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Little Known Facts with Ilana Levine
With her unique style of hosting, Ilana Levine gives her listeners up close and personal access to today's biggest stars from Broadway, Film and Television. Her intimate and revealing conversations with Tony Award, Academy Award, Grammy Award and Emmy Award winners gives listeners the feeling they are part of a conversation between old friends. Guests include Julianne Moore, Matthew Broderick, Sarah Jessica Parker, Ben Platt, Uma Thurman, Aasif Mandvi, Octavia Spencer, Edie Falco, Allison Janney, Beanie Feldstein, Judith Light, Molly Ringwald, Cynthia Nixon, Kristin Chenoweth, Anthony Rapp, Jason Alexander, Tony Shalhoub, Griffin Dunne, Kaskade, Laura Linney and many more. New episodes are released on Mondays.
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Episode 159 - Dame Helen
21 min
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Episode 158 - Jonathan Marc Sherman, Part 2
41 min
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Episode 157 - Jonathan Marc Sherman, Part 1
63 min
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Episode 156 - Leslie Dixon
45 min
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Episode 155 - Marin Ireland, Part 2
69 min
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Episode 154 - Marin Ireland, Part 1
66 min
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Episode 153 - Casey Nicholaw
65 min
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Episode 152 - Ben Stiller
55 min
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Episode 151 - Anna Chlumsky
57 min
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Episode 150 - John Cameron Mitchell
81 min
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Episode 149 - Stephanie J. Block
72 min
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Episode 148 - Robert Horn
78 min
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Episode 147 - Tracy Spiridakos
55 min
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Episode 146 - Shoshana Bean
40 min
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Episode 145 - Thomas Kail
68 min
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Episode 144 - Maddie Corman
77 min
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Episode 143 - The Ferryman Kids
55 min
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Episode 142 - Mandy Gonzalez
69 min
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Episode 141 - Marc Kudisch
56 min
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Episode 140 - Isabelle Huppert and Trip Cullman
56 min
21
Episode 139 - Sophie von Haselberg and Ariana V...
77 min
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Episode 138 - Caitlin Kinnunen
55 min
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How To Be More Chill
5 min
24
Episode 137 - Mario Cantone
59 min
25
Episode 136 - Daryl Roth
66 min
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Episode 135 - Celebrating Women and Broadway
52 min
27
Episode 134 - Amy Ryan
71 min
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Episode 133 - Jason Moore
59 min
29
Episode 132 - "You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown...
60 min
30
Episode 131 - The Making Of A Cast Recording
51 min
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Episode 130 - Harry Hadden-Paton
62 min
32
Episode 129 - Patti Murin
68 min
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Episode 128 - Stronger Than Hate
90 min
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Episode 127 - Jeremy Jordan
63 min
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Episode 126 - Mike Birbiglia
51 min
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Episode 125 - Laura Dreyfuss
50 min
37
Episode 124 - Ted Danson and Mary Steenburgen, ...
69 min
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Episode 123 - Lilli Cooper
60 min
39
Episode 122 - Joe Iconis, Recorded Live at the ...
53 min
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Episode 121 - Steven Levenson
62 min
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Episode 120 - Jill Kargman
61 min
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Episode 119 - Michael Urie
32 min
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Episode 118 - Bonnie Milligan
61 min
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Episode 117 - Alexandra Styron
42 min
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Episode 116 - Rory O'Malley Interviews Our Ilan...
55 min
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Episode 115 - Douglas and Susan Segal
48 min
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Episode 114 - Nicolette Robinson
58 min
48
Episode 113 - Spencer Day
35 min
49
Episode 112 - Eduardo Braniff
28 min
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Episode 111 - Be More Chill -- A Cast Conversation
56 min
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Episode 110 - Jason Alexander
63 min
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Episode 109 - Jenn Colella
51 min
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Episode 108 - Cynthia Nixon, Revisited
34 min
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Episode 107 - David Korins, Part 2
50 min
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Episode 106 - David Korins, Part 1
48 min
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Episode 105 - Jason Robert Brown, Recorded Live
34 min
57
Auditions: The Good, The Bad, The Hilarious - R...
43 min
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Episode 104 - George Salazar
75 min
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Episode 103 - Beth Malone
56 min
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Episode 102 - Andrew Keenan-Bolger
58 min
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Episode 101 - Matt Bomer
59 min
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Episode 100+ - Matthew Broderick, Recorded Live
44 min
63
Episode 100 - Robbie Rozelle
19 min
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Episode 99 - Robert Nassau
41 min
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Episode 98 - Jesse Tyler Ferguson
50 min
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Episode 97 - Abigail Pogrebin
58 min
67
Episode 96 - Joe Iconis and Jennifer Tepper, re...
48 min
68
Episode 95 - Roma Torre
60 min
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Episode 94 - Katie Finneran
57 min
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Episode 93 - Michael Ian Black
58 min
71
Episode 92 - Laura Benanti, Recorded Live at th...
51 min
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Episode 91 - Jennifer Tepper
49 min
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Episode 90 - Kevin McCollum
33 min
74
Episode 89 - Rory O'Malley
59 min
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Episode 88 - Cara Buono, Part 2
42 min
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Episode 87 - Cara Buono, Part 1
47 min
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Episode 86 - Auditions: The Good, The Bad, The ...
43 min
78
Episode 85 - Melissa Anelli
25 min
79
Episode 84 - Chazz Palminteri
55 min
80
Episode 83 - Beanie Feldstein
63 min
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Episode 82 - Actors and Activism - Recorded Liv...
36 min
82
Episode 81 - Steven Rogers
37 min
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Episode 80 - Matt Rodin
44 min
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Episode 79 - Lesli Margherita
57 min
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Episode 78 - Uma Thurman
50 min
86
Episode 77 - Sarah Jessica Parker
65 min
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Episode 76 - Patti LuPone
40 min
88
Episode 75 - Home for the Holidays
32 min
89
Episode 74 - Rob Morrow
53 min
90
Episode 73 - Julian Ovenden
34 min
91
Episode 72 - Nia Vardalos
34 min
92
Episode 71 - Kelli O'Hara
52 min
93
Episode 70 - Jordan Roth
42 min
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Episode 69 - Donna Murphy, Part 2
33 min
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Episode 68 - Donna Murphy
46 min
96
Episode 67 - Will Roland
67 min
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Episode 66 - Laura Heywood
48 min
98
Episode 65 - Cazzie David & Elisa Kalani
30 min
99
Episode 64 - Bill Camp
53 min
100
Episode 63 - Gillian Pensavalle
37 min
101
Episode 62 - Allison Janney
45 min
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Episode 61 - Celia Keenan-Bolger
45 min
103
Episode 60 - Julianne Moore
55 min
104
Episode 59 - Brian d'Arcy James
52 min
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Episode 58 - Brendan McDonald
46 min
106
Ben Platt, Revisited
29 min
107
Episode 57 - Jen Rudin
28 min
108
Episode 56 - Jerry Mitchell
54 min
109
Episode 55 - Nikka Graff Lanzarone
33 min
110
Episode 54 - Alex Gansa
45 min
111
Episode 53 - Gus Birney
50 min
112
Episode 52 - Kaskade
43 min
113
Episode 51 - Ben Platt and Lucas Hedges
58 min
114
Episode 50 - Alan Alda
41 min
115
Andrew Rannells & Ben Platt: A Tony Awards Special
63 min
116
Laura Linney & Cynthia Nixon: A Tony Awards Spe...
61 min
117
Episode 49 - Andy Cohen
39 min
118
Episode 48 - Octavia Spencer
30 min
119
Episode 47 - Orfeh
37 min
120
Episode 46 - Christopher Hanke
45 min
121
Episode 45 - Emily Skeggs
46 min
122
Episode 44 - J. Smith-Cameron
45 min
123
Episode 43 - Danny Burstein
56 min
124
Episode 42 - Edie Falco
54 min
125
Episode 41 - Miriam Shor
43 min
126
Episode 40 - Tony Shalhoub
32 min
127
Episode 39 - Judith Light
35 min
128
Episode 38 - Reed Birney & Jayne Houdyshell, Re...
26 min
129
Episode 37 - Lucas Hedges
30 min
130
Episode 36 - Andrew Rannells
37 min
131
Little Known Facts Uncovered
32 min
132
Dan Bucatinksy, Star of '24: Legacy,' Revisited
39 min
133
My Love Letter to BroadwayCon
46 min
134
Ben Platt, Back By Popular Demand
28 min
135
Episode 32 - Griffin Dunne
39 min
136
American Audition Horror Stories
We relive American Horror Audition Stories With Out Past Guests
50 min
137
Gone Fishin'
Happy Holidays from Little Known Facts
2 min
138
Episode 31 - Molly Ringwald
Molly Ringwald,  international movie star, gets candid with Ilana about how she has handled a  lifetime of fame, growing up with a blind parent ,why she won't let her kids act and more. Molly began her film career at the age of 13 in Paul...
41 min
139
Special Thanks - John Slattery Revisited
In honor of Thanksgiving and in honor of 30 episodes shared, I wanted to take a moment to say thank you to my friend, the actor John Slattery. John was the first actor to join us in the podcast booth and sit down for an interview when this was just a...
34 min
140
Episode 30 - Seth Rudetsky
Seth Rudetsky is the afternoon Broadway host  of Seth Speaks and Seth's Big Fat Radio Show on Sirius/XM Satellite Radio. He has played piano for over 15 Broadway shows, was Grammy-nominated for his concert CD of Hair and...
34 min
141
Episode 29 - Dan Fogler
Tony-award winning actor Dan Fogler landed a starring role in the much-anticipated Warner Bros. film FANTASTIC BEASTS AND WHERE TO FIND THEM. This next adventure into J.K. Rowling¹s magical world of witches and wizards will be released Thanksgiving...
34 min
142
An Important Message From Ilana's Children
On this special episode of Little Know Facts, Ilana's kids join us to express the importance of voting. We'll return next week with Dan Fogler.
3 min
143
Episode 28 - Daphne Rubin Vega
DAPHNE RUBIN-VEGA is a two-time Tony and Drama Desk nominee (1996/2004) and recipient of the Theater World, Obie (1996) and Blockbuster (1998) awards. She has been a member of the Labyrinth Theater Company since 1992. Ms....
25 min
144
Episode 27 - Michael Urie
Michael Urie is the award-winning star of one of the most unexpected theater success stories in years, the brilliant and hilarious Buyer & Cellar.  Playing multiple characters – including Barbra Streisand – in this one-man tour de force,...
31 min
145
Episode 26 - Matthew Broderick
A two-time Tony award-winning stage actor and instantly recognizable film presence, Matthew Broderick will next be seen on screen in Rules Don’t Apply opposite Warren Beatty, Annette Bening and Lily Collins. He will next star in Look Away alongside...
38 min
146
Episode 25 - Talia Balsam
Talia Balsam has had a fascinating career on stage and in film and television. Some of her TV roles include the new HBO Series - Divorce, Zelda, The Newsroom, Mad Men, The Good Wife, Homeland, Nurse Jackie, Elementary, Treme, K Street, Without A...
23 min
147
Episode 24 - Julie White
JULIE WHITE recently starred opposite Matthew Broderick and Annaleigh Ashford in the Broadway revival of A.R. Gurney’s play “Sylvia” under the direction of Dan Sullivan. White won a Tony Award for Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Play...
26 min
148
Episode 23 - Dominic Fumusa
Dominic Fumusa is best known for playing "Kevin Peyton" opposite Edie Falco on Showtime's acclaimed show "Nurse Jackie" which ran for seven seasons from 2009-2015. Fumusa's extensive theater experience includes originating roles in the NY premieres of...
31 min
149
Episode 22 - Laura Linney
Laura Linney is an American actress who works in film, television and theatre.  Her film work includes GENIUS directed by Michael Grandage, alongside Colin Firth, Jude Law and Nicole Kidman and Tom Ford’s upcoming NOCTURNAL ANIMALS and THE...
29 min
150
Episode 21 - Aasif Mandvi
Aasif Mandvi is well known for his work as a correspondent on Comedy Central’s Emmy-winning show, THE DAILY SHOW WITH JON STEWART. Most recently, Aasif wrote, produced, and starred in the HBO series, THE BRINK, co-starring Jack Black and Tim...
30 min
151
Episode 20 - Craig Bierko
Craig is currently playing the multiply disordered "Chet Wilton" in Lifetime's Peabody Award winning UnREAL.  On Broadway Bierko received the Theater World Debut Award and Tony, Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle, Drama League Award nominations for...
37 min
152
Episode 19 - Kathryn Erbe
Kathyrn Erbe is best known for playing Detective Alexandra Eames in LAW & ORDER: CRIMINAL INTENT... Erbe’s television credits include playing the infamous death row inmate Shirley Bellinger on the acclaimed HBO series “Oz.”  She also...
26 min
153
Episode 18 - Elizabeth Marvel
American-born stage and screen actor Elizabeth Marvel will play President-elect Elizabeth Keane on the upcoming sixth season of Showtime’s “Homeland,” which will debut in January 2017. On the big screen, Marvel will appear in the upcoming films...
30 min
154
Episode 17 - Dan Bucatinsky
Dan Bucatinsky is an actor, writer, producer best known for his Emmy-winning role as "James Novak" on Scandal. Most recently, he joined the cast of the Fox reboot, "24: Legacy," and will appear in the return of Gilmore Girls for Netflix. With...
37 min
155
Episode 16 - Judy Kuhn
Judy Kuhn has been nominated for four Tony Awards most recently for her starring role in the Tony award winning musical Fun Home. Also on Broadway she starred in the Roundabout’s hit revival of She Loves Me (Tony Nomination), Chess (Tony & Drama...
23 min
156
Episode 15 - John Benjamin Hickey
John Benjamin Hickey recently starred as ‘Frank Winter’ in the critically acclaimed WGN America series Manhattan which ended its run after its 2nd season. Earlier this year, John was back on stage in Peter Parnell’s Dada Woof Papa Hot at Lincoln...
24 min
157
Episode 14 - Kristin Chenoweth
Emmy and Tony Award winning actress and singer Kristin Chenoweth’s career spans film, television, voiceover and stage. In 2015, Chenoweth received a coveted star on The Hollywood Walk of Fame. In 2009, she received an Emmy Award for Best Supporting...
38 min
158
Episode 13 - Noah Emmerich
Noah Emmerich’s breakout performance was in Ted Demme’s cult hit Beautiful Girls (Natalie Portman, Uma Thurman, Matt Dillon). His next role, opposite Jim Carrey in Peter Weir’s Academy Award-nominated The Truman Show, firmly established his...
26 min
159
Episode 12 - Mary Stuart Masterson
Mary Stuart Masterson’s film, TV and theater career, includes roles in At Close Range, Some Kind of Wonderful, Immediate Family [National Board of Review Award] Fried Green Tomatoes, Benny and Joon, and the Broadway musical, Nine [Tony Award...
28 min
160
Episode 11 - Roger Bart
Roger Bart starred Disaster on Broadway, (Outer Critic's Circle Nom) Young Frankenstein, The Frogs, The Producers, (Tony&Drama Desk Nominations), You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown (Tony Award & Drama Desk Award), Triumph Of Love, Big River....
23 min
161
Episode 10 - Reed Birney
Reed Birney just won Tony Award for his role as Erik in Stephen Karam's play, THE HUMANS, at The Helen Hayes Theater in New York. Last season, Reed Birney appeared in New York Halley Feiffer's I'M GONNA PRAY FOR YOU SO HARD (Outer Critics Circle,...
26 min
162
Episode 9 - Ben Platt
29 min
163
Episode 8 - Anthony Rapp
Anthony Rapp has been acting and singing professionally since he was nine years old.  With an extensive list of achievements, Rapp is best known for originating the role of ‘Mark Cohen’ in Jonathan Larson’s Tony Award-winning rock opera,...
24 min
164
Episode 7 - Frank DiLella
Frank DiLella's celebrity interviews, along with his in-depth reporting of the theatrical scene for NY1, have helped make him a trusted friend and confidant within the theater and entertainment communities, as well as one of the most popular...
27 min
165
Episode 6 - Constance Shulman
Constance Shulman originated the role of Annelle in Robert Harling's, Steel Magnolias at the WPA/Lucille Lortel Theater.  She was the voice of Patti Mayonnaise on Nickelodeon's animated series, DOUG (also ABC Disney).  FILMS:  Fried...
30 min
166
Episode 5 - Bryan Greenberg
Bryan Greenberg is a well known American actor and musician. Fans first came to love him as teenage dad "Jake Jagielski" in the WB hit series One Tree Hill. His fan base continued to grow with his next television series, the ABC drama October Roadin...
30 min
167
Episode 4 - BD Wong
BD Wong grew up in San Francisco.  He won a Tony Award for his performance in M. Butterfly.  He gained notoriety for playing the roles of Dr. George Huang on Law & Order: SVU, Father Ray Mukada on Oz, Dr. John Lee on Awake, Dr. Henry Wu...
25 min
168
Episode 3 - Cynthia Nixon
Cynthia Ellen Nixon is an American actress, known for her portrayal of Miranda Hobbes in the HBO series Sex and the City for which she won the 2004 Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series. She reprised the role in...
32 min
169
Episode 2 - More with John Slattery
Part 2 of Ilana's conversation with actor John Slattery. Listen in as the star of "Mad Men" and the Oscar-winning film "Spotlight" candidly shares stories about his youth, life on set, and working with the late great Philip...
28 min
170
Episode 1 - John Slattery
John Slattery is an American actor and director. He is best known for his role as Roger Sterling in the AMC drama series Mad Men. He has received four Primetime Emmy Award nominations and two Critics' Choice Television Awards for AMC's series Mad Men....
33 min