What Will She Do Next?

What Will She Do Next?

Broadway stars, historical women, and family-friendly showstoppers. Musical theatre writing team Bird & Mirabella present an independent, donation-based musical podcast focused on key, decision-making moments in the lives of history's greatest women. Through interactive storytelling and Broadway-style song, What Will She Do Next? keeps children searching for an answer, while ultimately learning a lesson in perseverance. Past performers include: television and film star, Matt Lucas (The Great British Bake-off, Bridesmaids) and Broadway's Kara Lindsay (Wicked, Newsies)

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January 19, 2022 53 sec

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On today’s episode, we explore what it takes to become a professional athlete. 

Michelle Kwan: Megan Masako Haley 

Karen Kwan: Alicia Kaori 

Announcers & Reporters: Gabrielle Mirabella & Ernie Bird 

Written & Narrated by Gabrielle Mirabella

Music & Production by Ernie Bird

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On today’s episode we celebrate the work of nurses around the world.

 

Florence Nightingale: Gabrielle Mirabella

Doctor: Matthew Penalva

Soldier: Ernie Bird

Violin & Viola: Mariya Ksondzyk

 

Written & Narrated by Gabrielle Mirabella

Music & Production by Ernie Bird

 

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November 29, 2021 39 sec
Broadway stars, historical women, and family-friendly showstoppers. Musical theatre writing team Bird & Mirabella present a musical podcast focused on key, decision-making moments in the lives of history's greatest women. Through interactive storytelling and Broadway-style song, What Will She Do Next? keeps children searching for an answer, while ultimately learning a lesson in perseverance. Past performers include: televis...
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Today’s episode takes us to an ancient world known for its heroes, legends, and monsters! It’s the world of ancient Greek mythology. 

Parthenope: Katie Emerson

Ligeia: Gabrielle Mirabella

Leucosia: Mel Weyn

Odysseus: Ken Arpino

Circe: Beverly Owens

Sailor: Hubbard Farr

Written & Narrated by Gabrielle Mirabella
 

Music & Production by Ernie Bird

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On today’s episode, we follow the journey of #GivingTuesdaySpark Youth leaders Shreyaa and Esha Venkat, co-founders of Nest4Us, a non-profit organization providing volunteer solutions to the community to make the world better through kindness.  For more information on Nest4Us visit their social media! Instagram: @NEST4US Twitter: @joinnest4 Facebook/Youtube: @nest4us Website: www.nest4us.org

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On today’s episode, we follow the journey of #GivingTuesdaySpark Youth leader Maria Grace Postiglione, a Youth Activist promoting safe driving awareness and discouraging distracted driving. For more information on Maria Grace Postiglione: Instagram: @mariagracepostiglione Facebook: Maria Grace Postiglione Twitter: @mariagracepost Website: https://instagram.com/mariagracepostiglione?utm_medium=copy_link

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On today’s episode, we follow the journey of #GivingTuesdaySpark leader Sammie Vance,?an organizer looking to eliminate loneliness through friendship and recycling. For more information on Sammie Vance:?https://sammiesbuddybenchproject.com/sammies-thoughts

Written & Narrated by Gabrielle Mirabella
Music & Production by Ernie Bird

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On today’s episode, we follow the journey of #GivingTuesdaySpark leader Chelsea Phaire,?an Arts Activist seeking to empower kids through visual art. For more information on Chelsea's Charity:?https://www.chelseascharity.com/

Written & Narrated by Gabrielle Mirabella
Music & Production by Ernie Bird

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March 18, 2021 10 min

Today's Historical Woman: Frida Kahlo. Celebrated Mexican Artist and Feminist.

Bite-Sized Biography. Perfect for bedtime & car rides!

With special guest star Kimberly Castañeda

Written & Narrated by Gabrielle Mirabella

Soundtrack & Production by Ernie Bird

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On today’s episode, we follow the journey of #GivingTuesdaySpark leader Khloe Thompson, an International Philanthropist on a mission to end homelessness. For more information on Khloe Kares: www.khloekares.com/

Written & Narrated by Gabrielle Mirabella
Music & Production by Ernie Bird

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On today’s episode science, progress, and technology allow one woman the adventure of a lifetime.

Bertha Benz & Others: Gabrielle Mirabella

Karl Benz & Others: Ernie Bird

Written & Narrated by Gabrielle Mirabella

Music & Production by Ernie Bird

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On today’s episode we’re reminded that every terrible storm eventually passes. 

Padma: Vaibu Mohan

Mother: Annette Philip

Soldier: Ernie Bird

Written & Narrated by Gabrielle Mirabella

Music & Production by Ernie Bird

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Violin & Viola: Shaun Chen

Violoncello: Caitlin Thomas

Piano: John Colonna

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December 9, 2020 10 min

Bite-Sized Biography. Perfect for bedtime & car rides! 

Written & Narrated by Gabrielle Mirabella

Soundtrack & Production by Ernie Bird

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On today’s episode one brave woman uses her voice to inspire change. 

Shirley Chisholm: Yasmeen Sulieman

Rep. Gilbert: C.E. Smith

Speaker McCormack: Jonathon Timpanelli

Brooklyn Citizen: Gabrielle Reid 

Written & Narrated by Gabrielle Mirabella

Music & Production by Ernie Bird

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November 11, 2020 13 min

Bite-Sized Biography. Great for bedtime & car rides! 

Written & Narrated by Gabrielle Mirabella

Music & Production by Ernie Bird

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This episode offers a friendly warning: Never judge a book by its cover. 

Mary Shelley: Georgia Kate Haege. 

Lord Byron: Jacob Smith

Jane Godwin: Sarah Smith

Percy Shelley: T.J. Newton 

Written & Narrated by Gabrielle Mirabella

Music & Production by Ernie Bird

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October 14, 2020 15 min

On today's episode, one young woman learns what it takes to be a leader.

Xun Guan: Niki Badua. 

Father: Austin Ku.

Dialect Coaching by Durra Leung. 

Written & Narrated by Gabrielle Mirabella

Music & Production by Ernie Bird

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On today’s episode we follow a woman who used the strength of her talents to overcome a series of difficult disappointments. 

Nellie Bly: Kara Lindsay 

Joseph Pulitzer & Others: Matt Lucas

Written & Narrated by: Gabrielle Mirabella

Music & Production by: Ernie Bird 

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On today’s episode we examine the courage it takes to “stand out”, when it’s much easier and safer to “fit in”.

Maria Tallchief: Cassandra Marie Murphy

Written & Narrated by: Gabrielle Mirabella

Music & Production by: Ernie Bird 

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