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Bonus Episode - Lois Neville takes us to the Hollywood Fringe Festival

Bonus Episode - Lois Neville takes us to the Hollywood Fringe Festival

Lights, Camera, Fringe! On this episode we head to Hollywood baby! We're chatting exclusively with one of the brains behind this year's Hollywood Fringe Festival, Lois Neville. Hear about Lois' favourite Fringe memories, as well as what L.A locals can be expect from the Fringe in 2024.

30 mins
Jun 17
Episode 65 - Maeve Marsden Pays "Homage" at the Adelaide Cabaret Festival

Episode 65 - Maeve Marsden Pays "Homage" at the Adelaide Cabaret Festival

On this episode we chat exclusively to writer, performer and wearer of many hats, Maeve Marsden! Maeve comes on board to talk about the Adelaide Cabaret Festival as well as the return of her show Homage which plays for one night only the 16th June.

36 mins
Jun 10
Episode 64 - Purple Tape Productions put [YOUR NAME] in the spotlight

Episode 64 - Purple Tape Productions put [YOUR NAME] in the spotlight

On this episode we have the return of Lily Hayman and Tyler Fitzpatrick from Purple Tape Productions to discuss their next independent production at KXT theatre, [YOUR NAME].

41 mins
May 27
Episode 63 - Todd McKenney Talks the Odd Couple, Shane Jacobson & Theatre Careers

Episode 63 - Todd McKenney Talks the Odd Couple, Shane Jacobson & Theatre Careers

Welcome to the Season 4 premiere episode featuring Australian theatre royalty, Todd McKenney! Todd joins host, Justin Clarke, to discuss The Odd Couple which opens at the Comedy Theatre, Melbourne from 18th May -16th June and the Theatre Royal Sydney 27th June - 21st July.

38 mins
May 13
Episode 62 - Writer, Director & Performer unite to discuss Belvoir's Never Closer

Episode 62 - Writer, Director & Performer unite to discuss Belvoir's Never Closer

SEASON FINALE! 🎭 Dive into our Season 3 Finale with the captivating world of Belvoir St Theatre's "Never Closer" with host Justin Clarke. Join emerging writer Grace Chapple, versatile actor Emma Diaz, and accomplished director Hannah Goodwin as they share the magic behind the creation of this gripping play.

41 mins
Mar 18
Episode 61 - Grace Valerie-Lynette talks Podcasts and Parliaments of Women

Episode 61 - Grace Valerie-Lynette talks Podcasts and Parliaments of Women

Episode 61 - Not Now, Not Ever: A Parliament of Women from 12th March - 31st March 2024 Belvoir 25A. 🎭 Join host Justin Clarke as he chats with the award-winning podcaster, Grace Valerie-Lynette (Twinemies) as they discuss all things podcast creation, musical theatre and producing.

28 mins
Mar 4
Episode 60 - The Stage Whisper Podcast By Andrew Cortes and Hope Bird

Episode 60 - The Stage Whisper Podcast By Andrew Cortes and Hope Bird

🎭 Embark on a theatrical journey with hosts Andrew Cortes and Hope Bird as they dissect and celebrate the magic of Broadway on Stage Whisper Podcast in this unique crossover episode.

47 mins
Feb 19
Episode 59 - Laura Murphy brings back the dead in Zombie! The Musical

Episode 59 - Laura Murphy brings back the dead in Zombie! The Musical

🎭 Join host Justin Clarke as he chats with the versatile composer, lyricist, and playwright Laura Murphy about her groundbreaking musical journey. From acclaimed works like "The Lovers" and "The Dismissal" to her current project, "Zombie!

51 mins
Feb 5
Episode 58 - Artist Chat with Blake Appelqvist

Episode 58 - Artist Chat with Blake Appelqvist

In this episode of Theatre Thoughts, join host Justin Clarke as he sits down with the incredibly talented Blake Appelqvist, a Māori and Swedish artist shaking up the theatre world.

39 mins
Jan 22
Episode 57 - The Tragic Thespians Return!

Episode 57 - The Tragic Thespians Return!

🎭 In this episodeThe Tragic Thespians return as host Justin Clarke welcomes back Ryan Peters and Caterina Imbro into the world of The Theatre Thoughts Podcast. Caterina and Ryan delve into the realm of theatre and film, sharing personal rituals, memorable experiences, and what's next for the podcast.

49 mins
Jan 8
Bonus Episode - Encore! Top Moments from the Theatre Thoughts Podcast 2023

Bonus Episode - Encore! Top Moments from the Theatre Thoughts Podcast 2023

In this special bonus episode, we wrap up some of the highlights from 2023 of the Theatre Thoughts Podcast. You'll hear some clips from our live Q&A recordings at Meraki Arts Bar, as well as some of host, Justin Clarke's favourite interview moments and guests from the year that was.

39 mins
12/18/23
Episode 56 - The Legendary Stephen Schwartz joins the Theatre Thoughts Podcast!

Episode 56 - The Legendary Stephen Schwartz joins the Theatre Thoughts Podcast!

Join us for a captivating episode featuring the legendary Stephen Schwartz, the genius behind some of the music in Disney’s "Pocahontas," "The Hunchback of Notre Dame," as well as hit musicals such as 'Godspell' and 'WICKED'.

26 mins
12/4/23
Episode 55 - Sheridan Adams returns with Courtney Monsma for a WICKED Update

Episode 55 - Sheridan Adams returns with Courtney Monsma for a WICKED Update

In this enchanting episode, we're joined by the cast of WICKED Australia, including the returning guest Sheridan Adams and new guest Courtney Monsma. Sheridan, a graduate of the Victorian College of the Arts, shines as Elphaba.

35 mins
11/20/23
Episode 54 - Michelle Guthrie Presents...

Episode 54 - Michelle Guthrie Presents...

Join us in an enlightening episode featuring Michelle Guthrie, the mastermind behind Neglected Musicals. Michelle's rich history in the entertainment industry, managing media for legends like Cyndi Lauper, Bernadette Peters and Kristin Chenoweth, is truly inspiring.

36 mins
11/6/23
Episode 53 - "Little" Companies doing Big Things Part 2 - Little Triangle with Nina Carcione and Kira Leiva

Episode 53 - "Little" Companies doing Big Things Part 2 - Little Triangle with Nina Carcione and Kira Leiva

Prepare for a delightful journey into the world of musical theatre with Nina Carcione and Kira Leiva from Little Triangle Theatre Company. Nina and Kira, both incredibly talented, share their experiences and stories in this episode.

26 mins
10/23/23
Episode 52 - "Little" Companies doing Big Things Part 1 - Little Eggs Collective with Julia Robertson and Eliza Scott

Episode 52 - "Little" Companies doing Big Things Part 1 - Little Eggs Collective with Julia Robertson and Eliza Scott

Discover the world of theatre with Little Eggs Collective in this exciting episode! Our guests, Julia Robertson and Eliza Scott, are masters in their craft. Julia, the Artistic Director of the award-winning Little Eggs Collective, and Eliza, an interdisciplinary artist, share their incredible journey through the world of theatre.

32 mins
10/23/23
Episode 51 - Girls in Boys' Cars with Ziggy Resnick and Nikita Waldron

Episode 51 - Girls in Boys' Cars with Ziggy Resnick and Nikita Waldron

Get ready to embark on a captivating theatrical journey as we kick off Season 3 of the Theatre Thoughts Podcast! In this exciting episode, your host, Justin Clarke, is joined by two incredible performers, Ziggy Resnick and Nikita Waldron, as they provide an exclusive backstage pass to the upcoming production of Girls in Boys’ Cars at the National Theatre of Parramatta.

36 mins
10/9/23
Episode 50 - Theatre Thoughts does Edinburgh Fringe!

Episode 50 - Theatre Thoughts does Edinburgh Fringe!

Welcome to a momentous occasion as we celebrate our season finale and reach the milestone of Episode 50! Join us for a special episode as host, Justin Clarke, takes you to the heart of the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.

21 mins
8/21/23
Episode 49 - Sarah Carroll on Cherry, Katy Perry Obsessions & Saturday Girls

Episode 49 - Sarah Carroll on Cherry, Katy Perry Obsessions & Saturday Girls

Join us for our mid-season finale as we sit down with the talented and award-winning artist, Sarah Carroll. We delve into her recent productions, Cherry which has been making waves in the theatre community, as well as the upcoming production of Saturday Girls at Belvoir's 25A.

31 mins
7/24/23
Episode 48 - Tough Titties Post Show Q&A at Meraki Arts Bar

Episode 48 - Tough Titties Post Show Q&A at Meraki Arts Bar

Join us for a special live post-show Q&A as Theatre Thoughts Australia presents an exclusive episode featuring the co-writers of "Tough Titties," Renae Valastro and Kristelle Zabara.

32 mins
7/17/23
Episode 47: Theatre Thespians - A Theatre Thoughts and Tragic Thespians Collab!

Episode 47: Theatre Thespians - A Theatre Thoughts and Tragic Thespians Collab!

Join us for a special collaborative episode as Theatre Thoughts Australia teams up with the Tragic Thespians podcast, hosted by Caterina Imbro and Ryan Peters. In this insightful conversation, we delve into the diverse and dynamic world of the entertainment industry in Australia.

58 mins
7/3/23
Episode 46 - Dean Drieberg, Grace Driscoll & the Great Comet of 1812

Episode 46 - Dean Drieberg, Grace Driscoll & the Great Comet of 1812

Join us on the Theatre Thoughts Podcast as we dive into the enchanting world of Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812 with special guests Grace Driscoll and Dean Drieberg. In this episode, we explore the upcoming production at Darlinghurst Theatre Company and uncover the magic behind this extraordinary musical.

35 mins
6/26/23
Episode 45 - She's not your Average Bear, it's Michelle Brasier!

Episode 45 - She's not your Average Bear, it's Michelle Brasier!

Join us for an exclusive one-on-one artist chat with the multi-talented Michelle Brasier on this exciting episode of the Theatre Thoughts Podcast. Michelle, a multiple award-winning actor, singer, writer, and comedian, is widely known for her exceptional contributions to the musical comedy world.

33 mins
6/19/23
Episode 44 - Short Blanket - LIVE Q&A at Meraki Arts Bar

Episode 44 - Short Blanket - LIVE Q&A at Meraki Arts Bar

Join us for an exciting episode of the Theatre Thoughts Podcast as we dive into the world of Slanted Theatre's production of Short Blanket. Recorded live during our Q&A session at the vibrant Meraki Arts Bar in Sydney's Darlinghurst, this episode offers a unique opportunity to hear from the talented minds behind this new play.

39 mins
6/12/23
Episode 43 - When life gives you Lucy Durack...make Hey Lemonade!

Episode 43 - When life gives you Lucy Durack...make Hey Lemonade!

Get ready for a dose of inspiration and motivation as we sit down with the incredible Lucy Durack in our latest episode of Theatre Thoughts Podcast. Join host, Justin Clarke, as we explore Lucy's illustrious career, her latest venture with the Hey Lemonade app with co-creator Elise McCann.

26 mins
5/29/23
Episode 42 - A "Wicked" Chat with Sheridan Adams!

Episode 42 - A "Wicked" Chat with Sheridan Adams!

Are you ready to dive into the enchanting world of Wicked? In our latest episode, we sit down with the talented Sheridan Adams, who has just been announced as Elphaba, the Wicked Witch of the West, in Australia's production of the hit musical.

31 mins
5/22/23
Episode 41 - Vidya Makan and The Lucky Country

Episode 41 - Vidya Makan and The Lucky Country

Welcome to the next exciting episode of the Theatre Thoughts Podcast, join host Justin Clarke as he sits down with the multi-talented Vidya Makan, composer, lyricist, actor, and singer, for an insightful conversation about her career in theatre and her involvement in the upcoming production, The Lucky Country at Hayes Theatre.

32 mins
5/15/23
Episode 40 - Live Q&A - Expiration Date at Meraki Arts Bar

Episode 40 - Live Q&A - Expiration Date at Meraki Arts Bar

In this episode of Theatre Thoughts, host Justin sits down with the team behind Purple Tape Productions' first play, "Expiration Date," for a live Q&A session at Meraki Arts Bar. Joining Justin are playwright Lana Filies, performer Flynn Maplebeck, director Lily Hayman and production manager Tyler Fitzpatrick.

36 mins
5/8/23
Episode 39 - The Mel & Sam Podcast, it's giving...

Episode 39 - The Mel & Sam Podcast, it's giving...

In this latest episode of the Theatre Thoughts Podcast, host Justin Clarke sits down with the dynamic duo, Mel O'Brien and Samantha Andrew. Mel is a classically-trained creative with extensive experience in musical theatre, cabaret, and opera, while Samantha is a musical comedian, actor, and writer best known for her comedy skit videos on TikTok.

41 mins
5/1/23
Episode 38 - The Culture on tour with Laura Jackson and Mina Asfour

Episode 38 - The Culture on tour with Laura Jackson and Mina Asfour

In the latest episode of the Theatre Thoughts Podcast, host Justin Clarke is joined by playwright and acotr Laura Jackson and actor Mina Asfour to discuss their show 'The Culture'.

32 mins
4/23/23
Episode 37 - Melbourne International Comedy Festival Highlight Part Two - Eighteen and Actually, Good

Episode 37 - Melbourne International Comedy Festival Highlight Part Two - Eighteen and Actually, Good

Welcome back to Theatre Thoughts! We're excited to continue highlighting shows from the Melbourne International Comedy Festival 2023. In this episode, we'll be discussing two more shows that caught our attention.

33 mins
4/9/23
Episode 36 - Melbourne International Comedy Festival Highlight Part One - The Briefing and Be Good

Episode 36 - Melbourne International Comedy Festival Highlight Part One - The Briefing and Be Good

Get ready to laugh with our latest episode of the Theatre Thoughts Podcast! In this episode, we take a deep dive into two hilarious shows from the Melbourne International Comedy Festival 2023.

29 mins
4/2/23
Episode 35 - Artist Chat: Margaret Thanos on Theatre, Film and Arts Bars

Episode 35 - Artist Chat: Margaret Thanos on Theatre, Film and Arts Bars

Get ready for a deep conversation and inspiring episode of Theatre Thoughts Podcast, hosted by Justin Clarke! In Episode 35, we have the privilege of interviewing the incredible director Margaret Thanos, who has dedicated her life to theatre and film directing.

28 mins
3/26/23
Episode 34 - Let's Do the Time Warp Again with Ellis Dolan and Stellar Perry

Episode 34 - Let's Do the Time Warp Again with Ellis Dolan and Stellar Perry

On this week's episode, get ready to do the Time Warp again as I venture out of the studio and down to Sydney's Theatre Royal to talk with Ellis Dolan and Stellar Perry about the cult-smash hit musical, Rocky Horror Picture Show! Ellis plays Eddie/Dr.

31 mins
3/12/23
Episode 33 - Learning how An Actor Survives with Emily McKnight

Episode 33 - Learning how An Actor Survives with Emily McKnight

On this week's episode, I sit down with fellow podcaster Emily McKnight to discuss her podcast An Actor Survives. Emily and I are swap stories on where our podcast came from and what makes our passions continue amidst possible burnout.

31 mins
3/5/23
Episode 32 - Pride, Farce and French Letters with Laurent Auclair

Episode 32 - Pride, Farce and French Letters with Laurent Auclair

On today's episode, I sit down with writer Laurent Auclair, the writer of French Letters and Leather Cleaner which played during Sydney WorldPride 2023 at KXT Theatre in Sydney. Laurent is a French-Australian writer who has written for tv and film, as well as publishing two plays.

26 mins
2/19/23
Episode 31 - One on one with Australian Theatre Royalty, Sharon Millerchip

Episode 31 - One on one with Australian Theatre Royalty, Sharon Millerchip

WELCOME TO SEASON 2! We're back with a brand new season of the Theatre Thoughts Podcast and on our very first episode of the season, I sit down with Australian Theatre Royalty, Sharon Millerchip.

24 mins
2/12/23
Episode 30 - Season 1 Finale - 2022 Year in Review

Episode 30 - Season 1 Finale - 2022 Year in Review

Welcome to the Season 1 Finale! Can you believe it's been one whole year of the Theatre Thoughts Podcast? INSANE! To wrap up the year we're flicking back through some of our favourite moments of the podcast, including discussions with playwrights, on stage and behind the scenes mishaps, and the introduction of One Minute Theatre Thoughts.

36 mins
12/4/22
Episode 29 - The Beatles, Rock and Theatre - Kram and the Australian Rock Collective

Episode 29 - The Beatles, Rock and Theatre - Kram and the Australian Rock Collective

As we head towards the end of our first season, we’ve unlocked the Theatre Thoughts vault and brought out an episode we’ve had stashed away for a while.

18 mins
11/20/22
Episode 28 - Grant Dodwell introduces Australian Theatre Live!

Episode 28 - Grant Dodwell introduces Australian Theatre Live!

Podcast Linktree. We’re nearing the end of our first season but not before we bring you some stellar new guests to discuss what’s happening in Australian theatre. On this episode we sit down with Grant Dodwell, Creative Director of Australian Theatre Live, the newest streaming platform just for Australian theatre productions!

35 mins
11/6/22
Episode 27 - "It's an eyeful" The Italians with Emma O'Sullivan and Philip D'Ambrosio

Episode 27 - "It's an eyeful" The Italians with Emma O'Sullivan and Philip D'Ambrosio

Ciao Amici! We have a new episode of Theatre Thoughts Podcast and this one has a very particular Italian face on it as we sit down with Emma O'Sullivan and Philip D'Ambrosio to discuss the new play The Italians.

33 mins
10/9/22
Episode 26 - Who are Shopfront Arts and how do you make new theatre with young people? Featuring Natalie Rose

Episode 26 - Who are Shopfront Arts and how do you make new theatre with young people? Featuring Natalie Rose

We're back with a new episode of the Theatre Thoughts Podcast. On this episode of the podcast, we sit down with Creative Director Natalie Rose of Shopfront Arts Co Op to discuss the newest work of their Harness Ensemble, Where Shall We Meet?

24 mins
9/26/22
Episode 25 - One Woman Shows & Climate Anxiety with Ally Morgan - Not Today at the Sydney Fringe Festival

Episode 25 - One Woman Shows & Climate Anxiety with Ally Morgan - Not Today at the Sydney Fringe Festival

We are back with a new episode of the podcast and this time we feature our first IN STUDIO GUEST the talented Ally Morgan! Ally's show Not Today arrived at the 2022 Sydney Fringe Festival to stellar reviews and nominations and now we get all the behind the scenes stories on how it came to be.

38 mins
9/18/22
Episode 24 - Theatre Debuts with Carmel Rodrigues – HAIRSPRAY! The Musical

Episode 24 - Theatre Debuts with Carmel Rodrigues – HAIRSPRAY! The Musical

We're back with a brand new episode of the Theatre Thoughts Podcast! This episode features a podcast debut and a musical theatre debut for Carmel Rodrigues in Hairspray the Musical which tours Melbourne, Adelaide and Sydney in 2022-23.

29 mins
9/4/22
Episode 23 - One on one with the cast of Jagged Little Pill the Musical ft. AYDAN, Liam Head and Grace Miell

Episode 23 - One on one with the cast of Jagged Little Pill the Musical ft. AYDAN, Liam Head and Grace Miell

Please note: this episode contains adult themes and discussions of sexual violence. On this special episode of the podcast we chat with not one, not two, but three of the cast members of JAGGED LITTLE PILL THE MUSICAL which concludes its Australian Tour at the Sydney Theatre Royal on the 14th August.

32 mins
8/7/22
Episode 22 - What is the role of a Swing? Chiara Assetta chats the swings of SIX, featuring co-host Zoe Rose

Episode 22 - What is the role of a Swing? Chiara Assetta chats the swings of SIX, featuring co-host Zoe Rose

On the latest episode of the Theatre Thoughts Podcast we're joined by co-host Zoe Rose to chat with Chiara Assetta who is currently saving the day as one of the talented swings of SIX the Musical.

44 mins
7/24/22
Episode 21 - Indigenous Perspectives with Palawa Playwright, Dylan Van Den Berg

Episode 21 - Indigenous Perspectives with Palawa Playwright, Dylan Van Den Berg

On today's episode we sit down with Palawa playwright, Dylan Van Den Berg, to discuss his new play Whitefella Yella Tree. Dylan takes us through his process of writing as a playwright, what it's important that we share our own stories and how significant Indigenous voices can be in the Australian theatre scene.

22 mins
7/17/22
Episode 20 - FANGIRLS Deep Dive with Yve Blake! Co-Hosted by Charlotte Smee

Episode 20 - FANGIRLS Deep Dive with Yve Blake! Co-Hosted by Charlotte Smee

WELCOME TO OUR 20TH PODCAST EPISODE AND IT JUST SO HAPPENS TO BE OUR FANGIRLS DEEP DIVE! On today's episode, we sit down with the writer and creator of the smash-hit musical Fangirls, Yve Blake!

41 mins
7/3/22
Episode 19 - What does a Revival Director do? Shane Placentino talks Madama Butterfly

Episode 19 - What does a Revival Director do? Shane Placentino talks Madama Butterfly

This episode, we're headed back to the Opera with Shane Placentino! Shane sits down with us to discuss his role as Revival Director on Opera Australia's production of Madama Butterfly.

25 mins
6/26/22
Episode 18 - SIX the Musical Deep Dive with Vidya Makan and Kala Gare

Episode 18 - SIX the Musical Deep Dive with Vidya Makan and Kala Gare

We have a Royal Episode of the Theatre Thoughts Podcast for you! Justin sits down with two of the Queens of SIX the Musical, Vidya Makan and Kala Gare to talk all things SIX. We discuss the score written by TONY AWARD WINNERS Toby Marlow and Lucy Moss, as well as the real HERstory behind the Queens portrayed on stage.

29 mins
6/13/22
Episode 17 - Why is Independent Theatre so important? Featuring Carly Fisher, Sonya Kerr and Dino Dimitriadis

Episode 17 - Why is Independent Theatre so important? Featuring Carly Fisher, Sonya Kerr and Dino Dimitriadis

Joining us for an in-depth discussion on Independent Theatre are theatre makers Carly Fisher, Sonya Kerr and Dino Dimitriadis. Content Warning - please be advised that this episode contains references to violence,prostitution, mental health and suicide.

49 mins
6/5/22
Episode 16 - What is your favourite theatre memory? The Podcast Bonanza!

Episode 16 - What is your favourite theatre memory? The Podcast Bonanza!

We have our first COLLABORATIVE podcast to treat your ears with. I reached out to the podcasting community and sought answers to the question - "What's your favourite theatre moment?" From this, we recieved answers from four brilliant podcasters, A Musical Theatre Podcast, Stage Door Podcast, Don't Be So Dramatic Podcast and The Theatre Podcast.

38 mins
5/29/22
Episode 15 - Singing, Dancing, Acting...Wrestling? Dubbo Championship Wrestling ft. Zoe Ioannou & Luke Leong-Tay

Episode 15 - Singing, Dancing, Acting...Wrestling? Dubbo Championship Wrestling ft. Zoe Ioannou & Luke Leong-Tay

On today's episode, we sit down with rising stars, Zoe Ioannou and Luke Leong-Tay to discuss the new Australian musical Dubbo Championship Wrestling which premieres at the Hayes Theatre in May 2022.

27 mins
5/15/22
Episode 14 - Clowning Around with Damien Warren-Smith - Garry Starr and the Melbourne International Comedy Festival

Episode 14 - Clowning Around with Damien Warren-Smith - Garry Starr and the Melbourne International Comedy Festival

In this episode, we sit down with the hilarious Damien Warren-Smith about the art of Clown and his character, Garry Starr. Damien is currently touring his latest production, Garry Starr: Greece Lightning which is coming to Darwin, the International Melbourne Comedy Festival and the Sydney Comedy Festival over the next two months.

29 mins
4/10/22
Episode 13 - The Phantom of the Opera Under the Stars with Paul Tabone!

Episode 13 - The Phantom of the Opera Under the Stars with Paul Tabone!

In this episode we sit down with the wonderful Paul Ettore Tabone to discuss Handa Opera's Phantom of the Opera. Having completed over 1600 performances of Phantom in the role of Ubaldo Piangi, Aussie tenor, Paul Tabone comes back to Australia to reprise the role in the first ever outdoor production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's classic.

32 mins
4/10/22
Episode 12 - How do you become a Playwright? Kirsty Marillier & Orange Thrower

Episode 12 - How do you become a Playwright? Kirsty Marillier & Orange Thrower

On this episode we sit down with actor and writer Kirsty Marillier to discuss the question: How do you become a playwright? Kirsty joins us to discuss how she made the journey from acting into writing, eventually creating one of the hottest shows in Sydney at the moment, Orange Thrower.

30 mins
3/13/22
Episode 11 - Chicago the Musical! How did it become the longest running American Musical? Amy Copeland & So Popera Productions

Episode 11 - Chicago the Musical! How did it become the longest running American Musical? Amy Copeland & So Popera Productions

What is the longest running American Musical? Easy, Chicago! This is one for your trivia nights folks. I sit down with my friend Amy Copeland to discuss the history of Chicago the Musical, from its inception right up to the restaging of So Popera Productions 2017 sold out performance.

29 mins
2/26/22
Episode 10 - The immersive Theatre Experience, with Beth Daly & The Great Gatsby Immersive Play

Episode 10 - The immersive Theatre Experience, with Beth Daly & The Great Gatsby Immersive Play

What exactly is an immersive experience and how can it elevate a classic text? That's the question we put to Beth Daly on today's podcast!

23 mins
2/13/22
Episode 9 - What is Activist Theatre? Scarlet the Concept Album with Jess Newman & Richard Lindenfelzer

Episode 9 - What is Activist Theatre? Scarlet the Concept Album with Jess Newman & Richard Lindenfelzer

We recently sat down the creators of Scarlet the Musical and their release of their Concept Recording Album (@scarletmusical). Jess Newman and Richard Lindenfelzer met when studying a masters of music theatre writing at NYU.

18 mins
1/30/22
Episode 8 - Heathers and Cult Musicals, with Tiegan Denina

Episode 8 - Heathers and Cult Musicals, with Tiegan Denina

It's a busy time for us here at Theatre Thoughts, and knowing that there are a few people in iso at the moment, we're gifting you with a NEW PODCAST.

16 mins
1/16/22
Episode 7 - Marina Abramović's presence in the Museum of Modern Love, with Julian Garner

Episode 7 - Marina Abramović's presence in the Museum of Modern Love, with Julian Garner

On this episode we sit down with actor Julian Garner to discuss The Museum of Modern Love, Marina Abramović's The Artist is Present and what kept Julian busy throughout lockdown. Julian is a National Institute of Dramatic Arts (NIDA) graduate.

18 mins
1/9/22
Episode 6 - How 'An American in Paris' blends Musical Theatre and Ballet, with Leanne Cope

Episode 6 - How 'An American in Paris' blends Musical Theatre and Ballet, with Leanne Cope

We finish the year with something very special, our one on one with the talented Leanne Cope! Leanne Cope is currently in rehearsals for the Australian Premiere of An American in Paris which begins in National Tour in Brisbane of January 2022.

20 mins
12/26/21
Episode 5 - How improvisation plays a role in theatre, with Jarrod Riesinger and Bradley Ward

Episode 5 - How improvisation plays a role in theatre, with Jarrod Riesinger and Bradley Ward

In this episode, we sit down with Jarrod Riesinger & Bradley Ward from Rising Arts Productions to discuss their production of Puffs, or Seven Increasingly Eventful Years at a Certain School of Magic and Magic which is coming to the Flight Path Theatre in January, and the Illawarra Performing Arts Centre in April 2022.

22 mins
12/19/21
Episode 4 - Who are CDP Theatre Producers, with Andrew Threlfall

Episode 4 - Who are CDP Theatre Producers, with Andrew Threlfall

On today's show, we chat exclusively with Andrew Threlfall from CDP Theatre Producers about their upcoming production, Guess How Much I Love You which is set to open at the Seymour Centre from the 15th December.

14 mins
12/11/21
Episode 3 - Theatre Chat: The Legacy of Stephen Sondheim

Episode 3 - Theatre Chat: The Legacy of Stephen Sondheim

On a very special podcast, we sit down with Theatre Thoughts regular, Daniel Stefanovski, and our Editor, Charlotte Smee, to discuss the late, great Stephen Sondheim. Passing away just before the beginning of December, we pay tribute to what makes Sondheim such a force that will continue to resonate in the theatre world.

18 mins
12/4/21
Episode 2 - Theatre Thoughts Live: Sydney Theatre Royal reopens for Jagged Little Pill

Episode 2 - Theatre Thoughts Live: Sydney Theatre Royal reopens for Jagged Little Pill

On this episode, we chat with Sir Howard Panter, Joint CEO of Trafalgar Entertainment as well as Tim McFarlane, Executive Charimain-Asia Pacific, on the reopening of the Theatre Royal in Sydney.

14 mins
12/4/21
Episode 1: Theatre Chat: What's so captivating about Come From Away?

Episode 1: Theatre Chat: What's so captivating about Come From Away?

On our first ever podcast join me as I sit down with my friend, Daniel Stefanovski, to discuss one of our favourite shows, Come From Away. We'll share our exclusive review on the production as well as share some behind-the-scenes insights into the show we've found along our love fest with the show.

13 mins
11/29/21
The Theatre Thoughts Podcast: Trailer

The Theatre Thoughts Podcast: Trailer

Listen to The Theatre Thoughts Podcast trailer to find out...when do we drop new episodes? What's on our Patreon? Where do we subscribe. Get your answers now!

2 mins
11/21/21

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