Our Favorite Things #96: Mad Hot Ballroom & Everything Was Possible

Our Favorite Things #96: Mad Hot Ballroom & Everything Was Possible

This Week: Rob and Kevin chat about their Thanksgivings, when it is apporpriate to play Turkey Lurkey Time, Rob’s dad plays a trick, revisiting community theaters, the joys of teaching, nostalgia appropritate casting, and more! 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. Become a sponsor of Behind The Curtain and get early access to interviews, private playlists, and advance knowledge of future guests so you can ask the legends your own questions. Go to: https://bit.ly/2i7nWC4

I Had the Wautoma My Life (And I Owe it All to You)

I Had the Wautoma My Life (And I Owe it All to You)

Y’all. We wanted to get this to you sooner, but let’s be real…we were too distracted by Culver’s curds and A&W floats. Steven & Dana are BACK from a stint in Wautoma, WI where Steven met the entire population of Wisconsin. Here’s a recap! Back to your regularly scheduled programming next, next Tuesday!

Our Favorite Things #96: Mad Hot Ballroom & Everything Was Possible

#96 KAYE BALLARD: Golden Age Star

It’s not going to be a lazy afternoon when the great Golden Age musical comedy star, Kaye Ballard, sits down with Rob in her Palm Springs home to look back on her incredible career that includes the original productions of The Golden Apple, Carnival, Molly, plus Top Banana with Phil Silvers, The Mothers-in-Law with Eve Arden, Cinderella with Julie Andrews, and countless appearances on The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson, The Love Boat, Fantasy Island, and The Muppet Show. Kaye pulls back the curtain on her career to discuss how she ended up on the cover of Life Magazine, what it was like discovering Paul Lynde, and why Kaye was saved from a life in prison by the generosity of Spike Jonze. Also, Kaye shines the spotlight on Eve Arden, Bert Lahr, and Phil Silvers! Become a sponsor of Behind The Curtain and get early access to interviews, private playlists, and advance knowledge of future guests so you can ask the legends your own questions. Go to: https://bit.ly/2i7nWC4

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