The Justin Rielly Show

It's free-form music programming mixed with perceptive interviews with local creators - just the way it should be...brought to you by the mind behind Aspie Works.

Past Episodes

  • The Justin Rielly Show - The Coronavirus Episode (3/15/20) Aired: Sunday, March 15, 2020

    This episode features actors Scott Adams & Peter Pullano, producer Lori Marra and director Luane Davis Haggerty, discussing the impact of the coronavirus on their work in theater - and on the community at large; featuring music from Tears for Fears, George Harrison and Phil Collins.

  • The Justin Rielly Show - Jane's 1975 Show with Animals and a Van (3/8/20) Aired: Sunday, March 8, 2020

    This episode features actor and Lollypop Farm clinic admin assistant Jane Farrell, talking about the Lollypop Farm Telethon, her love of animals and the adventure of getting a van; includes music from 1975, featuring Bruce Springsteen, Bob Dylan, John Lennon, Patti Smith, Daryl Hall & John Oates, Earth, Wind and Fire, Elton John, Led Zeppelin, Queen and Grateful Dead.

  • The Justin Rielly Show - A Broken Glass of a 1965 Episode (3/1/20) Aired: Sunday, March 1, 2020

    This episode features actor Nancy Fancher, talking about Arthur Miller's late play "Broken Glass" (presented by the Hummingbird Theater Co.); includes music from 1965, featuring The Beatles, The Who, The Animals, The Kinks, The Byrds, The Rolling Stones, Barry McGuire, Roy Orbison, Wilson Pickett, Tony Bennett, Johnnie Wright and Frank Sinatra (sort of - the ending did not go the way the host planned it).

  • The Justin Rielly Show - Summer's Episode (2/16/20) Aired: Sunday, February 16, 2020

    This episode features actor Summer Sattora from Aspie Works' production "Natural Shocks," with some of the songs featured describing the state of mind of her character; includes music from Tom Waits, Apparat, The Crystals, Sigrid, Sarah McLachlan, The Smiths, Disturbed, The Cranberries and Gary Jules & Michael Andrews. 

  • The Justin Rielly Show - Blues for Mister Charlie (2/9/20) Aired: Sunday, February 9, 2020

    This episode features director Gary Dewitt Marshall, as he talks about his latest theater project - James Baldwin's towering play "Blues for Mister Charlie"; featuring music from Marvin Gaye, the Miles Davis Quintet, the Jimi Hendrix Experience, The Temptations, Bill Withers, Al Jarreau, Earth, Wind and Fire, The Commodores and Ray Charles.

  • The Justin Rielly Show - Rebecca's Mostly Dream Pop Pastel Show (2/2/20) Aired: Sunday, February 2, 2020

    This episode features CITY Newspaper's Arts and Entertainment editor Rebecca Rafferty, who discusses her work as a writer and her love of art and jewelry; includes music by Prince, WITCH, rockettothesky, Soko, Nina Simone, Hannah Cohen, The Clash, Martial Solal and Aldous Harding. 

  • The Justin Rielly Show - Annie's Theater Episode (1/26/2020) Aired: Sunday, January 26, 2020

    This episode features one of the host's close friends Annie Murphy, as she talks about her love of theater, her daughter, her job life at Pluta Cancer Center and what she learned about life after battling cancer; features music from the original Broadway cast of "West Side Story," Patti LuPone, Raul Esparza, Lin-Manuel Miranda & Renee Elise Goldsberry, Lea Salonga & Simon Bowman, Patrick Page and Mandy Patinkin.

  • The Justin Rielly Show - Morning Songs from Four to Five (1/19/20) Aired: Sunday, January 19, 2020

    This episode features actors Jonathan Lewit and Kayleigh Barclay from Out of Pocket's production "Morning's at Seven" and songs with "morning" in the title are presented; featuring songs from The Beatles, Breathe, Robert Palmer, The Sandpipers, Johnny Cash, The Rascals, Joni Mitchell, Sara Bareilles, Steve Winwood, Nick Drake and Frank Sinatra.

  • The Justin Rielly Show - It Was Really About That? (1/12/20) Aired: Sunday, January 12, 2020

    This episode features the talented trio of actors Philip Frey, Larry Ploscowe and Ted Wenskus, as they discuss potential theories into songs that have been commonly misinterpreted; featuring songs from Kevin MacLeod (the opening "Welcome to the Show"), The Police, Billy Squier, Ace, Genesis, Semisonic and Rush - as a tribute to their late drummer and chief lyricist Neil Peart.

  • The Justin Rielly Show - A Polite Start to 2020 (1/5/20) Aired: Sunday, January 5, 2020

    This episode features Polite Ink members Karen Craft, Don Beechner and Michael Anthony, as the troupe prepares to mark their seventh anniversary with "The Seven Year Twitch" at MuCCC; includes music from Don Henley, Steve Winwood, The Pogues, Swing Out Sister, Sara Bareilles, Tiny Dinosaurs, Bat McGrath and The Who.