On Your Feet…Literally

If you think this is just an ordinary sit-down-and-listen-to-show-tunes type of musical, you’re mistaken. Selecting the title song “On Your Feet” was a wise choice because it depicts the total experience most accurately. The Emilio & Gloria...
A Simple Snowy Day

A Simple Snowy Day

A simple yet sensory-filled 55 minutes is all that’s needed for little theater-goers coming to watch Ezra Jack Keats’ “The Snowy Day and Other Stories” currently at Children’s Theatre of Charlotte. The short vignettes show the fun-filled...
Poppins is a mix of top-notch ingredients

Poppins is a mix of top-notch ingredients

Theatrical performances, whether small or large tend to be very involved. Casting calls, auditions, set and costume designs, then months of rehearsals are just of few of the elements that make up a successful performance. Well, it’s clear that Children’s...
RENT is back!

RENT is back!

Playwrite Jonathan Larson never had the privilege of sitting in the audience, along with a packed house to witness his stageplay, RENT. He never experienced the standing ovations, physically received the Tony Awards, or spent any of the millions of dollars the play...
The Little Mermaid gets big love

The Little Mermaid gets big love

What happens when you house hundreds of little ones in a theater full of simulated bubbles, brightly colored Disney characters and catchy music to bop to? You get ecstatic, wide-eyed, and chatty children whose cuteness cannot be contained for at least two plus hours....
Jersey Boys delivers loads of nostalgia

Jersey Boys delivers loads of nostalgia

Cory Jeacoma, Matthew Dailey, Aaron De Jesus, and Keith Hines in “Jersey Boys.” I’m probably one of the few living souls that has never seen the play based on the rise and fall of a young brood of Italian thugs from up north (though I know the...