Today on Blogcritics
Home » Tag Archives: musical theater

Tag Archives: musical theater

Theater Review (NYC): ‘The Astronaut Love Show’ – a New Musical by Fred Sauter and Paul Leschen

astronaut love show

Despite some narrative weakness, this new musical from the writers of 'Bedbugs!!!' is well worth seeing for its great music, wacky (true) stories, and fabulous cast. Read More »

Music Review: Sara Bareilles – ‘What’s Inside: Songs from Waitress’

Sara Bareilles Songs from Waitress

This 'Waitress,' in addition to being a good album on its own, makes me want to see the show. And that's saying something. On this album, the pop songstress sings songs from her new musical herself (with a little help from Jason Mraz). 'Waitress' the musical opens on Broadway in the spring of 2016. Read More »

Theater Review: ‘Piaf! Le Spectacle’

Piaf, Anne Carrere, Piaf Le Spectacle

Edith Piaf's story is inspiring and triumphant amidst sorrow and loss, all revealed in the autobiographical grandeur of her classic, French songs. Read More »

Theater Review (San Antonio): ‘The Rocky Horror Show’ at the Woodlawn Theatre

Rocky Horrow Show Woodlawn

The Deco District theater’s annual production stars 'RuPaul’s Drag Race' contestant Ginger Minj as a punked-out Frank-n-Furter. Read More »

Theater Review (San Antonio): Green Day’s ‘American Idiot’ at the Woodlawn Theatre

Cast members from Green Day's 'American Idiot.' Photo courtesy Woodlawn Theatre.

Green Day's award-winning punk rock musical shakes the stage in a great-looking and -sounding production at the Deco District's historic venue. Read More »

Theater Review (NYC Broadway): Deaf West’s ‘Spring Awakening’

Spring Awakening Deaf West Broadway

This isn't the first show I've seen featuring deaf actors. But it's the first on a Broadway scale, and the first musical. It is, to switch metaphorical senses, eye-opening. Read More »

Theater Review (NYC): ‘Rent’ by Jonathan Larson at the Harbor Lights Theater Company

rent harbor lights theater company

I wondered if the hit musical from the AIDS-crisis era would seem dated in 2015, but this new talent-loaded Staten Island production shows that 'Rent' has become a perfectly valid period piece. Read More »

Theater Review (San Antonio): ‘West Side Story’ at the Woodlawn Theatre

'West Side Story' at the Woodlawn Theatre, San Antonio, Texas.

San Antonio's Woodlawn Theatre offers a revival of a Broadway stalwart that's visually exciting and musically satisfying. Read More »

Theater Review (San Antonio): Disney and Cameron Mackintosh’s ‘Mary Poppins’ at the Woodlawn Theatre

Mary Poppins Woodlawn Theatre

The Deco District's flagship theater takes on a Broadway behemoth, and the result is practically perfect in every way. Read More »

Theater Review (NYC Off-Broadway): ‘Pride and Prejudice’ – a Musical Adaptation of Jane Austen’s Novel

Pride and Prejudice Theater for the New City

A commendable cast is let down by the material in this big, ambitious show. 'Pride and Prejudice' is still a darn good story, but this musical doesn't do it very proud. Read More »