Jacob Interviews….Next to Normal’s Nicole Capri

By: Jacob Elyachar One of the most intriguing Broadway musicals that appeared on the Great White Way in the past decade is Next to Normal.   This rock opera won three 2009 Tony Awards and the 2010 Pulitzer Prize for Drama, it was eighth musical to win the award as it joined Rent, How to Succeed […]

Jacob Interviews….Jersey Boys’ Colby Foytik

By: Jacob Elyachar One of the greatest Broadway musicals that was released in the last decade is Jersey Boys.    The show follows the high and lows of the legendary musical career of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons.  Jersey Boys has received dozens of awards including three Tony Awards and a Grammy for Best Musical […]

Jacob’s Eye On…Project Playwright

By: Jacob Elyachar Imagine if you have 22 hours to write a play from idea to performance. For many people who are non-playwrights, it would be completely nerve-wracking.   However, for those brave souls who tackle this monstrous assignment, there is a program that is slowly gaining ground in Kansas City, Mo. called Project Playwright. “Project […]

Jacob Reviews…..Rock of Ages-The Musical

During my latest trip to New York City, I decided to see Rock of Ages.  It was one of the best decisions that I made that weekend.  This rock-jukebox musical focused on a love story that was intertwined the best hair metal songs of the 1980s.  When the show  premiered on Broadway in 2009, American […]

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