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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, 2019
Aug 28, 2019

Nicole Hertvik from the incomparable DC Metro Theatre Arts interviews Patrick and Michelle Polera about their new show What She Said which can be seen this Friday at the Kennedy Center's Page-to-Stage Festival.

WHAT SHE SAID performance details here.

Join us on PATREON to get our patrons-only podcast The Original Cast at the Movies August's episode has Married super-cool duo Lee Liebeskind (Spring Awakening) and Megan Reichelt (The Scarlet Pimpernel) join Patrick and his super-cool ladywife Kelley to talk about The Muppet Movie (1979) the super-coolest movie of all time. Seriously, it's so good you guys.

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Aug 21, 2019

Director Christina A. Coakley is here for this beautiful but little-known show from the team that brought you Ragtime about a closeted man in 1960s Dublin.

Topics include: Roger Rees, Faith Prince, Fun Home, when Ireland legalized divorce, and if one can buy a T-shirt that says "Benny was right."

Featured recording: A Man of No Importance - Original Off-Broadway Cast Recording (2003)

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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Aug 14, 2019

Heather is a costume designer. So we talked a lot about designing and designers and notes and all that good stuff.

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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Aug 7, 2019

Actor/teacher Rick Westerkamp is here for the last Best Musical Tony-winner before Company based on one of the most Academy Award-winning films ever made starring an actress from the Golden Age of Hollywood. And I bet you've never heard it.

Topics include: Seeing Cabaret at 9-years-old, Turkey Lurky Time, the joys of the chorus, and whether or not Katharine Hepburn can sing (you be the judge!).

Featured recordings: Applause - Original Cast Recording (1970) • Coco - Original Broadway Cast Recording (1970)

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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