Patty & Emily discuss theatre on TV this week with the Hamilton documentary and Rocky Horror Picture Show. They also go over the stories of the week, including Donna Murphy as Dolly Levi, upcoming shows Groundhog Day, Bandstand, and 13 Going on 30, and the controversy over at Great Comet.
Patty & Emily talk about Blood Brothers at 54 Below and She Loves Me, which unfortunately won’t be getting a video review. They talk about the new cast of Hamilton, which they’ll never get to see and the cast of Hairspray Live! It was a tough week personally and in America. Black lives matter.
Patty & Emily reflect on the closing of another show, American Psycho, and Patty discovers her high school just performed School of Rock. They also talk movie musical news; what Hamilton fans will think of In the Heights, and why we (don’t) need another Guys and Dolls movie. And with the Tonys next week, Patty & Emily give their predictions of what will win this year. Will Hamilton win the most awards in history?!?!
Patty & Emily continue their investigative journalism into dogs attending Broadway shows. They also discuss possible West End transfers Gypsy and Sunset Boulevard, and casting announcements for The Taming of the Shrew, Gilmore Girls, The Little Mermaid, and Paramour.
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 celebrate two important anniversaries: a year of this podcast and the opening of Scandalous! They also discuss Margo Seibert’s initiative with Caroline Angell Racket, which is currently holding a collection drive for feminine hygiene products for the homeless. Plus, the news of Alice Ripley and Emily Skinner giving a new concert in NYC has them getting excited and asking questions!
Patty & Emily discuss the shows closing: The Heidi Chronicles, Living on Love, and Hamilton. They also discuss the shows they’ve seen this week, including True Believer and Hamlet, and this week’s news stories, including Stomp and The Tony nominations.