Monday, December 17, 2018

The Broadway Heat: The Cher Show: The Sweet 16! by JK

HOT on Broadway (adj): fierce, talented, big potential; has "buzz"; has "it" factor.BROADWAY HEAT: THE CHER SHOW EDITIONLast week's opening round was fierce. As fierce as the icon …

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Friday, December 14, 2018

The Friday 5: 5 Most Underrated Performances of 2018 by JK

Today's Friday 5 continues our celebration of the Best of 2018 with a look at 5 male performers and 5 female performers whose work this season we feel has been underappreciated. They, o…

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Thursday, December 13, 2018

Best of 2018 JKTS Awards: Fun, Fun, Fun! by JK

THE 2018 JKTS AWARDSGood Clean Fun(9 Awards)After taking a couple of seasons off, we are super excited to re-start our annual tradition! Up first, our awards for the media and technical aspe…

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Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Best of 2018: JKTS Awards: Broadway Tech by JK

NOTE: We made the decision that 2018 was dark and ugly enough, so this year (at least) we will only celebrate the positive. We will try to be snark-free, and there will be no "worst of." It …

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Tuesday, December 11, 2018

We Need A Little Christmas...Now! by JK

MERRY CHRISTMAS!#1968

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Favorite Theater of 2018: The Hudson Theatre by JK

We had the great fortune of visiting many different theaters in 2018. The one we enjoyed the most this year is Broadway's newest (and one of its oldest), The Hudson Theatre. From the outside…

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Monday, December 10, 2018

Broadway Heat: The Cher Show (Round 1!) by JK

HOT on Broadway (adj): fierce, talented, big potential; has "buzz"; has "it" factor.BROADWAY HEAT: THE CHER SHOW EDITIONHas there ever been a time when Cher wasn't hot? She is the …

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Friday, December 7, 2018

The Friday 5: 5 Best Broadway Songs and Duets of 2018 by JK

It's the end of the year, and it's time to start looking back at the year that was. First up, our Friday 5 Best Broadway Songs of 2018. These are the numbers that stuck out in one way other …

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Thursday, December 6, 2018

Welcome to the Theater! The Broadway Debuts of Network and To Kill a Mockingbird by JK

Over the next week, two shows are opening, Network and To Kill a Mockingbird. Today, we celebrate the Broadway debuts from both productions. Scroll down to see all 19! Congratulations t…

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Wednesday, December 5, 2018

The Broadway Ladies: Ms. Broadway: December 2018 by JK

Her Broadway career spans over two decades, starting with an ensemble role the original cast of Jekyll and Hyde and all the way up to playing and icon's mother in the just-opened The Ch…

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Tuesday, December 4, 2018

Broadway Boys: Mr. Broadway: December 2018 by JK

I've been following the career of Gideon Glick for more than a decade, and have had the pleasure of watching him perform several times. He is always in the most interesting projects - whethe…

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Monday, December 3, 2018

Welcome to the Theater! The Broadway Debuts of The Cher Show by JK

The Cher ShowOpening Night: Monday, December 3, 2018Neil Simon TheatreCongratulations to the following cast members who are making their Broadway debuts tonight!Micaela DiamondBabeMichael Gr…

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Friday, November 30, 2018

Looking Forward to Winter: December 2018 - February 2019 by JK

Why am I always so shocked when December rolls around? The older I get, the faster time goes by. Ah, well. At least I have a lot to look forward to as the holidays approach (and fly by) and …

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Thursday, November 29, 2018

#TBT: Xanadu: The Book (Seriously!) by JK

Like many young kids in the early 80's, I played the soundtrack to the movie Xanadu to death, and I knew every lyric, pause and audible breath on the Olivia Newton-John side. And I play…

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Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Around the World in 80 Musicals: Part IV: Asia and Oceania by JK

Today our world tour continues to the East, with stops in 7 countries. This week's adventure covers 10 more musicals - some huge hits, (including 2 classics!); others, notorious flops. We'll…

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Tuesday, November 27, 2018

CD Review: Head Over Heels by JK

As a teen in the mid-80s, MTV actually showed music videos, and recording artists became even bigger stars. I enjoyed The Go-Go's hits, especially "Our Lips Are Sealed." And I enjoyed Belind…

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Monday, November 26, 2018

Broadway Heat: The Prom Edition: The Championship! by JK

HOT on Broadway (adj): fierce, talented, big potential; has "buzz"; has "it" factor.BROADWAY HEAT: THE PROM EDITIONThe Prom made news at the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, di…

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Friday, November 23, 2018

The Friday 5: 5 Favorite Places to Christmas Shop for Theater Lovers by JK

Before you start your first day of Thanksgiving leftovers, you are probably going to do what millions of others will do - Christmas shop! I, like many of you, do most of my shopping online, …

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Thursday, November 22, 2018

Thankful Thursday by JK

Every day, the world becomes more and more technology dependent. A lot of good things come from that, but one bad thing (I think) that comes from that is a lack of human to human connection.…

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Wednesday, November 21, 2018

LOGOS: The Cher Show by JK

Like the lady who is the subject of the latest bio-musical to hit the stage, the logo for The Cher Show is classy, multi-faceted, colorful and iconic. And like any great Broadway logo, it is…

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Tuesday, November 20, 2018

CD REVIEW: Pretty Woman: The Musical by JK

For me, the biggest surprise of the Pretty Woman: The Musical Original Cast Recording is that I liked it better than the show itself. This, of course, leads me to believe that I'll enjo…

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Monday, November 19, 2018

Broadway Heat: The Prom Edition (The Final 4!) by JK

HOT on Broadway (adj): fierce, talented, big potential; has "buzz"; has "it" factor.BROADWAY HEAT: THE PROM EDITIONLast week, The Prom opened to raves (including right here on this…

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Friday, November 16, 2018

REVIEW: The Prom by JK

Review of the Sunday, November 4, 2018 matinee preview performance at the Longacre Theatre in New York City. Starring Brooks Ashmanskas, Beth Leavel, Christopher Sieber, Caitlin Kinnunen, Is…

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Thursday, November 15, 2018

Welcome to the Theater! The Broadway Debuts of The Prom by JK

The PromOpening Night: Thursday, November 15, 2018Longacre TheatreCongratulations to the following cast members who are making their Broadway debut tonight!Gabi Campos (Swing)Jerusha Cavazos…

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Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Around the World in 80 Musicals: Part III: The Rest of Europe by JK

Get those theatrical passports ready, theater fans! Our world tour continues throughout Europe, with stops in 12 countries. This week's adventure covers 15 more musicals - some huge hits, ot…

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Tuesday, November 13, 2018

The Broadway Boys: Mr. November 2018 by JK

He's made the news worldwide for decades. He's appeared in several Hollywood films. And he's well-know for his temper, though his closest friends know he can be warm, caring and fiercely pro…

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Monday, November 12, 2018

Broadway Heat: The Prom Edition (The Big 8!) by JK

HOT on Broadway (adj): fierce, talented, big potential; has "buzz"; has "it" factor.BROADWAY HEAT: THE PROM EDITIONLast week, you voted (A LOT, thank you!) to select your 8 favorit…

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Friday, November 9, 2018

REVIEW: King Kong by JK

Review of the Saturday, November 3 evening preview performance at the Broadway Theatre in New York City. Starring Christiani Pitts, Eric William Morris and Erik Lochtefeld. Written by Jack T…

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Thursday, November 8, 2018

Welcome to the Theater! The Broadway Debuts of King Kong by JK

King KongOpening Night: Thursday, November 8, 2018Broadway TheatreCongratulations to the following cast members making their Broadway debuts tonight!Ashley Andrews (Swing)Rhaamell Burke-Miss…

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Wednesday, November 7, 2018

REVIEW: The Waverly Gallery by JK

Review of the Saturday, November 3, 2018 matinee performance at the John Golden Theatre in New York City. Starring Elaine May, Lucas Hedges, Joan Allen, Michael Cera and David Cromer. Writte…

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Tuesday, November 6, 2018

The Broadway Ladies: Ms. November 2018 by JK

These days it seems a career Broadway star is more an exception than a rule. But there are still a few around. A few that always bring it, and always can be counted upon, no matter the mater…

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