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December 4, 1956. A day that went down in musical history. The day musical legends Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins and Jerry Lee Lewis met and recorded music together for the first and only time. Based on the actual event, Million Dollar Quartet does a wonderful job taking a seemingly "plotless" story and turning it into something fun with fantastic music, even making it a little dramatic. The owner of Sun Records, Sam Phillips, played by…Continue
Posted on March 30, 2012 at 12:06am — 1 Comment
Dressed to the nines in my combat boots and ratted out hair with the best "screw society!" attitude I could muster up, I was ready for American Idiot to rock my socks off. Playing at the Orpheum Theater until February 26th, the Critical View team and I were lucky enough to snag tickets for the sold out opening night. I wasn't sure at all what to expect the show to be about, but after about 10 minutes it was pretty clear; three punk kids in their adventure called life, bright eyed and bushy…Continue
Posted on February 23, 2012 at 11:01pm — 1 Comment
To be completely honest I've never been a huge fan of The Lion King. It had its good parts and its bad parts and was just an alright feel-good movie. So, when I heard we were going to see the Broadway production version of The Lion King, my hopes weren't very high. But, if there's one thing I want you to take away from this review it's to go and see The Lion King because I was utterly (and pleasantly) surprised.
Funny, dark, musical,family friendly- it had something for everyone and…Continue
Posted on January 22, 2012 at 10:19pm — 2 Comments
I cried at least seven times.
For those of you, like me before, who know nothing about Les Miserables, let me enlighten you a bit. At the core of the story is Jean Valjean, a man who is just freed from serving 19 years in jail for stealing a loaf of bread. He finds God, thanks to the generosity of a bishop, and becomes a wealthy and respectable man. 8 years later he promises to take care of Cosette, the daughter of one of his now dead factory workers, Fantine, and is being…
Posted on December 8, 2011 at 9:09pm — 3 Comments