Show Tunes with Kate Botello - Episode 21

May 1, 2016

Hear Robert Klein and Lucie Arnaz with His n' Hers versions of, "They're Playing My Song!"

Welcome to Episode 21 of Show Tunes with Kate Botello! Coming up: his n' hers, and three branches of an apple tree. At Intermission - High School Musical! - we'll hang out with a theatre kid from the tiny town of Elk Rapids, Michigan.  

In Act Two, everybody's over it - and determined to make it better right now.

Click through for this week's playlist and a clip of a gorgeous production number from SOPHISTICATED LADIES!


Here's this week's playlist:

  • SOPHISTICATED LADIES (1981) - Overture
  • THEY'RE PLAYING OUR SONG (1979) - They're Playing My Song (His)
  • THEY'RE PLAYING OUR SONG (1979) - They're Playing My Song (Hers)
  • THE APPLE TREE (1966) - Forbidden Fruit
  • THE APPLE TREE (1966) - Tiger, Tiger
  • THE APPLE TREE (1966) - You Are Not Real

INTERMISSION - we hang out with our new friend Kate Lalone, from Elk Rapids, Michigan (population 1,651!). We'll have some Theatre Kid talk and hear her sing some of Stephen Schwartz's, "The Spark of Creation," from CHILDREN OF EDEN.

  • BEAUTIFUL (2014) - It Might As Well Rain Until September
  • WAITRESS (2016) - Door Number Three (from the Sara Bareilles album WHAT'S INSIDE - SONGS FROM WAITRESS)
  • SWEET CHARITY (1966) - There's Gotta Be Something Better Than This
  • NEWSIES (2012) - Seize the Day
  • THE PAJAMA GAME (1954) - Seven and a Half Cents
  • PROMISES, PROMISES (1968) - I'll Never Fall in Love Again
  • SOPHISTICATED LADIES (1981) - It Don't Mean a Thing (reprise) featuring Gregory Hines
  • BONUS TRACK! THE APPLE TREE (1966) - Here in Eden

Check out this the incredible finale of SOPHISTICATED LADIES!

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