Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Playlist for Sunday, August 5, 2018: Let's!

Let's have another cup of coffee, kiss and make up, step out, misbehave, face the music, have lunch, call it off and/or just do it. (Lithuanians and Letts do it! Why not 2 on the Aisle?) Yes, this Sunday's show is LET'S-full. Not Let Us. No, that doesn't work. Too formal, too "bow our heads"...For Cole and Ira and Irving, it was always LET'S. Apostrophes, like clipboards, can be powerful in the right hands.

Plus The Drowsy and The Rotten: two parody-full musicals (like parrots, but with larger beaks and fewer feathers), packed with Georgia Engels and Brad Oscars and bards and show offs and lushy chaperones.  Then the Jets and Sharks will dance in and go all "Cool" on us, bringing the temp in that gym way up (my high school proms in a gym were never THAT hot!).

Such is the range of B'way.

Lines to listen for:
No more money in the bank, no cute baby we can spank. (???)
You must love chocolate, everybody loves chocolate, say you do, say it.
I'm in training for the priesthood.
Keep your eyeball on the highball in your hand.
Gimme 10 minutes, I wanna finish my clam chowdah.

See what I mean? Let's do it. Let's go Broadway. :)

Let's Misbehave (Eileen Rodgers, Kenneth Mars, Anything Goes)
A Musical (Brad Oscar, Bryan d'Arcy James, Something Rotten!)
Hard To Be The Bard (Christian Borle, Something Rotten!)
We See The Light (John Cariani, Kate Reinders, Brooks Ashmanskas,
      Something Rotten!)
Let's Misbehave (Helene Yorke, Brooks Ashmanskas, Bullets Over Broadway)
Let's Misbehave (Irving Aaronson & His Commanders)
Let's Step Out (Kim Criswell, Fifty Million Frenchmen)
Let's Face The Music And Dance (Fred Astaire, Follow The Fleet)
Let's Call The Whole Thing Off (Mathew Broderick, Kelli O'Hara, Nice Work
      If You Can Get It)
Let's Have Another Cup Of Coffee (Judy Kuhn, Howard McGillin, Kevin
      Chamberlin, Face The Music)
Let's Put Out The Lights And Go To Bed (Rudy Vallee and The Connecticut
Let's Call The Whole Thing Off (Fred Astaire, Shall We Dance?)
America (Chita Rivera, Ken LeRoy, Ensemble, West Side Story)
Cool (Tucker Smith, Ensemble, West Side Story)
Dance At The Gym (Instrumental, West Side Story)
A Boy Like That/I Have A Love (Patti LuPone, Don't Monkey With
Hello (Bob Martin, The Drowsy Chaperone)
As We Stumble Along (Beth Leavel, The Drowsy Chaperone)
Toledo Surprise (Jason Kravitz, Garth Kravitz, Ensemble, The Drowsy
Show Off (Sutton Foster, The Drowsy Chaperone)
I Remember Love (Georgia Engel, Edward Hibbert, The Drowsy Chaperone)
As We Stumble Along, Reprise (Company, The Drowsy Chaperone)
Let's Do It (Rudy Vallee)
Let's Go Fly A Kite (David Tomlinson, Dick Van Dyke, Mary Poppins)
Let's Kiss And Make Up (Fred Astaire, Funny Face)
Let's Go Home (Joanna Gleason, Barry Bostwick, Nick & Nora)
Let's Take An Old-Fashioned Walk (Eddie Albert, Miss Liberty)
Let's Do It (Mary Martin)
Let's Have Lunch (Kevin Anderson, Ensemble, Sunset Boulevard)
Let's Not Talk About Anything Else But Love (Terence Mann, Nathan
      Lane, Keven Chamberlin, The Addams Family)
Let's Twist Again (Chubby Checker)
Trip-Lets (Ensemble, Forbidden Broadway)

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