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"
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"
Peter Pan flew into San Jose on Tuesday night and leaves Sunday evening — a short, but magical one week run. This isn’t Disney’s Peter Pan or even the latest Peter Pan play that was recently in San Francisco, this is Broadway’s Peter Pan starring Cathy Rigby. This Broadway classic is a must-see at any age! I walked into […]Read more "Theatre Review: “Peter Pan” @ Broadway San Jose, 11/20/12"
For all of you who have asked me about how to get tickets to see The Book of Mormon in San Francisco, here’s your only chance: “THE BOOK OF MORMON, winner of nine Tony Awards including Best Musical, is pleased to announce a lottery ticket policy for the National Tour, which begins November 27 at the […]Read more "Do You Want Tickets to “The Book of Mormon”?"
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"
If you don’t know anything about The Normal Heart, then read the beginning of the press release: “Direct from its acclaimed Broadway run, Larry Kramer’s landmark 1985 drama unfolds like a real-life political thriller as a tight-knit group of friends refuse to let doctors, politicians, and the media bury the truth about an epidemic ravaging the […]Read more "Theatre Review: “The Normal Heart” @ ACT SF, 9/19/12"
It’s funny. All of my friends who have seen War Horse have told me to rush to the theatre and see this. I’ve ignored them, partly because when I was in London I found out it was coming to Broadway so I decided to wait. And then once it was in New York, I found out […]Read more "Theatre Review: “War Horse” @ Curran Theatre (SF), 08/03/12"