Filmed Live Musicals

Ellen M. Krass: A Lifetime of Film & TV

October 20, 2023 Luisa Lyons Season 1 Episode 71
Filmed Live Musicals
Ellen M. Krass: A Lifetime of Film & TV
Show Notes

Host Luisa Lyons chats with the person who inspired the entire Filmed Live Musicals project, Ellen M. Krass! 

Ellen M. Krass is the Emmy award winning producer behind the live captures of The Robber Bridegroom, Little Johnny Jones, Follies in Concert, Sweeney Todd with Angela Lansbury and George Hearn, Sweeney Todd with the San Francisco Philharmonic, Candide with the New York Philharmonic, the Broadway revival of Company starring Raul Esparza, Sondheim The Birthday Concert, Company with the New York Philharmonic starring Neil Patrick Harris, Patti LuPone, Stephen Colbert et al., Gypsy Live from the Savoy starring Imelda Staunton, and the Broadway revival of She Loves Me, which was the first Broadway musical to be livestreamed online.

Ellen shares her insights into her historic journey working in film and television, and filming live theatre for the screen.

Visit the Filmed Live Musicals database to learn where to watch all the musicals that Ellen has produced! 

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Filmed Live Musicals is created by Luisa Lyons, an Australian actor, writer, and musician. Luisa holds a Masters in Music Theatre from London's Royal Central School of Speech and Drama and now lives, works, and plays in New York. Learn more at and follow on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook.