Posts tagged "Bonnie DeShong"

PIPPIN – Looking for its Corner of the Sky

I love the musical PIPPIN.  I have seen the production over the years 15 times. I’m not ashamed.  I’ve seen Ben Vereen as the Leading Player, he was my favorite, and I’ve seen Larry Riley in the role.  I would get goose bumps during the opening number when the cast would be all along the... Read more »

Magic Mike XXL Has Serious Moves

Most of you have seen the 2012 film Magic Mike so I don’t have to go through the back story.  It’s three years later and Mike has hung up his G-string and gone legit. The remaining Kings of Tampa are passing through on their way to dance their final performance at a stripper convention in Myrtle... Read more »

ANNIE Brightens the Day.

I have seen “Annie” in almost every form of production. I read the comic in the newspapers, I saw Annie on Broadway, I saw the movie production with Carol Burnett, I have seen the Disney TV version with Kathy Bates and now I have added the most recent version of “Annie” starring Quvenzhane Wallis and... Read more »

Total Recall is Total Waste of Time

If you were fortunate enough to see the original film, Total Recall, with Arnold Schwarzenegger, don’t spoil the memory by going to see this one. I would love to leave it at that but that’s not what I get paid for.  Okay. It’s the future (funny, back in the 1990’s when the original film came... Read more »

Dark Knight Rises!

I sat in the darkened theater, waiting for the last of the Batman Trilogy directed by Christopher Nolen, to begin. The theater is full.  Everyone waiting to see what has happened to Batman since The Dark Knight left him taking the blame for the death of Gotham City’s favorite son, Harvey Dent. What has happened... Read more »

The Amazing Spider-Man is Amazing

What does the new Spider-Man bring that the old one didn’t have?  Even though the story is the same, the characters are the same, the feel isn’t.  It feels more, what is the word I’m looking for, REAL.  The other Spider- Man series was great.  I watched a comic book hero come to life.  In... Read more »