Episode 34: She’s Invincible

Patty & Emily are quickly getting into the fall season. Emily discussed Trip of Love and they both discuss seeing Jason Daniely at 54 Below. They talk about two strong ladies of Broadway, Marin Mazzie and Laura Benanti, the potentially problematic number in Dames at Sea, and Rebecca rising once again from the ashes.

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2 thoughts on “Episode 34: She’s Invincible

  1. Oh my God, you’re talking about Trip of Love. I now have to go all the way back to the Dr. Zhivago podcasts. So glad I discovered your show.

    I think the Trip of Love Playbill is really pretty and it makes me miss when shows would do more than these quick, awkward photoshops and boring title treatments. I really enjoyed seeing Trip of Love, partially for the wrong reasons, but also because I thought the majority of the performers were very talented. I agree that it doesn’t make sense but I’ll recap the “plot” for you if you want. I’ve seen it twice. Oddly, since I knew what was coming, it seemed more like a real show the second time. Hearing your recap helped me recapture the madness of seeing it the first time so thank you for that. 🙂

  2. I was not familiar with Dames at Sea when I went to see it. I went for the cast. As an Asian person, I did not find the Singapore Sue number offensive. I was prepared to find it offensive because I’d heard vague reports, but even though I was tensed and ready for it, it really didn’t bother me. I certainly found it much less troubling than similar numbers in Thoroughly Modern Millie and The Drowsy Chaperone that I think have their cake and eat it too, mocking orientalism while reveling in it. I love both of those shows and I understand the function of those songs/characters in those shows but it still made me so uncomfortable.

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