Updated: October 2013 The question of a decade: how many Broadway shows have you seen? I get that question asked a lot, mostly by my students or from people who have never been to New York City. While, I haven’t seen as many of some of my friends in New York City, I feel like […]Read more "How Many Broadway Shows Have You Seen?"
It’s always a treat to see an out-of-town premiere of a new musical. This time I had the opportunity to see, Beautiful – The Carole King Musical at San Francisco’s Curran Theatre. It’s been awhile since San Francisco had the opportunity to host an out-of-town try-out (the last one I saw was Legally Blonde), but based […]Read more "Theatre Review: “Beautiful – The Carole King Musical” @ Curran Theatre, SF, 10/09/13"
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"
Happy 4th of July! While you are enjoying your day off, the pool, a family bbq, and fireworks tonight don’t forget that several of the songs that you will hear today were written by the prolific vaudeville and Broadway star, George M. Cohan. Here are a few of my favorite Cohan songs to help celebrate […]Read more "Happy 4th of July! A Tribute to George M. Cohan!"
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"
San Jose Stage Company is proud to announce the nominations for the 2013 Bay Area High School Musical Theatre Stage Top Honor Awards. Under the artistic direction of Spencer Williams, this awards program encourages and rewards exceptional accomplishments in the production of high school musical theatre across the Bay Area. Nineteen private and public high […]Read more "2013 Bay Area High School Musical Theatre Award Nominations"