There’s busy. And then there’s “Holy cow, how on earth do you get all that done?!?”
This week’s episode fully explores the latter as we welcome award-winning novelist, playwright, professor, librettist and radio voice Marc Acito to our rainbow airwaves. Marc has a show opening on Broadway and another that is New York-bound so we talk all about the stage, the pen and the early life of Judy Garland.
We’re going to tell you the story of a boy whose dreams came true. And, hey, listeners: it could be you!
That’s right, we’re joined by the dazzling, effervescent and insanely talented Kelli Rabke, a Broadway star who lights up every stage she graces. Kelli shares incredible tales of auditions, soap operas and navigating a career in this business. AND, we challenge her to a not-so-challenging quiz on all things Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.
From the Show Me State to the Bluegrass State, there is incredible work being done to create fairness, equality and community all across the land.
First up, AJ Bockelman, the executive director of PROMO, gives us tips on how to move things forward in the great state of Missouri from legislation to coalition-building to leading meaningful transformation. And, he has exciting news for the future!
Whether it is through food or family acceptance, there are so many ways to change the world. And here are two great examples!
First up, chef and culinary personality Ronnie Woo joins us to talk all about his incredible new show Food to Get You Laid - real people, real relationships, real kitchens and real ingredients. Ronnie is just a ball of fun and you’ll walk away from this segment smiling…and hungry.
An homage Judy Garland, live poetry and an exciting announcement! This episode has it all.
First up, actor/director/entertainer Seth Sikes joins to talk about his return to the stage, his passion for Judy Garland and what he and Ken will sing together when they join forces in a NYC piano bar.
Ken is in the midst of the chaos of the first week of a new academic year, so we're bringing you this highlight when we welcomed The Reverend Eileen Brownell, an amazing soul who Ken encountered on this year’s AIDS LifeCycle. She takes the time on this week’s episode to share her spiritual journey, to detail her incredible tale of pedaling those hundreds of miles in June and even to provide some tips for trout fishing and for making our roses thrive…literally and metaphorically.
Bowties and cabaret and drag, oh my! This episode has it all.
We’re tickled pink to welcome actor/singer/director Joshua Warr who zooms in and out on his path to the stage and screen. There was even that time he danced the part of Teddy Roosevelt. And that’s not a metaphor.
Well, not exactly. But the lovely and talented Ben Rimalower is indeed with us and we’re talking about ALL things Patti LuPone, from a safe distance out of cell phone reach of course. AND, we delve into the wonderful world of cabaret and hold an Ellen Greene Appreciation Summit, so you can’t go wrong downloading this episode straightaway.
After what feels like forever and a day, we’re back from summer vacation and boy oh boy do we have a fun show for you!
We’re joined by award-winning composer/lyricist Michael Friedman for a truly wide-ranging chat about all things musicals. We cover the craft from what stimulates Michael’s writing to the current accessibility of the genre to that time that he spent researching gay-for-pay porn. Yes. That.
Ken is traveling this week so here's your 2nd chance to hear our 300th Episode!
And what better way to celebrate this huge milestone than with Ken’s first ever tv crush: Jim J. Bullock!! We have just the most incredible chat with Jim J. covering everything from Too Close For Comfort to Hollywood Squares to ALF to how Jim J is technically the leader of all of us gays because he came out of the closet on The Joan Rivers Show Who else can say that?!?