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?"
Betty Blue Eyes, Cameron Mackintosh’s newest musical, just started previews in London last week. Now you’ll get a chance to hear the music from one of London’s newest musicals. Here is a brief synopsis from their website: Belts are being tightened and the country’s long-suffering citizens are being told by the government that there will […]Read more "Listening to: “Betty Blue Eyes” – Cameron Mackintosh’s New Musical"
It’s interesting to think that Love Never Dies was one of my favorite shows that I saw last year (read the full review, here). I kept an open mind (even though the generally negative reviews were quite passionate when it opened almost a year ago) and thoroughly enjoyed myself when I saw the production in […]Read more "Theatre Review: “Love Never Dies” @ Aldephi Theatre, London, 01/03/11"
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"
Love Never Dies is a triumph! From the first time the curtain raises onto the eerie vacant, never-ending Coney Island boardwalk to the Phantom’s lair, The Aerie, the incredible set design by Bob Crowley achieves epic greatness. The way he infuses the video clips over the scrim during the scene changes, Love Never Dies graces the […]Read more "Theatre Review: “Love Never Dies” @ Adelphi Theatre, London 06/26/10"
Even though I didn’t really care for Paradise Found, (see full review here) I was really excited that I had the opportunity to check out the Menier Chocolate Factory. It was such a fun, intimate venue! Plus, so many wonderful shows have come out of that theatre in the last couple of years – La Cage […]Read more "Photos from London’s Menier Chocolate Factory Theatre"
To find the words to describe how terrible Paradise Found is quite difficult. Do I call it boring? awful? dreadful? Maybe I should use all three words to describe it; whatever the case may be it felt like it was six long hours (even though it was just two) and unfortunately, I want my money […]Read more "Theatre Review: “Paradise Found” @ Menier Chocolate Factory, 06/22"