As you may know I am a big fan of laughter and musicals and today’s fascinating guest is connected with both of these things.
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Show Notes for Episode 163 with Martha Bolton:
Comedy writer and creative, Martha Bolton, shares her experiences writing for Bob Hope, Phyllis Dilller and “The Confession” musical.
Today’s Guest: Martha Bolton is a prolific author of 88 books, an Emmy nominee (Outstanding Achievement in Music and Lyrics, 1988), a Dove Award nominee (Children’s Musical, 1999), and a “with” author on three New York Times bestselling books. She was nominated for a Writers’ Guild Award for her work on the Emmy-winning “Bob Hope–The First Ninety Years.” Martha was Bob’s first full-time female staff writer and wrote for his television specials. Martha also wrote for Phyllis Diller for many years, crediting Phyllis and Bob Hope writer Gene Perret for launching her Hollywood writing career.
Theme Music: “Found” by Lisa Troyer and Dawn Yoder Venture3Media/Circle of Friends
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Things We Talk About:
- Gene Perret
- Mama’s Family
- Bob Hope
- Bob Hope: The First 90 Years
- John 21:6
- Phyllis Diller
- The Confession Musical
- Beverly Lewis
- Blue Gate Theatre
- John Schneider
- Chonda Pierce
- Get tickets to The Confession Feb 20, 2023
- A Very Bavarian Christmas book
- “Mennonite Girls Can Cook” musical
- Revelation 3:7
- Damar Hamlin
- Lazarus resurrection
Quotes from Martha Bolton:
Keep your mind primed. As soon as you get an idea, write it down! @MarthaBoltonLOL #marthamaryshow #creative #comedy Click To Tweet
Never give up. Logically you could talk yourself out of it. But if you leave it in God’s hands He can surprise you time and time again.”
No matter what people say, God has the last say.”
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