One for You, One for Them: 5 Serious Questions (and 5 Silly Ones) with Phantom of the Opera Star Sierra Boggess

Andrew Lloyd Webber has been livestreaming his legendary musicals on his The Shows Must Go On YouTube channel. Following previous airings of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat and Jesus Christ Superstar, audiences will be able to access The Phantom of the Opera at the Royal Albert Hall for free until Sunday 11am PT / 2pm…

Quarantine Survival Guide

It’s a tough time for everyone. Schools are closed, public sports events are canceled. No one is exempt. No age group, no country. In the words of Tony Stark in Avengers: Infinity War, “Earth is closed today.” While COVID-19’s threat on the world rose quickly and intensely, Broadway fans were hit hard when all shows…

A Genuinely Honest Defense of Cats (And an Analysis of Why That’s So Rare)

Reviews and reactions to Tom Hooper’s Cats are comparable to an international tragedy. Critics and audiences are describing feelings of shock and horror, being uncomfortably mesmerized, and begging for the sweet release of death in order to escape the timeline in which we currently live. The box office is abysmal, with Universal Pictures set to…

Broadway Carols for a Cure Vol. 21: Album Review

Since 1999, Broadway Cares/Equity Fight Aids has released 21 editions of its annual Broadway Carols for a Cure album. In keeping with the organization’s mission, the proceeds of Carols for a Cure (in addition to BCEFA’s other fundraisers like Broadway Bares) go to the fighting of AIDS and the support of people living with AIDS…