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Podcast Vol. 309 March 25, 2009 – Golden Boy of the Blue Ridge, Mrs. Warren’s Profession & More!

We have another great episode for you filled with Music, Interviews, Commentary and more! We talk with people involved with the musicals, GOLDEN BOY OF THE BLUE RIDGE and SOME THINGS GET BETTER WITH AGE and hear two songs from each show! We also talk with people involved with the plays, MRS. WARREN'S PROFESSION and LOVE. We've also got Ken Davenport on board with The Producer's Perspective and Marty Cooper's On The Positive Side again.

On The Boards

goldenboy.jpgGolden Boy of Blue Ridge

Prospect Theatre Company is back with a new musical, the Bluegrass inspired, GOLDEN BOY OF THE BLUE RIDGE, based on “Playboy of the Western World” by William Synge. We talk to Musical Director Eli Zoller and Musician/Ensemble member Melody Berger about their role in the creation of the musical and the musical arrangements. We also hear two songs from the show that were recorded in the Broadway Bullet Studio!

GOLDEN BOY OF THE BLUE RIDGE runs from April 11th to May 3rd. Click HERE for more information on the show, tickets and times.

On the Boards

mrswarren1.jpgMrs. Warren’s Profession

Boo Arts is bringing George Bernard Shaw’s classic play, MRS WARREN’S PROFESSION back to New York for a Limited engagement. We talk with the show’s star, Joy Franz and Director Katleen O’Neill about the challenges bringing the play to the stage.

MRS WARREN’S PROFESSION runs from April 1-April 18. Click HERE for more information on the show, tickets and times.

The Producer’s Perspective

kendavenport.jpgGreen Lighting Original Musicals

Ken Davenport discusses the recent financial results for completely original musicals on Broadway.

Oh, and Ken has released a book from his blog, order it HERE

Visit www.TheProducersPerspective.com for more insights.

On the Boards

Some Things Get Better With Age

betterwithage.jpg13th St. Repertory Co. is presenting the new musical, SOME THINGS GET BETTER WITH AGE. Executive Producer Sandra Nordgren and Book/Lyric Writer stop by to discuss the show, and composer Kezia Hirsey accompany’s the cast on two songs performed live in our studio!

SOME THINGS GET BETTER WITH AGE runs from April 2-April 26. Click HERE for more information on the show, tickets and times.

On the Positive Side

Marty Cooper discusses some of his most recent thoughts about current shows as he continues his adventure as a professional usher.

email Marty with any questions, comments or suggestions at broadwaymarty@aol.com

On the Boards

love.jpgLove

The Production Company specializes in bringing many Australian plays over for New Yorkers to see, and they are bringing their latest, LOVE, to New York. We talk with director, Mark Armstrong and actress, Bronwen Coleman about the show’s language, love triangle and the state of Australian playwriting.

LOVE runs from March 20th – April 12. Click HERE for more information on the show, tickets and times.

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