June 8, 2002
Live from the Filene Center at Wolf Trap (Vienna, Virginia), with Kristin Chenoweth, Mark Thomsen, the Hopeful Gospel Quartet, Peter Ostroushko, and Mike Auldridge.

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00:00Logo
00:12Tishomingo Blues
02:03GK talks about Washington D.C., acronyms, attorney general, tourists
04:33He's Right on Time - Hopeful Gospel Quartet
08:42Calling My Children Home - Hopefuls
12:44SFX script - Fred Newman
19:24Let Me Be Your Chauffeur - Mollie O'Brien
23:57Pickin' Away - Mike Auldridge and Shoe Band
27:26Weight Loss script
30:14Powdermilk Biscuit Break
31:50GK intros Mark Thomsen
33:24Che Gelida Manina - Mark Thomsen
38:02Tonerna - Mark Thomsen
40:58Manasses Junction
45:12GK talks about Vienna and the Civil War
46:24GK intros Kristin Chenoweth
47:36Taylor the Latte Boy - Kristin Chenoweth
52:03Bonding script
1:01:23Till There Was You
1:03:49Intermission - Stompin' At The Savoy
1:07:43Greetings
1:09:35Sweet Nothings - Hopeful Gospel Quartet
1:12:24Duct Tape script
1:16:09Restless One - Robin and Linda Williams
1:21:16Monologue into "Dalla Sua Pace" - Mark Thomsen
1:42:30GK thanks teachers, limericks
1:44:17Pizza script
1:46:42Carolina Palms - Mike Auldridge and band
1:48:45Gamblin' Man - Hopefuls
1:53:12Catchup script
1:56:13Credits, Sweet Dreams closer

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Kristin Chenoweth Mark Thomsen
The Hopeful Gospel Quartet View from stage right
Picnic on the lawn Fred Newman

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  • Mike Auldridge
  • The Hopeful Gospel Quartet
  • Peter Ostroushko
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  • Mike Auldridge
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  • Peter Ostroushko
  • Mark Thomsen
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  • The Sound Effects Man and his Children
  • Weight Loss
  • Bonding
  • Duct Tape
  • Pizza
  • Catchup

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