It’s always a treat to see an out-of-town premiere of a new musical. This time I had the opportunity to see, Beautiful – The Carole King Musical at San Francisco’s Curran Theatre. It’s been awhile since San Francisco had the opportunity to host an out-of-town try-out (the last one I saw was Legally Blonde), but based […]Read more "Theatre Review: “Beautiful – The Carole King Musical” @ Curran Theatre, SF, 10/09/13"
Now that the Off-Broadway and Broadway awards season is over, I wanted to look back and share my five most favorite songs from the 2012-13 season. I initially wanted to just do my top 5 Broadway songs, but you’ll see why I chose Off-Broadway music as well. (I had to include Dogfight and I would have […]Read more "Top Five Musical Theatre Songs of the 2012-13 Season"
I’ll be honest, Barnum isn’t a show that I was dying to see but I was extremely interested in checking this production out because Barnum is a musical that isn’t produced very often. Being my first time in Chicago, I was also very excited to go to the Mercury Theatre for the first time. First off, the […]Read more "Theatre Review: “Barnum” @ The Mercury Theatre, 04/06/13"
The Book of Mormon has hit the Bay Area! The first show was on Tuesday, November 27th, 2012 and twitter was blowing up with some awesome tweets about the show! Here are some of my favorites! If you do see the show, make sure you tweet about it and use the hashtag: #MormonSF TWITTER RESPONSES: @JustinLedezma #MormonSF was […]Read more "Twitter Response to the first preview of “The Book of Mormon” in San Francisco"
Vulture.com is reporting that director, Amy Heckerling, is currently working on developing Clueless into a Broadway musical. Here’s part of the interview: You’re working on a Clueless musical. Would it be updated to modern times? Would you make room for an Alicia cameo? That would be a blast to have her in it. But I’m not updating it […]Read more "As If… “Clueless” Musical in the Works"
I can’t even begin to tell you how exciting this new production of Carrie is. Frankly, I was only going because of my morbid sense of curiosity. I wanted to see what MCC Theatre could do with this infamous flop of a musical and guess what: they nailed it. First off, the story is heart-wrenching. I was […]Read more "Theatre Review: “Carrie” @ Lucille Lortel Theatre, 02/18/12"
All photos were used with permission from the original owner, Steve Kazee. These photos are already inspiring my ridiculous love for this new musical. I’m so excited that I’ll be able to hear the cast recording before I get to see it in May. Check out Once’s official website. If you haven’t listened to the music from […]Read more "Photos from the Cast Recording of “Once”"