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"
The Lion King – what else is there to say about this show that hasn’t been said before? It opened on Broadway fifteen years ago on October 15, 1997 at the New Amsterdam Theatre. Fifteen years… millions of audience members, thousands of reviews, and still last night’s Wednesday evening performance in San Francisco was sold-out. […]Read more "Theatre Review: “The Lion King” @ SHN Orpheum Theatre, 11/08/12"
It’s been almost three years since American Idiot started previews at Berkeley Rep, and since then I’ve seen the show six times. I saw it once in previews at Berkeley Rep, three more times after it opened at Berkeley Rep, once on Broadway at the St. James Theatre, and now the first national tour at […]Read more "Theatre Review: “American Idiot” Tour @ San Francisco’s Orpheum Theatre, 06/13/12"
Last Tuesday, Billy Elliot opened in San Francisco at the Orpheum Theatre. Unfortunately, I missed it because I was flying back from New York City where I saw five shows: Sister Act, The Addams Family, Baby It’s You, Priscilla Queen of the Desert and How to Succeed…. I hope to see Billy Elliot in the upcoming weeks, […]Read more "Twitter Response to “Billy Eilliot” in San Francisco"
And I thought January came fast. While I only saw a few shows in January, I saw some majorly epic productions. First, I saw newly revamped version of Love Never Dies which was a train-wreck. Then I saw the over-publicized Spider-man: Turn Off the Dark and loved it. Last, I saw the touring production of Next […]Read more "2011 February Bay Area Theatre Guide"
With newly minted posters and marketing graphics, Shrek The Musical, opened at Orpheum Theatre in San Francisco to a big monstrous thud. When it opened on Broadway in December 2008, it received mixed reviews — critics generally loved the magical sets, costumes and performances by Brian D’Arcy James (Shrek), Sutton Foster (Fiona) and Lord Farquaad […]Read more "Theatre Review: “Shrek” @ Orpheum Theatre (SHNSF), 12/01/10"
And just like that, we are into the holiday season and this, of course, brings us some holiday and family-friendly shows! Several Bay Area theatres have already begun their runs of their holiday shows and several are opening the first weekend of December. In any event, you have plenty of great theatre to choose from. […]Read more "2010 December Bay Area Theatre Guide"