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 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!
Patty & Emily talk about the news from this week! We’re getting a new Broadway theatre, the Hudson. They also discuss the news of the Nunsense TV series that’s being shopped around, starring Karen Ziemba and Beth Leavel. Bright Star casting has been announced and Kerry Butler visits The Today Show for Everyone Has a Story. Don’t forget to check the Christmas schedule for this week’s shows! This is the last episode of the year; see you in 2016!
Patty & Emily sit down with Andréa Burns, star of On Your Feet!, In the Heights, The Nance and so many more great shows! They also discuss her show at 54 Below on Monday, December 14th. Andréa talks the Parade tour, being BFFs with Katie Finneran, and colorblind casting with Patty & Emily. And how great Beth Leavel and Carolee Carmello are.
Patty & Emily are recording on Beth Leavel’s birthday! They discuss the shows they’ve seen: Songbird, King Charles III, and the book launch for Seth Rudetsky’s “Broadway Diaries Vol. 2.” They also discuss Cher’s bio musical, cast recordings, and the disappointing fact that the Ragtime tour is non-Eq. And a listener’s dreamcast is discussed!
Patty and Emily talk about Emily’s southern trip, where she saw Carolee Carmello and Beth Leavel in Tuck Everlasting. Back in New York, Patty talks about Encores’ Lady, Be Good.
Patty’s back from Sweden, where she went to ABBA: The Museum. She tells Emily all about it, and they talk about Lost Lake, Pocatello, the Into the Woods Movie, Beth Leavel replacing in Tuck Everlasting, and Kathie Lee Gifford’s new musical venture!