On October 30th, the mega-hit musical Wicked plays its 10-year-anniversary performance at the Gershwin Theatre on Broadway. The New York institution is pulling out all the stops throughout the month of October with a new marketing campaign that will culminate in the October 30th show, a night that is sure to be full of special surprises. Let's celebrate by examining the wonder that is Wicked.
On one of my recent pilgrimages to NYC, I saw the new Broadway production of Godspell. This revival (the first on Broadway) represents the show's 40th anniversary. Because of the popularity of the original production, the release of the film version shortly thereafter, and the show's thriving life in schools and community theatres, many people bring their previous experiences with the show to bear when seeing this incarnation. But, like many other young people, I had never seen Godspell before, ... [Read more]
Piracy as religion…Yeezy saves...beam us up…
• In the war for an airtight, vacuum-sealed Internet free of sharing, all of the major record labels have filed lawsuits against Grooveshark’s obviously somewhat illegal but still very wonderful streaming service.
• Maybe they should move to Sweden where file sharing was dubbed a religion this week.
• The chosen one Justin Bieber got a tattoo of the son of God on his calf.
• Russell Brand’s raging sexual appetite was rumored to be the... [Read more]
The 2011-12 Broadway season has had patrons rejoicing for months, and it looks like more of the same for the Great White Way thanks to the strong lineup of shows that have cropped up over the last several months. Interestingly, more than a few happen to have prominent Christian themes. But non-Christians need not feel excluded; any theatre fan can appreciate the brilliance inherent in these fine shows, regardless of religious affiliation (or lack thereof). Don't miss these 5 musical gems--they r... [Read more]