A Chat With A Genie: “Aladdin” Star From the Bay Area Remains Humble Even in Award Season by Kevin M. Thomas

It’s award season in New York and we were able to have a chat with award nominee and our old friend from the Bay Area, James Monroe Iglehart, who is getting a lot of accolades and applause in “Aladdin” the musical. We first met Iglehart many years ago when he had a small part in […] Click to read more »

Katori Hall’s play, “Hurt Village” is raw premise, writing, acting and directing

Katori Hall is a name you should  remember as she just wrapped her broadway production of “Mountaintop” about Martin Luther King Jr.,   starring Angela Bassett and Samuel Jackson. If you missed that you can see her play, “Hurt Village” which opens this week at the Signature Theatre that was also written by Hall and […] Click to read more »

“Falling For Eve” Retells and Reworks the Original Love Story, ‘Adam and Eve’ with Humor, Song and a MultiCultural Cast! Video Feature!!

The new Off Broadway musical, “Falling For Eve” opened last week with a refreshing twist on the original story, ‘Adam and Eve’. With a book by TONY award winner, Joe DiPietro (Memphis), Music by Bret Simmons and lyrics by David Howard, the new musical is well conceived and executed with a stellar cast including Jose […] Click to read more »

TONY Nomination Predictions: Last Minute Thoughts on Broadway’s Big Awards by Kevin M. Thomas

The Tony nominations are just around the corner (May 4th). And, while I can’t predict them with accuracy like I do the Oscars, it certainly does seem like a good time to remember the great theatre we’ve had this passed season. While I specialize in the musical and see few plays, the buzz surrounding possible […] Click to read more »