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As a showbiz kid, host Eli Tokash knows what it’s like to balance childhood normalcy and the demands of starring on Broadway, Television, and Film. Kids in the industry have to balance multiple jobs, auditions, and performances on top of their schooling every single day. As Eli is becoming a young adult, he wants to share his industry child experiences and expertise while he seeks advice from adults asking about what is yet to come on this weekly podcast, Take A Bow! Take A Bow walks audienc ...
 
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Award Winning Writer and Actor, Joshua Turchin joins the podcast to discuss being a multi- hyphenate in the entertainment industry. Joshua really opens the curtains by sharing the craziest backstage stories from his time in A Christmas Story, Forbidden Broadway, and more. He also talks about how he heard about the Broadway Shutdown while rehearsing…
 
Broadway siblings Madilyn Jaz & Zell Steele Morrow discuss what it takes to have success in the industry as a family. Madilyn made her Broadway Debut in Matilda. Her brother, Zell, wanted to be just like her and had aspirations to be on a Broadway stage, as well. Zell has since appeared in Fun Home, Harry Potter And The Cursed Child, Really Rosie, …
 
Broadway and Award winning circus performer Nicolas Jelmoni joins Take A Bow to share his story about being a dreamer and living every opportunity to the fullest of your ability. Not even a three week graduate of the circus school in Montreal, Nico was found in New York making his Broadway Debut in the revival of Pippin! Barely knowing what Broadwa…
 
Dear Evan Hansen star Michael Lee Brown and Disney Channel's Maya Jade Frank are teaming up to create BeneFIT, a donation based program supporting The Actors Fund. BeneFIT includes the benefits of improving your performance skills, health/wellness, cooking, and more with your favorite Broadway stars. Maya and Michael also share their experiences in…
 
In her legendary career, 3x Tony Nominee, Carolee Carmello recalls being in shows from Parade, City of Angels, and OG Falsettos to most recently in Finding Neverland, Hello Dolly, Sweeney Todd and more. Remembering almost 4 decades of non-stop work, she gives listeners insight on obstacles that a performer has to overcome, working with Broadway's b…
 
Playing Elphaba on Broadway is no easy feat. This week Christine Dwyer Take(s) A Bow and gives us insight about playing the role of Elphaba, the ups and downs, the makeup process, the vocals, the traditions, and so much more. She takes the listeners through her journey of how she got into the business as her friend acted as her agent. The star of R…
 
Grammy Nominee and Tony Award Winner, Lena Hall goes in depth into her performance during Hedwig: And The Angry Inch, making history in the show, and what life was like when she won the award. These incredible accomplishments came after she already appeared in 6 other Broadway shows including Kinky Boots, Cats, Tarzan, and more. Find out her journe…
 
Helen Hayes Award Nominee for her role in Broadway's Come From Away, Q. Smith shares the story of how she made it to be a three time Broadway star! Appearing in Les Miserables, Mary Poppins, and Come From Away she used her unique reflexes to start new trends in the industry after making her debut. She then went on to make history in Mary Poppins as…
 
Choir Boy and The Inheritance star, Jonathan Burke takes a bow while reconnecting with host Eli Tokash, after sharing the stage in Mary Poppins together. Jonathan talks about his meaningful experience performing as the lead in Choir Boy, being in a two part play such as The Inheritance, and his unique challenge that he faced in his Broadway Debut T…
 
Cody Renard Richard, one of the top stage managers in the industry, takes a bow while reflecting on his accomplishments in episode 38. After stage managing for shows like the Lion King, Hamilton, Dear Evan Hansen, Freestyle Love Supreme, Kinky Boots, and more he is eager to give back to the youth of the industry by launching his brand new scholarsh…
 
Emmy Nominated Actor Jawan Jackson talks about embodying the legendary Melvin Franklin in two Broadway shows! The Motown and Ain't Too Proud star shares his story on how he's worked his way up in the industry and appeared in the Get Down on Netflix. Now working at the top level in his career, Jawan gives back to the arts community by working closel…
 
On Sydney's last episode of Take A Bow, the two hosts go in depth on their personal experiences attending award shows, press events, special events, and Eli Tokash finishes it off by teaching audiences about the legendary theatre send off known as "Happy Trails" as Sydney Lucas takes her final bow! Social media: @takeabowpodcast, @sydneylucasnyc, @…
 
Star of Mary Poppins, The Crucible, and The Audience on Broadway, Elizabeth Teeter, joins the podcast to discuss the true responsibilities of being a child actor on Broadway. She also touches on her most memorable experiences of being on Broadway and learning from legends such as Helen Mirren, Saoirse Ronan, and more! Stay tuned after the interview…
 
Take A Bow with JJ Nieman. You may have seen JJ in Book of Mormon and most recently in Ratatouille: The TikTok Musical. This week we dive into the life of being a swing on Broadway and what life is like without live theatre. We also talk about outlets/resources actors have now turned to due to the Broadway shutdown such as creating TikToks, social …
 
This week's episode is a little different, as it's coming on a Sunday. However, not to fear because we have yet another episode showcasing a brand new side of the industry. Golden Buzzer receiver Luke Islam shares his journey through the process of America's Got Talent and AGT: The Champions and even talked through the process of his song choices. …
 
Shahadi Joseph Wright Takes A Bow and wraps up 2020 by covering Broadway, Movies, Red Carpets, and more. You may have seen the triple threat on Broadway in Lion King and School Of Rock, or on the big screen in Us, Lion King, and in Hairspray Live! She opens up about all of these projects and the process that went into it! This is a great way to clo…
 
Early Christmas present? We think so! Today, Kelli O'Hara takes a bow and gives listeners in inside scoop on her 7 tony award nominations, what the recording process is like to record two solo albums and many cast albums, on set filming for TV/Film, vocal tips, and more. Merry Christmas to our favorite audience members!!! See you New Years Eve!!! L…
 
Andrew Keenan-Bolger takes a bow during our 30th episode! We have the lovable actor on as he talks about his journey from being a kid, a teen, to an adult in the business and how he's continued to stay successful and working through it all. Andrew is not only an actor and performer, but also an award winning director, an author of children's books,…
 
In this episode with one of the most beloved actress' we cover a brand new topic as we delve in to what it's like performing in the West End. With her years of experience, there was never a dull moment in this episode learning how to deal with nerves, confidence, mishaps and talking about her career! Being an acclaimed actor in the UK in here work …
 
Take A Bow with Emerson Steele. Emerson made her Broadway debut in Violet and became the big sister on Broadway that season. She shares stories from being on Broadway, performing at Radio City, and Parade at Lincoln Center. We talk about what it's like to move from a different and blindly step into the business and what that experience like. Now at…
 
Happy Thanksgiving from Take A Bow ! For this week's episode, Salisha Thomas joins us to cover many new topics! Such as her experience being a Disney, becoming Miss California while on tour with Beautiful, meeting a legend who she was embodying every night on stage in a show, making her Broadway Debut in Beautiful, and then being in rehearsals for …
 
In this week's episode of Take A Bow, the hosts sit down with each other to talk about their experience doing school while performing on Broadway or on set of a TV show/ Movie. With different experiences, there are several similarities between the two. If you've ever wondered what it was like for a kid to perform on Broadway. This episode is for yo…
 
For this week's milestone episode of Take A Bow, Broadway and TV star Gabriella Pizzolo joins the podcast to share her stories of her time in Matilda, Fun Home, Secret Garden, and Stranger Things. Tune in to hear her experience in different sides of the business. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices…
 
Take A Bow is extra special this week as we have TWO guests on the podcast! Double the guests = Double the fun and learning. This married couple have a combined FOURTEEN broadway shows including The Addams Family, Kinky Boots, If/Then, West Side Story, Les Miz, and more. Due to their success and experience the two veterans have their own company "C…
 
Take A Bow Thursday is here for the 23rd time with Ali Ewoldt! In this week's episode listeners learn that you don't have to be from NY to follow your dreams and that you don't have to go to school for acting to succeed in the business. Ali shares her journey of always wanting to be an actor and then going to Yale for Psychology, then to perform at…
 
Come to the Fun Podcast and Take A Bow with Tony Nominee, Beth Malone! In this week's episode listeners learn what it takes to get a show to Broadway. Beth shares her approximately 8 year experience in the process of Fun Home, her time in Angels in America, talks about her latest project: The Unsinkable Molly Brown, and more! Learn more about your …
 
Take A Bow with Broadway and Movie star Lilla Crawford! Talking about her stories in "Annie," "Billy Elliot," "Into The Woods," "The Who Was? Show," and more she provides listeners with entertaining and vivid stories, Currently at NYU Tisch, she also touches on her experience with school and college life, as well as her Award Winning Sketch group s…
 
This week's episode of Take A Bow kicks off spooky season with Beetlejuice star, Presley Ryan! Presley shares her unforgettable memories in her impressive resume of two Broadway shows including Beetlejuice and Fun Home, along with other professional shows like "How The Grinch Stole Christmas", "Sound of Music Live", and more. Presley provides some …
 
In this week's episode we introduce our listeners to the world of a Child Wrangler. One of Broadway's most beloved Child Wranglers, Vanessa Brown shares her stories of wrangling the kids of Fun Home, Newsies, Miss Saigon, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, and many more. As the two hosts reflect on how important the role of a child guardian is to a show, Van…
 
Take A Bow Thursday is here!!! In this week's episode hosts, Sydney Lucas and Eli Tokash are joined by Beanie Feldstein. Beanie talks about her time in Broadway's "Hello, Dolly" , "Lady Bird", "Booksmart", and "How To Build A Girl." She shares her unique stories about her story and how she got into acting, working with her peers, her love for broad…
 
On today’s episode of Take a Bow, Josh Colley joins the podcast to talk about his eventful career. From tours, broadway, Hollywood Bowl, park days, voice overs, television, and special events including his viral miscast video of "The Schuyler Sisters." Eli and Sydney wrap up it up reflecting on the interview, talking about josh’s incredible voice, …
 
On this episode of Take A Bow, teenage star Lexi Underwood joins the podcast! In this episode Lexi talks about starring in the new hit tv show "Little Fires Everywhere", her time touring and on broadway in the Lion King, and more. Lexi also talks about how meaningful it is for her to use your platform to amplify her voice as well as others and to u…
 
Young Sheldon star and everyone’s favorite theatre reviewer Iain Armitage, also known as Iain Loves Theatre, joins this week episode of Take A Bow! Iain shares his stories of seeing the hosts in their shows, experiences as a theatre “critic”, love for theatre, favorite hobbies, his favorite stories of his career, meeting/ working with idols, and mo…
 
This week's episode is a bit different, as the hosts decide to sit down with each other to inform listeners of what it's like to participate in special events such as the Tony Awards, the White House for the Obama's, and the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. On top of these crazy fun stories they were able to reflect on their accomplishments and appr…
 
This week's episode in unlike any other episode of Take A Bow. Sydney and Eli sit down with one of the industry's top casting director, Jen Rudin. Jen talks about her time working on Disney's top animated films, Disney's top theatrical shows, having her own casting company, what be a casting director is like, tips for auditioning and much more. Tun…
 
Michael Cerveris joins the podcast to share his wisdom about being in FOURTEEN broadway shows! Host Sydney Lucas and Michael share fun stories of their time in Fun Home and the 2015 Tony Awards. On top of that Cerveris talks about being from West Virginia, life in quarantine, being in movies and tv shoes while being known on broadway, and talks abo…
 
Take A Bow with Broadway Star Taylor Trensch! We guarantee that Taylor has been in at least one of your favorite Broadway shows. He gives listeners an idea of what it's like for adults to play kids on Broadway, recording a new musical called "Bleeding Love" while quarantined, talks about the six broadway shows he's been in, and more! This special 1…
 
These friends since middle school talk about what it was like being in a broadway show all the same time and go to school together. Get to know Jeremy who has conquered it all in every triple threat category. Doing so at the young age of eleven, he checked off all the boxes of singing, dancing, and acting. Tune in to find out how he did it and what…
 
Are you someone who easily gets discouraged when auditioning? This episode is for you. Max Von Essen shares his experience and wisdom with you to help guide you through auditioning and how to stay positive in a business where it’s easy to get discouraged. Learn all about his journey through SEVEN broadway shows, Tony nomination, and Grammy nominati…
 
Say HELLOOOO to, Mrs. Doubtfire's, Analise Scarpaci. Listen to what this season broadway vet as both a child and adult actor made her way to landing a lead role in Broadway's hottest new show. On top of being in four Broadway shows, she's also well known in the voice over world. Analise introduces our audiences to the world of voice overs and revis…
 
This week on Take A Bow, the uber-talented Andrew Barth Feldman stops by! On this episode you will hear all about Andrew’s journey to Broadway and his experience playing the title role in Dear Evan Hansen. Andrew gives everyone an in depth story of what truly goes into playing one of the most famous roles on Broadway. On top of this, Andrew talks a…
 
Take A Bow gets to sit down with Broadway star Caitlin Kinnunen! For the 5th episode, they celebrate pride and talk to Caitlin about having great success as both a teen and adult. You can also hear the stories of her journey to Broadway, her time in the prom, being nominated for a Tony, and much more! @caitlin.kinnunen, @sydneylucasnyc, @tokash_eli…
 
In this episode of Take A Bow Sydney and Eli address the current news involving the black lives matter movement. The hosts then introduce Ciara Renèe and talk to her about how she’s been able to conquer the stage, tv, dance, modeling, and more. Ciara provides listeners with great stories and information that others can learn about and connect to. L…
 
Take A Bow hosts, Sydney Lucas and Eli Tokash, get to chat with one of the stars of the new hit show High School Musical the Musical the Series on Disney+. Joe Serafini talks about being Seb in High School Musical the Musical the Series, delaying the filming of season of two, going to college while filming, transitioning from young adult to teen, h…
 
Come Take A Bow with Josh Lamon. Josh is known for his credits in The Prom, Groundhog Day, Finding Neverland, Elf, Hair, Into the Woods, and more. He also has multiple film/tv credits. This episode features Josh sharing stories from auditions, to being in shows, backstage/rehearsal stories, every day challenges of an actor, Macy's Thanksgiving Day …
 
Tony and Grammy nominated actress, Sydney Lucas, and Broadway and TV veteran, Eli Tokash, both began their careers as young child actors. Now teenagers, they are teaming up to provide listeners with weekly entertainment to share their industry experiences and expertise through Take A Bow! A podcast geared towards fellow lovers of the arts and enter…
 
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