Wednesday, February 13, 2013

OLD HATS==>Old Time Fun!!

Good morning all of my loyal and faithful readers and followers out there in the hinterlands, wastelands and boondocks. Let’s get this posting started with ...

Billi Pod’s report card on last night’s terrific entertainment event ...

OLD HATS - Bill Irwin and David Shiner, aided by Nellie McKay and her music, reunite and make all kinds of new craziness==>A

Folks, this was a totally enjoyable performance by two extraordinarily talented clowns/comedians.

Songs written and performed by Nellie McKay provided a musical segue into the various skits.

The chemistry between Irwin and Shiner is apparent even though they try to mask it through a “competitive” thread in most of the skits where they perform together.

This was the first preview performance and there were a few glitches, mostly with the sound, but they were minor. 

I left the show happy, with a big smile on my face. 

The running time is 2 hours with an intermission. The show’s initial run was through March 31st, with tickets priced at only $25. It has already been extended to April 7th and the ticket prices for the extension will rise to $75, so ... 

Billi Pod says==>see it now.

Came back to the warm and cozy confines of PHC to watch President Obama’s State of the Union Address. I thought he did an excellent job, much much better than his Inauguration Address.

Poor Marco Rubio aka Cotton Mouth. He had a WTF? moment during his tepid response to Obama’s speech. I have a pretty good idea that this will haunt him for the rest of his political career. Jus sayin'

Moving on ...

Tonight’s entertainment event is ...

8:00==>STOMP - “A high-energy, percussive symphony, coupled with dance, played entirely on unconventional instruments, such as garbage can lids, buckets, brooms and sticks.” (Off Broadway - complimentary ticket)

This amazing show opened on February 27, 1994. I have seen it multiple times and loved it each time. Will be seeing this performance with my theater-buddy Marty Kosarik.

After the show we will have a late dinner at Bareburger, located in The East Village.

Wow ... I have just reviewed my daily log (log, not diary, real guys don’t keep diaries) and discovered that I have already scheduled an AWESOME upcoming 9 days here in The Big Apple, The Greatest City In The World.

This is what it looks like ...

Wednesday 2/13 - 8:00==>STOMP (Off Broadway - comp. ticket)

Thursday - 7:30==>NEW YORK PHILHARMONIC @ Avery Fisher Hall (season subscription)

Friday - 8:00==>TWO BY TWO @ The York Theatre (Off Broadway - full price ticket)

Saturday - 3:00==>SECRETS: The Untold Story of Sigmund Freud & Carl Jung (Off Broadway - comp. ticket); 8:00==>BODEGA BAY (Off Broadway - $9 TDF ticket))

Sunday - 3:00==>JESUS IN INDIA (Off Broadway - comp. ticket)

Monday 2/18 - 3:00==>MY MOM IS TRYING TO RUIN MY LIFE (Off Broadway - $9 TDF ticket) - yes, that is the correct time.

Tuesday - open at the moment

Wednesday - 8:00==>ANNIE (Broadway - discounted Actor's Fund ticket)

Thursday - 7:30==>NEW YORK PHILHARMONIC @ Avery Fisher Hall (discounted TDF ticket)

In summary: 1 Broadway show;  6 Off Broadway shows: 2 Concerts; and 1 open date==>AWESOME!!

Yeah, my loyal and faithful readers and followers ... this is why I love living in NYC, the Entertainment Capital of the World.

Yesterday’s Pedometer mileage==>4.07 miles (or, 8,898 steps)

Total mileage since 7/1/12==>1,134.13 miles 


Billi Pod
“Don’t pick a fight with an old man. If he is too old to fight, he’ll just kill you.”

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