We Really Like Musicals

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Episode 60 – The Last Five Years – Aleece’s Brother, Daniel, joins us to talk about one of his favorite musicals, The Last Five Years. See, he’s smiling when he thinks of this musical, but Jaymes might be more convinced that it’s a musical that nobody needs to know. Either way, we both hate Shiksa … More 60 – The Last Five Years
Episode 59 – Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog. Andrew from @terribleadventurers joins us to talk about that cult classic written by Joss Whedon. Neil Patrick Harris and Nathan Fillion star in this short but sweet series. Episode 59 – Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog
Episode 58 – Something Rotten! Tap dancing eggs? Check. Cocky Bill Shakespeare? Check. A billion musical references? Check. Episode 58 – Something Rotten!
Episode 57 – Natasha, Pierre, and the Great Comet of 1812. The opera! The opera! This week we discover that if you ain’t Groban you ain’t livin’. Did we find this musical CHARMING, or irksome? Will we be playing the soundtrack IN MY HOUSE, or will we recommend it to NO ONE ELSE. Episode 57 … More 57 – Natasha, Pierre, and the Great Comet of 1812
Episode 56 – Hamilton.  Well guys, we did it! We’ve been doing this podcast for a year now, and we had some of our best friends join us to talk about Hamilton.  In this episode we rap (or try to), we reveal a new song for our “Rate” For It segment, and a special guest … More 56 – Hamilton: One Year Anniversary Episode
Episode 55 – Assassins.  Neil Triffett, writer and director of EMO: the Musical, joins us to talk about an often overlooked Sondheim musical. This dark comedy musical follows several of America’s famous assassins as they tell their story that leads to them attempting, and often succeeding, in killing some of America’s presidents. Episode 55 – … More 55 – Assassins
Welcome to our third BONUS EPISODE!  Our friend Nicole went to see The Lion King LIVE in Atlanta, and she’s here to talk to us about her experience. The Lion King – Bonus Episode
Easter 2018 has come and gone, and so has Jesus Christ Superstar Live on NBC.  Listen to what we thought about this interpretation of that classic Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice rock opera. Episode 54 – Jesus Christ Superstar Live
Andrew Lloyd Webber month continues with Evita! Oh, what a circus this episode is. Follow Eva to Buenos Aires (Big Apple).  Don’t cry for her Argentina! Episode 53 – Evita
In this special bonus episode, Aleece’s brother, Daniel, joins us to talk about their experience going to see the Phantom of the Opera live! What a great bonus episode to drop in the middle of our month of Andrew Lloyd Webber musicals! Bonus Episode – Phantom of the Opera
Episode 52 is all about that dreamy Joseph and his coat of many colors! We continue our month long look at Andrew Lloyd Webber musicals with this colorful classic. Episode 52 – Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
Jessica McKenna (@JessRMcKenna) and Zach Reino (@ZachReino) join us to rant and rave about CATS! They certainly made this episode purr-fect, and I’m not kitten around. Also, I’m sorry for those puns. This kicks off a month long look at Andrew Lloyd Webber musicals. Episode 51 – CATS
Episode 50 – Newsies. Pulitzer may own the World but he don’t own this episode.  Listen to what we thought about the live musical version of Disney’s Newsies (available on Netflix). Ain’t it a fine life when you watch Newsies!??! Episode 50 – Newsies
Episode 49 – Waitress. Sugar. Butter. Flour.  Get ready to stuff your pie hole full of pie metaphors.  Our friend Nathan Daugherty joins us to talk about Waitress. Did we love it like a table? Or was it the negative? Episode 49 – Waitress
Episode 48 – Emo the Musical. Ethan, an emo, meets Trinity, a Christian. He’s a punk who thinks suicide is cool.  She just wants him to go to church with her. Check out our review of this surprisingly delightful Australian high school comedy musical. Episode 48 – Emo the Musical
Boy! Boy! Crazy Boy.  It’s time for Episode 47 – West Side Story.  Smoke on your pipe and put that in! It’s Jets vs. Sharks in this modern day retelling of Romeo and Juliet. *Snap* We got rumbles.  We got mambos.  Just remember that everything’s free in America (for a small fee in America). Episode … More Episode 47 – West Side Story
Episode 46 is all about the Zach and the Jess, because we’re talking about Off Book, sleepy babies! What’s better than a completely improvised musical on a weekly basis? Nothing. So listen to us geek out over one of our favorite podcasts. Episode 46 – Off Book: The Improvised Musical Podcast
Episode 45 – Happy Groundhog Day! It’s February 2nd.  Is it a squirrel? Is it a beaver? Kinda both, but not quite either. Phil Connors (not Collins) is stuck in a time loop. This musical is hilariously entertaining, and not to mention lyrics by Minchin. Episode 45 – Groundhog Day
Episode 44 – The Lion King is here to end our month long celebration of Disney animated musicals.  We take a look at the Simba-lism in the plot, and play and all new game called Acapeloke (acapella karaoke).  If you listen to this episode you’ll have no worries for the rest of your days. Episode … More Episode 44 – The Lion King
Episode 43 – Aladdin! I can show you the world in this episode! You ain’t never had a friend like the Genie. So let’s all pretend we’re royalty as we try to destroy Jafar and his parrot, Iago. Ring bells, bang the drums, because you’re gonna love this guy. Should we call him Al? Or … More Episode 43 – Aladdin
Episode 42 – Mulan is here to make a man out of you! You’ll bring honor to us all by listening to this episode. Our friend Kayla joins us to talk about that classic Disney movie. When Eddie Murphy plays an animated lizard, you gotta love it.  Sorry, not lizard. Dragon. He doesn’t do that … More Episode 42 – Mulan
Episode 41 – The Greatest Showman. This episode is going to totally rewrite the stars…whatever that means. Follow us to the other side as Hugh Jackman teaches us how to come alive! Episode 41 – The Greatest Showman
Episode 40 – We start off our month long celebration of Disney Animated Musicals with the one that takes us under the sea! The Little Mermaid! Did Ursula scare us when we were kids? Who should play Prince Eric in the upcoming live action version? Which characters do we identify with the most? Find out … More Episode 40 – The Little Mermaid
Episode 39 – Mary Poppins is here! Kick your knees up! If you love to laugh, then spend a jolly holiday with Mary. This Disney classic is as sweet as a spoonful of sugar. Come find out what some of our favorite songs are. And always remember to… feed the birds. Episode 39 – Mary … More Episode 39 – Mary Poppins
Well, here it is.  Our first BONUS EPISODE.   Aleece went to go see Little Shop of Horrors LIVE. So, we thought we’d do an episode discussing what she thought about that experience. ENJOY! Oh, and here’s the merch link we talk about in the episode. Bonus Episode – Little Shop of Horrors
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Jaymes Aleece
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Apr 15th, 2017
Latest Episode
Jun 1st, 2018
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