Interview: Andréa Burns

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.

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The 4th Annual Shmazie Award Recipients

When we send out the Shmazies, we ask that the recipients send us a photo of their certificate! We’ll be updating this as (hopefully) more arrive!

“So proud! Thank you to my pin curls and Miss Clairol 43r and of course Patty & Emily …My mom will know I’ve made it!” – Carolee Carmello, Exceptional Fucking Hair, IRL

Carolee Shmazie


“Read it and weep bitches.” – Jackie Hoffman, Exceptional Featured Actress in a Revival of a Musical




Jackie Hoffman Shmazie


“Thank you Patty & Emily! Tho unclear if this is a compliment or you’re saying I’m an asshole, or a donkey.” – Alysha Umphress, Exceptional Ass of an Actress

Alysha Umphress Shmazie

Interview – Drama Desk Nominees

Patty & Emily went to the Drama Desk Awards’ Meet the Nominees event! We got to talk to a lot of great people: Warren Carlyle, Joshua Bergasse, Max von Essen, Julie Halston, Brad Oscar, Wayne and Karey Kirkpatrick, Anne Kauffman, Erin Davie, Elizabeth Stanley, Nancy Opel, Alex Sharp, Josh Grisetti, Leslie Odom, Jr. and Renée Elise Goldsberry, and Carolee Carmello!

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Interview: Carolee Carmello

Patty & Emily talk to The Voice herself, Carolee Carmello! They talk about her new show Finding Neverland and discuss her back catalog of shows including ParadeScandalous, and why Elton John is holding the Lestat recording hostage. They also try to convince her to do a cabaret show and an album

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Episode 20: Rawr

Patty & Emily share with you a very important Carolee Update, and discuss the two shows they saw this week that they can actually talk about: The Lion and Shaina Taub’s American Songbook concert. They also talk a little more Anastasia and rejoice in the forthcoming John and Jen cast recording.

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Episode 13: Tuck Everlasting and Lady, Be Good

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.

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Episode 7: ABBA, Carolee News, and a couple of Plays

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!

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