• Review: ‘Titanic’ brings history to life before your eyes

      How did they build titanic? Those words ring throughout the audience early on in this show and set you on the journey. Serenbe Playhouse brings this show to life in an extraordinarily rare production. Without a doubt, this is truly the production to end all other productions at this show. Serenbe Playhouse has recently been reimagining shows from Evita to The Little Mermaid but nothing on this level. This is the biggest season Serenbe has seen so far and with this show, they’ve done something unprecedented. Simply put “You can’t fire a flare or sink a ship on a Broadway stage”. Brian Clowdus and the team at Serenbe found…

  • Bonus Reason to go see Book of Mormon on tour

    ….But wait, there’s more! 6. There’s going to be a LOTTERY! THE BOOK OF MORMON, winner of nine Tony Awards including Best Musical, is pleased to announce a lottery ticket policy for the National Tour, which begins Tuesday, July 17 at the Fox Theatre, and plays a limited engagement through Sunday, July 22 as part of the Broadway in Atlanta 2017/2018 season. In Atlanta, the production will conduct a pre-show lottery at the box office, making a limited number of tickets available at $25 each (cash only). The wildly popular lottery for the Broadway production has attracted as many as 800 entries at some performances. The producers of THE BOOK…

  • 5 Reasons to see The Book of Mormon on Tour

    5 reasons to go see The Book of Mormon on tour The Book of Mormon is making its return to the Fox Theatre and they’re not here for long! This uber talented cast starts their run on July 17 and they leave on July 22. and if that wasn’t reason enough to buy tickets, here are five more! 1.This show won NINE Tonys Winning a Tony is an accomplishment but in 2011, ‘The Book of Mormon’ practically swept the Tonys. They won nine Tonys, including best musical, best book, best original score AND best orchestrations. Essentially, that means the music of this show is out of this world. Every time…

  • Beyond the Stage Door with Alvin Hough Jr.

    This week’s ‘Beyond the Stage Door’ is with Alvin Hough Jr. Alvin is part of a new wave of young conductors and music directors on Broadway, and one of the few people of color in this group. He career is extensive and it’s just beginning. Alvin has performed everywhere from the White house to Tokyo. He has performed worldwide – in opera houses, theatres, cathedrals and everywhere in between on top of being a husband and father. Here’ his interview You have a degree from Harvard and one from Georgia tech, how did your path change and bring you to broadway? I’ve been playing piano since I was 5, and my…

  • The Horizon Theatre’s Citizens Market review

    Citizens Market Horizon Theatre review ‘Humanizing the hashtags’ Every time you enter the Horizon Theatre be prepared to witness perspective shifting art. They are committed to telling the story behind the articles and committed to humanizing the hashtags. Daily, we see so many hashtags come across our screens that we become desensitized to the things behind the tag.To giving these stories, ideas, and lives a place to be seen. it’s only recently that I picked up on this, but it is the most honest thing I can say about this theatre. The Horizon Theatre leads in truth telling. At the Horizon I’ve seen shows about everything from immigration, rape, to…

  • Beyond the Stage Door with Brandon Michael Nase

    This week’s ‘Beyond the Stage Door’ interview is with Brandon Michael Nase. Hopefully you’re coming here after listening to either the audio or video interview with Brandon. Los Angeles & New York City based artist, Brandon Michael Nase, is a versatile performer of repertoire ranging from Musical Theatre to Pop, R&B, Jazz and Opera. He has recently been seen in Evita, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Frozen Live at the Hyperion, Little Shop of Horrors , and Les Miserables. Equally adept on the concert stage, Brandon has performed across the United States and abroad as a soloist, most notably in Mozart’s Requiem, Puccini’s Messae di Gloria, and Karl Jenkins’ The Armed Man. Additionally, Brandon has had the privilege of performing…

  • Six Facts about Color Blind Casting

      Color Blind Casting is a hot topic in the entertainment industry right now. From Condola Rashad in Saint Joan to Joshua Henry in Carousel, it’s all everyone has been talking about since ‘Hamilton’ arrived. Just like any topic that blows up everyone has an opinion on it or will try to manipulate it. These six facts are for anyone on a creative team that might have the wrong idea about color blind casting and actors of color who are tired of having this conversation with people outside of its scope. Color blind casting is not a fad or trend Because of its recent popularity we tend to stick color…

  • Beyond the Stage Door with Cassondra James

    This week’s ‘Beyond the Stage Door’ interview is with Cassondra James from Broadway’s Tony nominated ‘Once on this Island’. Cassondra has traveled the world singing with Cory Henry and the funk apostles. And has performed with Christina Aguilera, Kim Burrell, Tituss Burgess, The original ladies of Chic, Laura Izibor, Alicia Keys, Gladys Knight, LaChanze, and Wynton Marsalis. so it’s needless to say that she is unbelievably talented and accomplished. In addition to her musical accomplishments, Cassondra earned her B.A. in sociology from Hofstra University, her Master’s degree in theological studies from Drew University, and is a Ph.D. candidate in sociology at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York, where…

  • Beyond the Stage Door with Jared Dixon

    Welcome to the inaugural ‘Beyond the Stage Door’ interview! The stage door is known in theatre as “The Third Act”, where the audience meets the actors they just watched perform. Think of this as your virtual stage door, your bridge to these performers after the lights go down. This series will give you an inside scoop on performance tips, tricks, and everything else.   The first guest is Jared Dixon from the first national tour of “The Color Purple”. Jared has spent the last year on tour with ‘The Color Purple’ and I wanted to ask him some questions about his experiences and more. So here’s that interview!   What…

  • We Tell the Story: Once on this island review

      FAMILY! Tonight, I saw my second Broadway show, Once on this Island. It was the singular greatest theatre experience of my life. I have been SEARCHING for every opportunity to see this show since it announced it was coming to Broadway. This show was a blessing to my soul! Honestly, truly, it is unlike any other musical experience. I have been anxiously waiting for MONTHS to see this show and on a whim after an eight hour rehearsal, My mom, little sister, and I went to enter the lottery for the show. They called nine names before she called my sister’s BUT when she did! My God, it was…