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Theater Review (Baltimore): ‘Wicked’ on Tour

Wicked Munchkinland

By the end of the show you can’t help but root for Elphaba to get her happy ending. This is truly a case of a show being about the journey more than the destination because we all know how it ends. Or do we? Read More »

Theatre Review (Singapore): ‘Beauty and the Beast,’ the Musical


Beauty and the Beast, the musical based on the 1991 animated film of the same name, is running at the Marina Bay Sands Theatre from 21 March to 3 May 2015. With a book by Linda Woolverton, music by Alan Menken, and lyrics by the late Howard Ashman, and with additional songs with music by Alan Menken and lyrics by ... Read More »

Theater Review (DC): ‘The Lion King’ Tour Nears 5,000th Performance

lion king

Since its Broadway premiere on November 13, 1997, 22 global productions have been seen by more than 70 million people and, cumulatively, run for a staggering 106 years. Read More »

Theater Review (DC): ‘West Side Story’ Goes Out with Pizazz

"West Side Story" Broadway Opening Night

Lavish, beautiful, colorful, and big are the best words to describe director Arthur Laurents’ touring production of the Leonard Bernstein-Stephen Sondheim musical. Read More »

TV Review: “Six by Sondheim”

Jarvis Cocker sings "I'm Still Here"

If you are like me, you have seen a musical on Broadway or DVD and had a song (or three) become stuck in your brain. Very likely a Sondheim tune. Read More »

Theater Review (Bridgeport, CT): ‘Little Shop of Horrors’

Garth West and Holly Martin from Bridgeport Theatre Company's production of Little Shop of Horrors

Murder, mutilation, greed, and invading aliens seem secondary to a few good laughs, a toe-tapping good time, and some surprises for those who only know the movie version. Read More »

Theater Review (NYC): ‘Oliver!’ at Snug Harbor, Staten Island

Harbor Lights Theater Company production of OLIVER!

A polished and energetic "regional theater" revival of Lionel Bart's musical treasure blossoms at the Snug Harbor Cultural Center and Botanical Gardens. Read More »

Trey Parker and Matt Stone’s Hit Touring Musical Book of Mormon Still Going Strong


The name may be deceptive, but once they read into it, South Park fans will no doubt get this musical's outrageous humor. Read More »

Book Review: Les Miserables: From Stage to Screen by Benedict Nightingale and Martyn Palmer

From Stage to Screen by Nightingale and Palmer is a must-have for any Les Miserables fan! Read More »

Tracing the Decline of Movie Musicals

Once a staple of the movies, musicals are rare in modern times, and Hollywood's impact on Broadway may be the reason why. Read More »