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Best outdoor production you've seen?  Jul 25 2020, 07:30:58 PM

HogansHero said: "I thought it was amazing"

 

I did too. I watched the performance remembering why I love theatre so much. Thanks again for the reminder.

 



George Rose in My Fair Lady  Jul 25 2020, 07:28:51 PM

I agree with Dollypop. I was fortunate to see this production twice. My parents took me once and then it ended up my drama class went to see it too. George Rose stole every scene he was in, he was perfect! I also loved Ms. Andrea and Mr. Coote, repeating his take on the Pickering , was perfect.
 

It was also such a treat seeing the original set and costumes.

 

Everything about this revival was wonderful, but Mr. Rose's performance will always be the sta


Best outdoor production you've seen?  Jul 25 2020, 04:49:54 PM

HogansHero said: "For me that's an easy one: Medea at the Theatre at Epidaurus. And speaking of which, for the first time ever, they are a broadcasting a show (The Persians) live, at 1pm NY tIme tomorrow (Saturday)."

 

Thanks Hogan for the reminder. I would have forgotten all about it!

 



Disney on Broadway Concert Canceled  Apr 12 2020, 11:24:14 AM

HogansHero said: "I just want to add that I am very proud of "our" musicians."

I am proud of the musicians too. It's the AFM who I am not. And, having worked with several opera and theatre companies (long time ago) ... it is ALWAYS the AFM.

 



 May 26 2019, 11:46:27 PM

^ You’re funny. 

 



OKLAHOMA! to go on tour in 2020  May 15 2019, 10:10:53 PM

Wow! What an absolutely STUPID idea. The reason to see this is the environmental aspects.  I couldn't imagine seeing it in a proscenium theatre , let alone any one of these oversized touring venues.



Biggest Tony upset of all time?  May 7 2019, 12:24:32 AM

LuPita2 said: "Tony Shalhoub winning over Joshua Henry. He hadone song that he spoke, what a joke. Joshua was the only good thing about Carousel (besides the choreography). His "Soliloquy" alone made him deserving. Laziest year for the American Theater Wing I have ever seen."

 

I saw both performances and Tony Shaloub deserved the award.

 



Bad Theater Behavior  May 5 2019, 11:34:22 PM

uncageg said: "A friend posted this and tagged me on Facebook for my thoughts. I had a few! I wanted to respond but did not want to create an account to do so. I do not agree with most of what she wrote.

https://www.theroot.com/ain-t-too-proud-to-sing-claiming-black-space-on-the-gr-1834448909
"

 

That's the perfect reason NOT to see "Ain't Too Proud".



Dolly tour replacement ideas  May 3 2019, 12:56:28 PM

She doesn't have the name recognition, but I would love to see Harriet Harris do the part.



Audience Member Pet Peeve  Apr 26 2019, 12:57:36 PM

Wow, I couldn't disagree more with what a lot of people are saying. Art should generate strong emotions, both good and bad. I actually love it when I hear someone say they hate a show that I loved. I listen in to find out why- do they have valid arguments? Good theatre should generate discussions, debates and even arguments.

On a side note, sometimes I find shows I've thought I've hated right after the curtain has gone down are shows I remember the most. There are times whe


Audience Member Pet Peeve  Apr 25 2019, 07:47:58 PM

An audience member gave his opinion of a show AFTER it was over and you find that objectionable? People have a right to their opinion. As long as he didn't interrupt the show, who cares???



Broadway dancer Amar Ramasar reinstated by NY City Ballet  Apr 23 2019, 11:19:09 PM

Fosse76 said: "South Fl Marc said: "Maybe I'm wrong but I think Alexandra Waterbury was never an employee of NYC Ballet. She was a student at School of American Ballet, the school of the Ballet Company and a training ground for new talent."

That's not relevant. since these were affiliated organizations, company members wouldprobably be considered to be in positions of power over students.

I find this entire thing disgusting, but mo


two to three person plays  Apr 22 2019, 11:05:28 PM

^Perfectly Said!



Broadway dancer Amar Ramasar reinstated by NY City Ballet  Apr 22 2019, 10:34:12 PM

Maybe I'm wrong but I think Alexandra Waterbury was never an employee of NYC Ballet. She was a student at School of American Ballet, the school of the Ballet Company and a training ground for new talent. I find this entire thing disgusting, but morals for things not related to work are not a fireable offense. Likewise, most certainly NYC Ballet will be dismissed from the lawsuit because their term of employing Chase Finlay  was not on condition he have an affair with or sleep with Ms

The Prom, Tootsie or Oklahoma!  Apr 20 2019, 10:53:20 PM

I'd see Oklahoma because it is in such a unique space. This won't tour and if it did, it won't work.

Having said that, all three shows are great, so you really con't lose.



king kong broadway cd  Apr 19 2019, 01:20:05 PM

Another reason to do any cast recording is to entice regional , community and high school/college theatres  to do it. Since the only good thing about the show is the puppet, once this production closes I can see the show disappearing forever (Thank God!)



Hadestown Reviews  Apr 17 2019, 10:38:22 PM

Congrats to the cast and crew for great reviews. I loved the show except for one thing. Someone has to explain Reeve Carney to me. His voice is ugly, he can't act and he's not really that good looking that the other two things wouldn't matter.



Cher show or Prom?  Apr 16 2019, 08:41:57 AM

That's Easy.  PROM!



Dolly's Age?  Apr 12 2019, 11:01:01 PM

The fabulous Ruth Gorden was 59 when she originated the role of Dolly in Thornton Wilders "The Matchmaker" the play "Hello Dolly" is based on. Shirley Booth was in her 50s when she did the movie. I think 30's and early 40s is a bit young. Dolly was supposed to have been married for a long time and widowed for a long time. 50's seems to be the ideal age. Barbra on the other hand was completely miscast in the role.



KING KONG - Previews  Apr 2 2019, 11:12:12 AM

Dolly80 said: "That’s hilarious! New York is pretty partial to a cheesy musical itself. And they get the obligatory standing ovations at every show."

 

That shows how little standing ovations mean. I wouldn't know about the ones at Kong. I was comped an excellent ticket and still  walked out halfway through feeling my time had been wasted.

 



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