Thursday, July 18, 2019

It's a Theatre Thing Announement by Christopher Peterson

Today, Tracy makes a brief announcement that the podcast is going on a season end hiatus. We’ll see you next month!

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Friday, June 28, 2019

It's a Theatre Thing Ep #10 - The Prom, The Kennedy Center lawsuit and harassment at Beetlejuice. by Christopher Peterson

On this episode of It's A Theater Thing, Tracy and Erin discuss news about The Prom, The Kennedy Center lawsuit and harassment at Beetlejuice. Also, they discuss the Netflix documentary, "…

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Wednesday, June 12, 2019

It’s a Theatre Thing Ep #9 - Post Tony Awards Wrap-Up! by Christopher Peterson

It's the post-Tony edition of It's A Theater Thing! Tracy and Erin talk about their thoughts about the broadcast. What surprised them and what did they expect? Also, they list the post-Ton…

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Friday, June 7, 2019

It's a Theatre Thing Ep Special Ep: It's the Tony Awards! by Christopher Peterson

It's Tony Time!!! Sami DeSocio joins Tracy and Erin to predict the Tony winners. Also, don't miss Tracy's crazy Tony story! You won't want to miss it!"

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Monday, June 3, 2019

It's a Theatre Thing Ep #8 - Fosse/Verdon Wrap Up, Top 5 Tony Nominations by Christopher Peterson

This week on It's A Theater Thing, Tracy and Erin include the recap for the last Fosse/Verdon episode and Tracy has a couple of issues. Next, Tracy and Erin offer up their top 5 Tony perfo…

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It's a Theatre Thing Special Ep - "Fosse/Verdon" Recap Part 7! by Christopher Peterson

This week, Tracy is flying solo as she recaps episode 7 of Fosse/Verdon. She covers Bob's unusual marriage proposal, the development of Chicago and Bob and Gwen's struggle to be parents. T…

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It's a Theatre Thing Special Ep - "Fosse/Verdon" Recap: Part 6" by Christopher Peterson

This week, Tracy and Erin discuss episode 6 of Fosse/Verdon. In this episode, we find that Nicole is growing up, Gwen is determined to get Chicago on Broadway and Bob has a heart attack. T…

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It's a Theatre Thing Ep #7 - Theatre Backlashes and Regrets by Christopher Peterson

On this episode, Tracy and Erin have a discussion about theater backlashes. They also discuss their greatest theater regrets - the shows they wish they had seen and the ones they wish they…

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It's a Theatre Thing Special Ep - "Fosse/Verdon" Recap Part 5! by Christopher Peterson

Tracy and Erin recap episode 5 of Fosse/Verdon. They discuss how Gwen has evolved and her reasons behind wanting to do Chicago. They also explore Ann Reinking's relationships with both Bob…

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It's a Theatre Thing Special Ep - "Fosse/Verdon" Recap Part 4! by Christopher Peterson

Tracy and Erin discuss episode 4 of Fosse/Verdon. We take a look at Bob's excessive lifestyle and Gwen's relationship with her daughter. They also ponder a question. Is Bob a troubled pers…

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It's a Theatre Thing Ep #6 - Tony Nominations! by Christopher Peterson

Tony nominations are out! Listen to Tracy and Erin give their thoughts on the nominations. Who deserved their nominations and who got snubbed? Also, stay tuned to the end for some very exc…

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It's a Theatre Thing Special Ep - "Fosse/Verdon" Recap Part 3! by Christopher Peterson

Tracy and Erin discuss the third episode of Fosse/Verdon. In this episode, we learn more about Gwen Verdon's past. We also discuss, Gwen's ill-fated play, Children! Children! Finally, we l…

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It’s a Theatre Thing Ep #5 - Disney/Broadway Connections and Tony Nom Predictions! by Christopher Peterson

In this episode of It's A Theater Thing, Tracy and Erin are joined by Sami DeSocio to discuss the Disney-Broadway connection and we find out if Sami is a real Disney princess. Also, it's a…

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It's a Theatre Thing Special Ep - "Fosse/Verdon" Recap Part 2! by Christopher Peterson

Tracy and Erin discuss episode 2 of Fosse/Verdon. They explore the couple's complicated relationship and Bob Fosse's attitudes about his relationships with women. 

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It's a Theatre Thing Special Ep - "Fosse/Verdon" Recap Part 1! by Christopher Peterson

Tracy and Erin recap the FX series Fosse/Verdon. They also discuss the impact Verdon had on Fosse's work and the Broadway stars that can be found among the cast.

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It's a Theatre Thing Ep #4 - Conservative Theatre Festival, Tracy Goes to NYC by Christopher Peterson

Tracy gives her take on the shows she saw in NYC. Erin educates us on the Conservative Theater Festival and we learn more about BroadwayCon. Finally, Tracy and Erin give their Beyond Broad…

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It's a Theatre Thing Ep #3 - Are stage doors getting worse? by Christopher Peterson

Are stage doors getting worse? Tracy and Erin discuss stage door behavior and share some of their own stories. Also, Tracy and Erin give their latest picks in Beyond the Boards.

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It's a Theatre Thing Ep #2 - Theatre Etiquette Pet Peeves by Christopher Peterson

On this episode of It's a Theater Thing, Tracy and Erin discuss theater etiquette and their biggest pet peeves. Also, they ponder how to eliminate poor audience behavior. Finally, they en…

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It's a Theatre Thing Ep #1 - "RENT Live!" Reaction by Christopher Peterson

Tracy, Erin and Trish talk about everything from Falsettos, to Rent Live! on the first episode of It's a Theatre Thing! 

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Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Review: Nick Payne's CONSTELLATION is receiving a virtually flawless production at Hudson Stage through Nov 3rd! by John P. McCarthy

With invaluable assist from director Mark Shanahan fostered by an excellent company that never misfires, FAITH SANDBERG and BEN PAUL WILLIAMS are terrific. They NEVER miss a beat!

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Thursday, May 31, 2018

Review: Fugard's "A Lesson from Aloes" @ Hartford Stage; Lessons learned from other's prejudices. by Tara Kennedy

All 3 actors do an excellent job portraying these tremendously complex, deeply layered characters. ANDRUS NICHOLS was especially masterful in her portrait of the wounded "Gladys."

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Thursday, September 22, 2016

Review: Wonderfully written "Queens for a Year" at Hartford (CT) Stage takes on American military women with depth & courage! by Tara Kennedy

A powerful piece of theatre with an excellent, dynamic cast featuring VANESSA R BUTLER, SARAH NICOLE DEAVER, MARY BACON & HEIDI ARMBRUSTER shines a white hot light on the plight of our mili…

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Saturday, September 17, 2016

Review:"View from the Bridge"opens in LA starring Frederick Weller & Andrus Nichols & a Fantastic Ensemble by Erin Conley

LA theatre fans should run, not walk, down to Center Theatre Group's Ahmanson Theatre for this can't miss TONY-Winning "Best Revival" of Arthur Miller's classic directed by this year's TONY-…

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Thursday, August 25, 2016

What's Inside 'Waitress'? by William Statham

Here is a brief review from my recent visit to Waitress on Broadway, starring Tony Award-winner Jessie Mueller.

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Thursday, August 11, 2016

Those Kinky Boots Still Hold Up by William Statham

Brief review of the most recently Kinky Boots Broadway cast from Aaron C. Finley's (Charlie) opening night this past Monday, 8/8/16.

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Thursday, April 2, 2015

“The Undeniable Sound of Right Now” at Rattlestick Playwrights Theater by Onstagecritics

David Roberts “Time it was /And what a time it was, it was/A time of innocence/A time of confidences/Long ago it must be/I have a photograph/Preserve your memories/They’re all that&#…

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Diana Sheehan: Easterner Enjoys First-rate Second Act in Texas by Onstagecritics

Alexandra Bonifield /  Howdy, y’all! Alexandra Bonifield here, Onstageblog.com’s N. Texas/Oklahoma contributor, regional theatre journalist, critic and advocate. This is my inaugural po…

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Wednesday, April 1, 2015

What a Music Director does by Onstagecritics

Originally posted on and sure stars shining . . .:As I have returned to musical theatre work over the last eight months, I have been asked from time to time “Just what…

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The Cruise Ship Stage and Stigma by Onstagecritics

Michael Arvelo /  Thanks to an unexpected opportunity, for the first time in my life I was recently able to go on my very first cruise for 7 days across … Continue reading →

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Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Review ~ “Music Hall” at 59E59 Theater C by Onstagecritics

David Roberts /  “With a smirk on their face, they wait now in the silence/and that dark hole/there, in front of me.”  – The Artiste in “Music Hall” Somewhere, someone ……

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A One-Night-Only Reunion Reading of David Rabe’s Hurlyburly to Benefit The New Group by Onstagecritics

David Roberts / The New Group announces a one-night-only benefit reading of David Rabe’s Hurlyburly, reuniting director Scott Elliott and original cast members from the company’s critica…

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