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Gentlemen Prefer Blondes!   Encores 5.12.12

Megan Hilty, Rachel York, Clarke Thorell, Aaron Lazar, Steven Boyer, Deborah Rush  

A++    VOB

A fantastic capture of this semi-staged hit, Rachel and Megan are outstanding!


Ghost    Original London Cast       8.12.11

Caissie Levy, Richard Fleeshman, Andrew Langtree, Sharon D. Clarke

A-     VOB

Obstructions are an issue, but the picture is often clear and very crisp

Ghost    Original Broadway Cast    3.17.12

Caissie Levy, Richard Fleeshman, Bryce Pinkham, Moya Angela (u/s), Tyler McGee, Lance Roberts

A++   VOB

A great capture of this beautiful and dazzling show, with fantastic projections


Ghost     West End    4.10.12

Siobhan Dillon, Mark Evans, Sharon D Clarke, Andrew Langtree

A+++    VOB

A brilliant capture with stunning closeup, minimal obstructions 


Ghost    Broadway    6.28.12

Cassie Levy, Richard Fleeshman, Da'Vine Joy Randolph, Bryce Pinkham

A++++     VOB

A stunning, high definition capture of the show's wonderful closing performance

Godspell  Broadway Revival   11.13.11

Hunter Parrish, Telly Leung, Lindsay Mendez, Wallace Smith, Uzo Aduba, Joaquina Kalukango (u/s)

A+         VOB

Very impressive capture, especially given the staging, a very exciting and innovative revival 

Grease       Broadway     7.28.07

Max Crumm, Laura Osnes, Matthew Saldivar, Jenny Powers, Robyn Hurder, Lindsay Mendez 

A-             VOB

A slightly dim but crisp and clear capture of this revival 

Grey Gardens  Original Broadway Cast  4.9.06 

Christine Ebersole, Matt Cavenaugh, Sara Gettelfinger, Sarah Hyland, John McMartin

A++       VOB

A crisp and unobstructed capture of this brilliant show, with great closeups and a phenomenal performance

Guys and Dolls    2009 Broadway Revival

Lauren Graham, Oliver Platt,  Nick Adams, Craig Bierko, Kate Jennings Grant

A+      VOB

Quality is amazing, but the master seems to lose focus occasionally

Guys and Dolls    1992 Broadway Revival 

Nathan Lane, Faith Prince, Peter Gallagher

C       AVI

Regarded as the best broadway revival of this classic musical. Nathan and Adelaide steal the show

Hair      Broadway Revival     3.25.09

Will Swenson, Caissie Levy, Gavin Creel

A++        VOB

Very crisp capture of this widely appreciated revival, Will and Gavin are brilliant

West End      9.4.10

Kevin Kern, Steel Burkhadt, Caissie Levy, Sasha Allen, Kacie Sheik

A++       VOB

A great, clear capture from the stalls, maybe the best recording of this revival


Hair       US Tour      11.28.10

Steel Burkhadt, Paris Remillard, Kacie Sheik, Phyre Hawkins, Darius Nichols

A++        VOB

A strong capture of the national tour of this fantastic revival

Hairspray    Original Broadway Cast

Harvey Fierstein,  Matthew Morrison, Marissa Janet-Winkour, Kerry Butler, Linda Hart, Laura Bell Bundy


Timeless cast of this musical, a MUST have

National Tour    12.13.05

Keala Settle, Aaron Tveit, Dale Calandra, Melissa Larsen, Charlotte Crossley

A+     VOB

A slightly dark, but clear capture of one of Aaron's early theatre performances 


Hairspray       Broadway    11.25.06

Aaron Tveit, Sharon Durig, Blake Hammond, Diana DeGarmo, Naturi Naughton

A+++         VOB

An outstanding capture, possibly the best from Hairspray's broadway run 

Hairspray       Original London Cast

Leanne Jones, Michael Ball, Tracie Bennett, Mel Smith, Ben James-Ellis, Rachael Wooding 

A++      AVI

Perfect capture of a powerhouse of performances  

Hairspray    UK Tour    2010

Laurie Scarth, Liam Doyle, Brian Conley, Les Dennis, Gillian Kirkpatrick, Sandra Marvin

A++     VOB

A clear and bright capture of this fun show, few closeups but very crisp

Harvey     Broadway       5.20.12

Jim Parsons, Jessica Hecht, Peter Benson, Carol Kane, Charles Kimborough, Holley Fain

A+++     VOB

A stunning capture of this brilliantly witty and charming play 

The Heiress
    Broadway      10.13.12

Jessica Chastain, Judith Ivey, David Strathairn, Dan Stevens, Virginia Cull, Molly Camp

A+++        VOB

A beautiful, high definition capture of this play, Jessica is brilliant in the role 


Hello Dolly      1994 US Tour

Carol Channing as Dolly Levi

A+      VOB

A slightly hazy proshot recording of the tour, fantastic to see Carol in the role


High Society       Broadway     4.19.98

Melissa Errico, Marc Kudisch, Randy Graff, John McMartin, Anna Kendrick, Stephen Bogardus

B++     VOB

A hazy and slightly dated capture of the original Broadway production 

The History Boys     Broadway    5.6.06

Richard Griffiths, Samuel Barnett, Dominic Cooper, James Corden, Frances De La Tour

A++        VOB

An outstanding capture of one of my favourite plays, a masterpiece 

How to Succeed in Business    1995 Revival

Matthew Broderick, Megan Mullally, Victoria Clark, Lillias White, Jeff Blumenkrantz 

A+        VOB

Megan and Matthew give timeless performances in this must see revival, slightly hazy but bright

How to Succeed      Broadway Revival    2.28.11

Daniel Radcliffe, John Laroquette, Tammy Blanchard, Rose Hemingway, Christopher J. Hanke

A+       VOB

Great show, great capture of the staging, Daniel gives a great performance

How to Succeed       Broadway Revival   1.11.12

Darren Criss, Beau Bridges, Tammy Blanchard, Rose Hemingway, Chistopher J. Hanke

A+       VOB

A strong capture, Darren is fantastic and a very capable dancer

How to Succeed    Broadway Revival     2.4.12 

Nick Jonas, Beau Bridges, Michael Urie, Tammy Blanchard, Rose Hemingway

A++     VOB

The strongest capture of the show, bright, sharp and with great closeups

Hugh Jackman Back on Broadway     10.30.11

Hugh Jackman, Robin Campbell, Kearran Giovanni, Anne Otto, Lara Seibert

A++        VOB

A sharp capture, with only minor blackouts and some obstructions, Hugh gives a masterful performance 


Washington DC    11.9.13

Idina Menzel, LaChanze, Anthony Rapp, Jenn Collela, James Snyder, Jason Tam

A++++    VOB

A perfectly clear and crisp capture of this powerful and emotional show 

If/Then       Broadway      3.8.14

Idina Menzel, LaChanze, Jason Tam, Anthony Rapp, Jenn Collela, James Snyder

A+++         VOB

A brilliant capture of this great production with a hugely talented cast, Idina is mind-blowing 

The Importance of Being Earnest  
Broadway  2.5.11

Brian Bedford, Santino Fontana, Dana Ivey, Paxton Whitehead, David Furr, Amanda Leigh Cobb

A++        VOB

A clear and bright capture of this fantastic revival, the safety rail is a returning annoyance

In the Heights      Broadway        2.14.08

Lin Manuel Miranda, Mandy Gonzalez, Karen Olivo, Andrea Burns, Janet Dacal, Olga Merediz

A+         VOB

Strong capture of the show's brilliant first preview with some great closeups

In the Heights    Broadway     3.5.08

Javier Munoz (u/s), Karen Olivo, Mandy Gonzalez, Andrea Burns, Janet Dacal, Olga Merediz

A+++    VOB

A fantastic capture of the show, bright, sharp and clear, Javier is a fantastic understudy 

In the Heights     Broadway     5.18.08

Lin Manuel Miranda, Mandy Gonzalez, Krysta Rodriguez (u/s), Andrea Burns, Chris Jackson

A++        VOB 

Strong capture, great closeups, slightly hazy at times due to some camera shaking

In the Heights     Broadway    3.25.09

Mandy Gonzalez, Andrea Burns, Janet Dacal, Blanca Camacho (u/s), Shaun Taylor-Corbett (u/s)

A+      VOB 

A solid capture of the show, with great understudies, slightly fewer closeups

Jekyll and Hyde   Broadway   12.25.97 

Robert Cuccioli, Christianne Noll, Linda Eder, Phillip Hoffman

A          VOB

A surprisingly strong capture given its age, Linda is mind blowing 

Jekyll and Hyde   Broadway  1997

Robert Cuccioli, Christianne Noll, Linda Eder / Emily Skinner (u/s), Barrie Ingham

B+      VOB

Emily sings Linda's songs from offstage, as equity wouldn't allow her to perform without rehearsal

Jekyll and Hyde    Broadway      12.19.99

Coleen Sexton (u/s), Christy Tarr (u/s), Joseph Mahowald (u/s), Stuart Marland (u/s), Craig Shulman

A+     VOB

An incredibly high quality capture for its age, with some astounding closeups

Jekyll and Hyde      Broadway

Coleen Sexton, Andrea Rivette

A        AVI

Very good capture, great closeups of this show, Coleen Sexton's vocals are mind blowing


Jekyll and Hyde   UK Tour   2011

Marti Pellow, Sarah Earnshaw, Sabrina Carter, David Delve, Mark McGee

A+        VOB

A clear and crisp capture of the tour, occasionally slightly dark, but so is the show 

Jerusalem     Broadway    4.28.11

Mark Rylance, Mackenzie Crook, John Gallagher Jr, Max Baker, Molly Ranson

A+           VOB

Infrequent closeups, but a clear capture and sharp capture of this extraordinary performance


Jesus Christ Superstar   Nyack   12.22.98

Billy Porter, Drew Sarich, Emily Skinner, Robert Aaronson, Nathan Lee Graham

A+       VOB

A great, slightly dark capture of this production, re-imagined in Apartheid Africa

Jesus Christ Superstar
  Revival   16.08.2000

Glenn Carter, Tony Vincent, Maya Days, Kevin Gray, Rodney Hicks, Paul Kandel

B++     VOB

A hazy and dated, but clear and colourful capture of this distinctive and innovative revival

Jesus Christ Superstar
 Broadway Revival  3.14.12

Paul Nolan, Josh Young, Chillina Kennedy, Tom Hewitt

A+     VOB 

A great capture of this very inventive and short-lived revival, Josh Young gives a great performance


Journey's End       
Broadway     2.10.07

Hugh Dancy, Boyd Gaines, Stark Sands, Jefferson Mays, John Ahlin

B++    VOB

A dark capture that occasionally moves in and out of focus, great closeups in this moving play

Joseph   TV Version   1973

Gary Bond, Peter Reeves, Gordon Waller, Gavin Reed, Barbara Courtney

PRO        VOB

Just over half an hour, missing only a few minutes at the beginning, very different 

Joseph    Original West End Production   1989

Jason Donovan, Linzi Hateley

A-     WMV

An amazing capture of Jason's final performance as Joseph in the original production, with a fantastic audience reception 


Joseph    Movie Version   1999

Donny Osmond, Maria Friedman, Joan Collins, Jeff Blumenkrantz, David Attenborough

PRO         AVI 

The best production to date, simply brilliant


Joseph      Fullerton Civic Light Opera 10/03

David Burnham


The strongest US production of this show that I've seen, very camp and cheesy


Joseph      2007 West End Revival

Lee Mead, Fiona Reyes (u/s), Dean Collinson

A+      AVI

A great capture of this revival, Lee Mead is the perfect Joseph and looks absolutely gorgeous

Joseph      UK Tour

Anthony Hansen, Tara Bethan


A very crisp capture of the UK Tour, great vocals, bright and colourful staging


Joseph   UK Tour    2011

Keith Jack, Jennifer Potts, David Gwyn, Adam Jarrell

A++++    VOB

A perfect capture of the Tour, unobstructed, clear and with great closeups 


Kinky Boots    
Broadway   3.3.13

Stark Sands, Billy Porter, Annaleigh Ashford, Daniel Stewart Sherman, Marcus Neville

A+++    VOB

A perfect, clear and crisp capture of a great show


Kinky Boots       Broadway      3.15.13

Stark Sands, Billy Porter, Annaleigh Ashford, Daniel Stewart Sherman, Marcus Neville

A+++       VOB

Another great capture, crisper and with more closeups, but a few obstructions

Kiss me, Kate      
US Tour     6.24.01 

Rachel York, Rex Smith, Nancy Anderson, Chuck Wagner

A           VOB

A solid capture of the show in New Haven, Rachel is sublime, some excellent closeups

Kiss me, Kate     Broadway    7.3.01

Carolee Carmello, Burke Moses, Michael Berresse, Janine LaManna, Stanley Wayne Mathis 

B++       VOB

A dated, but clear capture of this brilliant broadway revival, Carolee is an absolute star

Kiss of the Spider-Woman    West End   11/5/92

Chita Rivera, Anthony Crivello, Brent Carver

B+      VOB

Vividly colourful and unobstructed, a fantastic chance to see Chita performing in this original production


La Cage Aux Folles     2010 Broadway Revival

Douglas Hodge, Kelsey Grammer, Nick Adams, Robin De Jesus, Fred Applegate, Veanne Cox

A+       VOB

Infrequent closeups, but otherwise a solid capture of an outstanding performance 


La Cage Aux Folles    National Tour    7.31.12

Christopher Sieber, Todd Thurston (u/s), Michael Lowney, Gay Marshall, Cathy Newman

A+        VOB

A slightly fuzzy, but clear and bright capture of the tour in Costa Mesa

The Last Five Years   Chicago   2001

Lauren Kennedy, Norbert Leo Butz

PRO      VOB

A slightly fuzzy proshot capture of the brilliant show's premiere 


The Last Five Years   Original Off-Broadway Cast 

Sherie Rene Scott, Norbert Leo Butz 

A+++          VOB

Perfect  capture for Sherie Rene Scott's movie style acting in this great show


The Last Five Years       March 2013

Betsy Wolfe, Adam Kantor

A+++++   VOB

A stunning capture of a beautiful production, Adam and Betsy are sensational 


Leap of Faith      Broadway    4.4.12

Raul Ésparza, Kendra Kassenbaum, Leslie Odom Jr., Jessica Phillips, Kecia Lewis-Evans

A++    VOB

A great capture, some obstructions and blackouts towards the beginning

Legally Blonde     San Francisco    2.24.07

Laura Bell Bundy, Orfeh, Nikki Snelson, Andy Karl, Leslie Kritzer, Christian Borle 

A+         VOB

A clear, crisp capture of the show, Laura's shoe flies into the audience during 'So Much Better'


Legally Blonde    Broadway    9.2.07

Laura Bell Bundy, Andy Karl (u/s), Orfeh, Kate Shindle, Richard H Blake, Matthew Risch (u/s)

A       VOB

A rather washed out and often obstructed capture from the side, Andy makes a great Emmett 


Legally Blonde      Broadway     9.9.07

Laura Bell Bundy, Noah Weisberg (u/s), Richard Blake, Kate Shindle, Orfeh, Nikki Snelson 

A++       VOB

A stunning capture shot from very close to the stage and slightly to the side

Legally Blonde     Broadway     10.25.07

Becky Gulsvig (u/s), Andy Karl (u/s), Orfeh, Kate Shindle, Richard H. Blake

A+++   VOB

Shot at a wide angle, though this is never an issue, possibly the clearest video of this show

Legally Blonde     Broadway     3.2.08

Haven Burton (u/s), Christian Borle, Richard H Blake, Orfeh, Kate Shindle, Becky Gulsvig (u/s)

A++       VOB

A great, clear capture with excellent closeups, Haven makes an excellent Elle, with a great voice

Legally Blonde    Broadway    5.15.08

Becky Gulsvig (u/s), Gaelen Gilliand (u/s), Kevin Pariseu (u/s), Kate Shindle, Richard H. Blake

A+++   VOB 

A fantastic capture of the show, Gaelen and Becky are both brilliant in their roles 

Legally Blonde      Broadway     7/29/08

Bailey Hanks, Amber Efe, Christian Borle, Richard H Blake, Kate Shindle

A+++         VOB

Brilliant capture, Bailey Hanks is inspired as Elle, Amber is a fierce Paulette, wonderful performances

Legally Blonde    London    4.29.10

Sheridan Smith, Alex Gaumond, Jill Halfpenny, Sean Mulligan (u/s), Peter Davidson, Aoife Mulholland

A++        VOB

Great capture of this multiple Olivier Award winning production, Sheridan is adorable

Legally Blonde     London    11.23.10

Sheridan Smith, Denise Van Outen, Peter Davidson, Alex Gaumond, Suzie McAdam 

A+++        VOB

Great capture, Sheridan and Denise are brilliant

Legally Blonde     UK Tour    2011

Faye Brookes, Iwan Lewis, Dave Willetts, Claire Sweeney, Neil Toon

A++         VOB

A stunning widescreen capture of the tour, a significantly scaled back version of the show


Lend Me a Tenor   Broadway Revival

Justin Bartha, Tony Shalhoub, Jan Maxwell, Jennifer Laura Thompson

A+++    VOB

A brilliant capture of this riotously funny show, Jan and Justin are fantastic


Les Misérables  
West End   12.28.91

Jenna Russell, Meredith Braun, Mike Sterling, Stig Rossen, Paul Leonard

B-       VOB

A stationary, full stage capture, very dated and hazy but vividly colourful 

Les Misérables   Broadway   11.19.02

Lauren Kennedy, J. Mark McVey, Kevin Kern, David Masenheimer, Nick Wyman

A+     VOB

A lovely, clear and bright capture 


Les Misérables   Broadway Revival

Alexander Gemignani, Daphne Rubin-Vega, Norm Lewis, Celia Keenan-Bolger, Drew Sarich (u/s)


An outstanding capture of a dazzling revival


Les Misérables     
Broadway    5.12.07

Alexander Gemignani, Drew Sarich (u/s), Lea Salonga, Adam Jacobs, Max Von Essen, Ann Harada

A++       VOB

A slightly zoomed out, but clear and crisp capture of the show, Drew is an excellent Javert

Les Misérables     
Broadway    8.24.07

Nikki Renee Daniels (u/s), Drew Sarich, Adam Jacobs, Ali Ewoldt, Megan McGinnis, Robert Hunt

A++      VOB

A brilliant capture, with little obstruction


Les Misérables    
UK Tour     9.17.10

Christopher Jacobsen (u/s), Earl Carpenter, Gareth Gates, Jon Robyns, Rosalind James, Katie Hall

A+++    VOB

A stunning capture, one of the best recordings of Les Mis out there 

Les Misérables     West End 2011

Jonathan Williams (u/s), Gareth Gates, Samantha Barks, Norm Lewis, Killian Donnelly, Rebecca Seale

A+       VOB

An unobstructed, clear capture of a perfect cast


Les Misérables      2014 Broadway Revival

Ramin Karimloo, Will Swenson, Keala Settle, Andy Mientus, Kyle Scatliffe, Nikki M James, Caissie Levy

A++       VOB

A great quality recording of this epic broadway revival, Ramin is a phenomenal Jean Valjean

The Light in the Piazza  
National Tour    9/06

Christine Andreas, David Burnham, Elena Shaddow


A brilliant, clear and crisp capture of this beautiful show, mostly wider shots 


The Little Dog Laughed  
 Broadway    1.18.06

Jonny Galecki, Julie White, Neal Huff, Zoe Lister-Jones

A++      VOB

A great capture of this hilarious show, Julie White gives a tour de force performance

The Little Mermaid     Denver    9.1.07

Sierra Boggess, Norm Lewis, Sherie Rene Scott, Titus Burgess

A++      VOB

Crystal clear, unobstructed capture of the Denver run, Sierra is a delight, Sherie is wonderfully maniacal


The Little Mermaid   
 Broadway    1.30.08

Sierra Boggess, Norm Lewis, Sherie Rene Scott, Titus Burgess, Heidi Blickenstaff

A+++        VOB

Good capture, with good visual effects and fantastic performances, Sherie is definitely a highlight

The Little Mermaid     Broadway    3.29.08

Betsy Morgan, Cicily Daniels, Norm Lewis, Sean Palmer, Titus Burgess

A++        VOB

A crisp and unobstructed capture, Cicily is phenomenal, Betsy is every bit as good as Sierra  

The Little Mermaid    Broadway    6.27.08

Sierra Boggess, Sherie Rene Scott, Norm Lewis, Arbender Robinson (u/s), Titus Burgess 

A++       VOB

A great quality, occasionally slightly hazy capture of the show

Little Shop of Horrors    2003   Florida

Alice Ripley, Hunter Foster

A-          VOB

Quality is inconsistent, moments of haziness, wandering, moments of good clarity, Alice is great to watch in the role

Little Shop of Horrors  UK Tour    5.4.09

Claire Buckfield, Damian Humbley, Alex Ferns, Sylvester McCoy, Clive Rowe

A+++      VOB

A great, clear capture of the tour of the Menier production with fantastic closeups 

Love Never Dies     Original London Cast

Sierra Boggess, Ramin Karimloo, Summer Strallen

A        VOB

25 minutes missing from Act I, very crisp with occasional obstruction, great performances

The Lyons
  Original Broadway Cast

Linda Lavin, Dick Latessa, Michael Esper, Kate Jennings Grant

A++     VOB

A bright and clear capture of this charming and hilarious play, Linda Lavin is perfect 

Lysistrata Jones   Broadway   11.14.11

Patti Murin, Nicole Lindsay Chambers, Josh Segarra, Liz Mikel

A++      VOB

Great, colourful capture of this clever, quirky show, shot from a different angle in each act