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 - Survivors, Indecent and Songs from 1969 (3/17/19) Aired: Sunday, March 17, 2019

    This episode features actors Sara Penner and Chris Conway, talking about JCC CenterStage's production of "Survivors" and "Indecent," shows dealing with local Holocaust survivors and Jewish actors facing trial for obscenity; features songs from 1969, by David Bowie, Led Zeppelin, Merle Haggard, Leonard Cohen, Nick Drake, Joni Mitchell and Joe Cocker. 

  • The Justin Rielly Show - We Talk Fences When We Don't Play '64 Tunes (3/10/19) Aired: Sunday, March 10, 2019

    This episode features RIT professor and director Luane Davis Haggerty, as she discusses her latest project - directing August Wilson's masterpiece "Fences" with a cast of deaf, hard-of-hearing and hearing actors and the collaborative process that brings it all together; features songs from 1964 - by The Eligibles, The Beatles, Gerry and the Pacemakers, The Staple Singers, The Temptations, Lee Remick, The Kinks, Bob Dylan, Vince Guaraldi, The Rolling Stones and Bob Dylan.

  • The Justin Rielly Show - The Second Immigration Episode (3/3/19) Aired: Sunday, March 3, 2019

    This episode features the Reverend Nicole Iaquinto and First Unitarian Church ministry co-chairs Paul Minor & Bob Ames, as they discuss the immigration situation from several local angles - from migrant farm workers to their travels to the Mexican border; features music by the Grateful Dead, Leslie Lee & Steve Gretz, Anais Mitchell with Greg Brown, and the Avett Brothers.

  • The Justin Rielly Show - The Amanda Show (2/24/19) Aired: Sunday, February 24, 2019

    This episode features the multi-talented theater artist Amanda McFaul, sharing some of her favorite songs and how some of those songs inspired her throughout her life; features music by Indigo Girls, K's Choice, Tori Amos, Jennifer Nettles, Eva Cassidy, Brandi Carlile, Melissa Etheridge, Dar Williams and Vienna Teng. 

  • The Justin Rielly Show - You Can't Take It with You, Miss Daisy (2/17/19) Aired: Sunday, February 17, 2019

    This episode features director Don Bartalo & actor Denise Bartalo from Hummingbird's production of "Driving Miss Daisy" and actors Tammi Colombo & Will Pulver from Screen Plays' "You Can't Take It with You"; includes music by John Prine, George Harrison, Squeeze, Florence and the Machine, James Ingram & Michael McDonald, Robert Randolph and the Family Band, Peter Cetera & Amy Grant, and Bruce Cockburn. 

  • The Justin Rielly Show - The Bronze Collective (2/10/19) Aired: Sunday, February 10, 2019

    This episode features playwright Karen Culley, publicity director Kevin Hicks and producer-director David Shakes, as they discuss the week-long Bronze Collective at MuCCC - and includes a deleted conversation from the upcoming February 24 episode with actor-stage manager Amanda McFaul on Dorothy Moore's "Misty Blue"; features music by Bill Withers, Stevie Wonder, The Temptations, Al Jarreau, Aretha Franklin, Pops Staples with Talking Heads, Sam and Dave, Earth, Wind and Fire, and Dorothy Moore. 

  • The Justin Rielly Show - Harmonies, Sweethearts and Off-Monroe Players (2/3/19) Aired: Sunday, February 3, 2019

    This episode features director Brian Smith and actor Albert Young from the Off-Monroe Players' latest production, "Sweethearts," credited solely to William Gilbert of the famed Gilbert and Sullivan; features music by Chilliwack, Gentle Giant, The Andrews Sisters, Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young, Restless Heart, Billy Joel, Don Henley, Journey and Mandy Patinkin & Bernadette Peters. 

  • The Justin Rielly Show - Back Live from the Retreat (1/27/19) Aired: Sunday, January 27, 2019

    This episode - back in the WAYO studio after a snowbound episode from the Retreat - features actors John Jaeger and Olivia Knowlden from Out of Pocket's latest production "Yankee Tavern"; the host also talks about his visit to local legend Bat McGrath's final show in Rochester; features music by the Pretenders, John Mellencamp, The Rolling Stones, Traffic, Bruce Cockburn, the Grateful Dead, Warren Zevon, Corey Hart and Bat McGrath.

  • The Justin Rielly Show - The Snowmageddon Special (Sitzprobe Included) (1/20/19) Aired: Sunday, January 20, 2019

    This episode has the host staying away from the roads during another cold and wintry storm, but not before talking to director Lindsay Warren Baker and actors Colin Pazik, Kit Prelewitz & Emily Putnam on Blackfriars Theatre's production of "Ordinary Days"; features music by Susanna Rose, The Clash, The Psychedelic Furs, Hunter Foster, Sara Bareilles, Brandi Carlile, Joni Mitchell and Mr. Mister.

  • The Justin Rielly Show - Back So Soon, Mike? (1/13/19) Aired: Sunday, January 13, 2019

    This episode features friend and musician Mike Muscarella, discussing his work on the music/storytelling show "Parents and Children, Husbands and Wives: It's All Relatives" with wife Melanie and storyteller Penny Sterling; features music by U2, Violet Mary, Eric Clapton, the Partland Brothers, Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit, and Warren Zevon.