Foothill Music Theatre’s ‘9 to 5’ turns fun ’80s film into a timely musical

  The beginning of the 1980’s did not exactly kick off a decade in film where story lines showcased respecting and honoring females for their minds. A decade that gave … Continue reading Foothill Music Theatre’s ‘9 to 5’ turns fun ’80s film into a timely musical

Review: A bloody fantastic ‘Sweeney Todd’ at San Jose Stage

The degree of difficulty on Stephen Sondheim’s exquisite masterpiece “Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street” is sublimely high. The tight harmonies and aggressive, rhyming syncopation that pulses through … Continue reading Review: A bloody fantastic ‘Sweeney Todd’ at San Jose Stage

Kerriann Otaño is excited about opera’s new diversity as she performs ‘The Flying Dutchman’ with Opera San Jose

If you spend any amount of time speaking to opera singer Kerriann Otaño, you will come away fully aware of the joy and zest she has for life. She is … Continue reading Kerriann Otaño is excited about opera’s new diversity as she performs ‘The Flying Dutchman’ with Opera San Jose

Review: A fresh ‘Streetcar’ by Ubuntu is magnificent from the first note

The tension between them is palpable. The first time Stanley Kowalski comes across his enigmatic sister-in-law Blanche DuBois, he studies her up and down, quietly dissecting her every move. There … Continue reading Review: A fresh ‘Streetcar’ by Ubuntu is magnificent from the first note

The sound of a marriage is captured in the Magic’s ‘Reel to Reel’

In many instances, when a married couple who seems to have all the boxes checked for wedded bliss announces their divorce, it is shocking. Two names that are sawdered together … Continue reading The sound of a marriage is captured in the Magic’s ‘Reel to Reel’