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Backstage - 27-05-2020( 0:52:47)       
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This week Mel and Mike are in the studio together once again, with Laura Hill of the Cambridge Repertory Society. Plus #MusicaloftheWeek is Barry Manilow's 'Copacabana'... calm yourself now...
Published: 5/27/2020 5:00:00 PM
Backstage - 20-05-2020( 0:56:20)       
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This week Mel and Mike are Backstage with some natterings on "theater etiquette" with some supposed do's and don'ts of the theatre; plus #MusicaloftheWeek is 'Bugsy Malone'.
Published: 5/20/2020 5:00:00 PM
Backstage - 13-05-2020( 0:57:6)       
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This week Mel and Mike are Backstage with renowned Maori playwright and filmmaker Briar Grace-Smith, getting some advice for emerging writers. #MusicaloftheWeek is 'Jekyll and Hyde' and we may or may not convince Briar to choose between theatre and film...
Published: 5/13/2020 5:00:00 PM
Backstage - 06-05-2020( 0:55:57)       
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This week we're back with more guests, namely one Kyle Chuen and the only Nick Braae to talk about their current projects. #MusicaloftheWeek is 'Finding Neverland', yip based on the movie...
Published: 5/6/2020 5:00:00 PM
Backstage - 29-04-2020( 0:58:30)       
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This week: This week on Backstage with Mel and Mike we're talking a whole lot about auditions. Good ones, bad ones, a bit of technique, and a couple of top tips. All this plus #MusicaloftheWeek ... Join us!
Published: 4/29/2020 5:00:00 PM
Backstage - 22-04-2020( 0:57:9)       
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This week: This week Mel and Mike go Backstage with Hamilton and The Meteor's Deborah Nudds for a COVID catch-up, and a little stroll into a zone we're calling 'Memorable Moments at The Meteor'. Join us!
Published: 4/22/2020 5:00:00 PM
Backstage - 15-04-2020( 0:47:49)       
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This week on Backstage with Mel and Mike, at your request we get opinionated about the shows and theatre experiences we really don't enjoy, plus #MusicaloftheWeek is Chess!
Published: 4/15/2020 5:00:00 PM
Backstage - 08-04-2020( 0:54:44)       
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This week Mel and Mike go Backstage with Emma Bishop to talk theatre and teaching from the perspective of her many important hats, and #MusicaloftheWeek is Dear Evan Hansen. On air and available online every Wednesday!
Published: 4/8/2020 5:00:00 PM
Backstage - 01-04-2020( 0:54:57)       
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In our first week podcasting remotely, we figure it out by diving into our favourite plays and musicals. We're also catching up with the one and only Nick Wilkinson, and bringing you 'Chicago' for #MusicaloftheWeek.
Published: 4/1/2020 5:15:00 PM
Backstage - 25-03-2020( 0:40:47)       
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This week Mel and Mike go Backstage with Hamilton-faves Gwen and Ruby Lyon from their living room in London, and we dive deep into #MusicaloftheWeek Newsies!
Published: 3/25/2020 5:00:00 PM
Backstage - 18-03-2020( 0:56:28)       
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This week, more on the rapidly evolving situation surrounding live theatre amid the coronavirus pandemic... we talk to Musical Theatre NZ President Dan Papperell... plus our musical of the week, Hadestown!
Published: 3/18/2020 5:00:00 PM
Backstage - 11-03-2020( 0:54:4)       
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This week... Our musical of the week is Beetlejuice, AND we're bringing you the latest from that bloody Luke Di Somma and his life in Melbourne, plus how he feels about getting his Kiwi musical on the books of Music Theatre International - Australasia.
Published: 3/11/2020 6:00:00 PM
Backstage - 04-03-2020( 0:51:30)       
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We talk with Kirsty Skomski, General Manager for Musical Theatre NZ, and we feature a taste of Assassins!
Published: 3/4/2020 6:00:00 PM
Backstage - 26-02-2020( 0:50:12)       
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This week: Introduction time! Our show of the week - Hamilton. And a run-down of what to expect from us in the weeks ahead.
Published: 2/26/2020 5:00:00 PM

The spotlight on the theatre scene, from a couple of self-confessed theatre nerds.

Host: Mel Martin and Mike Williams
Produced By: Free FM
Category: Arts and Culture
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