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Jess is a Musical Theatre expert, Andrew knows nothing about the Musical Theater world. Listen to hear the hilarity ensue as fresh eyes analyze musicals old & new.

Jess is a Musical Theatre expert, Andrew knows nothing about the Musical Theater world. Listen to hear the hilarity ensue as fresh eyes analyze musicals old & new.
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United States

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Jess is a Musical Theatre expert, Andrew knows nothing about the Musical Theater world. Listen to hear the hilarity ensue as fresh eyes analyze musicals old & new.

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English

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Episodes

Musicals w/ Cheese #20: "Mary Poppins Returns"

1/18/2019
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Some people like a musical Podcast, can you imagine that? In this especially cheesy episode of Musicals with Cheese, Jess & Andrew cover the recent sequel to Disney's classic Mary Poppins-- Mary Poppins Returns. In this episode Jess and Andrew discuss the reasons why the sequel could never quite be as good, talk about the 90's film trope of the 'busy working dad,' and Jess discusses his intense nitpicks, and they discuss how a Mary Poppins Sequel could work.

Duration:01:07:49

Musicals w/ Cheese #19: "Mary Poppins"

1/11/2019
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A Spoonful of Podcast makes the workday go down! Take a listen to Jess & Andrew talking about the Walt Disney classic "Mary Poppins." The two discuss why the show has such a long-lasting impression despite the years in between, the modern trend of Disney remaking all their classic films, what exactly happened to Bert after the film ended, and tons of other things that are "Practically Perfect in Every way!" Give it a listen!

Duration:00:55:04

Musicals w/ Cheese #18: Andrew Guesses Musicals Part II

1/4/2019
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This week Jess and Andrew play a game--- where Jesse gives Andrew a title of a REAL MUSICAL and Andrew has to guess the plot. Hilarity ensues!

Duration:00:57:01

Musicals w/ Cheese #17: "Dear Evan Hansen"

12/28/2018
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Dear Evan Hansen, we've been way too out of touch! Jess & Andrew are covering the incredibly controversial musical entitled "Dear Evan Hansen," where they spend most of the podcast episode being very angry about the plot content of Dear Evan Hansen. Seriously, they get incredibly angry about this show, and if you're like a huge fan of Ben Platt or something perhaps you should skip this episode. Merry New Years!

Duration:00:54:16

Musicals w/ Cheese BONUS: "A Christmas Carol" by Jess & Andrew

12/23/2018
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In this BONUS episode Jess & Andrew reenact Charles Dickens "A Christmas Carol" from beginning to end. Give it a listen and have yourself a Merry Holiday Season!

Duration:00:35:35

Musicals w/ Cheese #16: "She Loves Me" (feat. Musical Hell aka Christi Esterle)

12/21/2018
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Good morning good day! This week Jess & Andrew tackle Jerry Bock's and Sheldon Harnick's "She Loves Me," the duo are joined by the fantastic Diva from Musical Hell Christi Esterle. The three talk about the musical's themes, the livestream featuring Laua Benanti and Zachary Levi, how the romantic comedy structure is turned on its head, as well as why some musicals get filmed and others do not. It is a hoot of a Christmas episode, so don't miss it.

Duration:00:57:03

Musicals w/ Cheese #15: "Spongebob Squarepants: The Broadway Musical"

12/14/2018
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We are more than 'Just a Simple Sponge!" Today Jess and Andrew talk about "Spongebob Squarepants: The Musical", in honor of the recently departed Stephen Hillenburg-- the creator of Spongebob Squarepants. In the episode they talk about what exactly the musical tone of Spongebob Squarepants is, how the characters and this universe should be used, the use of pop songs in a comedic piece, the snobbery of the average musical theatre fan, as well as the proper pooping etiquette before going to...

Duration:00:50:48

Musicals With Cheese #14 -- "The Muppet Movie"

12/7/2018
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Someday we'll find it-- the cheesey connection! Today Jess and Andrew talk about The Muppets, in the episode they talk about the humor of the Muppets, relate stories of why Jim Henson didn't have to die, ponder what Gonzo even is, question whether cameo appearances help or hurt the film, and altogether chat about the Muppets! It's a fun show, give it a listen folks!

Duration:00:42:20

Musicals With Cheese #13 -- "Fiddler on the Roof"

11/29/2018
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If I were a Podcast Daidle deedle daidle Daidle daidle deedle daidle dumb! Today Jess and Andrew talk about Fiddler on the Roof, in the episode they talk about Tradition and what exactly it means, they unpack the metaphor of a Fiddler on the Roof, mourn for the life of Laser Wolf and the true love that could have been, and queried about which of Tevye's daughters would we watch to be matched up with! It'll be fun so give it a listen! Check it out here:...

Duration:00:52:24

Musicals w/ Cheese #12 - Trivia Challenge (Jess V. Brent Black aka Brentalfloss)

11/22/2018
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It's Jess against Brent in this Musical Theatre Trivia Challenge! Who will win? You will have to give a listen to find out!

Duration:00:37:16

Musicals w/ Cheese #11: La La Land (feat. Brent Black aka BrentalFloss)

11/16/2018
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Another Day of Podcasting with Musicals with Cheese! This week Jess & Andrew are joined by a special guest: Brent Black aka Brentalfloss to cover Damien Chazelle's Modern Musical Movie "La La Land" The Trio discuss the tonal inconsistencies of the film, the lack of chemistry between the leads, the shortfalls of the musical storytelling, and the altogether successes and failures present in the film.

Duration:01:42:06

Musicals w/ Cheese #10: Tiara

11/8/2018
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This week Jess & Andrew do something a little bit different-- they are talking about a concept album by the band Seventh Wonder entitled Tiara. The duo go through the album's plot, how the music conveys the story, and how they would adapt the album into a full stage production.

Duration:00:39:51

Musicals w/ Cheese #9: Falsettos

11/1/2018
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Give these handsome boys a hand, welcome to Falsettoland! This week Jess & Andrew cover William Finn's masterpiece FALSETTOS! Throughout the podcast, Jess & Andrew chat about the strange structure of the show, what the world would be like if Whizzer was actually a Wizard, whether Marvin is an irredeemable character, why this show works and Rent doesn't, and whether or not the Lesbians from next door are completely necessary characters. What a world we live in!

Duration:01:00:55

Musicals w/ Cheese BONUS: MORE Carrie the Musical (feat. Jess Cook)

10/30/2018
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This week Jess is joined by fan of all things Carrie the Musical Jess Cook who gives a more in depth look into the musical's trials and tribulations throughout its existence, and also specifics as to the best and worst parts of each incarnation.

Duration:01:03:17

Musicals w/ Cheese #8: Carrie the Musical

10/25/2018
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Andrew and Jess experience the dark horrors this Halloween season tackling the dark and disturbing story of Carrie the Musical. They cover the original damned Broadway production that lasted a measly five performances, and digest the exact reasons why it flopped so hard. They duo then look into the revival, comparing the updated revival production to the original Broadway failure. While diving into this topic Jess and Andrew fin parallels in reality of Carrie's act of destruction and modern...

Duration:00:49:06

Musicals w/ Cheese #7: "21 Chump Street"

10/18/2018
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This week Jess & Andrew cover Lin Manuel Miranda's short musical "21 Chump Street" based on the "This American Life" piece of the same name. Among the topics covered are Jess & Andrew's personal experiences in high school, how Ronald Reagan is directly responsible for the musical "Rent", and whether or not it is morally right for a non-violent first offense to be a felony in any state.

Duration:00:40:31

Musicals w/ Cheese #6: Musicals by Andrew

10/11/2018
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This week Jess and Andrew play a game--- where Jesse gives Andrew a title of a REAL MUSICAL and Andrew has to guess the plot. Hilarity ensues!

Duration:00:35:40

Musicals With Cheese #5 -- "Little Shop of Horrors"

10/4/2018
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Andrew and Jess experience thrills and chills-- avoiding a total eclipse of the sun and appreciating Rick Moranis at the same time. Also, Jess & Andrew discuss which version of the Little Shop of Horrors film is better-- the one with or without Jim Belushi?

Duration:00:38:55

Musicals w/ Cheese #4: "Twisted"

9/20/2018
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Jess & Andrew talk about Starkid's Twisted this week!

Duration:00:34:45

Musicals With Cheese (Trailer)

9/19/2018
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Welcome to Musicals with Cheese!

Duration:00:03:22