Bite-Sized Broadway: A Mini-Musical Podcast is a brand new musical theatre program brought to you by New York City's IndieWorks Theatre Company! Each episode features a new and exciting "mini-musical" presented as fully-produced radio plays, complete with lush orchestrations, captivating sound effects, and some of the greatest talent that Broadway, Hollywood, TV, and even YouTube have to offer! Each musical is followed by an in-depth discussion with its brilliant creators, introducing audiences to new musicals and new writers without the commitment of having to listen to a whole cast album. New musicals. Anytime. Anywhere.
Season 1 Episode 7 - MTA: the Musical - Book, Music, and Lyrics by Peter Saxe, with additional book by Christopher Michaels
On a sweltering summer morning on a crowded subway platform, three strangers, each very different from the others, wait for a train that is running on major delay after major delay. The longer they wait, the hotter they get. The hotter they get, the more irritated they become. In a funny and at times touching m...
Season 1 Episode 6 - The Trial of Bastiano di Bologna - Book, Music, and Lyrics by Aaron Jensen
It's the 8th Century in the courts of the Vatican Judiciary. Faithful attendant to the Pope, Bastiano di Bologna, has been summoned to stand trial on several counts, including the attempted murder of His Holiness! Bastiano admits to having sneaked into the holy bed chambers, but insists that his objective was not to commit a crime! Ba...
Season 1 Episode 5 - Toy Box - Book and Lyrics by Teresa Lotz, Music by Will Buck
Velveteen, a young and naive stuffed rabbit is thrown into the toy box where he meets Tank, a muscular hard-headed remote-control War-Tank and Horse, an old and grumpy skin horse figurine that is wise and much older than the others. As Velveteen tries to make sense of what has happened to him he learns about The Boy who may or may not ever come back fo...
Season 1 Episode 4 - The Last Magic Negro (or Chad's Great Awokening ✊🏻) - Book by Jamil Ellis and Andrew Fox, Music and Lyrics by Andrew Fox
June 7th, 2020. As the Black Lives Matter movement thrusts White corporate middle-manager Chad into unknown territory, he seeks wisdom from Jimmy Bagger, the very last “Magic Negro” (a wise Black character who exists solely to help a white protagonist) on how to end racism. Despit...
Season 1 Episode 3 - A Relative Relationship - Book, Music, and Lyrics by Timothy Huang
Rival stepsiblings Simon Pang and Carmen Soledad are in big trouble and when Simon’s overbearing mom and Carmen’s doting dad – recent newlyweds – find out, heads will roll! Villainous Vice Principal Delancy offers a simple suggestion: Instead of punishing them both, they must decide between themselves who should fall on the metaphorical sword bef...
Season 1 Special Episode - Election Special
This special election of Bite-Sized Broadway is a reminder to use your voice and vote! Participating in democracy is one of our most powerful tools to create change in the world. This episode also features a special performance by the SJP’s of their song, “Will You Vote for Joe?”
The SJP's, a "solo" girl group by Samantha Joy Pearlman and musically directed by Louis Danowsky set...
Season 1 Episode 2: Blue Cross Blues
Book by Ed Levy, Music and Lyrics by Neil Radisch
Bill and his wife, Michelle, are just a normal American couple who must go up "against the man" to get what they are owed... a check reimbursement for his insurance claim. But as anyone who has had insurance knows, that's anything but easy! In this charming and hilarious satirical send-up of our healthcare system, we journey with Bill ...
Season 1 Episode 1 - The Getaway - Book and Lyrics by Jared Corak, Music by Joshua Cerdenia
Peter is starting his first day as an Uber driver, hoping to someday make enough money so that he and his wife can make the perfect getaway to a place where life and time move slowly. But when a pair of bank robbers lose their getaway driver, they hire Peter and the popular car service to get them safely to their final destination! Will they ...
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