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Exclusive Podcast: Go 'Behind the Curtain' with Theatre Historian Steven SuskinPodcast: 'Behind the Curtain' with Steven Suskin
Posted: Oct. 22, 2018


Exclusive Podcast: Go 'Behind the Curtain' with Legendary Stage and Screen Star Daphne Rubin-VegaPodcast: 'Behind the Curtain' with Daphne Rubin-Vega
Posted: Oct. 29, 2018


Exclusive Podcast: Go 'Behind the Curtain' with Broadway Composer, Arranger Glen KellyPodcast: 'Behind the Curtain' with Composer, Arranger Glen Kelly
Posted: Nov. 12, 2018


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Exclusive Podcast: 'Behind the Curtain' Chats with 'Diva Whisperer' Richard Jay-AlexanderPodcast: 'Behind the Curtain' with Richard Jay-Alexander
Posted: Dec. 17, 2017


Exclusive Podcast: 'Behind the Curtain' Welcomes Golden Age Musical Comedy Star, Kaye BallardPodcast: 'Behind the Curtain' with Kaye Ballard
Posted: Nov. 26, 2017


Exclusive Podcast: 'Behind the Curtain' Welcomes Broadway's Favorite Columnist, Michael RiedelPodcast: 'Behind the Curtain' w/ Michael Riedel
Posted: Apr. 8, 2018


Exclusive Podcast: 'Behind the Curtain' Welcomes Grammy-Winning Cast Album Producer Thomas Z. ShepardPodcast: 'Behind the Curtain' w/ Thomas Z. Shepard
Posted: Jan. 14, 2018


Exclusive Podcast: Go 'Behind the Curtain' with Legendary Performer and Choreographer Randy SkinnerPodcast: 'Behind the Curtain' with Randy Skinner
Posted: Jul. 23, 2018


Exclusive Podcast: 'Behind the Curtain' Welcomes Original A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC Star, Laurence GuittardPodcast: 'Behind the Curtain' with Laurence Guittard
Posted: Dec. 3, 2017


Exclusive Podcast: Go 'Behind the Curtain' with Tony Winner Debbie GravittePodcast: 'Behind the Curtain' with Debbie Gravitte
Posted: Aug. 5, 2018


Exclusive Podcast: Go 'Behind the Curtain' with Broadway Composer, Arranger Glen KellyExclusive Podcast: Go 'Behind the Curtain' with Broadway Composer, Arranger Glen Kelly
November 12, 2018

Woody Allen. Stephen Sondheim. Mel Brooks. Alan Menken. Eric Idle. These are only a few of the artists whom the wonderful Glen Kelly has had to give music, and sometimes lyrics, to in his career as one of Broadway's most respected dance arrangers and musical supervisors.

Exclusive Podcast: Go 'Behind the Curtain' with Legendary Stage and Screen Star Daphne Rubin-VegaExclusive Podcast: Go 'Behind the Curtain' with Legendary Stage and Screen Star Daphne Rubin-Vega
October 29, 2018

In one of their most inspiring interviews to date, Behind the Curtain sits down with one of Broadway's most respected artists, Daphne Rubin-Vega, to discuss not only her career in such shows as Rent, Miss You Like Hell, A Streetcar Named Desire, Les Miserables, and more, but to spotlight the role of diversity and politics in the creation of art.

Exclusive Podcast: Go 'Behind the Curtain' with Theatre Historian Steven SuskinExclusive Podcast: Go 'Behind the Curtain' with Theatre Historian Steven Suskin
October 22, 2018

One of Broadway's most respected chroniclers, Steven Suskin, swings by Shetler Studios to talk to Rob and Kevin about his career as a General Manager AND as the author of some of Broadway's best history books.

Exclusive Podcast: Go 'Behind the Curtain' with Two-Time Tony nominee Vivian ReedExclusive Podcast: Go 'Behind the Curtain' with Two-Time Tony nominee Vivian Reed
October 16, 2018

Two Tony Award nominations. Drama Desk Award Winner. Obie Award Winner. Recognition from the NAACP, Dance Education of America, Outer Critics Circle Awards, and Mr. Blackwell's Best Dressed List. These are some of the many recognitions bestowed upon one of the world's most celebrated artists of cabaret: Vivian Reed.

Exclusive Podcast: Go 'Behind the Curtain' with Patti MarianoExclusive Podcast: Go 'Behind the Curtain' with Patti Mariano
October 1, 2018

She held one of Seventy-Six trombones, she heard about Hugo and Kim during The Telephone Hour, and she got to Sail Away with Elaine Stritch. She is Patti Mariano one of the Golden Age's busiest child actors having appeared in the original productions of The Music Man, Bye Bye Birdie, Sail Away, I Had A Ball, George M, Godspell, Rags, The Full Monty, and the 2001 production of 42nd Street.

Exclusive Podcast: Go 'Behind the Curtain' with Michael McCormickExclusive Podcast: Go 'Behind the Curtain' with Michael McCormick
September 24, 2018

Sit down, John... because Michael McCormick, one of Broadway's busiest character actors, sits down with Rob and Kevin to look back on a career that has had him appear in such musicals as Oliver, La Bete, Kiss of the Spiderwoman, 1776, Kiss Me Kate, Marie Christine, Gypsy, Curtains, Hello, Dolly and many more!

Exclusive Podcast: Go 'Behind the Curtain' with the Prolific Theatre Historian Ethan MorddenExclusive Podcast: Go 'Behind the Curtain' with the Prolific Theatre Historian Ethan Mordden
September 17, 2018

Theatre historian Ethan Mordden pulls back the curtain on his career to discuss how he fell in love with musical theatre, what musicals are deserving of a second look, and why Bob Fosse is the most iconic choreographer in musical theatre history.

Exclusive Podcast: Go 'Behind the Curtain' with the Iconic Bruce VilanchExclusive Podcast: Go 'Behind the Curtain' with the Iconic Bruce Vilanch
September 10, 2018

He has kept audiences in stitches for over forty years and today its Rob and Kevin's turn as Emmy Award winner Bruce Vilanch, the man behind the quips heard at the Tonys, Oscars, and Emmys swings by Shetler Studios to discuss his career as a writer, actor, and activist!

Exclusive Podcast: Go 'Behind the Curtain' with the Legendary Lucie ArnazExclusive Podcast: Go 'Behind the Curtain' with the Legendary Lucie Arnaz
September 9, 2018

One of the industry's most beloved artists, Lucie Arnaz, swings by Shetler Studios to talk to Rob and Kevin about her fifty plus year stage career. From her roots on CBS' Here's Lucy, starring her mother Lucille Ball, to her celebrated concert career, Lucie has been entertaining audiences in such shows as Seesaw, My One and Only, Lost in Yonkers, Social Security, Once Upon a Mattress, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, I Do! I Do! and, the musical for which she received her Tony Award nomination, They're Playing Our Song!

Exclusive Podcast: Go 'Behind the Curtain' with Cast Album Producer Robert SherExclusive Podcast: Go 'Behind the Curtain' with Cast Album Producer Robert Sher
August 20, 2018

While Robert Sher's career has been most significant for producing the Grammy nominated cast recordings of such Broadway musicals as Nice Work If You Can Get It, Sugar Babies, and the most recent revival of How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, today we are celebrating Robert's passionate work to preserve many of the musical theatre's most obscure gems and for those scores to be elevated in the minds, and iTunes, of those who love musicals.

Exclusive Podcast: Go 'Behind the Curtain' with Emmy-Winning Composer Billy GoldenbergExclusive Podcast: Go 'Behind the Curtain' with Emmy-Winning Composer Billy Goldenberg
August 12, 2018

He might have written 'Fifty Percent' but today we get one hundred percent of the Emmy Award winning composer, Billy Goldenberg, who has worked with everyone from Bea Arthur to Barbra Streisand, Elvis Presley to Mike Nichols, Diana Ross to Steven Spielberg.

Exclusive Podcast: Go 'Behind the Curtain' with Tony Winner Debbie GravitteExclusive Podcast: Go 'Behind the Curtain' with Tony Winner Debbie Gravitte
August 5, 2018

The musical theatre goddess that is Debbie Gravitte swings by Shetler Studios to tell Rob and Kevin about her amazing career that got started doing Annie Get Your Gun with Gower Champion all the way up to her filling Eydie Gorme's shoes in the 50th Anniversary concert of Golden Rainbow! In between, there is Perfectly Frank, Zorba, Swing, Jerome Robbins Broadway (for which she won the Tony Award), They're Playing Our Song, and so much more!

Exclusive Podcast: Go 'Behind the Curtain' with Press Agent, Joshua EllisExclusive Podcast: Go 'Behind the Curtain' with Press Agent, Joshua Ellis
July 30, 2018

Stop the presses.......literally! One of Broadway's most respected press agents, Joshua Ellis, has the spotlight shifted from his glittering clientele and focused firmly on him in this delightful interview. Today, we coversome of the 100 plus shows Joshua has worked on includingInto the Woods, 42nd Street, Lena Horne: The Lady and her Music, The King and I, Morning's at Seven,andThe Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby.

Exclusive Podcast: Go 'Behind the Curtain' with Legendary Performer and Choreographer Randy SkinnerExclusive Podcast: Go 'Behind the Curtain' with Legendary Performer and Choreographer Randy Skinner
July 23, 2018

Get out your tap shoes, Francis, because four-time Tony nominated choreographer, Randy Skinner, is here to waltz us all back in time for an intimate retrospective of his career. From working at the famed Kenley Players to being the keeper of the 42ndStreet flame, Randy's career includes turns (both onstage and off) with42ndStreet, Babes in Arms, Ain't Broadway Grand, State Fair, Do Re Mi, George M, Lone Star Love, White Christmas, Of Thee I Sing, No No Nanette, On Your Toes, Dames at Sea, and many more!

Exclusive Podcast: Go 'Behind the Curtain' with Tony Winner John Lee BeattyExclusive Podcast: Go 'Behind the Curtain' with Tony Winner John Lee Beatty
July 17, 2018

One of Broadway's busiest and most respected set designers, Tony Award winner John Lee Beatty, swings by Shetler Studios to sit down with Rob and Kevin and review his portfolio which includes over 100 Broadway credits including the set designs for Ain't Misbehavin, Talley's Folly, Baby, The Most Happy Fella, Chicago, Once Upon a Mattress, Wonderful Town, and so many shows over at Encores!

Exclusive Podcast: Go 'Behind the Curtain' with Legendary Tony Nominee Penny FullerExclusive Podcast: Go 'Behind the Curtain' with Legendary Tony Nominee Penny Fuller
July 9, 2018

It may not be Halloween but we got the one and only Eve Harrington, Penny Fuller, with us in today's episode! Penny has been an Emmy Award-winning familiar face on TV with such credits as The Bob Newhart Show, The Love Boat, One Day At A Time, Matlock, and Judging Amy but the theatre is her home with appearances in the original Barefoot in the Park, Cabaret, Applause, Rex, The Dinner Party, and the most recent revival of Sunday in the Park with George.

Exclusive Podcast: Go 'Behind the Curtain' with Legendary Composer David ShireExclusive Podcast: Go 'Behind the Curtain' with Legendary Composer David Shire
June 27, 2018

David Shire's melodies have earned him an Oscar, a Grammy, countless Emmy and Tony nominations, as well a special place in the hearts of audiences spanning as far back as 1960. David drops by Shetler Studios to look back on his career and revisit not only such films as The Conversation, The Taking Of Pelham One Two Three, All The President's Men, Return to Oz, Zodiac, Norma Rae, and Saturday Night Fever, but to explore his collaboration with Richard Maltby Jr that produced such musicals as Starting Here, Starting Now, Baby, Take Flight, Big, Closer Than Ever, Love Match, How Do You Do, I Love You, and The Sap Of Life.

Exclusive Podcast: Go 'Behind the Curtain' with Legendary Broadway Dancer, Harvey EvansExclusive Podcast: Go 'Behind the Curtain' with Legendary Broadway Dancer, Harvey Evans
June 17, 2018

A dancer's life on Broadway can be limited, but, if you are Harvey Evans, your abilities have no boundaries. From his first Broadway credit in 1957's New Girls In Town, Harvey's incredible resume includes the original Broadway productions of West Side Story, Redhead, Gypsy, Hello Dolly, Anyone Can Whistle, George M, Our Town, The Boyfriend, Follies, Sextet, Barnum, Sunset Boulevard, and The Scarlet Pimpernel!

Exclusive Podcast: Go 'Behind the Curtain' with Tony Winner Beth Leavel from THE PROMExclusive Podcast: Go 'Behind the Curtain' with Tony Winner Beth Leavel from THE PROM
June 10, 2018

She might have once been a drowsy chaperone but the brilliant artist who created her, Beth Leavel, is an energetic life force whose passion for the art of musical theatre is infectious. Beth drops by Shetler Studios to sit down with Rob and Kevin and discuss her incredible career which not only boasts a Tony Award but featured her gracing the Broadway stages of such shows as42nd Street, Crazy for You, The Civil War, Show Boat, Mamma Mia, The Drowsy Chaperone, Elf, Baby It's You, Bandstand, and the upcomingThe Prom.

Exclusive Podcast: Go 'Behind the Curtain' with Long-time Daddy Warbucks, Stage and Screen Star Conrad John SchuckExclusive Podcast: Go 'Behind the Curtain' with Long-time Daddy Warbucks, Stage and Screen Star Conrad John Schuck
May 20, 2018

The sun won't come out tomorrow because it is here now and its name is Conrad John Schuck. One of the entertainment industry's most recognizable character actors, whose on-screen credits include MASH, McMillan & Wife, Star Trek, and The Golden Girls (Gil Kessler for Mayor), Conrad first got started on stage as a resident player at ACT which was then followed by countless theatre credits, most notably as Daddy Warbucks in Annie, for which he currently holds the record as the actor who has played that role the most!



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