The timeless overpowers the timely in ‘West Side Story’ revival (Interaksyon)

I wanted to say more, actually. I had so much more to say but it would have gone against my new writing style for reviews. I could've gone really technical and gone down every aspect of the show -- the good and the bad -- but I've done that a lot in my reviews for…Read more The timeless overpowers the timely in ‘West Side Story’ revival (Interaksyon)

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watching Candide (the 2005 concert)

I was lucky enough to happen on a copy of Candide's 2005 Broadway revival concert and with my Dad, we holed up in our living room, blankets around us (as it was so cold), and watched with absolute glee to this amazing production. I fell in love with Candide as far back as the 80s.…Read more watching Candide (the 2005 concert)

Movie Musicals in the 21st Century: In Tune or Off Key?

I grew up listening to musicals. I wasn't even ten yet when I saw (on betamax!) the American Playhouse production of Sweeney Todd, Sunday in the Park with George, and Pacific Overtures, all by Stephen Sondheim. I had no idea what I was watching but the people were singing and it was lovely. My parents…Read more Movie Musicals in the 21st Century: In Tune or Off Key?