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Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Exclusive Podcast: 'Behind the Curtain' on CELEBRATION, MERMAN's APPRENTICE, and More by Behind The Curtain

Rob and Kevin sing from Sunset Boulevard, the insanity of recitative, Rob and Kevin try to speak with the young kids, Kevin advocates for Lil Abner, the brilliance of Jones amp Schmidt, how …

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Monday, November 13, 2017

Exclusive Podcast: 'Behind the Curtain' Welcomes FUNNY GIRL and Nightclub Star, Mimi Hines by Behind The Curtain

No one is going to rain on your parade today because the wonderful survivor of over sixty years of show business, Mimi Hines, joins Rob and Kevin for one of their most intimate and revealing…

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Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Exclusive Podcast: 'Behind the Curtain' Announces the Cast of WOMAN OF THE YEAR at 54 Below & Goes Back to Rydell High by Behind The Curtain

Rob announces his cast for Woman of the Year at Feinstein's54 Below, Joyce DeWitt is a goddess, Rob gets starstruck over Janet Wood, Angela Bower is Miss Mannerly, who's nice vs who isn't, J…

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Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Exclusive Podcast: 'Behind the Curtain' Discusses Color Blind Casting, Alka Seltzer, & NO PAY, NUDITY by Behind The Curtain

This Week Rob and Kevin discuss color blind casting in musical theatre and what can musical theatre programs across the country to do to help lead the cause, our guests send us swag, celebra…

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Sunday, October 29, 2017

Exclusive Podcast: 'Behind the Curtain' Visits with the Legendary Tony Roberts by Behind The Curtain

Everyone step to the rear and let Tony Roberts take the day. One of America's most beloved character actors drops by Shetler Studios to look back on his career with Rob and Kevin. While Tony…

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Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Exclusive Podcast: 'Behind the Curtain' on Tim Curry, Christine Pedi, Charles Strouse, and More by Behind The Curtain

This Week Happy Halloween To celebrate the spookiness of the season, Rob and Kevin reveal their costumes, Mrs. Garrett pulls a Patty Duke, Tim Curry can't find his tambourine, Charles Strous…

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Monday, October 23, 2017

Exclusive Podcast: 'Behind the Curtain' Visits with the Legendary Ken Page by Behind The Curtain

Even if your feet's too big come to the heavyside layer and join Rob and Kevin as they sit down with the incredible star of THE WIZ, AIN'T MISBEHAVIN, CATS, and the iconic THE NIGHTMARE BEFO…

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Thursday, October 19, 2017

Exclusive Podcast: 'Behind the Curtain' Discusses CENTER STAGE, 'Broadway Bound' Concert at 54 Below, and David Letterman by Behind The Curtain

This Week Life post-Merrily We Roll Along, Kevin gets to watch THE WORLD GO ROUND, Rob brings back 24 BROADWAY BOUND musicals, Rob breaks the rules that Kevin follows, Van Johnson sees red, …

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Monday, October 16, 2017

Exclusive Podcast: 'Behind the Curtain' Chats with Broadway Alum and Big Screen Chava, Neva Small by Behind The Curtain

Everyone's favorite little bird, little Chavala, Neva Small, sits down with Rob and Kevin to look back on her fabulous career both onstage and on the screen. Neva takes us back to the filmin…

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Thursday, October 12, 2017

Exclusive Podcast: 'Behind the Curtain' with 'Musical Theater Today' Founders, Ben Van Buren and Lucas Tahiruzzaman Syed by Behind The Curtain

This Week Rob and Kevin sit down with Ben Van Buren and Lucas Tahiruzzaman Syed, the co-founders and editors of Musical Theater Today, a new, yearly periodical inspired by the extraordinary …

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Monday, October 9, 2017

Exclusive Podcast: 'Behind the Curtain' Welcomes Tony-Nominated Choreographer Patricia Birch by Behind The Curtain

The musical theatre of the 1970s offered audiences the most diverse style of musical entertainment. There were traditional golden age shows, concept shows, revivals, nostalgia crazes, social…

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Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Exclusive Podcast: 'Behind the Curtain' Creeps on Jason Robert Brown and Talks MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG by Behind The Curtain

This Week Looking back on THE LAST FIVE YEARS, celebrating HONEYMOON IN VEGAS, creeping on JRB, MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG opens this Friday, international Sondheim, back to Bacall, a sneak peak …

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Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Exclusive Podcast: Go 'Behind the Curtain' with Ben Rimalower by Behind The Curtain

This Week Hide the children because this episode gets a bit naughty with acclaimed writer and director Ben Rimalower PATTI ISSUES, BAD WITH MONEY. The gents discuss Patti LuPone as a gateway…

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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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