On the latest video edition of 'Growin' Up Broadway' Tim McDonald and SJ Arnegger catch up on all the latest Broadway and theatre education initiatives after taking a couple of weeks off with the podcast. Joining the video podcast this week is TV, film and stage star Erich Bergen (Waitress, Madam Secretary, Jersey Boys) who gives listeners an update on what he has been working on during quarantine and how he came to be the industry go to person for livestream concerts and events. During the interview Erich talks about the exciting new project he just launched with Stagedoor Manor, the legendary summer theatre camp that has been the training ground for actors like Natalie Portman, Robert Downey Jr., Mandy Moore, Zach Braff and more!
The new virtual program PLAYHOUSE is an online education platform that will connect young people and their favorite stars of stage and screen through live workshops, Q & A sessions and other digital programming. Multiple classes are being offered by Broadway's biggest names including: Kelli O'Hara, Eva Noblezada, Denée Benton, Javier Muñoz, Taylor Louderman, Solea Pfeiffer, Alex Brightman, Corey Cott, Christy Altomare and more! PLAYHOUSE was created by Erich Bergen, Talent Agent Jeremy Leiner and Dana Steingold (Beetlejuice The Musical) who are all former Stagedoor Manor campers. To learn more about PLAYHOUSE and how you can be a part of this program please visit: www.playhousebysdm.com or follow PLAYHOUSE on Twitter or Instagram: @Playhousebysdm.
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