Set in New York City's gritty East Village, the revolutionary rock opera RENT tells the story of a group of bohemians struggling to live and pay their rent. "Measuring their lives in love,"... See full summary »
After enjoying a summer romance, high school students Danny and Sandy are unexpectedly reunited when she transfers to Rydell High. There Sandy must contend with cynical Rizzo and the Pink Ladies in attempt to win Danny's heart again.
Jesus Christ Superstar is a musical spectacular, containing the story of the last few days of Jesus. In this version of the film, the director has decided to put a twist and make everything modern and high-tec.
I'm a professional musician, and JCS is my favorite musical. I've seen it twice live with Ted Neeley. I thought the overall production was good. I liked the ensemble and excitement of the live televised show. For me, Dixon was the stand out and really made the show worth watching. I liked Bareilles and thought Alice Cooper was a cool choice for Herod. I think John Legend has a beautiful voice, and there's a sweetness to him.... but I don't think he was the right choice for this role. I would've liked a stronger presence for the role of Jesus. He seemed almost uncomfortable, while the rest of the major roles were filled by people who really owned them. I appreciated seeing this on tv, even with all the commercials...
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