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 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 and Emily discuss the cancelation of The Prince of Egypt concert, and where the production should go from here. They also talk about their revisit to Something Rotten and the new cast members. This week’s theatre stories discussed include Newsies being filmed, a new TKTS booth, and An American in Paris is closing earlier than announced. Plus, more dreamcasts!
Patty & Emily lament still not having seen Shuffle Along after a full week of performances. Patty talks about seeing a high school production of Aida and audience behavior at On Your Feet!. They talk about Charlie and the Chocolate Factory coming to Broadway and possible casting and Shoshana Bean in Funny Girl. They also answer a listener question and do a dreamcast!