All Shook Up at Moonlight

All Shook Up at Moonlight

Moonlight Stage Productions in Vista, CA does a summer series each year. It is my favorite outdoor venue in town. You can either buy assigned seats or lawn. If you opt for the second choice, you are given a lawn chair for the night and can sit in the grass. People tend to arrive early… Continue Reading

Interview with actress, Ashley Tamar Davis of MOTOWN

Interview with actress, Ashley Tamar Davis of MOTOWN

The Playbill Collector (TPC) : What part do you play in MOTOWN? Ashley Tamar Davis (ATD): Esther Gordy, Stevie Wonders mother Lula, Gladys Knight, Gladys Horton, Diana Ross u/s.   TPC: What was your audition song for this show? ATD: “Listen” by Beyoncé   TPC: What’s your favorite moment in the show? ATD: My favorite moment… Continue Reading

Peter Pan at the Children’s Theatre Company

Peter Pan at the Children’s Theatre Company

PETER PAN is a classic fairytale which the Children’s Theatre Company in Minneapolis did a fabulous job of breathing life into. Peter doesn’t want to grow up and lives in a land with lost boys, pirates and other fun characters. He has lost his shadow and visits the home of Wendy, Michael and John Darling.… Continue Reading

WEST SIDE STORY by San Diego Musical Theatre

WEST SIDE STORY by San Diego Musical Theatre

WEST SIDE STORY is a modern-day ROMEO AND JULIET.  It takes place in the mid-1950’s in New York City, in a blue-collar neighborhood.  The musical explores rival gangs, the Jets (Caucasian’s) and The Sharks (Puerto Rican’s).  Tony, a former Jet, falls in love with Maria who is the sister of the Shark’s gang.  The musical… Continue Reading

The Last Five Years Movie

The Last Five Years Movie

Movie musicals are making a comeback.  I’m happy to report that THE LAST FIVE YEARS jumping on that bandwagon was a fantastic idea.  The two person show created by Jason Robert Brown is widely known through the musical theater community.  It opened Off-Broadway in 2001 starring Sherie Rene Scott and Norbert Leo Butz.  It’s run… Continue Reading