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The Original Cast

A podcast about original cast albums and the people who love them hosted by playwright Patrick Flynn.
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Now displaying: August, 2017
Aug 30, 2017

Actor/musician Jon Jon Johnson joins Patrick to discuss the critically acclaimed and financially unsuccessful musical about the Hilton Sisters. Topics include: violin, compound 4, theatre kids, and how if you’re going to tackle a complex social issue you’d better have a point-of-view.

Patrick has THREE shows in the Kennedy Center’s Page-to-Stage Festival this year. You can see them all on September 2, CHEAP AS FREE! Visit UnknownPenguin.com/Live for more information.

Featured recordings:
SIDE SHOW - Original Broadway Cast Recording (1997)

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Aug 23, 2017

This excised portion of Tony Award-winner Daisy Eagan’s wonderful visit to our podcast features a candid discussion about being a child star, having a child, and what you learn along the way.

Patrick has THREE shows in the Kennedy Center’s Page-to-Stage Festival this year. You can see them all on September 2, CHEAP AS FREE! Visit UnknownPenguin.com/Live for more information.

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Aug 16, 2017

Helen Hayes Award-winning playwright Stephen Spotswood brings this much-heralded musical episode of this much-heralded television series. Topics include: plot dumps, magic charms, appointment television, and why is Dawn always in trouble?

Patrick has THREE shows in the Kennedy Center’s Page-to-Stage Festival this year. You can see them all on September 2, CHEAP AS FREE! Visit UnknownPenguin.com/Live for more information.

Featured recordings:
ONCE MORE WITH FEELING - A Buffy the Vampire Slayer Original Cast Album (2001)

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Aug 9, 2017

Charlene and Patrick talk about endings happy, sad, and in between. Also “The Ladies Who Lunch.”

Patrick has THREE shows in the Kennedy Center’s Page-to-Stage Festival this year. You can see them all on September 2, CHEAP AS FREE! Visit UnknownPenguin.com/Live for more information.

Featured recordings:
COMPANY - A Musical Comedy (2006)
COMPANY - Original Broadway Cast (1970)

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Aug 2, 2017

Actress, playwright, and true original Natalie Ann Piegari is here for that day we all knew we’d have to face eventually.

Topics include: Why do people hate CATS? Why shouldn’t they hate CATS? Do you hate CATS? And does CATS pass the Bechdel Test?

Patrick has THREE shows in the Kennedy Center’s Page-to-Stage Festival this year. You can see them all on September 2, CHEAP AS FREE! Visit UnknownPenguin.com/Live for more information.

Featured recordings:
CATS - Original Broadway Cast (1982)

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