87 Chestnut Roasting 3 (Christmas Special)
Glen and Jim are back, roasting another chestnut for your entertainment. This year, they redefine what a chestnut is… sort of… and the fire gets a little out of control. Happy holidays to all! Please visit us on backstage.link for past episodes, to leave a comment or suggestion, and more.… [ 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 ]
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 ]
70 Theatre Food (Thanksgiving Special)
Join Jim and Glen as they discuss what Thanksgiving is all about—food! From onstage to off, they go through the ins and outs of dealing with food and drink in theatre, including their own experiences. But mostly, we thank you for listening! And for providing your feedback at backstage.link, supporting… [ 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 ]
45 Playing the Fool (April Fool’s Day Special)
Because there’s not enough fooling around on this podcast already, Jim and Glen let out all the stops for an episode dedicated to the theatrical fool, exploring its past, discussing its present, and presenting its future in a three-act, four-hour radio play. If you like our podcast, please share us… [ More ]
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.
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!
28 Theatre Superstitions (Halloween Special, Part 2)
Everyone knows not to say “MacBeth” in a theatre. In this episode, Glen and Jim delve further into several theatre superstitions, the history behind them, and their personal experiences.