Patty & Emily talk about Broadway’s baby fever, what with Audra and Annaleigh’s pregnancies and Waitress and Bright Star. They also talk about all the castings, for Cats, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, The MUNY, and more. And Encores! next season is announced, which Patty is especially happy about.
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 discuss Folio Group, their new venture with other creators of theatrical media! They also discuss Cabin in the Sky, Frozen coming to Broadway, and Wicked becoming the 10th longest running Broadway show. There are also tangents on the Gilmore Girls revival, since Sutton Foster will be appearing, and Beyoncé because Beyoncé. And they say goodbye to Laura Benanti’s Twitter for now!
Patty & Emily are back! We talk about a few of the things Emily missed while she was having her nervous breakdown, including the Encores! Off-Center shows and Rachel York Grey Gardens. They also talk about the two shows they saw together: the Matilda tour and Whorl Inside a Loop. It’s so great to be back!