Photo: NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images On Thursday night, Tina Fey hosted One Night Only: The Best of Broadway, a fundraiser on NBC for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, the organization that usually raises its charitable funds by having actors petition their audiences after a show with a cheery red bucket. This year, the bucket became a two-hour network special: Fey presided over a mishmosh of taped testimonials, quasi advertisements for a few of New York’s longer running shows, and some live-ish performances. Did it make logical sense that Patti LaBelle was there singing “The House I Live In”? No. Was it noticeable that most of the musicals actually on Broadway at the moment—anything by Disney, Moulin Rouge, West Side Story, Girl From the North Country, Six—sat it out? Yes. But New York magazine’s own Helen Shaw and Chris Murphy tried their darndest to make sense out of what was there…and here is their story. Helen Shaw: Hello Chris! I am watching a television channel for, possibly, the first time in ten years? Chris Murphy: I am sorry that your first foray back into television will be whatever monstrosity lies ahead of us. HS: What are your expectations for this… Read full this story
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