Category Archives: Theatre News

“Mind of a Theatre Kid”

As seen on Facebook, posted by Theatrefolk. I think there is room for a few more things in here, though, like “Audition angst“,  “Damn, why can’t I get that dance step?“, and “I’ll never survive the humiliation of screwing up … Continue reading

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Steam Heat

I’ve been away from my blog for a while, but for good reason: a show, of course. Helping out with the local high school production of “The Pajama Game”. For those who don’t know it, it’s set in a 1950s … Continue reading

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Praising the New Theatre Gods

Our new school is finally open, with a brand new theatre! Where to start in singing the praises of the new auditorium? No more broken seats, missing seats, missing stage lights. The old wooden seats were uncomfortable to begin with, … Continue reading

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BMG

And to finish off my Theatre Weekend Extravaganza…Blue Man Group. Is it “musical theatre”? Not in the traditional sense of course, but it’s definitely theatrical, has heart-pounding music, a healthy dose of performance art (as opposed to the unhealthy dose … Continue reading

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Bend…and Snap!

My theatre extravaganza weekend continues with Legally Blonde as performed by the Alexander Children’s Theatre School. This musical is a keeper. I predict it will still be popular when Reese Witherspoon is an old woman! Is it too mature for … Continue reading

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O-P-P Opportunity

Finally had the opportunity to catch the show “13”, at the NextDoor Theater in Winchester, MA. I highly recommend it – great production. Interesting set, well-cast, and strong acting by all! As for the musical itself, I knew most of … Continue reading

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Another Great Book Becomes a Play

Peter and the Starcatcher fans – in case you didn’t know, this tremendous book about how Peter Pan became the magical boy who never grows up is now a Broadway play. It’s in preview performances now with official opening in … Continue reading

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