Breaking Character Podcast



“Breaking Character,” a podcast by 98.3 the Coast that looks behind the curtain, taking you backstage and into the creative process of the arts and entertainment scene here in Southwest Michigan. Hosts Jeremy D. Bonfiglio and Paul Mow explore theater and film, music and dance, the visual and performing arts and more with those who create it, whether they are your friends and neighbors, regional stalwarts or professional artists just passing through. Sponsored by The Mendel Center at Lake Michigan College.


Episode 6 – SMSO, Decades Rewind

Paul Mow and Jeremy D. Bonfiglio talk with Conductor/ Music Director of the Southwest Michigan Symphony Orchestra and with the Cast of Decades Rewind playing at The Mendel Center Mainstage.

Episode 5 – Erth’s Dinosaur Zoo, the Black Lillies

This week Jeremy Bonfiglio and Paul Mow talk about Erth’s Dinosaur Zoo at the Mendel Center, Move Over, Mrs. Markham at the Twin City Player and The Black Lillies at the Livery.


Episode 4 – Funk Fest and the Krasl Art Center

Myrna Colley-Lee and Tami Miller about the new exhibit coming to the Krasl Art Center.  Also, Funk Fest at The Livery in Benton Harbor.


Episode 3 – Corky Seigel and Kennedy’s Kitchen

This Week Jeremy D. Bonfiglio and Paul Mow talked with Corky Seigel before his performance at the Acorn Theater and other Artists that will be performing around Southwest Michigan.


Episode 2 – Chris Jones and the Night Drivers

This week Jeremy D. Bonfiglio and Paul Mow Talk about the the Final Show in the Hanson Theater Living Room Series with The Very HUGE Improv Comedy Show and Chris Jones and The Night Drivers at the Acorn Theater in Three Oaks.


 Episode 1 – Spring Awakening at Lake Michigan College

Spring Awakening at LMC and Find out what is happening at the Acorn Theater in Three Oaks this week on Breaking Character: A Preview of Southwest Michigan Performing Arts & Events