Caroline Wigmore returns to the Twin Cities for a showcase of her original musical Van Winkle – A Folk Musical. She is joined by orchestrator, Jen Green. The two discuss the song ‘Watchin’ the Door.’
Sandbox Theatre’s Killer Inside is being billed as their own take on a Musical. This is the first time the group has incorporated music from the start of their idea-generating process. Theo Langason, Sandbox Ensemble Member, and Derek Trost talk about the song ‘I’ll Be Your Monster’ and how it evolved as it passed through the hands and voices of the Sandbox ensemble.
Let’s get a general idea as to why I’m doing this Podcast. Then I talk to Mark Sweeney about his song ‘A Matter of Time’ from his musical The Unknown Matters. It’s a musical about dark matter, exo-planets, working relationships and a lot of waiting for results.
Keith Hovis stood out in the Minnesota Fringe Festival for his dark musical comedies, with Mrs. Housel: A Suicide Suite he gets seriously dark. We talk about his song ‘The Nine Lives of Mrs. Housel’ and the bit of Minnesota history that inspired his one-woman folk infused musical.
Eric Sharp let us pop by the Mu Performing Arts rehearsal room to talk about ‘Holy Crap, Here I Am’ from his new play Middle Brother. Middle Brother is a fictionalized physical theatre telling of his personal Korean adoptee experience.