Jill Sobule. (Photograph by Eric McNatt)
American Theatre is proud to be the venue for Theatrical Mustang, an independently produced podcast from actor-writer-activist Woodzick. Every month they’ll carry listeners interviews with unbridled expertise and cultural trailblazers from throughout the nation.
This month Woodzick interviews singer-songwriter and LGBTQ+ icon Jill Sobule, who has simply opened her autobiographical present F*uck7thGrade at New York Metropolis’s wild undertaking. Within the present, for which she wrote the music and Liza Birkenmeier wrote the script, Sobule chronicles her rise to pop music stardom together with her track “I Kissed A Lady.” Half coming-out social gathering for Jill, half cheeky dare to music business executives, the track launched onto the Billboard Prime 20 and have become a bona fide hit. What occurred after that uncovered the misogyny and homophobia of the recording business, and made Jill strike the track that made her well-known from her set lists. In the end it took Jill a long time to play “I Kissed a Lady” once more. That’s simply one of many journeys she traces in her new musical, and retraces with Woodzick on this episode.
It’s also possible to hearken to the episode right here.
The Theatrical Mustang podcast is edited by CJ Higgins (they/them). Music by The Morgens utilizing Citizen DJ Venture, Library of Congress, Nationwide Jukebox.
This podcast is devoted to the reminiscence of Barton Cole, who coined the phrase “Theatrical Mustang.”
You may hearken to episodes 1-138 of the Theatrical Mustang Podcast by visiting https://theatricalmustang.podbean.com. Electronic mail the podcast at email@example.com or ship a tweet to @TheatricalM.
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