Monday, September 25, 2006

Stage Left Podcast, 24 September 2006

Reviewed: The soundtracks from Crank, Quinceañera, The Black Dahlia and The Wicker Man, as well as the original cast recording of Michael John LaChiusa's Bernada Alba. Interviewed: Cabaret star Craig Rubano on the subject of his upcoming appearance in St. Louis and his affinity for Cole Porter.

Wednesday, September 13, 2006

Stage Leftover Podcast: Interview with Ron Stevens and Joy Grdnic Part 2 (1 March 2005)

We take a look inside, among other things, and listen to some of their new material: "Sponge Bob QueerPants", "Michael Jackson Trial Re-Enactment", and "First Witness News".

Stage Leftover Podcast: Interview with Ron Stevens and Joy Grdnic Part 1 (1 March 2005)

Formerly known as the comedy team of Stevens and Grdnic, Ron and Joy are now the owners of the radio syndication service In this first segment, we discuss how they got started in radio and what it was like writing for WKRP in Cincinnati and listen to a couple of their classic comedy tracks, "Fast Food" and "Marijuana Helper".

Saturday, September 02, 2006

Stage Left Podcast, 3 September 2006

I'm a week late with this one, but it's a double-length episode. That's my story and I'm sticking to it. Reviewed: The Broadway Musicals of 1949, Anne Kerry Ford's Weill, Maria Friedman's Now and Then, and the two latest releases in Silva Screen's Film Music Masterworks series, Film Music by John Williams and Film Music by James Horner. Interviewed: The Los Angeles based composer and lyricist team of Alan Zachary and Michael Weiner. They're responsible for the now-notorious "Happy Mornings" coffee commercial and are working on a stage adaptation of the film Secondhand Lions with Rupert Holmes.