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Member Name: ljay889
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Birthday: 8 - 28
Gender: Male
Occupation: Graduate student
Profile: I love Sondheim

Favorite Show(s): Chicago
Grey Gardens
Into the Woods
Sunday in the Park with George
Sweeney Todd
The King and I
West Side Story
Wonderful Town

Favorite Performer(s): Michael Cerveris
George Hearn
Angela Lansbury
Patti LuPone
Luba Mason
Audra McDonald
Bebe Neuwirth
Kelli O'Hara
Ann Reinking
Chita Rivera
Gwen Verdon

Most Recent Message Board Posts:
  • STREISAND wants to make GYPSY  Sep 1 2015, 08:38:03 PM

    I wouldn't be surprised if it's true that she had secretly recorded these songs before. I'd imagine the beltier notes in Coming Up Roses and Rose's Turn would be supplemented with the rumored "secret recordings." 

  • Favorite Kander and Ebb Songs  Aug 31 2015, 05:26:36 PM

    Someone's bored. Isn't college back in session?

  • Best Cast Recording of Gypsy?  Aug 31 2015, 05:11:38 PM

    Lmao so Philly was temporarily banned!

  • Best Cast Recording of Gypsy?  Aug 31 2015, 05:03:12 PM

    Thank God

  • Best Cast Recording of Gypsy?  Aug 31 2015, 05:00:28 PM

    Didn't you Leave us?

  • Broadway Grosses: Week Ending 8/30/15  Aug 31 2015, 03:23:58 PM

    WHOA. I don't follow ballet. Misty Copeland is that huge of a draw?

  • Kyle Jean-Baptiste Dead at 21  Aug 29 2015, 04:55:10 PM

    Absolutely tragic and heartbreaking.


    We have suddenly lost Broadway performers before and they did not dim the lights for them, but maybe his history making performance will help get them dimmed. 

  • Best Cast Recording of Gypsy?  Aug 28 2015, 07:17:46 PM

    Tyne sticks with the sick story but if you watch YouTube clips, she sounded just as bad live. BUT her ferocious acting more than makes up for the awful singing.


    Ethel, Patti, and Imelda have my favorite Coming Up Roses on recording. Imelda sounds great in Lansbury's key and has a unique take on the song.


    It's great having Lansbury on record, but the orchestra is lackluster on the album.


    Bernadette's recording could have

  • Best Cast Recording of Gypsy?  Aug 26 2015, 09:30:19 PM

    Ethel and Patti have the best vocals. Tyne will literally harm your ears.

  • Sydney Theater Company's New Artistic Director  Aug 25 2015, 07:38:41 PM

    Nobody cares, Mr. Smith.

  • MEMPHIS filming (pics)  Aug 23 2015, 09:37:47 AM

    As a musical that was meant to be taken seriously, it was honestly one of the worst things that I've ever seen. I'll never forget AdamGreer and I sitting there laughing and groaning at the predictability of the entire thing. I know many of us got it wrong, but that still doesn't make it a good show in my eyes. It was a pretty awful season for new musicals. 

  • Amy Spanger and Allison Case to join cast of Matilda  Aug 17 2015, 05:24:54 PM

    Nice casting! Holmes seems quite older than the former two Mr. Wormwoods but I'm sure he'll be great.

  • Fiddler on the Roof marquee is up!  Aug 13 2015, 01:48:18 PM

    I could swear that it's been up for almost a month. 

  • Emmy Winner Wayne Brady Will Succeed Billy Porter in Broadway's KINKY BOOTS  Aug 13 2015, 12:57:04 PM

    If I recall correctly, he had major attendance issues in CHICAGO, and Billy Flynn is a much easier role!

  • Hamilton Previews  Aug 6 2015, 12:33:52 AM

    I haven't seen the show and I'm a little exhausted from the hype, but it blows my mind when people leave a show at intermission and expect us to take their review seriously. 

  • the birdcage as a modern musical  Aug 5 2015, 08:45:09 PM

    Are you Mr. Smith?

  • the birdcage as a modern musical  Aug 5 2015, 08:44:52 PM



















  • Met Stops Blackface Use  Aug 5 2015, 08:40:32 PM

    ""I think he's comparing you to a stupid brick wall. "
     Yeah I want to know why"

     SERIOUSLY? Please google and learn what introspection is. 

  • Met Stops Blackface Use  Aug 5 2015, 08:33:48 PM

    I think he's comparing you to a stupid brick wall. 

  • The Visit Has A Life After Broadway  Aug 3 2015, 09:55:09 PM

     Donna Murphy will eventually be much more appropriate than Patti LuPone for a future production of this musical.