Peter Pan – April 1981

  Holy cow, did I love Peter Pan. I was 12 years old in 1981 and worked at the concessions at the Metropolitan Center. My uncle ran the concession stands and my mother, sister, various uncles and cousins and once…

Sweeney Todd – March 2017

Walking out of Harrington’s Pie and Mash Shop at the Barrow Street Theatre last night, all I could keep saying was “wow.” I have quite the way with words, I know. Last fall, Matt Doyle, an actor I follow on…

Sweeney Todd – January 1981

I was 12 years old in 1981 and most of my family worked in the theaters in Boston. Among other theaters, my uncle was the food and beverage manager at the Metropolitan Center (now the Boch Center-Wang Theatre) and my…

The Wiz – August 1978

I HATED The Wiz. Absolutely hated it. I still don’t know why. I was nine when I saw it and there was nothing to not like. It was colorful, it was loud, the music was (mostly) happy. For the life…