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Review: ‘West Side Story’ staged by The Philadelphia Orchestra

West Side Story has never sounded as good as in last weekend’s performances by Yannick Nézet-Séguin and the Philadelphia Orchestra. It even surpassed Leonard...

Review: ‘Carousel’ at The Media Theatre

Musical Heaven. Is there a better way to describe the production of Carousel at the Media Theatre? It would be hard to find a better-sung production...

Review: ‘The King and I’ at the Academy of Music

More than sixty years after its debut, The King and I remains one of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s most popular and enduring musicals. The handsome national...

‘COME HEAR THE MUSIC PLAY:’ Memories of My Twenty Years as...

John Kander, Fred Ebb, and Richard Seff at a dinner honoring Harold Prince. Photo courtesy of Richard Seff. THE CURTAIN RISES. One of the properties for...

Review: ‘South Pacific’ at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts

Annapolis Opera’s production of South Pacific was a fun, charming musical. Based on James Michner’s novel Tales of the South Pacific, with music by Richard...

Review: ‘Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella’ at the Hippodrome Theatre at the...

It’s anyone’s guess what the late Oscar Hammerstein would make of it, but we are now getting our first close look at Oscar’s modest...

Review: ‘Babes in Arms’ at The FrederickTowne Players

Babes in Arms, a classic Rodgers & Hart “let’s put on a show” show, blasts onto the stage in the latest FrederickTowne Players production....

Review: ‘South Pacific’ at Walnut Street Theatre in Philadelphia, PA

The hunger for optimism is never in short supply these days. Walnut Street Theatre brings life to an American classic in their current production...

2016 FringeNYC Review: ‘Take One”

Sometimes even the most inspired geniuses need to do some rethinking, reworking, and rewrites of their greatest creations to forge an unforgettable masterpiece. Such...

Review: ‘Floyd Collins’ at 1st Stage

“No more plowing a hard-scrabble field, I just know it’s my lucky day!” Evan Casey’s voice rings through the 1st Stage Theater as he...

Review: ‘Do I Hear a Waltz?’ at Encores! at City Center...

This vintage musical, now over 50 years old, was written by a team of masters of musical theatre. It is the perfect piece with which...

Review: ‘Some Enchanted Evening: The Music of Rodgers and Hammerstein and...

Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II pioneered a flair that was all their own in the golden age of musical theater. From 1940 to...

Review: ‘Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella’ at TheatreMcLean

The rumbling of drums, the chiming of bells, and the sweet notes of violins drifting up into the air all create an enchanting tune...

Meet the Cast of The Montgomery Playhouse’s ‘A Grand Night for...

In Part 2 of a series of interviews with the cast of A Grand Night for Singing at Montgomery Playhouse, meet Jennifer Georgia. Joel: Please introduce...

Meet the Cast of The Montgomery Playhouse’s ‘A Grand Night for...

In Part 1 of a series of interviews with the cast of A Grand Night for Singing at Montgomery Playhouse, meet Brian Lyons-Burke. Please introduce yourself and...

DCMetroTheaterArts’ Best of 2015 #11: New York’s Ten Best of 2015...

It was an active year, heavily marked by new and revisited musicals. The attendance and box office numbers were good, both on and off...

‘Carousel’ at Live Arts Maryland

The version of Carousel, with Music by Richard Rodgers and Book and Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, presented in the recently renovated theater of Maryland Hall for...

An Interview with Richard Glazier, Host of ‘From Broadway to Hollywood,’...

If you want to call Richard Glazier a throwback, go right ahead. He loves it. For Glazier, there’s nothing better than sitting at a...

‘The Great American Songbook’ by Columbia Pro Cantare at the Jim...

On Saturday May 2, 2015 the Columbia Pro Cantare choral group, lead by Conductor Frances Motyca Dawson, ended their 38th Season with The Great American...

‘The King and I’ at The Vivian Beaumont Theatre at Lincoln...

When all the elements fuse, when a director is clearly in charge and on the right track, it is such a pleasure to be...

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