Behind The Curtain: Broadway’s Living Legends

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Behind the Curtain: Broadway’s Living Legends is one of the industry’s favorite Broadway podcasts. Hosts Robert W Schneider (Feinstein’s/54 Below’s Original Programming Producer) and Kevin David Thomas (Broadway’s A Little Night Music, Les Miz, etc) release two episodes a week. Monday’s episode has Rob and Kevin sitting down with a legend of Broadway to look back on their career and hear how they got started, what was their go to audition song, and recount the highlights of their career. On Thursdays, after a few cocktails, Rob and Kevin look at what’s going on in the theater, review shows they have seen, and introduce one another to a musical theater related object, from YouTube to Instagram accounts, to neglected shows to campy tv specials, Rob and Kevin discuss it all. Guests have included Susan Stroman, Beth Leavel, Casey Nicholaw, Andre DeShields, Charles Strouse, George S. Irving, Kaye Ballard, Mimi Hines, Tonya Pinkins, and over one hundred and fifty more!

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Behind the Curtain Broadway's Living Legends

#195 MICHAEL KUBALA, Broadway Dancer

SHOWS: Jerome Robbins' Broadway, Chicago, Crazy For You - Michael Kubala has long been one of the most respected hoofers working on Broadway. His Broadway shows include Dancin, A Broadway Musical, Woman of the Year, Marilyn, Jerome Robbins Broadway, Crazy for You, and Chicago, as well as countless ...
Behind the Curtain Broadway's Living Legends

Our Favorite Things #194: The J2 Spotlight Musical Theater Company

This Week: Kevin interviews Rob about his new theater company! 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 ...
Behind the Curtain Broadway's Living Legends

#194 KT SULLIVAN, Cabaret Artist

For over thirty years, KT Sullivan has been one of the most recognizable artists associated with cabaret. She has played Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, Birdland, Feinstein's/54 Below, Spoleto, Adelaide, and so many more. In addition to her award winning live appearances, she is the Artistic Director of the ...
Behind the Curtain Broadway's Living Legends

Our Favorite Things #193: The Hal Prince Exhibit & Those Lips, Those Eyes

This Week: Discussing Chasing Rainbows, The Inheritance, and The Sound Inside. Plus, the joys of the New York Public Library For The Performing Arts and trying to find out how Frank Langella stays so young.  ...
Behind the Curtain Broadway's Living Legends

#193 DONNA MCKECHNIE, Tony Award Winning Actress

SHOWS:  A Chorus Line, Company, Promises, Promises The one and only Tony Award winner Donna McKechnie, star of A Chorus Line, sits down with Rob and Kevin to look back on her incredible career which started with How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, and then went ...
Behind the Curtain Broadway's Living Legends

Our Favorite Things #192: Merely Marvelous & A Strange Loop

This Week: The Rose Tattoo, The Great Society, The Height of the Storm, Gwen Verdon on film, and Michael Jackson off-broadway!  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 ...