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Take Me To Coffee

40 EpisodesProduced by Broadway UnlockedWebsite

Why have just one mentor when you can have the whole internet?  #TM2CPodcast is for anyone who looks outside of their box for inspiration and knows just how important a great mentor can be. Each week, co-hosts and theatre creators Jessica Ryan (Broadway Unlocked) and Andrew Call (Hamilton) have coff… read more

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Covid Conversations: Actor's Equity with Brian Myers Cooper

April 28th, 2020


As a result of Covid-19, the theatre industry is experiencing a mind blowing100% unemployment rate, with no real understanding of when or how that's …

Covid Conversations: Finding Your Purpose with Rick Cowley

April 21st, 2020


Rick and Jess met four years ago, at an event in Australia put on by an entrepreneur they both knew. Turns out, that entrepreneur had met Rick when he attended his retreat VysionQuest in Bali. His time with Rick gave …

Covid Conversations: Classical Music & TikTok with Nathan Chan

April 15th, 2020


We've been chomping at the bit to talk to Nathan Chan, after hearing about him from our guests Drew Forde and Ken Kubota - and it did not disappoint. This conversation about how live performers navigate the loss of our …

Covid Conversations: The Artist + Activist Relief Fund with Michael Skolnik

April 7th, 2020


This episode is a valentine, lighthouse (and primal scream tbh) for all of our listeners who have been changing the world through the arts and activism and are facing the reality that we have been left with very little …

Covid Conversations: Travel & Content with Sarah Dandashy

March 31st, 2020


Here at #TM2C, we love when a guest is willing to really dig in and road map how they built their career, even if the beginnings were humble. Sarah …

Covid Conversations - Broadway with The Broadway Husbands

March 24th, 2020


Coronavirus can't stop our coffee dates! This is one is for all our artists friends and listeners grappling with what comes next as our livelihoods have been moved online. The Broadway Husbands, Bret Shuford and Stephen …

The Daily Server: Rob Darwell

March 17th, 2020


**UPDATE: **If you have the means and enjoy the episode, please go to the show links and donate to the US Bartender's Guild Emergency Relief Fund. …

BONUS EPISODE #5: Big Changes: Sommvivant Returns

March 10th, 2020


If you've been with us since the beginning, you know Amanda McCrossin, aka @Sommvivant, has been working as a sommelier at one of the best restaurants in the world. And now she's not. Say WHAT. After 10 years of working …

#GayCountry: Brian Falduto

March 3rd, 2020


Remember the movie School of Rock, with Jack Black? The cutie-patootie kid (who also happened to be gay) in that movie is all grown up now, and has …

Haus Urban: Hassan Sayyed

February 25th, 2020


How do you go from theatre actor to laid-off performer with a major injury and then end up as a skincare entrepreneur with a cult following of …

Sex Work Affirming Therapy: Janis Luna

February 18th, 2020


Well, this is one of the coolest conversations we've ever had. Janis is a stripper, writer, and sex work affirming therapist living and practicing in …

Sideways the Experience: Mary Giuliana & Vanessa Conlin

February 11th, 2020


On February 20th, Napa Valley takes over NYC with Sideways the Experience at the Pecadillo Theatre Company - yes, that Sideways of Paul Giamatti …

Ring of Keys: Andrea Prestinario

February 4th, 2020


On February 16th at Joe's Pub in NYC, Ring of Keys is celebrating its 2nd Birthday with QUEERING THE CANNON, a cabaret concert that flips the songs you thought you knew, and introduces new tunes to our book that tell …

JHM Jams: Ken Kubota

January 28th, 2020


Classical Cellist Ken Kubota has hundreds of thousands of people tuning into his JHM Jams every week and brand collaborations every which way you …

How To Save The World: Meghan Offtermatt

January 21st, 2020


This was Andrew's last coffee date with coffee pods, thanks to actress and sustainability superhero Meghan Oftermatt- it's all fresh ground and pourover from here! She's like an unstoppable bundle of zero waste …

Take A Ten: Andy Roninson

January 14th, 2020


Ever been curious how musicals get written or what a composer loves in their actors? Get. Into. This. Coffee. Date. Because, oh god, we got nerdy AF with Larson Award-Winning Composer Andy Roninson, trying to figure out …

BONUS EPISODE #4: Scott Miesse

January 7th, 2020


Hot on the heels of our 90 day review of the process of making a podcast from scratch, we bring you a coffee date with the very person who was responsible for the original idea of Take Me To Coffee! When a waiter from …

The First 90 Days: Jess & Andrew

December 31st, 2019


Just in time for New Year's Eve and all the reflection that goes with it, #TM2C turns 3 months old and Jess & Andrew step into the hot seat for …

Illusions & Magic: Reza

December 24th, 2019


Magic is one of those things that has always been done a certain way, and Reza is completely smashing that out of the water. From his residency in Branson, Missouri, to touring the US, Reza has built every piece of his …

Broadway Workshop: Marc Tumminelli

December 17th, 2019


For over 12 years, Broadway Workshop has been training young actors and giving them a professional experience that has sent kids like Andrew Barth Feldman (Dear Evan Hanson) and Micaela Dimond (Cher Show) straight to …

God, Sex & Rich People: Mattie Jo Cowsert

December 10th, 2019


Andrew and Jess finally picked their jaws up off the ground after this crazy episode with actress and writer Mattie Jo Cowsert, who leads them through her childhood of evangelical upbringing, sexual purity and what it …

#GivingTuesday: Antuan Raimone & Crime Victims Treatment Center

December 3rd, 2019


TW: Sexual Assault. Eight years ago, Antuan Raimone (Hamilton) and Jess Ryan set out to raise money for Crime Victims Treatment Center. Antuan had …

That Viola Kid: Drew Forde

November 26th, 2019


We love things that go together. Turkey and stuffing. Macy's Thanksgiving Parade and the Rockettes. Viola and Instagram. Wait, Viola and Instagram? …

TEASER: That Viola Kid: Drew Forde

November 22nd, 2019


BIG NEWS ya'll! We're moving your coffee date to Tuesday starting next week. We didn't want to leave you without any inspiration during the move, so here's a little amuse-bouche of next week's episode for your listening …

Comedy Bits: Danny Pudi

November 14th, 2019


We got some great questions from listeners for this episode with actor Danny Pudi (you might remember him from a little show called Community?). We find out what made Danny laugh the hardest on the set of Community and …

Classical Piano + YouTube: AyseDeniz

November 7th, 2019


Talk about using the powers of social media for good! Classical pianist and composer AyseDeniz has harnessed YouTube, Facebook and Instagram to help …

Video Game Audio Design: Zack Quarles

October 31st, 2019


Ever find yourself playing a video game and thinking to yourself, "Man, I love this game but I don't know why - and it's not just the visuals"? Turns out the audio design of a game can make or break your experience, and …

BONUS EPISODE #3: Our Very Third Episode with Jay Klaitz from Jessica Jones

October 24th, 2019


Broadway, TV and Film actor Jay Klaitz took time away from his brand new (super cute) baby to chat with us in our third ever episode of Take Me To Coffee. We talked all things theatre (he is a legend of Broadway with …

BONUS EPISODE #1: Our Very First Episode with Jermaine Blackwell

October 24th, 2019


Friends, we're ten episodes in and that means it's time for a BONUS WEEK! Gather round for a very special commentary track episode, wherein Andrew …

BONUS EPISODE #2: Our Very Second Episode with Christina Anthony of Mixed-ish

October 24th, 2019


Little did we all know that Christina Anthony's life was about to be forever changed, when she agreed to be our second test guest back in March of 2019 and sit down for coffee with us. She had just shot a backdoor pilot …

Comedy: Dana Powell

October 17th, 2019


Modern Family. Veep. Bridesmaids. Dana Powell is a comedic powerhouse who has graced the screens of some of our favorite shows. Today, we're sitting down to coffee with her... well, no. Laying down to coffee with her? …

Sports & Identity: Joon Lee

October 10th, 2019


Jess is stuck in the wilds of eastern Oregon, so Andrew helms the ship for an incredibly inspiring conversation with Joon Lee. Joon is a 24 year old …

Wine: Amanda McCrossin aka Sommvivant

October 3rd, 2019


Wine always feels fancy, but our guest Amanda McCrossin spends the hour answering our dumb questions and helping us feel like maybe it isn't something that far out of our reach. Plus - we get the top 3 Instagram tips …

Community & Entrepreneurship: The Zuckerberg Institute

September 26th, 2019


Today we have coffee with the co-founders of The Zuckerberg Institute, Randi Zuckerberg's new initiative for entrepreneurs around the globe. We hear about Brian Patrick Murphy's biggest failure in business and what he …

Female Empowerment: Laura Behnke

September 26th, 2019


Even though Jess and Andrew did a bit of birdwalking at the top of the episode, things got back on track quickly and we got to hear about Laura Behnke's incredible journey from television sportscaster who was owned by …

Founding a Fitness Empire: Mark Fisher

September 26th, 2019


It seems like every Broadway friend of ours (including Andrew's wife!) keeps in shape at Mark Fisher Fitness. On our coffee date with the man himself, we found out that's because he is one smart dude, in addition to …


September 26th, 2019


Ami Dar, founder of, has always had one mission in life: connect the people who want to do good, and make it easier to do that good. Never was there such an inspiring episode as talking with he and their …

The Mughal Empire: Audrey Truschke

September 26th, 2019


Audrey Truschke has created a name for herself on Twitter but it's probably not for anything you'd guess. She's an academic and author whose specialty is Muslim & Hindu conflict, The Mughal Empire and Sanksrit. We …

Beer: Jeremy Danner

September 26th, 2019


What didn't we talk about on this date coffee with Kansas City beer geek Jeremy Danner? We hit what it means to sewer a batch of beer, what Jeremy thinks a brewery needs to do to go from good to great to amazing, and …

CURVYcon: CeCe Olisa

September 24th, 2019


theCURVYcon founder CeCe Olisa helps kick off our brand new podcast! We sip on some tasty coffee and talk about why following your feelings can lead …

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