It’s that time of year, when shows are starting rehearsal, full casts are being released and the Spring Broadway buzz is starting! It’s exciting! Last year I posted the 2011 Spring Broadway Posters and it started a lot of interesting commentary in the comments, on Twitter and Facebook. After 192 votes, Born Yesterday and Wonderland ended up being […]Read more "2012 Spring Broadway Posters – What’s Your Favorite?"
If you missed the the 2011 Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade then here are the Broadway performances from this year’s parade. Newsies How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying Spiderman: Turn Off the Dark Priscilla Queen of the Desert Sister Act Anything Goes Memphis What was your favorite performance? Vote here.Read more "Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade 2011: Broadway Performances"
Every Friday look for a column written by The Broadway Critic Blog’s newest columnist, Tyler Martins (@mrtylermartins). His passionate love for Sondheim will probably dominate the conversation, but his love for musical theatre is palpable. Growing up, I was a huge fan of Disney movies. It is not surprising that Disney’s animated musicals were my […]Read more "Happy Birthday Alan Menken!"
All I can say is this: if Sister Act would have opened in the 2009-2010 Broadway season it would have won the Tony Award for Best Musical. Hands down! To be honest, it is the best new musical I’ve seen on Broadway in the last two seasons. It is hard to dislike a chorus of spectacular […]Read more "Theatre Review: “Sister Act” @ The Broadway Theatre, 6/22/11"
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"
The 2010-2011 Broadway season has seen more new musicals than in the last several years and several of them didn’t have a out-of-town tryout! But all four shows that have opened so far this season have already closed. Here’s a preview of the eight new musicals that are opening this Spring 2011. Here’s the list: […]Read more "Spring 2011 Broadway Preview: What Broadway Musicals Should You See?"
This past year, I’ve had the opportunity to see twenty Broadway shows, six touring productions including Phantom in Vegas and several Regional theatre productions – professional and non-professional. Some were good, some fantastic and others dreadful, but never once, did I ever feel “cheated”. Unfortunately I felt “cheated” leaving Sister Act – my first ever […]Read more "Theatre Review: “Sister Act” @ The London Palladium, 11/24"