Author Archives: Jason Engleman

Review of the Book of Mormon on Broadway

Question – What do you get when you combine the creative team from South Park with the musical genius from Avenue Q? Answer – One of the funniest musicals ever to play on a Broadway stage! The Book of Mormon … Continue reading

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World Premiere of The North Pool is a Hit

I recently had the joy of witnessing the world premier of an astoundingly good play by Rajiv Joseph, The North Pool is set in a seemingly typical American public high school. The show consists of two characters: an over-workedThe North Pool Vice Principal, Dr. Danielson, and an Arabic student, Khadim Asmaan. Khadim is the child of diplomats and has lived all over the world. He recently enrolled in the public high school after leaving an elite local private school. On the afternoon before Spring Break, he is called into Dr. Danielson’s office for a one-on-one meeting. Continue reading

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Eleven New Musicals for 2011 Broadway Season

My hat goes off to Broadway and its’ producers this year for taking the exciting risk of putting on 11 new musicals for the 2011 season. This is in stark comparison to a 2009-2010 season that only gave us 2 … Continue reading

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Apollo Amateur Night Auditions Coming to Atlanta

The world famous Apollo Theater is traveling to Atlanta, Georgia to seek talent for its 2011 season of Amateur Night at the Apollo. The audition will take place on Saturday, October 16 at 10AM and is open to Jason EnglemanWebsite … Continue reading

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Guys and Dolls on top of a Mountain

Recently, I had the pleasure of experiencing one of the most unique theatrical events in the country, the Mountain Play in Marin County, California. A Broadway classic, Guys and Dolls, marked its return to the Mountain Play after last being … Continue reading

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Tips on Maintaining Good Vocal Health

Establishing and maintaining good voice care habits is the best way to care of your voice. Following are tips on how to maintain good vocal health. Continue reading

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Phantom of the Opera Sequel

Phantom of the Opera sequel set to open. Continue reading

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Do Stand-Up Comedians Make Better Actors?

I love stand-up comedy. Recently, I had the privilege of attending live performances by two great comedians, Greg Giraldo and Chelsea Handler. Both comedians kept me laughing constantly during each of their hour-long sets. They both were masters at exposing … Continue reading

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Introducing StageAgent Pro

Over the years, we at StageAgent have worked tirelessly to provide the best audition preparation tools on the Web. We have built up libraries of thousands of plot summaries, character descriptions, monologues, songs and audition listings. Casting directors have raved … Continue reading

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King and I At Broadway By The Bay

5 stars for Broadway by the Bay’s recent production of Rodger & Hammerstein’s The King and I! In 1862 Siam, an English widow named Anna and her young son arrive at the Royal Palace in Bankok. Anna has been summoned … Continue reading

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