…Measure in Love

It’s two weeks until FOX’s “RENT: Live.” If that doesn’t have you clearing your calendar for January 27th, allow me to introduce you to this beloved, cultural movement. With music and lyrics by Jonathan Larson and a book that transports Puccini’s “La Bohème” to 1980’s New York, “Rent” brought some edge to Broadway. It also…

…rock on

This Sunday, we’re going to church, crusaders. Specifically the church of Sir Andrew Lloyd Weber. This past Easter, NBC achieved something truly miraculous on its latest attempt at the live musical production and fittingly it involved the resurrection…and one heck of a performance from Brandon Victor Dixon…who has an incredible shot at taking home an…

…Resurrect

Last night a new kind of live television musical swept audiences away. “Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert,” may not have had the most accurate title (it was fully staged), but that didn’t stop it from rocking Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s classic rock opera. From the first electric note through all the buzz…

…have heaven on our minds

This Easter Sunday, we’re looking up. Not just in observance of the holiday, or to distract from Loyola’s well-fought Final Four loss, but to take in the introduction of (what I hope will be) a new holiday tradition. America, we got a bonafide Easter special (it’s a thing look it up). After a longer than…