27 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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Talking Musical History That's Not Canon Productions

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    • 5.0 • 10 Ratings

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.

Our GDPR privacy policy was updated on August 8, 2022. Visit acast.com/privacy for more information.

    West Side Story Part 1

    West Side Story Part 1

    Back after a while with a great one to discuss, Stephen Sondheim’s second show West Side Story. Join Chris and Kevin with guest one more time Michól talking about this masterpiece in musical theatre. We gab about the history regarding the creators, concept, and original basis, for the story that happened along the way. Hear us, as we talk the original stage production in 1957, the movie in 1961 and the remake from just last year. For more references or information, check out our website at skyerainbow.com and our Facebook page Find the Courage. If you are able to donate to our work, please go to our Patreon at Patreon.com/stonewallthemusical, as we make our way from the page, talking about musical history while making some of our own. Thank you for your support of this show. 
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    • 49 min
    2022 Oscar Time Talk

    2022 Oscar Time Talk

    Michól joins Chris and Kevin again, leading up to the West Side Story episode, with talking about the upcoming 2022 Academy Awards that will air this Sunday March 27 at 8pm EST/ 5PM PST. Talking Musical History will discuss musicals role in the past and current in excitement for the big night. Where the films West Side Story (2021), Encanto, Cyrano, and tick tick... Boom are all nominated and might take home a gold plated statue.
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    • 32 min
    Sweeney Todd Part 2

    Sweeney Todd Part 2

    Join Chris and Kevin in an unearthed episode that comes in two parts. This is the second part. We recorded this a while back and just releasing it before our special guest episode of West Side Story. As an homage to the late great Stephen Sondheim, a musical theatre genius. If you want to support this show and other ventures of Skye Rainbow Productions at Patreon.com/stonewallthemusical Like us on Facebook at Find the Courage and check out our website skyerainbow.com and our YourTube channel with Skye Rainbow Productions. 
    Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/talking-musical-history.

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    • 16 min
    Sweeney Todd Part 1

    Sweeney Todd Part 1

    Join Chris and Kevin in an unearthed episode that comes in two parts. We recorded this a while back and just releasing it before our special guest episode of West Side Story. As an homage to the late great Stephen Sondheim, a musical theatre genius. If you want to support this show and other ventures of Skye Rainbow Productions at Patreon.com/stonewallthemusical Like us on Facebook at Find the Courage and check out our website skyerainbow.com and our YourTube channel with Skye Rainbow Productions. 
    Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/talking-musical-history.

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    • 32 min
    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

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