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  • Ep. 41 The Audience Experience (Part 1)

    Glen and Jim step out from backstage and into the audience to give you an idea of what you might experience from the patron’s perspective. You get the lowdown on everything from buying tickets to what happens when the curtain closes.

  • On Vacation

    Season 2 is now in the books, and we’re taking a few weeks off… but fret not, we’ll be back with more content soon! You can check for more information on our website (https://backstage.link), Facebook (https://facebook.com/TheBackstagePod), or Twitter (https://twitter.com/TheBackstagePod). You can also contact us directly at podcast@backstage.link or leave us… [ More ]

  • Ep. 40 Top Five Neil Simon Plays

    Glen and Jim delve into the life and works of the late, great playwright Neil Simon (1927–2018). After a discussion of his career, they filter their (admittedly minimal) experiences with his work into Top Five lists.

  • Ep. 39 Cast Dynamics and Chemistry (Part 2)

    One of the most important components of a successful show is a cast that gets along. In their first episode of the new year, Glen and Jim delve into cast politics and how people from different backgrounds come together to make community theatre work.

  • Ep. 38 Cast Dynamics and Chemistry (Part 1)

    One of the most important components of a successful show is a cast that gets along. In their first episode of the new year, Glen and Jim delve into cast politics and how people from different backgrounds come together to make community theatre work.

  • Ep. 37 Looking Back on 2018 (New Year’s Eve Special)

    As the year comes to a close, Jim and Glen reflect on the start of their podcast, changes they’ve made, and thoughts on what lies ahead. There’s also a discussion of their 2018 theatre experiences… and the usual tangents.

  • Ep. 36 Chestnut Roasting (Christmas Eve Special)

    Glen and Jim pull out all the stops on this Christmas Eve extravaganza, featuring everything from carols to roasting a chestnut. Bear witness to what may become our holiday tradition!

  • Ep. 35 Top Five Audience Distractions

    Glen and Jim discuss the things that audience members do that distract on-stage performers. Individual top-five lists were made, but there’s bound to be some overlap!

  • Ep. 34 Roundtable 2 with Steve and Renée Schulz

    In a more loose, “(almost) anything goes” format, Jim and Glen welcome their longtime theatre friends Steve and Renée for a conversation about their experiences with community theatre throughout the years.

  • Ep. 33 Roundtable 1 with Steve and Renée Schulz

    In a more loose, “(almost) anything goes” format, Jim and Glen welcome their longtime theatre friends Steve and Renée for a conversation about their experiences with community theatre throughout the years.