So… I’m in my History of American Theater class… I know, filling out that arts and humanity credit. And the professor sees me walk in late in my uniform and says, “Quick, Blondie, name a number from a Broadway musical that has basketball in it.”
Well, long story short, my dad used to be an actor and when I was a little girl he did a tour of Promises, Promises—the theater geeks all know where I’m going with this! So I just stand up all Norma Rae-like and sing this song. Here’s a clip from Youtube. I don’t know who the guy is, maybe the son of the guy from Law and Order reruns?
Any to the way. I think I like it cause the guy likes the girl for what she likes, you know?
So, Professor is absototally thrown. Love it!
And then I say all casual, “Oh and here’s one for you: name the dream team!”
The Prof—who is not evil he just acts that way—snarls and sits down and I know: If I want any kinda grade in this class I best be gettin’ some extra credit on!
There’s a basketball number in Full Monty—my dad did a tour of that, too. (I still need to see a therapist after seeing him in that.)
Can you think of other sports that are mentioned or appear in Broadway musicals?
Get back to me guys — I would SO love to hand in a list and get the grade.