Review – Coughing Up A CG Hairball (“Cats”)

If you’re like me and saw the trailer for this Broadway musical turned into a movie, you not only cringed, but thought it might have been someone’s idea of a practical joke. I mean, c’mon! Putting creepy, disturbing-looking CGI cat faces on actors? Seriously? Look, I’m all for realism, but there’s a limit, people. *…

Review – An Orphanage Never Looked So Good (“Annie”)

Race-bending the main character (Blannie?) and taking the original stage musical of 1933 Depression Era NYC and updating to a 2014 NYC hip-hop musical was truly a risky move on behalf of the seven (yes, SEVEN!!) producers and director Wil Gluck, who never directed a musical before. This troubled production had its problems from the…