Monthly Archives: January 2014

Titanic at Westchester Broadway Theatre

Titanic at Westchester Broadway Theatre

TITANIC, the musical, opened on Broadway in 1997 and won the Tony Award that year for Best Musical.  The show takes place on the ocean liner which sank on April 15, 1912.  The show includes a large cast of characters ranging from the passengers from the different classes, crew and staff aboard.  Unlike the hit… Continue Reading

Interview with actor Sean Hudock

Interview with actor Sean Hudock

Sean Hudock is a talented actor based in New York City who recently started The Wild Root Company, a non-profit production company committed to cultivating bold new works from emerging storytellers.  We sat down for some tea and chatted about his career, aspirations and goals.  Towards the end I threw some rapid-fire questions at him… Continue Reading

Disaster: A 70’s Disaster Movie Musical

Disaster: A 70’s Disaster Movie Musical

If you are looking for a campy, cheesy musical DISASTER: A 70’s Disaster Movie Musical is just that.  Seth Rudetsky wrote and stars in the show at St. Luke’s Theatre.  We find ourselves onboard Manhattan’s first floating casino in the summer of 1979.  Little do the passengers know, the night will turn into a disaster.… Continue Reading

Interview with Broadway Producer Ken Mahoney

Interview with Broadway Producer Ken Mahoney

Ken Mahoney has been working in the financial realm for 25 years and has used his skills to help transform the Broadway scene.  He is a Producer on a handful of shows and albums.  His newest project is a site where Broadway audience members can connect and give their honest opinions on shows.   The… Continue Reading

Interview with Glenn Alterman

Interview with Glenn Alterman

Glenn Alterman is an award-winning playwright, the author of 25 best-selling theater-related books, an actor, a screenwriter and a highly respected monologue/audition acting coach.  His newest book “Writing the 10-Minute Play” is split into sixteen chapters and takes people from the beginning to the end process of writing these short plays.   The Playbill Collector… Continue Reading

Going Hollywood: MGM Musicals at the 92Y

Going Hollywood: MGM Musicals at the 92Y

The 92Y presents a series of “Lyrics & Lyricists” events throughout their season.  This January, the spotlight was on “Going Hollywood: MGM Musicals” which was put together and hosted by Kathleen Marshall.  Featured tunes from shows including: Easter Parade, Meet Me in St. Louis, Summer Stock, Gigi, On the Town, Singin’ in the Rain and… Continue Reading

House of Dance

House of Dance

Four dancers practice in a small town tap studio for an upcoming competition in HOUSE OF DANCE.  This eclectic show takes place at the Abrons Art Center in a studio space.  Rightfully so, since it is in the true setting of a workspace.  Wood floors, a ballet barre, mirrors and a piano fill the small… Continue Reading

Beautiful on Broadway

Beautiful on Broadway

JERSEY BOYS, the story of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons, graced the Broadway stage in 2005.  Since then it has toured extensively in the United States and Internationally and has become a major hit.  The new Carole King musical BEAUTIFUL has the potential to parallel that creative piece of theater. She is an iconic… Continue Reading

Tyson vs Ali

Tyson vs Ali

If you like boxing, TYSON VS ALI is a play which is true to the sport.  We find ourselves in the role of spectators as we watch men wrestle in an actual boxing ring.  Four actors take turns embodying both Tyson and Ali at different points in their careers.   We also meet a ref who… Continue Reading