A Merchandise Review: The 40th Anniversary Blu-Ray Version of Cabaret

The 1972 film version of Cabaret is now out in a new 40th anniversary Blu-Ray edition, and if you haven't seen it in a while, it's well worth revisiting. As you may or may not remember, the movie version is quite different from the staged one.  Many songs are cut or just played as instrumentals,…

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101 Dalmatians: A Light-Hearted, Family-Friendly Musical (A guest review by Amanda Blake)

If you are looking for a family friendly new show, The 101 Dalmatians Musical may be the show for you. 101 Dalmatians, which had its world premiere at the Orpheum Theatre in Minneapolis, MN on October 13th, takes Dodie Smith’s 1956 novel from the page to the stage. This new adaptation of Dalmatians is from…

The Memphis reviews are in …

You read what our guest reviewer thought of Memphis, the newest musical to open on Broadway, but what do the critics think? Unlike Bye Bye Birdie, which was universally panned, reviews for Memphis were mixed. Here's what the big media outlets had to say: NEW YORK TIMES Sex and race and rock ’n’ roll made…