The Sound of Musicals: Premiere Podcast!


Welcome to the premiere podcast of “The Sound of Musicals,” a monthly podcast devoted to musical theatre recordings of all types, including Broadway cast albums, London cast albums, studio cast albums, and soundtrack recordings of the films of stage musicals.

Hosted by Michael Portantiere

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MICHAEL PORTANTIERE is a theater reviewer and essayist, whose work appears at TalkinBroadwayThe Sondheim Review and BroadwayStars. He is also a theatrical photographer whose photos have appeared in The New York Times and other major publications. You can see his photography work at


Show Notes

Time code: Topic



01:30 Interview with Patricia Morison (Happy Birthday Patricia, who is 101!)
— So In Love
— Wunderbar
— Brush Up Your Shakespeare
— Finale from Kiss Me, Kate



21:10 Hamilton cast recording review
— Alexander Hamilton
— You’ll Be Back
— Who Lives, Who Dies, Who Tells Your Story



33:06 Original London Cast recording of Sweet Charity starring Juliet Prowse
— If My Friends Could See Me Now



35:15 The Essential Stephen Sondheim by Masterworks Broadway
— Send in the Clowns

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