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. . .
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?
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
In the 2nd episode of "T&E Theatre Factory" we discuss the 2018 Tony Awards, Ain't Misbehavin' at Theatre By the Sea, and introduce our dumb gecko, Davey. (j/k, we love you, Davey!)
Hello readers! Welcome to my latest, non-writing endeavor - podcasting! My husband and I have decided to start a show about all of the theatre we see, so if you're into that, take a listen and let us know what you think. Links to relevant stuff from the first episode are in the T&E TF … Continue reading T&E Theatre Factory – Episode 1
Hi all! One thing I noted previously was the seemingly utter lack of adult fiction concerning the performing arts, whether musical theatre, acting, ballet, etc. I had only done a few casual searches on Amazon and Goodreads though, so I decided to take a closer look using Subject Headings in some of the library consortia … Continue reading 2018 TBR List