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Two big musical discoveries made recently but I’m saving one so here’s the other! Featured Songs: “I Wouldn't Have You Any Other Way” and “Maggie Flynn” from Maggie Flynn - The Original Broadway Cast Recording (1968), music and lyrics by Hugo Peretti & Luigi Creatore & George David Weiss Watch the Original Cast Live at La-Ti-Do on YouTube! MERCH! T…
 
Performer-singer-mentor and Helen Hayes Award-winning writer Lady Dane Figueroa Edidi is here for a Tony-winning revue of 30s music staged in the 80s but that lives forever. Topics Include: songs about weed, Billy Porter, Nell Carter, the black experience through white eyes, art that shouldn’t survive, and the good reasons why Lady Dane does not li…
 
Intermissions are back! But in a slightly different format! Exclamation! I hate Grease!! Watch the Original Cast Live at La-Ti-Do on YouTube! Listen to Patrick on the Off2Broadway Podcast this week! Register to watch Patrick’s segment of the Helen Hayes Awards Thursday, September 3 - 8:00pm. Featured Songs: “Summer Nights” from Grease! - The Origin…
 
Music theatre writer Michael Finke is here for Bill Finn’s song cycle about death. . . It’s not as much of a bummer as it may sound. Topics Include: Hell’s Kitchen, Joe Papp, Jack Eric Williams, 14 Dwight Ave (Natick, MA), how anything can be a musical, and Michael’s forthcoming album! Michael Finke Music Dot Com Featured Recordings: Elegies - A So…
 
Strathmore artist-in-residence singer/songwriter Christian Douglas is here for a musical by another singer/songwriter. Christian’s written and recorded an album during our time inside and just got out of the Army. Those things are connected but they’re both interesting and true. Topics Include: the Jessie Mueller of it all, Sara v. Ms. Bareilles, l…
 
In this jam packed episode Kurt tells a story about a Timeshare Nightmare and Steve visits a "small town" in Cincinnati. Recording continues outside the studio and will continue as long as the weather holds out. Please subscribe, rate and follow us so you dont miss any episodes. Stay safe and thanks for all the support.…
 
Straight back into Toronto and the Off2Broadway podcast, it’s Stefania Lounsbury taking us back to the Goodman household and all contained therein. Topics Include: Alice Ripley’s eyes, the over-analysis of musical theatre, Pretty Woman, Superboy, the Invisible Girl, and does Billy Elliot actually have a tragic ending? Featured Recordings: Next to N…
 
Kurt tells the story of the mysterious Circleville Ohio Letters, weird happenings in the Spring Grove Cemetery and more emails from our listeners. Special thanks to the Malliard Report for all the advice and support, please check out his podcast and follow him on all social media platforms. Most of the information on the Circleville Letters came fr…
 
Straight outta Toronto and the Off2Broadway podcast, it’s Tara Stanton taking us back to Oz not once, not twice, but SEVEN TIMES! Topics Include: Hamilton, projections, the magic, the joy, the love, and living a 2-show life. Featured Recordings: Wicked - Original Broadway Cast Recording (2003) MERCH! T-shirts! Totes bags! BASEBALL SHIRTS! ETCETERA!…
 
Five-time Tony Award-nominee Douglas Carter Beane brings us an overlooked Rodgers & Hart classic. Topics Include: putting on shows in barns, woke for 1939, a more talented but more annoying version of Shirley Temple, aircraft on stage pre-Miss Saigon, and how Hollywood turned Lorenz Hart from gay to short for the biopic. Featured Recordings: Babes …
 
Thinking about becoming a patron of The Original Cast but don't know if it's worth it? Well, check out this sample of The Original Cast at the Movies which you get on the 27th of every month with your patronage as Patrick, Robbie Rozelle, and Robert W. Schneider talk about the Village People's 1980 musical biopic(?) Can't Stop the Music. http://www…
 
Three-time Tony-nominee Rebecca Luker is here for a walk through her career and the show Sheldon Harnick calls our “greatest American opera.” Topics Include: getting an agent out of town, auditioning for Hal Prince, balancing your work and your life, and of course we talk about The Secret Garden and I play “How Could I Ever Know” are you kidding? W…
 
Tony-winning choreographer Christopher Gattelli (Newsies, SpongeBob SquarePants, Altar Boyz, The King and I, High Fidelity, et al.) brings our third dive into a show that you either love deeply or have no strong opinion on either way. Topics Include: harrowing at the start, Pouncival, hidden ᗅᗺᗷᗅ references, and what Channing Tatum did not sign up …
 
Children’s TV host Carly Ciarrocchi is here for a wonderful conversation about how one show can set your whole world in motion. Topics Include: discount Disney DJ for bar mitzvahs, working together, finding what you’re good at, live children’s TV, and getting rejected in a letter you sent yourself. Featured Recordings: Godspell - A Musical Based on…
 
In the long awaited reunion episode Kurt & Steve are on the balcony of the CoreXtra Studio practicing outdoor social distancing. Discussion centers on Steve's outrageous Dairy Treat which lands him in a world of hurt, Kurt's haunting experience and how it ties into to Al Capone and of course a little bit of rambling. Stay safe and stay tuned.…
 
Actor/performer/writer Tori Bouton is here for the last year’s Tony Award-winner for Best Musical. Topics Include: Amber Gray, tragic endings, Amber Gray, why we sing this song, Amber Gray, Andre DeShields, and Amber Gray. Featured Recordings: Hadestown - Original Broadway Cast Recording (2019) • Hadestown - Live Original Cast Album (2017) MERCH! T…
 
Best friend of the show Robbie Rozelle has a new live album out called Songs from Inside My Locker and you should buy it and here’s why . . . Listen to Songs from Inside My Locker now! Taking Care - An Emergency Fund for the Washington Theatre Community MUSIC: “In Hell’s Kitchen” performed by Robbie Rozelle from his new album Songs from Inside My L…
 
Actor/music director/podcaster Kevin David Thomas is here for a musical that takes you there and back. On a bus. Topics Include: Jekyll & Hyde, Lauren Ward over Sutton Foster, M&M’s, why we do what we do, and Kevin & Patrick try to get Jeanine Tesori on their respective podcasts through fawning and begging. Featured Recordings: Violet - A New Music…
 
At Home with Rebecca Luker TONIGHT 8:00pm Eastern Hosted by Tony-winner Santino Fontana and featuring an interview with Rebecca Luker by Katie Couric. https://fundraise.projectals.org/campaign/at-home-with-rebecca-luker/c287372 All proceeds benefit Prosetin, the first-ever ALS drug candidate developed using cells from ALS patients. MUSIC: “Come to …
 
Writer/performer/amazing human Amy Oestreicher comes to us with us to complete the Falsettos trilogy (by going back to Part 1). Topics Include: Bill Finn calling on the phone, convincing teachers to let you do your own version of the assignment, tap dancing so hard you need surgery, and another in what is booming a series of scrapbooks! Featured Re…
 
Director/podcaster Robert W. Schneider is here for a musical whose legacy may be unfairly besmirched by an infamous Tony speech. Topics Include: George Hearn, staging the overture, cutting the entr’acte, and maybe revoking Rob’s gay card live on the air! Featured Recording: La Cage Aux Folles - Original Cast Recording (1983) MERCH! T-shirts! Totes …
 
Here’s a snippet from Alexandra and me talking from the before times. recorded March 4, 2020 Taking Care - An Emergency Fund for the Washington Theatre Community MUSIC: “Birdhouse in Your Soul” performed by They Might Be Giants from their album Flood (1990), music and lyrics by John Flansburgh & John Linnell Merch • Patreon • Twitter • Facebook • E…
 
Distantly Social Theatre presents Have You Been to the New Harris Teeter? a short play written by Patrick Flynn starring Serena Berman & Ava Eisenson, and directed by Jake Beckhard. Covert art photograph by David Wardrick. Have You Been to the New Harris Teeter? was originally presented as part of Theatre Alliance’s Hot House Readings series in 201…
 
A fun edit from my talk with James Gardiner about Merrily We Roll Along. Taking Care - An Emergency Fund for the Washington Theatre Community MUSIC: “Opening (Doors)” performed by Joshua Hinck & Charity Angél Dawson featuring Chip Zien & Aili Venho from Losing My Mind: A Sondheim Disco Fever Dream (2020), music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim Merch …
 
Lara is the host of the podcast Stage Door Stories and has the best “how did this show come into your life?” story ever. Topics Include: Jeremy Kushnier, Jeremy Kushnier rapping, the Kenny Loggins of it all, and running into Jennifer Laura Thompson on the street. Featured Recordings: Footloose - Original Broadway Cast Recording (1999) • Footloose -…
 
Robbie’s album Songs from Inside My Locker is finally coming out! Taking Care - An Emergency Fund for the Washington Theatre Community MUSIC: “If You’re Right Right Right” written and performed by The Flynn Twins • “I’m Leaving Texas” performed by Dee Hoty from The Best Little Whorehouse Goes Public - Original Broadway Cast Recording (1994), music …
 
Distantly Social Theatre presents The Royal Me performed by Anna Grace Nowalk, written by Patrick Flynn. Covert art photograph by David Wardrick. The Royal Me script available for licensing at the New Play Exchange! Recording produced by Anna Grace Nowalk and edited by Patrick Flynn. Taking Care - An Emergency Fund for the Washington Theatre Commun…
 
A quick cut from my wonderful conversation with King’s Singer bass Jonathan Howard about “University.” Taking Care - An Emergency Fund for the Washington Theatre Community MUSIC: “He is an Englishman” performed by the D'Oyly Carte Opera Company from H.M.S. Pinafore (1949), music by Arthur Sullivan, lyrics by W.S. Gilbert Merch • Patreon • Twitter •…
 
It’s my birthday today so I’m reviving one of my favorite interviews of all time with the delightful Kurt Peterson. Taking Care - An Emergency Fund for the Washington Theatre Community MUSIC: “Too Many Mornings” performed by Kurt Peterson & Victoria Mallory from their album When Everything Was Possible: A Concert (2012), music and lyrics by Stephen…
 
This is a bad idea. Taking Care - An Emergency Fund for the Washington Theatre Community MUSIC: “This Plum is Too Ripe” performed by Rita Gardner, Kenneth Nelson, William Larsen, & Hugh Thomas from The Fantasticks - Original Cast Album (1960), music by Harvey Schmidt, lyrics by Tom Jones Merch • Patreon • Twitter • Facebook • Email…
 
Jake is a director who brings his insightful theatrical mind to the best worst musical of all time that people either love to death or have no strong feelings about either way. Topics include: Bobby Fischer, the agony of Freddie, the ecstasy of Judy Kuhn, and whether or not the plot is just Tim Rice fan-fiction written by Tim Rice. Featured Recordi…
 
Another runaway train of thoughts. Ordinary Days reunion info! Taking Care - An Emergency Fund for the Washington Theatre Community MUSIC: “Evergreen (Love Theme from A Star Is Born)” performed by Barbra Streisand from A Star is Born - Barbra Streisand & Kris Kristofferson (1976), music and lyrics by Barbra Streisand & Paul Williams Merch • Patreon…
 
Walking and thinking and walking and watching. Watch Nexus by Danielle Mohlman on its virtual national tour EXTENDED THRU MAY 17! Taking Care - An Emergency Fund for the Washington Theatre Community MUSIC: “C.B.” performed by Michael Staniforth with Jeffrey Daniel from Starlight Express - The Original Cast Recording (1984), music by Andrew Lloyd We…
 
Eliza just started a new job in March! Watch Nexus by Danielle Mohlman on its virtual national tour EXTENDED THRU MAY 17! Taking Care - An Emergency Fund for the Washington Theatre Community MUSIC: “Tear Me Down” performed by John Cameron Mitchell from Hedwig and the Angry Inch - Original Cast Album (1998), music and lyrics by Stephen Trask Merch •…
 
Tia and I talk to each other while kids talk to us. Watch Nexus by Danielle Mohlman on its virtual national tour EXTENDED THRU MAY 17! Taking Care - An Emergency Fund for the Washington Theatre Community MUSIC: “I Feel Pretty” performed by Kyle Taylor Parker from his album Broadway Soul, Vol. 1 (2019), music by Leonard Bernstein, lyrics by Stephen …
 
Star is playwright/lyricist/director who brings to us a fun and funny conversation about a still-relevant turning point in the history of American musical theatre that is further from us historically than it is from Oklahoma!. Topics Include: gender-blind Bobbies, keeping the comedy in musical comedy, being alive, and sliding into her DMs. Featured…
 
Conspiracy theories, one-person shows, Ordinary Days, and Tell Me on a Sunday just to name a few. Watch Nexus by Danielle Mohlman on its virtual national tour EXTENDED THRU MAY 17! __aking Care - An Emergency Fund for the Washington Theatre Community MUSIC: “The Cookie Chase” performed by Angela Lansbury from Anyone Can Whistle - Original Broadway …
 
Nostalgia is a dangerous drug. Watch Nexus by Danielle Mohlman on its virtual national tour EXTENDED THRU MAY 17! Taking Care - An Emergency Fund for the Washington Theatre Community MUSIC: “U.N.C.O.U.P.L.E.D.” performed by Frances Ruffelle from Starlight Express - The Original Cast Recording (1984), music by Andrew Lloyd Webber, lyrics by Richard …
 
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