#35: Movie Musicals (GUEST: Liza Marie Johnston) “Jellicle Cats”


Timmie is joined by amazing guest cohost, Liza Marie Johnston. Listen as the two gab about movie musicals, Muppets Most Wanted, and their upcoming cabaret show, A Tail of Two Kitties.

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I. Intro

A. Special Guest Liza Marie Johnston!!!!

B. How we picked our topic, #JellicleCats

II. Why Musicals?  (00:04:23)

A. What gives us the authority?

B. Criteria to be considered a musical

III. Movie Musicals (00:10:16)

A. 3 Major categories

B. Pros of movie musicals

C. Cons of movie musicals

D. Let’s talk about the movies we screened!

– Singin’ in the Rain (1952)

– Chicago (2002)

– Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog (2008)

– Cats Anniversary Edition (1998)

IV. Timmie and Liza’s movie musical recommendations: Speed Round (01:12:53)

A. Top 5 recommendations and why

V. Mini Segments (01:32:21)

A.  A Chorus Line (1985)

B. A Tail of Two Kitties talk

VI. Conclusion (01:40:19)

Original Music

The music found in this episode was written and performed by the talented Jesse James

Audio Editing

This show was edited by Ryan Jacobi

Additional Material

As discussed, Steve Martin’s Memoir

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