Theatre Bizarre Orchestra Takes Over WDET’s Studio A and It Was Loud and Wonderful!

Theatre Bizarre Orchestra, lead by composer, arranger, horn player, Joshua James releases a new album with Detroit performance artist Satori Circu

The annual Theatre Bizarre event in Detroit is made all the more exotic and exciting with Joshua James and his merrymakers known as the Theatre Bizarre Orchestra. They performed in WDET’s Studio A to promote their new album, “These Are My Friends” and Joshua James talked with Ann Delisi about being an arranger, his unusual approach to writing music and the strangest instrument he ever used.


  • Ann Delisi
    Ann Delisi hosts Essential Music, the Essential Conversations podcast series and the Essential Cooking broadcast and podcast. Born and raised in the Motor City, Ann is a broadcaster, interviewer, producer, music host, storyteller and proud Detroiter.