As a slightly more evolved adult, my perspective on rejection has shifted. I have much bigger priorities and levels of importance in my life than one single part. I have also dealt with new types of rejection (at work, in relationships, with a child, etc) more often than I did in the 'old days.'Read More
I'd like to offer some suggestions of musicals that I feel would be better suited to Spielberg than the dance-heavy, New York City set (Spielberg just doesn't scream NYC to me), ultimately very intimate West Side Story.Read More
Jan Maxwell deserved more. She deserved to win the Tony in 2012. She deserved to be just as highly praised on screen as she was on stage.
She deserved many more years on this planet than 61, dying of breast cancer last week.
But she certainly didn't deserve the treatment she initially received from the Broadway League in the ongoing guessing game that is who is deserving enough to have the tribute of Broadway dimming their lights.Read More
There are a ton of factors to mull over before even beginning to produce a musical on Broadway. Given the financial risk, it's no wonder that a lot of great material gets left out. Even though they may have had legendary Off-Broadway, Regional or even West End productions, something about moving them to Broadway seemed a bit too far fetched.
So here is our list of the 10 best musicals that have yet to get their shot at the Great White Way.Read More
Quality matters, but quality does not automatically equate to having the most money to throw into something.
Take heart, dear high schools, college and community theaters, this is good news for you: if you have the talent, if you have the heart, and if you (and this is the most important part), pour the effort and care to detail into something, it doesn’t matter at which tier it is being done.Read More
“Complicit” was Dictionary.com’s 2017 Word of the Year – and if the 2018-19 musical lineup continues as planned, it may define Broadway’s upcoming season as well. It’s a trifecta of shows featuring so much gaslighting, outdated gender norms, and straight up domestic abuse that it feels like a season straight out of 1960, at best.Read More