The Untold Stories of Broadway, Volume 2 By JENNIFER ASHLEY TEPPER, Book releases on November 18, 2014

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September 24, 2014


The Untold Stories of Broadway, Volume 2



Presale begins September 24, 2014

Book releases on November 18, 2014


Audiobook now available for The Untold Stories of Broadway, Vol 1 at



Dress Circle Publishing (Brisa Trinchero and Roberta Pereira, founders) is pleased to announce the release of The Untold Stories of Broadway, Volume 2 by Jennifer Ashley Tepper.  The second book in a multivolume collection examines eight Broadway theaters and over 70 years of theatrical history through the voices of such Broadway greats as Jason Robert Brown, Joanna Gleason, Jonathan Groff, Jeremy Jordan, Laura Linney, Joe Mantello, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Robert Morse, Harold Prince, Charles Strouse, Alex Timbers, Julie Taymor, Robert Wankel, George C. Wolfe and more. The eight Broadway theaters featured in the second book are the Palace Theatre, the Barrymore Theatre, the Gershwin Theatre, the Circle in the Square, the Shubert Theatre, the Criterion Center Stage Right, the Vivian Beaumont Theatre and the Nederlander Theatre. The Untold Stories of Broadway, Volume 2 can be pre-ordered by visiting Dress Circle Publishing and will officially release on November 18, 2014.


Additionally, the Audiobook for the first edition, The Untold Stories of Broadway, Vol 1 is now available at Volume 1 explores stories from the Winter Garden Theatre, the Richard Rodgers Theatre, the Marquis Theatre, the Hirschfeld Theatre, the Neil Simon Theatre, the August Wilson Theatre, the Mark Hellinger Theatre and the Lyceum Theatre.


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Have you ever wanted to sneak behind the curtain of some of Broadway’s greatest hits, including WickedRent, and A Chorus Line? Do you wonder what secret Tom Bosley told Robert Morse about Sardi’s or what Patti LuPone revealed to Raúl Esparza about Broadway dressing rooms? Are you dying to know what Laura Linney learned as a young understudy, watching Stockard Channing on stage each night?

From opening nights to closing nights. From secret passageways to ghostly encounters. From Broadway debuts to landmark productions. Score a front row seat to hear hundreds of stories about the most important stages in the world, seen through the eyes of the producers, actors, stage hands, writers, musicians, company managers, dressers, designers, directors, ushers, and door men who bring The Great White Way to life each night. You’ll never look at Broadway the same way again. The Untold Stories of Broadway, Volume 2 is the second book in a multi-volume series that will tell the stories of all of the Broadway houses.




Jennifer Ashley Tepper is a Musical Theatre Historian and Producer and has worked on Broadway shows including [title of show], Godspell, The Performers and Macbeth. She is the co-creator and writer of the Bistro Award- winning concert series, If It Only Even Runs A Minute which celebrates underappreciated musicals. In addition, she co-produced Hit List, the live concert version of the fictional musical from Smash. Other credits include projects and shows with Ars Nova, NAMT, The Producing Office, PBS, The Rodgers & Hammerstein Organization, NYMF, Second Stage Theatre Company, The York Theatre, and The American Theatre Wing’s Tony Awards. Tepper collaborates often with the group known as “Joe Iconis & Family” and is currently the Director of Programming at 54 Below.  Follower Tepper on twitter @jenashtep



Founded in 2011 by Broadway producers, Brisa Trinchero and Roberta Pereira, Dress Circle Publishing is the only publisher dedicated solely to producing books with Broadway themes by members of the Broadway community. DCP’s current catalogue includes several theater bestsellers such as The Untold Stories of Broadway by Jennifer Ashley Tepper, Showbiz and Staged by Ruby Preston, The Home for Wayward Ladies by Jeremy Scott Blaustein and the upcoming book by Seth Rudetsky, Seth’s Broadway Diary.



Full list of The Untold Stories of Broadway, vol 2 Theaters and interviewees: 

The eight Broadway theaters include: the Palace Theatre, the Barrymore Theatre, the Gershwin Theatre, the Circle in the Square, the Shubert Theatre, the Criterion Center Stage Right, the Vivian Beaumont Theatre and the Nederlander Theatre.  Interviewees include:  Deborah Abramson, Loni Ackerman, Lynn Ahrens, Rose M. Alaio, Mana Allen, Charlie Alterman, Michael Arden, Brittnye Batchelor, Bryan Batt, Hunter Bell, Marty Bell, Brig Berney, Michael Berresse, Ken Billington, Sandy Binion, Patricia Birch, André Bishop, Nick Blaemire, Corbin Bleu, Heidi Blickenstaff, Walter Bobbie, Anne Bobby, Chris Boneau, Beowulf Boritt, Christian Borle, Barry Bostwick, Jeff Bowen, Jared Bradshaw, Jason Robert Brown, Jeb Brown, Laura Bell Bundy, Todd Buonopane, Danny Burstein, Liz Callaway, Liz Caplan, Len Cariou, Craig Carnelia, Eileen Casey, Harrison Chad, Ted Chapin, Nancy Coyne, Gavin Creel, Charlotte d’Amboise, Ken Davenport, Penny Davis, Carmel Dean, Robin DeJesus, Ed Dixon, Christopher Durang, James Dybas, Jake Epstein, Raúl Esparza, Ben Fankhauser, Tim Federle, Philip Feller, Bert Fink, Terry Finn, Stephen Flaherty, Merwin Foard, Shannon Ford, Hunter Foster, Fritz Frizsell, Larry Fuller, Artie Gaffin, Jack Gale, David Gallo, Irene Gandy, Chris Gattelli, Joanna Gleason, Annie Golden, Jason Graae, Todd Graff, Randy Graff, Ilene Graff, Amanda Green, Michael Greif, Harry Groener, Jonathan Groff, Julie Halston, Ann Harada, F. Michael Haynie, Diane Heatherington, Laura Heller, Tom Hewitt, Larry Hochman, Abe Jacob, Sally J. Jacobs, Jay Armstrong Johnson, Jeremy Jordan, Doug Katsaros, Andrew Keenan-Bolger, Celia Keenan-Bolger, Steve C. Kennedy, Chad Kimball, Eddie Korbich, Michael John LaChiusa, Liz Larsen, Baayork Lee, Telly Leung, Caissie Levy, Peter Link, Laura Linney, Jose Llana, William Ivey Long, David Loud, Anna Louizos, Hal Luftig, Arielle Tepper Madover, James Maloney, Richard Maltby Jr., Joe Mantello, Josh Marquette, Kathleen Marshall, Mel Marvin, Tony Massey, Michael Mayer, Neil Mazzella, Elizabeth McCann, John McMartin, Michael Mendez, Lindsay Mendez, Alan Menken, Joanna Merlin, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Jessica Molaskey, Eric William Morris, Randy Morrison, Robert Morse, Julia Murney, Austin Nathaniel, George Nestor, Casey Nicholaw, Jack O’Brien, Kelli O’Hara, Laura Osnes, Evan Pappas, Michon Peacock, Tim Pettolina, Hayley Podschun, Red Press, Lonny Price, Harold Prince, Ben Rappaport, Krysta Rodriguez, Steve Rosen, Daryl Roth, Michael Rupert, Alex Rybeck, Harvey Sabinson, Sarah Saltzberg, Justin Scribner, Joan Shepard, David Shire, Rick Sordelet, Louis St. Louis, Michael Starobin, Don Stitt, David Stone, Charles Strouse, Julie Taymor, Bernie Telsey, Mary Testa, Alex Timbers, Joe Traina, Taylor Trensch, Mike Vanpraagh, Donna Vivino, Frank Vlastnik, Jim Walton, Tony Walton, Bob Wankel, John Weidman, Ira Weitzman, George C. Wolfe, Amy Wolk, Greg Woolard, James Woolley, Nick Wyman, Maury Yeston, Brian Yorkey, Jerry Zaks


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