Duncan Sheik played at the Cosmopolitan Hotel in Las Vegas on November 9th, 2012 as a part of the Sunset Sessions tour. It was an awesome show even though it was super cold! Duncan Sheik debuted a new song which I absolutely loved. I think it was called, “To Be Alive.” But I loved it. […]Read more "Photo Review: Duncan Sheik @ Cosmopolitan Hotel in Las Vegas, 11/09/12"
The Nightingale July 10 – August 5 Book and Lyrics by Steven Sater Music by Duncan Sheik Choreography by Dan Knechtges Directed by Moisés Kaufman A compelling contemporary musical based on Hans Christian Andersen’s classic tale, The Nightingale tells the story of a young emperor in ancient China, whose luxurious but constricted life inside the […]Read more "Listen to Duncan Sheik’s “The Nightingale” @ La Jolla Playhouse"
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"
I found out through Facebook that Duncan Sheik jumped on as an opener for Suzanne Vega and they were performing in Glasgow while we were in Scotland. So I booked my tickets and headed from Edinburgh to Glasgow on the train (which was super easy and relatively cheap for not planning ahead). We spent the […]Read more "Duncan Sheik @ City Hall, Glasgow, Scotland, 06/21/10"
A few days after I returned home from seeing Whisper House at The Old Globe in San Diego (see review here), I found out that Duncan Sheik and Holly Brook were going to perform songs from Whisper House with the San Francisco Symphony. I instantly bought my tickets for third row, center. How could I […]Read more "Review: Duncan Sheik & Holly Brook @ SF Symphony, 04/10/10"
“I present to you a story/set upon a northern shore/the denizens of lighthouse/during times of war” the male ghost sings as he presents the audience with the story of Whisper House. He introduces the characters to us: Lilly (keeps the lighthouse/she’s afraid of the unknown/she’s no ray of sunshine/so mostly she’s alone) the sheriff, Charles […]Read more "Theatre Review: “Whisper House” @ The Old Globe, 02/06/10"
Seeing two of the most forward thinking musical theatre productions out there — Spring Awakening and American Idiot — in one weekend is quite extraordinary. The Bay Area welcomed the Spring Awakening touring cast, once again, to the area, but this time through Broadway San Jose – Nederlander’s attempt to get the San Jose Center […]Read more "Theatre Review: “Spring Awakening” @ Broadway San Jose, 10/30"