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The Original Cast

From Broadway to off-Broadway to the West End, this is a podcast about original cast albums and the people who love them. Every musical theatre fan has that one album that changed their life and playwright-filmmaker-professor Patrick Flynn is out to find it. We talk to the people you see at the theater be they on-stage, backstage, or in the house.
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Now displaying: December, 2016
Dec 28, 2016

The cast and creative team of the Flying V musical YOU, OR WHATEVER I CAN GET join Patrick on stage at the Flying V Awesome-a-Thon. Doug Wilder, Suzanne Edgar, Farrell Parker, Jason Schlafstein, and Steve Przybylski talk about the show they created and sing their favorite music theatre love songs! Even Jason!

YOU, OR WHATEVER I CAN GET cast recording on Bandcamp!

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Songs:
0:03:23 ”She Loves Me” from SHE LOVES ME (1963)
   performed by Patrick Flynn
   music by Jerry Bock, lyrics by Sheldon Harnick
0:20:42 “I Don’t Know How to Love Him” from JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR (1970)
   performed by Doug Wilder
   music by Andrew Lloyd Webber, lyrics by Tim Rice
0:38:34 “I’ll Cover You” from RENT (1996)
   performed by Suzanne Edgar
   music and lyrics by Jonathan Larson
0:55:44 ”Marry Me a Little” cut from COMPANY (1970)
   performed by Farrell Parker
   music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
1:03:21 ”There’s a Fine, Fine Line” from AVENUE Q (2003)
   performed by Vaughn Irving
   music and lyrics by Robert Lopez & Jeff Marx
1:24:02 “Dammit, Janet” from THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW (1973)
   performed by Jason Schlafstein with Farrell Parker
   music and lyrics by Richard O'Brien
1:39:22 “30” from YOU, OR WHATEVER I CAN GET (2014)
   performed by Patrick Flynn & Suzanne Edgar & Farrell Parker & Doug Wilder
   music and lyrics by Suzanne Edgar & Vaughn Irving & Farrell Parker & Steve Przybylski & Jason Schlafstein & Doug Wilder

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Dec 21, 2016

Sondheim’s second biggest flop is our subject today with actor Paul Scanlan. Topics include: Why does this show run backwards? What is Mary’s deal? And how was this show not the biggest hit of Sondheim’s career?

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Featured recordings:
MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG - Original Broadway Cast Recording (1981)
SONDHEIM: A CELEBRATION AT CARNEGIE HALL (1992)

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Dec 14, 2016

The youngest actress to ever receive a Tony® Award is here to talk about everyone’s favorite musical based on an album by The Who.

Topics include: Anthony Barrile’s gyrations, why teenagers are so angry, and whether or not Daisy was (briefly in the early 90s) the real-life Sally Simpson of the St. James Theatre.

Daisy can currently be seen at Shakespeare Theatre here in DC in THE SECRET GARDEN, newly extended through January 8!

Featured recordings:
THE WHO’S TOMMY - Original Cast Recording (1993)
TOMMY - The Who (1969)

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Dec 7, 2016

Actor Jenny Donovan is here to talk about one of Patrick’s favorite musicals. Which means she is also here to listen to Patrick talk about one of his favorite musicals. Topics include: the politically correct term for “hunchback,” possibly misused musical terms, and what is Martha’s deal?

Featured recordings:
The Secret Garden - The Original Broadway Cast Album (1991)
The Baker’s Wife - An Original Cast Recording (1976)
Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street - Original Cast (1979)

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