Some kids you can pick out of a lineup as “theater kids.” They’ve got a twinkle in their eye. Or maybe all those bright lights have left a glow on their cheek. Whatever its cause, theater kids stick out, no matter how old they are. I could see Sammy Landino… Read More →
The costumes are so bright in Westlake High School’s production of “Guys and Dolls” they seem to be electrified. For example, senior Jake Frisbie plays Nicely Nicely Johnson in a bright pink suit that positively glows. But from the looks of a recent rehearsal, Frisbie could be wearing a burlap… Read More →
Theatrical traditions leave big shoes. For more than a generation, Cary Fuller was the gentle hand at the tiller at Rye Country Day School, creating a theatrical community where, each winter, teachers and administrators would let down their guards and take part in the upper school musical. Working alongside their… Read More →
Peter Gallagher leads alums back to Byram Hills (Peter Gallagher as Arthur Campbell in “Covert Affairs.” Photo by Steve Wilkie/USA Network.) Before Peter Gallagher made a name for himself on TV’s “Covert Affairs” and “The O.C,” and on Broadway, he was a theater kid at Armonk’s Byram Hills High School…. Read More →
Westchester Broadway Theatre this morning announced its 2013 season, a mix of new and classic musicals. Now on stage is “Can Can,” the Cole Porter musical about, well, dirty dancing of its age. Next is “Fiddler on the Roof,”(starring Bill Nolte) running Oct. 10 to Nov. 25, then Jan. 3… Read More →
Cole Miller is kind of new at this musical theater thing. The John Jay High School senior this week plays Sky Masterson — a guy who’ll roll his fellow gamblers, to give himself a shot with a mission doll — in “Guys and Dolls.”
I really wasn’t seeing double when I got to Haldane High School in Cold Spring, but it certainly seemed that way. They’ve double cast the principals — so there are two Skys, two Nathans, two Sarahs, two Adelaides, two Nicely Nicelys and even two General Cartwrights.
You have to feel sorry for those poor folks at the Save-a-Soul Mission, at 409 W. 49th Street, not far from Times Square. In a musical filled with great songs, like “Luck Be a Lady” and “If I Were a Bell,” and “Fugue for Tinhorns” and “Sit Down You’re Rocking… Read More →