Tag: Gwen Verdon

Episode 53: Broadway Revue FOSSE, Part 1 (Fossepocalypse Bonus Round)

Fosse Revue

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Episode 52: All That Jazz, Part 2 (Fossepocalypse #11.5)

All That Jazz

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Episode 51: All That Jazz, Part 1 (Fossepocalypse #11)

All That Jazz

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Episode 50: Chicago Part 2 (Fossepocalypse #10.5)

Chicago

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Episode 49: Chicago (Fossepocalypse #10) Part 1

Chicago

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Episode 48: The Little Prince (Fossepocalypse #9.5) Part 2

The Little Prince

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Episode 43: Cabaret Part 2 (Fossepocalypse #6.5)

, with special guest:

Cabaret

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Episode 42: Cabaret Part 1 (Fossepocalypse #6.5)

, with special guest:

Cabaret

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Episode 41: Sweet Charity Part 2 (Fossepocalypse #5.5)

Sweet Charity

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Episode 40: Sweet Charity Part 1 (Fossepocalypse #5)

Sweet Charity

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