Tag: musical

Taron Egerton Shines In “Rocketman!”

HOLLYWOOD—Let me be very clear please don’t attempt to compare “Bohemian Rhapsody” to “Rocketman.” Yes, while both movies are about musical icons, one about...

Audience Panic Halts “Hamilton” Performance

SAN FRANCISCO—Chaos broke out during the musical performance of "Hamilton" at San Francisco's Orpheum theatre on Friday, February 15. Officials indicated that audience members...

“Mary Poppins Returns” Is No Masterpiece

HOLLYWOOD—It only took 54 years, but a sequel to the classic “Mary Poppins” has finally reached the big screen. There is just one major...

“Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again” Bores

HOLLYWOOD—Look, it is no easy task to craft a musical that sings to the audience. I think the most grappling issue with musicals is...

Broadway Show “Hamilton” Coming To SF

SAN FRANCISCO—Its finally here, "Hamilton" the Broadway musical will kick off its national tour on Friday, March 10 at San Francisco’s Orpheum Theatre. "Hamilton" tells the...

African-American Shakespeare’s “Cinderella” Top Weekend Event

SAN FRANCISCO—Hoodline and ABC7 News reported that on Christmas Eve that the African-American Shakespeare Company's (AASC) production of "Cinderella," which played at The Herbst Theatre...

Lorna Luft Comes To SF As Martha Watson

SAN FRANCISCO—"Irving Berlin's White Christmas" is playing at San Francisco's Golden Gate Theatre until Christmas Eve, with Lorna Luft, the daughter of Judy Garland. The...

SF Opera: Seasonal Spooks With “Sweeney Todd”

SAN FRANCISCO—As October begins, a reflection of a fantastic fall production of a dark, gore-filled musical thriller is only appropriate.  I was lucky enough to catch...

The “Empire” Effect

HOLLYWOOD—Plenty of people are still wondering why the FOX series “Empire” was such a favorite with audiences.  The fact that the ratings grew week...

“Into The Woods” Musical Madness

HOLLYWOOD—Are you fans of the musical genre? Well if not, you might find yourself somewhat surprised by the Disney musical “Into the Woods” that...
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