In This Labyrinth: Justice From the Heart of The Phantom Of The Opera

Episode Archive

Episode Archive

21 episodes of In This Labyrinth: Justice From the Heart of The Phantom Of The Opera since the first episode, which aired on June 12th, 2018.

  • Turning From True Beauty

    Episode  |  August 6th, 2018  |  53 mins 1 sec
    alw, disability, gerik, phantom of the opera, politics

    In which I discuss some of the issues I have with the 2004 film adaptation of the ALW Phantom. Spoiler Alert!

  • That Man And Mystery: POTO and the Trouble With Normal part 2, ALW

    Episode  |  July 20th, 2018  |  40 mins 7 secs
    1980s, alw, close reading, disability, history, normal, phantom of the opera, theatre

    Part 2 of my discussion of Phantom and the concept of "normal/normalcy" in which I talk about the ALW musical.

  • RIP Gillian Lynne.

    Episode  |  July 7th, 2018  |  3 mins 42 secs
    alw, choreography, dance, gillian lynne, memorial, phantom of the opera

    A short tribute to Gillian Lynne, the original choreographer of the ALW stage-musical of Phantom, who recently passed away at the age of 92.

  • Poor, Unhappy Erik: POTO and the Trouble With Normal part 1, Leroux.

    Episode  |  July 7th, 2018  |  48 mins 13 secs
    close reading, disability, history, intersectionality, leroux, normal/normalcy, phantom of the opera, politics

    An exploration of the original novel of Phantom by Gaston Leroux in its historical context, and how the novel treats the concept of "normal"/"normalcy". Content warning for references to sexism, racism, colonial and ableist violence, and eugenics.

  • Whose Is The Face In The Mask?

    Episode  |  June 12th, 2018  |  37 mins 31 secs
    alw, disability, gender, intersectionality, phanship, phantom of the opera, politics, poto, queerness

    Introducing myself and the podcast!