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Finale – West Side Story (with Joe Slabe)

Joe Slabe returns to the podcast to discuss the ending to West Side Story and the wider cultural impact it has had....

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West Side Story – Film Review (with Shane Lawrence)

After an entire season talking about the lyrics of West Side Story, we now turn our attention to the film version. I...

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Overture / May We Entertain You – Gypsy (with William C. White)

Here she is girls! Here she is boys! Here's the season all about Gypsy on Putting It Together. On this first episode...

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Some People – Gypsy (with Karen Unland)

Some People is a song sung by a desperate woman. Or, perhaps, it could be looked at as an ode to the entrepreneur. At...

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Small World – Gypsy (with Nathaniel Claridad)

Nathaniel Claridad brings his experience as an actor, a director, and a (reluctant) producer to discuss Small World....

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Trunk Songs and Cut Songs (Baby June and Her Newsboys, Dainty June and Her Farmboys, Broadway, Nice She Ain't, Smile ...

An episode where it's just Kyle! We explore many of the different "trunk songs" and a couple of the cut songs from...

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Mr. Goldstone / Little Lamb – Gypsy (with Isaac Bernier-Doyle)

Isaac Bernier-Doyle returns to the show to explore two (somewhat?) contentious songs. Kyle certainly discovers that...

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You'll Never Get Away From Me – Gypsy (with Federico Tedeschi)

Federico Tedeschi is an Italian student who has a deep love for Stephen Sondheim. After researching who made the...

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If Momma Was Married – Gypsy (with Darby Turnbull)

Darby Turnbull calls in from Melbourne to discuss his life as an actor and creator, plus offers insight into If Momma...

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All I Need Is the Girl – Gypsy (with Adam Kostanuick)

Adam Kostanuick returns to discuss why Tulsa's song in Gypsy may or may not be needed. Plus we delve deep into what...

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Everything's Coming Up Roses – Gypsy (with Eric Matthew Richardson)

Eric Matthew Richardson is a composer who lives in Chicago. He may or may not have some radical things to say about...

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Together Wherever We Go – Gypsy (with Matt Sampson)

Who knew a seemingly simple song could have so many different recordings? Matt Sampson calls in from Durham, North...

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"Original Cast Album: Co-Op" from Documentary Now! *BONUS EPISODE* (with Eric Matthew Richardson)

John Mulaney and Seth Meyers co-wrote an episode of the IFC show Documentary Now! In it they parody the classic...

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You Gotta Get a Gimmick – Gypsy (with Erik Stadnik)

Sometimes you just need to shake it 'til you break it. Erik Stadnik returns to discuss burlesque dancers needing a...

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Rose's Turn – Gypsy (with Layan Elwazani)

The moment we've all been waiting for. Mama Rose comes to the realization that she's been forcing her children onto...

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Gypsy (1962) – Film Review (with Matt Mort)

I force Matt Mort to watch the 1962 film Gypsy to wrap up our conversation of the musical this season. We spend a few...

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Overture / Comedy Tonight – A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (with Federico Tedeschi)

Federico Tedeschi returns to the podcast to discuss Plautus, Roman drama, and a little farce. The new season is here!...

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Love, I Hear – A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (with Karen Unland)

Love is a theme in many songs. For Hero this might just be the first time. Karen Unland returns to discuss young love...

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Free – A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (with Erik Stadnik)

Is freedom the necessary essence of democracy? Maybe or maybe not. Erik Stadnik returns to discuss how Pseudolus not...

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Lovely – A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (with Gus Gowland)

The song Lovely appears twice in the show. The first is between two lovers, and the second is between two liars. Gus...

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