It’s been almost three years since American Idiot started previews at Berkeley Rep, and since then I’ve seen the show six times. I saw it once in previews at Berkeley Rep, three more times after it opened at Berkeley Rep, once on Broadway at the St. James Theatre, and now the first national tour at […]Read more "Theatre Review: “American Idiot” Tour @ San Francisco’s Orpheum Theatre, 06/13/12"
Disclaimer: I didn’t see every play and musical in the Bay Area or on Broadway, so unfortunately this isn’t a comprehensive list. I did see over 60 productions this year and saw a wide variety of plays and musicals at most of the Bay Area Theatre companies and several in Las Vegas, London and New […]Read more "Top 10 Best Plays/Musicals of 2010"
What to expect on Broadway in January 2011? There is one thing for sure – not a lot. For the second year in a row, I’ll be in New York City during the 3rd weekend of January and both visits will be right after the mass closings on Broadway at the beginning of the new year. […]Read more "What to Expect on Broadway in January 2011"
It’s been almost a year since I last saw American Idiot closing weekend at it’s out-of-town tryout at Berkeley Rep. (I wrote seeing American Idiot four times at Berkeley Rep here.) Basically, I’ve been hooked since I saw it’s first preview back in September 2009. The kinetic energy of the cast was mind blowing. I knew […]Read more "Theatre Review: “American Idiot” @ St. James Theatre, 10/10/10"
Here’s some backstory: I first heard about American Idiot back in April or May 2009 when Berkeley Rep announced their season. I was pumped. I knew I had to see it. With all of the talented names attached to the project, I was assured that this show could be a hit. The 1st time: I bought […]Read more "My “American Idiot” Drama"
There’s a new show in town: AIBway – The Twitter Drama but you have to be on Twitter to follow this musical. Okay, okay, so it’s really not a new musical, but two of my friends on twitter, Tyler and Linda brought up how all of the surrounding drama about American Idiot on Twitter could […]Read more "AIBway – The Twitter Drama…. love, betrayal and gossip"
After a long discussion with Delta, I finally secured my very inexpensive tickets from San Jose to New York City for October. I had tickets this past Spring to New York City, but an unexpected health issue arose and I wasn’t able to make it. Luckily, (or unluckily) I was hospitalized and because of that I was […]Read more "The October Broadway Vacation"