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Disney’s The Lion King on Broadway: A Review from the Savanna

For years, I have dreamed of going to New York City to see Disney’s musical production of The Lion King.  It has been on my bucket list for as long as I can remember and knowing that I had a friend in the cast just made the desire to see it even stronger!  After wishing upon a thousand stars or more, my oldest son made that dream come true this April and, as a combined Christmas and birthday gift to me, he bought the two of us tickets to see the production at the Minskoff Theater on Broadway!  I was going to see The Lion King!!! Continue reading Disney’s The Lion King on Broadway: A Review from the Savanna

Extra! Extra! Newsies Hits Theaters and Gives Us Something To Believe In!

In my mind, it would be an oddity for someone to deny the magic that comes from watching a live, onstage Broadway production.   You’re talking talent beyond measure, music that transforms and transports, stories that connect with us face to face.  However, is there any love lost when the splendor of a stage production comes to the big screen?  Does the audience lose the energy or the sense of being involved in the production when a camera is capturing the action and delivering it to you versus seeing it with your own eyes firsthand?

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Date with Broadway: A Review of Aladdin: The Hit Broadway Musical

Fasten your seat-belts!  We are about to take a Magic Carpet ride to Agrabah – I mean, Broadway!  

One of my favorite types of dates with my husband is one that involves a trip into New York City to see a spectacular show.   There are so many on my proverbial bucket list to see, but Disney’s Aladdin: The Hit Broadway Musical has been at the top of the list for what seems like forever.  So, imagine the surprise when I opened my last gift at Christmas to find an ornament of the world-renowned Genie.  This was my husband’s creative way of saying, “You’re going to see Aladdin!!” Continue reading Date with Broadway: A Review of Aladdin: The Hit Broadway Musical