Famous Artists Broadway

Oct. 22 Famous Artists Broadway: The Book of Mormon

‘The Book of Mormon,’ winner of nine Tony Awards, embodies the soul of American musical theater

What can one say about the show’s long-overdue arrival in Syracuse, except… Hallelujah!

By Laurel Saiz

The Book of Mormon is a hysterically irreverent and an ultimately sweet exultation of the human spirit. Sweet? Exultation of the human spirit?…

Mar. 25 Famous Artists Broadway: The Addams Family

‘The Addams Family’ musical, like the 1960s B&W television series, a colorless experience

Thanks to the standout performance of Jennifer Fogarty, only one foot of this production is in the grave

By Laurel Saiz

When Baby Boomers see The Addams Family, the new musical comedy playing at the Civic Center through tomorrow evening, they will be reminded of the popular black-and-white TV series that originally aired from 1964 to 1966…

Jan 31 Famous Artists Broadway: Blue Man Group

‘Blue Man Group’ comes to Syracuse and paints the town blue

Offbeat props in this whacky techno-comedy include Twinkies, toilet paper and gobs of paint. Oh, and better bring ear-plugs and sunglasses

By Laurel Saiz

You can see, hear and feel Blue Man Group performing an expansive, neon bright and percussively loud show in its three-day run in Syracuse…

Oct. 12 Famous Artists Broadway: Jersey Boys

Fuggedaboutit: ‘Jersey Boys’ a nostalgic, jukebox musical that will take you back to the ’60s

The 2005 Tony Award winning Best Musical, featuring music of The Four Seasons, has enough foot-tapping tunes to give baby boomers restless leg syndrome

By Laurel Saiz

I often laugh at pharmaceutical ads on television touting Madison Avenue-named prescriptions for disorders most people do not even recognize as actual medical syndromes…