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 ...
The hilarious Dumpster Queens (as they are called in Michael Henry's viral videos) stop by to talk about what they look forward to post-quarantine, their recent Showgirls video, secret tea about Drew Barrymore at gay bars, what 90's stars they want to see make a comeback and the movies they would want to pop in for a slumber party!
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RuPaul's Drag Race Season 2 queen Nicole Paige Brooks from At-LANT-A, Georgia stops by to talk about her favorite slumber party movie (Grease!), she spills tea about her time on Drag Race, the campaign to get her on All-Stars, and the upcoming season of Drag Race. Nicole gives us the goods on the two Atlanta queens who are on the show this year and how much they are going to let us HAVE IT, honey!
Legendary drag queen Meatball of Dragula and Sloppy Seconds Podcast stops by for a hilarious Slumber Party! We talk about our mutual love of Wicked, movie musicals that worked and ones that... needed work, who we want to star in the WIcked movie, what music Meatball listened to as a kid and we play the Guess That Elphaba game!
Andrew Keenan-Bolger of Newsies and Tuck Everlasting on Broadway and in Tim's opinion the inventor of YouTube who started the musical theatre craze at the University of Michigan stops by for a Slumber Party! We talk about what to watch (Queen's Gambit) and what to read (Jessica Simpson's audiobook) and Andrew gives advice to performers on how to figure out your own creative space in this world. We also, of course, talk ...
Youtube sensation, master impressionist, and world-renowned actress Christina Bianco stops by for a Slumber Party! We talk about her first crushes, acting like a parent at sleepovers even as a kid, voicing so many iconic RuPaul's Drag Race songs, performing her impressions on talk shows and the movie she would pop in for our slumber party... Waiting for Guffman.
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Singing sensation, YouTube star who has been praised by Beyoncé & Tori Kelly and true musical theatre icon Natalie Weiss stops by for a Slumber Party! We talk about our favorite board games: Chutes & Ladders, Pretty, Pretty Princess, Mall Phone, advice for making your own path in show business, Shark Tank, Natalie's all-time favorite Youtube video and we even play... GUESS THAT ELPHABA!
John Arthur Hill from Andy Cohen's radio network where he hosts The Feels on SiriusXM and also original cast member of Bare the Pop Opera stops by for a Slumber Party! We talk Glenn Close, our favorite Lillith Fair singers, his days in Miss Saigon and Boy From Oz on Broadway, and the coming of age movies (Showgirls, Basic Instinct) that shaped him growing up!
Just minutes after Kamala Harris and Joe Biden spoke to the nation about winning the election, Broadway star (Newsies, Spring Awakening, Beautiful) and my dear friend/theme park costar joined me for a slumber party! Ben and I discuss our magical summer doing 6 shows a day, our all-time favorite youtube videos, what shows he did in high school, magic(!), his time in Newsies and of course the election results and the speeches that fo...
Bonnie Milligan, star of Head Over Heels on Broadway and one of my favorite singers of all time stops by to talk about what she's watching to pass the time (from My Octopus Teacher to Twitches), our favorite shark movies, what WITCHES she would invite to a party, her performance in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat with some unbelievable Broadway legends, the transphobic and fatphobic comments in the NYTimes review o...
You know her from the top two of American Idol season 3, Hair and Hairspray on Broadway, and our favorite subject on this podcast “Brooklyn the Musical”! We talk about Diana having such huge notoriety on American Idol at such a young age, touring with her husband, Ace Young, getting thrown into the music industry at 16, what scary movies to watch, Patsy Cline and coming to Broadway at the same time as American Idol Co-finalist, Fan...
Alex Wyse of Deaf West's Production of Spring Awakening on Broadway, The Bold and The Beautiful, Iron Fist, and the award-winning series The Indoor Boys stops by for a slumber party! This one is a doozy of laughs. We get into the spooky scary movies to watch this Halloween season, our all-time favorite award show speeches, our incredible drama club performances in high school, and how to create your own work.