.

Episode 5: Creatives of Broadway
In this special Creatives of Broadway episode, Playbill welcomes into the studio composer & lyricist team Irene Sankoff and David Hein (Come From Away), Tony nominated choreographer Denis Jones (Holiday Inn, Honeymoon in Vegas), and Tony-winning scenic designer Beowulf Boritt (Sunday in the Park with George, Act One). Host Ben Cameron, and the panel discuss their first theater experiences, the creative process, the challenges and benefits of collaboration, dream shows they would like to work on and stories they would like to tell and more. Additionally, the panel and Ben play a round of Playbill's "Word & Music Association" and give a Community Theater Shoutout to Danielle out in Spring Lake, NJ.

Episode 4: Leading Men
In this episode, Playbill welcomes into the studio the "Broadway Bros," Corey Cott (Bandstand, Newsies, Gigi), Derek Klena (Anastasia, Wicked) & Jelani Remy (Disney's The Lion King). Host Ben Cameron and the panel discuss their first theater memories, their first roles on stage, the first time they saw themselves in a Playbill, Leading Ladies & much more. Additionally, the panel and Ben play a round of Playbill's "Who's Who in the Cast" and give a Community Theater Shoutout to Joe out in Bloomington, IL.

Episode 3: Stage and Screen Stars
In this episode, Playbill welcomes into the studio Jennifer Morrison (Once Upon a Time, House), Jeremy Jordan (Supergirl, Smash, Newsies), & Tony Award winner Lena Hall (Hedwig and the Angry Inch). Host, Ben Cameron, and the panel discuss their first theater memories, their first roles on stage, the difference between acting for the screen vs. acting for the stage, musical vs. non-musical acting & much more. Additionally, the panel and Ben play a round of Playbill's "Playbill Pop Quiz" and give a Community Theater Shoutout to Rachael out in Tyler, TX.

Episode 2: PRIDE
In this special PRIDE Month episode, Playbill welcomes into the studio Jenn Colella (Come From Away), Andrew Keenan-Bolger (Newsies), J. Harrison Ghee (Kinky Boots), & surprise call-in guest, Rory O'Malley (Hamilton). Host, Ben Cameron, and the panel discuss what PRIDE means to them, how the arts have served as a support system throughout their individual life journeys, the road to Broadway, the powerful experience of representing minority groups on the Broadway stage & more. Additionally, the panel and Ben play a round of Playbill's "Playbill Pop Quiz" and give a Community Theater Shoutout to Fred out in Simi Valley, CA.

Episode 1: New Divas of Broadway
In this premiere episode, Playbill welcomes into the studio Ana Villafañe (On Your Feet), Christy Altomare (Anastasia), and Trista Dollison (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory). These new divas of Broadway, along with host, Ben Cameron, discuss their first ever theater roles, what it was like seeing their name in a Playbill for the first time, originating roles on Broadway, out of town vs. Broadway, and most memorable onstage mishaps. Additionally, the ladies and Ben play a round of Playbill's "Who's Who in the Cast," and give a Community Theater Shoutout to Jennifer out in Chico, CA.