Patty & Emily talk about Pump Boys and Dinettes and The Father. They check back in on Tinkerbelle, their nemesis dog, who did a feature for BroadwayWorld. In casting news, they discuss all the casting for The MUNY’s summer season and Privacy at The Public.
Patty tries to make it through the podcast after being sat directly next to Brian Littrell of the Backstreet Boys at Disaster. After recounting her experience, she tells Emily about The Woodsman and they discuss Eclipsed. They also go over theatre news, including the disappointing 1776 casting, Wicked‘s digital lottery, and Pump Boys & Dinettes at Paper Mill.
Patty & Emily talk The King and I: from Ann Sanders history-making performance to Marin Mazzie replacing. Patty convinces Emily to give The Humans a try, and they discuss Hairspray Live, Paper Mill’s next season, the Drama Book Shop, and Nerds casting. Plus, who is the new Tweet of the Week?!
Patty & Emily saw so many shows this week! They discuss The Gin Game, Club Gelbe Stern, If It Only Even Runs a Minute, and The Bandstand. They also talk about the stories of the week, including Terri White’s retirement, the announcement of an A New Brain cast recording, and the scooter accident at Trip of Love.
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.
Patty & Emily discuss recent casting notices of Sarah Bareilles’s Waitress and the upcoming Dr. Zhivago. It also happens to be Mary Martin’s AND Bette Midler’s birthday as they record. Emily talks about seeing Mame and Little Dancer in DC, and Patty talks about Elf at Paper Mill.
Paper Mill Playhouse is presenting a reimagining of Cole Porter’s Can-Can, starring Patty & Emily fave Kate Baldwin and Jason Danieley. We got to see a preview and meet the cast. Check it out!
We were tasked with making a video for The Other Josh Cohen at Paper Mill Playhouse, but first we needed to get to the bottom of what exactly this show was about. With the help of Kate Wetherhead (Submissions Only), we learned all about this new musical by Steven Rosen and David Rossmer. Or did we?
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