Patty & Emily grieve Prince the only way they know how, by watching the tribute video by the cast of The Color Purple. They also worry about who might go next. There’s a lot of Shuffle Along talk, including how they are not playing around with late seating. And the potential Cher musical and Lesli Margherita and Tom Hewitt in The Hunchback of Notre Dame are discussed.
Patty & Emily celebrate Stephen Sondheim’s birthday. Also, Andrew Lloyd Webber’s birthday. They talk about the shows they’ve seen, including Sondheimas, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Shoshana Bean, a high school production of Rent, and a regional production of Big Fish. They also discuss the Ever After casting announcement and give a very special Carolee Update.
Patty & Emily talked to the casts of upcoming Broadway plays Living on Love and Airline Highway. They also talked to the cast of Paper Mill’s The Hunchback of Notre Dame on their opening night. Interviews include Renée Fleming, Douglas Sills, Anna Chlumsky, Jerry O’Connell, Joe DiPietro, Lisa D’Amour, Julie White, Stephen Schwartz, and Patrick Page.