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Fall Festival of Fun

Fall Festival of Fun

2022-10-1848:08

Rob and Kevin try to move away from the theatrical negativity of the past few weeks and celebrate bootlegs and the joys of musical theatre! Plus Madeline Kahn as Dolly Levi, a naughty story from Lee Roy Reams (can you guess who he is talking about?), Kevin's new journey, and The Institute of the American Musical! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
#285 NICK WYMAN, Actor

#285 NICK WYMAN, Actor

2022-08-0157:44

Shows: Very Good Eddie, My Fair Lady, Network Born in Portland, Maine, Nick Wyman has had a 45-year career of film, television, Broadway and Off-Broadway shows.  After serving on Actors' Equity's governing council for twenty years, Nick was elected National President of the union and served for five years. He has served on the board of trustees of the Actors Fund and Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS and has been a trustee for twenty years of the Equity-League Pension & Health Funds. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
SHOWS: Merrily We Roll Along, She Loves Me, Curtains David Loud occupies a unique place in Broadway history: in addition to his distinguished body of work as a music director and vocal arranger, he has also originated three roles as an actor. He most recently served as Music Director for the Broadway premiere of The Visit, starring Chita Rivera and Roger Rees. Other credits include the original Broadway productions of The Scottsboro Boys, Sondheim on Sondheim, Curtains, Ragtime, A Class Act, Steel Pier, and revivals of Porgy and Bess, She Loves Me, Company, and Sweeney Todd. He originated the role of Manny in Terrence McNally’s Master Class (starring Zoe Caldwell), played Sasha (the conductor) in Curtains, and made his Broadway debut in Harold Prince’s original 1981 production of Stephen Sondheim’s Merrily We Roll Along. Off-Broadway, David created the vocal and dance arrangements for Kander & Ebb’s And the World Goes ‘Round. He has created arrangements for Marin Mazzie, Jason Danieley, Audra MacDonald, Victoria Clark, Paulo Szot, Liz Callaway, Betty Buckley, and Barbara Cook. He conducted the incidental music for Mike Nichols’s revival of Death of a Salesman and collaborated with Wynton Marsalis and John Doyle on A Bed and a Chair, a jazz interpretation of Sondheim’s music. Other recent projects include The Land Where the Good Songs Go, a concert of Jerome Kern songs at Merkin Concert Hall; First You Dream, a concert of Kander & Ebb songs that was broadcast on PBS; and three programs in the 92nd Street Y’s Lyrics and Lyricists series: On A Clear Day: The Musical Vision of Burton Lane, Taking a Chance on Love: The Music of Vernon Duke, and A Good Thing Going: The Stephen Sondheim and Harold Prince Collaboration. He is a graduate of Yale University and has been on the faculty of the Yale School of Drama and Fordham University. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Shows: Pippin, Fools, Getting Away With Murder Celebrated actor John Rubinstein is back to talk about Fosse, Pippin, Mike Nichols, Neil Simon, Stephen Sondheim, and so much more in the conclusion of our interview. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
The delightful and darling Virginia Seidel looks back on her career which includes sharing the stage with Dorothy Lamour, Ethel Merman, Ray Milland, Leland Palmer, Douglas Fairbanks, John Raitt, and Sylvia Sims! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
The “Crown Prince of New York Cabaret” is what Steve Ross was dubbed many years ago. He hasn’t lost his title. In fact, the only change today would be dropping “New York.” In the past decade alone Steve has performed around the country and around the world in every kind of venue – from Rio de Janeiro to Sydney, from Carnegie Hall to Lincoln Center and from cabarets to theaters. An articulate man with a keen knowledge of the Great American Songbook’s music and history, Steve has hosted radio series and outdoor concerts. This week Steve talks to Rob and Kevin about Porter, Gershwin, Berlin, and so many more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Shows: The Mystery of Edwin Drood, Curtains, The Nutty Professor Tony Award winning composer, lyricist, librettist Rupert Holmes drops in to discuss his incredible career as well as his new musical, THE NUTTY PROFESSOR, which is about to open at The Ogunquit Playhouse.....and a sneak peek at a new Broadway bound musical. Rupert pulls back the curtain to reveal why Gilbert and Sullivan are at the foundation of his creations, how Joe Papp lured him to the world of musical theatre, and who might be the murderer in the infamous The Mystery of Edwin Drood Music Video. Plus: Marvin Hamlisch, John Kander, Cleo Laine, and so many more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Shows: A Chorus Line, Seesaw, Promises, Promises The one and only 4'10 bundle of dynamite, Baayork Lee, joins Kevin for a look back on her incredible career which includes appearances in The King and I, Flower Drum Song, Bravo Giovanni, Mr. President, Here's Love, Golden Boy, Promises, Promises, Seesaw, and A Chorus Line! Baayork pulls back the curtain to discuss what it was like working with Michael Bennett, how she created the role of Connie in A Chorus Line, and why she still continues carrying on the legacy today! Plus: Gene Kelly, Sammy Davis Jr, and Tommy Tune! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
#278 MICHAEL MCELROY, Actor

#278 MICHAEL MCELROY, Actor

2022-06-1301:14:42

SHOWS: Violet, The Wild Party, Big River One of Broadway's most beloved artists, Michael McElroy joins Rob and Kevin to look back on his acting career, discuss the process of creating Flick in Violet, and to walk listeners through his teaching methodology as the Head of MT at The University of Michigan. Michael pulls back the curtain on his career to discuss how he handled obstacles in his undergraduate studies, what it was like working with George C. Wolfe, and why he became one of Eartha Kitt's bestie. Also, Michael shines the spotlight on Mandy Patinkin, Nathan Lee Graham, and Jeanine Tesori. Become a sponsor of Behind The Curtain and get early access to interviews, private playlists, and advanced knowledge of future guests so you can ask the legends your own questions. Go to: http://bit.ly/2i7nWC4 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
To celebrate the life and legacy of Tony Award Winning Music Director Don Pippin, we are re-airing our interview with Don from 2016. May his memory be a blessing. Don Pippin, the music director of such hit musicals as Mame, A Chorus Line, and La Cage Aux Folles, invites Rob & Kevin to his favorite restaurant for club sandwiches, iced tea, and a look into a sixty year career that changed the world of musicals. Also, Don conducts Lauren Bacall, watches Angela Lansbury become a star, and reveals what happens at the ballet! Plus: Jerry Herman, Robert Preston, and Michael Bennett! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Rob and Kevin look back on the life and legacy of Stephen Sondheim (1930-2021). The boys discuss their favorite Sondheim songs, moments, lyrics, mentorship, and their own interactions with the man himself. Instagram: @BroadwayCurtainPodcast Twitter: @BroadwayCurtain Facebook: @Broadwaycurtainpodcast Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
#274 FALL FOLLIES

#274 FALL FOLLIES

2021-11-0801:03:05

The leaves are changing, there is a nip in the air, and your hosts are settling down by the fire to dish all about the past two months. Its time to look at the Tony Awards, Wicked casting, the Dear Evan Hansen film, some Goulet stories, Kevin's love of Dorothy Fields, and Rob's obsession with public access. Plus, they discuss Yeah, But Not Right Now, Six, Dana H, The Lehman Trilogy, Lackawana Blues, Chicken and Biscuits, and reveal some exciting things coming down the line for these two lovely musical theatre nerds: I Can't Give You Anything But Love, Baby Every Show Running: 1997 with Charles and Jeff Into the Woods Tickets J2 Spotlight Musical Theater Company Tickets Fifty Key Stage Musicals Todd Buonopane Tickets Robbie Rozelle Tickets Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
This week Kevin and Rob look back at their summer activities and all the things that have kept the theatrical news cycle running like The Bridge Production Group's visceral production of Title Of Show, the passing of Micki Grant and Jackie Mason, the new rules that have been implemented by Actor's Equity, the wonderful world of Jerome Kern and the Princess Musicals, the new season at Spotlight and Encores, an incredible Instagram celebrating black music, and why it is important to spread positivity in the world of musical theatre. Become a sponsor of Behind The Curtain. Go to: http://bit.ly/2i7nWC4 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Revisit our episode with Broadway legend Lee Roy Reams Become a sponsor of Behind The Curtain and get early access to interviews, private playlists, and advanced knowledge of future guests so you can ask the legends your own questions. Go to: http://bit.ly/2i7nWC4 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
#271 LILLIAS WHITE, Actress

#271 LILLIAS WHITE, Actress

2021-07-1901:11:55

SHOWS: How to Succeed (1995), The Life Fela! One of Broadway's most beloved artists, Tony Award winner Ms. Lillias White joins Rob and Kevin to look back on her acting career, discuss the process of creating Sonja in The Life, and to walk listeners through the process behind her new album, Get Yourself Some Happy. Lillias pulls back the curtain on her career to discuss how she handled sexism, what it was like collaborating with Cy Coleman, and why Tony Orlando was one of her favorite co-stars Also, Lillias shines the spotlight on Jim Dale, Pamela Isaacs, and LaChanze! Become a sponsor of Behind The Curtain and get early access to interviews, private playlists, and advanced knowledge of future guests so you can ask the legends your own questions. Go to: http://bit.ly/2i7nWC4 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Revisit our episode with the legendary Tony Award winner Andre DeShields. Become a sponsor of Behind The Curtain and get early access to interviews, private playlists, and advanced knowledge of future guests so you can ask the legends your own questions. Go to: http://bit.ly/2i7nWC4 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Revisit our episode with the original funny girl herself, Mimi Hines! Become a sponsor of Behind The Curtain and get early access to interviews, private playlists, and advanced knowledge of future guests so you can ask the legends your own questions. Go to: http://bit.ly/2i7nWC4 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Revisit our episode with iconic music director Don Pippin Become a sponsor of Behind The Curtain and get early access to interviews, private playlists, and advanced knowledge of future guests so you can ask the legends your own questions. Go to: http://bit.ly/2i7nWC4 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Revisit our episode with Tony Award winner George S. Irving Become a sponsor of Behind The Curtain and get early access to interviews, private playlists, and advanced knowledge of future guests so you can ask the legends your own questions. Go to: http://bit.ly/2i7nWC4 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Revisit our first episode with Tony Award winner Randy Graff. Become a sponsor of Behind The Curtain and get early access to interviews, private playlists, and advanced knowledge of future guests so you can ask the legends your own questions. Go to: http://bit.ly/2i7nWC4 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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