ACADEMY & TONY AWARD WINNER JOEL GREY IS THE DEBUT GUEST OF NEW PODCAST “THE FABULOUS INVALID” – NOW AVAILABLE
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, PLEASE
“THE FABULOUS INVALID”
RELEASES FIRST EPISODE
ACADEMY & TONY AWARD WINNER
New York, NY (September 19, 2018) – The debut episode of the new podcast The Fabulous Invalid is now available at TheFabulousInvalid.com. Entitled “Willkommen,” this first episode features the group’s in-depth sit-down with Academy and Tony Award-winning actor, and theatrical legend, Joel Grey, whose acclaimed new production of Fiddler on the Roof in Yiddish (Fidler Afn Dakh) at the National Yiddish Theatre has been twice extended and now plays through October 25, 2018.
The brand-new Broadway-centric podcast, The Fabulous Invalid, is co-hosted by Theater stalwart Jamie Du Mont, Lucille Lortel Award winner Leslie Kritzer, writer and theater critic Rob Russo, and Tony Award nominee Jennifer Simard
The inaugural season of The Fabulous Invalid will consist of 40 episodes, released weekly between Broadway performances on Wednesday two-show days. Select episodes will be taped from the group’s “usual table” at the famed theater restaurant Orso. Additional guests for this first season will be announced shortly.
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ABOUT THE GUEST
JOEL GREY. In a theatre career that was launched in the early 1950’s, Joel Grey’s credits include Chekhov’s The Cherry Orchard (Roundabout Theatre Company), Anything Goes, Wicked, Chicago, George M! (Tony Award nomination), and Cabaret (Tony Award). He played Ned Weeks in the Public Theater’s original Off-Broadway production of Larry Kramer’s seminal play, The Normal Heart, in 1986, and co-directed the Tony Award-winning Broadway premiere in 2011. Film credits include Cabaret (Academy Award), Buffalo Bill and the Indians, Remo Williams: The Adventure Begins, Dancer In the Dark, The Seven Percent Solution, and many more. Joel is also an internationally exhibited photographer with four published books, Pictures I Had to Take (2003), Looking Hard at Unexamined Things (2006), 1.3 – Images From My Phone (2009), and The Billboard Papers (2013). His work is part of the permanent collection of The Whitney Museum of American Art. His memoir, Master of Ceremonies, was released in 2016 (Flatiron Press). Joel Grey made his professional debut at the age of nine as Pud in the Cleveland Playhouse production of On Borrowed Time.
ABOUT “THE FABULOUS INVALID”
The Fabulous Invalid is a brand-new Broadway-centric podcast hosted by theater stalwart Jamie Du Mont, Lucille Lortel Award winner Leslie Kritzer, writer and theater critic Rob Russo, and Tony Award nominee Jennifer Simard. On a weekly basis, the group digs deep into the minds of the most creative, brilliant, out-there, and passionate theater professionals on the planet. Their guests won’t tell us how they do what they do; they’ll tell us why they do it. Pull up a chair and join them as they gossip a bit, banter about all the latest news, and get up-close with the most prominent players currently working in the theater – from actors to producers, and stage managers to critics. Together, they’ll share their love for The Great White Way, or as it has long been known, “the fabulous invalid”.
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