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In this episode, Mike and Thos take a close look at one of the best musicals from the 2021 Edinburgh Festival Fringe (and award winner at the Denver Festival Fringe), Color Inside the Lines by Jenny Stafford. Hear how they find the show to be the perfect example of a small, poignant, one performer musical and a surprising gem filled with craft and …
 
Welcome back to the second part of the conversation with Mike and Thos about Twisted – The Untold Story of a Royal Vizier as they study the craft and skill on display in this amusing parody musical before Thos concludes his unexpected look at viziers in musicals as he discusses The Rose of Persia, Arthur Sullivan’s last comic musical from 1899.…
 
It’s time to join Mike and Thos and they investigate Twisted – The Untold Story of a Royal Vizier – the 2013 musical trying to do for Jafar from the Aladdin film what Wicked did for the Wicked Witch of the West. Find out how far a parody musical can move you, and then join Thos for a quick look at the history of viziers in musical history as he tal…
 
Join Mike and Thos as they explore the “bonkers but brilliant” show, Timpsons the Musical and find out how an American responded to this entirely culturally British phenomenon (clue: he loved it!). There’s also talk about this shows connection to the lost world of the industrial musical. And remember, never eat a taco – from a bin!!…
 
Nick and Dom discuss the spectacular muscial - Moulin Rouge - now platying at the Picadilly Theatre in London's West End. Nick also tells how he introduced Dom to Victoria Wood's final musical - The Day We Sang - starring Michael Ball and Imelda Staunton - and avaiable to purcahse online.
 
It’s a brand new year so it must be time for our traditional MusicalTalk musical theatre quiz – a merry mix of quirky questions and superb songs compiled for your pleasure by Thos. This time it’s all about the late Stephen Sondheim who was no mean compiler of mysteries himself. So, old friends, something’s coming! And with so little to be sure of, …
 
MusicalTalk again pays tribute to the late great Stephen Sondheim with a further selection of interviews and discussions about the great man taken from fifteen years of the extensive MusicalTalk archive including about Putting It Together, Follies, Merrily We Roll Along, Saturday Night, Anyone Can Whistle and Sondheim himself.…
 
MusicalTalk remembers the late great Stephen Sondheim with a selection of interviews and discussions about the great man taken from fifteen years of the extensive MusicalTalk archive touching on Passion, Merrily We Roll Along, Into the Woods, Anyone Can Whistle, Saturday Night, Company and Revues.
 
Nick chats to Elyse (vocalist) and Chris Willis (composer) on their involvement with cresting the parody TV Series exploring the tropes of the 1940s and 50s musicals - Schmigadoon. We also hear from John Sweeney and Andrew Edwards as they share their thoughts on it! Chris and Elyse also discuss creating songs and music for the Mickey Mouse shorts o…
 
It’s time to get back inside the MusicalTalk Time Machine to look at the music compiled by Thomas D’urfey in his seminal collection of 17th and 18th Century songs. Thos looks at the connections between D’urfey, John Gay, The Beggar’s Opera, and a well-known nursery rhyme. There’s also a chance to hear a further chat with the multitalented academic …
 
This week, Thos chats to David William Hughes, academic and performer of historic music, as they discuss his one man musical, Elizabethan, featuring Tudor and Jacobean songs and how music underwent a seismic development soon, ushering a musical world we still have today. They then look forward to next week’s episode which leaps forward about a hund…
 
This week, Thos looks at one of the most significant changes to fringe festivals in 2021 – the advent of the virtual productions! Whilst they’ve been around for ages, it’s only since the pandemic that they really taken off. And with more virtual musicals on offer than live musical productions at this summer’s EdFringe, we take a look at two differe…
 
It’s the very welcome return of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe – and this year it was somehow both a lot smaller and a lot bigger – with a mixture of physical and virtual shows, giving it more of a global reach than ever. As always, MusicalTalk will be talking about the pick of the crop of musicals from this year’s event but to get the ball rolling,…
 
Join Mike Shapiro as he updates Thos about his wonderful Hollywood Fringe adventure musical, Gideon and the Blundersnorp, which having been in a successful virtual version last year has now been redeveloped for a real live theatrical production in 2021. In this bumper episode, you’ll hear songs aplenty and entertaining chat about the show’s unusual…
 
Thos talks to musical theatre royalty, the amazing Kim Criswell, about her new show, the wonderful Rodgers and Hammerstein revue, A Grand Night for Singing, which is being presented at the Edinburgh International Festival this summer and brings together both well known and neglected F&H gems. Kim shares her thoughts on this great songwriting partne…
 
Join Thos and Tim as they look in depth at the reworked version of the 1960s West End and Broadway hit, Half A Sixpence, which came to London in 2016 under the auspices of Julian Fellowes, George Stiles and Anthony Drewe. Find out if they thought it was a flash in the pan, a banging hit or deserved a wallop!…
 
Nick Hutson chats to Andrew Keating about what it felt like to be back in a theatre seeing a brand new with lockdown starting to ease. Hear Andrew's thoughts on the new ALW Musical - Cinderella - as well as the COVID Safety precautions and what the future may hold. Bippity Boppity Boo!
 
Dom McChesney chats with Jodi Picoult and Timothy Allen Mcdonald about the creation of Breathe: A New Musical, which is premiering online - written in real time last year as the pandemic evolved. They also discuss their musical of The Book Thief which was set to open at The Octagon in Bolton just as the pandemic hit last year.…
 
With the World Premiere of the stage production of the evergreen Disney film, Bedknobs and Broomsticks, coming to the United Kingdom this summer, Thos revisits the extended and restored version of the original film in the company of Tim as they pop in a beautiful shiny – but not briny – DVD and enjoy some substitutiary locomotion. With knobs on!…
 
Episode 713: The Ballad of Anne and Mary – Songs: Join us for the last part of our special in-depth look at the fantastic free new musical pirate podcast, The Ballad of Anne and Mary. This week we concentrate on the score, discuss lullabies, and question Sondheim’s famous axiom about content dictating form. So don’t be a slubberdegullion, come and …
 
We return to part two of our special in-depth look at the fantastic free new musical drama podcast, The Ballad of Anne and Mary, created by Laurence Owen and Lindsay Sharman about the famous 18th Century pirates, Anne Bonny and Mary Read. This week we discuss the story, themes and structure used to tell the take effectively over several weeks, and …
 
Join Thos over the next three weeks for a special in-depth look at the fantastic new musical, The Ballad of Anne and Mary. In this first episode, he talks to the show’s creators, Laurence Owen and Lindsay Sharman, about the development of this fantastic venture which is presented as a free five-part musical drama podcast, and tells the story of fam…
 
Join Thos as he revisits the much praised 2010 Regents Park Open Air Theatre production of Stephen Sondheim’s Into the Woods, which is viewable to watch in a streaming version online. Cast your mind back to the heady days of a decade ago when the world was celebrating Sondheim’s 80th birthday, Dame Judi Dench was the Giant’s Wife and you could cast…
 
Welcome to this bumper edition of MusicalTalk crammed with great songs and fine chat as Thos brings us a brand new interview with talented writer, Alexander S. Bermange, creator of I Wish My Life Were Like A Musical, a wonderful show shortly be made available in a specially recorded version for online viewing via the Kings Head Theatre website. In …
 
With the five star revue, I Wish My Life Were Like A Musical – a must see for all fans of musical theatre – being made available for streaming, join Thos for the first of two interviews with Alexander S. Bermange, the talented writer and creator of the show. In this week’s episode, we hear about the show when it was at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe…
 
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