Stage Rush TV: Episode 80
- Adam Jacobs of The Lion King and Aladdin—the guy who’s played both Simba and Aladdin
- Simba’s workout tips
- Marathon week of theater, including The Mountaintop and The Lyons
- Win tickets to the off-Broadway comedy The Judy Show
- Broadway grosses
What do you think, Rushers? Is Adam Jacobs living out your childhood dreams? Do you think you’ll adopt any of Simba’s workout tips? Have you seen either The Mountaintop or The Lyons? What did you think? Thank you so much for making 80 episodes of Stage Rush TV, your continued support, and for being the best readers a guy could ask for. Leave your thoughts in the comments below!
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The No. 1 Reason To See: The Lyons
Although it’s been written so many times, the new play The Lyons makes the statement ring truer than ever: You cannot choose your family. The titular clan is gathered at the hospital bedside of Ben (Dick Latessa), the patriarch, who is riddled with cancer and dying. His wife, Rita (Linda Lavin), is nonchalantly reading an interior design magazine, planning how to redecorate the living room once Ben is gone. Their two grown children (Kate Jennings Grant and Michael Esper) can’t seem to comfort their father for five minutes without digging up some complaint from the past about their parents. The hospital room becomes the setting for the clan’s final rumble together.
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