Musical Theater Radio is now available on the iHeartRadio network in the United States. iHeartRadio is available on over 200 distribution platforms such as Roku, AppleTV, Chromecast and 2000 devices including smart speakers, digital auto dashes, tablets, wearables, smartphones, virtual assistants, televisions and game consoles. In addition to iHeart, MTR can be listened to in Canada, the UK and the US via Amazon’s Alexa, the Live365 app and http://MusicalTheatreRadio.com.
Programming on MTR includes: Follow Spot – Interviews with NYU Tisch Musical Theater Writing Program graduates, In Between the Lines – featuring well-written and under-performed contemporary musical theater songs, hosted by David Sisco and Laura Josepher of ContemporaryMusicalTheatre.com, Be Our Guest – where host Jean-Paul Yovanoff speaks with a guest or guests about their life, love and passion for musical theatre, Saturday Night Party – where listeners can sing and dance all night on the best party songs from the musical theater canon and The Sampler Platter which helps promote new creators and their works from around the world to help gain recognition for works that may not get the recognition they deserve. The full lineup can be found on our 24-hour Show Schedule.
With the widest variety of showtunes of any musical theater radio station, MTR is the perfect place for students to experience musicals from the past 120 years and learn where the genre came from, where it is and where he will. Performers can find new audition pieces, and art directors and producers can discover this hidden gem for their next production.
Founded in March 2019, Musical Theater Radio “Where Musicals Are Discovered”, is a free online radio station that broadcasts show tunes from new and old, popular and rare musicals from around the world with a mandate to promote new creators and their works operates 24/7/365 and can be heard in the US, UK and Canada. MTR was founded by screenwriter, director and producer Jean-Paul Yovanoff in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Jean-Paul is a graduate of Sheridan College – performance program and York University – theater studies program respectively.