Our Favorite Things #74: Nancy LaMott & On The Sunny Side Of The Street: The Life and Lyrics of Dorothy Fields

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 television appearances, and all things show business.

This Week: Rob & Kevin recap the 2017 Tony Awards broadcast, dream cast Kevin Spacey, praise the madness of Aunt Jackie, celebrate a singer gone too soon, and praise a lyricist who needs more recognition!

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#74 CAROLEE CARMELLO, Actress

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You might not know this man but you sure will know this woman, the effervescent Carolee Carmello.  Carolee swings by to discuss Falsettos, Parade, Lestat, The Addams Family, Scandalous, Tuck Everlasting, and so much more!

 

Carolee pulls back the curtain on her career to discuss how a business major went on to become a three time Tony nominee, what song did she hear in someone else’s dressing room that gave her a panic attack , and why she is not a fan of the rehearsal process!

 

Also, Carolee shines the spotlight on Stephen Sondheim, Hal Prince, and Kathie Lee Gifford!

 

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Our Favorite Things #73: SCTV & The Season

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 television appearances, and all things show business.

This Week: A spirited discussion about the Portland “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?” and the role of diversity in casting, the power of imagination, an exploration of William Goldman’s great book, and a celebration of the brilliance of Canadian comedy!

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#73 MARK SENDROFF, Lawyer To The Stars

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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 Rob and Kevin. You’ll hear no objection from us as Mark discusses his profession and what he loves most about his job.

Mark pulls back the curtain on his career to discuss how he became the legal eye for some of Broadway’s biggest legends, what really happened at his infamous 50th birthday party, and why he is so passionate about fighting for the rights of orchestrators!

Also, Mark shines the spotlight on Nancy LaMott, Marilyn Maye,  and Bette Davis!

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Our Favorite Things #72: The Madwoman of Central Park West & Welcome To Woop Woop

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 television appearances, and all things show business.

 

This Week: Rob goes to Central Park West and Kevin goes to Woop Woop.

 

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#72 KEN BILLINGTON, Lighting Designer

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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 Broadway credits including Sweeney Todd, Chicago, and On the 20th Century.

 

Ken pulls back the curtain on his career to discuss how he was the first to use moving lights in a Broadway musical, what was the moment his parents were truly impressed with his choice of career, and why you should always look your best on tech day!

 

Also, Ken shines the spotlight on Susan Stroman, Hal Prince, and Bob Fosse!

 

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