On this episode we meet Mary McManus. Mary is a motivational speaker, author, poet, 2009 Boston Marathon Finisher, polio and trauma survivor. She has a remarkable story of resilience, healing, Hope and possibilities. Once you hear her tell her story you will want to rush out to purchase her newest book of poems “Hope is a Garden” which she wrote during the recent pandemic. So please join us for this incredible story. And please check out Mary’s book at www.MaryMcManus.com. To learn more, go to vohboston.org.
On this episode we say hello to long time supporter, WCVB News Anchor Maria Stephanos and her incredibly talented husband, artist, Dale Stephanos. We talk about how they met, their own journeys to where they are today and we discuss Dale’s incredible mother and her cancer journey. Please join us and get some insight on those who have been in your lives for many years. And check out Dales artwork which has been featured in Time, Newsweek, Sport Illustrated and Rolling Stone Magazine at www.dalesillustration.com. To learn more, go to vohboston.org.
Sean Allan Krill is Grammy Award winning and Tony Nominated Actor for his role as Steve Healy in Broadways “Jagged Little Pill.” In this episode we discuss the possibility of Broadway reopening and some inside details of Jagged Little Pill and how Sean has used the pain of his loss to bring life to his character in JLP. Please join us. To learn more, go to vohboston.org.
Sean Allan Krill is Grammy Award winning and Tony Nominated Actor for his role as Steve Healy in Broadways “Jagged Little Pill.” In the first of this 2 part conversation Sean discusses his theatrical roots and he opens up about the loss of his long time partner, Guy Adkins, to cancer and how that changed him personally and professionally. Please join us for this very personal conversation. To learn more, go to vohboston.org.
In this episode we chat with the President of the Spotlight Playhouse, Scott Helmers and their Artistic Director, Lance Arnold as they discuss this history of their theater group and how they are weathering the storm of these pandemic times. They also give us insight to their plans for 2021 and beyond. Please join us. To learn more, go to vohboston.org.
On this episode we speak with Roger Desjardins who has raised over $42,000 on his own for cancer research through a myriad of athletic endeavors. Please join us as Roger tells us his story and why he works so hard to raise funds.
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This week Ed and Greg welcome the Executive Artistic Director of Voices, Dana Siegal, who talks about her roots in Voices of Hope, nursing and theater. Plus she discusses how her life has been effected by being a part of Voices of Hope. We also have the Trivia Question of the Week along with other chatter. I hope you will join us. To learn more, go to vohboston.org.
In our inaugural episode Ed and I discuss the origins of Voices of Hope and how we all met to start this journey. We also talk about what you can expect to hear in upcoming episodes as well as our possible guests and we kick off our Theater/Music trivia segment. Stay tuned for more origins in episode 2 as you get to know us. To learn more, go to vohboston.org.
Voices of Hope is a small non-profit north of Boston that raises funds for, and brings awareness to, the strides that are being made in regard to the research being done at the Termeer Center for Targeted Therapies at the MGH Cancer Center through live theater and musical events. The Cardinal Café serves as a space to discuss how small non-profits can make a big difference in these larger battles and how the arts can serve as a catalyst to bring more people into that fight. We will share stories of courage, fight, love, loss and hope as we talk with those involved on these journeys. I hope you will join us. To learn more, go to vohboston.org.