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Falsettos Opens in Los Angeles to an Audience of Teenagers and It’s Awesome

Falsettos opened this month at the Ahmanson to a packed theater. Sitting in the mezzanine on opening night I observed my fellow audience members as they arrived. It’s what one does, the watching. It’s protocol. The vast majority of the incoming audience was dressed up — an uncommon sight for theatre audiences in Los Angeles where “add a fedora and you’re set” is a common … Continue reading Falsettos Opens in Los Angeles to an Audience of Teenagers and It’s Awesome

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We Got It! Producer Rick Ferrari on Creating Smash-Hit Broadway Musical Head Over Heels

  Rick Ferrari spent decades turning LA Talent on-camera commercial modeling agency into a worldwide powerhouse and is now head of the West Coast Commerical/Branding division of Hollywood talent agency, Buchwald. Rick has used his formidable ability connecting innovative ideas with great talent to create the colorful, spirited, and all-around irresistible Head Over Heels, sure to be one of the 2018/19 Broadway season’s hottest new … Continue reading We Got It! Producer Rick Ferrari on Creating Smash-Hit Broadway Musical Head Over Heels

Watching Brand-New Musicals With Stephen Schwartz!

Bonjour, mes amis! Where the Sondheim have I been? That is a very good question. Much has occurred in the past weeks, not the least of which has been my return to college and the struggles that have resulted. I’m taking six classes, and directing a play and trying to workshop my musical, and- I feel as though I’m getting a handle on it, though. … Continue reading Watching Brand-New Musicals With Stephen Schwartz!

Performing From My New Musical!

Bonjour, my theatrical friends! I know I’ve been AWOL and I’m very sorry and annoyed with myself, but let me make a blanket statement that will hopefully excuse my absence: The past two weeks have been snazzier than Joel Grey in eyeliner. I know. The fabulosity started on Monday the 5th, with the performance of a song from my original musical, Lavender Nicholson Is Not … Continue reading Performing From My New Musical!

The Stages of Becoming Obsessed With A Musical

Hello, my dear friends! I am so sorry I haven’t been writing. School has been a bit crazy and I’ve been a bit stressed, but I missed weirdo blog! Today I want to discuss something quite Vital and Important. Let me set it up: You hear two bars of its opening song and burst into tears. You stay awake all night penning what you feel … Continue reading The Stages of Becoming Obsessed With A Musical

A Very Theatrical 2018!

Happy Day After New Years! After all the festivities and concerning amounts of Martinelli’s Sparkling Apple Cider that we have sipped from plastic champagne glasses while watching Cabaret (or was that just me?), we’re all a bit worn to the bone and looking ahead to the New Year. It’s sort of terrifying. Last year my New Year’s post was about how we theatre geeks don’t … Continue reading A Very Theatrical 2018!