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 record on Tonys Sunday! They talk about the shows they saw this week, including The Spoils, Ever After, and Celebrity Autobiography. They also went back and revisited some shows, including Fun Home, Hedwig and the Angry Inch, and John & Jen. And it may be Tonys Sunday, but Patty & Emily are already in next season, talking to the cast of upcoming musical Amazing Grace.
Patty & Emily talk about the off-Broadway musicals Clinton the Musical and Iowa. They discuss the week in theatre news, including Mamma Mia announcing closing, Lena Hall’s last Hedwig, and Fun Home recording tracks for a new Broadway cast recording. Plus, there’s a lot of sports talk for some reason.
Patty & Emily celebrate International Women’s Day by discussing some great ladies, like Rebecca Naomi Jones in Big Love and Hedwig, Emily Padgett and Erin Davie at 54 Below, Sutton Foster, and Deborah Cox! In non-lady news, they talk about Rob McClure in Honeymoon.
Patty & Emily discuss shows they saw this week, including Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, The Merry Widow, and JCM in Hedwig! They also talk about the blizzard, upcoming shows, and canceled shows. Plus, they take some of your questions!
We went to the Meet the Nominees reception and were able to interview these Tony nominees:
Chad Beguelin: Aladdin, Best Book & Original Score of a Musical
Joseph P. Benincasa: Tony Honors for Excellence in the Theatre
Danny Burstein: Cabaret, Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical
Nick Cordero: Bullets Over Broadway, Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical
Julian Crouch: Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Scenic Design of a Musical
Harvey Fierstein: Casa Valentina, Best Play
Robert L. Freedman: A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder, Best Book & Original Score of a Musical
Joshua Henry: Violet, Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical
James Monroe Iglehart: Aladdin, Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical
Ramin Karmiloo: Les Miserables, Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical
Anika Larsen: Beautiful, Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical
Steven Lutvak: A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder, Best Original Score of a Musical
Jerrod Spector: Beautiful, Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical
Isabel Toledo: After Midnight, Costume Design of a Musical
Darko Tresnjak: A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder, Direction of a Musical
Watch the Tony Awards on June 8th at 8pm EST on CBS! Hugh Jackman will be there!
Neil Patrick Harris! Lena Hall! Hedwig finally comes to Broadway! Find out what we thought about this brilliant show. (Spoiler alert: we thought it was brilliant.)