On this episode of STAGE GROK
, I talk with Jennifer Ashley Tepper
, author, historian, producer, about her two volume Untold Stories of Broadway
, her concert series If It Only Even Runs a Minute
, and her series of concerts at 54 Below
in New York, where she is director of programming. Jennifer has worked on the Broadway shows [title of show], Godspell, The Performers
, and Macbeth
. She also co-produced Hit List
, the live concert version of the fictional musical from Smash
. She has worked on other projects with Ars Nova, National Alliance for Musical Theatre, The Producing Office, PBS, The Rodgers & Hammerstein Organization, New York Musical Theatre Festival, Second Stage, The York Theatre, and the Tony Awards.
Check out Jennifer's website
, her author bio and books
on Amazon, and her recent Playbill
article, "They Only Ran a Minute! 10 Forgotten Musicals Due For a Revival."
You can follow Jennifer on Twitter @jenashtep.
host Scott Miller
is the artistic director of New Line Theatre
in St. Louis, and the author of six books on musical theatre
, nine musicals, and the musical theatre blog The Bad Boy of Musical Theatre
. Opening and closing theme music: Overture from Cry-Baby the Musical
by Adam Schlessinger and David Javerbaum, from New Line Theatre's 2012 production. Used by permission. Logo designed by Matt Reedy. Stage Grok is available on iTunes.