Is it true? Will Andrew Lloyd Webber be taking over Broadway this season? It sort of looks like it’s gonna happen. If you love Andrew Lloyd Webber, it looks like you will have several musicals to choose from in the upcoming Broadway season: The Phantom of the Opera – The longest running musical on Broadway. As […]Read more "Is Andrew Lloyd Webber Taking Over Broadway This Year?"
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"
Last month, I gave you a bit of a preview of Love Never Dies but only two songs from the upcoming production. Now there’s more!!! I’m totally intrigued by the cast recording. It’s really quite dramatic and the orchestrations are absolutely stunning especially in the “Coney Island Waltz” and “Entr’acte”. There’s no denying that Christine […]Read more "Listening to “Love Never Dies” by Andrew Lloyd Weber (Part 2)"
MAKE SURE YOU GO TO MY NEW, UPDATED POST THAT FEATURES SIX SONGS FROM LOVE NEVER DIES! LISTEN TO THEM HERE I have a sneak peak for you of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s new musical (the sequel of Phantom of the Opera) titled, Love Never Dies. Here is the synopsis from Playbill.com: “Love Never Dies continues the story […]Read more "Listening to “Love Never Dies” by Andrew Lloyd Webber"
Just as I wrote out my “Five Shows You Should See on Broadway” there happens to be five shows you shouldn’t see as well. Let me qualify that by saying that most shows that get produced on Broadway are worth seeing for one reason or another — they wouldn’t have landed on Broadway if there […]Read more "Five Broadway Shows You Should Skip"