Episodes

  • 85 So You Want To Direct?

    Jim and Glen take another look at directing, from the impetus of desire, through selecting a show, and moving on to what directing means. Please visit us on backstage.link for past episodes, to leave a comment or suggestion, and more. Be sure to stay home and isolated as much as… [ More ]

  • 84 The New Reality (Part 2, Theatres’ Return)

    Glen and Jim continue their triumphant(?) return to your ears with a continuation of their discussion of The New Reality. Hear how area theatres are traversing the pandemic, what may be in store for their futures, and more. Please visit us on backstage.link for past episodes, to leave a comment… [ More ]

  • 83 Horror Stories (Halloween Special)

    Jim and Glen share their stories of theatrical horror in their latest (and final?) Hallowe’en extravaganza. Learn about the worst side of theatre and what’s scarred them for life! Please visit us on backstage.link for past episodes, to leave a comment or suggestion, and more. Be sure to stay home… [ More ]

  • 82 The New Reality (Part 1, Our Return)

    Yes, it’s been a while, but Glen and Jim have returned to your ears! (You might want to get that checked out.) Hear how they’ve been traversing the pandemic, what’s in store for the future of The Backstage Show, and more. Please visit us on backstage.link for past episodes, to… [ More ]

  • 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 ]