Calls are still coming in and it is Friday. Producers, Investors, Creatives, Alumni- “We can’t imagine not being there, so we are changing our plans. Are their still seats??” This is the general question I am getting asked these days.
I hate to go and leave this pretty sight.”
-SOUND OF MUSIC, Rogers and Hammerstein
The panic in their voices or emails is palpable as they are taking red eye flights, canceling previous commitments, all to be in the Shubert Theatre this Sunday, August 5th.
Just saying my goodbyes
The living was the prize
The ending’s not the story.”
-ELEGIES, William Finn
Will Sunday be tough? No doubt. Will it be full of love? No doubt. Is it hard to walk around the building and see bare walls again and clean dressing stations? No doubt.
“Let the moment go.
Don’t forget it for a moment though.”
-INTO THE WOODS, Sondheim
So as we head into our final 4 performances on Broadway, thank you for “coming and talking and basically, being wonderful. You do my heart good.”
“Love Will Stand When All Else Falls.”
-MEMPHIS, DiPietro & Bryan
Happy Trails Memphis Broadway!