Our Favorite Things #98: Clownaround & The Scarlett Letters

This Week: Rob and Kevin celebrate winter, hanukah, and the lovely month of December! Plus, the holy grail of cast recordings and the burning of Rome…..Harold Rome.

 

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.

 

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#98 JERRY ADLER: Stage Manager of My Fair Lady, et al

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53 Broadway credits and counting. Yes, that record belongs to the incredible Jerry Adler, who is Equity’s third oldest working member. Jerry swings by Shetler Studios to discuss what it was like stage managing the original productions of Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, My Fair Lady, The Apple Tree, Coco, and countless others.

 

Jerry pulls back the curtain on his career to discuss how the first preview of My Fair Lady was one of the longest performances of his career, what it was like stage managing Katherine Hepburn , and why Jose Ferrer’s greatest performance was in his dressing room.

 

Also, Jerry shines the spotlight on Julie Andrews, Moss Hart, and Barbara Harris!

 

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Our Favorite Things #97: Rick Skye

This Week: The incredible Rick Skye, who has made a career of impersonating Liza Minnelli, swings by Shetler Studios to discuss his career, his show, and his fabulousness! Rick has long been a Judy/Liza fan but this episode looks back on how it all got started.

 

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.

 

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#97 LAURENCE GUITTARD: Actor

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Today we are not in praise of women, but, in praise of the original Count Carl-Magnus, Laurence Guittard. One of Broadway’s greatest voices swings by Shetler Studios to discuss some of the shows Laurence has appeared, including Baker Street, Man of LaMancha, Anya, A Little Night Music, Love Match, Oklahoma, and countless others.

 

Laurence pulls back the curtain on his career to discuss how Christopher Walken knocked out a man onstage, what it was like creating Carl Magnus, and why the son of a chocolate dynasty dedicated his life to theatre!

 

Also, Laurence shines the spotlight on Fritz Weaver, Richard Kiley, Stephen Sondheim, Hal Prince, and Agnes DeMille!

 

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