I see it everywhere - sweatshirts, sweaters, team jerseys, hats, pins, buttons on people of all shapes, sizes, colors and creeds. Homes are adorned with full-sized team logo flags, front yards have inflatable football players in the appropriate team colors. And even cars are done up! Everything from painted slogans on windows to football helmet door magnets, and those little flags - one on each side of the car - that flap elegantly in the breeze as the car goes down the highway.
Imagine that kind of fervor for Broadway shows! The Tony Nominations are like the playoffs... we all pick "teams": last year, I'd have been Team Memphis. The Drama Desks, Outer Critics Circle and Broadway Audience awards are like those nifty bowl games. And, of course, the Tonys would be the Super Bowl/
And Team Fela! would have been, hands down the most colorful on the field!
And just imagine the half-time show...
I think I'm going to find investors for my show logo car door/bumper magnets. I bet people would buy them. You can probably guess which show would be on my bumper!
(Merchandise pictures from footballfanatics.com and playbillstore.com)
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