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"
For most of my 20’s, I never had the gall to walk out of a movie, let alone a live theatrical event. I was under the impression that even if it was extremely bad I would learn something from it. And sometimes that still rings true, but in the last couple of months, I’ve walked […]Read more "How Many Shows Have You Walked Out Of?"
After all the crazy that has happened, Monday night the Wall Street Journal confirmed that Spider-man: Turn Off the Dark will be closing early January 2014. The $75-million production is not even close to recouping it’s initial investment but has taken in $203 million dollars since opening in 2011 according to The New York Times. Clearly all […]Read more "“Spider-man: Turn Off the Dark” is Flying into Las Vegas (Like it Should Be)"
Last week, I received a tweet from a friend, Jeffrey Miele saying this: “@abroadwaycritic any chance you were at the 1st preview of @SpideyOnBway? If so you’re quoted in #songofspidermam (pg 189)”. I tweeted him back and asked what it said, and lo and behold, it’s true — The Broadway Critic Blog was quoted in Chapter 11 […]Read more "The Broadway Critic Blog Quoted in “Song of Spider-man”"
There’s a few shows this Broadway season that you can not miss! Here are my top five: 5. After Midnight “The band takes the last bow in “After Midnight,” the sparkling new jazz revue that opened at the Brooks Atkinson Theater… This may be unusual for Broadway, where the players are normally in the pit — […]Read more "Top 5 New 2013-14 Broadway Musicals I’m Excited About"
Pinewood School’s Performing Arts Department is proud to announce the high school and regional premiere of Whisper House, written by Obie Award winner, Kyle Jarrow (book & lyrics), and Grammy and Tony Award winner, Duncan Sheik (music & lyrics), opening on November 8th, 2013 in Los Altos Hills, CA. It’s 1942 – at the height of […]Read more "Pinewood School Produces First High School Production of WHISPER HOUSE"
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?"