Monthly Archives: October 2013

A Night With Janis Joplin on Broadway

A Night With Janis Joplin on Broadway

A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN has just opened on Broadway and if you are a fan of hers, this is the show for you!  From where I sat opening night, I could see heads nodding up and down, stiff men in suits cutting loose and grandma’s raising their arms and dancing.  Yes, everyone in the audience… Continue Reading

Honeymoon in Vegas at Paper Mill Playhouse

Honeymoon in Vegas at Paper Mill Playhouse

HONEYMOON IN VEGAS tells the story of a man who has an enormous fear of marriage and his longtime girlfriend who is ready to leave if it doesn’t happen soon.  We meet a gambler who is looking for another shot at love and will do whatever it costs to make it happen.  This world-premiere musical… Continue Reading

Bad Jews at the Roundabout Theatre Company

Bad Jews at the Roundabout Theatre Company

BAD JEWS tells the story of a beloved grandfather, Poppy, who has just died.  His three grandchildren and one of the boy’s girlfriends, are staying together in a small studio apartment on the upper west side after the funeral.  Two of the characters are fighting over a family heirloom, a religious necklace, and the majority… Continue Reading

Romeo and Juliet on Broadway

Romeo and Juliet on Broadway

ROMEO AND JULIET is one of Shakespeare’s most influential pieces and is now being performed at the Richard Rodgers Theatre on Broadway.  If you are one of the few people who have never read the script, do so now.  For those of you who have, you know the plot so I will skip over the… Continue Reading

First Date at the Longacre Theatre

First Date at the Longacre Theatre

FIRST DATE is a 90 minute, new musical, about a guy and a girl whose friends set them up on a blind date.  They meet at a bar and quickly hit all the hot button topics of politics and religion, to exes, family dynamics and much much more. Screen actor, Zachary Levi, whose credits include… Continue Reading

In the Heights at Walnut Street Theatre

In the Heights at Walnut Street Theatre

The Walnut Street Theatre in Philadelphia has recently opened the Tony Award winning musical, IN THE HEIGHTS.  The show takes place over three days and is mostly comprised of people who live in the Dominican-American neighborhood.  The ensemble cast of characters live in Washington Heights, New York.  Music and lyrics are beautifully crafted by Lin… Continue Reading

Interview with actor Robi Hager

Interview with actor Robi Hager

Robi Hager is currently playing Frankie Epps in PARADE at The Arden Theatre Company in Philadelphia.  He took some time to do an email interview with me about how he got his start in theater, his role in this show and what’s to come.  Take a look!   The Playbill Collector (TPC): What got you… Continue Reading

Soul Doctor on Broadway

Soul Doctor on Broadway

If you mix “Fiddler on the Roof” with “Hair” and “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” you may come up with something close to “Soul Doctor”.  This true story (musical) follows Shlomo and his family from Vienna, to Brooklyn, across the US and circles back to Vienna.  Shlomo’s father is a Jewish Rabbi who must… Continue Reading