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Episode 18: Rick Elice, Part 2 : Who Cares What The Frame Is, What’s Inside Is What Counts

This week’s show we continue our conversation with "Jersey Boys” and "The Cher Show" book writer Rick Elice.  This time we dip back to the late 70’s and early 80’s to discuss New York theater at that time and what it was like being at the start of what became one of the most powerful advertising agencies on Broadway.  

This week’s music: “A Little Priest” from “Sweeney Todd,” “I Hope I Get It,” “I Can Do That,” “The Music and the Mirror” from “A Chorus Line,” “Broadway Baby” from “Follies,” Carol Burnett singing, “Let Me Entertain You” and Lauren Bacall singing “Welcome to the Theater,” from “Applause."

Episode 17: Rick Elice, Part 1: The Usual Rules Do Not Apply

This week’s show is part one of our conversation with "Jersey Boys” and "The Cher Show" book writer Rick Elice. Taped at Orso Restaurant in December, on this episode we dive into Rick’s process for writing “The Cher Show” and his experience working with the one and only Cher. But before all that, Jamie and Rob discuss the January closings on Broadway and later with “You May Be Wondering,” Rob offers a little more history on the phenomenon of jukebox musicals.
 
This week’s music: The Four Lads singing “Another Op’nin’, Another Show,” Sonny & Cher singing “The Beat Goes On,” and Cher singing “Strong Enough” and “Dark Lady."