Danny Harris Kornfeld helps celebrate 20 years of RENT as Mark

The lyric may be “there’s no day but today”, but RENT has had a long and lasting presence in the theatre community since it first premiered. In celebration of its 20th anniversary, RENT has gone on a celebration tour. As the next generation take up the iconic characters, Danny Harris Kornfeld on bringing Mark, the…

The best of NY theatre in 2016

If I am making a list of the theatre that has stood out this year, I would be remiss to not mention what I saw in New York in 2016.  So here is what I thought was a few of the best of New York theatre. To be fair, it’s a list comprised of what…

Every hero needs a super sidekick…

  William A. Williams has the role that every hero needs in order to truly become who they are supposed to be – the significant other that inspires them. In this case, he initially is the person who inspires Trevor to leave the house for the first time in a year. But as the show…

Justin Huertas on LIZARD BOY, comic books, and musical theatre

Justin Huertas is more than just the lead the for LIZARD BOY, he is also the writer of the book, music, and lyrics of this fun comic book inspired story. Like every good hero, Trevor has to come to get over what he thinks makes him “different” and embrace them as what make him special…

Duncan Sheik has words for Ryan Murphy!

I know you were anxiously waiting for it, so here is the second part of my interview with the SPRING AWAKENING and AMERICAN PSYCHO composer Duncan Sheik when he was in San Diego at the Cygnet Theatre. The last article was all about SPRING AWAKENING  but now we move on to the development of new projects…

So much to discuss! Interview with Duncan Sheik – Part One

I am not sure how I did this, or if I got on some press list by mistake, but I had the opportunity to interview Duncan Sheik and I did not let that go by without seizing the opportunity! I had the pleasure to chat with SPRING AWAKENING and AMERICAN PSYCHO composer Duncan Sheik when he…

Actor Interview- Dave Thomas Brown

Dave Thomas Brown is no stranger to San Diego, he was last seen here in the Cygnet Theatre’s SHAKESPEARE’S R&J.  While my conversation with him went well over our allotted time and covered a whole range of topics  we mostly covered his return to the San Diego Cygnet stage and bringing angst to the stage via song as…