In this T&E Theatre Factory, we talk about the off-Broadway play Puffs, Festival Ballet Providence's production of The Nutcracker, and our top 3 shows of 2018 (plus our one, agreed upon least favorite).
We're back! Today we're talking about two Russia-based musicals, the touring cast of Anastasia and the sorely missed Natasha, Pierre, and the Great Comet of 1812. Also, why Trinity Rep would be the best place for a regional Great Comet production. (Seriously!!) Links to Russian kitten Instagram accounts tomorrow. . .
Twitter has grown increasingly disappointing for me. Thanks to whatever algorithms they shuffled around over the past few months, it felt like almost none of my posts were getting more than one or two likes, no matter what hashtags I used. Also, it seemed to be hiding posts from people I enjoyed hearing from, meaning … Continue reading Twitter Hiatus, Why?
Wow, an actual entry that's NOT just a podcast! I decided to give an update on my writing and everything related. As you may remember, I was on cloud nine after getting multiple partial requests and 1 full MS request following the Pitch Slam at this year's Writer's Digest conference. A couple of weeks later, … Continue reading Stalled
So much to talk about! The Miss Saigon tour, two local plays, and yes, our ideas for an improved Dear Evan Hansen. Be careful opening your Playbill. . . Opening song: Falco - Der Kommissar Closing song: Natasha, Pierre, and the Great Comet of 1812 OBC - Letters
In today's episode (mostly) Erica talks about (mostly) every version of the Phantom of the Opera, & its influence on her writing. Also, we swear more than ever. Hasa diga Daveowai! Closing song by Nightcore: https://youtu.be/e5difG-INqY
We're talking about Come From Away in this week's episode of T&E Theatre Factory, and why this is possibly THE best thing on Broadway right now. Why is this titled Hashbrowns? Well, you'll just have to listen and find out, won't you?
My husband and I just got back from several days in NYC, where we attended the 2018 Writer's Digest Conference for the first time ever. Because my experience, especially with Pitch Slam, was very positive and fruitful (all four agents I sat down with requested pages), I figured I'd make a blog post about it. … Continue reading My Experience at #WDC18’s Pitch Slam!
T&E Theatre Factory's 4th episode gets into Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat and Starlight Express, aka not exactly the high points of Andrew Lloyd Webber's career. We discuss a version of the former we saw at Theatre By the Sea several weeks ago, and Starlight Express even though we haven't seen it, and probably … Continue reading The Dreamcoat of Lies Express – Episode #4
The third episode of T&E Theatre Factory, in which we talk all about the one and only SWEENEY TODD: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street. We review Connecticut Repertory Theatre's recent version starring Terrence Mann, along with my years long obsession with the show, Travis' distaste for Company, and the closing of RI's 2nd Story … Continue reading The Business Gecko of Fleet Street – Podcast #3