We went to see The Heidi Chronicles, a revival of Wendy Wasserstein’s awesome feminist play starring Elisabeth Moss, Jason Biggs, Bryce Pinkham, Ali Ahn, Leighton Bryan, Tracee Chimo, Elise Kibler, and Andy Truschinski. Here’s what we thought!
Patty & Emily share with you a very important Carolee Update, and discuss the two shows they saw this week that they can actually talk about: The Lion and Shaina Taub’s American Songbook concert. They also talk a little more Anastasia and rejoice in the forthcoming John and Jen cast recording.
Patty & Emily have their first transatlantic interview and talk with composers British Dan and Laura Curtis! They answer The Patty & Emily 10, talk about their work with Welsh celebrities on their “A Miner’s Song” and other projects, including their CD Love on 42nd Street and an upcoming Richard Burton musical.
Patty & Emily celebrate Stephen Sondheim’s birthday. Also, Andrew Lloyd Webber’s birthday. They talk about the shows they’ve seen, including Sondheimas, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Shoshana Bean, a high school production of Rent, and a regional production of Big Fish. They also discuss the Ever After casting announcement and give a very special Carolee Update.
Patty & Emily talked to the casts of upcoming Broadway plays Living on Love and Airline Highway. They also talked to the cast of Paper Mill’s The Hunchback of Notre Dame on their opening night. Interviews include Renée Fleming, Douglas Sills, Anna Chlumsky, Jerry O’Connell, Joe DiPietro, Lisa D’Amour, Julie White, Stephen Schwartz, and Patrick Page.
Patty & Emily talk about the shows they saw this week, including The Liquid Plain, The World of Extreme Happiness, Bright Half Life, and Molly Pope! They also talk the upcoming A League of Their Own musical and the return of Godra McDonald in Shuffle Along.
Patty & Emily sat down with Molly Pope, neoretro cabarettist! They talk about high school theatre, love of all things vintage, and most importantly, Molly’s new show at The Duplex, Molly Pope Likes Your Status on March 13th at 9:30pm. If you can’t see her then, she’ll be at The Duplex every second Tuesday of the month. Go see her!
Patty & Emily celebrate International Women’s Day by discussing some great ladies, like Rebecca Naomi Jones in Big Love and Hedwig, Emily Padgett and Erin Davie at 54 Below, Sutton Foster, and Deborah Cox! In non-lady news, they talk about Rob McClure in Honeymoon.
Patty & Emily welcome Andrew Keenan-Bolger and Kate Wetherhead to talk about their new book for young readers Jack and Louisa: Act 1. They discuss community theatre, stage mishaps, and being MTNs (musical theatre nerds).
Patty & Emily saw some great shows this week, including John & Jen, Horseplay, and The Glorious Ones. They also talk some Finding Neverland news and upcoming events like Erin and Emily’s show and an Honest Accomplice event, both on March 5th!