Ben Rimalower's Broken Records with Daniel Nolen

Ben Rimalower’s Broken Records

ABOUT

BroadwayWorld is excited to share site’s first self-produced podcast – Ben Rimalower‘s Broken Records, The Albums You Wouldn’t Shut Up About. On each weekly episode Rimalower and co-host Daniel Nolen chat with guests about one album that they were obsessed with, how they discovered it, what it led them to, where they were in life when it impacted them and how it’s stayed with them since.

Season One will feature a plethora of award winning stars from the stage and screen – including Cole Escola, Stephen Schwartz, Cesar Villavicencio (Pixie Aventura), Bridget Everett, Scott Wittman, Telly Leung, Michael Musto, Natalie Douglas, Kevin Adams, Carolee Carmello, Linda Eder, Russell King (Miss Richfield 1981), Jeffrey Roberson (Varla Jean Merman), Faith Prince, Santino Fontana, Laura Benanti, Michael R. Jackson and Countess LuAnn de Lesseps. You’ll learn all about the favorite artists and albums that inspired them with a diverse list ranging from Judy Garland to Prince, Frank Sinatra to Patti LuPone, Diana Ross, Barbra Streisand, Tori Amos, Jesus Christ Superstar, Liza Minnelli and more along with behind the scenes stories and show business gossip. The podcast features a theme song written by Lance Horne.

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Episodes

Ben Rimalower's Broken Records Daniel Nolen Episode 11

Episode 11: Scott Wittman (Sinatra at the Sands)

In this episode, Ben and Daniel talk to Tony-winning lyricist and director Scott Wittman about Frank Sinatra's 1966 live album, Sinatra at the Sands. They also discuss Bette Midler, Patti LuPone, Sammy Davis Jr, Edie Beale, Christine Ebersole, Count Basie, Barbara Cook, Dusty Springfield, Ute Lemper, and Bridget ...
Ben Rimalower's Broken Records Daniel Nolen Episode 10

Episode 10: Natalie Douglas (Nina Simone’s Forbidden Fruit)

In this episode, Ben and Daniel talk to cabaret superstar Natalie Douglas about Nina Simone's 1961 album Forbidden Fruit. They also discuss The Eagles, "South Pacific," Mitzi Gaynor, Roberta Flack, Barbra Streisand, Karen Mason, Joe Williams, and Dolly Parton. Natalie shares stories about moving to New York and ...
Ben Rimalower's Broken Records Daniel Nolen Episode 9

Episode 9: Michael Musto (Diana Ross & The Supremes Sing and Perform Funny Girl)

In this episode, Ben and Daniel talk to legendary writer and New York nightlife fixture Michael Musto about the 1968 album Diana Ross and The Supremes Sing and Perform Funny Girl. They also discuss The Wiz, Motown, Barbra Streisand, Mahogany, Liza Minnelli, Madonna, Evita, Nancy Walker, Mary Wilson, ...
Ben Rimalower's Broken Records Daniel Nolen Episode 8

Episode 8: Luann de Lesseps (Madonna: The First Album)

In this episode, Ben and Daniel talk to Real Housewives of New York City star Luann de Lesseps about Madonna's first album, Madonna. They also discuss Stevie Nicks, Natalie Cole, Desmond Child, Richard Jay Alexander, Billy Stritch, and Liza Minnelli. Luann talks about her current hit cabaret show, ...
Ben Rimalower's Broken Records Daniel Nolen Episode 7

Episode 7: Telly Leung (Patti LuPone Live!)

In this episode, Ben and Daniel talk to Broadway star Telly Leung about the 1993 live album Patti LuPone Live! They also discuss Betty Buckley, Mandy Patinkin, 1776, The Baker's Wife, cabaret, cell phones in the theater, Rent, Into the Woods, and Tower Records. Telly shares stories about ...
Ben Rimalower's Broken Records Daniel Nolen Episode 6

Episode 6: Michael R. Jackson (Tori Amos’s Under the Pink)

In this episode, Ben and Daniel talk to playwright, composer, and lyricist Michael R. Jackson about Tori Amos's 1994 album Under the Pink. They also discuss Liz Phair, Joni Mitchell, Mariah Carey, alt rock, Fiona Apple, Show Boat, William Finn, In Trousers, Raisin, Sondheim, Company, Rent, and Passing ...