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"
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"
Without You, a new one-man show written by and starring Anthony Rapp, played to sold-out audiences at the New York Musical Theatre Festival. I was lucky enough to grab a ticket to a late-night performance on Thursday, October 7th, 2010. Rapp’s emotional reflection on love, loss and family was one of the bravest performances I […]Read more "Theatre Review: “Without You” @ NYMF 10/07/10"
September started with a bang! I saw 8 shows last month all over the Bay Area ranging from San Francisco to Berkeley, down to San Jose and everywhere in between. Berkeley Rep’s Compulsion starring Mandy Patinkin was by far the best show of the month. It was a riveting new drama that shouldn’t be missed. […]Read more "2010 October Bay Area Theatre Guide"
One of the main reasons I started this blog was to insure that I wouldn’t forget these magical theatrical experiences I have as an audience member when I go to the theatre. It also serves as way for me to formulate my opinions and ideas on what I see. Since starting this blog, I’ve only […]Read more "Reflections on “RENT” – my “Without You”"
Book, music, and lyrics by Jonathan Larson Non-Profit Partner: The Health Trust Directed by Lisa Mallette The shockingly original and deeply moving Broadway hit at City Lights, the perfect company to bring it to life. This fresh and daring spin on Puccini’s La Bohème follows the triumphs and tragedies of eight young Greenwich Village bohemians. Mark, […]Read more "Theatre Preview: “RENT” @ City Lights Theatre Company, Opening 7/24"
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"