Monthly Archives: November 2013

Interview with Broadway actor and dancer, Christopher Rice

Interview with Broadway actor and dancer, Christopher Rice

Christopher Rice received his BFA in musical theatre performance from the University of Oklahoma, has done a handful of Regional Theater shows, National Tours and can do a Mickey Mouse impression.  If that isn’t impressive enough, he recently starred and choreographed the “Cups” dance video that has been a YouTube sensation with over 1,600,000 views.… Continue Reading

Lift at the Beautiful Soup Theater

Lift at the Beautiful Soup Theater

Eight strangers get in a LIFT (hence the name of the show) at the Covent Garden tube station.  The play journeys through one minute of each character’s imagination and exposes deep secrets that may be impossible to reveal in real time.  The show is a cluster of disasters and truthfully, it made absolutely no sense… Continue Reading

Small Engine Repair at MCC

Small Engine Repair at MCC

SMALL ENGINE REPAIR is the story of Frank, who coaxes his high school pals Swaino and Packie to meet at his small repair shop under false pretenses.  After conversations about Frank’s daughter, exes, past issues, dirty humor and social media; preppy college jock, Chad shows up and adds even more fuel to the fire.  This engaging… Continue Reading

Guys and Dolls at Penn State

Guys and Dolls at Penn State

What’s playin’ at Penn State?  As the song goes, I’ll tell you what’s playin’ at Penn State.  A story ‘bout guys fallin’ in love with dolls…you get the gist.  Penn State musical theatre is presenting the classic GUYS AND DOLLS at the Playhouse Theatre for their fall show.  It boasts a large cast filled with… Continue Reading

Life on the Mississippi at the Workshop Theater

Life on the Mississippi at the Workshop Theater

LIFE ON THE MISSISSIPPI is a new musical play by Philip W. Hall now playing at the Workshop Theater.  It is a tale of Sam and his brother Henry who are trying to become steamboat men on the Mississippi river before the American Civil War.  It is loosely based on Mark Twain’s 1883 memoir and… Continue Reading

Spider-Man on Broadway

Spider-Man on Broadway

SPIDER-MAN: TURN OFF THE DARK has been receiving mixed reviews since it began preview’s three years ago.  After seeing it, I can see why.  If you are a kid, this show is an epic comic musical.  You get to see a spooky goblin along with other scary figures attempt to take over a city and… Continue Reading

The Orphan Circus at La MaMa

The Orphan Circus at La MaMa

La MaMa is presenting a puppet series which kicks off with THE ORPHAN CIRCUS by the Les Sages Fous group from Quebec.  The show is built around two performers who play junk peddlers and introduce us to puppets who are born strange.  Everything is accompanied by music created by composer Christian Laflamme.  During the show… Continue Reading

Marie Antoinette at Soho Rep

Marie Antoinette at Soho Rep

When I was in high school, my family traveled to Versailles and stayed at the Trianon Palace.  It is an absolutely gorgeous place.  From the windows in our room we could see sheep grazing in the pasture and when we went outside we rented bikes and toured around the country side.  I’ve been back a… Continue Reading