Patty & Emily talk about Fox’s Rocky Horror Picture Show, tick, tick… BOOM!, and they experience The RIDE. And what an experience it was. Patty tells Emily all about Puffs off-Broadway. And they discuss the stories of the week, including Mel B joining Chicago, The Color Purple announcing closing, and Bye Bye Birdie with Jennifer Lopez.
Patty & Emily discuss theatre on TV this week with the Hamilton documentary and Rocky Horror Picture Show. They also go over the stories of the week, including Donna Murphy as Dolly Levi, upcoming shows Groundhog Day, Bandstand, and 13 Going on 30, and the controversy over at Great Comet.
Patty & Emily discuss listener submissions of which shows they’ve done during high school and dreamcast Kate & Leopold The Musical. They also discuss the stories of the week, including War Paint and Sunset Boulevard, Wicked casting, and Disney profit sharing with the Frozen cast.
Patty & Emily discuss how they’re coping with these turbulent times: Patty through Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat and Emily through Moonlighting, leading them to dreamcast Moonlighting the Musical. They also discuss the list of the most produced plays and musicals by high schools. And the news of the day, including closings, castings, tours, and Sutton Foster’s McDonald’s ad. They also have an Equity question for Kirsten Wyatt.
Patty & Emily talk about their experience at the Broadway Flea Market this year. They discuss the stories of the week, including more Reed Birney/Tracy Letts confusion, Broadway bound musicals Prince of Broadway and Madame Sousatzka, and Leslie Odom, Jr.’s upcoming Christmas CD. We’ve also hit rock bottom as Grumpy Cat appeared in Cats.
Patty & Emily talk about the Honest Accomplice Theatre benefit and the important work they’re doing. Last week, they went to the National Black Theatre’s event for Sweet and The Bad Years in Brooklyn. And they discuss the stories of the week, including Hello, Dolly! casting, Judy Kuhn going into Fiddler on the Roof, and Leona Lewis coming out of Cats.
Patty & Emily mourn Fun Home‘s closing but look forward to seeing it on tour. Jersey Boys closing isn’t as sad. They discuss the show Marie and Rosetta and how much they absolutely loved it. They talk about the news of the week, including the Donna Summer musical, Muriel’s Wedding, and Hairspray Live! casting.
Patty is in Wisconsin and her niblings didn’t want to watch Newsies. They both go over the news of the week, including casting for In Transit, the upcoming Runs a Minute, and a Moulin Rouge musical. There are also detours about Scandalous and Mulan. We also discuss favorite “show tunes.”
Patty & Emily talk about the indestructible The Color Purple and can’t wait to see Jennifer Holliday step in. They also discuss the differences between styles of show cups and merch mugs. Other news stories discussed are how The Woodsman will be on PBS and then BroadwayHD and if you can, you should check it out, Cats really are afraid of water, and the upcoming Beaches reboot.
Patty & Emily are not happy with The Last Five Years ticket situation, but they are excited about the Fun Home tour. They also discuss the stories of the week, including Kate Baldwin’s upcoming concert, the Sweeney Todd revival, tick, tick… BOOM! casting, and recent scandals. They also stumble (along) on a great idea for a repertory theatre and discuss one of your dreamcasts!