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What a Les Miz Reboot Should Look Like

I said not too long ago that I was done with Les Miz  and I saw no reason to see the show again until some one truly reinvents it. Well, if I were in Texas, I would go see this version of the show, actually, I’m a little upset that I’m not able to see this … Continue reading »

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Cabaret-Revival of the Revival #24

This is the show that really started it all for me and the theater, the 1998 revival of Cabaret; the first truly exceptional show that I had ever seen; a show that was more than mere entertainment; the show that set the bar against which I have measured all other shows (which few have met and … Continue reading »

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Tony Award 2014 Predictions!

I’m behind on the posts for the last three shows from Broadway week but those shows aren’t going anywhere but since the Tony Awards are tonight I feel the need to make predictions. Even with the week long Broadway Blitz there are quite a few that  I haven’t seen especially the play so some of … Continue reading »

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A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder #21

When going to this musical don’t forget to put on your listening ears, the lyrics and dialog are fleet and swift of foot. This is a classical musical comedy in the genre of “Drowsy Chaperon” or “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum” just with a much more murderous hero and a … Continue reading »

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The River – Broadway Fall 2014

Not that I ever need a reason to go to NYC to see a show but there are a few sure fire ways triggering the ticket hunt and trip planning. One of those triggers is Hugh Jackman returning to Broadway! He’s starring in a new play called The River, click here for the article in … Continue reading »

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15 Shows Not to Miss – D.C. ’14-15 Season

The majority of the local theaters have released their 2014-15 line up and after careful perusal I’ve come up with a list of, I won’t call it “must see” shows, let’s call them “shows of interest”. Don’t be fooled into thinking these 15 shows are the only ones I’m going to see, oh no, there … Continue reading »

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Cabaret – Opens Tonight!

It was totally unplanned but it turns out the tickets I have to see Cabaret are exactly 30 days from the opening night! I know it’s a meaningless coincidence but I like those types of happy accidents. I will in the interim pay absolutely no attention to any reviews, it is my habit once I’ve … Continue reading »

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Cabaret Sneak Peek!

Tonight on the Tonight Show Alan Cumming and the cast of Cabaret are going to be performing the opening number from Cabaret! If you want a sneak peek tune in! I myself am a bit torn, I am staying away reviews and opinions on the show which is in previews now and will be opening … Continue reading »

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Camp David – Arena Stage #11

There is a poignant moment in your life when you realize that what to you are memories are in fact significant historical events of sufficient age and import to merit being memorialized, in this case, in the form of a play. Then you realize that there are people in the audience watching the play to … Continue reading »

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Musical to Movie Trend Continues

So I see this article in Playbill.com today bout Broadway musicals being translated to film and well…I’m simultaneously excited and dismayed. Some I knew about, some are news to me but here are some highlights and more importantly my opinion on them. Opening this year: Jersey Boys – Won’t go see, I’m still holding a … Continue reading »

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