Jennifer Simard, Ellyn Marie Marsh, Annoying Actor Friend, and More Set for BroadwayCon Podcast | Playbill

BroadwayCon Jennifer Simard, Ellyn Marie Marsh, Annoying Actor Friend, and More Set for BroadwayCon Podcast Stars from Disaster!, Kinky Boots, and social media’s Annoying Actor Friend will be featured in upcoming podcasts.
Jennifer Simard in Disaster! Jeremy Daniel

BroadwayCon attendees and theatre fans can keep the excitement going all year long thanks to a new podcast series hosted by Patrick Hinds, creator and host of Theater People Podcast.

The November 10 podcast, titled Broadway Understudies, will feature Ellyn Marie Marsh (Kinky Boots), Ben Cherry (Fiddler on the Roof), and Mo Brady (The Adams Family), who will discuss what it’s like to be a Broadway understudy.

The November 16 podcast will feature Disaster! Tony Award nominee Jennifer Simard and Andrew Briedis (aka Twitter's @AnnoyingActorFriend). The podcast will explore Simard’s success in Disaster! (and her show-stopping performance), as well as the power of social media.

Click here to download the podcasts.

BroadwayCon returns for its second year with an expanded slate of programming that will take place January 27-29, 2017, at the Javits Center.

Stars confirmed so far include Josh Groban and the cast of Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812, Anastasia stars Christy Altomare and Derek Klena, the cast and creators of In Transit, Chita Rivera, Joel Grey, Kelli O’Hara, Cynthia Nixon, Kristen Anderson-Lopez, Danny Burstein, Christopher Jackson, Jonathan Groff, Celia Keenan-Bolger, Lena Hall, Christine Ebersole, Santino Fontana, Norm Lewis, Ana Gasteyer, LaChanze, Daisy Eagan, Josh Young, Adam Kantor, Joe DiPietro, George Takei, Carolee Carmello, Okieriete Onaodowan, Reed Birney, Julia Murney, Tina Landau, Ben Cameron, Ryann Redmond, Jay Armstrong Johnson, Melissa Errico, David Henry Hwang, Tim Federle, Eric Anderson, Des McAnuff, Seth Rudetsky, Lisa Howard, Lorin Latarro, Laura Osnes, Lesli Margherita, Alex Brightman, Jenn Colella, Christopher Gattelli, Marc Kudisch, Geneva Carr, Beowulf Boritt, Kathleen Marshall, Max von Essen, Jeremy Jordan, Tony Yazbeck, Rob McClure, Ann Harada, John Cameron Mitchell, Benj Pasek, Justin Paul, Javier Muñoz, Fredi Walker-Browne, and Rebecca Luker.

Co-presented by Playbill, Mischief Management, and Anthony Rapp, the one-of-a-kind weekend includes panels, performances, one-on-one star moments, seminars, autograph and photo sessions, a booming Marketplace, and other activities.

For tickets and hotel information, visit

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