With all of this excitement about the upcoming Spring 2011 Broadway season, I thought I would post all of the new Broadway posters (minus Master Class and The Normal Heart). When producing a Broadway show, branding is very important. It helps with the buzz and the staying ability of the musical. Back in the 80’s, […]Read more "2011 Spring Broadway Posters"
Without You, a new one-man show written by and starring Anthony Rapp, played to sold-out audiences at the New York Musical Theatre Festival. I was lucky enough to grab a ticket to a late-night performance on Thursday, October 7th, 2010. Rapp’s emotional reflection on love, loss and family was one of the bravest performances I […]Read more "Theatre Review: “Without You” @ NYMF 10/07/10"
One of the main reasons I started this blog was to insure that I wouldn’t forget these magical theatrical experiences I have as an audience member when I go to the theatre. It also serves as way for me to formulate my opinions and ideas on what I see. Since starting this blog, I’ve only […]Read more "Reflections on “RENT” – my “Without You”"
Book, music, and lyrics by Jonathan Larson Non-Profit Partner: The Health Trust Directed by Lisa Mallette The shockingly original and deeply moving Broadway hit at City Lights, the perfect company to bring it to life. This fresh and daring spin on Puccini’s La Bohème follows the triumphs and tragedies of eight young Greenwich Village bohemians. Mark, […]Read more "Theatre Preview: “RENT” @ City Lights Theatre Company, Opening 7/24"
The summer is quickly approaching and I wanted to feature some of the best theatre in the Bay Area during the months of June, July and August. There’s a huge variety of musicals/plays that will be playing and they are pretty evenly spread across the Bay Area from San Francisco down to San Jose. Of […]Read more "2010 Bay Area Summer Theatre Guide"
There’s probably 525,600 things I could say about this production of RENT but to keep it short and simple: I thought this talented cast had some great moments yet somehow missed Jonathan Larson’s message that focuses on love, acceptance and to live in the now – “no day but today”. The main reason I say that […]Read more "Theatre Review: “RENT” @ Palo Alto Players, 04/30/10"
Here are The Broadway Critic’s picks for Bay Area Theatre this weekend: 1. Peter Pan at Ferry Building (San Francisco) – While this hasn’t officially opened, (so therefore, I haven’t seen it) word on the street is that Peter Pan is a totally new and exciting theatrical experience – one that you won’t want to […]Read more "Bay Area Theatre: Weekend Picks, April 30 – May 2"