Q: How are you involved in Broadway by the Bay’s production of Forever Plaid? Jim Gardia, Executive Director of Broadway by the Bay, approached me a few months ago with the idea of opening their new season at the Fox Theatre with a production of “Forever Plaid”. Jim is a great friend from Los Angeles, […]Read more "Interview with Guy Stroman, Original Creator of “Forever Plaid”"
This past October was a big month of theatre for The Broadway Critic. I saw six shows in New York City – some great, some awful. Here’s the list with their accompanying reviews: 10/07/10 – The Scottsboro Boys @ Lyceum Theatre – 2 out of 5 stars 10/07/10 – Without You @ NYMF (featuring Anthony Rapp) – […]Read more "2010 November Bay Area Theatre Guide"
La Cage aux Folles is the only Broadway show in history to win the Tony Award three times for best production – once in 1983 (Best Musical), again in 2005 (Best Revival) and then in 2010 (Best Revival, again)! With all of this acclaim, I still walked out of the San Mateo Performing Arts Center […]Read more "Theatre Review: “La Cage aux Folles” @ Broadway by the Bay, 09/18/10"
Can you believe it? School is starting, summer is nearing it’s end and generally it should be very depressing, right? Wrong. There’s so much great theatre happening in September that it should keep you totally occupied from the fall blues. Currently, I have 10 shows scheduled to see in September and I have a feeling […]Read more "2010 September Bay Area Theatre Guide"
The summer is quickly approaching and I wanted to feature some of the best theatre in the Bay Area during the months of June, July and August. There’s a huge variety of musicals/plays that will be playing and they are pretty evenly spread across the Bay Area from San Francisco down to San Jose. Of […]Read more "2010 Bay Area Summer Theatre Guide"
Dirty Rotten Scoundrels is funny. Period. The Steve Martin/Michael Caine movie was funny and the musical, written by Jeffrey Lane (book) and David Yazbek (Music/Lyrics), is just as funny, if not more! Lane and Yazbek definitely amped up the volume of crass and comedy throughout and in turn the show becomes an extremely wild adventure […]Read more "Theatre Review: “Dirty Rotten Scoundrels” @ Broadway by the Bay, 04/03/10"
Here are The Broadway Critic’s picks for Bay Area Theatre this weekend: 1. Dirty Rotten Scoundrels at Broadway by the Bay – Dirty Rotten Scoundrels is a total riot. I won lottery tickets to this on Broadway and sat on the front row as Sherie Rene Scott, Norbert Leo Butz and John Lithgow all spat […]Read more "Bay Area Theatre: Weekend Picks, April 2-4"