First premiered on Broadway in 2013, Big Fish The Musical has been a labor of love for the creative team and kids at Homestead High School. Adapted from the much-loved Daniel Wallace novel and Tim Burton movie, this story explores the tall-tales that Edward Bloom, played by the utterly brilliant and mesmerizing Jack Cannon, has spent a lifetime … More Come see “Big Fish the Musical”
Welcome to Jack Cannon’s Meet the Artist. This is a special addition because Jack has carefully avoided doing one of these for three years. But, I’ve finally cornered him! So, here we go, the interview!! What is your name, who do you play in The Little Mermaid? My name is Jack Cannon and I play Sebastian, … More Meet the Artist: Jack Cannon
Need a theatrical pick-me-up? Then I’d advise seeing “Shrek the Musical,” Broadway’s version of the DreamWorks film “Shrek” from 2001, and William Steig’s book “Shrek!” published in 1990. I know what you’re thinking — it’s silly, it’s cheesy, it’s just for kids. It is those things, but the Homestead High School production is also laugh-out-loud … More Shrek the Musical: a party on stage
With enchanting storybook sets, eye-popping and dazzling costumes, a sumptuous live orchestra, dancing mice and palace guards, a young cast bubbling over with talent, a tad of Ogre flatulence, and a universal poignant message about judging a book by its cover, Homestead High School‘s award-winning theatre has a fairytale ending this year with its blockbuster … More Come see “Shrek The Musical”
Is it even possible to bring to life a classic animation? Could it be as good as the movies? Would a stage version of Shrek the musical work? The answer is YES. Outstanding show from start to finish. Based on the DreamWorks film starring Mike Myers, Eddie Murphy, Cameron Diaz, and John Lithgow, … More Shrek The Musical: Review
The tone is set immediately at “The Three Musketeers” — which opened tonight at Homestead High School — with an acrobatic sword fight between d’Artagnan and his father. They run and roll and spin and lunge, steel flying, and it takes a while before we’re sure this isn’t a case of family dysfunction gone horribly … More All for One! One for All!
Ken Ludwig — best known for farces Lend Me a Tenor and Moon Over Buffalo — adapts Alexandre Dumas’s 1844 novel. Set in 1625 France, it’s a story familiar from hundreds of stage and screen versions. Ludwig’s jokey script is written like an action film: brief scenes provide exposition (including a montague recap to start Act II) and character … More The Three Musketeers Review