Kare Reviews Podcast

Kare Reviews Podcast

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Welcome to my podcast, where I talk about all different things going on in the entertainment world. Whether it would be awards predictions, interviews with creative individuals, or discussing a previous Oscar-winning Best Picture, they’re all right here. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/jeffrey-kare/support


Ariana DeBose on HAMILTON, WEST SIDE STORY, & THE PROM
Dec 12 • 21 min
On December 22nd, Broadway star Ariana DeBose will be coming back home to Raleigh, North Carolina to give not one, but two concerts at the Kennedy Theatre for one night only. She may be currently out in L.A. filming Ryan Murphy’s upcoming Netflix movie…
Ira David Wood III of Theatre in the Park’s A CHRISTMAS CAROL
Dec 5 • 20 min
From December 11th-22nd, Theatre in the Park will be presenting their 45th anniversary production of A CHRISTMAS CAROL. I recently had the great pleasure of interviewing the show’s playwright, Ira David Wood III, who is not only back directing this year,…
Alan Campbell of Judson Theatre Company’s WITNESS FOR THE PROSECUTION
Nov 17 • 18 min
From November 21st-24th, Judson Theatre Company will be presenting a production of Agatha Christie’s WITNESS FOR THE PROSECUTION at the Bradshaw Performing Arts Center. I recently had the great pleasure of interviewing actor Alan Campbell, who will be…
The Best Picture Backstory: THE SILENCE OF THE LAMBS (with Casey Lee Clark & Brandon Stanwyck)
Nov 14 • 36 min
Welcome back to The Best Picture Backstory! Where I am joined by a guest or two to discuss the history behind any previous Oscar winner for Best Picture. This week, we’re talking about 1991’s THE SILENCE OF THE LAMBS. Joining me for this conversation are…
The Best Picture Backstory: THE ARTIST (with Dan Bayer)
Oct 31 • 39 min
Welcome back to The Best Picture Backstory! Where I am joined by a guest or two to discuss the history behind any previous Oscar winner for Best Picture. This week, we’re talking about 2011’s THE ARTIST. Joining me for this conversation is Dan Bayer, who…
The Best Picture Backstory: NO COUNTRY FOR OLD MEN (with Josh Parham)
Oct 17 • 28 min
Welcome to a brand new series on The Kare Reviews Podcast titled The Best Picture Backstory. Where I am joined by a guest or two to discuss the history behind any previous Oscar winner for Best Picture. This week, we’re talking about 2007’s NO COUNTRY FOR…
Addie Morales of North Carolina Theatre’s WEST SIDE STORY
Oct 9 • 11 min
I recently had the great pleasure of interviewing actress Addie Morales, who is currently in rehearsals for North Carolina Theatre’s upcoming production of WEST SIDE STORY, where she’ll be starring in the coveted role of Maria. Addie has previously played…
The Best Picture Backstory (Trailer)
Oct 1 • 1 min
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71st Primetime Emmy Award Predictions
Sep 20 • 71 min
At the time of this publication, the Emmy Awards will be taking place this Sunday night. I was recently joined by Alex Meyer to discuss our predictions in all 27 categories. ‚ÄčThe Red Carpet begins at 7:00 Sunday night on FOX followed by the 71st Primetime…
2019 Creative Arts Emmy Awards Predictions
Sep 13 • 46 min
At the time of this publication, the Primetime Emmy Awards will take place one week from this Sunday night. However, the Creative Arts Awards will actually be taking place this weekend. I was recently joined by Alex Meyer to discuss our predictions in…
Korie Lee Blossey of ALADDIN National Tour
Sep 10 • 18 min
I recently had the great pleasure of interviewing actor Korie Lee Blossey, who at the time of this publication will be starting performances as the Genie in the national tour of Disney’s ALADDIN in Charlotte, North Carolina tonight, which also marks his…
Erin Sullivan of Temple Theatre’s WITH LOVE, MARILYN
Aug 27 • 24 min
Raised in Wilmington, North Carolina, Erin Sullivan has built her career playing the favorite blonde bombshells of the musical theatre repertoire. Most recently she developed and originated the role of Marilyn Monroe in a new play by Tony Award-winning…
Matthew Dailey of JERSEY BOYS National Tour
Aug 20 • 12 min
Originally from Denver, CO Matthew Dailey has performed professionally from the age of 9. He has traveled Spain, Italy and France in SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER - THE MUSICAL. Favorite performances include CATS (Rum Tum Tugger), SEVEN BRIDES FOR SEVEN BROTHERS…
Important Update
Aug 20 • 3 min
Here is a very important update regarding what to expect from the Kare Reviews Podcast in the future. Follow Kare Reviews at www.karereviews.com and on Twitter: @KareReviews Follow Jeffrey Kare on Twitter: @JeffreyKare If you like what you’ve heard here,…
Karen Ziemba of North Carolina Theatre’s ANNIE
Jul 17 • 22 min
From July 23rd-28th, North Carolina Theatre will be presenting a production of the beloved 1977 award-winning musical, ANNIE. I recently had the great pleasure of interviewing actress Karen Ziemba, who is currently getting ready to star as the villainous…
2019 Emmy Nomination Predictions (Part 3)
Jul 15 • 41 min
Need help with your Emmy predictions before Tuesday morning? Alex Meyer & I are here to discuss what we think will be nominated in the limited series/TV movie, reality, and variety categories. Follow Kare Reviews at www.karereviews.com and on Twitter:…
2019 Emmy Nomination Predictions (Part 2)
Jul 14 • 34 min
Need help with your Emmy predictions before Tuesday morning? Alex Meyer & I are here to discuss what we think will be nominated in the comedy categories. Follow Kare Reviews at www.karereviews.com and on Twitter: @KareReviews Follow Jeffrey Kare on…
2019 Emmy Nomination Predictions (Part 1)
Jul 13 • 29 min
Need help with your Emmy predictions before Tuesday morning? Alex Meyer & I are here to discuss what we think will be nominated in the drama categories. Follow Kare Reviews at www.karereviews.com and on Twitter: @KareReviews Follow Jeffrey Kare on…
73rd Tony Award Predictions (Musicals)
Jun 8 • 72 min
Need help with your Tony predictions before tomorrow night? Alex Meyer & I are here to discussing what we think are going to win. Follow Kare Reviews at www.karereviews.com and on Twitter: @KareReviews Follow Jeffrey Kare on Twitter: @JeffreyKare If you…
73rd Tony Award Predictions (Plays)
Jun 7 • 62 min
Need help with your Tony predictions before Sunday night? Alex Meyer & I are here to discussing what we think are going to win. Follow Kare Reviews at www.karereviews.com and on Twitter: @KareReviews Follow Jeffrey Kare on Twitter: @JeffreyKare If you…
Lewis J. Stadlen of HELLO, DOLLY! National Tour
May 17 • 32 min
Coming to the Durham Performing Arts Center from May 21st-26th is the national tour of Broadway’s classic musical comedy, HELLO, DOLLY! starring the legendary Tony Award winner Betty Buckley. I recently had the great pleasure of interviewing actor Lewis…
Eric Woodall of North Carolina Theatre
Apr 24 • 27 min
Eric Woodall has a long history with North Carolina Theatre; as an actor, teacher, and director. As a high school student, he performed in JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR and GEORGE M! at NC Theatre. After successful years on stage and television, Eric returned to…
Joy Franz of ANASTASIA National Tour
Apr 6 • 23 min
Coming to the Durham Performing Arts Center from April 16th-21st is the national touring production of ANASTASIA. I recently had the great pleasure of interviewing actress Joy Franz, who is currently appearing in it as the Dowager Empress. A role that in…
Josh Grisetti of SOMETHING ROTTEN! National Tour
Mar 29 • 12 min
Josh Grisetti’s previous credits include Broadway’s SOMETHING ROTTEN!, IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU (Derwent Award), BROADWAY BOUND. Off-Broadway’s ENTER LAUGHING (Theatre World Award), RENT, PETER & THE STARCATCHER, RED EYE OF LOVE, CANDIDA, AFTER THE BALL.…
John Rubinstein of PIPPIN
Mar 23 • 25 min
In 1972, John Rubinstein made his Broadway debut as the title character in the original Bob Fosse production of PIPPIN. Since then, he won a Tony Award in 1980 for his performance as James Leeds in the original production of Mark Medoff’s CHILDREN OF A…
Joshua Grosso of LES MISÉRABLES National Tour
Mar 17 • 16 min
Joshua Grosso’s previous credits include IN THE HEIGHTS (Usnavi) with PCLO and THE LIGHT IN THE PIAZZA (Fabrizio) with Front Porch Theatricals. He was the winner of the 2012 Jimmy Awards and is a recent graduate of Carnegie Mellon University with a BFA.…
David Ferguson of FIDDLER ON THE ROOF National Tour
Mar 16 • 14 min
David Ferguson’s regional credits include Society Max in GUYS & DOLLS at the Argyle Theatre in Babylon, New York. He’s also performed at various dance companies such as Brian Brooks Moving Company, Helen Simoneau Danse, and Abarukas. David also has a BFA…
Company Manager Ryan Lympus
Mar 14 • 10 min
This interview was conducted back in January of 2015 when Ryan Lympus was working as a company manager for the national tour of WICKED. Follow Kare Reviews at www.karereviews.com and on Twitter: @KareReviews Follow Jeffrey Kare on Twitter: @JeffreyKare If…
Karen Mason of LOVE NEVER DIES National Tour
Mar 7 • 8 min
Karen Mason has starred on Broadway, Off-Broadway, television, and recording: and “has few peers when it comes to ripping the roof off with her amazing voice that knows no bounds!” (TheatreScene.net) Karen is a 12-time MAC Award winner and has won the MAC…
Eva Tavares of THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA National Tour
Mar 4 • 5 min
Eva Tavares is a graduate of the UBC Opera Program and the Banff/Citadel Theatre Professional Training Program. Her previous credits include: Maria in WEST SIDE STORY, Anne in A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC, and most recently, the world premiere SOUSATZKA starring…
Desi Oakley of WAITRESS National Tour
Mar 4 • 6 min
Desi Oakley been seen on Broadway in WICKED, LES MISÉRABLES, and ANNIE (original revival cast) as well as national touring productions of EVITA and WICKED. As a singer-songwriter, her original music can be found on Spotify and iTunes. This interview was…
Jose Llana of THE KING & I National Tour
Feb 27 • 9 min
Jose Llana’s Broadway credits include the most recent revival of THE KING & I (The King of Siam) THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE (Drama Desk Award), WONDERLAND, FLOWER DRUM SONG, RENT, STREET CORNER SYMPHONY, and the 1996 revival of THE KING &…
Susan Moniz of FUN HOME National Tour
Feb 27 • 8 min
Moniz’s previous credits include: Broadway: GREASE - Sandy & Rizzo. Regional: FOLLIES - Sally (Chicago Shakespeare Theater); OCTOBER SKY -Elsie (world premier); PEGGY SUE GOT MARRIED - Peggy (world premier); KISMET (Joseph Jefferson Award); INTO THE…
91st Academy Award Predictions (with Alex Meyer)
Feb 23 • 100 min
Need help with your Oscar predictions before tomorrow night? Alex Meyer & I are here to discuss what we think will win in all 24 categories. Follow Kare Reviews at www.karereviews.com and on Twitter: @KareReviews Follow Jeffrey Kare on Twitter:…
Kaitlin Lawrence of 42ND STREET National Tour
Feb 22 • 8 min
Kaitlin Lawrence’s previous credits include a national touring production of CALIFORNIA DREAMING (Mama Cass). Select Regional: STEEL MAGNOLIAS (Shelby), MARY POPPINS (Mrs. Banks), and ALASKA CABIN NITE (Amber). She also has a BFA in Musical Theatre from…
English Bernhardt of IF/THEN National Tour
Feb 22 • 19 min
A recipient of DPAC’s Triangle Rising Star Award in 2014, Bernhardt’s extensive credits at North Carolina Theatre include THE MUSIC MAN, ANNIE GET YOUR GUN, THE SOUND OF MUSIC, ANNIE, CINDERELLA, EVITA, HAIRSPRAY, LEGALLY BLONDE, LES MISÉRABLES, THE…
2019 Oscar Season Discussion (with Matt Neglia & Cordell Martin)
Feb 20 • 66 min
Today, I am joined by Matt Neglia of the Next Best Picture Podcast and one of my colleagues from Gold Derby, Cordell Martin, to discuss the current state of the Oscar Race. We talk about how the upcoming telecast is shaping up as well as our predictions…