Scene to Song

Scene to Song Episode 65: Artist Characters in Musical Theater

October 11, 2021

In this episode, lyricist and librettist Robert Lee discusses artist characters in musical theater, looking at shows such as Sunday in the Park with George, Rent, Me and Juliet, and A Strange Loop. We also talk about the song "Rainbow Connection" from The Muppet Movie.

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Music played in this episode:
"Rent" from Rent
"The Big Black Giant" from Me and Juliet
"A Strange Loop" from A Strange Loop
"Rainbow Connection" from The Muppet Movie

Musicals mentioned in the "Something Wonderful" section:
The First Mouse in Manhattan by Erica Molfetto (words) and William Karras (music)
Echolocation by Sam Norman (words) and Eliza Randall (music)

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