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"
I posted my mostly negative review of Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson last week after I saw the show on 10/10/10. I just didn’t care for it. As one of my friends on Twitter suggested, it’s really just a glorified Saturday Night Live skit that’s drawn out to be about 100 minutes. The reviews came out […]Read more "Listening to: “Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson” – Original Cast Recording"
Yank!, a new Off-Broadway musical, based on a World War II love story has gotten fantastic reviews. The NY Times calls it, “sublime… a fine mix of humor and simmering drama”. Variety reports that Yank! is, “… a bright, original and moving winner of a musical that earns its exclamation point.” And the positive reviews […]Read more "Listening to “Yank!” by Zellnik/Zellnik"
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"
On a whim, I decided to drive up to Sacramento to catch the touring production of Xanadu at Broadway Sacramento (California Music Theatre). I have to be honest and say I was a little upset that Xanadu decided to skip the Bay Area and go from Costa Mesa to Sacramento. On a marketing level, Xanadu […]Read more "Theatre Review: Xanadu @ Broadway Sacramento, 1/02/10"
Eden Espinosa, known for her roles as Elphaba in Wicked and the title role in BKYLN, is performing at The Rrazz Room in San Francisco on Monday, December 7th 2009. This is her debut performance in San Francisco. If you call yourself a Broadway enthusiast (of any kind) then you’ll be at this show. This […]Read more "Eden Espinosa @ The Rrazz Room in SF, 12/7"