Ashley's Assessment · Broadway

Seize the Day: Four Reasons to Watch Newsies: The Broadway Musical

I first heard of Newsies when it got to Broadway in 2012. I had never even heard of the 1992 movie of the same name and story that featured a young Christian Bale in the lead role until last year. In fact, I only knew about the musical because Evan Kasprzak, my favorite season five… Continue reading Seize the Day: Four Reasons to Watch Newsies: The Broadway Musical

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Amanda's Analysis · Dance

Dance Spotlight: Michael Dameski

This week is rather exciting for Australian dancer Michael Dameski. On July 25, he’ll be on TVs across the U.S. during his second episode of NBC’s World of Dance. On July 26 and 28, he’ll be on the silver screen in theaters nationwide during the Newsies: The Broadway Musical summer encore, presented by Fathom Events.… Continue reading Dance Spotlight: Michael Dameski

Movie Mania · Twin Trio Takes

Twin Trio Takes: Bandstand: The Broadway Musical on Screen

This post contains spoilers. Movie Information Title: Bandstand: The Broadway Musical on Screen Show Dates: June 25 and 28, 2018 Genre: Broadway, Musical Premise: Set in 1945 following the end of World War II, Private First Class Donny Novitski returns to his home of Cleveland, Ohio after being away for nearly four years. After hearing… Continue reading Twin Trio Takes: Bandstand: The Broadway Musical on Screen

Ashley's Assessment · Broadway

Rank and Review: Bandstand Original Broadway Cast Recording

This post was written in honor of the one-year anniversary of Bandstand’s cast recording release and the theatrical release of Bandstand on June 25 and 28. This post also contains mild spoilers. For reference: Bandstand is a musical about World War II veterans and a gold star wife who come together after the war to… Continue reading Rank and Review: Bandstand Original Broadway Cast Recording

Ashley's Assessment · Broadway

Reviewing the 2018 Tony Awards Performances

I watched the Tony Awards for the first time ever this year. In less than a year since I've truly developed an interest in Broadway, I've become familiar enough with it that I knew about most of the shows nominated this year and many of the actors and actresses there, so I was impressed. I'm… Continue reading Reviewing the 2018 Tony Awards Performances

Amanda's Analysis · Gymnastics

Songs That Should Be Floor Music: Broadway Edition

After watching hundreds of gymnastics floor routines and hearing a plethora of floor music, I’ve learned what makes quality floor music. Sometimes I’ll listen to a song and suddenly think, ”This would be good floor music!” In case you’re unfamiliar with the dos and don’ts of floor music, floor routines last 1:30, and the floor… Continue reading Songs That Should Be Floor Music: Broadway Edition

Ashley's Assessment · Broadway

Right This Way: Six Reasons to Watch Bandstand

When I spent last summer in New York, it was my very first time ever being there. I knew one of the things I had to do while there was go see a Broadway show. I only had one show on my must-see list, though: Bandstand. Did I know what it was about? No. Did… Continue reading Right This Way: Six Reasons to Watch Bandstand