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Five Steps to Theatre Etiquette

Five Steps to Theatre Etiquette

Some theatre newcomers are not sure what proper theatre etiquette is so I’m here to lay out five steps for you. Just think of a theatre like a movie theater. You don’t want to make much noise and you want to allow others around you to enjoy the show. 1. Turn off your cell phone… 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

My take on Peter Pan Live

My take on Peter Pan Live

I’d like to start by saying I think it’s incredible that NBC is doing live musicals on TV.  According to The Hollywood Reporter, last year “The Sound of Music” had 18.5 million viewers and this years “Peter Pan” had 21.8 million.  There was much discussion in my house about the show last night.  I didn’t… Continue Reading

Gene Kelly: The Legacy at Moonlight

Gene Kelly: The Legacy at Moonlight

“Gene Kelly: The Legacy” was an evening with Patricia Ward Kelly.  She met Gene in December 1985 in Washington, D.C.  while she was writing a television special about the Smithsonian.  He was the narrator and host.  Interestingly enough, she was over forty years younger than he was and didn’t have a clue who he was. … Continue Reading

iLuminate at New World Stages

iLuminate at New World Stages

ILUMINATE is a group of artists who wear suits that light up and combine music, art and magic to tell a story. They have been seen on “America’s Got Talent” and are now performing at the New World Stages in New York City. Their show “Artist of Light” tells the tale of a young artist who… Continue Reading

The Nutcracker by The California Ballet

The Nutcracker by The California Ballet

Tis the season for classic holiday themed shows of merriment and wonder.  THE NUTCRACKER is a favorite that audiences young and old can enjoy.  The well known music by Tchaikovsky tells the story of a party, a battle, a snow kingdom and a kingdom of sweets through the eyes of a young girl, Clara.  This… Continue Reading

Nutcracker Rouge at the Minetta Lane Theatre

Nutcracker Rouge at the Minetta Lane Theatre

Have you ever heard of a baroque, burlesque version of the class ballet , THE NUTCRACKER?  Neither had I until coming across NUTCRACKER ROUGE now playing at the Minetta Lane Theatre.  The show followed a main character through the woods who was on a drug trip.  She stumbled upon interesting characters and was transformed into… Continue Reading

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

 Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater is currently performing at the New York City Center through January 5th with multiple selections of choice material.  On Friday December 13th I saw four pieces that were all choreographed by Alvin Ailey himself back in the 60’s and 70’s and were set to Duke Ellington’s music. Linda Celeste Sims… Continue Reading