Scene to Song

Scene to Song Episode 73: Evil Characters in Musical Theater

February 28, 2022

In this episode, pianist and singer Emel Greer discusses evil characters in musical theater. We also talk about the song "I'm the Greatest Star" from Isobel Lennart, Jule Styne, and Bob Merrill's 1964 musical Funny Girl.

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Music played in this episode:
"One Hallowe'en" from Applause
"Dirty Laundry" from The Witches of Eastwick
"My Name" from Oliver!
"Dentist!" from Little Shop of Horrors
"They Don’t Know" from Thoroughly Modern Millie
"What Comes Next" from Hamilton
"Epiphany" from Sweeney Todd (2005 Revival)
"I’m the Greatest Star" from Funny Girl

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