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Monthly Archives: April 2013

The Race to the 2013 Tonys: A look at the candidates for Best Revival of a Musical

The Race to the 2013 Tonys: A look at the candidates for Best Revival of a Musical

Some musicals are so beautiful that they are passed down by their predecessors to a new batch of performers, who in most cases give thrilling and fresh takes on old classics…. Read more »

The Race to the 2013 Tonys: A look at the candidates for Best Musical

The Race to the 2013 Tonys: A look at the candidates for Best Musical

When arriving at a theatre and seeing the two big, bold words proclaiming “Best Musical” on a flashy marquee, a few facts are certain. First of all, it will be impossible… Read more »

Melody Monday: David Thaxton makes the jump from musical theatre to alternative rock with Unborn Twin

Melody Monday: David Thaxton makes the jump from musical theatre to alternative rock with Unborn Twin

Most fans of London theatre are probably in some capacity familiar with David Thaxton, either for his time as Enjolras in the West End production of Les Misérables or for… Read more »

‘Motown the Musical’ star N’Kenge on Mary Wells and channeling the world-changing music of the 1960’s

‘Motown the Musical’ star N’Kenge on Mary Wells and channeling the world-changing music of the 1960’s

N’Kenge plays Motown trailblazer Mary Wells in the new toe-tapping musical based on Berry Gordy’s life and the roots of the most beloved music of the 60s that changed the… Read more »

Will Chase and Jenn Colella reprise ‘High Fidelity’ roles for 54 Below concerts

Will Chase and Jenn Colella reprise ‘High Fidelity’ roles for 54 Below concerts

High Fidelity was gone too soon. The musical that asks us the age-old question “did I listen to pop music because I was miserable? Or was I miserable because I… Read more »

‘Pippin’ heading to Hollywood!: A dream cast for the film adaptation of ‘Pippin’

‘Pippin’ heading to Hollywood!: A dream cast for the film adaptation of ‘Pippin’

Theatre fans around the world rejoiced when it was announced in January that a 40th anniversary revival of Pippin, Stephen Schwartz’s abstract pop/rock musical about a young prince’s soul-searching journey as… Read more »