All Stories Tagged 'Broadway' (31)

How Blue Is Blue?

   Some in Albuquerque assume that Popejoy Hall only brings in shows that are family friendly. Yes, we brought in The Lion King and …

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Added by Terry S. Davis on May 31, 2013 at 11:24am — 1 Comment

Great Storytellers All

   On the first Monday in May, I gave a talk at the Aux Dog Theatre to half a hundred people who had an interest in Jersey…

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Added by Terry S. Davis on May 16, 2013 at 5:53pm — No Comments

Theater Dreams

   This morning, I had the honor to take Dreamgirls cast member Aubrey Poo (pronounced Poh-oh) to four radio stations for…

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Added by Terry S. Davis on February 15, 2013 at 11:00am — 1 Comment

Authenticity

   I was at Hair We Are on Central getting a trim from Roda when she asked me what I thought of Beyoncé’s acting performance  — rather than singing performance — at the Obama Inauguration. By now, it’s well…

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Added by Terry S. Davis on February 11, 2013 at 9:58am — No Comments

Something's Coming

   Brian Herrera — former UNM professor, New Mexico native and local theater’s favorite intellectual (even though he’s now at Princeton) — published an article in …

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Added by Terry S. Davis on January 14, 2013 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Presents

   The favorite musical for many of my friends — including some here at Popejoy Hall — soon comes to the movie screen. Les Misérables makes its motion picture debut…

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Added by Terry S. Davis on December 21, 2012 at 5:11pm — No Comments

Growing and Growing

   As we prepare to open our 46th season this Sunday, I’m packing up my office. With the Capitol Steps on their way in this Sunday, I’m on my way out this Tuesday. I’m…

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Added by Terry S. Davis on November 2, 2012 at 3:49pm — 1 Comment

The Jungle in There

   The Broadway cast of Disney’s The Lion King has it easier than their counterparts on the road if for no other reason than they don’t have to learn a new theater every few…

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Added by Terry S. Davis on October 5, 2012 at 10:10am — No Comments

... Never a Vacation ...

   I wish I had been a better student.

   I attended Eisenhower College for my bachelor’s degree. Don’t bother looking for it. It no longer exists. Its syllabus…

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Added by Terry S. Davis on July 6, 2012 at 7:30am — No Comments

Doing What You Love

   Q Smith started her Wednesday early, especially for an actress. She was up by 7 to get ready for her first full day in Albuquerque.

   She was transported to the…

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Added by Terry S. Davis on June 22, 2012 at 7:00am — No Comments

Reading Frenzy

   “There are times when I catch in the silence the sigh of a faraway song

   And it sings of a world that I long to see

   Out of reach,…

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Added by Terry S. Davis on April 20, 2012 at 7:30am — 1 Comment

Auditions [Gulp]

   I kept getting the emails: Landmark Musicals was holding auditions for 1776 this weekend. Hm. I hadn’t performed in 13 years. The idea was intriguing.…

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Added by Terry S. Davis on April 13, 2012 at 8:00am — No Comments

Just So Good

   Not long after I arrived here in 1980, theater people were telling me they wished I had seen someone named Patti something. They wished I had heard her sing. ‘She's…

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Added by Terry S. Davis on April 6, 2012 at 7:30am — No Comments

Force Majeure

   You’re headed to New York for a conference that starts Wednesday morning, so you have to be in the city the night before. You decide to catch the opera Tuesday night. Your plane is scheduled to land at 2:30 Tuesday afternoon, the opera starts at 7:30:…

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Added by Terry S. Davis on March 9, 2012 at 7:30am — 1 Comment

Talking Tomorrow

     Tomorrow, I’m giving a talk at Bookworks on Rio Grande.

     No, I haven’t written a book. Nor am I signing copies of…

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Added by Terry S. Davis on February 17, 2012 at 10:00am — No Comments

Lessons from a Pro

     I love talking to people about theater, especially people who do it on bigger stages than I, so to speak. I got that opportunity last spring when I interviewed Jeff Moss, director for both …

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Added by Terry S. Davis on February 10, 2012 at 7:30am — No Comments

Age Appropriate

     When my daughter, Nina, was almost three, her favorite movie was Disney’s Cinderella. She also liked the black and white made-for-TV version starring Leslie Ann Warren. She had learned how to operate the VCR and would play the tapes at…

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Added by Terry S. Davis on February 3, 2012 at 7:00am — No Comments

Casting

     Sometimes casting is the hardest part of the job.

     There’s a show opening locally in a couple of weeks and they have a major part they’re still trying to cast. They’ll get it…

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Added by Terry S. Davis on January 20, 2012 at 9:30am — No Comments

Lasting Images

Denise Schultz spent 30 years teaching young directors in UNM's Department of Theatre and Dance. Two weekends ago, she was at it again, this time leading a session on staging for local directors associated with the…

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Added by Terry S. Davis on November 11, 2011 at 6:30am — No Comments

Heed the Warning

If you want to save your friends money and grief, please share this blog with them.

Since we at Popejoy Hall began bringing shows like Wicked, Les Misérables and…

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Added by Terry S. Davis on November 4, 2011 at 6:30am — 2 Comments

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