The Book of Mormon rocks KC

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com One of the Great White Way’s best musicals made a huge splash in Kansas City! The nine-time Tony-winning Book of Mormon is currently winding down its two- week engagement at the Music Hall and if you want to see this show, tickets are vanishing faster than a trip to “Sal Tlay […]

A Night at the Theatre: Bring It On! The Musical

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com I remember watching bits and pieces of Bring It On as a child. The 2000 teen comedy centered around Torrance Shipman (Kristen Dunst) and the Toros’ cheerleading team as they prepare to capture a sixth national squad.   However, things change when the group’s latest member informs them that their routines were […]

A Night at the Theatre: Green Day’s American Idiot-the Musical

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com This September will mark the 10th anniversary of Green Day’s American Idiot. Green Day’s seventh studio album was a rock opera that focused on the character: “Jesus of Suburbia.” After capturing a plethora of awards including a Grammy, American Music Award and a BRIT Award, the band expanded on the album […]

A Night at the Theater: Mary Poppins

By: Jacob Elyachar Everyone’s favorite nanny has flown into Kansas City. The 22nd longest-running show in Broadway history will enchant audiences of all ages for eight performances at the Music Hall. If longtime fans of the 1964 film think that this interpretation of Mary Poppins is purely based on the classic Disney film, they would […]

Jacob Reviews….Age of Ultron #1

By: Jacob Elyachar Warning! Spoilers are ahead! Ultron is back and he is about to shake up the Marvel Universe in a huge way. Age of Ultron is a 10-issue maxi-series written by celebrated Marvel scribe Brian Michael Bendis and with artwork from Bryan Hitch, Brandon Peterson and Carlos Pacheco shows how the longtime Avengers […]

Jacob Reviews…..Deon Wilson’s Super Woman

By: Jacob Elyachar I had the privilege of interviewing rising R&B superstar Deon Wilson earlier last year and what I noticed about this artist was that he is an incredible hard worker, who puts his best foot forward in order to stand out in the overcrowding recording industry. Recently, Deon released a new music video […]

Jacob Reviews….Batman Live

By: Jacob Elyachar Recently, I had the opportunity to see Batman Live while it was in Kansas City, Missouri. This live show combines high-flying acrobatics, incredible stunts and impressive magic tricks with an all-new story that focuses on Batman and Robin (Dick Grayson)’s very first adventure.   In addition, the Dynamic Duo will have to face […]

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