Episode 27 features Marky Monday remembering the television shows he used to watch as a kid and playing their theme songs. Enjoy listening to themes from shows like Sesame Street, the Muppets, Mr. Dressup, and much more!
Episode 26 features Spencer LeVon talking about how he started his band Brother Levon by songwriting with Marky Monday. The two of them wrote a bunch of funk songs and released an album called "Shades of Funk." The show features two songs from the album "I've Got It Made" and "The Greatest Thing" Marky and Spencer also talk about what it's like to have a career in music. For more information on Brother Levon visit www.BrotherLevon.com
Join Marky Monday and Giant Banana on episode 25 as Marky plays theme songs from popular 1980's television shows. Try to guess the shows with Giant Banana as Marky provides clues.
In episode 24 Marky Monday talks about his childhood and how he got inspired to play music. He plays two songs that meant a lot to him growing up which shaped his future for a life in the arts, ACDC's Thunderstruck and Pearl Jam's Alive.
In Episode 23 Marky talks about his live performance at OM Mackillop Public School and how a kid was sticking his blue tongue out at him. Marky proceeded to write a song on the spot called Blue Tongue and is featured on this show. Marky Monday also talks about his inspiration Fred Penner and plays his song The Cat Came Back.
Episode 22 is all about the rock musical "Marky Monday's Adventures In Dreamland." Marky talks about what inspired him to create the rock musical and plays three songs from the show: Yes, No, Maybe, Big Words, and Dreamland Kind of Way.
Episode 21 is all about chickens! Marky Monday interviews Chick Chick Chicken from Marky Monday's Adventures In Dreamland. We play the song "Do The Chicken Dance" and Chick Chick Chicken enlightens us with her rapping skills.
Episode 20 is all about story telling. Marky Monday gives tips and techniques for effective story telling regardless of whether you are saying it or singing it. Featured on the program is "The Gambler" by Kenny Rogers and "Dreamland Kind Of Way" by Marky Monday.
Episode 19 features Marky Monday talking with Giant Banana. The two answer questions from listeners about Giant Banana's favourite things. They play Louis Prima's song "Yes we have no bananas" and introduce Giant Banana to a new character "Margarita The Banana" from Marky Monday's Adventures In Space, a new rock musical to be launched on September 21, 2019 at the Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts.
Episode 18 talks about an experience at a recent live performance at the Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts where a person in the audience fainted and an ambulance was called to the scene. Marky explains how to be dynamic and flexible in unpredictable situations. The episode features two songs from that night performed by Marky and Isabella Tomaso, Me To We and Be The Change.
In episode 17 Marky Monday takes you from beginning to end in the songwriting/recording process in two of his songs: "Wicked Old Witch" and "Yes, No, Maybe." Marky talks about the importance of being able to save your ideas for times when you are ready to write a song. He also talks about how to record a song by yourself playing multiple instruments on a recording.
In episode 16 Marky Monday talks about the importance of doing something you love for a living. This world would be a better place if we all did something we loved as a career. Unfortunately most people do not love what they do for a living, so it translates into unhappiness and stress. Marky Monday invites you to be happy and take up a hobby you love to eventually turn it into a career.
Episode 15 features a radio story created by the voice over class at Ovation Performing Arts Academy. This story is written and voiced by Natan Perlman, Aaran Maman, Kyla Shelly-Randall, Michael Whitaker, and Lydia Zheng.
Episode 14 features Heather Skoll and Sarah Neezon of Lifenotes Wisdom. Heather is also the founder of We Can Change the World Day and has put on many events raising money for youths in foreign countries. We talk about the importance of following your heart to create change, and about her new app called RESET ZONE. We play the song BE THE CHANGE by Marky Monday, Sonshine, and Broccoli, and OIAM's ME TO WE.
Episode 13 of the Marky Monday show features 5 lovely students from the Ovation Performing Arts Academy voice over class. Kyla, Natan, Aaron, Lydia, and Michael have fun talking about weird topics and asking Marky Monday funny questions. We play the song Ugly Fishies by Marky Monday and the song Ballroom Blitz.
EPISODE 012 - Chandra Pepper is the Theatre Director of Gibson School of the Arts in Alliston Ontario. www.gibsoncentre.com and is also an apprentice for Shadowpath Theatre. In this episode we discuss how having a career in the arts means being a jack of all trades, meaning you must be able to do many things to make a career work. We talk about her passions for working with youth and how she empowers people to be their very best. We play the song "I've Got The Power" by SNAP! and Marky Monday's "Superheroes."
011 - Carrie Libling is the founder of Electric Moon Theatre Company specializing in bringing musicals and workshops to theatres and schools in Ontario. In this interview Carrie talks with Marky about her move from the big city of New York to Richmond Hill Ontario where she went from being a professional actress and voice over specialis,t to being the founder of this already successful theatre company. We play a song from the hit musical Big Nate which just had a streak of sold out performances, and play Marky Monday's song "The Largest Number In The World." You can find out more about Electric Moon by visiting www.ElectricMoonTheatre.com
010 – Peter Dilisi otherwise known as Magic Pete is an established children’s author and magician. In this episode Peter shares his love for performing and why he got into magic and writing. He has penned three books, all of which can be found at www.peterdilisi.com. We play the song “Do You Believe In Magic” by The Lovin’ Spoonful as well as Marky Monday’s new song UFO Aliens. Magic Pete can be found opening for Marky Monday at the Cosmo Music Hall in Richmond Hill on Saturday April 14th. Tickets available at www.markymonday.com.
009 – Chris Madsen and Bon Craig owners of Ovation! Performing Arts Academy, talk about their amazing school for kids. Celebrating their 10-year anniversary the co-owners are very excited about upcoming performances and the level of professionalism from both teachers and students. We play a song from a musical performed live by some of their students and also play Marky Monday’s song “In The 90’s.” For more information about Ovation! Visit www.ovationarts.ca
008 – Sonshine and Broccoli are a dynamic children’s entertainment duo who talk about their experiences being in the children’s performing industry. They share how and why they started over a decade ago, and how fulfilling it is to work with kids. We play their song “Wave Hello” and also feature a new song written by Marky Monday with Sonshine and Broccoli called “Be The Change.” The episode ends with exciting talks of a possible new Sonshine and Broccoli Television show. www.SonshineandBroccoli.com