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#59 - Patti LuPone, Broadway Legend/Rejected Cinderella

#59 - Patti LuPone, Broadway Legend/Rejected Cinderella

Patti LuPone spills all the tea about her audition to play Cinderella in Into the Woods, why she passed on playing the Witch twice, and whether she might be up for taking a crack at the role now. Join host Ben Rimalower for this candid conversation exploring how Sondheim and Lapine went Into the Woods.

24 mins
May 8
Ranking Every Show This Broadway Season...'Cause F**k It, Why Not

Ranking Every Show This Broadway Season...'Cause F**k It, Why Not

Oh look...it's the longest episode in Broadway Breakdown history. Matt saw every show of the 2023-2024 Broadway season. Now he wants to rank them. Because what else is there to do now? Feel free to listen to this episode while crossing Atlantic.

4 h 8 mins
May 9
2024 Tony Nominations Are Here! Reading YOUR Takes

2024 Tony Nominations Are Here! Reading YOUR Takes

Well...they're here. After much speculating, predicting and dreaming...the 2024 Tony Nominations have ARRIVED. And there were CHOICES made. Matt takes to instagram to read what y'all had to say about the new crop of nominations...and what a few of you had to say about HIM.

2 h 9 mins
May 2
Sunset Boulevard #6: Patti LuPone - Part 2

Sunset Boulevard #6: Patti LuPone - Part 2

Patti LuPone got her pool, but Glenn Close got the Tony. In this never-before-heard dressing room interview about Sunset Boulevard, Patti LuPone dives deep on the competition between her and fellow Norma Desmond, Glenn Close.

17 mins
Apr 17
THE GREAT GATSBY, SUFFS and Some Broadway Bullsh*t

THE GREAT GATSBY, SUFFS and Some Broadway Bullsh*t

"Everyone's a critic..." We're wrapping up the season very soon!!!! And before we do, we got some more shows for you: THE GREAT GATSBY, PATRIOTS and SUFFS! Matt discusses his opinions on all three. Plus some talk about some of the crazy that's been happening online this week in the community.

1 h 26 mins
Apr 18
Talking 'Lempicka' With Tony Nominees Eden Espinosa and Amber Iman

Talking 'Lempicka' With Tony Nominees Eden Espinosa and Amber Iman

In a conversation recorded before the announcement of the Tony nominations, actors Espinosa and Iman talk criticism discourse, the irresistible allure of Lempicka, and the Broadway community that’s rallied around their show.

32 mins
Apr 30
2024 Tony Nominees: What We Predict vs. What We Want (w/ Dan Rubins)

2024 Tony Nominees: What We Predict vs. What We Want (w/ Dan Rubins)

Two more days... Recorded Sunday April 21, before Matt saw MOTHER PLAY, CABARET and others...and before the final Tony eligibility rulings...Slant critic Dan Rubins stops by the Breakdown to discuss what they both think the Tony nominees will be and what they WANT them to be.

2 h 20 mins
Apr 28
FOLLIES with Jack Viertel

FOLLIES with Jack Viertel

FOLLIES is a Stephen Sondheim musical about looking in the mirror. What might you see? A theater? Or a parking lot? Here to discuss this complex show is the very definition of a multi-hyphenate.

1 h 5 mins
May 2
For Grant Gustin, The Hard Parts Are His Favorite Parts

For Grant Gustin, The Hard Parts Are His Favorite Parts

Now starring on Broadway in the critically acclaimed "Water for Elephants," Gustin shares what's most challenging — and most rewarding — about his first return to musical theater after nine years as the star of the long-running CW series "The Flash."

34 mins
Apr 16
58. "How Absolutely Remarkable" (Movie Trailer Reactions)

58. "How Absolutely Remarkable" (Movie Trailer Reactions)

Can you believe it's finally here! The official trailer for the Wicked movie has dropped and the boys are over the moon. Listen in as we chat about Cynthia's breathtaking performance, Ariana's comedy chops and the swoon-worthy-ness of Jonathan Bailey.

38 mins
May 17
Sunset Boulevard #5: Patti LuPone - Part 1

Sunset Boulevard #5: Patti LuPone - Part 1

Listen in on this never-before-heard dressing room interview with Sunset Boulevard’s original Norma Desmond, Patti LuPone, to hear her take on the challenges of creating the role in London and the origins of her infamous feud with Andrew Lloyd Webber.

20 mins
Apr 16
2024 Tony Predictions (Part 2): PRE- Eligibility Rulings!! (w/ David Lynch)

2024 Tony Predictions (Part 2): PRE- Eligibility Rulings!! (w/ David Lynch)

"OK, who do you have?" The TONY nominations are in 5 days, y'all!! That means we gotta start making some new PREDICTIONS. Recorded a mere 2 hours before the Tony Committee released their second round of Eligibility Rulings, Broadway producer David Lynch stops by the Breakdown to share possible nominations.

1 h 59 mins
Apr 25
PATREON! Preview- The Tony Awards with Eila Mell & Heather Hitchens

PATREON! Preview- The Tony Awards with Eila Mell & Heather Hitchens

Once a year, we share a PATREON! preview on our main feed to showcase the amazing bonus content you might be missing by not being a subscriber! It may only be April, but today's episode was too good not to share.

15 mins
Apr 21
BARE with Natalie Wachen

BARE with Natalie Wachen

BARE: A POP OPERA was edgy and (dare we say) groundbreaking when it took Los Angeles by storm in 2000. Twelve years following that electric debut, the show was retooled to become BARE: THE MUSICAL. Despite both versions having loyal fans, both were unable to thrive in the New York theatre scene.

1 h 22 mins
May 12
Sunset Boulevard #1: Andrew Lloyd Webber - Part 1

Sunset Boulevard #1: Andrew Lloyd Webber - Part 1

Did you know Andrew Lloyd Webber was not the first famous composer to consider turning Sunset Boulevard into a musical?

21 mins
Apr 8
Sunset Boulevard #3: Glenn Close - Part 1

Sunset Boulevard #3: Glenn Close - Part 1

Tony-winning star Glenn Close shares her Norma Desmond memories from her first Sunset Boulevard audition for Andrew Lloyd Webber, to her experience launching a show about a Hollywood star in Hollywood, to Close originating the role on Broadway.

29 mins
Apr 15
Jessica Lange Feels 'Wild and Liberated' in 'Mother Play'

Jessica Lange Feels 'Wild and Liberated' in 'Mother Play'

Oscar, Emmy and Tony winning actress Lange, now on Broadway in a Tony-nominated performance in "Mother Play," discusses premiering a new play on Broadway, explains why she could do without Wednesday matinees, and reveals why her recent work has her feeling "wild and liberated."

34 mins
May 14
The Art of Predicting the Tonys (w/ Sam Eckmann)

The Art of Predicting the Tonys (w/ Sam Eckmann)

"It's an art..." Goldderby's Sam Eckmann stops by the Breakdown to discuss Tony trends, myths and what you need to take into account when making your predictions! DOLL OUT THE PUDDING!

2 h 15 mins
May 16
BONUS! Interview w/ SPAMALOT/THE GREAT GATSBY Lighting Designer: Cory Pattak

BONUS! Interview w/ SPAMALOT/THE GREAT GATSBY Lighting Designer: Cory Pattak

"Find your light..." Y'all have been so good that we're treating you to a BONUS episode! An interview with lighting designer extraordinaire Cory Pattak! Cory made his Broadway debut this season with not one, but TWO musicals: SPAMALOT and THE GREAT GATSBY!

1 h 29 mins
Apr 23
Sunset Boulevard #4: Glenn Close - Part 2

Sunset Boulevard #4: Glenn Close - Part 2

Glenn Close discusses returning to Sunset Boulevard for the 2017 Broadway revival. She shares how the production evolved since Broadway in 1994 and how she was able to dive even deeper into the role of Norma Desmond.

15 mins
Apr 15
Sunset Boulevard #2: Andrew Lloyd Webber - Part 2

Sunset Boulevard #2: Andrew Lloyd Webber - Part 2

As we continue our deep dive into Sunset Boulevard, Andrew Lloyd Webber talks about Patti LuPone’s fierce competitiveness with Glenn Close…and how this sparked Patti’s infamous feud with Andrew - a painful experience for Andrew that took a significant toll on him personally.

23 mins
Apr 8
Episode: 138: The Evolution of the American Musical

Episode: 138: The Evolution of the American Musical

My guest this week is author BEN WEST, who joins me to discuss his exceptional new book: THE AMERICAN MUSICAL — EVOLUTION OF AN ART FORM. This book is a comprehensive history of the American Musical that traces the form’s creative journey from its 19th Century beginnings through its 20th Century maturation, and on to the turn of the 21st century.

49 mins
Apr 22
BONUS! Interview w/ MARY JANE's Susan Pourfar

BONUS! Interview w/ MARY JANE's Susan Pourfar

Motherhood...Sisterhood...and Silent Broadway Contracts... We've got another lovely surprise for you! Award-winning actress Susan Pourfar stops by the Breakdown to discuss her journey with MTC's MARY JANE, from its production at NYTW to its Broadway premier with Rachel McAdams.

47 mins
May 6
#296 - The Notebook Musical

#296 - The Notebook Musical

"If this is love, I'm not ready If this is love, why am I so unsteady?" Grab your $5 Tissue boxes and adaptational woes because this week we're diving into Ingrid Michaelson's new musical adaptation of Nicholas Sparks' novel The Notebook.

1 h 8 mins
May 2
Happy Hour #106: On Wednesdays we Podcast Pink - ‘Mean Girls’

Happy Hour #106: On Wednesdays we Podcast Pink - ‘Mean Girls’

Get in, losers. We’re talking about Mean Girls. From it’s earliest self-help origins all the way through to todays “the-trailer-didn’t-say-it-was-a-musical” movie, Jimi and Tommy contemplate the traps of adaptations, memes from old movies, the Jimmy (and Jimi) awards, and Tina Fey’s (literall) love letter to high school theatre.

1 h 48 mins
Mar 29
#298 - A Very Potter Sequel

#298 - A Very Potter Sequel

"You're Harry Freakin' Potter!" Grab your outdated jokes and misplaced love of a certain author and join us to talk about StarKid's second Harry Potter Outing in "A Very Potter Sequel." Hosts: Jesse McAnally & Andrew DeWolf. Podcast Edited By: Andrew DeWolf.

59 mins
May 9
#294 - Reefer Madness the Musical

#294 - Reefer Madness the Musical

"Reefer Madness, Reefer Madness!" Grab your drug paraphernalia and propoganda posters because this week we're diving into the broad comedy musical from the minds of Heathers, just in time for 420 its "Reefer Madness" Hosts: Jesse McAnally & Andrew DeWolf.

57 mins
Apr 18
#295 - Anyone Can Whistle

#295 - Anyone Can Whistle

"Everybody Says Don't Everybody Says Don't Walk On The Grass Don't Disturb The Peace..." Grab your French Wig and strange plotting because this week we're diving into Sondheim's Sophomore Slump of a musical "Anyone Can Whistle!" WATCHCRY!

1 h 12 mins
Apr 25
#56 - Judy McLane, Replacement Baker’s Wife on Tour

#56 - Judy McLane, Replacement Baker’s Wife on Tour

Judy McLane checks in from the current national tour of Company to talk about this full circle Sondheim moment in her long and varied career. Join host Ben Rimalower for this candid conversation exploring how Sondheim and Lapine went Into the Woods.

27 mins
Apr 17
S4 EP7 All I've Ever Known with Reeve Carney

S4 EP7 All I've Ever Known with Reeve Carney

We are going live from the Broadway Cruise! Our first of three guests is Reeve Carney. He tells us about the highs and lows in his career, and how he takes control and creates his own work.

22 mins
Apr 16
Episode 139: Birth Of An Art Form — Evolution of the American Musical, part 2.

Episode 139: Birth Of An Art Form — Evolution of the American Musical, part 2.

Today’s episode is the second part of my recent conversation with author BEN WEST, regarding his his exceptionally comprehensive new book: THE AMERICAN MUSICAL — EVOLUTION OF AN ART FORM.

34 mins
Apr 29
#57 - Stuart Zagnit, Replacement Steward on Tour

#57 - Stuart Zagnit, Replacement Steward on Tour

Stuart Zagnit gives the ins and outs of acting on a national tour, and drops some delicious show biz tidbits along the way, including a hilarious experience with Carol Channing and Betty White. Join host Ben Rimalower for this candid conversation exploring how Sondheim and Lapine went Into the Woods.

41 mins
Apr 24
#58 - Tom Galantich, Replacement Prince on Broadway

#58 - Tom Galantich, Replacement Prince on Broadway

Tom Galantich talks about his time on Broadway as an understudy and replacement in the original Broadway production. Join host Ben Rimalower for this candid conversation exploring how Sondheim and Lapine went Into the Woods.

28 mins
May 1
S4 EP8 Great Adventure with Jeanine Tesori

S4 EP8 Great Adventure with Jeanine Tesori

Jeanine Tesori talks casting, piano training, writing and more! She gives great advice on auditioning, and what she looks for in the room in part two of The Broadway Cruise! Jeanine Tesori is an American composer and music arranger, best known for her work in the theater.

16 mins
Apr 29
Rent #1: Creator Jonathan Larson, Early Days

Rent #1: Creator Jonathan Larson, Early Days

Listen in on this never before heard, very candid interview with Rent creator Jonathan Larson’s father, Allan Larson, and Jonathan’s sister, Julie Larson, as they share stories about Jonathan’s early passion for musical theatre, his extraordinary early musical gifts, and Jonathan’s deep desire to make musical theater relevant again for a whole new generation.

37 mins
May 15
DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS with Sara Gettelfinger

DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS with Sara Gettelfinger

We have a theme this month! Both of the musicals we're covering this April are powerful examples of "pastiche" in musical theatre. The way the composers of these shows reference styles and works of the past bring depth and context to their stories and characters.

54 mins
Apr 14
Episode 140: The "Rigorous Creative Science" of the American Musical

Episode 140: The "Rigorous Creative Science" of the American Musical

This is the third segment of my conversation with author BEN WEST, regarding his new book: THE AMERICAN MUSICAL — EVOLUTION OF AN ART FORM. As you will hear this book is a comprehensive history of the American Musical from its origins in the 19th Century right up to the turn to the 21st Century.

36 mins
May 6
Rent #2: Creator Jonathan Larson, Boho Days to Rent

Rent #2: Creator Jonathan Larson, Boho Days to Rent

How did Rent get to Broadway? The trajectory is unexpected and spectacular. Producer Robyn Goodman, Artistic Director Jim Nicola, and Rent creator Jonathan Larson’s father and sister recount Rent’s trajectory from blank page to the show’s monumental New York Theatre Workshop production.

30 mins
May 15
#60 - Michael Chybowski, First Assistant to the Lighting Designer

#60 - Michael Chybowski, First Assistant to the Lighting Designer

Michael Chybowski shares what it was like to work under Richard Nelson in designing the lighting for the original Broadway production of Into the Woods. Join host Ben Rimalower for this candid conversation exploring how Sondheim and Lapine went Into the Woods.

33 mins
May 15
Ep325 - Emma Pittman: The Search for Roxie Leads to The Outsiders

Ep325 - Emma Pittman: The Search for Roxie Leads to The Outsiders

Emma Pittman’s been “live, laugh, love-ing” dance ever since she was two years old–at least until she discovered in high school that it’s best partnered with acting.

52 mins
May 7
#298 - Peter Pan Goes Wrong

#298 - Peter Pan Goes Wrong

"With faith and trust and fairy dust, and the world of make-believe!" Grab your mistaken props and hilarious mistakes because this week we're joined by Zach and Cassie from Who is My Doctor to talk about "Peter Pan Goes Wrong" Listen to Who is My Doctor.

1 h 5 mins
May 16
Ep324 - Rick & Jeff Kuperman: It Always Starts with the Rumble

Ep324 - Rick & Jeff Kuperman: It Always Starts with the Rumble

Rick and Jeff Kuperman talk about their roles as choreographers for the Broadway production of "The Outsiders," diving deep into various aspects of the show's creation, from choreography and staging to its technical elements like sound and lighting.

44 mins
May 3
Get Ready for Rent (Trailer)

Get Ready for Rent (Trailer)

Based on Michael Riedel’s spectacular book Singular Sensation: The Triumph of Broadway, the Rent miniseries explores the creation of the landmark musical with those who were there. Rent marks a major turning point in the history of American musical theatre.

2 mins
May 13
A Night of Songs and Stories from the Marquis Theatre

A Night of Songs and Stories from the Marquis Theatre

Last month, Closing Night went live at 54 Below here in New York City, exploring the songs and stories of the Marquis Theatre with Broadway performers and singers—many of whom have performed in shows at the Marquis and some of them even joined us this past podcast season.

1 h 9 mins
Apr 19
Ep323 - Danya Taymor: Captaining 'The Outsiders' Ship

Ep323 - Danya Taymor: Captaining 'The Outsiders' Ship

Welcome to the first of many episodes for 'The Outsiders' takeover here on the podcast! Tony Award Nominee(!) Danya Taymor didn’t know that she was going to stick with theater until she was towards the end of her college career.

49 mins
Apr 30
Ep326 - Brody Grant: He's Got Great Expectations

Ep326 - Brody Grant: He's Got Great Expectations

For Brody Grant, his bug for performing all started with his love for Star Wars. He shares insights into his journey from being a shy kid and relating to the original "The Outsiders" book to receiving a Tony nomination for his role as Ponyboy (it’s just destiny!).

46 mins
May 10
High Strung (1992)

High Strung (1992)

We're back at you with one of the strangest things we've covered so far (and that's saying something), from the mind of Kung Pow's Steve Oedekerk we have High Strung, a Bill Hicks style rant film where Jim Carrey plays the Grim Reaper.

37 mins
Apr 22
Ep321 - Isabelle "Izzy" McCalla: Diving Deep Into the Water (for Elephants)

Ep321 - Isabelle "Izzy" McCalla: Diving Deep Into the Water (for Elephants)

A lot has changed since Izzy McCalla first appeared in episode 38 back in 2019 and she’s more than happy to share the latest news in her journey – from her early roles to now playing Marlena in "Water for Elephants." She reflects on how each role built her confidence and prepared her for new challenges, her tendency to gravitate towards ensemble pieces, and her ability to go back and forth between the comedic and dramatic genres.

49 mins
Apr 23
Episode 141: Exceptional Storytelling Is Possible

Episode 141: Exceptional Storytelling Is Possible

My guest again this week is author BEN WEST who returns for the fourth and final segment of our conversation in regard to his exceptional new book The American Musical – Evolution of an Art Form.

36 mins
May 13
LEMPICKA, STEREOPHONIC & More...*and* Jack Viertel!!

LEMPICKA, STEREOPHONIC & More...*and* Jack Viertel!!

"Woman is...or is she?" It's a bonanza!! Matt starts off with his reviews on seeing MERRILY a second time (now *with* Lindsay Mendez), LEMPICKA, THE HEART OF ROCK AND ROLL and STEREOPHONIC! Plus a new review that has notes for Matt.

2 h 11 mins
Apr 11
Doing Time on Maple Drive (1992)

Doing Time on Maple Drive (1992)

How we doing folks? Good? Alrighty then! This week we're diving into a surprisingly sincere film called Doing Time on Maple Drive where Jim Carrey puts on a piss poor performance as an alcoholic.

32 mins
May 6
In Living Color (Season 2)

In Living Color (Season 2)

Hey kids, we're back at you with a brand spankin' new episode on the second season of the sketch comedy show "In Living Color"

39 mins
Apr 29
Ep319 - Ryan Vasquez: Hamilton is "Paid Therapy"

Ep319 - Ryan Vasquez: Hamilton is "Paid Therapy"

Ryan Vasquez looks back on his career journey, including living with French acrobats in a seven-bedroom house while doing a show, and eventually booking Hamilton. Playing as many characters as he has in Hamilton was to him just “paid therapy”.

52 mins
Apr 16
Itsy Bitsy Spider (1992)

Itsy Bitsy Spider (1992)

Wow! 1992 was a big year for Jim, doing TV movies, garbage comedy skit films, animated voice roles, all alongside his full time gig at In Living Color. Man, he works hard for the money as the kids say.

13 mins
May 13
 Ep. 154 (CDD): Boston Conservatory (Act 2!) with Tim Espinosa

Ep. 154 (CDD): Boston Conservatory (Act 2!) with Tim Espinosa

In this College Deep DIve, Tim Espinosa the Chair of Theater at Boston Conservatory and MTCA Director Charlie Murphy discuss: The next generation of Leadership at BOCO. Are the top ten school lists something to pay attention to? What class size is right for me?

1 h 24 mins
Apr 17
Ep320 - Andrew Samonsky: RIP Jerry Garcia

Ep320 - Andrew Samonsky: RIP Jerry Garcia

Andrew Samonsky believes that Jerry Garcia’s death (yes that Jerry Garcia) may have instigated his performance career in some way. From being a “deadhead” to becoming a Broadway actor, Andrew opens up about his years of following the Grateful Dead and dealing with drug problems that led him to go to rehab.

46 mins
Apr 19
S4 EP9 I'd Rather Be Sailing with Henry Koperski

S4 EP9 I'd Rather Be Sailing with Henry Koperski

Musician, composer, and writer, Henry Koperski, joins Reeve Carney and Jeanine Tesori in our final installment of the live interviews from The Broadway Cruise. Henry Koperski is a composer, writer, and music director based out of Los Angeles.

24 mins
May 14
"E-Ticket to Broadway" LIVE at PodFest 2024

"E-Ticket to Broadway" LIVE at PodFest 2024

Recorded LIVE at the Museum of Broadway in the center of Times Square, where the Broadway Podcast Network hosted PodFest 2024, including a special episode featuring The Book of Mormon star Nic Rouleau, and host of E-Ticket to Broadway, David Alpert.

41 mins
May 8
#293 - Frozen the Musical

#293 - Frozen the Musical

"Do you want to build a Snowman?" Grab your ice powers and sister issues because this week we're diving into Disney's most recent film to Broadway adaptation Frozen! Hosts: Jesse McAnally & Andrew DeWolf. Podcast Edited By: Andrew DeWolf.

1 h 1 min
Apr 11
Ep3 - Ben Cook - The Expectations Part

Ep3 - Ben Cook - The Expectations Part

Ben and Bobby met doing the Broadway revival of Ragtime. Ben was 11, Bobby was 27. Fast forward, now Ben is 26 and starring in the Broadway production of Illinoise. He is on the verge of a big moment, one that he is intent on staying present and grateful for, no matter how it unfolds.

37 mins
May 8
BONUS - 2024 Tony Nominations Recap

BONUS - 2024 Tony Nominations Recap

Full list of 2024 nominees here: https://www.nytimes.com/2024/04/30/theater/tony-awards-nominations.html. Find more of The Theatre Podcast at http://bpn.fm/ttp. Best Musical. - Hell's Kitchen. - Illinoise. - The Outsiders. - Suffs. - Water for Elephants.

8 mins
Apr 30
Ep. 156 (CDD): Shenandoah University (Act 2!) with Matt Edwards

Ep. 156 (CDD): Shenandoah University (Act 2!) with Matt Edwards

In this College Deep Dive, Matt Edwards Associate Professor of Voice and Musical Theatre at Shenandoah University and MTCA Director Charlie Murphy discuss: Vocal Pedagogy. Building repertoire based on a student’s vision board.

1 h 39 mins
May 1
ILLINOISE - A Post Show Analysis

ILLINOISE - A Post Show Analysis

In this episode, we discuss the Tony Nominated Best Musical ILLINOISE. Please note that this episode will contain spoilers about the show. If you haven't seen the show yet, you can catch ILLINOISE playing at the St. James Theatre.

30 mins
May 1
 Ep. 157 (AE): Derek Klena (Anastasia) on the Sports of Theater

Ep. 157 (AE): Derek Klena (Anastasia) on the Sports of Theater

In this Artist Exploration, Derek Klena from Broadway’s Anastasia and MTCA Director Charlie Murphy discuss: Originally playing baseball in college. Defining his pathway for success. Pursuing career opportunities or finishing school. The pressure of Social Media.

1 h 17 mins
May 8
Gone With The Wind: The Musical (1974)

Gone With The Wind: The Musical (1974)

When we think of "out of town" tryouts we think of Boston, New Haven, Philadelphia, Detroit, Tokyo….. Yes, Tokyo! In the 1970s Tokyo had become the center of Japanese culture and it was giving its citizens home grown movies, literature, plays, and paintings but it had not given its public a musical that was cultivated in Japan.

1 h 8 mins
Apr 4
Ep1 - Rory O'Malley - The Ambitious Part

Ep1 - Rory O'Malley - The Ambitious Part

Rory O’Malley (The Book of Mormon, Hamilton) is a fellow performer of inspiring perspective and heart and kindness. In this episode, we discuss the parts of us that are driven by ambition - how powerful it can be in the life of a younger performer, and how that ambition is so often driven by the need to be seen, to be validated, and ultimately, to stave off the pain of shame.

49 mins
May 1
LEMPICKA - A Post Show Analysis

LEMPICKA - A Post Show Analysis

In this episode, we discuss the new Broadway musical LEMPICKA. Please note that this episode will contain spoilers about the show. If you haven't seen the show yet, you can catch LEMPICKA playing at the Longacre Theatre.

30 mins
Apr 17
 Ep. 155 (AE): Brandon Gardner (UCB/Peacock's In the Know) on Improv and Sketch Comedy

Ep. 155 (AE): Brandon Gardner (UCB/Peacock's In the Know) on Improv and Sketch Comedy

In this Artist Exploration, Brandon Gardner from UCB and Peacock's In the Know discusses with MTCA Director Charlie Murphy about: Training for yourself, not training for the grade. Playing comedy truthfully. Being a writer or teacher of comedy.

1 h 19 mins
Apr 24
TOMMY, THE OUTSIDERS & Your Tony Predictions!

TOMMY, THE OUTSIDERS & Your Tony Predictions!

"See Me...and Stay Gold." It's April!!! Which means Tony season has sprung! Matt sees TOMMY and THE OUTSIDERS and gives you his thoughts...and then reads YOUR thoughts on upcoming results for the 2024 Tony Awards. And some of you are BOLD.

2 h 2 mins
Apr 4
S3/Ep2: Mike Faist

S3/Ep2: Mike Faist

Originally released on December 8, 2020. Eva talks with Tony nominee and star of the Golden Globe Award-winning WEST SIDE STORY film. Faist looks back on his Broadway debut in NEWSIES, originating the Connor Murphy in DEAR EVAN HANSEN, and the way in which he forged a sense of brotherhood among the Jets in WEST SIDE STORY.

44 mins
1/19/22
Ep2 - Shannon Tyo - The Storyteller Part

Ep2 - Shannon Tyo - The Storyteller Part

Shannon Tyo (2023 Obie Award for Sustained Excellence) is a prolific and versatile actor who can take on just about any role.

35 mins
May 1
Episode 54: Mike Faist and Will Roland get Broadwaysted!

Episode 54: Mike Faist and Will Roland get Broadwaysted!

Play along as Mike Faist and Will Roland (Dear Evan Hansen) join Bryan, Kevin, and Kimberly for bourbon, broadway talk, theatre games, bad puns, tequila, gin, and a Sardi's cheese plate! Become a supporter on our Patreon: https://bit.ly/2Q2zELG.

48 mins
7/5/22
Ep327 - Justin Levine: Orchestrating Almost Completely by Ear

Ep327 - Justin Levine: Orchestrating Almost Completely by Ear

A multifaceted talent known for his work as a book writer, composer, and lyricist, Justin Levine delves deep into the creative process behind his works, particularly "The Outsiders" musical adaptation.

47 mins
May 17
#1 - James Lapine, the Bookwriter and Original Director

#1 - James Lapine, the Bookwriter and Original Director

James Lapine lets us into the origins of Into the Woods, from his very first conversations with Sondheim to Patti LuPone's audition for Cinderella, and ultimately the Broadway triumph and why it was important for him to direct the broadcast cameras rather than delegating the filming of the show to the director of the Golden Girls, as had been done for Sunday in the Park with George.

37 mins
5/8/23
SUFFS - A Post Show Analysis

SUFFS - A Post Show Analysis

In this episode, we discuss the new musical SUFFS. Please note that this episode will contain spoilers about the show. If you haven't seen the show yet, you can catch SUFFS playing at The Music Box. Follow and connect with all things @HalfHourPodcast on Instagram, TikTok, and YouTube.

29 mins
Apr 19
Ep322 - Jayne Atkinson: STILL Craving Human Connection

Ep322 - Jayne Atkinson: STILL Craving Human Connection

Jayne Atkinson believes she has this kind of magic superpower of getting what she wants if she puts her attention to it, and she’s got a long list of credits to prove just that. She looks back on her childhood and having an English sensibility (and sense of humor) even though she grew up in America.

34 mins
Apr 26
Happy Hour #105: New Podcast, New Podcast - ‘On the Town’

Happy Hour #105: New Podcast, New Podcast - ‘On the Town’

The Bronx is up, the Battery's down, and Jimi and Tommy are right here delving into the Americana classic of a musical On the Town. Lenoard Bernstein (or is it Bernstein), Betty Comden (the bombshell that she is) and Adolph Green (he’s there too) have devised a wonderful, timeless(?) classic in this show which might, indeed, be the FIRST true musical comedy!

1 h 59 mins
Feb 5
S9 Ep2: Hannah Cruz

S9 Ep2: Hannah Cruz

The breakout Broadway star on originating in Suffs, making musical dreams come true with Jason Robert Brown in The Connector and why her former boss at Hamilton is the ultimate hype-man. Host: William J Connolly. Produced by: William J Connolly/Darren Bell.

34 mins
Apr 14
57. Consider Us Teased! (Movie Trailer Reaction)

57. Consider Us Teased! (Movie Trailer Reaction)

The best way to bring folks together is to give them a REALLY GOOD TEASER TRAILER. We’re back and we couldn’t be happier to have our first look at the Wicked movies. From Cynthia’s green contacts to Ariana arriving at Shiz by ballet slipper… listen in as we get Sentimental about every last wonderful detail.

37 mins
Feb 13
Hanging With Sierra Boggess (Part 1)

Hanging With Sierra Boggess (Part 1)

Sierra Boggess is a Laurence Olivier nominated American stage actress with a soprano voice like no other. Sierra has starred in The Phantom of the Opera, Love Never Dies, It Should Have Been You, School of Rock, Masterclass, The Little Mermaid and Les Miserables.

29 mins
1/5/21
Bernadette Peters Wants to Play Sweeney Todd

Bernadette Peters Wants to Play Sweeney Todd

Recorded live on the Broadway Cruise, musical theater icon Peters recalls the moment she fell in love with Sondheim's work, shares the biggest lessons she's learned in her career, and reveals the one Sondheim role she'd still love to play.

34 mins
Apr 2
STEREOPHONIC - A Post Show Analysis

STEREOPHONIC - A Post Show Analysis

In this episode, we discuss the new Tony-nominated best play STEREOPHONIC. Please note that this episode will contain spoilers about the show. If you haven't seen the show yet, you can catch STEREOPHONIC playing at the Golden Theatre.

30 mins
May 3
#202 - CABARET AT THE KIT KAT CLUB

#202 - CABARET AT THE KIT KAT CLUB

Velkommen, bienvenue! Welcome to the Cabaret at the Kit Kat Club! That's right, we are bring the Kit Kat Club to you as we talk to the cast, creatives, and Broadway's biggest celebrities ahead of the opening night. Hear the behind the scenes inside scoop to a show like never before.

1 h 30 mins
May 11
Episode 137: Broadway Melody — A Novel Approach to Broadway History

Episode 137: Broadway Melody — A Novel Approach to Broadway History

My guest this week is Jack Viertel who joins us to talk about his delightful new novel, Broadway Melody. This is one of a fascinating wave of novels that explore the history of Broadway though a combination of fictional characters and real-life Broadway figures.

48 mins
Apr 11
From 'Succession' to 'Stereophonic' With Juliana Canfield

From 'Succession' to 'Stereophonic' With Juliana Canfield

Soon to make her Broadway debut in the buzzy play “Stereophonic,” Canfield talks learning all those overlapping lines, telling an accidental lie on the way to winning her part in the show, the “Succession” diaspora on stage, and that one time the “Stereophonic” cast became a real band in Brooklyn.

39 mins
Mar 19
Broadwaysted Classics: Documentaries get Broadwaysted!

Broadwaysted Classics: Documentaries get Broadwaysted!

It’s time for a Movie Club Classic! Relive our deep dive into all of your favorite movies. We documented our discussion! Play along as Aaron J Albano (Newsies, Hamilton) and Hayley Podschun (Chaplin, Hello, Dolly) join Bryan, Kevin, and Kimberly via video chat to break down Six By Sondheim, Bathtubs Over Broadway, and The Best Worst Thing That Could Ever Have Happen.

1 h 44 mins
Apr 23
Broadwaysted Classics: The Descendants get Broadwaysted!

Broadwaysted Classics: The Descendants get Broadwaysted!

It’s time for a Movie Club Classic! Relive our deep dive into all of your favorite movies. Just chillin' like a villain...child. Play along as Aaron J Albano (Newsies, Hamilton) and Hayley Podschun (Chaplin, Hello, Dolly) join Bryan, Kevin, and Kimberly via video chat to break down The Descendants Universe.

1 h 42 mins
Apr 16
Dracula, a Comedy of Terrors:  The complete radio play

Dracula, a Comedy of Terrors: The complete radio play

Along the treacherous Borgo Pass In the mountains of Transylvania, a meek English real estate agent is on a harrowing journey to meet a new and mysterious client...who also just happens to be the most terrifying and ferocious monster the world has ever known.

1 h 18 mins
5/29/20
  Ep. 158 (CDD): Brigham Young University with Korianne Orton-Johnson

Ep. 158 (CDD): Brigham Young University with Korianne Orton-Johnson

In this College Deep Dive, Korianne Orton-Johnson the Assistant Professor and Head of Music Dance Theatre at BYU and MTCA Director Charlie Murphy discuss: Why BYU uses MDT for their Music Theater students. How mormon ideals impacts artistic training.

1 h 14 mins
May 15
Ep161 - Katie Hutton, Rumpleteazer on Asia Tour 2022-2023

Ep161 - Katie Hutton, Rumpleteazer on Asia Tour 2022-2023

"What I think makes CATS so special is you could look at our cast and point out any single one of us and know exactly who our cat was because we were just like them." This episode features Katie Hutton who played Rumpleteazer on the 2022-2023 Asia Tour of CATS performing in Korea and Taiwan.

48 mins
Apr 16
S. 3, Ep. 9: Cathedral by Raymond Carver

S. 3, Ep. 9: Cathedral by Raymond Carver

Connecticut, 1983: In a strained marriage, a narrow-minded, prejudiced man- and his wife- host the wife’s former coworker for the night. Their guest is a blind man, and that’s the last person in the world this man wants to host...

42 mins
Feb 19
#280 - Six the Musical

#280 - Six the Musical

"Divorced, Beheaded, Died, Divorced, Beheaded, Survived!" Grab your history books and girl pop albums because this week we're diving into the West End/Broadway sensation "Six the Musical." This has been a long time coming and you won't believe our wild takes!

1 h 15 mins
Jan 18
18. At Long, Long Last (with Stephanie J. Block)

18. At Long, Long Last (with Stephanie J. Block)

Quincy and Kevin are joined by Wicked’s very first Elphaba, Tony Award winner Stephanie J. Block. She takes the pair through her journey with Wicked: from sharing a piano bench with Stephen Schwartz to almost making her West End debut as an emergency replacement.

1 h 41 mins
3/22/21
#7 - John Lloyd Young: A Jersey Boy With a Great Falsetto

#7 - John Lloyd Young: A Jersey Boy With a Great Falsetto

How do you get Clint Eastwood’s attention…Ask a Jersey Boy with a great falsetto. John Lloyd Young told us how to succeed in show business.

48 mins
May 8
Broadwaysted Classics: Feel Good Movies get Broadwaysted!

Broadwaysted Classics: Feel Good Movies get Broadwaysted!

It’s time for a Movie Club Classic! Relive our deep dive into all of your favorite movies. Host's Choice: Kimberly! Play along as Aaron J Albano (Newsies, Hamilton) and Hayley Podschun (Chaplin, Hello, Dolly) join Bryan, Kevin, and Kimberly via video chat to break down Once Upon A Mattress, Get Over It, and for Patreon, West Bank Story.

1 h 16 mins
Apr 30
#50 - Bernadette Peters, the Original Witch

#50 - Bernadette Peters, the Original Witch

Bernadette Peters opens up about when she first fell in love with Stephen Sondheim's songs and how James Lapine pulled her back from the broad comedy she initially brought to the role of the Witch.

40 mins
Mar 6
56. The Evergreen Audacity of Stephanie J. Block (with Stephanie J. Block)

56. The Evergreen Audacity of Stephanie J. Block (with Stephanie J. Block)

As the patron saint of both our friendship and our podcast, SJB has an open invitation to join us on mic at any time. And this week, she’s come hooooooooome at laaaaaaaaaaast! Tony Award winner Stephanie J.

1 h 8 mins
11/3/23
1. GAY SUMMER CAMP

1. GAY SUMMER CAMP

We are introduced to the two oldest LGBT communities in the US -- Cherry Grove and The Fire Island Pines. Our cast of characters describe their Fire Island origin stories and we quickly see how what plays out here is like "gay adult sleep-away camp." We also observe how racial and socio-economic pressures are felt on the island.

49 mins
7/6/23
#266 - Nerdy Prudes Must Die

#266 - Nerdy Prudes Must Die

"We're gonna bully the bully," Grab your Horror Pastiche and musical numbers because this week we're talking about the new StarKid Musical "Nerdy Prudes Must Die" Hosts: Jesse McAnally & Andrew DeWolf. Podcast Edited By: Andrew DeWolf.

54 mins
10/12/23
Episode One: From Transylvania with Love

Episode One: From Transylvania with Love

When Jonathan Harker travels to Romania for a real estate deal, he inadvertently lures the extraordinarily attractive, wealthy, and immortal Count Dracula back to England in pursuit of his own fiancé, Lucy Westfeldt. Episode 1 cast: Christopher Sieber as Count Dracula.

22 mins
5/1/20
STEEL PIER with Colden Lamb

STEEL PIER with Colden Lamb

STEEL PIER didn't win any of its eleven Tony nominations back in 1997, but it was the winner of our PATREON! poll earlier this year. That's why this week we're dedicating a full episode to this golden-aged, millennial musical.

1 h 26 mins
Mar 31
Chapter 1: From Page to Stage

Chapter 1: From Page to Stage

In 1988 the Royal Shakespeare Company teamed up with the creators of Fame to turn Stephen King's horror novel ‘Carrie’ into a musical. The result was one of Broadway's most infamous disasters. For fans Holly and Chris, an obsession was born.

46 mins
1/27/21
#98 We Will Rock You

#98 We Will Rock You

This week Jess & Andrew will be covering the Queen jukebox musical, "We Will Rock You" Donate to Black Lives Matter here. Social Media: Our WEBSITE. Musicals with Cheese on Twitter. Jess on Twitter. Andrew on Twitter. Musicals W/ Cheese on Instagram.

51 mins
7/16/20
#284 - Gutenberg the Musical (feat. Brent Black)

#284 - Gutenberg the Musical (feat. Brent Black)

"Words, words, words!" Grab your different hats with names on it, and stunt casting because today we're joined by unofficial third host Brent Black to talk about Gutenberg! The Musical! Hosts: Jesse McAnally & Andrew DeWolf. Podcast Edited By: Andrew DeWolf.

1 h 17 mins
Feb 15
Hanging With Sierra Boggess (Part 2)

Hanging With Sierra Boggess (Part 2)

Sierra Boggess is a Laurence Olivier nominated American stage actress with a soprano voice like no other. Sierra has starred in The Phantom of the Opera, Love Never Dies, It Should Have Been You, School of Rock, Masterclass, The Little Mermaid and Les Miserables.

41 mins
1/12/21
Twits in Peril, Chapter 1 - An Ill-Advised Wager

Twits in Peril, Chapter 1 - An Ill-Advised Wager

Cyril is happily swilling down a Brandy and Prozac at the Club Bar when his old friends, Ford and Lincoln join him. The conversation turns to the gulf between the privileged class and the masses and Cyril is goaded into betting that he can pass for a member of the working class for a week.

21 mins
Apr 29
Hanging with Andrew Kober (yes, for a yet another episode!)

Hanging with Andrew Kober (yes, for a yet another episode!)

He started season 3 so Ramin found it fitting for him to end season 3 too and thus welcome Andrew Kober back yet again.

54 mins
7/5/23
Broadwaysted Classics: History (but make it theatre) gets Broadwaysted!

Broadwaysted Classics: History (but make it theatre) gets Broadwaysted!

It’s time for a Movie Club Classic! Relive our deep dive into all of your favorite movies. Host's Choice: Kevin!

1 h 42 mins
May 14
HELL’S KITCHEN - A Post Show Analysis

HELL’S KITCHEN - A Post Show Analysis

In this episode, we discuss the new Tony nominated best musical HELL’S KITCHEN. Please note that this episode will contain spoilers about the show. If you haven't seen the show yet, you can catch HELL’S KITCHEN playing at the Shubert Theatre.

27 mins
May 10
Notebooks, Elephants and Protestors OH MY! (Reviews and Updates on the Season)

Notebooks, Elephants and Protestors OH MY! (Reviews and Updates on the Season)

"There is nothing like New York in the SPRING!" A *lot* has changed since our first Tonys episode so Matt has come on to talk through some of it. First Matt gives thoughts after having seen WATER FOR ELEPHANTS and THE NOTEBOOK.

1 h 8 mins
Mar 21
52. Amber, Galinda and Elle… Oh, My! (with Laura Bell Bundy)

52. Amber, Galinda and Elle… Oh, My! (with Laura Bell Bundy)

Omigod you guys! Broadway legend and OBC Galinda standby Laura Bell Bundy is on the pod! Not only is she on the pod, she’s in her dressing room! No, seriously, LBB had the boys giggling, gasping and clutching their pearls while she was getting ready for a performance of The Cottage.

54 mins
9/15/23
KISS ME KATE with Lesli Margherita

KISS ME KATE with Lesli Margherita

In 1949, KISS ME KATE won the first ever Best Musical Tony Award. Now it's 2024... and we still love it! Olivier Award winner Lesli Margherita (Broadway's MATILDA, DAMES AT SEA) joins us to celebrate women and Cole Porter (in that order) as we dive headfirst into this silly and often deeply romantic show.

1 h 13 mins
Mar 17
Paper Moon (1993)

Paper Moon (1993)

This one is a heart-breaker, friends. A real, honest to Sondheim heart-breaker. Like Avenue Q beating Wicked heart-breaker because, unless without a deus ex machina at Paramount Studios, we will never, ever see a musical that everyone says was one of the greatest musicals of the 1990s.

1 h 27 mins
Mar 28
#2 - Chip Zien, the Original Baker

#2 - Chip Zien, the Original Baker

Chip Zien charts his journey Into the Woods from James Lapine's dissatisfaction with his performance as a prince in the first reading to the night late in the Broadway run, he walked in on Stephen Sondheim all alone and crying in his darkened dressing room.

1 h 6 mins
5/10/23
BONUS - "CATS: The Jellicle Ball" Creative Team ft. Zhailon Levingston, Bill Rauch, & William Waldrop

BONUS - "CATS: The Jellicle Ball" Creative Team ft. Zhailon Levingston, Bill Rauch, & William Waldrop

"What overtly having categories does dramaturgy of CATS itself is that there is a particular outcome of winner or loser that happens at the end of every song." This bonus episode features the creative team of the Perelman Performing Arts Center reimagined production of CATS set in a ballroom which is appropriately titled: "CATS: The Jellicle Ball".

35 mins
May 10
50. “Janis Is Very Elphaba Coded” (with Mary Kate Morrissey)

50. “Janis Is Very Elphaba Coded” (with Mary Kate Morrissey)

This week, the boys are chatting with Broadway’s current Elphaba standby Mary Kate Morrissey about seeing Shoshana Bean and Megan Hilty in the show as a kid, singing for Julia Murney in college and her absolutely wild audition for Mean Girls.

1 h 1 min
8/18/23
Francia Raisa Shares Life-Changing Act of Kindness, Future of How I Met Your Father & More

Francia Raisa Shares Life-Changing Act of Kindness, Future of How I Met Your Father & More

How I Met Your Father star Francia Raísa joins The Art of Kindness with Robert Peterpaul to discuss her life-changing act of kindness to Selena Gomez, paying it forward with her new Modelo partnership and much more. Also, today is Earth Day - please be kind to the earth!

19 mins
Apr 22
Paula Vogel’s MOTHER PLAY - A Post Show Analysis

Paula Vogel’s MOTHER PLAY - A Post Show Analysis

In this episode, we discuss the new play from Paula Vogel MOTHER PLAY. Please note that this episode will contain spoilers about the show. If you haven't seen the show yet, you can catch MOTHER PLAY playing at the Helen Hayes Theatre.

29 mins
Apr 24
Ep4 - Daniel Isaac - The Good Boy Part

Ep4 - Daniel Isaac - The Good Boy Part

Daniel Isaac just finished a seven year run on the hit TV show Billions. He shares the story of his "good boy" part. He’s the son of a single mother, a Korean immigrant and devout Christian who he felt an intense responsibility to represent.

46 mins
May 15
2. CHERRY GROVE

2. CHERRY GROVE

We explore how Cherry Grove became the birthplace of Drag and Disco, contrast the quaint cottages to the Pines’ mansions, landmark venues of The Ice Palace and The Monster and the queer female population. Follow @jessxnyc on IG for everything Finding Fire Island!

45 mins
7/6/23
Hangin With Hadley Fraser (Part 1)

Hangin With Hadley Fraser (Part 1)

Part 1 - Hadley Fraser has carved himself a prolific and diverse career. From actor, musician to writer. From stage to screen. We have known each other for close to 20 years now. We could chat for hours about anything and everything.

47 mins
8/4/20
#287 - Mean Girls 2024 (feat. Brianna Jones)

#287 - Mean Girls 2024 (feat. Brianna Jones)

"I can't even watch when she touches his hair And I've watched a snake eat a cow!" Grab your burn book and popcorn because this week we're joined by one of our favorite people Brianna Jones to talk about the new Mean Girls movie! Hosts: Jesse McAnally & Andrew DeWolf.

1 h 16 mins
Mar 7
Ep318 - Joy Woods: Opening 'The Notebook' on Broadway

Ep318 - Joy Woods: Opening 'The Notebook' on Broadway

You don't have as much time as you think you do, so you better be prepared. At least that’s how Joy Woods lives her life. She shares how she caught the acting bug, starting as a dancer but eventually fell in love with theatre and acting.

42 mins
Apr 9
32. The At Long, Long Last Elphaba (with Lucie Jones)

32. The At Long, Long Last Elphaba (with Lucie Jones)

Live from the star dressing room at the Apollo Victoria Theatre, today we’re sitting down with the West End’s current Elphaba: Lucie Jones! Listen along to hear about how she discovered our podcast, how being a musical theatre fan has helped her career, and the eleven years (yes, eleven!) she spent auditioning for Wicked.

1 h 15 mins
3/31/22
GUN & POWDER - A Post Show Analysis

GUN & POWDER - A Post Show Analysis

In this episode, we discuss the new musical GUN & POWDER playing at Paper Mill Playhouse. Please note that this episode will contain spoilers about the show. If you haven't seen the show yet, you can catch GUN & POWDER playing until May 5th at Paper Mill.

30 mins
Apr 18
DEAR EVAN HANSEN with Robert Bannon

DEAR EVAN HANSEN with Robert Bannon

Coming in at a healthy 1 hour and 40 minutes, this match, I mean episode, on DEAR EVAN HANSEN explores it all. In one corner, a podcast host fighting for empathy. In another, a podcast host fighting for justice. Who will win?!

1 h 41 mins
11/12/23
Episode I: The Mysterious Case of Split Valley Episode 1 Presented by Columbia Public Radio

Episode I: The Mysterious Case of Split Valley Episode 1 Presented by Columbia Public Radio

“What do you think it is? Some kind of symbol?” Adam Kleinhoffer, journalist and podcaster for Columbia Public Radio, receives a mysterious postcard beckoning him to Split Valley, the second-smallest town in New York State. · Paul Guyet as Soothing Male Voice.

12 mins
6/29/21
Breakfast at Tiffany's: The Musical (1966)

Breakfast at Tiffany's: The Musical (1966)

What happens when the doctor becomes the patient? Abe Burrows, the greatest script doctor of the Golden Age, had agreed to direct and write the musical adaptation of Breakfast at Tiffany's. Only problem is no one told him what they wanted...or expected...

1 h 26 mins
Mar 14
S1/Ep20: Mike Faist

S1/Ep20: Mike Faist

Tony nominee Mike Faist looks back on his Broadway debut in NEWSIES, originating the “dark and brooding” break-out character Connor Murphy in DEAR EVAN HANSEN, and the way in which he forged a sense of brotherhood among the Jets in the upcoming WEST SIDE STORY film.

43 mins
12/8/20
IMPORTANT PODCAST UPDATE | The Cheese Wheel

IMPORTANT PODCAST UPDATE | The Cheese Wheel

We have an important announcement for the future state of the podcast, and fun things in store for the future! Come listen up!

6 mins
Apr 9
Chapter 2: Make it like Greece!

Chapter 2: Make it like Greece!

Holly and Chris’s dreams come true as they chat with members of the original cast of Carrie the Musical over wine, including Charlotte D’Amboise (Chris), Sally Ann Triplett (Sue) and legendary OG Carrie White herself, Linzi Hateley, not to mention several members of the half-British, half-American ensemble and crew.

1 h 6 mins
1/27/21
34. Let Me Say Before We Part (with Lindsay Heather Pearce)

34. Let Me Say Before We Part (with Lindsay Heather Pearce)

For the first time ever, we’ve got a friend of the pod back for a second episode! Lindsay Pearce was our very first guest – back when we tried to keep interviews to 15 minutes. Now, she’s back to get the full SentMen treatment!

1 h 6 mins
5/27/22
The Baker's Wife (1976)

The Baker's Wife (1976)

What do a nine minute song about a bird, the chest hair of Israel's greatest entertainer, an FBI pursuit of a missing lead sheet, and a list of firings as long as Paul Sorvino's range have in common?

1 h 21 mins
Mar 21
THE OUTSIDERS - A Post Show Analysis

THE OUTSIDERS - A Post Show Analysis

In this episode, we discuss the new Broadway musical THE OUTSIDERS. Please note that this episode will contain spoilers about the show. If you haven't seen the show yet, you can catch THE OUTSIDERS playing at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre.

29 mins
Apr 12
54. When All Your Dreams Come True (with McKenzie Kurtz)

54. When All Your Dreams Come True (with McKenzie Kurtz)

It’s good to hear her on the pod, isn’t it? McKenzie Kurtz is here to talk all about growing up with Wicked, getting The Call on Thanksgiving and reuniting with Alyssa Joy Fox for Wicked’s 20th Anniversary.

52 mins
10/13/23
NINE with Kim Criswell

NINE with Kim Criswell

NINE surprised Broadway in 1982 when it opened last minute and proved to be a formidable foe to the other big hit of the season, DREAMGIRLS. It was also a musical that couldn't seem to escape drama, whether onstage at the hands of lead character Guido Contini or off.

1 h 37 mins
Feb 25
#55 - Robert Duncan McNeill, Jack on the National Tour

#55 - Robert Duncan McNeill, Jack on the National Tour

Robert Duncan McNeill remembers the good times on tour with Into the Woods and reveals his participation in the Public Theater workshop of Sondheim and Lapine’s Muscle, including some major co-stars! Plus, Ben discovers the original table reading cast of Into the Woods!

1 h 23 mins
Apr 10
THE HEART OF ROCK AND ROLL - A Post Show Analysis

THE HEART OF ROCK AND ROLL - A Post Show Analysis

In this episode, we discuss the new musical THE HEART OF ROCK AND ROLL. Please note that this episode will contain spoilers about the show. If you haven't seen the show yet, you can catch THE HEART OF ROCK AND ROLL playing at the James Earl Jones Theatre.

26 mins
May 15
19. The Seven Year Witch (with Eden Espinosa)

19. The Seven Year Witch (with Eden Espinosa)

Is it hot in here or is it just #SummerWithSentMen? The boys are back and kicking off their next batch of episodes with Wicked royalty Eden Espinosa.

1 h 2 mins
6/11/21
Twits in Peril, Chapter 3 - Wales is a Mysterious Place

Twits in Peril, Chapter 3 - Wales is a Mysterious Place

We left Cyril horrified by the arrival of his Aunt Hypatia, Uncle Hugo, Cousin Binky and C. Langford Cheeseworth, who have come to join him in the amusing game they call, “Slumming”. Will they scuttle Cyril's chance to win his wager?

23 mins
Apr 29
Ep163 - Brett-Marco Glauser, Munkustrap on Royal Caribbean Cruise Line's Oasis of the Seas

Ep163 - Brett-Marco Glauser, Munkustrap on Royal Caribbean Cruise Line's Oasis of the Seas

"Part of me just needed to come on and defend Munkustrap. He gets a bad rap. You haven't talked to a lot of them. It's a rough time being in a leadership position when everyone's just trying to fool around.

49 mins
Apr 30
#5 - Tony Awards Nominations 2024 (Reactions and Snubs!)

#5 - Tony Awards Nominations 2024 (Reactions and Snubs!)

It’s nomination day!! Eila and Bruce dissect the 2024 Tony Award nominations. Everything from who they’re happy about, who was snubbed! Back to the Future. Cabaret. Days of Wine and Roses. The Great Gatsby. Gutenberg. Harmony. Heart of Rock and Roll.

11 mins
Apr 30
Welcome to the Rock! - Episode 1

Welcome to the Rock! - Episode 1

Welcome to the podcast series, “Welcome to the Rock!” A behind the curtain of the musical hit Come From Away. Listen to the incredible real-life story of the passengers from all over the world that were grounded in the small town of Gander, Newfoundland in the wake of the events of 9/11.

29 mins
11/27/19
9. BONUS

9. BONUS

The Bonus episode! We discuss the “Black Out” weekend, more Provincetown vs. Fire Island, behind the scenes of the Fire Island movie and more anecdotes from our cast of characters. Follow @jessxnyc on IG for everything Finding Fire Island! _____.

26 mins
8/24/23
#3 - Danielle Ferland, the Original Little Red Riding Hood

#3 - Danielle Ferland, the Original Little Red Riding Hood

Danielle Ferland dives into the dilemma of balancing Broadway roles with middle school and how Bernadette Peters does not run around naked backstage. Join host Ben Rimalower for this candid conversation exploring how Sondheim and Lapine went Into the Woods.

1 h 5 mins
5/10/23
AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE (2024 Broadway Revival) - A Post Show Analysis

AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE (2024 Broadway Revival) - A Post Show Analysis

In this episode, we discuss the new Tony nominated revival play AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE. Please note that this episode will contain spoilers about the show. If you haven't seen the show yet, you can catch AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE playing at the Circle In The Square.

28 mins
May 8
BONUS: Wicked (2024) Trailer Reaction

BONUS: Wicked (2024) Trailer Reaction

Jess and Andrew sat down to watch the new Wicked Trailer, and document their reactions for your listening pleasure! You ain't ready for our hot takes yet. We also compare the Wicked film to the recently announced Moana Sequel that will be releasing on the SAME DAY!

30 mins
Feb 13
Dancin: Revisiting Our Interview with Wayne Cilento

Dancin: Revisiting Our Interview with Wayne Cilento

Friends, you need to go see Dancin! It is one of the best musicals on Broadway and is true brilliance. To celebrate its opening, we are sharing our 2019 interview with director/choreographer of Dancin, Wayne Cilento! Dancin Tickets HERE.

1 h 10 mins
3/20/23
WAITRESS with Jessie Mueller

WAITRESS with Jessie Mueller

The musical WAITRESS emerged from the 2016 Broadway season (supposedly dominated by HAMILTON) as something similar to its protagonist's famous pies: a hit on the outside thanks to secret ingredients on the inside.

1 h 12 mins
5/28/23
MISS SAIGON w/ James Seol

MISS SAIGON w/ James Seol

"The heat is on..." To cover a giant show with giant controversy...you need a giant episode. Yup: it's MISS SAIGON. James Seol (COME FROM AWAY, KPOP) makes his Breakdown debut to discuss the last of the British mega-musicals with Matt.

3 h 25 mins
Jan 11
#289 - Taylor Swift: The Eras Tour

#289 - Taylor Swift: The Eras Tour

"Hi, it's me. I'm the Problem it's me..." Grab your Swiftie merch and Red Scarf because this week we're diving into the most prolific modern pop musician of our time Taylor Swift and her "Eras Tour." Please don't kill us Swifies. Hosts: Jesse McAnally & Andrew DeWolf.

1 h 26 mins
Mar 14
#68 Getting Wicked with Dan Micciche

#68 Getting Wicked with Dan Micciche

From playing Mary Sunshine in Broadway's Chicago, to being the resident Music Director and Conductor of Wicked on Broadway, Dan Micciche is a star onstage and off. U Guys, this week's BroadwayWorld Recap is overflowing; we're talking Tony Noms!

58 mins
May 6
Chapter 4: Broadway: They’ll make fun of you, they will break your heart

Chapter 4: Broadway: They’ll make fun of you, they will break your heart

The eager Carrie cast arrives in the Big Apple only to discover that very little has been done to address the show’s major problems, and that the show’s set has been lost in transit. But there is one major addition: Betty Buckley, a big-name Broadway star has joined the company.

1 h 13 mins
2/10/21
3. THE PINES

3. THE PINES

We trace The Pines’ closeted past to its present day sex and party-forward atmosphere. We explore the architecture of Pines homes via Horace Gifford and the impact of Pines owner John Whyte who brought celebrity.

48 mins
7/13/23
55. The 20th Anniversary Elphaba (with Alyssa Joy Fox)

55. The 20th Anniversary Elphaba (with Alyssa Joy Fox)

The last time we spoke with Alyssa Joy Fox was just a few weeks before it was announced that she would be leading the Broadway company of Wicked for its 20th anniversary. So this Wicked Weekend, we’re going to revisit that interview.

1 h 16 mins
10/27/23
Episode 90 | Samantha Pauly: "Retail Queen"

Episode 90 | Samantha Pauly: "Retail Queen"

Join your favorite podcast hosts Jason A. Coombs and Samantha Tuozzolo , on the latest episode of Survival Jobs, as they chat with the down to Earth powerhouse Samantha Pauly, who is currently starring as ‘Jordan Baker’ in the hit Broadway production of The Great Gatsby, playing at the Broadway Theatre.

1 h 3 mins
Apr 25
Minsky's (2009)

Minsky's (2009)

Some musicals have all the luck...and them some do not. Minsky's is one that does not. It would take thirty plus years for this cult classic to make its way from the big screen to the big stage and in between it would have three different lyricists, two different directors, two choreographers, but it would always have the same composer: Charles Strouse.

1 h 3 mins
Feb 22
S9 Ep3: Trevor Ashley

S9 Ep3: Trevor Ashley

The OG star of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert on embracing the sequins and getting the party started in Priscilla The Party!, the almost 20-year evolution of the famous pink bus and why live theatre doesn't always turn out as planned.

23 mins
May 3
Twits in Peril, Chapter 2 - I Eat a Cherry

Twits in Peril, Chapter 2 - I Eat a Cherry

We left our hero in shorts and flip-flops, preparing to infiltrate a world without privilege. Can he survive for a week without cheesy eggs? without a girdle? Without Bentley? Ernie leads him into the topsy-turvey world inhabited by the working poor and Cyril's eyes slowly begin to open.

22 mins
Apr 29
Jack Viertel and the Secret Life of the American Musical

Jack Viertel and the Secret Life of the American Musical

Jack Viertel has the kind of knowledge I wish I had about Broadway history, having studied the various journeys of great shows for his book The Secret Life of the American Musical, but he’s also worked with playwrights like August Wilson and Tony Kushner.

41 mins
Apr 22
"IT'S HAPPENING IN YOUR REFRIGERATOR" by Greg Kotis

"IT'S HAPPENING IN YOUR REFRIGERATOR" by Greg Kotis

IT'S HAPPENING IN YOUR REFRIGERATOR: Deutero-Fung, a mold spore with big ideas, attempts to rally his fellow mold spores into blooming immediately and take over the apartment-verse, but Hyphae-Fung, a mold spore with even bigger ideas, warns the community that blooming early will be a mistake.

1 h 11 mins
May 13
THE WHO'S TOMMY (2024 Broadway Revival) - A Post Show Analysis

THE WHO'S TOMMY (2024 Broadway Revival) - A Post Show Analysis

In this episode, we discuss the new 2024 Broadway Revival of THE WHO'S TOMMY. Please note that this episode will contain spoilers about the show. If you haven't seen the show yet, you can catch THE WHO'S TOMMY playing at the Nederlander Theatre.

28 mins
Apr 3
Twits in Peril, Chapter 5 - My Short but Brilliant Acting Career

Twits in Peril, Chapter 5 - My Short but Brilliant Acting Career

When we last saw Cyril he was being carried on the shoulders of a mob bent on confronting the evil tycoon Cyril Chippington-Smythe. They little suspect that the heroic “Johny” who is leading their little uprising is, in fact, the very Chippington-Smythe they despise.

25 mins
Apr 29
Jasmine Amy Rogers shines as BETTY BOOP and Beyond!

Jasmine Amy Rogers shines as BETTY BOOP and Beyond!

Betty Boop's BOOP: Jasmine Amy Rogers joins host, Salisha Thomas Weiss on this week's episode of Black Hair in the Big Leagues! Jasmine is a true Triple threat. She’s a Jimmy awards finalist, attended Manhattan School of Music, was cast in Becoming Nancy, and Gretchen in the national tour of Mean Girls.

41 mins
Apr 25
BEAUTY AND THE BEAST with Kim Huber

BEAUTY AND THE BEAST with Kim Huber

It's a tale as old as "dressing like merchandise from Bed Bath & Beyond." This week we're looking at the blockbuster musical BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, a show that changed Broadway (to steal a line from another musical megahit with a strong female protagonist) "for good." Original cast member Kim Huber (SUNSET BOULEVARD, MARIE CHRISTINE) joins us to provide context, insight, and hilarious anecdotes to a show that rightfully deserves all three.

1 h 28 mins
Jan 22
A Broadway Conversation with ANNA K JACOBS, KAIT KERRIGAN, and NATHAN TYSEN (Broadway Podcast Network Podfest)

A Broadway Conversation with ANNA K JACOBS, KAIT KERRIGAN, and NATHAN TYSEN (Broadway Podcast Network Podfest)

In this episode, we are live from the Museum of Broadway at the Broadway Podcast Network POD FEST. This conversation features Anna K Jacobs (Teeth), and Kait Kerrigan & Nathan Tysen (The Great Gatsby) in a discussion about writing for the stage.

37 mins
Apr 29
WATER FOR ELEPHANTS - A Post Show Analysis

WATER FOR ELEPHANTS - A Post Show Analysis

In this episode, we discuss the new Broadway Musical WATER FOR ELEPHANTS. Please note that this episode will contain spoilers about the show. If you haven't seen the show yet, you can catch WATER FOR ELEPHANTS playing at the Imperial Theatre.

31 mins
Mar 29
#67 Reefer Madness with Christian Campbell

#67 Reefer Madness with Christian Campbell

U Guys, original Jimmy Harper in Reefer Madness, Christian Campbell, is launching a revival of the show in Los Angeles! This week's BroadwayWorld Recap is brimming with all the latest Bway tea from BroadwayWorld.com!

35 mins
Apr 29
Twits in Peril, Chapter 4 - I Get a Job

Twits in Peril, Chapter 4 - I Get a Job

We left Cyril and Binky packed like sardines on a creaky old mattress. Binky has put his foot in it by passing himself off as a leader of the Welsh Underground in order to impress Judy. A new day has dawned, however, bringing with it the promise of new adventures...

22 mins
Apr 29
51. “I’m Going to Get Nerdy About This” (with Emily Kristen Morris)

51. “I’m Going to Get Nerdy About This” (with Emily Kristen Morris)

Our favorite voice nerd, Emily Kristen Morris, is sitting down for a chat with the boys this week. Emily talks about not knowing if she was an Elphaba or a Glinda, thinking about the show as Shakespearean theater and her incredible journey from a paralyzed vocal cord to conquering one of the hardest sings in the biz.

44 mins
9/5/23
#200 - Matthew Morrison

#200 - Matthew Morrison

OUR WHITE WHALE GUEST! He's here! The only one person in the world who could be our guest for episode 200. Matthew Morrison. He has graced both the screen and stage for many years. He is an Emmy, Golden Globe, and Tony Award nominee (among many other award nominations and wins).

1 h 28 mins
Apr 11
Ep162 - Brett Michael Lockley, Pouncival on US National Tour 6 & Swing in The Who's TOMMY

Ep162 - Brett Michael Lockley, Pouncival on US National Tour 6 & Swing in The Who's TOMMY

"I remember there's Green Eyes and a couple other times that the cats go into the house and into the audience. Because of everything that was going on I was an advocate about being like… can we figure out a way around that right now?

52 mins
Apr 23
#268 - The Rocky Horror Show

#268 - The Rocky Horror Show

"I see you shiver with antici-..." Grab your Frankenstein imagery and fishnets because this week we're diving into the counter culture cult classic musical "The Rocky Horror Show." We dive into it's impact, the difference between the live show and the film, and of course how it's reflected in modern day.

1 h 5 mins
10/26/23
#69 Doing The Hee-Hee Show with Sarah Sigman

#69 Doing The Hee-Hee Show with Sarah Sigman

From the national tour of Beautiful, to MJ on Broadway, Sarah Sigman is a true triple threat. U Guys, this week's BroadwayWorld Recap is full of all the latest Bway news, brought to you by my friends at BroadwayWorld.com.

60 mins
May 13
Arthur: The Musical (1991)

Arthur: The Musical (1991)

So no one told you creating musicals was going to be this way? (clap, clap, clap) Now you might be asking, what in the name of Smelly Cat does the TV show Friends have to do with Broadway?

1 h 16 mins
Feb 1
#194 - Jordan Fisher, Lola Tung, and Ani DiFranco

#194 - Jordan Fisher, Lola Tung, and Ani DiFranco

The new STARS of Hadestown come to Take A Bow chatting all things HADESTOWN! This episode features the different perspectives of performers in different stage of their career with different relationships with the show.

56 mins
Feb 22
Bonus - Tony Awards 2024 Analysis #1

Bonus - Tony Awards 2024 Analysis #1

Will Harry Potter cast a spell on Tony voters? Magnificent Monday! Eila & Bruce bring you the first installment of their Tony deep dive. They are joined by expert Matt Stashin and share who will win and who they want to win in the following categories.

40 mins
May 6
Avril Lavigne, Chappell Roan, Doja Cat and more! (Pop Episode)

Avril Lavigne, Chappell Roan, Doja Cat and more! (Pop Episode)

In this weeks podcast, Jeff & Richie discuss:New Album Avril Lavigne - Love SuxMusic Videos Chappell Roan - Pink Pony Club Florence + the Machine - King New Pop/Theatre Music Tracks (Playlist):Tyga & Doja Cat "Freaky Deaky"Becky Hill & Galantis "Run"Kygo "Dancing Feet" (Feat.

30 mins
3/1/22
#5 - Joanna Gleason, the Original Baker's Wife

#5 - Joanna Gleason, the Original Baker's Wife

Joanna Gleason opens up about her star-making role, discussing her legendary audition when she didn't have an uptempo ("I said no, I don't, but I can sing this one really, really fast.") and the good luck omen that blew into her car window during the pre-Broadway run in San Diego.

49 mins
5/17/23
#292 - Hedwig & The Angry Inch (Re-visited)

#292 - Hedwig & The Angry Inch (Re-visited)

"Enemies and adversaries, they try and tear me down!" Grab your band and stalk your ex because this week we're covering John Cameron Mitchell's rock classic "Hedwig & the Angry Inch." Hosts: Jesse McAnally & Andrew DeWolf. Podcast Edited By: Andrew DeWolf.

1 h 17 mins
Apr 4
35. Wicked Doesn’t Make Mistakes (with Talia Suskauer)

35. Wicked Doesn’t Make Mistakes (with Talia Suskauer)

Our pulse is rushing, our head is reeling and our face is flushing because Broadway’s newest green girl is joining us on the pod! After months of obsessing over her tour bootlegs (shhhh), we had a chat with Talia Suskauer just as she was starting rehearsals for her Broadway contract.

58 mins
6/10/22
Des McAnuff Offers a Candid Discussion on the First Revival of TOMMY and Other Musicals

Des McAnuff Offers a Candid Discussion on the First Revival of TOMMY and Other Musicals

The Who's Tommy is back on Broadway for its first revival, 30 years after the original production. And directing this revival is the original director from that first Broadway run, Des McAnuff.

49 mins
May 6
The Graduate: The Musical (1988)

The Graduate: The Musical (1988)

Are you trying to musicalize me, Mrs. Robinson? Oh, yes, Benjamin Braddock, they are trying to musicalize you, and Mrs. Robinson, and Elaine, all of you. They are going to keep going until every critic in New York is banging on a church window begging you to stop.

1 h 1 min
Feb 8
40. Screaming Into Pillows (with Alli Mauzey)

40. Screaming Into Pillows (with Alli Mauzey)

Is she a No One Mourns the Wicked Glinda, a Popular Glinda or a Thank Goodness Glinda? This week, Quincy and Kevin were joined by Alli Mauzey to chat about auditioning for Wicked in a church, her physical comedy skills and why she’ll always feel like a soprano at heart.

57 mins
12/16/22
Why ‘Suffs’ is More Than Just ‘Hermilton’

Why ‘Suffs’ is More Than Just ‘Hermilton’

Actors Phillipa Soo and Jenn Colella on singing American history, filming musicals and acting in the moment.

31 mins
4/5/22
Ep. 78: From Book to Movie to Musical to Movie Musical

Ep. 78: From Book to Movie to Musical to Movie Musical

In this episode, Andrew and Graceson talk about the film adaptations of two Broadway musicals, which once were films, which once were books. The Color Purple directed by Blitz Bazawule and Mean Girls directed by Samantha Jayne and Arturo Perez Jr.

1 h 1 min
Apr 21
Twits In Love, Chapter 1 - I Am Awakened

Twits In Love, Chapter 1 - I Am Awakened

Cyril Chippington-Smythe awakes from a drunken stupor to discover that he may be engaged to the horrifying Alice Witherspoon, whom his best friend, Binky has been in love with for years. He appeals to his steam-powered valet, Bentley, to devise a plan to shift Alice's affections from himself to Binky.

25 mins
12/7/21
Introducing Dracula the Podcastula

Introducing Dracula the Podcastula

What do you get when you cross Dracula with a podcast? Bite-sized episodes that will have you howling with laughter! Welcome to the official companion podcast for off-Broadway’s Dracula A Comedy of Terrors, now playing at New World Stages.

1 min
10/1/23
49. The Friend-Ship of Dreams (with Nicole Parker and Lindsay Heather Pearce)

49. The Friend-Ship of Dreams (with Nicole Parker and Lindsay Heather Pearce)

Please welcome back to the pod, Nicole Parker and Lindsay Heather Pearce! These two green girls have a decade-long friendship of their own dating back to a Baz Luhrman tribute in Los Angeles. Now they’re together again, “belting their tits off” in Titanique off-Broadway.

1 h 9 mins
7/14/23
How 'Ilinoise' Takes a Page From 'A Chorus Line'

How 'Ilinoise' Takes a Page From 'A Chorus Line'

Director-choreographer Justin Peck and Pulitzer winning playwright Jackie Sibblies Drury talk about making a nontraditional dance musical based on Sufjan Stevens’ “genre-defying” album “Illinoise.” The show is now having its world premiere at Chicago Shakespeare Theater and will run at the Park Avenue Armory in Manhattan in March.

32 mins
Feb 6
Ep29 - Tom Hiddleston & William Shakespeare

Ep29 - Tom Hiddleston & William Shakespeare

The "Avengers: Infinity War" star reveals how he first got hooked on The Bard and details his recent production of "Hamlet."

1 h 7 mins
4/25/18
Ep164 - Mackenzie Warren, Bombalurina on 2016 Broadway Revival

Ep164 - Mackenzie Warren, Bombalurina on 2016 Broadway Revival

"When I got the audition appointment I was like this would be a blast to pretend to be a cat at this audition. Let's do it. I texted Kim and asked - How much cat do you give at the audition?" This episode features Mackenzie Warren who was Bombalurina in the 2016 Broadway Revival of CATS.

40 mins
May 7
111 Frank Loesser 1

111 Frank Loesser 1

The first of a two-part program featuring legendary theatre creator Frank Loesser, best known for writing three extraordinary Broadway musicals: GUYS AND DOLLS, THE MOST HAPPY FELLA, and HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING.

36 mins
May 13
Juliet of the Spirits (1979)

Juliet of the Spirits (1979)

Gwen Verdon was Charity. Raul Julia was Guido. Angela Lansbury was Juliet......then was not. Federico Fellini was Italy’s most iconic film director of the 1960s so its no surprise that many of his films have been turned into musicals.

1 h 9 mins
Mar 7
2024 Tony Predictions: Bold, Brave and Early (w/ Dylan MacDowell)

2024 Tony Predictions: Bold, Brave and Early (w/ Dylan MacDowell)

Confident and Uninformed. That's the way to make predictions for Tony nominations THIS early. Breakdown alum Dylan MacDowell (DRAMA) returns to go through every possible candidate for this year's Tony Awards.

2 h 34 mins
Feb 22
"THAT NIGHT "BUTCHER" PETE GOT KNOCKED OUT BY JESSIE "THE CANNON" TESORI" by Jonathan Cook

"THAT NIGHT "BUTCHER" PETE GOT KNOCKED OUT BY JESSIE "THE CANNON" TESORI" by Jonathan Cook

THAT NIGHT "BUTCHER" PETE GOT KNOCKED OUT BY JESSIE "THE CANNON" TESORI: World class heavyweight champion fighter, “Butcher” Pete Wilcox, is at the peak of his career – a living legend with a winning streak to brag about.

59 mins
Apr 15
Chapter 5: Act One: Cardboard cars and unitards

Chapter 5: Act One: Cardboard cars and unitards

In the first of two special episodes, we take a close look at the original 1988 staging of Carrie, examining it song by song and scene by scene to try and work out exactly where things go wrong and why this show became so infamous in Broadway history.

1 h 7 mins
2/17/21
Hangin With Hadley Fraser (Part 2)

Hangin With Hadley Fraser (Part 2)

Part 2 - Hadley Fraser has carved himself a prolific and diverse career. From actor, musician to writer. From stage to screen. We have known each other for close to 20 years now. We could chat for hours about anything and everything.

26 mins
8/11/20
Ep165 - Lucy Horton, Jellylorum on US National Tour 5

Ep165 - Lucy Horton, Jellylorum on US National Tour 5

"Watching the 1998 VHS which I rented on Netflix. I got the DVD mailed to me." This episode features Lucy Horton who played Jellylorum on the US National Tours 5 of CATS and in multiple regional productions.

41 mins
May 14

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