A Musical Theatre Podcast

A Musical Theatre Podcast

Conversations about the cultural and emotional impact of our favorite musicals in theatre history.


MINNIE’S BOYS, A DOLL’S LIFE, & GRIND with Larry Grossman
Feb 16 • 39 min
Jeff and guest Larry Grossman discuss MINNIE’S BOYS, A DOLL’S LIFE, & GRIND (all music by Larry Grossman)
A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC with Tom Zohar
Feb 9 • 84 min
Welcome to “Casting Desiree- A Podcast.” Kidding. It’s our first Stephen Sondheim episode, and this week it’s all about A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC, a very elegant musical about sex-crazed rich people. Guest Tom Zohar and Jeff discuss the genius of Sondheim…
PETER PAN with Katie DeShan
Feb 2 • 73 min
Jeff and guest Katie DeShan discuss the musical PETER PAN (music and lyrics by Moose Charlap & Carolyn Leigh and Jule Styne & Betty Comden/Adolph Green, book by Sir James M Barrie)
FROZEN with Bruce Merkle
Jan 26 • 73 min
Jeff and guest Bruce Merkle sit down to discuss FROZEN the musical (music by Robert Lopez, lyrics by Kristen Anderson-Lopez, book by Jennifer Lee)
IN THE HEIGHTS with Debra Cardona
Jan 19 • 68 min
Jeff and guest Debra Cardona discuss IN THE HEIGHTS (music and lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda, book by Quiara Alegria Hudes)
CATS with James Vasquez and John Treacy Egan
Dec 22, 2019 • 66 min
Jeff discusses the musical CATS with director James Vasquez and actor John Treacy Egan.
THE MUSIC MAN with Teri Bibb
Dec 15, 2019 • 83 min
Jeff and guest Teri Bibb discuss THE MUSIC MAN (book, music, and lyrics by Meredith Willson)
HELLO, DOLLY! with Michael Betts and special guest Mary Jo Catlett!
Dec 8, 2019 • 74 min
Jeff, Michael Betts, and special guest Mary Jo Catlett discuss HELLO, DOLLY! (music and lyrics by Jerry Herman, book by Michael Stewart, and directed/choreographed by Gower Champion)
RENT with Kelley Dorney
Dec 1, 2019 • 89 min
Jeff and guest Kelley Dorney discuss the musical RENT (book, music, and lyrics by Jonathan Larson).
FIDDLER ON THE ROOF with Glenn Rosenblum
Nov 24, 2019 • 81 min
Jeff and guest Glenn Rosenblum discuss FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, written by Jerry Bock (music), Sheldon Harnick (lyrics), Joseph Stein (book), and originally directed/choreographed by Jerome Robbins.
The Overture
Nov 15, 2019 • 4 min
An brief intro to the podcast and invitation to all listeners!