EP 026: Strike Up the Band (1940)

DISLI Strike Up the Band

Australian theatermaker Joanne Hartstone Is in town for the Hollywood Fringe and decides to revisit this Mickey & Judy classic. Laura and Jo coo over Hollywood's most shippable couple and the gang ponders things like abbreviated modern attention spans, cannibalistic fruit orchestras, and boy encounters was they try to determine "Do I still love it?"

Joanne Hartstone is a writer, actress, and theatermaker from Adelaide, Australia. Her one-woman play "The Girl Who Jumped Off the Hollywood Sign" is playing in the Hollywood Fringe. Written and starring Joanne, this one-act play is truly a work of brilliance, combining history with musical numbers in a beautifully acted and engaging piece.