If that long-promised revival of Smokey Joe’s Cafe does come to Broadway this year, the producers could do worse than to put Patina Miller front and center — assuming they can afford her now that she’s got a Tony Award, a TV series and a couple of Hunger Games blockbuster credits under her belt.
Passionate. That’s the word that comes to mind listening to Andrew Lippa discussing I Am Anne Hutchinson/I Am Harvey Milk. There’s a breathless intensity to everything he says. It all matters.