A “Bright Star” of Broadway Shines Just As Bright on Tour in SF

by Kevin M. Thomas, @ReelKev The closest one can get to Broadway is to see the touring version of the Tony-nominated musical “Bright Star,” which has made a stop at San Francisco’s Curran Theatre and playing only through Dec. 17. This production has many of the same cast members from New York including two of the […] Click to read more »

Broadway Abuzz With Diversity And Can’t Follow #OscarsSoWhite Come Tony Time by Kevin M. Thomas

With the Tony Award nominations being announced May 3, there is no way they can suffer the same fate as #OscarsSoWhite as almost half of every show that is in consideration has an ethnically diverse cast and creative team. So the color purple  shouldn’t be the only color sparkling come Tony time. The likely leader […] Click to read more »

Oscar Nominations Aren’t Necessarily a Case of Black and White by Kevin M. Thomas

The Academy Award nominations were announced recently and everyone nominated in the acting categories is white. No color at all. While this does draw attention, it isn’t the first time that a movie or actor has been snubbed – whether they are of any color, race or sexual orientation. This year’s acting nominees the only […] Click to read more »