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

Interview with actor, Brendon Garrett

Interview with actor, Brendon Garrett

Brendon Garrett is a young actor from Encinitas, California who is now living in Los Angeles turning his passion of acting into his career.  He and I met at the beach over Christmas break to talk shop. The Playbill Collector (TPC): Tell me how you got your start. Brendon Garrett (BG): I didn’t start acting… Continue Reading

The Nutcracker at the Civic Theatre

The Nutcracker at the Civic Theatre

Each Christmas my mom, sister and I like to attend THE NUTCRACKER together.  It is a tradition that we always look forward to.  Sadly this year my sister was not able to join but my mom and I had a wonderful time.  The night we attended was military night.  Each year the California Ballet hosts… Continue Reading