12 Random Thoughts We Had While Watching On the Town’s Fantastic Today Show Performance

May 18th, 2015 by

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The Tony Award-nominated revival of On the Town kicked off Fleet Week in New York with a Today Show performance of “New York, New York” that can only be described as on fleek. Below are 12 random thoughts we had the first time (or 10 times) we watched the fantastic opening number.


—These mensches. Look at them starting out by thanking the navy folks for their service. #Bless

On the Town GIF- Sailors

Jay’s scoop (0:16). Dead. Re-record the album and do a write-in Tony nomination.

—Did Clyde always look like Don Draper or is this Mad Men finale mania?

Clyde Alves- On the Town- Don Draper

Tony Yazbeck is a treasure. End of story.

—Own it, Megan Fairchild; it’s really so great having the girls added in like this.

On the Town GIF- Megan Fairchild

—Mambo! Mambo! Go! (1:22)

On the Town GIF

—Wow, that flip at 1:43!! #FairchildForTheWin

On the Town GIF- Megan Fairchild

—1:50 seconds in.

Sex and the City- Fleet Week- Seamen 12 O'clock

—But really, those orchestrations are absolutely everything.

—Yes to the principal six as they ease on down the road...but now rewind and watch it again just looking for Jackie Hoffman and Stephen DeRosa.

—And that leg!

On the Town GIF- Megan Fairchild

—It’s time to revisit the Lyric Theatre and On the Town.