2011 in Review and Goodbye

Posted in Holiday on December 31, 2011 by Daddycatcher

Joined Twitter • Downton Abbey Daddycatcher’s 29th Birthday Party •  Benefit Gala Honoring Patti LuPone • Witnessed Spider-Man: Turn off the Dark • Raúl Esparza at American Songbook Series • Daddycatcher and the Big Man’s California Adventure • J.Lo returns with “On the Floor” and “Papi” • Daddycatcher’s month-long funk • RIP Elizabeth Taylor •  Discovered Happy Endings • Cried at The Normal Heart • Final shift ever at the Laura Pels Theatre • Goodbye Blackberry, Hello Droid • The Royal Wedding • Good riddance, Osama Bin Laden • Meeting Darren Criss and Jane Lynch at the Education Through Music Benefit • Cinco de Mayo food poisoning • Rekindled romance with Kathleen Turner • Final Drama League Awards Luncheon • Are James McAvoy and Michael Fassbender ever going to make out in X-Men: First Class?

Weekend in Washington DC • Daddycatcher’s Oprah vs. Daddycatcher’s Husband • Marriage Equality comes to New York • RIP Amy Winehouse • Death Takes a Holiday by Maury Yeston • Mad Men Marathon on NetFlix • Anderson Cooper’s Gigglefest • Long Beach Island • NEW JOB with the Empire State Pride Agenda • RIP Cha Cha DiGregorio • Hurricane Irene • Finally a first-rate Follies • Señor Morado • 10th Anniversary of 9/11 • Sean Maher comes out of the closet • Revenge • Attend a taping of Anderson • Texas Rangers in World Series • 20th Annual Empire State Pride Agenda Fall Dinner • Snow in NYC before Halloween • Berkeley Springs, North Carolina • Thanksgiving Eve • Chita Rivera in The Visit • Ellen’s 12 Days of Giveaways • Daddycatcher’s Final Post

This is going to be my final post on this blog.  As you can see, I haven’t posted in a month and a half.  After a lot of thought, I have come to the realization that this blog has run its course in my life.  I started in 2008 as a way to get my thoughts out into the world.  It brought me a lot of joy for a long time.  Things are much different in my life now.  I have settled into a new job that I can see myself at for a very long time.  I can’t even begin to describe how that feels.  I have been taking voice lessons since August in preparation for a cabaret show next month.  And I’ll be turning 30 in 36 days.  It’s amazing that I am not nearly as scared about that like I was this past April.

I am so thankful for all of my readers! Your comments and messages really enabled me to continue with this blog.  I wish you all the best in 2012!!! I had a great time and a great run as Daddycatcher!

Daddycatcher’s MUSICAL MONDAY: Vanessa Williams – “Ah, But Underneath” from FOLLIES and SONDHEIM ON SONDHEIM

Posted in Musical Mondays on November 7, 2011 by Daddycatcher

So technically Follies month is over, but “Ah, But Underneath” was a number that was written for the London production in the place of “The Story of Lucy and Jessie.” It has been used in several productions but never in a Broadway production of the show.

However, the song was featured in the 2010 Broadway revue Sondheim on Sondheim sung by the amazing Vanessa Williams.

Kim Kardashian Divorcing

Posted in Gay Rights on October 31, 2011 by Daddycatcher

After 72 days!!!

And yet loving and committed LGBT couples are still not allowed to marry in the majority of the United States!!!

Daddycatcher’s MUSICAL MONDAY: “Who’s That Woman?” from FOLLIES

Posted in Musical Mondays on October 31, 2011 by Daddycatcher

In this final MUSICAL MONDAY entry closing out Follies month, Broadway stalwart Terri White leads the cast of the 2011 Kennedy Center/Broadway production in the classic number “Who’s That Woman?”

Daddycatcher’s CATCH OF THE DAY: Charles Mesure

Posted in Catch of the Day on October 30, 2011 by Daddycatcher

Vanessa Williams is one lucky lady!  She got to make out with Grant Bowler on Ugly Betty and now she gets to get all up on sexy Charles Mesure on the final season of Desperate Housewives.

WTF, Mother Nature!?!

Posted in Weird on October 29, 2011 by Daddycatcher

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Snow in October!?! This is the view outside Daddycatcher’s Manhattan apartment.

An Inspiring Speech from Gov. Andrew Cuomo

Posted in Gay Rights on October 28, 2011 by Daddycatcher

A Cuomo presidency in 2016…why not!?! Gov. Andrew Cuomo speaks at the 2011 Empire State Pride Agenda Fall Dinner.

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