Episodes

  • Returning Soon!

    We’d like to thank our listeners for their patience as we have navigated the Coronavirus pandemic. As community theatres in our area stopped staging shows, we were feeling somewhat disengaged with theatre. Added to that were changes to our schedules, the inadvisability of in-person recording, and general COVID-related ennui. After… [ More ]

  • 81 Sharing Stories Not Germs

    Glen and Jim take a break from their hiatus to give a little information about how Coronavirus (COVID-19) is affecting community theatres in their area. Please stay home and isolated as much as you are able, wash your hands, and stay safe. We’ll get through this by working together, as… [ More ]

  • On Hiatus!

    We’re currently in hibernation, but we’ll be back before you know it for Season 5 of The Backstage Show! If you have any questions or comments—or you’d like to share your idea for an episode—you can find our contact information by clicking on “Contact the Show” at our website, https;//podcast.backstage.link.… [ More ]

  • 80 Coupling (Part 2)

    In this episode, Glen and Jim welcome their wives, Gina and Erin, to discuss aspects of being a “theatre couple.” From showmance to happy marriage, they discuss their own experiences and what they’ve learned over the years. We’ll be entering another hiatus after this two-part episode, but rest assured, we… [ More ]

  • 79 Coupling (Part 1)

    In this episode, Glen and Jim welcome their wives, Gina and Erin, to discuss aspects of being a “theatre couple.” From showmance to happy marriage, they discuss their own experiences and what they’ve learned over the years. We’ll be entering another hiatus after this two-part episode, but rest assured, we… [ More ]

  • 78 Musicals 101 (Part 3)

    It took two years, but Glen and Jim are finally tackling musicals! With guest Greg Kasander, who is much more experienced with musical theatre, they discuss some basic differences with non-musicals and give an overview on procedure. Should this episode be called “Musicals 103”? Maybe! Have we missed a musical… [ More ]

  • 77 Musicals 101 (Part 2)

    It took two years, but Glen and Jim are finally tackling musicals! With guest Greg Kasander, who is much more experienced with musical theatre, they discuss some basic differences with non-musicals and give an overview on procedure. Should this episode be called “Musicals 102”? Maybe! Have we missed a musical… [ More ]

  • 76 Musicals 101 (Part 1)

    It took two years, but Glen and Jim are finally tackling musicals! With guest Greg Kasander, who is much more experienced with musical theatre, they discuss some basic differences with non-musicals and give an overview on procedure. Have we missed a musical topic you’d like to see covered? Leave us… [ More ]

  • 75 Looking Back on 2019 (New Year Special)

    As the year draws to a close, Jim and Glen look back on what’s happened with their lives and with The Backstage Show. It’s been about two years since this crazy journey began, and their jokes are just as bad as ever. Thanks for sticking with us throughout 2019, and… [ More ]

  • 74 Chestnut Roasting 2 (Christmas Special)

    Glen and Jim are at it again, roasting another classic, beloved “chestnut” show for their holiday special. Join them at the fireside for snide comments, mildly amusing quips, and horrible puns as they celebrate the holiday season. And why not provide them with a Christmas gift of communication? Simply visit… [ More ]