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 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.
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 talk about Emily’s trip to Chicago, where she saw Kate Baldwin in The King and I and Mary Page Marlowe. And there were a ton of little news items this week, including Sara Ramirez leaving Grey’s Anatomy, Sutton Foster in Sweet Charity, David Hyde Pierce in Hello, Dolly!, and Barbra’s new tour!
Patty & Emily discuss Folio Group, their new venture with other creators of theatrical media! They also discuss Cabin in the Sky, Frozen coming to Broadway, and Wicked becoming the 10th longest running Broadway show. There are also tangents on the Gilmore Girls revival, since Sutton Foster will be appearing, and Beyoncé because Beyoncé. And they say goodbye to Laura Benanti’s Twitter for now!
Patty & Emily talk to actress Tracee Chimo about the revival of The Heidi Chronicles, now through May 3rd, Wendy Wasserstein, feminism, Sutton Foster, and dog walking. If you haven’t seen her show, see it before it closes! And make sure you see her in whatever she does.
Sutton Foster, Joshua Henry, and Colin Donnell in a Jeanine Tesori musical. What more can we say? See what we thought about Roundabout’s production of Violet!