'DAYS OF OUR LIVES' STAR ERIC MARTSOLF TO VOICE NEW AUDIO/VIDEO PODCAST SERIES, "RIDE SHARE"
Days Of Our Lives actor Eric Martsolf is voicing the hybrid audio/video drama series podcast, RIDE SHARE, created by Digital Sky. RIDE SHARE will be a ten-episode spinoff series based on the pilot. Set to premiere on September 1, 2020 with new episodes releasing each week, it will follow Keith (Martsolf), a dangerous con-man who preys on the public under the guise of a friendly ride share driver.
The RIDE SHARE video podcasts feature visual elements such as graphic novel animations or actor performances to help bring the stories and characters to life. Digital Sky previously piloted a handful of storylines based around popular apps and has been guided by each pod’s popularity when coming up with their first series.
ERIC MARTSOLF TO STAR IN "MAMMA MIA!" MUSICAL
Joining the cast for the 5-Star Theatricals production of "Mamma Mia!" is Emmy-winning actor, Eric Martsolf. He will be starring as "Sam Carmichael," the same role played by Pierce Brosnan in the original motion picture. Performances will take place sometime in 2020 (specific dates to be announced) at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza in Thousand Oaks, California.
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NEW PODCAST SERIES TO BE HOSTED BY ERIC MARTSOLF
Eric Martsolf, star of “Days of Our Lives” will host the new weekly series, FOR DUMMIES: The Podcast. With over 250 million books in print and countless topics covered, the iconic For Dummies brand has revolutionized learning by making complex subjects easy to understand. Starting June 17, 2019, each week FOR DUMMIES: The Podcast will explore one of the For Dummies titles in its trademark approachable, fun, and entertaining style.
ERIC MARTSOLF NOMINATED FOR 2ND DAYTIME EMMY AWARD
"Days of Our Lives" actor, Eric Martsolf, has been nominated for his 2nd Daytime Emmy for 'Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series.' He won his first Daytime Emmy for 'Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series' in 2014 and became the original "Days of our Lives' cast member to ever win this coveted award. The 46th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards were held on May 5, 2019 in Pasadena, California.
Actor and Singer to Host June 27 – July 15 at Flamingo Las Vegas
Emmy-winner Eric Martsolf of “Days of Our Lives” has teamed up with Legends in Concert, the longest-running show in Las Vegas, to guest-host the new summer production at Flamingo Las Vegas June 27 through July 15, 2017.
“I am incredibly honored and pleased to join Legends this summer in Las Vegas. The stage has always been my second home, and I’m humbled that this historic show is allowing me into their family. The work ethic and commitment that these performers demonstrate on a nightly basis is unparalleled, and I’m anxious to shake, rattle, and roll with them at Flamingo Las Vegas,” said Martsolf.
In addition to exciting new celebrity host, Legends continues to go back to its roots with music luminaries of the past, such as British icon and “Son of a Preacher Man” chart-topper, Dusty Springfield; thrilling moonwalker, Michael Jackson; “Diamonds are Forever” blonde bombshell, Marilyn Monroe; and the original American idol, Elvis Presley. Legends in Concert continues to celebrate the world’s most famous and influential icons, all gone too soon, giving audiences an extraordinary chance to experience live the most captivating music, fashion and memories of these true legends.
For more than three decades, Legends in Concert has proudly entertained more than 6.6 million Las Vegas visitors and residents, produced over 18,500 performances on the Las Vegas Strip and performed to more than 30 million fans worldwide.
EMMY-WINNER ERIC MARTSOLF OF “DAYS OF OUR LIVES” GUEST- HOSTS “LEGENDS IN CONCERT”
Eric with Donnie & Marie Osmond, fellow performers at Flamingo Las Vegas
Jillian Clare Directs New Movie Starring Marie Wilson, Lilly Melgar, Martha Madison, and Eric Martsolf
Jillian Clare is stepping behind the camera with her directorial debut of "To The Beat!" a fun, family, feature film which begins filming next week in Los Angeles. The movie was released on March 13, 2018 on Amazon and i-Tunes.
The dramedy tells the story of 14 year old twin sisters who enter a contest to be dancers in their favorite pop stars music video, which leads to a battle with their rival, across the street, the best dancer of all, who wants to win the contest as well.
Portraying Camila, the soft-spoken, widowed mother of the twins, is Marie Wilson (Ex-Summer; DAYS), who is joined by Lilly Melgar (Janice; The Bay), playing their fashionista Aunt, Ana Sophia – the sister of their deceased father. Also in the cast is Eric Martsolf (Brady; DAYS), playing Michael Adams, the father of the spoiled neighbor (who she has tightly wrapped around her finger), and Martha Madison (Belle; DAYS) as Clare, her very Southern mother, that's slightly obsessed with Paula Abdul.
On her directorial debut Jillian said “I'm so excited to be directing some of my favorite co-stars including Martha, Marie and Lilly, whom I worked with on 'Ladies of the Lake,' and Eric, who I've known forever and worked with many years ago on 'Miss Behave'.” Clare continued “It's definitely these four soap veterans like you've never seen them before as they join about 25 teenagers in a fun, family dance movie.”
Martsolf reprised his role in the sequel, "To the Beat! Back 2 School," which was released on March 10, 2020. It also features a cameo by Mason Martsolf.
41st Annual Daytime Emmy Awards:
Best Supporting Actor Win
On June 22, 2014, Eric attended the 41st Annual Daytime Emmy Awards in Beverly Hills, California. There Eric WON his first Daytime Emmy for 'Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series' and became the first "Days of our Lives' cast member to ever win the prestigious award.
→ Watch Eric's winning moment and reaction.
.:. Eric on the Red Carpet
Eric's "Breakfast Television" Appearance
Eric on the Kelly Alexander Show
Eric Drops In On Soap Talk
"Days Go By" Duet Song Released
Eric Martsolf is best known for portraying Brady Black on the hit soap "Days of our Lives." But long before he was making TV audiences swoon, he was making music. Although acting has become his full-time job, Eric has always had a passion for music. So, he recently teamed up with longtime friend, Nashville singer/songwriter Holly Norman, to record a brand new duet penned by Norman, Days Go By.
In the late 90’s, one of Eric’s musical ventures included being a featured performer in a theater at Dollywood, Dolly Parton’s nationally recognized theme park in Pigeon Forge, TN. It was there Eric first met and worked with Holly Norman, performing together in a 50’s themed show, Let The Good Times Roll. After leaving Dollywood, Eric continued to pursue music, but his acting abilities landed him a major role on the soap opera, Passions. Currently, he plays the Brady Black character role on "Days of our Lives," for which he won a Daytime Emmy Award in 2012 for Best Supporting Actor.
The song, Days Go By, is about a couple parting ways; something Eric relates to all to well since his DAYS character Brady can’t seem to settle down with the right woman. The song really showcases the beautiful, effortless blend of Holly and Eric’s vocals. With Holly’s sweet, angelic tones and Eric’s deep, rich voice, the song is certain to capture audiences and paint a vivid picture of a love gone wrong. Holly and Eric are excited to be working together again and hope to make this the start of something special.
The song is available on iTunes and on Amazon.
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