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Side Show's Brandon Bieber Featured on Sondheim Episode of The Ensemblist

Brynn O’Malley from ”Honeymoon in Vegas” and Mary Beth Peil from ”Dying for It” also join the conversation.

Mary Beth Peil is currently starring at the Linda Gross Theater in Harper Regan.
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Mary Beth Peil discusses being featured in a Sondheim ensemble.
(© David Gordon)

Broadway veterans Mary Beth Peil (Dying for It), Brynn O'Malley (Honeymoon in Vegas), and Brandon Bieber (Side Show) are featured in the latest episode of Mo Brady and Nikka Graff Lanzarone's podcast The Ensemblist, which explores the works of Stephen Sondheim.

O'Malley reveals how Sondheim helped her realize her dream of performing, while Peil talks about seeing the original production of Sweeney Todd and the 2012 revival of Follies. Bieber shares his thoughts on the difficulties that may arise when learning a Sondheim score.

New episodes of The Ensemblist are released every two weeks and can be downloaded on iTunes. Episodes can also be downloaded directly from Podbean here.

To read TheaterMania's interview with Ensemblist creators Brady and Lanzarone, click here.