Host Luisa Lyons chats with actor, voice teacher, and creator Kayla Capone Kasper. Topics include The Sound of Music, how being a voice teacher led Kayla to becoming a viral sensation on TikTok and Instagram, moving from classical singing to musical theatre, how Laura Benanti came into Kayla’s life and the creation of the one woman show Becoming Benanti, and the story behind Laura Benanti announcing Kayla’s pregnancy!
Check out the clip of Laura announcing Kayla’s pregnancy on Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/tv/CbYMGfdlXAT/
Check out clips from Kayla’s one woman show Becoming Benanti on YouTube - https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLGhjloPL-LrtsL0aiYIK51L3k8VcfnBxn
Kayla Capone Kasper is an actor, voice teacher, and creator. She holds a BA in Music from Lebanon Valley College where she now teaches voice and musical theatre as an adjunct professor. She also maintains her own full private voice studio. Kayla has performed across the East Coast and recently performed her one woman show Becoming Benanti at the Green Room 42 in NYC. Favorite credits include: The Marvelous Wonderettes, A Gentlemans's Guide to Love and Murder (Allenberry Playhouse), The Hunchback of Notre Dame (Fulton Theater), Company (Hershey Area Playhouse). Kayla has a following of about 25K on Tik Tok and Instagram for her educational content about being a performer. She is currently playing Girl in Once at the Allenberry Playhouse and set to play Amalia in She Loves Me at Priscilla Beach Theatre in May-June. Tik Tok/IG: @kaylacaponekasper.
Once Tickets: https://ci.ovationtix.com/36083/production/1050050
She Loves Me Tickets: https://ci.ovationtix.com/35471/production/1080217
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Filmed Live Musicals is created by Luisa Lyons. Luisa is an Australian actor, writer, and musician. She holds a Masters in Music Theatre from London's Royal Central School of Speech and Drama and now lives, works, and plays in New York. Learn more at www.luisalyons.com or follow on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook.
Ep 39: Bonus Sondheim!
On this bonus Sondheim episode, hear extra content from previous chats with historian Margaret Hall about Stephen Sondheim's early life and career. You'll also hear from playwright Caridad Svich, composer Matt Board, and actor John Patrick Sabatos, who shared their memories of watching filmed live Sondheim musicals and why pro-shots are important for musical theatre today.
Margaret Hall is one of the foremost emerging theatre historians of her generation. She received her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Drama (Musical Theatre) from New York University, Tisch School of the Arts, and is currently obtaining her Masters in Musical Theatre History from New York University, Gallatin School of Individualized Study, the first degree of its kind to be granted worldwide. Margaret is currently the Night and Weekend Editor for Playbill.com, in addition to her work as a teacher of musical theatre history. Her first book, Gemignani: Life and Lessons from Broadway and Beyond will be released Spring 2022. Follow @itsmargarethall and sign up for Margaret’s monthly newsletter at www.margaret-hall.com.
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Caridad Svich - https://caridadsvich.com/
Matt Board - https://soundcloud.com/mattboardcomposer
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