JBroadway said: "SmoothLover said: "I guess the theatre will be considered Broadway rather than Off given the seating capacity."
No, that seemsunlikely. Contrary to popular belief, seating capacity is not the be-all-end-all of whether something is classified as "Broadway" "Off-broadway" or neither. Plenty of 500+ seat houses in NY are not official Broadway theatres. They may choose to go through the process to make it an o
The direction was very presentational and lacked flair and originality. Thus the performances were sort of nudge nudge wink wink 2 dimensional. The actors were caught somewhere in between musical comedy and farce. Some nice vocals though. I would have preferred a lead with a larger stage presence and personality. The book is a bit creaky and I longed for Annie Get Your Gun.
There was a theatre that shall remain nameless, where a patron brought a brief case with top secret government documents and did not check them. The brief case vanished and it became a huge scandal where the patron was trying to sue the theatre.
They had to shut those lockers down at the Beaumont due to security concerns. Lincoln Center (all of the buildings combined )is actually number 10 as far as areas in NCY that are high risk terrorist areas. Security has been beefed up considerab
I recently saw Hamilton in Puerto Rico and I had never seen it before. I was most impressed with the score. I did think that the directing was a little too slick for its own good and it took away from the book emotionally. As much as I respect Lin M Miranda, I thought he was the weakest link performance wise, and things particularly fell apart in the 2nd act during the Hurricane number. I felt like the role required an actor with a larger presence who could fill a theatre of that size T
I think the lower ratings were due to the choice of material and casting. Had it been Bye Bye Birdie with Jennifer Lopez for example, the ratings would have been higher. I also believe timing is everything when choosing material. Even though the material has some parallels to the times we live in, I think television audiences desire lighter fare given the world is so crazy right now.