Best Musicaltheater podcasts we could find (Updated August 2018)
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This series is designed to introduce middle and high school audiences to the many aspects of musical theater. Using examples of the best that Broadway musicals have to offer, Heather Nathans, Associate Professor of Theatre at the University of Maryland, talks about the history of musical theater in America; its structure and elements of a musical (do you know what an "I Want" song is?); musical theater's role in making social commentary, and its legacy.
 
We are a weekly podcast devoted to bringing you news, views, reviews, interviews and much more contentdevoted to musical theatre and film. We discuss composers, writers, actors, theatres and shows andencourage listeners to join in. Visit our site at musicaltalk.co.uk
 
Behind the Curtain: Broadway's Living Legends is hosted by director Robert W Schneider and actor Kevin David Thomas. The podcast collects the wit, wisdom, memories, and anecdotes of musical theatre's greatest artists. From actors to directors, designers to playwrights, press agents to general managers, this podcast is a celebration of the giants who helped shape the American Musical Theatre.
 
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The Broadway Cast
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A weekly talk show hosted by Broadway vet, Ben Cameron, that brings your favorite Broadway personalities together for a hysterical, fun, informative, inspiring roundtable conversation. Additionally, The Broadway Cast gives a voice to fans like they’ve never had before. Via call-ins, fans are a critical part of the conversation, sharing their own stories and dialoguing directly with their Broadway idols. Videos available on our YouTube page: www.youtube.com/thebroadwaycast Full podcast episod ...
 
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Story Pirates
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Story Pirates is a group of world-class actors, comedians, improvisers and musicians who adapt stories written by kids into sketch comedy and musical theater. Visit www.storypirates.com for more information on Story Pirates and how you can bring our live show to your school or town!
 
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Baby Wants Candy
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Baby Wants Candy is one of the most popular and critically acclaimed comedy ensembles in the world. The group has performed more than 3,000 completely improvised musicals to thousands of fans from Chicago to New York to Singapore to Scotland, and now we exist in podcast form!
 
Billboard senior editor Rebecca Milzoff chats with Broadway's current stars, discussing today's most exciting musical theater and its overlap with pop music.
 
Prognosticator Pals pumping positivity & predicting Patriots Perfection! New England Patriots podcast for the fans by the fans. Long-time friends and full-fledged Mass-holes, Dave Ferreira & Jimmy Dwyer are your hosts/clowns for this hilarious weekly series. Breaking the mold from other boring "football" podcasts, Jimmy & Dave delve into everything from wormhole theories to medieval folklore to musical theater criticism and anything else that could effect the Patriots path to perfection this ...
 
Sofia has an unhealthy obsession with all things Broadway. This podcast gives her the perfect excuse to geek out! Join Sofia as she interviews celebrated names from all areas of showbiz and discusses their journey from starry-eyed youngster to musical theater professional.
 
Hosted by Laurence Maslon, BROADWAY TO MAIN STREET is a weekly radio program devoted to the greatest songs of the American Musical Theater. Originating from WPPB 88.3FM on Long Island's East End, each weekly episode celebrates the shows, stars, songwriters, and cultural phenomena that makes Broadway a legendary place. Music taken from classic original cast albums, film, cabaret, rare recordings, and unique interpretations, with commentary, guest appearances, and news from Broadway.
 
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Ghost Light
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A podcast about the mysteries, majesty, and missteps of musical theater. Join us each month as we tell a few ghost stories and chat with folks in the business of show.
 
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The Set List
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A comprehensive collection of the best cabaret performances in New York City, including the works of Musical Theater composers, classical favorites, and new musical readings.The Set List features live recordings of Off Broadway concerts as well as behind the scenes interviews and conversations with select artists.
 
A celebration of musical theater on the West Coast
 
Musical Theater Pillow Talk w/ @MorganWReynolds and some other theater person.
 
Since 2007, your host continues to weave his way through the musical theater of the ear. Each episode brings a wealth of music and mirth with "not your father's" oldies from our vault of rock n roll, blues, folk, and country music's most memorable artists, "The Best 15 Minutes In Podcasting," presents both memorable and obscure tunes from the past 70+ years of recording history. As Trick's enters its second decade, with a new format and the same old crappy crew, we hope you enjoy this excurs ...
 
Pick a Little, Talk a Little is a podcast about musical theater, discussed by Broadway nerds for Broadway nerds. Each episode, we go through the plot of a show using the music and songs as a guide. Hosted by the all-knowing theater writer Gabriela Geselowitz with a rotating co-host cast of theater professionals and lovers alike.
 
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Story Pirates
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Story Pirates is a group of world-class actors, comedians, improvisers and musicians who adapt stories written by kids into sketch comedy and musical theater. Visit www.storypirates.com for more information on Story Pirates and how you can bring our live show to your school or town!
 
Pick a Little, Talk a Little is a podcast about musical theater, discussed by Broadway nerds for Broadway nerds. Each episode, we go through the plot of a show using the music and songs as a guide. Hosted by the all-knowing theater writer Gabriela Geselowitz with a rotating co-host cast of theater professionals and lovers alike.
 
Jamie knows a lot about musical theater. Ross knows much less. Together they make up seasons of musicals based on specific criteria. It's as informative as it is silly.
 
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Corner of the Sky
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Do you love musical theater? We do too! Every episode, Quinn Rose and a guest lovingly dissect a musical’s music, characters, plot, themes, and anything else that occurs to them.
 
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Once again we wander into a dangerous place...the cover tune zone where you never know what you'll encounter. It's always good to take a partner to have your back when you tell him,"Cover me."Funk #49 (James Gang) B2B with Los Straightjackets and Travis Wammack, Fire (Elvis) - Robert Gordon, Wish You Were Here (Pink Floyd) - Los Coronas and Ari ...…
 
"Emojiland" Highlights: bringing pride to the emoji name, metaphorical resonance, princesses, ever-changing versions, the progress bar, short runs, firewalls, Spongebob Squarepants. Host Quinn Rose with Jeremy Burge Referenced Works Emojiland Show Notes & Links Emojiland Jeremy on Twitter Emojiland Video Support this show and other shows like i ...…
 
Oh, what a star role, oh, what a show! We'll tango through Lloyd Webber and Rice's score with a roundelay of Evas: Patti LuPone, Elaine Paige, Elena Roger, and Madonna.
 
He might have written “Fifty Percent” but today we get one hundred percent of the Emmy Award winning composer, Billy Goldenberg, who has worked with everyone from Bea Arthur to Barbra Streisand, Elvis Presley to Mike Nichols, Diana Ross to Steven Spielberg. Billy’s Broadway credits include the dance music to Let It Ride, 110 in the Shade, High ...…
 
It wouldn't be the same 60's San Fran without the famous Fillmore, a re purposed theater that became legend. Join us as we count down the glory days of the Fillmore...10 Casey Jones - Grateful Dead09 Feelin' Alright - Joe Cocker and Leon Russell08 Mona - Quicksilver Messenger Service07 I'm Ready - Humble Pie06 It's My Own Fault - Mike Bloomfiel ...…
 
This Week: Getting your picture up at Sardis and the undiscovered world of Alan Menken Every week director Robert W Schneider and actor Kevin David Thomas pull back the curtain on neglected, forgotten, and under appreciated musicals, as well as bizarre performances, endearing television appearances, and all things show business. Become a sponso ...…
 
It’s time for another summer bonus episode from the Story Pirates! Today’s episode features a new story called I Lost The Clock Pieces And The Dog Ate Them, by a 3rd grader from Georgia named Salem, as well as two of our favorite songs from last season, The Giraffe Didn’t Know and Star.
 
It’s time for another summer bonus episode from the Story Pirates! Today’s episode features a new story called I Lost The Clock Pieces And The Dog Ate Them, by a 3rd grader from Georgia named Salem, as well as two of our favorite songs from last season, The Giraffe Didn’t Know and Star.
 
Sofia chats with the AWESOME Lisa Kron (Fun Home, 2.5 Minute Ride, Well, Good Person of Szechwan, Oedipus in Palm Springs)!! Lisa is best known on Broadway for writing the book and lyrics of the revolutionary musical Fun Home, based on Alison Bechdel’s autobiographical graphic novel of the same name, which won the Tony Award for Best Original S ...…
 
Sofia chats with the SPECTACULAR Laura Benanti (She Loves Me, Gypsy, The Sound of Music, Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown, Meteor Shower)!! Laura is best known on Broadway for her roles as Louise in the 2008 revival of Gypsy, Amalia Balash in the 2016 revival of She Loves Me, and Candela in Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown. Sh ...…
 
The musical theatre goddess that is Debbie Gravitte swings by Shetler Studios to tell Rob and Kevin about her amazing career that got started doing Annie Get Your Gun with Gower Champion all the way up to her filling Eydie Gorme’s shoes in the 50th Anniversary concert of Golden Rainbow! In between, there is Perfectly Frank, Zorba, Swing, Jerome ...…
 
The decade of the 1940s was Broadway's greatest game changer: original cast recordings of Pal Joey, Oklahoma!, Annie Get Your Gun, Kiss Me Kate, South Pacific and so much more.
 
This Week: The ten most produced high school plays/musicals, why we loved Head Over Heels and Bonnie Milligan, the generosity of TDF, and Michael John LaChuisa goes around and around. Every week director Robert W Schneider and actor Kevin David Thomas pull back the curtain on neglected, forgotten, and under appreciated musicals, as well as biza ...…
 
The Story Pirates are back with a special summer bonus episode featuring some of our favorite songs! This weeks episode includes Frank the Monster Who Wasn't Scary, All 8 Unicorns and How Penguin Office Became a Thing.
 
The Story Pirates are back with a special summer bonus episode featuring some of our favorite songs! This weeks episode includes Frank the Monster Who Wasn't Scary, All 8 Unicorns and How Penguin Office Became a Thing.
 
A new musical from Hedwig and the Angry Inch scribe Stephen Trask and Wallflowers drummer Peter Yanowitz delves into the heyday of Studio 54 and Mudd Club. Along with stars Samantha Marie Ware and Peter LaPrade, Trask and Yanowitz chat about their rock-inspired new show.
 
Stop the presses…….literally! One of Broadway’s most respected press agents, Joshua Ellis, has the spotlight shifted from his glittering clientele and focused firmly on him in this delightful interview which covers some of the 100 plus shows Joshua has worked on including Into the Woods, 42nd Street, Lena Horne: The Lady and her Music, The King ...…
 
Get ready to more than survive! Sofia chats with the GENIUS composer, lyricist and performer Joe Iconis (Be More Chill, The Black Suits, Bloodsong of Love, Things To Ruin, ReWrite, Broadway Bounty Hunter)!! Joe is best known for his renown ballad “Broadway, Here I Come!” which was featured on NBC’s Smash and for writing the smash-hit high schoo ...…
 
This Week: Revisiting Stritch & Spongebob meets West Side Every week director Robert W Schneider and actor Kevin David Thomas pull back the curtain on neglected, forgotten, and under appreciated musicals, as well as bizarre performances, endearing television appearances, and all things show business. Become a sponsor of Behind The Curtain and g ...…
 
Get out your tap shoes, Francis, because four time Tony nominated choreographer, Randy Skinner, is here to waltz us all back in time for an intimate retrospective of his career. From working at the famed Kenley Players to being the keeper of the 42nd Street flame, Randy’s career includes turns (both onstage and off) with 42nd Street, Babes in A ...…
 
We present the Wham of Sam at its swingingest: Broadway songs rendered over four decades from The Pajama Game, Carousel, Sweet Charity, Les Miz, and more.
 
It's Sunday, so today we play to a higher power with this Trick's Countdown:10 If We Ever Needed The Lord Before - Harper's Bizarre9 Lord Let Me Hold Out - Humble Pie8 Jesus - Lou Reed with the Blind Boys of Alabama7 Are You Ready - Bob Dylan6 Hem Of His Garment - Al Kooper5 The Christian Life - Gram Parsons4 Save Me Jesus - Bobby Charles3 A Da ...…
 
“Ragtime” Highlights: cars onstage, Audra McDonald, political relevance, diverging to dunk on Phantom again, stuffy white people, life changing theater, Hamilton (obviously). Host Quinn Rose with Moisés Chiullan Referenced Works Ragtime [Amazon] Show Notes & Links Moisés on Twitter Support this show and other shows like it on The Incomparable n ...…
 
Cast: Mary Lou Kolbenschlag, Jordan Stidham, John Hartman, and Chris Grace Piano: Dan Wessels Drums: Eric Kalver
 
This Week: Remembering Tony Award winner Gary Beach. Every week director Robert W Schneider and actor Kevin David Thomas pull back the curtain on neglected, forgotten, and under appreciated musicals, as well as bizarre performances, endearing television appearances, and all things show business. Become a sponsor of Behind The Curtain and get ea ...…
 
Part 3 of the Beatles cover extravaganza with the gang donning satin hot pink, shocking chartruse, and robins egg blue uniforms, for the manliest of tributes yet! This time we feature tunes from the Sgt. Pepper, Magical Mystery Tour, Yellow Submarine, and the double white albums, so come on along and grab some love beads and patchouli oil for t ...…
 
Cast: John Hartman, Joey Bland, Ashley Ward, Al Samuels, and Brendan Dowling Piano: Dan Wessels Drums: Eric Kalver Thanks to Emma Landry for the title!
 
Sofia chats with the INSANELY COOL Will Roland (Dear Evan Hansen, One Penny, The Black Suits, Wonderful Town, currently Be More Chill Off-Broadway)!! Will is currently best known for his breakout Broadway role as the title character’s snarky sidekick Jared Kleinman in Dear Evan Hansen and has a love for developing new work. Will and I discuss h ...…
 
One of Broadway’s busiest and most respected set designers, Tony Award winner John Lee Beatty, swings by Shetler Studios to sit down with Rob and Kevin and review his portfolio which includes over 100 Broadway credits including the set designs for Ain’t Misbehavin, Talley’s Folly, Baby, The Most Happy Fella, Chicago, Once Upon a Mattress, Wonde ...…
 
I Don't Want To Spoil The Party by The SavoysBad Boy - Larry WilliamsWords of Love by El AmorWhat You're Doing by Lisa LaurenHelp! by Tommy Castro, Jimmy Hall, Lloyd JonesYesterday Back 2 Back by Tyrone Taylor and Arthur MullardYou Got To Hide Your Love Away by Eddy Vedder Act Naturally by El AmorIt's Only Love by Dwight TwilleyI've Just Seen A ...…
 
In this episode of West of Broadway Will and Lara are at the Pantages theater celebrating the opening night of the ON YOUR FEET! National Tour. https://onyourfeetmusical.comWill and Lara meet in the lobby of the Pantages Theater for a "Lobby Talk" about this exciting and groundbreaking production.ON YOUR FEET! is the inspiring true story about ...…
 
The Lerner/Lane score returns (fittingly) from the past with versions from Barbra Streisand, Barbara Harris, Steve Lawrence, Oscar Peterson, and the current Daisy, Melissa Errico.
 
Well, at least this one is Free. We missed the 4th of July Freedom podcast, but never fear this week we make up for this oversight with another 100% FREE podcast from Trick and the gang.
 
The Rodgers & Hammerstein classic is one of the most acclaimed revivals on Broadway now; stars Joshua Henry, Jessie Mueller and Renee Fleming chat with Rebecca about why it's still so relevant.
 
This Week: Remembering Liliane Montevecchi and Jeff Loeffelholz, soccer teams love musical theatre, and an essential coffee table book! Every week director Robert W Schneider and actor Kevin David Thomas pull back the curtain on neglected, forgotten, and under appreciated musicals, as well as bizarre performances, endearing television appearanc ...…
 
It may not be Halloween but we got the one and only Eve Harrington, Penny Fuller, with us in today’s episode! Penny has been an Emmy Award winning familiar face on TV with such credits as The Bob Newhart Show, The Love Boat, One Day At A Time, Matlock, and Judging Amy but the theatre is her home with appearances in the original Barefoot in the ...…
 
Cast: Alice Stanley, Shukri Abdi, John Hartman, Zach Reino, and Chris Grace Piano: Dan WesselsDrums: Eric Kalver
 
Find your own special island as we hop from one musical spot to the next: songs from Once on This Island, Come From Away, South Pacific, Pacific Overtures, and more.
 
"Into The Woods" Highlights: #Justice4IntoTheWoodz, creative theater interpretations, James Corden?, Sondheim vs. Webber, a thousand stars, fractured fairytales, leaving at intermission, 80s synth, shade to the Phantom, good good theaters. Host Quinn Rose with Rachel Foster Referenced Works Into The Woods Show Notes & Links Support this show an ...…
 
This Week: Looking at Songs For A New World, Jagged Little Pill, Ethel Merman, Ginger Rodgers, and the wicked Windy City. Every week director Robert W Schneider and actor Kevin David Thomas pull back the curtain on neglected, forgotten, and under appreciated musicals, as well as bizarre performances, endearing television appearances, and all th ...…
 
Cast: Jordan Stidham, Mary Lou Kolbenschlag, Zeke Nicholson, Jessica McKenna, John Hartman Piano: Dan Wessels Drums: Eric Kalver
 
5,6,7,8…..get out your tap shoes, Francis, because we are sitting down with the one and only Barry McNabb who will dance his way into all your hearts. Barry not only appeared in the original Broadway productions of Phantom and Me and My Girl but has been Irish Rep’s resident choreographer for years and years. Barry pulls back the curtain on his ...…
 
What better way to spend July 4th weekend than with the original John Adams from 1776? An encore episode as William Daniels spends a special hour, live in our studio, talking about his distinguished career. I say vote "Yes!"
 
Tweet The Beatles: Tweets are text-based posts of up to 140 characters displayed on the user's profile page.It's time to drag out the BBQ pit and set up the back yard stage for the summertime Stupid Rabbit Ultimate Tribute Band with yours truly on selectronic Silvertone SR guitar, Don "Bass man" on bass, and the Ol' Colonel on drums for our ann ...…
 
10 Rosalyn( Pretty Things) - Stackwaddy09 Wish You Were Here(Pink Floyd) - Los Coronas08 It's All Over Now(R.Stones) - Stackwaddy07 Colours(Donovan) - Van Dyke Parks06 I Saw Him Standing There(Beatles) - Maggie Bell05 Sunshine of Your Love(Cream) - Alice Fredenham04 Don't Bring Me Down (Animals) - Road Runners03 Hey Jude(Beatles) - Rico Rodrigu ...…
 
Sofia chats with the BRILLIANT Tony nominee Alison Fraser (The March of the Falsettos, In Trousers, The Secret Garden, Romance, Romance, currently A Blanket Of Dust Off-Broadway)!! We discuss her experience originating the role of Trina in In Trousers, her hunt for ghost signs on social media, her love for The Music Man, her Tennessee Williams ...…
 
This Week: Sorry, folks, we got sound issues BUT its pretty much a drag themed, Stephen Spinella loving episode! Every week director Robert W Schneider and actor Kevin David Thomas pull back the curtain on neglected, forgotten, and under appreciated musicals, as well as bizarre performances, endearing television appearances, and all things show ...…
 
Thanks again to @brentmukai for the suggestion! Cast: Zach Reino, Alice Stanley, John Hartman, Shukri Abdi, and Chris Grace Piano: Dan Wessels Drums: Eric Kalver
 
If you were to name the national musician of Texas, you'd have to name Willie, but as far as the national musician of San Antonio? Well, that's got to be Doug Sahm also know as Sir Douglas. He' a country prodigy, a San Antonio westside blues journeyman, and a 1960's rock 'n' roll legend... Join us as the Trick's Summer Backyard Band and Barbequ ...…
 
Sofia chats with the FABULOUS Jesse Tyler Ferguson (Modern Family, Fully Committed, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, currently Log Cabin Off-Broadway)!! Jesse discusses his new play Log Cabin, the various hilarious accents he had to take on for Fully Committed, his experience performing in a one-man show, the future of Leaf Coneybear ...…
 
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