47 episodes

Hosted by writer Shoshana Greenberg, Scene to Song brings on a guest to talk about a musical, musical theater writers, or a topic or trend in musical theater. Theme music by Julia Meinwald.

Scene to Song Shoshana Greenberg

    • Performing Arts
    • 4.8 • 21 Ratings

Hosted by writer Shoshana Greenberg, Scene to Song brings on a guest to talk about a musical, musical theater writers, or a topic or trend in musical theater. Theme music by Julia Meinwald.

    Scene to Song Episode 46: Horror in Musical Theater

    Scene to Song Episode 46: Horror in Musical Theater

    In this episode, composer, lyricist, and bookwriter Jason K Purdy discusses horror in musical theater, particularly the musicals American Psycho, Sweeney Todd, Carrie, and We Are the Tigers. We also talk about the song "And Eve Was Weak" from Michael Gore, Dean Pitchford, and Lawrence D. Cohen's 1988 musical Carrie. 
     
     

    • 1 hr
    Scene to Song Episode 45: The Illusion of the Everyman in Musical Theater

    Scene to Song Episode 45: The Illusion of the Everyman in Musical Theater

    In this episode, a continuation of Scene to Song's discussion of The Everyman, actor, composer, multi-instrumentalist, and diversity dramaturg Heath Saunders discusses the illusion of the everyman in relation to the hero's journey and the musicals Pippin and A Strange Loop. We also talk about the song "Many a New Day" from Rodgers and Hammerstein's Oklahoma. 

    • 59 min
    Scene to Song Episode 44: The Everyman in Musical Theater

    Scene to Song Episode 44: The Everyman in Musical Theater

    In this episode, writers Tom Gualtieri and David Sisco discuss the everyman character in musical theater. We also talk about the song "Fable" from the 2005 Adam Guettel and Craig Lucas Musical The Light in the Piazza.

    • 58 min
    Scene to Song Episode 43: TV Musical Episodes

    Scene to Song Episode 43: TV Musical Episodes

    In this episode, nurse and musician BethAnn Freed Cohen discusses the TV musical episode, focusing on the Buffy the Vampire Slayer musical episode and the Scrubs musical episode. We also talk about the song "Everything Comes Down to Poo" from the Scrubs musical episode.

    • 1 hr
    Scene to Song Episode 42: Contemporary Musical Theater

    Scene to Song Episode 42: Contemporary Musical Theater

    In this episode, freelance artists and founders of ContemporaryMusicalTheatre.com David Sisco and Laura Josepher discuss contemporary musical theater----what the term means and includes, as well as examples from Broadway, off-Broadway, and their site. We also talk about the song "Changing My Major" from Lisa Kron and Jeanine Tesori's 2015 Broadway musical Fun Home.

    • 58 min
    Scene to Song Episode 41: Scene to Song Outtakes

    Scene to Song Episode 41: Scene to Song Outtakes

    In this episode, I share outtakes from three previous episodes with guests Gregory Jacobs-Roseman, Michael Boyd, and EllaRose Chary. I also talk about the song "Telephone Wire" from Lisa Kron and Jeanine Tesori's 2015 Broadway musical Fun Home.

    • 44 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
21 Ratings

21 Ratings

Xcxctvy ,

Great podcast

Love listening, so different ,, interesting , fun and so informative. Public radio should pick this up

SBL1830 ,

Great podcast!

I have an interest in theater, but not a lot of knowledge about musicals. I find this podcast to be informative and often fascinating. And it spurs me to seek out the musicals/artists that are discussed.

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I really enjoyed the podcasts. They were very informative!

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