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Posts Tagged ‘Broadway’

03 Jun. 2013

Michelle’s destiny revealed in Fela!


Michelle Williams of the sensational R&B trio, Destiny’s Child, struts her stuff in Fela!, the smash Broadway hit, touring nationally and making a stop in Oakland, CA, at the resplendent Paramount Theatre, June 4 through 9. I spoke to Williams who bursts enthusiastically about her fourth staged musical, the three-time Tony award winning production that […]

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12 Apr. 2013

“The Bereaved” is anything but grief!


Recently introduced to the works of Thomas Bradshaw, my jaw dropped.  As I looked further into his celebrated portfolio, I discovered that he is poised to be Oprah’s next best thing, negotiating a deal with the Harpo TV maven. Winfrey has designs to bring Bradshaw’s plays from the theater to HBO. I’ve read several of […]

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25 Mar. 2013

JERSEY BOYS’ Justin Lonesome


“JERSEY BOYS” gives hope to those who love to sing! A lesson in perseverance led to a path of victory for a determined young man It’s just good to bob your head, clap your hands and sing along with the sounds of yesteryear that bring back treasured memories.  This is the experience I recently enjoyed […]

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05 Feb. 2013

Broadway hit at SF Playhouse, Carl Lumbly stars


The San Francisco Playhouse continues its celebration of their 10th season. The company has moved into larger, remodeled digs, 450 Post Street @ Powell (formerly the home of the Lorraine Hansberry Theatre) opening to appreciative audiences. Up next, a stirring production of playwright Stephen Adly Guirgis’ 2011 Broadway hit, The Motherf**ker with the Hat. Acclaimed […]

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