It’s true! The Book of Mormon musical is coming to San Francisco starting November 2012. It is only playing for a limited five weeks and I’m sure will sell out in minutes (just like what happened in Denver)!! The Book of Mormon is the first show to be announced as part of the SHNSF 2012-2013 season. […]Read more "“The Book of Mormon” musical is headed to San Francisco"
September 20-25, 2011 Based on the Oscar-winning DreamWorks film that started it all, Shrek, The Musical is part romance, part twisted fairy tale and all irreverent fun for everyone! Shrek, The Musical tells the story of a swamp-dwelling ogre who goes on a life-changing adventure to reclaim the deed to his land. Joined by a wise-cracking donkey, this […]Read more "Broadway San Jose Announces 2011-2012 Season"
Golden Road to Unlimited Devotion Benefit Concert Directed by Randall King Music Direction by Don Dally January 17, 2011 at the California Theatre, 7:30pm. A special concert to benefit San Jose Stage Company performed by the Original Cast and Band one night only in a stunning event of extraordinary talent celebrating the Grateful Dead songbook. […]Read more "Golden Road to Unlimited Devotion Benefit Concert @ California Theatre, 01/17/11 @ 7:30pm"
The new year has begun! Welcome to 2011! With all of the craziness of the holidays, I wasn’t able to get my theatre picks up for January until now. Luckily, several shows are opening in late January which gives you (and me) plenty of time to organize our theatre wish-list for January. I spent the beginning of […]Read more "2011 January Bay Area Theatre Guide"
Backwards in High Heels, San Jose Rep’s latest production, is a regional premiere produced by Asolo Repertory Theatre, Arizona Theatre Company and The Cleveland Playhouse based on the life of Ginger Rogers. Overall, the musical is filled with some fantastic music by musical theatre geniuses: Gershwin, Berlin, and Kern, and even some terrific tap dancing, but the […]Read more "Theatre Review: “Backwards in High Heels – The Ginger Musical” @ SJ Rep, 12/3/10"
And just like that, we are into the holiday season and this, of course, brings us some holiday and family-friendly shows! Several Bay Area theatres have already begun their runs of their holiday shows and several are opening the first weekend of December. In any event, you have plenty of great theatre to choose from. […]Read more "2010 December Bay Area Theatre Guide"
Judging from the audience members at The Color Purple, Oprah knew exactly what she was doing when she became one of the lead producers on Broadway for this musical based upon the novel by Alice Walker. Or was it the other way around? Once, Oprah became a producer, her audience-base and main demographic (middle-aged women) […]Read more "Theatre Review: “The Color Purple” @ Broadway San Jose,"