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More – Dick Tracy (with Cooper Williams)

I thought diamonds were a girl's best friend? Apparently it's more! Cooper Williams joins Kyle to discuss how the theme of this song runs through the entire film of Di...

Dick Tracy trailer

This coming Wednesday we being our mini-series on the songs of Dick Tracy.

Here We Are listen along – Sondheim Adjacent

Let's talk about the recent release of Here We Are on streaming!Send feedback to puttingittogetherpodcast@gmail.comKeep up to date with Putting It Together by followin...

Into the Woods (the movie) with Luke Crichton

The movie version of Into the Woods came out in 2014. While it did well financially, and even picked up a couple of Oscar nominations, fans of the stage musical felt c...

All the Into the Woods Cast Recordings with Chris Brown

There's been quite a few cast recordings of Into the Woods. Chris Brown (not that one) joins Kyle to discuss the ones that most people could listen to right now.We are...

Children Will Listen and Finale – Into the Woods (with Ben Malone)

While "Children Will Listen" has been used as a standalone song since the original production premiered, it's part of the entire finale of Into the Woods. Ben Malone j...

No One is Alone – Into the Woods (with Charlotte LeMay)

How can a song whose message is "no one is alone" feel so lonely? Charlotte LeMay returns to dig into the complicated emotions that run through this song. You can cont...

Pennies From Heaven (movie) with Will C. White – Sondheim Adjacent

Bernadette Peters co-starred in the movie Pennies From Heaven. In this Sondheim Adjacent episode Will C. White returns to discuss if this is a successful musical and t...

No More – Into the Woods (with Ryan Mardesich)

Is the Baker going to run away from his problems or stay and face them? Ryan Mardesich returns to discuss how this song contains some good fatherly advice from an unli...

Witch's Lament – Into the Woods (with Shoshana Greenberg)

The Witch is very upset and expresses her raw nerves through song. Shoshana Greenberg returns to discuss how this song is a prelude to "Children Will Listen" and the i...

Your Fault / Last Midnight – Into the Woods (with Matt Koplik)

So whose fault is it? Matt Koplik returns to discuss how the idea of blame is explored in the two songs "Your Fault" and "Last Midnight." Plus they get into detail abo...

Any Moment / Moments in the Woods – Into the Woods (with Jim Cullen)

Wouldn't it be good if life were only moments? Well, Jim Cullen discusses with Kyle if it would be or not and how Sondheim uses lyrics and musical themes to communicat...

Life With Mikey – Sondheim Adjacent

James Lapine's second film was Life With Mikey which starred Michael J. Fox. Kyle discusses how he's seen this movie poster for years and what his experience was like ...

So Happy – Into the Woods (with Tommy Iafrate)

We're back after our intermission! Act 2 of Into the Woods makes us believe that our characters are living their happily ever afters. But lyrically and musically we di...

The Bean Theme with Steve Bell

There's a recurring melody throughout the score of Into the Woods which has been referred to as The Bean Theme. Steve Bell returns to go through every time it shows up...

Evening Primrose with Mario Mendez

While not his most popular project, the music of Evening Primrose seems to have grown in popularity over the last few years. Mario Mendez joins Kyle to discuss that ph...

Two Sundays with James Pinneri

The two times "Sunday" appears in Sunday in the Park with George the lyrics are the same but the intention is different. James Pinneri returns to discuss that and othe...

Ever After – Into the Woods (with Durra Leung)

At the end of Act 1 the characters believe they will be living happily ever after. As upbeat as this song is, does it have some foreshadowing about the darkness that's...

Harmony (with Alex Asp) – Sondheim Adjacent

Chip Zien is well known for his role as the Baker in Into the Woods. But he's currently getting great reviews for his performance in Harmony. Alex Asp joins Kyle to di...

On the Steps of the Palace – Into the Woods (with Tara Hutchison)

Here we are stuck in the goo. Tara Hutchison returns to discuss Cinderella and how she might be the most important character from the show.We are using four production...

The Mexican Sweeney Todd (with Sixto Montesinos)

A translated version of Sweeney Todd has been met with excitement in Mexico. It just won their version of the Tony Award for Best Musical. Sixto Montesinos joins Kyle ...

Stay With Me – Into the Woods (with Lucas Rougeux)

With a shriek we're brought into a mournful song where a mother pleads with their daughter not to leave them. Lucas Rougeux returns to discuss the need to break free f...

The 10 Best Sondheim Songs – 1976 to 1985 (Sondheim Adjacent)

As a bonus this month Kyle lists what he thinks are the 10 best songs Sondheim wrote from 1976 to 1985.Send feedback to puttingittogetherpodcast@gmail.comKeep up to da...

It Takes Two – Into the Woods (with Will C. White)

We thought one was enough, but it's not true! Will White returns to discuss Joanna Gleason, Chip Zien, and the wonderful moment they share in the woods. William's webs...

Agony – Into the Woods (with Tyler Joseph Ellis)

Agony! Misery! Woe! All words that DON'T describe this week's guest Tyler Joseph Ellis. He joins Kyle to discuss princes, comedy songs, and (perhaps) the best punchlin...

Giants in the Sky – Into the Woods (with Erik Stadnik)

There's a lot of interpretations on what this song means. Maybe they're all correct? Erik Stadnik returns to discuss the metaphor and the legacy of "Giants in the Sky....

Dirty Rotten Scoundrels OBC with Jonathan Chisolm – Sondheim Adjacent

Joanna Gleason plays a supporting role in the 2004 Broadway production of Dirty Rotten Scoundrels. Jonathan Chisolm returns to discuss how she uses her comedy skills t...

First and Second Midnight – Into the Woods (with Sam Herriman)

One midnight gone! Sam Herriman returns to discuss why it's so important to have "First Midnight" in the show. Kyle describes the way the song "Second Midnight" was on...

A Very Nice Prince – Into the Woods (with Christine Chen)

More of a conversation than a song. In this we see the different between a character who makes decisions fast and one who has a hard time making a single choice. Chris...

I Know Things Now – Into the Woods (with Shannon Dohar)

It is good to know things, right? Shannon Dohar returns to offer her insight into Little Red's realization that she's been forced to grow up quicker than she would hav...

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