Something New - a musical theatre podcast

Something New - a musical theatre podcast

Join award-winning musical theatre writer Joel B. New as he interviews the savviest singers he knows! Each guest brings multiple talents to the theatre industry -- from photography to dialect coaching to massage therapy -- and their careers as performers have only been enriched by them. Named one of 2014's Top 20 Podcasts for Theatre Lovers by BroadwayWorld.com, "Something New" dissects what it means to be a working, multifaceted artist today and always concludes with a song premiere from one of Joel B. New's latest musical projects. "Something New" is a founding member of Folio Group (http://www.foliogroup.net/).... Show More

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July 28, 2019 1 min

Hello, dear listeners! This Labor Day, “Something New” returns for a limited five-week engagement! Featuring interviews and performances by the cast and creative team of my brand new musical comedy, MONKEY TROUBLE UNLEASHED! All leading up to a world premiere concert on October 6th at the Duplex! Don’t monkey around and miss out! Get your tickets now!

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January 13, 2018 72 min

The musical theatre podcast Something New premiered on January 14th, 2013. To commemorate the five-year anniversary, producer and host Joel B. New has released highlights from the series finale, which took place in concert on September 30th, 2017 at the Duplex in New York City. Ticket sales supported the Dramatists Guild Foundation. The performer lineup consisted entirely of previous guests from the show, spanning all five seasons... Read more

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In anticipation of the #SomethingNewFinale, Joel hopped on the phone with Tessa Raden, Program Manager for the Dramatists Guild Foundation (www.dgf.org). "Something New" will conclude its fifth and final season live onstage at the Duplex on Saturday 9/30/17 at 6:30PM, with 100% of ticket sales going to support the DGF.

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September 4, 2017 3 min

Every season, I celebrate all the guests and all the songs in the form of a live concert. And Season Five will be no exception! On September 30th at 6:30pm, please join me and performers from all five seasons at the Duplex! We’ll definitely laugh, we’ll possibly cry, and, most important, we’ll sing. A lot. http://www.purplepass.com/new930

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JBN sat down with Stanley Martin from Broadway's ALADDIN, whose cabaret "Smoke & Mirrors" is happening on Monday, August 28th at the Metropolitan Room in NYC. For tickets, visit http://metropolitanroom.com/event.cfm?id=256069. Song Premiere: "Handbasket" by Joel B. New (www.joelbnew.com) This episode was recorded live in the Mary Rodgers Room at the Dramatists Guild (www.dramatistsguild.com)

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JBN sat down with Stanley Martin from Broadway's ALADDIN, whose cabaret "Smoke & Mirrors" is happening on Monday, August 28th at the Metropolitan Room in NYC. For tickets, visit http://metropolitanroom.com/event.cfm?id=256069. Song Premiere: "Handbasket" by Joel B. New (www.joelbnew.com) This episode was recorded live in the Mary Rodgers Room at the Dramatists Guild (www.dramatistsguild.com)

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Amy Oestreicher is a PTSD peer-to-peer specialist, artist, author, writer for The Huffington Post, speaker for TEDx and RAINN, health advocate, award-winning actress, and playwright. As a survivor and “thriver” of multiple traumas, Amy eagerly shares the gifts of life’s “beautiful detours” her educational programming, writing, mixed media art, performance and inspirational speaking. www.amyoes.com Song Premiere: "Hot AF (Acoustic ... Read more

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JBN sat down with Nadia Quinn, who pretty much does all the things. She's been on Broadway, she's got a thriving photography business, and so much more. Halfway through the interview, we were kicked out of our rehearsal room and so we finished recording in the hallways of Ripley-Grier. You're welcome. Song premiere: "I Play With Words, Not Guns" by Joel B. New. Recorded live on Tuesday, June 20th, 2017. Tickets to see JBN perform o... Read more

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That's right, y'all. This conversation was so much fun, JBN had no choice but to share more of it with you. Right here, right now. Enjoy and see you at Robbie Rozelle's "Songs From Inside My Locker" at Feinstein's 54 Below on Friday, June 9th at 9:30pm! #SomethingNewPodcast

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JBN sat down with performer/writer/director/producer/designer Robbie Rozelle (www.robbierozelle.com) to discuss "Songs From Inside My Locker," his upcoming solo cabaret debut at Feinstein's 54 Below in NYC on Friday, June 9th @ 9:30pm. Visit www.54below.com for tickets! #SomethingNewPodcast

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JBN sat down with performer/writer/director/producer/designer Robbie Rozelle (www.robbierozelle.com) to discuss "Songs From Inside My Locker," his upcoming solo cabaret debut at Feinstein's 54 Below in NYC on Friday, June 9th @ 9:30pm. Visit www.54below.com for tickets! #SomethingNewPodcast

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JBN sat down with Michael Kushner, a performer, photographer, makeup artist and Founding Member of Musical Theatre Factory (mtf.nyc). Song Premiere: "Other Plans" from MACKENZIE & THE MISSING BOY. Music and lyrics by Joel B. New (joelbnew.com). michaelkushnerphotography.com, michaelkushneronline.com, @michaelkushnerphotography, @thedressingroomproject. Recorded live on Monday, May 15th, 2017 at the Dramatists Guild in NYC.

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In Episode 507 of the Something New podcast, award-winning songwriter Joel B. New sat down with Louisa Proske, Founding Co-Artistic Director of Heartbeat Opera. Now entering its third season, Heartbeat Opera transforms great works of the operatic canon through visionary adaptations, radical arrangements for chamber ensembles, and intimate, visceral productions that put the singers and the instrumentalists at the center of the work... Read more

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JBN sat down with Katie Lynch, creator and host of the BroadwayWorld web series, "Backstage Bite." Song Premiere: "A Sometimes Food." Music and lyrics by Joel B. New. This episode was recorded live at Ripley-Grier Studios in NYC on 4/22/17. @backstagebite #SomethingNewPodcast

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JBN shares his "Podcasting Theatrically" session with you, recorded live on March 25, 2017 at the Graduate Musical Theatre Writing Program (NYU Tisch). #SomethingNewPodcast

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JBN sat down with Ben Coleman, the Literary Supervisor for Samuel French, Inc. Song Premiere: "Getting Lost In Brooklyn," music and lyrics by Joel B. New. Recorded live in the Mary Rodgers Room at the Dramatists Guild. For more info, visit joelbnew.com #SomethingNewPodcast

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JBN sat down with Sas Goldberg and Luke Smith, two cast members of Joshua Harmon's terrific SIGNIFICANT OTHER, now playing on Broadway at the Booth Theatre. Song Premiere: "Crazy Song," music and lyrics by Joel B. New. Performed by Jason Pintar, featuring Mike Pettry on piano. For tickets to SIGNIFICANT OTHER, visit telecharge.com! #SomethingNewPodcast

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JBN hangs out with Kate Lumpkin, a fabulous casting director and professional fairy godmother. Song premiere: "Bibbidi" with music and lyrics by Joel B. New. Performed by Miss Lumpkin featuring Gillian Berkowitz on piano.

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Season 5 Premiere! JBN sits down with the hilarious and talented Marcus Monroe (twitter.com/marcusmonroe). Song premiere: a setting of Maya Angelou's "On the Pulse of Morning" from President Bill Clinton's 1993 Inauguration; performed by Ernie Pruneda with Gillian Berkowitz. To watch the song on YouTube: https://youtu.be/JQ7i35F2NII #SomethingNewPodcast

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Season 5 Premiere! JBN sits down with the hilarious and talented Marcus Monroe (twitter.com/marcusmonroe). Song premiere: a setting of Maya Angelou's "On the Pulse of Morning" from President Bill Clinton's 1993 Inauguration; performed by Ernie Pruneda with Gillian Berkowitz. To watch the song on YouTube: https://youtu.be/JQ7i35F2NII #SomethingNewPodcast

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