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La Bete
Broadway -- October 19, 2010
Mark Rylance (Valere), Joanna Lumley (The Princess), David Hyde Pierce (Elomire), Lisa Joyce (Marquise - Theresa Du Parc), Greta Lee (Dorine), Robert Lonsdale (Rene Du Parc), Michael Milligan (De Brie), Stephen Ouimette (Bejart), Liza Sadovy (Catherine De Brie), Sally Wingert (Madeleine Bejart)

La Boheme 
Broadway -- November 27, 2002 -- Dress Rehearsal 
Alfred Boe, Wei Huang 
Dress rehearsal on Broadway. Includes the intro by Baz Luhrmannad dressing the audience at the rehearsal. Complete show including the extra-long scene changes between acts. The sound gets a little choppy near the end of Act One.

La Cage Aux Folles 
Broadway -- December 4, 2004
Gary Beach, Daniel Davis, Gavin Creel, Angela Gaylor, Linda Balgord, Michael Mulheren, John Shuman, Michael Benjamin Washington

La Cage Aux Folles 
Costa Mesa, CA -- July 31, 2012
Todd Thurston (u/s Georges), Christopher Sieber, Michael Lowney, Jeigh Madjus, Allison Blair McDowell, Gay Marshall, Bernard Burak Sheredy, Cathy Newman
No blackouts and very little washout make this an excellent capture; some heads on the sides of the frame during the first act, but they are worked around well so they're hardly noticeable. The second act is unobstructed. It's filmed in 16:9 with a mix of wides, mediums, and close-ups, and the sound excellent as usual. Includes curtain call. 2 DVDs

Lady Be Good - Encores!

New York -- February 5, 2015
Tommy Tune, Colin Donnell, Danny Gardner, Jeff Hiller, Erin Mackey, Patti Murin, Richard Poe, Douglas Sills, Jennifer Laura Thompson, Kirsten Wyatt, Charissa Bertels, Ward Billeisen, Kerry Conte, Darien Crago, Cody Davis, Christine DiGiallonardo, Leah Edwards, Drew Franklin, Joe Grandy, Tiffany Haas, Drew Humphrey, Megan Kelley, Cara Kjellman, Timothy McDevitt, Jason Mills, Kristyn Pope, Jake Primmerman, David Scott Purdy, Lindsay Roberts, Kelly Sheehan
Nicely filmed with mostly full stage shots for the dance numbers but close-ups as well; very clear picture and sound; nice video A

Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill 
Broadway -- April 9, 2014
Audra McDonald, Shelton Becton, Roxie.
Beautiful capture of this wonderful show about one of the final shows of Billie Holiday. Audra McDonald does a divine job of taking on the role, beautifully sang and performed. Audra certainly makes her case for a sixth Tony win! A

Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill 
HBO-TV -- 2016
Audra McDonald
Note: Proshot. Filmed before a live audience at Cafe Brasil in New Orleans. Originally written for off-Broadway by Lanie Roberston in 1987, Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill tells Holiday's life story through the songs that made her famous, including "God Bless the Child," "What a Little Moonlight Can Do," "Strange Fruit" and "Taint Nobody's Biz-ness." Directed by Lonny Price.

Lap Dog 'N' Wild Cat 
Vienna -- 2003
Drew Sarich, Ann Mandrella
*Half German, Half English*

The Last Days of Judas Iscariot 
New York -- March 6, 2005 -- Off-Broadway
Sam Rockwell, Eric Bogosian, Jeffrey De Munn, Craig “Mums” Grant, Stephen McKinley Henderson, Deborah Rush, Callie Thorne

The Last Five Years
Skokie, IL -- June 23, 2001
Norbert Leo Butz (Jaime), Lauren Kennedy (Cathy)
Notes: Pre Off-Broadway performance. Very nicely done and better quality than the proshot one.

The Last Five Years
Off-Broadway -- April 5, 2002
Norbert Leo Butz (Jamie), Sherie Rene Scott (Cathy) 

The Last Five Years
Tokyo -- 2005 -- Proshot
A pro-shot video of the show in Japanese. Really interesting, crystal clear picture and sound. A+

The Last Five Years 
Vienna (in english) -- 2007 -- Proshot
Rob Fowler and Caroline Frank

The Last Five Years
Off Broadway -- March 10, 2013
Betsy Wolfe and Adam Kantor.
Beautiful Revival HD capture of this classic cult show with no obstructions.

The Last Five Years
New Haven, Connecticut -- May 24, 2014
Cathy: Katie Rose Clarke, Jamie: Adam Halpin.
A near perfect capture, shot fairly close to the stage so the picture is extra clear and steady with no washout whatsoever. There are a couple heads that can be seen at the bottom of the screen occasionally, but they never block the action. There are a couple very quick dropouts in the first three minutes. The sound is excellent as usual. It’s filmed in 16:9 with mostly mediums and close-ups, and a few wides here and there. Includes curtain call.

The Last Five Years
San Francisco, CA -- May 14, 2016
Zak Resnick (Jamie), Margo Seibert (Cathy)
Sjbernly's master. A production by San Francisco's ACT. Some slight washout in a couple wider shots and there is a head that leans in occasionally, but it's worked around well. Filmed in 16:9, in mostly mediums and close-ups, with the occasionally wider shot. Includes curtain call.

The Last Five Years

La Mirada -- February 4, 2017

Devin Archer, Natalie Storrs.

Notes: A solid regional production of this lovely show in La Mirada. Devin and Natalie each have their own unique take on the characters and the music. This is very well captured overall with no washout and no major blackouts. There are some heads that block the front part of the stage, but they are worked around fine and only really block the action during a few seconds of See, I’m Smiling. It’s filmed in 16:9, with a mix of wides, mediums, and close-ups. The sound is excellent. Includes curtain call and playbill scans.

The Last Goodbye 
San Diego, CA -- October 19, 2013
Jay Armstrong Johnson (Romeo), Talisa Friedman (Juliet), Stephen Bogardus (Friar Laurence), Tonye Patano (Nurse), Brandon Gill (Benvolio), Hale Appleman (Mercutio), Jeremy Woodard (Tybalt), Eric Morris (Paris), Daniel Oreskes (Capulet), Shannon Cochran (Lady Capulet), Bryan Scott Johnson (Montague), Nancy Snow Carr (Lady Montague), Wallace Smith (Prince)
Note: Music and lyrics by the late Jeff Buckley. World premiere presentation at the Old Globe Theatre in San Diego. Beautifully filmed and crystal clear, with no obstructions. 2 DVDs

The Last Session
London -- October, 2012 -- Proshot
Darren Day, Simone Craddock, AJ Dean, Ron Emsile, Lucy Vandi
Pro-shot video with excellent sound, nice close-ups and good picture; very nice video

The Last Ship 
New York -- December 22, 2013 -- BBC1 Broadcast -- Promo Concert
Sting, Jimmy Nail, Joe Lowry, The Wilson Family
Notes: promo concert at the Public Theater, NYC

The Last Ship
Chicago -- June 12, 2014 -- Pre-Broadway
Michael Esper, Rachel Tucker, Jimmy Nail, Fred Applegate, Aaron Lazar, Sally Ann Triplett, Collin Kelly-Sordelet. 
Beautiful HD performance with no obstructions from the first week of Previews of Sting's new musical. Terrific performances from the cast and great music. There is a Trio of "When We Dance" that is to die for between Rachel, Michael and Aaron! 2 DVDs

The Last Ship
Broadway -- October 1, 2014
Michael Esper, Rachel Tucker, Jimmy Nail, Fred Applegate, Aaron Lazar, Sally Ann Triplett, Collin Kelly-Sordelet. 
Beautiful HD Broadway performance with no obstructions, of Sting's new musical. Wonderful changes to the show since the Chicago premiere, including the addition of Sting's "All This Time." Michael, Rachel and the entire cast do wonderful work! 2 DVDs

The Last Ship
Broadway -- December 27, 2014 -- Matinee
Michael Esper, Rachel Tucker, Sting, Fred Applegate, Aaron Lazar, Sally Ann Triplett, Collin Kelly-Sordelet, Dawn Cantwell, Eric Anderson, Craig Bennett, Shawna M Hamic, Rich Hebert, Leah Hocking, Jamie Jackson, Matthew Stocke.
Nice capture of Sting's run before the show closed; no washout and just one blackout at the beginning of act two for Mrs. Dees' Rant and a couple other quick dropouts, and a couple heads at the bottom that occasionally block the actor's feet but are rarely noticeable. Excellent clear sound (2 DVDs) A

The Last Ship Concert

54 Below -- March 2, 2015

Featuring almost the entire original cast including Jimmy Nail and Sting also performed with Michael Esper, Rachel Tucker, Collin Kelly-Sordelet, Dawn Cantwell, Shawna Hamic, Sally Ann Triplett and more

The Last Ten Years: The Music of Jason Robert Brown
New York -- 2002
Jason Robert Brown, Norbert Leo Butz, Sherie Rene Scott, Adam Pascal, Brooks Ashmanskas, Andrea Burns, Mario Cantone, Keith Kirk, Adriane Lenox, Jessica Molaskey, Sara Ramirez 

Laughter in the Rain
UK Tour -- 2010
Wayne Smith (Neil Sedaka), Edward Handoll (Howie Greenfield), Julia Farino (Eleanor Sedaka), Simon Connolly (Mac Sedaka), Jade Sampson (Ronnie Sedaka), Carla Freeman (Connie Francis), Anna Clayton (Leba Sedaka), Alastair Natkiel (Don Kirshner), Jody Crosier (Seymour Bloomstein), Kieran Brown (Elton John/ Tony Christie), Charlie Adams (Stoller), Caroline Dennis (Ann Sedaka), Natalie Hope (Kate Sedaka)
2 DVDs

Lea Salonga in Concert
Hammond, IN -- March 19, 2011
Beautiful capture of this 90 minute concert featuring: Feeling Good/My Romance/Let's Fall in Love, I Dreamed a Dream, If You Leave Me Now/Making Love Out of Nothing at All/Now and Forever/Open Arms, Poker Face, 2 Different Filipno Songs, Fallin, I Still Believe in Love, Reflection, Someone to Watch Over Me, There's Nothing I Wouldn't Do, Two Words, On My Own, A Whole New World, Everybody Says Don't, They'll Be Time, The Journey. A

Leading Ladies: My Favourite Broadway
Carnegie Hall -- 1998 -- Proshot
Julie Andrews, Robert Morse, Tony Roberts, Nell Carter, Lea Delaria, Linda Eder, Jennifer Holliday, Dee Hoty, Anna Kendrick, Judy Kuhn, Priscilla Lopez, Dorothy Loudon, Rebecca Luker, Marin Mazzie, Andrea McArdle, Audra McDonald, Liza Minnelli, Debra Monk, Bebe Neuwirth, Faith Prince, Elaine Stritch, Karen Ziemba

Leading Ladies
Vienna -- May 27, 2002
Pia Douwes, Eva Maria Marold, Susa Meyer, Caroline Vasicek

Leading Ladies
Vienna -- May 5, 2003
Pia Douwes, Ann Mandrella, Marjan Shaki, Maya Hakvoort and Thomas Borchert

The Leading Men 

New York -- May 30, 2006 -- Proshot

Cheyenne Jackson, Matthew Morrison, Jai Rodriguez, Christopher Sieber, Barrett Foa, John Tartaglia, Tom Anderson, Chad Kimball, Max von Essen, more.

Hosted by John Tartaglia (Avenue Q), the Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS benefit showcased top male performers from Broadway and cabaret who have been featured in Wayman Wong’s ‘’The Leading Men’’ column at Playbill.com. Semi-pro shot for video, using one camera on a tripod. A

The Leading Men II

New York -- February 5, 2007 -- Proshot

Hosted by John Tartaglia, with Seth Rudetsky, Tom Anderson, Jim Caruso, Matt Cavenaugh, Tim DiPasqua, David Gurland, Adam Jacobs, Norm Lewis, Perry Ojeda, Hugh Panaro, Daniel Reichard, Jason Michael Snow, Ben Strothmann, Jim Walton.

This is the second in a series of concerts, produced by Wayman Wong writer of the “Leading Men” column for Playbill Magazine. Presented at Birdland. “Pacific Overtures' Telly Leung opened the evening by reminding the crowd of why actors and singers do what they do with "It's The Applause," from David Delaney and Bill Augustin's How I Paid for College. Tom Andersen kept the mood light with an utterly charming rendition of Willy Welch's "Right Field." David Gurland, performing monthly at the Laurie Beechman, sang an exhilarating "Waiting for Life to Begin" from Once on This Island, and Adam Jacobs (Les Miz's Marius) calmed the room down with a gentle and emotional "Maria" from West Side Story. BroadwayWorld's Ben Strothmann sang a very funny "Milwaukee" from Barry Kleinbort's Big City Rhythm, and was balanced by Tim Di Pasqua singing his poignant "You," which Brandon Cutrell has turned into a standard. Daniel Reichard, sang a lovely "Torch Song" from When Pigs Fly, and Norm Lewis reminded us once again why he's so adored by the Broadway community by singing his signature song, "I'd Rather Be Sailing" from William Finn's A New Brain. Perry Ojeda, an up-and-coming triple threat performer who stood out as a dancer in the ensemble of Imaginary Friends a few years back, made certain that the audience would remember his name with an energetic (and multi-lingual) "Lucky to be Me" from On the Town. Comedian, singer, an open-mic host Jim Caruso sang an adorable "Tone Deaf" (proving that he isn't), and Hugh Panaro performed "Right Before My Eyes" from his leading-man vehicle Lestat. Musical Director Seth Rudetsky did a bit of his trademarked deconstructing, analyzing the OBC recording of The Sound of Music and poking fun at Kurt's changing voice. Up-and-comer Jason Michael Snow sang a bright and bouncy "Sit Down, You're Rocking the Boat," which is generally performed by a character actor rather than a leading man. Doesn't matter. He sang it wonderfully, and wowed the crowd with his energy and powerful voice. The evening drew to a close with Urban Cowboy and Grey Gardens' Matt Cavenaugh, who sang a fiercely emotional "I Take It Back" by Jason Robert Brown, cut from Urban Cowboy”. Filmed using one camera on a tripod for video. DVD has menu with easy access to any scene. A

The Leading Men III

New York -- April 21, 2008 -- Proshot

The Leading Men III concert is part of the long-running concert series “Broadway at Birdland”. The concert is a benefit for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. John Tartaglia, the Tony-nominated star of Avenue Q, will again host this annual celebration of stellar male singers and actors from Broadway and cabaret. Seth Rudetsky, the Emmy-nominated writer, host and comic, also returns as its musical director as does director Alan Muraoka (NAATCO's Falsettoland). This year's Leading Men lineup consists of: Tom Andersen (5-time MAC Award winner), Michael Arden (The Times They Are A-Changin), Skylar Astin (Spring Awakening), David Burnham (Wicked) Jim Caruso (Jim Caruso's Cast Party), Jonathan Groff (Spring Awakening), Norm Lewis (The Little Mermaid), Michael McElroy (Rent), Skie Ocasio (Bombay Dreams), Sean Palmer (The Little Mermaid), Aaron Ramey (Curtains), Robb Sapp (Wicked), Christopher Sieber (Spamalot), Marcus Simeone (2-time MAC Award winner), Bobby Steggert (110 in the Shade) and Jim Walton (Merrily We Roll Along). Pro-shot for video. A

Leap of Faith 
Los Angeles -- September 11, 2010 
Raul Esparza, Brooke Shields, Kendra Kassebaum, Kecia Lewis-Evans, Nicholas Barasch, Jarrod Emick, Leslie Odom Jr.
Great capture of the very first Prebroadway performance of this show. Clear picture and sound; very nice video 2 DVDs 

Leap of Faith

Los Angeles, CA -- September 19, 2010 -- Evening

Raul Esparza, Brooke Shields, Kendra Kassebaum, Kecia Lewis-Evans, Nicholas Barasch, Jarrod Emick, Leslie Odom Jr., Krystal Joy Brown, Charlie Williams, Brandon Wardell, Dennis Stowe, Bryce Ryness, CE Smith, Harvey Evans, Michael X Martin, Brad Anderson, Bob Gaynor, Darcie Roberts, Shannon Lewis, Alex Michael Stoll, Michelle Duffy

A couple of minor drop outs, but overall the show is beautifully captured and very steady; first act has no obstruction; the second act has some heads at the bottom in wide shots, but they are filmed around; slight washout in some of the wides; filmed in 16:9 and includes curtain call. 2 DVDs A

Leap of Faith
Broadway -- April 4, 2012  
Raul Esparza, Jessica Phillips, Kendra Kassebaum, Kecia Lewis-Evans, Leslie Odom Jr., Krystal Joy Brown, Talon Ackerman
Nice capture of the second preview with many changes to the story since the Los Angeles production; about six minutes of blackouts during the beginning due to latecomers; filmed from the right mezzanine; great clear picture and sound 

Legally Blonde
San Francisco -- February 7, 2007 -- Preview 
Laura  Bell Bundy (Elle), Christian Borle (Emmett), Orfeh (Paulette), Richard  H. Blake (Warner), Kate Shindle (Vivienne), Nikki Snelson (Brooke), Michael Rupert (Professor Callahan), Leslie Kritzer (Serena), Annaleigh Ashford (Margot), DeQuina Moore (Pilar)
Starts around the last verse of Omigod You Guys.There are a few brief cover-ups (mostly around the first 5-10 minutes of each act). Great performaces from the day after their opening here; the video suffers from unfortunate shake consistently throughout the video. 2 DVDs

Legally Blonde
San Francisco -- February 24, 2007 -- Preview 
Elle Woods: Laura Bell Bundy, Emmett: Christian Borle, Warner: Richard H. Blake, Paulette: Orfeh
Final Night in San Francisco

Legally Blonde 
Broadway -- September 9, 2007 
Laura Bell Bundy, Noah Weisberg (u/s Emmett), Richard Blake, Kate Shindle, Michael Rupert, Orfeh, Nikki Snelson
Amazing quality with no obstructions and great closeups and sound 2 DVDs

Legally Blonde
Broadway -- September 18, 2007 -- MTV Proshot
Laura Bell Bundy, Christian Borle, Orfeh, Richard H. Blake, Kate Shindle, Nikki Snelson, Michael Rupert, Annaleigh Ashford, Tracy Jai Edwards, Asmeret Ghebremichael, Natalie Joy Johnson, Andy Karl, Kate Wetherhead, Noah Weisberg
2 DVDs

Legally Blonde
Broadway -- October 25, 2007 
Becky Gulsvig (Elle Woods u/s), Andy Karl (Emmett Forrest u/s), Orfeh (Paulette), Richard H. Blake (Warner Huntington III), Kate Shindle (Vivienne Kensington), Nikki Snelson (Brook Wyndham), Tracy Jai Edwards (Serena), Haven Burton (Margot), Asmeret Ghebremichael (Pilar), Matthew Risch (Kyle/Dewey u/s), Rod Harrelson (Chad/Carlos u/s), Kate Wetherhead (Kate/Chutney). 
Notes: Gorgeous filming. Steady camera at a good angle, lots of close-ups. Starts halfway through "Omigod"

Legally Blonde
Broadway -- March 2, 2008 
Haven Burton (u/s Elle), Christian Borle, Orfeh, Michael Rupert, Richard H. Blake, Kate Shindle, Nikki Snelson, Tracy Jai Edwards, Becky Gulsvig (u/s Margot), Asmeret Ghebremichael
Haven's second time as Elle

Legally Blonde
Broadway -- March 16, 2008
Laura Bell Bundy, Christian Borle, Orfeh, Richard H. Blake, Gaelen Gilliland (u/s Vivienne), Michael Rupert, Tracy Jai Edwards, Haven Burton, Asmeret Ghebremichael, Nikki Snelson, Stephanie Fittro, Natalie Joy Johnson
A little on the dark side because of forgotten exposure setting adjusting; minor obstruction on the bottom right of screen, and only a little shaky during transitions. Almost no cover-ups, good sound and nice video

Legally Blonde
Broadway -- May 15, 2008 
Becky Gulsvig (u/s Elle), Christian Borle, Gaelen Gilliland (u/s Paulette), Kevin Pariseu (u/s Callahan), Richard Blake, Kate Shindle, Nicolette Hart, Kate Rockwell, Tracy Jai Edwards, Asmeret Ghebremichael

Legally Blonde
Broadway -- July 26, 2008 
Bailey Hanks, Christian Borle, Amber Efe (u/s Paulette), Michael Rupert, Richard H. Blake, Kate Shindle and Nicolette Hart

Legally Blonde
Hartford, CT -- December 13, 2008  
Becky Gulsvig, DB Bonds, Natalie Joy Johnson, Jeff McLean, Megan Lewis, Ken Land,Cortney Wolfson, Alex Ellis (u/s Margot), Crystal Joy, Sara Andreas (u/s Kate/Chutney)
DVD is good, however the first part of act one is shakier than the rest of the video.

Legally Blonde 
Chicago, 1NT -- June 7, 2009
Lauren Zakrin as (u/s) Elle, Nick Dalton as (u/s) Warner, D.B. Bonds, Natalie Joy Johnson, Ken Land, Megan Lewis, Coleen Sexton, Rhiannon Hansen

Legally Blonde 
London -- April 29, 2010
Sheridan Smith, Sean Mulligan(u/s Warner), Alex Gaumond, Peter  Davison, Jill Halfpenny, Aoife Mulholland, Caroline Keiff, Lucy Miller (u/s Serena)

Legally Blonde
London -- November 23, 2010 
Sheridan Smith (Elle Woods), Alex Gaumond (Emmett), Denise van Outen (Paulette), Peter Davison (Professor Callahan), Simon Thomas (Warner Huntington III), Suzie McAdam* (u/s Vivienne Kensington), Aoife Mulholland (Brooke Wyndham), Susan McFadden (Serena), Carley Stenson (Margot), Ibinabo Jack (Pilar), Chris Ellis-Stanton (Grandmaster Chad/Dewey/Kyle)

Legally Blonde
Beverly, MA -- November, 2011
Kelly Felthous, Gaelen Gilliland, Barrett Hall, Paul Jackel, Will Ray, Kate Loprest
Produced by the North Shore Music Theatre. Filmed using one camera on a tripod, with audio patched in directly from the soundboard. Beautiful clarity so it looks like it was probably filmed with a High-Definition camera. Presented in-the-round. Disc also includes a 3 minute montage which was used for media and promotion.

Legally Blonde
Thousand Oaks, CA -- July 28, 2013
Emma Degerstedt, Matt Bauer, Lowe Taylor, J.D. Driskill, John D. Lemay, Natalie Storrs, Jaycie Dotin, Sheila Karls, Veronica Dunne, Kimberly Anne Moore, Caitlyn Calfas, Ben Bowen, Ryan Braun, Rachel Burkert, Nathaniel Flatt, Lamont Whitaker, Ashley Jones. 
First 30 seconds or so of each act is missing, but the rest of the show is intact with no washout, no obstruction, and a couple very quick dropouts; filmed in 16:9 with a mix of wides, mediums, and close-ups. Great sound and includes curtain call. 2 DVDs

Legally Blonde 

Vienna, Austria -- March 22, 2015

Barbara Obermeier [Elle], Jörg Neubauer [Emmet], Ana Milva Gomes [Paulette], Hendrik Schall [Warner], Sanne Mieloo [Vivienne], Linda Geider [Brooke/Shandi], Alexander Goebel [Callahan], Anja Haeseli [Margot], Birgit Wanka [Serena], Sidonie Smith [Pilar], Jennifer Siemann [Kate/Chutney], Daniel Rákász [Grandmaster Chad/Dewey/Kyle], Anouk Roolker [Enid/Veronica], Anne-Mette Riis [Courtney/Mom/Whitney], Adrianna Hicks [Store Manager/Judge], Maximilian Mann [Carlos].

Notes: DVD with full show and some TV reports about this show.

Legally Blonde – The Search for Elle Woods
New York -- 2008
Legally Blonde - The Musical: The Search for Elle Woods is an MTV program created in order to cast an actress to replace Laura Bell Bundy in the role of Elle Woods in the Broadway production of Legally Blonde The Musical. All episodes included on 1 DVD

Legs Diamond
New York -- February 19, 1989 -- Closing Night Performance 
Peter Allen, Julie Wilson
Since the video is old it's not a great quality, but it is still watchable

Lena Horne: The Lady And Her Music, Live On Broadway
Broadway -- 1984 -- Proshot
Pro-shot video, multi-camera. Great picture and sound

Lend Me A Tenor
Broadway -- March 23, 2010 
Anthony LaPaglia, Tony Shalhoub, Justin Bartha, Jan Maxwell, Brooke Adams, Jennifer Laura Thompson, Mary Catherine Garrison, Jay Klaitz

Lend Me A Tenor 
London -- August, 2011 
Matthew Kelly, Joanna Riding, Damian Humbley, Michael Matus, Sophie-Louise Dann, Cassidy Janson
Recorded from a stationary camcorder on a tripod, no zooms - just a full stage shot.

Les Miserables
The Netherlands -- 1991/1992 -- Proshot
Henk Poort, Pia Douwes, Ernst Daniël Smid, Filip Bolluyt, Simone Kleinsma, Vera Mann, Danny de Munk, Joke de Kruijf, Uwe Kröger, Peter de Smet, Maya Hakvoort.

Les Miserables

Duisburg, Germany -- June 25, 1996 -- Singlecam Proshot

Martin Berger, Thomas Hurter, Gunilla Backman, Andre Bauer, Melanie Wittke, Evelyn Werner, Haldor Laegreid

Les Miserables 
London -- December 11, 1999 
Owen-Jones - Jean Valjean, John Stacey (3rd u/s) - Javert, Gunilla Backman - Fantine, Jane Horn (u/s) - Eponine, Tom Lucas - Marius, Jamie Farr (u/s) - Cosette, Mark Powell (u/s) - Enjolras, Cameron Blakely - Thenardier, Joanna Myres - Mme Thenardier
Filmed from the Orchestra at The Palace Theatre. Great zooms and color, some heads and sometimes the conductor's hands (although that makes for a cool effect) obstruct sometimes, and the grade is lowered for those reasons; great video of the show with amazing close-ups; ending instrumental bit of IDaD and the last bit in the sewers missing. 2 DVDs

Les Miserables
3rd National Tour -- February 7, 2000 
Valjean: Ivan Rutherford. Javert: Stephen Bishop. Fantine: Joan Almedilla. Eponine: Sutton Foster. Marius: Tim Howar. Cosette: Regan Thiel. Enjolras: Kevin Early. Thenardier: JP Dougherty. Madame Thenardier: Aymee Garcia. Little Cosette: Stephanie Mieko Cohen. Gavroche: Christopher Carlson
2 DVDs

Les Miserables

London -- July 19, 2002 and July 25, 2002

Hans-Peter Janssens, Jerome Pradon, Carmen Cusack, Mandy Holliday, Stephen Tate, Caroline Sheen, Jody Crosier, Jason McCann, Sarah Lane

Two shows cut together, far right side of the stage is blocked, most of the Finale is missing A

Les Miserables
London -- October 29, 2004 
Tim Godwin (Vealjean u/s), Michael McCarthy (Javert), Joanna Ampil (Fantine), Kelly-Anne Gower (Eponine u/s), Ramin Karimloo (Enjolras), Daniel Reeves (Marius u/s), Julia Moller (Cosette), Stephen Tate (M.Thénardier), Katy Secombe (Mme. Thénardier)
Show highlights focusing on Enjolras with many and great close-ups. starts during Look Down, runs though the Robbery, the ABC Café songs, One Day More, At the Barricade/Upon these Stones, Little Fall of Rain, First Attack, then skips to Epilogue/Finale

Les Miserables
London -- May 6, 2006 
Tim Godwin (u/s Valjean), Cornell John (Javert), Kerry Ellis (Fantine), Amanda  Jane Callaghan (u/s Eponine), Hayden Tee (Marius), Nolan Dark (u/s Enjolras), Julia Moller (Cosette), Tracie Bennett (Madame), Barry James (Thenardier)

Les Miserables
Broadway -- February 17, 2007
Alexander Gemignani as Jean Valjean, Norm Lewis as Javert, Daphne Rubin-Vega as Fantine, Celia Keenan-Bolger as Eponine, Adam Jacobs as Marius, Drew Sarich as Enjolras
Shot in 16:9 widescreen from the first row of the Right Mezzanine, about three seats in from the aisle; a bit shaky at times, though nothing too horribly distracting; zero head-interference; divided into chapters, which are accessed via the fully interactive musical menus; very very nice 2 DVDs

Les Miserables
Broadway -- August 24, 2007
Drew Sarich (Jean Valjean), Robert Hunt (Javert), Nikki Renee Daniels* (Fantine), Adam Jacobs (Marius), Megan McGinnis (Eponine), Ali Ewoldt (Cosette), Chip Zien (Thenardier) , Becca Ayers* (Madame Thenardier), Brian D'Addario (Gavroche), Max von Essen (Enjolras), Michael Minarik (Grantaire)
Good performances and nice video; head in front but filmed around nicely; no real coverups; sound is excellent and it is shot in widescreen. 2 DVDs

Les Miserables

Rotterdam, The Netherlands -- 2008

René van Kooten (Jean Valjean), Wim Van den Driessche (Javert), Nurlaila Karim (Fantine), Jamai Loman (Marius), Céline Purcell (Éponine), Suzan Seegers (Cosette), Freek Bartels (Enjolras), Gerben Grimmius (Thenardier), Marjolein Algera (Madame Thenardier).

Les Miserables

Rotterdam, The Netherlands -- 2008

Tony Neef (Jean Valjean), Richard Spijkers (Javert), Céline Purcell (Éponine), Nurlaila Karim (Fantine), Jamai Loman (Marius), Suzan Seegers (Cosette), Dieter Troubleyn (Enjolras).

Les Miserables
Philadelphia, PA -- May 17, 2008
Hugh Panaro, Paul Schoeffler, Jessica Bogart, Laura Gwynne Yaros, Dawn Spence, Scott Greer, Dante Mignucci, Christina DeCicco, Jeffrey Coon, Josh Young, Julie Craig
Filmed from the center mid-mezzanine. Act One is fine, no real obstructions.Act Two, an annoying big head bounces around but taper does best to shoot around it. Lots of closeups throughout the video

Les Miserables 
Hollywood Bowl -- August 9, 2008 
J. Mark McVey, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Melora Hardin, Lea Michele, John Llyod Young, Michele Maike, Tom Lowe

Les Miserables
Hollywood Bowl -- August 10, 2008 
J. Mark McVey, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Melora Hardin, Lea Michele, John Llyod Young, Michele Maike, Tom Lowe
2 DVDs

Les Miserables
Paris (in English) -- June 20, 2010 -- 25th Anniversary Tour 
John-Owen Jones (Jean Valjean), Earl Carpenter (Javert), Ashley Artus (Thénardier), Luke Kempner (Marius [u/s]), Rosalind James (Eponine), Madalena Alberto (Fantine), Lynne Wilmot (Madame Thénardier), Jon Robyns (Enjolras), Katie Hall (Cosette)

Les Miserables
Barbican, London -- September 17, 2010 -- 25th Anniversary Tour 
Christopher Jacobson (u/s Jean Valjean), Earl Carpenter (Javert), Madalena Alberto (Fantine), Rosalind James (Eponine), Gareth Gates (Marius), Katie Hall (Cosette), Jon Robyns (Enjolras), Ashley Artus (Thernardier), Lynne Wilmott (Madame Thernardier), David Lawerence (Bishop/Lesgles), Gemma O'Duffy (u/s Factory Girl 5), Peter Manchester (u/s Courfeyrac), Jamie Muscato (Prouvaire), Adam Linstead (Grantaire)
Very good video with clear picture and sound; excellent closeups and no heads at all 2 DVDs

Les Miserables 
London -- October 3, 2010 -- 25th anniversary concert -- Matinee 
Alfie Boe, Norm Lewis, Lea Salonga, Nick Jonas, Katie Hall, Samantha Barks, Ramin Karimloo, Matt Lucas, Jenny Galloway, Robert Madge, Mia Jenkins
NOT the DVD. Different also from  the evening one; this is missing everything before 'What Have I Done?' and most of the speeches. Includes London cast singing ‘One day more’ . 2 DVDs

Les Miserables
London -- October 3, 2010 -- 25th anniversary concert -- Evening 
Alfie Boe, Norm Lewis, Lea Salonga, Nick Jonas, Katie Hall, Samantha Barks, Ramin Karimloo, Matt Lucas, Jenny Galloway, Robert Madge, Mia Jenkins
NOT the DVD. Different also from the matinee; this one is complete, including the London cast singing 'One Day More' and the speeches 2 DVDs.

Les Miserables
Millburn, NJ -- December 12, 2010 -- 25th Anniversary Tour 
Ron Sharpe (Valjean alt), Andrew Varela, Betsy Morgan, Chasten Harmon, Jenny Latimer, Jeremy Hays, Justin Scott Brown, John Rapson (Thénardier u/s), Shawna M. Hamic, Josh Caggiano, Joseph Spieldenner,Benjamin Magnuson, Richard Todd Adams

Les Miserables
London -- 2011 
Jonathan Williams (u/s Jean Valjean), Norm Lewis (Javert), Rebecca Seale (Fantine), Katy Secombe (Mme Thenardier), Martin Ball (Thenardier), Gareth Gates (Marius), Samantha Barks (Eponine), AJ Callaghan (Cosette u/s), Killian Donnelly (Enjolras) 

Les Miserables
Chicago -- February 3, 2011
Lawrence Clayton, Andrew Varela, Betsy Morgan, Chasten Harmon, Jenny Latimer, Justin Scott Brown, Michael Kostroff, Shawna M. Hamic. 
Nice capture of the show with no obstructions. Marvelous performances from Lawrence, Chasten, Jenny and the whole cast really. Some awesome riffs and key changes from Lawrence and Chasten and one of the best On My Own ever. 2 DVDs

Les Miserables
4NT, Madison -- May 10, 2011
Ron Sharpe (JVJ), Andrew Varela (Javert), Betsy Morgan (Fantine), Julie Benko as (u/s Cosette), Chasten Harmon (Eponine), Justin Scott Brown (Marius), John Rapson as (u/s Thenardier), Shawna Hamic (Mme Thenardier), Jeremy Hays (Enjolras)
Great capture with no obstructions. 2 DVDs

Les Miserables 
Chicago -- November 15, 2012 
Peter Lockyer, Andrew Varela, Betsy Morgan, Lauren Wiley, Briana Carlson-Goodman, Timothy Gulan, Shawna Hamic, Max Quinlan, Jason Forbach.
Beautiful HD capture of the tour in the final leg. Great new additons the cast with Peter making a great Jean Valjean! 2 DVDs

Les Miserables
London -- 2013
Chris Holland* (u/s Jean Valjean), Tam Mutu (Javert), AJ Callaghan* (u/s Fantine), Vicky Entwistle (Mme Thenardier), Cameron Blakely (Thenardier), Jamie Ward (Marius), Danielle Hope (Eponine), Samantha Dorsey (Cosette), Christopher Jacobsen (Enjolras). 
The video is shot from back central stalls. The action is followed embarrassingly well, using a mix of various shots as appropriate. There is minimal head obstruction in the bottom right of the screen, noticeable only in the wider shots. There is also some obstruction from the overhang, which gets in the way in the few scenes happening at the very top of the barricade. As this is a tricky show to film lighting-wise, there are some parts that are a tad too dark or bright, but overall the colors are a faithful representation of the ones on the stage. Full video asides from these scenes: first half of At the End of the Day, At the Barricade, Every Day/A Heart Full of Love (Reprise).

Les Miserables 
Movie Special -- January 1, 2013
Originally aired on ITV1/STV on January 1, 2013 - A look at the creation of the movie version of the stage musical, featuring behind the scenes footage & interviews with the cast. 

Les Miserables
Plays in the Park, NJ -- Summer 2013 -- Proshot
David Weitzer, Scott Daniels, Billy Piscopo, Matthew DeMarco, Michael Kroll, Liane Zielinski, Emma McGahan, Bridget Yingling, Katherine Le Fevre, Matthew Cox, Julia McKenna, Lindsey Cornelison.
Pro-shot; good video 2 DVDs

Les Miserables
London -- September 19, 2013
Daniel Koek, James Gant (u/s), Na-Young Jeong, Carrie Hope Fletcher, Samantha Dorsey, Anton Zetterholm, Rob Houchen, Wendy Ferguson, Cameron Blakely

Les Miserables 
Toronto, Canada -- November 30, 2013
Ramin Karimloo (Valjean), Andrew Love (u/s Javert), Genevieve Leclerc (Fantine), Melissa O'Neil (Eponine), Perry Sherman (Marius), Andreane Bouladier (u/s Cosette), Mark Uhre (Enjolras), Cliff Saunders (Thenardier), Lisa Horner (Mme Thenardier), John Rapson (Grantaire/u/s Bishop).
Highlights ; run just one hour and a half. Shot in widescreen HD, with many annoying obstructions. When the capture is clear, the recording is nice. Good cast. 

Les Miserables
London -- December 17, 2013
Daniel Koek, Tam Mutu, Na-Young  Jeong, Carrie Hope Fletcher, Samantha Dorsey, Anton Zetterholm, Dougie Carter (u/s Marius).

Les Miserables
London -- December 18, 2013
Daniel Koek (Jean Valjean), Tam Mutu (Javert), Na-Young Jeong (Fantine), Carrie Hope Fletcher (Eponine), Samantha Dorsey (Cosette), Anton Zetterholm (Enjolras), Rob Houchen (Marius), Adam Linstead (u/s Thenardier)

Les Miserables
Broadway -- March 8, 2014
Ramin Karimloo, Will Swenson, Caissie Levy, Nikki M. James, Cliff Saunders, Keala Settle, Samantha Hill, Andy Mientus, Kyle Scatliffe, Angeli Negron.
The last 20 seconds are missing from the very end. 2 DVDs

Les Miserables
Broadway -- May 13, 2014
Nathaniel Hackmann (u/s), Will Swenson, Cassie Levy, Cliff Saunders, Keala Settle, Joshua Colley, Nikki M. James, Samantha Hill, Kyle Scatliffe, Andy Mientus, John Rapson, Adam Monley, Jason Forbach.
Nice capture filmed from slightly further back in the left mezzanine; good clear sound and nicely filmed with close-ups and clear stage shots; good video A-

Les Miserables
Broadway -- May 17, 2014
Aaron Walpole as (u/s) Valjean, Will Swenson, Caissie Levy, Nikki M. James, Cliff Saunders, Keala Settle, Samantha Hill, Andy Mientus, Kyle Scatliffe, McKayla Twiggs. 
Beautiful HD capture of the Broadway Revival. Nicely filmed from the mezzanine with clear picture and sound; good video 2 DVDs A

Les Miserables

London -- June 14, 2014

Daniel Koek (Jean Valjean), Tam Mutu (Javert), Na-Young Jeon (Fantine), Samantha Dorsey (Cosette), Rob Huchen (Marius), Carrie Hope Fletcher (Eponine), Anton Zetterholm (Enjolras), Cameron Blakely (Thenardier), Wendy Ferguson (Madame Thenardier), Adam Linstead (Grantaire)

Last performance for the 2013-2014 cast.

Les Miserables

La Mirada, CA -- June 22, 2014

James Barbour, Randall Dodge, Cassandra Murphy, Kimberly Hessler, Nathaniel Irvin, Anthony Fedorov, Valerie Rose Curiel, Jeff Skowron, Meeghan Holaway

2 DVDs

Les Miserables
Dallas, TX -- August 2, 2014 -- Matinee
Nehal Joshi, Edward Watts, Allison Blackwell, Justin Keyes, Dorcas Leung, Elizabeth Judd, John Campione, Steven Michael Walters, Christia Mantzke, Spencer Sloan, Hassan El-Amin, Jemma Kosanke, Abby Chapman
Great capture of Dallas Theatre Center's inventively staged production; a couple of quick dropouts in act one, but no major blackouts; filmed in 16:9 with clear picture and sound; very good video 2 DVDs 

Les Miserables
Broadway -- August 21, 2014
Nathaniel Hackmann (u/s Valjean), Earl Carpenter, Caissie Levy, Andy Mientus, Samantha Hill, Nikki M James, Kyle Scatliffe, Cliff Saunders, Keala Settle, Joshua Colley, Adam Monley, Mia Sinclair Jenness, Angeli Negron
Look Down is mostly blacked out and there are a couple quick dropouts during The Bishop scene and Lovely Ladies, but the show is otherwise fully intact; some washout in high contrast wide shots; filmed in 16:9, with a mix of wides, mediums, and close-ups; excellent clear sound 2 DVDs A

Les Miserables

Broadway -- November 6, 2014

Ramin Karimloo (Jean Valjean), John Rapson (u/s Javert), Caissie Levy (Fantine), Samantha Hill (Cosette), Matt Rosell (u/s Marius), Melissa O'Neil (u/s Eponine), Jason Forbach (u/s Enjolras),Cliff Saunders (Thénardier), Keala Settle (Madame Thénardier), Adam Monley (u/s Grantaire), McKayla Twiggs (Little Cosette), Joshua Colley (Gavroche), Weston Wells Olson (u/s Combeferre), Andrew Kober (u/s Foreman)

Notes: ACT TWO ONLY! Starts after "On My Own". Heads in the way. Includes BC/EFA speech by John. Video mostly centered around John.

Les Miserables

Broadway -- June 15, 2016 -- Evening

John Owen-Jones (Jean Valjean), Hayden Tee (Javert), Alison Luff (Fantine), Alex Finke (Cosette), ​Chris McCarrell (Marius), Brennyn Lark (Eponine), Mark Uhre (Enjolras), David Rossmer (Thénardier), Rachel Izen (Madame Thénardier), Marcus D’Angelo (Gavroche), Eleanor Koski (Young Cosette), Mia Sinclair Jenness (Young Eponine)

Notes: The first 30 minutes of the show are missing; the video starts toward the end of Fantine’s Arrest. After that, the show is fully captured with no blackouts. There is some minor head obstruction on the left, but it really only affects a few seconds of the show when Valjean cuts Javert loose after The First Attack. There is also a little more washout than in most of my videos, especially in the full stage shots. It’s filmed in 16:9, with a mix of wides, mediums, and close-ups. The sound is excellent. Includes curtain call and playbill scans. 2 DVDs

Les Miserables

London -- November, 2018

Dean Chisnall (Valjean), Bradley Jaden (Javert), Carley Stenson (Fantine), Elena Skye (Eponine), Toby Miles (Marius), Amara Okereke (Cosette), James Hume (Thenardier), Vivien Parry (Madame Thenardier), Samuel Edwards (Enjorlas), Logan Clark (Gavroche), Ingrid Brailsford (Little Cosette), Mathilde McKenna-Nyberg (Young Eponine), Emma Barr, Adam Bayjou, Ciaran Bowling, Oliver Brenin, Nicola Espallardo, Grace Farrell, Adam Filipe, Sam Harrison, Barnaby Hughes, Ciaran Joyce, Katie Kerr, Rebecca Lafferty, Sarah Lark, Hannah-Grace Lawson, Anna McGarahan, James Nicholson, Sophie Reeves, Ben Tyler, Joe Vetch, Andrew York

Leslie Kritzer is Patti LuPone at Les Mouches

Joe's Pub, New York -- October 4, 2006

Leslie Kritzer embodies Patti LuPone, performing the exact song set, arrangements and script of the legendary smash club act LuPone did at midnight on Saturdays during her run on Broadway in Evita at the no longer existent Chelsea club, Les Mouches. Filmed using one camera on a tripod very close to the stage. Nice video with great sound A

San Francisco, CA -- December 28, 2005
Hugh Panaro, Carolee Carmello, Drew Sarich (u/s), Jim Stanek, Roderick Hill, Michael Genet, Allison Fischer
San Francisco Pre-Broadway Debut; amazing quality digital video recorded from rear balcony. Great zooms, following action, no black-outs and little head-obstruction.

Broadway -- May 4, 2006
Hugh Panaro, Carolee Carmello, Jim Stanek, Allison Fischer
Filmed from balcony around a front seater for first 15 minutes, still a great video. Lots of closeups and great sound. A

Letters From Zora: In Her Own Words
Pasadena, CA -- May 10, 2014
Vanessa Bell Calloway 

Just a couple quick dropouts in the first ten minutes; no obstruction or washout; filmed in 16:9 with clear picture and very good sound; includes curtain call

A Life in the Theatre
1993 -- Film
Pro Shot for television, good video, with some generational loss, very good sound.  Jack Lemmon and Matthew Broderick star in this teleplay by David Mamet originally filmed for TNT network. This was an adaptation of an early play by the author that focuses on the backstage

A Life in the Theatre
Broadway -- November 6, 2010
Patrick Stewart and T.R. Knight. 

Life Is Like A Song
Edesheim -- July 21, 2013
Pia Douwes, Sasha Krebs et al.
Open-Air Festival in Edesheim. Filmed from somewhere in the front rows. Great zoom and sound. A bit pixaleted at times. 

Off-Broadway -- November 21, 2013
Kimberly Faye Greenberg (The French Teacher), Erin Elizabeth Eichhorn (The Secretary), Spencer Kurtti (The Busker), Randall Glen Taylor (Bright Young Thing), Samantha Mercado-Tudda (The Lap Dancer),  and Morgan DeTogne and Jeffrey Van Damme (The American Tourists). 
Filmed using one camera on a tripod. 

The Light in the Piazza 
Broadway -- April 21, 2005 
Victoria Clark, Kelli O'Hara, Matthew Morrison 

The Light in the Piazza
Broadway -- June 15, 2006 
Victoria Clark, Katie Clark, Aaron Lazar, Chris Sarandon, Michael Berresse, Sarah Uriarte Berry, Patti Cohenour, Beau Gravitte
Professional PBS Live from Lincoln Center telecast

The Light in the Piazza
South Coast Rep -- February 9, 2014
Patti Cohenour, Erin Mackey, David Burnham, Perry Ojeda, Melina Kalomas, Christopher Newell, Mary Gutzi, Martin Kildare, John-David Keller, Joseph Almohaya, Julie Garnye, Madison Mitchell, Louis Pardo. 
A few quick dropouts in the first few minutes, but nothing major; one head on the very far bottom right but rarely noticeable; no spotlight washout; filmed in 16:9 with a mix of wides, mediums, and close-ups; excellent sound and includes curtain call. 2 DVDs

The Lightning Thief
New York -- August 20, 2014
Eric Meyers, Jordan Stanley, Kristin Stokes, Graham Stevens, Zakiya Young, Parker Drown
There is a railing that can occasionally be seen at the bottom of the screen, but it never blocks more than the actors feet; video occasionally wanders just a little, and there are a couple quick dropouts, but no major blackouts. Nice clear video and sound; good video

The Lion King
Broadway -- October 25, 1997
Tsidii Le Loka, Jason Raize, Heather Headley, Max Casella, Tom Alan Robbins, Geoff Hoyle 

The Lion King 
Los Angeles -- October 8, 2000
Rufus Bonds Jr., Clifton Oliver, Moe Daniels, Jazmn, KaRonn Henderson, Tonya Dixon, John Vickery, Danny Rutigliano, William Akey, Bob Bouchard, Carla Renata Williamsi, Jeffrey Polki

The Lion King 
London -- September 30, 2001
Nicola Blackman, Sharon D Clarke, Howard Crossley, Rob Edwards, Gary Forbes, Ian Hughes, Jayne Hilton, Matthew Lloyd-Davies, Eric Mallett, Ray Shell, Roger Wright
No picture for first 15 minutes and then great picture; good sound all the way and nice closeups at times A-

The Lion King 
Tour, San Diego -- January 5, 2006
Gugwana Dlamini (Rafiki), Rufus Bonds, Mr. (Mufasa), Marvette Williams(Sarabi), Derek Hasenstab (Zazu), Robbie Swift (Zazu), Khaleel Mandel Carter (Young Simba), Kenisha Simone Harris (Young Nala, Damian Baldet (Timon), Phil Fiorini (Pumbaa), Wallace (Smith (Simba), Ta'Rea Campbell (Nala)

The Lion King 
Costa Mesa -- June 5, 2010 
Andre Jackson, Jerome Stephens, Jr., Brent Harris, Marja Harmon, Jamariana Tribble, Phindile Mkhize, Frank Wright II (u/s Mufasa), Tyler Murree, Jered Tanner (u/s Pumbaa), Tony Freeman, Sophia Stephens (u/s Shenzi), Omari Tau, Ben Roseberry
A couple of blackouts during Circle of Life, and first couple of minutes of act two are blacked out, but otherwise complete; slightly shaky picture at times but otherwise very watchable; good clear sound throughout 2 DVDs 

The Lion King

London -- 2013

Shaun Escoffrey (Mufasa), Jonathan Andrew Hume (Simba), George Asprey (Scar), Nteliseng Nkhela (Rafiki)

Head gets in the shot during the first two minutes but other than this the show is captured nicely with no obstructions, A

The Lion King
Italy -- Date Unknown -- Proshot
Andre de la Roche, Alessia Passar, Michelle Dalpozzo, Michelle Golberti, Cinzia Magri, Davidi Magnini, Davide Magnani,Andrea Buzzi, Francesca Venturoli, Daniele Massari, Luca Brunazzi
Pro-shot, sung in English; nice video A

The Little Foxes

Broadway -- April 2, 2017

Cynthia Nixon as Regina, Laura Linney as Birdie, Richard Thomas, Michael McKean, Darren Goldstein, David Alford, Michael Benz, Francesca Carpanini. 

Beautiful HD capture of the Revival where the lead actresses alternate in the roles nightly. Electric performances from the entire cast! The cast, story, energy and performances are perfection, which give this show such bite! A+ 2 DVDs

The Little Foxes

Broadway -- April 4, 2017

Laura Linney as Regina, Cynthia Nixon as Birdie, Richard Thomas, Michael McKean, Darren Goldstein, David Alford, Michael Benz, Francesca Carpanini. 

Beautiful HD capture where Laura and Cynthia alternate in the lead roles each performance. The fine detail in every aspect of this production elevates this backstabbing family drama. Punch after punch without ever coming up for air! A+  2DVDs

Little Me

Broadway -- 1982
Victor Garber, James Coco, James Brennan, Bebe Neuwirth, Jessica James, Mary Gordon Murray, Don Correia 
Nice video of the failed revival. There are some gaps and also some washout, but great picture and sound for its age. Full stage with some zooming to medium shots.  

The Little Mermaid 
Denver -- August 31, 2007 -- Preview 
Sierra Boggess (Ariel), Sean Palmer (Prince Eric), Sherie Rene Scott (Ursula), Tituss Burgess (Sebastian), Norm Lewis (King Triton), Eddie Korbich (Scuttle), J.J. Singleton (Flounder), Tyler Maynard (Flotsam), Derrick Baskin (Jetsam), Jonathan Freeman (Grimsby)

The Little Mermaid 
Denver -- September 1, 2007 -- Preview
Sierra Boggess (Ariel), Arbender J.Robinson (u/s Prince Eric), Sherie Rene Scott (Ursula), Norm Lewis (KingTriton), Tituss Burgess (Sebastian), Jason Snow (u/s   Flotsam), Eddie Korbich (Scuttle), Jonathan Freeman (Grimsby), Brian D'Addario (alt. Flounder), Derrick Baskin (Jetsam)

The Little Mermaid
Broadway -- January 30, 2008
Sierra Boggess, Sherie Rene Scott, Bret Shuford as (u/s) Prince Eric, Norm Lewis, Titus Burgess, Eddie Korbich, Trevor Braun, Tyler Maynard. 
Great capture with great closups. The first 11 minutes after the overture are mostly blackouts due to late comers, after that no real problems

The Little Mermaid
Broadway -- March 29, 2008 
Betsy Morgan (u/s Ariel), Cicily Daniels (u/s Ursula), Sean Palmer (Prince Eric), Norm Lewis (King Triton), Tituss Burgess (Sebastian), Eddie Korbich (Scuttle), Jonathan Freeman (Grimsby), Derrick Baskin (Jetsam), Tyler Maynard (Flotsam), Trevor Braun (Flounder)

The Little Mermaid
Broadway -- June 27, 2008
Sierra Boggess (Ariel), Sherie Rene Scott (Ursula), Arbender Robinson (u/s Prince Eric), Norm Lewis (King Triton), Tituss Burgess (Sebastian), Eddie Korbich (Scuttle), Jonathan Freeman (Grimsby), Derrick Baskin (Jetsam), Jason Snow (u/s Flotsam), Brain D'Addario (alt. Flounder)
Notes: shaky at times, but when it zooms it's quite good, Brian D'Addario makes fantastic Flounder and has big applause after "She's in Love"

The Little Mermaid
Plays in the Park -- 2015
Emma McGahan (Ariel), Katie Riley (Ursula), Ben Menahem (Prince Eric), Scott Daniels (King Triton), Izzy Figueroa (Sebastian)

The Little Mermaid
Aurora, IL -- December 1, 2016
Kari Yancy, Devin Desantis, Jonathan Butler-Duplessis, Christina Hall, Evan Martin, Michael Ehlers, Ricky Falbo, George Keating.
Beautiful HD capture of the Paramount Production, with no obstructions. This was a stunning Equity production which was beautifully staged and performed. This production could compete with any Tour. A+  2 DVDs

Little Miss Sunshine 
La Jolla Playhouse -- February 20, 2011 
Hunter Foster (Richard), Malcolm Gets (Frank), Georgi James (Olive), Dick Latessa (Grandpa), Jennifer Laura Thompson (Sheryl), Taylor Trensch (Dwayne)
First minute or so of act one is blacked out, and there are a few quick drop-outs throughout the show, but nothing major; some heads at the bottom, but no major obstructions; slight bit of washout in some of the wides; sound is a little quiet during the dialogue scenes, but very nice overall. 2 DVDs

A Little Night Music
Lincoln Center, NY -- 1990
Sally Ann Howes, Kevin Anderson, George Lee Andrews, Beverly Lambert, Michael Maguire, Maureen Moore, Regina Resnik
Staged concert production of Sondheim's musical aired live from Lincoln Center on PBS, with cast interviews afterward.; professionally filmed 

A Little Night Music 
North Shore Music Theatre -- September, 2000 -- Proshot 
Donna McKechnie (Desire), Jeff McCarthy (Frederick), Merle Louise (Madame Armfeldt), Angela Gaylor (Anne), Adam Monley (Henrik), Chuck Wagner (Carl-Magnus), Diana Canova (Charlotte), Natasha Ashworth (Fredrika), Julia Haubner (Petra), Jeremy Holm (Frid), Sharon Richards (Segstrom), Curtis Olds (Lindquist), Joy Hermalyn (Anderssen), Susan Derry (Nordstrom), Michael Halling (Erlanson) 
Pro-shot with two cameras of a theatre in the round production. 

A Little Night Music 
New York City Opera -- 2003
Jeremy Irons, Juliet Stevenson,, Claire Bloom, Anna Kendrick, Danny Gurwin, Jessica Bowers, Mark Kurdisch, Michele Pawk, Jessica Boevers
A nice capture, though a bit dark

A Little Night Music
London -- July 21, 2009
Alexander Hanson, Jessie Buckley, Gabriel Vick, Kaisa Hammarlund, Hannah Waddingham, Katie Buchholz, Maureen Lipman, Phil Pritchard, Alistair Robins, Kelly Price, Lynden Edwards, Fiona Dunn, Laura Armstrong, John Addison, Nicola Sloane 
Filmed from side stalls with almost no obstructions (sometimes there's a head in the extreme left or right bottom corner, but filmed around); the action is followed perfectly, using different types of shots when appropriate.The video is a bit on the darker side due to the lighting of the show itself but no spotlight washout; a little shaky at times but good video

A Little Night Music 
Broadway -- December, 2009 -- Act 1 only
Catherine Zeta Jones, Angela Lansbury, Alexander Hanson, Romona Mallory, Hunter Ryan Herdlicka, Leigh Ann Larkin, Keaton Whittaker, Bradley Dean, Aaron Lazar, Erin Davie, Stephen R. Buntrock, Jayne Paterson, Marissa McGowan, Kevin David Thomas, Betsy Morgan
Act I Only; one blackout that lasts about 6 minutes during the first scene between Fredrika and Madame Armfeldt through the first part of the next scene between Anne and Henrik; it picks up again just after Fredrik enters; one head in the bottom left corner of the screen, but it affects very little of the video; virtually no washout; sound is a little quiet in places

A Little Night Music
Broadway -- May 4, 2010
Catherine Zeta-Jones, Angela Lansbury, Alexander Hanson, Erin Davie, Hunter Ryan Herdlicka, Leigh An Larkin, Aaron Lazar, Ramona Mallory, Bradley Dean, Katherine Leigh Doherty, Marissa McGowan, Betsy Morgan, Keaton Whittaker. 
A very nice capture and includes multiple interviews, opening night coverage, cast meets the press, cd signing and more!

A Little Night Music
Broadway -- September 4, 2010
Bernadette Peters, Elaine Stritch, Alexander Hanson, Erin Davie, Leigh Ann Larkin, Hunter Ryan Herdlicka, Ramona Mallory, Bradley Dean, Stephen R. Buntock, Ben Davis, Jessica Grove, Katherine McNamara, Betsy Morgan, Jayne Paterson, Keaton Whittaker. 
Because of latecomers and people moving constantly, "Now, Later, Soon" and a scene in Act Two are taken from the 5/4/10 performance, the beginning of "Liaisons" is from a few days earlier. They are all spliced very well together.

A Little Night Music
Paris -- February, 2010 -- Proshot
Leslie Caron, Lambert Wilson, Greta Scacchi, Rebecca Bottone. 
In English. Pro-shot video, full stage shot with clear sound but no closeups. 2 DVDs

Little Shop of Horrors
UK Tour -- May 4, 2009
Clare Buckfield, Sylvester McCoy, Damian Humbley, Alex Ferns

Little Shop of Horrors - Encores!

New York -- July 1, 2015

Ellen Greene, Jake Gyllenhaal, Tracy Nicole Chapman, Eddie Cooper, Joe Grifasi, Marva Hicks, Anwar Kareem, Ramona Keller, Taran Killam

Little Shop of Horrors - Encores!
New York -- July 2, 2015
Ellen Greene, Jake Gyllenhaal, Taran Killam, Eddie Cooper, Joe Grifasi, Tracy Nicole Chapman, Marva Hicks, Ramona Keller 
Beautiful HD capture of the Encores Summer Series; the last 15 minutes (when customers coming in and song/scene finale "Don't Feed the Plants") are mostly blind shot, where a few times no action can be seen. Great clear sound throughout with nice picture through the most of the show 2 DVDs B+

Little Women
Broadway -- December 11, 2004 
Sutton Foster, Maureen McGovern, Amy Alexander, Janet Carroll, Danny Gurwin, John Hickok, Megan McGinnis, Jenny Powers, obert Stattel, Jim Weitzer
A little spotlight washout on some of the first 15 minutes; one or 2 cover-ups in act 2; five minute cover up. the sound is great

Liza Minnelli 
New Orleans -- 1980 -- The HBO Concert 

Long Day's Journey into Night
Broadway -- April 3, 2016
Jessica Lange, Gabriel Byrne, Michael Shannon, John Gallgher Jr, Colby Minifie
Excellent capture of the first preview of the Broadway revival that ran close to four hours. Well filmed with clear picture and sound; good video 2 DVDs A

Lost in the Stars 
New York -- February 6, 2011 -- Encores!
Chuck Cooper, Sharon Washington, Daniel Breaker, Sherry Boone, Kieran Campion, Daniel Gerroll, Stephen Kunken, John Douglas Thompson, Ted Sutherland, Jeremy Gumbs, Clifton Duncan, Chike Johnson, Patina Miller, James Rebhorn, Quentin Earl Darrington 
First 7 minutes of the show are audio from a dress rehearsal. Filmed from the balcony around a few heads, and with balcony railings in the way during wideshots because of the City Center layout; few short coverups, but very clear video and audio; nice closeups

Love Cycle: A Soap Operetta 

Commercial release/Pro-shot -- February 9, 1984

Ellen Foley (5), Martin Vidnoyic (1), Joe Hudson (6), Walter Bobby (2), Patti LuPone (Ghost), Priscilla Lopez (3), Lonnie Price (4) 

NOTES: A musical which takes place in a laundromat, where Patti LuPone plays a ghost who lives in one of the dryers, and offers advice to the patrons. This pro-shot video, filmed for TV, reunites the 1979 cast of the Off-Broadway musical of the same name. This was intended to be the pilot for a series of lesser known musicals to be televised, but the series was never picked up.

Love Letters
Miami, FL -- April 18, 1994 
Liza Minnelli, Desi Arnaz Jr.
One night only performance recorded at Miami's Coconut Grove Playhouse. Filmed from the audience and the camera is focused on Liza for about 97% of the show. George Abbot is announced as being in attendance; also footage of Liza leaving the theatre after the show and getting into her limo. Spotlight washout and some generation loss

Love, Loss and What I Wore

Chicago -- September 22, 2011

Barbara Robertson, Felicia Fields, Nora Dunn, Roni Geva, Katie O'Brien. 

Great capture of the sit down Chicago company of this production. Everything is nicely captured with no obstructions of this Nora & Delia Ephron play! A

Love Musik
Broadway -- April 15, 2007
Donna Murphy, Michael Cerveris, David Pittu, John Scherer, Judith Blazer, Edwin Cahill, Herndon Lackey, Erik Liberman, Ann Morrison, Graham Rowat, Rachel Ulanet and Jessica Wright

Love Never Dies
London -- April 29, 2010
Ramin Karimloo, Sierra Boggess, Joseph Millson, Liz Robertson, Summer Strallen, Louise Madison (Fleck u/s), Charlie Manton
Notes: 1st act: highlights, 2nd act: complete 

Love Never Dies
London -- June 25, 2010
Ramin Karimloo (Phantom), Sierra Boggess (Christine), Joseph Millson (Raoul), Summer Strallen (Meg Giry), Liz Robertson (Madame Giry)
Full show, from house camera, so there are no zooms.

Love Never Dies
Vienna -- October 20, 2013
Drew Sarich, Milica Jovanovic, Julian Looman, Barbara Obermeier, Maya Hakvoort

​Love Never Dies 
Costa Mesa, CA -- US Tour -- May 3, 2018 
Bronson Norris Murphy (Alt The Phantom/Mr. Y.), Rachel Ann Moore (Alt Christine), Sean Thompson (Raoul), Christian Harmston (Gustave), Mary Michael Patterson (Meg Giry), Karen Mason (Madame Giry), Katrina Kemp (Fleck), Richard Koons (Squelch), Stephen Petrovich (Gangle)
Notes: Sunsetblvdtrades' Master/thehouseonsunset.weebly.com. Recorded from the Balcony. Act one is full but Act two Ends During the Beginning of Love Never Dies. No zooms, a head blocks most of the view. However, the audio is great.

Love Never Dies

St. Louis, MO -- US Tour -- September 25, 2018

Bronson Norris Murphy, Meghan Picerno, Karen Mason, Sean Thompson, Mary Michael Patterson, Katrina Kemp. 

Nice HD capture from the right mezzanine with close-ups and full stage shots. Very clear sound throughout. Quality: A-. 2DVD

Love's Labour's Lost

London -- February 11, 2015

Sam Alexander, Peter Basham, William Belchambers, Edward Bennett, Nick Haverson, John Hodgkinson, David Horovitch, Tunji Kasim, Sophie Khan Levy, Oliver Lynes, Emma Manton, Chris McCalphy, Frances McNamee, Peter McGovern, Chris Nayak, Jamie Newall, Roderick Smith, Flora Spencer-Longhurst, Michelle Terry, Harry Waller, Thomas Wheatley, Leah Whitaker

Multiple cameras Proshot of the new production at the RSC. Broadcast live in cinemas through a satellite feed and this was captured from that feed. Perfect 5.1 sound and HD video. Includes a behind-the-scenes featurette. 2 DVDs

Lucky Guy 
Broadway -- March 14, 2013 -- Highlights
Tom Hanks (Mike McAlary), Courtney B Vance (Hap Hairston), Christopher McDonald (Eddie Hayes), Peter Gerety (John Cotter), Peter Scolari (Michael Daly), Richard Masur (Stanley Joyce), Maura Tierney (Alice McAlary)
Commentary: First 30 minutes only, I gave up half-way because security was so tight. I hope there'll be a better version soon, but for now here's a first look at Tom Hanks' Broadway debut. Interesting show and Tom Hanks is wonderful, slight wandering but mostly steady and unobstructed

Lucky Stiff
Arlington, TX -- July 8, 2005 
B.J. Cleveland, Jenny Thurman, Nye Cooper, Charles Ryan Roach, Carrie Slaughter, Arianna Movassagh, Darcy Farrington, Steven D. Morris, Marc D. Games, Mark Briggs
Tripod shot; nice video with clear picture and sound; good video; only video of this show

Füssen -- March, 2005 -- Proshot
Jan Ammann, Barbara Obermaier, Marc Gremm, Norbert Lamla, Christa Wettstein, Alexandra Kamp, Matthias Eschli, Gerd Achilles, Carlo Lauber, Erwin Bruhn, Bruno Grassini


Füssen, Germany -- 2018 

Jan Ammann, Pia Douwes Jan Ammann (König Ludwig), Noah von Rom (Prinz Ludwig), Alexander Kerbst (Dr. Gudden), Anna Hofbauer (Kaiserin Elisabeth), Pia Douwes (Sybille Meilhaus), Jan Rekeszus (Graf Dürckenheim), Moritz Weber-Jänichen (Prinz Otto / Helferlein), Willaim Cohn (Kaspar), Marcus G. Kulp (Freiherr von Lutz), Robert Gregor Kühn (Graf Rettenberg), Andrea Jörg (Sophie), Jens Rainer Kalkmann (Max von Bayern / Erfinder), Stefanie Kock (Marie von Preussen), Timo Pfeffer (Graf Holnstein), Tamara Peters (Ludovika), Dennis Henschel (Schattenmann), Chris Green (Lew Vanderpool), Manfred Loosen (Kammerdiener Müller), Florian Kügle (Kaiser Franz Josef), Stefanie Gröning (Schwanentanz), Vera Horn (Vertikaltuchakrobatik)

Great capture. 2 DVDs

The Lyons 
Broadway -- May 17, 2012
Linda Lavin, Dick Latessa, Michael Esper, Kate Jennings Grant, Brenda Pressley, Gregory Wooddell
Great video with clear sound and good picture throughout; disc includes a NY1 interview with Linda Lavin 

Lysistrata Jones 
Broadway -- November 14, 2011 
Patti Murin, Josh Segarra, Lindsay Nicole Chambers, Liz Mikel, Jason Tam, Alexander Aguilar, Ato Blankson-Wood, Katie Boren, Kat Nejat, LaQuet Sharnell, Teddy Toye, Alex Wyse
NOTE: Act 1 shot from the balcony so the famous Kerr Balcony bar obstructs the bottom of the stage but I did my best to shoot around that. Act 2 from the mezz so no stage obstructions at all.

M. Butterfly
Broadway -- October 13, 2017
Clive Owen, Jin Ha, Clea Alsip, Murray Bartlett, Michael Countryman, Celeste Den, Jess Fry, Enid Graham, Thomas Michael Hammond, Cole Horibe, Jason Ignacio, Kristen Faith Oei, Erica Sweany, John Leonard Thompson, Erica Wong
Good HD video with clear picture and sound; good video

Broadway -- May 6, 2013 
Alan Cumming, Jenny Sterlin, Brendan Titley, Chris Kipiniak
Commentary: Phenomenal show with an innovative take on the classic play, and Alan Cumming gives an amazing performance. A few blackouts (seconds long) and moments of wandering, but mostly its really well-shot and steady and unobstructed. The set has video-screens that show close-ups, and I shot those when the rest of the stage was pitch black. 2 DVDs

Manchester, UK -- July 20, 2013 -- Proshot
Kenneth Branagh, Alex Kingston as Lady Macbeth, Jimmy Yuill, John Shrapnel, Alexander Vlahos, Norman Bowman, Ray Fearon, Rosalie Craig, Laura Elsworthy, Anjana Vasan, Charlie Cameron, Andy Apollo, David Annen, Elliot Balchin, Nari Blair, Steven Cree, Jordan Dean, Patrick Neil Doyle, Pip Pearce, Cody Green, Daniel Ings, Harry Lister-Smith, Stuart Neal, Harry Polden,Dominic Thorburn, Katie West and Benny Young
Multiple cameras Proshot of the new production at the Manchester International Festival. Broadcast live in cinemas through a satellite feed and this was captured from that feed. This critically acclaimed production, which sold out for it's entire run was presented in an intimate deconsecrated Manchester church.

Mack and Mabel
LA tryout excerpts and home movies -- 1974
Bernadette Peters, Robert Preston, Lisa Kirk
This amazing video features over 30 minutes of footage from nearly every number in the show and two book scenes, with live sound, filmed from the wings during performance and from the house during tech, rehearsal room footage that lasts about 10 minutes, rehearsal footage for a special performance at the Hollywood Bowl, and a pool party at Jerry Herman's LA home with the cast relaxing during the LA tryout. You get a very good sense of the production. Rare, priceless stuff.

Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade
New York -- 2007 
Legally Blonde, Young Frankenstein, Xanadu, Mary Poppins, Rockettes, Lea Michele and Jonathon Groff, Hairspray (Movie Cast), Sarah Brightman, Micheal Feinstein and Anika Noni Rose, Spamalot

Broadway -- 1966
Angela Lansbury, Bea Arthur, Jane Connell, Charles Braswell, Frank Michaels, George Coe 
About a half hour of silent footage of the ORIGINAL cast of Mame from 1966! The is an amazing find and has the only known footage of Bea Arthur in the role of Vera Charles! It's pretty good for being about 46 years old and filmed in color. Someone along the years has dubbed music from the show under the silent footage. Includes: "It's Today", "The Man In The Moon", "Mame" (almost the complete number!), "Bosom Buddies", "That's How Young I Feel", "If He Walked Into My Life." Also includes the special, "Angela Lansbury: A Celebration" tribute. 

Broadway -- 1983
Angela Lansbury (Mame), Jane Connell (Gooch), Sab Shimono (Ito), and Willard Waterman (Babcock), Anne Francine (Vera)
The short-lived 1983 revival of Mame featured original cast members. Filmed from the balcony. Generation loss! 2 DVDs

Mamma Mia
Promotion disc - includes scenes from the London production and very short clips from other countries e.g. Sweden, Japan, Germany, Australia

Mamma Mia! The ABBA special 
Excellent one hour documentary about the success of ABBA and creation of Mamma Mia! musical as well as behind the scenes at making of the film. Excellent footage of International Company and a few interesting clips of world-wide companies. Taped from BBC-Television

Mamma Mia
Tour, Ft. Lauderdale -- April 10, 2002
Monique Lund (Donna), Kristie Marsden (Sophie), Ellen Harvey (Tanya), Robin Baxter (Rosie), Don Noble (Sam), Chris Bolan (Sky), James Kall (Harry), Pearce Buntin (Bill), Bethany Plaglio (Ali), Elana Erst (Lisa)
Good quality, video is slightly blurry due to the lighting. Nice zooms, just not too close, unobstructed

Mamma Mia
London -- September 14, 2002
Louise Plowright, Laura-Michelle Kelly, Paul Basleigh, Susanna Fellows, Myra McFaden

Mamma Mia 
Stuttgart -- July 18, 2004 -- Opening Night
Jasna Ivir (Donna), Franziska Becker (Tanja), Iris Schumacher (Rosie), Ina Trabesinger (Sophie), Andreas Lichtenberger (Sam), Marc Hetterle (Bill), Tilo Keiner (Harry), Armin Kahl (Sky)

Mamma Mia 
Broadway -- January 26, 2006 
Lauren Mufson, Carey Anderson, Judy McLane, Olga Merediz, John Dossett, David Beach, Mark L.Montgomery, Andy Kelso

Mamma Mia
Las Vegas -- July 29, 2006 
Kelly Anise Daniells, Carol Linnea Johnson, Vicki Van Tassel, Lisa Richard, Patrick Sarb, Andy Taylor, Jefferson Slinkard, Rick Negron

Mamma Mia
Rockford, IL -- July 21, 2009
Liana Hunt, Michelle Dawson, Rachel Tyler, Kittra Wynn Coomer, Adam Jacobs, Michael Aaron Lindner, Martin Kildare, John Hemphill. 
Great Capture of the tour on the first night. Everything is nicely captured and a solid touring cast! A

Mamma Mia
Rockford, IL -- July 22, 2009
Liana Hunt, Michelle Dawson, Rachel Tyler, Kittra Wynn Coomer, Adam Jacobs, Michael Aaron Lindner, Martin Kildare, John Hemphill. 

Another great Capture of the tour on the second night. Everything is nicely captured and a solid touring cast! A

Mamma Mia
Rockford, IL -- July 23, 2009
Liana Hunt, Michelle Dawson, Rachel Tyler, Kittra Wynn Coomer, Adam Jacobs, Michael Aaron Lindner, Martin Kildare, John Hemphill. 

Final capture of the tour on the last night. Everything is nicely captured and a solid touring cast! A

Mamma Mia 
Mexico -- 2010 -- Proshot
Rocio Banquells (Donna Santos), Maria Filippini (Tania), Anahi Allue (Rosie), Gloria Aura (Sophie Santos), Carlos Rivera (Sky), Paco Morales (Samuel "Sam" Ponce), Damian Lopez (Bruno Basuri), Beto Torres (Javier "Javi" Ruiz), Cecilia de la Cueva (Ali), Gina Castellanos (Lisa), Fer Morales (Chilli), Antonio Mariscal (Eddie), Jaime Rojas (Padre Alexandrios)
2 DVDs

Mamma Mia
Broadway -- November 21, 2012
Christy Altomare (Sophie), Natalie Bradshaw* (u/s Ali), Thomasina Gross (Lisa), Felicia Findley (Tanya), Laureen Cohn (Rosie), Judy McLane (Donna), Zak Resnick (Sky), Graham Rowat (Harry), Daniel Cooney (Bill), Victor Wallace* (u/s Sam)
Master notes: I am not sure who is playing Ali. I have 2 playbills with different understudy slips. Ends after I have a Dream (missing curtain calls and the bonus songs). Some heads but I shot between them well, and it is mostly a steady shot. 2 DVDs

Mamma Mia
Stuttgart, Germany -- April 16, 2013 
Eva Serrarens (Sophie), Annakathrin Naderer (Ali), Rebecca Stahlhut (Lisa), Helena Blöcker (Rosie), Betty Vermeulen (Tanja), Patricia Hodell (Donna), Dirk Johnston (Sky), Pierre Damen (Pepper), Norbert Böhmann (Eddie), Jörg Zuch (Bill), Matthias Otte (Harry), Jerry Marwig (Sam) Ensemble: Heather Carino, Laura Greer, Raphaela Groß-Fengels, Denise Jastraunig, Chiara Ludemann, Melissa Nettleford, Jane Reynolds, Jonathan Agar, René Becker, Christopher Bolam, James Cook, Nikolas Gerdell, Kevin Hudson, Manuel Steinsdörfer
Great HD recording. There is a quite a bit of head obstruction, however they are shot around pretty well most of the time. Unfortunately, the camera is zoomed in most of the time, even during the dances, so you often don't see much of the stage. 2 DVDs

Mamma Mia 
Palladium Theater, Stuttgart -- August, 2013
Willemijn Verkaik (Donna), Eva Serrarens (Sophie), Barbara Raunegger (Rosie), Betty Vermuelen (Tanja), Rebecca Stahlhut (Lisa), Annakathrin Naderer (Ali), Jerry Marwig (Sam), Matthias Otte (Harry), Marek Sarnowski (Bill), James Cook (Sky), Denys Magda (Eddie), Pierre Damen (Pepper)
Notes from Master: The video is filmed from central stalls and features a completely unobstructed view of the stage. The action is followed all too well (I've seen this show... a fair few times) using a variety of shots as needed. The filming is steady and the colors great - all in all, as good a video as a bootleg can possibly get.

Mamma Mia
Stuttgart -- December 21, 2013 - Matinee
Martina Lechner (Sophie), Annakathrin Naderer (Ali), Rebecca Stahlhut (Lisa), Claudia Wauschke (Rosie), Betty Vermeulen (Tanja), Helena Blöcker (Donna), Marc Früh (Sky), Pierre Damen (Pepper), Denys Magda (Eddie), Marek Sarnowksi (Bill), Volker Metzger (Harry), Jerry Marwig (Sam)
Notes from Master: Filmed from stalls in good quality, some shakiness in the beginning of both acts. Many obstructions due to heads and the seat in front, but with nice close-ups. Including curtain call and encores.

Mamma Mia
Stuttgart, Germany -- January 5, 2014
Annakathrin Naderer (Sophie), Sanne Buskermolen (Ali), Rebecca Stahlhut (Lisa), Barbara Raunegger (Rosie), Raphaela Groß-Fengels (Tanja), Sabine Mayer (Donna), Marc Früh (Sky), Pierre Damen (Pepper), Denys Magda (Eddie), Marek Sarnowksi (Bill), Volker Metzger (Harry), Jerry Marwig (Sam).
There are some head obstructions. That being said, the heads don't cover the centre of the stage. Act 1 is complete, but act 2 ends at the beginning of the Dancing Queen encore. This was because the ushers had already told another person in the auditorium to stop filming. 

Mamma Mia
US Tour -- January 18, 2014 -- Evening  
Donna: Georgia Kate Haege, Sophie: Chelsea Williams, Tanya: Gabrielle Mirabella, Rosie: Carly Sakolove, Bill: Michael Colavolpe, Harry: Mark A Harmon, Sam: Don Winsor, Sky: Chris Stevens, Lisa: Antoinette Comer, Eddie: Kyle Dupree, Ali: Emily Price, Pepper: Neil Starkenberg
The video here is captured very well with no washout or no obstruction. The overture and first minute of the prologue are blacked out and some shuffling can be heard, but the show is intact after that. It’s filmed in 16:9 with a mix of wides, mediums, and close-ups. Includes curtain call and encores. 2 DVDs

Mamma Mia

Stuttgart, Germany -- July 27, 2014

Denise Jastraunig (Sophie), Laura Greer (Ali), Heather Carino (Lisa), Barbara Raunegger (Rosie), Betty Vermeulen (Tanja), Patricia Hodell (Donna), Marc Fruh (Sky), Farid Halim (Pepper), Norbert Bohmann (Eddie), Nikolas Gerdell (Bill), Jonathan Agar (Harry), Jerry Marwig (Sam)

2 DVDs

Mamma Mia
Springfield, OH -- March 14, 2016
Erin Fish (Donna), Kyra Belle Johnson (Sophie), Laura Michelle Hughes (Tanya), Sarah Smith (Rosie), Ryan M. Hunt (Bill), Andrew Tebo (Harry), Chard W. Fornwalt (Sam), Stephen Eckelmann (Sky), Christina Eskridge (Lisa), Max Ehrlich (Eddie), Kat Borrelli (Ali), Justin Goel (Pepper)
A good capture of the show; skips a few seconds right after "Super Trouper". Includes curtain call and post curtain call songs. 2 DVDs

Mamma Mia

Costa Mesa, CA -- November 26, 2016

Betsy Padamonsky, Lizzie Markson, Cashelle Butler, Sarah Smith, Shai Yammanee, Marc Cornes, Andrew Tebo, Dustin Harris Smith, Chloe Kounadis, Niki Badua,

Max Ehrlich, Austin Michael

A fantastic capture of the farewell tour. Very well filmed with no washout and just two very quick dropouts; no major obstructions, but a head does occasionally

lean into the frame for a moment. Excellent clear sound. Includes curtain call and playbill scans. 2 DVDs A

Mamma Mia

Hollywood Bowl -- July 30, 2017

Jennifer Nettles, Dove Cameron, Tisha Campbell-Martin, Lea DeLaria, Jaime Camil, Steven Weber, Hamish Linklater, Corbin Bleu, Charlotte Mary Wen, Tiana Okoye, Rodd Farhadi, Payson Lewis. 

Master note: The annual Hollywood Bowl production never disappoints. Jennifer absolutely kills it, and there are some brilliant comedic moments from the whole cast. This capture is nearly perfect with just a couple quick dropouts and some brief moments where the video wanders or goes out of focus, but never for more than a few seconds. It’s filmed in 16:9, with a mix of wides, mediums, and close-ups. The sound is excellent. Includes curtain call, encores, and playbill scans. Overall Rating: A (2 Discs)

Man and Superman
London -- May 14, 2015 -- Proshot
Ralph Fiennes, Indira Varma, Ferdinand Kingsley, Colin Haigh, Nicholas le Prevost, Arthur Wilson, Christine Kavanagh.
Multiple cameras Proshot of the new production at the National Theatre. 2 DVDs

A Man of No Importance
Broadway -- September 21, 2002 
Ronn Carroll (Baldy O'Shea), Charles Keating (Carney/Oscar Wilde), Steven Pasquale (Robbie Fay), Patti Perkins (Mrs. Curtin), Faith Prince (Lily Byrne), Roger Rees (Alfie Byrne)

Marie Antoinette
Bremen, Germany -- May 2, 2009
Maricel / Sabrina Weckerlin / Ethan Freeman / Patrick Stanke / Tim Reichwein / Thomas Christ / Maike Switzer / Sarah Schütz / Oliver Heim / Fernand Delosch / Bettina Meske / Daniele Nonnis / Ulrich Talle / Patrick Schenk / Lisette Groot / Valentin Kirsch / Lea Oetjen

Marie Antoinette
Tecklenburg, Germany -- July 6, 2012
Marion Furtner (Margrid Arnaud), Anna Thorén- Schauspiel/Roberta Valentini- Gesang (Marie Antoinette), Yngve Gasoy-Romdal (Giuseppe Balsamo alias Cagliostro), Patrick Stanke (Graf Axel von Fersen), Frank Winkels (Louis XVI), Marc Clear (Herzog von Orléans), Wietske van Tongeren (Agnés Duchamps), Corinna Ellwanger (Rose Bertin), Jan Altenbockum (Léonard), Julian Sylva (Charles Boehmer), Anne Welte (Madame Juliette Lapin), Sebastian Sohn (Kardinal de Rohan-Guéméné), Michael Clauder (Maximilien de Robespierre), Daniela Römer (Madame Lamballe), Benjamin Witthoff (Pierre A. Caron de Beaumarchais)

An Evening with Marin Mazzie & Jason Danieley
Rockford, Illinois -- October 25, 2008 
Marin Mazzie and Jason Danieley perform with the Rockford Symphony Orchestra, in Marin's hometown. Songs include: Ring them Bells, I'veGot the World on a String, Harold Arlen Songs (Come Rain or Come Shine, When the Sun Comes Out, Stormy Weather, That Old Black Magic),If He Walked into My Life, Younger than Springtime, I Got Rhythm, They Can't Take that Away from Me, Let's Call the  Whole Thing Off, I Miss the Music, Back to Before and Opposite You. Plus the Symphony performsBroadway Showstoppers and a Cole Porter Medley

Marie Christine

New York -- November 1, 1999

Audra McDonald, Anthony Crivello, Mary Bond Davis, Mary Testa

Marjorie Prime

Los Angeles, CA -- September 20, 2014

Lois Smith, Jeff Ward, Lisa Emery, Frank Wood

Very nice capture of the World Premiere with no obstruction and no washout; a one minute blackout early in the play, as well as one additional quick dropout; sound has a bit more shuffling than usual, but still very good; clear picture A

London -- April 25, 1997
Sian Phillips, Lon Gish, Billy Mathias. 
Musical based on the life of Marlene Dietrich. A-


Broadway -- October, 1981

Lisa Mordente (Chita Rivera's daughter,) Patrick Jude, Debra Greenfield, Lennie Del Duca Jr.

Broadway flop which only had 40 official Broadway performances. About 40 minutes of musical number highlights and curtain call footage. Looks like it's pro shot press reel footage. Good quality, with some small generational loss. B+

Martin Guerre 
Los Angeles, CA -- April 2, 2000
Hugh Panaro (act 1)/ Joe Parapella (act 2), Stephen R. Buntrock, Jodie Langel, Jose Llana, Angela Lockett 
Filmed from the balcony; nice video with good sound and nice closeups

Mary Poppins
Promotion disc includes; - Main Feature ('Medley on Stage' - Trailer) - The Origins of 'MaryPoppins' (Documentary) - Image gallery (Production Photographs, Costume and set Design) - Synopsis, Press Quotes, P.L Travers Biography

Mary Poppins 
West End, London -- November 2, 2006 
Rebecca Lock as (u/s) Mary, Gavin Creel, Aden Gillett, Eliza Lumley, Sarah Flind, Louise Gold, Diane Langton, Robert Madge, Sarah Mansfield. 
Crystal Clear Picture and sound.  

Mary Poppins

UK Tour, Birmingham -- September, 2008 

Caroline Sheen, Danie Crossley, Martin Ball, Louise Bowden, Liberty Chesman, Thomas Goodall

Slightly different staging with scaled down sets for the tour, but still a beautiful production.Very nicely filmed and crystal clear. Occasional spotlight washout but not bad.The DVD has a main menu with chapter selection, but the titles are written in Japanese since the filmer was from Japan. 2 DVDs

Mary Poppins

UK Tour -- March 6, 2009

Lisa O'Hare (Mary Poppins), Daniel Crossley (Bert), Martin Ball, Louise Bowden, Deryn Edwards, Tania Mathurin, Niamh Coombes, Anthony Jenkins, Valda Aviks

Mary Poppins
Scheveningen, The Netherlands -- July 23, 2011 -- Matinee 
Noortje Herlaar (Mary Poppins), William Spaaij (Bert), Maike Boerdam (Winifred Banks), Hugo Haenen (George Banks), Antoinet van Berkel (Jane Banks), Dyllan Rehmani (Michael Banks), Petra Clauwens (Juf Andrew), Yvonne Valkenburg(Mevrouw Bril), Steve Beirnaert (Jonathan Been), Penny Vos (Vogelvrouwtje), Marlous Tolhuisen (Mevrouw Corry), Marc-Peter van der Maas (Parkwachter), Paul Vaes (Bank Directeur / Admiral Boem) 
Complete show including curtian call

Mary Poppins
US Tour -- February 15, 2013
Con O'Shea-Creal (Bert), Madeline Trumble (Mary Poppins), Madison Ann Mullahey (Jane Banks), Eli Tokash (Michael Banks), Chris K. Hoch (George Banks), Kerry Conte (Winifred Banks)
Great capture with no obstructions

Mary Poppins
Ronacher Theater, Vienna -- December, 2014
Annemieke van Dam (Mary Poppins), David Boyd (Bert), Reinwald Kranner (George Banks), Anais Lueken (Winifred Banks), Tania Golden (Mrs. Brill), Niklas Abel (Robertson Ay), Ester Hehl (Miss Andrew), Sandra Pires (Vogelfrau), Filippa Lengyel (Jane Banks), Jonas Zeiler (Michael Banks)
A great video of the recently opened Vienna production of Mary Poppins. The show, which uses the US tour staging here (fold-out house, "Playing the Game"), is as charming as ever and the production is an excellent one. The video is shot from the circle with no obstructions and an excellent view of the stage. It follows the action very well and captures both the big numbers and the more intimate moments in the best way possible. Missing the second half of "Let's Go Fly a Kite". 2 DVDs

Mary Poppins 

Hamburg -- August 6, 2018

Elisabeth Hübert - Mary Poppins, David Boyd - Bert, Livio Cecini - George Banks, Julia Lißel - Winifred Banks, Karlotta - Jane Banks, Lasse - Michael Banks, Maaike Schuurmans - Miss Andrew, Anna Thorén - Vogelfrau, Heike Wiltrud Schmitz - Mrs Brill, Niklas Abel - Robertson Ay, Dirk Lohr - Admiral Boom/Generaldirektor, Anastasia Bain - Mrs Corry, Roimata Templeton - Miss Lark, Stefan Preuth - Parkwächter/Northbrook, Charles Butcher - Neleus, Oliver Floris - Polizist/von Reinbach, Noah Wili - Valentin

Master Class
Broadway -- January 14, 1997 
Patti LuPone (Maria Callas), Michael Friel (Stagehand), Audra McDonald (Sharon), David Loud(Manny), Karen Kay Cody (Sophie), Jay Hunter Morris (Tony)
Some slight generational loss

Master Class

Broadway -- June 14, 2011

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

Good clear video. A

Copenhagen, Denmark -- 2008 -- Proshot
Agnes: Louise Mieritz, Mads Skjern:  Jens Jørn Spottag, Ingeborg Skjern: Kaya Brüel, Maude Varnæs: Lotte Andersen, Hans Christian Varnæs:  Kristian Boland, Laura: Daimi Gentle, Grisehandler Larsen: Tommy Kenter, Katrine Larsen: Jeanne Boel, Elizabeth Friis: Tammi Øst, Jørgen Varnæs en Holger: Lars Bom, Vicky, Marie en volwassenen Ellen: Xenia Lach-Nielsen, Sir. Schwann en de heer Stein .: Morten Staugaard, Rood en Gotfred Lund: Mads Knarreborg, Boldt en Dr. Hansen: Morten Eisner, Oberst Hackel, Christian en Ernst Nyborg: Tom Jensen, Vet: Niels HP, Arnold en adult Daniel Allan Klie, Minna Varnæs en Gitte Gray: Susanne Breuning
Proshot. 2 DVDs

London -- February, 2012 -- Highlights
Cleo Demetriou (Matilda), James Beesley (Bruce), Ruby Bridle (Lavender), Lily Laight(Amanda), Alfie Manser (Nigel), Bertie Carvel (Miss Trunchbull), Lauren Ward (Miss Honey), Paul Kaye (Mr Wormwood), Josie Walker (Mrs Wormwood), Peter Howe (Michael Wormwood)
Most of Act 1 is there (60 minutes), highlights consisting of: 30 minutes: start of Act 1 (audio for the first 2 minutes) to classroom (Matilda reading) -Missing "Pathetic" 25 minutes: "The Hammer" to end of "Loud" -Missing "This Little Girl" 5 minutes: Matilda's story about the Acrobat and the Escapologist  -Missing Bruce stealing Trunchbull's cake - end of Act 1

London -- March 3, 2013 
Hayley Canham, Charles Brunton (u/s Miss Trunchbull), Haley Flaherty, Steve Furst, Annette McLaughlin, Nick Searle, James Moore
Full show of Hayley Canham's last performance as Matilda.A few heads get into the frame at times, but nothing that interrupts the action on stage; clear quality with no zooms but some spotlight washout at times. 2 DVDs

Broadway -- March 6, 2013
Oona Laurence, Bertie Carvel, Gabriel Ebert, Lesli Margherita, Lauren Ward, Karen Aldridge, Jack Broderick, Frenie Acoba. 
Great HD capture of an exceptional show, clear picture and sound; a occassional blocked shot but never for too long and always improves quickly; good video 2 DVDs

Broadway -- March 13, 2013 
Sophia Gennusa (Matilda), Bertie Carvel (Miss Trunchbull), Lauren Ward (Miss Honey), Gabriel Ebert (Mr Wormwood), Lesli Margherita (Mrs Wormwood), Taylor Trensch (Michael Wormwood), Ryan Steele (u/s Rudolpho), Jack Broderick (Bruce), Frenie Acoba (Lavender), Jared Parker (Nigel), Karen Aldridge (Mrs Phelps), Ben Thompson (Escapologist), Samantha Strum (Acrobat)
Well shot and mostly steady, a head appears at the bottom of the screen sometimes because the person in front kept leaning forward urgh. Some wandering during Telly as the house lights were on. 2 DVDs.

Broadway -- May 9, 2013
Bailey Ryon (Matilda), Bertie Carvel (Miss Trunchbull), Lauren Ward (Miss Honey), Lesli Margherita (Mrs Wormwood), Gabriel Ebert (Mr Wormwood), Phillip Spaeth (Rudolpho), Karen Aldridge (Mrs Phelps), Jake Broderick (Bruce), Frenie Acoba (Lavender)
There are heads at the bottom of the screen sometimes because people kept leaning forward and some shaky moments, but mostly a focused steady shot with nice close-ups. The menu on disc 2 says May 8th, but the correct date is May 9th. 2 DVDs

London -- November 21, 2013
Elise Blake, Ella Tweed, Gabriel Werb, Ellie Botterill, Freddie Haggerty, Sophie Naglik, Kai Brosnan, Tallulah Treadaway
Wideshot full stage with great audio quality and spotlight washout throughout 2 DVDs B+

Broadway -- August 23, 2014
Ripley Sobo, Jill Paice, Christopher Sieber, Matt Harrington, Lesli Margherita, Natalie Venetia Belcon, Alex Brightman, Phillips Spaeth, Ava DeMary (u/s Lavender), Mitchell Sink, Marcus D'Angelo (u/s Nigel), Sofia Roma Rubino (u/s Amanda), Ted Wilson, Alexa Shae Niziak, Heather Tepe (u/s Hortensia), Chris Sumpter, John Arthur Green, Colin Israel (u/s Party Entertainer), Jennifer Bowles, Geoff Packard
Two blackouts in act one: two minutes during the first Wormwood scene, and three minutes during the first Library scene. During act two, Telly is blacked out while the house lights are on; video starts at Lavender's entrance; one head center stage but it is worked around; nice clear video with excellent picture and sound 2 DVDs A-


Los Angeles -- October 30, 2014 -- Tour Preview Event

Bailey Ryon (Matilda), Barrett Foa (Emcee) Guests: Tim Minchin, Christopher Sieber, Lesli Margherita, Colburn Community School of Performing Arts

A nice capture of the Matilda Tour Preview last fall at the Ahmanson Theatre. Includes a Q&A with Tim Minchin, video appearance of Christopher Sieber and Lesli Margherita, and Bailey’s performances of Naughty and When I Grow Up. There are no obstructions and no washout. There is a bit of wandering throughout, and the audience Q&A is blacked out, which includes Tim’s impromptu performance of Quiet


Broadway -- December 31, 2014

Eliza Holland Madore (Matilda), Alison Luff (Miss Honey), Christopher Sieber (Miss Trunchbull), Matt Harrington (Mr. Wormwood), Lesli Margherita (Mrs. Wormwood), Karen Aldridge (Mrs. Phelps), Alex Brightman (Michael Wormwood), Phillip Spaeth (Rudolpho), Sofia Roma Rubino (u/s Lavender), Mitchell Sink (Bruce), Jonah Halperin (Nigel), Beatrice Tulchin (Amanda), Christian Michael Camporin (Eric), Alexa Shae Niziak (Alice), Ava DeMary (Hortensia), Chris Sumpter (Tommy), Geoff Packard (t/r Doctor/Sergei/The Escape Artist), Jennifer Bowles (The Acrobat), Sean Montgomery (Party Entertainer), Scott Difford (u/s Ensemble), Marisa Kennedy (Ensemble), Matt Miegs (Ensemble), Cassie Silva (Ensemble), Clay Thomson (Ensemble)

A great capture of Eliza’s Matilda, and she’s fantastic in the role. There are a few heads at the bottom of the screen, but they are easily worked around so they rarely affect the action. There are some quick dropouts in each act, and Telly is audio only while the house lights are on, but there are no other major blackouts. It’s filmed in 16:9, with a mix of wides, mediums, and close-ups. The sound is excellent. Includes curtain call, encore, and playbill scans. 2 DVDS

Broadway -- January 1, 2015
Tori Feinstein (Matilda), Christopher Sieber (Miss Trunchbull), Alison Luff (Miss Honey), Matt Harrington (Mr. Wormwood), Lesli Margherita (Mrs. Wormwood), Karen Aldridge (Mrs. Phelps),  Grace Capeless (Lavender), Mitchell Sink (Bruce), Beatrice Tulchin (Amanda). 
This is very nicely captured with no washout, no major blackouts, and very little obstruction. A railing blocks the very front left corner of the stage, but only the actors’ legs are unseen. Telly is audio only; the video for act two begins when the house lights go down and Lavender takes the stage. It’s filmed in 16:9, with a mix of wides, mediums, and close-ups. The sound is excellent. Includes curtain call and playbill scans. 2 DVDs


Los Angeles, CA -- June 11, 2015

Mia Sinclair Jenness (Matilda), Bryce Ryness (Miss Trunchbull), Quinn Mattfeld (Mr. Wormwood), Cassie Silva (Mrs. Wormwood), Jennifer Blood (Miss Honey), Ora Jones (Mrs. Phelps), Jaquez Andre Sims (Rudolpho/Party Entertainer), Danny Tieger (Michael) Justin Packard (Escape Artist), Wesley Faucher (The Acrobat), Ian Michael Stuart (Doctor), Cal Alexander (Nigel), Kayla Amistad (Amanda), Evan Gray (Bruce), Kaci Walfall (Lavender), Aristotle Rock (Eric), Cassidy Hagel (Alice), Meliki Hurd (Tommy), Megan McGuff (Hortensia) Michael Fatica, John Michael Fiumara, Shonica Gooden, Stephanie Martignetti, Darius Wright.

A great capture of the full tour cast with Mia as Matilda. There is no obstruction, no washout, and just one quick dropout in act one. Telly is blacked out; act two video begins with Lavender’s entrance. It’s filmed in 16:9, with a mix of wides, mediums, and close-ups. The sound is excellent. Includes curtain call, encore, and playbill scans. A 2 DVDs


1NT -- Los Angeles, CA --  June 14, 2015

Gabrielle Gutierrez (Matilda), Bryce Ryness (Miss Trunchbull), Quinn Mattfeld (Mr Wormwood), Cassie Silva (Mrs Wormwood), Jennifer Blood (Miss Honey), Ora Jones (Mrs Phelps), Jaquez Andre Sims (Rudolpho/Party Entertainer), Danny Tieger (Michael), Justin Packard (Escape Artist), Wesley Faucher (The Acrobat), Ian Michael Stuart (Doctor/Sergei), Luke Kolbe Mannikus (u/s Nigel), Kayla Amistad (Amanda), Evan Gray (Bruce), Kaci Walfall (Lavender), Serena Quadrato (u/s Eric), Cassidy Hagel (Alice), Meliki Hurd (Tommy), Megan McGuff (Hortensia), Michael Fatica, John Michael Fiumara, Shonica Gooden, Stephanie Martignetti, Darius Wright.

No obstructions or washout, and just a couple quick dropouts. Telly is blacked out. Excellent picture and clear sound; very good video. 2 DVDs

Broadway -- December 31, 2015
Mimi Ryder (Matilda)  Alison Case (Miss Honey), Christopher Sieber (Miss Trunchbull), Rick Holmes (Mr. Wormwood), Lauralyn McClelland (u/s Mrs. Wormwood), Natalie Venetia Belcon (Mrs. Phelps), Clay Thompson (Michael Wormwood), Phillips Spaeth (Rudolpho), Brooklyn Nelson (u/s Lavender), Benjamin Harding (Bruce), Jack Mullen (Nigel), GiaNina Paolantonio (Amanda), Ian Saraceni (Eric), Akira Golz (Alice), Talia Ryder (Hortensia), Cole Alex Edelstein (Alt. Tommy), Geoff Packard (The Doctor), Michael Minarik (The Escape Artist), Jennifer Bowles (The Acrobat), Colin Israel (u/s),
A very nice capture overall, with a bit of obstruction and a few short blackouts. There are a couple heads and a railing that can be seen at the bottom of the screen, but they generally only block the actors’ feet. There are three blackouts: the first two minutes of act one, one minute during the first Wormwood scene, and one minute just before the spelling scene in act two. There are also a couple other very short dropouts. There is some occasional washout, especially in wider shots. It’s filmed in 16:9, with a mix of wides, mediums, and close-ups. The sound is excellent. Includes curtain call and playbill scans. 2 DVDs

Chicago, IL -- April 6, 2016
Lily Brooks O'Briant, David Abeles, Jennifer Blood, Justin Packard (u/s Mr. Wormwood), Cassie Silva, Camden Gonzales (u/s Mrs. Phelps)
Excellent HD of the tour with clear picture and sound; no obstructions with nice close-ups and full stage shots for the performance numbers; slight spotlight washout at times, otherwise a great video 2 DVDs A

Broadway -- June 22, 2016
Aviva Winick, Alison Case, Bryce Ryness, Rick Holmes, Amy Spanger, Ora Jones, Joseph Medeiros, Phillips Spaeth, Zoe Manarel, Evan Gray, Noah Baird (u/s Nigel), GiaNina Paolantonio, Ian Saraceni, Akira Golz, Talia Ryder, Meliki Hurd, Michael Minarik, Jennifer Bowles, Sean Montgomery, Geoff Packard, Wesley Faucher, Marisa Kennedy, Michaeljon Slinger, Travis Waldschmidt
One minute blackout during the first library scene, and another during I'm Here. Only the first half of Telly is blacked out; the second half is captured; some heads that can be seen occasionally, but they do not block the action. Slight washout, especially in wider shots. Excellent clear sound; nice video 2 DVDs A-

Broadway -- January 1, 2017 -- Final Broadway Performance
Willow McCarthy (Matilda), Jennifer Blood (Miss Honey), Bryce Ryness (Miss Trunchbull), John Sanders (Mr. Wormwood), Lesli Margherita (Mrs. Wormwood), Joseph Medeiros (Michael Wormwood), Karen Aldridge, Phillips Spaeth, Serena Quadrato, Evan Gray, Gavin Swartz, Brooklyn Nelson, Ian Saraceni, Akira Golz, Talia Ryder, Trey Middleton, Geoff Packard, Michael Fatica, Jennifer Bowles, Wesley Faucher, Marisa Kennedy, Colin Israel, Travis Waldschmidt
A good capture overall; there are a few heads that can be seen at the bottom of the screen throughout, but they are worked around well and generally don’t block more than the actors’ feet. There are about three minutes of blackouts during Miracle, and a few other quick dropouts throughout the show. It’s filmed in 16:9, with a mix of wides, mediums, and close-ups. The sound is excellent. Includes curtain call, speech, and playbill scans. 2 DVDs 


West End -- November, 2018

Isobel Hubble (Matilda), Hayden Tee, Simon Shorten, Alex Hammond, Holly Dale Spencer, Rob Compton, Callum Train, Glen Facey, Malinda Parris, Gina Beck, Gemma Scholes, Alex Hammond, Jaye Juliette Elster, Peter Houston, Bethany Kate, Ben Kerr, Robert Tregoning, Quincy Miller-Cole, Sadie Victoria Lim, Henry Little, Lois Abercrombie, Asher Ezequiel, Lottie Cook, Stella Haden, Sam Winter 

NOTES: A nice video with a head at the bottom of the screen for Act 1 that's shot around when it obstructs the action onstage.

Matthew Morrison in Concert
Hammersmith Apollo, London -- October 13, 2011 -- Proshot
BBC-tv, live tour film recorded at London's Hammersmith Apollo in June 2011, he performs a series of tracks from this self-titled debut album plus a variety of 'mash ups' from popular Glee songs including Sway, Gold-digger, The Lady Is A Tramp and Somewhere Over the Rainbow, about 45 minutes long, 

Me and My Girl 

New York City Center Encores! -- May 11, 2018

Christian Borle, Laura Michelle Kelly, Bill Buell, Chuck Cooper, Suzzanne Douglas, Mark Evans, Harriet Harris, John Horton, Simon Jones, Lisa O’Hare, Don Stephenson, Alex Aquilino, Maddy Apple, Philip Attmore, Florrie Bagel, Sam Bolen, Abby Church, Jake Corcoran, Christine DiGiallonardo, Ta'Nika Gibson, Jordan Grubb, Brittany Rose Hammond, Lizzie Klemperer, Eloise Kropp, Timothy McDevitt, David Scott Purdy, Mariah Reshea Reives, Price Waldman, Jessica Wockenfuss, Chaz Wolcott, Kevin Worley

Me, Myself & I
New York -- January 23, 2008
Tyne Daly, Brian Murray, Colin Donnell, Michael Esper, Charlotte Parry, Stephen Payne
Great sound and lots of closeups, especially in act 2

Mean Girls: The Musical
Albany, NY -- November, 2012
Elizabeth Tryon, Jessica Lamoureaux, Mikaela Holmes, Suzie Hogan, Victoria Casciaro, Gregg Albertson, Abbey Naumowicz
A College of St. Rose student written production based on the movie; pro-shot filmed from the right side with clear sound; nice job A-

Mean Girls 

Broadway -- April 24, 2018

Erika Henningsen, Taylor Louderman, Ashley Park, Kate Rockwell, Kerry Butler, Grey Hanson, Cheech Manohar, Kyle Selig, Barrett Wilbert Weed, Rick Younger, Stephanie Lynn Bissonnette, Collins Conley, Ben Cook, DeMarius R. Copes, Kevin Csolak, Devon Hadsell, Curtis Holland, Myles McHale, Nikhil Saboo, Jonalyn Saxer, Brendon Stimson, Riza Takahashi, Kamille Upshaw, Zurin Villanueva, Gianna Yanelli

Mean Girls

Broadway – July 4, 2018

Erika Henningsen, Taylor Louderman, Ashley Park, Kate Rockwell, Barrett Wilbert Weed, Grey Henson, Kerry Butler, Kyle Selig.

Excellent HD capture of the Tina Fey musical. Hand rail can be visible in far right side, but never really blocks the action. Fun show and great performances! 2 DVDs. A-

London -- September 4, 2014
Helen McCrory, Dominic Rowan, Danny Sapani, Clemmie Sveaas, Martin Turner
Multiple cameras proshot of the new production at the National Theatre. Broadcast live in cinemas through a satellite feed and this was captured from that feed. Perfect 5.1 sound and HD video. Includes a behind-the-scenes featurette.

Megan Mullally and Seth Rudetsky: Broadway @ The Art House
Provincetown, MA -- August 23 & 24, 2012 -- Proshot
Megan Mullally makes her Art House debut with Seth Rudetsky at the piano, this show was part of a series of 10 unrehearsed shows produced and hosted by Seth which featured him asking a series of question of his guests then running to the piano to illustrate a point or just an excuse for the guest to sing a song, in addition to singing some of her favorite songs, Megan shared stories from her tv, film and B'way career, recorded over the course of three sold-out shows and edited together, 90 minutes

Broadway -- December 18, 2009 
Chad Kimball, Montego Glover, Derrick Baskin, J. Bernard Calloway, Michael McGrath, Cass Morgan, Rhett George (u/s), Jennifer Allen, Brad Bass, Tracee Beazer, Kevin Covert, Hillary Elk, Bran Fenkart, Dionne Figgins, Rhett George, John Jollison, Candice Monet McCall, Sydney Morton, Vivian Nixon, John Eric Parker, Jermaine R. Rembert, LaQuet Sharnell, Ephraim M. Sykes, Cary Tedder, Danny Tidwell, Daniel J. Watts, Katie Webber, Charlie Williams, Dan'yelle Williamson

Broadway -- January 18, 2011 -- Proshot
Chad Kimball, Montego Glover, Derrick Baskin, J. Bernard Calloway, Michael McGrath, Cass Morgan, Rhett George (u/s), Jennifer Allen, Brad Bass, Tracee Beazer, Kevin Covert, Hillary Elk, Dionne Figgins, Rhett George, John Jollison, Candice Monet McCall, Sydney Morton, Vivian Nixon, John Eric Parker, Jermaine R. Rembert, LaQuet Sharnell, Ephraim M. Sykes, Cary Tedder, Danny Tidwell, Daniel J. Watts, Katie Webber, Charlie Williams, Dan'yelle Williamson.
Pro-shot for television broadcast. 2 DVDs

Broadway -- November 19, 2011
Adam Pascal, Montego Glover, J. Bernard Calloway, James Monroe Iglehart, Robert Hartwell (Gator u/s), John Jellison, Nancy Opel. 
Great capture of Adam in the role of Huey. Adam was fantastic in the role and such a great voice. The cast is still in top notch mode and has kept the show very fresh! 

The Merchant of Venice
Broadway -- February 11, 2011 
Al Pacino (Shylock), Lily Rabe (Portia), Byron Jennings (Antonio), Gerry Bamman (Duke of Venice), Heather Lind (Jessica), Matthew Rauch (Solanio), Richard Topol (Tubal), Christopher Fitzgerald (Launcelot Gobbo), David Harbour (Bassanio), David Aaron Baker (Gratiano), Stephanie Blake (Nerissa Marsha), Peter Francis James (Salerio), Isaiah Johnson (Prince of Morocco), Charles Kimbrough (Prince of Arragon), Michael Hammond (Lorenzo Thomas)

Merrily We Roll Along 
Broadway -- 1981
Lonny Price, Jim Walton, Ann Morrison, Jason Alexander

Merrily We Roll Along

Washington DC -- August 18, 2002 -- Sondheim Celebration

Michael Hayden, Raul Esparza, Miriam Shor

Shot from the 2nd row of the mezzanine. Lots of close-ups, very clear. A

Merrily We Roll Along
Broadway -- February 9, 2012
Colin Donnell, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Celia Keenan-Bulger, Elizabeth Stanley, Betsy Wolfe, Adam Gruper, Whit Baldwin, Rachel Coloff, Ben Crawford, Joshua Delia Crus, Bernard Dotson, Colleen Fitzpatrick, Marja Hamon, Leah Horowitz, Mylinda Hull, Michael X. Martin
Disc also includes 30 minutes of behind the scenes and interviews

Merrily We Roll Along 
London -- July, 2013
Mark Umbers, Damian Humbley, Jenna Russell, Matthew Barrow, Martin Callahan, Clare Foster, Josefina Gabrielle, Julie Jupp, Glyn Kerslake, Elana Martin, Amanda Minihan, Kirk Patterson, Amy Ellen Richardson, Ashley Robinson, Robbie Scotcher, Zizi Strallen, Joseph West, Joanna Woodward
Filmed from central back stalls; view of the stage is clear asides from some head obstruction in the lower right corner of the screen; well filmed with clear picture and sound

Merrily We Roll Along

Beverly Hills -- November 23, 2016 -- First Preview

Aaron Lazar, Donna Vivino, Wayne Brady, Amir Talai, Whitney Bashor, Saycon Sengbloh, Maximus Brandon Verso

2 DVDs

Michael Moore: The Terms of my Surrender

Belasco Theatre, New York -- August 7, 2017

Michael Moore

Million Dollar Quartet
Broadway -- April 14, 2010 
Eddie Clendening, Lance Guest, Levi Kreis, Rob Lyons, Hunter Foster, Elizabeth Stanley

Million Dollar Quartet
Milwaukee, WI -- November 17, 2011
Lee Ferris, Martin Kaye, Derek Keeling, Cody Slaughter, Christopher Ryan Grant, Kelly Lamont
Excellent capture of the tour with no obstructions. Well filmed with good close-ups and great sound 

Broadway -- November 11, 2015
Bruce Willis, Laurie Metcalf, Leon Addison Brown
Excellent HD capture of the Stephen King thriller. Well filmed with good full stage shots and close-ups when needed. Sound is good; nice video 2 DVDs A

Miss Saigon

London -- 1989 -- Highlights

Lea Salonga, Simon Bowman, Jonathan Pryce, Peter Polycarpou, Claire Moore, Keith Burns

Highlights, with some odd flitting between scenes in Act 1, though Act 2 is almost entirely complete apart from maybe 30 seconds of John's arrival. Nicely filmed and pretty good quality considering how old this is. Filmed before a lot of the changes were made so has cut lyrics in many scenes and the original finale song 'Sacred Bird' – A

Miss Saigon
London -- Summer, 1998 
Cezarah Campos, David Shannon, Gunilla Backman
Shot from front row center, some nice zooms

Miss Saigon

Scheveningen, The Netherlands -- July 4, 1999

Linda Wagenmakers (Kim), Willem Nijholt (de regelaar), Tony Neef (Chris), Claudia de Graaf (Ellen), Marc Dollevoet (John), Arvin Quirante (Thuy), Cystine Carreon (Gigi).

Last show in The Netherlands. With speech from Joop van den Ende.

Miss Saigon
Stuttgart -- April 8, 1999 
Melinda Chua, Uwe Kröger, Johann Camat, Nicole Sieger, Alan H, Green, Steven F. Eng

Miss Saigon
Manila, Philippines -- 2000 -- Proshot
Lea Solonga, Will Chase, Leo Valdez, Robert Sena, Ronn Smith, Lisa Capps
In English. Says "For preview purposes only. Not for commercial use" during the entire video along the bottom of the screen. Occasional "glitches" in the second act, and missing the last 5 minutes of the show. 

Miss Saigon

Broadway -- January 28, 2001

Lea Salonga, Will Chase, Ruthie Henshall, Luoyong Wang, Charles E. Wallace

Good capture of this very emotional show. Some heads and some blackouts in places, but nothing too bad. Brilliant show that is filmed quite well 

Miss Saigon
Fullerton Civic Opera, CA -- September 16, 2005 -- Proshot
Kristine Remigio, Blake Pullen, Franc-Anton Harwart, Kelly Lamont, Maceo Oliver

Miss Saigon
UK Tour -- 2005/2006 -- Proshot
Ima Castro, Jon Jon Briones, Ramin Karimloo, John Partridge, Lara Pulver, Christian Rey Marbella, Christine Sambeli-Marquez
Full Stage shot with spotlight washout

Miss Saigon

London -- Summer, 2014

Tanya Manalang, Jon Jon Briones, Alistair Brammer and the rest of the original revival cast.

Highlights include "Kim's Nightmare/The Fall Of Saigon/Sun And Moon (Reprise)," "Sun and Moon (Partial)," "Maybe," and "I Still Believe". B+

Miss Saigon
London -- January 15, 2015
Eva Noblezada (Kim), Jon Jon Briones (The Engineer), Alistair Brammer (Chris), Hugh Maynard (John), Kwang-Ho Hong (Thuy), Tamsin Carroll (Ellen)
Note: Very good video, unobstructed, steady and focused. Includes curtain call. 2 DVDs

Miss Saigon
Broadway -- March 9, 2017
Eva Noblezada, Jon Jon Briones, Alistair Brammer, Katie Rose Clarke, Nicholas Christopher, Devin Ilaw, Rachelle Ann Go
Great HD capture of the Broadway Revival. Terrific performances from the cast with many changes from the original production. There is a 7 minute blackout near the top of Act 2 which affects the second half of Bui-Doi and the scene between Chris and John. Otherwise a nice video with clear sound and good picture with close-ups and wide stage shots 2 DVDs A-

Miss Saigon

Broadway -- May 13, 2017

Lianah Sta. Ana as (alt) Kim, Jon Jon Briones, Alistair Brammer, Katie Rose Clarke, Nicholas Christopher, Devin Ilaw, Rachelle Ann Go.

Excellent HD capture of Lianah as the Kim Alternate. A wonderful production with a very solid cast and from a very nice angle to take in the whole show. A (2 Discs)

Miss You Like Hell

La Jolla Playhouse -- November 19, 2016

Daphne Rubin-Vega (Beatriz), Krystina Alabado (Olivia), Olivia Oguma (Mindy), David Patrick Kelly (Higgins), Cliff Bemis (Mo), Cashae Monya (Pearl), Victor Chan(Castaway), Julio Monge (Manuel), Kurt Norby (Officer), Vanessa A Jones (Lawyer)

2 DVDs. The last minute of act 2, during the curtain call, the video freeze. 

New York -- April 28, 2002
Anthony Rapp, Yassmin Alers
Notes from master: Some heads in the way I tried shooting around, good zooms, a few 10 second pauses where my camera went off, and missing 20 seconds near the end.

Monty Python Live (mostly)
The O2, London -- July 20, 2014 -- Proshot
Eric Idle, John Cleese, Michael Palin, Terry Jones, Terry Gilliam
Multiple cameras pro shot of the final performance the run. Broadcast live in cinemas through a satellite feed and this was captured from that feed. Perfect 5.1 sound and HD video. 2 DVDs

Moonlight and Magnolias 
New York -- March 30, 2005
Douglas Sills, Margo Skinner, Matthew Arkin, David Rasche 
Filmed on the right side but nice video with excellent picture and sound

More Fool Me
London -- October 1, 2014
Steven Fry
Multiple cameras proshot of Steven Fry's one man show from the Royal Festival Hall. Broadcast live in cinemas through a satellite feed and this was captured from that feed. Excellent sound and HD video. 

The Mother F**ker With The Hat 
Broadway -- March 26, 2011 -- Matinee 
Chris Rock, Bobby Cannavale, Elizabeth Rodriguez, Annabella Sciorra, Yul Vazquez
Disc also includes interviews, opening night footage and reviews

The Mother F**ker With the Hat
South Coast Rep, Costa Mesa -- January 27, 2013 
Tony Sancho (Jackie), Larry Bates (Ralph), Elisa Bocanegra (Veronica), Christian Barillas (Julio), Cristina Frias (Victoria)
First two minutes are blacked out, one short drop out towards the beginning but rest of the show is intact, one head at the bottom of the screen but it's barely noticeable, sound is quiet in places but always listenable

Mothers And Sons
Broadway -- May 28, 2014
Tyne Daly, Bobby Steggert, Grayson Taylor, Frederick Weller
The disc starts with about 38 minutes of bonus footage, including a behind-the-scenes look with interviews from Terrance McNally, Tyne Daly, and the rest of the cast; opening night coverage with interviews from celebrity attendees, Theatre Talk episode with Terrance McNally and Tyne Daly, TV coverage, and footage of the theatre and marquee; taper sat in the orchestra section, off to the left, and simply set his camcorder on the armrest and pressed record. There are heads in the bottom third of the frame, and the sound is a little low, B+

Tour -- Chicago -- April 22, 2014
Clifton Oliver, Allison Semmes, Nicholas Christopher, Jarran Muse, Leon Outlaw Jr, Trisha Jeffrey, Elijah Ahmad Lewis. 
Beautiful HD capture of the first performance of the new tour that launched in Chicago, in which Berry Gordy was in the audience watching the performace. Huge catalog of Motown hits and such great performances! 2 DVDs

Moulin Rouge

Boston, MA -- August 19, 2018 -- Final PreBroadway performance

Karen Olivo, Aaron Tveit, Danny Burnstein, Sahr Ngaujah, Tam Mutu, Ricky Rojas, Robyn Hurder. 

HD capture of the final PreBroadway performance. A drunk woman's head blocks most of the left side and she does not sit still. This is far from perfect, but if you want a glimpse in the Moulin Rouge...the show is sensational! 2 DVDs. B

The Mountaintop
Broadway -- October 8, 2011
Samuel L. Jackson, Angela Bassett
First 6 minutes are sound only, and there are about 5 other times when there are blackouts that last a few minutes each.What is captured is filmed with great clarity as it was recorded with an HD camcorder. Great close-ups, although a little shaky at times. Filmed from high in the balcony so heads appear in the wider shots. 

Movin' Out 
Chicago, IL -- July 1, 2006 
James Sofranko (u/s) as Eddie, Julie Voshell (u/s) as Judy, Whitney Simler (u/s) as Brenda, Stuart Capps as Tony, Troy Bowles as James, Matthew Friedman as Piano Man
Since the show is so demanding they double cast the roles and this is of the second cast. 

Vienna -- October 16, 1999
Yvgne Gasoy Romdahl, Thomas Borchert, Uwe Kroger, Lenneke Willemsen
Includes the making of. B+

Mr. Broadway 2007

New York -- April 30, 2007

Judges included Seth Rudetsky, Scott Nevins and Nancy Opel. Tovah Feldshuh hosted; ontestants Frankie James Grande, Paul McGill, Ward Billeisen, Kenway Kua, Kevin Yee,Arbender Robinson and Nick Sanchez Featuring original songs by The Drowsy Chaperone's Lisa Lambert and Glen Kelly and Caligula's Eric Svejcar, Ben Cohen and Sean McDaniel. 

The inaugural male Broadway beauty contest. The contestants were judged in three areas: talent, interview and swimsuit competition; good video A

Mr. Marmalade 
Off-Broadway, New York -- December 10, 2005 
Michael C. Hall, Michael Chernus, David Costabile, Mamie Gummer, Pablo Schreiber, Virginia Louise Smith

Murder Ballad
Off-Broadway -- July 13, 2013
Caissie Levy, Jim Newman (u/s Tom), Rebecca Naomi Jones, John Ellison Conlee. 

Murder Ballad

West End -- December 3, 2016

Ramin Karimloo (Tom), Kerry Ellis (Sara), Norman Bowman (Michael), Victoria Hamilton-Barritt (The Moderator)

Filmed in the orchestra from a very low angle. Final Performance! 2 DVDs

Murder on the Orient Express

Pre-Broadway -- March 25, 2017

Allan Corduner - Hercule Poirot, Veanne Cox -Princess Dragomiroff, Maboud Ebrahimzadeh - Michel the Conductor/Head Waiter Julie Halston - Helen Hubbard, Susannah Hoffman - Mary Debenham, Alexandra Silber - Countess Andrenyi Juha Sorola - Hector MacQueen, Samantha Steinmetz - Greta Ohlsson, Max von Essen - Colonel Arbuthnot/Samuel Ratchett, Evan Zes - Monsieur Bouc, Ivy Cordle - Daisy Armstrong, Travis James - Porter/Army Officer

The Music Man

Disney Television Musical -- 2003

Matthew Broderick, Kristen Chenoweth, Victor Garber, Debra Monk.

Official DVD. A+

The Music Man
Los Angeles -- February 22, 2014
Harold Hill: Davis Gaines, Marian Paroo: Gail Bennett, Mrs Paroo: Cathy Newman, Marcellus Washburn: Matt Walker, Mayor Shinn: Joey D’Auria, Eulalie Mackecknie Shinn: Rebecca Spencer, Tommy Djilas: Christian Villanueva, Zaneeta Shinn: Ashley Anderson, Winthrop Paroo: Kevin Ciardelli, Amaryllis: Maggie Balleweg, Charlie Cowell: Christopher Utley, Oliver Hix/Traveling Salesman: Emzy Burroughs. 
There are a couple very quick dropouts in the first act, but nothing major. There is no obstruction and no washout. It’s filmed in 16:9 with a mix of wides, mediums, and close-ups. The sound is excellent. Includes curtain call.  2 DVDs

Musical Award Gala
Scheveningen, The Netherlands -- April 18, 2000 -- Proshot
Pia Douwes, Stanley Burleson, Maaike Widdershoven, Danny de Munk, Willem Nijholt, Mariska van Kolck, Wim van den Driesche 

Musical Award Gala
Amsterdam, The Netherlands -- May 12, 2003 -- Proshot
Pia Douwes, Ellen Evers, Simone Kleinsma, Stanley Burleson, Hielke Bierman, Bastiaan Ragas, Carolina Dijkhuizen, Tony Neef, Jan Schepens, Frédérique Sluyterman Van Loo 

Musical Award Gala
Rotterdam, The Netherlands -- June 6, 2005 -- Proshot
Pia Douwes, Carlo Boszhard, Carolina Dijkhuizen, Chantal Janzen, Marleen v/d Loo, Marjolijn Touw, Renee van Kooten, Tony Neef, Jamai Lowman, Casey Fransico 

Musical Classics 2012 
Rotterdam, The Netherlands -- March 30, 2012 -- Proshot
Pia Douwes, Joke de Kruijf, Renee van Wegberg, Marjolein Teepen, John Vooijs, Henk Poort, Brigitte Nijman, Martin van der Starre, Linda Wagenmakers, Tony Neef, Nurlaila Karim, Carolina Dijkhuizen, Lee Touwers, Willeke Alberti, Anita Meijer

Musical Forever
Vienna -- 2007
Maya Hakvoort, Pia Douwes, Uwe Kröger, Marjan Shaki, Carin Filipcic, Thomas Borchert
2 DVDs

Musical Meets Opera 5
Vienna, Austria -- April 27, 2014 -- Version 1
Pia Douwes, Masha Karell, Ethan Freeman, Riccardo Greco, Christian-Peter Hauser, Uwe Kröger, Hans Neblung, Gernot Romic, Gunter Sonneson; Hila Fahima, Sophie Janke, Jörg Schneider, Clemens Unterreiner, Erwin Schrott
Shot from somewhere in the front rows. Great close ups. 

Musical Meets Opera 5
Vienna, Austria -- April 27, 2014 -- Version 2
Pia Douwes, Masha Karell, Ethan Freeman, Riccardo Greco, Christian-Peter Hauser, Uwe Kröger, Hans Neblung, Gernot Romic, Gunter Sonneson; Hila Fahima, Sophie Janke, Jörg Schneider, Clemens Unterreiner, Erwin Schrott
Shot from the balcony. A lot of great close ups. 

Musical Sing-A-Long
Dutch-TV -- August 15, 2008
Chantal Janzen and Frits Sissinghurst host live from Amsterdam’s Java Island. This show was the culmination of the Ulitmarkt festival, (The Ulitmarkt is the national launch of the cultural season that traditionally takes place the last weekend of August. With more than 450 free performances at thirty venues, visitors get a taste of the coming cultural season). Featuring performers from current and upcoming Broadway shows, they invite the huge audience to sing along with them. (The home audience is also encouraged to sing along using the onscreen lyrics). Featured shows include: Joseph…, Anatevka, Footloose, On Hoop van Tegen, The Sound Of Music, Les Miserables, Dirty Dancing, Sunset Boulevard, Mamma Mia, Cabaret, and High School Musical. In Dutch, German, and English. About an hour. A

Musicals in Ahoy
Dutch-TV -- June 22, 2002
Musicals in Ahoy was a musical show that took place in 2002 in Ahoy in Rotterdam, Netherlands. There were 7 shows in a row, with 15,000 seats sold every night. It was a song and dance extravaganza supported by the Dutch Musical Ensemble. They revived the concept in 2004 and again in 2006. Featuring songs from Hair, Jesus Christ Superstar, Oliver, The Phantom Of The Opera, Miss Saigon, West Side Story, Saturday Night Fever, Aida, Fosse, the 3 Musketeers, Copacabana, The Sound of Music, Sweet Charity, Chicago, Carousel, and Mamma Mia. In Dutch and English. A

Musicals in Ahoy: “Musical Meets Movie”
Dutch TV -- 2004
Stanley Burleson, Dick Cohen,  Pia Douwes etc.

Musical Meets Rock
Wiesloch -- December 20, 2013 -- Christmas Edition     
Sascha Krebs, Pia Douwes, Rainer Kraft, Vanessa Kraft, Andreas Kraft, Céline Bouvier, Kati Sommer, Tina Ries (Moderatorin).
A lot of head obstruction during the entire show. However, the audio is great and there are a lot of close-ups.

Musical Moments
Essen -- January 26, 2004 -- From Broadway to Hollywood  
Marika Lichter, Uwe Kröger, Pia Douwes und Viktor Gernot und Anna-Maria Kaufmann (Special Guest).
2 DVDs

My Fair Lady
Manchester, UK Tour -- October 12, 2005 -- Proshot
Christopher Cazenove, Amy Nuttall, Russ Abbott, Honor Blackman, Stephen Moore, Stephen Carlile, Romy Baskerville
2 DVDs

My Fair Lady 

Broadway -- April 14, 2018 -- Matinee

Lauren Ambrose, Harry Hadden-Paton, Norbert Leo Butz, Aan Corduner, Jordan Donica, Linda Mugeston, Manu Narayan, Diana Rigg, Cameron Adams, Shereen Ahmed, Kerstin Anderson, John Tracey Egan, Rebecca Eichenberger, SuEen Estey, Christopher Faison, Steven Trumon Gray, Adam Grupper, Michael Halling, Joe Hart, Sasha Hutchings, Kate Marilley, Liz McCartney, Justin Lee Miller, Rommel Pierre O'Choa, Kevin Quillon, JoAnna Rhinehart, Lance Roberts, Bair Ross, Christine Cornish Smith, Paul Slade Smith, Samantha Sturm, Matt Wall, Lee Zarrett

My Fair Lady  

Broadway -- February, 2019

Laura Benanti, Harry Hadden-Paton, Danny Burstein, Rosemary Harris, Christian Dante White, Allan Corduner, JoAnna Rhinehart, Heather Botts (u/s), Lee Zarrett, Michael Halling, Michael X. Martin, Mark Aldrich, Christopher Faison, Adam Grupper, Justin Lee Miller, Michael Halling, Joe Hart, Lance Roberts, Kerstin Anderson, Linda Mugleston, Becca Ayers, Richard Riaz Yoder (u/s), Rebecca Eichenberger, Clarke Thorell, Blair Ross, Suellen Estey

My Favourite Broadway: The Love Songs

2000 -- Proshot

Adam Pascal, Heather Headley, Tom Wopat, Chita Rivera, Michael Crawford, Bebe Newirth

The Mystery of Edwin Drood 
Broadway -- January 26, 1986
Betty Buckley, Cleo Laine, George Rose, Howard McGillin, John Herrera, Donna Murphy
Quality/Notes: A quite good video, especially considering it's from 1986. Shot from the balcony, stage right. Not many close-ups, but good "full body" 2-3 character medium shots throughout with wide shots for large production numbers. The filmer seems to know the show and follows the action well. Some commentary and reviews from various news programs are included. Audio is clear while the video is a little fuzzy.

The Mystery of Edwin Drood
Broadway -- October 23, 2012 
Stephanie J. Block, Will Chase, Chita Rivera, Gregg Edelman, Jim Norton, Andy Karl, Jessie Mueller, Betsy Wolfe, Nicholas Barasch, Peter Benson, Robert Creighton. 
Beautiful HD capture of this wonderful show. 2 DVDs

The Mystery of Edwin Drood 
Broadway -- November 7, 2012
Stephanie J. Block, Will Chase, Chita Rivera, Gregg Edelman, Jim Norton, Andy Karl, Jessie Mueller, Betsy Wolfe, Nicholas Barasch, Peter Benson, Robert Creighton.
Another beautiful HD capture of this fantastic show. The cast is even tighter since previews and this is such a fun show with a terrific cast that is perfection! Hilarious Lovers scene at the end with Puffer and Bazzard! 2 DVDs

The Mystery of Edwin Drood
Broadway -- March 10, 2013 -- Closing Performance
Jim Norton (Chairman), Nick Corley (Stage Manager), Will Chase (John Jasper), Stephanie Block (Edwin Drood), Erin Davie (Rosa Bud), Jessie Mueller (Helena Landless), Andrew Samonsky (Neville Landless), Gregg Edelman (The Reverend), Chita Rivera (Princess Puffer), Peter Benson (Bazzard), Nicholas Barasch (Deputy), Robert Creighton (Durdles)
Lanelle's master: Takes about a minute at the start of each act to settle into it, some shakiness between scenes but mostly well-filmed. c. Blackout when the house lights were on for voting. Includes curtain call and emotional speeches by Scott Ellis and Rupert Holmes, well these are a little shaky and obstructed, but they are there. 

The Mystery of Edwin Drood 
Broadway -- March 10, 2013 -- Closing Performance
Stephanie J. Block, Will Chase, Chita Rivera, Gregg Edelman, Jim Norton, Andrew Samonsky, Jessie Mueller, Erin Davie, Nicholas Barasch, Peter Benson, Robert Creighton.
SunsetBlvd79's master: Excellent HD capture of the final show. The audience was full of fans of the show, so great energy and applause throughout. Includes the only time three lovers were selected, including John Jasper. Touching final curtain speech by the Director and Rupert Holmes. 2 DVDs

The Nance 
Broadway -- May 11, 2013
Nathan Lane (Chauncey), Jonny Orsini (Ned), Lewis J Stadlen (Efram), Cady Huffman (Sylvie), Jenni Barber (Joan), Andrea Burns (Carmen)
Commentary: Nathan Lane is just fantastic in this witty play. The first act is filmed from the side, so there’s a bar in the way sometimes and stage left is blocked, and it is slightly more shaky than usual. Great close-ups though. The second act is much better, steady and unobstructed. 2 DVDs

Natasha, Pierre and The Great Comet of 1812
Broadway -- October 29, 2016
Josh Groban, Denee Benton, Brittain Ashford, Nicholas Belton, Lucas Steele, Gelsey Bell, Nick Choksi, Amber Gray.
Nice capture of this immersive production that take place all over the theater. Everything is captured as best as can be done in this setting. A beautiful production with so many layers and phenomenal performances. A- 2 DVDs

Natasha, Pierre and The Great Comet of 1812
Broadway -- November 16, 2016
Scott Stangland as (s/b) Pierre, Denee Benton, Brittain Ashford, Nicholas Belton, Lucas Steele, Gelsey Bell, Nick Choksi, Amber Gray.
A great HD capture of this immersive production that take place all over the theater. This was Scott's first performance going on for Pierre and he did a wonderful job. A very innovative show with great music and terrific performances. A    2 DVDs

Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812

Broadway -- December 29, 2016

Josh Groban, Denee Benton, Brittain Ashford, Lucas Steele, Nicholas Belton, Grace McLean, Nick Choksi, Amber Gray, Gelsey Bell, Paul Pinto, Reed Luplau, Ani Taj

Fantastic and powerful performances from the whole cast; nicely captured as can be expected from this show. There are several set pieces that obstruct the view of the action in certain places; about fourteen minutes of blackouts: most of the first seven minutes of act one, one and a half minutes of The Private and Intimate Life of the House, one minute of The Ball, three minutes of Balaga, one minute of The Abduction, and a couple other quick dropouts. Excellent clear sound 2 DVDs B+

Natasha, Pierre, and the Great Comet of 1812

Broadway --  June 27, 2017

Dave Malloy (t/r Pierre), Shoba Narayan (u/s Natasha), Brittain Ashford as Sonya, Courtney Bassett (u/s Mary), Ken Clark (u/s Andrey), Lucas Steele as Anatole, Amber Gray as Helene, Grace Mclean as Marya, Nick Choksi as Dolokhov, Paul Pinto as Balaga.

A Great HD capture of creator Dave Malloy stepping in for a limited run of shows. Beautiful performance from South Asian actress Shoba as Natasha. A few heads shot around in a couple of scenes downstage, but usually worked around when present. A- 2 DVDs

Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812

Broadway -- August 13, 2017

Okieriete Onaodowan (t/r Pierre), Denee Benton (Natasha), Ingrid Michaelson (t/r Sonya), Courtney Bassett (u/s Mary), Nicholas Belton (Bolkonsky/Andrey), Lucas Steele (Anatole), Nick Choksi (Dolokhov), Amber Gray (Helene)

[Note]: Beautiful HD capture from the Orchestra of Oak and Ingrid's Final Performances. 2 DVDs

Poughkeepsie, New York -- July 13, 2008 -- Workshop Reading
Jeffrey Carlson (Nero), Idina Menzel (his lover, Poppea), Lea Michele (Nero's mute wife and step-sister Octavia), Laila Robbins (Nero's mother Agrippina), Michael Arden (Nero's step-brother Britannicus), David Patrick Kelly (Nero's advisor Seneca), Paolo Montalban (Praetorian Guard member Tigellinus)

A New Brain - Encores!
New York -- June 24, 2015
Jonathan Groff, Jenni Barber, Quentin Earl Darrington, Bradley Dean, Dan Fogler, Ana Gasteyer, Josh Lamon, Aaron Lazar, Alyse Alan Louis, Rema Webb
Excellent HD video with clear picture and sound; very good video A

The New Yorkers - Encores!

New York -- March 26, 2017

Tam Mutu, Scarlett Strallen, Cyrille Aimee, Ruth Williamson, Kevin Chamberlin, Robin Hurder, Arnie Burton

Nicely filmed from center mezzanine with clear HD picture and sound throughout; good video A

NEWSical the Musical 
Off-Broadway -- October 14, 2012
Christina Bianco, Christine Pedi, Michael West, Tommy Walker, Susan Mosher
Brilliantly funny political and news satire show with musical numbs and sketches covering everything from Republican primaries to Katie Holmes to an almost naked Prince Harry. This is not very well filmed, shot through some heads but it is a small theatre so you still get a very good sense of what is going on. The last 20 minutes are mostly audio only. 

Broadway -- March 17, 2012
Jeremy Jordan, John Dossett, Kara Lindsay, Capathia Jenkins, Ben Fankhauser, Andrew Keenan-Bolger, Matthew Schechter
Excellent capture with no obstructions of this charming show. Fantastic cast and ensemble with so much energy; excellent video with clear picture and sound A

Broadway -- July 29, 2012
Jeremy Jordan (Jack Kelly), John Dossett (Joseph Pulitzer), Kara Lindsay (Katherine Plumber), Capathia Jenkins (Medda Larkin), Ben Fankhauser (Davey), Andrew Keenan-Bolger (Crutchie), Matthew Schechter (Les)
Great HD capture done shortly before Jeremy left the show. On wider shots heads come into the frame toward the lip of the stage and far stage sides. Usually zoomed past them and they are not an issue and do not block the action. 2 DVDs

Broadway -- February 10, 2013
Corey Cott, Ben Fankhauser, Kara Lindsay, Andrew Keenan-Bolger, Nicholas Lampiasi, John Dosset, LaVon Fisher-Wilson, Brendon Stimson, Mike Faist, Garett Hawe, Ryan Breslin, Evan Kasprzak, David Guzman, Jacob Guzman, Aaron J. Albano, Laurie Veldheer
Hightlights only. Running1 hour and 48 minutes.; Ends at the end of 'Once and for All'. 2 DVDs.

Broadway -- June 28, 2014
Corey Cott (Jack Kelly), Ben Fankhauser (Davey), Liana Hunt (Katherine), Andy Richardson (Crutchie), Luca Padovan (Les), Julie Reiber (Medda), John Dossett (Joseph Pulitzer)
Notes from master: First two minutes is out of focus and missing a few seconds. It’s mostly well shot, but there’s some shakiness/wandering during applause and a small blackout after Seize the Day. Nice closeups and wide-shots for the choreography.  Includes curtain call. 2 DVDs

Broadway -- August 23, 2014
Jack Kelly: Corey Cott, Katherine Plummer: Liana Hunt, Davey: Ben Fankhauser, Crutchie: Andy Richardson, Joseph Pulitzer: John Dossett, Medda Larkin: Capathia Jenkins 
This was the second to last performance on Broadway and the last performance open to the public. The energy from the cast and audience is palpable. There are entrance applauses for everyone, as well as for some of the greatest lines in the show, and a standing ovation for Seize the Day before the first act was even over. Definitely a must-see for any fan of the show. Act one has a few issues, but act two is much better. There is a one-minute blackout during Santa Fe (prologue). Carrying the Banner and the following scene in Newsie Square alternate between being blacked out or severely obstructed by a railing. There is a six-minute blackout from about halfway through The World Will Know through the scene at Jacobi’s Deli. Act two only has a two-minute blackout for the first scene, and a one-minute blackout during King of New York. It’s filmed in 16:9, with a mix of wides, mediums, and close-ups. The sound is excellent. Includes curtain call and playbill scans. 2 DVDs

Chicago, IL -- December 21, 2014
Dan DeLuca, Stephanie Styles, Jacob Kemp, Steve Blanchard, Angela Grovey, Zachary Sayle, Vincent Crocilla
Beautiful HD capture of the tour cast with no obstructions. Solid cast and performances. This includes the new song written for Crutchie, "Letter from the Refuge" as it was added for the tour. Nice video. 2 DVDs

US Tour -- Cincinnati, Ohio -- March 6, 2016
Joey Barreiro (Jack Kelly), Morgan Keene (Katherine), Stephen Michael Langton (Davey), Zachary Sayle (Crutchie), Steve Blanchard (Joseph Pulitzer), Aisha de Haas (Medda Larkin), John Michael Pitera (Les), Andrew Wilson* (u/s Darcy), Kevin Carolan (Governor Roosevelt), Mark Aldrich, Bill Bateman, DeMarius Copes, Michael Dameski, Nico DeJesus, JP Ferreri, Sky Flaherty, Kaitlyn Frank, Michael Gorman, Stephen Hernandez, Meredith Inglesby, Devin Lewis, James Judy, Nicholas Masson, Alex Prakken, Jordan Samuels, Daniel Switzer, Chaz Wolcott, Iain Young, Anthony Zas.
[Note]: A nice capture from the front orchestra, that results in some great close ups. The action is followed nicely given the proximity to the stage, but some pieces of action have the focus delayed or are missed. 2 DVDs

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Off-Broadway -- February 20, 2008 
Alice Ripley (Diana), Brian D'Arcy James (Dan), Jennifer Damiano (Natalie), Aaron Tveit (Gabe), Corey Boardman (Henry u/s), Asa Somers (Doctor Madden/ Doctor Fine)

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Off-Broadway -- March 1, 2008
Brian d'Arcy James (Dan), Alice Ripley (Diana), Jennifer Damiano (Natalie), Aaron Tveit (Gabe), Adam Chanler-Berat (Henry), Asa Somers (Dr. Madden/Dr. Fine)

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Off-Broadway -- March 13, 2008 
Adam Chanler-Berat, Jennifer Damiano, Brian d'Arcy James, Alice Ripley, Asa Somers, Aaron Tveit 

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Crystal City, VA -- December 20, 2008

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

Great capture of the PreBroadway engagement in DC, with no obstructions.

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Crystal City, VA -- December 21, 2008
Alice Ripley, J. Robert Spencer, Aaron Tveit, Jennifer Damiano, Louis Hobson, Adam Chanler-Berat
Excellent rare capture of the PreBroadway DC run. This is when the show finally found focus, took shape and fell into place. Great performances from the entire cast, especially Alice; clear picture and sound; great video A

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Broadway -- March 28, 2009 - 2nd Preview
Alice Ripley (Diana), J. Robert Spencer (Dan), Adam Chanler-Berat (Henry), Jennifer Damiano (Natalie), Louis Hobson (Dr. Fine/Dr. Madden), Aaron Tveit (Gabe)

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Broadway -- April 4, 2009 -- Matinee 
Alice Ripley (Diana), J. Robert Spencer (Dan), Jenn Damiano (Natalie), Aaron Tveit (Gabe), Adam Chanler-Berat (Henry), Louis Hobson (Dr. Fine/Dr. Madden)

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Broadway -- April 10, 2009
Alice Ripley (Diana), J. Robert Spencer (Dan), Aaron Tveit (Gabe), Jennifer Damiano (Natalie), Adam Chanler-Berat (Henry), Louis Hobson (Dr. Madden / Dr. Fine).
Excellent quality. Filmed from one of the front few rows of the left side of the orchestra. Missing most of "Wish I Were Here."

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Broadway -- June 9, 2009

Jessica Philips (u/s), J. Robert Spencer, Jennifer Damiano, Kyle Dean Massey, Adam Chanler-Berat, Louis Hobson

This video features Alice Ripley's understudy Jessica Phillips and the new son, Kyle Dean Massey. Looks like it was filmed very close to the stage, so it's at an odd angle and filmed between heads. Mostly a steady shot with little to no zooms or pans. B

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Broadway -- June 14, 2009 -- Highlights 
Alice Ripley (Diana), Robert J. Spencer (Dan), Jennifer Damiano (Natalie), Kyle Dean Massey (Gabe t/r), Adam Chanler-Berat (Henry), Louis Hobson (Doctor Madden /Doctor Fine) 
Highlights- include "Just Another Day", "Everything Else", "Who's Crazy?", "My Psychopharmacologist and I", "You Miss A Lot"/ "Maybe It's a Sign Scene"/ I Miss the Mountains", "It's Gonna Be Good"", "MacGuvery of Pot Scene", "Superboy and the Invisible Girl", "I'm Alive", "Wish I Were Here", "Hey  #1", "Aftershocks", "Hey #2", "Why Stay?", "A Promise", "I'm Alive (Reprise)", "The Break", and "Hey #3"

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Broadway -- March 18, 2010
Jessica Phillips (Diana s/b), J. Robert Spencer (Dan), Kyle Dean Massey (Gabe), Jenn Damiano (Natalie), Adam Chanler-Berat (Henry), Louis Hobson (Dr. Madden/Dr. Fine)

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Broadway -- July 18, 2010 
Final performances for Alice Ripley, Brian D'Arcy James and Jennifer Damiano

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Broadway -- July 19, 2010 
Marin Mazzie (Diana), Jason Daniely (Dan), Kyle Dean Massey (Gabe), Meghann Fahy (Natalie), Adam Chanler-Berat (Henry), Louis Hobson (Dr. Madden)

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Broadway -- October 31, 2010 -- Act 2 only
Marin Mazzie, Jason Danieley, Kyle Dean Massey, Meghann Fahy, Adam Chanler-Berat, Louis Hobson. 

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Los Angeles, CA -- November 23, 2010
Alice Ripley, Asa Sommers, Curt Hansen, Emma Hunton, Preston K. Sadleir, Jeremy Kushnier
Great video of the first performance on the tour; two short black outs, one lasts for 30 seconds just before Perfect for You, and the other is the first minute or so of act two; slight washout in the wider shots; great clear sound. 2 DVDs

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Chicago -- US Tour -- April 29, 2011

Pearl Sun (Diana u/s), Asa Somers, Curt Hansen, Emma Hunton, Preston Sadlier, Jeremy Kushnier 

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Chicago, US Tour -- May 8, 2011
Alice Ripley, Jason Watson as (u/s) Dan, Curt Hansen, Emma Hunton, Preston Sadlier, Jeremy Kushnier
Beautiful capture with no obstructions.

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1st National Tour -- June 11, 2011 -- Highlights 
Pearl Sun (s/b Diana), Asa Somers (Dan), Curt Hansen (Gabe), Emma Hunton (Natalie), Preston K. Sadleir (Henry), Jeremy Kushnier (Dr. Madden/Dr. Fine)
Highlights  running about 72 minutes of Pearl as Diana; Include "Just Another Day",  "My Psychopharmacologist and I"*, "I Miss  the Mountains" through "It's Gonna Be Good"*, "You Don't Know"/"I Am the One", "Crazy Rockstar Scene"  through "Make Up Your Mind"/"Catch Me I'm Falling"*, "I Dreamed a Dance"  through "A Light in the Dark"*, "Wish I Were Here"*, "Song of  Forgetting"*, "Seconds  and Years"* through "You Don't Know (Reprise)",  "How Could I Ever Forget?" * through  Make Up Your Mind (Reprise)" *Note that a * next to a song means it either cuts out  at the beginning or the end.

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1st National Tour -- June 14, 2011 
Alice Ripley, Asa Somers, Perry Sherman (u/s) Gabe, Emma Hunton, Preston Sadlier, Jeremy Kushnier
Almost a full video, missing a few parts here and there. Very Perry focused when he is on stage, camera wandering at times. 

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1st National Tour -- Cleveland -- June 19, 2011 -- Evening
Alice Ripley, Asa Somers, Curt Hansen, Emma Hunton, Preston Sadlier, Jeremy Kushnier
Amazing performance and great filming. Almost the full show (Missing the Make Up Your Minds and A Light in the Dark). Other than that, full and what is captured is captured great. First 5 minutes are "iffy" due to a friend wanting to see if they could film... turns out, they couldn't. A bit of spotlight washout, but it doesn't take away from a powerful performance. Ripley was in top notch condition this show.

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Tour -- Salt Lake City, UT -- October 1, 2011 -- Closing Performance
Judy  McLane, Jonathan Rayson, Ephie Aardema, Alex Brightman, Matt Dengler, Ben Crawford
Closing performance of the tour; filmed in 16:9 widescreen. No obstructions, only one blackout in Act One due to late-comers, and a very brief one in Act Two due to a glitch in the video that had to get cut out. Steady filming with a good mix of close-ups and medium zooms for ensemble action on the very large set. External audio fed in from MD source so it is clear. Overall, a very solid cast and excellent performances all-around. Judy McLane especially stood out as Diana, as did Jonathan Rayson as Dan.

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Theatre in the Park, Raleigh -- September 16, 2012 
Jessika Brust (Diana), Aaron Miller (Gabe), Kenneth Griggs (Dan), Kelsey Walston (Natalie), Kevin Ferguson (Doctor Madden/Fine), Dalton hood (Henry). 
Lanelle’s Master:  Simpler, but more intimate production than the Broadway version with a lot of heart (and some reinterpretation). This is NOT filmed as well as my other shows. The full show is there, but with a lot of head obstructions and wandering and some blackouts. I'd say around 50% of the show is well filmed. I'm just putting this out there for next to normal fans or obsessive collectors.

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Fürth, Germany -- November 2, 2013
Pia Douwes (Diana), Thomas Borchert (Dan), Dirk Johnston (Gabe), Sabrina Weckerlin (Natalie), Dominik Hees (Henry), Ramin Dustdar (Dr. Fine/Dr. Madden)
Missing the first 10 minutes of Act Two. Filmed from balcony in good quality with nice close-ups, a little shaky and blurry in between, but very watchable.

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Fürth, Germany -- November 2, 2013 
Pia Douwes (Diana Goodman), Thomas Borchert (Dan Goodman), Dirk Johnston (Gabe Goodman), Sabrina Weckerlin (Natalie Goodman), Dominik Hees (Henry), Ramin Dustdar (Dr. Fine/Dr. Madden) 
Note: The video is filmed from the mezzanine. There is some head obstruction in the bottom of the screen, which is filmed around effectively. The action is followed very well, using a combination of closeups and wider shots as necessary. Due to latecomers, the video starts at "Everything Else" (which will prove handy in distinguishing it from another released capture of this production, which includes "Just Another Day" but is missing the first 10 minutes of Act 2) DorrarPlantage's master

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Fürth, Germany -- November 3, 2013 -- Closing Night -- Act 1 only
Pia Douwes (Diana), Thomas Borchert (Dan), Dirk Johnston (Gabe), Sabrina Weckerlin (Natalie), Dominik Hees (Henry), Ramin Dustdar (Dr. Fine/Dr. Madden)
Act 1 only. Filmed from balcony with some shakiness and very nice close-ups.

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San Diego, CA -- September 28, 2014
Bets Malone, Robert J. Townsend, Eddie Egan, Lindsay Joan, Eric Michael Parker, Geno Carr
One quick dropout during Just Another Day, but no other blackouts or obstructions, and only a bit of washout in the wide shots. Excellent clear sound; nice video 2 DVDs A

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Osaka, Japan -- January 4, 2015
Charity Gill (Diana), Digger Howard (Dan), Sean Sinclair (Gabe), Bethany Taylor James (Natalie), Jesse Bradley (Henry)
Performed in English

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Hamburg -- October, 2016

Carolin Fortenbacher (Diana), Robin Brosch (Dr. Fine/ Dr. Madden), Alice Hanimyan (Natalie), Elias Krischke (Gabe), Jan Rogler (Henry), Tim Grobe (Dan)

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Dresden -- April, 2017 

Pia Douwes (Diana), Felix Martin (Dan), Sabrina Weckerlin (Natalie), Dirk Johnston (Gabe), Ramin Dustdar (Dr. Fine/ Dr. Madden), Dominik Hees (Henry)

Nice Work If You Can Get It 

Broadway -- March 31, 2012
Matthew Broderick, Kelli O'Hara, Judy Kaye, Estelle Parsons, Jennifer Laura Thompson, Michael McGrath, Chris Sullivan, Robyn Hurder, Stanley Wayne Mathis, Terry Beaver.
Beautiful capture of this all new production. A great old fashioned style musical with some great production numbers. Early in previews so there is probably some cut stuff in here; good picture and sound throughout 2 DVDs

Nice Work If You Can Get It 
Broadway -- March 12, 2013
Matthew Boderick (Jimmy Winter), Kelli O'Hara (Billie Bendix), Kimberly Faure (u/s Jeannie Muldoon), Chris Sullivan (Duke Mahoney), Stanley Wayne Mathis (Chief Berry), Terry Beaver (Max Evergreen), Judy Kaye (Estonia Dulworth), Jennifer Laura Thompson (Eileen Evergreen), Blythe Danner (Millicent Winter). 
This is mostly well filmed, very slight obstruction at the bottom left because of a bar but I shot around it well, and there's a small black out in each act (less than 1 minute). No curtain call.

Night Of 100 Stars

ABC-TV -- 1982

All star variety special, "Night of 100 Stars" benefit for the Actors Fund. Filmed at Radio City Music Hall in New York. Featuring: Lucie Arnaz, Susan Anton, Bea Arthur, Milton Bearle, Cher, Nell Carter, Bette Davis, Andy Gibb, Linda Lavin, Liza Minnelli, Miss Piggy, Loni Anderson, Lauren Becall, Pearl Baily, Christopher Atkins, Warren Beatty, Kaye Ballard, Tom Bosley, Lynda Carter, Patrick Cassidy, Theodore Bikel, Carol Channing, Cher, Dick Clark, Arlene Dahl, Robert DeNiro, Danny DeVito, Alfred Drake, Sandy Duncan, Nancy Dussault, Linda Evans, Lola Falana, Eva Gabor, Andy Gibb, Melissa Gilbert, Lillian Gish, Ruth Gordon, Joel Grey, Larry Hagman, Valerie Harper, Margaret Hamilton, Florence Henderson, Celeste Holm, Kate Jackson, Dianne Keaton, Ted Knight, Janet Leigh, David Letterman, Hal Linden, Ethel Merman, Liza Minnelli, Dudley Moore, Paul Newman, Al Pacino, Jane Powell, Victoria Principal. Tony Randall, Jane Russell. Isabel Sanford, Elizabeth Taylor, Robin Williams, Henry Winkler, more... A

Night Of 100 Stars II

ABC-TV -- 1985

Filmed at Radio City Music Hall. Featuring: Ann-Margret, Hank Aaron, Debbie Allen, Peter Allen, Harry Anderson, Lucie Arnaz, Ashford & Simpson, Ed Asner, Scott Baio, Lucille Ball, Drew Barrymore, Hinton Battle, Geoffrey Beene, Leonard Bernstein, Big Bird, David Birney, Meredith Baxter Birney, Tempest Bledsoe, Lisa Bonet, Lloyd Bridges, Charles Bronson, Pierce Brosnan, Yul Brenner, Carol Burnett, George Burns, Ellen Burstyn, Zoe Caldwell, Cab Calloway, Dyan Cannon, Lynda Carter, Nell Carter, Marge Champion, Dick Clark, Petula Clark, Dabney Coleman, Joan Collins, Bert Convy, Cathy Lee Crosby, Don Correia, Billy Crystal, Tyne Daly, Vic Damone, Tony Danza, Matt Dillon, Richard Dreyfuss, Sandy Duncan, Nancy Dussault, Georgia Engel, Linda Evans, Nanette Fabray, Robert Fitch, Bob Fosse, Michael J. Fox, Bonnie Franklin, Teri Garr, Marla Gibbs, Whoopi Goldberg, Martha Graham, Mark Hamill, Marvin Hamlisch, David Hassellhoff, Florence Henderson, Dustin Hoffman, Beth Howland, Rock Hudson, Kate Jackson, Danny Kaye, Robert Klein, Linda Lavin, Hal Linden, Mary Tyler Moore, Melba Moore, Anita Morris, Jim Nabors, Bob Newhart, Jerry Orbach, Jack Palance, Donny Osmond, Bernadette peters, Juliet Prowse, Tony Randall, Charlotte Rae, Chita Rivera, Christopher Reeve, Pernell Roberts, Ginger Rogers, William Shatner, Brook Shields, Dinah Shore, Rex Smith, Maureen Stapleton, Richard Thomas, Mel Torme, Lana Turner, Leslie Uggams, Robert Urich, Dick Van Dyke, Gwen Verdon, Raquel Welch, Barbara Walters, Treat Williams, Henny Youngman, more… Commercials have been edited out. A-

Night Of 100 Stars III

NBC-TV -- 1990

Filmed at radio City Music Hall. Featuring: Bea Arthur, Edward Asner, Carol Channing, Joan Collins, Walter Cronkite, Tyne Daly, Jane Fonda, Aretha Franklin, Estelle Getty, Katherine Hepburn, Linda Lavin, Peggy Lee, Hal Linden, John Lithgow, Chita Rivera, Joan Rivers, James Stewart, Sylvester Stallone, Will Smith, Betty White, Henny Youngman, more… Based on the huge ratings success of the first two specials, NBC paid $2.7 million to steal it away from ABC. This time it was not as popular, and this was the last “Night Of 100 Stars” special. Commercials have been edited out. A-

Broadway -- 1983
Sergio Franchi 
Good for its age; clear picture and some closeups B+


Broadway -- Proshot Press Reels

Antonio Banderas, Laura Benanti, Jane Krakowski, Mary Stuart Masterson, Chita Rivera, Nell Campbell, Diedre Goodwin, Mary Beth Peil.

Proshot Press Reels with a running time of approximately 45 minuets. A

Broadway -- March 30, 2003 
Antonio Banderas, Chita Rivera, Mary Stuart Masterson, Laura Benanti, Jane Krakowski, Deidre Goodwin, Mary Beth Peil, Myra Lucretia Taylor, William Ullrich 

Noises Off
Broadway -- June 15, 2002 
Patti Lupone, Richard Easton, Katie Finneran, Faith Prince, Edward Hibbert, T.R. Knight, Doug Stender(u/s)

Noises Off
Broadway -- February 24, 2016
Andrea Martin, Campbell Scott, Tracee Chimo, Daniel Davis, David Furr, Kate Jennings Grant, Megan Hilty, Rob McClure, Jeremy Shamos.
Excellent HD capture with no obstructions. Hilarious and fast paced ensemble piece! Terrific performaces from the whole cast! A 2 DVDs

The Normal Heart 
New York -- 2004 Revival 
Raul Esparza, Joanna Gleason, Billy Warlock

The Normal Heart

New York -- April 24, 2004

Raul Esparza, Richard Bekins, Fred Berman, McCaleb Burnett, Mark Dobies, Joanna Gleason

Very nicely filmed, a little on the dark side, low sound. A-

The Normal Heart

New York -- April 29, 2004

Raul Esparza, Joanna Gleason, Billy Warlock, Richard Bekins

Great video; 1st generation from the master.

The Normal Heart 
Broadway -- April 19, 2011 -- First Preview 
Ellen Barkin (Dr. Emma Brookner), Patrick Breen (Mickey Marcus), Mark Harelik (Ben Weeks), John Benjamin Hickey (Felix Turner), Luke MacFarlane (Craig Donner/ Grady), Joe Mantello (Ned Weeks), Lee Pace (Bruce Niles), Jim Parsons (Tommy Boatwright), Richard Topol (Hiram Keebler/ Examining Doctor) & Wayne Alan Wilcox (David)

The Normal Heart 
Broadway -- May 15, 2011
Ellen Barkin, Patrick Breen, Mark Harelik, John Benjamin Hickey, Luke  MacFarlane, Joe Mantello, Lee Pace, Jim Parsons, Richard Topol, Wayne Alan Wilcox

Nothing Like A Dame
New York -- February 24, 1997
From the Marriot Marquis Theatre. Hosted by Phyllis Newman, with Mary Rodgers, Laurie Beechman, Liz Smith, Randy Graff, The Cowgirls, Mary Louise Wilson, Christine Pedi, Elaine Stritch, Brenda Braxton, Idina Menzel, Fredi Walker, Marcia Lewis, Amanda Green, Marisa Tomei, Judy Kuhn, Glenn Close, Uta Hagen, Zoe Caldwell, Ann Duquesnay, Karen Davis, Donna Murphy, Joan Hamburg, Betty Buckley, S. Epatha Merkerson, Barbara Cook, Carol Hall, and others.
Filmed using one camera on a tripod, with audio patched in directly from the soundboard. A

Nothing Like a Dame
New York -- March 1, 2004 
Idina Menzel, Kathy Brier, Zoe Caldwell, Kathleen Chalfant, Kate Clinton, Christine Ebersole, Tovah Feldshuh, Lauren Flanigan, Sutton Foster, Deidre Goodwin, Amanda Green, Julie Halston, Joan Hamburg, Heather Headley, Nancy Lemenager, Audra McDonald, Bebe Neuwirth, Phyllis Newman, Chita Rivera, Carole Shelley, Ann Vissi and Karen Ziemba.
Broadway's best female performers sing showstopping numbers during the 9th Annual Concert to benefit the Phyllis Newman Women's Health Initiative

Nymph Errant

London -- 1989

Kaye Ballard, Andrea McArdle, Alexis Smith, Larry Kert, Lisa Kirk, Patrice Munsel, Maureen McGovern, Liliane Montevecchi

Star-studded London concert presentation of the rarely seen Cole Porter musical. Some slight generation loss, but a very good quality video with excellent zooms. 

Nymph Errant

New York -- July 10, 2012

Cady Huffman, Jennifer Blood, Andrew Brewer, Natalie E. Carter

Music by Cole Porter, with a new libretto by Rob Urbinati. Produced by the Prospect Theatre Company, and presented at The Clurman Theatre at Theatre Row. Lots of heads in the frame throughout, but you still get a good sense of the show. 


London -- May 11, 2017 -- Proshot

Jude Law, Robert de Hoog, Chukwudi Iwuji, Aysha Kala, Halina Reijn and Gijs Scholten van Aschat

October Sky
Old Globe Theatre, San Diego -- October 2, 2016 -- Matinee
Homer Hickam: Kyle Selig, Quentin: Connor Russell, Roy Lee: Patrick Rooney, O’Dell: Austyn Myers, Miss Riley: Sandra DeNise, John Hickam: Ron Bohmer, Elise Hickam: Kerry O’Malley, Dorothy: Eliza Palasz, Ike: Joel Blum, Mr Turner: Nick Sullivan, Ken: Kevyn Morrow.
Very well captured with no washout and just a few couple quick dropouts. There is a railing that blocks the actors when they come down into the audience or sit on the edge of the stage; the obstruction is worked around as much as possible, and it’s much better in act two. It’s filmed in 16:9, with a mix of wides, mediums, and close-ups. The sound is excellent. Includes curtain call and playbill scans. (2 DISCS)

The Odd Couple
Broadway -- October 25, 2005
Nathan Lane (Oscar Madison), Matthew Broderick (Felix Ungar), Rob Bartlett (Speed), Brad Garrett (Murray), Peter Frechette (Roy), Lee Wilkof (Vinnie), Olivia d'Ado (Gwendolyn Pigeon), Jessica Stone (Cecily Pigeon)

Of Mice and Men
Broadway -- June 14, 2014
James Franco, Chris O'Dowd, Leighton Meester, Jim Norton, Ron Cephas Jones, Jim Parrack, Alex Morf, Joel Marsh Garland, Jim Ortlieb. 
in the first scene when they are sitting on the ground near the lip of the stage, heads can block part of their bodies while they are sitting or laying by the fire. this is shown in the first screen cap. 2 DVDs


Music Theatre of Wichita, KS -- Unknown Date

Some spotlight washout and generational loss. Semi-pro shot with one camera. B


Australia -- 1999

A presentation of Australia's Ballarat Lyric Theatre. Nice production. Semi-pro shot, using one camera on a tripod.


DVD -- 1999 -- Proshot

Hugh Jackman, Josefina Gabrielle, Shuler Hensley, Peter Polycarpou, Jimmy Johnson, Vicki Simion, Maureen Lipman

Pro shot from the DVD release and PBS telecast A


1999 -- Proshot

Hugh Jackman, Josefina Gabrielle, Shuler Hensley, Peter Polycarpou, Jimmy Johnson, Vicki Simion, Maureen Lipman

Pro shot from the DVD release and PBS telecast A

Broadway -- 1984 
Patti LuPone, Ron Moody, Braden Danner, David Garlick
Dark, no zooms and some generation loss but still not too bad for its age

London -- September, 2010
Russ Abbot (Fagin), Kerry Ellis (Nancy), Steven Hartley (Sikes), Edward Cooke (Oliver), Ben Wilson (Dodger)

Seattle, WA -- December 23, 2013
Oliver Twist: Jack Fleischmann, Fagin: David Pichette, Nancy: Meredith Kaye Clark, The Artful Dodger: Grayson J Smith, Bill Sikes: Hans Altwies, Mr Sowerberry/Mr Brownlow: Allen Fitzpatrick, Mrs Sowerberry/Mrs Bedwin: Carol Swarbrick, Mr Bumble/The Beadle: Hugh Hastings, Widow Corney: Cheryl Massey Peters, Bet: Keaton Whittaker, Dr Grimwig: Posner, Charlotte Sowerberry: Naomi Morgan, Old Sally: Karen Skrinde, Noah Claypole: Andrew Davidson, Long Song Seller: Jared Michael Brown, Old Lady/Rose Seller: Jeannette d’Armand, Milkmaid: Sara Rose Davis, Ensemble: Andi Alhadeff, Scott Brateng, Blaine Boyd, Ty Cheng, Gabriel Corey
The first few minutes are blacked out, but the video picks up just after Food, Glorious Food, and it’s a perfect capture after that, with no washout or obstruction. The video is very steady throughout, and the sound is excellent. It’s filmed in 16:9 with a mix of wides, mediums, and close-ups. Includes curtain call. 2 DVDs

Olivier Awards
April 28, 2013 -- BBC-TV                                
Hosted by Sheridan Smith and Downton Abbey’s Hugh Bonneville.  Presenters include: Kim Cattrall, Lee Evans, Romola Garai, Lily James, Myleene Klass, Damian Lewis, Tim Minchin, Arlene Phillips, Daniel Radcliffe, David Suchet and, in a special surprise moment, Michael Crawford.  Performances from the cast of Cabaret, The Bodyguard’s Heather Headley, Michael Ball and the casts of A Chorus Line and Top Hat, while former Busted star James Bourne gave an exclusive performance of one of the songs from his nominated show, Loserville, and a specially commissioned performance from Cats ended the ceremony in tribute to Special Award winner Gillian Lynn, also; Billy Elliot The Musical, Matilda The Musical, The Phantom Of The Opera, Wicked, Burn The Floor, Potted Potter and Some Like It Hip Hop, as well as performances by Idina Menzel, Matthew Morrison, and Petula Clark.  

This is the full show as broadcast, which features highlights of the show, not the full awards presentation as in past years.  1 hour and 15 minutes.   A  

Olivier Awards compilation
Late 1980s through early 90s -- ProshotKiss Me Kate, Blues In The Night, Follies, The Rink, South Pacific, Phantom Of The Opera, Carmen Jones, Rocky Horror, Show Boat, Five Guys Named Moe, Bernadette Peters, Anything Goes, Buddy with Paul Hipp - Oh Boy, Street Scene, Return To The Forbidden Planet, Miss Saigon, A Tribute To The Blues Brothers, Moby Dick,  Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, You'll Never Walk Alone, Assassins, Noël & Gertie, Kiss Of The Spider Woman, Blood Brothers, That's Why The Lady Is A Tramp, The Wizard Of Oz, Brigadoon
A nice pro-shot compilation of years of great London shows.

On a Clear Day You Can See Forever 
Broadway -- November 12, 2011 -- 1st Preview
Harry Connick Jr., David Turner, Jessie Mueller, Kerry O'Malley, Drew Gehling, Sarah Stiles, Paul O'Brien, Heather Ayers, Lori Wilner. 
First preview performance of this revival. A Beautiful capture of this very facinating story of a Dr./Patient relationship that crosses boundaries. 2 DVDs

On Golden Pond

CBS Live Telecast -- April 29, 2001

Julie Andrews, Christopher Plummer, Glenne Headly, Sam Robards, Brett Cullen, Will Rothhaar

On Golden Pond

Broadway -- April 14, 2005

James Earl Jones, Leslie Uggams, Linda Powell, Craig Bockhorn, Peter Francis James, Alexander Mitchell

Great video with nice closeups, excellent picture and clear sound; DVD includes NY1 Opening Night and reviews A

On the Twentieth Century 
New York -- September 26, 2005 -- Proshot -- Actors' Fund Concert 
Marin Mazzie, Douglas Sills, Jo Anne Worley, Brad Oscar, Christopher Sieber, Brooks Ashmanskas 

On the Twentieth Century

New York -- September 26, 2005 --  Actor's Fund BCEFA Concert

Marin Mazzie, Douglas Sills, Joanne Worley, Brooks Ashmanskas, Brad Oscar, Christopher Sieber, Cheyenne Jackson, Kathleen Turner, Robert Cuccioli, David Josefsberg, Andy Karl, Tyler Maynard

Shot from the mezzanine; excellent picture and sound A

On the Twentieth Centruy
Broadway -- February 21, 2015
Kristin Chenoweth, Peter Gallagher, Andy Karl, Mark Linn-Baker, Michael McGrath, Mary Louise Wilson. 
Beautiful HD capture with no obstructions. This was done right before Peter missed a slew of peformances. Great fun show and of course Kristin turned out a sensational performace, as did the whole cast! A+ 2 DVDs

On the Twentieth Century
Broadway -- March 3, 2015
Kristin Chenoweth, Peter Gallagher, Andy Karl, Mark Linn-Baker, Michael McGrath, Mary Louise Wilson
Very well filmed in HD with clear crisp picture and excellent sound filmed from center of mezzanine with nice close-ups; very good video. A

On the Twentieth Century

Broadway -- July 19, 2015

Kristin Chenoweth, Peter Gallagher, Andy Karl, Mark Linn-Baker, Michael McGrath, Mary Louise Wilson.

Beautiful HD capture from the Final Broadway Performance. The cast was having a lot of fun with each other and the performances were wonderful! 2 DVDs A

On the Town
Broadway -- October 1, 2014
Tony Yazbeck, Jay Armstrong Johnson, Clyde Alves, Megan Fairchild, Alysha Umphress, Elizabeth Stanley, Jackie Hoffman, Michael Rupert, Allison Guinn. 
Beautiful HD capture of this new Broadway revival, with no obstructions. Great performances, dancing and vocals from the full company. 2 DVDs

On the Town 

Royal Albert Hall, London -- August 25, 2018 -- BBC Proms -- Proshot

Barnaby Rea, Nadim Naaman, Fra Fee, Nathaniel Hackmann, Siena Kelly, Louise Dearman, Celinde Schoenmaker, Claire Moore, Casey Al-Shaqsy, Nadia Johnson, Shem Hamilton

On Your Feet!
Chicago, IL -- June 2, 2015
Ana Villafane, Josh Segarra, Andrea Burns, Alma Cuervo, Alexandria Suarez, Eduardo Hernandez
Beautiful HD capture of the first preview show before headed to Broadway. Excellent picture with close-ups and clear sound; very good video 2 DVDs A

On Your Feet!
Broadway -- October 17, 2015
Ana Villafane, Josh Segarra, Andrea Burns, Alma Cuervo, Alexandria Suarez, Eduardo Hernandez
Beautiful HD capture of the Broadway production. A few changes here and there that have been tightened up since the Chicago tryout. Great picture and clear sound; nice video 2 DVDs A

On Your Toes
New York -- May 12, 2013 -- Encores!
Christine Baranski, Kelli Barrett, Walter Bobbie, Jeremy Cohen, Joaquin De Luz, Irina Dvorovenko, Dalton Harrod, Randy Skinner, Shonn Wiley, Karen Ziemba, Adam Bashian, Brandon Bieber, Justin Bowen, Abby Church, Rachel Coloff, Steve Czarnecki, Christine DiGallonardo, Deanna Doyle, Ashlee Dupre, Sara Edwards, Jason Michael Evans, Kurt Froman, Luke Hawkins, Jessy Hendrickson, Beth Johnson Nicely, Drew King, Mark MacKillop, Sean McGibbon, Mara Newbery, David Scott Purdy, Ariel Shepley, Nicholas Sipes, Kathy Voytko, Alex Wong
Takes a minute to get settled due to late seating and there is 5 seconds missing after a song in act 2; good clear sound and nice picture; good video 

Broadway -- February 29, 2012
Steve Kazee, Cristin Milloti, David Abeles, Claire Candela, Will Connolly, Elizabeth Davis, David Patrick Kelly, Anne L. Nathan, Lucas Papaelias, Andy Taylor, Mckayla Twiggs (Ivanka), Erikka Walsh, Paul Whitty, J. Michael Zygo

Broadway -- April 4, 2012  
Steve Kazee, Andrea Goss as (u/s) Girl, David Abeles, Will Connolly, Elizabeth Davis, David Patrick Kelly, Anne L. Nathan, Lucas Papaelias, Andy Taylor.

Broadway -- May 12, 2013
Arthur Darvill (Guy), Joanna Christie (Girl), David Abeles (Eamon), David Patrick Kelly (Da), Katrina Lenk (Reza), Eliza Holland Madore (Ivanka), Anne L Nathan (Baruska), Lucas Papaelias (Svec), Andy Taylor (Bank Manager), Carlos Valdes (Andrej), Paul Whitty (Billy). 
Audio only till the beginning of Leave (when the house-lights dim), and a small blackout after Falling Slowly, but after that it is an unobstructed, steady shot and very well filmed. This DVD is dated as May 7th and May 8th on different lists, however the DVD menu says May 12th, so that's the date I've used. 2 DVDs


London -- July, 2013

Declan Bennett, Zrinka Cvitesic, Valda Aviks, Phoebe Fildes, Ryan Fletcher, Aidan Kelly, Tim Parker (u/s Da), Jos Slovick, Flora Spencer-Longhurst, Jez Unwin, Gabriel Vick, Robbie White (u/s Eamon)

Filmed from back stalls, with a pretty good view of the stage; some head obstruction in the bottom of the screen but filmed around well; almost complete, excluding the following: half of "Leave" and "If You Want Me", and a few more brief blackouts in the first act lasting a few seconds. Good video A

Chicago -- National Tour -- October 13, 2013
Stuart Ward, Dani de Waal, Donna Garner, Erica Swindell, Matt DeAngelis, Evan Harrington, Raymond Bokhour, Alex Nee, Claire Wellin, Benjamin Magnusson, Ryan Link, John Steven Gardner, Kolette Tetlow
Beautiful HD capture with no obstructions. 2 DVDs

Los Angeles, CA -- US Tour -- July 15, 2014
Stuart Ward, Dani de Waal, Evan Harrington, Claire Wellin, Donna Garner, Matt DeAngelis, Alex Nee, Benjamin Magnuson, Raymond Bokhour, John Steven Gardner, Ryan Link, Erica Swindell, Kolette Tetlow
First few minutes are blacked out but it picks up toward the end of the song; no blackouts or obstruction but some washout in a couple wideshots in act two and the show is dark at times; clear picture and sound; otherwise a nice video 2 DVDs A


National Tour -- Milwaukee -- April 10, 2016

Sam Cieri, Mackenzie Lesser-Roy, Lynn Flickinger as (u/s) Baruska, Jenn Chandler, Liam Fennecken, Marlene Ginader, Isaac Haas, John Hays, Bristol Pomeroy, Dan Tracy

Excellent video of the tour with clear picture and sound throughout; nice close-ups and full stage shots for the dance numbers; very good video 2 DVDs A

Once on this Island

New York -- May 12, 2002 -- Reunion Concert

LaChanze, Jerry Dixon, Andrea Frierson-Toney, Sheila Gibbs, Kecia Lewis, Afi McClendon, Gerry McIntyre, Milton Craig Nealy, Nikki Rene, Monique Cintron, Eric Riley, Ellis E. Williams and Lillias White

Notes: Staged like the original version, some generation loss, includes encores where they sing a cut song

Once on this Island 

Redondo Beach -- March 4, 2017

Leah Stewart, Cooper Howell, Erika Bowman, Keith Jefferson, Jay Donnell, Dominique Kent, Daebreon Poiema, Edred Utomi, Kayla Joy Smith, Jenna Gillespie, David T Morris, Nic Hodges, Christopher C Fishburne, Gabrielle Jackson, Mia L Jones, Jade Payton, Eran Scoggins, Kennedy Nibbe, Mackenzie Nibbe, Inaya Reddick.

Notes: A great capture of this rarely performed musical with emotional performances from the entire cast. There is one head that obstructs the actors feet on the left side of the stage, but it generally doesn’t affect the action and it gets better after the opening number. There is no washout and just a couple quick dropouts. It’s filmed in 16:9, with a mix of wides, mediums, and close-ups. The sound is excellent. The show is one act on one disc. Includes curtain call and playbill scans.

Once on this Island

Broadway -- July, 2018

Courtnee Carter as (u/s) Ti Moune, Darlesia Cearcy, Merle Dandridge, Quentin Earl Darrington, Alex Newell, Emerson Davis, David Jennings as (u/s) Tonton Julian, Isaac Powell, Aurelia Williams as (u/s) Mamma Euralie. 

Excellent HD capture of 2018 Tony winner for Best Revival. Sensational show and cast, not to be missed! A-

One Singular Sensation! Celebrating Marvin Hamlisch
Lincoln Center -- December 31, 2012 -- Proshot
Josh Groban, Audra McDonald, Michael Feinstein, Maria Friedman, Raul Esparza, Megan Hilty, Brian D'Arcy James, Kelli O'Hara, Beth Behrs, Joshua Bell, Lilla Crawford, Paul Gemignani (conductor)

Oscar Hammerstein II: Out of My Dreams

PBS -- March 6, 2012

Hosted by Matthew Morrison, this compelling and extremely informative documentary profiles the man who changed American musical theater forever, Oscar Hammerstein II, legendary lyricist for over 1,000 songs and librettist for forty-five works. Writer/director/producer JoAnn Young has selected the most exemplary clips from Hammerstein’s iconic musicals, including two film versions of Show Boat; the rarely seen film Lady Be Good; and archival footage of the two original stars of Carousel, Jan Clayton and John Raitt. Young also has conducted new interviews with Stephen Sondheim, who considers Hammerstein as a musical and surrogate father; director/producer Harold Prince; two stars of Rodgers and Hammerstein musicals, Shirley Jones and Mitzi Gaynor, Hammerstein family members and others. This PBS film also considers Hammerstein’s work as a humanitarian and political activist. Archival footage also includes a rare 1958 Hammerstein television interview with CBS News' Mike Wallace and a handful of recorded conversations. His late wife Dorothy and son James are also represented in archival interviews. "Oscar Hammerstein II – Out of My Dreams" also promises clips from the Rodgers and Hammerstein film musicals "Oklahoma!," "Carousel," "South Pacific," "The King and I" and "The Sound of Music"; as well as "Show Boat," co-authored with Jerome Kern, and a performance of the Academy Award-winning Kern-Hammerstein song "The Last Time I Saw Paris." Segments from the 2008 Broadway production of South Pacific appear as well”, shown during a pledge drive, so there are breaks to raise money, 90 minutes A


Broadway -- July 15, 2017 -- Matinee 

Jennifer Ehle, Jefferson Mays, Michael Aronov, Adam Dannheisser, Daniel Jenkins, Dariush Kashani, Daniel Oreskes, Henry Russell, Joseph Siravo, T. Ryder Smith

Oslo is a multiple award-winning play by J. T. Rogers, which recounts (in dramatized, partially fictional form) the true-life, previously secret, back-channel negotiations in the development of the pivotal 1990s Oslo Peace Accords between Israel and the Palestinian Liberation Organization. The play premiered Off-Broadway in June 2016 and then transferred to Broadway in April 2017. The play won the 2017 Tony Award for Best Play as well as the Best Featured Actor in a Play award for Michael Aronov. Excellent video with clear picture and sound throughout.

Other Desert Cities 
Broadway -- January 4, 2012  
Stockard Channing, Stacy Keach, Judith Light, Rachel Griffiths, Thomas Sadoski
First few minutes are audio only with photo overlay but nothing really happens so you don't miss anything; great picture and clear sound; nice video; disc also includes B-Roll and Interviews

Other Desert Cities
Los Angeles -- December 18, 2012
Brooke Wyeth: Robin Weigert, Polly Wyeth: JoBeth Williams, Lyman Wyeth: Robert Foxworth, Silda Grauman: Jeannie Berlin, Trip Wyeth: Michael Weston
The first minute of the show is missing, and the next two minutes are audio only, but the show is fully intact after that. There are two heads in the middle and left side of the screen; they’re worked around when possible, and rarely block more than the actors’ feet. The video has no blackouts and no washout. Filmed in 16:9 with a mix of wides, mediums, and close-ups. The sound is a bit quiet in places, but very listenable. 2 DVDs 

Our Town

Producers Showcase / NBC Television -- September 19, 1955

Frank Sinatra, Paul Newman, Eva Marie Saint

TV musical version with songs by Sammy Cahn and James Van Heusen. The hit song "Love And Marriage" came from this show. In black and white; good video 

Pacific Overtures
PBS-TV -- June 9, 1976 -- Proshot
Mako, Soon-Tek Oh, Yuki Shimoda, Sab Shimono, Isao Sato, Alvin Ing, Ernest Harada, James Dybas

The Pajama Game 
Broadway -- February 18, 2006 
Harry Connick, Jr., Kelli O'Hara, Michael McKean, Peter Benson, Joyce Chittick, Megan Lawrence, Michael McCormick, Roz Ryan, Paula Leggett Chase, Bianca Marroquin

Paint Your Wagon
New York -- March 19, 2015 -- Encores!
Keith Carradine, Alexandra Socha, Justin Guarini, Jenni Barber, Melissa van der Schyff, William Youmans, Robert Creighton, Caleb Damschroder, Nathaniel Hackmann, Robyn Hurder, Adam Monley, Scott Wakefield
Nicely filmed HD video with great close-ups, clear sound and nice picture throughout; good video A

Pamela's First Musical

New York -- May 18, 2008

Lila Coogan, Donna Murphy, Christian Borle, Carolee Carmello, Sandy Duncan, Gregg Adelman, David Garrison, Kathie Lee Gifford, Joel Grey, Donna McKechnie, Tommy Tune, Lillias White.

Notes: In concert at Town Hall.

Los Angeles -- November 1, 2009 -- Matinee 
T.R. Knight (Leo Frank), Lara Pulver (Lucille Frank), David St. Louis (Newt Lee/Jim Conley/ Riley), Michael Berresse (Governor Slaton/Britt Craig/Mr. Peavy), Charlotte d'Amboise (Mrs. Phagan/ Sally Slaton) Rose Sezniak (Mary Phagan/Lila), Curt Hansen (Young Soldier/Frankie Epps/Guard), Haylod Podschun (Iola Stover), Lisa Livesay (Monteen), Phoebe Strole (Essie), P.J. Griffith (Officer Starnes/Tom Watson), Deidrie Henry(Minnie McKnight/Angela) Brad Anderson(Officer Ivey/ Luther Rosser/ Guard)
One short blackout in the first act, and some washout in the wides; very little obstruction with some heads on the bottom and the sides, but nothing major; good clear and steady video with nice picture and sound 2 DVDs

New York -- February 16, 2015
Jeremy Jordan (Leo Frank), Laura Benanti (Lucille Frank), Emerson Steele (Mary Phagan), Charlie Franklin (Frankie Epps, Young Soldier), Andy Mientus (Britt Craig), Alan Campbell (Governor Slaton), Rachel de Benedet (Sally Slaton), Ramin Karimloo (Tom Watson), Joshua Henry (Jim Conley), Nathaniel Stampley, John Ellison Conlee, Andrea Jones-Sojola, Davis Gaines, Katie Rose Clarke, Eric Anderson, John Jellison, Caitlin Houlahan, Ephie Aardema, Alie Trimm
Note: Reunion concert conducted by Jason Robert Brown. A fantastic capture of this one-night-only concert at Avery Fisher Hall. Truly an epic night of theatre. No obstruction and only slight washout in wide shots. There are two quick dropouts in the first few minutes, but the concert is otherwise fully captured. Filmed in 16:9, with a mix of wides, mediums, and close-ups. The sound is excellent. Includes curtain call with Jason’s speech, and playbill scans. 2 DVDs

Broadway -- May 11, 2016
Jeremy Kushnier, Ruby Lewis, Ryan Vona, Bret Shuford, Sarah Meahl, Kat Cunning.
Great HD capture of the new and first Cirque du Soleil musical on Broadway. All the tricks, stunts and visuals you would expect from a Cirque show. Some really beautiful moments and parts throughout! A- 2 DVDs

Broadway -- June 19, 2016
AJ: Jeremy Kushnier, Indigo: Ruby Lewis, Joey: Ryan Vona, Robbie: Bret Shuford, Gina: Sarah Meahl, Lila: Kat Cunning
A capture of the show before they made changes this summer; the show is great fun and the acrobatics are incredible. Both Jeremy and Ruby are fantastic. Nicely capture with just a couple quick dropouts. There are some small heads on the bottom that occasionally block the actors’ feet, but generally don’t affect the overall action. There is a bit of washout, especially in wider shots. It’s filmed in 16:9, with a mix of wides, mediums, and close-ups; there are more wides than usual to capture the acrobatics and projections. The sound is excellent. Includes curtain call, encore, and brochure scans. 2 DISCS


Broadway -- August 3, 1994

Donna Murphy, Jere Shea, Gregg Edelman, Tom Aldredge, Marin Mazzie

Lincoln Center Archives video; Multi-camera pro shot that looks amazing; as good as the PBS one A+


London -- 1996

Maria Friedman (Fosca), Michael Ball (Giorgio), Helen Hobson, Hugh Ross

Shot from the back of balcony, occasional heads at the bottom in wide shots. B


Broadway -- September 8, 1996

Donna Murphy, Marrin Mazzie, Jere Shea, Greg Edelman, Tom Aldredge, Francis Ruivivar, Marcus Olson, William Parry, TJ Meyers, John Antony, Christopher Peccaro,Andy Umberger, Linda Balgord, Coleen Fitzpatrick

Broadway Cast recreated for PBS production taped right after the closing in 1995; good clear video A

The Netherlands -- 2004/2005
Pia Douwes, Vera Mann, Stanley Burleson

Lincoln Center, NY -- March 31, 2005 -- Proshot
Michael Cerveris (Giorgio), Patti LuPone (Fosca), Audra McDonald (Clara), Allen Fitzpatrick (Col. Ricci), Richard Easton (Dr Tambourri), Alexander Gemignani (Torasso)
Includes cast interviews 

Off-Broadway -- March 2, 2013 
Judy Kuhn (Fosca), Ryan Silverman (Giorgio), Melissa Errico (Clara), Stephen Bogardus (Colonel Ricci), Jeffry Denman (Lieutenant Barri), Jason Michael Evans (Private Augenti), Ken Krugman (Lieutenant Torasso), Orville Mendoza (Sergeant Lombardi), Tom Nelis (Doctor Tambourri) , Will Reynolds (Major Rizzoli/Ludovic). 
Excellent capture of the full original revival cast, before Melissa left due to vocal issues, in which she would not return or be allowed to record the cd. Great performances from the entire cast! 2 dvds

Patience, Or Bunthorne's Bride

NYC Opera -- September 24, 2005

Michael Ball, Kevin Burdette,

Nicely filmed from the left side with good picture and clear sound; excellent video A

Patina Miller in Concert
Lincoln Center -- March 28, 2014 -- Proshot
Pro-Shot for PBS, has menus with chapter selections for each song, plus 5 web-exclusive clips.

Patti Lupone Compilaton
DVD includes interviews and performances from Evita, Les Mouches and more.

An Evening with Patti LuPone
PBS -- 1997 -- Proshot
Taped in January 1997 at the Callum Theatre in the Palm Desert Resort hotel in Palm Springs, CA., includes sensational renditions of "Don't Cry for Me, Argentina," "Anything Goes," "I Get A Kick Out Of You," "As If We Never Said Goodbye," "Sleepy Man," "I Dreamed A Dream," "Heat Wave," and more...  Recorded during a pledge drive, so concert is interrupted with breaks, but include Patti in the studio being interviewed, as well as trying to raise money.  (About 90 minutes)

An Evening with Patti LuPone and Mandy Patinkin
Philadelphia, PA -- October 28, 2007  
Patti LuPone and Mandy Patinkin
There are no obstructions, but there's quite a bit of spotlight washout. The close-up shots get really grainy and the camera is quite shaky

Patti LuPone: Coulda, Woulda, Shoulda 
Costa Mesa, CA -- October 10, 2009 
One hour long concert featuring songs from Gypsy, Bye Bye Birdie, South Pacific, Funny Girl, Hair,The Baker's Wife, West Side Story, Flora, the Red Menace, Peter Pan, The Robber Bridegroom, and Evita; picture is a bit grainy but no washout or blackouts, sound is excellent; one head in the frame at times but rarely blocks; good video

An Evening With Patti LuPone and Mandy Patinkin 
New York -- Act 1: November 17, 2011 and Act 2: November 18, 2011
Patti LuPone, Mandy Patinkin
Filmed in 16:9 Widescreen; act two shot over and between a head but it's never really an issue; good clear video

Patti LuPone and Seth Rudetsky: Broadway @ The Art House
Provincetown, MA -- July 4 & July 5, 2012
Patti LuPone makes her Art House debut with Seth Rudetsky at the piano. This show was part of a series of 10 unrehearsed shows produced and hosted by Seth which featured him asking a series of questions of his guests (other shows included Audra McDonald, Betty Buckley, Andrea Martin, Judy Kuhn, Alice Ripley, and Meghan Mullally), then running to the piano to illustrate a point, or just an excuse for the guest to sing a song. Patti had no idea what he would ask, or what she would be asked to sing. This disc was edited from 4 shows they did together and highlights the best of the best. Filmed using multiple cameras.

Pee Wee Herman Show
Broadway -- October 31, 2010 
Paul Reubens, Lynne Marie Stewart, Phil LaMarr, Lexy Fridell, Jesse Garcia, Josh Meyers, John Moody, John Paragon, Drew Powell, Lance Roberts

Peggy Sue Got Married 
London -- Septemeber 28, 2001 
Ruthie Henshell, Andrew Kennedy, Tim Hower. 
Overall pretty good video. Occasional head in the way, and slight buzzing noise. Great zooms. 

The People in the Picture
Broadway -- May 14, 2011 
Donna Murphy, Chip Zein, Alexander Gemignani, Christopher Innvar, Nicole Parker, Rachel Resheff, Hal Robinson, Lewis J. Stalden, Joyce Van Patten
Beautiful capture of this intriguing story. Great performances and excellent picture and sound; nice video 

The Performers 
New York -- November 11, 2012 
Cheyenne Jackson, Alicia Silverstone, Henry Winkler, Ari Graynor, Jenni Barber,Daniel Breaker
Lots of mid-stage/semi full stage shots since the action is all over the place and also there were 4 ushers sitting directly behind me and next to me. 

Peter Allen - The Boy From Oz 
1995 -- Documentary -- Proshot          

Peter and the Starcatcher 
Broadway -- March 31, 2012
Christian Borle, Celia Keenan-Bolger, Adam Candler-Berat, Kevin Del Aguila, Rick Holmes, Arnie Burton

Peter and the Starcatcher 
Broadway -- November 4, 2012 
Adam Chanler-Berat, Celia Keenan-Bolger, Matthew Saldivar, Teddy Bergman, Arnie Burton, Matt D'Amico, Kevin Del Aguila, Carson Elrod, Greg Hildreth, Rick Holmes, Isaiah Johnson, Eric Petersen, Betsy Hogg, Orville Mendoza, Jason Ralph, John Sanders

Peter and the Starcatcher 
Tour -- Los Angeles -- January 4, 2014
Joey DeBettencourt (Boy), Megan Stern (Molly), John Sanders (Black Stache), Harter Clingman (Alf), Jimonn Cole (Slank), Nathan Hosner (Lord Aster), Carl Howell (Prentiss), Benjamin Schrader (Mrs. Bumbrake), Luke Smith (Smee), Ian Michael Stuart (Captain Scott), Edward Tournier (Ted), Lee Zarrett (Fighting Prawn).  
Beautifully filmed with a nice mix of close-ups and fuller stage shots.  No obstructions or blackouts. 2 DVDs

Peter Pan
Broadway -- 1980
Sandy Duncan
Note: Only first Act is in color-tape changes to b&w for the second half

Peter Pan 
New York -- December 20, 2011 
Cathy Rigby, Kim Crosby, Tom Hewitt, Krista Buccellato, Cade Canon Ball, Julia Massey, Jenna Wright, Clark Roberts, Shanon Mari Mills, JC Layag, Marc Andrew Nunez, Dane Wagner, Carly Bracco, James Leo Ryan, Steven Strafford, Michael A. Shepperd, Clark Roberts, J. David Anderson, Seth Belliston, Jasmine Ejan, Shannon Stoeke, John J. Todd, Andrew Wilson
Filmed in 16:9 Widescreen at The Theatre at Madison Square Garden; filmed from the back of the house so on extreme close ups it's a tad pixelated at times but nothing major. One very brief accidental coverup towards the end of Act Two.

Peter Pan 360 
Bostan, MA -- November 9, 2011
Chuck Bradley, Evelyn Hoskins, Josh Swales, Emily Petter, Tom Larkin, Scott Weston, Shannon Warrick, Heidi Buehler, Keith Richards
Very good quality; filmed in the round with good picture and sound; nice video

Pfingstgala: Musicals meets Pop
Tecklenburg -- 2011
Jan Ammann, Pia Douwes, Sabrina Weckerlin, Patrick Stanke, Anne Welte, Marc Clear, Sascha Krebs, Filipina Henoch, Marc Seitz


Tecklenburg, Germany -- 2014 -- Proshot

Willemijn Verkaik, Pia Douwes, Wietske van Tongeren, Patrick Stanke, Zodwa Selele, Andreas Wolfram,  Drew Sarich, Sascha Krebs 

Proshot from the company itself. 2 DVDs

Music Theatre of Wichita, KS -- unknown date
Richard White (Phantom), Lauren Hathaway, Edward Staudenmayer, John Almberg, Patti Allison
Includes interview with White and Hathaway and White singing “Where in the World” in concert.

North Shore Music Theatre-Beverly, MA -- 1994
Kristin Chenoweth, Ron Baker, Marc Kudisch 
Semi Proshot; has quite a bit of generation loss. 2 DVDs

The Phantom of the Opera
London -- 1987 
Michael Crawford, Rebecca Caine (alt. Christine), Steve Barton 
Huge generational loss and only sound at times. Ends after "Masquerade" also include lots of TV-clips of LA Phantom

The Phantom of the Opera
London -- 1988
Dave Willetts, Jan Hartley-Morris, Michael Ball 
Huge generational loss; Sound skips at times

The Phantom of the Opera 
London -- 1995 
Ethan Freeman, Jill Washington, Simon Bowman 
Filmed on a tri-pod from the mid right balcony; picture is overbright with a lot of spotlight washout, but the sound and actual color are great. Video was shot by the production, it follows the action extremely well.

The Phantom of the Opera
London -- March 9, 2000 
Scott Davies, Meredith Braun, Matt Cammelle
Amazing closeups combined with a couple of blackouts

The Phantom of the Opera
London -- Summer, 2000 
Scott Davies, Charlotte Page, Matt Cammelle
Amazing close-ups. Some generation loss but still nice with great sound

The Phantom of the Opera
Broadway -- 2003
Hugh Panaro (the Phantom), Lisa Vroman (Christine), John Cudia (Raoul)

The Phantom of the Opera
Broadway -- June 28, 2004 -- Matinee
Howard McGillin, Julie Hanson (alt), John Cudia, Jeff Keller, George Lee Andrews, Kris Koop (u/s), Larry Wayne Morbitt, Marilyn Caskey, Heather McFadden
Note: Howard filling in for Hugh while Hugh was on vacation. No video until Think of Me. There's also head obstruction. Some nice close-ups though.

The Phantom of the Opera 
London -- February 26, 2005 
John Owen-Jones, Rachel Barrell, Oliver Thornton 
Jones' last performance

The Phantom of the Opera
Broadway -- October 1, 2005 
Hugh Panaro, Sandra Joseph, Tim Martin Gleason, James Romick (u/s), George Lee Andrews, Anne Runolfsson, Marilyn Caskey, Larry Wayne Morbitt, Kara Klein
Includes Sandra's speech for Hugh's final performance. 2 DVDs

The Phantom of the Opera
Essen --  July 15, 2006
Uwe Kröger (Phantom), Beatrix Reiterer (Christine), Lucius Wolter (Raoul), Laurie Anne McGowan (Carlotta), Ernst van Looy (Monsieur Firmin), Fernand Delosch (Monsieur Andre), Gabriele Ramm (Madame Giry), Daniel Brenna (Piangi), Annabel Knight (Meg Giry)
2 DVDs

The Phantom of the Opera
Chicago -- December 5, 2007
Jason Mills, Sarah Lawrence as (alt) Christine, Greg Mills, Kim Stengel, William Patrick Dunne as (u/s) Monsieur Andre, Bruce Winant, Rebecca Judd, John Whitney, Polly Baird. 

Phantom: The Las Vegas Spectacular
Las Vegas -- August 8, 2008
Anthony Crivello, Kristi Holden, Andrew Ragone, Geena Jeffries Mattox, John Leslie Wolfe, Lawson Skala, Tina Walsh, Larry Wayne Morbitt, Brianne Kelly Morgan. 
Great capture of the reconfigured and shortned version of Phantom which had a long run in Vegas. Anthony really gives a powerful performance as the Phantom. A

The Phantom of the Opera
London -- September 9, 2008
Ramin Karimloo, Gina Beck, Simon Bailey, Kate Radmilovic, Rohan Tickell, Barry James, Gareth Snook, Heather Jackson, Tori Jones
Dark with some spotlight washout but very well filmed with great sound; nice video 2 DVDs

The Phantom of the Opera
Milwaukee -- August 30, 2009 -- Matinee
Tim Martin Gleason, Kelly Jeanne Grant as (alt) Christine, Sean MacLaughlin, Satomi Hofmann as (u/s) Carlotta, Dallyn Vail Bayles as (u/s) Monsieur Andre, Michael McCoy, Nancy Hess, John Whitney, Jessica Bishop. 

Great capture of the tour before it would close the following year. Great performanes from the entire cast.

The Phantom of the Opera
Los Angeles, CA -- October 31, 2010 
Tim Martin Gleason, Trista Moldovan, Sean MacLaughlin, Kim Stengel, DC Anderson, Michael McCoy, Nancy Hess, Luke Grooms, Paloma Garcia-Lee
The final performance of Phantom's Third National Tour, the longest running tour in US history; first 20 minutes of the show has about 8 minutes of scattered blackouts with the last one in the middle of Christine's Think of Me, and then the show is intact after that; a head on either side that blocks the far sides of the stage; they do obstruct the action occasionally, especially in the first act, but worked around as much as possible. Some washout here and there, but nothing terrible. Filmed with a mix of wides, mediums, and close-ups; excellent sound, Includes curtaincall and speeches by Tim Martin Gleason and Andrew Lloyd Webber. 2 DVDs

The Phantom of the Opera
UK Tour -- 2012 -- 25th Anniversary UK Tour
Earl Carpenter, Olivia Brereton, Simon Bailey, Angela M. Caesar, Andy Hockley, Simon Green, Elizabeth Marsh, Vincent Pirillo, Hannah Cadec
This version of the show, according to producer Cameron Mackintosh has newly reinvented staging and stunning scenic design and reimagined elements of the original production, with new direction, choreography, sets and costumes. This version of the show will begin a North American tour in the fall of 2013. Well filmed from the balcony. A

The Phantom of the Opera 
Broadway -- October 13, 2012 
Hugh Panaro (Phantom), Trista Moldovan (Christine), Kyle Barisich (Raoul), Michele McConnell (Carlotta), Joelle Gates (Meg), Cristin J Hubbard (Madame Giry), Aaron Galligan-Stierle (Andre), Kevin Ligon (Firmin), Christian Sebek (Piangi)
Commentary: Complete show, but act 2 starts a minute into masquerade. The title song is iffy just because it is so dark. Slightly shaky between scenes, but a generally steady shots with some nice close ups. A head appears slightly for the full stage shots. Very clear. 2 DVDs

The Phantom of the Opera
Broadway -- October 31, 2012 -- Highlights
Hugh Panaro, Trista Moldovan, Kyle Barisich, Michele McConnell, Christian Sebek, Kevin Ligon, Aaron Galligan-Stierle, Cristin Hubbard, and Kara Klein
77 minutes highlights

The Phantom of the Opera
Broadway -- November 22, 2012 
Hugh Panaro (Phantom), Samantha Hill (Christine), Kyle Barisch (Raoul), Michele McConnell (Carlotta), Jim Weitzer (Andre), Tim Jerome (Firmin), Ellen Harvey (Giry), Christian Sebek (Piangi), Kara Klein (Meg Giry)
Commentary: This was filmed after the November cast change, with a new Christine alternate. Small flub where Christine did not quite manage to remove Phantom's hood. Prologue has quite a few blackouts, and another small blackout in act 2 when Madame Giry confesses to Raoul (all due to late seating), but otherwise very clear and unobstructed. Complete show including curtain call and BCEFA speech. I don't know why I film the best (quality wise) in phantom, but this show is well shot - tightly focused and very steady. 

The Phantom of the Opera
Broadway -- February 21, 2013
Hugh Panaro, Sierra Boggess, Kyle Barisich, Michele McConnell, Christian Sebek, Jim Weitzer, Tim Jerome, Ellen Harvey, Kara Klein
2 DVDs

The Phantom of the Opera

Broadway -- April 9, 2013

Hugh Panaro, Marni Raab (Christine alt.), Kyle Barisich, Michele McConnell, Jim Weitzer, Tim Jerome, Christian Sebek, Kara Klein, Kelly Jean Grant (u/s Mdm. Giry).

Shot around heads but the master does best to shoot around them, nice close-ups. A-

The Phantom of the Opera

Broadway -- April 27, 2013

Hugh Panaro, Samantha Hill, Kyle Barisich

A couple of heads block the shot at times but very watchable with clear picture and very nice sound throughout; Hugh's last show before his 4 month break A-

The Phantom of the Opera 
Broadway -- May 9, 2013 
Peter Jöback (Phantom), Elizabeth Welch (Christine), Kyle Barisich (Raoul), Michele McConnel (Carlotta), Christian Sebek (Piangi), Richard Poole (Andre), Tim Jerome (Firmin), Ellen Harvery (Madame Giry), Kara Klein (Meg Giry)

The Phantom of the Opera
Broadway -- May 18, 2013
Peter Jöback (Phantom), Samantha Hill (Christine), Jeremy Stolle (Raoul u/s), Michele McConnell, Tim Jerome, Richard Poole (u/s), Ellen Harvey, Christian Sebek, Kara Klein

The Phantom of the Opera
Broadway -- June 3, 2013
Peter Jöback (Phantom), Marni Raab (Christine), Kyle Barisich (Raoul), Michele McConnell, Scott Mikita (u/s), Jim Weitzer, Ellen Harvey, Christian Sebek, Kara Klein

The Phantom of the Opera
Broadway -- July 27, 2013
Peter Jöback (The Phantom), Samantha Hill (Christine), Kyle Barisich (Raoul), Michele McConnell (Carlotta), Jim Weitzer (Andre), Tim Jerome (Firmin), Ellen Harvey (Madame Giry), Christian Sebek (Piangi), Kara Klein (Meg)
Samantha Hill and Marilyn Caskey's last performance.

The Phantom of the Opera
Hamburg, Germany -- December 11, 2013
Mathias Edenborn (Phantom), Valerie Link (Christine Daaé) , Nicky Wuchinger (Raoul)

The Phantom of the Opera
Broadway -- January 11, 2014
Jerremy Stolle, Mary Michael Patterson, Jeremy Hays.
Nicely filmed video with clear picture and good sound; very good video. 2 DVDs

The Phantom of the Opera
Broadway -- January 18, 2014
Hugh Panaro, Mary Michael Patterson, Jeremy Hays
Clear sound and picture with a couple of heads. 2 DVDs

The Phantom of the Opera

Hamburg, Germany -- January 19, 2014

David Arnsperger (Phantom), Valerie Link (Christine), Nicky Wuchinger (Raoul), Guido Gottenbos (Monsieur André), Anton Rattinger (Monsieur Frimin), Debra Fernandes (Carlotta), Raymond Sepe (Ubaldo Piangi), Linda Veenhuizen (Madame Giry), Theano Makariou (Meg Giry).

Great capture of the current production in Germany.

The Phantom of the Opera
Broadway -- January 22, 2014 -- Highlights
Laird Mackintosh, Mary Michael Patterson, Jeremy Hays. Laird
Mackintosh's second time as the Phantom on Broadway; includes 'All I Ask of You Reprise', 'Point of No Return', and 'Final Lair'.

The Phantom of the Opera
Broadway -- January 25, 2014 -- Highlights
Laird Mackintosh, Mary Michael Patterson, Jeremy Hays.
Some head obstruction. 44 min highlights. 

The Phantom of the Opera
Broadway -- January 29, 2014
Paul Schaefer (u/s), Mary Michael Patterson, Jeremy Hays.
Clear picture and great sound; nice video. 2 DVDs

The Phantom of the Opera
Broadway -- February 3, 2014
Hugh Panaro, Elizabeth Welch, Jeremy Hays.
Clear picture and sound. 2 DVDs

The Phantom of the Opera
Chicago -- February 19, 2014
Cooper Grodin, Julia Udine, Ben Jacoby, Jacquelynne Fontaine, Craig Bennett, Linda Balgord, Edward Staudenmayer, Frank Viveros. 
Beautiful HD capture of this wonderfully re-imagined production. 2 DVDs

The Phantom of the Opera
Broadway -- March 6, 2014
Hugh Panaro (Phantom), Elizabeth Welch (Christine u/s), Jeremy Hays (Raoul)
Clear video and sound. Some head obstuction. 

The Phantom of the Opera
Broadway -- March 17, 2014
Laird Mackintosh (u/s), Sara Jean Ford, Jeremy Hays

The Phantom of the Opera

Broadway -- March 31, 2014

Hugh Panaro, Sara Jean Ford, Jeremy Hays

Shot from the balcony. Great capture of the show with both full stage shots and close ups. You can see heads in the way in the full stage shot. 2 DVDs

The Phantom of the Opera

Broadway -- April 3, 2014

Hugh Panaro, Mary Michael Patterson, Jeremy Hays

Great capture. Mix of full stage and close ups. 2 DVDs

The Phantom of the Opera
Broadway -- May 12, 2014
Sierra Bogges and Norm Lewis
Sierra Bogges and Norm Lewis's first together. A fantastic capture of the new cast on Broadway. Norm is the first black Phantom - and is just amazing. His acting is very good (and will hopefully improve) and his vocals do not disappoint. Sierra is at her best. She is just a great actress (which is very rare for a Christine, they are usually just awful and bland) and has a beautiful soprano. Shot from the mezz, with minimal head obstruction. A

The Phantom of the Opera 
Broadway -- May 17, 2014
Norm Lewis, Sierra Boggess, Jeremy Hays, Laird Mackintosh, Tim Jerome, Ellen Harvey, Heather Hill, Christian Sebek, Deanna Doyle. 
Excellent capture of first black actor to portray the Phantom on Broadway and Sierra's return. 2 DVDs

The Phantom of the Opera
Milwaukee, WI -- July 27, 2014
Cooper Grodin, Grace Morgan as (alt) Christine, Ben Jacoby, Lindsay O'Neil as (u/s) Carlotta, Brad Oscar, Linda Balgord, Edward Staudenmayer, Frank Viveros. 
Beautiful HD capture with no obstructions. 2 DVDs

The Phantom of the Opera

Broadway -- November 6, 2014

Laird Mackintosh as (u/s) Phantom, Kaley Ann Voorhees as (alt) Christine, Jeremy Hays, Michele McConnell, Richard Poole as (u/s) Monsieur Andre, Tim Jerome, Ellen Harvey, Christian Sebek, Kara Klein.

Excellent HD capture of the long running show. Laird and Kaley give very solid performances as the two leads. 2 DVDs

The Phantom of the Opera
Hamburg, Germany -- March 1, 2015
Mathias Edenborn (Phantom), Daniela Braun (u/s Christine), Nicky Wuchinger (Raoul), Norbert Kohler (u/s Monsieur André), Anton Rattinger (Monsieur Firmin), Rachel Anne Moore (Carlotta), Raymond Sepe (Piangi), Michaela Christl (Mme. Giry), Vanessa Spireti (Meg), Reinhard Schulze, Marco Fahrland-Jadue, Christian Theodoridis, Marti Rönnebeck, Holly Hylton, Karen Baumgartel

The Phantom of the Opera
Hamburg, Germany -- August 7, 2015
Rob Pitcher (u/s Phantom), Valerie Link (Christine), Nicky Wuchinger (Raoul), Guido Gottenbos (Monsieur André), Anton Rattinger (Monsieur Firmin), Rachel Anne Moore (Carlotta), Joan Ribalta (Piangi), Michaela Christl (Mme Giry), Vanessa Spiteri (Meg Giry), John Kuether (Auktionator/Don Attilio/Passarino), Norbert Kohler (Monsieur Reyer), Martin Rönnebeck (Monsieur Lefévre/Hauptmann), Mona Graw (Ankleiderin/Confidante)

The Phantom of the Opera
Hamburg, Germany -- August 9, 2015
David Arnsperger (alt. Phantom), Daniela Braun (alt. Christine), Nicky Wuchinger (Raoul), Guido Gottenbos (Monsieur André), Anton Rattinger (Monsieur Firmin), Rachel Anne Moore (Carlotta), Joan Ribalta (Piangi), Michaela Christl (Mme Giry), Vanessa Spiteri (Meg Giry), John Kuether (Auktionator/Don Attilio/Passarino), Norbert Kohler (Monsieur Reyer), Christian Theodoridis (Buquet), Martin Rönnebeck (Monsieur Lefévre/Hauptmann), Mona Graw (Ankleiderin/Confidante).
The video is a bit jumpy, but it is in sync during the entire show. 

The Phantom of the Opera
Costa Mesa, CA -- August 12, 2015
Chris Mann, Katie Travis, Storm Lineberger, Jacquelynne Fontaine, Edward Staudenmayer, David Benoit, Anne Kanengeiser, Frank Viveros, Morgan Cowling, Mark Emerson, Eric Ruiz, Edward Juvier, Dan Debenport, David Foley Jr, Allan Snyder, Christy Morton
Nicely filmed overall; complete after the first minute of the show is blacked out, with no washout or obstruction; excellent picture and clear sound; nice video. 2 DVDs  A

The Phantom of the Opera

Broadway -- May 12, 2016

Laird Mackintosh as (u/s) Phantom, Julia Udine, Jeremy Hays, Michele McConnell, Scott Mikita as (u/s) Monsieur Andre, Craig Bennett, Rebecca Eichenberger, John Easterlin, Kara Klein. 

Excellent HD capture of the long running show. Great performance from Laird and Julia is always terrific as Christine. A 2 DVDs

The Phantom of the Opera
Broadway -- June 16, 2016
James Barbour (The Phantom), Rachel Eskenazi-Gold(alt. Christine), JordanDonica(Raoul), Kara Klein (Meg), Rebecca Eichenberger (MadameGiry), Michele McConnell(Carlotta), Laird Mackintosh (Andre), Craig Bennett (Firmin)
A great capture of the Broadway production. There is one short blackout over the end of Think of Me and another over the beginning of Masquerade; the rest of the show is fully captured with just a few very quick dropouts in between each act. There is one head that can occasionally be seen, but never blocks the action.The sound is excellent and in sync. Includes curtain call and playbill scans. 2 DVDs

The Phantom of the Opera
Broadway -- July 21, 2016
James Barbour (The Phantom), Ali Ewoldt (Christine), Jordan Donica (Raoul), Michele McConnell (Carlotta), Richard Poole (u/s Andre), Craig Bennett (Firmin), Rebecca Eichenberger (Madame Giry), John Easterlin (Piangi), Kara Klein (Meg)
Excellent HD capture of the long running show. This cast features actors who are the first Asian Christine and first African-American Raoul to play the roles. A. 2 DVDs

The Phantom of the Opera

National Tour -- Cincinnati Ohio -- November 16, 2016

Derrick Davis (The Phantom), Kaitlyn Davis (u/s Christine), Jordan Craig (Raoul), Trista Moldovan (Carlotta), David Benoit (Firmin), ?Price Waldman (Andre), Tynan Davis (u/s Madame Giry), Phumzile Sojola (Piangi), Emily Ramirez (Meg)

[Note]: A good capture with no blackouts, minimal washout, and no major obstructions. The lighting of this show is difficult and some scenes turned out darker. One head that is only visible in wide shots. It is filmed in 16:9, with a mix of wides, mediums, and close-ups. The sound is excellent and includes curtain call with an obstructed BCEFA speech. 2 DVDs

The Phantom of the Opera

Broadway -- September, 2018

Ben Crawford, Ali Ewoldt, Jay Armstrong Johnson, Raquel Suarez Groen, Laird Mackintosh, Craig Bennett, Maree Johnson, Ted Keegan (u/s), Polly Baird, Carrington Vilmont, Jason Forbach, Jim Weitzer (u/s), Kenneth Kantor, Richard Poole, Jeremy Stolle, Justin Peck, Kfir, Katharine Heaton, Chris Georgette, Patricia Phillips, Satomi Hofmann, Elizabeth Welch, Kelly Jeanne Grant, Janinah Burnett, Paul A. Schefer, Giselle O. Alvarez, Jessica Bishop, Ashlee Dupre, Jolina Javier, Carly Blake Sebouhian, Erica Wong, Joelle Gates

So this is a DARK show. That means it's not as "crisp" as I'd normally like at times due how black it can be on the stage, but it is still a very nice video and Ben is really really wonderful. 2 DVDs

The Phantom of the Opera 

Copenhagen, Denmark -- 2019  
Thomas Ambt Kofod (Phantom), Sibylle Glosted (Christine), Christian Lund (Raoul), Carl Christian Rasmussen (Monsieur Firmin), Sebastian Harris (Monsieur André), Louise Fribo (Carlotta), Rasmus Jupin (Piangi), Elisabeth Halling (Madame Giry), Imogen-Lilly Ash (Meg Giry), Jesper Paasch, Kim Hammelsvang, Paul Frederiksen, Martin Loft, Maria Hanke, Anna Vaupel, Sandra Kassman, Merete Laursen, Sidsel Aja Eriksen, Cecilia Lindwall, Üartick Egersborg, Mikkel Hoé Knudsen, John Martin Bengtsson, Kristoffer Emil Appel, Nahla Gill Ellzondo, Amelia Jackson, Victoria Paine, Corina Clark, Chloe Dowell, Heidi Richards, Jacob Williams Hughes, Trevor Schoonraad, Catherine Leppingwell, Mia Karlsson 
2 DVDs

The Phantom of the Opera

London -- March, 2019

David Thaxton (Phantom), Kelly Mathieson (Christine), Jeremy Taylor (Raoul), Kimberly Blake (Carlotta), Ross Dawes (Monsieur Firmin), Kris Manuel (Monsieur Andre), Jacinta Mulcahy (Madame Giry), Matt Bateman (Ubaldo Piangi), Georgia Ware (Meg Giry Act One), Lily Howes (Meg Giry Act Two)

London -- 1998
Diana Rigg (Phedre), Toby Stephens (Hippolytus), Barbara Jefford (Oenone), Julian Glover (Theseus), David Bradley (Theramene), Joanna Roth (Aricia).
The beautiful, award-winning Almeida Theater production of Ted Hughes' adaptation of the Jean Racine classic. The production later transferred to New York's Brooklyn Academy of Music in New York. Shot with no obstructions from the balcony, and a nice mix of close-ups and medium shots. A-

Pia Douwes in Concert 
Eindhoven, The Netherlands -- November 2, 2007
Act One is Pia Dowes singing 'December Songs' by Maury Yeston, Act Two is Pia's usual repertoire

Broadway -- 1981 -- Proshot 
Jane Lapotaire as Edith Piaf with Zoe Wanamaker, David Leary, Peter Friedman, Judith Ivey, Jean Smart
TV adaptation of the play from the 1981 Broadway season.

Broadway -- December 15, 2012 
Ellen Burstyn, Sebastian Stan, Madeleine Martin, Chris Perfetti, Maggie Grace, Mare Winningham, Elizabeth Marvel, Ben Rappaport
Quality/Notes:It's a bit uneven, Act 1 is 1 h 15 minutes while Act 2 is only 35minutes. Complete show, mostly very steady and focused. There's one or two blackouts a few seconds long, but other than that very well filmed. 2 DVDs

Pipe Dream
New York -- March 28, 2012 -- Evening
Will Chase, Laura Osnes, Leslie Uggams, Tom Wopat, James Clow, Philip Hernandez, James Moye, Steve Routman, Stephen Wallem, Matthew Bauman, Jack Doyle, Lora Lee Gayer, James Harkness, Jessica Hershberg, Emily Hsu, Cara Kjellman, Denis Lambert, Analisa Learming, Jay Lusteck, Linda Mugleston, Shannon M. O'Bryan, Monica L. Patton, Richard Pruitt, Vincent Rodriguez III, Kelly Sheehan, Martin Sola, Charlie Sutton, Nicholas Ward, Victor James Wisehart
Disc includes 35 minutes of behind the scenes/interviews.

Pippin (Bob Fosse's Master)

Hamilton, Ontario Canada -- 1981

Ben Vereen,William Katt, Chita Rivera, Martha Raye

This video is very similar to the video that is commercially available. But when you compare them side by side (which I did) you notice subtle differences. This is a copy of Bob Fosse's own video which he edited and returned back to the producers. It is a bit longer than the commercial video and Fosse chose many, many different angles, and different takes. This was his suggestion for how the show should be edited, but most of his suggestions were ignored. The show itself was not staged by Fosse, but by his associate, Kathryn Doby, based on his original Broadway staging. It is rumored that Fosse was not happy with the video that was released, preferring this edit better, and very unhappy that his suggestions were not utilized. Has counter numbers along the bottom of the screen. Some generational loss. B


Plays in the Park -- 1991

Roger-John Leach, Bobby Selig, Patricia Burr, Jackie Neill, Charlotte Chernus, Robert Dumpert

Pro-shot; nice video 2 DVDs B

World AIDS Day Benefit Concert -- November 29, 2004
Rosie O'Donnell (Leading Player 1), Darius de Haas (Leading Player 2), Billy Porter (Leading Player 3), Kate Shindle (Leading Player 4), Ben Vereen (Leading Player 5), Michael Arden (Pippin), Terrence Mann (Charlemagne), Julia Murney (Fastrada), Cameron Mathison (Lewis), Laura Benanti (Catherine), Harrison Chad (Theo), Charles Busch (Berthe), Sarah Chase, Kristoffer Cusick, Adam Fleming, Sriram Ganesan, Julie Garnye, Jordan Gelber, Kearran Giovanni, Jenna Leigh Green, Colin Hanlon, Natalie Joy Johnson, Michael Longoria, Jennifer Malenke, Kate Pazakis, Erin Quill, Robb Sapp, Rebecca Soler, Aaron Staton, Pearl Sun, Marty Thomas, Caitlin van Zandt, Josh Young

Broadway -- April 20, 2013 -- Highlights
Matthew James Thomas, Patina Miller, Terrence Mann, Charlotte d'Amoise, Rachel Bay Jones, Andrea Martin 

Only 17 minutes of act 2, act 1 is complete. Heads in the way and some spotlight washout, but it's an okay capture, specially if you like the show.

Broadway -- July 13, 2013
Matthew James Thomas, Patina Miller, Terrence Mann, Charlotte d'Amoise, Rachel Bay Jones, Andrea Martin. 
Beautiful HD capture of the 2013 Tony Winning Revival. 2 DVDs.

Broadway -- June 14, 2014
Kyle Dean Massey, Ciara Renee, Terrance Mann, Charlotte d'Amboise, Rachel Bay Jones, Annie Potts. 
Wonderful HD capture of the new leads who have joined the cast. Excellent video with clear picture and great sound; very nice video 2 DVDs A

Broadway -- August 16, 2014 -- Matinee 
Ciara Renee, Kyle Dean Massey, John Rubinstein, Priscilla Lopez, Rachel Bay Jones, Charlotte d’ Amboise 
There are about six minutes of scattered blackouts at the beginning of act one; it’s much better starting with Corner of the Sky. After that there is one blackout during the singalong portion of No Time At All, and one for the first four minutes of act two. There is also a bit of washout, but no obstruction. It’s filmed in 16:9, with a mix of wides, mediums, and close-ups. The sound is excellent. Includes curtain call and playbill scans. 2 DISCS


Los Angeles, CA -- October 23, 2014

Matthew James Thomas, Lisa Karlin (u/s Leading Player), John Rubinstein, Andrea Martin, Kristine Reese, Sabrina Harper, Callan Bergmann, Lucas Schultz

Nice video with no obstruction, no major blackouts, and just some slight washout in a few wide shots; one quick dropout during No Time At All, but the rest is complete; excellent clear sound and nice picture; includes curtain call 2 DVDs     A

Los Angeles, CA -- October 26, 2014 -- Evening
Matthew James Thomas, Sasha Allen, John Rubinstein, Andrea Martin, Kristine Reese, Sabrina Harper, Callan Bergmann, Lucas Schultz
Excellent capture no blackouts, no obstruction, and only a bit of washout in the wide shots; filmed in 16:9, with a mix of wides, mediums, and close-ups; great clear sound and includes curtain call and playbill scans. 2 DVDs A+

US Tour -- November 16, 2014 -- Matinee
Leading Player: Sasha Allen Pippin: Kyle Dean Massey Charles: John Rubinstein Berthe: Lucie Arnaz Catherine: Kristine Reese Fastrada: Sabrina Harper Lewis: Callan Bergmann Theo: Lucas Schultz 
Captured after the tour’s first cast change. An excellent capture with no blackouts, no obstruction, and very little washout. One of my best captures to date, and definitely the best capture of Pippin to date. It’s filmed in 16:9, with a mix of wides, mediums, and close-ups. The sound is excellent. Includes curtain call and playbill scans. 2 discs

Broadway -- December 30, 2014
Josh Kaufman, Carly Hughes, John Dossett, Priscilla Lopez, Rachel Bay Jones, Charlotte d' Amboise, Mike Schwitter, Eli Tokash
Excellent capture with just some slight washout in the wides, a couple quick dropouts, and only minor obstruction; very nice crisp clear sound and well filmed; nice video 2 DVDs

The Pirate Queen
Broadway -- April 13, 2007 
Stephanie J. Block, Hadley Fraser, Jeff McCarthy, Linda Balgord, William Youmans, Marcus Chait

The Play That Goes Wrong

Broadway -- May, 2018

Akron Watson (Trevor), Mark Evans (Chris), Quinn Van Antwerp (u/s), Preston Truman Boyd (Robert), Harrison Unger (Dennis), Amelia McClain (Sandra), Alex Mandell (Max), Ashley Bryant (Annie)

Porgy and Bess
New York -- 2002 -- Proshot
Alvy Powell as Porgy, Marquita Lister as Bess, Timothy Robert Blevins as Crown, and Dwayne Clark as Sportin’ Life.

Porgy and Bess 
Broadway -- December 29, 2011
Norm Lewis, Audra McDonald, David Alan Grier, Allison Blackwell, Phillip Boykin, Roosevelt Andre Credit, Nikki Renee Daniels, Trevon Davis, Joseph Dellger, Wilkie Ferguson III, Joshua Henry, Heather Hill, Christopher Innvar,Andrew Jones-Sojola, Alicia Hall Moran, Cedric Neal, Bryonha Marie Parham, Phumzile Sojola, Nathaniel Stampley, J.D. Webster, Lisa Nicole Wilkerson, NaTasha Yvette Williams
Act One is shot around a head which is done nicely and rarely obstructs anything except for a brief moment or two. Act Two is clear from any obstruction. A few minutes in Act Two were shot on 1/10/12 where there was a coverup originally but is spliced together very nicely in there. Disc also includes Interviews and behind the scenes footage

Porgy and Bess 
Broadway -- January 11, 2012
Norm Lewis, Audra McDonald, David Alan Grier, Phillip Boykin, Nikki Renee Daniels, Joshua Henry, Christopher Innvar, Bryonha Marie Parham, Natasha Yvette Williams

Porgy and Bess
US Tour -- Los Angeles -- May 4, 2014 -- Evening
Porgy: Nathaniel Stampley, Bess: Alicia Hall Moran, Crown: Alvin Crawford, Sporting Life: Kingsley Leggs, Clara: Sumayya Ali, Jake: David Hughey, Serena: Denisha Ballew, Mariah: Danielle Lee Greaves, Detective: Dan Barnhill, Policeman: William Gilinsky (u/s)
The show has no washout, no obstruction, and no blackouts. The video is very steady throughout and the sound is excellent as usual. One of my best masters to date. It’s filmed in 16:9 with a mix of wides, mediums, and close-ups. Includes curtain call. 2 DVDs

Potted Potter 
New York -- May 23, 2012 
Daniel Clarkson, Jeff Turner

Present Laughter

Broadway -- 2017 -- Proshot

Kevin Kline, Cobie Smulders, Kate Burton, Kristine Nielson, Bhavesh Patel, Reg Rogers, Matt Bittner, Ellen Harvey, Peter Francis James, Tedra Millan, Sandra Shipley.

Proshot for Broadway HD and Great Performances.

Pretty Woman

Broadway -- April 13, 2018

Samantha Barks, Steve Kazee, Orfeh, Eric Anderson, Jason Danieley, Kingsley Leggs. 

Beautiful HD capture of the PreBroadway production. This includes Steve as Edward before he left the production prior to Broadway. Such a fun show with terrific performances and a rare glimpse of Steve in the role! 2 DVDs. A

Pretty Woman

Broadway -- July, 2018

Samantha Barks, Andy Karl, Eric Anderson, Jason Danieley, Ezra Knight, Orfeh, Allison Blackwell, Tommy Bracco, Brian Call, Robby Clater, Anna Eilinseld, Lauren Lim Jackson, Renee Marino, Ellyn Marie Marsh, Jillian Mueller, Jake Odmark, Jennifer Sanchez, Matthew Stocke, Alex Michael Stoll, Alan Wiggins, Darius Wright

Pretty Woman

Broadway -- February 20, 2019

Samantha Barks, Adam Pascal, Orfeh, Eric Anderson, Jason Danieley, Kingsley Leggs, Matthew Stocke, Anna Eilinsfeld, Jessica Sanchez, Tommy Bracco, Ellyn Marie Marsh, Jessica Sanchez, Darius Wright, Brian Cali, Jake Odmark, Alan Wiggins, Jessica Crouch


New York -- 1982

Angela Lansbury

In 1974 this extremely controversial show struggled for many months in Boston, only to close before ever making it to Broadway. In 1982 most of the original cast gathered to make a recording. This video captures a rehearsal for that recording. Cast is sitting around a piano in a semi-circle. Some slight generational loss, but not too bad B

Prince of Broadway

Broadway -- September 12, 2017

Chuck Cooper, Janet Dacal, Bryonha Marie Parham, Emily Skinner, Brandon Uranowitz, Kaley Ann Voorhees, Michael Xavier, Tony Yazbeck, Karen Ziemba

[Note]: Amazing show with some famous numbers from shows that Hal Prince directed like Fiddler on the Roof, Cabaret, Company and The Phantom of the Opera.

Priscilla: Queen of the Desert 
Broadway -- March 6, 2011 
Will Swenson, Tony Sheldon, Nick Adams, C. David Johnson, Jacqueline B. Arnold, Anastacia McCleskey, Ashley Spencer, Jessica Phillips, J. Elaine Marcos

Priscilla: Queen of the Desert 
Tour -- Peoria, IL -- January 4, 2013
Wade McCollum, Scott Willis, Bryan West, Joe Hart, Emily Afton, Bre Jackson, Brit West.
Beautiful HD capture of the new tour with no obstructions. This was their second performance ever. Great solid cast and full of energy! Top notch tour with faithful Broadway calibre sets and costumes! 2 DVDs

Priscilla: Queen of the Desert
Tour -- October 27, 2013  
Tick (Mitzi): Wade McCollum; Bernadette: Scott Willis; Adam (Felicia): Bryan West; Bob: Joe Hart; Divas: Emily Afton, Bre Jackson, Brit West; Marion: Christy Faber; Benji: Shane Davis or Will B.; Miss Understanding: Nik Alexzander; Shirley: Babs Rubenstein; Jimmy: Taurean Everett; Cynthia: Chelsea Zeno; Frank: David Koch; Farrah/Young Bernadette: Travis Taber
The video has no washout, no obstruction, and just two very quick dropouts. Filmed in 16:9 with a mix of wides, mediums, and close-ups. The sound is excellent. Includes curtain call. 2 DVDs

Private Lives
Broadway -- July 21, 2002
Alan Rickman, Lindsay Duncan, Adam Godley, Emma Fielding, Alex Belcourt
Digital, clear, focused and well shot with good zooms, no obstructions, good audio, first five minutes not focused well, but excellent after that, missing 10 seconds near the end.

Private Lives 
Broadway -- November 9, 2011
Kim Cattrall, Paul Gross, Simon Paisley Day, Anna Madeley, Caroline Lena Olsson
Very well filmed with close-ups and full stage shots; very nice video A

The Producers 
Broadway -- March 22, 2002
Henry Goodman, Steven Weber, Roger Bart, Gary Beach, Brad Oscar, Cady Huffman
Filmed from 2nd row mezzanine center. Missing a few seconds during Keep It Gay.

The Producers
Broadway -- January 22, 2004 
Nathan Lane, Matthew Broderick, Roger Bart, Gary Beach
Great video with the return of many of the original cast members.

The Producers
Plays in the Park, NJ -- Summer, 2008
Paul Salvatoriello, Jonathan Schwartz, Emily Portune, Ed Carlo, Gavin Kenny, Dan Cook
Excellent pro shot video 2 DVDs

The Producers
Los Angeles, CA -- July 28, 2012 -- Hollywood Bowl Concert
Richard Kind, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Gary Beach, Roger Bart, Dane Cook, Rebecca Romijn
Excellent capture of this year's Hollywood Bowl production. Three songs were cut from the production: "Never Say Good Luck on Opening Night", "Where Did We Go Right?", and "Betrayed"; stage is filmed directly, not the screens, so the action is followed well with a mix of wides, mediums, and close-ups. The first minute of the show is missing, and the next few minutes are a bit shaky with scattered blackouts, but after "The King of Broadway" it settles and the majority of the show is captured nicely, filmed in 16:9, and the sound excellent; includes curtain call. 2 DVDs

The Producers
Fullerton, CA -- February 8, 2014
Jay Brian Winnick, Jeff Skowron, Hilary Michael Thompson, David Engel, Norman Large, Leigh Wakeford, Tracy Lore, Danny Blaylock, Kim Arnett, Katelyn Blockinger, Chris Duir, Jessica Ernest, Casey Garritano, Annie Hinskton, Bonnie Kovar, Adam Mantell, Leslie Miller, Eric Michael Parker, Justin Matthew Segura, Caleb Shaw, Laura Thatcher, Stephanie Wolfe
A couple quick dropouts in the first few minutes; one head that can occasionally be seen at the bottom of the screen, but it never interferes with the action. steady picture and no washout; filmed in 16:9 with a mix of wides, mediums, and close-ups; great clear sound and includes curtain call. 2 DVDs A

The Prom
Atlanta, GA -- September, 2016
Beth Leavel, Caitlin Kinnunen, Brooks Ashmanskas, Christopher Sieber, Angie Schworer, Anna Grace Barlow, Josh Lamon, Martin Moran.
Beautiful HD capture of the PreBroadway tryout, with a book by Bob Martin. A really touching and funny new musical, led by a hilarious cast of Broadway Veterans. A perfect mix of comedy and drama. A 2dvds

The Prom
Broadway -- February, 2019
Beth Leavel, Christopher Sieber, Angie Schworer, Caitlin Kinnunen, Michael Potts, David Josephberg (u/s Barry), Josh Lamon, Courtenay Collins, Isabelle McCalla, Mary Antonini, Courtney Balan, Jerusha Cavazos, Shelby Finnie, Josh Franklin, Sheldon Henry, Fernell Hogan, Joomin Hwang, Becca Lee, Wayne "Juice" Mackins, Vashty Mompoint, Anthony Norman, Drew Redington, Teddy Toye, Kalyn West, Brittany Zeinstra

Promises Promises 
Broadway -- April 1, 2010 
SEAN HAYES as Chuck Baxter, KRISTIN CHENOWETH as Fran Kubelik, TONY GOLDWYN as J.D. Sheldrake, DICK LATESSA as Dr. Dreyfuss, BRIAN O'BRIEN as Karl Kubelik, SEAN MARTIN HINGSTON as Mr. Eichelberger and KEN LAND as Jesse Vanderhof

Promises Promises 
Broadway -- July 17, 2010
Kristin Chenoweth, Sean Hayes, Tony Goldwyn, Katie Finneran, Dick Latessa, Brook Ashmanskas. 
A nice capture of the original cast before Katie left the show. Includes a few bloopers where Sean can't stop laughing at Katie. 

Promises Promises 
Broadway -- September 22, 2010 & clips from Sunday, October 10, 2010 
Sean Hayes (Chuck Baxter), Kristin Chenoweth (Fran Kubelik), Brian O'Brien* (J.D. Sheldrake u/s), Katie Finneran (Marge MacDougall)

Promises Promises 
Broadway -- November 17, 2010 
Kristin Chenoweth, Sean Hayes, Tony Goldwyn, Molly Shannon, Dick Latessa, Brooks Ashmanskas. 
Beautiful capture of the show shortly just before closing when Molly Shannon joined the company for a few months.

Rabbit Hole
Broadway -- February 25, 2006 
Cynthia Nixon, John Slattery, Tyne Daly, Mary Catherine Garrison,John Gallagher Jr.

Rabbit Hole
La Mirada, CA -- October 27, 2013
Deborah Puette, Kristina Johnson, Michael Polak, Lori Larsen, Seamus Mulcahy
First two minutes of act two are blacked out, but the show is otherwise complete with no obstruction or washout; filmed in 16:9 with a mix of wides, mediums, and close-ups. Good clear sound and includes curtain call. 2 DVDs

Radio City Christmas Spectacular
Radio City Music Hall -- December 28, 2014 (10 AM show)
The Radio City Rockettes
A must-see at least once in your life, Radio City’s annual Christmas show is stunning with great dance numbers and story vignettes.A great capture with no obstruction and very little washout except in the wides. There is one blackout during the 3-D glasses portion, but the rest of the show is fully captured. It’s filmed in 16:9, with a mix of wides, mediums, and close-ups. The sound is excellent. Includes curtain call and playbill scans. A

New York -- August 8, 1986
Teresa Stratas (Rebecca), Larry Kert (Nathan), Judy Kuhn (Bella), Marcia Lewis (Rachel Halpern), Terrance Mann (Saul), Lonny Price (Ben), Dick Latessa (Avram)
Music by Charles Strouse, Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz. Notorious 1986 flop, played 18previews and closed after just 4 performances. This RARE video features Teresa Stratas, who missed more performances than she was in due to an illness. Recorded during previews. Surprisingly well filmed show for being so old, with minimal generational loss, some of the color seems to have faded.

New York -- December 11, 2006 -- World AIDS Day Concert
Eden Espinosa, Carolee Carmello, Michael Rupert, Lewis Cleale, John Treacy Egan, Gregg Edelman

Making Of -- 1997 -- Proshot
A PBS Great Performances special about the building of the Ford Center of The Performing arts and the creating of Ragtime. Includes lots of rehearsal footage and facts about the Ragtime era.

Broadway -- December 29, 1997 
Brian Stokes Mitchell, Marin Mazzie, Peter Friedman, Audra McDonald, Judy Kaye, Mark Jacoby, Lea Michele
Fantastic capture and performances, includes commercials and reviews

Broadway -- 1998
Marin Mazzie (Mother), Mark Jacoby (Father), Steven Sutcliffe (Mother's Younger Brother), Alex Strange (The Little Boy), Conrad McLaren (Grandfather), Brian Stokes Mitchell (Coalhouse Walker Jr.), Audra McDonald (Sarah), Peter Friedman (Tateh), Lea Michele (The Little Girl), Tommy Hollis (Booker T. Washington), Jim Corti (Harry Houdini),  Judy Kaye (Emma Goldman), Lynnette Perry (Evelyn Nesbit), Mike O'Carroll (J.P. Morgan), Larry Daggett (Henry Ford), Vanessa Townsell-Crisp (Sarah's Friend) and David Mucci (Willie Conklin)

Broadway -- March, 1999
Alton Fitzgerald White, Donna Bullock, John Rubenstein, LaChanze, Judy Kaye, Janine LaManna

North Carolina Theatre -- September 2004
Norm Lewis, Julia Murney 
Great picture and sound, nice video B+


Whitewater, WI -- February 9, 2016

Chris Sams, Matthew Curiano, Kate Turner, Leslie Jackson, Troy Bruchwalski, Donald Coggin, Bob Marcus, Mark Alpert, Jillian Van Niel, Colin Myers, Cara Myers. Beautiful HD capture from the recent tour, which was based on the last Broadway Revival. Great performances and vocals from the entire cast. A 2 dvds

Rain: A Tribute to The Beatles
Costa Mesa, CA -- April 26, 2014
Steve Landes, Joey Curatolo, Joe Bithorn, Ralph Castelli
Very well filmed with no blackouts, washout, and almost no obstruction, except for one head on the left for a short stint when the audience is asked to stand. Close-ups and wide shots throughout with clear picture and sound 2 DVDs A

San Diego -- May 1, 2016 -- Matinee
Sadie Thompson: Eden Espinosa, Alfred Davidson: Jared Zirilli, Anna Davidson: Elizabeth A Davis, Louisa MacPhail: Betsy Morgan, Alec MacPhail: Tally Sessions, Jo: Jeremy Davis, Noi Noi: Jennifer Hubilla (u/s), Kiwi: Rusty Ross, Quartermaster/Hopper: Mike Sears
This is fully captured with no blackouts. There is on head center stage that can be seen occasionally, but it only affects the action once for a few seconds in act two. It’s filmed in 16:9, with a mix of wides, mediums, and close-ups. The sound is excellent. Includes curtain call and playbill scans. 2 DVDs

A Raisin in the Sun
Broadway Revival -- April 10, 2004
Audra McDonald, Sean Combs, Sanaa Lathan, Phylicia Rashad 

Vienna -- September 15, 2007 -- Tag der Ofnen tür
Uwe Kröger, Wietske van Tongeren, Susan Rigvava-Dumas, Kerstin Ibald, André Bauer, Alexander Goebbe

Vienna -- October 5, 2007
Uwe Kröger (Maxim de Winter), Wietske van Tongeren (Ich), Susan Rigvava-Dumas (Mrs. Danvers), Marika Lichter (Mrs. Van Hopper), Kerstin Ibald (Beatrice), Carsten Lepper (Jack Favell), Marcel Meyer (Frank Crawley), Norberto Bertassi (Ben), Oliver Mülich (Robert). 

Excellent quality, filmed between two heads, but done very well, in 16:9 widescreen. 3 or 4 skips where you miss a few seconds. Presumably for tape changes. IN GERMAN - DVDs have the option to watch with or without English subtitles (2 DVDs)

Vienna -- September 18, 2008  
Wietske van Tongeren, Uwe Kröger, Susan Rigvava-Dumas, Carin Filipcic, Kerstin Ibald, André Bauer, Tim Reichwein, Fritz Schmid
2 DVDs

St. Gallen, Switzerland -- November 19, 2011
Lisa Antoni, Thomas Borchert, Maya Hakvoort, Isabel Dörfler, Andreas Wolfram, André Bauer, Oliver Heim, Christian Hettkamp
2 DVDs

Stuttgart, Germany -- April 8, 2012 -- Highlights only
Christina Patten (ICH), Thomas Borchert (Maxim de Winter), Pia Douwes (Mrs. Danvers), Hannes Staffler (Jack Favell), Kerstin Ibald (Beatrice), Wiebke Wötzel (Clarice)
Including "Sie ergibt sich nicht", "Sie war gewohnt geliebt zu werden", "Rebecca", "Finale1. Akt", "Rebecca (Reprise)", "Nur ein Schritt", "Die Stärke einer Frau", "Die neue Mrs. de Winter (Reprise)", "Mrs. de Winter bin ich", "Ich hör dich singen" Alot of head-obstructions and a somtimes blurry. Only audio at times.

Stuttgart, Germany -- April 14, 2012 
Lucy Scherer, Pia Douwes, Thomas Brochert, Kerstin Ibald, Mona Graw, Hannes Staffler, Jörg Neubauer, Daniele Nonnis

Stuttgart, Germany -- April 15, 2012
Lucy Scherer, Thomas Borchert, Pia Douwes, Kerstin Ibald, Claudia Stangl, Hannes Staffler, Jorg Neubauer, Daniele Nonnis

Stuttgart, Germany -- May, 2012 
Valerie Link, Jan Ammann, Kerstin Ibald, Claudia Stangl, Isabel Dörfler, Hannes Staffler, Matthias Graf, Christoph Apfelbeck 

Stuttgart -- June 15, 2012
Lucy Scherer (Ich), Jan Ammann (Maxim), Pia Douwes (Mrs. Danvers),  Kerstin Ibald (Beatrice), Claudia Stangl (Mrs. van Hopper), Hannes Staffler (Jack Fawell),  Jörg Neubauer (Frank Crawley), Daniele Nonnis (Ben), Ensemble: Christina Patten (Clarice), Christina Maria Brenner, Lena Brandt, Veronique Spiteri, Maike Switzer, Melanie Walter, Gemma West, Wiebke Wötzel, Udo Eikelmann (Giles/Horrigde), Alexander Bellinkx (Oberst Julian), Matthias Graf (Frith), Jakub Wocial (Robert), Christoph Apfelbeck, Raphael Dörr, Hendrik Schall, Carl van Wegberg

Stuttgart, Germany -- June 16, 2012
Christina Patten (Ich), Arvid Larsen (Maxim), Pia Douwes (Mrs. Danvers), Kerstin Ibald (Beatrice), Mona Graw (Mrs. van Hopper), Hannes Staffler (Jack Fawell), Matthias Graf (Frank Crawley), Daniele Nonnis (Ben), Ensemble: Lena Brandt (Clarice), Helena Blöcker, Christina Maria Brenner, Veronique Spiteri, Maike Switzer, Melanie Walter, Gemma West, Wiebke Wötze, Udo Eikelmann (Giles/Horrigde), Alexander Bellinkx (Oberst Julian), Christina Kerkhoff (Frith), Fehmi Göklü (Robert), Christoph Apfelbeck, Raphael Dörr, Hendrik Schall, Carl van Wegberg. 

Stuttgart, Germany -- July 7, 2012
Denise Jastraunig (Ich), Jan Ammann (Maxim), Femke Soetenga (Mrs. Danvers), Kerstin Ibald (Beatrice ), Claudia Stangl (Mrs. van Hopper), Hannes Staffler (Jack Fawell), Jörg Neubauer (Frank Crawley), Chrsitoph Apfelbeck (Ben), Ensemble: Lena Brandt (Clarice), Helena Blöcker, Christina Maria Brenner, Veronique Spiteri, Maike Switzer, Melanie Walter, Gemma West, Wiebke Wötzel, Raphael Dörr (Giles/Horrigde), Alexander Bellinkx (Oberst Julian), Mathias Graf (Frith), Fehmi Göklü (Robert), Christian Kerkhoff, Hendrik Schall, Carl van Wegberg, Jakub Wocial

Stuttgart -- December 22, 2012 
Christina Patten* (u/s "Ich"), Jan Ammann (Maxim de Winter), Pia Douwes (Mrs. Danvers), Kerstin Ibald (Beatrice), Isabel Dörfler (Mrs. Van Hopper), Carl van Wegberg* (u/s Jack Favell), Matthias Graf* (u/s Frank Crawley), Oliver Heim (Ben)

Tecklenburg -- 2017  -- 72 minute highlights
Milica Jovanovic, Jan Ammann, Pia Douwes, Thomas Hohler, Roberta Valentini, Anne Welte, Robert Meyer, Mathias Meffert, Christian Frohlich

New York -- March 21, 2010
Alfred Molina, Eddie Redmayne
Filmed on the last night of previews from the balcony. Mostly a full stage shot with no zooms or pans. The disc also includes opening night coverage from Broadway.com, as well as an opening night review

The Red Shoes
Broadway -- December 19, 1993 -- Highlights
Hugh Panero, Steve Barton, Margaret Illmann
Highlights, about one hour long; filmed at the final Broadway performance.

Off-Broadway -- January, 1996 -- Press Reels 
Idina Menzel, Adam Pascal, Anthony Rapp, Taye Diggs, Jesse L. Martin, Wilson Jermaine Heredia, Daphne Rubin-Vega, Fredi Walker

Broadway -- April 29, 1996 -- Opening Night
Adam Pascal, Anthony Rapp, Daphne Rubin-Vega, Idina Menzel, Fredi Walker, Jesse L. Martin, Wilson Jermaine Heredia, Taye Diggs

Broadway -- January 9, 1997
Gilles Chiasson (u/s Mark), Adam Pascal, Daphne Rubin-Vega, Shelley Dickinson (u/s Joanne), Idina Menzel, Taye Diggs, Norbert Leo Butz (u/s Steve) 

Broadway -- February, 1997
Adam Pascal, Norbert Leo Butz (u/s), Jesse L. Martin, Wilson Jermaine Heredia, Idina Menzel, Taye Diggs
Suffers serious generation loss, picture blips and spotlight washout but nicely filmed

Broadway -- June 10, 1997
Adam Pascal, Norbert Leo Butz (u/s), Fredi Walker, Jesse L. Martin, Wilson Jermaine Heredia, Idina Menzel, Taye Diggs
Sound is good, camerawork is okay, no closeups, all medium or wide shots. Picture suffers major generation loss and some spotlight washout. Pretty poor quality

London -- 1998 -- The Making of the London Production
Adam Pascal, Anthony Rapp, Jesse L. Martin, Krysten Cummings

Dublin, Ireland -- 2000
Very different interpretation of the show than we are used to. Not the complete show, but most of Act 1.

New York -- 2001 -- 5th Anniversary Reunion
Anthony Rapp, Adam Pascal, Daphne Rubin-Vega, Jesse L. Martin, Wilson Jermaine Heredia, Idina Menzel, Fredi Walker, Taye Diggs

New York -- April 24, 2006 -- 10th Anniversary Concert 
Adam Pascal, Anthony Rapp, Taye Diggs, Idina Menzel, Gilles Chiasson, Wilson Jermaine Heredia, Rodney Hicks, Kristen Lee Kelly, Jesse L. Martin, Aiko Nakasone, Timothy Britten Parker, Daphne Rubin-Vega, Gwen Stewart, Byron Utley, and Fredi Walker-Browne
Amazing video with great picture and sound; includes intro speeches by Allan Gordon, Mayor Bloomberg, Senator Schumer; Shot from the front mezzanine  


Broadway -- August 4, 2007 -- Matinee -- Highlights

Adam Pascal, Anthony Rapp, Tamyra Gray, Troy Horne, D'Monroe, Merle Dandridge, Justin Johnston, Kelly Karbacz, Dana Dawson, Marcus Paul James, Maia Nkenge Wilson, Owen Johnston II, Telly Leung, Shaun Earl, Mayumi Ando

Highlights video, about 90 mintues long; contains the following songs/scenes: "Rent"*, "Glory"*, Light My Candle", "Tango: Maureen", "Out Tonight", "Another Day", "Over The Moon", "La Vie Boheme", "I Should Tell You"*, "Seasons of Love"*, part of "Happy New Year", "Take Me or Leave Me","Without You", "I'll Cover You: Reprise", "Halloween", "Goodbye, Love", "What You Own", "Y ou're Eyes" and s ongs with a * after them means those songs are audio only; filmed from row C mezzanine; some fabulous closeups. Incredible performances A-

Broadway -- October 5, 2007 
Anthony Rapp (Mark), Adam Pascal (Roger), Tamyra Grey (Mimi), Troy Horne (Collins), Justin Johnston (Angel), Rodney Hicks (Benny), Nicolette Hart (Maureen), Tonya Dixon (Joanne).

Broadway -- April 20, 2008
Jay Wilkson, Adam Kantor, Caren Lyn Manuel, Michal McElroy, Rodney Hicks, Kenna Ramsey, Justin Johnsen, Nicolette Hart


Broadway -- May 31, 2008

Will Chase, Adam Kantor, Tamyra Gray, Michael McElroy, Eden Espinosa, Rodney Hicks, Merle Dandrige, Shaun Earl (u/s Angel), Caren Lyn Manuel, Marcus Paul James, Maia Nkenge Wilson, Jay Wilkison, Telly Leung, Kyle Post, Andrea Goss

Filmed from the mid-left mezzanine; first 19 minutes full stage shots, some zooms and blackouts. Gets better with lots of closeups after that; one head in a while

Broadway -- June 28, 2008 
Will Chase (Roger), Adam Kantor (Mark), Todd E. Pettiford (Collins u/s), Rodney Hicks (Benny), Merle Dandrige (Joanne), Justin Johnston (Angel), Karmine Alers (Mimi u/s), Eden Espinosa (Maureen)


Broadway -- August 9, 2008 -- Matinee

Jay Wilkison (u/s Roger), Adam Kantor, Michael McElroy, Rodney Hicks, Tracie Thoms, Justin Johnston, Renee Elise Goldsberry, Eden Espinosa, Tracy McDowell, Owen Johnston II, Gwen Stewart, Kyle Post, Telly Leung, Shaun Earl, Andrea Goss

Filmed from house left mezzanine; two large people in front of taper block half of the stage so some blackouts/sound only throughout the video but still watchable. Lots of closeups, some full stage when taper was shooting blindly; video includes Renee Elise Goldberry's "Light My Candle" and "Out Tonight" from 7.12.08 Evening B


Broadway -- August 30, 2008

Will Chase, Adam Kantor, Michael McElroy, Rodney Hicks,Tracie Thoms, Justin Johnston, Renee Elise Goldsberry, Eden Espinosa, Tracy McDowell, D'Monroe, Gwen Stewart, Jay Wilkison,Telly Leung, Shaun Earl, Andrea Goss

Act One Is Highlights. Act One contains: "Rent"(sound only), "Glory", "Light My Candle", "Tango: Maureen", "Life Support", "Out Tonight", "Another Day", "Will I?", "We're Okay", "Christmas Bells", "Over The Moon", "La Vie Boheme"; Act Two is complete, except it ends right after Mimi pops up and says she "jumped over the moooooooooon"; filmed from house right; good picture and sound. Heads in the way during the entire show. B+

Broadway -- September 7, 2008 -- Final Broadway Performance -- Proshot 
Will Chase, Adam Kantor, Michael McElroy, Rodney Hicks, Tracie Thoms, Justin Johnston, Renée Elise Goldsberry, Eden Espinosa, Marcus Paul James, Gwen Stewart, Jay Wilkison, Shaun Earl, Telly Leung, Tracy McDowell 


Philadelphia, PA -- February 4, 2009

Adam Pascal, Anthony Rapp, Michael McElroy, Jacques C. Smith, Haneefah Wood, Justin Johnston, Lexi Lawson, Nicolette Hart, Caren Tackett, John Watson, Gwen Stewart, Adam Halpin, Telly Leung, Andy Senor, Yuka Takara

Good capture of this solid tour. Video is complete, although missing the last minute of act one; some blackouts but not too bad; full stage shots the railing of the mezzanine can be seen; nice capture with amazing closeups. A

San Diego, CA -- March 14, 2009
Adam Pascal, Anthony Rapp, Michael McElroy, Jacques C. Smith, Haneefah Wood, Justin Johnston, Lexi Lawson, Nicolette Hart, Caren Tackett, John Watson, Trisha Jeffrey (SOLoist #1u/s), Adam Halpin, Telly Leung, Andy Senor,Yuka Takara
Filmed in 16:9 widescreen.Almost no obstructions, with the exception of an instance where a few people left early and walked across the walkway; a couple of very brief blackouts and some very dim scenes; good video 

Hollywood Bowl -- August 6, 2010 
Aaron Tveit, Skylar Astin, Vanessa Hudgens, Tracie Thoms, Nicole Scherzinger, Wayne Brady, Telly Leung
Filmed with a mix wides, mediums, and close-ups, with no blackouts whatsoever; the stage is filmed directly, not the screens, except for a couple times when the screens were showing different footage than what was happening live on stage. There is some washout here and there, especially in the wides. This was filmed on a tripod so it's fairly steady, but it does get a big shaky or jerky in places, especially when zoomed in. The crowd was so enthusiastic that their screams occasionally overload the audio, but other than that, the sound is excellent. 2 DVDs

New World Stages, New York -- September 29, 2011 & October 2, 2011 
Adam Chandler-Berat, Matt Shingledecker, Morgan Weed, Nicholas Christopher, Ephraim Sykes, Corbin Reid, Ben Thompson, MJ Rodriguez, Arianda Fernandez, Annaleigh Ashford, Marcus Paul James, Tamika Sonja Lawrence, Michael Wartella, Margot Bingham 
An amazing video of the Off-Broadway cast. September 29, 2011 (Act 1) & October 2, 2011 (Act 2). Disc also includes 45 minutes of interviews/performances]

Bloomington, IN -- September 12, 2016
Kaleb Wells, Danny Harris Kornfeld, Aaron Harrington, Skyler Volpe, David Merino, Jasmine Easler, Katie Lamark, Christian Thompson.
Great HD capture of the very first performance of the new 2016 Tour with great audience energy. This was a solid cast with some minor updates and changes here and there. A 2 dvds


Itzehoe, Germany -- December 1, 2017 

Benjamin Beckmann (Mark); Ruud van Overdijk (Roger); Marina La Torraca (Mimi); Anna Hofbauer (Maureen); Denise Obdekah (Joanne); Denis Edelmann (Collins); Manuel Dengler (Angel); Martin Markert (Benny)

*Non-replica; closing performance. Rumple's master

Television Appearances (4 hour DVD) 
Broadway Cast Press Reels [Features the following great close-ups and angles of Rent,One Song Glory,Out Tonight,Today 4 U, Take Me or Leave Me, I'll Cover You, Seasons of Love, La Vie Boheme];Rosie Show: Adam doing One Song Glory, small interview; -- the RENT commercial: includes: Nobert Leo Butz, Marcy, Carla Bianco, others; Rent OBC in 1996 Democratic Convention [Seasons of Love];Today Show: OBC [Seasons of Love]; Jay Leno: OBC Seasons of Love and Rent (Rent is performing differently:Angel sings to Mark,Collins to Roger); Rosie: OBC Seasons of Love. RENT on Rosie Seasons of Love - OBC, RENT on Rosie - Seasons of Love OBC ,Adam Pascal on Rosie - Glory , RENT on Letterman Seasons of Love/La Vie , Boheme - OBC , RENT on Tony Awards '96 - Seasons of Love/La Vie , Boheme - OBC , RENT on Democratic National Convention - Seasons of Love - OBC , Adam Pascal & Daphne Rubin-Vega on Good Morning America Without You, RENT on Leno - Seasons of Love/La Vie Boheme OBC and MANY  OTHERS.

Movie Misc Mix and More (5 hour DVD) 
Includes Lennon Medley on The Today Show, RENT on The Today Show singing Seasons and What You Own, E! - Bryant Park clip,Access Hollywood - Bryant Park clip,Good Morning America - All Shook Up,Access Hollywood - movie teaser, Renee Elise Goldsberry singing on OLTL, Logo - Out Tonight video,WB Morning Show (NYC) - Anthony Rapp,E! - Interview with Adam Pascal at the Nederlander, MTV TRL - Rosario Dawson,The Daily Show - Rosario Dawson,The Today Show Singing "Finale", Regis and Kelly - Jesse Martin, Conan - Rosario Regis -Rosario, NBC local news - Rent premiere clip, Oxygen Rent clips and interviews, Ellen - Seasons, Logo - Out Tonight VH1 - Out Tonight, Y1 Whipple's World -Rent premiere,WB Morning Show (NYC) - Adam Pascal, E! - "Behind The Scenes" Rent special,The View -Interviews and performances of Seasons, Finale Rent is featured for the entire hour, Starz - On The Set - behind the  scenes of Rent, Ebert and Roeper - Rent movie review,Reel Talk (NBC) - Rent movie review,A&E Breakfast With The Arts - Adam Pascal,Anthony,Wilson,Tracie "One Song Glory", "Tango Maureen", "What You Own.", MTV Hits - Tracie,Wilson,Anthony,Taye interviewed at The Life Cafe, Tony Danza - Rosario,Tony Danza - Jesse,TV Guide Channel "Hollywood On The Set" Rent profile,Tony Danza - Adam, Late Late Show -Idina; more!

Rent Movie Shoot Footage

New York -- March, 2005

About an hour of footage of the making of the Rent movie from New York; interesting but doesn’t show much B+

Rent Party @ The Cutting Room

New York -- October 21, 2003

Hosted by Mark Richard Ford, with Justin Johnston, Todd Pettiford, Karmine Alers, Frenchie Davis, Dominique Roy, Fred Jones, Cary Shields, Matt Caplan, Loraine Velez, Joshua Kobak, Andy Senor, Saycon Sengbloh, Krystal Washington A

Rent Sings The 80's

New York -- April 23, 2008

Featuring the Cast and Friends of Rent including Karmine Alers, Crystal Monee Hall, Marcus Paul James, Justin Johnston,Telly Leung, Caren Lyn Manuel, Kyle Post,Andy Senor, Paul Stovall, Maia Nkenge Wilson, Krystal Washington.

Incluldes clips from the March 11th, 2008 show, with Harley Jay, Declan Bennett, Trisha Jeffrey, Justin Johnston, Caren Lyn Manuel, and Yassmin Alers A

Ring Them Bells!: A Kander & Ebb Celebration
February 15, 2013 -- Proshot 
Chita Rivera, Joel Grey, Marin Mazzie, Jason Danieley

The Rink
Broadway -- 1984
Chita Rivera, Liza Minnelli, Jason Alexander, Ronn Carroll, Scott Ellis
Amazingly good video and sound for an older show.

Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny
Los Angeles Opera -- 2007 -- Proshot
Patti LuPone, Audra McDonald, Anthony Dean Griffey, Robert Worle, Donnie Ray Albert, John Easterlin, Mel Ulrich

The Ritz
Broadway -- November 10, 2007 
Rosie Perez, Kevin Chamberlin, Brooks Ashmanskas, Ashlie Atkinson, Ryan Idol, Seth Rudetsky, Patrick Kerr, Lucas Near-Verbrugghe, Terrence Riordan.

The River
Broadway -- December 26, 2014
Hugh Jackman, Cush Jumbo, Laura Donnelly 
Good capture overall with no washout, very little obstruction, and only a couple short dropouts; a couple scenes are a bit dark and hard to see; sound is a bit low sometimes, and some occasionally shuffling, but you can hear everything A-

The Roar of the Greasepaint, The Smell of the Crowd
Melbourne, Australia -- 1981
Ron Constable, Rick Peacock
Well filmed with slight generation loss but great clear sound; very nice older video

The Robber Bridegroom
Off-Broadway -- February 20, 2016
Steven Pasquale, Ahna O'Reilly, Leslie Kritzer, Andrew Durand, Evan Harrington, Lance Roberts, Greg Hildreth.
Excellent HD capture of the Revival by Roundabout Theater. Terrific performances from the entire cast with a lovely score, beautifully sang and quite funny. A 2 dvds 

The Robber Bridegroom
New York -- May 19, 2016
Steven Pasquale, Ahna O'Reilly, Leslie Kritzer, Lance Roberts, Greg Hildreth, Andrew Durand, Evan Harrington, Nadia Quinn, Devere Rogers
Excellent HD video with beautiful clear picture and sound throughout; great video A

Robin and the 7 Hoods 
San Diego -- August 22, 2010 
Will Chase (Little John), Adam Heller (Lieutenant Nottingham), RickHolmes (P.J. Sullivan), Jeffrey Schecter (Willie Scarlatti), Eric Schneider(Robbo), Amy Spanger (Alana O’Dell), Kelly Sullivan (Marian Archer)
Nice capture of this new show with a fantastic cast; video missing the first 12 minutes, only audio, but it's full show from there. More washout than normal, but not too bad; virtually no obstruction and filmed with a mix of wides, mediums, and close-ups. Good video 2 DVDs

Rock of Ages
Broadway -- April 12, 2009 
Constantine Maroulis (Drew), Amy Spanger (Sherri), James Carpinello (Stacee Jaxx), Tad Wilson (Dennis u/s), Mitchell Jarvis (Lonny), Michele Mais (Justice), Lauren Molina (Regina), Paul Schoeffler (Hertz), Wesley Taylor (Franz) 

Rock of Ages 
Tour, Costa Mesa, CA -- March 2, 2011 
Patrick Lewallen (Lonny), Teresa Stanley (Justice), Nick Cordero (Dennis), Josh Sassanella (u/s Drew), Rebecca Faulkenberry (Sherrie), Casey Tuma (Regina), Travis Walker (Franz), Mig Ayesa (Stacee Jaxx)
Nice capture of the tour; some quick dropouts throughout the show and the first 2 minutes of the second act is blacked out, but the rest of the show is intact; some washout but no major obstructions; excellent sound 2 DVDs

Rock of Ages

Broadway -- December 1, 2014
Constantine Maroulis, Lauren Zakrin, Genson Blimline, Chester See, Adam Dannheisser, Frankie Grande, Josephine Rose Roberts, Paul Schoeffler, Amma Osei, Tessa Alves, Alyssa Herrera, Ericka Hunter, Josh Sassanella, Andre Ward
Very nice video with no washout, a couple quick dropouts, and very minor obstruction. Includes curtain call, Frankie's BC/EFA speech and auction 2 DVDs A

Rock of Ages

Ulm -- July, 2018

Sascha Lien - Drew Boley, Navina Heyne - Sherrie Christian, Thomas Borchert - Stacee Jaxx/Father, Henrik Wagner - Lonny Barnett, Andreas von Strudnitz - Dennis Dupree, Christina Fry - Jostice Charlier/Mother, Gunther Nickles - Hertz Klineman, John Davies - Frantz Klineman, Maren Kern - Regina, Johnny Warrior - Mayor/Ja'Keith. 

Missing the first 4 minutes and the curtain call of the video, replaced with a part of the audio recording. Quality: A-

Hamburg, Germany -- December 16, 2012
Drew Sarich (Rocky), Wietske van Tongeren (Adrian), Terence Archie (Apollo Creed), Alex Avenell (Gloria), Patrick Imhoff (Paulie), Uwe Dreves (Mickey), Robin Brosch (Gazzo/ Jimmy Michaels), Frank Logemann (Jergens/ Tommy Crosetti), Christopher Hemmans (Apollo Manager/ Streetsinger), Mickey Peterson (Buddy/Doktor), Stefan Leonard (Watchman/ Mike/ Bob Dunphy), Joachim Kaiser (Wisotzky/ Announcer)

Broadway -- March 29, 2014
Andy Karl, Margo Seibert, Terence Archie, Dakin Matthews, Danny Mastrogiorgio, Jennifer Mudge
Beautifully filmed using a HD camcorder, some heads appear in the bottom of the frame occasionally but never get in the way, A 2 DVDs

Broadway -- August 16, 2014
Andy Karl, Margo Seibert, Terence Archie, Dakin Matthews, Danny Mastrogiorgio, Vince Oddo, Jennifer Mudge, Michelle Aravena, Kristin Piro, Jenny Lee Stern, Wallace Smith
Second to last performance before the show closed on Broadway; very nice capture overall; first two and half minutes of act one are blacked out, as is about three minutes during Undefeated Man and The Fight, but the rest is complete; no obstruction except during The Fight when everyone leans forward; the heads are worked around fairly well; filmed in 16:9, with a mix of wides, mediums, and close-ups; good clear picture and sound 2 DVDs A-

The Rocky Horror Show
Broadway -- November 18, 2001 
Terrence Mann, Daphne Rubin-Vega, Jarrod Emick, Kristen Lee Kelly, Sebastian Bach, Liz Larsen, John Jeffrey Martin (u/s), Jason Wooten, Gilbert Gottfried, Matthew Morrison, Kevin Cahoon, James Stovall, Rosa Curry, Daniel C. Levine, Yassmin Alers
Filmed from a weird angle with a lot of spotlight washout

The Rocky Horror Tribute Show 
2006 -- Proshot
Richard O'Brien, Michael Ball, Christopher Biggins, Anthony Head, Toyah Wilcox, Sophie Lawrence, Adrian Edmondson, Robin Cousins, Little Nell, Patricia Quinn, Stephen Gately

Romeo And Juliet
Broadway -- November 27, 2013
Orlando Bloom, Condola Rashad, Brent Carver, Jayne Houdyshell, Chuck Cooper, Christian Camargo, Justin Guarini
Recorded for broadcast to movie houses from the Richard Rogers Theatre on Broadway. A

The Royal Family

Broadway -- December 2, 2009 -- Matinee

Ana Gasteyer, John Glover, Rosemary Harris, Jan Maxwell, Larry Pine, Anthony Newfield (u/s Oscar Wolfe), Reg Rogers, Freddy Arsenault, Kelli Barrett, Caroline Stefanie Clay, Rufus Collins, David Greenspan, Joel Rooks, Henny Russell

Nice capture of this play but some of the second act is blacked out; one major blackout for the first 18 minutes and another for two minutes in the middle and first two minutes of act one is also blacked out; some obstruction from a couple of seats during the first act, but they're worked; no washout, and the sound is excellent. 2 DVDs

The Royal Variety Performance
London Coliseum -- December 4, 2006 -- Proshot
John Barrowman, Rod Steward, Connie Fisher, Barry Manilow, Adam Garcia, Idina Menzel, Meatloaf, Tim Curry, Christopher Sieber, includes musical numbers from Spamalot, The Sounds of Music, Billy Elliott, Wicked and Avenue Q.

Rudolf - Affair Mayerling
Vienna -- 2009 -- Proshot
Drew Sarich, Lisa Antoni, Uwe Kröger, Carin Filipcic, Wietske van Tongeren, Claus Dam
2 DVDs


Vienna -- May 9, 2009

Drew Sarich, Lisa Antoni, Uwe Kröger, Claus Dam, Carin Filipcic, Silke Braas(u/s), Kai Peterson, Dennis Kozeluh, Robert D. Marx, Sascha DiCapri

2 DVDs