The Improviser's Guide Podcast
The Improviser's Guide Podcast interviews a wide variety of great people working at their passion through trust, heart, instinct and truth.
info_outline S2E6: Klondike Kate at Orlando Fringe! 05/24/2019
S2E6: Klondike Kate at Orlando Fringe! Donna Kay Yarborough talks about her run at Orlando Fringe in Klondike Kate's Sourdough Reunion Show on this 'it's the day of the show y'all' edition of IT'S [Talk] TUESDAY; The Improviser's Guide Podcast!
info_outline S2E5: That Kravits Konnection 04/17/2019
S2E5: That Kravits Konnection On this episode of IT'S [Talk] TUESDAY: The Improviser's Guide Podcast, TV and Broadway veteran Jason Kravits discusses performing the improbable; the hilariously spontaneous OFF THE TOP! Backed by the most daring band in the business, Kravits invents an entire life story in song - music, lyrics, stories, characters - completely from scratch, based solely on audience suggestions. Every show is a once-in-a-lifetime show! Next stop is the Birdland Theater in NYC April 28th and 29th!
info_outline S2E4: The Spark That EMITs the Light 04/13/2019
S2E4: The Spark That EMITs the Light IT'S [Talk] TUESDAY returns with EMIT Theatre's Artistic Director, Gianna Cioffi! Lots of Shakespeare talk, early influences, the impact of arts organization on a young person's life, and the upcoming production of 'Romeo & Juliet'.
info_outline S1E3: Theme Park Flores 03/20/2019
S1E3: Theme Park Flores In an interview conducted the week of March 11th for Theme Park Thursday with @DillosDiz, A. Ali Flores discusses his 20+ year career as one of the most recognized Central Florida entertainers. Ali's passion for standup comedy began when he started doing audience warm-up for shows like Double Dare 2000 and Family Feud with Steve Harvey. You may have seen him in the ABC Family movie “My Future Boyfriend”, the film “Random Tropical Paradise” sand an episode of “Good Behavior” set to air this fall
info_outline S2E2: Yeti, Set, Julia! 02/06/2019
S2E2: Yeti, Set, Julia! Puppeteer extraordinaire Julia Darden is the guest on this week's episode of IT'S [Talk] TUESDAY: The Improviser's Guide Podcast. We discuss her journey from UCONN to Central Park, where her show 'Yeti, Set, Snow!' is enjoying a four month run at The Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre.
info_outline BONUS: Billy Joel at MSG 01/29/2019
BONUS: Billy Joel at MSG This week's bonus monologue stream covers the January 24, 2019 Billy Joel performance at Madison Square Garden. From MTV Videos, to not appreciating the beauty of Christie Brinkley in the 80's, to Storm Front and River of Dreams, it should be no surprise that the work of William Martin Joel has become part of this Long Island kid's DNA. Here's how his work has affected The Improviser's Guide over the years? Listen now!
info_outline BONUS: King Kong The Musical Review 01/23/2019
BONUS: King Kong The Musical Review A stream of consciousness review of the Broadway musical, 'King Kong', is the subject on this BONUS edition of IT'S [Talk] TUESDAY! Plus, breaking down the character (and the characters) of the most recent inductees into the Baseball Hall of Fame.
info_outline S1E6: The Approachable Humbug 12/05/2018
S1E6: The Approachable Humbug Jim Greene's Scarlett Rat Entertainment produces Dickens Christmas in Skaneateles, outside Syracuse NY between Thanksgiving and Christmas Eve each year. Interactive character extraordinaire John Michael Decker plays Scrooge and is this episode's guest on IT'S [Talk] TUESDAY; The Improviser's Guide Podcast. We discuss the very, many, un-merry Scrooges, comic book storytelling, and the art of being approachable.
info_outline S1E5: Beware the Eyes of Mo 11/14/2018
S1E5: Beware the Eyes of Mo The title character of this November's Hamlet Isn't Dead production of 'Julius Caesar' joins IT'S [Talk] TUESDAY; The Improviser's Guide Podcast. Maureen Fenninger discusses power, gender, and the jaw dropping revelation that she has yet to watch a single episode of 'Slings & Arrows' (no judgment).
info_outline S1E4: Truth vs Faith with Dr. Rus 10/30/2018
S1E4: Truth vs Faith with Dr. Rus This week's edition of IT'S [Talk] TUESDAY; The Improviser's Guide Podcast tackles the debate of 'TRUST' vs. 'FAITH'. Are these two words interchangeable? Should they be treated separately? Which one requires evidence?
info_outline BONUS: Believe (in) That 10/24/2018
BONUS: Believe (in) That The final bonus edition of #EverythingIsWrestling Wednesday before spinning off to become it's own separate podcasting entity on Halloween is here! This week, trying to separate Roman Reigns' work and life, telling an organic story, and I'll be at Evolution this Sunday October 28th - come visit!
info_outline S1E3: Peter Michael Marino - For the Kids 10/23/2018
S1E3: Peter Michael Marino - For the Kids Solo Improviser Peter Michael Marino returns to IT'S [Talk] TUESDAY; The Improviser's Guide Podcast to discuss his latest offering, 'Show Up, Kids'. We discuss children show experiences, King Kong, the endless hustle, & the flu shot.
info_outline S1E2: Lady D; real & authentic 10/09/2018
S1E2: Lady D; real & authentic This week's IT'S [Talk] TUESDAY guest is Alyssa Duerksen. Lady D & the Shadow Spirits have just released their new album, 'Star Kiss', and Alyssa is here to discuss the real, the authentic, and the truthful journey of this collection.
info_outline BONUS: The Shared Experience 10/03/2018
BONUS: The Shared Experience Elias & KO knock out the Seattle audience leading to one of the great shared experiences with a live television audience. How does this translate to the world at large? This week's #EverythingIsWrestling discourse is upon you.
info_outline S1E1: Kierna & The Great Brown Bear 10/01/2018
S1E1: Kierna & The Great Brown Bear October 2018 marks the return of the New York International Fringe Festival and does Kierna Conner have a show for you! 'The Great Brown Bear' is an immersive parable about what it means to truly know the ones we love. It is a story of two lovers, questing to shed their past and learning what it means to live together in the present.
info_outline BONUS: The Spinoff is Upon Us! 09/26/2018
BONUS: The Spinoff is Upon Us! It's the last ever episode of Theme Park Thursday with on The Improviser's Guide Podcast - and a BONUS one at that!. This week, budget cuts (aka cutbacks), the end of a nighttime era and hey now, it's an All Star... Re-sort! And what would the last ever episode of Theme Park Thursday w/ be without some sound issues. FOLLOW @DillosDiz on & ! LIKE Dillo's Diz on Watch home video footage on ! Theme composed by Matt Harvey. Alexander's Ragtime Band intro performed by Lindsay Zaroogian.
info_outline BONUS: Jen Took (Another) Diz Trip, part one 09/20/2018
BONUS: Jen Took (Another) Diz Trip, part one On this BONUS edition of Theme Park Thursday w/ ... the first of two parts... like a two part series finale before spinning off into its own podcasting entity on Jen provides the ins and outs of her recent weekend visiting Walt Disney World. The Magical Express, Toy Story Land, MuppetVision, and new lovers of the Beverly are revealed (but request anonymity). Theme composed by . 'Alexander's Ragtime Band' performed by Lindsay Zaroogian. FOLLOW @DillosDiz on & . for more Blogs, Archives, Throwbacks & More!
info_outline BONUS: Game of Roman's 09/20/2018
BONUS: Game of Roman's A proposal at the Emmys, Queen Becky, & EVERYONE is cashing in a Money in the Bank contract.... On this bonus edition of #EverythingIsWrestling Wednesday - BROTHER! LIKE The Improviser's Guide on Facebook! FOLLOW @FrankMCardillo on . for more information!
info_outline Episode 100: The (airquote) HUGE Announcement 09/13/2018
Episode 100: The (airquote) HUGE Announcement It. Has. Happened! has 1000 Followers on the ol'Twitter! In June, & announced (well, just Frank really) that, should reach 1000 Followers by the 100th episode of , there would be a HUGE announcement. That announcement takes place during this episode! Please keep hands, arms, legs, and expectations low at this time. Thank you. FOLLOW @DillosDiz on & . for Archives, Throwbacks, & Blogs.
info_outline Episode 99: World News Wrestling 09/12/2018
Episode 99: World News Wrestling New York Times op-eds, Cardi B & Nicki Minaj, and Serena vs The Ump... All that plus a Hell in a Cell preview on #EverythingIsWrestling Wednesday - BROTHER! Theme composed by . Additional Themes produced for  performances composed by FOLLOW on Twitter. Go to for more!
info_outline Episode 98: September Happenings 09/11/2018
Episode 98: September Happenings Past guests on IT'S [Talk] TUESDAY are working the hustle during the month of September 2018: Here within, some highlights of our previous discussions in a one stop shop. Theme composed by . Additional Themes produced for  performances composed by . FOLLOW for more!
info_outline Episode 96: The Great Space Coast(er) 09/06/2018
Episode 96: The Great Space Coast(er) & return to Theme Park Thursdays after a week away! On this episode, Toy Story Land, Jungle Cruise talk, and an Evacuation. Plus, it's the penultimate TPT before our HUGE announcement... but will there be a HUGE announcement! FOLLOW @DillosDiz on & . for more blogs, archives, throwbacks and more! Theme composed by . Additional Themes produced for  performances composed by FOLLOW @FrankMCardillo on & . for more!
info_outline Episode 95: EIW Potpourri 09/05/2018
Episode 95: EIW Potpourri The John McCain run in, daring to draw comparisons to Rock-Austin, All In, and how do you feel about Undertaker-Shawn Michaels? Theme composed by . Additional Themes produced for  performances composed by . FOLLOW @FrankMCardillo on & . for more info!
info_outline Episode 94: Jesterevolution Cookies 09/05/2018
Episode 94: Jesterevolution Cookies is the stage name of rapper/producer , a diverse artist with a mixed bag of skills including but not limited to: Acting, Photography, and Graphic design. His latest project, is now on the Jesterevolution site. We discuss the new Eminem release, The Bard's Tale, and music to keep an ear on. Theme composed by . Additional Themes produced for  performances composed by . FOLLOW @FrankMCardillo on & . for more!
info_outline Episode 93: Simon Said 09/04/2018
Episode 93: Simon Said On this episode, Neil Simon's place in  lore is discussed... Why it's good (and risky) to do a fully staged Simon comedy in 4 rehearsals, how saying the same lines for 18 years can still make you flub them when you walk out on stage, and which Simon piece would get it's own one night revival if the opportunity presente itself. Theme composed by . Additional Themes produced for  performances composed by . FOLLOW @FrankMCardillo on & . for more!
info_outline Episode 92: Beaches & Disney 08/23/2018
Episode 92: Beaches & Disney Frank is off to one of the two Florida coasts which means he needs to sneak in as much Disney time as he can without it being too much Disney and without it being sneaky. He and Jen try to navigate this on this edition of Theme Park Thursday with on The Improviser's Guide Podcast. Theme by Matt Harvey. Additional Themes produced for [By The Mummers] performances by Jason Purdy. FOLLOW @DillosDiz on Twitter and Instagram. for more!
info_outline Episode 91: The Ballad of Becky Lynch 08/22/2018
Episode 91: The Ballad of Becky Lynch The second half of day-night double dip discusses the 'heel turn' of Becky Lynch. How did this happen? Why is it so frustrating? Why is it still a good story? I'm not sure this episode will have all the answers. Theme composed by Additional Themes produced for  performances composed by .