Last night, Pasek & Paul charmed us at the newly-opened Feinstein’s at the Nikko, a lovely cabaret space at Hotel Nikko in San Francisco. Apparently, since their old home in New York City is being renovated, Feinstein’s decided to make its home in San Francisco bringing some of Broadway to the West Coast. Last night, Pasek […]Read more "Pasek & Paul @ Feinstein’s at Nikko, 7/19"
San Jose Stage Company is proud to announce the nominations for the 2013 Bay Area High School Musical Theatre Stage Top Honor Awards. Under the artistic direction of Spencer Williams, this awards program encourages and rewards exceptional accomplishments in the production of high school musical theatre across the Bay Area. Nineteen private and public high […]Read more "2013 Bay Area High School Musical Theatre Award Nominations"
The second preview of an out-of-town try-out is a special thing for a few reasons. First, you get to see part of the process happening right in front of your eyes, and you also are seeing a production that is so fresh that you are seeing characters on stage finding new moments in the show […]Read more "Thoughts on “Big Fish” the 2nd preview, 05/03/13"
This ad was in my email inbox this morning. Generally, I throw these emails out pretty quickly because I have already seen the show, but this one caught my eye because of the “language” at the top of the ad. It says: “Final Chance to Save on Ricky Martin, Elena Rogers, & Michael Cerveris in […]Read more "Is the Original Cast of the “Evita” Revival Leaving?"
by: Dan Mason (@djdan1079) Rock of Ages was a surprise hit of the 2009 season, enjoying 5 Tony nominations, including Best Musical. While the show walked away empty-handed in awards season, it is the only musical from that season that is still open, outlasting the likes of Billy Elliot, Shrek, and Next to Normal. With its tongue firmly […]Read more "Review- Rock of Ages"
San Jose Stage Announces 2012 Stage Top Honor Awards to Local High School Students Two Top Honor Award Winners will go to New York for the 2012 National High School Musical Theatre Awards: The Jimmy Awards San Jose, CA — June 4, 2012 – San Jose Stage Company and Broadway San Jose are pleased to announce the winners of the […]Read more "2012 Stage Top Honor Award Winners Announced"
by: Dan Mason (@djdan1079) We are just about 12 hours away from the announcement of this year’s Tony nominees, and in the final installment of this series, we will make predictions for which shows will be competing for musical theatre’s highest honor. Best Revival of a Musical There seems to be an overall consensus that […]Read more "Tony Award Predictions- Part 3"