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Thursday, April 30, 2015

Sold Out, A Broadway Adjacent Rant. by Vinnie Costa

It is truly outrageous how many theatre patrons don’t understand this, so let me be perfectly clear: If a Box Office staff member tells you a show is sold out, it means there are NO ti…

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Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Overheard… American Standard by Vinnie Costa

I WILL be this guy when I grow up… Grandpa Brown: “You Americans have very high standards…” Bartender: “Excuse me?” Grandpa Brown: “I was just takin…

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Sunday, April 26, 2015

Overheard… The cafe… by Vinnie Costa

Box Office staff have to put up with so much; answering questions like; “How much?” or “What time does the house open?” or “What’s the running time?”…

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Saturday, April 25, 2015

Overheard… Refills are free… by Vinnie Costa

Blatantly stolen from my Facebook Newsfeed. I love the Broadway Adjacent… Dude: “Do you have Pepsi?” Bartender: “Yes, it’s $10.00 and refills are free.” D…

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Friday, April 24, 2015

Minding Your P’s & Q’s – “But he’s very sophisticated for his age…” by Vinnie Costa

Some questions I get so often, I’ve often thought I should create a mimeographed handout…so here we go…etiquette class is now in session. But remember what I always say, &#…

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Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Overheard… A U-Turn… by Vinnie Costa

‘Murican Brown: “Where’s the bathroom?” Bartender: “Go through that door and make a U-turn to your right. You can’t miss it.” ‘Murican Brown: …

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Monday, April 20, 2015

Overheard… But you said… by Vinnie Costa

I was recently working a theater whose lounge is on the fourth floor, above the seating sections and accessible via elevator from the Orchestra section. If you’ve made it up to me, yo…

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Saturday, April 18, 2015

Classic Overheard – Judy, Judy, Judy by Vinnie Costa

This post was originally published July 2012…I’ve been noting stupidity for far, far too long… Mr Brown: “Are there any plays tonight?” Agent: “I’ve…

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Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Haiku Review – Silence! The Musical by Vinnie Costa

The lambs are screaming, Screaming with laughter, that is. A spoof worth watching. SILENCE is running at Times Scare, 8th Ave (42nd & 43rd) the former site of circus themed sex club Show Pa…

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