Like tonight, when I was watching TV, and saw a ton of Broadway stars doing what they do best.
Don't you laugh when you see that commercial for glasses with Brooke Shields and Heidi Blickenstaff? That's memories of Grease, Wonderful Town, Cabaret, The Addams Family, [title of show] and The Little Mermaid in 30 seconds! Speaking of Grease, how about that new ad for Chanel that uses a really slow arrangement of "You're The one That I Want"?
Sad enough that I'm home watching TV on a Friday night, right? Well, at least this week's Blue Bloods picked me up... There's show stars Tom Selleck (A Thousand Clowns) and Tony-winners Len Cariou (Sweeney Todd, A Little Night Music, Applause, Proof, etc.) and Gregory Jbara (Billy Elliot, Victor/Victoria, Damn Yankees, etc.), and there's guest stars Vanessa Ray (Hair), John Bolton (Damn Yankees, A Christmas Story) and James Carpinello (Saturday Night Fever, Xanadu, Rock of Ages) - and he was this week's "scum bag."
Good news! On Wednesday, I can look forward to Nashville with Tony-winner Laura Benanti (Gypsy, Women on the Verge..., etc.), Jeffrey Carlson (Taboo, The Goat, or Who Is Sylvia?) and Will Chase (The Mystery of Edwin Drood, High Fidelity, The Story of My Life, etc.)
But the best news is... in exactly 2 weeks, I'll get a Broadway fix for real! Side Show and Hedwig, here I come!