Shorter episode this week. I am flying solo to count down a very specific Top 5 – Musicals That Are Fantastix But We May Never See On Stage Again.
We have time today for a Top 5 AND some exciting news. The Online Community Theatre Christmas Party is back! All the details are in the podcast, below in the show notes and via this link
Paul’s Top 5
- Lil Abner
- Finian’s Rainbow
- Kiss Me Kate
- The Pyjama Game
- Seven Brides for Seven Brothers
- Annie Get Your Gun
- Damn Yankees
- Paint Your Wagon
FANTASTIX BITS IN THE INTERVIEW
- The most rousing dance number in musical theatre
- Porter, R&H, Berlin OH MY
- Does sexism, social relevance and political incorrectness play a factor in these shows disappearing from our stages?
- Can they be enjoyed with due consideration given to the era they were written in?
- OR can they be modernised for future enjoyment?
- Which show on the list makes it to another list (Musical’s with a show within the show)?
- Listen out for Paul’s ‘Fantastix’ Irish accent
- Which comic book didn’t rise to the fandom highs of the likes of Marvel?
Remember you could win a share of the swag of show tickets that’ll be under our Christmas tree at the Online Community Theatre Christmas Party.
WHEN: Wednesday 18th December at 7pm
WHERE: Live in Fantastix Cast and Crew Community (Facebook Group) & simulcast on 90.1NBC FM
WHO: Fantastix Production Essentials Paul Morrison & his ARTSGRAB co-host Michele Lansdown
WHO ELSE: Special guests (announced soon)
WHAT: we’ll be;
🎄talking all things theatre with our special guests
🎄playing some musical theatre tunes
🎄wrapping up 2019 (based on your feedback, see below)
🎄having some festive fun
🎄and of course, giving YOU plenty of chances to WIN!
Here is how to get involved;
- COMMENT on this post with the 2019 show you enjoyed most
- Become a member of Fantastix Cast and Crew Community
- Join us live on 18th December at 7pm
To be in the draw to win Steps 1 & 2 are essential. If you’re already a member of the group, it’s a no brainer 1 step entry.
Be sure to tune in LIVE to maximise your chances to WIN (some prizes will only available for live listeners)
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