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Tuesday
Jun032014

It's Showtime with Call Me Adam June 4 Guests: Jeremy Scott Blaustein and Sam Given

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The first half-hour of the show, I got to speak with Jeremy Scott Blaustein, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Award nominated Producer and now Author of The Home For Wayward Ladies, the #1 gay fiction paperback new release best seller on Amazon.com. Jeremy and I had a lots to talk about! We started off with his producing and seamlessly eased into his writing. One of the things I found most inspiring about Jeremy's interview was the he had always wanted to be writer and while he took a detour into Broadway producing, he never let go of that dream, and then finally he took the leap to pursue his dream full time and it has really started to pay off for him.

In the second half-hour I got to speak with actor Sam Given, who's currently starring in the Off-Broadway musical The Zombies: A Musical and performing around NYC as his alter ego "Millie Grams." My favorite part of Sam's interview was really getting inside of Sam's life to find out just how awesome and supportive his mom is of him. She is a true example of unconditional love and support! I hope any parent out there who is struggling with finding out about their child's sexuality, can learn something from Sam's mom. On the lighter side of things, it was fun to find out that while Sam is super comfortable applying drag make-up he has a hard time with the Zombie make-up when getting ready for The Zombies: A Musical, playing at Peter Jay Sharp Theatre in NYC from June 12-July 13.

There was a technical glitch during "Back To Black" by Glee. The song stopped playing midway through from 47:06-47:30. Then everything resumes as normal.

Get ready for another great broadcast of It's Showtime with Call Me Adam this Wednesday, June 4 from 7pm-8pm on YTP RadioScheduled guest includes Producer/Author Jeremy Scott Blaustein and Actor Sam Given.

From 7pm-7:30pm (Producer/Author Jeremy Scott Blaustein)

Call Me Adam gets to chat with Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Award nominated Producer and now Author Jeremy Scott Blaustein. Jeremy has worked on Broadway's August: Osage County, Bonnie & Clyde, Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson, All About Me, Race, HAIR, and many others. He has now published his debut novel The Home For Wayward LadiesFresh out of Mackinaw Conservatory's School of Theater, Eli, Hunter, and Nick have relocated to Manhattan's Upper-Upper West Side bound by an oath that friendship shall conquer all. Amid bitchy brunches and failed one-night stands, these friends- as promising as they are promiscuous are on a quest to have their voices heard over the roar of city.When they get a chance to work in summer stock, this "family" is forced to find out the hard way what it takes to become the ultimate anything: a somebody. Day jobs pay bills and hand jobs stroke the ego, but handling betrayal with grace is the best way to prove who is a true Lady. Click here to purchase!

From 7:30pm-8pm (Actor Sam Given)

Call Me Adam chats with actor Sam Given about starring in the new Off-Broadway show The Zombies: A Musical playing from June 12-July 13 at Peter Jay Sharp Theater (416 West 42nd Street). A world premiere comedy set in a small town in middle-America, where the cast of characters face issues like racism, gun control, religion and conspiracy theories. The romantic triangle between handsome Junior, suicidal goth waitress Chloe and rich stoner kid Basil is complicated…the secret carried by Little Pete is tearing him apart…will he tell his father? Celebrating Zombie lore and the original genre films made by George Romero, the tuneful score includes songs like "Zombies Shuffle," "Puppies and Kittens," and "I Will Be Next." Click here for tickets!

We are also going to talk about Sam's alter ego "Millie Grams" who will be performing at Drag Queens of Broadway Beauty Pagent on June 9 at Abrons Art Center in NYC!

The phone lines will be open from 7pm-8pm, so give us a call at 646-478-0328.

Tweet your questions to me @CallMeAdamNYC

There's also going to be great music in between! So come have fun with us this Wednesday, June 4 from 7pm-8pm on YTP Radio via Blogtalk Radio! It's going to be a blast!

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