Patty & Emily talk about Fox’s Rocky Horror Picture Show, tick, tick… BOOM!, and they experience The RIDE. And what an experience it was. Patty tells Emily all about Puffs off-Broadway. And they discuss the stories of the week, including Mel B joining Chicago, The Color Purple announcing closing, and Bye Bye Birdie with Jennifer Lopez.
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 discuss listener submissions of which shows they’ve done during high school and dreamcast Kate & Leopold The Musical. They also discuss the stories of the week, including War Paint and Sunset Boulevard, Wicked casting, and Disney profit sharing with the Frozen cast.
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 talk about their experience at the Broadway Flea Market this year. They discuss the stories of the week, including more Reed Birney/Tracy Letts confusion, Broadway bound musicals Prince of Broadway and Madame Sousatzka, and Leslie Odom, Jr.’s upcoming Christmas CD. We’ve also hit rock bottom as Grumpy Cat appeared in Cats.
Patty & Emily talk about the Honest Accomplice Theatre benefit and the important work they’re doing. Last week, they went to the National Black Theatre’s event for Sweet and The Bad Years in Brooklyn. And they discuss the stories of the week, including Hello, Dolly! casting, Judy Kuhn going into Fiddler on the Roof, and Leona Lewis coming out of Cats.
Patty & Emily talk about the indestructible The Color Purple and can’t wait to see Jennifer Holliday step in. They also discuss the differences between styles of show cups and merch mugs. Other news stories discussed are how The Woodsman will be on PBS and then BroadwayHD and if you can, you should check it out, Cats really are afraid of water, and the upcoming Beaches reboot.
Patty & Emily are not happy with The Last Five Years ticket situation, but they are excited about the Fun Home tour. They also discuss the stories of the week, including Kate Baldwin’s upcoming concert, the Sweeney Todd revival, tick, tick… BOOM! casting, and recent scandals. They also stumble (along) on a great idea for a repertory theatre and discuss one of your dreamcasts!
Emily talks about finally seeing Rachel York in Grey Gardens, visiting Aimee Semple’s church, and how she still hates L.A. Patty talks about the American Psycho concert at 54 Below and the Rebecca episode of “American Greed.” They go over the stories of the week, including Cynthia Erivo and Joshua Henry in The Last Five Years, Norm Lewis in Man of LaMancha, and ATC’s upcoming Rock’n’Roll Gospel play.
Patty & Emily lament missing Ragtime on Ellis Island, but look forward to whatever the future is for this production. And Emily looks forward to seeing Grey Gardens this week. They go over the stories of the week, including Alex Timbers departing Frozen, Lesli Margherita returning to Matilda, Miss Saigon, and Hairspray Live! casting. Also, is there a conspiracy or is it coincidence that Idina Menzel and Kristin Chenoweth are releasing albums on the same day?