300 episodes

Behind the Curtain: Broadway's Living Legends collects the wit, wisdom, and anecdotes of musical theatre's greatest artists from the Golden Age to Now.

From actors to directors, designers to playwrights, press agents to general managers, this podcast is a celebration of the giants who helped shape the American Musical Theatre.

Hosts: Robert W. Schneider & Kevin David Thomas

BEHIND THE CURTAIN: BROADWAY'S LIVING LEGENDS » Podcast Robert W. Schneider and Kevin David Thomas

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Behind the Curtain: Broadway's Living Legends collects the wit, wisdom, and anecdotes of musical theatre's greatest artists from the Golden Age to Now.

From actors to directors, designers to playwrights, press agents to general managers, this podcast is a celebration of the giants who helped shape the American Musical Theatre.

Hosts: Robert W. Schneider & Kevin David Thomas

    Our Favorite Things #209: Broadway Melody & Oklahoma

    Our Favorite Things #209: Broadway Melody & Oklahoma

    This Week: The bawdiness of Pre-Code Hollywood and the brilliance of Agnes DeMille
     
    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.
     
    Become a sponsor of Behind The Curtain and get early access to interviews, private playlists, and advance knowledge of future guests so you can ask the legends your own questions. Go to: http://bit.ly/2i7nWC4
     
    To book a room at Shetler Studios, head on over to: https://www.shetlerstudios.com

    • 37 min
    Our Favorite Things #208: Early Havoc & James Lipton

    Our Favorite Things #208: Early Havoc & James Lipton

    This Week: We're baaaaaaaack!
     
    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.
     
    Become a sponsor of Behind The Curtain and get early access to interviews, private playlists, and advance knowledge of future guests so you can ask the legends your own questions. Go to: http://bit.ly/2i7nWC4
     
    To book a room at Shetler Studios, head on over to: https://www.shetlerstudios.com

    • 59 min
    Our Favorite Things #207: The Complete Book of.... & You're A Good Man Charlie Brown

    Our Favorite Things #207: The Complete Book of.... & You're A Good Man Charlie Brown

    This Week: Dan Dietz's incredible book series and remembering an old chestnut.
     
    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.
     
    Become a sponsor of Behind The Curtain and get early access to interviews, private playlists, and advance knowledge of future guests so you can ask the legends your own questions. Go to: http://bit.ly/2i7nWC4
     
    To book a room at Shetler Studios, head on over to: https://www.shetlerstudios.com

    • 28 min
    Our Favorite Things #206: Jule Styne Salute & Giant

    Our Favorite Things #206: Jule Styne Salute & Giant

    This Week: Jule Styne gets a tribute from Merv and Edna Ferber gets to sing....again!
     
    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.
     
    Become a sponsor of Behind The Curtain and get early access to interviews, private playlists, and advance knowledge of future guests so you can ask the legends your own questions. Go to: http://bit.ly/2i7nWC4
     
    To book a room at Shetler Studios, head on over to: https://www.shetlerstudios.com

    • 24 min
    #206 THE 2019 IN MEMORIAM with Lee Roy Reams

    #206 THE 2019 IN MEMORIAM with Lee Roy Reams

    From Carol Channing to Jerry Herman, Martin Charnin to Hal Prince, Kaye Ballard to John Simon, 2019 saw the passing of some of the greatest legends working in the entertainment industry.
     
    To look back on their lives, legacies, and laughter, Broadway star, and friend to many of these legends, Lee Roy Reams, joins us for a heart warming and hysterical celebration.
     
    Become a sponsor of Behind The Curtain and get early access to interviews, private playlists, and advance knowledge of future guests so you can ask the legends your own questions. Go to: http://bit.ly/2i7nWC4
     
    To book a room at Shetler Studios, head on over to: https://www.shetlerstudios.com

    • 1 hr 14 min
    Our Favorite Things #205: Mother Goose Rock N' Rhyme & Beyond Vaudeville

    Our Favorite Things #205: Mother Goose Rock N' Rhyme & Beyond Vaudeville

    This Week: Shelly Duvall sings and Robert Goulet croons!
     
    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.
     
    Become a sponsor of Behind The Curtain and get early access to interviews, private playlists, and advance knowledge of future guests so you can ask the legends your own questions. Go to: http://bit.ly/2i7nWC4
     
    To book a room at Shetler Studios, head on over to: https://www.shetlerstudios.com

    • 27 min

Customer Reviews

gogerrypainting ,

Halloween

Your Halloween podcast was the funniest I’ve ever heard. You both have such clever wit. Many thanks for your “Favorite Things” and your delightful

interviews. Welcome Back ! You were very missed. You the most entertaining podcast about the theater I’ve yet to hear.
Please don’t go away.

ScottH ,

One Singular Sensation!

Behind the Curtain is a must-listen-to for any musical theatre fan! Great guests, interesting topics and unique insight and history.

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Do I really have to mention it’s the one!
It’s the ONE!

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The Best Theater Podcast

The best and most informative theater podcast. Engaging interviews and sparkling conversations show the intelligence and charisma of the hosts. I’ll never stop listening!

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