August 17, 2018
How Do You Direct Two Musicals at Once?
Tag Archives: musical theater
The lanky man in the blonde wig has the right idea. The lights in the club are suitably dim, but he keeps his sunglasses on for almost his entire time onstage. Audience members at This Ain’t No Disco, the sprawling … Continue reading
How does one take a noted problem play by Shakespeare filled with abuses of political power and flagrant inequality between the sexes and somehow transform it into a two-hour musical comedy that, despite the aforementioned problems, is utterly zany, ridiculously … Continue reading
“Be yourself.” It sounds simple, but this suggestion is anything but, especially in Dear Evan Hansen, the astonishingly moving new musical at the Music Box Theater on Broadway. This new and, even more astonishingly, completely original musical that wasn’t … Continue reading
It’s early in the year to blame a weight gain on the holidays, but after seeing Holiday Inn, the new Irving Berlin musical at Studio 54, I was afraid to step on the scale for fear some of the sweetness … Continue reading
With Valentine’s Day approaching, I want to know your favorite love songs from musical theater. Do you go for the classics, like “Some Enchanted Evening” from South Pacific, something a bit more wistful like “Send in the Clowns” from A … Continue reading