Why Do I Care About These Grease: Live! Pics?

This afternoon, Bobby Finger said, “Oh, Grease pics,” prompting a flurry of quiet conversation about who was starring in Fox’s January attempt at a live musical event. I don’t like these musical events; I’ve never watched one in its entirety. So why did I feel the blood drain from my face and an acute pang in my… »Monday 6:50pm11/23/15 6:50pm


David Hasselhoff's Ibiza DJ Musical Is All of My Wildest Dreams Realized

To what magical twist of fate do we owe this beautiful occurrence? David Hasselhoff has been starring as a CLUB DJ in a STAGE MUSICAL about IBIZA, called Last Night a DJ Saved My Life after the seminal Indeep song and subsequent historical text by Bill Brewster. People whose spiritual Venn Diagram intersects at club… »11/06/15 11:50am11/06/15 11:50am

Laverne Cox Will Step into Frank-N-Furter's Fishnets for Fox's The Rocky Horror Picture Show

Michael Rennie was ill the day the earth stood still, but he told us where we stand. And Flash Gordon was there in silver underwear, Claude Rains was the invisible man. Then something went wrong for Fay Wray and King Kong. They got caught in a celluloid jam. Then at a deadly pace it came from outer space and this is… »10/22/15 11:19am10/22/15 11:19am

I'd Never Go To Burning Man, But I'd Probably See This Burning Man Musical

The risk of bug bites, death, and Julia Allison weddings is far too high for me to feel remotely comfortable spending a week on the playa as a Burning Man attendee. I am, however, more than happy to make fun of the whole thing from afar. Fortunately, so are plenty of other people, and some of them write musicals. »8/28/15 5:30pm8/28/15 5:30pm

The Highs and Lows of the Into the Woods Soundtrack

For months, musical theater dorks have been eagerly awaiting the release of Disney's Into the Woods soundtrack. Thanks to rumors about cut songs and lyric changes, along with some highly questionable casting choices (hello, little Depp), the outlook hasn't been good. Now, the full album has arrived and there's no… »12/16/14 2:30pm12/16/14 2:30pm