Actor Dulé Hill talks with Rory about his role as Nat King Cole in, "Lights Out: Nat King Cole" at the Geffen. Plus, his extensive career going all the way back to being a young dancer. And, how working on West Wing and Pysch strengthened his craft as an actor.
It's just friends catching up as Megan Hilty and Rory O'Malley talk about their long friendship, their time at Carnegie Mellon, getting called up to Broadway at a young age, her career changing role in Wicked, and, of course, Smash!
Host Rory O'Malley sits down with actress and comedian Julia Sweeney about her upbringing in, specifically, the Pacific Northwest, her career beginning in accounting, discovering the Groundlings, landing SNL, creating the icon of Pat, and not being afraid to take your focus off of acting to focus on family.
Director Steven Robman talks with host Amy Levinson about how he got bit by the theater bug, having a few reunions in his work at the Geffen, how he works and collaborates with playwrights, pitching his passion to those he works with, and the differences between directing for the stage, film, and TV.
Tony nominee and "Book of Mormon's" Rory O'Malley joins Gil to talk about his time with such a unique show, his work on the "Belt the Vote" campaign, his current show "Pub Crawl", which focuses on his real-life story growing up in Cleveland amidst the Irish pub crawl community, and his podcast! Plus, his trip to Ireland that had him accidentally running into a father he had not seen in many years.
Supergirl showrunner Jessica Queller and Executive Producer Greg Berlanti join Daniel Beaty to talk about their all-star casting, one night only reading of "Terms of Endearment" at the Geffen to benefit Stand Up to Cancer. They discuss the difficulty of losing a mother to cancer and how it fuels their desire to fight the disease and give back.
Actress Rosemarie DeWitt joins Gil Cates Jr. at the Geffen Playhouse to talk about her new film "Arizona", the challenges of dark comedy, the journey and research being a fun chapter in the creative process, and her first acting experiences.
Actor Harry Hadden-Paton joins Gil to talk about his work currently starring in "My Fair Lady" at the Lincoln Center Theater, the immensity of a 30 piece orchestra backing a cast of 30, the challenge of doing his first musical, his work on "The Crown", and what attracts him to a script.