101 - Somewhere That's Green: The Original Draft
This week on Off The Cutting Room Floor, we're taking a look at one of musical theater's most beloved I-want songs and its origins as a love duet.
The voice of Howard Ashman was provided by Davis from the Jacks of Trades podcast. Follow Jacks of Trades on Twitter @JacksTradesPod.
The voice of Audrey was provided by Samantha from Perhaps It's You. Follow Perhaps It's You on twitter @PerhapsItsYou.
Theme music is the track "always slept so soundly" by serisu.
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Cassette sound effect (which has been extended) is by Bertrof on freesound.org. https://freesound.org/people/Bertrof/sounds/351567/
"What’s next for Barbra?,” Ladies’ Home Journal, Aug 1984, archived by Barbra Streisand Archive
Howard Ashman, WBAI radio interview, c. 1982, Howard Ashman archive, audio cassette collection, Library of Congress
Promotional interview for The Little Mermaid, sourced from "'Waking Sleeping Beauty' - Howard Ashman, Jodi Benson & Glen Keane"
Midday Live, 1982, Howard Ashman archive, moving image collection, Library of Congress
"Never-Before-Seen Pictures and Anecdotes from the Creation of Little Shop of Horrors!," 30 June 2015, Playbill
Howard Ashman papers, Library of Congress