Thursday, January 11, 2018
This was a fun show. If you watch Spongebob cartoon, you will enjoy this more. All the main characters in the cartoon were in the show. The story was simple and comical. It was very akin to a story line of the cartoon. There were many children in the audience obviously and suprisingly, they were behaved.
Ethan Slater was a very good spongebob. His voice was superb. Danny Skinner and Lilli Cooper as Patrick Star and Sandy Cheeks respectively were also very good. In fact all the cast were very good in portraying the characters they played.
The songs were entertaining enough but nothing to write home about. The set was visually appealing but required a little imagination. Costumes were nothing impractical and enough to identify the characters.
I was perhaps a little tired so I did not enjoy this as much if I was alert. 3.5 stars out of 5.
Friday, January 05, 2018
Let me just start by saying that this is now my number one favorite show. And it is all because of Bette Midler. She was phenomenal, fantastic, awesome, great, fabulous and any other superlatives you can think of. Everytime she steps out on stage, the crowd claps with gusto. David Hyde Pierce was also very good. And let me not forget to mention that I also loved Gavin Creel. In fact every cast members were very good.
The iconic songs were a great hit. Love the "Before the Parade Passes by" and "Hello, Dolly" songs of course. There was never a dull moment in fact. I cried not because I was sad. I cried because I was overwhelmed with happiness in some of the numbers. The dance productions were super diverting. The sets and costumes were all riveting.
Watch this show!!! 6 stars out of 5!
Friday, December 29, 2017
Wednesday, December 27, 2017
The reunion part was a huge success and joy. Unfortunately I could not say the same with Once on this Island. It was OK I guessed. The songs were herald by my friends a very catchy but I was underwhelmed. I must admit the song "Mama will provide" was catchy and upbeat. I liked it but the other songs were wanting. I was in fact sleepy on some of the slow songs.
The voices of the actors were good and broadway quality indeed. Special mention to Lea's voice. It was full and bitch she still got it. Alex also delivered a broadway worthy belt on her number.
It was a theatre in the the round which was interesting. They had real sands in the middle. All of the seats were relatively "good" seats. We sat at the very last row but we were still close enough.
Lea and Alex were the saving graces so I give this a 3 stars out of 5.
PS. the photos were taken prior to the start of the show. the cast were doing odd things.