Episodes

  • 68 Langhorne Players Interview (Part 1)

    This week, Glen and Jim are on location at Langhorne Players to give an overview of another local community theatre. Joining them is member at large John Boccanfuso. From details about the historic Spring Garden Mill building to the company’s “plays worth talking about,” listen in for more details about… [ More ]

  • 67 The Backstage Roadshow 2

    En route to another theatre interview (to be aired next week), Glen and Jim are at it again for another Backstage Roadshow. This time, they discuss representations of various transportation types on stage. Visit our website at backstage.link, where you can buy Backstage Show merch to help support the show. You… [ More ]

  • 66 Mystery Shows (Halloween Special)

    Once upon a midnight dreary, two hosts pondered, weak and wearyOver many a staged mystery, from recently and long ago—While they babbled, nearly ranting, so exhausted, nearly panting,From their banter, their banter on The Backstage Show.“Hi, I’m Glen,” one muttered. “And I’m Jim” the other, Lo!—“And welcome to The Backstage… [ More ]

  • 65 Theatre Therapy (Session 2)

    Back to random babbling this week and Jim and Glen talk about their ongoing place in theatre and how it fits into their lives. Is it time for a shift, or is it time to take a break? Visit our website at backstage.link, where you can now buy Backstage Show… [ More ]

  • 64 Show Programs

    Whether they end up in a box in your closet, back at the theatre, or in a recycling bin, almost every theatrical show you go to see has an associated program. In this episode, Glen and Jim dissect the show program, examining its content in detail, discussing its pros and… [ More ]

  • 63 Starting in Community Theatre

    We’re 63 episodes into this podcast, so what better time than now to talk about getting started in community theatre? Know a friend, who’s interested in joining your hobby? This is the episode to point them to! Glen and Jim talk about beginning a new hobby, what’s involved, and what… [ More ]

  • 62 Theatre Therapy (Session 1)

    In this episode, the lads take a break from more formal topics and open up their brains to let out all their random theatre thoughts. You might gain insight on Glen and Jim’s theatre thought processes, feelings about the latest show one of them saw, how theatre relates to their… [ More ]

  • 61 What I Did on My Summer Vacation

    Great Autumnal Equinox, Backstage Show fans… we’re back! In this episode, Jim and Glen talk about some changes for Season Four of the show, where they went on their respective summer vacations, and what they’ve been up to, theatre-wise. See our revamped website at backstage.link, were you can now buy… [ More ]

  • On Hiatus!

    We’re currently taking a summer break, but we’ll be back in the fall with Season 4 of The Backstage Show! If you have any questions or comments—or you’d like to share your idea for an episode—you can e-mail us at podcast@backstage.link or leave a voicemail or text message for us… [ More ]

  • 60 Rehearsal Breakdown (Part 2)

    Rehearsals. Arguably the most important part of a production. Certainly where you’ll spend the most time when working on a show. In this two-part episode, Jim and Glen get into the details of rehearsals—using their experience to relate how they’re broken down and what gets done when and how. We’ll… [ More ]