June 18, 2013 Global News
Thomas Tony Tuesdays
June 14, 2013 Global News
Once. Winner of the 2012 Tony Award for Best Musical. It took me a long time to see this show. I worked off and on in New York City for the past four years and generally saw most of the nominated shows (plays and musicals) each season. Last year, my friends in the city would always tell me to go see Once whenever I was choosing a show to see. They would say things like: “Best show of the season!” or “I cried the entire show!” or “Just go see it!”. Even though I had numerous chances to try to see it, I would always pick a different show over it. I didn’t think the show would interest me and live up to all the hype surrounding it. Then I saw this Tony performance…I knew I was wrong.
June 13, 2013 The Year of the Child
I’ve seen a lot of theatre in Berlin and, on the whole, it has been terrifically inspiring. As I mentioned in my last post, (LINK) all German theatre combines music, movement and, often, spectacle to wondrous bedazzlement. Though at times the language has proved to be a barrier, I’ve continually found inspiration in the direction of each play with its immense concentration on style and aesthetic. But there’s nothing like coming home to your true love to make you realize what you’ve been missing. More
June 11, 2013 Global News
Well folks, this is it. My final “Year Of The Child Blog”.
When we started “Musical Notes” this year, our Associate Producer of Audience Engagement suggested that my weekly column be about the babies, offering a modern perspective on some of the themes in Falsettos. But as the season comes to an end, we decided to use the 1 year birthday of the babies as the final blog entry on this topic. And – while it’s very hard to believe – the babies turn 1 this week (June 13). Talk about a game changing year.
So what I have learned from this astounding year? More
Thomas Tony Tuesdays
June 10, 2013 Global News
Another Tony Awards have come and gone…and last night’s telecast was pretty good! A night with a wonderful host (I stand corrected…he was great this year), some super duper performances (Pippin, Matilda), some head scratchers (Rascals tribute? What was that?), and some super weird speeches (Cicely Tyson). Check out below for my reviews on all the performances of the evening from worst to best! More
Singer songwriter teams are so wonderful. The very notion that two artists have found a part of their soul in the other is so incredibly special. So specific. What one lacks, the other provides. The trust, the vulnerability, the honesty. It’s everything art should be. I like to imagine when these teams find each other, they can physically feel a change in themselves, almost like they found a twin. More