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Lea Salonga Shows Off Towering Vocals In ISO Pops Concert

May 3, 2022

Singer-actor Lea Salonga showed off her formidable vocal and dramatic talents in “An Evening with Lea Salonga” to a packed house on Saturday in an Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra Pops concert. Salonga, whose Broadway pedigree was earned with her Tony Award-winning portrayal in “Miss Saigon,” and... read more

KDO ‘Event Of The Year’ Makes Its Jubilant Return

April 29, 2022

Reviewing specific performances that were supposed to occur within the last few years but were postponed or cancelled due to the pandemic, has become a regular pastime these days. There was one, however, that I particularly missed. So it was with great relish that I... read more

Acclaimed ‘Dear Evan Hansen’ Lives Up To Its Reputation

April 28, 2022

There’s a reason the musical “Dear Evan Hansen” has received so many accolades, including six Tony Awards, a cult following, and broken box-office records ever since it opened on Broadway in 2016. Evidence of its esteemed renown was on display on Wednesday in the North... read more

Michael Feinstein Discusses Gershwin Country, Sandi Patty and More

April 25, 2022

It has always amazed me that there are still those in Central Indiana who have no idea about the profound impact five-time Grammy® Award nominated entertainer, virtuoso pianist, educator, archivist, interpreter and Ambassador of the Great American Songbook, Michael Feinstein has made on the local... read more

‘Dear Evan Hansen’ Actors Preview Musical Coming To Indy

April 23, 2022

“Dear Evan Hansen,” which has been declared “One of the most remarkable shows in musical theatre history” by The Washington Post, makes its Indianapolis premiere at Old National Centre April 26 – May 1. Presented by Broadway in Indianapolis, the musical features a book by... read more

IBC Excels Under Alyona Yakovleva-Randall

April 19, 2022

On Feb. 19, I had the singular pleasure of attending an impressive studio performance, “Love is in the Air,” presented by Indiana Ballet Conservatory students for a handful of supporters. Celebrating Valentine’s Day, the students, performed an array of short pieces related to love. Located... read more