The Fabulous Invalid

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“The Fabulous Invalid” is a Broadway-centric podcast hosted by theater stalwart Jamie Du Mont and Rob Russo, writer and critic. On a weekly basis the group takes a 360 degree view of the business of Broadway through interviews with actors, writers, directors, designers, and everyone in between. Pull up a chair and join them as they gossip a bit, banter about the latest news, and get up-close with the most prominent players currently working in the theater. The podcast 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!

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Episodes

The Fabulous Invalid Episode 66 Spring Forward Preview

Episode 66: Spring Forward

On this week’s episode, while Jennifer begins previews with the revival of “Company”, Jamie and Rob settle in to discuss that show and the twenty other shows opening up on Broadway this spring season. Plus we learn that Jamie’s listening skills aren’t great ...
The Fabulous Invalid Episode 65 Priscilla Lopez

Episode 65: Priscilla Lopez: What I Did For Love

On this week’s show, Jamie and Rob are joined at Orso Restaurant by “one singular sensation”: Priscilla Lopez! Currently starring in “Grand Horizons” on Broadway, Priscilla talks about her storied career, from her Broadway debut that wasn’t—the two performance flop “Breakfast at Tiffany’s”—to replacement gigs in “Company” and “Pippin”, ...
Episode 64: Mack & Mabel: City Center Encores!

Episode 64: Mack & Mabel: City Center Encores!

On this week’s episode, Rob and Jamie go in deep with all things “Mack & Mabel”, discussing Je ...
The Fabulous Invalid Episode 64 Mack & Mabel

Episode 64: Mack & Mabel: City Center Encores!

On this week’s episode, Rob and Jamie go in deep with all things “Mack & Mabel”, discussing Jerry Herman’s legendary flop as it returns to New York for the first time in 46 years with a new production at New York City Center’s Encores! They speak with Jack Viertel, ...
Fabulous Invalid Episode 63 Ben Brantley

Episode 63: Ben Brantley: Tell Me A Story

On this week’s episode, Jamie and Rob are joined by Ben Brantley, co-chief theater critic for The New York Times. A consummate journalist and celebrated writer, Ben talks about how he came to the Times, his tenure there since 1993, his writing process, what theater criticism means to him, and why he loves ...
Episode 62: Hadestown: Live From BroadwayCon

Episode 62: Hadestown: Live From BroadwayCon

This week’s episode is a special live taping from the mainstage at BroadwayCon! Jamie, Rob, and J ...

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