Sophie and Patrick discuss the routines their parents trotted them out to perform for company and how inappropriate they were for kids.
ELLA FITZGERALD SINGS THE RODGERS AND HART SONGBOOK - Ella Fitzgerald (1956)
BABY BELUGA - Raffi (1980)
LOST IN THE STARS - A Decca Broadway Original Cast Album (1949)
VOLUME 2 - Woody Allen (1965)
Flying V Theatre’s managing director Jon Rubin is here to talk about one of the most heartbreaking musicals ever written. Topics include: inter-faith relationships, Tu BiShvat, and isn’t Jamie the worst for cheating on Cathy? I mean, oh my God, what he did is completely unforgivable and don’t even get me started on “The Schmuel Song.”
Patrick and John discuss the increase in dialogue on original cast albums and solve all the problems. . . Or don’t.
Sara works at Ford’s Theatre here in DC and is an avid music theatre historian and she has come down to the studio to discuss a show steeped in history which both she and Patrick have very mixed feelings about. Topics include rhyming “glow” and “grow,” super-directors, and Fosse vs Schwartz.
Patrick and Lee start with SPRING AWAKENING move to AVENUE Q then FINDING NEMO: THE MUSICAL to WINNIE-THE-POOH to Broken Lizard back to SPRING AWAKENING then on to RENT and somehow land on HAIR.
AVENUE Q - Original Broadway Cast Recording (2003)
FINDING NEMO - The Musical (2007)