Slumber Party is an LGBTQ+ comedy podcast. Stand-Up comedian/musical theatre nerd Tim Murray invites his funny, famous friends over for games, gossip, and embarrassing stories of their childhood (AND ADULT!) Slumber Parties! It's an opportunity for LGBTQ+ people to say all the things they were afraid to express as kids with a fun adult re-do, honey!
Broadway stars and comedians Marla Mindelle and Alex Ellis stop by for a slumber party to talk about the Livestream of Titanique the Musical, a parody of Titanic set to the music of Celine Dion. Marla, Alex, and Tim share their first memory of Celine Dion and how horned up they were watching Titanic as tweens. They deep dive into how a group of friends put a show together that is now being produced by a big-time Broadway producer!...
Laura Bell Bundy, Elle Woods herself if you can believe, stops by to chat about her high school slumber parties, toilet papering a friend's house, her time in Legally Blonde, Hairspray, Jumanji, and her brand new album Women of Tomorrow! Laura Bell also talks about how Natalie Portman and BRITNEY SPEARS were her understudies when she acted in a show as a child!?
Tim (@TMurray06) interviews Adrienne Howard (@Yo_adrienneh) an actor/singer/dancer who appeared in Shuffle Along on Broadway, Temar Underwood (temar007), an actor, writer, and associate artistic director of the Redhouse Arts Center, and Andrew Fem (@castingbythem), a casting director whose video about abuse in the casting world went viral. They discuss the march on Broadway, the Scott Rudin of it all, Actors Equity aski...
Tommy Do, the hilarious comedian whose skewering of instagays has taken over the internet, stops by for a slumber party! We talk about how we literally didn't know who Prince Phillip was, the end of the arc light, being a figure skater with Disney on ice, Scholastic Book Fairs, gay Instagram, Jenny McCarthy in Scream 3, Cake Farts, and of course... Elphabas.
True king and comedy Gawd Guy Branum (Talk Show the Game Show, No Strings Attached) stops by for a slumber party! We talk about our favorite off-the highway restaurant, Christina Applegate culture, a deep dive into the show Friends and the theatre show we want to see Jennifer Aniston in, plus a Lea Salonga tribute and Guy and Tim reveal who they would do for Snatch Game!
The original Jasmine in Aladdin on Broadway and hilarious drag queen adjacent personality Courtney Reed stops by for a slumber party! We talk about how in her words "not all soul cycle instructors are created equal", prank calling people at slumber parties, her time as a Disney princess, and her excitement to see a Southeast Asian princess in the new Disney movie Raya!
The hilarious Ryann Redmond stops by for a slumber p to discuss what it was like working with one true queen Idina Menzel on If/Then, making her Broadway debut in Bring It On and being the first woman to play Olaf in Frozen on Broadway! Plus we talk about the time she performed for Britney Spears in the new Britney musical! And of course, we hear about the Backstreet Boys dance numbers she used to choreograph at sleepovers.
Tonight, it's just family. The hilarious and hysterical (hylerical if you will) Grey Henson stops by for a slumber party to talk about originating the role of Damian in Mean Girls on Broadway, Book of Mormon, and being a Tony nominee! We deep dive into authenticity, gay self-love, and teaching theatre children through Drag Race references! Plus Grey's fave sleepover movie and youtube video.
The hysterical Mike Kelton drops by for a slumber party to talk about uplifting the stories of gay comedians and drag queens with "good eng"! We also do an unbelievable deep dive into Mike's college years at the University of Michigan and the iconic youtube videos that came out of that program when he was in school. Plus a masterclass in how to be a funny gay and still be kind!
Holly Morgan and Chris Adams, the hosts of the incredible Carrie the Musical deep-dive podcast Out for Blood stop by for a slumber party! We talk about our favorite youtube videos to watch at a sleepover, our favorite stunt casting on Broadway and I ask the experts what the ideal version of Carrie would look like to them.
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The legend herself from RuPaul's Drag Race Ginger Minj joins us to discuss the current seasons of Drag Race, our mutual love of Carrie the Musical, our hatred of the Cats movie and how theatre is what go her into drag. She tells us about playing Mrs. Lovitt, Albin in La Cage Aux Folles and how she portrayed Mama Rose as a teenager and that was her first time in drag! And we get a hilarious story about her big sister's slumb...
Activist, singer, and star of the Rent tour Mila Jam stops by for a Slumber Party! We discuss her Ted Talk on Black Trans Female Empowerment, how she rewrote her narrative from famous Youtube character Britney Houston to telling stories that feel true to her authentic self, and of course we deep dive into theatre we love. Mila also shares an amazing story about being accidental show shopping buddies with Lillias White.
Britt East, author of A Gay Man's Guide to Life, stops by for a slumber party and teaches us valuable life lessons. Britt gives advice about how to respond better to the tough slings and arrows that come our way as gay people. They also deep dive about the Gays Over Covid account and the difference between accountability and shame. And of course... Drag Race and Jessica Simpson!
The hilarious and open-hearted Nina West from RuPaul's Drag Race stops by for a slumber party! We discuss growing up in Ohio as queer kids and what movies Nina would want to watch for our adult sleepover re-do! Nina talks about her love of Scream, musical theatre, and which Disney character is the most... daddy. This episode takes a heartfelt turn at the end as Nina and Tim honor the memory of someone they were both lucky enoug...
The incredibly funny, musical theatre and reality TV savant, Lauren Ashley Smith stops by for a Slumber Party! We discuss her work as Head Writer and Co-Exec Producer of A Black Lady Sketch Show on HBO, what reality shows to watch, seeing Bailey Hanks on Broadway, taking a digital camera to the stage door, and of course... Wicked! Lauren also shares with us that when she went to slumber parties as a kid her cat was removed from her...
The one and only Trixie Mattel stops by for a slumber party to talk about her first kiss, becoming a make-up mogul/stand-up comedian/musician/drag legend, and how having confidence is the key to, well... everything! We also dive into our sleepover movies: Scream, Jawbreaker, Drop, Dead Gorgeous, and a marathon of 90 Day Fiancé. We also play some very fun games including a special Trixie future fortune teller!
Izzy McCalla stops by for a slumber party to talk about her time in the Prom on Broadway playing a queer, POC, female leading role, working with theatre comedic powerhouses, the mess that happened at the Capitol Building, memorizing every step of Cats at age 7 and gay characters getting to have FUN!
This is a BONUS episode of Slumber Party where I dive deep into my love of movie musicals and rank my top ten favorites. There will be a regular interview episode of Slumber Party this Wednesday with Izzy McCalla (The Prom) and all-new episodes will debut on Wednesdays from now on, but I wanted to bring you a Bonus ep while you wait! I also recap Drag Race and Drag Race UK!
Tim throws a slumber party with the hysterical Drew Droege who has more film knowledge than maybe anyone on Earth! They talk sleepover movies, guess each other's favorite musicals based on emojis, discuss the problem with straight actors playing gay and dive deep into Drew's Freddy Kruger themed slumber party at age 10!
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Since most of us couldn't go home for the holidays I assembled some of my favorite guests for an "Elpha-besties" episode. Ben Fankhauser & Alex Wyse talk about growing up together doing theatre in Ohio & the old man characters they played at 15. Olivia Puckett & Melanie Brook talk about their fave slumber party movies & Brita Filter & Tammy Spanx tell us about the slumber party they were having when ...
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