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John Steinbeck, James Franco + Chris O’Dowd: Together on Broadway!

John Steinbeck, James Franco + Chris O’Dowd: Together on Broadway!

It’s true – James Franco and Chris O’Dowd will be starring together in John Steinbeck’s Of Mice and Men on Broadway next spring – as George and Lennie, respectively. There’s isn’t a ton of other information available about this production yet – other than the fact that the play will be directed by Anna Shapiro(…)

Sandy’s Rescue Pals: Adoptable Dogs on Broadway!

Sandy’s Rescue Pals: Adoptable Dogs on Broadway!

I’m not sure if anything could be MORE in my wheelhouse than Sandy’s Rescue Pals. Combining the adorableness of rescue pups and Honoring the show’s tradition of using adoptable dogs in the role of Sandy, this program showcases adoptable dogs during each Wednesday matinee of Annie on Broadway. The show teamed up with rescue organization(…)

Must See Frances Ha Immediately

Must See Frances Ha Immediately

The day has arrived – Frances Ha is out in theaters! I’ve been super excited about this film for a while – mostly because it involves the charming Greta Gerwig who co-wrote the screenplay with Noah Baumbach (The Squid and the Whale, Greenberg). She wasn’t originally meant to be the star, but Baumbach thought she(…)

Pippin: Extraordinary as F*ck

Pippin: Extraordinary as F*ck

PA Hillary and I recently had a moment of clarity and knew we immediately had to see Pippin after reading some EMPHATIC endorsements from a fellow musical theater lover. We both grew up listening to the Pippin soundtrack, but had never seen a production, so were our minds ever blown when we were able to(…)

So Many Emotions for Patti Lupone: A YoungArts Masterclass!

So Many Emotions for Patti Lupone: A YoungArts Masterclass!

The fates were on my side on April Fools Day when I got done working out, flipped on the TV and found that something called Patti Lupone: A YoungArts Masterclass was just starting. I can’t really think of anything involving Patti Lupone that I wouldn’t watch. Patti Lupone: Extreme Hoarder? Sure! The O’Reilly + Lupone(…)

Girl Crush: Broadway Goddess Ann Reinking

Girl Crush: Broadway Goddess Ann Reinking

As a child, I basically thought that Grace Farrell was the most beautiful and amazing woman ever to live. Through the years, I’ve grown to learn that Ann Reinking was more than just the trusted advisor/love interest of Daddy Warbucks. Reinking was a musical theater force to be reckoned with – dancing and singing her(…)

Don’t Miss Glengarry Glen Ross. Really, Don’t.

Don’t Miss Glengarry Glen Ross. Really, Don’t.

Sometimes a Broadway show comes along that’s such a special experience that I want to shout it from the rooftops and drag everyone I know to see it. Right now, that show is Glengarry Glen Ross. I mean, wow. An hour and 45 minutes of blazing David Mamet wordplay + actors who take the demanding(…)