One-Man Star Wars Trilogy in Boston

Canadian writer/performer Charles Ross is bringing his One-Man Star Wars Trilogy to the Coolidge Corner Theatre in Boston on November 15. In this kinetic presentation, Ross plays all the characters, recreates the effects, sings from John Williams’ score, flies the ships, and fights both sides of the battles from the original Star Wars trilogy, punctuating […]

Radio Horror Plays – Live in Chicago

A few years back I had the opportunity to watch one of Ray Bradbury’s radio plays performed live in a small theatre in Los Angeles. It was a real treat. So, when I heard that WildClaw Theatre was presenting Deathscribe 2010: The Third Annual International Festival of Radio Horror Plays I knew I had to […]

The Addams Family Goes to Broadway

Starring Nathan Lane (Titan A.E., Austin Powers in Goldmember, Astro Boy) as Gomez, and Bebe Neuwirth (The Faculty, Jumanji and a really fun episode of ST:TNG, “First Contact”) as Morticia, The Addams Family: A New Musical is set to hit Broadway in March, and will have it’s World Premiere in Chicago on Friday. For more […]

A Vampire for Your Dreams

If you’re in the Woonsocket, RI, area today through Sunday, you might want to check out a new vampire musical debuting tonight at St. Ann’s Arts & Cultural Center. With music written by Kari Tieger & Kevin Campbell, based on Tieger’s 1996 EP release, “Trilogy of Nightsongs: A Romantic View of Vampires,” Nightsong: A New […]

Do You Like Horror Happenings?

Then you’ll want to follow Charles F. Rosenay aka Cryptmaster Chiller Chucky posts on He’s the Horror Happenings Examiner. Today, he wrote the quintessential Genre Traveler post about Radiotheatre’s latest presentation, Frankenstein. If you’re going to be in New York between now and December 19, you might want to check it out. Here’s his […]

The Creature Dances

What has scales, murk and holds a decent tune? Apparently, the Creature from the Black Lagoon! Opening in July at Universal Studios Hollywood (Calif.), Creature From the Black Lagoon: The Musical turns the cult classic film into a “campy Broadway-style stage show with special effects, dance choreography and romance,” writes Brady MacDonald, Los Angeles Times […]

Genre Fare on Broadway

The Fall/Winter 2008 line up of Broadway shows include six that might be of interest to my fellow genre travelers. (Yeah, I know it’s 2009, but the season is not only over, but there are some shows — not on this list –that don’t even open until April!) So, if you’re going to be in […]

Toxie Hits the Stage

Remember Toxie? The hero of a string of B-movies in the 1980s? Well, he’s back … and singing on stage in New York! Toxic Avenger: The Musical will begin performances on Wednesday, March 18, 2009, at New World Stages. Opening Night is set for Monday, April 6th. In the video below, brings you the […]