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A documentary style podcast exploring how a show evolves from idea to full production.

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About Broadway Backstory

Broadway Backstory is a documentary style podcast from TodayTix and Theater People that explores the stories behind our favorite shows and how they develop from an idea to a full Broadway production. We get the behind the scenes story directly from the people who lived it – the conceivers, actors, directors, and producers.

About TodayTix

TodayTix is an international ticketing platform on a mission to redefine the way people see theater. Through effortless access to the best shows, insightful guidance to the world of theater, and thoughtful service at each moment along the way, TodayTix enables people to discover the best that their city has to offer. As the first and only free mobile app for iOS and Android connecting the next generation of culture lovers to theater, TodayTix is disrupting an established industry that is ripe for innovation.

Operating in the world’s most iconic theater markets, TodayTix secures the best discounted and full price tickets available for the hottest shows in New York City, London’s West End, the San Francisco Bay Area, Los Angeles, Seattle, Philadelphia, Connecticut, Boston, Washington DC and Chicago.

To learn more, please visit, tune into the TodayTix “Broadway Backstory” podcast, or download TodayTix for iOS or Android.

About Theater People

Patrick Hinds is the founder of Theater Podcast Productions and is the creator, producer, and host of the podcasts Theater People, Broadway Backstory, The Official Disney On Broadway Podcast, and True Crime Obsessed.

In 2015, Theater Podcast Productions’ flagship podcast, Theater People, was recognized by NPR as one of the top 200 podcasts on the internet. In 2016, named Theater People one of the top 22 pop-culture podcasts on the internet and the Webby Awards named the show an honoree in the category of Best Podcast. Theater People’s Live Summer Series, which featured Laura Osnes, Lindsay Mendez, Lesli Margherita, and Eden Espinosa, was hailed as a ‘must-attend’ event by Backstage.

In November 2016, in partnership with TodayTix, Patrick launched Broadway Backstory. Through interviews with the creators, actors, writers, directors, and producers who lived it, Broadway Backstory finds out how beloved shows developed from an idea to a full Broadway production. Broadway Backstory is currently the number 1 Broadway-themed podcast on iTunes.

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Production Staff

Episodes are produced and edited by Patrick Hinds.

Production help from Steve Tipton, Mike Jensen, Matt Tamanini, Rikki Condos, Max Sedacca, and Grace Frahm.

Story help from Steve Tipton, Sarah Bidnick, Ngozi Ogbonna, and Natalie Grillo.