Our Favorite Things 13: Bajour & The Wild Party

Every week director Robert W Schneider and actor Kevin David Thomas pull back the curtain on neglected, forgotten, and underappreciated musicals, as well as bizarre performances, endearing television appearances, and all things show business.

This week: Betty Boop & Stan Zbornak tread the boards and two songwriters duke it out on Broadway.

#13, LEE ROY REAMS, Director, Part 3

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The Best of Times is Now as we bid adieu to Lee Roy Reams in the last of his three part interview. After 7 years in 42nd Street, Lee Roy begins a journey into the worlds of Disney, Mel Brooks, and Lee Roy puts on his Sunday clothes to play the first male Dolly Levi!

Our Favorite Things 12: Golden Boy & Elegies: A Song Cycle

Every week director Robert W Schneider and actor Kevin David Thomas pull back the curtain on neglected, forgotten, and underappreciated musicals, as well as bizarre performances, endearing television appearances, and all things show business.

This week: A Rat Packer goes to Broadway and the genius of Bill Finn!

#12 LEE ROY REAMS, Comic Relief, Part 2

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Actor Lee Roy Reams is back! In the second part of this three part interview, Lee Roy discusses 42nd Street after Gower Champion’s death! Plus, never before heard stories about the behind the scenes shenanigans at 42nd Street, La Cage Aux Folles, and what Broadway was like in the 1980s!

Our Favorite Things 11: Jack Lee & The Fan

Every week director Robert W Schneider and actor Kevin David Thomas pull back the curtain on neglected, forgotten, and underappreciated musicals, as well as bizarre performances, endearing television appearances, and all things show business.

This week: It’s all hearts, not diamonds, as Kevin pays tribute to the great Jack Lee and Rob pays tribute to a cult classic!

#11 LEE ROY REAMS, Broadway Gypsy, Part 1

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Fasten your seat-belts, folks, because actor Lee Roy Reams is this week’s guest and he is telling all in this three part interview. From growing up in Kentucky to making it on the Great White Way, Lee Roy reveals in this episode what went on behind the scenes of such musicals as Sweet Charity, Applause, and Seesaw. Plus, what it was like being the first openly gay character in a musical, auditioning for Richard Rodgers, and befriending Lauren Bacall. Also, Lee Roy reveals how he became a tenor. WARNING: Many drinks were consumed during the making of this interview. Livers were harmed in the making of this podcast.

 

 

Our Favorite Things #10: Do I Hear A Waltz and Nick & Nora

Every week director Robert W Schneider and actor Kevin David Thomas pull back the curtain on neglected, forgotten, and under appreciated musicals, as well as bizarre performances, endearing television appearances, and all things show business.

This week: Rob goes off the deep end for Sergio Franchi and Kevin dishes on the Rodgers-Sondheim collaboration!