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Sunday, September 24, 2017

Exclusive Podcast: Go 'Behind the Curtain' with GREASE's Original Sandy, Carole Dumas by Behind The Curtain

Rob and Kevin go together with Broadway's original Sandy, Carole Demas, on this week's fascinating episode. Carole looks back not only on her time with Grease, and what it was like to create…

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Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Exclusive Podcast: 'Sing Out Louise' and Part 2 of Peter Filichia's 100 on'Behind the Curtain' by Behind The Curtain

Listening devices, Mrs. Lovett vs. Joanne, the role of the prompter, the top ten most produced high school plays and musicals, the soothing voices of NPR, a book that foretold the podcast, a…

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Sunday, September 17, 2017

Exclusive Podcast: Go 'Behind the Curtain' with Tony-Nominated Leading Man Ron Husmann by Behind The Curtain

One of Broadway's greatest leading men, Ron Husmann, joins Rob and Kevin in a telephone discussion about his incredible Broadway career that started with FIORELLO and was a whirlwind of big …

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Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Exclusive Podcast: 'Behind the Curtain' with All Black GUYS AND DOLLS and Peter Filichia's 100 Greatest Musical Episodes by Behind The Curtain

This Week Kevin passes the football, Rob is confused by the meaning of NFL, celebrating the all-black revival of GUYS AND DOLLS, who wanted to be Broadway's second PHANTOM, and Peter Filichi…

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Sunday, September 10, 2017

Exclusive Podcast: 'Behind the Curtain' Chats with the King of Obscure Showtunes, Michael Lavine by Behind The Curtain

If you are in the musical theatre business, chances are you have thanked heaven for the brilliance of Michael Lavine. While any one of us could easily go and pick up the scores to MY FAIR LA…

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Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Exclusive Podcast: 'Behind the Curtain' Discusses MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG, a Secret YouTube Clip, and More by Behind The Curtain

This Week Merrily We Roll Along, a secret YouTube clip, a magazine from the past, celebrating the orchestrator, and there WILL be trumpets Every week director Robert W Schneider and actor Ke…

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Thursday, August 31, 2017

Exclusive Podcast: 'Behind the Curtain' Discusses THE BEST LITTLE WHOREHOUSE Sequel, James McMullen's Posters by Behind The Curtain

Thanking the Sound Gods, onstage mistakes, the Holy Grail of Broadway impressions is found within Robbie Rozzelle, Gwen Verdon wants to go to the movies, the joys of a second whorehouse, Tom…

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Thursday, August 24, 2017

Exclusive Podcast: 'Behind the Curtain' Remembers the Late Thomas Meehan, Discusses SMILE, and More by Behind The Curtain

This Week Mourning Thomas Meehan, celebrating the great bookwriters of yesterday and today, Michael Jackson wants to be David Merrick, Larry Hart meets Larry Hart, Diane Sawyer snoops around…

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Sunday, August 20, 2017

Exclusive Podcast: 'Behind the Curtain' Talks with Tony-Nominated Director Susan H. Schulman by Behind The Curtain

THE SECRET GARDEN. LITTLE WOMEN. VIOLET.The revivals ofSWEENEY TODDandTHE SOUND OF MUSIC. All that, and much more, were directed by Susan H. Schulman, one of the very first female directors …

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Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Exclusive Podcast: 'Behind the Curtain' on What Would be in a 'Not Since CARRIE' Sequel and More by Behind The Curtain

Praising the bible of Musical Theatre geekdom, Where in the World is Ken Mandelbaum, the Beckettian podcast from last week, praising Yma Sumac or, Amy Camus, what would go in a 'Not Since Ca…

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Monday, August 14, 2017

Go 'Behind the Curtain' with Tony-Winning Designer Clint Ramos by Behind The Curtain

One of Broadway's most acclaimed designers, Clint Ramos, joins Rob and Kevin, via phone, to discuss his illustrious career, which includes collaborating on such recent productions as SUNDAY …

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Thursday, August 10, 2017

'Behind the Curtain' Celebrates the Life and Legacy of Barbara Cook by Behind The Curtain

Every week director Robert W Schneider and actor Kevin David Thomas pull back the curtain on neglected, forgotten, and under appreciated musicals, as well as bizarre performances, endearing …

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Monday, August 7, 2017

Exclusive Podcast: 'Behind the Curtain' Welcomes Tony-Nominated Composer Larry Grossman by Behind The Curtain

Yes, mama, there's a rainbow but stop looking at it long enough to listen to Tony nominated composer Larry Grossman discuss what it was like not only working onMINNIE'S BOYS, GOODTIME CHARLE…

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Monday, July 31, 2017

Exclusive Podcast: 'Behind the Curtain' Talks to One of Broadway's Funniest Actors, ANASTASIA's John Bolton by Behind The Curtain

One of Broadway's funniest guys, John Bolton, sits down with Rob and Kevin to discuss his incredibly wild and varied career. From DAMN YANKEES to CONTACT, SPAMALOT to A CHRISTMAS STORY, to t…

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Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Exclusive Podcast: 'Behind the Curtain' Talks Gershwin, Liza, JRB, and that Doggie in the Window by Behind The Curtain

This Week Singing Sunday, praising Broadway Briefing, the fight for Casting Directors, Kevin has a kiki with the Giants, Jason Robert Brown's odd writing spaces, putting a twist on a Gershwi…

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Monday, July 24, 2017

Exclusive Podcast: 'Behind the Curtain' with FOREVER PLAID's Jason Graae by Behind The Curtain

Put on your plaid jacket because original FOREVER PLAID cast member, Jason Graae, is sitting down with Rob and Kevin to talk about his career in theatre, cabaret, and the land of voice over.…

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Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Exclusive Podcast: 'Behind the Curtain' Talks Shower Playlists, Dueling Carol Channings, and Beat Boxing by Behind The Curtain

The return of Freddie Martinez, Kevin's strange obsession Rob's shower playlist, Kevin abuses the word 'kiki,' the correct way to listen to a cast recording is debated, Kevin is attacked by …

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Monday, July 17, 2017

Exclusive Podcast: 'Behind the Curtain' with Broadway's Jekyll and Hyde, Robert Cuccioli by Behind The Curtain

This is the moment because Broadway's very own Dr. Jekyll AND Mr. Hyde, Robert Cuccioli, sits down with Rob amp Kevin to look back on his career as both an actor and a director. Robert discu…

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Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Exclusive Podcast: 'Behind the Curtain' on Broadway Bitmojis, Elvis Impersonators, THE GOLDEN GIRLS, and More by Behind The Curtain

Broadway bitmojis, Rob tries out a new impression, the greatMADWOMAN OF CENTRAL PARK WESTdebate of 2017,ATTACK OF THE ELVIS IMPERSONATORS, Jim Brochu inZERO HOUR, which episodes ofTHE GOLDEN…

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Sunday, July 9, 2017

Exclusive Podcast: 'Behind the Curtain' Chats with Michael Colby about Life with Theatrical Royalty at the Algonquin Hotel by Behind The Curtain

Imagine growing up in a world where your neighbors were Tennessee Williams, The Marx Brothers, Alan Jay Lerner, Noel Coward, Arthur Miller, and scores of others. For Michael Colby, he did gr…

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Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Exclusive Podcast: 'Behind the Curtain' Chats DOONESBURY, THE FIG LEAVES ARE FALLING, and A BROADWAY MUSICAL by Behind The Curtain

Every week director Robert W Schneider and actor Kevin David Thomas pull back the curtain on neglected, forgotten, and under appreciated musicals, as well as bizarre performances, endearing …

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Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Exclusive Podcast: 'Behind the Curtain' Talks 2017 Tonys, Dreamcast Kevin Spacey, and More by Behind The Curtain

Every week director Robert W Schneider and actor Kevin David Thomas pull back the curtain on neglected, forgotten, and under appreciated musicals, as well as bizarre performances, endearing …

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Sunday, June 25, 2017

Exclusive Podcast: 'Behind the Curtain' with Tony-Nominee Carolee Carmello by Behind The Curtain

You might not know this man but you sure will know this woman, the effervescent Carolee Carmello. Carolee swings by to discussFALSETTOS, PARADE, LESTAT, THE ADDAMS FAMILY, SCANDALOUS, TUCK E…

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Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Exclusive Podcast: 'Behind the Curtain' Discusses William Goldman's 'The Season' and SCTV by Behind The Curtain

Every week director Robert W Schneider and actor Kevin David Thomas pull back the curtain on neglected, forgotten, and under appreciated musicals, as well as bizarre performances, endearing …

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Sunday, June 18, 2017

Exclusive Podcast: 'Behind the Curtain' Talks with Entertainment Lawyer Mark Sendroff by Behind The Curtain

Order in the court because entertainment lawyer to the stars, Mark Sendroff, swings by the studios to discuss his life, career, and what he has learned from his legendary client list with Ro…

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Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Exclusive Podcast: 'Behind the Curtain' Discusses WOOP WOOP and THE MADWOMAN OF CENTRAL PARK WEST by Behind The Curtain

Every week director Robert W Schneider and actor Kevin David Thomas pull back the curtain on neglected, forgotten, and under appreciated musicals, as well as bizarre performances, endearing …

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Sunday, June 11, 2017

Exclusive Podcast: 'Behind the Curtain' with Tony-winning Lighting Designer, Ken Billington by Behind The Curtain

Curtain up Light the lights....literally, because this week's guest is Tony Award winning lighting designer Ken Billington, Ken swings by Shetler Studios to discuss his over one hundred Broa…

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Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Exclusive Podcast: 'Behind the Curtain' Talks Forgotten (and Potential) Tony Categories with Bryan Hobgood by Behind The Curtain

This week Rob, Kevin, and Tony Award historian Bryan Hobgood discuss categories that used to be part of the Tony Awards ceremony but have since been removed....plus, categories that we want …

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Monday, June 5, 2017

Exclusive Podcast: 'Behind the Curtain' Talks Tony Nominated Musicals with Bryan Hobgood by Behind The Curtain

5,6,7,8.....TONY Rob and Kevin welcome back Tony Awards historian Bryan Hobgood to discuss the 2016-2017 Tony Award Nominations This week's episode focuses on this season's musical works. Fr…

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Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Exclusive Podcast: 'Behind the Curtain' Discusses the Tony Snubs with Theatre Historian Bryan Hobgood by Behind The Curtain

In 1996, when Julie Andrews was the only artist involved withVICTORVICTORIAto receive a Tony nomination, she withdrew her name from the ballot. In a statement, she said, 'I have searched my …

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Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Exclusive Podcast: 'Behind the Curtain' Welcomes Theatre Historian Bryan Hobgood to Discuss this Season's Plays by Behind The Curtain

Tony Tony Tony Rob and Kevin welcome back Tony Awards historian Bryan Hobgood to discuss the 2016-2017 Tony Award Nominations This week's episode focuses on this season's dramatic works. Fro…

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