Category Archives: theater

…just you wait

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Another Saturday, another shot at Triple Crown glory as the Preakness is run this afternoon in Baltimore. Of course, this year’s race doesn’t just fall on any Saturday. No, today also happens to be the 20th of May, which (as any musical theater nerd knows) was proclaimed Eliza Doolittle Day.

This wonderful coincidence brings together two beautiful scenes from a beautiful film and stage musical. So, naturally, will this blog post will too… Read the rest of this entry

…take the stage

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As a fan of both the stage and the small screen, I’m a fan of anything that combines the two and as you may have noticed, the trend of live theatrical performance in television has sort of caught on. What started as an annual Twitter snark-fest…I mean treasured holiday tradition…with NBC’s annual live musicals has now expanded to something of a trend as FOX joined the party with “Grease Live,” an Easter special, “The Passion,” and I’ll even count its less-than-live remake of “Rocky Horror.”

Now everyone is upping their game and there are more live and quasi-live theatrical televised events to keep track of than ever before. So, in today’s very special Theater (on television) Thursday, let’s all take a moment to catch-up and anticipate… Read the rest of this entry

…Hit the Heights

Happy Sunday, fellow crusaders! This week the 2017 class of  Tony nominees was revealed, which has me tapping my toes and humming a few more show tunes than usual.

Whether you’re feeling the same way, or you need a little help getting in touch with your inner theater nerd, you’ve come to the right place. In honor of this year’s nominees and those who were overlooked, I’m declaring this a Broadway Sunday Funday. Read the rest of this entry

…set the stage

tony_awardCan you fee the electricity in the air? Maybe you sense some extra pep (or jazz square) in your step? Have you had the urge to break forth in song or monologue? That, folks, is the Tonys buzz.

This morning, theater fans around the world held their collective breaths as the nominees were announced for the 2017 Tony Awards. Read the rest of this entry

…Entertain You

Happy Sunday, fellow crusaders!

It’s gorgeous where I am and I hope it’s the same wherever you are. I promise I’ll keep this short so you can enjoy the day. Read the rest of this entry