Broadway Blackout is a witty, in-depth look at some of the atrocities that have come to the Broadway stage. Take a look with Mary Ann and Rita into stage flops that lost money, caused controversy, and barely made it through previews. As you're listening, enjoy a signature cocktail in the theme of the show each week from self-proclaimed mixologist, Mary Ann.
Episode 8: The Scottsboro Boys
Rita and Mary Ann shine a spotlight on the limited-run musical, The Scottsboro Boys. Directed by Susan Stroman, this Kander and Ebb musical is not without its own intrigue! Enjoy this podcast as we look at how it came to be and how it all ended.
Episode 7: Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812
Rita and Mary Ann are joined by special guest Hailey as they discuss one of their favorite flops of the past five years, Dave Malloy's "Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812."
Episode 6: Little Women
Ring in the New Year with Little Women! This famous novel has warmed the hearts of people everywhere and the musical... guess you'll have to give the episode a listen to find out. Spoiler alert, it flopped.
Episode 5: The Rink
In this episode, we discuss the Kander & Ebb musical, The Rink! Grab an F-Yah (check our Instagram for the recipe) and get ready to talk belting Broadway divas who headlined this famous flop and much more.
Episode 4: Chess
This week's episode is Chess. A fan favorite that flopped on Broadway after only 68 performances. Join Mary Ann and Rita as they explore the ever-changing, complicated musical. While you're listening, enjoy a cocktail from self-proclaimed mixologist, Mary Ann. Check out our Instagram for the recipe. @BroadwayBlackout
Episode 3: The Civil War
In honor of Veterans Day, we take a look at The Civil War by Frank Wildhorn. Join us as we delve into where they went wrong and why it lasted 3 months on Broadway.
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What a great podcast!!! Reminiscing on shows, what they could and couldn’t have done better!? I can’t wait for Broadway to open and this is my current weekly fix!