On the latest edition of 'Growin' Up Broadway' Tim McDonald and SJ Arnegger chat about the latest Broadway news and industry initiatives. Tim gives the listeners an update on who will be appearing this Friday's on #JTFridays, live at 4PM EST on the iTheatrics Facebook and Youtube accounts.
Also on the podcast, Tim and SJ catch up with Grammy, Tony, Golden Globe and Academy award-winning songwriting Team Pasek and Paul. They talk about how their professional career started with 'James and the Giant Peach' (with book writer Tim McDonald) and how the show shaped their career. Pasek and Paul take us through the creative process for Dear Evan Hansen and how now was the perfect time for the Dear Evan Hansen: The Novel to be published and available for purchase on Amazon. We also chat about this week's iHeartRadio Broadway Saturday Matinee which will feature the original Dear Evan Hansen Broadway cast and listeners will hear from the shows creators and current cast with exclusive content! Tune in to the Saturday Matinee by visiting iHeartRadioBroadway.com or downloading the free iHeart App and searching "Broadway".
Tim and SJ also talk with Lisa Mitchel, Director of Education for Disney Theatrical. Lisa gives our listeners an update on The Lion King Experience which is now available for at-home use and at no cost to users. The Lion King Experience is a web-based, multi-media curriculum that has new step-by-step instructions that students and parents can now fully explore at home. The Lion King Experience contains all the tools needed for at-home learning, including video interaction, student materials and more. Visit www.LionKingExperience.com to learn more!