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The Cher Show with Grace Clarke

Musicals Taught Me Everything I Know

This week we chat with Grace Clarke about which of life's truths can be learned from the musical that is all-Cher, all-the-time - the Cher Show!"Choosing to recreate the spirit of the television variety shows that Sonny and Cher — and then Cher sans Sonny — headlined in the ‘70s is a choice that lands as flat as the jokes in Broadway’s latest jukebox bio, “The Cher Show.” Its attempt to celebrate the resilience of its “bad-ass” star and her half-century career of highs and lows rarely rises above that TV series’ taste for cliches, corn and cheese. Despite an icon with attitude, an armful of pop tunes and a can-do cast, the script never quite finds a satisfying style — or a genuine heart — as a winning stage musical. As Cher might say: Broadway’s a bitch.You know a show’s in trouble when the moments that elicit the biggest applause of the night don’t even feature its title character. There’s a mini-fashion show featuring over-the-top outfits by original Cher designer Bob Mackie — who created the costumes for the musical — that’s a stunner of shameless excess. There’s also a dazzling number choreographed by Christopher Gattelli featuring a knockout dancer (Ashley Blair Fitzgerald) representing “The Dark Lady” of one of Cher’s songs."https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Cher_Show_(musical)https://thechershowbroadway.com/https://www.ibdb.com/broadway-production/the-cher-show-518460https://www.broadway.com/shows/cher-show/cast/https://www.facebook.com/TheCherShow/https://broadwaymusicalhome.com/shows/cher-show.htmhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rick_Elicehttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cherhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stephanie_J._Blockhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/I_Got_You_Babehttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Beat_Goes_On_(Sonny_%26_Cher_song)https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gypsys,_Tramps_and_Thieveshttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alaska_Thunderfuckhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adore_Delanohttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chad_MichaelsLike us on Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/musicals-taught-me-everything-i-know.See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

42mins

14 Jan 2021

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Beetlejuice with Grace Clarke

Musicals Taught Me Everything I Know

This week we chat with the recently repatriated Grace Clarke about which of life's truths can be gleaned from the creepy comedy show about death - Beetlejuice!- FURTHER READING -Wikihttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Beetlejuice_(musical)https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Beetlejuicehttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eddie_Perfecthttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/BetelgeuseIMDbhttps://www.imdb.com/title/tt0094721/iTuneshttps://music.apple.com/us/album/beetlejuice-original-broadway-cast-recording/1466050440Spotifyhttps://open.spotify.com/album/3Nkueud4hqLWhSzOepKi7pLike us on Facebook! Follow us on Twitter! Support us on Patreon!Email us: musicalstaughtmepodcast@gmail.comVisit our home on the web thatsnotcanonproductions.comOur theme song and interstitial music all by the one and only Benedict Braxton Smith. Find out more about him at www.benedictbraxtonsmith.com Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/musicals-taught-me-everything-i-know.See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

43mins

13 Feb 2020

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REPRISE: Hello Dolly! with Grace Clarke

Musicals Taught Me Everything I Know

Who doesn’t want to talk about Bette Midler, Barbra Streisand, Bernadette Peters and all the other Dolly’s of Broadway? We spoke to Grace Clarke - arguably one of the biggest Hello Dolly fans around - about this classic Broadway tale!Like us on Facebook! Follow us on Twitter! Support us on Patreon!Email us: musicalstaughtmepodcast@gmail.comVisit our home on the web thatsnotcanonproductions.comOur theme song and interstitial music all by the one and only Benedict Braxton Smith. Find out more about him at www.benedictbraxtonsmith.com Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/musicals-taught-me-everything-i-know.See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

1hr 15mins

11 Feb 2019

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Hello Dolly! with Grace Clarke

Musicals Taught Me Everything I Know

Like us on Facebook! Follow us on Twitter! Support us on Patreon!Email us: musicalstaughtmepodcast@gmail.comVisit our home on the web thatsnotcanonproductions.comOur theme song and interstitial music all by the one and only Benedict Braxton Smith. Find out more about him at www.benedictbraxtonsmith.com Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/musicals-taught-me-everything-i-know.See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

1hr 15mins

5 Jul 2018

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The Producers with Grace Clarke and Josh Thia

Musicals Taught Me Everything I Know

This week Julie, Kristen, and Miranda will chat with Grace Clarke and Josh Thia about which of life's truths can be gleaned from The Producers!- BOOK TICKETS -https://www.savoyards.com.au/the-producers- FURTHER READING -Wiki - Musical, 1967 film, 2005 filmIMDb - 2005 film, 1967 filmStage AgentMTIReview of Tony Danza as MaxYoutube clip of Jason Alexander and Martin Short- CELEBRITY SHOUTOUTS -Mel Brooks, Nathan Lane, Matthew Broderick, Gary Beach, Roger Bart, Cady Huffman, Brad Oscar, Hunter Foster, Jason Alexander, Martin Short, David Hasselhoff, Dane Cook, Rebecca Romijn,#goosestepfordays #springtimeforhitler # Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/musicals-taught-me-everything-i-know.See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

1hr 36mins

21 Sep 2017

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grace clarke

that's what she said

a deep dive with writer grace clarke: architecting great dates, understanding serial monogamy and the weird sex appeal of jeff goldblum. 

1hr 32mins

10 May 2017