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Bring Home the Adventure premiered Sunday, February 28 at 2PM ET!

Check out the official guest line-up for February 28-March 1! In case you missed it, watch on demand on Facebook or YouTube.

February 28

2PM ET

Erin Quill Interviews Anthony Rapp

Host Erin Quill interviews Rent legend Anthony Rapp. Best known for originating the role of Mark Cohen in the Tony Award-winning rock opera Rent, Anthony Rapp talks with Erin Quill about his career that has spanned a role on Broadway at age eleven to his current role on CBS’ Star Trek: Discovery.

Erin Quill

Anthony Rapp

3PM ET

Island Bwoy Lunch with Mark and Lizzy Henry

Mark Henry and his daughter, Lizzy, of Island Bwoy Cuisine demonstrate how to prepare Jamaican chicken meatballs over spaghetti for lunch. 

Father and daughter, Mark and Lizzy Henry, present cooking videos using Island Bwoy Cuisine’s products. Initially Lizzy’s idea, their YouTube channel started as a result of the pandemic that closed schools and crippled Island Bwoy Cuisine.

Visit www.islandbwoycuisine.com for more information.

4PM ET

virtual concert with 123 andres

123 Andres kicks off this block with an outdoor concert. Andrés and Christina are the Latin Grammy-winning music duo 123 Andrés. Their catchy songs and lively concerts get the whole family dancing and learning. This concert will be presented in both Spanish and English.
 
Visit 123andres.com for more information.

5 questions with . . .

Jason Drucker

  • Jason Drucker: credits include Tommy Miller on the hit Nickelodeon series Every Witch Way, Jason also played Greg Heffley in Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul and co-starred in Bumblebee
  • Raymond J. Lee: Broadway credits include Aladdin, Anything Goes, Groundhog Day, Honeymoon in Vegas, and Mamma Mia! His film/TV credits include Marriage Story and Ghost Town.
  • Christopher Russo: credits include the national tours of Miss Saigon, The Who’s Tommy, and the recent regional production of The Ballad of Little Jo
  • Isabella Russo: credits include Summer Hathaway in the Off-Broadway production of School of Rock before originating the role on Broadway
  • Jared Bradshaw: four-time NATS winner who has toured Europe with the Shorter Chorale twice
  • Lindsay Northern Bradshaw: currently in the Broadway cast of Wicked as an understudy for Glinda, as well as appearing nightly in the ensemble
  • Josh Beckenridge: Broadway credits include Come From Away, The Book of Mormon, The Whipping Man, Tales of the City, Hairspray, and Smokey Joe’s Cafe 

Raymond J. Lee

Christopher Russo

Isabella Russo

Jared Bradshaw

Lindsay Northern Bradshaw

Josh Breckenridge

5PM ET

Michael J. Bobbitt & Friends

Michael J. Bobbitt

Don’t miss out of this exclusive content! Former Adventure Theatre Artistic Director Michael J. Bobbitt presents three interviews and performances from shows he adapted and premiered while at ATMTC.
 
  • Karen Vincent* reminisces of Blueberries for Sal with a special rendition of “Learn to Fly” from the show
  • Evan Casey* performs “Garfield’s Soliloquy” and talks with Michael about Garfield: The Musical with Cattitude
  • Felicia Curry* chats about the musical Mirandy and Brother Wind and sings “Cakewalk”

*Member of Actors’ Equity Association

Karen Vincent

Evan Casey

Felicia Curry

6PM ET

Donald Thoms & friends

Donald Thoms

An honoree from ATMTC’s benefit last year, Donald Thoms presents two interviews. First, he talks with Ben Dejesus, an award-winning documentary producer and director, about Ben’s career as a filmmaker and his documentaries about Raul Esparza and John Leguizamo.
 
Donald will then sit down with his daughter, Tracie Thoms (The Devil Wears Prada, Rent on Broadway and film) and son, Austin Thoms, a music producer and DJ, about growing up in the Thoms household and how it influenced their decisions to pursue careers in “the business.”

Ben Dejesus

Tracie Thoms

Austin Thoms

7PM ET

Chatting with Tamlyn Tomita

Stream-A-Thon host and ATMTC Artistic Director Chil Kong sits down with  long-time friend Tamlyn Tomita to discuss their long-time friendship and her upcoming role in the Netflix hit series, Cobra Kai.
 
Tamlyn’s other recent credits include starring in the EPIX Original Series Berlin Station and a regular on The Good Doctor. Many remember her from Karate Kid 2 and as a fiercely female and formidable Vulcan/Romulan in Star Trek: Pickard. When not acting or singing, she spends countless hours volunteering for diverse communities in Los Angeles and around the world advocating for voting rights and access for all.

8PM ET

Fight Combat with Ron Balicki

Film and television stunt coordinator Ron Balicki puts some friends of Adventure through a training session and teaches them some exciting fight choreography. 
 

Before Ron Balicki got his start in the entertainment field as a stuntman and a fight / stunt coordinator, he grew up in the windy city of Chicago. Ron has trained the Martial Arts for over 35 years. After an in-depth study of the subject, Ron sought out the legendary martial artist, Dan Inosanto. After many years of study, Ron earned Full instructorships in Bruce Lee’s art of Jun Fan Gung Fu (Jeet Kune Do Concepts), Maphilindo Silat and Filipino Kali from Sifu Dan Inosanto. 

Ron has traveled as far as Japan and Indonesia to train and compete in “No holds barred fighting tournaments. As a professional Shoot Wrestler Ron has competed numerous times in Japan and America. Ron also earned instructorships in Thai Boxing, Savate, Lameco Escrima, Wing Chun Gung Fu, Latigo y daga (whip fighting), and Shoot Wrestling.

9PM ET

Monique Midgette & Friends

ATMTC Academy guest director Monique Midgette (Seussical, The Lion King) presents two panel conversation discussing acting on the big stage, what it means to be part of an ensemble, and being a swing.
 
Monique will chat with her fellow actors from the the original Broadway production of Seussical with Justin Greer, Ann Harada, and Michelle Kittrell before sitting down with friends who performed in the National Tour of The Lion King, including Devin Roberts, Kendra Moore, Sophia Stephens, and Andrew Arrington.

10PM ET

Chatting with Christianne Hedtke

Chil Kong chats with Christianne Hedkte, a writer on Netflix’s Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, about her journey from dance to television.
 
Christianne Hedtke has been a fellow of the Warner Bros. Television Writers Workshop, the Sundance Institute Episodic Writing Lab, and a featured series creator at the Independent Filmmakers Project IFP Week. In addition to be a writer for Netflix’s hit show Chilling Adventures of Sabrina for Netflix, she’s also written on Nick Jr.’s animated series, Sunny Day, and has been a contributing writer for Filmmaker Magazine and MovieMaker Magazine.

11PM ET

Link Strategic Partners

Stream-A-Thon event marketing and social media partner LINK Strategic Partners bring us a mix of segments including conversations about cooking, books, and personalities you won’t want to miss!

March 1

12AM ET

Midnight Snack with Mamma Kong

Chil Kong heads to the kitchen to join his mom, known to the ATMTC staff as Momma Kong, as she makes him a midnight snack with Korean flair.

5 Questions with . . .

  • Twins Sasha and Natalie Cohen 
  • Jon Hoche: Broadway credits include Vietgone, Soul Samurai, Agent G, National Tour: War Horse, and Little Shop of Horrors 
  • Lexi Perkel: credits include Dispatches from ElsewhereMadeline the Child Exorcist, and Parked in America
  • Philip Anthony-Rodriguez: credits include Star Wars Rebels, Modern Family, Justice League vs. the Fatal Five, and Curious George: Royal Monkey

Sasha Cohen

Natalie Cohen

Jon Hoche

Lexi Perkel

Philip Anthony-Rodriguez

1AM ET

Fight Combat with Ron Balicki

Missed it the first time? Don’t sweat it! Film and television stunt coordinator Ron Balicki puts some friends of Adventure through a training session and teaches them some exciting fight choreography. 

2AM ET

Adventure in Retrospect

During these quiet hours, ATMTC takes a moment to reflect. 2020 was a challenging year, but not without joy and happiness. Chil Kong will reminisce about the works of artists and actors we have featured in the past year in celebration of what we, as a community, have accomplished and in looking towards the future. 

3AM ET

Adventure Takes a Moment to Sing

ATMTC favorites Justine Icy Moral*, Sarah Anne Sillers, Bekah Zornsa, Da’Von Moody, and Karen Vincent* reprise their performance from ATMTC’s digital production, Adventure Takes a Moment to Sing. This segment hopes to uplift children and families in every community and offer lighthearted joy in uncertain times with talent of local artists.
 
*Member of Actors’ Equity Association

Justine Icy Moral

Sarah Anne Sillers

Sarah Anne Sillers

Da’Von Moody

Karen Vincent

4AM ET

Karaoke with Chil

Fun fact: Chil Kong loves karaoke. Make a donation during this hour and Chil will sing your request. We may have a guest or two pop in to surprise Chil.

5AM ET

Adventure in Retrospect: Jingle in July

ATMTC reprises three of our popular digital productions from our Jingle in July event this past summer, including: Uri and Ora Light the Menorah, The Orange of Great Price, and The Heartcracker Ballet.

Uri and Ora Light the Menorah

Excited to start their Chanukah traditions, brother and sister Uri and Ora fight over who gets to light their Zeydie’s menorah. Trouble comes when it splits in two, but this Chanukah night is full of magic and a touch of the miraculous that can put anything back together. 

The Orange of Great Price

Twins Tabitha and Levi hunt for their usual mountain of presents under the Christmas tree but instead are surprised by a visit from their Nana Carol. Nana Carol brings stories of family, sacrifice, and a few Christmas miracles too. 

The Heartcracker Ballet

Zelda is a lovable 13-year-old dork, wishing she knew how to be honest about her feelings. Therese is a ballet prodigy, wishing she could be brave in her choices. When Zelda receives Therese, ballet dancer extraordinaire, for Secret Santa, her handmade Nutcracker quickly becomes a love letter for her feelings. But when the time comes to exchange presentsand feelingsa mistake puts her Nutcracker at risk. Dancing together on the edge of the truth, Zelda and Therese discover how to be true to themselves, and each other.

6AM ET

Korean Playwrights, Dramaturgs, and Localizers

Chil Kong chats with Korean playwrights, dramaturgs, and localizers for a fascinating look into the process of creating new plays and localizing plays for specific audiences. Korean theatre innovators Haejung Hwang (award-winning playwright), Soovin Kim (award-winning playwright and Korean localization translator) as well as Jihye Kim (playwright and dramaturg) will discuss theater, globalization of stories and the impact of the pandemic.

Haejung Hwang

Soovin Kim

Jihye Kim

7AM ET

Storytelling and Sweets with Ana and Patricia

Start your day sweet! Ana Oropeza and Patricia Gomez share children’s stories and make an easy and tasty dessert. This segment will be presented in Spanish. 
 
Ana and Patricia were previously featured on ATMTC’s Sunday digital presentations as guests on the Spanish-segment, Contemos Nuestras Historias with host Andrea Sarralde. During their episode, the duo explored the celebration of Las Posadas (“The Inns”)—and made a holiday treat to eat. 

8AM ET

Kitten-cam Family storytime with April Armstrong

Tune in for a family story time with April Armstrong and ATMTC’s Corey Bales featuring a special guest appearance from Corey’s kitten companions! 

April will present Mother Hubbard Song featuring keyboardist Mario Sprouse and drummer Napoleon Revels-Bey and, in honor of our furry friends, Why Dogs Chase Cats by Bob Hartman, based on a folktale by Julius Lester.

9AM ET

Breakfast with Thomas Squire

Chil Kong joins Adventure Board Member Thomas Squire in the kitchen for a breakfast.

Thomas has been cooking since an early age, and after completing his undergraduate degree he began cooking and experimenting with new recipes to the point that he decided to pursue it as a business, creating ThomasThyme. Thomas was frequently featured on ABC’s Good Morning Washington doing cooking demo’s and recipe testing. Thomas currently caters for private events, brunches, meal prep and special events like this year’s Mid-Atlantic Jazz Festival.

10AM ET

Erin Quill Interviews Manu Narayan

Erin Quill returns to interview Manu Narayan, most recently seen on Broadway as Zoltan Karpathy in Lincoln Center Theater’s 2018 revival of My Fair Lady, and at the Belasco Theater as Robbie in Gettin’ the Band Back Together.
 
Manu will talk about his career and the difficult but satisfying road to his first Broadway show, Bombay Dreams as well as subsequent shows like Merrily We Roll Along and getting to work with Sondheim.  

Touring plnt burger with Chef Spike

Chef Spike Mendelsohn takes ATMTC Executive Director Leon Seemann on a tour of PLNT Burger with an egg sammy surprise!
 

Exclusive offer:
Craving something yummy? Use code “ADVENTURE” on your order from PLNT Burger to donate a portion of the proceeds to Stream-A-Thon.

11AM ET

A Spanish Mosaic with Carmen Larsen

Experience a Spanish mosaic of cultural arts presented by ATMTC Board Member, Carmen Larsen.

Island Bwoy Lunch with Mark and Lizzy Henry

Mark Henry and his daughter, Lizzy, of Island Bwoy Cuisine demonstrate how to prepare Jamaican chicken meatballs over spaghetti for lunch. 

Father and daughter, Mark and Lizzy Henry, present cooking videos using Island Bwoy Cuisine’s products. Initially Lizzy’s idea, their YouTube channel started as a result of the pandemic that closed schools and crippled Island Bwoy Cuisine.

Visit www.islandbwoycuisine.com for more information.

12PM ET

Picturebook Players Roundtable

It’s a reunion party! Reunite with six women who were part of Picture Book Players, one of the early groups that make up the storied history of ATMTC. Board Member Trish Glowacki hosts Melanie Williams, Lydia Benson, Phyllis Gerstell, Sue Rubin, and Patty Barret in this walk down memory lane.

1PM ET

ATMTC Academy Pre-Professional Highlights

ATMTC Academy Head of Dance Tony Thomas shares dance highlights feature our Pre-Professional students. 

2PM ET

Zanzibar and Aubergine Talent Show

Aubergine and Zanzibar, everyone’s favorite hosts, join Ms. Corey and Mr. Randy in promoting ATMTC Academy’s Summer Camps by presenting, applauding, and ultimately judging a Staff Ta-Lent Show. Join them for passionate covers of Disney songs, super enthusiastic cartwheels, and a performance from the ATMTCSMTCNRP.
 
Tune in to learn more about upcoming summer programming and maybe even see yourself in past production videos.
 
 

3PM ET

CHatting with Scott Taylor and Wesley Johnson

Chil Kong sit down with writers Scott Taylor and Wesley Johnson to chat about their recent production of their play, Morning Announcements, with ATMTC Academy.

Over Scott and Wesley’s 20-year career, the writing duo has written professionally for both features and television. The duo has held several development deals with companies like Disney Televison, Nickelodeon and MTV Network to name a few. They’ve written and have been producers for well over 300 hours of animated and live action television. They are also contributing writers on the BAFTA award-winning and KidScreen and Emmy-nominated series Secret Life of Boys for the CBBC.

In Morning Announcements, members of William Nye High School’s Morning News production club struggle with Principal Taylor to retain their daily announcement show while tracking down the school prankster and finding a new cohost—amid familiar issues of time crunches and friendships.

Scott Taylor

Wesley Johnson

Celebremos Nuestras Historias: Carnaval

Celebrate Carnaval with ATMTC and special guests from Brazil!
 
On this new episode of “Celebramos Nuestras Historias,” host Andrea Sarralde and her guests will  transports us to Brazil, the home of one of Latin America’s most famous celebrations—Carnaval. Rafael Beltrami, the Assistant Cultural attaché at the Embassy, and Sonia Pessoa, a dance instructor and dietician currently living in Brazil, discuss the history and traditions behind the Brazilian festival and demonstrate how to dance the samba and make a classic Brazilian dish, Moqueca. 

Andrea Sarralde

Rafael Beltrami

Sonia Pessoa

4PM ET

Erin Quill interviews Rizwan Manji

Erin Quill talks with actor Rizwan Manji about creating your own way into show business and what life is like on set during the pandemic.  
 
Rizwan Manji is perhaps best known for playing the eternally optimistic real estate agent Ray Butani in the CBC comedy Schitt’s Creek and Rajiv, the hysterically officious, scheming assistant manager of a call center in the NBC comedy Outsourced. Part of the network’s prestigious Thursday night comedy lineup, this groundbreaking TV show was the first American sitcom to be based in India and feature a predominantly Indian cast.

5PM ET

Cooking with Flowers with Melissa Siegel

Chil Kong joins Adventure Board of Directors Secretary Melissa Siegel in her kitchen as she prepares a beautiful dinner featuring edible flowers from her garden.
 
Melissa is a master gardener who loves to cook with her flowers! Melissa grew up in southern Arizona where cactus flowers are abundant. Some are edible like the fruits and other parts of the plants. Many years ago, she tried to frost daffodils for cupcake toppers. She couldn’t find out how make them, and after an exhaustive search found out they were poisonous. This started her journey to find out which flowers were edible and which were not.  

6PM ET

Erin Quill Interviews Anthony Rapp

Missed it the first time? Catch the re-run of Erin Quill’s interview with Rent legend Anthony Rapp. Best known for originating the role of Mark Cohen in the Tony Award-winning rock opera Rent, Anthony Rapp talks with Erin Quill about his career that has spanned a role on Broadway at age eleven to his current role on CBS’ Star Trek: Discovery.

7PM ET

ATMTC All Academy Choir

ATMTC Academy Head of Music Kelly Scott shares highlights of staff and students from ATMTC’s All Academy Virtual Choir, comprised of students from Pre-Professional, Pre-Conservatory, and Conservatory programs as well as private voice students. The choir will perform “I See Stars” from the musical Mean Girls.