Creating a Bingeable Podcast as an Art Form with Will Armstrong & Wendy Rosoff of the West of Broadway
West of Broadway is a celebration of musical theater on the west coast. . . It makes us so happy that we are appreciated for creating something that lifts people up and celebrates musical theater!
On the West of Broadway podcast, they discuss the vibrant musical theater scene on the West Coast, covering movie and television musicals, digital content, regional productions, national tours, and more with the cast, creative team, producers, and supporters who make it all happen. If you want a lighthearted celebration of musical theater, you can find it West of Broadway!
Can you tell us the “backstory” about why or how you got started as a podcaster?
Will: The West of Broadway Podcast is a celebration of musical theater on the West Coast. We were cast members in the revival of 42nd Street on Broadway. Both of us had careers that lead us out west. Wendy, to pursue professional performing opportunities in film, television, digital and stage. Additionally, Wendy is a teaching artist at AMDA College and Conservatory of the Performing Arts where she trains the next generation of professional performers, as well as holding master classes both in the US and internationally. I had a different path. I found that the skills he developed in the performing arts made me uniquely qualified for a career in public relations. My creative abilities are put to good use on a regular basis and my relationships in the entertainment industry prove a useful asset when forging opportunities for his various clients.
I and Radio Host Lara Scott created The West of Broadway Podcast. Lara being a member of the Los Angeles media was always invited to Musical Theater premiers and she often invited me to accompany her, since she knew I loved the shows. Lara and I wanted to help their publicist friends who invited them to the shows by creating a platform that featured the best…