Stephanie J. Block

Stephanie J. BlockBroadway star Stephanie J. Block joins us on the Grind this week!

This indisputably charming and multi-talented stage powerhouse takes us on a riveting and inspiring journey through her career. Among countless highlights, Stephanie shares her experience originating the character of Elphaba in the hit musical Wicked, starring opposite Hugh Jackman in The Boy From Oz, and earning a Tony nomination for The Mystery of Edwin Drood.

Plus a surprise guest pops up for the Danny’s Sack segment and Katharine Heller talks Broadway. All this and more on another sparkling new episode of Actor’s Grind!

Michael Izquierdo

Michael IzquierdoMichael Izquierdo has produced an acclaimed feature film, been directed by Martin Scorcese, and starred on Broadway. So what’s the logical next step in his career? The requisite Actor’s Grind interview of course! Join us as Michael graces our studio with his story of success and perseverance, tying it all beautifully into our topic this week: CHOICES.  You’ll soon understand why by interview’s end we dub him “The Shark.” Plus! Katharine Heller stops by to reveal the winner of her jingle contest, we attempt the most awkward Kieran Challenge yet, and Dan defends his unflinching love of Buffy the Vampire Slayer. Tune in!

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Katharine Heller

Katharine Heller

Katharine Heller is our guest this week…and this time…it’s personal.  This multi-talented artist opens up about her personal life and how she brought that to her art.  This is an area The Grind has wanted to delve into deeper: using your life experiences in your creative endeavors.  Katharine is an open, funny, super smart talent who we loved having on the Grind.  Also, don’t miss the boys pitch to the BBC, a huge American action guest star on Downton Abbey. Plus, Kieran FREAKISHLY predicts the Superbowl perfectly, recorded before the game!