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Welcome to What The Musical, a podcast for musical theatre nerds and newbies. Join Chelsey and Tara as they discuss musicals and all their glorious facets--the technical, the dramatic, the problematic, and the beloved songs we never want to hear again. Episodes released every other Friday.

Apr 24, 2020

Content Warnings: mentions of sexual harassment, assault, TB and COVID-19.

Your Song is one of the many we'll hear at the Moulin Rouge! We talk spectacular spectacular, what makes a jukebox musical, and weird narrative structures. PLUS: could JLM can-can?

Theme music by Cullen Vance.

Original Broadway cast album: Amazon...

Apr 4, 2020

The World Will Know when they open our take on Newsies! We talk imagining Santa Fe, little stories entwined with big wealth, and instinctive coordinated dancing. PLUS: In JLM's defense, nobody is on Broadway right now.

Theme music by Cullen Vance.

Original Broadway cast: Amazon | iTunes | Spotify

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