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March 22, 2021 45 min

One minute you're an outspoken Actors' Equity Association member, and the next you're a councilor shaking things up in AEA and voting for the Tony Awards. That is, if you're Craig A. Meyer. Today, host Sally Fuller is joined by the triple-threat whose mile-long resume includes Broadway, Disney, and a 20-year stint as a Tony voter. Dive in with us as Meyer reveals how he ended up touring the world as "Almost Elton John," why he did not vote for The Lion King to win Best Musical, and what it takes to tell a great story on stage. Check out our show notes for bonus content on TheBroadwayGinger.com!

Mentions: Sir Elton John, Remember When Rock Was Young: The Elton John Tribute, Actor’s Equity Association, George Ives, ActorsEquity.org, Rodgers and Hammerstein, Rodgers and Hart, Jekyll & Hyde, Frank Wildhorn, Leslie Bricusse, Robert Cuccioli, Audra McDonald, Ragtime, Marin Mazzie, The Lion King, Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark, The Scarlet Pimpernel, Douglas Sills, Barry Manilow, Ken Welch, Mitsie Welch, The Carol Burnett Show, Tony Awards, Marge Champion, Gower Champion, Legally Blonde, Victor/Victoria, Thoroughly Modern Millie, Sutton Foster, Mark Rylance, The Color Purple, Peter and the Starcatcher, David Yazbek, Susan Lucci, Stephen Schwartz, Wicked, Avenue Q, The Gershwin Theatre

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