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!
Patty & Emily talk about the magic of Alice Ripley and Emily Skinner and how we almost got to hear her sing “Memory” 8 times a week in Cats. Cats is back, by the way. They discuss casting announcements for Pacific Overtures, Sunday in the Park with George, and Freaky Friday. They also Encores questionable casting breakdowns and discuss a really great dreamcast.
Patty and Emily are recovering from seeing Alice Ripley and Emily Skinner live at Feinstein’s/54 Below! They also talk about Grease: Live! and The Last Five Years movie, and how you only have one more week to see Allegiance. Other stories they discuss are Amber Riley in Dreamgirls, Encores! Off-Center, and the upcoming Rocky Horror movie.
Patty & Emily sit down with Emily Skinner! They discuss her upcoming reunion with Alice Ripley for six shows at 54 Below. They talk about Prince of Broadway and Japanese fans, unique Broadway voices, and of course Side Show!
Patty & Emily celebrate two important anniversaries: a year of this podcast and the opening of Scandalous! They also discuss Margo Seibert’s initiative with Caroline Angell Racket, which is currently holding a collection drive for feminine hygiene products for the homeless. Plus, the news of Alice Ripley and Emily Skinner giving a new concert in NYC has them getting excited and asking questions!
This week Patty & Emily mourn the announcement that Side Show is closing. They celebrate Alice Ripley’s and Nancy Opel’s birthdays, discuss Allegro and the annoucemenst of Kate Baldwin in John & Jen and Laura Benanti in the Rockettes show.