Episode 73: Jellicle PodCATS

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 CatsCats is back, by the way. They discuss casting announcements for Pacific OverturesSunday in the Park with George, and Freaky Friday. They also Encores questionable casting breakdowns and discuss a really great dreamcast.

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Episode 65: Broadway Babies

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 CatsCharlie and the Chocolate Factory, The MUNY, and more. And Encores! next season is announced, which Patty is especially happy about.

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Episode 59: Diverse Topics

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!

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Episode 55: Backstreet’s Back Alright!

Patty tries to make it through the podcast after being sat directly next to Brian Littrell of the Backstreet Boys at Disaster. After recounting her experience, she tells Emily about The Woodsman and they discuss Eclipsed. They also go over theatre news, including the disappointing 1776 casting, Wicked‘s digital lottery, and Pump Boys & Dinettes at Paper Mill.

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Episode 52: Fan Fiction

Patty & Emily discuss Folio Group, their new venture with other creators of theatrical media! They also discuss Cabin in the SkyFrozen 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!

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Episode 51: Patty & Emily & Alice & Emily

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.

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Episode 44: Turn Off Your Phones

Patty & Emily discuss a new reading Speakeasy and the Transport Group’s production of Once Upon A Mattress starring Jackie Hoffman. They also talk about recent announcements, including Cabin in the Sky casting and Josh Groban’s Broadway debut. Also, old people are ruining everything.

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Episode 33: Check Yourself

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!

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Episode 26: Six Month Soapbox

Patty & Emily are celebrating six months of podcasts! They discuss their upcoming Shmazie Awards and the Drama Desk nominee press event. They mourn the closing of Doctor Zhivago and discuss how sexist Zorba! is and how the new Encores! season can me it up to them.

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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