Author Archives: carey

The Best Man

The times they are a-changing’ – at least in some ways. In others, they have not changed at all. While America may be steeped in nostalgia for “the good old days” and “the greatest generation,” and while Mad Men’s return … Continue reading

“Nice Work If You Can Get It” – Kelli O’Hara Talks Mean Girls and “The Mikado”

I would never associate Kelli O’Hara with Mean Girls. The actress, who has been performing on Broadway since 2000, is known for her blonde hair, big smile and warm, lilting soprano. In many of her roles, she has played ingenues … Continue reading


Billy Joel, take note. A group of angry young men has invaded the Nederlander Theater, where the musical adaptation of Newsies is carrying the banner. After a run at the Papermill Playhouse this past summer, the Disney Theatrical Productions adaptation … Continue reading

Drew Larimore Discusses Trolls, Fairy Tales, Lea DaLaria and the Premiere of “Out of Iceland”

Drew Larimore doesn’t like fairy tales. The playwright, whose latest show, Out of Iceland, is receiving its off-Broadway premiere at Walkerspace by Alfred R. Kahn, in association with Culture Project, has never read Lord of the Rings and does not … Continue reading

Jesus Christ Superstar

O.M.G. Jesus Christ is back on Broadway! While the above statement may appear irreverent – I’ll admit, I cringed while typing it – it is an appropriate representation of the sentiment depicted in the new revival of Jesus Christ Superstar, … Continue reading

Rosie’s Theater Kids Perform “Passing It On”

“The Great White Way” may seem far away to many children in New York who have walked by Broadway theaters countless times but never been inside. According to Rosie O’Donnell, it’s “like living in Hawaii and not having access to … Continue reading

“Passing It On – An Evening of Mentorship to Benefit Rosie’s Theater Kids”

Rosie’s Theater Kids, an organization dedicated to educating New York City based children about the arts, held “Passing It On” on Tuesday, March 27. The evening featured performances the children learned with mentors that include Audra McDonald, BD Wong, Brandon … Continue reading

Radhika Vekaria Discusses “Stand Up,” a Song for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

Economics and inspirational music may seem like an unusual combination to many. Or perhaps one would necessitate the other. But to find one person who has tackled both of these careers sounds like a challenge – unless you’ve met Radhika … Continue reading

‘Tis Pity She’s a Whore

Does Cheek by Jowl have a crystal ball? The timeliness of this London-based theatre company’s latest play is positively uncanny. Their production of ‘Tis Pity She’s a Whore, currently in performances at the Brooklyn Academy of Music’s Harvey Theater, is … Continue reading


The phrase “natural beauty” is a sincere compliment when discussing the Broadway musical Once, currently in performances at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theater. Adapted from the sleeper hit 2007 film, this story about an Irish guitar player and a Czech … Continue reading