Les Misérables in Concert

Last week, I got to see Les Mis in Concert in London at the Gielgud Theatre. This was such an interesting performance. The Sondheim Theater is currently under renovation, and as a result they’re doing Les Misérables in Concert as opposed to the standard musical.…

Sir Ian McKellen

When booking my trip to London I was looking to see a uniquely British show. I was delighted to discover that Ian McKellen was performing an 16 weeks only intimate show at the Harold Pinter theater.…

Rent

This production was stellar. The Secret Theater is tiny, less than 100 seats tiny. The stage was a scaled down version of the traditional Rent set. There was the scaffolding in the back and a table in front. It works; it's intimate.…

Betrayal

Betrayal follows the affair of Emma (Zawe Ashton) and Jerry (Charlie Cox). Emma is married to Jerry’s close friend, Robert (Tom Hiddleston).…

Moulin Rouge

It’s official, I’m a snob. A few weeks ago I had the opportunity to see Moulin Rouge at the Al Hirschfeld Theater theater on Broadway. I liked it a lot, in fact I thoroughly enjoyed it, but I don’t think I respect it. Can I say that?…

Beetlejuice

For a long time I refused to see Beetlejuice on principle. It's a movie musical, and unless I'm very committed to the source material (ex. Mean Girls), I usually don't bother. For the past several months however, I've been hearing rumblings that this show is surprisingly good. Last weekend, I…

Mel Brooks on Broadway

You might be thinking, Mel Brooks? on Broadway? Isn't he like 100 years old? Well that's not far off, Mel Brooks who is currently 93, did a few nights of jokes at the Lunt-Fontanne Theater. The short explanation here, is the theater doesn't have a regular show performing, s they're…