Posts tagged Broadway musicals
Episode 41: Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival

On a special summer bonus episode, Jamie and Rob travel up to Garrison, New York to experience the magic of the Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival. After a picnic on the great lawn at Boscobel House and Gardens, and a performance of “Much Ado About Nothing”, they speak with conservatory company member Kayla Coleman, Director of Education and company member Sean McNall, and Artistic Director Davis McCallum, then catch the company’s first-ever musical, “Into the Woods”. Rob also offers a brief history of the Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival.

This week’s music: From “Into the Woods”, “I Know Things Now”, “Maybe They’re Really Magic”, “Ever After”.

Episode 40: Hillary Rodham Clinton: The Arts - Not A Luxury, A Necessity.

For the season one finale, Jamie, Rob, and Jennifer sit down for an exclusive interview with former First Lady, Senator, Secretary of State, presidential candidate, and Broadway’s biggest fan Hillary Rodham Clinton. They discuss theater and politics (what’s the difference?) and dive deep into Secretary Clinton’s lifelong love of the arts. Then, Jamie gives us a little background on Rob. And that’s a wrap for season one!

This week’s music: “Hair” and “Good Morning, Star Shine” from Hair the New Broadway Cast Recording, “Camelot” from the original cast recording of Camelot, “Overture” from The Band’s Visit, “The Room Where It Happens” from Hamilton, and “Why We Build The Wall” from Hadestown.

Episode 31: Warren Carlyle: Say, Yes.

On this week’s episode, Jamie, Jennifer, and Rob sit down with Tony Award-winning choreographer, Warren Carlyle.  Warren talks about his incredible career including his current show Kiss Me, Kate.  Before that, we chat about MCC’s Miscast, drawing boundaries, and What the Constitution Means to Me. And a bit later, Rob gives some history on your favorite choreographers.  

 This week’s music: Eva Noblezada sings “Go The Distance” from “Hercules,” “Yes” from Liza with a Z, Kelli O’Hara singing “So In Love” from Kiss Me Kate, the “Overture” from On The Twentieth Century (New Cast Recording), and Fred Astaire singing “Top Hat, White Tie and Tails,” from the film Top Hat.