This episode's Broadway critic is named Micheal DeWitt, a not so subtle nod to a character from All About Eve
(1950). AAE's Addison DeWitt was a scathing and unforgettable character who was also a formidable Broadway critic. All About Eve is also mentioned by an understudy early in the episode. See more
[sarcastically to Roger Porter
You see, we googled you... six credits on shows that Evan produced since you... you graduated... Yale drama. You're a Yale man! A dramaturge!
You know, it must be hard for artists these days, you now, the crass comercial considerations and never-ending pursuit of... Profit. You know, profit. Yeah, I guess that's why they call it show bussiness. But in the end, you are an artist, right? You create illusions, you know. You live in a world of ...