That Dirty Old Man – A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (with Zina Lee)

2019-08-02T23:45:56+00:00June 5th, 2019|Categories: Podcasts, Putting It Together|

The character of Dominais usually considered a shrewish old woman who wrecks the fun for all the other characters. But perhaps there is more to her than that two dimensional depiction. Zina Leejoins Kyle to discuss her song, the treatment of women in the show, and whether gender swapping should be encouraged in the modern theatre.

Zina’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/zinajlee/

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We are using three productions to frame our discussion of A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum.
The original Broadway cast starring Zero Mostel (1962)
You can listen to it on Apple Music: https://apple.co/2YY5IWG
Or get it via digital download on Amazon: https://amzn.to/2I374dQ
Or listen to it on Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2D02Qzx

The movie version starring Zero Mostel (1966)
You can listen to it on Apple Music: https://apple.co/2Idz8uh
Or get it via digital download on Amazon: https://amzn.to/2D1K7DE

The Broadway revival starring Nathan Lane (1996)
You’re only able to purchase the physical copy on Amazon: https://amzn.to/2KfnJwJ

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Recorded at Media Lab YYC. Media Labis a public production studio located in downtown Calgary, Alberta. They help you tell your story. They do this by assisting in the creation of videos and podcasts. Find more information at: http://medialabyyc.com

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