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FOF #2660 - Go Tootsie Go - 10.07.18

FOF #2660 – Go Tootsie Go

The 1982 the hit film Tootsie captivated audiences with its story of an actor so desperate to get a job that he crossed dress as a woman and became America’s sweetheart feminist icon.

Today we’re taking a look at the new Broadway musical Tootsie, that aims to update the classic love story of boy meets girl, boy dresses up as girl, and then girls fall in love.

Posted in: Podcast 1 month ago 0
FOF #2636 - The Color Purple is in the Pink - 07.20.18

FOF #2636 – The Color Purple is in the Pink

The musical adaptation of Alice Walker’s Pulitzer Prize winning novel, The Color Purple, is kicking off its national tour right here in Chicago.

After experiencing trauma after trauma in the first act, we see Celie come of age and not only become her own woman, this Celie gets a lot more woman on woman action than Whoopi Goldberg ever did.

Posted in: Podcast 4 months ago 0
FOF #2632 - The Cher Show is a Fun Pop Culture Ride - 07.12.18

FOF #2632 – The Cher Show is a Fun Pop Culture Ride

In the 70s, Cher launched her own musical variety show, the Cher Show. Decades later, The Cher Show is back as a new musical that looks at the pop diva’s amazing career.

Today, Cher enthusiast, Damon L Jacobs joins us to take a look at The Cher Show that’s playing in Chicago before hitting Broadway this fall.

Posted in: Musical Theatre, Podcast 4 months ago 0
FOF #2600 - If I Could Turn Back Taaaymmmr - 03.29.18

FOF #2600 – If I Could Turn Back Taaaymmmr

One of the great things about living in a city like Chicago is you get to see musicals being born. Before they go to Broadway, a lot of big shows get tested in the Windy City to see if it’s a smash hit or a stinker.

Today we’re taking a look at the promising new musicals being unleashed first in Chicago: The Cher Show, Tootsie, Charlie and Chocolate Factory and now running Pretty Woman:The Musical.

Posted in: Podcast 8 months ago 2
FOF #2511 - Arrivederci Scaramucci - 08.01.17

FOF #2511 – Arrivederci Scaramucci

In just ten days Anthony “The Mooch” Scaramucci got hired by the White House, swore like a drunken sailor in an interview, got served divorce papers from his pregnant wife and then got fired.

Today we take a look at all the kookiness surrounding the Mooch-iness- shade thrown by actress Kate Hudson and an EXCLUSIVE– Alaska Thunderfuck responds to the news that Scaramucci is following her on Twitter.

Posted in: Podcast 1 year ago 0
FOF #2478 - Aladdin is Hotter than Hot - 04.27.17

FOF #2478 – Aladdin is Hotter than Hot

Disney’s Aladdin the musical is now on it’s North American tour, and thanks to the hunky hairy chested men in the show, the musical is hotter than hot in a lot of good ways.

The Middle East meets Hollywood styled show is chock full of gorgeous Busby Berkeley like moments, and many of the eclectic characters draw on drag queen culture.

Today, we take you into Aladdin’s Cave of Wonders and give you a sneak preview into the award winning touring Broadway musical.

Posted in: Podcast 2 years ago 0
FOF #2350 - Riding with Trojan - 06.28.16

FOF #2350 – Riding with Trojan

Maybe everyone was on their best behavior because there were snipers positioned on the rooftops, or maybe it was that many folks decided to stay home due to the horrific Orlando Massacre, but this year’s Chicago Pride celebration was a festive, thoughtful and intimate event.

Today we take a look at Pride celebrations, in Chicago, New York City, San Francisco and London.

Posted in: Podcast 2 years ago 4
FOF #1998 - Beneath the Peculiar World of Barbra Streisand - 06.06.14

FOF #1998 – Beneath the Peculiar World of Barbra Streisand

Today we’re joined by actor Michael Urie, best known for playing Marc St. James on the TV series Ugly Betty. Michael is now starring in Buyer & Cellar, a one man show that takes us on an imaginary journey of an actor hired to work as a store clerk in Barbra Streisand’s underground basement village.

Listen as Michael Urie takes us in depth into Barbra Streisand’s peculiar home and her obsession with her possessions and working with Vanessa Williams on Ugly Betty.

Posted in: Actors, Interviews, Podcast 5 years ago 5
Chicago Sings Happy Birthday to Dolly Parton

Chicago Sings Happy Birthday to Dolly Parton

After last nights Chicago Premiere of ‘9 to 5’ at the Bank of America Theater (18 W Monroe) the cast invited Dolly Parton back onto the stage so they could surprise her with a rendition […]

Posted in: Divas, Musical Theatre, video 8 years ago 0
Fuerza Bruta

Fuerza Bruta

This trailer for Fuerza Bruta doesn’t quite capture the excitement of seeing the live show which is like the love child of Burning Man and Blue Man Group. I felt like I was at an […]

Posted in: Culture & Style 9 years ago 0