“Come From Away” Looks at 9/11 Compassionately and Hopefully

Come From Away is a Hit this Spring 2017 Broadway Season Although 9/11/2001 was 16 years ago, memories are still fresh in the minds of many people. You don’t see much theater dealing with this topic. So when I read that this show, Come From Away, was trying to make its way to Broadway, I was a little skeptical. Could a musical portray what happened that day in a compassionate…

March 18, 2017

Stars in the Alley 2016 was a Big Crowd Draw

The rain did a pretty good job of holding off yesterday as the Broadway League presented Stars in the Alley.  Presented by United Airlines, Sean Hayes and Mo Rocca served as the hosts for the event and they were perfect in their roles providing many laughs for the crowd. The event took place from 12:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. in Shubert Alley.  It was billed as a free outdoor concert…

June 4, 2016

‘Tuck Everlasting’ Ends Broadway Run but Releases Cast Album June 3

After a run of 28 previews but only 39 regular performances, the Broadway show Tuck Everlasting closed on May 29, 2016. The show featured a book by Claudia Shear and Tim Federle which was based on Natalie Babbitt’s best-selling 1975 novel of the same name. The music was by Chris Miller with lyrics are by Nathan Tysen. Direction and choreography were by Casey Nicholaw. The casting included Carolee Carmello as…

May 30, 2016