Jess is a Musical Theatre expert, Andrew knows nothing about the Musical Theater world. Listen to hear the hilarity ensue as fresh eyes analyze musicals old & new.
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"Though in school we seem strange At the bee, we seem better.." Grab your juice box and magic foot because this week we're joined by one of our favorite humans Rachel Chan to talk about the William Finn family musical The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee
"You said you loved me Or were you just being kind? Or am I losing my mind?" Grab you nostalgia goggles and bucket of regrets because this week we're talking about the Sondheim MASTERPIECE Follies. Our first Sondheim episode in nearly 50 episodes! We chat about the style, the narrative, and how effective it is. It's a great discussion and you don't want to miss out!
"Everybody wants to be a cat..." Prepare your scales and arpeggios because this week we're joined by Mikey Neumann of FilmJoy to talk about "The Aristocats Kids!" It's a hilarious episode, so give it a listen!
We're trying this new thing -- Jess and Andrew are using Ai Dungeon a musical theatre story in this new series! This episode asks, "What if Connor and Evan had to go avenge Zoe's death at a Pet Store?"
"Tonight I gotta cut Loose, Footloose Kick off your Sunday shoes" Grab your Sunday Shoes because this week we're joined by Adam Tinius of "Entertain the Elk" to talk about the musical adaptation of "Footloose!" We talk high school productions, strange high school theatre stories, and the adaptation process.
"Lights up on Washington Heights, up at the break of day" Grab your Piragua and hairspray because this week we're talking about the musical "In the Heights" and the recent film adaptation. We have some intense opinions on the recent controversy, the adaptation from stage to screen, and the future of musical movies!
Many are shocked to learn that Evan Hansen is not in fact a 'gay kid' but a monster human. In this weird bonus episode, Jess and Andrew try their best to explain in detail the entire plot of #DearEvanHansen.
"We wanna be free We wanna belong We wanna unearned love or validation" Grab your introspective brain because this week we're joined by Detroit Playwright Cam Blackwell to talk about Michael R. Jackson's Pulitzer winning musical "A Strange Loop!" There is such intense discussion here that you just have to listen to engage with!