Musicals

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…

Oct. 4 Redhouse Theater: Assassins

  Redhouse Theater’s production of ‘Assassins’ hits target Stephen Sondheim’s brazen black comedy about actual (and wannabe) presidential assassins will simply kill you By Laurel Saiz Stephen Sondheim’s Assassins is a raucous, often hilarious and constantly entertaining musical romp through U.S. history, as well as a profoundly incisive and chilling look at the dark side…

July 14 Glimmerglass: The Music Man

Glimmerglass hits all the right notes in ‘The Music Man’

Singing, dancing and comedic acting all gel nicely in this rare acoustical production of the famed Broadway musical

By David Abrams

Composer Meredith Willson was so worried his listeners might miss words during the briskly paced patter (“talk-song”) sections…