When their parents both die of a mysterious illness that swept through their small Welsh village, surviving children Thomas, Haydon, and Nettie are forced to fend for themselves in a community that has largely shunned them. Thomas has taken control of the household, Nettie is coming into her own (and out of her shell) as […]Read more "Listen to new musical, “For Tonight” in concert at NYMF"
Last night, Pasek & Paul charmed us at the newly-opened Feinstein’s at the Nikko, a lovely cabaret space at Hotel Nikko in San Francisco. Apparently, since their old home in New York City is being renovated, Feinstein’s decided to make its home in San Francisco bringing some of Broadway to the West Coast. Last night, Pasek […]Read more "Pasek & Paul @ Feinstein’s at Nikko, 7/19"
Now that the Off-Broadway and Broadway awards season is over, I wanted to look back and share my five most favorite songs from the 2012-13 season. I initially wanted to just do my top 5 Broadway songs, but you’ll see why I chose Off-Broadway music as well. (I had to include Dogfight and I would have […]Read more "Top Five Musical Theatre Songs of the 2012-13 Season"
I haven’t posted in quite some time… And my posts might change a little in the future – a little less formal with less reviews, and with more commentary on the theatre scene in general. (I’ll explain in a different post.) But first… KING KONG, the musical. I’m obsessed with their new tracks — completely […]Read more "Obsessed with KING KONG, the musical’s new songs"
Duncan Sheik played at the Cosmopolitan Hotel in Las Vegas on November 9th, 2012 as a part of the Sunset Sessions tour. It was an awesome show even though it was super cold! Duncan Sheik debuted a new song which I absolutely loved. I think it was called, “To Be Alive.” But I loved it. […]Read more "Photo Review: Duncan Sheik @ Cosmopolitan Hotel in Las Vegas, 11/09/12"
The Nightingale July 10 – August 5 Book and Lyrics by Steven Sater Music by Duncan Sheik Choreography by Dan Knechtges Directed by Moisés Kaufman A compelling contemporary musical based on Hans Christian Andersen’s classic tale, The Nightingale tells the story of a young emperor in ancient China, whose luxurious but constricted life inside the […]Read more "Listen to Duncan Sheik’s “The Nightingale” @ La Jolla Playhouse"
“Hell on Earth” – The team begins their pursuit of a marquee star, as Eileen (Anjelica Huston) charges Tom and Julia (Christian Borle and Debra Messing) with finding a title for the newly reinvigorated musical. Karen (Katharine McPhee) and Ivy (Megan Hilty) find themselves in competition again — this time for an orange juice […]Read more "Listening to… SMASH – “Hell on Earth” – Season 1, Episode 9"