Baring It All with Call Me Adam

Baring It All with Call Me Adam

Raising the curtain to reveal what’s inside the hearts & souls of your favorite Broadway Stars & Beyond. Host Adam Rothenberg gets his guests to bare it all and divulge stories they have never shared in previous interviews.

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September 16, 2021 24 min
There's no better time to share the second part of Beth Grant's podcast episode than a few days before her birthday (9/18). From being fired to checking her ego to working with Patrick Swayze & Stockard Channing, Beth talks about lessons learned! Beth Grant is a character actress who has been featured in many iconic films & TV shows: Donnie Darko, King of the Hill, Little Miss Sunshine, A Time To Kill, Speed, No Cou...
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Beth Grant is a character actress whose career spans 40 years between Film, TV & Theatre. With over 200 credits to her name, Beth's talent has been seen everywhere including The Mindy Project, The Golden Girls, Speed, A Time To Kill, Donnie Darko, Netflix's A Series of Unfortunate Events, Little Miss Sunshine, To Wong Foo, Thanks For Everything! Julie Newmar & Del Shores' Sordid Lives. Today I talk with Beth abo...
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It's so great to welcome back Crystal Skillman and Bobby Cronin, co-writer and composer of the Broadway Podcast Network hit audio play/podcast King Kirby. Today, Crystal & Bobby are truly Baring It All with lessons learned, industry secrets including bullying and sexual harassment, plus much more! Listen to Part 1 of our interview here! We talked about Jack Kirby, Comics & the creative process of turning King Kirby from...
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I am so excited to welcome Tonya Pinkins back to the show! She's an actress, director, producer, author, filmmaker & so much more! Today we are talking about lessons learned and Tonya has learned a lot in her life! Plus, we chat even more about her horror film Red Pill, which will have its NYC premiere this Friday, August 13 (YES, FRIDAY THE 13TH) at St. Nicholas Park in Harlem at 135th Street. Tickets are FREE, but you mus...
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My spidey senses are tingling today because I am swinging into the world of Marvel Comics with my special guests Crystal Skillman & Bobby Cronin, whose fantastic podcast, King Kirby, is burning up the Broadway Podcast Network.  I talk with Crystal & Bobby about their love of comics, how they adapted King Kirby (originally a play by Crystal & her husband Fred Van Lente) into a podcast & much more! King Kirby is about...
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2021 UPDATE: DAWN LANDES’ ROW is playing at Williamstown Theatre Festival through Sunday, August 15, 2021. Purchase tickets here! On this episode of Baring It All with Call Me Adam, I chat with singer/songwriter Dawn Landes about: Her original music Composing her first musical ROW Her Kentucky roots Rowing - the sport End with Dawn "Baring It All" about something she's never talked about before Dawn is getting r...
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With the announcement that Season 12 of Blue Bloods will be premiering?on CBS on?October?1, 2021, I thought this was the perfect time to welcome back recurring Blue Bloods actor Mark McKinnon (who plays?Officer Miller). In this episode we talk love, lessons learned, working with the legendary Sheryl Lee Ralph, acting lessons, marriage and much more! Listen to Part 1 of our interview here! We discussed Blue Bloods, BET Her's In ...
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I am so excited to welcome back Adam Jacobs who originated the role of Aladdin on Broadway. Today, Adam & I are talking?Lessons Learned, more backstage tales from Broadway?& and a story involving a stolen car, his?sister (Arielle Jacobs) & the Hawaiian Mafia. Listen to Part 1 of our interview here! We discussed Adam's theatrical endeavors, his docu-concert Behind-The-Curtain?& his new film Last Call in the Dog H...
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Debra Ann Byrd is back on Baring It All with Call Me Adam! Today we are discussing the lessons Debra Ann has learned about her life and career. Debra's play, Becoming Othello: A Black Girl's Journey will perform LIVE, in-person outdoors at The Roman Garden Theatre, as part of Shakespeare and Company's 44th Season. July 16-25, 2021. Click here for tickets! Listen to Part 1 of our interview here! This is where we talked a...
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Today I welcome back Broadway Vocalist Sally Wilfert. In this episode Sally is Baring It All with Call Me Adam about her theatrical legacy, including her work with the legendary composer William Finn, singing at Congregation Beit Simchat Torah (CBST), lessons learned & so much more! Listen to Part 1 of our interview here! We paid tribute to Sally's best friend, Three-time Tony nominee Rebecca Luker Be sure to catch Sally i...
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I'm so excited to welcome back Broadway & Television actor Claybourne Elder. Today, Claybourne is Baring It All with Call Me Adam about family, fatherhood, gay parenting, lessons learned & living out his HGTV dreams. Listen to Part 1 of our interview here! We discussed Claybourne's career on Broadway and TV. Claybourne is getting ready to return to the acclaimed Broadway revival of Company starring Patti LuPone, whi...
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He stole our hearts in Broadway's Bonnie & Clyde, melted them on the CW's The Carrie Diaries & just before the pandemic hit, Claybourne Elder was seducing us with "Barcelona" in the Broadway revival of Company. Today, Claybourne Elder is Baring It All with Call Me Adam about the ups and downs of a Broadway career including rehearsals, backstage antics & audition secrets. We also discuss transitioning int...
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Award winning composer Michael Mott discusses the music behind the composer! Known for his theatrical pop sound, Michael's latest EP, The Only One takes the listener on a journey through love, quarrels & the ending of a relationship. I'll be talking with Michael about love, loss, & what he learned as well as his new theatrical project, In The Light: A Faustian Tale, whose highlights album will be released by Broadwa...
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From All My Children to Mama's Family, I'm beyond excited to be catching up with two-time Emmy Award Winner Dorothy Lyman whose new virtual play, We Have To Hurry starring Alfred Molina will be streaming June 5th & 6th on Broadway on Demand. Dorothy & I talk about her legendary career in television, including how Fran Drescher gave Dorothy a directing career, branching out from acting to playwriting and much more!  ...
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Debra Ann Byrd is Baring It All with Call Me Adam about how she defied race, gender, and a tough upbringing to achieve her dreams of performing Shakespeare Classics and becoming one of the most sought out actors to play Othello. Debra's memoir play, Becoming Othello: A Black Girl's Journey will stream via Livermore Shakespeare Festival from May 27-May 30. Join Debra Ann Byrd on Saturday, May 29 at 5pm for a special virtual ...
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I'm so excited to welcome back New York Theatre Barn's Artistic Director Joe Barros & Associate Artistic Director Jen Sandler to discuss the lessons Joe & Jen have learned from running a non-profit theatre. Listen to Part 1 of our interview here! We discussed how New York Theatre Barn pivoted during the COVID-19 Pandemic. Join New York Theatre Barn on Wednesday (5/19) at 7pm for their first Choreography Lab of 2021,...
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Before the pandemic, T. Oliver Reid was in the Tony Award winning musical Hadestown. Now, this powerhouse performer joins me for a great conversation about Broadway re-opening, being a black performer on Broadway, Black Theatre Coalition & his latest project Black Writers Amplified.  Black Writers Amplified is an album that will be released by Broadway Records featuring all black musical theatre writers. If you want to be featu...
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Iconic, legendary, Grammy nominee, Queen of Cabaret are just some of the terms used to describe the ever so vibrant Marilyn Maye. After a year of no live performances due to the global pandemic, at 93 years young Marilyn is back where she belongs, LIVE on stage! I talk with Marilyn about her illustrious career, upcoming Feinstein's/54 Below concert Broadway, The Maye Way, survival, & so much more! Broadway, The Maye Way pre...
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Broadway's original Aladdin, Adam Jacobs showed us "A Whole New World" eight times a week, he stormed the Barricades as "Marius" in Les Miserables and roared as "Simba" in The Lion King. Now, Adam Jacobs is baring it all Behind The Curtain with some great backstage stories! The second part of our interview, where we discuss Lessons Learned, will be released soon. Stay tuned! Adam's docu-concert, Behi...
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I may have jumped out of my seat four times watching Tonya Pinkins' new horror film Red Pill, but I am staying seated today for this incredible conversation. Tonya Pinkins is a Tony Award Winner. Her career encompasses nine Broadway shows, 20 years on daytime television, podcasting, writing, motherhood & now you can add filmmaker to this impressive career. In the first part of our interview we discuss Tonya's new award ...
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