I decided to wait to publish this review of Memphis until after Broadway San Jose closed their recent Bay Area premiere of Memphis, because of two reasons: I want you to see shows at Broadway San Jose (especially when they are Bay Area premieres) and Theatreworks, based out of Mountain View, was one of the regional theatres […]Read more "“Memphis” @ Broadway San Jose, 10/23/12"
September is a great month for theatre in the Bay Area. First off, we have the first regionally produced production of Spring Awakening at San Jose Rep that’s opening next week (though previews begin on Friday). It’s one of my favorite shows and I’m very interested in seeing a new “take” on it. And I’m also very […]Read more "2011 September Bay Area Theatre Guide"
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"
Can you believe it? School is starting, summer is nearing it’s end and generally it should be very depressing, right? Wrong. There’s so much great theatre happening in September that it should keep you totally occupied from the fall blues. Currently, I have 10 shows scheduled to see in September and I have a feeling […]Read more "2010 September Bay Area Theatre Guide"
First off, congratulations to all of the winners! The Tony Awards this year were quite entertaining besides the technical audio snafus and weird camera shots. I loved Sean Hayes as the host. He was funny and made fun of all the right things – especially the disgustingly straight kiss between him and Chenoweth. Very Funny. […]Read more "The Bay Area & London Sweep The Tony Awards"
Here are The Broadway Critic’s picks for Bay Area Theatre this weekend: 1. Dirty Rotten Scoundrels at Broadway by the Bay – Dirty Rotten Scoundrels is a total riot. I won lottery tickets to this on Broadway and sat on the front row as Sherie Rene Scott, Norbert Leo Butz and John Lithgow all spat […]Read more "Bay Area Theatre: Weekend Picks, April 2-4"
Dear Mr. Smith, First off, I just want to say thank you for paying for my college — still not really sure why you did, but thank you. I’m just an orphan and would never had the opportunity to become educated. In return, I’m going to write you extremely personal letters that should ultimately end […]Read more "Theatre Review: “Daddy Long Legs” @ Theatreworks, 01/26/10"