Beautiful: The Carole King Musical at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre

 For years Broadway has turned to the jukebox musical to fill theaters. Most full of stories that include down on their luck artists and groups who manage to defy all odds and become one of the biggest sensations in the industry. Currently on Broadway the shows JERSEY BOYS and MOTOWN fall in to the above category. Lumping Beautiful into…

Rocky at The Winter Garden Theatre

It’s hard to create a musical out of an iconic movie, let alone one that has spawned several sequels and doesn’t fit the norm of a movie musical. Prior to seeing the show I was only familiar with the pop-culture aspects of the movie. I’m probably the only person who hasn’t seen the movie. Without…

WHAT TO WATCH: It Could Be Worse

A few weeks ago I stumbled across a great new web series called “It Could Be Worse” from Broadway stars Wesley Taylor (ROCK OF AGES, THE ADDAMS FAMILY and NBC’s SMASH) and Mitchell Jarvis (ROCK OF AGES). The series follows struggling NYC actor Jacob Gordon (Taylor) and the people in his life as he tries…

2012 Tony Predictions

For the first time I was able to see several of this year’s Tony nominated productions before the Tony awards. Having this opportunity was great as the excitement on Broadway is building as we approach the Tony awards tomorrow night. Here are my predictions for who will take home the coveted Tony statue tomorrow night.

Five Questions With… Jared Bradshaw

As a swing Jared Bradshaw has covered 9 of the 11 male roles or “tracks” in the First National Tour and Chicago companies of JERSEY BOYS. Now, Jared has brought his talent to New York as the newest swing member of the Broadway cast.