Fantastic acting by all players, great use of accents when speaking and singing and phenomenal dance numbers are among the highlights of this production.
“Jekyll & Hyde” David A. Straz, Jr. Center for the Performing Arts Carol Morsani Hall Tampa, FL Oct. 23 – 28, 2012 Our Score: 4 out of 5 stars Some critics dismiss “American Idol” as an insignificant talent show generating a fleeting ‘fifteen minutes of fame’ for a few aspiring singers. Season four contestant Constantine [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
On 2/1/12, The Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History celebrated the grand opening of the new Warner Bros. Theater in Washington, D.C., with a ribbon cutting and presentation of the Smithsonian Bicentennial Medal to Clint Eastwood for his contribution to the American experience through film. The medal recognizes Eastwood’s six decades of captivating national and [...]