Special Episode: Julie Benko on the ‘Euphonic Gumbo’ of New Orleans Music


On today’s episode, Matt Tamanini is in conversation with the star of both “Funny Girl” and “Harmony” on Broadway Julie Benko. Just one week after closing “Harmony,” Julie is back on the stage at Birdland Jazz Club on Monday, Feb. 12 at 7 p.m. with a special Mardi Gras concert featuring some of her favorite songs from the city of New Orleans. 

Matt and Julie discuss her fondness for the city and its sounds as well as the incredible ride that she has been on with her last two Broadway shows. Julie explains the bittersweet emotions surrounding the closing of “Harmony” and what she will take with her from the experience. 

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