‘Anastasia’ makes the right connection with dancer

The Broadway musical Anastasia makes a pre-holiday visit to the Segerstrom Center for the Arts, beginning…

‘The Phantom of the Opera’ is entertainment fulfillment

COSTA MESA, CA (News4usonline) – There is a reason why The Phantom of the Opera is…

Jerald Vincent talks ‘Aladdin’ and theatre’s diversity growth

Multiculturalism is something we have seen grace across heralded Broadway productions in recent years. It used…

Bernadette Peters is still giving audiences fever

COSTA MESA, CA-Bernadette Peters can still dazzle an audience. Performing at the Segerstrom Center for the…

A redemptive ray of light shines brightest in ‘The Color Purple’

COSTA MESA, CA-In 1985, producer Steven Spielberg rocked us with a smoldering examination of racism, sexism,…

The stage power of ‘Hamilton’ is second to none

COSTA MESA, CA-The Broadway hit musical Hamilton doesn’t waste time in taking your breath away. If…

The greatness of Audra McDonald is simply undeniable

Audra McDonald doesn’t know how to do anything but be great. She sings. She acts. The…

‘Cagney: The Musical’ is an ode to a Hollywood legend

Actor Robert Creighton was born to play the part in a staged musical about the life…

Spotlight: ‘Motown: The Musical’

LOS ANGELES-Start fast and end with a bang. If there is a musical or live performance…

Behaving With Classy Sophistication

Jennifer Shelton knows she isn’t Nell Carter. But she isn’t trying to be either. A lyrical…