Bits Over Broadway

by Bits Over Broadway

Bits Over Broadway
  • Language: eng
  • Episodes: 13
  • Last: 21 Feb 2018
*New episodes every other Wednesday!* A podcast for people who love musical theatre, who hate musical theatre, who don't know anything about musical theatre, people who just want to add another podcast to their list of "Podcasts to Talk About At Parties", whatever your deal is. Find us on Twitter at @bitsoverbway Subscribe now!

Episodes (13)

  • 013 Ghost
    013 Ghost
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    Published: 21 Feb 2018 Duration: 01:35:44
    This week we have special guest, Justin Heim, on the orange velvet couch! His specialty is “failed” musicals and Ghost certainly fits in that category. Connor and Merrill Kaye have never seen the movie, which isn’t a great place to start, a... Read more →
    This week we have special guest, Justin Heim, on the orange velvet couch! His specialty is “failed” musicals and Ghost certainly fits in that category. Connor and Merrill Kaye have never seen the movie, which isn’t a great place to start, a... Read more →

  • 012 Company
    012 Company
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    Published: 7 Feb 2018 Duration: 01:31:05
    This week we have Peter Smith (Time Out New York’s 2018 Comic to Watch) on the couch! {And Merrill Kaye via internet once again} This episode is about Company, Sondheim’s show about a guy who is unable to commit. Revolutionary!! We chat abo... Read more →
    This week we have Peter Smith (Time Out New York’s 2018 Comic to Watch) on the couch! {And Merrill Kaye via internet once again} This episode is about Company, Sondheim’s show about a guy who is unable to commit. Revolutionary!! We chat abo... Read more →

  • 011 Hello Dolly
    011 Hello Dolly
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    Published: 24 Jan 2018 Duration: 01:26:57
    This week we welcome Justin Glover to the orange couch (and Merrill Kaye calls in from a remote location in a field) to discuss Hello, Dolly! There are a few lags as we get used to our new set-up but Justin's knowledge and love of Hello, Do... Read more →
    This week we welcome Justin Glover to the orange couch (and Merrill Kaye calls in from a remote location in a field) to discuss Hello, Dolly! There are a few lags as we get used to our new set-up but Justin's knowledge and love of Hello, Do... Read more →

  • 010 Cats
    010 Cats
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    Published: 10 Jan 2018 Duration: 01:33:17
    This week we have a double dose of insanity as we welcome Caitlin Reader and Keaton Kruser to the orange velvet couch to discuss CATS! Our first foray into the oeuvre of Lord Andrew Lloyd Webber, and we have chosen arguably one of the most ... Read more →
    This week we have a double dose of insanity as we welcome Caitlin Reader and Keaton Kruser to the orange velvet couch to discuss CATS! Our first foray into the oeuvre of Lord Andrew Lloyd Webber, and we have chosen arguably one of the most ... Read more →

  • 009 Les Miserables
    009 Les Miserables
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    Published: 13 Dec 2017 Duration: 01:43:19
    This week we have Kathryn Jankowski on the velvet couch to talk about the 1980 hit Les Misérables! The story of life in France just before the revolution and a cornerstone of modern musical theatre. We discuss moral relativism, ask ourselve... Read more →
    This week we have Kathryn Jankowski on the velvet couch to talk about the 1980 hit Les Misérables! The story of life in France just before the revolution and a cornerstone of modern musical theatre. We discuss moral relativism, ask ourselve... Read more →

  • 008 Fun Home
    008 Fun Home
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    Published: 22 Nov 2017 Duration: 01:38:46
    This week we have Becky Buechel on Skype while we relax on the velvet couch to talk about Fun Home! This 2015 musical (with the first lesbian protagonist in a Broadway show) is the story of Alison Bechdel and her relationship with her fathe... Read more →
    This week we have Becky Buechel on Skype while we relax on the velvet couch to talk about Fun Home! This 2015 musical (with the first lesbian protagonist in a Broadway show) is the story of Alison Bechdel and her relationship with her fathe... Read more →

  • 007 Spamalot
    007 Spamalot
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    Published: 20 Nov 2017 Duration: 01:05:16
    This week we have Megan Betcher on the velvet couch to talk about Spamalot! She's here to tell us why this musical version of the 1975 film Monty Python and The Holy Grail is worth your time. Connor and Megan do their best to keep Merrill K... Read more →
    This week we have Megan Betcher on the velvet couch to talk about Spamalot! She's here to tell us why this musical version of the 1975 film Monty Python and The Holy Grail is worth your time. Connor and Megan do their best to keep Merrill K... Read more →

  • 006 Rent
    006 Rent
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    Published: 11 Oct 2017 Duration: 02:17:13
    This week we have Bryson Bruce on the couch to talk about Rent! After coming off a national tour with the 20th Anniversary cast, he is the expert and true talent when it comes to this show! We talk #tourlife, the 90s, and nostalgia. And a b... Read more →
    This week we have Bryson Bruce on the couch to talk about Rent! After coming off a national tour with the 20th Anniversary cast, he is the expert and true talent when it comes to this show! We talk #tourlife, the 90s, and nostalgia. And a b... Read more →

  • 005 The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee
    005 The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee
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    Published: 27 Sep 2017 Duration: 01:34:58
    This week we have Tom Bergland on the couch to chat about "The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee". We talk Mandy (gone too soon), middle school, and mohels (extremely out of our depth)! Plus, cool slang, embarrassing boners, and emotio... Read more →
    This week we have Tom Bergland on the couch to chat about "The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee". We talk Mandy (gone too soon), middle school, and mohels (extremely out of our depth)! Plus, cool slang, embarrassing boners, and emotio... Read more →

  • 004 Come From Away
    004 Come From Away
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    Published: 9 Aug 2017 Duration: 01:28:27
    Connor and Merrill Kaye are guest-less this episode, which is good because it's a real downer! The two of them discuss the Tony nominated production and manage to keep the tears to a minimum. Drink every time Merrill Kaye talks about people... Read more →
    Connor and Merrill Kaye are guest-less this episode, which is good because it's a real downer! The two of them discuss the Tony nominated production and manage to keep the tears to a minimum. Drink every time Merrill Kaye talks about people... Read more →

  • 003 Into The Woods
    003 Into The Woods
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    Published: 18 Jun 2017 Duration: 01:30:14
    In our loudest and most heat stroke-y episode yet, Connor, Merrill Kaye, and guest Natalie Ault go Into The Woods and on several tangential trails, including one that shows exactly how little the hosts actually know about musical theatre. I... Read more →
    In our loudest and most heat stroke-y episode yet, Connor, Merrill Kaye, and guest Natalie Ault go Into The Woods and on several tangential trails, including one that shows exactly how little the hosts actually know about musical theatre. I... Read more →

  • 002 Little Shop Of Horrors
    002 Little Shop Of Horrors
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    Published: 18 Jun 2017 Duration: 01:26:56
    A very strange and unusual episode: today we're talking Little Shop of Horrors! Merrill Kaye actually knows the show so Connor and guest Nick Pierce, can barely get a word in edgewise.
    A very strange and unusual episode: today we're talking Little Shop of Horrors! Merrill Kaye actually knows the show so Connor and guest Nick Pierce, can barely get a word in edgewise.

  • 001 The Drowsy Chaperone
    001 The Drowsy Chaperone
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    Published: 22 May 2017 Duration: 46:27
    Episode 1: The Drowsy Chaperone A favorite of Connor's and Merrill Kaye hasn't seen it. Check out our first episode as we stumble through what podcasting is while also trying to explain a highly audio/visual medium without either of those t... Read more →
    Episode 1: The Drowsy Chaperone A favorite of Connor's and Merrill Kaye hasn't seen it. Check out our first episode as we stumble through what podcasting is while also trying to explain a highly audio/visual medium without either of those t... Read more →

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