Review: The kids shred in Broadway San Jose’s ‘School of Rock’

There are some things in Broadway San Jose’s touring production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s “School of Rock” that positively shred. That part of the show starts and finishes with a … Continue reading Review: The kids shred in Broadway San Jose’s ‘School of Rock’

Review: Fresh coat of paint for SHNSF’s ‘Phantom’ features hits, misses

I have a pretty solid history with Andrew Lloyd Webber’s pièce de résistance “The Phantom of the Opera.” While it has never been an all-time favorite, it has always been for … Continue reading Review: Fresh coat of paint for SHNSF’s ‘Phantom’ features hits, misses

Mann finds new challenges after ‘The Voice’ in SHNSF’s ‘Phantom’

It’s all a bit overwhelming for Chris Mann. First there was that little television show he appeared on, something called “The Voice,” where he was a member of Team Christina … Continue reading Mann finds new challenges after ‘The Voice’ in SHNSF’s ‘Phantom’

South Bay’s Palac tackles title role in Stage 1’s ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’

Local actor/singer Brian Palac and popular prophet Jesus Christ have a few things in common. No not the miracles part and no, not the part where God’s his dad. Their … Continue reading South Bay’s Palac tackles title role in Stage 1’s ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’