Best of luck in your future endeavors, Michael!
Whenever I've had to move on to the next gig, things only got better. Will you resurrect a favorite show on cable as "Countdown with Michael Musto"? Co-write a musical with Harvey ? Write your memoirs - that would be great fun for us all. Enjo...
You forgot the singers that know all the lyrics, and want to sing along. Ask them if they will go home with you after the show, so you can have stereo while listening to the cast recording. Chances are the irony will go right over their heads.
STAX Records was great competition for Motown. The Memphis sound made it Soulsville, USA. You don't have to wait for a Broadway show; the STAX 50th Anniversary Celebration boxed set was released in 2007.
Booker T & the MGs
Sam & Dave