For most of my 20’s, I never had the gall to walk out of a movie, let alone a live theatrical event. I was under the impression that even if it was extremely bad I would learn something from it. And sometimes that still rings true, but in the last couple of months, I’ve walked […]Read more "How Many Shows Have You Walked Out Of?"
It’s being reported that both the matinee and evening performances of Scandalous today, Wednesday, November 14th, 2012, are being cancelled “to allow Carolee Carmello physician-ordered vocal rest.” Physician-ordered vocal rest? Your big star has done a total of 30 performances, and already has to go on vocal rest? That’s not a very good sign at all. Apparently, Carmello holds […]Read more "What Is Really Happening at “Scandalous”?"
This ad was in my email inbox this morning. Generally, I throw these emails out pretty quickly because I have already seen the show, but this one caught my eye because of the “language” at the top of the ad. It says: “Final Chance to Save on Ricky Martin, Elena Rogers, & Michael Cerveris in […]Read more "Is the Original Cast of the “Evita” Revival Leaving?"
The Nightingale July 10 – August 5 Book and Lyrics by Steven Sater Music by Duncan Sheik Choreography by Dan Knechtges Directed by Moisés Kaufman A compelling contemporary musical based on Hans Christian Andersen’s classic tale, The Nightingale tells the story of a young emperor in ancient China, whose luxurious but constricted life inside the […]Read more "Listen to Duncan Sheik’s “The Nightingale” @ La Jolla Playhouse"
San Jose Stage Company Announces Nominations for the “2012 Stage Top Honor Awards”; Celebrates Excellence in High School Musical Theatre San Jose, CA – Monday, May 14, 2012: San Jose Stage Company is proud to announce the nominations for the 2012 Bay Area High School Musical Theatre Stage Top Honor Awards. Under the direction of […]Read more "2012 Stage Top Honor Award Nominations"
The SHN 2012-2013 Season Joining Previously Announced THE BOOK OF MORMON: DINERTHE LION KINGANYTHING GOESWICKED SAN FRANCISCO (March 20, 2012) … SHN is pleased to announce the complete five-show 2012-2013 Season under the direction of Carole Shorenstein Hays. Productions joining the previously announced engagement of 2011 Tony Award-Winning Best Musical – THE BOOK OF MORMON […]Read more "The SHN 2012-2013 Broadway Season Announced"
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"