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Broadway      5.6.13

Alan Cummings, Jenny Sterlin, Brendan Titley, Chris Kipiniak

A++++    VOB

A brilliant high definition capture of this bravura performance 

Mamma Mia    Broadway     November 2012

Judy McLane, Christy Altomare, Zak Resnik, Felicia Finley, Lauren Cohn, Graham Rowat

A+++       VOB

A stunning, clear and high definition capture of this show, the cast and the energy are great

The Man of La Mancha    
Broadway   11.24.02

Brian Stokes Mitchell, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Ernie Sabella, Natascia Diaz


A great, colourful capture of Brian's excellent performance, great closeups

A Man of no Importance    Broadway   9.21.02

Roger Rees, Faith Prince, Steven Pasquale, Ronn Carroll, Charles Keating

A       VOB 

A crisp and clear capture with occasional obstructions, shot from the side, a beautifully written show

Master Class   Original Broadway    1.14.97

Patti LuPone, Karen Kay Cody, David Loud, Jay Hunter Morris

A      VOB

A mostly unobstructed capture, sound is not entirely clear, but extremely crisp for its age 

Master Class    Broadway Revival    First Preview

Tyne Daly, Sierra Boggess, Alexandra Silber, Jeremy Cohen, Garrett Sorenson

A+        VOB

A very colourful and clear capture, Tyne gives a very powerful performance 

Matilda    West End      2.1.12

Bertie Carvel, Lauren Ward, Cleo Demetriou, Paul Kaye, Josie Walker, Peter Howe 

B++       VOB 

Some oddly filmed highlights of the first act, lasting around an hour, often strays from the action

Matilda      Broadway    3.6.13

Oona Laurence, Bertie Carvel, Lauren Ward, Gabriel Ebert, Lesli Margherita, Karen Aldridge, Ryan Steele (u/s)

A+++      VOB

A brilliant, clear and high definition capture of this spectacular musical 

Matilda     Broadway     3.13.13

Sophia Gennusa, Bertie Carvel, Lauren Ward, Gabriel Ebert, Lesli Margherita, Ryan Steele (u/s)

A++++     VOB

A stunning capture of this brilliant new musical, clear and colourful

Matilda      Broadway     5.9.13

Bailey Ryon, Bertie Carvel, Lauren Ward, Gabriel Ebert, Lesli Margherita, Taylor Trensch

A+++       VOB

Another beautifully clear and crisp capture of this wonderful show 


Memphis    Broadway     12.18.09

Chad Kimball, Montego Glover, Michael McGrath, Derrick Baskin, J Bernard Calloway

A+        VOB

A great, slightly dark capture of the original Broadway company

Broadway    11.19.11

Adam Pascal, Montego Glover, Nancy Opel, J. Bernard Calloway, Robert Hartwell (u/s) 

A++    VOB

A clear and crisp capture with some great closeups of the tony winning show

Miss Saigon   
Broadway   1.7.01

Lea Salonga, Ruthie Henshall, Will Chase


Picture is fairly crisp, but obstructions are a fairly consistent annoyance


The Motherf*cker with the Hat     Broadway  3.26.11

Chris Rock, Bobby Cannavale, Elizabeth Rodgriguez, Annabella Sciorra, Yul Vasquez

A+      VOB

A solid capture with good picture and sound, infrequent closeups

The Mountaintop    
Broadway    9.25.11

Samuel L Jackson, Angela Bassett

A++       VOB

A clear capture with outstanding closeups and slightly fuzzy sound quality 


The Music Man      
Broadway     5.21.01

Rebecca Luker, Eric McCormack

A++     VOB

A very clear and bright capture of this charming revival, Eric is brilliantly charismatic, Rebecca is wonderful 


My Fair Lady     
Kennedy Center    2007

Kelli O'Hara, Kelsey Grammer, Marni Nixon, Charles Kimborough

A+       VOB

A great capture of the first act, the second is audio only 


The Nance      
Broadway      5.11.13

Nathan Lane, Jonny Orsini, Andréa Burns, Cady Huffman, Jenni Barber

A++     VOB

Slight obstructions but brilliantly clear, Nathan Line is great in this very witty show

Newsical     Off-Broadway    14.10.12

Christine Pedi, Susie Mosher, Michael West, Tommy Walker, Christina Bianco

A++       VOB

An excellent HD capture, last 20 minutes are audio only, great closeups

Broadway     3.17.12

Jeremy Jordan, Kara Lindsay, Andrew Keenan-Bolger, Capathia Jenkins, Ben Fankhauser, Ryan Steele

A++        VOB

A stunning capture of this high energy show, a great capture of the incredible choreography 

Newsies     Broadway     7.29.12

Jeremy Jordan, Kara Lindsay, Andrew Keenan-Bolger, Capathia Jenkins, Ben Fankhauser, Ryan Steele

A++++        VOB

A brilliant, clear and high definition capture on two discs, the cast are incredible

Next to Normal   Off Broadway   2.28.08

Alice Ripley, Brian D'Arcy James, Aaron Tveit, Jennifer Damiano, (u/s Henry)


Video is short in portrait, other than that, it is a great capture with good closeups, and brief obstructions 

Next to Normal    Off-Broadway  3/3/08

Alice Ripley, Brian D'Arcy James, Aaron Tveit, Jennifer Damiano


Perfect capture, great to see Brian and the pre broadway version 

Next to Normal  
Original Broadway Cast    3.28.09

Alice Ripley, J. Robert Spencer, Aaron Tveit, Jennifer Damiano, Adam Chanler-Berat

A          VOB

Sharp, but occasionally obstructed by a bar, otherwise a strong capture of the OBC 

Next to Normal   Original Broadway Cast  4/4/09

Alice Ripley, Aaron Tveit, Jennifer Damiano, J. Robert Spencer

A+      VOB

Perfect capture, Alice Ripley obliterates this role 

Next to Normal    Broadway   3.14.10

Jessica Phillips (u/s), J. Robert Spencer, Jennifer Damiano, Kyle Dean Massey

A+++      VOB

Fantastic capture, Jessica brings a new energy to the role


Next to Normal   Broadway  7/18/10

Alice Ripley, Brian D'arcy James, Jennifer Damiano, Kyle Dean Massey


A fantastic audience repsonse, Alice's, Jen's and Brian's final performance 

Next to Normal   Broadway   7.19.10

Marrin Mazzie, Jason Danieley, Meghann Fahy, Kyle Dean Massey

A+          VOB

First performance with the new cast 


Next to Normal  Tour  11/23/10

Alice Ripley, Asa Sommers, Curt Hansen, Emma Hunton


A great capture of the first act, brighter, but also more washed out than the below


Next to Normal  Tour  12/4/10

Alice Ripley, Asa Sommers, Curt Hansen, Emma Hunton

A+++    VOB

Great video of the First National Tour, mostly unobstructed throughout


Next to Normal  
Tour   6.11.11

Pearl Sun (s/b), Asa Sommers, Curt Hansen, Emma Hunton, Jeremy Kushnier

A       VOB

Highlights, slightly hazy footage, more of the first act than the second  

Nice work if you can get it    Broadway   3.31.12

Kelli O'Hara, Matthew Broderick, Judy Kaye, Michael McGrath, Jennifer Laura Thompson, Estelle Parsons

A+++    VOB

A perfect capture of this dazzling new musical


Nine    Original Broadway Cast   1982

Raul Julia, Anita Morris, Karen Akers, Shelly Burch

B         VOB

Rare capture of this show, very interesting staging and some great numbers, especially Anita


Nine         Broadway     3.30.2003

Antonio Banderas, Jane Krakowski, Chita Rivera, Laura Benanti, Mary Stuart Masterson


'Call from the Vatican' is an incredible, jaw dropping performance from Krakowski, the whole show is great

The Normal Heart    Off-Broadway    4.29.04

Raul Ésparza, Joanna Gleason, Richard Bekins, Fred Berman, Caleb Burnett

A              VOB 

A clear but slightly dark capture of this incredibly affecting play

The Normal Heart    Broadway   4.19.11

Ellen Barkin, Joe Mantello, Patrick Breen, Jim Parsons, John Benjamin Hickey, Lee Pace

A++       VOB

A clear and bright capture of this outstanding, tony award winning production 

Oklahoma      Broadway Revival     2.25.02

Josefina Gabrielle, Patrick Wilson, Andrea Martin, Shuler Hensley, Jessica Boevers

A+        VOB

A hazy and slightly discoloured capture of this brilliant Trevor Nunn revival 

Oklahoma    UK Tour    2010

Marti Webb, Mark Evans, Gemma Sutton, Michelle Cook, Pete Gallagher, Joseph Pitcher, Gary Davis

A+++    VOB

A beautifully clear and crisp capture of the tour, Mark and Gemma are brilliant


Oliver!   West End Revival     2010

Jodie Prenger

B-              VOB

Highlights from the 2010 Revival, significant blackouts in important scenes, many skipped sections

Oliver!    West End Revival    September 2010

Kerry Ellis, Russ Abott


Kerry gives a superb performance as Nancy, fantastic capture, given that the production is often quite dark

On a Clear Day    
Broadway Revival  11.12.11

Harry Connick Jr., David Turner, Kerry O'Malley, Jessie Mueller

A+++     VOB

Colour is captured brilliantly in this vivid and vibrant show, a very original revival

Original Broadway Cast   2.29.12

Steve Kazee, Cristin Milioti, David Abeles, Will Connolly, Elizabeth A Davis, Anne L Nathan

A++++    VOB

A fantastic capture of this hauntingly beautiful show with an outstanding ensemble cast 

Once     Broadway    4/4/12

Steve Kazee, Andrea Goss (u/s), David Abeles, Will Connolly, Elizabeth A Davis, Anne L Nathan 

A++++    VOB

A perfect capture of a beautiful show, Andrea gives a stunning performance

Once        Broadway       5.7.13

Arthur Darvill, Joanna Christie, David Abeles, Anne L Nathan, David Patrick Kelly

A+++++        VOB

A perfect, high definition and clear capture of this intimate broadway hit 

Once Upon a Mattress   Broadway   12.18.96 

Sarah Jessica Parker, Jane Krakowski, Heath Lamberts, Mary Lou Rosato, David Aaron Baker

B++    VOB

A mostly stationary shot, very colourful with occasional obstruction and washout

On the Twentieth Century  Tour  2.8.86

Judy Kaye, Frank Gorshin, Imogene Coca, King Donovan, Keith Curran, David Green 

A++     VOB

A startlingly good capture, Judy is magnificent, beautiful colour and clarity

West End     2013

Adrian Lester, Rory Kinnear, Olivia Vinall, Lyndsey Marshal

PRO      VOB

A great National Theatre Live recording of this stunning revival, Adrian and Rory are a great onstage pair 

Other Desert Cities  
Original Broadway Cast

Stockard Channing, Judith Light, Stacy Keach, Rachel Griffiths, Thomas Sadoski

A+++   VOB 

A stunning capture of a brilliant play with stellar performances from the whole cast 

The Pajama Game    
Broadway   2.18.06

Kelli O'Hara, Harry Connick Jr, Michael McCormick, Michael McKean, Roz Ryan, Peter Benson

A+        VOB

A bright and colourful capture of this dazzling revival, Harry and Kelli make superb leads

Pal Joey     Broadway Revival     11.16.08

Stockard Channing, Christian Hoff, Martha Plimpton, Robert Clohessy

A++        VOB

An excellent capture of this luscious Broadway revival, with Christian Hoff before he was replaced in the lead

Pal Joey     Broadway Revival     12.10.08

Matthew Risch, Stockard Channing, Martha Plimpton

A+             VOB

Great capture of the first act of this vintage broadway revival, with first class performances 


The Performers    
Broadway    11.11.12

Cheyenne Jackson, Henry Winkler, Daniel Breaker, Ari Graynor, Alicia Silverstone, Jenni Barber

A+++     VOB

A great capture of this hilarious and unfortunately short lived comedy

West End     2013

Frances de la Tour, Linda Bassett, Selina Cadell, Peter Egan

PRO        VOB

A great, high definition capture of Alan Bennett's most recent play for the National Theatre 

The People in the Picture    
Broadway   5.14.11

Donna Murphy, Nicole Parker, Chip Zien, Alexander Gemignani, Christopher Innvar

A           VOB 

A slightly dark capture of the production, with limited closeups, Nicole and Donna are brilliant

Peter and the Starcatchers    
Broadway   3.31.12 

Adam Chanler-Berat, Celia Keenan-Bolger, Christian Borle, Original Broadway Cast

A+++      VOB

A dazzling capture of this creative dream of a show 


The Phantom of the Opera
   LA    10.8.1988

Michael Crawford, Patti Cohenour, Steve Barton, Judy Kaye, Nick Wyman, Chris Groenendaal

B++      VOB

A dated but impressive capture of Michael's final performance in the titular role

The Phantom of the Opera    
LA    1990

Michael Crawford, Mary D'Arcy, Reece Holland

B+++     VOB

Good quality for its age, one of the better captures of the Los Angeles run

The Phantom of the Opera
  London   5.9.2000

Scott Davies, Matthew Cammelle. Meredith Braun

A++          VOB

 A strong capture of the show, with exceptional closeups and good colour 

The Phantom of the Opera   London   9/2008

Ramin Karimloo, Gina Beck, Simon Bailey

A++     VOB

A clear and sharp capture of the west end production, a spectacle of a show

The Phantom of the Opera
 Tour  10.31.10

Tim Martin Gleason, Trista Moldovan, Sean McLaughlin, Kim Stengen, DC Anderson

A-     VOB

A slightly hazy capture of the Tour's final performance in Los Angeles

The Phantom of the Opera   Broadway  11.10.12

Hugh Panaro, Trista Moldovan, Kyle Barisich,  Andrew Galligan-Stierle

A++    VOB

Slightly obstructed throughout, but a clear and crisp capture of many of the cast's final performance  

The Phantom of the Opera    UK Tour    2012

Earl Carpenter, Olivia Brereton (u/s), Simon Bailey, Angela M Caesar, Elizabeth Marsh

A+++         VOB

A great, slightly dark, and crisp capture of the brilliant redesigned tour 

The Phantom of the Opera    UK Tour   2013

Earl Carpenter, Katie Hall, Simon Bailey, Angela M Caesar, Elizabeth Marsh

A+++         VOB

Another great capture of the tour, Katie makes an excellent Christine

The Phantom of the Opera   Broadway   3.9.13

Jeremy Stolle (u/s), Samantha Hill, Greg Mills (u/s), Ellen Harvey, Kara Klein

B+++     10GB  MPG

A high definition, but also largely obstructed capture, missing a small section of the first act 

Picnic     Broadway Revival    12.15.12

Sebastian Stan, Elizabeth Marvel, Ellen Burstyn, Reed Birney, Maggie Grace, Mare Winningham

A++     VOB

A clear and crisp capture with plenty of closeups, a gorgeous production 


Pipe Dream    
Encores     3.28.12

Laura Osnes, Will Chase, Leslie Uggams, Tom Wopat, James Clow, Phillip Hernandez

A++       VOB 

A strong capture with only occasional obstruction


Pippin   Actor's fund benefit Concert

Julia Murney, Michael Arden, Laura Benanti, Ben Vereen, Kate Shindle, Rosie O'Donnell, Terrence Mann

A-          VOB

Some fantastic closeups, but shot rather far from the stage, Julia is fantastic


Broadway Revival     July 2013

Patina Miller, Matthew James Thomas, Andrea Martin, Rachel Bay Jones, Terrence Mann, Charlotte D'Amboise

A+++        VOB

A stunning capture of a magnificent production, perfect performances

Porgy and Bess   Broadway Revival  1.11.12

Audra McDonald, Norm Lewis, Joshua Henry, Natasha Yvette Williams, David Alan Grieg, Nikki Rene Daniels

A++      VOB

A colourful, clear capture of this amazing revival

Priscilla Queen of the Desert Broadway

Tony Sheldon, Will Swenson, Nick Adams 

A++           VOB

Great clarity of this dynamic and colourful show, with fantastic performances from the leading men

Priscilla Queen of the Desert    
US Tour

Wayde McCollum, Scott Willis, Bryan West, Joe Hart, Emily Afton, Bre Jackson, Brit West

A+++     VOB

A clear, high definition capture of this excessively entertaining and hilarious show

Promises Promises  
Broadway Revival     4.1.10

Kristin Chenoweth, Sean Hayes, Katie Finneran, Tony Goldwyn

A+           VOB

A good capture, with vivid colours but few closeups 

Promises Promises  Broadway Revival   9.22.10

Kristin Chenoweth, Sean Hayes, Katie Finneran

A++        VOB

A better, though slightly more hazy capture of the show than the above, Katie is fabulous, also contains footage of Katie's scenes on her last day


Promises Promises  
Broadway Revival   11.17.10

Kristin Chenoweth, Sean Hayes, Molly Shannon

A++        VOB

A great capture of the revival, stunning turns from the leads, interesting to see Molly's performance 


Ragtime    Original Broadway Cast

Brian Stokes Mitchell, Audra McDonald, Marin Mazzie, Original Broadway Cast

A             VOB

Outstanding cast performing this groundbreaking musical, incredible capture!

Ragtime Broadway  10.25.09

Christianne Noll, Quentin Earl Darrington, Stephanie Umoh, Robert Petkoff, Bobby Steggert


Great capture of this dazzling revival, some obstruction in the opening number, a very well received show

Ragtime  Broadway 1.10.10    Final Performance

Mamie Parris (u/s), Quentin Earl Darrington, Stephanie Umoh, Robert Petkoff, Bobby Steggert 

A+++     VOB

Only first 15 minutes of Act I are captured, Act II is captured beautifully 

A Raisin in the Sun     Broadway    2004

Phylicia Rashad, Audra McDonald, Sean Combs, Sanaa Lathan

A++     VOB

A good capture of this classic play, another Tony winning performance from Audra McDonald 

 10th Anniversary

Idina Menzel, Anthony Rapp, Adam Pascal, Daphne Rubin-Vega, Fredi Walker, Jesse L Martin

A+++    VOB 

The audience is fantastic for this priceless concert with a reunion of the original broadway cast

Rent    2010 Hollywood Bowl

Aaron Tveit, Vanessa Hudgens, Tracie Thoms, Nicole Scherzinger, Wayne Brady, Skylar Austin

A          VOB

Very watchable, with very little focus so the picture isn't very sharp 

Rent     2011 Off Broadway Revival

Adam Chandler-Berat, Annaleigh Ashford, Morgan Weed, Ephraim Sykes, Nicholas Christopher

A+       VOB

A good picture, very clear, capture from two performances, together to create a full performance

Rocky Horror Picture Show   Broadway Revival

Raul Esparza, Tom Hewitt, Daphne Rubin Vega, Joan Jett, Kristin Lee Kelly


Fuzzy, occasional obstruction, but an electric audience for this wonderful revival, close to the stage

Rocky Horror Picture Show    Broadway Revival

Terrence Mann, Sebastian Bach, Jarrod Emick, Daphne Rubin-Vega, Ana Gasteyer, Dick Cavett

A       VOB

A clear, tilted capture with occasional obstructions, very bright