Green Room On Air with Ray Renati

Green Room On Air with Ray Renati

Listen to your host, Ray Renati, chat with some of the most interesting performing artists in the country. Ray interviews influential and sometimes famous, actors, musicians, directors, clowns and more! Hear insightful information about the latest movies and television shows, as well as updates on Broadway and Regional theater.

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July 20, 2022 73 min

Today's very special guests are the quadruple threats Ace Young and Diana DeGarmo. You may remember them from the acclaimed TV show, American Idol as they both made the finals and wowed the country. ___________________________________

Diana DeGarmo is a singer, songwriter, and full-out entertainer, from stage to screen, Diana DeGarmo has conquered it all and then some. Her powerhouse vocals shot her to fame on American Idol an...

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NICK ISHIMARU - ARTISTIC DIRECTOR

Nick Ishimaru was trained originally as a musical theatre performer and started exploring Japanese theatre while studying at Colorado State University (BA, 2005), where he directed a kabuki adaptation of MacBeth. He went on to study at San Francisco State University, (MA, 2009). His work explores a combination of Western and traditional Asian performance techniques for original creations, along wit...

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July 5, 2022 19 min

Today we continue with Shakespeare's sonnet #2, where he chastises a young man even more than in sonnet 1!

If you want to follow along check out this site: https://nosweatshakespeare.com/sonnets/1/

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June 27, 2022 26 min

Today I start an ongoing series of diving into Shakespeare's Sonnet's. Today we start with Shakespeare's sonnet #1, where he chastises a young man of beauty for not procreating!

If you want to follow along check out this site: https://nosweatshakespeare.com/sonnets/1/

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June 20, 2022 27 min

Originally from South Australia, Cate grew up in the Bay Area just outside of San Francisco. She is a recipient of a Theatre Bay Area Award, an SF Bay Area Theatre Critics Circle Award, the Carnegie Mellon University Charles Willard Memorial Award for excellence in musical theatre, the Beach Blanket Babylon scholarship, a Michael Feinstein Songbook Academy finalist, and a YoungArts finalist.

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After a 2 year COVID hiatus of live performances, in 2022 The San Francisco Mime Troupe(SFMT) returns to doing what they love and do best - FREE Political Musical Theaterin Bay Area and Northern California parks. 

THE TONY AWARD-WINNING SAN FRANCISCO MIME TROUPE

Opens the 63rd Season with:

BACK TO THE WAY THINGS WERE - A New Musical

Nostalgia Ain’t What It Used To Be

July 2 - Sept. 5, 2022

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Mr. Shepard, one of the most important and influential writers of his generation, specialized in capturing the darker sides of American family life. Sam was an award-winning playwright, an academy award nominated actor, and a true artistic genius. 

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Today's guest is Abigail Munn of Circus Bella.  She is the co-founder and Director of the wonderful San Francisco gem, Circus Bella.  Circus Bella's new show is called FLIP * FLOP * FLY * - Circus Bella’s New One Ring Outdoor Circus Show.  ALL SHOWS ARE FREE. Written & Directed by Abigail Munn the show will be performed June 16 – July 23, 2022  at Various Locations in Bay Area Parks. (Including 5 out-of-town shows.)- Pr...

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April 26, 2022 9 min
Let’s talk Ozark, Twitter, and The Last Kingdom
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March 31, 2022 15 min

Will Smith and Chris Rock slap fest was the "Greatest Moment in the History of Television" according to Chris Rock. 

Check out a never before seen angle of the confrontation here: https://www.instagram.com/tv/CbxSwOYKkZI/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link.

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February 3, 2022 74 min

After a thirty-year career as a professional actor and acting teacher in the U.S., my friend and mentor, Ed Hooks began teaching animators in 1996 at DreamWorks/PDI when that studio was preparing the animated fil Antz, starring Woody Allen.  Since then, he has taught for most major animation studios and video game companies internationally, including Sony, Disney Animation, CD Projekt Red, EA, Blizzard, Epic, Valve, Framestore, Ubi...

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January 7, 2022 62 min

Taylor Lambert, the founder of Aura Casting, started his industry career in 2011 in San Francisco. He’s worked as an accomplished actor, model, brand ambassador, host, director, production coordinator, producer, webinar moderator, entrepreneur, and now casting director. He virtually casts talent in national commercials, social media spots, and print campaigns for producers and ad agencies throughout Northern California and the nati...

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Welcome to another episode of Green Room on Air with Ray Renati  where we interview artists who are making the world a better place.

Today you will meet Blake Allen, who’s new album “The Shards of an Honor Code Junkie”, which has already debuted #1 on Amazon, #2 on iTunes, and #12 on the Billboard charts. His album “Shards” gained over 1 million streams in less than a month and debuted #1 on Amazon, #2 on iTunes, and #12 on the Bil...

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The Tony Award-Winning SAN FRANCISCO MIME TROUPE Debuts a NEW Activist Adaptation of the Dickens Classic as a Radio Play

A RED CAROL 

An Activist Adaptation of the Dickens Classic

Written and Directed by Michael Gene Sullivan

Begins streaming FREE on Fri. Nov. 26, 2021 - Jan. 9, 2022 (donations accepted)

For the first time the SF Mime Troupe presents a Holiday Audio offering with a worker’s take on the Dicken’s classic in A Red Car...

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August 25, 2021 25 min
Circus Bella & Abigail Munn presents: Circus Bella’s 12th Annual Summer Season 2021 HUMOROUS - A New One Ring Outdoor Circus Show Featuring the Gleeful Circus Bella Company - A Diversly Talented Troupe of Acrobats, Aerialists, Jugglers, Clowns

with Live Music by Rob Reich & The Circus Bella All-Star Band.

Written & Directed by Abigail Munn

ALL SHOWS FREE! - For Children of All Ages

August 26 - Oct. 3, 2021 - Various Lo...

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Today's very special guests are the quadruple threats Ace Young and Diana DeGarmo. You may remember them from the acclaimed TV show, American Idol as they both made the finals and wowed the country.

Diana and Ace, married for eight years, are about to debut in the on-line production of "First Date: The Virtual Broadway Musical"  The show will be avaiable from Friday, July 23, 2021 until July 25, 2021.

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June 29, 2021 67 min

Melissa Ortiz is an actor based in Los Angeles. She recenlty appeared in the Bay Area calle "Shoot Me When" by Ruben Grijalva at SF Playhouse in San Francisco.

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Today we talk with two stars of the Tony Award winning San Francisco Mime Troupe: Michael Gene Sullivan and Ellen Callas. The San Francisco Mime Troupe Presents Their 62nd Season with TALES OF THE RESISTANCE, VOLUME 2: PERSISTENCEA Series of Radio Play Podcasts in 2 Genres:  Adventure! & Mystery! As well as the return of the “Little Jimmy” series, and a new series “Eyeball on History!” Special single episodes will also include ...

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This is a repeat of my chat with Alex Bennett. 

Alex Bennett is an American radio personality and talk show host, known for his mix of left-wing politics and humor. He currently hosts a show Tues-Fri on GABNet.net at 10pm ET.

Bennett was born in San Francisco and adopted his on-air name as a tribute to his late father, Alexander Schwarzmann.

During the 1960s, Bennett worked at radio stations around the country, including KILT in Ho...

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Things are once again approaching normal as we hear that Broadway and Off-Broadway shows are planning on re-opening in September.

---SF Playhouse is opening with a very innovative production in June! ----

Get tickets

SHOOT ME WHEN… By Ruben Grijalva Directed by Susi Damilano Commissioned by San Francisco Playhouse

PLAY DETAILS Jackie has dementia. She also has a pact, carefully crafted with her two daughters, for how to depart on h...

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