…Leave the Light On

As we come down off of our theater high after a week of Tony nominees, it seems like a good idea to slowly work our way back into the harsh light of the usual day-to-day. I thought I’d ease the transition with one of my favorite theater traditions/superstitions/necessities — the ghost light. For those not…

…feel the magic in the air

Today’s the day crusaders. The songs have been sung, the dances danced, the nominated musicals counted down and we are just hours away from the start of the 2019 Tony Awards … and game 6 of the Stanley Cup … Don’t worry, procedures have been put in place. In past years we’ve done a few…

…Make You Smile

I kind of did a research deep dive on “Kiss Me, Kate.” (As one does) So, before I share my two-cents on the current revival, I’m going to drop some knowledge. (You’ll thank me when you win Broadway Trivia Night)

…make up your own story

Today we enter new territory, crusaders — Best Revival of a Musical. I know there are plenty of people out there who don’t like the “old-school” musicals and I understand their perspective. There are certainly dated aspects in many “classic” shows that need to be handled with care (and aren’t always). But leaving these shows…

…Tempt Fate

It’s one week until the 2019 Tony Awards, and this year we’re counting down with a look at all of this year’s nominated musicals. First up is a show that offers a seemingly infinite jukebox of Motown hits from one of the most successful groups of all time.

…Wish You’d Go On Forever

Happy Sunday fellow crusaders, and happy Cinco de Mayo! Before we get into some #SundayFunday entertainment, here’s your annual reminder about Cinco de Mayo — it’s not Mexico’s Independence Day. Educate yourself here. Now that we’re done with housekeeping, let’s get into the actual Sunday of it all, and switch to theater mode.