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Far, far away from the Great White Way, Alex and Daisha are walking off their tired feet and talking about 42nd Street, with new episodes every week!
 
Podcasts from Australia's premier theatre company
 
Hello and welcome to the Curtain Call Theatre Podcast. The only podcast that will bring you backstage during a show in London and UK theatre. After publishing our inaugural theatre book, "Curtain Call: A Year Backstage in London Theatre", we thought the next logical step would be to get our audio content out there for you. From the dresser to the A-List star. Hear what it really takes to make a show happen and immerse yourself into the world of backstage.
 
A monthly chat with guests from the world of musicals, comedy and improv. From the people behind the West End sensation Showstopper! The Improvised Musical
 
Hopefully entertaining and enlightening discussion of Theatre in London.
 
The WestEnders comedy show is being created by young people in Tiverton attending the Westend Unit, Tiverton High School for broadcast on Phonic FM.The group is working with Wolf and Water Arts Company .The show will feature a fast paced mixture of sketches and character comedy.Also there is a Myspace page you can visit:-myspace.com/westenderscomedyshow AndWe have a website too:-www.WestEndersComedyShow.com
 
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WestEnd Hills MBC
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New podcast weblog
 
Taking Turns To Talk is a podcast about the theatrics of life and the lives of the theatrical. Each episode Gordon Cooper takes us on a journey with a wonderful guest both in the spotlight and out, where we muse on what makes these people want to be in this glamorous (and often very much unglamorous) business we call show.
 
FB is a humorous account of 2 years owning and running a French restaurant in Vancouver's Westend
 
Podcast by Shefali Desai
 
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GAWP Presents...
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Hold tight as this will be a journey of sounds from the underground to the mainstage… Sixty minutes of the very best House, Bass, tech and techno on GAWP Presents...
 
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Stage Door Podcast
Monthly
 
Podcast taking an in depth look behind the scenes of the West End musicals released on the Stage Door label. Speaking with the cast and creatives involved in bringing those productions to the stage.
 
The UK's single most popular theatre welcoming over 500,000 visitors per year situated in the heart of Birmingham welcoming the best in West End musicals, ballet, opera and dance. Home to Birmingham Royal Ballet, English base for Welsh National Opera and Britain's biggest Pantomime!
 
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Building a Team
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Building a team is what we do at BTFI. We are an arts-based Learning and Development Consultancy. We offer intelligent Team Building, Leadership Training, Culture Change programmes and Facilitation. We work with organisations to create a jolt in both thinking and action. We are founded on the belief that many organisations get to 'good' and few are brave enough to strive for extraordinary!Richard Tyler - Westend star, speaker, Director of Performance and Possibility at BTFI, facilitator, coa ...
 
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The devil took the hindmost with this confusing sorta-sequel to everyone's favorite "opera." Join Alex and Daisha as they strap into this carnival ride of a musical, Andrew Lloyd Webber's "Love Never Dies." The Broadway Babies are up to their usual shenanigans with the additional tasks of detangling this confusing plot, comparing the sequel to ...…
 
This week, we talk to The Inbetweeners Joe Thomas, Olivier Award nominees Summer Strallen and Alex Gaumond, as well as Bo Poraj and Laura Patch about their new dark comedy "What's in a Name?", in which a dinner party gets wildly out of hand when a father-to-be suggests his son just might given the name of one of history's most vile human beings ...…
 
Sydney Theatre Company's Artistic Director Kip Williams and Executive Director Patrick McIntyre discuss the 2020 season. Listen as they give exciting behind the scenes insights into the season and discuss how it all came together. CHAPTERS 02:08 The Deep Blue Sea 04:21 No Pay? No Way! 07:08 Home, I'm Darling 09.35 Triple X 13:07 The 7 Stages of ...…
 
Shure have come up with a microphone that is hitting the theatre world by storm. Smaller, lighter, better response and performance along with a body back that is far less conspicuous than those they have released before. Sitting alongside their big initiative called “This is the Moment”, highlighting the critical moment where every single piece ...…
 
Andrew, Pippa and Justin talk to John Owen-Jones about his amazing career playing Jean Valjean, the Phantom, Jean Valjean, the Phantom, Jean Valjean again and then the Phantom. Chris Ash on keys.By showstopperpod.
 
Welcome back, dear friends! This week we're dishing on the 2016 revival of one of the loveliest musicals around the corner, "She Loves Me." Boasting one of the best ensemble casts this side of Hungary, this revival starring podcast fave Laura Benanti and a charming Zachary Levi as sparring coworkers/pen-pal lovers (who don't quite know it yet) ...…
 
Hold tight as this will be a journey of sounds from the underground to the mainstage… Sixty minutes of the very best House, Bass, tech and techno on GAWP Presents... No tracklistBy This Is Distorted.
 
As Yet Unnamed London Theatre Podcast Dark Sublime Special With T R P Watson - http://www.londontheatregoer.com And Andrew Keates In this episode we discuss the recent production of Dark Sublime by Michael Dennis https://www.atgtickets.com/shows/dark-sublime/trafalgar-studios/ Cast: Marina Sirtis Kwaku Mills Jacqueline King Simon Thorp Sophie Ward…
 
Oh, what a little sunlight can do! The Broadway Babies are back from our summer vacation, and we're diving right into the deep end with our next show: Audra McDonald's star turn as doomed jazz singer Billie Holiday in the "musical play" "Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill." Originally a Broadway revival in 2014, the show was filmed for a TV mo ...…
 
Andrew, Pippa and Jordan talk to Dan Gillespie Sells, rockstar composer of Everybody's Talking About Jamie about loving and hating musical theatre, pre-shows and more. Jordan Clarke on keys.By showstopperpod.
 
OK, lions, now let's get in formation! The Broadway Babies are back from a much-needed summer break to share our thoughts on Disney's latest remake, "The Lion King," which has roared through the box office and left fans of the original divided over the movie's photorealistic yet dulled CGI'd Pridelands, its confusingly changed plot and somewhat ...…
 
As Artistic Director of Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre on London’s South Bank, Dominic Dromgoole oversaw 10 successive and extremely successful seasons at the Bard’s theatre. His tenure started with his directing Corialanus with Alastiar Macaulay for The Financial Times saying, "If Dromgoole can build from this promising start, the best years at S ...…
 
The Actor's Nightmare, a collection of Christopher Durang's short plays, is having it's World Premiere this week at the Park Theatre here in London. I sat down in their rehearsal room at the Jerwood Space with director Lydia Parker, and pretty much all of the company including Meaghan Martin, Layo-Christina Akinlude, Stefan Menaul and Kate Sump ...…
 
Andrew, Pippa and Justin talk to the wonderful Emma Salvo and Harry Morrison from the West End hit Come From Away. Theyt talk, almost entirely, about Come From Away! Then Emma and Harry sing made up love song to each other! Chris Ash on keys.By Showstopperpod.
 
Hold tight as this will be a journey of sounds from the underground to the mainstage… Sixty minutes of the very best House, Bass, tech and techno on GAWP Presents... Tracklist: GAWP - No Warning (Dirtybird) GAWP & Mindek - Twelve Eggs (Repeat After Me) Tough Love feat. Marshall Jefferson - Get Girls (Extended Mix) Too Heavy Crew - Waste Time (O ...…
 
When we were covering People, Places & Things in New York for Curtain Call, and Matt was busy taking some beautiful photographs, I was backstage chatting to the company. That is where I met Himesh Patel. Now, you may not have heard of his name yet, but you most certainly will have seen him on your screens recently. He’s the star of the film “Ye ...…
 
Back to Paris again, dearest listeners, where we tackle our most special show yet: the original production of Stephen Sondheim's personal opus "Sunday in the Park with George." Filled with color and light and based on French painter Georges Seurat's own influential artwork, this musical has left a major impact on us and many other Broadway babi ...…
 
Listen...when Stephanie J. Block and Rachel Chavkin finally win their Tonys, you know Pride Month is gonna be OK. And Sunday night's ceremony proved all was right on Broadway, with many Bway vets and capital-I Important productions getting their dues. Let's talk about the highlights, the lowlights and everything in between as the Broadway Babie ...…
 
In 2008, actor Darren Raymond became Artistic Director of Intermission Youth Theatre. It couldn’t have come at a better time for Darren who had recently finished a run of Othello. He took charge with just four young people in that first season. Since that day, more than 100 16-25 year olds have past through St Savior’s and been introduced to th ...…
 
In Conversation Team India Mela Part 1 by Shefali DesaiBy Shefali Desai.
 
In conversation with Dishant Shah by Shefali DesaiBy Shefali Desai.
 
Andrew and Pippa talk to impressionist, comedian and singer Luke Kempner about Les Miserables, Gareth Gates and how Stephen Fry transported him to success. Featuring a made up song in the style of Les Mis! Jordan Clarke on keys.By Showstopperpod.
 
Screenwriter and Playwright Janet Jones has had an astonishing career. She’s worked for just about every studio out there and not just as a writer, but that’s just the beginning. She’s written lyrics, poetry, worked as a tour guide for a major Hollywood Studio, writer’s assistant, script editor, and she’s even making her own podcast. She always ...…
 
BalletBoyz was founded in 2000 - the same in the same year that Billy Elliot was released - by ex Royal Ballet dancers Michael Nunn and William Trevitt. They became associate artists at Sadler’s Wells in 2005. In 2013, they won the National Dance Award for Best Independent Company. They are now in their 19th year and have gone from those two or ...…
 
Get out your hymn books and habits — for this week's musical service, we're dishing on the joyful noise of Broadway's "Sister Act." The Broadway Babies have lots to say about this screen-to-stage adaptation (our second Whoopi movie!), including its original 1992 film, pond-hopping production history, and star-making turn for Patina Miller, who ...…
 
The Choreographer Round by Shefali DesaiBy Shefali Desai.
 
Agatha Christie’s “Witness for the Prosecution” has been an extremely popular story in pretty much all forms of entertainment you can possibly imagine. A best-selling novel, a Billy Wilder film, American and British television adaptations, radio adaptations... If you can think of it, it’s probably been done. And, of course, that includes theatr ...…
 
Welcome to West Covina — only two hours from the beach! With brand new pals and new career, unhappy lawyer Rebecca Bunch makes the biggest move of her life to follow the boy she definitely doesn't love...all with musical numbers! We sit down this week to talk all things crazy on the CW musical-comedy "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend's" first episode, "Josh ...…
 
This episode was recorded live at Rosyln Packer Theatre for the pre-season briefing of STC’s Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, by Tennessee Williams. Featuring a full cast and several creatives, including the production’s director and our company’s artistic director, Kip Williams, the conversation delves into the psychology of the Pollitt family, around w ...…
 
Andrew and Pippa have chat to Marcus Brigstock about improv vs stand-up, about his love of Sunday in the Park with George, and about a traumatic incident playing Mr Bumble at school. Marcus even lets Jordan play his piano for an improvised song in the style of Cabaret!By Showstopperpod.
 
This week, I catch up with another friend i haven’t seen for quite some time, because when I heard that Laurence Mark Wythe had a new musical being performed with the National Youth Musical Theatre, I just had to get the inside scoop. Along with his writing partner Timothy Knapman, they take the story of The Big Bad Wolf and turn it on its head ...…
 
Hey, big spenders! Willkommen to another warm take episode, as the Broadway Babies gab about the first episode of FX's dazzling true-Broadway-story miniseries, "Fosse/Verdon." Starring Sam Rockwell and Michelle Williams as the performing legends, the series promises a look behind the red curtain and features a supporting gallery of Broadway ico ...…
 
Oh my goodness, oh my goodness, listeners! It's Daisha's turn to pick one of her favorite musicals, and leapin' lizards, she picked the original "Annie" movie musical from 1982! Let's take a trip down Easy Street to Miss Hannigan's Orphanage for Girls and Oliver Warbucks' amazing mansion as we talk shop on the history of the movie, its theatre ...…
 
On this episode, we bring you Siubhan Harrison. After graduating from Guildford School of Acting, she hasn’t really stopped, ticking off some big bucket list musical jobs along the way including Les Mis, Grease and Guys and Dolls - all in London’s West End. Siubhan is the real deal. And she’s showing off her comedy chops as well as her dramatic ...…
 
Ben Hewis is the guy that goes behind the scenes to bring you behind the scenes of some of the biggest shows hitting london. If you have seen any promotional footage for shows such as Come From Away, Night of the Living Dead Live, Gloria Estefan's On Your Feet (which you will be seeing soon) as well as covering untold numbers of opening nights ...…
 
We recently got to sit down with the company of "All About Eve", currently playing at the Noël Coward Theatre in London’s West End, to talk about bringing this classic Hollywood film to the London Stage, and then back to the screen on an NT Live broadcast. The company, led by Gillian Anderson and Lily James as Margo Channing and Eve Harrington ...…
 
Say the name Strallen and you can take your pick of a first name and you are pretty much guaranteed a quality turn. Scarlett, Zizi, Saskia and this week’s guest, the wonderful Summer Strallen have all graced stages across London, the UK and indeed the globe - all the while picking up nominations and awards all over the place. These are some ser ...…
 
Andrew, Pippa and Matt chat to musical theatre star Kaisa Hammarlund, about her starring roles in Fun Home and Violet, her shady past with Matt, and how to pronounce her name. In a first for this podcast, there's also an improvised song in Swedish with simultaneous translation... Duncan Walsh Atkins on keys.…
 
Which sound design moment gives Paul Mac chills? Is drama or comedy harder to compose for? We spoke to chart-topping electronic music producer Paul Mac and the celebrated, prolific theatre composer and sound designer Steve Francis about creating the soundtrack for Nakkiah Lui’s biting political satire, How to Rule the World. Find out how a lege ...…
 
Welcome back listeners, as we take a troika ride to the past to 19th century Russia, where everyone's got nine different names in Dave Malloy's take on the Russian literary paperweight "War & Peace." His electropop opera, "Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812," follows the young Natasha fumbling her way into Moscow high society, while th ...…
 
Hold tight as this will be a journey of sounds from the underground to the mainstage… Sixty minutes of the very best House, Bass, tech and techno on GAWP Presents... Tracklist: GAWP & Gene Farris - Aphrodisiac (Extended) [7Wallace] Steve Darko - Work Your Body Don Rimini - That House Music Walker & Royce ft. VNNSA - 'Word' (Original Mix) - HOT ...…
 
What's new, pussycats? This week we're taking a break from our regularly scheduled programming to talk about "Documentary Now's" episode about the recording of a musical cast album, "Co-op: The Musical." Written by John Mulaney and Seth Meyers, the episode is a loving yet biting sendup of the making of Stephen Sondheim's "Company" cast album in ...…
 
Before you roll your eyes, we are reviewing THE MOVIE, OKAY?!?! Dear listeners, if we are doing a season on musicals we love, Daisha has to include Jason Robert Brown’s The Last Five Years or she will explode. Join Alex and Daisha as they compare the movie with the musical and talk about how movie adaptations can add to a story when visual elem ...…
 
A lively discussion on the genesis and development of this frighteningly relevant and bitingly funny political satire. This Q&A was recorded live at Roslyn Packer Theatre for the How to Rule the World Pre-season Briefing, one of Sydney Theatre Company's Insight Events in which audiences meet the actors and creative teams behind STC’s work. How ...…
 
This week, it’s a little mini podcast. One that shows just how manic it can be backstage before a show during one of our visits and one that you can listen to in between stations on the London Underground. Just about as long as an Oscar® speech. So why not let us celebrate the genius that is Olivia Colman. Not only is she a delight to watch on ...…
 
Andrew, Pippa and Ruth chat to musical comedian and viral sensation Rachel Parris about music, comedy and being a viral sensation. And there's an improvised song in the style of Jason Robert Brown! Chris Ash on keys.By Showstopper! Podcast.
 
A couple of weeks ago, we brought you right into the heart of the launch party for “Come From Away” held at Canada House. The Broadway transfer was just about to start rehearsing before heading off to Dublin for an “Off Off Off West End” run. And this week, we return to Canada House to the official press event before tonight’s official opening. ...…
 
Earlier this week we brought you the first part of our “Get the Most Out of Your Next Job” panel at Surviving Actors London 2019. If you haven’t listened to episode 114, take the time to download it and then you can listen to this episode. Or do the absolute opposite and listen to this one first. It doesn’t really matter, but whatever you do, y ...…
 
Happy New-ish Year, listeners, and hello, young lovers! After a few weeks away, shall we tell you what we think of one of the most romantic, epic musicals of all time — Rodgers and Hammerstein's "The King and I"? The 2018 West End production starring Queen Kelli O'Hara and Ken Watanabe is something wonderful — and we adore it so much we decided ...…
 
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