23 episodes

Join us as we strike the chords of your favorite musicals, throughout the various eras of space and time. Breaking the fourth wall to bring you deep into the narrative we cover the landmark performances, history, philosophy, music, and pageantry of the best musicals to grace stage and screen.
Kevin Skye Werner and Chris Anderson are Musical enthusiasts, who hold degrees in that area from Eastern Michigan University (near University of Michigan in Ann Arbor), as we will take you through the spotlights and playbooks of the musicals that we grew up with. Talking Musical History, is there to provide a great musical theatre nerd experience, for those that love to talk musicals in conjunction with an interesting lesson in history. Come join us to laugh, cry, challenge your mind, and learn something at the same time.
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Join us as we strike the chords of your favorite musicals, throughout the various eras of space and time. Breaking the fourth wall to bring you deep into the narrative we cover the landmark performances, history, philosophy, music, and pageantry of the best musicals to grace stage and screen.
Kevin Skye Werner and Chris Anderson are Musical enthusiasts, who hold degrees in that area from Eastern Michigan University (near University of Michigan in Ann Arbor), as we will take you through the spotlights and playbooks of the musicals that we grew up with. Talking Musical History, is there to provide a great musical theatre nerd experience, for those that love to talk musicals in conjunction with an interesting lesson in history. Come join us to laugh, cry, challenge your mind, and learn something at the same time.
Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/talking-musical-history.

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    Holiday Musicals

    Holiday Musicals

    Chris and Kevin are joined by special guest Michòl to talk about our favorite holiday shows. Before we come back next year, 2022 with Sweeney Todd and West Side Story (also with Michòl), unwind with us as we discuss our Christmas/ Holiday specials shows. White Christmas? Frosty the Snowman? Gremlins? (Not currently a musical) A Christmas Story? An American Tale? We’ll discuss all of them and more cozy conversation as we end our 2021. Find us on Facebook at Find the Courage, YouTube at Skye Rainbow Productions, or our website skyerainbow.com. If you are able, please donate to our Patreon at Patreon.com/stonewallthemusical as we make our way from page to stage and screen. Happy Holidays and New Year!
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    • 31 min
    Oliver

    Oliver

    Join Chris and Kevin on our last installment of our child filled trip tick now with Oliver. We discuss the original story by Charles Dickens and several adaptations of his work. Dating back to the silent era of film and into musical pieces of Oliver including of course the musical by Lionel Bart. Since we are children of the 1980/90’s we will certainly go through the Disney version of Oliver and Company. If you want to support what we are doing please donate to our Patreon at Patreon.com/stonewallthemusical as we journey from the page to stage and screen. Also check out our Facebook page at Find the Courage and our website at skyerainbow.com along with our YourTube Channel with Skye Rainbow Productions. 
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    • 55 min
    Newsies

    Newsies

    Dive in on our third episode of the 2nd season, with Newsies. Chris and Kevin will discuss the original 1992 classic film and the Broadway updated version. Plus, learn about some shocking revelations with America’s treatment of workers and crooked political leaders. Ok, maybe not so shocking, but enjoyable none the less. Like us on Facebook at Find the Courage and check out our website skyerainbow.com . If you are able to, donate to our Patreon at patreon.com/stonewallthemusical as we make our way with a new historical musical from the page to the stage and screen. 
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    • 58 min
    Toxic Avenger The Musical

    Toxic Avenger The Musical

    Here we are joined by our very special guest, our first in fact. Coming from the podcast Every Horror Movie on Netflix, is Steven who was recently featured in Variety. We figured it’s time to mix it up for our featured Halloween episode this year. Check out our Season 1 Playlist on Apple Music at https://music.apple.com/us/playlist/tmh-season-1-commemorative-playlist/pl.u-mJy81XJT78LgK
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    Also on Spotify at https://open.spotify.com/playlist/09735nhNdzPAlOhmN8fEeG?si=3sTNlVLmRq2ikzUFaKNK3Q
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    Check out our website at skyerainbow.com Like us on Facebook at Find the Courage 
    Join us next time for Newsies!
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    • 1 hr 4 min
    Annie

    Annie

    Here we are in season 2 of Talking Musical History with Annie! We go through various films of Annie that you might have seen and might have missed. Also, we explore the origins of the red headed spunky child, who brought new life to a man that needed to wake up. Of course, we will dive into the politics of Annie that sometimes get over looked. Next in this series, will be talking about Newsies. If you want to learn more about what we are doing at Skye Rainbow Productions; check out our YouTube channel, visit our website at skyerainbow.com and if you are able donate to our Patreon at Patreon.com/stonewallthemusical Thank you for your support.
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    • 1 hr 10 min
    Title: Tony & Oscar

    Title: Tony & Oscar

    Ever wondered which came first? Why are the awards named Tony? What was the first musical to win Best Picture at the Academy Awards? Some of the answers to those may surprise you. Join us for another little detour, on our long and winding multi colored brick road, of musicals through the lens of time. Hear Chris and Kevin talk about the origins of the Tony and Oscar award ceremonies. If you like what you hear, please find us on Facebook at Find the Courage and follow us there as well on YouTube at Skye Rainbow Productions, like and subscribe. Our website is skyerainbow.com and if you are able to, donate to our Patreon at patreon.com/stonewallthemusical. Thank you for being with us as musical theatre fans and aficionados. 
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    • 28 min

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