Stage Review: “Beautiful – The Carole King Musical” – Kansas City

Couple great performances with classic songs and you have a genuine toe-tapping musical that the audience can – and does – sing along to

Stage Review: “The Phantom of the Opera” – Kansas City

The production I saw was brilliantly produced and, though I had a few quibbles with some of the changes, I was thoroughly entertained. The cast was amazing. As the title character, Derrick Davis embodied the role.

Theatre Review: Wicked @ Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, Orlando FL

“Wicked” opened on Broadway in New York back in 2003 and has since com “a cultural phenomenon” according to Variety and called “the best musical of the decade” by Entertainment Weekly. “Wicked” has been performed in over 100 cities in 14 countries around the world being translated into six languages and is the winner of […]

Theatre Review: “The Book of Mormon”

There isn’t a lot you can say for a musical that contains four letter words, Darth Vader and an image of a Hell that contains both Hitler AND Johnnie Cochran except this: IT’S BRILLIANT!

Paradiso Chapter 1 “NYC’s Most Interactive Escape Room”

Billed as “part immersive theater, part escape room, part existential game,” Paradiso satisfies multiple action movie nerd fantasies in one pulse pounding hour.

Theater Review: “If/Then” Starlight Theater – Kansas City, Missouri

Nominated for two Tony Awards when if first appeared on Broadway, “If/Then” was a perfect show to highlight the vocal talents of the great Idina Menzel. Ms. Burns is up to the challenge of stepping into Menzel’s vocal shoes here.

Theatre Review: “The Bridges of Madison County” Starlight Theater – Kansas City, Missouri

Winner of two Tony Awards, including Best Original Score, the show boasts some excellent songs that not only set the mood of the show but progress it along.

Theatre Review: “Matilda” Starlight Theater – Kansas City, Missouri

If you like watching talented children then go see “Matilda.” If not, read the book.

Theatre Review: “Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella” Starlight Theater – Kansas City, Missouri

Well produced and performed, this version of “Cinderella” mixes up great songs, a strong cast and a familiar story to make it sure to entertain everyone in the audience, both young and old

Theatre Review “Pippin” Starlight Theater – Kansas City, MO

“Pippin” is a tony award winning musical, and for good reason

Theatre Review “Once: The Musical” Tour – Kansas City, MO

Very pleased with how well they handled the material

Re-Imagined “Camelot” Comes to Kansas City

Well presented…quite scaled down for the “Game of Thrones” set, this production of “Camelot” posts three great leads and an incredible selection of music

Theatre Review “Million Dollar Quartet” Kansas City, Missouri

Heavy on classic songs and buoyed by the energy of it’s cast, the current touring production of “Million Dollar Quartet”

Theatre Review: Original Hedwig’s Final Weeks on Broadway

John Cameron Mitchell stars in Hedwig and the Angry Inch through April 26th

Theatre Review “Slava’s Snowshow” Orlando FL, Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts

Words connect explain how terrifying yet at the same time exhilarating experience it was

Theatre Review “The Book of Mormon” Kansas City, Music Hall

The show was one of the most original I’ve ever seen, much deserving of the nine Tony Awards it won

“Chicago” Kicks off the Season in Kansas City

“Chicago” runs at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts through Sunday, January 25.

Theatre Review “A Christmas Story, The Musical” Orlando Repertory Theatre

A Christmas Story: The Musical November 10 – December 28, 2014 Orlando Repertory Theatre 1001 East Princeton Street Orlando, FL Our Score: 3.5 out of 5 stars You know those flyers that you get in the mail and just throw away cause they are usually garage? I think I will be taking a closer look […]

Event Review “Disney On Ice Presents: Frozen”

one of the best Disney on Ice shows that I have seen in recent years and will leave every single “Frozen” fan 100% satisfied.

Theater Review “Ghost: The Musical” Bob Carr Performing Arts Center – Orlando, FL

The show is such an experience,..It is exhilarating and also at the same time exhausting.

Theatre Review “Jersey Boys” Bob Carr Performing Arts Center – Orlando, FL

Such beautiful music. Such wonderful talent. This is a show that is not to be missed.

Theater Review “War Horse” Kansas City, Missouri

Winner of 5 Tony Awards (and a special Tony for it’s remarkable puppetry), including Best Play, “War Horse” is a show that you will remember forever.

Theatre Review “Once” National Tour – Orlando, FL

Performing January 28th – February 2nd at the Bob Car Performing Arts Centre in Orlando FL

Theatre Review “Wicked: The Untold Story of the Witches of Oz” Kansas City, Missouri

The entire cast of “Wicked” in KC was amazing

Theatre Review “Alice Lost in Wonderland” Garden Theatre – Winter Garden, FL

The story was unique and backed with very impressive performances from the cast.

Event Review “Disney on Ice: Princesses & Heroes” Amway Center – Orlando, FL

Wasn’t much in terms of a big production. Don’t get me wrong we were still singing along and having a grand ‘ole time but the “WOW” really wasn’t there for this show.

Theatre Review: “Miss Saigon” Starlight Theater – Kansas City, Missouri

Brilliantly staged, this production of “Miss Saigon” is equal in scope to the one I took in more than two decades ago at the Broadway Theater

Theatre Review “The Accomplice: The Village” New York City

NYC Interactive Theatre / Scavenger Hunt / Walking Tour

Theatre Review “Footloose: The Musical” Starlight Theatre – Kansas City, Missouri

For a musical called “Footloose”, it really seems like the big dance numbers are kept to a minimum and dancing in general through the middle part of this story is stifled

Theatre Review “The Little Mermaid: The Musical” Starlight Theater – Kansas City, MO

The cast of “The Little Mermaid” should be proud they did the original justice while creating new memories for children of all ages.

Theatre Review “Flashdance: The Musical” Starlight Theatre – Kansas City, Missouri

The music does a fantastic job at blending different genres of 80’s music, accompanied by some entertaining dance numbers. Sadly not all songs are like this.

Theater Review “Catch Me If You Can” Starlight Theatre – Kansas City, MO

If you have read the book or seen the movie you know that “Catch Me If You Can” is nothing short of a brilliant story. Unfortunately the stage performance I witnessed was far from brilliant.

Theatre Review “Monty Python’s Spamalot” Starlight Theater – Kansas City, Missouri

The cast is top notch and full of the energy needed to bring the manic comedy of Python to the stage

Theater Review: “Mary Poppins” The Music Hall – Kansas City, Missouri

Fantastic acting by all players, great use of accents when speaking and singing and phenomenal dance numbers are among the highlights of this production.

Theater Review “Hair” Kauffman Center For the Performing Arts – Kansas City, Missouri

The cast in this production of “Hair” was downright amazing

Theater Review “Billy Elliot: The Musical” – Music Hall, Kansas City, Missouri

“Billy Elliot” is what I would call a “solid” musical

Event Review: Disney On Ice Presents Rockin’ Ever After – Amway Center, Orlando FL

Disney on Ice presents ROCKIN’ EVER AFTER Sep 7 2012 at 7:30 pm Amway Center, Orlando FL Produced by: Feld Entertainment Running Time: 2 hours with intermission Our Score: 5 out of 5 stars I have been attending Disney on Ice events for about 30 years now and I still enjoy them every time. Now […]

Theater Review “Memphis” Starlight Theater – Kansas City, MO

MEMPHIS Starlight Theater Kansas City, Missouri July 10, 2012 Our Score: 5 out of 5 stars The time – the turbulent 1950s. The place – Memphis, Tennessee. Alabama born W.C. Handy, the father of the blues, wrote his first song here. Mississippi’s Elvis Presley, the king of rock and roll, died here. In between those […]

Theater Review “The Addams Family” Starlight Theater – Kansas City, MO

THE ADDAMS FAMILY Starlight Theater Kansas City, MO July 3, 2012 Our Score: 3.5 out of 5 stars I had the chance to see “The Addams Family” while it was in previews in Chicago over Thanksgiving 2009. I didn’t go, which was disappointing since it featured two of my favorite performers, Nathan Lane and Bebe […]