Musicals

Little Shop of Horrors – a killer good musical (now showing in Pittsburgh)

Now through February 23, check out a killer performance of Little Shop of Horrors at downtown Pittsburgh’s O’Reilly Theater. The musical comedy follows the story of bloodthirsty plant growing vibrantly in a struggling flower shop. The shop staff quickly discover this is no ordinary plant as it grows tall, dances, sings and thrives on fresh human blood! […]

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The Band’s Visit Celebrates a Quiet, Quirky and Beautiful Side of Humanity

Whn Janet Dacal as Dina sings the lyrics, “Honey in my ear, Spice in my mouth,” during The Band’s Visit, she might as well have been singing for all of us about the delicious and strange new sensations that seeing the smash Broadway musical brought to Dallas theatre-goers. The Broadway cast of the show won […]

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Feeling Blue, Man? No Worries!

Are they performance artists? Are they comedians? Are they musicians? I’m not sure the answer really matters, as a show with the Blue Man Group is always entertaining. This current tour, now at Dallas’ Winspear Opera House, combines technology, music and audience participation in such a way that it feels like the show could be […]

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Review: A Singing Good Time at the Color Purple!

This past week, Dallas had the distinct pleasure of delighting theater goers to the 2016 Tony Award winner for Best Musical Revival, The Color Purple! This musical was hosted at the AT&T Performing Arts Center in downtown.                             The Broadway success is a soul […]

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Dear Evan Hansen Brings Light to Mental Health Issues in Beautiful Show

Over a third of all teens and adolescent admit to being bullied online, according to a national mental health foundation. That is part of what made Dear Evan Hansen, now touring at the Music Hall at Fair Park as a part of the Dallas Summer Musicals, such a timely show when it originated in December […]

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Review: A Bronx Tale (the musical)

It’s the Jersey Boys meets West Side Story in A Bronx Tale!   Running now through November 24 at the Benedum Center in Pittsburgh, A Bronx Tale is a dramatic musical telling the story of a young Italian boy growing up in the Bronx neighborhood of New York. Set in the 1960s, the main character, Calogero […]

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The North American Tour Company of CATS. Photo by Matthew Murphy 2019

CATS at Dallas Summer Musicals: The Memory Lives Again

You still have time to catch CATS at Dallas Summer Musicals, running through November 17 at the Music Hall at Fair Park! If you’ve never seen this Andrew Lloyd Webber classic theatrical hit, now is a great chance to do it. The new tour of the musical, based on T.S. Eliot’s Old Possum’s Book of […]

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Review: Mean Girls the Musical

Your favorite mean girls are back in a hilarious musical from Tina Fey!   The musical, as many of us millennial gals know, is based on the 2004 movie (also written by Tina Fey) and was inspired by the book Queen Bees and Wannabes by Rosalind Wiseman. The musical is just as great as the movie, so […]

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The Lion King Musical Comes to Pittsburgh’s Benedum Center

If you haven’t heard, I recently moved to Pittsburgh, PA! Don’t fret – the majority of the GenPink team is still in Dallas, and I’ll be making some frequent visits back home. :) As I’m continuing to explore my new city, I’m so excited to learn about Pittsburgh’s famous Cultural District. The area includes the […]

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2019-2020 season at Casa Mañana Theatre

Get ready for more exciting musicals at the Casa Mañana Theatre, presented by Frank Kent Cadillac, in the 2019-2020 Broadway season! Casa Mañana kicks off its upcoming season with: rock-n-roll favorite Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story, September 7-15, 2019 the family-friendly classic Annie, November 2-10, 2019 the wacky, hilarious hit  Tuna Does Vegas,  February 29 – […]

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