Musicals Taught Me Everything I Know

100 EpisodesProduced by That's Not Canon Productions

A podcast by musical-lovers for musical-lovers. Together our hosts will mine their musical libraries in order to learn whatever it is that musicals have to teach!

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The Pajama Game with Laurene Cooper-Fox

March 21st, 2019

43:15

This week we chat with Laurene Cooper-Fox about which of life's truths can be gleaned from that classic tale of love and unionization - The Pajama Game!

 "This is about capital and labour," a character announces at the …

36 Questions with Tom Hooley

March 14th, 2019

This week we chat with Tom Hooley about which of life's truths can be gleaned from the first-of-its-kind podcast musical - 36 Questions!

“It’s …

REPRISE: Newsies with Will Hinz

March 11th, 2019

1:27:07

It is time to go back and re-listen to one of our favourite Disney Broadway shows, Newsies! With one of our favourite Broadway nerds Will Hinz!

“As choreographed by Christopher Gattelli, they keep coming at us in …

The Rocky Horror Picture Show with Kristian Fletcher

March 7th, 2019

This week we will chat with Kristian Fletcher about which of life's truths can be gleaned from that cult classic - Rocky Horror Picture Show!

FIND OUT …

The Wizard of Oz with Dorothy May

February 28th, 2019

This week we chat with Dorothy May about which of life's truths can be gleaned from her name-sake musical - The Wizard of Oz!

You can see Dotty …

REPRISE: Cabaret with Tash York

February 25th, 2019

1:12:52

Wilkommen! Bienvenue! Welcome! Sally Bowles is one of Zane’s all-time favourite characters and so we are taking this opportunity to bring back this great episode with that hilarious cabaret-star Tash York! Tash is still …

Crazy For You with James Kehoe

February 21st, 2019

This week we chat with James Kehoe about which of life's truths can be gleaned from Crazy For You!

In his review in The New York Times, Frank Rich wrote, "When future historians try to find the exact moment at which …

The Mikado with Dom Guilfoyle

February 14th, 2019

REPRISE: Hello Dolly! with Grace Clarke

February 11th, 2019

1:15:49

Who doesn’t want to talk about Bette Midler, Barbra Streisand, Bernadette Peters and all the other Dolly’s of Broadway? We spoke to Grace Clarke - …

Beauty and the Beast with Aurelie Roque

February 7th, 2019

1:41:20

This week we chat with Aurelie Roque about which of life's truths can be gleaned from the Disney Masterpiece Beauty and the Beast!

"Born in Hollywood …

Bright Star with Bradley McCaw

January 31st, 2019

1:10:15

REPRISE: How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying with Sherryl-Lee Secomb

January 28th, 2019

Jersey Boys with Josh Mulheran

January 24th, 2019

This week we chat with Josh Mulheran who is currently performing in the Australian Tour of Jersey Boys about which of life's truths can be gleaned …

Beautiful with Carly Skelton

January 17th, 2019

58:19

REPRISE: Hairspray with Kell Anderson

January 15th, 2019

Sweet Charity with Maureen Bowra

January 10th, 2019

1:18:52

Gypsy with Shannon Foley

January 3rd, 2019

1:29:15

This week we chat with Shannon Foley about which of life's truths can be gleaned from one of the best musicals of ALL TIME - Gypsy!

- FURTHER READING -

Reprise: Something Rotten with Patrick Aiken

December 31st, 2018

1:11:08

Part of our Reprise Series we are bringing back some of our favourite episodes from the archives.

KB was far away in London when we last spoke about Something Rotten with Patrick Aiken. Perhaps being in such proximity to …

An MTMEIK Christmas Special - Top 5 Christmas Cameos

December 27th, 2018

13:20

Your hosts are taking a small break over the holiday period, but fear not! For we will not leave you without a Musical Theatre fix. Each week in …

Reprise: Come From Away with Stephanie Baxter

December 24th, 2018

1:01:28

Part of our new Reprise Series we are bringing back some of our favourite episodes from the archives.

Come From Away was one of our favourite Musicals that we featured this week and the Show is coming to Australia in …

An MTMEIK Christmas Special - Top 5 Musical Characters to Play Santa

December 20th, 2018

20:34

Your hosts are taking a small break over the holiday period, but fear not! For we will not leave you without a Musical Theatre fix. Each week in …

Reprise: The Light in the Piazza with Jonathan Hickey

December 17th, 2018

Part of our new Reprise Series we are bringing back some of our favourite episodes from the archives.

Miranda loved talking family, love and hats when we spoke to Jonathan about Light in the Piazza and so she wanted to …

The TNC Christmas Crossover Special

December 14th, 2018

1:31:19

For the first time ever the That’s Not Canon Productions team are coming together in a Christmas Crossover Special. Featuring top 5 lists and special segments from seven of the other podcasts on the network. Top 5 …

An MTMEIK Christmas Special - Top 5 Christmas Albums

December 13th, 2018

20:34

Your hosts are taking a small break over the holiday period, but fear not! For we will not leave you without a Musical Theatre fix. Each week in …

Reprise: Little Shop of Horrors with Lauren Ware

December 10th, 2018

Part of our new Reprise Series we are bringing back some of our favourite episodes from the archives.

Julie made no secret of her love for Little Shop …

An MTMEIK Christmas Special - A Word from our Patrons

December 6th, 2018

22:38

Your hosts are taking a small break over the holiday period, but fear not! For we will not leave you without a Musical Theatre fix. Each week in …

The Last 5 Years

November 29th, 2018

1:33:50

Hamilton with Georgina Purdie

November 22nd, 2018

1:35:56

The Book of Mormon with Sam Piaggio

November 15th, 2018

1:32:56

BONUS Top 5 Musical Character Cosplay Ideas feat. John Barrowman

November 15th, 2018

18:21

The whole gang were at Supanova Brisbane and thought they should record some bonus episodes for you all!

(Also, John Barrowman was there and he is …

Evil Dead: the Musical with Isaac Tibbs

November 8th, 2018

1:20:27

This week Kristen, Miranda, and Zane will chat with Isaac Tibbs about which of life's truths can be gleaned from the little horror-musical that …

London Road with Shane Anderson

November 1st, 2018

1:04:13

This week Julie, Miranda, and Zane will chat with Shane Anderson (from Mighty Motion Picture Rangers) about which of life's truths can be gleaned …

Hadestown with Jo Diskett

October 25th, 2018

1:28:55

This week Kristen, Julie, and Zane will chat with Jo Diskett about which of life's truths can be gleaned from The new jazz-folk musical Hadestown!

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Assassins with Jessica Kate Ryan and Patrick Aiken

October 18th, 2018

1:34:27

This week Kristen and Zane will chat with Jessica Kate Ryan and Patrick Aiken about which of life's truths can be gleaned from Sondheim’s most …

Bat Boy with Alex Smith

October 11th, 2018

1:28:34

This week Julie, Miranda, and Zane will chat with Alex Smith about which of life's truths can be gleaned from the off-beat musical Bat Boy!

- FURTHER …

In The Heights with Taylor Davidson

October 4th, 2018

1:28:54

Chicago with Aerlyn James

September 27th, 2018

1:36:34

Top 5 Spin-off Character Musicals

September 20th, 2018

19:42

This week in a special sneak peek of the Patreon-only episodes, your hosts Julie, Miranda, and Zane discuss which musical characters deserve their …

Phantom of the Opera with Geena Schwartz

September 13th, 2018

1:50:48

This week Julie, Miranda, and Zane will chat with Geena Schwartz about which of life's truths can be gleaned from one of the longest running musicals …

Merrily We Roll Along with Jessica Kate Ryan

September 6th, 2018

1:27:30

This week Julie Miranda, and Zane chat with Jessica Kate Ryan about which of life's truths can be gleaned from Sondheim's infamous flop, Merrily We …

She Loves Me with Josh Thia

August 30th, 2018

1:18:10

This week Julie, Miranda, and Zane will chat with Josh Thia about which of life's truths can be gleaned from the ice-cream loving musical She Loves …

Spring Awakening with Harrison Aston, Jordan Malone, and Oliver Lacey

August 23rd, 2018

1:05:38

Cabaret with Tash York

August 16th, 2018

1:12:52

Floyd Collins with Brad McCaw

August 9th, 2018

1:33:54

This week Zane and Jess Kate chat with Brad McCaw about which of life's truths can be gleaned from the relatively obscure musical: Floyd Collins!

Find …

1 Year Anniversary!

August 2nd, 2018

50:21

This week Julie, Miranda and Zane celebrate the one year anniversary of Musicals Taught Me Everything I Know and chat about some unappreciated shows …

The Mystery of Edwin Drood with Benjamin Tubb-Hearne

July 26th, 2018

1:05:09

This week Julie, Miranda, and Zane will chat with Benjamin Tubb-Hearne about which of life's truths can be gleaned from The Mystery of Edwin Drood!

- …

Vale Gary Beach - Top 5 Genderswap Musicals

July 19th, 2018

28:56

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee with Mary Littlejohn

July 12th, 2018

1:16:52

This week Kristen and Zane will chat with Mary Littlejohn about which of life's truths can be gleaned from the hilarious semi-improvised musical - …

Hello Dolly! with Grace Clarke

July 5th, 2018

1:15:49

This week Julie, Miranda, and Zane will chat with Grace Clarke about which of life's truths can be gleaned from her current musical obsession and …

Kiss Me Kate with Naomi Mole

June 28th, 2018

1:24:51

Young Frankenstein with Tristan Vanyai

June 21st, 2018

1:38:25

This week Zane, Patrick and Jess will chat with Tristan Vanyai about which of life's truths can be gleaned from Mel Brooks' hilarious musical Young Frankenstein!

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The Light in the Piazza with Jonathan Hickey

June 14th, 2018

This week Julie, Miranda and, Zane will chat with Jonathan Hickey about which of life's truths can be gleaned from the modern classical musical - The …

Sweeney Todd with Joel O'Brien

June 7th, 2018

This week Julie, Miranda, and Zane will chat with Joel O'Brien about which of life's truths can be gleaned from the musical thriller; Sweeney Todd, …

Once with Kurtis Laing

May 31st, 2018

This week Julie, Miranda and, Zane will chat with Kutis Laing about which of life's truths can be gleaned from the Folk-Musical smash, Once!

Find out …

A Little Night Music with Sam Boyd

May 24th, 2018

1:38:45

Bare with Shaun Kohlman

May 17th, 2018

1:12:49

This week Julie, Zane with special host, Josh Thia will chat with Shaun Kohlman about which of life's truths can be gleaned from the …

Come From Away with Stephanie Baxter

May 10th, 2018

1:01:28

This week Julie, Miranda, and Zane chat with Stephanie Baxter about which of life's truths can be gleaned from Come From Away!

"Try, if you must, to …

The Wild Party (Lippa) with Josh Thia

May 3rd, 2018

58:35

This week Julie and Zane chat with Josh Thia about which of life's truths can be gleaned from Andrew Lippa's The Wild Party!

 "[it] has a jittery, …

Witches of Eastwick

April 26th, 2018

1:09:43

Shrek with Stacie Hobbs

April 19th, 2018

1:51:50

Rock of Ages with Pannic Productions

April 12th, 2018

1:17:03

This week Julie, Miranda, and Zane will chat with the crew from Pannic Productions about which of life's truths can be gleaned from Rock of Ages!

Find …

Big Fish with Morgan Garrity

April 5th, 2018

1:23:33

BONUS EPISODE - Interview with Don't Call Me Ishmael Crew

April 3rd, 2018

31:53

Little Shop of Horrors with Lauren Ware

March 29th, 2018

This week Julie, Miranda, and Zane will chat with Lauren Ware about which of life's truths can be gleaned from THe Little Shop of Horrors!

- FURTHER …

BONUS EPISODE - 24 Hour Musical Project 2018 Shortlist

March 29th, 2018

50:11

In a very special bonus episode, the Producer and Director of the 2018 24 Hour Musical Project (Miranda & Zane) give a quick rundown of all 10 musicals that appear on this year's shortlist! 

To find out more about …

Newsies with Will Hinz

March 22nd, 2018

1:27:07

Curtains with Genevieve Tree

March 15th, 2018

This week Julie, Miranda, and Zane will chat with Genevieve Tree about which of life's truths can be gleaned from the musical murder mystery Curtains!

Zanna Don't

March 8th, 2018

This week Julie, Miranda, and Zane will chat with Patrick Aiken about which of life's truths can be gleaned from Zane's not-so-guilty-pleasure Zanna …

Singin' in the Rain with Cassie Georg

March 1st, 2018

This week Julie, Miranda, and Zane will chat with Cassie George about which of life's truths can be gleaned from that classic musical tale Singin' in …

Into the Woods with Malcolm Hume

February 22nd, 2018

This week Julie, Miranda and Zane will chat with Malcolm Hume about which of life's truths can be gleaned from Into the Woods!

- FURTHER READING -

Wiki …

Sunday in the Park with George with Jessica Kate Ryan

February 15th, 2018

This week Julie, Miranda, and Zane will chat with Jessica Kate Ryan about which of life's truths can be gleaned from Sunday in the Park with George!

Avenue Q with Jack Kelly

February 8th, 2018

1:28:05

This week Julie, Miranda, and Zane will chat with Jack Kelly about which of life's truths can be gleaned from Avenue Q!

Find out more about Jack Kelly …

Top 5 Musicals that NEED the Muppets? PATRON Exclusive Preview

February 1st, 2018

25:35

This week instead of our regular show we decided to let you all in on one of the secret PATRON-ONLY Top 5 Episodes. If you were already a patron you …

The Boy from Oz

January 25th, 2018

1:13:28

Something Rotten with Patrick Aiken

January 18th, 2018

1:11:08

This week Julie, Miranda and Zane will chat with Patrick Aiken about which of life's truths can be gleaned from the musical Something Rotten!

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Hairspray with Kell Anderson

January 11th, 2018

This week Julie, Miranda and Zane chat with Kell Anderson about which of life's truths can be gleaned from Hairspray!

- FURTHER READING -

Wiki - Musical

Top 5 Musicals that NEED Christmas

January 4th, 2018

19:30

Top 5 Christmas Songs

December 29th, 2017

This week we are on a holiday! But we will not leave you empty-handed, here
is a bonus Christmas-themed Top 5 list!

Like us on Facebook! Follow us on …

Top 5 Christmas Movie Musicals

December 21st, 2017

18:00

Elf

December 14th, 2017

How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying with Sherryl-Lee Secomb

December 8th, 2017

This week Julie, Miranda and Zane will chat with Sherryl-Lee Secomb about which of life's truths can be gleaned from How to Succeed in Business …

A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder with Benedict Braxton-Smith

December 1st, 2017

This week Julie, Kristen, and Zane will chat with Benedict Braxton-Smith about which of life's truths can be gleaned from A Gentleman's Guide to Love …

Groundhog Day with Patrick Aiken

November 23rd, 2017

1:41:36

Man of La Mancha with Matthew Butler

November 16th, 2017

This week Julie, Miranda, and Zane will chat with Matthew Butler about which of life's truths can be gleaned from Man of La Mancha!

- FURTHER READING -

The Pirates of Penzance with Laurene Cooper-Fox

November 9th, 2017

1:28:48

This week Julie, Miranda, and Zane will chat with Laurene Cooper-Fox about which of life's truths can be gleaned from The Pirates of Penzance!

- …

American Idiot with Andrew Haden

November 2nd, 2017

Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson with James Gauci

October 26th, 2017

This week Julie and Zane will chat with James Gauci about which of life's truths can be gleaned from Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson!

- FURTHER READING -

Jekyll & Hyde with Patrick Aiken

October 19th, 2017

This week Julie, Miranda, and Zane will chat with Patrick Aiken about which of life's truths can be gleaned from Jekyll & Hyde!

- FURTHER READING -

The Drowsy Chaperone with Aurelie Roque

October 12th, 2017

Les Miserables with Kym Brown

October 5th, 2017

1:34:55

This week Julie, Kristen, and Miranda will chat with Kym Brown about which of life's truths can be gleaned from Les Miserables! Controversially, Kym …

Spamalot with Danika Saal

September 28th, 2017

The Producers with Grace Clarke and Josh Thia

September 21st, 2017

This week Julie, Kristen, and Miranda will chat with Grace Clarke and Josh Thia about which of life's truths can be gleaned from The Producers!

- BOOK …

Evita with Samuel Boyd

September 14th, 2017

Rent with Christopher Thomson

September 7th, 2017

[title of show] with Alex Woodward

August 31st, 2017

1:17:08

This week Julie, Kristen, and Miranda will chat with Alex Woodward about which of life's truths can be gleaned from (title of show)!

- SEE THE SHOW! - …

Dear Evan Hansen

August 24th, 2017

1:18:08

This week Julie, Miranda and Zane will chat with Kristen Barros about which of life's truths can be gleaned from Dear Evan Hansen!

Noone needs to face …

Waitress

August 17th, 2017

1:16:05

This week Kristen, Miranda and Zane will chat with Julie Eisentrager about
which of life's truths can be gleaned from Waitress!

Like us on Facebook! …

Urinetown

August 10th, 2017

1:08:34

This week Kristen, Julie and Miranda will chat with Zane about which of life's truths can be gleaned from the satirical masterpiece musical; …

42nd Street

August 3rd, 2017

1:07:19

This week Kristen, Julie and Zane will chat with Miranda about which of life's truths can be gleaned from the classic Broadway fable 42nd Street!

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Musicals Taught Me Everything I Know Teaser

July 30th, 2017

3:43
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