How many times do I get to say I know someone who wrote and directed a musical and an off Broadway one at that? That’s a pretty impressive accomplishment because doing anything in NYC is hard. Remember Hamilton started off as an Off Broadway experiment. Journey 16.7 light years to Mad Mel Saves the World, […]
Broadway Stars in the Alley Tomorrow!
If you happen to be in NYC, tomorrow, June 2, 2017 head down to the historic Shubert Alley at 44th street for one of my favorite events of the year Broadway Stars In The Alley. It’s a annual free concert put on by the Broadway Alliance. Featuring performances from over 20 different Broadway shows including […]
Interview: Judson Mills from The Bodyguard Musical!
The 1992 movie The Bodyguard was a showcase for music legend Whitney Houston. The movie’s soundtrack defined the early part of the decade and spawned the super hit I Will Always Love You. It was only a matter of time before the movie musical became a real live musical. I’m surprised it’s taken this long, […]
Wild Women of the Planet Wongo Off Broadway Musical Will Stream on Facebook
I always like to support people that I know who are pushing forward on their dreams. One such acquaintance is pursuing the NYC broadway dream and helping out on an off Broadway comedy called Wild Women of the Planet Wongo. The producers will broadcast parts of the show via Facebook Live (https://www.facebook.com/wildwomenofplanetwongo) from inside the […]
Exclusive: Ron Legler, President of Hippodrome Theater Talks Hamilton, 2017 Broadway Season and more!
Everyone knows that I love a good musical and one of my favorite theaters is Baltimore’s Hippodrome Theater. I have front row season tickets (paid my own money). Last week the theater announced that yes, Hamiton IS coming to Baltimore in 2018. Ron Legler, President of the France-Merrick Performing Arts Center at the Hippodrome Theatre, […]
Exclusive: Mamma Mia Star Lizzie Markson Talks about the Final Tour
Based on the music of Abba, the long running hit show Mamma Mia is in the middle of it’s farewell tour. The tour stops at Baltimore’s France-Merrick Hippodrome Theater this weekend for a very limited engagement. I caught up with one of the stars of the current production – Lizzie Markson. She plays the Sophie […]
Percy Jackson – The Musical?
Chris McCarrell, will star in a brand-new production of The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical this March at the Lucille Lortel Theatre (121 Christopher Street). Written by Joe Tracz (Netflix “Series of Unfortunate Events”) and Rob Rokicki (Strange Tails), and directed by Stephen Brackett (Buyer and Cellar), the strictly limited engagement will begin performances […]
The Wiz Comes to Fuse on Thanksgiving
Don’t nobody bring me no bad news! No more facebooking or election related posts. I’m done with Politics, getting back to doing what I like. Posting about fun stuff. The Wiz is coming to Fuse on Thanksgiving. It’s one of my favorite musical soundtracks, not as enamored with the classic film because its 70s, disco […]
Cinderella and Hippodrome Team Up for Charity!
During the production of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella at the Hippodrome, November 1-6, the theatre as well as the below locations will be accepting donations of costume jewelry, girls’ princess dresses and teen prom dresses for girls in need. Heart to Heart Hair Studio, 215 W Bel Air Ave, Aberdeen Happy Hair Salon, 6 Commercial […]
Exclusive: Lin-Manuel Miranda and Thomas Kail Talks with Michelle about Hamilton, The Fosters and more!
Like all musical theater lovers I’ve been obsessed with Hamilton this year. Primarily because I was offered a chance to see the show during the press previews and I didn’t go because I was too lazy to see it. Now that it’s a worldwide phenom, the press people tell me to go away, whenever I […]
Lin Manuel Miranda Receives National Archives Record of Achievement Award
I think everyone who follows me on Facebook knows of my obsession and story regarding Hamilton. I was offered press tickets during it’s opening run, but was too damn lazy to go up to NYC to see it. Then of course once it exploded I lost my opportunity and my contact was like “Go away […]