20 Best Theatre History Podcasts
Theatre History Podcasts
Here are 20 Best Theatre History Podcasts worth listening to in 2023
1. Breaking the Curtain
And... 5,6,7,8! The ladies from Break a Leg and Both Sides of the Curtain have joined forces to bring their stagey podcast to you! Breaking the Curtain; a hybrid of both blog names features everything from Musical Theatre History, Interviews with Broadway and West End performers, and stagey ramblings!
Also in Musical Theatre Podcasts
Play⋅ 172⋅ 199 ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 27 min ⋅ Aug 2020 Get Email Contact More
2. Euripides, Eumenides: A Theatre History Podcast
The Theatre History podcast that doesn't take itself too seriously. Each week, Aaron Odom hosts a guest from the worldwide theatre community to talk about a bizarre, fascinating and humorous story from theatre history. One catch, the guest has no idea what they'll be discussing.
Also in Theatre Podcasts, History Talk Shows
Play 2 episodes / month ⋅ Avg Length 55 min Get Email Contact More
3. A Musical Theatre Podcast
Conversations revealing the cultural and emotional impact of our favorite musicals in theatre history.
Play⋅ 411 ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 70 min Get Email Contact More
4. black theatre history podcast
black theatre stories, people, & histories: in 30 minutes or less.
Play 1 episode / month ⋅ Avg Length 151 min Get Email Contact More
5. The History Of European Theatre
Windsor, Northern Ireland, UK
A podcast tracing the development of theatre from ancient Greece to the present day through the places and people who made theatre happen. More than just dates and lists of plays, we'll learn about the social, political, and historical context that fostered the creation of dramatic art.
Also in Europe History Podcasts
Play⋅ 1.7K⋅ 263 ⋅2 episodes / month ⋅ Avg Length 32 min ⋅ May 2020 Get Email Contact More
6. Neuse Little Podcast
North Carolina, US
Come listen to the history of Neuse Little Theatre as well as onstage/backstage stories from the people who were there. We look forward to bringing new content and helping folks learn a little more about the theater while maybe taking a walk down memory lane. We hope you enjoy it.
Play⋅ 2.7K⋅ 246 ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 40 min Get Email Contact More
7. The Unauthorized Critics Circle
The Unauthorized Critics Circle is a podcast about theatre, opinions, and 'slime tutorials'. Daniel and Joshua experience theatre history leaving no stone unturned as they offer opinions, make excellent snap judgments, and celebrate all that is excellent in show biz. Join them for a deeply unauthorized discussion of shows our hosts were definitely in the audience for.
Play⋅ 10 ⋅4 episodes / month ⋅ Avg Length 98 min Get Email Contact More
8. Wines and Dolls
Houston, Texas, US
Like Drunk History- but MUSICALS. Two actresses wining over musicals, auditions, and the acting and theatre industry. Wine is a double entendre. New Episode each week comprised of a retelling of a musical while drunkenly analysing character acts and musical themes and our brief intermission show, to encourage solo patronage to the theatre. So grab a bottle and join us! Brought to you by Chelsea, Emily, the cheers and booze within reach.
Play⋅ 328⋅ 50 ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 63 min Get Email Contact More
Welcome to the Grim Theatre. Harlequin ushers in dark history in this bimonthly production, casting light on wicked events and individuals. Between the Dark Ages to the late 20th century, an abundance of iniquity waits. Here, the dead return to share their tales, only now the living listen.
Also in Dark History Podcasts
Play 3 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 24 min Get Email Contact More
10. Variety Theatre: The Spice of Life
London, England, UK
Join Maria Lovelady & Michael Alan-Bailey as they chat about all things Variety theatre, from the beginnings of music hall to modern day cabaret. Every week, the duo interview a special show-business guest from all walks of the industry to explore the rich history of British theatre. Whether you're a boffin of the bard or you've only just started treading your (pointe) shoes on the boards, Maria & Michael have got you covered. Brought to you by Frame This Presents...
Play⋅ 303⋅ 361 ⋅1 episode / month ⋅ Avg Length 59 min Get Email Contact More
11. NYTF Radio
New York City, New York, US
NYTF Radio serves to educate listeners on the history of Yiddish Theatre and Jewish performative culture.
Play⋅ 42.1K⋅ 6.8K ⋅8 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 41 min Get Email Contact More
12. The History of Musical Theatre Podcast
If you are a musical nerd this is the place for you.Each season covers one musical or concept in detail giving you a complete history of the glorious art of musical theatre
Play⋅ 411 ⋅1 episode / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 41 min Get Email Contact More
13. Afterpiece: A Podcast about Educational theatre
Afterpiece is a podcast about Educational Theatre. Each week, we will share some of our combined 50 years of teaching and directing experience with you from stories of the history of the Texas theatre to theatre curriculum from directing strategies to teaching strategies and from balancing life and work to raising a family in the theatre.
Play 1 episode / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 40 min Get Email Contact More
14. The Theatre History Podcast
Performance is an ephemeral thing, so how do we rediscover its history, and what can that teach us about theatre today? The Theatre History Podcast explores these questions through interviews with scholars and artists who are studying theatre's past in order to help shape its future.
Play⋅ 294⋅ 4.9K ⋅1 episode / month ⋅ Avg Length 44 min Get Email Contact More
15. The Dead Artist Society
Welcome to the Dead Artist Society, a podcast where two best friends and life long performers go on a journey to discuss and critic the industry they are pursuing careers in. Join us as we talk with other performing artists about their experiences, educate ourselves on the history of theatre, and look to find some sort of hopeful direction to head in as artist.
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16. BPN LIVE! Replays
New York, US
If you happened to miss any of the Broadway Podcast Network events with BroadwayCon, TodayTix Presents, or any other live podcast recording, no need to fret! This feed is your one-stop-shop for all our live events. Subscribe and share, and never miss a thing! Broadway Podcast Network is all about creating an engaging, immersive, user-friendly experience where theatre stories of all kinds can be easily found, shared, and enjoyed.
Play⋅ 10.4K⋅ 2.6K ⋅3 episodes / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 42 min Get Email Contact More
17. Talking Musical History
Join us as we strike the chords of your favorite musicals, throughout the various eras of space and time. Breaking the fourth wall to bring you deep into the narrative we cover the landmark performances, history, philosophy, music, and pageantry of the best musicals to grace stage and screen.
Play⋅ 74⋅ 2 ⋅8 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 45 min Get Email Contact More
18. The Broadway Ginger Podcast
Atlanta, Georgia, US
'There are no rules, just musicals.' The Broadway Ginger Podcast is a humorous love note to Broadway for theatre nerds by theatre nerds. Aimed at celebrating and maintaining a cultural appreciation for musical theatre history, this season features musical theatre interviews by host Sally Henry Fuller. Join us every Monday for conversations with performers, dressers, and more who are making it on Broadway and beyond!
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19. Lazarus Theatre Company - Spotlight on
Ricky Dukes, Artistic Director of Lazarus Theatre Company, and Gavin Harrington-Odedra, Producer of Lazarus Theatre Company, turn the 'Spotlight On' to reveal the people behind the scenes, those who make Lazarus work, the creatives, the artists, the process, the creation. Each week we have a conversation with a collaborator that we have worked with over the 13-year history of Lazarus Theatre Company.
Play 3 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 70 min Get Email Contact More
20. Too Much Exposition
New York City, New York, US
A new podcast from the creators of the Wait in the Wings YouTube channel a channel that focuses on in-depth theatre history that currently boasts over 30,000 subscribers. The podcast is about nothing which in turn allows the show to be about everything!
Play⋅ 10.4K⋅ 2.6K Get Email Contact More
Theatre History Podcasters
|Podcaster Name||Podcast Link||Total Episodes|
|Jeffrey Scott Parsons||buzzsprout.com||290|
|The Unauthorized Critics Circle||anchor.fm||95|
|Wines and Dolls||anchor.fm||91|
|Educational Theatre Consultants||afterpiece.podbean.com||55|
|Neuse Little Theatre||feeds.buzzsprout.com||50|
|Breaking the Curtain||anchor.fm||35|
|Remington Adeney Campbell||anchor.fm||33|