Patty & Emily grieve Prince the only way they know how, by watching the tribute video by the cast of The Color Purple. They also worry about who might go next. There’s a lot of Shuffle Along talk, including how they are not playing around with late seating. And the potential Cher musical and Lesli Margherita and Tom Hewitt in The Hunchback of Notre Dame are discussed.
Patty & Emily talk about Pump Boys and Dinettes and The Father. They check back in on Tinkerbelle, their nemesis dog, who did a feature for BroadwayWorld. In casting news, they discuss all the casting for The MUNY’s summer season and Privacy at The Public.
Patty & Emily continue their investigative journalism into dogs attending Broadway shows. They also discuss possible West End transfers Gypsy and Sunset Boulevard, and casting announcements for The Taming of the Shrew, Gilmore Girls, The Little Mermaid, and Paramour.
Patty & Emily talk about Encores! production of 1776, which leads into a discussion about the Hamilton casting controversy that happened this week. They also talk about the week’s news: Beth Leavel in The Prom, Lortel nominations, and Falsettos casting. And they get to some listener feedback!