Ok, this "overheard" entry didn't happen at Angus. It happened in Massachusetts about a week ago, when my Mom took one of her grandkids, a second grader, to see a show at the local theater. The show? Annie Get Your Gun.
Here's what happened:
My Mom: Did you like [...]
But I've got a-number one. (Get it? Ok, ok, I'll take that off the set list for my Last Comic Standing audition.)
Today we're talking about cast size. Just [...]
Yesterday we talked about musicals, and today we're talking plays.
What has been the trend for new plays throughout the decades?
Let's go to the stat board and see what we've got.
In the 1940s, the average number of new plays produced each season was 49.4 In the [...]
Yep, the end of Quarter 3 of the Broadway season is upon us, and, well, to quote a Gershwin [...]
Not only do I read Michael Riedel's twice-a-week Broadway gossip column in the NY Post, but I actually enjoy his stuff . . . even when he's cracking on one of my shows, and he certainly has. Deep down the guy loves theater, like all [...]
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