December 2011

The Reviews for Lysistrata Jones are In…

December 15, 2011 // 1 Comment

The reviews for Lysistrata Jones are out, and critics universally feel this Off-Broadway transfer probably should have stayed Off. Suffering the fate of many other transfers, the campy and quirky qualities that made it endearing in its original run, seem frivolous and over-the-top under the lights of the Great White Way. Critics did feel Patti Murin, who [...]

The Reviews for On a Clear Day You Can See Forever are In…

December 12, 2011 // 1 Comment

The reviews for On a Clear Day You Can See Forever are in, and though they aren’t the worst we’ve seen this season, they are nowhere near rave reviews. With some very intensive script-changes that throw gender-bending into the mix, critics found the new book almost as problematic as the original. The biggest upset was the splitting of the main [...]

CD Giveaway: Off-Broadway’s With Glee

December 3, 2011 // 19 Comments

I’ve got 10 copies of the Off-Broadway Cast Album for With Glee, to give away. Comment on this entry for a chance to win. In your comments, tell us why you love musical theatre. The winners will be chosen at random using a random number generator and announced here, on Facebook and Twitter after the new year. (Be sure to include your email address so [...]

The Reviews for Bonnie & Clyde are In…

December 2, 2011 // 3 Comments

The reviews for Bonnie & Clyde are in, and though they’re not the worst Wildhorn has seen, they are far from positive. Reviewers did find some redeeming qualities in the show’s cast, but found the story and songs simply didn’t deliver. Unoriginal and uninspired, most of them left the theatre asking the question: “Why?” NEW [...]