193 – Julie Halston

This week’s #SongwriterOfTheWeek is Zack Zadek! If you enjoyed the outro music in this episode, go on over to www.ZackZadek.com for more tunes.

This episode is sponsored by Sunlight Studios. Use the code DAVENPORT by October 10 to save on renting studio space.

Keep up with me: @KenDavenportBway

This podcast was edited by Stanley Wiercinski. 


192 – Chad Beguelin

Chad, the multi-talented and multi-nominated book writer/lyricist of shows like Aladdin, The Wedding Singer, Elf, and this season’s breakout original hit, The Prom, talks about his experience with failure, writing original musicals versus adaptations, and how to have confidence as a writer.

We are taking a break on this podcast! Don’t worry . . . we will be back on September 9th with a brand new, very exciting season! 

This episode is sponsored by The Long Room, the Irish gastropub with an extensive beer menu featuring craft, domestic & international brews. Visit The Long Room today!  www.thelongroomnyc.com 

Follow Chad: @ChadBeg

Keep up with me during the break: @KenDavenportBway

This podcast was edited by Stanley Wiercinski. 


191 – Warren Carlyle

Kiss Me Kate‘s Warren Carlyle, nominated this season for Best Choreography, talks about how his dance journey started, what made him hang up his dance belt and turn to choreography, and his transition from the West End to Broadway.

190 – Paul Gordon

Check out this week’s podcast featuring composer and lyricist Paul Gordon. He discusses how his successful career writing pop songs eventually led him to Daddy Long Legs and Jane Eyre, how he gets his ideas, and why he started StreamingMusicals.com.

189 – Robert Horn

Robert Horn, the writer behind the show nominated for 11 Tony Awards this season (including Best Book of a Musical!), talks Tootsie and more. Through his experience writing for both TV and on Broadway, he has learned what makes something funny and exactly how to find it.