The Fabulous Invalid


The Fabulous Invalid is a theatrical production company founded in 2018 by Jamie DuMont and Rob Russo with the mission to illuminate untold stories and fascinating personalities on air and on stage with a reverence for the past, a bold outlook for the future, and a dash of panache.  The company takes its name from the title of a 1938 backstage play by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart that has since become a loving nickname for Broadway itself—always deemed on the verge of decline, yet always bouncing back: the fabulous invalid!

“The Fabulous Invalid Podcast” presents essential conversations with a curated roster of the best, most important, and innovative theatre-makers working today.  Hosts Jamie DuMont and Rob Russo released 100 episodes from 2018 to 2021, and continue to release bonus episodes.

As co-producers of Bob Fosse’s DANCIN’ on Broadway, Jamie and Rob are now hosting “DANCIN’ Man: A Fabulous Invalid Podcast” —a limited podcast series featuring exclusive, behind-the-scenes interviews with members of the cast and creative team of this much-anticipated Broadway revival.



The Fabulous Invalid Episode 58 Barbara Barrie

Episode 58: Barbara Barrie: It’s A Long Book

On this week’s show, Jamie, Rob, and Jennifer are joined by Tony and Academy Award nominated star of stage and screen, Barbara Barrie, who originated the role of Sarah in Stephen Sondheim and George Furth’s landmark musical “Company” in 1970. We discuss that iconic show, including her experience working ...
The Fabulous Invalid Episode 57 Best of The Decade

Episode 57: The Best of the Decade

Happy New Year & Happy New Decade! On this week’s show, Rob and Jamie discuss their top ten favorite plays and musicals from the past decade, tweet us yours @fabulousInvalid! ...
Episode 56: Sammi Cannold: The Art of the Possible

Episode 56: Sammi Cannold: The Art of the Possible

On this week’s show, Rob, Jamie, and Jennifer are back at their usual table for the final Orso Restaurant episode of the decade! They’re joined by director Sammi Cannold, who just directed a stunning new production of “Evita” at New York City Center and will present Celine Song's ...
The Fabulous Invalid Episode 55 Rob's Top 10

Episode 55: Rob’s Top Ten of 2019

We love a list! On this week’s show, Rob and Jamie discuss Rob’s top ten favorite shows from 2019 (plus a few of his honorable mentions) as reviewed on Stage Left. Tweet us your top ten @fabulousInvalid! ...
The Fabulous Invalid Episode 54 Michael R Jackson

Episode 54 Michael R. Jackson: A Strange Loop

On this week’s show, Rob and Jamie are back at Orso Restaurant. They sit down with composer, lyricist, and playwright Michael R. Jackson, creator of "A Strange Loop”, a fantastic new musical that played Off-Broadway last summer. “A Strange Loop” is a “self-referential” musical by and about “a black, ...
The Fabulous Invalid Episode 53 Kate Reinders

Episode 53: Kate Reinders: Thank Goodness

On this week’s show, Jamie, Rob, and Jennifer are joined by the delightful Kate Reinders. Kate has starred on Broadway in the 2003 revival of “Gypsy”, “Something Rotten”, “Beautiful”, and as Glinda in "Wicked”. She can currently be seen on the new Disney+ show, “High School Musical: The Musical: The Series”. Before Kate joins the ...


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