Scene to Song

Scene to Song Episode 69: Fatness in Musical Theater

December 13, 2021

In this episode, Theatre of the Oppressed NYC operations director and podcast host Holly Sansom discusses fatness in musical theater and how it's portrayed with various musical theater characters and musicals. We also talk about the song "Another Hundred People" from Stephen Sondheim and George Furth's 1970 musical Company.

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Music played in this episode:
"Impossible" from Bella: An American Tall Tale
"Any Little Thing" from The Color Purple
"Beautiful" from It Shoulda Been You
"Pretty Funny" from Dogfight
"Another Hundred People" from Company

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