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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 audiences through life in the entertainment industry with guests from all facets of the entertainment industry including top actors, directors, stage managers, casting directors, musicians, child wranglers/tutors, and more. Eli highlights each guest’s unique story and celebrates their journeys and accomplishments as they give insight on how they came to be where they are in the spotlight. This podcast offers helpful information for those just starting out in the industry such as the process of auditioning, headshots, getting agents/managers, the daily life of actors, funny mishaps, and so much more. Join Eli weekly as he engages in these insightful and fun conversations and he and his guest’s offer their experiences, thoughts, and advice on all aspects of the industry, seen through a kid’s perspective, while speaking with child and adult actors alike.Part of the Broadway Podcast Network.

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Fun Home, The Secret Garden, and Parade star and fellow Broadway kid, Oscar Williams is Take A Bow's first live interview. To celebrate, this week guest also happens to co-host the episode alongside host Eli Tokash. The two reflect on their time on Broadway and the current pop-culture of Broadway. This episode will be sure to make you laugh while giving you very strong advice and guidance to learn from. Oscar Williams, Curtain Up! Oscar and Eli's talk about: Fun Home Parade Secret Garden Tony Award Performances Lin Manuel Miranda, Ben Platt, Michael Cerveris, and More Mentors Pros and Cons of a Performing Arts School New York Life Broadway Reopening Lion King Dress Rehearsal Kid Life on Broadway + a ton more Connect with Oscar Williams on Instagram: @oscarwwilliams Connect with Take A Bow on Instagram: @takeabowpodcast Connect with host, Eli Tokash on Instagram: @tokash_eli Produced by the Broadway Podcast Network Edited by Tessie Tokash (@tessietokash) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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#68 - Abby DeProducer

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As a successful producer at the most popular concert venues in the industry, including 54 Below, Abby DePhillips takes us through what it takes to be a concert producer. It's not your typical producer so there is lots to learn in this fun episode full of laughs. Abby DePhillips, Curtain Up! Abby and Eli's talk about: Producing Concert Producing Broadway's Return First Experiences seeing shows again after 1.5+ years Pronoun Showdown Princess Party Finding Neverland How to Produce Fangirling over Broadway Hockey References + a ton more Connect with Abby DePhillips on Instagram: @abbydephillips Connect with Take A Bow on Instagram: @takeabowpodcast Connect with host, Eli Tokash on Instagram: @tokash_eli Produced by the Broadway Podcast Network Edited by Tessie Tokash (@tessietokash) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
American Idol and Phantom of the Opera star, Eric Anthony Lopez Takes A Bow this week. Eric had a different experience when he hears "Broadway Shutdown", as he never experienced a 17 month shutdown. He was seen internationally in Phantom of The Opera, a production that was only ONE of TWO productions IN THE WORLD to continue their shows. This unique experience led to incredible stories and a wonderful podcast episode. Eric Anthony Lopez, Curtain Up! Eric and Eli's talking points include: Phantom Of The Opera Theatre during a pandemic COVID Protocols The different experiences of COVID affecting your work Broadway Debut Touring internationally American Idol The Show Must Go On + a ton more Connect with Eric Anthony Lopez on Instagram: @eric.anthony.lopez Connect with Take A Bow on Instagram: @takeabowpodcast Connect with host, Eli Tokash on Instagram: @tokash_eli Produced by the Broadway Podcast Network Edited by Tessie Tokash (@tessietokash) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Hear from Broadway stars Lilias White, Tamika Lawrence, Greg Hildreth, Jay Armstrong Johnson, Kimberly Marable, Salisha Thomas, Eric Anthony Lopez, Stage Manager Cody Renard Richard, and Director Sammi Cannold as Take A Bow takes on the Red Carpet. Tune in for an all access experience of the first premiere in a Broadway theatre in years! Curtain Up on The Red Carpet Episode talking points include: Broadway's return The Show Must Go On Company Passover Hadestown Phantom Of The Opera Caroline Or Change Audition Songs Recent Broadway News + a ton more Connect with Take A Bow on Instagram: @takeabowpodcast Connect with host, Eli Tokash on Instagram: @tokash_eli Produced by the Broadway Podcast Network Edited by Tessie Tokash (@tessietokash) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
On The Town star, Jay Armstrong Johnson, joins this week's episode to promote two upcoming events. The veteran of six Broadway shows, gives great insight into how hard this industry is. He also shares his experiences of being a writer, producer, actor, costume designer, location scout, a rights agent, and more. WHAT CAN'T HE DO?! Well, he can't sit still. There is so much to learn in this incredible episode from all sides of the industry. Jay Armstrong Johnson, Curtain Up! Jay and Eli's talking points include: On The Town Phantom Of The Opera Newsies Broadway Debut Gavin Creel 54 Below on September 1st I Put a Spell on You The Show Must Go On Premiere Life in Texas + a ton more Connect with Jay Armstrong Johnson on Instagram: @Jay_A_Johnson Connect with Take A Bow on Instagram: @takeabowpodcast Connect with host, Eli Tokash on Instagram: @tokash_eli Produced by the Broadway Podcast Network Edited by Tessie Tokash (@tessietokash) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
With 12 Broadway shows combined, Stephen Hanna & Bret Shuford share their expertise and journeys this week. These Broadway stars share how they've been able to use their musical theatre talents to pivot during the pandemic in other jobs, such as life coaching and a dance teacher. Hear hilarious back stage stories and so much more!! Stephen, Bret, and Eli talking points include: Wicked Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Billy Elliot Dancer life NYC Ballet What not to do in an audition Being husbands in the same industry Life Coaching Pandemic Life ++ a ton more Stephen Hanna & Bret Shuford, Curtain Up! Connect with Stephen and Bret on Instagram: @bretshuford, @stephenrhanna, and @broadwayhusbands Connect with Take A Bow on Instagram: @takeabowpodcast Connect with host, Eli Tokash on Instagram: @tokash_eli Produced by the Broadway Podcast Network Edited by Tessie Tokash (@tessietokash) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Tony nominee Ethan Slater (Spongebob) and Drama Desk Nominee Nick Blaemire have teamed up to create a new concept album Edge of the World. The two are both the lyricist and composer, and also starring in the album. Edge of the World drops tomorrow, August 5th, on all music platforms! Ethan, Nick, and Eli talking points include: Edge Of The World The art of collabortion Spongebob Assassins Space Dogs Cry-baby Glory Days Songwriting Pandemic Life ++ stuff ;) (it'll make sense as you listen) Ethan Slater and Nick Blaemire, Curtain Up! Connect with Ethan and Nick on Instagram: @ethanslater and @blaemire Connect with Take A Bow on Instagram: @takeabowpodcast Connect with host, Eli Tokash on Instagram: @tokash_eli Produced by the Broadway Podcast Network Edited by Tessie Tokash (@tessietokash) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
After getting his start in the 2017 Jimmy Awards, Antonio has caught stride in becoming a main star on Broadway. Currently in Jagged Little Pill, he has also been doing double duty with tons of other projects. Antonio is now transitioning into tv/film and will be a series filming an upcoming TV show, Safehaven. During quarantine he has worked on several projects but his newest one In The Light is truly something special. He talks about how he was able to record a cast album from his home. Antonio and Eli talking points include: Antonio's Journey Jimmy Awards Jagged Little Pill Alanis Morrisette Upcoming 54 Below Concert In The Light Filming Safehaven ++ a ton more Connect with Antonio on Instagram: @antoniocipriano_ Connect with Take A Bow on Instagram: @takeabowpodcast Connect with host, Eli Tokash on Instagram: @tokash_eli Produced by the Broadway Podcast Network Edited by Tessie Tokash (@tessietokash) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Appearing in 3 Broadway shows by the age of 13, Luke Mannikus is a child professional now transitioning into adulthood in the industry. He was able to take what he learned at a young age to help with his transition and you can soon see him in Trevor The Musical Off-Broadway. Luke and Eli talking points include: Priscilla Queen of the Desert Pippin Matilda Trevor the Musical Reflecting back on being a young kid in the industry Leading the future of Broadway ++ a ton more Connect with Luke on Instagram: @lukemannikus Connect with Take A Bow on Instagram: @takeabowpodcast Connect with host, Eli Tokash on Instagram: @tokash_eli Produced by the Broadway Podcast Network Edited by Tessie Tokash (@tessietokash) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Broadway Ensemblist, Ryan Worsing, is known for his wide-range of talents. Ryan has done it all, from playing Principal/featured roles, playing 10 characters a show in the ensemble, swinging, being a dance captain, and choreographer. In Act 2 of Take A Bow's first ever 2 part episode, Ryan talks all things: Hello Dolly Bette Medler, Beanie Feldstein, and Taylor Trensch Chicago The Cher Show The diva that is Cher Gypsy Robe ++ a ton more Connect with Ryan on Instagram: @ryworsing Connect with Take A Bow on Instagram: @takeabowpodcast Connect with host, Eli Tokash on Instagram: @tokash_eli Produced by the Broadway Podcast Network Edited by Tessie Tokash (@tessietokash) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Broadway Ensemblist, Ryan Worsing, is known for his wide-range of talents. Ryan has done it all, from playing Principal/featured roles, playing 10 characters a show in the ensemble, swinging, being a dance captain, and choreographer. In Take A Bow's first ever 2 part (act) episode, Ryan talks all things: Finding Neverland Shrek White Christmas Being in an opening company vs joining midway Swinging/dance captaining ++ a ton more Connect with Ryan on Instagram: @ryworsing Connect with Take A Bow on Instagram: @takeabowpodcast Connect with host, Eli Tokash on Instagram: @tokash_eli Produced by the Broadway Podcast Network Edited by Tessie Tokash (@tessietokash) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Highly Requested guests, Tessie and Zak Tokash (Eli's siblings) join the podcast to talk about what it truly takes to Take A Bow on a stage and the podcast process. This roundtable episode explores audition tips, career advice, and encouragement for anyone who wants to pursue a career in the arts. Curtain Up on Episode 58! Connect with Tessie and Zak on Instagram: @tessietokash @zak_tokash Connect with Take A Bow on Instagram: @takeabowpodcast Connect with host, Eli Tokash on Instagram: @tokash_eli Produced by the Broadway Podcast Network Edited by Tessie Tokash (@tessietokash) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2x Tony Nominee and 14x Broadway Vet, Christopher Sieber shares legendary stories of his past. From creating a live version of Lord Farquaad to audition moments to Sondheim being unsure if the 2021 revival of Company would work. There is so much to love, laugh, and learn from in this episode with the Broadway Superstar. You can hear all about the making of your favorite Broadway shows such as The Prom, Shrek, Spamalot, Matilda, the upcoming revival of Company, and more. Christopher Sieber, Curtain Up! Connect with Christopher on Instagram: @christopher_sieber Connect with Take A Bow on Instagram: @takeabowpodcast Connect with host, Eli Tokash on Instagram: @tokash_eli Produced by the Broadway Podcast Network Edited by Tessie Tokash (@tessietokash) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Broadway Expert, Laura Heywood, aka Broadwaygirlnyc, brings her story of how she was able to be herself and capitalize on it in her favorite industry. Making a career on being a pivotal role during the Tony Awards, in media, and as a host she inspires listeners to keep their heads up and plow threw. Her hard work and determination is why she's successful today. This episode appearance for Laura was the first time she was able to speak out about her queer identity. She also explains what it is like to be a queer business owner. Her new "Applause Shop" is thriving and having live auctions on EXCLUSIVE In The Heights collectibles. You don't want to miss it. Laura Heywood, Curtain Up! Connect with Laura on Instagram: @broadwaygirlnyc Connect with Take A Bow on Instagram: @takeabowpodcast Connect with host, Eli Tokash on Instagram: @tokash_eli Produced by the Broadway Podcast Network Edited by Tessie Tokash (@tessietokash) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
TAB medley of LGBTQIA+ Broadway performers, who have had profound impacts on the community by using their talents and platforms. The episode features important stories and words of encouragement from Prom's Caitlin Kinnunen, HSMTMTS 's Joe Serafini, Prom'sJosh Lamon, and Fun Home's Beth Malone. Connect with these four on Instagram: @caitlin.kinnune, @joe_serafini_, @thebethmalone, and @josh.lamon. Connect with Take A Bow on Instagram: @takeabowpodcast Connect with host, Eli Tokash on Instagram: @tokash_eli Produced by the Broadway Podcast Network Edited by Tessie Tokash (@tessietokash) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
The infamous dog trainer of the Entertainment Industry discusses the importance of being yourself to create opportunities to succeed in what you love to do. The dog trainer of over 300+ productions in theatre, movies, tv shows, commercials, and magazines. Working in productions such as Annie, Legally Blonde, Sesame Street, The Ferryman, The Greatest Showman, etc. Bill has worked with some of the top people in the industry. We talk all about working with people such as Julia Roberts to Beyoncé. He also explains the differences in training animals for theatre or a day on set. Tune in for some animal loving talk, industry stories, and inspirational conversations to embrace who you are. Bill Berloni, Curtain Up! Connect with Bill on Instagram: @berlonitheatricalanimals Connect with Take A Bow on Instagram: @takeabowpodcast Connect with host, Eli Tokash on Instagram: @tokash_eli Produced by the Broadway Podcast Network Edited by Tessie Tokash (@tessietokash) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
American Idol Finalist and Star of Emojiland Off-Broadway, Natalie Weiss joins this week's episode of Take A Bow. Natalie is a world renown vocalist who has gone viral for her teaching lessons, her singing videos, and more. You can hear Natalie's voice in Dear Evan Hansen and in The Greatest Showman. Check out her brand new course "Breaking Down The Riffs" at natalieweissvoice.com/bdtrcourse Natalie Weiss, Curtain Up! Connect with Natalie on Instagram: @thenatalieweiss Connect with Take A Bow on Instagram: @takeabowpodcast Connect with host, Eli Tokash on Instagram: @tokash_eli Produced by the Broadway Podcast Network Edited by Tessie Tokash (@tessietokash) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Our BPN Podcasters bring you exclusive interviews with cast and creatives from In the Heights, in theaters on June 11 2021. Watch the video version of this event here: https://youtu.be/py3YLSt8MSo. Interview 1: Daphne Rubin-Vega, interviewed by Salisha Thomas http://bpn.fm/bhbl Interview 2: Olga Merediz and Jimmy Smitts, interviewed by Dori Berinstein http://bpn.fm/ddb Interview 3: Quiara Alegría Hudes (screenwriter), interviewed by Jesse McAnally http://bpn.fm/mwc Interview 4: Scott Sanders (producer), interviewed by Ruthie Fierberg http://bpn.fm/wwt Interview 5: Gregory Diaz, interviewed by Eli Tokash http://bpn.fm/takeabow Interview 6: Melissa Barrera, Corey Hawkins and Leslie Grace, interviewed by Alan Seales http://bpn.fm/ttp For more info about these podcasts and over 100 more, visit http://broadwaypodcastnetwork online, or download our iOS app (http://bpn.fm/app). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Moulin Rouge, Kinky Boots, and Finding Neverland, Fred Odgaard joins this week's episode of Take A Bow. Fred's career has been a lifelong tour, as his work has relocated him to places such as Tokyo, Australia, Las Vegas, New York, and more. Fred openly shares what life has been like since opening Moulin Rouge on Broadway to all of the events leading up to today with the recent news of Broadway reopening. He talks a lot about how Broadway is reopening and what it is going to take. Fred Odgaard, Curtain Up! Connect with Bowen on Instagram: @fodg Connect with Take A Bow on Instagram: @takeabowpodcast Connect with host, Eli Tokash on Instagram: @tokash_eli Produced by the Broadway Podcast Network Edited by Tessie Tokash (@tessietokash) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
SNL's Rising Star Bowen Yang, talks SNL, Nora From Queens, his podcast Las Culturistas, and more! Bowen's journey is incredibly unique. As a graduate of NYU in the Department of Chemistry, he quickly shifted focus to solely work on his talents as a comedian. Juggling three different jobs (which he currently does today) was no easy journey getting there. If you think you know the life of a Saturday Night Live writer or cast member, think again! When Bowen guides us through the making of the skit of The Iceberg Who Sank the Titanic. he graciously puts into perspective the work each episode of SNL takes. Tune in to hear a brilliant episode that is equally entertaining, funny, and insightful. From getting rejected from UCB to writing then starring in SNL: Bowen Yang, Curtain Up! Connect with Bowen on Instagram: @fayedunaway Connect with Take A Bow on Instagram: @takeabowpodcast Connect with host, Eli Tokash on Instagram: @tokash_eli Produced by the Broadway Podcast Network Edited by Tessie Tokash (@tessietokash) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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