Patty & Emily discuss two more closings: Tuck Everlasting and American Psycho. They also talk about all the castings announced this week, including Holiday Inn, Cats, Something Rotten, and Runaways. But mostly they talk about Ken Davenport, why you shouldn’t donate to the Spring Awakening Kickstarter, and what you should do instead.
Patty & Emily talk The Robber Bridegroom and Leslie Kritzer’s award-winning performance, show taglines, and cast recordings. They also talk casting changes for She Loves Me and Disaster! and Shuffle Along news. And Liza has not, and never will be, on Twitter.
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 talk about the shows they saw, including YOUARENOWHERE and The Wildness. They congratulate Marc Shaiman on his marriage and mourn the loss of Ken Howard. They talk about this week’s stories, including Shuffle Along news and the upcoming Roman Holiday and The Honeymooners.
Patty & Emily talk about all the shows they saw this week: A Christmas Story, Migguel Anggelo at Joe’s Pub, The Wiz Live!, and Gigantic. They also discuss recent theatre stories, including renovations to The Palace and the Helen Hayes theatres and Waitress making history.
On the episode, Patty & Emily welcome their friends Leslie Kritzer and Nick Gereffi of How Does the Wine Taste. They discuss shows they saw this week, including On the Town. They also discuss all the casting news: Rachel York and Betty Buckley in Grey Gardens, Danielle Brooks in The Color Purple, and Keke Palmer in Grease Live!. Leslie and Nick also answer The Patty & Emily 10.
Patty & Emily talk Brandy in Chicago, Speakeasy Dollhouse’s Ziegfeld’s Midnight Frolic, Leslie Kritzer’s standup, and The Sound and The Fury at The Public. They discuss the Taye Diggs’s casting announcement, Kate Shindle’s presidency, and how Love Never Dies will never die.