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Now displaying: July, 2019
Jul 31, 2019

Harold Smith Prince

30 January 1928 - 31 July 2019

 

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Jul 31, 2019

Robbie is the A&R Director and in-house designer for Grammy-winning record label Broadway Records. So he has a lot to say about design. Patrick wrote a book about visual literacy. So he has a lot to say about design. Here's some of what they said together.

This episode was recorded at Broadway Records. Go to BroadwayRecords.com to view and shop from their extensive catalog of cast albums, solo albums, and live recordings.

Have you checked out our PATREON? You haven't? Then how are you going to listen to our patrons-only podcast The Original Cast at the Movies July's episode has James Finley (The Life) and Charlene V. Smith (Man of La Mancha 1968) talking about the 2007 film Once which is the basis for the 2013 Broadway musical Once. Funny how that works.

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Jul 24, 2019

Samuel French literary manager Garrett Anderson is here for this Ryan Scott Oliver song cycle which, coincidentally, is available through Samuel French, a Concord Theatricals Company. Funny how that works.

Topics include: literary management, management of literature, song cycles vs. cycles of songs, and a really great table.

Broadway World article containing some of the photos used in the piece.

Featured recordings35MM - Original Cast Recording (2012)

Tinker Bell by Patrick Flynn now available for license and purchase through Dramatic Publishing!

Have you checked out our PATREON? You haven't? Then how are you going to listen to our patrons-only podcast The Original Cast at the Movies June's episode features Eliza Berkon (Godspell 1973) and Sophie Schulman (Funny Girl) discussing the Spice Girls' feature film Spice World (1997) just in time for summer!

Jul 17, 2019

Good morning, Mr. & Mrs. America and all the ships at sea. FLASH! Journalist Chris Klimek thinks Superman CHEATED!

Featured recordingsSuperman: The Movie - Original Sound Track (1979) • Dragnet - Music from the Motion Picture Soundtrack (1987)

Have you checked out our PATREON? You haven't? Then how are you going to listen to our patrons-only podcast The Original Cast at the Movies June's episode features Eliza Berkon (Godspell 1973) and Sophie Schulman (Funny Girl) discussing the Spice Girls' feature film Spice World (1997) just in time for summer!

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Jul 10, 2019

Comedian and the Broadway Baby himself Alex Fossella is here for mainly a talk about Waitress. But we also talk about HamiltonRentSunday in the Park with GeorgeCarousel, and other random things that cross the transom of our mutual minds.

Topics include: problematic subplots, over-respect for source material, awkward sex scenes in musicals, and metaphors and the people who use them.

Featured recordings Waitress - Original Broadway Cast Recording (2016) • What's Inside: Songs from Waitress Sara Bareilles (2015) • Rent - Original Broadway Cast Recording (1996) • Sunday in the Park with George - Original Cast Recording (1984)

This episode was recorded at Broadway Records. Go to BroadwayRecords.com to view and shop from their extensive catalog of cast albums, solo albums, and live recordings.

Have you checked out our PATREON? You haven't? Then how are you going to listen to our patrons-only podcast The Original Cast at the Movies June's episode features Eliza Berkon (Godspell 1973) and Sophie Schulman (Funny Girl) discussing the Spice Girls' feature film Spice World (1997) just in time for summer!

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Jul 3, 2019

Laura Esti Miller and Patrick talk about seeing the same show 20 years later.

Featured recordings: Miss Saigon - Original London Cast Recording (1989)

Have you checked out our PATREON? You haven't? Then how are you going to listen to our patrons-only podcast The Original Cast at the MoviesJune's episode features Eliza Berkon (Godspell 1973) and Sophie Schulman (Funny Girl) discussing the Spice Girls' feature film Spice World (1997) just in time for summer!

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