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  • 00:35

    Broadway Actress Laura Osnes

    in Entertainment

    Host Erika Finn talks with Broadway actress Laura Osnes about pranks during Broadway's Cinderella, dealing with the closing of Broadway's Bonnie and Clyde, and appearing as Julie Jordan right now in Chicago Lyric Opera's production of Carousel.

  • 00:51

    Sacha-Lee On ITNS Radio!!!

    in Music

    Sacha-Lee might be a new voice to the recording industry but she is a seasoned professional as a stage performer.A dynamic entertainer, Sacha-Lee would be best described as an excitement generator. She is and always has been a crowd favorite since taking the stage at age seven. This lovely French Canadian woman was introduced to various genres of music growing up and it is reflected in every song she delivers with her classy-sassy style. 

  • 00:35

    Interview with Sacha-Lee

    in Music

    Northern Ontario recording artist and entertainer Sacha-Lee is a singer songwriter with an edge. Her music is a mixture of Country, Rock, Blues and Pop, which reflects the different styles she was raised listening to. 


    Born into a family of musicians, Sacha-Lee has been performing since the age of seven which would explain her comfort on stage. Her ever ready smile and intoxicating energy makes everyone feel like a part of the party. 


    Her second and latest album entitled The Music Made Me Do It really reflects those different styles with “Forever Thing” a Country-Pop song about knowing when a love will last through the ages, and for the die-hard Country fans out there, there is the haunting “Alone and Waiting”.


    Tune in to get to know Sacha-Lee and her music.

  • 00:26

    Winner, BEST BROADWAY DANCER Saved Money & Bought Property - Elizabeth Parkinson

    in Entrepreneur

    "Stay open to what's possible without categorizing yourself." Elizabeth Parkinson talks about abundance and how she invested, saved and purchased property in NYC. 


    She has performed worldwide as a principal with Joffrey Ballet, Feld Ballet, Peridance Contemporary Ballet Company, Donald Byrd/The Group, Mark Dendy and dancers, and Twyla Tharp Dance. In 1999, she received tremendous praise as a lead in Fosse and later in Twyla Tharp/Billy Joel musical, Movin' Out, where she earned the 2003 Tony-Award nomination and the Astaire Award for best female dancer on Broadway.


    Films: Stay, Romance and Cigarettes, and Every Little Step. She has performed at Carnegie Hall with Clint Holmes and at the American Dance Festival with Martha Clarke. She teaches master classes worldwide. 


    My name is Laurie Johnson. I love talking to people. Can you tell? 


    Connect with me: LaurieJohnson.com  Facebook  Twitter  LinkedIn  Instagram  Medium

  • 00:57

    Allison Semmes (Diana Ross Lead in Motown the Musical US) + MORE

    in Entertainment

    Tune in Monday at 9:00 PM ET as Stacey B. of H. Blu's Word interviews the Diana Ross lead in Motown the Musical US, Allison Semmes.


    Chicago Native Allison Semmes is the embodiment of grace and glamour. Her entire presence and aura is reminiscent of the class and demeanor that exuded from the iconic songtresses like Lena Horne, Josephine Baker and Diana Ross. 

    To see Allison bring Diana Ross to life night after night in the Hit Broadway Musical - Motown the Musical is almost like watching the real Diana Ross come alive right before your eyes. From the moment Allison steps on stage she becomes the embodiment of one of the greatest female singers of our time - Diana Ross. 


    The dynamic singer/actress’ notable Broadway credits have also included the cultural smash hit show, The Book of Mormon. Allison's national touring credit also included the Award-winning musical The Color Purple. Semmes regional credits included Dreamgirls, Bubbling Brown Sugar, The Wiz, and Candide. She holds a Masters of Music degree from NYU Steinhardt. For more information go to allisonsemmes.com or @ladysemmes on Twitter.


    Tour Schedule for Motown the Musical US

  • Spiritual and Practical Preparation - LIVE READINGS!

    in Self Help

    Whether you are learning piano, trying ot for the Olympcis or hired for a role in a Broadway play...preparation and practice are necessary if you want to be able to reply upon "muscle memory" when the moment to perform arrives.


    Life is exactly like that!


    Being ready for challenges to your belief system and rapid societal changes requires not only flexibility and adaptability but also a strong foundation in knowing what you believe in and why.


    Join Carole for a discussion of why "getting ready" is now the order of the day and how you can prepare to be a Light for those seeking their way out of the darkness.


     

  • 01:27

    ShowTime Synergy – EP 05 – Broadway Magic

    in Television

    In Episode 05 of ShowTime Synergy TFG1Mike, LadyWreck, and BeatlesDiva give you their thoughts on the next three episodes of Jem and the Holograms! This week we browse through The Rock Fashion Book, and then we get that Broadway Magic, as we are In Search of the Stolen Album!! So get truly outrageous with us here ...

  • 00:30

    Chukwudi Iwuji Talks "Ira" Aldridge Story On The Danny Tisdale Show

    in Lifestyle

    Today, Danny talks about the new staging of "Ira," on The Danny Tisdale Show. Danny talks to the award winning actor and writer Chukwudi Iwuji, about his new play "Ira" Aldridge the first African-American Actor to Grace London Stage and more. 


    staged at the Shrunken Shakespeare Company’s Annual Benefit Gala, that included a Staged Reading of Ira on June 8th, at The Loft on West 83rd Street. It was performed with a great cast with Tony Award Nominee Condola Rashad (Trip to Bountiful), Lorraine Toussaint (Academy Award Nominated Film Selma, Orange is the New Black), James Waterston (Dead Poet’s Society), Michael Rudko (The Audience with Helen Mirren), Sean Patrick Reilly (Blue Bloods), Ryan Duncan (Broadway’s Shrek).


    Listen to the show recorded live on Saturday, June, 27 2015.


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  • 02:08

    The Big Perm Show #65 - Norm Kelly, Bart Shatto & Dee Mill

    in Entertainment

    The trainwreck gets rolling this Sunday night at 8 p.m. CST / 9 p.m. EST !! This week we catch up with some of our favorite guests !!

    At 8:15 our first guest will be Peoria Historian, Norm Kelly !! Norm is a local historian and author with much of his writing coming from his real life experiences as a private detective in Peoria. Norm will join us to talk about everything from motorcycle cops to ostrich races. There's never a dull moment when Norm visits !!

    Then at 9:00 we'll talk with Peoria native and man of many talents, Bart Shatto !! Bart is an actor/ singer who currently resides in New Jersey. As a Broadway theatre veteran and a rock star with symphonic rock band Trans-Siberian Orchestra, Bart is most happiest when on set making a film. Bart will join us to talk about his return to Peoria to perform at Cornstock later in July as well as the many endeavors that keep him busy. Strap in for this one.....this guy is a riot !!

    As the trainwreck rolls on we'll be joined at 9:30 by the front man of the local group Art Of Ill Fusion, Dee Mill. Dee will be calling in from the Derrick Trucks show to tell us about an amazing Umphrey's McGee after party going down at The Country Club on June 28th. Joe Marcinek Band FEATURING Steve Molitz (Particle), Jesus Coomes (Lettuce), Dee Mill (Art of ILL Fusion), Nick Fairley (Easy Riders)......enough said !!

    This Sunday night is a show for the ages !! Don't miss it !! Train leaves the station at 8:00 p.m. CST !!

  • 03:00

    Hybrid Jazz From Trish Hennessey - with Sun Soul Orchestra!

    in Music

    Lawd, are you gonna hear some soulfully groovy music on 6/25!  There is not a finer way to wind down June than with the leadership vision of Stephen "Stevo" Theard and Ginger Murphy :)


    Yours truly first met Stevo when he was drumming for Peter White's Christmas Tour.  But his reputation certainly preceded that date.  This genuinely revered artist has roots in New Orleans and the flavor of the city shows in a most satisfying way.  When little Stevo was growing up in The Big Easy, he absorbed the sounds of the streets in ways that only special children can. Daddy loved Broadway, too, so that was thrown into the "Gumbo" of his musical heritage.  Matter-of-fact, you can Google Gumbo Child and find Stevo Theard!


    He decided to become a musician at 13 - and spent years in earnest study, performance and experimentation.  Years later, internationally known stars can tell you that his work paid off.  Stevo has played with household names, instrumentally and vocally.  He has appeared on TV and on stages across the globe.  Written original music for films.  But one of the best opportunities that has come his way: meeting Ginger Murphy.


    Ginger is one of those completely unique Beings that beguile men and enchant women.  A powerfully talented cellist and natural redhead (!!!!!!) whose art has captivated everyone from Snoop Dog to Josh Groban!  Ginger is classically trained, a native of Chicago, and has played with symphonic orchestras as well as recorded for both TV and Film.  She has been involved in over 100 albums - alongside MAJOR stars.  Hip Hop, Rock, Pop, Soul, Jazz.


    How these two gravitated toward each other - well, let's just be grateful!  Together, they created Sun Soul Orchestra in order to share the richness of their musical diversity.  And like minds :)  Join us for utterly fabulous music and conversation!

  • 01:27

    LUCIE ARNAZ, MICHELE LEE, ANDY PROPST: CY COLEMAN REVUE

    in Entertainment

    He composed songs such as “Witchcraft” and “The Best Is Yet To Come” and wrote the musicals Sweet Charity, On the Twentieth Century, Barnum, City of Angels, and The Will Rogers Follies. His name: Cy Coleman, the subject of a remarkable new bio YOU FASCINATE ME SO by journalist and author Andy Propst. Propst will be joining Halli at her table on The Halli Casser-Jayne Show, Wednesday, June 17, 3 pm ET, along with Michele Lee, Lucie Arnaz and Mrs. Cy Coleman for a show-stopping conversation.


    Andy Propst, the author of YOU FASCINATE ME SO, THE LIFE AND TIMES OF CY COLEMAN is a journalist whose career has encompassed work with NY Shakespeare Festival founder, Joseph Papp and Tony Award-winning director George C. Wolfe, as well as five years on-air at XM Satellite Radio’s XM 28 On Broadway channel. 


    Award-winning actress and performer Lucie Arnaz is the daughter of  Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz,  Ball starred in Cy Coleman’s WILDCAT. Lucie Arnaz has acted in  television and film, including in THE JAZZ SINGER for which she was nominated for the Golden Globe. She made her mark on Broadway in beginning with the musical THEY’RE PLAYING OUR SONG. She headlined the first national tour of Cy Coleman’s mega-hit musical SEESAW.


    Emmy Award Nominee and a two-time Tony nominee Michele Lee starred in the original production of the Coleman/ Dorothy Fields musical SEESAW, She made her Broadway debut in HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING ande starred as  Karen Fairgate on  the nighttime soap opera KNOTT’S LANDING. 


    Michele Lee, Lucie Arnaz, Andy Propst, Shelby Coleman on The Halli Casser-Jayne Show when we look at the life, times and music of composer Cy Coleman on The Halli Casser-Jayne Show, Wednesday, June 17, 2015, 3 pm ET. For more information visit Halli Casser-Jayne dot com.

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