Fierstein Shines in Fiddler on the Roof

Fierstein Shines in Fiddler on the Roof
... confident strut and some blustering that intimidates everyone except his wife.  His performance breathes new life into this story first produced on Broadway in 1964. This classic production tells the story of a Russian Jewish family in 1905, the father (Fierstein) believes in religious and cultural traditions, and that includes using a matchmaker to find husbands for his daughters.  Unfortunately, his five daughters want to break with tradition and find loving husbands on their own terms, not...
April 28th, 2010 | Jon Rochetti | Read More | Comments: 2
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Cue into Avenue Q

Cue into Avenue Q
Get ready to get heaps of laughs at the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical comedy Avenue Q, which will be staged in Auckland this May. Avenue Q is a tale about Princeton, a bright-eyed college graduate who comes to New York  with big dreams and a very small bank account. He finds out soon enough that the only neighborhood within his price range is Avenue Q. The neighbors seem nice enough, too. There’s Brian the unemployed comedian and his therapist fianceé Christmas Eve; Nicky, a kindhearted...
February 25th, 2010 | theaucklandguide | Read More | Comments: 1
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A Chorus Line Dances into Washington, DC

The Tony Award-winning musical A Chorus Line, was the longest running show in Broadway history. Performed over 6,100 time on Broadway from 1975 until 1990, only Cats and The Phantom of the Opera took that title away. It has toured the world and been revived numerous times since. It’s the story of seventeen dancers who are auditioning for just eight spots in the chorus line of a big Broadway play.  Performed on a empty stage, the dancers audition and then must tell their personal stories. The...
February 24th, 2009 | Jon Rochetti | Read More | Comments: 0
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Valentine concerts you would love to go

... from February 13 to 15, at the CCP Little Theater. Details here. 4. “I Love You Because”. Brought to you by Repertory Philippines, this off-Broadway musical retells Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice in a modern tale. The musical will run on February 13 and 14 at the Greenbelt Onstage; details here.   image: sxc Tags: Arts and Entertainment, Broadway, concerts on valentines day, Performing Arts - Theater & Dance, Philippines ...
February 10th, 2009 | Maricar | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: Arts and Entertainment, Broadway, concerts on valentines day, Performing Arts - Theater & Dance, Philippines