This episode explores the Jellicle Patriarch Old Deuteronomy. We get introduced to Old Deuteronomy after the first ballet dance number by some insignificant cat. OD is probably the closest thing we get to an early plot line in the musical.
In this episode of “Baring It All with Call Me Adam,” I sit down with actress and writer Ashley Griffin (known for “Forever Deadward: The Vampire Musical Parody”) as we discuss her numerous upcoming plays, including “Trial” directed by actress Lori Petty, “The Shadowlands,” “Peculiar Creatures,”
“Leave expectation at the door!” This week Jess & Andrew cover Cyndi Lauper’s musical adaptation of “Kinky Boots.” They chat about the probability of Kinky Boots saving a boot company, pop songs in musical theatre, and many more things. Check it out folks!
This Week: Obscure Ed Sullivan clips resurface and Sondheim doesn’t want to vogue! 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.
In a recent interview, Broadway luminary Casey Nicholaw stated “I’m just a bouncy chorus kid.” And while it’s true that he performed in eight Broadway shows over 11 years, he’s also launched a second, rather successful, career as a director and choreographer. So it got me thinking, what is it about a bouncy chorus kid that made him into such a prolific leader?