11 episodes

The Broadway-scale musical comes to the world of podcasts – spearheaded by a creative dream team that includes three-time Tony winner Doug Besterman, Tony and Pulitzer winner Mitchell Maxwell, Oscar and Golden Globe winner Dean Pitchford, Tony-nominee Patrick Page, Olivier-winner Lesli Margherita, Disney star Laura Marano, and YouTube superstar Kurt Hugo Schneider.

Featuring twenty-two original songs backed by a full band and sung by a stellar team of vocalists, Little Did I Know is the story of a group of friends – recent college graduates – who bring a broken-down summer theater back to life in 1976. The summer will be different from anything they expected, and what they experience will resonate throughout their lives. At turns funny, romantic, stirring, and poignant, this is an unforgettable coming-of-age story.

Starring Kurt Hugo Schneider, Laura Marano, Jennifer Blood, Alex Blue, Casey Breves, Alexander Chaplin, E. Clayton Cornelious, Richard Kind, Lesli Margharita, Patrick Page, and Sam Tsui.

Based on the novel by Mitchell Maxwell. Directed by Marlo Hunter. Music by Doug Besterman. Lyrics by Dean Pitchford and Marcy Heisler. Book by Lou Aronica and Johanna Besterman. Musical Director: Jeffery Saver. Orchestrations: Mike Morris. Sound Design, Edit and Mix: Dave Hart

Little Did I Know The Audio Drama Initiative

    • Drama
    • 4.0, 462 Ratings

The Broadway-scale musical comes to the world of podcasts – spearheaded by a creative dream team that includes three-time Tony winner Doug Besterman, Tony and Pulitzer winner Mitchell Maxwell, Oscar and Golden Globe winner Dean Pitchford, Tony-nominee Patrick Page, Olivier-winner Lesli Margherita, Disney star Laura Marano, and YouTube superstar Kurt Hugo Schneider.

Featuring twenty-two original songs backed by a full band and sung by a stellar team of vocalists, Little Did I Know is the story of a group of friends – recent college graduates – who bring a broken-down summer theater back to life in 1976. The summer will be different from anything they expected, and what they experience will resonate throughout their lives. At turns funny, romantic, stirring, and poignant, this is an unforgettable coming-of-age story.

Starring Kurt Hugo Schneider, Laura Marano, Jennifer Blood, Alex Blue, Casey Breves, Alexander Chaplin, E. Clayton Cornelious, Richard Kind, Lesli Margharita, Patrick Page, and Sam Tsui.

Based on the novel by Mitchell Maxwell. Directed by Marlo Hunter. Music by Doug Besterman. Lyrics by Dean Pitchford and Marcy Heisler. Book by Lou Aronica and Johanna Besterman. Musical Director: Jeffery Saver. Orchestrations: Mike Morris. Sound Design, Edit and Mix: Dave Hart

    Episode 9: Finale: I Wouldn't Mind Getting a Chance to Finish It

    Episode 9: Finale: I Wouldn't Mind Getting a Chance to Finish It

    In the season finale, everything comes to a head for Sam as secrets are revealed, relationships are altered, and the future comes into view. Features the songs "Farewell Medley," "Only in My Mind (Reprise)," "Find the Thread," and "Something to Remember (Reprise)"

    • 35 min
    Episode 8: It's Your Everything

    Episode 8: It's Your Everything

    As the final show of the summer is about to premiere, Sam receives two surprising visits – one welcome, and one anything but. And a walk on the beach with Veronica and talk about the future leads to a conversation Sam never imagined having. Includes the songs "Learn to Let Them Go" and "I Have Questions."

    • 27 min
    Episode 7: Hopes and Dreams

    Episode 7: Hopes and Dreams

    Bolstered by the Fourth of July parade, the crew gets back to work harder than ever. With little time to take a breather, Sam and Veronica go for late night walks on the beach . . . the same beach where James makes a valiant attempt to reveal his feelings to Ellie. Includes the songs "Look at Us Now!" and "Everything Moves Me."

    • 21 min
    Episode 6: Silver

    Episode 6: Silver

    As activity ramps up to the first curtain, Sam and Veronica get a little break . . . and get a little closer. But opening night brings with it a make-or-break challenge and an ultimatum impossible to ignore. Features the songs "Standing Only Steps from the Ocean" and "Something to Remember."

    • 24 min
    Episode 5: Special Delivery

    Episode 5: Special Delivery

    Sam and the crew are working harder than ever to get ready for their first opening night. When Veronica comes by with their lunch delivery, Sam takes a much needed breather and his fascination with Veronica grows. Later, Dr. Barrows checks in on how Scotty is doing with the costumes and learns something he never anticipated and Sam is amazed by a confession from James. Features the songs "It Never Lets Go," "We Never Know What's Waiting in the Wings," and "Only in My Mind."

    • 34 min
    Episode 4: Just Think About the Possibilities

    Episode 4: Just Think About the Possibilities

    Sam and the crew visit the theater for the first time and find it both inspiring and terrifying. Sam visits with Veronica afterward to share his excitement. But when the crew finds out about a compromise Sam made to get the gig, they're reminded of all of the other times Sam played fast and loose with the truth. Features the songs "Cape Cod Bay" and "Damn, Sam!"

    • 21 min

Customer Reviews

4.0 out of 5
462 Ratings

462 Ratings

CourtSport43 ,

Good cheesy fun!

I love being able to escape through this story. Wonderful voices and acting. Some songs are catchy others are not but it’s comforting all the same during Covid. Thanks!

IowaIsBetter ,

Just wonderful

Thank you for this. Really well done.

ArtsyAlex5280 ,

FAVORITE PODCAST

My friend recommend that I listen to this podcast and it’s amazing. Not to mention Kurt, Sam and Alex are lead stars in it (a few of my favorite youtubers). It was such a fun story to follow along with and I loved the music. For anyone who loves musicals you will love this podcast

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