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Melody Monday: ‘Broadway Backwards’ brings a new twist to classics

Melody Monday: ‘Broadway Backwards’ brings a new twist to classics

Musical theatre is a world of tradition, and the annual Broadway Backwards is one of its better ones. This year marked its eighth anniversary. Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS produces the event… Read more »

Melody Monday: Fans still cheer for ‘Bring It On’

Melody Monday: Fans still cheer for ‘Bring It On’

Bring It On was a musical that had everything going against it. The show should have been a flop. It is very atypical to the Broadway scene with its use… Read more »

Melody Monday: Laura Osnes shines in her Café Carlyle debut

Melody Monday: Laura Osnes shines in her Café Carlyle debut

Since her appearance on NBC’s Grease: You’re the One that I Want! reality series followed by her Broadway debut as ‘Sandy’ in Grease at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre, life has been… Read more »

Melody Monday: Ramin Karimloo is a real-life ‘Angel of Music’

Melody Monday: Ramin Karimloo is a real-life ‘Angel of Music’

My first introduction to Ramin Karimloo was the 25th Anniversary concert of Les Miserables. I remember being drawn to Ramin’s voice as he spoke and sang his way through the… Read more »

Melody Monday: Alexander Sage Oyen rocks musical theatre, New York City and your ears

Melody Monday: Alexander Sage Oyen rocks musical theatre, New York City and your ears

As a young man, Alexander Sage Oyen dreamt of being a rock star. His mother, acclaimed cabaret-singer Lois Sage, introduced him to the music of John Bucchino, Stephen Schwartz and Stephen… Read more »

Melody Monday: Broadway actors Jesse Swenson and Gerard Canonico collaborate to create new pop/rock band Prince Hal

Melody Monday: Broadway actors Jesse Swenson and Gerard Canonico collaborate to create new pop/rock band Prince Hal

Prince Hal might not be a familiar name but it will be soon. Prince Hal is an alternative pop/rock band led by two Broadway stars who have proven on stage… Read more »