My Far Eastern Christmas
I enjoyed by December directing in China and as every show turns into a family, patient even if they only speak Mandarin
. So I thought I would share with you this year’s holiday family!
“$320 Million Facility to Stoke China’s Musical Theater Industry” – Check out this article on the NY Times
With musical theater markets growing robustly in South Korea, Japan and Australia, China is taking a step toward increasing its relatively modest role in the industry by building a major new musical production center outside Beijing, according to the China Daily website.
57 Things You Never Knew About Disney Princesses
Enjoy our documentary film – see below our friend Alan Stein critique
Hey!I watched Road to Fame last night and was absolutely floored. It truly demonstrates that astounding balance between hope and fear, anxiety, doubt, and passion that I witnessed first-hand during my time in China. At around 21:30 there is this amazing discussion between Chen Lei and her family about that struggle to go study abroad vs
. “what’s wrong with China?” mentality that TOTALLY captures the struggle I saw so many times in the young people I worked with and still stay in touch with.
Sailing on the High Seas!
Town Square Productions and Princess Cruises have just finished a successful collaboration on exciting new classes for Chinese passengers – two hours of content in Mandarin! We taught passengers how to entertain at home, some fun English phrases, and even a dating game
. It was a great pleasure working with the team and we know the passengers had lots of fun – just look at the photos!
Happy sailing to Princess Cruises!
Remembering Ms Angelou
In the fall of 2000, I had the assignment and nerve to direct Ms Angelou (and 11 other celebrities) in her appearance at… get this..
. Madame Tussaud’s Grand Opening on 42nd street.
She was to make an appearance and two wonderful Broadway female dancers would pull the curtain apart and escort her to her place on the stage. So I said in the presence of everyone assembled, “And Ms Angelou, the girls will then open the curtain for you“.
Walkin’ Broadway Excellence
WALKING’ BROADWAY is now certified EXCELLENT!
After another year of five-star reviews, gushing testimonies and shout-outs to our wonderful guides, Walkin’ Broadway has been awarded the TripAdvisor 2014 Certificate of Excellence.
Disenchanted is Orlando’s Fringe success story
Marquee, Central Florida’s Premiere publication for theatrical patrons and professionals, talks about Disenchanted in this month’s magazine.