AC126748 said: "Does it matter what the OP did or said? She's a customer service representative. Even if she was in the middle of another task, a simple "I'll be right with you" or any acknowledgement of the presence of customers is called for. That is literally the job. There is no way to spin this as a failure on the part of the customer.
It's blatantly rude to be standing in front of someone whose job it is to wait on you and not even have them ack
“I’m pretty happy with what Leigh did,” said Coleman. “I think she is speaking to a modern audience. But one thing I did learn from Cy is to fight for the orchestra, fight for every instrument you can get in there.”
And so when “Sweet Charity” moves to Broadway next season, “we’re going to have a lot more brass,” she said.
Bette likely wouldn't have had the chance to do this if the proposed LuPone revival directed by Jack O'Brien didn't fall through. Funny how things work out, now they're competitors. LuPone and O'Brien weren't interested in replicating the original production, as this new revival certainly does.
When you have a larger than life performer and personality, there will always be traces of their persona in their performance, and that's usually what the audience wants. Elaine Stritch once wisely said something similar to that.
Also, if Patti were playing herself, make no mistake, she'd be playing a proud fiery Italian woman, not a Polish Jew.
GavestonPS said: "Donna Murphy, if he knows her (she hasn't headlined on Broadway for awhile either, except for the very odd LOVE MUSIK), may only confuse the OP. I love both ladies, but I wouldn't have expected Murphy to be cast as Midler's "fill in". (And perhaps that was the point: to bring in someone who won't play the part like Midler plays it.)
Donna did headline the new Roundabout musical "The People in the Picture&q
icecreambenjamin said: "I'm really excited to see this. A friend of mine just saw it and said that it reminded her of the old "star vehicle" shows from the golden age, but with a Sondheimesque score. She also said that the show felt very non-linear and almost surreal, but in a good way. It'll be thrilling to see Mrs. Lupone and Ebersole again. Can't wait!!"
I agree with your friend but the show is NOT non-linear. The
youcantnotloveme said: "I have been a member of the message boards here for quite a while but I rarely post.
I was at the performance last night and loved everything about it. The one thing that stood out to me though was a serious concern as to whether Bette will have the vocal longevity to perform this show 7 shows a week. She sounded good last night but there we more than a few times where she seemed to be really struggling to hit certain notes. Does anyone else h
divarobbie2 said: "@bk, She is doing something different with the eating scene that isn't the original Gower Champion staging, but its own thing and VERY funny. (I remember that scene in the 95 revival VERY well.)
Could you please explain the difference with a spoiler alert?