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The Madstage Podcast is an internet radio show tailor made for the performing arts in Madison Wisconsin. Each week, host Christian Neuhaus spends time with Madison area performers and creators, and helps spread the word about upcoming events.

The Madstage Podcast is an internet radio show tailor made for the performing arts in Madison Wisconsin. Each week, host Christian Neuhaus spends time with Madison area performers and creators, and helps spread the word about upcoming events.
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The Madstage Podcast is an internet radio show tailor made for the performing arts in Madison Wisconsin. Each week, host Christian Neuhaus spends time with Madison area performers and creators, and helps spread the word about upcoming events.

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Episodes

MSP 053 Pellebon-Farewell

1/24/2018
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Suzan and Buzz chat with theatre artist Dana Pellebon and say farewell to the MadStage Podcast after one year of hosting.

Duration:00:15:07

MSP 052 Whitney Derendinger Artist Profile

1/17/2018
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Suzan and Buzz chat with theatre artist Whitney Derendinger about acting, his other theater work, and the big bushy beard he was growing at the time for an upcoming role.

Duration:00:13:10

MSP 051 HJ Farr

1/10/2018
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Suzan and Buzz chat with theatre artist HJ (Heather Jane) Farr about her adventures in theatre.

Duration:00:12:45

MSP 050 Tony Trout Artist Profile

1/3/2018
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Suzan and Buzz chat with Impresario and Theater Artist Tony Trout, best known for his leadership role in Are We Delicious? Tony talks about his passion for live theatre and the many hats he wears in the local theatre community.

Duration:00:23:44

MSP 049 Ball Drop Blitz

12/27/2017
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Buzz chats with Lead Producer Simone LaPierre and Director Suzan Kurry about Bartell Ball Drop Blitz 4, a co-production of Know Better Productions and Mercury Players Theatre. "A group of writers, directors, and actors gather on December 30 to pick names, themes, and writing challenges out of a hat. Then – in teams – they create magnificent theatrical mayhem over the next 24 hours, resulting in an awesome New Year’s Eve production that’s the best end-of-year extravaganza!!! The Blitz is...

Duration:00:21:06

MSP 048 Malissa Petterson Profile

12/20/2017
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Suzan and Buzz chat with Does Everything But Lighting Artist Malissa Petterson on this week's podcast.

Duration:00:12:08

MSP 047 Harry Potter and the Pet Rock

12/13/2017
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Buzz chats with Suzan Kurry (Hermione), Amy Rowland (Harry Potter) and Sam White (director) about Mercury Theater's upcoming production of "Harry Potter and the Pet Rock" at the Bartell. HARRY POTTER and the PET ROCK By Nick Schweitzer Directed by Sam D. White The gang from Hogwarts gets the holiday “panto” treatment! Loaded with slapstick humor, corny jokes, and silly song parodies, this original twist on the beloved tale of the boy wizard will delight kids and adults alike. Cheering...

Duration:00:23:28

MSP 046 Jan Levine Thal KRASS Theatre

12/6/2017
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Suzan and Buzz chat with Jan Levine Thal about Madison's Kathie Rasmussen Women's Theatre (KRASS). http://krasstheatre.com/

Duration:00:12:33

MSP 045 Twilight of the Golds-StageQ

11/29/2017
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Suzan and Buzz chat with director Louise Stout and actor Gina Gomez about StageQ's upcoming production of Twilight of the Golds at the Bartell Theatre. Twilight of the Golds By Jonathan Tolins Directed by Louise Stout When David learns his sister is pregnant, he and the entire Gold family couldn’t be happier. However, using newly discovered technology, Suzanne learns her fetus will most likely suffer from the same condition as David, being gay. What happens next forces the entire Gold...

Duration:00:16:31

MSP 044 Express Yourself! Spring Awakening

11/22/2017
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Suzan and Buzz chat with actors Zachariah Sterner and Easton Smith about Express Yourself's upcoming production of "Spring Awakening" at the Bartell.

Duration:00:19:59

MSP 043 Wait Until Dark

11/15/2017
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Suzan and Buzz talk with director Steve Noll about Madison Theatre Guild's production of Wait Until Dark. Wait Until Dark By Frederick Knott, Adapted by Jeffrey Hatcher Directed by Steve Noll Jeffrey Hatcher has adapted Frederick Knott's 1966 original, giving it a new setting. In 1944 Greenwich Village, Susan Hendrix, a blind yet capable woman, is imperiled by a trio of men in her own apartment. As the climax builds, Susan discovers that her blindness just might be the key to her...

Duration:00:25:22

MadStage Podcast 042 Rhinoceros

11/8/2017
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Suzan and Buzz talk with director Katherine Johnson, assistant director Elliott Puckette and actor Stephanie Drahozal about Strollers Theatre's production of Eugene Ionesco's Rhinoceros at the Bartell. Rhinoceros By Eugene Ionesco Directed by Katherine Johnson A rhinoceros rampages through the streets of a small town, shattering the peace. The intruder leaves behind a whirl of chaos and debate as the populace tries to make sense of an inconceivable event. As the dwindling humans are...

Duration:00:20:04

MSP 041 Know Better Productions-The White Rose

11/1/2017
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In their first appearance with MadStage Podcast, Know Better Productions presents The White Rose. Suzan and Buzz talk with Ethan Richard about Know Better Productions and this remarkable play about the group that boldly protested against Naziism in Germany. The White Rose By Lillian Groag Directed by Simone LaPierre The play chronicles the arrest, interrogation and eventual execution of a group of University of Munich students who protested the Nazi regime at the height of World War...

Duration:00:22:45

MSP 039 Dave Pausch Profile

10/18/2017
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This week, instead of talking about a specific show, Suzan and Buzz chat with theater artist David Pausch about his many roles and projects, and how he fell in love with live theater.

Duration:00:11:28

MadStage Podcast 038 Mineola Twins

10/11/2017
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Buzz chats with his co-host, actor Suzan Kurry, who plays both Mineola Twins, along with producer Jan Levine Thal and director Julie Johnson about Krass Theater's upcoming production of Paula Vogel's The Mineola Twins at the Bartell Theatre. The Mineola Twins By Paula Vogel Directed by Juli Johnson This socio-political satire barrels through women's experience and the women's movement over more than three decades in post-World War II America, as seen through the lives of identical...

Duration:00:21:14

MSP 037 Madagascar CTM

10/4/2017
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Suzan and Buzz chat once again with CTM's Director of Education and Community Engagement Erica Berman about CTM's upcoming production of "Madagascar — A Musical Adventure." Madagascar Book by Kevin Del Aguila, Music & Lyrics by George Noriega & Joel Someillan. Based on the DreamWorks animated motion picture. Directed by Erica Berman Madagascar - A Musical Adventure follows four furry friends as they escape from their home in NY’s Central Park Zoo and find themselves on an unexpected...

Duration:00:20:16

MadStage Podcast 036 Falsettos

9/27/2017
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Suzan and Buzz chat with music director Dr. J. Adam Shelton and director Michael Bruno about StageQ's upcoming production of Falsettos at the Bartell Theater. Falsettos Book by James Lapine & William Finn, music & lyrics by William Finn Directed by Michael Bruno, musical direction by Dr. J. Adam Shelton The Broadway smash hit comes to Madison! Falsettos is the tale of Marvin, who leaves his wife and young son to live with another man. His ex-wife marries his psychiatrist, and Marvin...

Duration:00:21:23

MadStage Podcast 035 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

9/20/2017
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Suzan and Buzz's guests are 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee co-directors Andrew Abrams and Gail Becker of Capital City Theatre. The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee Book by Rachel Sheinkin; Music and lyrics by William Finn Directed by Gale Becker and Andrew Abrams Winner of the Tony and the Drama Desk Awards for Best Book, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee is about an eclectic group of six adolescents who vie for the spelling championship of a lifetime. Full of...

Duration:00:20:38

MadStage Podcast 034 A Delicate Balance

9/13/2017
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Suzan and Buzz chat with director Scott Albert Bennett and actor Rebecca Raether about Strollers Theater's upcoming production of Edward Albee's A Delicate Balance at the Bartell Theatre. A Delicate Balance By Edward Albee Directed by Scott Albert Bennett Edward Albee’s classic drama about two couples whose lives are upended by an encroaching, nameless “fear,” bringing a firestorm of doubt, recrimination, and ultimately solace. This play won Albee the first of his three Pulitzer Prizes...

Duration:00:17:12

MSP 033 Titus Andronicus

9/6/2017
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Suzan and Buzz talk with actors Sean Langenecker and Brian Turner about Madison Theatre Guild's upcoming production of Shakespeare's Titus Andronicus at the Bartell Theatre. Titus Andronicus By William Shakespeare Directed by Betty Diamond Shakespeare’s first known tragedy, TITUS ANDRONICUS was the most frequently produced of Shakespeare’s plays during his lifetime. Today, it is one of his least frequently produced shows. MTG wants to change that! Set in Ancient Rome, the aging Titus...

Duration:00:20:11

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