Patrick Hinds

Patrick is the founder of Theater Podcast Productions. He began his podcasting journey in 2013 as the creator, co-producer, and host of the popular Theater People podcast, a show featuring full-length interviews with Tony winners, Broadway legends, and today’s brightest theater stars. Theater People was recently included on NPR’s hand-picked list of the best podcasts on the internet, was included on Buzzfeed.com's list of the 22 best pop-culture podcasts online, and was named an honoree in the category of "Best Podcast" by the 2015 Webby Awards. 

In partnership with TodayTix, Patrick launched Broadway Backstory in 2016. 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.

In 2017, Patrick was tapped by Disney Theatrical Productions to produce and host The Official Disney On Broadway Podcast 

Each episode takes a deep dive into Disney's productions on Broadway and around the world. 

 

He is also the co-author of The Whole World Was Watching: Living in the Light of Matthew Shepard and the author of The Q Guide to NYC Pride. 

Gillian Pensavalle

A born and raised New Yorker, Gillian is a karaoke enthusiast who says hello to dogs on the street, but always asks permission first. She is a proud Ravenclaw and

loyal to House Stark.

​Gillian is the creator, executive producer, and host of The Hamilcast: A Hamilton Podcast, the firstHamilton podcast to hit the airwaves in January of 2016, which has since earned the title of "The Official Hamilton Podcast" among cast members. 

 

Teaming up with her husband Michael Paul Smith, Gillian is the co-creator, producer, and star of The Residuals, a successful comedy series based on the couple's the real-life auditioning for commercials in New York City. Guest stars include Horatio Sanz, Michael Torpey, and Emily Tarver.

As a Senior On-Air Host at Zazoom Media Group, Gillian pitched, wrote, hosted, produced, and edited approximately 2,000 videos for the flagship Buzz60 channel that were distributed to over 12,000 partner sites including The Huffington Post, Hearst, AOLOn, MSN, Amazon, USA Today, and Roku. Topics included viral animal stories, dumb criminals, travel tips, Game Of Thrones andBreaking Bad recaps, and general pop culture. From telling a story straight to camera or editing text-only videos, her pieces have amassed over tens of millions of views.

​With over ten years of experience in the entertainment industry, Gillian is a content creator through and through:

She is an actor, voice-over artist, on-camera host, podcaster, editor, writer, SAG signatory producer, and showrunner.

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