The Show: The Lion King – Book by Roger Allers and Irene Mecchi, music by Elton John, lyrics by Tim Rice The Time: November 27, 2009 Me: Happy Thanksgiving! Can I cook an entire Thanksgiving dinner in my tiny kitchen? Time to find out!
The Show: Hair – Book and lyrics by Gerome Ragni and James Rado, music by Galt MacDermot The Time: November 8, 2009 Me: “Wheeee, I freaking love this city!”
The Show: Next to Normal – Book and lyrics by Brian Yorkey, music by Tom Kitt The Time: October 1 & 24 and November 28, 2009 Me: Post-College Panic – “Wait, I’m not ready to be a grown-up!”
The stage door is a unique opportunity for theatergoers to meet and interact with actors from a Broadway show. After a show, most Broadway actors will exit out the stage door and sign autographs, chat with audience members, and take pictures, and it can be a wonderful experience, especially for visitors from out of town.…
The Show: Mary Poppins – Book by Julian Fellowes (that British fellow who wrote Downton Abbey), Music and Lyrics by Richard M. Sherman, Robert B. Sherman, George Stiles, and Anthony Drewe The Time: September 27, 2009 Me: Nearly College Graduate, Moving to NYC for Big Important Internship.
The Show: Wicked – Book by Winnie Holzman, Music/Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz The Time: Summer of 2005 Me: Are you serious? I’m about to see my fourth Broadway show, and it happens to be Wicked!
The Show: Rent – Book, Music, and Lyrics by Jonathan Larson The Time: Summer of 2005 Me: Star-Eyed Young’un, Still Pinching Myself After Seeing Two (One, Two!) Tony-Winning Shows
The Show: Dirty Rotten Scoundrels – Book by Jeffrey Lane, Music/Lyrics by David Yazbek The Time: Summer of 2005 Me: A Broadway Young’un, Plus a Few Days and One Tony-Winning Show
The Show: Avenue Q – Book by Jeff Whitty, Music/Lyrics by Robert Lopez and Jeff Marx The Time: Summer of 2005 Me: A Broadway Young’un, Just Cutting My Teeth on New York Theatre