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On a Whim…

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I was in Times Square picking up some Mary Poppins tickets for when my friend Megan will be in town and trying to get Wicked tickets for graduation weekend (to no avail) ~  when I thought it would be fun to see a Broadway play tonight! Hairspray sells student tickets on weekdays so I went to the box office to see if I could get some. But, continuing my streak of bad luck there were no student tickets left. But, they did have some “lottery” tickets left for tonight’s show! Our seats were in the orchestra – row A! Our faces were about 6 inches from the stage!

It was a great show! Even Bill liked it and he did not like the movie. It is fun to sit that close because you can see every little thing that the actors are doing – it is so exaggerated! George Wendt from Cheers played Edna Turnblad – it was great! At intermission they told Bill and I that we needed to put our bags under our seats b/c the cast would be using the space in front of us – remember that there were only 6 inches between us and the stage. One of the characters actually squeezed past us to get on the stage!

In other showbiz news: Bill has seen 4 tapings this week including: Gossip Girl, Confessions of a Shopaholic and Law & Order!


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4 Responses to “On a Whim…”

  1. Beth says:

    How fun! I have never been to a Broadway show…I’m hoping to see one this fall when we’re in NYC. Any suggestions as to what we should try to see?

  2. Aunt Pam says:

    That’s one of the show that I saw the last time I was there. I loved it, too. It just makes you feel good!!

  3. Mimi says:

    I SAW THE MOVIE AND I LIKED IT BUT I’M SURE SEEING IT ALL IN PERSON IS BETTER (EXCEPT IT WASN’T JOHN TRAVOLTA)

  4. Julie says:

    I am jealous. I would have loved to seen Hairspray. It was just so much fun. Remember those girls we saw dresssed up in the limo at the movie. I told Dana she should get a white dress and her bridesmaids should wear their dresses and go see maid of honor!