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La Belle Bizarre du Moulin Rouge
1/17/09 ~ Hamburg, Germany
Anna Montanaro, Jesper Tydén.
Stage version of the film "Moulin Rouge".  In German and English.  Act 1 only.  Very good quality.

La Bete
10/19/10 ~ Broadway
David Hyde Pierce, Mark Rylance, Joanna Lumley
Very nicely filmed from the balcony. Disc also includes a review from NY1. Good video A

La Boheme
11/27/02 ~ Broadway
Alfred Boe and Wei Huang
Dress rehearsal on Broadway. Includes the intro by Baz Luhrmann addressing the audience at the rehearsal. Complete show including the extra-long scene changes between acts. Wonderful production! The sound gets a little choppy near the end of Act One. Digital. A-

La Cage Aux Folles
9/12/83 ~ Broadway
RARE! Gene Barry (Georges), George Hearn (Albin), Walter Charles (M. Renaud), Merle Louise (Mme. Dindon), John Weiner (Jean-Michael), Leslie Stevens (Anne).  
This is the ORIGINAL Broadway cast!  Recorded shortly after the show opened on 8/21/83.  Nicely filmed from the balcony with surprising clarity, but there are many heads in the shot.  Filmer does a great job of shooting around the heads, but occasionally they block the action onstage.   B+

La Cage Aux Folles
1984 ~ Australia
Keith Mitchell, Jon Ewing
This is the Original Australian cast. Recorded through the house camera. Some slight generational loss, but nothing too bad. B

La Cage Aux Folles (Ein Kafig Voller Narren)
1986 ~ Berlin, Germany
Steve Barton (Albin/Zaza), Gunther Konig (Georges).  Presented at the Theatre des Westens in Berlin.  The show opened in Germany in 1985 where it played for 301 performances.  Steve Barton opened the show as Jean-Michel, then took over the role of Albin/Zaza in 1986 from Helmut Baumann.  Filmed using one camera on a tripod with sound patched in from the sound board.  Some generational loss.   A-

La Cage Aux Folles
11/15/87 ~ Broadway
Peter Marshall, Keene Curtis
Broadway Final Performance; Mostly full stage shot with some zooms; camcorder video but just got a much much nicer one where you can actually see whats going on A

La Cage Aux Folles
1992 ~ London
A production of the London Theatre Players and performed at the Wimbledon Theatre. Nice production. Filmed from the balcony using one camera on a tripod with lots of zooms and
close-ups; great video A

La Cage Aux Folles
November 2003 ~ Los Angeles, CA
David Engel, Norman Large, David Burnham
Presented by Musical Theatre West. Semi-pro shot with one camera on a tripod. Excellent production. Crystal clear video and audio. A

La Cage Aux Folles
12/4/04 ~ Broadway
Gary Beach, Daniel Davis, Gavin Creel, Angela Gaylor, Linda Balgord, Michael Mulheren, John Shuman, Michael Benjamin Washington, Ruth Williamson
Good picture and sound and despite a couple of coverups, a nice video, A

La Cage Aux Folles
March 2010 ~ Sydney, Australia
Peter Byers (Georges), Hugh Monroe (Albin), Glenn Morris (Jacob), Brad Facey (Jean-Michel, Cassane Ayre (Anne).  
A production of the Miranda Musical Society, a professional regional theatre in Sydney, Australia.  Looks to have been filmed from the lighting booth.  Stationary, full stage shot-no close-ups or zooms.  Disc also includes a slideshow, and a 20 minute televised documentary on the production. A

La Cage Aux Folles
4/7/10 ~ Broadway
Kelsey Grammer, Douglas Hodge, Fred Applegate, Veanne Cox, Chris Hoch, Elena Shaddow, A.J. Shively, Nick Adams, Christine Andreas, Sean A. Carmon, Nicholas Cunningham, Robin De Jesus, Sean Patrick Doyle, Dale Hensley, Logan Keslar, Terry Lavell, Heather Lindell, Bill Nolte, David Nathan Perlow, Cheryl Stern
Good picture and clear sound; filmed from mezzanine; good video A-

La Cage Aux Folles
7/31/12 ~ Costa Mesa, CA
Todd Thurston (u/s Georges), Christopher Sieber, Michael Lowney, Jeigh Madjus, Allison Blair McDowell, Gay Marshall, Bernard Burak Sheredy, Cathy Newman
Standout performance comes from Christopher Sieber; 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 A

The Ladies Of The Corridor
4/10/75 ~ PBS-TV
Cloris Leachman, Jane Wyatt, Patricia Hitchcock, Mike Farrell, Dick Van Patten, Mabel Albertson, Gary Barton, Colby Chester, Elaine Giftos
Televised version of the 1953 Broadway play written by Dorothy Parker. Filmed for Television A-

Lady Be Good
2/5/15 ~ New York
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
4/9/14 ~ Broadway
Audra McDonald, Shelton Becton, Roxie
Beautiful capture of this wonderful show about one of the final shows of Billie Holiday. Very nice video is a very hard theatre to film in; taper does a wonderful job A

The Lady In Question
Temple University’s production of Charles Busch’s rarely produced play starring Mark (pre-‘Drue Valentine’ on Dawson’s Creek) Matkevitch

Lady In The Dark
1954 ~ NBC-TV
Ann Southern, Marion Bell, William McGraff
Kurt Wiel musical. First presentation of NBC Opera Theatre Productions. Black and white. A

Lady in the Dark
4/26/97 ~ London
Maria Friedman
Some generation loss and heads at the bottom of the screen; good sound and decent picture; a production of the Royal National Theatre B-

The Lady's Not For Burning
1974 ~ A&E-TV
Richard Chamberlain, John Carradine, Eileen Atkins, Keene Curtis, Tom Lacy
Written by Christopher Fry, based on his 1950 Broadway play. Some slight generational loss. A-

Lap Dog 'n Wild Cat
2005 ~ Amstetten, Austia
Drew Sarich, Ann Mandrella
Drew stars in and co-wrote this show with his wife Anne.  Songs in English, but the dialog is in German.

The Laramie Project
May 2006 ~ Port Jefferson, NY
Steve Ayle,Toni Caracci, Kevin Dwyer, Linda May, Jimmy Gala,Sara Suvak
A production of Theatre Three. Filmed using one camera on atripod in the back of the house. Pristine clarity. Great production.  DVD has been nicely constructed with animated opening menus and scene selection. Also includes still pictures from the production. A

The Last Confession
6/21/14 ~ Los Angeles, CA
David Suchet, Sam Parks, Philip Craig, David Ferry, Richard O'Callaghan, Nigel Bennett, Stuart Milligan, Donald Douglas, John O'May, Bernard Lloyd, Kevin Colson, Peter Harding, Roy Lewis, George Spartels, Sheila Ferris, Marvin Ishmael, David Bannerman, Ezra Bix, Pier Carthew, Mark Hammersley
No blackouts, obstructions, or washout; filmed in 16:9, with a mix of wides, mediums, and close-ups. Great clear picture and sound; nice video 2 DVDs A

The Last Days of Judas Iscariot
3/6/05 ~ New York
Sam Rockwell, Eric Bogosian, Jeffrey De Munn, Craig “Mums” Grant, Stephen McKinley Henderson, Deborah Rush
Great video and sound of a very interesting show in a perfect theater; A

The Last Five Years
6/23/01 ~ Skokie, IL
Lauren Kennedy, Norbert Leo Butz
Pre New York original cast; brilliant show, beautiful video A

The Last Five Years
Skokie, IL pro shot video
Nobert Leo Butz and Lauren Kennedy
Professionally shot; good video and sound, Gerneration loss B

The Last Five Years
4/5/02 ~ New York
Nobert Lee Butz, Sherie Rene Scott
Nice video, great picture A

The Last Five Years
2005 ~ Tokyo, Japan
Koji Yamamoto, Nao.  
Pro-shot for TV, featuring the original Japanese cast.  In Japanese.   A

The Last Five Years
2007 ~ Vienna
Rob Fowler, Caroline Frank
Staged in English, another magnificent Viennese multi-camera proshot. A+

The Last Five Years
3/10/13 ~ Off Broadway
Betsy Wolfe, Adam Kantor
A stunning capture of a beautiful production, Adam and Betsy are sensational

The Last Five Years
5/24/14 ~ New Haven, CT
Katie Rose Clarke, Adam Halpin
Very good capture, filmed in 16:9 with mostly mediums and close-ups, and a few wides here and there and shot fairly close to the stage so the picture is extra clear and steady with no washout; a couple heads that can be seen at the bottom of the screen occasionally, but they never block the action and a couple of very quick dropouts in the first three minutes; excellent sound. Includes curtain call. A

The Last Goodbye
10/19/13 ~ San Diego, CA
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).
Music and lyrics by the late Jeff Buckley (who drowned in 1997), choreography by Sonya Tayeh (from “So You Think You Can Dance?”). World premiere presentation at the Old Globe Theatre in San Diego. “The Last Goodbye is a fusion of the classic and the modern, melding Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, in its original text and period, with rock music. That light in yonder window is still the east and Juliet is still the sun . . . but the sound in her bedchamber is all new: the sweeping, emotional and extraordinarily beautiful songs of the late rock icon Jeff Buckley. The Last Goodbye views the feud between the Capulets and the Montagues firmly from the perspective of the young people it impacts most, and the violence, turmoil and passion in the public streets and private rooms of Verona are given voice not only through Shakespeare’s celebrated poetry but also through music that is intimate and epic, raucous and sublime”. Beautifully filmed and crystal clear, with no obstructions. 2 DVDs A

The Last Of The Haussmans
10/11/12 ~ London
Julie Waters, Rory Kinnear, Helen McCrory, Matthew Marsh
Presented at the National Theatre in London's West End; this performance, filmed at the closing night show was broadcast to theatre's across the world. Multi-camera, pro-shot. A

Last Session
Date Unknown ~ Los Angeles
Bob Stillman, Amy Coleman, P.M Howard, Michele Mais, Joel Traywick
Professionally shot.  A-

The Last Session
October 2012 ~ London
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 A

The Last Ship
12/22/13 ~ BBC1 Broadcast
Sting, Jimmy Nail, Joe Lowry, The Wilson Family
Promo Concert at the Public Theater in New York City

The Last Ship
6/12/14 ~ Chicago, IL
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. Clear picture and excellent sound throughout; nice video 2 DVDs A

The Last Ship
10/1/14 ~ Broadway
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. Several changes to the show since the Chicago premiere, including the addition of Sting's "All This Time." Very well filmed with
clear picture and sound throughout 2 DVDs A

The Last Ship
12/27/14 ~ Broadway
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
3/2/15 ~ 54 Below
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 10 Years: The Music of Jason Robert Brown
4/15/02 ~ New York
Jason Robert Brown, Norbert Leo Butz, Sherie Rene Scott, Adam Pascal, Brooks Ashmanskas, Andrea Burns, Mario Cantone, Adriane Lenox, Jessica Molaskey, Sara Ramirez
Some coverups, excellent video A-

Laughter in the Rain (The Neil Sedaka Story)
2010 ~ UK Tour
Wayne Smith, Julia Farino, Edward Handoll, Anna Clayton, Jade Sampson.
A very nice capture in 16:9 wide-screen of this new thoroughly entertaining jukebox musical that tells the story of singer/songwriter Neil Sedaka. Including some of his greatest hits Breaking Up Is Hard to Do, Love Will Keep Us Together, Calendar Girl, Oh Carol and many more. A+

Laughter On The 23rd Floor
1994 ~ First US National Tour
Gabe Kaplan, maybe
Recorded through the house camera with sound patched in directly from the sound board. Stationary, full stage shot. Some generational loss. B

Laughter On The 23rd Floor
Movie
Nathan Lane, Mark Linn-Baker, Victor Garber, Saul Rubinek, Peri Gilpin
Slight Generation loss, A

Lauren Kennedy at Ars Nova
January 2003 ~ New York
Lauren Kennedy. Georgia Stitt
Good clear video with great picture and sound A

Lautrec
2000 ~ London
Hannah Waddingham, Sevan Stephan, Martin Fisher, Peter Gallagher, Jill Martin, Nigel Williams
Pro-shot video of this London musical; clear picture and sound with a little generation loss but a good video A-

Leader of the Pack
date unknown ~ New York
Annie Golden, Paul Schaeffer, Ellie Greenwich
Pro shot, using multiple camera's. Filmed prior to moving to Broadway. Some generational loss. B

Leading Ladies: My Favourite Broadway
Date Unknown ~ Carnegie Hall
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
Julie Andrew hosts, professionally shot. A+

The Leading Men Concert  
5/30/06 ~ New York
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
2/5/07 ~ New York
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
4/21/08 ~ New York
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

The Leading Men Don't Dance
1997 ~ New York, at Rainbow And Stars
George Dvorsky, Scott Holmes, Richard Muenz, Byron Nease. 
An all-male musical revue presented at Rainbow And Stars.  Semi-pro shot, using one camera on a tripod. A-

Leap of Faith
9/11/10 ~ Los Angeles, CA
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 A

Leap of Faith
9/19/10 ~ Los Angeles, CA
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
4/4/12 ~ Broadway
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 A

Lea Salonga: The Broadway Concert
June 2002 ~ Manila, Philippines
Pro-Shot , whole concert is in English; featuring the San Miguel Philharmonic Orchestra; good video A

Lea Salonga
Philippine Homecoming Concert
Pro shot. Has some generation loss, but not much. A

Lea Salonga in Concert
3/19/11 ~ Hammond, IN
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

Leave It To Jane
4/27/13 ~ New York
Thom Caska, Patrick John Moran, Neil Young, Ted Bouton, Robin Hayes, Carter Lynch, Sarah Ziegler.  
Book and lyrics by Guy B    olton and P.G. Wodehouse, with music by Jerome Kern.  Presented by Musicals Tonight! Filmed close to the stage so you’re kind of looking up at the stage.  Heads appear on either side of the frame, which occasionally block some of the action onstage.  The disc also includes the 1959 Off-Broadway Cast Recording. B+

Leave It To Me
3/20/01 ~ New York
Barbara McCulloh, Michael Scott, Robin Baxter, Jamie Day
A production of Musicals Tonight Inc. Music and lyrics by Cole Porter. Filmed in the second or third row, so you are looking up at the stage. Heads in the way throughout. B

Legally Blonde: The Musical
2/7/07 ~ San Francisco, CA
Laura Bell Bundy, Christian Borle, Orfeh, Richard H. Blake, Kate Shindle, Nikki Snelson, Michael Rupert
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 B+

Legally Blonde: The Musical
2/13/07 ~ San Francisco, CA
Laura Bell Bundy, Christian Borle, Orfeh, Richard H. Blake, Kate Shindle, Nikki Snelson, Michael Rupert
Nice disc, with occasional heads in the way-but filmer does a good job filming over and around them. Crystal clear, with great close ups. Nicely constructed DVD with main menu and thumbnail images and chapter stops for all the musical numbers. A-

Legally Blonde: The Musical
2/24/07 ~ San Francisco, CA
Laura Bell Bundy, Christian Borle, Orfeh, Richard H. Blake, Kate Shindle, Nikki Snelson, Michael Rupert
The second act is a little more obstructed than the first act; a tiny bar at the bottom of the screen in some wide shots; very nice video A

Legally Blonde: The Musical
4/14/07 ~ Broadway
Laura Bell Bundy, Christian Borle, Orfeh, Richard H. Blake, Michael Rupert, Kate Shindle
Great fun show and nice capture; filmed from the balcony, so first 5 minutes when the action is on the lip of the stage there are heads at the bottom of the screen, but pretty much clears up after that. shot over heads when action is at the lip of the stage and wide shots, which is not that often. A-

Legally Blonde: The Musical
5/19/07 ~ Broadway
Laura Bell Bundy, Christian Borle, Leslie Kritzer (u/s), Richard H. Blake, Kate Shindle, Nikki Snelson, Michael Rupert, Tracy Jai Edwards (u/s)
Missing about 3 and a half minutes of the show; from the end of the Legally Blonde Remix (the Irish dancing part) until when Elle takes over the case and about 8 seconds of skipping at the very end of the DVD during the graduation. Still a nice video and first one with Leslie Kritzer as Paulette. A-

Legally Blonde: The Musical
5/20/07 ~ Broadway
Laura Bell Bundy, Christian Borle, Orfeh, Michael Rupert, Richard H. Blake, Kate Shindle, Nikki Snelson
Act one is great and act 2 has about 5 cover ups total; great sound and nice video throughout A-

Legally Blonde: The Musical
7/1/07 ~ Broadway
Laura Bell Bundy, Christian Borle, Orfeh, Michael Rupert, Richard H. Blake, Kate Shindle, Nikki Snelson, Leslie Kritzer
DeQuina Moore's last performance; terrific performances and beautiful dvd; filmed a little lower that where things at the Palace typically get done, so there are less obstructions; excellent video and last one of OBC A

Legally Blonde: The Musical
9/2/07 ~ Broadway
Laura Bell Bundy, Andy Karl (u/s Emmett), Orfeh, Richard H. Blake, Kate Shindle, Nikki Snelson, Michael Rupert, Tracy Jai Edwards, Asmeret Ghebremichael, Annaleigh Ashford
Filmed from the back right of the theatre; some spotlight washout but good sound; shaky camerawork at times B+

Legally Blonde: The Musical
9/5/07 ~ Broadway
Laura Bell Bundy, Noah Weisberg (u/s Emmett), Orfeh, Richard H. Blake, Kate Shindle, Nikki Snelson, Kevin Pariseau (u/s Prof. Callahan), Tracy Jai Edwards, Cara Cooper (u/s D.A)., Lindsay Nicole Chambers (u/s Winthrop), Jason Gillman (u/s Dad), Rusty Mowery (u/s)
Begins at Elle's entrance; brief coverups early on, and heads occassionally in the way; beautiful closeups, color, and sound. Includes curtain call and "Remix" reprise. A

Legally Blonde: The Musical
9/9/07 ~ Broadway
Laura Bell Bundy, Noah Weisberg (u/s Emmett), Orfeh, Richard Blake, Kate Shindle, Nikki Snelson, Michael Rupert, Tracy Jai Edwards, Annaleigh Ashford, Asmeret Ghebremichael
Same taper as 9/16/07 below; amazing quality with no obstructions and great closeups and sound 2 DVDs A+

Legally Blonde: The Musical
9/16/07 ~ Broadway
Becky Gulsvig (u/s Elle), Christian Borle, Orfeh, Richard Blake, Kate Shindle, Michael Rupert, Tracy Jai Edwards, Annaleigh Ashford, Asmeret Ghebremichael, Nikki Snelson, Andy Karl
Gorgeously filmed with no obstructions and just a seconds-long cover up during "Daughter of Delta Nu." Some very slight washout on wide shots but most of it is done in closeups. Best video i have seen in a long time 2 DVDs A+

Legally Blonde: The Musical MTV TAPING
10/13/07 ~ MTV on Broadway
Laura Bell Bundy, Christian Borle, Orfeh, Michael Rupert, Kate Shindle, Nikki Snelson, Richard H. Blake
In an unprecedented move, MTV recorded Legally Blonde while it still is in it's Broadway engagement...never before has a show been filmed and televised while still playing. Pro shot for TV,
amazing quality A+

Legally Blonde: The Musical
10/25/07 ~ Broadway
Becky Gulsvig (u/s Elle), Andy Karl (u/s Emmett), Orfeh, Richard Blake, Kate Shindle, Michael Rupert, Tracy Jai Edwards, Haven Burton, Asmeret Ghebremichael, Nikki Snelson
Starts halfway through “Omigod”; excellent video with great sound and amazing steady closeups A

Legally Blonde: The Musical
3/2/08 ~ Broadway
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, Natalie Joy Johnson,Andy Karl
Haven's second time as Elle and she was perky and adds funny little quirks and ways to say lines and she just really has a great time playing Elle; lots of the wideshots have spotlight was but lots of closeups as well; some heads but they go away in time; good video with excellent sound A-

Legally Blonde: The Musical
3/16/08 ~ Broadway
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
Shot in 16:9 widescreen. 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 A-

Legally Blonde: The Musical
5/15/08 ~ Broadway
Becky Gulsvig (u/s Elle), Christian Borle, Gaelen Gilliland (u/s Paulette), Richard H. Blake, Kate Shindle, Kevin Pariseau (u/s Professor Callahan),Tracy Jai Edwards, Kate Rockwell, Asmeret
Ghebremichael, Nicolette Hart, Natalie Joy Johnson, Tiffany Engen (u/s Chutney/Kate)
Filmed in 16:9 widescreen, steady shots with good zooms. First twenty minutes or so there are quite a few brief cover-ups, but is better after that. Becky was a delight to watch -- fresh and great energy. Gaelen is a fantastic Paulette -- very different from Orfeh but I love her interpretation. She always has interesting little details that makes her acting very solid. A

Legally Blonde: The Musical
7/26/08 ~ Broadway
Bailey Hanks, Christian Borle, Amber Efe (u/s Paulette), Michael Rupert, Richard H. Blake, Kate Shindle, Nicolette Hart
Featuring the winner of MTV's Search for Elle Woods Series, Bailey Hanks, who did a wonderful job and very good in the role and made it her own. Good mix of shots and no obstructions with nice sound and good closeups A

Legally Blonde: The Musical
11/11/08 ~ National Tour, Celeveland, OH                                                                                          Becky Gulsvig, D.B. Bonds, Natalie Joy Johnson, Ken Land, Jeff McLean, Megan Lewis, Colleen Sexton, Courtney Wolfson, Rhannon Hanson, Crystal Joy, Gretchen Burghart, Sara Andreas, Joshua James Campbell, Nick Dalton, Ven Daniel, Alex Ellis, Jay Garcia, Spencer Howard, Paul Jackal, Sarah Marie Jenkins, Leslie McDonel, Brian Patrick Murphy,  Mamie Parris, Stacy Sargeant, Tally Sessions, Josh Walden, Lauren Ashley Zarkin, Adam Zelasko.
Highlights Include: Opening Night Speech, Omigod You Guys, Serious, What You Want, Welcome to Harvard, Blood in the Water, Positive, Ireland, Ireland reprise, Serious reprise, Chip on Your Shoulder (not full), So Much Better (missing about 1 minute in the middle due to time on minidisc), Bend and snap until Legally Blonde, and Perm Scene to End (audio only). B+

Legally Blonde: The Musical
12/6/08 ~ Philadelphia, PA Highlights
Becky Gulsvig, DB Bonds, Natalie Joy Johnson, Jeff McLean, Megan Lewis, Ken Land, Coleen Sexton, Cortney Wolfson, Rhiannon Hansen, Crystal Joy, Gretchen Burghart, Ven Daniel, Alex Ellis, Stacey Sargeant, Josh Walden, Adam Zelasko
Some nice closeups, but you cant see anything on the left side of the stage; okay video but not great C

Legally Blonde: The Musical
12/13/08 ~ Hartford, CT
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. Shot in 16:9 widescreen, good sound and decent picture B+

Legally Blonde: The Musical
2/8/09 ~ Tour
Lauren Zakrin (u/s Elle Woods), D.B Bonds, Natalie Joy Johnson, Jeff McLean, Megan Lewis, Ken Land, Cortney Wolfson, Crystal Joy, Alex Ellis (u/s Margot), Mamie Parris (u/s Enid), Tiffany Engen, Ven Daniel
Good capture.  Few blackouts at applause. Only up to “So Much Better” A-

Legally Blonde: The Musical
2/22/09 ~ Houston
Laura Bell Bundy (Elle u/s), D.B. Bonds (Emmett), Natalie Joy Johnson (Paulette), Jeff McLean (Warner), Megan Lewis (Vivienne), Coleen Sexton (Brooke), Courtney Wolfson (Serena), Kate Rockwell (Margot), Crystal Joy (Pillar), Gretchen Burghart (Enid)
Only last 20 minutes of show, Laura Bell Bundy's last show

Legally Blonde: The Musical
6/7/09 ~ Chicago, IL
Lauren Zakrin (u/s Elle), Nick Dalton (u/s Warner), D.B. Bonds, Natalie Joy Johnson, Ken Land, Megan Lewis, Coleen Sexton, Rhiannon Hansen
Great clear video with excellent picture and sound throughout; filmed when the cast was in New York for the Tony Awards; nice video A+

Legally Blonde: The Musical
2010 ~ London
Sheridan Smith, Alex Gaumond, Denise van Outen, Peter Davison, Simon Thomas, Suzie McAdam (u/s Vivienne Kensington), Aoife Mulholland, Susan McFadden, Carley Stenson, Ibinabo Jack, Chris Ellis-Stanto
A couple of brief blackouts throughout the show, but never last for more than a few seconds; very little head obstruction; great clear sound, crisp colors and excellent picture A

Legally Blonde: The Musical
4/29/10 ~ West End, London
Sheridan Smith, Sean Mulligan (u/s Warner), Alex Gaumond, Peter Davison, Jill Halfpenny, Aoife Mulholland, Caroline Keiff, Lucy Miller (u/s Serena)
Great capture of the London cast with good picture and sound throughout.  This also includes the new version of "Ireland" that was rewritten for the London Cast. A

Legally Blonde
March 2011 ~ Amsterdam
Kim-Lian van der Meij, Joey Schalker, Roy van Iersel, Laura Vlasblom, Raymond Kurvers, Barbara Hol, Cindy Bell
Higlights of the first Act.

Legally Blonde
2011 ~ U.K. tour
 Faye Brooks (Elle Woods), Iwan Lewis (Emmett Forrest), Dave Willets (Professor Callahan), Neil Toon (Warner Huntington III), Claire Sweeney (Paulette Buonafonte)
2 Dvds

Legally Blonde
November 2011 ~ Beverly, MA
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. A

Legally Blonde: The Musical
7/28/13 ~ Thousand Oaks, CA
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 A

The Legend Of Julie Taymor, or The Musical That Killed Everybody!
8/12/11 ~ New York
Tina Stafford, Christopher Davis Carlisle, Clint Carter, Lynn Craig
Filmed at the first night of the show presented at the New York International Fringe Festival. Filmed off to the side. Heads in the frame throughout, so only about 1/3 of the stage is visible at any one time, but you still get a good feel for the show. B

Legends!
1987 ~ US Pre-Broadway Tour
Mary Martin, Carol Channing, Gary Beach.   
This version was recorded through the House Camera. Stationary, full stage shot. A little on the dark side. B

Legends!
1987 ~ US Pre-Broadway Tour
Mary Martin, Carol Channing, Gary Beach, James Kirkwoods
Pre Broadway Tour, which never made it to New York; filmed from the balcony. Surprisingly crisp video. A-

Legs Diamond
2/19/89 ~ Broadway
Peter Allen, Julie Wilson, Randall Edwards
Closing night performance. Very well shot with excellent sound. George Steinbrenner produced this! B

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

Lend Me A Tenner
7/27/91 ~ Westerly, RI
John Dossett,Amy Kowallis,Arthur "Bucky"Walsh, George Kott, Marion Markham, Jennifer Dorr White, Nikki Bruno
Nicely filmed video, using one camera on a tripod. A

Lend Me A Tenor
3/23/10 ~ Broadway
Anthony LaPaglia, Tony Shalhoub, Justin Bartha, Brooke Adams, Mary Catherine Garrison, Jay Klaitz, Jan Maxwell, Jennifer Laura Thompson
Nicely filmed from the balcony. Occasional heads in the frame.  Sound is slow at times but good video. Disc also features Interviews & Behind The Scenes Features A-

Lend Me A Tenor, The Musical
August 2011 ~ London
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. A

Lennon
8/6/05 ~ Broadway
Will Chase, Chad Kimball,Terrence Mann, Julia Murney, Marcy Harriell, Mandy Gonzalez, Michael Potts, Chuck Cooper, Julie Danao-Salki
First 2 minutes are sound only; some great close ups but also some nice wide shots to get good stage shots; sound is clear with some minor clipping A

Lennon
8/21/05 ~ Broadway
Will Chase, Chad Kimball, Terrence Mann, Julia Murney, Marcy Harriell, Mandy Gonzalez, Michael Potts, Chuck Cooper, Julie Danao-Salki
Digital video, shot from 4th row of the mezzanine. Beautiful with lots of closeups, some coverups A

Leonardo: A Portrait Of Love
1992 ~ Oxford, England
Simon Burke, Hal Fowler, James Barron
Premiere production from the Old Fire House. A musical based on the life of Leonardo DaVinci. Pro shot using multiple cameras; slight generation loss A

Les Misérables
1987 ~ Budapest, Hungry
Gyula Vikidál (Valjean), Pál Makrai (Javert), Kriszta Kováts (Fantine), Sándor Sasvári (Marius), Zsuzsa Csarnóy (Cosette), Anikó Nagy (Eponine), Attila Kaszás (Enjolras)
In Hungarian, Proshot

Les Misérables
1988 ~ London
Martin Smith, Clive Carter, Kathleen Rowe McAllen, Jayne Draper, Maurice Clark (u/s Marius)
Pro-shot. Stationary camera, back of the orchestra. No obstructions. Full stage shot with some generation loss and a little dark but very good sound and great historic video B+

Les Misérables - Australia Day Concert
1/26/89 ~ Sydney, Australia
Normie Rowe, John Diedrich, Debra Byrne, Anthony Warlow, Peter Cousens, Marina Prior, William Zappa, Robyn Arthur
A Pro-Shot Multi-Camera Video, with some slight generation loss; the concert is superimposed with production photos corresponding with the scenes. Includes full credits, encores, a performance of the Australian national anthem, and pre-show and post-show footage of actors in costume watching the fireworks. B+

Les Misérables
12/28/91 ~ London
Stig Rossen, Paul Leonard, Meredith Braun, Darryl Knock, Mike Sterling, Sarah Jane Hassell, Jenna Russell
Stationary camera with no closeups; very good sound B

Les Misérables : 10th Anniversary Concert
1996 ~ London
Michael Ball, Colm Wilkinson, Philip Quast, Lea Salonga, Ruthie Henshall, Michael Maguire, Judy Kuhn
Professionally filmed Video, taped from PBS A-

Les Misérables
1/5/97 ~ Philadelphia, National Tour
Rob Evan, David Jordan, Holly Jo Crance, Thregoney Shepherd, Michael L. Marra, Andrea McArdle, Rich Affannato, Kate Fisher.
Highlights.  53mins long. B+

Les Misérables
8/24/97 ~ Chelmsford, England
Jeff Leyton, Michael McCarthy, Ruthie Henshall, Matthew Cammelle, Frances Ruffelle, Annalene Beechey, David Bardsley, Chris Langham, Gay Soper
Pro shot, recorded through the concert’s big-screen cameras which relayed the action on stage to the massive crowd, this is a brilliantly clear DVD with fantastic close-ups. Audio fed in from soundboard. Humorous part at the end where the announcement is made to the crowd about getting home, just a real juxtaposition of the previous brilliance… “One Day More!”...“For those heading to Chelmsford Railway station or getting a coach, could you please leave by exit 3.” Wonderfully engaging cast. A-

Les Misérables
3/6/99 ~ Broadway
Fred Inkley, Alice Ripley, David Masenheimer, Peter Lockyer, Megan Lawrence
Missing first 5 minutes of video with sound intact and the "Confrontation-Master of the House" scene doesn’t sound good but otherwise a clear video with good sound B

Les Misérables
5/29/99 ~ Washington DC, 3rd National Tour
Eric Buckley (U/S), Todd Allan Joseph, Joan Almedilla, Sutton Foster
C

Les Misérables
12/11/99 ~ London
Joaxhn Owen-Jones, John Stacey, Gunilla Backman, Tom Lucas, Jaime Farr (u/s), Jane Horn (u/s), Mark Powell (u/s), Cameron Blakely, Joanna Mays
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 A-

Les Misérables
2/7/00 ~ Los Angeles, CA
Ivan Rutheford, Stephan Bishop, Regan Thiel, Sutton Foster, J.P. Dougherty
Excellent picture and sound with opening credits 2 DVDs A-
Sometimes mistaken for 2/27/00.

Les Misérables
4/25/01 ~ Broadway
Ivan Rutherford, Shuler Hensley, Jacquelyn Piro, Catherine Brunell, Sandra Turley, Peter Lockyer, Christopher Peterson
The new cut version of the show. No picture for the first 5 minutes. Very nice close-ups and sound. Shot by Mercat. A-

Les Misérables
6/9/01 ~ Broadway
Roger Seyer (u/s), Jacquelyn Piro, Shuler Hensley, Jessica Grove (u/s), Patrick Stogner, Christiana Anbri
Nice video; good zooms and not many heads. A-

Les Misérables
10/3/01 ~ Broadway
Ivan Rutherford, Shuler Hensley, Jacquelyn Piro, Christiana Anbri, Betsy Joslyn, Nick Wyman, Patrick Stogner, Catherine Brunell, Peter Lockyer, Melissa Minyard (u/s), Ben Davis, Randy Glass
Shot from mezzanine, nice closeups, nice picture.  A-

Les Misérables
5/25/02 ~ Broadway
John Cudia (Valjean u/s), Joseph Mahowald, Jacquelyn Piro, Sandra Turley (Cosette), Peter Lockyer (Marius), Nick Wyman, Betsy Joslyn, Diana Kaarina, David Gagnon
Shot around some heads, and a little dark but overall very nice. Good picture and sound A

Les Misérables
7/19/02 AND 7/25/02 ~ London
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 Misérables
7/26/02 ~ Broadway
Andrew Varel (u/s), Philip Hernandez, Jacqueline Piro, Danielle M. Brown, Kathy Santen, Nick Wyman, James Kulkinski, David Gagnon, Stephen Patterson, Diana Kaarina, Stephanie Waters
A beautifully shot video, and some amazing closeups here and there. Some minor obstructions: about 1/3 of "A Little Fall of Rain" is obstructed, and some of "Drink With Me" as well. Other than that, nothing out of the ordinary. Great cast with great energy; excellent digital video shot A+

Les Misérables
8/21/02 ~ Broadway
J. Mark McVey, Philip Hernandez, Peter Lockyer, Jodie Langel, Sandra Turley, Christopher Mark Peterson, Nick Wyman, Kathy Santen
Some heads. Act One is highlights from Waltz of Treachery. Act Two is much better, crystal clear with a lot of close-ups. Only known video of Langel as Eponine A

Les Misérables
11/19/02 ~ Broadway
J. Mark McVey, David Masenheimer, Lauren Kennedy, Kevin Kern, Diana Kaarina, Sandra Turley, Christopher Mark Peterson, Nick Wyman
Stunning quality and some of the steadiest taping I've ever seen in a boot. Filmed by the same taper as the final Les Mis highlights. McVey has a decent voice but cannot act. Masenheimer has a great voice, great stage presence. Kennedy is a Fantine whose acting surpasses her voice, which wavers on the low
notes. VHS to DVD conversion with Menus and Extensive chapter selections. A 2 DVDs

Les Misérables
2/1/03 ~ Gainesville, FL
Steve Gannon (Valjean u/s), Stephen Tewksbury, Jayne Paterson, Stephen Brian Patterson, Amanda Huddleston, Jessica Snow-Wilson, Dallyn Vail Bayles
Good clear picture; second generation from digital master, some wandering. A

Les Misérables
3/2/03 ~ Broadway
Roger Seyer (u/s Valjean), Terrence Mann, Lauren Kennedy, Kevin Kern, Diana Kaarina, Sandra Turley, Nick Jonas, Christopher Mark Peterson, Nick Wyman
Nice video with good picture and sound; lots of good close zooms and no heads in the way 2 DVDs A

Les Misérables
4/22/03 ~ Broadway
Andrew Varel, Terrence Mann, Jayne Patterson, Aymee Garcia, Nick Wyman, Diana Kaarina, Christopher Mark Peterson, Kevin Kern, Sandra Turley
Great quality video & sound. A

Les Misérables
5/18/03 ~ Broadway
Closing show highlights but not the complete show. The digital video is 1 hour and 5 minutes long and the songs included are and shot in .The numbers included are One Day More, On My Own, Bring Him Home, A Little Fall Of Rain, Javert's Death, Empty Chairs At Empty Tables, And The Finale as well as the curtain speeches and the high school cast performances. A

Les Misérables
7/14/04 ~ London
Sean Kingsley, Michael McCarthy, Joanna Ampil, Gary Tushaw, Katy Secombe, Stephen Tate, Gemma Wardle, Oliver Thornton
Some closeups with nice picture and sound throughout A-

Les Misérables
10/27/04 ~ Queens Theatre, London
Tim Godwin (u/s Valjean), Michael McCarthy, Joanna Ampil, Amanda Jane Callaghan (u/s Eponine), Daniel Reeves (u/s Marius), Julia Moller, Ramin Karimloo, Stephen Tate, Katy Secombe
Highlights only, focused on Enjolras. Complete from the students' entrance in Look Down until to Do You Hear the People Sing?, cuts out after the first few measures of In My Life and picks up again just after the start of One Day More. It's then got the first few minutes on the barricade, A Little Fall of Rain and then cuts to the Finale. Stunning quality, wish the complete show was like this one A

Les Misérables
3/17/06 ~ Philadelphia
Randal Keith, Robert Hunt, Joan Almedilla, Jennifer Butt, Fabio Polanco, Melissa Lyons, Victor Wallace, Adam Jacobs, Leslie Henstock
Good video with nice close-ups and sound; shot between some heads at times but not distracting A-

Les Misérables
4/30/06 ~ Cincinnati
Randal Keith, Robert Hunt, Joan Almedilla, Daniel Bogart, Melissa Lyons, Leslie Henstock, Norman Large, Jennifer Butt, Victor Wallace, Mike Clemens (u/s)
From the filmer: filmed from about ten rows back from the stage, orchestra left. Act One is audio only until Valjean shows up at the factory before Fantine is fired, with coverups during part of Lovely Ladies and about half of Master of the House. Act Two is audio only until a verse into On My Own with no other coverups, ends right at the last note of the show; lots of closeups although I had a bit of trouble following the show at some times. 2 DVDs A-

Les Misérables
5/6/06 ~ London
Tim Godwin (u/s), Cornell John, Kerry Ellis, Hayden Tee, Amanda Jane-Callaghan (u/s), Julia Moller, Nolan Dark (u/s), Barry James, Tracie Bennett
Good video with some incredible understudies. About half of the Chain Gang song missing and filming starts in earnest during Valjean on parole. Other parts missed because of evil ushers include several random one-second cover-ups, part of the wedding and about half of Finale. Heads in the way sometimes block the action on the lower right of the stage, but they are shot around well. A-

Les Misérables
7/14/06 ~ Indianapolis, IN
Randal Keith, Robert Hunt, Joan Almedilla, Daniel Bogart, Melissa Lyons, Ali Ewoldt, Norman Large, Jennifer Butt, Victor Wallace
Most of the show, missing a few minutes at the beginning of each act. The first act is a bit shakier than the second, minor heads in the way during the second act for wider shots.  2 DVDs A

Les Misérables
7/23/06 ~ St. Louis
Randal Keith, Robert Hunt, Joan Almedilla, Jennifer Butt, Norman Large, Melissa Lyons, Daniel Bogart, Ali Ewoldt
Final Tour Performance, great energy and crowd, amazing "Bring Him Home"; parts are pretty dark, but over all its very nice. A-

Les Misérables
11/11/06 ~ Broadway Revival
Victor Hawks (u/s), Norm Lewis, Daphne Rubin-Vega, Celia Keenan Bolger, Aaron Lazar, Adam Jacobs, Celia Kennan-Bolger, Ali Ewoldt, Gary Beach, Jenny Galloway, Tess Adams
First minute is sound only but good after that; a little dark in some places.great sound; good video A

Les Misérables
11/16/06 ~ Broadway Revival
Alexander Gemignani, Norm Lewis, Daphne Rubin-Vega, Celia Keenan-Bolger, Ali Ewoldt, Drew Sarich, Gary Beach, Jenny Galloway, Aaron Lazar, Adam Jacobs, Tess Adams
First 15 minutes contain lots of blackouts, but after that its very good. Great picture and sound. A-

Les Misérables
12/3/06 ~ Broadway Revival
Alexander Gemignani, Norm Lewis, Daphne Rubin-Vega, Celia Keenan-Bolger, Ali Ewoldt, Drew Sarich, Gary Beach, Jenny Galloway, Aaron Lazar, Adam Jacobs, Tess Adams
Well filmed from the balcony, with great close ups and crystal clear images. Occasional balcony rail in the shot. 2 DVDs A

Les Misérables
2/17/07 ~ Broadway Revival
Alexander Gemignani, Norm Lewis, Daphne Rubin-Vega,Gary Beach, Jenny Galloway, Celia Kennan-Bolger, Ali Ewoldt, Adam Jacobs, Drew Sarich (u/s)
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 A+

Les Misérables
5/12/07 AND 2/24/07 ~ Broadway Revival
Alexander Gemignani, Drew Sarich (u/s), Lea Salonga, Adam Jacobs, Mandy Bruno, Ali Ewoldt, Gary Beach, Ann Harada
Filmed in widescreen and also includes through Soliloquy of February 24, 2007, evening performance in fullscreen. Amusing to see Alex gain significant weight between the two dates. Act One complete, Act Two begins at Eponine¢s Errand. Rampant ushers cause some cover-ups, including one minute of IDaD and 20 seconds of Stars. Very nice video 2 DVDs A

Les Misérables
6/1/07 ~ Broadway Revival
Alexander Gemignani, Ben Davis, Gary Beach, Lea Salonga, Ann Harada, Max von Essen, Adam Jacobs, Ali Ewoldt, Mandy Bruno, Doug Kreeger
Great video; filmed from right side of mezzanine; act II starts 2 minutes into the show.other then that it is a great video with lots of close ups and great sound. A

Les Misérables
7/15/07 ~ Tokyo, Japan
Yuichiro Yamaguchi(Valjean), Koji Oka(Javert), Maoko Imai (Fantine), Kaho Shimada (Eponine), Zen Ishikawa (Marius), Kozue Karashima(Cosette), Yu Tokui (Thenardier), Mihachi Setouchi (Mme. Thenardier), Yuji Kishi (Enjolras)
Some head obstructions, but very clear with some great zooms. 2 DVDs B+

Les Misérables
8/24/07 ~ Broadway Revival
Drew Sarich, Robert Hunt, Nikki Renee Daniels (u/s Fantine), Adam Jacobs, Megan McGinnis, Ali Ewoldt, Chip Zien, Becca Ayers (u/s Madame Thenardier), Brian D'Addario, Max von Essen, Michael Minarik
Good performances and nice video; head in front but filmed around nicely; no real coverups; sound is excellent & it is shot in widescreen. Note: the end of Act 1 is on Disc 2 2 DVDs A

Les Misérables
8/27/07 ~ Tokyo, Japan
Yuichiro Yamaguchi (Valjean), Kontakuya (Vavert), Rena Sasamoto (Eponine), Gulabu Shirubia (Fantine), Mika Kikuchi (Cosette), Yoohei Itsumi (Marius), Hajime Komada (Thenardier), Kumiko Mori (Mme Thenardier), Higashiyama Yoshihisa (Enjolras)
Last performance in Tokyo, 2 DVDS

Les Misérables
10/21/07 ~ Fukuka, Japan
Satoshi Hashimoto(Valjean)
Nicely shot, some scenes look sepia colour, the second disc has the curtain call but it's blacked out, only audio ? .. after that there's video of outside the theatre. 2 DVDs B+

Les Misérables
10/23/07 ~ Beverly, MA
Fred Inkley, Jacquelyn Piro, Charles Hagerty, Joanne Javien, Devin Richards, Inga Ballard, Ron Winski, Joanna Rosen,Charley Brady
Dress rehearsal footage; complete show with great closeups and great sound; pro-shot video A

Les Misérables
2007 ~ Baden - Vienna
Darius Merstein-MacLeod, Chris Murray, Patricia Nessy and Aris Sas as Enjolras
A new version directed by Robert Herzl; same lyrics, different sets. Very steady filming, alsmost PRO-SHOT and very good quality. 2 DVDs A/A+

Les Misérables
5/17/08 ~ Philadelphia, PA
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. A-

Les Miserables: Hollywood Bowl Concert
8/9/08 ~ Los Angeles, CA
J. Mark McVey, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Lea Michele, Melora Hardin, John Lloyd Young, Michele Maika, Michael McCormick, Tom Lowe, Ruth Williamson
This proshot from the start, in terms of being filmed from the huge screens. It is a very nice capture and has great closeups.  Not as crystal clear as one might hope, but very enjoyable, with only minor impurities here and there, but pretty steady; some of the darker scenes are a little darker, but you can still see everything. Sunset Blvd verision A

Les Miserables: Hollywood Bowl Concert
8/9/08 ~ Los Angeles, CA
J. Mark McVey, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Melora Hardin, Lea Michele, John Lloyd Young, Michael McCormick, Ruth Williamson, Tom Lowe, Michele Maika, Sage Ryan, Maddie Levy; Ensemble: Barbara Chiofalo, Natalie Daradich,Travis Davidson, Joshua Finkel, Stephen Full, Julie Garnye, Joel Gelman, Sue Goodman, Daniel Guzman, Jennifer Naimo, Steve Mazurek, Lesley McKinnel, Weston Wells Olson, Ethan Le Phong, Patrick Reese, Eddy Rioseco,Tristan Rumery, Allyson Tucker and Darlene Williams
Filmed in 16:9 widescreen; a bit shaky at times but with a tight zoom and the distance from the stage, still a good video. House camera screens filmed for "Ten Little Bullets" when Gavroche was behind the "barricade" and you can't see him on stage. But the house camera looks down on him from above. DVD is complete and includes curtain call. B+

Les Miserables: Hollywood Bowl Concert
8/10/08 ~ Los Angeles, CA
J. Mark McVey, Lea Michele, Brian Stokes Mitchell, John Lloyd Young, Melora Hardin, Michele Maika, Michael McCormick, Ruth Williamson, Tom Lowe, Maddie Levy, Sage Ryan
Filmed from the back row of section H, so it gets grainy when zoomed all the way in for closeups. There's also some audience obstruction, especially in the first half of the first act, and a lot of spotlight washout. Most of the action is there, however, and the sound is excellent. First disc is all but the last 10 minutes of the first act and the second disc is the last 10 mins of the first act and the whole second act 2 DVDs B

Les Miserables
September 2008 ~ London
Drew Sarich, Richard Woodford, Allyson Brown, Nancy Sullivan, Jon Robyns, David Thaxton, Leanne Dobinson, Jimmy Johnstone, Jackie Marks
Nice video with clear sound and good picture; camera gets lost sometimes as it is very dark and a railing blocks the bottom of the screen at times but nice video. Also includes highlights from another performance with Jonathan Williams, Earl Carpenter, Mark Dugdale, Greg Castiglioni 2 DVDs A

Les Misérables
2009 ~ Ballarat, Australia
Andy McCalman, George Tsatsakis, Bridget Davies
Performed at Her Majestys Theatre; pro-shot video with clear picture and sound; nice video 2 DVDs A-

Les Misérables
6/20/10 ~ UK Tour in Paris
John Owen Jones, Earl Carpenter, Ashley Artus, Luke Kempner (u/s Marius), Rosalind James, Madalena Alberto, Lynne Wilmot, Jon Robyns, Katie Hall
Act One starts during At the End of the Day and Act 2 during Drink with Me so it is not the complete show; action is nicely followed it is shaky and a bit on the dark side due to poor stage lighting.  Good sound throughout B+

Les Misérables
9/17/10 ~ UK tour
Christopher Jacobsen (u/s Valjean), Earl Carpenter, Madalena Alberto, Gareth Gates, Katie Hall, Rosalind James, Jon Robyns Ashley Artus, Lynne Wilmot
Very good video with clear picture and sound; excellent closeups and no heads at all 2 DVDs A

Les Misérables 25th Anniversary Concert
10/3/10 ~ London matinee
Alfie Boe, Nick Jonas, Norm Lewis, Matt Lucas, Lea Salonga, Jenny Galloway, Katie Hall
Includes the casts of the Original and Anniversary Productions along with members of the Original 1985 London cast.   Matinee Performance; recorded from the back of the orchestra section but it is missing about the first 10 minutes of the show which is everything before What Have I Done and as well most of the  speeches 2 DVDs A

Les Misérables 25th Anniversary Concert
10/3/10 ~ London evening
Alfie Boe, Nick Jonas, Norm Lewis, Matt Lucas, Lea Salonga, Jenny Galloway, Katie Hall
Includes the casts of the Original and Anniversary Productions along with members of the Original 1985 London cast.   Evening Performance; full show, recorded from the balcony. 2 DVDs A

Les Misérables
12/12/10 ~ Paper Mill Playhouse
Ron Sharpe (alt. Valjean), Andrew Varela, Betsy Morgan, Chasten Harmon, Jenny Latimere, Jeremy Hays, Justin Scott Brown, John Rapson (u/s Thénardier), Shawna M. Hamic, Josh Caggiano (alt. Gavroche), Joseph Spieldenner, Benjamin Magnuson, Richard Todd Adams, Lucia Giannetta, Jon Fletcher, Joe Tokarz, Cooper Grodin, Jason Forbach, Cole Burden, Alan Shaw, Ian Patrick Gibb, Heather Jane Rolff, Cornelia Luna, Katherine Forrester (alt. Young Cosette), Anastasia Korbal (alt. Young Eponine), Cathryn Basile, Julie Benko, Casey Erin Clark, Briana Carlson-Goodman, Sarah Shahinian, Aliya Victoriya
Filmed in 16:9 widescreen. Audio from external MD recorder which is clear. A few minor obstructions at the very bottom of frame when action is far downstage. A few very short blackouts here and there due to late-comers and movement from audience members nearby. The show is VERY dark which made the picture a tad bit grainy, but it is only a minor issue. A-

Les Miserables
2011 ~ West End, UK
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)
A little shaky sometimes, but overall an amazing video.  Great capture.  A

Les Misérables
2/3/11 ~ Chicago, IL
Lawrence Clayton, Andrew Varela, Betsy Morgan, Chasten Harmon, Jenny Latimer, Justin Scott Brown, Michael Kostroff, Shawna M. Hamic
Great capture of the show with no obstructions. Really nice video with clear picture and sound 2 DVDs A-

Les Misérables
5/10/11 ~ Madison, WI
Ron Sharpe, Andrew Varela, Betsy Morgan, Julie Benko (u/s Cosette), Chasten Harmon, Justin Scott Brown, John Rapson (u/s Thenardier), Shawna Hamic, Jeremy Hays
Great capture with no obstructions. Clear picture and sound and nice video from the tour 2 DVDs A-

Les Misérables
11/15/12 ~ Chicago, IL
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; clear picture and very nice sound throughout; nice video 2 DVDs A-

Les Misérables
2013 ~ London
Chris Holland (u/s Jean Valjean), Tam Mutu, AJ Callaghan (u/s Fantine), Vicky Entwistle, Cameron Blakely, Jamie Ward, Danielle Hope, Samantha Dorsey, Christopher Jacobsen
Filmed from back central stalls, using a mix of various shots as appropriate; minimal head obstruction in the bottom right of the screen, noticeable only in the wider shots; some obstruction from the  overhang, which gets in the way in the few scenes happening at the very top of the barricade. Nicely done A

Les Misérables
1/1/13 ~ Movie Special
Originally aired on ITV1/STV - A look at the creation of the movie version of the stage musical, featuring behind the scenes footage and interviews with the cast.

Les Misérables
Summer 2013 ~ Plays in the Park, NJ
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; very good video 2 DVDs A

Les Misérables
9/18/13 ~ London
Daniel Koek (Jean Valjean), James Gant (u/s Javert), Na-Young Jeong (Fantine), Carrie Hope Fletcher (Eponine), Samantha Dorsey (Cosette), Anton Zetterholm (Enjolras), Rob Houchen (Marius)
Shaky sometimes but really good quality. 3 minutes blackouts during Red & Black.

Les Misérables
11/30/13 ~ Toronto, Canada
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. B+

Les Misérables
12/17/13 ~ London
Daniel Koek (Jean Valjean), Tam Mutu (Javert), Na-Young Jeong (Fantine), Carrie Hope Fletcher (Eponine), Samantha Dorsey (Cosette), Anton Zetterholm (Enjolras), Dougie Carter (u/s Marius), Carl Mullaney (u/s Grantaire)

Les Misérables
12/18/13 ~ London
Daniel Koek (Jean Valjean), Tam Mutu (Javert), Na-Young Jeong (Fantine), Carrie Hope Fletcher (Eponine), Samantha Dorsey (Cosette), Anton Zetterholm (Enjolras), Rob Houchen (Marius), Wendy Ferguson (Madame Thénardier), Adam Linstead (u/s Thénardier), Carl Mullaney (u/s Grantaire)

Les Misérables
3/8/14 ~ Broadway
Ramin Karimloo, Will Swenson, Caissie Levy, Nikki M. James, Cliff Saunders, Keala Settle, Samantha Hill, Andy Mientus, Kyle Scatliffe, Angeli Negron
Beautiful HD capture of this beautiful Revival. Very good video with excellent picture and very clear sound throughout; about the last 20 seconds are missing from the very end; nice clear video 2 DVDs A

Les Misérables
3/29/14 ~ Broadway
Missing some parts here and there. Not the best quality, but overall a nice picture.

Les Misérables
5/13/14 ~ Broadway
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.
A fantastic capture from slightly further back in the circle this time, of the understudy this time - who was good enough, but not as strong vocally as Ramin. The rest of the cast are just on fire. Cassie, Will, Nikki and Samantha do not fail to disappoint once again

Les Misérables
5/17/14 ~ Broadway
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 Misérables
6/22/14 ~ La Mirada, CA
James Barbour, Randall Dodge, Cassandra Murphy, Kimberly Hessler, Nathaniel Irvin, Anthony Fedorov, Valerie Rose Curiel, Jeff Skowron, Meeghan Holaway, Jude Mason, Michael Stone Forrest, Emilie LaFontaine, Olivia Knox
Some heads at the bottom and sides that block the actors legs at the front of the stage, particularly on the left, but they are worked around well; no blackouts, no washout; filmed in 16:9 with a mix of wides, mediums, and close-ups with excellent sound; includes curtain call, James's farewell speech 2 DVDs A-

Les Misérables
8/2/14 ~ Dallas, TX
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 A

Les Misérables
8/21/14 ~ Broadway
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

Leslie Kritzer IS Patti LuPone At Les Mouches
10/4/06 ~ Joe's Pub, New York
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. The original show, Patti LuPone At Les Mouches, is listed below; nice video with great sound A

Lestat
12/28/05 ~ San Francisco, CA
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. A

Lestat
3/27/06 ~ Broadway
Hugh Panaro, Carolee Carmello, Jim Stanek, Allison Fischer, Michael Genet, Roderick Hill
Good clear video; nice picture and sound and closeups A 2 DVDs

Lestat
4/1/06 ~ Broadway
Hugh Panaro, Carolee Carmello, Drew Sarich, Jim Stanek, Roderick Hill,Allison Fischer, Steve Wilson (u/s Marquis)
First ten minutes are shaky and blackouts but a very clear picture and sound. Wonderful quality with nice closeups; understudy for Marquis/Laurent A

Lestat
5/4/06 ~ Broadway
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

Lestat
5/27/06 ~ Broadway matinee
Drew Sarich (u/s), Carolee Carmello, Roderick Hill, Sean MacLaughlin (u/s), Michael Gent, Chris Peluso (u/s), Allison Fischer
Camera follows action across stage, zooms (many) where appropriate. Shot with good working knowledge of the show and where the action travels. A few shakey spots, but overall a very steady hand. One seconds long black out from a scare with an usher (uncool). This is one of only two full performances by given by Drew Sarich as Lestat. 2 DVDs A-

Let it Be
6/20/13 ~ London
No other information, sorry

Let Me Down Easy
2011 ~ Arena Stage, D.C.
Anna Deavere
Pro-shot, , PBS broadcast, A+

Letters From 'Nam
September 2001 ~ Beverly, MA
Maureen McGovern, David Burnham, Dwayne L. Barnes, Levi Kreis, Jeff Mosier, Michael Cunio, Rodney Hicks
A production of the North Shore Music Theatre. Filmed using multiple cameras in the round; nice video A

Letters From Zora: In Her Own Words
5/10/14 ~ Pasadena, CA
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

The Lieutenant Of Inishmore
4/19/06 ~ Broadway
Jeff Binder, Andrew Connolly, Brian D'Arcy James, Dashiell Eaves, Peter Gerety, Domhnall Gleeson, Alison Pill, David Wilmot
Great video with excellent closeups and clear picture and sound throughout. 2 DVDS A
Also available in single disc, just specify.

The Lieutenant of Inishmore
4/20/06 ~ Broadway
Peter Gerety, David Wilmot, Domhnall Gleeson,Andrew Connolly, Brian D'Arcy James, Dashiell Eaves, Jeff Binder, Alison Pill
First 5 minutes are a little shaky but it gets much better after that with very nice closeups and great sound; includes NY1 reviews and interviews. A

A Life in the Theatre
11/6/10 ~ Broadway
Patrick Stewart, T.R. Knight
Good clear video; includes BC/EFA speech and around 20 minutes of behind the scenes footage and interviews. A-

Life of Reilly
2006

Lift
11/12/13 ~ New York
Kimberly Faye Greenburg (The French Teacher), Erin Elizabeth Eichhorn (The Secretary), Spencer Kurtti (The Busker), Randall Glen Taylor (Bright Young Thing), Samantha Mercado-Tudda (The Lap Dancer), Morgan De Togne and Jeffrey Van Damme (The American Tourists)
This show is about people and connections, eight people get in a lift at Covent Garden tube station on an ordinary morning and what follows is an exploration into their thoughts, direct from the show's sold out run in London, A-

The Light in the Piazza
4/6/05 ~ Broadway
Victoria Clark, Kelli O'Hara, Matthew Morrison.
Digital video, spotlight washout throughout and some zooms B

The Light in the Piazza
4/21/05 ~ Broadway
Victoria Clark, Kelli O'Hara, Matthew Morrison
Amazing video, crystal clear with fantastic closeups and great sound. One of the best I have ever seen. A+

The Light in the Piazza
5/17/05 ~ Broadway
Victoria Clark, Kelli O'Hara, Matthew Morrison, Mark Harelik, Michael Berresse, Sarah Uriarte Berry, Patti Cohenour
A little jumpy at the start and a cover up after 10 minutes for a minute and some very minor digital distortion; nice zooms and closeups and good picture and sound A-

The Light in the Piazza
7/22/05 ~ Broadway
Victoria Clark, Kelli O'Hara, David Burnham (u/s), Mark Harelik, Michael Berresse, Sarah Uriarte Berry
Complete show with no obstructions and great sound; nice closeups and good picture; excellent video A

The Light in the Piazza
8/17/05 ~ Broadway
Patti Cohenour (u/s), Kelli O'Hara, Matthew Morrison, Mark Harelik, Michael Berresse, Sarah Uriarte Berry
Amazing quality video by the same taper as 4/21/05 with beautiful picture and sound; this is also labeled 8/20/05 A

The Light in the Piazza
10/5/05 ~ Broadway
Victoria Clark, Kelli O'Hara, Aaron Lazar, Chris Sarandon, Michael Berresse, Sarah Uriarte Berry, Patti Cohenour
First 8 minutes are audio only and shaky until the museum scene; picture is clear and nice after that B+

The Light in the Piazza
6/15/06 ~ Broadway
Victoria Clark, Katie Clark, Aaron Lazar, Chris Sarandon, Michael Berresse, Sarah Uriarte Berry, Patti Cohenour, Beau Gravitte
Professional PBS Live from Lincoln Center telecast A+

The Light in the Piazza
12/7/06 matinee & 12/9/06 evening ~ Los Angeles
Christine Andreas, Elena Shaddow, David Burnham, Laura Griffith, Jonathan Hammond, David Ledingham, Diane Sutherland
Slightly shaky in parts, but follows the action well and is quite clear and steady otherwise. A few brief moments of spotlight washout, but those pass quickly. Filmed from rear orchestra/mezzanine; missing about 30 seconds of dialogue after "The Joy You Feel" and Act II starts directly with "Aiutami", but otherwise the show is complete. Splicing is barely noticeable, Very nice video; only one from the tour so far A-

The Lightning Thief
8/20/14 ~ New York
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 A

Like You Like It
4/23/14 ~ New York
Rebecca Faulkenberry, Ben Fankhauser & Hannah Elless, Bonnie
Milligan & Nick Cearley, Max Crumm & Kennedy Caughell, Sam Underwood & Jenna Leigh Green, Ali Gordon & Stephen Christoper Anthony, Dana Steingold & A.J. Shively, Emily Rogers, Molly Ranson & Noah Galvin, Kate Rockwell, Amy Spanger, Nic Rouleau, Laura Osnes & Nathan Johnson.

Li'l Abner - Encores!
3/28/98 ~ New York
Burke Moses, Alice Ripley, Lea DeLaria, Dick Latessa, Dana Ivey, Julie Newmar, David Ogden Stiers, Katie Finneran
Filmed from the back of the balcony, with heads along the bottom of the screen that obstructs some of the down stage actions. Some generational loss. B+ 2 DVDs

Li'l Abner
2000 ~ Florida
Regional Theatre Production
Nice video with good sound and nice picture throughout; mostly full stage shots, not closeups A-

The Lion King
1997 ~ Broadway
Heather Headley, Samuel Wright, John Vickery, Jason Raise
This is not the 11/16/97 version.  There are no zooms. Shot very high up on the right side. C

The Lion King
10/8/00 ~ Los Angeles
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
Camcorder video; excellent picture and sound; Same video as October 2001 previously listed A

The Lion King
9/30/01 ~ London
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
1/5/06 ~ San Diego, CA
Gugwana Dlamini, Rufus Bonds, Marvette Williams, Derek Hasenstab, Robbie Swift, Khaleel Mandel Carter, Kenisha Simone Harris, Damian Baldet, Phil Fiorini, Wallace Smith, Ta'Rea Campbell
Filmed from the back of the balcony, some heads in the way, and the camera moves around a lot; clear picture is clear, decent sound; a nice video B+

The Lion King
April 2010 ~ London
Brown Lindiwe Mkhize, Shaun Escoffery, Natasha Jayetileke, Stephen Matthews, George Aspery, Allyson Addo, Gary Forbes, Mark Sangster.
The first hour of Act 1 with no blackouts and action well followed.  The only obstruction there is a head of a child which was getting fidgety towards the end so at times it gets in the shot but other than that no real problems and I believe that if I had more life in my battery it would have turned out to be the best Lion King video out there because it's beautifully captured in 16:9 wide-screen.

The Lion King
6/5/10 ~ Costa Mesa, CA
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 A-

The Lion King
Date Unknown ~ Italy
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

Lion King
2013 ~ London
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
10/24/14 ~ National Tour
Tshidi Manye (Rafiki), Tryphena Wade (Sarabi), Drew Hirshfield (Zazu), Vusi Sondiyazi (U/S Mufasa) Michael Hollick (U/S Scar) Thembelihle Cele (U/S Nala)
Very nice capture with a little bit of blockout every now and again.  The first 5 to 8 mins are shaky due to needing to adjust to seat and hide camera while filming.  However throughout it is pretty good video. The cast was great, an amazing preference.  The video is only full act 1 and runs until abou 35 mins of act 2.

Lips Together, Teeth Apart
8/28/91 ~ New York
Nathan Lane, Anthony Heald, Roxanne Hart, Deborah Rush
Terence McNally's play in its premier production. Shot from right center aisle, near the back of the small house, full stage shot, spotlight wash, low volume. C+

The Little Dog Laughed
1/18/06 ~ New York
Johnny Galecki, Neal Huff, Zoe Lister-Jones, Julie White
First 8 minutes are a bit shaky and one cover up that lasts less then a minute; great sound and nice close ups throughout the show; Off-Broadway version prior to current Broadway production; includes NY1 interview with Douglas Carter Beane A

The Little Dog Laughed
2/4/07 ~ Broadway matinee
Johnny Galicki, Tom Everett Scott, Julie White, Ari Graynor
Good video although it is missing the last 10 minutes or so. Great sound and picture A-

The Little Dog Laughed
2/11/07 ~ Broadway matinee
Johnny Galicki,Tom Everett Scott, Julie White, Zoe Lister-Jones
Another great video, a little biiter than the above one but excellent picture and sound with nice closeups throughout A

The Little Foxes
1981 ~ Broadway, Revival
Elizabeth Taylor, Tom Aldredge, Dennis Christopher, Maureen Stapleton, Anthony Zerbe, Humbert Allen Astredo, Novella Nelson, Joe Ponazecki
Recorded from a tripod, with the audio from the soundboard patched directly in; some pans and zooms, it’s mostly a full stage shot. Pretty good quality for a video of it’s age, but some generational loss and a little dark. 2 DVDs B+

Little Johnny Jones
1988 ~ Pro shot for Showtime
Eric Weitz, Ernie Sabella
Book and music written by George M. Cohen. Goodspeed Opera House Production. A

Little Mary Sunshine
Date Unknown ~ Sydney, Australia
Joy Sweeney.   
A production of the Strathfield Light Opera. Rarely  performed show originally done Off-Broadway in 1959. Nice production. Filmed in the early days of video recording, and shot in black and white, using two cameras; one full stage, one in close ups. Surprisingly good quality. B+

The Little Matchgirl
1987 -TV Musical
Roger Daltrey, Twiggy, Natalie Morse, Russell Lee Nash.
"TV movie musical based on Hans Christian Anderson's famous story. The story of a little matchgirl (Morse) who lives with her alcoholic dad (Daltrey) and his piece of stuff (Twiggy). She spends all day living on the streets selling matches when one day she meets a gorgeous guy (Nash). They have this sort-of friendship that she would like to take further...until one night, she lights one of her matches to find that it takes her into a different world..." A

Little Me
1982 ~ Broadway Revival
James Coco, Victor Garber, Don Correia.   
RARE! Occasional heads in the way, but pretty good for it's age. B

Little Me
1984 ~ London, Revival
Russ Abbot (Noble Eggleston/Amos Pinchley/Benny Buchsbaum/Val du Val/Fred Poitrine/Otto Schnitzer/Prince Cherney/Drunk), Sheila White (Belle), Lynda Baron (Belle today), Valerie Walsh (Momma).  
Beautifully filmed from the balcony of the Prince Of Wales Theatre on London’s West End.  Some slight generational loss.  Surprisingly good for being almost 30 years old! A

Little Me
1992 ~ London Revival
Very nicely filmed from the balcony. Great production. Some generational loss, but nothing too bad. B

Little Me
January 1994 ~ Birmingham, MI
Charles Bush, Courtney Collins, Jonathan Beck Reed, Michael Gruber, Kristin Chenoweth
Presented at The Birmingham Theatre. Filmed using a tripod. Some generational loss. B

The Little Mermaid
8/31/07 ~ Denver, CO
Sierra Boggess, Sherie Rene Scott, Norm Lewis, Tituss Burgess, Sean Palmer, Eddie Korbich, Tyler Maynard, JJ Singleton, Johnathan Freeman
Pre-Broadway: Very nice video with great picture and excellent sound; performances are wonderful although it might take me a little while to get used to the tails A

The Little Mermaid
9/1/07 ~ Denver, CO
Sierra Boggess, Sherie Rene Scott, Norm Lewis, Tituss Burgess, Sean Palmer, Eddie Korbich, Tyler Maynard, Cody Hanford, Johnathan Freeman
Pre-Broadway; features the other Flounder.; good video with great sound and excellent camerawork A

The Little Mermaid
1/30/08 ~ Broadway
Sierra Boggess, Sherie Rene Scott, Bret Shuford (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. Also includes the Part of Your World performance and interview on The View. A-

The Little Mermaid
3/29/08 ~ Broadway
Betsy Morgan (u/s Ariel), Cicily Daniels (u/s Ursula), Sean Palmer, Norm Lewis, Tituss Burgess, Eddie Korbich, Jonathan Freeman, Derrick Baskin, Tyler Maynard, Trevor Braun
Incomplete Act One with sound throughout but not picture; some numbers filmed better than others but filmed by taper on his lap so heads in the way; “Poor Unfortunate Souls” filmed well until ending so when Ariel loses her tail are audio only. Act 2 came out pretty crisp and clear. “Positoovity” not filmed great but better after that; nice video when there is one B

The Little Mermaid
6/27/08 ~ Broadway
Sierra Boggess, Sherie Rene Scott, Arbender Robinson (u/s Prince Eric), Norm Lewis, Tituss Burgess, Eddie Korbich, Jonathan Freeman, Derrick Baskin, Jason Snow (u/s Flotsam), Brian d'Addario
A minor blackout at the beginning of Act Two due to an usher helping someone who fell in the aisle. Good sound and decent picture throughtout B+

The Little Mermaid
1/4/09 ~ Broadway Highlights
Sierra Boggess, Meredith Ingelsby (u/s Ursula), Sean Palmer, Norm Lewis, Rogelio Douglas, Jr.,Trevor Braun, Eddie Korbich, Jason Snow (u/s Flotsom), Eric LaJuan Summers, Jonathan
Freeman
Almost an hour of highlights, mostly Act 2; some obstruction on both sides, but especially on the right, where things get blocked once in a while; also a bar that can be seen at the bottom of the screen, Good sound. okay video B

Little Miss Sunshine
2/20/11 ~ La Jolla Playhouse, CA
Georgi James, Hunter Foster, Jennifer Laura Thompson, Malcolm Gets, Taylor Trensch, Dick Latessa, Bradley Dean, Carmen Ruby Floyd, Eliseo Roman, Andrew Samonsky, Sally Wilfert, Zakiya Young,
Felicity Bryant, Sophia DeLange, Madi Rae DiPietro, Kishka Grantz
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-

A Little Night Music
1990 ~ Lincoln Center, NY
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-

A Little Night Music
June 1991 ~ Los Angeles, CA
Glynis Johns, John McMartin, Lois Nettleton, Franc D'Ambrosio
Performed at the L.A. Music Center Revival; very good for its age. Interesting, as here, Glynis Johns plays Madame Armfeldt instead of Desiree the role she created on Broadway. B+

A Little Night Music
Summer 1995 ~ London
Dame Judi Dench, Joanna Riding, Siân Phillips, Issy Van Randwyk, Patricia Hodge
Highlights of this legendary, amazing production from the National Theatre, London; some generation loss but nice video with good sound and some closeups, shaky. B+

A Little Night Music
12/7/98 ~ San Francisco
Ruth Kobart, Meg Mackay, Richard Gould, Karen Culliver, Franc D.Ambrosio, Krista Wigle, Bonnie Rapp
The San Francisco company of The Phantom Of The Opera presented this staged benefit concert. Multi camera pro-shot. Wonderful production. A

A Little Night Music
September 2000 ~ North Shore Music Theatre
Donna McKechnie, Jeff McCarthy,Angela Gaylor, Merle Louise, Chuck Wagner, Diana Canova, Julia Haubner, Natasha Ashworth
Pro-shot using multiple cameras on a tripod. Nicely performed with great performances. A

A Little Night Music
August 2002 ~ Highland Park, IL
George Hearn, Marc Kudisch, Zoe Caldwell, Hollis Resnik, Samantha Anne Meron, John McVeigh, Johanna McKenzie Miller, Sara Ramirez
From the Ravinia International Festival of the Arts; some generation loss and a little blury, pro shot with excellent sound B+

A Little Night Music
8/16/02 ~ Sondheim Celebration,Washington DC
Blair Brown, John Dossett, Randy Graff, Douglas Sills, Barbara Bryne, Sarah Uriarte Berry, Danny Gurwin
Shot from first row mezzanine, very clear with lots of close-ups.  Digital, A

A Little Night Music
2003 ~ New York City Opera
Jeremy Irons, Juliet Stevenson,, Claire Bloom, Anna Kendrick, Danny Gurwin, Jessica Bowers, Mark Kurdisch, Michele Pawk, Jessica Boevers. B

A Little Night Music
7/21/09 ~ Garrick Theatre, London
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

A Little Night Music
December 2009 ~ Broadway
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-

A Little Night Music
5/4/10 ~ Broadway
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, Jayne Paterson, Kevin David Thomas, Keaton Whittaker
Good video filmed from the balcony with close-ups and stage shots throughout; video includes press reels, opening night coverage, CD signing footage, interviews, more A

A Little Night Music
9/4/10 ~ Broadway
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, Kevin David Thomas, Keaton Whittaker,
Karen Murphy, Erin Stewart
Because of latecomers and people moving constantly, "Now, Later, Soon" and a scene in Act Two are taken from the 4/4/10 performance, the beginning of "Liaisons" is from a few days earlier as is the last minute of Act One.  They are all spliced very well together to make the best dvd possible with no cast changes whatsoever. A

A Little Night Music
2010 ~ Paris, France
Leslie Caron, Lambert Wilson, Greta Scacchi, Rebecca Bottone
This is the first production of Sondheim's show ever in France. Produced at the world-famous Theatre du Chatelet in Paris. In English. Pro-shot video, full stage shot with clear sound but no closeups 2 DVDs A

The Little Prince and the Aviator
1982 ~ Broadway
Michael York, Anthony Rapp, Ellen Greene
Not too bad for an old show; mild generation loss and whiteouts throughout; excellent sound B+

Little Shop of Horrors
October 1987
Marsha Waterbury, Bert Hilkes
Off Broadway Cast pro video. Clear, slightly faint picture A

Little Shop of Horrors
November 1995 ~ Pittsburgh, PA
Performed at the Byham Theatre, semi-pro shot using one camera on a tripod; nice video A-

Little Shop of Horrors
6/5/03 ~ Miracle Theatre in Coral Gables, FL
Alice Ripley, Hunter Foster, Reg Rogers, Lee Wilkof, Billy Porter, Dioni Michelle Collins, Moeisha McGill, Haneefah Wood
Nice picture and sound; occassional spotlight washout and picture coverup until “Skid Row”; very cool to see the different actors and sets and Audrey plant; historical! A

Little Shop of Horrors
9/21/03 ~ Broadway
Hunter Foster, Kerry Butler, Douglas Sills, Rob Bartlett, Carla J. Hargrove, Trisha Jeffrey, DeQuina Moore
Shot from 3rd row mezzanine, beautiful video with lots of closeups.  Digital video, 1st generation from the master. Video includes Today Show: "Suddenly Seymour"; Kerry Butler on Today Show: "Somewhere That's Green "; performances from Grand Central Station and Virgin Megastore Signing in NYC A

Little Shop of Horrors
9/23/03 ~ Broadway
Hunter Foster, Kerry Butler, Douglas Sills, Rob Bartlett, Carla J.
Hargrove, Trisha Jeffrey, DeQuina Moore
Very good video; taper follows action well and not many coverups. A

Little Shop of Horrors
7/3/05 ~ Chicago
Jonathan Rayson,Yvette Lawrence (u/s),Yasmeen Sulieman, Iris Burruss (u/s), Latonya Holmes, Lenny Wolpe, James Moye, Michael James Leslie
About 2 minutes of blackouts; lots of good close ups; very clear picture and sound A

Little Shop Of Horrors (Der Kleine Horrorladen)
2006 ~ Tecklenburg, Germany
Norbert Kohler, Nadine Hammer, Patrick Stanke, Thorsten Tinney.
Performed at an outdoor venue.  Semi-pro shot using one camera on a tripod.  In German. A

Little Shop Of Horrors
5/5/09 ~ Liverpool, UK Tour
Clare Buckfield, Damian Humbley, Sylvester McCoy, Alex Ferns, Donna Hines, Nadia Di Mambro, Lara Martin
Opening Night video; full show with no blackouts, shot in widescreen with good sound and colour throughout. A

Little Shop of Horrors
7/26/09 ~ Long Beach, CA
Danny Gurwin, Lowe Taylor, Stuart Pankin, Peter Paige, Fredericka Meek, Kamilah Marshall, Meloney Collins, Michael A. Shepperd
Gorgeous sets and production was top notch; sound is great, there's very little washout, and it's shot with mostly wides and mediums. Very good video 2 DVDs A

Little Shop of Horrors
7/1/15 - New York
Ellen Greene, Jake Gyllenhaal, Tracy Nicole Chapman, Eddie Cooper, Joe Grifasi, Marva Hicks, Anwar Kareem, Ramona Keller, Taran Killam.
Excellent quality

Little Women
12/11/04 ~ Broadway
Sutton Foster, Maureen McGovern, Amy Alexander, Janet Carroll, Danny Gurwin, John Hickok, Megan McGinnis, Jenny Powers, Robert 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; A-

Little Women
9/3/05 ~ San Diego, CA
Maureen McGovern, Kate Fisher, Autumn Hurlbert
A highlights video of the first National Tour. Digital video includes "Astonishing," "Some Things Are Meant to Be," "Days of Plenty," and "The Fire Within Me." Excellent video and sound with very slight washout. A

Little Women
1/25/06 ~ Chicago
Maureen McGovern, Kate Fisher, Renee Brna, Louisa Flaningam, Gwen Hollander, Autumn Hurlbert
First 10 minutes missing due to ushers but great Picture and sound after that with about 5 minutes of blackouts total; lots of closeups and nice shots. A-

Little Women
2008 ~ Sydney, Australia
Kate Marie Hoolihan, Judi Connelli, Hayden Tee, David Harris, Trisha Noble
Pro shot video of the Australian premiere; great clear video with excellent picture and clear sound; very nice video A

Liza With a Z!
9/10/72 ~ Pro shot for TV
Liza Minnelli. Mild generational loss, and a couple of video glitches, but overall very good. B

Liza Minnelli
1980 ~ New Orleans
The HBO Concert.

Liza In Concert
Liza Minnelli @ Radio City
She never looked or sounded better

Liz Callaway Sings Sondheim
April 2008 ~ Barcelona, Spain
Liz Callaway speaks and performs Sondheim songs in English accompanied by a piano; about 75 minutes long; multi-camera pro shot.  Wonderful concert, excellent video and audio A

Lola
March 1982 ~ New York
Jane White, Meg Bussert, Kevin Gray
Music by Claibe Richardson, book and lyrics by Kenward Elmslie, the creators of The Grass Harp; well filmed, but some generational loss. In black and white. C

London Wall
2014 ~ Off Broadway
Julia Coffey, Katie Gibson, Matthew Gumley, Jonathan Hogan, Laurie Kennedy, Elise Kibler, Stephen Plunkett, Christopher Sears, Alex Trow
Pro-Shot as part of PBS Thirteen's Theatre Up-Close sseries that captures full performances of Off-Broadway plays.

The Long Christmas Ride Home
11/22/03 ~ New York
Randy Graff, Enid Graham, Mark Blum,Will McCormack, Catherine Kellner and Sean Palmer
Great video, although the first 5 minutes not on stage. Great sound as always A+

Long Days Journey Into Night
1987 ~ TV
Jack Lemmon, Kevin Spacey, Peter Gallagher and Bethel Leslie.
Pro-Shot for American Playhouse.

Long Days Journey Into Night
5/6/03 ~ Broadway
Brian Dennehy, Vanessa Redgrave, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Robert Sean Leonard
Opening Night video with various quality.Act 1 - Good, with close-ups. Shot around one head on the left side.Act 2 - Okay, basically a stage shot, though it is zoomed in a little more to the central part of the stage where most action was. Middle act(s) - Audio Only. Final act(s) - Slightly better shot, a little lower, so there are some occasional moments where performers were caught in the shot C

Looking at Christmas
11/27/14 ~ PBS Television New York
Allison Buck, Michael Micalizzi, John Russo, Betsy Lippit, Raul Sigmund Julia, Holly Chou
Filmed in December 2010 for Channel Thirteen (New York City's local PBS affiliate) new series called Theater Close-Up, Steven Banks' tale at The Flea Theater of a couple looking at New York's holiday store windows just before they spring to life A

The Look of Love Highlights
5/18/03 ~ Broadway Highlights
Nikki Rene Daniels (u/s), Janine LaManna, Capathia Jenkins, Shannon Lewis, Rachelle Rak, Jonathan Dokuchitz, Eric Jordan Young (u/s), Kevin Cebello, Desmond Richardson
About 80 minutes of footage A

Looped
2/23/10 ~ Broadway
Valerie Harper, Brian Hutchison, Michael Mulherin
Nice clear video with good picture and sound A

The Lord Of The Rings,The Musical
2005 ~ London
Producers backing video. Interesting behind the scenes footage of the forthcoming London Musical, which is opening February 2006. Pro Shot, about 30 minutes long A

The Lord of the Rings
8/26/06 ~ Toronto
James Loye, Peter Howe, Brent Carver, Owen Sharpe, Victor A. Youn, Carly Street, Cliff Saunders, Gabriel Burrafato, Michael Therriault, Rebecca Jackson Mendoza
Footage that runs over an hour long. Pretty dark and most full stage shots. Very rare. B

Lost in the Stars - Encores!
2/3/11 ~ Encores!
Chuck Cooper, Quentin Earl Darrington, Patina Miller, Daniel Breaker, Joy Lynn Matthews, Sharon Washington, Eric Can Hoven, Christian Dante White.
A much better capture from the left, than the one below. Also includes a NY1 new segment about the show. A

Lost in the Stars - Encores!
2/6/11 ~ New York
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 A-

Lost in Yonkers
3/13/10 ~ Paper Mill Playhouse, NJ
Maxwell Beer, Alex Wyse, Patricia Buckley, John Plumpis,  Sara Surrey, J. Anthony Crane, Rosemary Prinz
Incomplete: first 8 minutes of Act 1, and about an hour and 2 minutes of Act 2, followed by 20 minutes of the Post Show Talk Back. Good sound and shot nicely but some spotlight washout and heads in the way B

Love
4/24/84 ~ New York
Nathan Lane, Judy Kaye, Stephen Vinovich
Performed only 8 performances, this was filmed on closing night. Well filmed, but a little shaky to start. Some generational loss; clear sound; interesting to see Nathan Lane 20 years ago B+

Love Cycle: A Soap Operetta
2/9/84 ~ Pro-Shot TV
Patti LuPone, Walter Bobby, Priscilla Lopez, Lonnie Price, Ellen Foley, Martin Vidnovic, Joe Hudson
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. A

Love Janis
7/15/01 ~ New York
Cathy Curtin,Andra Mitrovich
Filmed at an odd angle but watchable; NOT Orfeh B+

Love's Labour's Lost
2/11/15 ~ London
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
Pro-Shot. 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 and interviews. 2 DVDS

Love Lemmings
4/18/91 ~ New York
Steve Ahern, Becky Borczon, John Daggett, Helen Greenberg
Four-person comedy revue with a few songs that ran for 101 performances at the Village Gate in New York B+

Love Letters
4/18/94 ~ Miami, FL
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 B+

Love Life
1987 ~ Michigan
Sharon Rosin (Susan), Doug LaBrecque (Sam), Matt Chellis (Mr. Progress), Ty Hreben (Mr. Cynic), John Baron (Johnny), Amy Gerlyn Rist (Elizabeth).  
Produced by the theatre department at the University of Michigan. Great production-it looks like a professional production with lavish sets and costumes and a full orchestra. Filmed using one camera on a tripod. Some slight generational loss.  A-

LoveMusik
4/15/07 ~ Broadway
Michael Cerveris, Donna Murphy, David Pittu, John Scherer, Judith Blazer, Edwin Cahill, Herndon Lacke
Act one is great with wonderful closeups, act two has some closeups but mostly mid stage shots. A-

LoveMusik
5/10/07 ~ Broadway
Donna Murphy, Michael Cerveris, David Pittu, John Scherer, Judith Blazer, Edwin Cahill, Herndon Lackey, Erik Liberman, Ann Morrison, Graham Rowat, Rachel Ulanet, Jessica Wright
First 3 minutes are a little shaky but after that much better; a head in the left corner on wide shots in act 2 but is not in the way; great sound throughout; includes reviews, interviews and stories from NY1 A-

Love Never Dies Compilation
2010 ~ London
This collection of promotional videos, compiled by a fan contains a selection of videos from various sources, including Press Reels, interviews, cast profiles, backstage footage, rehearsal footage, opening night coverage and more.  About  3 hours of footage on 2 DVDs.   A

Love Never Dies
4/29/10 ~ West End, London
Ramin Karimloo, Sierra Boggess, Joseph Millson, Liz Robertson, Summer Strallen, Louise Madison (u/s Fleck), Charlie Manton
Highlights which include most of the show. There are 43 minutes of Act 1 (the first 22 minutes, then missing around 25 minutes, then the last 21 minutes) and Act 2 is complete, minus a few quick blackouts here; there is a bar at the bottom of the screen when scenes that are near the edge of the apron of the stage; have the bar at the bottom of the screen; slight spotlight washout from some harsh lights; not complete but the best that is out there so far B+

Love Never Dies
6/25/10 ~ London
Unknown Cast
Proshot video from house camera.  No zooms.  Excellent sound. A+
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Love Never Dies
2011 ~ Australia
Ben Lewis, Anna O' Byrne, Maria Mercedes, Simon Gleeson, Sharon Millerchip
This is a pro-shot for official release. Includes making of documentary; very well done A+

Love! Valour! Compassion!
June 2000 ~ Louisville, KY
Presented by the Louisville Repertory Company
Nicely filmed using one camera on a tripod. Some generational loss. Contains nudity so Adults only! B

Lovely Ladies, Kind Gentlemen
1/9/71 ~ Broadway
Ron Hussman, Bernie White
Closing night highlights, about 40 minutes long;
musical excerpts only with one scene between Ron Hussman and Bernie White. Filmed in black and white and amazingly good shape; the video was taken closing night and contains Ken Nelson's closing night speech. Amazing that this exists B+

Lovesong
2012 ~ London
Written by the critically acclaimed Abi Morgan, whose film and television credits include The Iron Lady, Shame, Birdsong and the Golden Globe award-nominated television series, The Hour. Frantic Assembly and Drum Theatre Plymouth in association with Chichester Festival Theatre. Supported by the National Lottery through Arts Council England. The Drum Theatre produces and presents new plays. As part of the Theatre Royal Plymouth they have built a national reputation for the quality of their programme and innovative work, winning the Peter Brook Empty Space Award in 2007.

Luann: Scenes In A Teen's Life
10/25/08 ~ Fallbrook, CA
Kelsey Prince, Kalin Blackshear-McKelvey, Lauren Grant, Katey Sullivan, Jonah Price, Sarah Woodson
Music, book and lyrics by Greg Evans, based on his comic strip. Presented by the Fallbrook Players, this production was the winner of the 2008/2009 National Youth Theatre Award. Filmed using multiple cameras. A

Lucky Guy
3/14/13 ~ Broadway highlights
Tom Hanks, Courtney B Vance, Christopher McDonald, Peter Gerety, Peter Scolari, Richard Masur, Maura Tierney
First 30 minutes only; slight wandering but mostly steady and unobstructed; good clear picture and sound A-

Lucky Stiff
7/8/05 ~ Arlington, TX
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 A

Lute! The Legend of Blondel: A Musical Comedy
January/February 2012 ~ El Paso, TX - Ricardo
Parra (Blondel), Betsy Tinajero (Fiona), Greg Taylor (Prince John), Troy Taylor (King Richard), Ivan Cano (Duke of Austria), Jorge Ollivier (Assassin), John Guevara, Taelon Stonecipher, Allen Thompson (Monk Chorus).
Book and Lyrics by Tim Rice, music by Stephen Oliver, additional music by Mathew Pritchard. World premiere of Tim Rice's re-working of the musical "Blondel." Excellent quality, filmed on a tripod.

Lyndon
1984 ~ Los Angeles, CA
Jack Klugman
Pre-Broadway Tryout written by James Prideaux. It finally made it to New York in 1991, with Laurence Luckinbill, Off-Broadway. Some slight generational loss. A-

The Lyons
5/17/12 ~ Broadway
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 A

Lyrics By Tim Rice
1985 - TV
Specially produced TV special celebrating songs that Tim Rice has written lyrics to. The performers are on custom-designed theatrical-style sets. Features songs from "Jesus Christ Superstar," "Evita," "Blondel," and "Chess" as well as songs Tim has written lyrics to for one-off singles or films. Stars Elaine Paige, Barbara Dickson, Murray Head, Marti Webb, David Essex, Colm Wilkinson, and Paul Nicholas. Guest appearance by Tim Rice and Hank B. Marvin performing "That's My Story." Narrated and hosted by Paul Gambaccinni. Long out of print VHS converted to DVD. Excellent quality.

Lysistrata Jones
11/14/11 ~ Broadway
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
Filmed in 16X9 HD Widescreen; Act 1 shot from the balcony so the famous Kerr Balcony bar obstructs the bottom of the stage; Act 2 from the mezzanine so no stage obstructions at all. Good clear picture and sound A

M. Butterfly
1/4/90 ~ Broadway
Tony Randall, Alec Mapa
Well filmed, mostly in full stage shots with few close-ups. Some generational loss and spotlight washout, but considering it's age, not too bad. B+

M. Butterfly
1992 ~ San Jose, CA
Francis Jue, Mark Capri
A breathtakingly wonderful production from the San Jose Civic Light Opera company. Semi-pro shot, using one camera on a tripod. A-

Macbeth
1979 ~ London
Ian McKellen, Judi Dench, John Woodvine, Bob Peck, Roger Rees, Susan Dury, Marie Kean, Judith Harte, Ian McDiarmid, Griffith Jones, Greg Hicks
Great clear video from the Award-winning Royal Shakespeare Company production; also called A Performance of Macbeth; good video produced for television A-

Macbeth
10/6/10 ~ PBS-TV
Patrick Stewart (Macbeth), Kate Fleetwood (Lady Macbeth) ).  
A cinematic adaptation of Rupert Goold’s imaginative West End/Broadway take on Shakespeare’s “Macbeth” which places the action in a modern day militaristic society.  Presented as part of the “Great Performances” series.  The disc also includes an interview with Patrick Stewart. 3 hours. A

Macbeth
5/6/13 ~ Broadway
Alan Cumming, Jenny Sterlin, Brendan Titley, Chris Kipiniak
A few blackouts lasting only a few seconds with moments of wandering, but mostly its really well-shot and steady and unobstructed. Taper filmed video-screens that show close-ups of the stage when the rest of the stage was pitch black. Good clear video with nice picture and sound 2 DVDs A

Macbeth
7/20/13 ~ London
Kenneth Branagh, Alex Kingston, David Anmen, Andy Apollo Elliot Balchin
Produced by London's National Theatre, and broadcast live to theatre's around the world. This critically acclaimed production, which sold out for it's entire run was presented in an intimate deconsecrated Manchester church. A

Mack and Mabel
1974 ~ LA tryout excerpts and home movies
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. B+

Mack & Mabel
1985 ~ Melbourne, Australia
June Bronhill Duet
A production of the Festival Theatre Company; some generation loss but good picture and sound B

Mack and Mabel
2/21/88 ~ London
Jerry Herman, George Hearn, Georgina Brown, Tommy Tune, Paige O'Hara
Concert DVD

Mack and Mabel
1995 ~ Original London Cast
Howard McGillin, Caroline O´Connor, Kathryn Evans, Alan Mosley
Filmed from the balcony. Mostly wide shots. A bit on the dark side. Missing the latter part of the show. C

Mack and Mabel
July 2003 ~ New Jersey
David Hampson, Veronica Kuehn
Pro shot video from the Plays in the Park theater company A

Madly In Love
2003 ~ Los Angeles, CA
Linda Kearns, Erika Amato, Bubba Dean Rambo, Clifton Hall, Mark W. Smith
World premiere presentation of this musical. Semi-pro shot, at LA's Odyssey Theatre. A

The Madwoman of Central Park West
1979 ~ East Hampton, NY
Phyllis Newman
Filmed for video with some age but still very watchable with clear picture and sound; video includes A Party with Betty Comden and Adolph Green B+

Magdalena
2009 ~ Paris
Shot from house cam, no zooms, An Opera in English and other, very small subtitles at the top of screen, but not visible enough to make out which language. A-

Maggie And Jiggs - Workshop
12/7/98 ~ San Diego, CA
Recorded at San Diego State University's School of Theatre, Television, and Film during a month long Hugh Martin festival. Based on the George McManus comic strip, "Bringing Up Father". Filmed using one camera on a tripod. The actors are in street clothes and hold their scripts. Some slight generational loss. A-

The Magic Flute
1/24/07 ~ PBS-TV
Matthew Polenzani, Ying Huang, Rene Pape, Erika Miklosa, Nathan Gunn.
Julie Taymor’s dazzling production has been abridged by the director into an appealing 100-minute version for The Met’s first holiday family opera presentation, with a new English text by J.D. McClatchy.  Mozart's The Magic Flute features all the spectacular visual effects of Taymor’s original production, at New York's Metropolitan Opera  including flying birds, dancing bears and the magnificent star-shimmering Queen of the Night."  James Levine conducts. A

The Magic Show
1981 ~ Broadway
Doug Henning, Anita Morris, Didi Conn, Jon Finlayson, Jack Creley, Sandee Currie, Taborah Johnson
Proshot video release from Canada; great video A+

The Magistrate
1/13/13 ~ London
John Lithgow, Nancy Carroll, Joshua McGuire, Tamsin Carroll, Alexander Cobb, Nicholas Blane, Nicholas Burns, Christina Cole, Jonathan Coy, Richard Freeman, Don Gallagher, Amy Griffiths,
Joshua Lacey, Christopher Logan
Presented by London's Royal National Theatre. The Magistrate is a farce by the English playwright Arthur Wing Pinero. Filmed using multiple cameras, and originally broadcast live to over 6000 movie theatres throughout the world. Includes a behind-the-scenes featurette. Open captioned, so there are English subtitles throughout. 2 DVDs A

Mail
1988 ~ Broadway
Michael Rupert, Brian Mitchell (before he added Stokes, his Broadway debut) Robert Mandan, Antonia Ellis, Mary Bond Davis
Broadway flop with only 37 official performances. Music by Michael Rupert. Recorded through the house camera. Generational loss, and lack of sharpness, but still watchable. C

The Main Event Concert
12/8/98 ~ Melborne, Australia
John Farnham, Olivia Newton-John,Anthony Warlow
Concert perfomance with songs from Phantom, Evita, Beatles, Grease, more; includes behind the scenes footage; A+

Make And Break
April 1983 ~ Washington, D.C.
Peter Falk, Cynthia Harris
Written by British playwright Michael Frayn. Pre-Broadway Tryout; played at the Kennedy Center
in Washington D.C. for three weeks for tryouts, and had planned to play Broadway for three months with Falk, but the show closed on the road and never made it to New York. The disc also includes an interview with Falk for Entertainment Tonight talking about the show. Filmed using a camera on a tripod. Some generational loss. A-

Make Mine Manhattan
3/12/12 ~ New York
Nicolas Dromard, Nadine Isenegger, Dennis O'Bannon, Greg Reuter, Gabrielle Ruiz, LaQuet Sharnell, Bret Shuford, Kristen J. Smith
Presented by the Unsung Musicals Company. Recorded at the closing night performance. Filmed close to the stage, so the angle is looking up at the stage a little. Some spotlight washout. A-

Making Porn
1996 ~ Detroit
Premiere of Ronnie Larsen's cult Off-Broadway comedy about San Francisco 's gay porn industry of the '80's featuring real-life gay porn stars. Semi-pro shot using one camera on a tripod. Contains nudity / strong language: ADULTS ONLY. (A-)

The Mambo Kings
5/7/05 ~ New York
Esai Morales, Jaime Camil, Albita, Justina Machado, Cote de Pablo, Christiane Noll, Dennis Staroselsky, Billy Dee Williams
Rehearsal filmed in studio with audience, very very rare!  A+
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The Mambo Kings
May 2005 ~ San Francisco
Esai Morales, Jaime Camil, Albita, Justina Machado, Cote de Pablo, Christiane Noll, Dennis Staroselsky, David Alan Grier
First of two dress rehearsals before previews; shot from the front of the Loge as a full stage with no closeups but good sound and nice video A

Mame, "Almost Lost Footage"
1966 ~ Broadway
Angela Lansbury, Bea Arthur, Jane Connell, Charles Braswell, Frank Michaels, George Coe
25 minutes of silent footage of the ORIGINAL cast of Mame from 1966. An amazing find with the only known footage of Bea Arthur in the role of Vera Charles. Not bad for being about 41 years old, not perfect, but surprisingly good. It was filmed in color. Someone along the years has dubbed music from the show under the silent footage, and have tried their best to sync it up with the action onstage. It's about a half hour of musical highlights, and includes the following musical numbers: "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." B-

Mame
1983 ~ Broadway
Angela Lansbury,Anne Francine, Jane Connell
Surprisingly good audio and video, considering it's age. Filmed from Balcony; some close ups but heavy generation loss C+

Mame
1994 ~ Tour
Juliet Prowse, Gretchen Wyler, Hisato Masuyama
Good quality video; very well-filmed. A

Mame
2002 ~ Los Angeles, CA
Carol Lawrence, Sally Struthers, Tedd Szeto, Perry Stephens, Ruth Williamson, Jakie Batinga, Mark W. Smith, Robert M. Eaves
Great clear video with good sound and great closeups; very clear, very nice video A

Mame
2003 ~ Charlotte, NC
Loretta Swit
Nice capture of this show with good sound and picture throughout; good video A

Mame
2006 ~ Washington, D.C.
Christine Baranski, Emily Skinner, Harriet Harris, Jeff McCarthy, Max Von Essen
Presented at The Kennedy Center For The Performing Arts.  Filmed between heads which rarely get in the way of the action.  Crystal clear with occasional spotlight wash out. A

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

Mamma Mia!
6/1/01 ~ Palace Theatre Chicago, IL
Louise Pitre, Tina Maddigan
Digital video; decent quality; Incredible DVD of the show with no extras A

Mamma Mia!
3/3/02 ~ Philadelphia, PA
Dee Hoty, Jennifer Toulmin (u/s), Mary Ellen Mahoney, Gabrielle Jones, Gary P. Lynch, Ryan Silverman, Mark Zimmerman
Act One starts with "Money, Money, Money" and Act Two starts with "S.O.S." and includes curtain call. Reverts often to full stage shots in Act One.A lot of zooms, particularly in Act Two. B+

Mamma Mia!
4/10/02 ~ Florida, National Tour
Kristie Marsden, Monique Lund, Don Noble, Chris Bolan, Robin Baxter, Ellen Harvey, James Kall, Pearce Bunting, Elana Ernst, Bethany Pagliol
Good picture and sound A

Mamma Mia!
9/14/02 ~ Prince Edward Theatre; London
Louise Plowright, Laura-Michelle Kelly, Paul Basleigh, Susanna Fellows, Myra McFaden
Camcorder video, excellent A

Mamma Mia!
6/3/03 ~ Philadelphia, PA
Lisa Richard (u/s), Chilina Kennedy, Cynthia Sophiea, Rosalyn Rahn Kerins, PJ Griffith, Gary Lynch, Craig Bennet, Michael DeVries, Emy Baysic, Karen Burthwright, Phillip Nero
Digital video A-

Mamma Mia
7/18/04 ~ Stuttgart, Germany
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!
1/26/06 ~ Broadway
Lauren Mufson, Carey Anderson, Judy McLane, Olga Merediz, John Dossett, David Beach, Mark L. Montgomery, Andy Kelso , Samantha Eggers, Olivia Oguma, Ben Gettinger, Michael Scott
Amzaing video, clear picture with great closeups and excellent sound; includes the 3 songs after the Curtain call. A+

Mamma Mia!
8/29/06 ~ Las Vegas
Kelly Anise Daniells, Carol Linnea Johnson, Vicki Van Tassel, Lisa Richard, Patrick Sarb, Andy Taylor, Jefferson Slinkard
Very very nice video with good picture and sound; about a total of three minutes of blackness, mostly at the last song. the curtain call/megamix was shot between two heads because everyone was standing. A-

Mamma Mia!
2/1/07 ~ Osaka, Japan
Chizu Hosaka, Rie Yoshzawa, Izumi Mori,Yayoi Aoyama,Tadashi Watanabe, Osami Ino, Masuo nonaka, Ryosuke Okada, Ayaka Yada, Kae igarashi
Sung in Japanese clear picture and good sound B+

Mamma Mia
12/10/07 ~ Berlin, Germany
Claudia Stangl (u/s Donna), Betty Vermeulen, Iris Schuhmacher, Melanie Ortner, Detlef Leistenschneider, Andreas Lichtenberger.  
Filmed at a rehearsal and recorded through the house camera. There are occasional stops for technical reasons. In German. A

Mamma Mia
5/25/08 ~ Russia
Elena Charkviani (Donna), Natalya Bystrova (Sophie), Natalya Koretskaya (Tanya), Elena, Kazarinova (Rosie), Andrey Birin (Sky), Andrey Kluev (Sam), Vladimir Khalturin (Bill), Oleg Taysaev (Harry).
Pro-shot with multiple cameras. Includes speeches after the show and a marriage proposal by the actor playing Skye to his girlfriend made on stage during final curtain call.  In Russian.   A

Mamma Mia
7/21/09 ~ Rockford, IL
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
7/22/09 ~ Rockford, IL
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
7/23/09 ~ Rockford, IL
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
2010 ~ Mexico
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)
Pro-shot with multiple cameras, excellent quality, A+, 2 DVDs

Mamma Mia
11/21/12 ~ Broadway
Judy McLane, Lauren Cohn, Felicia Findley, Christy Altomare, Aaron Lazar, Graham Rowat, Daniel Cooney, Zak Resnick, Monica Kapoor (u/s Ali), Thomasina Gross
Good video, mostly a steady shot; ends after I Have A Dream, missing curtain calls and the bonus songs; clear sound and picture throughout 2 DVDs A-

Mamma Mia
4/16/13 ~ Stuttgart, Germany
Cast: 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
August 2013 ~ Stuttgart
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. A

Mamma Mia
12/21/13 ~ Stuttgart (Matinee)
Cast: 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. C

Mamma Mia
1/5/14 ~ Stuttgart, Germany
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, heads don't cover the centre of the stage.  Act 1 is complete, but act 2 ends at the beginning of Dancing Queen encore.  This was because the ushers had already told another person in the auditorium to stop filming.

Mamma Mia!
1/18/14 ~ Thousand Oaks, CA
Georgia Kate Haege, Chelsea Williams, Bonne Tomlinson (u/s Tanya), Carly Sakolove, Michael Colavolpe, Mark A Harmon, Alex Mendoza (u/s Sam), Chris Stevens, Antoinette Comer,
Kyle Dupree, Emily Price, Neil Starkenberg
Good video with no washout or no obstruction; overture and first minute of the prologue are blacked out, but the show is complete after that; filmed in 16:9 with a mix of wides, mediums, and close-ups.
Includes curtain call and encores. 2 DVDs A-

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 A

Man and Superman
5/14/15 ~ London
Ralph Fiennes, Indira Varma, Ferdinand Kingsley, Colin Haigh, Nicholas le Prevost, Arthur Wilson, Christine Kavanagh.
Multiple cameras Pro-shot 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 and optional English subtitles throughout the performance. A+

A Man For All Seasons
12/10/08 ~ Broadway
Frank Langella, Peter Bradbury, Jeremy Strong, Michel Gill, Mary Ann Plunkett, Hannah Cabell, Dakin Mathews, Zach Grenier, Triney Sandoval, Michael Esper, Patrick Page, Patricia Hodges,
Charles Borland, George Morfogen
Filmed in Widescreen. First video released of this production. Complete show. Wonderful capture, nice close-ups and sound. Very nice video 2 DVDs A

The Man in the White Suit
6/24/05 ~ New York
Hunter Foster, Kerry Butler, Michael Rupert, Asa Somers, Kristie Dale Sanders, Elizabeth Normant, Ian Brennan, John Schiappa
This is a reading of the new musical; some great closeups and great sound. A

The Man Inside Dame Edna
Barry Humphries

Man of La Mancha
1973 ~ Broadway
Richard Kiley, Joan Diener, Irving Jacobson, Ray Middleton, Robert Rounsvill
Pro-shot, one camera. A little dark and mild generation loss but an excellent video for its age B+

Man of La Mancha
1992 ~ Broadway
Raul Julia, Sheena Easton
Cam shot from the balcony. A little fuzzy due to generational loss. A little dark with some zooms, pretty watchable. Steady audio and picture throughout B

Man of La Mancha
11/24/02 ~ Broadway
Brian Stokes Mitchell, Mary Elizabeth Mastrontonio, Ernie Sabella
Beautiful vid from second row center mezzanine, so no heads in the way. No obstructions at all. Lots of closeups, very steady. Digital. A

Man of La Mancha
7/4/03 ~ Broadway
Brian Stokes Mitchell, Marin Mazzie, Ernie Sabella
Missing the first 5 minutes, but otherwise complete. Beautiful, lots of closeups. Digital, 1st generation from the master A

Man of La Mancha
2/25/07 ~ Rockford, IL
Steve McCoy, Michael Barra, Dean Bellais, Tess Rohan
Very enjoyable production with nice performances. No obstructions with nice picture and sound throughout. A

Man of La Mancha
February 2012 ~ Long Beach, CA
Davis Gaines (Don Quixote/Cervantes), Lisa Margherita (Aldonza), Justin Robertson (Sancho Panza), Michael Guarnera, Richard Gould, Jason W. Webb.
Pro-Shot, presented by Musical Theatre West at the Richard and Karen Carpenter Performing Arts Center.  Nice production.  Filmed using one camcorder on a tripod, with sound patched in from the soundboard.

A Man of No Importance
9/21/02 ~ New York
Roger Rees, Faith Prince
Shot from the 8th (last) row of the Newhouse, digital, 2nd geeration; lots of zooms. One or two heads along the bottom. A

Man Who Came To Dinner [The]
10/7/00 ~ Broadway
Nathan Lane, Jean Smart, Harriet Harris, Lewis J. Stadlen, William Duell, Ruby Holbrook
Professional PBS telecast of the final performance A+

Marguerite
6/9/07 ~ London
Ruthie Henshall, Ashleigh Grey
Original London Cast Rehearsal Footage filmed with a steady camera and very clear; good rare video A

Marguerite
2008 ~ Theatre Royal Haymarket – London
Ruthie Henshall (Marguerite), Julian Ovenden (Armand),  Alexander Hanson (Otto)
Act One Only, Restricted Trades.

Marie Antoinette
5/2/09 ~ Musical Theater Bremen
Maricel (alt. Marie Antoinette), Sabrina Weckerlin, Ethan Freeman, Patrick Stanke,Tim Reichwein,Thomas Christ, Maike Switzer, Sarah Schultz, Oliver Heim, Fernand Delosch
Only one brief coverup before Frau'n von Paris; no head obstruction; action is followed extremely well, using a variety of different shots; picture on the dark side during the second act due to the plot/lighting of the show itself. Good video A

Marie Antoinette
7/6/12 ~ Tecklenburg, Germany
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)

Marie Christine
October 1999 ~ Broadway
Sherry Boone (alt Marie.),Anthony Crivello, Mary Testa
Very nicely filmed from the balcony. Some generational loss. Complete show, but missing the curtain call. B

Marie Christine
11/1/99 ~ Broadway
Audra McDonald, Anthony Crivello, Mary Bond Davis, Mary Testa
Mostly a wide stage shot, with some spotlight washout. Filmed during previews. Broadway flop which had only 42 Broadway performances. B-

Marilyn: An American Fable
December 1983 ~ Broadway
Allyson Reed, Scott Bakula
UPGRADED! Broadway flop which lasted only 17 performance on Broadway. Most copies of this show that are around are rated D or worse. This is a much much better quality video, and is close to the original master. B+

Marin Mazzie & Jason Danieley Concert
10/25/08 ~ Rockford, IL
Marin Mazzie and Jason Danieley perform with the Rockford Symphony
Orchestra, in Marin's hometown. Songs include: Ring them Bells, I've Got 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 performs Broadway Showstoppers and a Cole Porter Medley. A

Mark Sendroff's Night Of 1000 Star Clients
2/3/01 ~ New York
Kaye Ballard, Jennifer Holliday, Gregory Harrison, Polly Bergen, Linda Lavin, Lainie Kazan, Ann Hampton Callaway, Sam Harris, Lesley Gore, Margaret Whiting, Marcia Lewis, John McDaniel,
Mario Cantone, Julie Wilson, Karen Mason, Dee Hoty, Jaye P. Morgan, Nancy Dussault, Phil Ford and Mimi Hines, Randy Graff, Bob Mackie, Jim Dale, B. D.Wong, Denny Dylon, Jim Caruso, Laura Kenyon, Marc Shaiman, Andrea Martin, Anthony Blair Hall, Forever Plaid, Broadway Bares, Simply Barbra, Ryan Idol and Lypsinka
This show was produced by Mark Sendroff, a Broadway Lawyer who called upon his friends and clients to perform in this event to celebrate his 50th birthday at New York's Laura Belle nightclub.
This is a big production with a full orchestra and performed in front of an invited audience. Very entertaining. Lots of inside jokes. Filmed using two cameras. 2 DVDs A

Mark Twain Tonight!
1967 ~ PBS-TV
Hal Holbrook
This Broadway production of "Mark Twain Tonight!" opened at the Longacre Theater in New York on March 23, 1966 and ran for 85 performances. Although Hal Holbrook has been performing his Tony award winning one-man show of "Mark Twain Tonight" for over 55 years, this Emmy Award winning presentation was the only time it was nationally televised. A

Marlene
4/25/97 ~ London
Sian Phillips, Lon Gish, Billy Mathias. 
Musical based on the life of Marlene Dietrich. A-

Marlowe
October 1981 ~ Broadway
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+

Martine McCutcheon: A Musical Extravaganza
Concert DVD, Proshot and includes behind the scenes.

Martin Guerre
4/24/97 ~ London
Glyn Kerslake*, Rebecca Lock, Jerome Pradon, Matt Rawle, Michael Matus, Susan Jane Tanner, Martin Turner

Martin Guerre
5/1/97 ~ London
Matt Rawle, Rebecca Lock, Iain Glen, Jerome Pradon

Martin Guerre
4/2/00 ~ Los Angeles, CA
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 B+

Martin Short: Fame Becomes Me
7/16/06 ~ Chicago
Martin Short, Brooks Ashmanskas, Mary Birdsong, Nicole Parker, Marc Shaiman, Capathia Jenkins
Final Pre-broadway Performance. Great funny show with great shots. Clear picture and sound. A

Martin Short: Fame Becomes Me
10/7/06 ~ Broadway
Martin Short, Brooks Ashmanskas, Mary Birdsong, Capathia Jenkins, Marc Shaiman, Donna Vivino
First 5 minutes a bit shaky with a couple of cover ups; great sound and many closeups; Special Guest was Richard Belzer A-

The Marvelous Wonderettes
3/21/03 ~ Los Angeles, CA
Bets Malone, Kirsten Benton, Kim Huber, Beth Malone
A cotton-candy colored, non-stop pop musical blast from the past. Filmed using one camera on a tripod at the Hermosa Beach Playhouse. DVD has been enhanced with an opening menu and chapter stops at all the songs. A

The Marvelous Wonderettes
12/8/06 ~ North Hollywood, CA
Bets Malone, Kirsten Benton-Chandler, Kim Huber, Julie Dixon Jackson
Same great show as described above, with slightly better production values in the form of nicer sets. Filmed using one camera on a tripod at the El Portal Theatre. DVD has been enhanced with an opening menu and chapter stops at all the songs. A

The Marvelous Wonderettes
4/24/10 ~ Long Beach, CA
Beth Malone, Bets Malone, Darcie Roberts, Lowe Taylor
A Musical Theatre West production, filmed in 16:9 widescreen. Audio from external MD recorder which is clear; no obstructions and a couple of brief blackouts when the house lights come up, but
otherwise it is a complete capture. A

The Marvelous Wonderettes
5/1/10 ~ Long Beach, CA
Darcie Roberts, Bets Malone, Beth Malone, Lowe Taylor
Nice capture of the Musical Theatre West production; first twenty minutes of act two are missing; the video picks up in the middle of That's When the Tears Start; one blackout in act one during the audience voting through Sincerely, but the rest is complete; filmed in mostly wides and mediums with a few close-ups; very little washout or obstruction; excellent sound 2 DVDs B+

The Marvelous Wonderettes
8/19/10 ~ Sacramento, CA
Misty Cotton, Bets Malone, Lindsay Mendez, Lowe Taylor
Filmed in 16:9 widescreen. Audio from external MD recorder which is clear; no obstructions and a few short blackouts, particularly when the house lights come up, but otherwise it is a complete capture. Nice video A

Marvin Hamlish In Concert
12/31/12 ~ Lincoln Center, NYC
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.
Pro-shot with multiple cameras for PBS broadcast. A+

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
2/22/05 ~ London
Laura Michelle Kelly, Gavin Lee, David Haig, Linzi Hateley, Rosemary Ashe
Nice video with good closeups and zooms and great sound, only one out there so far; 2 DVDs A

Mary Poppins
10/14/06 ~ Broadway Highlights
Ashley Brown, Gavin Lee, Daniel Jenkins, Rebecca Luker, Jane Carr, Katherine Leigh Doherty, Henry Hodges
About an hour of highlights of the first preview performance. Contains full audio of the whole show, but only about an hour of visual footage. This is the show that had to be stopped 15 minutes into the show because of the huge house got stuck but they eventually fixed it; great when there is a picture. B+

Mary Poppins
10/31/06 ~ Broadway
Ashley Brown, Gavin Lee, Daniel Jenkins, Rebecca Luker, Cass Morgan,Mark Price, Ruth Gottschall, Michael McCarty, Jane Carr, Katherine Leigh Doherty, Alexander Scheitinger (1st part of Act I)/ Matthew Gumley (2nd part of Act I and all of Act II)
Shot from balcony. Very clear, great sound and only an occasional head in the way; show was stopped for 10 minutes in Act I due to technical difficulties A-

Mary Poppins
11/2/06 ~ West End, London
Rebecca Lock (u/s), Gavin Creel, Aden Gillett, Eliza Lumley, Sarah Flind, Louise Gold, Diane Langton, Robert Madge, Sarah Mansfield
Clear Picture and sound with nice closeups and good sound throughout, excellent video A

Mary Poppins
9/08 ~ UK Tour
Caroline Sheen, Danie Crossley, Martin Ball, Louise Bowden, Liberty Chesman, Thomas Goodall.
2 DVDs A

Mary Poppins
3/6/09 ~ UK Tour: Manchester
Lisa O'Hare, Daniel Crossley, Martin Ball, Louise Bowden, Deryn Edwards, Tania Mathurin, Niamh Coombes, Anthony Jenkins, Valda Aviks
Great capture of the show, shot in widescreen, with very few blackouts, excluding minor ones during applause: One immediatley after `Being Mrs Banks" for 30 seconds due to ushers telling a woman in front to put her phone away, and then just the one more during `Precision and Order' at the bank for 3 minutes filming promptly resumes for Feed The Birds A

Mary Poppins
4/9/09 ~ Cardiff, UK tour
Lisa O'Hare, Daniel Crossley, Martin Ball, Louise Bowden, Chloe Jones, George Spittle-McGuire
A slightly downsized tour production, with some interesting changes made in terms of set design to help it accommodate a variety of houses. This is also the older version of the show itself, still featuring the song "Temper, Temper" as the act closer; video is shot from the upper circle of the theatre with virtually no head obstruction or spotlight washout; nice video A

Mary Poppins
7/23/11 ~ Scheveningen, The Hague
Noortje Herlaar (Mary), William Spaaij (Bert), Maike Boerdam (Winifred), Hugo Haenen (George), Antoinet van Berkel (Jane), Dyllan Rehmani (Michael), Petra Clauwens (Juf), Yvonne Valkenburg (Mevrouw Bril), Steve Beirnaert (Jonathan), Penny Vos (Vogelvrouwtje), Marlous Tolhuisen (Mevrouw Corry), Marc-Peter van der Maas (Parkwachter), Paul Vaes (Bank Directeur/Admiral Boem).
Excellent quality, in Dutch.

Mary Poppins
12/16/12 ~ Broadway
Steffanie Leigh, Chuck Rea (u/s Bert), Carly Paige Baron, Aidan Gemme, Tom Souhrada (u/s George Banks), Megan Osterhaus, James Hindman (u/s Bank Chairman), Julie Barnes (u/s Miss Lark)
Act 1 is complete, slightly shaky but nothing too bad. There are a few blackouts, mostly nothing longer than a few seconds, and some wandering during Being Mrs Banks; Act 2 starts in the middle of Brimstone and Treacle (missing 3 minutes) with few obstructions; nicely filmed with clear picture and sound; good video A-

Mary Poppins
2/15/13 ~ Durham, NC
Madeline Trumble, Con O'Shea-Creal, Madison Ann Mullahey, Eli Tokash, Chris K Hoch, Kerry Conte, James Hindman,
Louis Stewart, Karen Murphy First act is filmed well, act 2 is missing the first 5 minutes, with some slight obstructions and no curtain call; still a good video with nice picture and sound A-

Mary Poppins
December 2014 ~ Vienna, Austria
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). Excellent quality. In German. 2 DVDs

Mass, Leonard Bernstein's
1973 ~ Vienna
"A Theatre Piece For Singers, Players, and Dancers." Performed in English by performers from Yale University. 10th Anniversary production. Pro shot for video. Introduced by Leonard Bernstein. A

Mass, Leonard Bernstein's
1981 ~ PBS-TV
Joseph Kolinski, J.P. Dougherty, Jamie Bernstein, Karen Hunt, Stephen Bogardus, Eileen Rose
Filmed in Washington DC at the John F Kennedy Center For The Performing Arts. Music and lyrics by Leonard Bernstein with additional lyrics by Stephen Schwartz. Some generational loss. B

Master Class
1995 ~ Broadway
Zoe Caldwell, Audra McDonald, Karen Kay Cody, Michael Friel, David Loud, Jay Hunter Morris Includes scanned Playbill information and Audra McDonald's and Zoe Caldwell's acceptance speeches at the Tony's, along with the team accepting the Best Play award. Well filmed, but a bit "jumpy" at times. Recorded from the balcony so the balcony rail is visible along the bottom of the video. Some generational loss. B-

Master Class
1997 ~ Tour
Faye Dunaway, Melinda Klump, Suzan Hanson, Kevin Paul Anderson
Well filmed with great close-ups, but almost all of the focus is on Faye and rarely on the other actors. Some slight generational loss. A-

Master Class
1/14/97 ~ Broadway
Patti LuPone
Filmed from the balcony with some slight generation loss but otherwise nice video and good clear sound A-

Master Class
6/14/11 ~ Broadway
Tyne Daly, Sierra Boggess, Clinton Brandhagen, Jeremy Cohen, Alexandra Silber, Garrett Sorenson
Good clear video. A

Master Harold...And the Boys
5/28/03 ~ Broadway
Danny Glover, Michael Boatman, Christopher Denham
Shot from the 4th row mezzanine.Very nice video; digital, A

Matador
1991 ~ London
John Barrowman, Stephanie Powers
Final London Performance; short lived British musical, recorded through the house camera. B

Match
3/20/04 ~ Broadway
Frank Langella, Jane Adams, Ray Liotta
Excellent video and nice closeups with good sound and picture throughout; A

Matilda
February 2012 ~ London
Cleo Demetriou, James Beesley, Ruby Bridle, Lily Laight, Alfie Manser, Bertie Carvel, Lauren Ward, Paul Kaye, Josie Walker, Peter Howe
Highlights of Act 1 only, consisting of the start of Act 1 (audio for the first 2 minutes) to classroom (Matilda reading); missing "Pathetic", "The Hammer" to end of "Loud"; missing "This Little Girl",  Matilda's story about the Acrobat and the Escapologist; missing Bruce stealing Trunchbull's cake through the end of Act 1; good when it is there, hopefully a more complete video will surface at some point B

Matilda
3/3/13 ~ London
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 A

Matilda
3/6/13 ~ Broadway
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 A

Matilda
3/13/13 ~ Broadway
Sophia Gennusa, Bertie Carvel, Lauren Ward, Gabriel Ebert, Lesli Margherita, Taylor Trensch, Ryan Steele (u/s Rudolpho), Jack Broderick, Frenie Acoba, Jared Parker, Karen Aldridge, Ben Thompson, Samantha Strum
Well shot and mostly steady, a head appears at the bottom of the screen sometimes because the person in front kept leaning forward; some wandering during Telly as the house lights were on. Great video 2 DVDs A

Matilda
5/9/13 ~ Broadway
Bailey Ryon, Bertie Carvel, Lauren Ward, Lesli Margherita, Gabriel Ebert, Phillip Spaeth, Karen Aldridge, Jake Broderick, Frenie Acoba
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. Very clear video with excellent sound throughout 2 DVDs A

Matilda
11/21/13 ~ London
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+

Matilda
8/23/14 ~ Broadway
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-

Matilda
12/31/14 ~ Broadway
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

Matilda
1/1/15 ~ Broadway
Tori Feinstein, Alison Luff, Christopher Sieber, Matt Harrington, Lesli Margherita, Karen Aldridge,
Alex Brightman, Phillip Spaeth, Grace Capeless, Mitchell Sink, Jonah Halperin, Beatrice Tulchin, Christian Michael Camporin, Alexa Shae Niziak, Ava DeMary, Chris Sumpter, Geoff Packard, Jennifer Bowles, Sean Montgomery
Good video with no washout or 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; Excellent sound and nice picture 2 DVDs A

Matilda
6/11/15 ~ Los Angeles, CA
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

Matthew Morrison
10/13/11 ~ Hammersmith Apollo, London
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, Pro-shot. A+

Me and My Girl
late 1980s ~ Broadway
Full stage shot; no zooms or closeups; not great picture C

Me and My Girl
1980 ~ Her Majesty`s Theate Ballarat
Steven O`Neil, Fiona Hanrahan
A nice presentation of Australia's Ballarat Lyric Theatre directed by Fred Fargher. A

Me And My Girl
2/9/91 ~ London
Gary Wilmot, Jessica Martin, Angela Moran, Ivor Danvers, Roy Macready, Carrie Ellis.   
RARE FIND! Filmed at the Adelphi Theatre in London's West End. Recorded through the house camera with sound patched in directly from the sound board. Unfortunately much generational loss and looks like it was filmed in black and white. D+

Me and My Girl
July 2004 ~ Music Theatre of Wichita
Wayne Bryan, Bets Malone, Tracy Lore, Timothy W Robu, Charles Parker.
A very nice clear video of a nice production with great performances. Pro-shot using one camera on a tripod. A

Me, Myself and I
1/23/08 ~ New York
Tyne Daly, Brian Murray, Colin Donnell, Michael Esper, Charlotte Parry, Stephen Payne
Great sound and lots of closeups, especially in act 2 Edward Albee is in top form with this dark, funny and moving play that takes sibling rivalry to existential heights. A

The Me Nobody Knows
1970 ~ Showtime TV
Tisha Campbell, David Calloway, Jose Fernandez, Etta Green, Carrie McDowell, Dee Dee Smith, Tim Waldrip
RARE! Showtime televised version of the Broadway musical, about Teens growing up in New York City filmed at New York's Ed Sullivan theatre. A

Mean Girls: The Musical
November 2012 ~ Albany, NY
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-

Medea
1994 ~ Broadway
Diana Rigg, Donald Douglas, Janet Henfrey, Jane Loretta Lowe, Dan Mullane, Judith Paris, John Southworth, John Turner, Nuala Willis, Tim Oliver Woodward
Slight generation loss and not many closeups but clear sound and okay picture throughout B+

Medea
9/4/14 ~ London
Helen McCrory, Dominic Rowan, Danny Sapani, Clemmie Sveaas, Martin Turner.
Multiple camera pro-shot video of the new production at the National Theatre.  Broadcast live in cinemas through a satellite feed, this DVD was captured from that feed.  Excellent quality.

Meet Me in St. Louis
4/26/59 ~ TV Musical
TV production starring Jane Powell, Patty Duke, Tab Hunter, Myrna loy and Ed Wynn.
A great pristine copy of this rare TV musical. A-

Meet Me in St. Louis
November 1989 ~ Broadway
George Hearn, Betty Garrett
Good clearer video with excellent sound and great picture different than below one A

Meet Me in St. Louis
11/12/09 ~ Long Beach, CA
Grace Kaufman, Daniel Smith, Alexa Freeman, Robert Pieranunzi, Mary Gordon Murray, Kathy Newman, Kevin Cooney, Sarah Bermundez, Cassie Silva, Norman Large, Jason Evans, Jeremy Bernard, Courtney Evans, Stephanie Burkett Gerson, John J. Todd, Danny Moreno, Karl Warden
The show is a mix of the original Broadway and Off-Broadway productions, including and excluding songs from both productions; first couple mintues of each act are blacked out, and then are three other
drop outs throughout, but each lasts only about a minute or less; picture is somewhat shakey at times, but overall good; filmed in 16:9 with a mix of wides, mediums, and close-ups; excellent sound 2 DVDs A-

Megan Mullally and Seth Rudetsky: "Broadway @ The Art House"
8/23/12 & 8/24/12 ~ Provincetown, MA
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 questions of his guests (other shows featured Audra McDonald, Betty Buckley, Andrea Martin, Judy Kuhn, Alice Ripley, and Patti LuPone), 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 shares stories from her TV, film and Broadway career. Recorded over the course of three sold-out shows and edited together. Filmed using one camera on a tripod. 90 minutes. A

Memphis
12/18/09 ~ Shubert Theatre
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
A

Memphis
January 2011 ~ Broadway: Shubert Theatre, New York City, NY
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.
Aired in Netflix April 28, 2011. 2 DVDs A+

Memphis
11/19/11 ~ Broadway
Adam Pascal, Montego Glover, J. Bernard Calloway, James Monroe Iglehart, Robert Hartwell (u/s Gator), John Jellison, Nancy Opel
Great capture of Adam in the role of Huey. Nicely filmed with great picture and clear sound and nice closeups A

Memphis
11/17/12 ~ Costa Mesa, CA
Bryan Fenkart, Felicia Boswell, Horace V Rogers, Julie Johnson, Rhett George, Will Mann, William Parry, Christopher Gurr, Peter Matthew Smith, Austin Owen, Kent Overshown, Angela Brydon,
Preston W Dugger III, Jarvis D McKinley, Justin Prescott, Lindsay Roberts, Naimah Saleem, Kelcy Griffin
A bit shaky in a couple places, but no obstruction and very little washout; only one 30 second blackout during Scratch My Itch, and a couple short dropouts between scenes. Filmed in 16:9 with a mix of wides, mediums, and close-ups, and the sound excellent. Includes curtain call. 2 DVDs A

The Merchant of Venice
2/11/11 ~ Broadway
Al Pacino, Lily Rabe, Byron Jennings, Gerry Bamman, Heather Lind, Matthew Rauch, Richard Topol, Christopher Fitzgerald, David Harbour, David Aaron Baker, Stephanie Blake, Peter Francis James, Isaiah Johnson, Charles Kimbrough, Michael Hammond
Filmed from the balcony, very clear and lots of closeups, one or two coverups and some wandering. A few heads in the very bottom of the screen during wide shots, but nothing that gets in the way. A-

Merlin
1983 ~ Broadway
Chita Rivera, Doug Henning, Nathan Lane
Still shot of the stage, but still good despite its age. B+

Merrily We Roll Along
1981 ~ Broadway
Lonny Price, Jim Walton,Ann Morrison, Jason Alexander
UPGRADED!!!
Amazing video considering its age, great sound A

Merrily We Roll Along
1986 ~ Australia
Jon Anderson, Robert Wells
A Mackseller Theatrical production. Semi-pro shot, using one camera on a tripod. Some generational loss. B

Merrily We Roll Along
1990 ~ Washington, D.C.
Victor Garber, David Garrison, Becky Ann Baker, Mary Gordon Murray, Marin Mazzie, Richard Bauer, Tom Hewitt, Ruth Williamson, Rufus Bonds, Jr.
Presented by Arena Stage at the Kreeger Theatre in Washington, D.C. Unfortunately there is some generational loss, and the disc is a little on the dark side. C

Merrily We Roll Along
6/11/00 ~ Los Angeles, CA
Franklin Shepard, Charley Kringas, Mary Flynn, Melanie Wingert, Steven Einspahr, Jan Sheldrick
Semi-pro shot; single camera; excellent production and cast; nice video with good clear sound A-

Merrily We Roll Along
8/18/02 ~ Sondheim Celebration,Washington DC
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 Reunion Concert
9/30/02 ~ Broadway
Jim Walton, Ann Morrison, Lonny Price, Jason Alexander, Liz Callaway
Digital. Shot from center section, very clear with lots of closeups, but very low sound, includes curtain speeches by Jason Alexander and Lonny Price. A

Merrily We Roll Along - Encores!
2/9/12 ~ New York
Colin Donnell, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Celia Keenan-Bolger, Elizabeth Stanley, Betsy Wolfe, Adam Gruper, Whit Baldwin, Rachel Coloff, Ben Crawford, Joshua Delia Crus, Bernard Dotson, Colleen Fitzpatrick, Marja Harmon, Leah Horowitz, Mylinda Hull, Michael X. Martin, Sean McKnight,
Kenita R. Miller, Patricia Noonan, Andrew Samonsky, Pearl Sun, Charlie Sutton, Zachary Unger, Jessica Vosk, Karl Warden, Michael Winther
Very well filmed with excellent close-ups and clear picture and sound throughout; nice video; DVD includes about 30 minutes of behind the scenes and interviews. A

Merrily We Roll Along
July 2013 ~ London
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 A

Merrily We Roll Along
2013 ~ Menier Chocolate Factory, London film
Jenna Russell, Mark Umbers, Damian Humbley, Clare Foster, Josefina Gabrielle, Glyn Kerslake, Zizi Strallen, Matthew Barrow, Amanda Minihan, Kirk Patterson, Amy Ellen Richardson, Ashley Robinson, Robbie Scotcher, Joanna Woodward
Direct from the servers of Digital Theatre.  This is the one with NO counter on the bottom of the screen throughout A+

Merry Christmas, George Bailey
December 1997 ~ The Pasadena Playhouse, CA
Sally Field, Bill Pullman,Nathan Lane, Joe Mantangna, Christian Slater, Penelope Ann Miller, Carol Kane, Martin Landau, Jerry Van Dyke, Robert Guillaume, Bronson Pinchot,Tina Majorino, Mae
Whitman, Craig Sheffer, Dan Lauria
Proshot only shown once on PBS and never re-aired or made available on video. From the 1947 Lux Radio Theatre play "It's A Wonderful Life." A

The Merry Widow
1977 ~ San Diego Opera
Beverly Sills, Alan Titus, Andrew Foldi, Glenys Fowles, Nolan Van Way, David Rae Smith, Vincent Russo, Ryan Allen, Melanie Sonnenberg, Jane Westbrook, Mara Baygulova
Shot for TV, A

The Merry Widow
2/79 ~ Australia
Joan Sutherland, Werner Krenn, Regina Resnik.
A production of The Australian Opera.  RARE!  Recorded using two cameras; one being the house camera, the other being a camera on a tripod, and someone switches back and forth between them.  The sound comes directly from the sound board.  In black and white.  Some generational loss. C+

Merry Wives of Windsor
Gloria Grahame, Leon Charles, Valerie Seelie-Snyder, Bert Hinchman, Joel Asher, Lyle Stephen, Dixie Neyland Tymitz, Eugene Brezany
Pro Shot, staged at The Globe Playhouse for The Shakespeare Society of America.  A

Metamorphoses
4/10/02 ~ Broadway
Anjali Bhimani, Raymond Fox, Kyle Hall, Doug Hara, Felicity Jones, Chris Kipiniak, Louise Lamson, Erik Lochtefeld, Mariann Mayberry, Lisa Tejero
Great video; clear and crisp, as always. A-

Metropolis
1989 ~ London
Brian Blessed, Stifyn Parri, Jonathan Adams
Great picture and sound, though slightly muted. Slight tracking jiggle but it is not constant. Pro Video A

Miami Nights
9/02 - Düsseldorf, Germany
Uses pop songs from the '80s. Dialogue is in German, but songs are in English. Professionally filmed for video.

Miami Nights
3/8/07 ~ Tecklenburg
Adrian Becker (Roy Fire), Karin Seyfried (Laura), Sean Gerard (Jimmy), Bettina Meske (Präsidentin), Gianni Meurer (Emilio), Marc Schlapp (Bob), Rachel Marshall (Jessica Diamond), Melanie Haffke (Sarah), Marysol Ximénez-Carillo (Mercedes), Christoph Trauth (Andy), Lillemor Spitzer (Betty Miller), Isabel Dan (Gina), Tänzer: Jerome Knols, Marco Heinrich, Murray Grant, Ronnie Wagner, Daniel Ruiz, Robin Poell, Kerstin Zwanzig, Isabel Dan, Ramona Ludwig, Luisa Mancarella, Maria Russo, Amy Johnston.
Professionally filmed with several cameras. Really good sound. Dialogue is in German, but songs are in English. A 2 DVDs

Miami Nights
2007 ~ Tecklenburg
Adrian Becker (Roy Fire), Karin Seyfried (Laura), Sean Gerard (Jimmy), Bettina Meske (Präsidentin), Gianni Meurer (Emilio), Marc Schlapp (Bob), Rachel Marshall (Jessica Diamond), Melanie Haffke (Sarah), Marysol Ximénez-Carillo (Mercedes), Christoph Trauth (Andy), Lillemor Spitzer (Betty Miller), Isabel Dan (Gina), Tänzer: Jerome Knols, Marco Heinrich, Murray Grant, Ronnie Wagner, Daniel Ruiz, Robin Poell, Kerstin Zwanzig, Isabel Dan, Ramona Ludwig, Luisa Mancarella, Maria Russo, Amy Johnston.
Professionally filmed with one cam and zoom. Dialogue is in German, but songs are in English. Sound is a bit noisy. A

Michael Bennett Memorial Tribute
7/27/87 ~ New York
Joseph Papp, Donna McKechnie, Liz Smith, Marvin Hamlisch, Stephen Sondheim, Jimmy Webb
Musical performances include a poignant "What I Did For Love" played by Marvin Hamlisch, "It's So Hard To Say Goodbye" by The Dreams from the revival of Dreamgirls, "Move On" from Sunday In The Park With George, played and sung by Stephen Sondheim, "Only One Life" from A Children's Crusade, by Jimmy Webb, and a performance of "One" from the cast of A Chorus Line. Michael Bennett's memorial service took place at the Shubert Theatre in New York. Filmed using one camera
on a tripod. Some generational loss. B+

Midnight Tango
7/13/11 ~ London
Vincent Simone and Flavia Cacacce (from strictly come dancing) directed for Karen Bruce. Set in a late-night bar in downtown Buenos Aires and featuring some of the finest tango dancers in the world alongside Vincent and Flavia, Midnight Tango promises to take you on a journey into the heart of Argentina’s capital.

A Midsummer Night's Dream
1982 ~ New York
William Hurt, Christine Baranski, Paul Bates, Kevin Conroy, Peter Crook, Jeffrey DeMunn, James Hurdle, Ricky Jay,Andreas Katsulas, Emmanuel Lewis, Rick Lieberman, J. Patrick O'Brien, Marcell Rosenblatt, Deborah Rush, Michele Shay, Diane Venora, Steve Vinovich
Pro-shot video taped from PBS with menus; 2 DVDs A

A Midsummer Night's Dream
11/18/94 ~ New York
Slightly aged but crystal clear video/sound. Shot with one camera on a tripod. Great set design and awesome costumes; nice picture and sound; good video A-

The Mikado
2/25/87 ~ Sydney Opera House, Australia TV
Robert Eddie, Graeme Ewer, Gregory Yurisich, Heather Begg
Proshot video from public TV; excellent video A+

Million Dollar Quartet
4/14/10 ~ Broadway
Eddie Clendening, Lance Guest, Levi Kreis, Rob Lyons, Hunter Foster, Elizabeth Stanley
Nicely filmed from the balcony. Disc also includes a review from NY1. Good video A

Million Dollar Quartet
11/17/11 ~ Milwaukee, WI
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 A

Million Dollar Quartet
11/9/13 ~ Thousand Oaks, CA
James Barry, Scott Moreau, John Countryman, Cody Slaughter, Corey Kaiser, Vince Nappo, Kelly Lamont
Complete show with no blackouts, no obstruction, and no washout; filmed in 16:9 with a mix of wides, mediums, and close-ups; excellent sound and includes curtain call and Vince Nappo's BC/EFA speech. A

Milton Berle 75th Anniversary Tour
11/19/97 ~ West Palm Beach, FL
Milton Berle, with special guests singer Rita McKenzie and comedian Irving Benson, with musical director Artie Butler. Milton does some of his old routines, and tells stories. This was filmed at the last
show, probably for Berle's own archives. Filmed using one camera on a tripod. A

Mimi Le Duck
11/20/06 ~ New York
Annie Golden, Eartha Kitt
Shot from mid-orchestra. One or two coverups, but for the most part a beautiful filming of a really mediocre show. A

Mimi le Duck
12/3/06 ~ New York
Eartha Kitt, Annie Golden,Tom Aldredge, Candy Buckley, RobertDu Sold, Allen Fitzpatrick, Ken Jennings and Marcus Neville
Final performance; filmed from 6th row; shot around one head with great sound and lots of close ups. A

Minnelli On Minnelli
1999 ~ New York
Liza Minnelli
It might be Radio City, the Beacon or the Palace Theatre. Either way its Liza and it looks great but incomplete; solo concert. Great close-ups. Occasional head in the way. B 2 DVDS

Minsky's
2/22/09 mistakenly labelled as 2/24/09 ~ Los Angeles, CA
Christopher Fitzgerald, Katharine Leonard, Beth Leavel, George Wendt, John Cariani, Rachel Dratch, Kevin Cahoon, Gerry Vichi, Paul Vogt
First five or ten minutes are pretty shaky and obstructed, but it gets much better as the show goes on; one head that blocks some of the stage during most of the show, and unfortunately it does block a piece of the action a couple of times; a couple of blackouts throughout the show; great wide shots for the big dance numbers and the moving scenery, as well as some medium shots and closeups throughout the show; some washout here and there, especially in the wides, but most of the time the color is great, and the sound is excellent throughout the show. Nice video 2 DVDs B+

The Miracle
2010 ~ Pigeon Forge, TN
Pro-Shot The Miracle is a stunning musical re-creation of the life of Christ told in epic proportion. Filmed live on stage, The Miracle features a large cast of actors, singers, dancers, technicians, and live animals. You will be awed again and again by the magnificence of this show. The curtain rises on the drawing of creation, as the fingerprint of Christ is illustrated throughout the Old Testament. Witness the glory of His spectacular ascension. You will be inspired and entertained as you experience the glory of The Miracle! Book and Lyrics by Linda Nell Cooper and Music by David Legg.

Miss Liberty
2005 ~ San Francisco
In 1885, New York Herald publisher James Gordon Bennett assigns novice reporter Horace Miller to find the woman who served as Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi's model for the Statue of Liberty. In the artist's Paris studio, Miller sees a photograph of Monique DuPont and mistakenly believes she was Bartholdi's inspiration. Bennett arranges for the girl and her grandmother to accompany Horace back to New York City, where Monique becomes a media darling. When rival publisher Joseph Pulitzer discovers it was Bartholdi's mother who actually posed for him, he exposes Monique as a fraud in his New York World. She faces deportation until a sympathetic Pultizer comes to her rescue, paving the way for her to plan a future with Horace, who jilts his American girlfriend Maisie Doll in favor of the French beauty. Semi-staged concert version.

Miss Saigon
1989 ~ Documentary
The Making of Miss Saigon (Documentary about the Original London Production)
A, Pro Shot - Commerical Release

Miss Saigon
1989 ~ London
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
December 1992 ~ London
Glyn Kerslake, Simon Bowman, Claire Moore, Garfield Junior, Hilton McKae
Suffers generation loss, so it’s black and white most of the time.  Half way through act 2 you will see some colour.  Great filming though. B-

Miss Saigon
1993 ~ Toronto
Kevin Gray, Ma-Anne Dionisio, Cornilla Luna, H.F. Greer
Some Generation loss, mainly Engineer Scenes - 2 x Highlights with different Kims, B

Miss Saigon
1994 ~ New York
Act one only, includes extra footage
Starts with E! 30 seconds behind the Scenes of Miss Siagon.  Then Act one of above dated show.  More extras.  

Miss Saigon
1994 ~ Los Angeles 1NT
Kevin Gray, Jennifer C. Paz, Peter Lockyer, Keith Byron Kirk, Allen D. Hong,Tami Tappan
Three performances nicely edited together with different camera angles.Video quality leaves something to be desired, although it gets better as the video progresses, the higher rating is for the awesome filming. Missing tiny bits here and there. Great performances from the cast. 2 DVDs B

Miss Saigon
1994 ~ Budapest
Attila Kaszas, Eszter Biro, Attila Csengeri, Sandor Sasvari, Zsuzsa Ullmann, Norbert Karpati
No Zoom, Dark picture, B+

Miss Saigon
1995 ~ US Tour, Los Angeles
Jennifer Paz, Peter Lockyear, Kevin Grey
Nice capture of the 1st National Tour. Performances are good, especially Kevin Gray's Engineer. Suffers from generation loss quite a bit, but still pretty watchable. Well filmed - B

Miss Saigon
1995 ~ Los Angeles
Not sure of the cast.
Awesome capture for it’s age, great close ups.  Different to above show and show below, but also labelled 1st National Tour.  If anyone has any information on it, please let me know.

Miss Saigon
November 1995 ~ Ahmanson Theatre, Los Angeles
Kevin Gray, Jennifer C. Paz , Peter Lockyer,Tami Tappan, Keith Byron Kirk
Recorded from the house camera with no close-ups and with sound direct from soundboard. B+

Miss Saigon
12/3/95 ~ Stuttgart
Mark Riemer, Leah Delos Santos
Highlights Only, B+

Miss Saigon
12/6/95 ~ Stuttgart
Caselyn Francisco, Kurt Kovalenko, Raymond Sepe
Very nice video with lots of closeup  generation loss, B+

Miss Saigon
11/24/96 ~ Stuttgart
Jon Jon Briones, Leah Delos Santos, Marcus Chait
Quality : A- (lots of Zoom)

Miss Saigon
1996 ~ Holland
Tony Neef (Chris),  Willem Nijholt,  Stanley Burleson  (John),  Ellen Evers  (Ellen)
One camera, full stage shot without zooms, B

Miss Saigon
1996 ~ Holland
Caselyn Francisco, Gert-Jan Heuvelmans, Willem Nijholt, Mattew Dickens, Ellen Evers
50 minute highlights, B-

Miss Saigon
July 1998 ~ London
Cezarah Campos, David Shannon, Leo Valdez, Grania Renihan, Jo Jo De La Cerna, Richard Lloyd King, Imelda de los Reyes
Wonderful WONDERFUL performances from this cast. David & Leo are PERFECT in these roles. A very RARE fine and I love this DVD. Shot from front row of the stalls with no obstructions. Slight Generation loss but VERY Watchable. - A-

Miss Saigon
4/4/99 ~ Holland
Willem Nijholt, Linda Wagenmakers, Tony Neef, Marc Dollevoet, Claudia de Graaf, Arvin Quirante, Crystine Carreon
Final Show

Miss Saigon
1999 ~ Stuttgart
Johan Carnat / Melinda Chua / Uwe Krger
Nice close-ups, 2 DVDs B+

Miss Saigon
4/8/99 ~ Stuttgart
Johann Michael Camat, Tezs Millan, Uwe Krger
Very nice close-ups, B+

Miss Saigon
12/19/99 ~ Stuttgart
Marides Lazo, Sean Kilpatrick, Lyon Roque
Very nice video with lots of close-ups, some generational loss,  B+

Miss Saigon
2000 ~ Manilla
Lea Salonga, Will Chase, Leo Valdez, Robert Sena, Ronn Smith, Lisa Capps, Isay Alvarez, Natalie Everett
In English. Slightly different sets, costumes and direction than the Broadway version. Says "For preview purposes only. Not for commercial use" during the entire video along the bottom ofthe screen. Occasional "glitches" in the second act, and missing the last 5 minutes of the show. But since it is pro shot, this is a true gem! B+

Miss Saigon
12/24/00 ~ Manila
Lea Solonga, Will Chase, Leo Valdez, Robert Sena, Ronn Smith, Lisa Capps.  
In English. RARE-PRO SHOT video! Slightly different sets, costumes and direction than the Broadway version. Says "For preview purposes only. Not for commercial use" during the entire video along the bottom of the screen. This is NOT the one missing the last few minutes.  This is the COMPLETE video on 2 DVDs. A.
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Miss Saigon
2/12/00 ~ Tuscon, AZ
Mika Nishida, Joseph Anthony Foronda, Eugene Barry-Hill, Christine Alloca, Will Swenson
Slight generation loss but good sound and filming; a good video with some closeups B+

Miss Saigon
7/16/00 ~ Chicago, IL
Mika Nishida, Will Swenson?, Joseph Anthony Foronda?, Orville Mendosa*?, Eugene Barry- Hill, Christine Alloca, Johnny Fernandez?, Adrienne Sam?
Nice video with good picture and sound; not exactly sure of cast members so the best guesses are listed above (any help would be appreciated) A

Miss Saigon
1/3/01 ~ Broadway
Lea Salonga, Ruthie Henshall, Luoyang Wang, Will Chase, Charlene Carabeo, Charles E. Wallace, Michael K. Lee
Missing a few minutes (end of Telephone Song through the Deal and also most of the American Dream). First 10-15 minutes lots of shots of nothing until filmer gets settled, though the sound is very good. After that any close-ups, clear picture. Ends a couple of minutes after Kim dies B+

Miss Saigon
1/17/01 ~ Broadway
Lea Salonga, Ruthie Henshall, Will Chase, Joseph Anthony Foronda (u/s)
Digital, some scenes obstructed, good video otherwise. Also labelled 1/19/01 and 1/9/01 on DVD menu?? A-

Miss Saigon
1/28/01 ~ Broadway
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. Will is the person who stands out for me, he really puts so much into this performance, both vocally and emotionally. Brilliant show that is filmed quite well - A-

Miss Saigon
12/20/02 ~ Schenectady, NY
Jon Jon Briones, Stephanie Paz
Very nice video with good picture and sound A

Miss Saigon
7/22/03 - Regional - Patchogue, NJ
Raul Aranas (Engineer), Alex Lee Tano (Kim), Jason Mills (Chris), Kingsley Leggs (John), Brian A. Jose (Thuy), Trisha Rapier (Ellen)
Shot very well with some extreme close ups (sometimes a little too extreme). Color is good as well as excellent sound. Also includes Toronto press rells with Ma-Anne Dionisio. A-

Miss Saigon
2/22/04 ~ Oklahoma City, OK
Jon Jon Briones, Stephanie Paz, Jennifer Hubilla, Alan Gillespie, Wallace Smith, Tadeo, Rachel Kopf
Excellent video with many close-ups and no obstruction; part of “Buidoi” is missing due to battery issues but excellent video; 1st generation from the master A

Miss Saigon
March 2005 ~ Honolulu, HI
A production of the Army Community Theatre of Fort Shafter;
Well done and professional production values, complete with a helicopter. Semi-pro shot, using one camera on a tripod. A

Miss Saigon
Summer 2005 ~ Plays in the Park, NJ
Voltaire Balderama, Emerita Alcid, Loren Christopher, Timothy Walton, Sarah Pettorsson
Pro-shot, nice video A

Miss Saigon
9/16/05 - Fullerton Civic Opera, CA
Franc-Anton Harwart, Kristine Remigio
Wonderfully filmed with a single house camera. Great close-ups and sound. A

Miss Saigon
2005 ~ San Diego, CA
Jennifer Paz, Robert Townsend, Victor Chan
Multi camera shoot, with nice closeups.  I think this is semi proshot.  Sound is amazing also.  2 DVDs

Miss Saigon
2005/2006 ~ UK Tour
Ima Castro, Jon Jon Briones, Ramin Karimloo, John Partridge, Lara Pulver, Christian Rey Marbella, Christine Sambeli-Marquez
Full Stage - Pro Shot

Miss Saigon
2007 ~ Australia Tour
Laurie Cade Vida, David Harris, Leo alez, Amanda Harrison, Juan Jackson

Miss Saigon
1/15/15 ~ London
Eva Noblezada, Jon Jon Briones, Alistair Brammer, Hugh Maynard, Kwang-Ho Hong, Tamsin Carroll
Very good video; unobstructed, steady and focused. Includes curtain call. Clear picture and good sound; very nice video 2 DVDs A

Mister
4/28/02 ~ New York
Anthony Rapp,Yassmin Alers
Digital, some heads in the way, good zooms, a few 10 second pauses where camera went off and missing 20 seconds near the end. A

Mixed Couples
December 1980 ~ Broadway
Julie Harris, Geraldine Page, Rip Torn, Michael Higgins, John Stewart
Broadway flop with just 9 official performances. Recorded through the house camera, so it's a stationary
full stage shot, with sound patched in from the sound board. A little dark. B+

Mlle. Modiste
2009 ~ Wooster, OH
Sara Ann Michell, Julie Wright, Todd Strange, Boyd Mackus, Jacob Allen, Dennis Jesse
Part of the Ohio Light Opera Summer Festival; an opera in two acts with music by Victor Herbert, book and lyrics by Henry Blossom. This musical originally opened on Broadway in 1906 and enjoyed a run
of 202 performances. Multi-camera, pro-shot. Good clear video A

Moby Dick
May 1992 ~ London
Tony Monopoly, Hope Augustus, Jayne Collins, Dawn Spence, Joanne Redmond, Jacki Crawford, Mark White
B- (Some gen loss, jumps and colour flickers. Sound is OK but nothing great. Stage shot, no zooms. Act two is worse than act one. 2 DVDs

Moby Dick,The Musical
June 2005 ~ Cleveland, OH
Kevin Kelly, Hannah Corrigan, Alana Purvis, Aimee Collier, Kristen O'Conner
A presentation of The Beck Center For The Arts. "The girls of St. Godley's School are in trouble! Money for the shcool has run out and the place will have to close. Leave it to these resourcefull girls, and their unflappable headmistress (played by a man in drag), to come up with a plan to keep the shcool afloat. Using whatever they can find at hand, the girls mount an orginal production; a musical version of Moby Dick, featuring their headmistress in the coveted role of Captain Ahab. A cult favorite in London in the 1990's, Moby Dick! The Musical has been re-conceived for an American sensibility. Warning: this is NOT your ordinary musical version of Moby Dick, but rather a NEW US version! What The Rocky Horror Show does to late night horror movies, Moby Dick! The Musical does to Herman Melville!" Great video! A

Modern Orthodox
11/23/04 ~ New York
Jason Biggs, Craig Bierko, Molly Ringwald. Jenn Harris
Great video with excellent picture and sound; 1st generation from the master A

Mommie Queerest
2009 ~ Dallas, TX
Kevin Moore, Chad Peterson, Paul J. Williams, Coy Covington.
Presented by the Uptown Players. “Mommie Queerest, featuring an all-male cast of four, tells the now-famous story of movie star Joan Crawford and her tumultuous relationship with adopted daughter Christina. This hilarious parody of the film classic "Mommie Dearest" revisits the film's most notorious and beloved scenes, from the infamous wire coat hanger episode to the chilling command, "Tina! Bring me the axe!" It's not just a spoof, though-it's a spoof with a twist as it's Joan who has the last laugh! The cast of four men play 25 characters in 32 fast-paced scenes, all in the span of just 90 minutes”.  Filmed using two camcorders.  A

Monty Python Live (mostly)
7/20/14 ~ London
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

Monty Python Spamalot
3/12/05 ~ Broadway
Tim Curry, David Hyde Pierce, Hank Azaria, Christopher Sieber.
Includes scanned Playbill info. Great video with excellent picture and sound; audience drowns out a line or lyric once in a while; minor blackouts throughout but never disrupts show. Sometimes labelled as 12/3/05 on some English trader lists A

Monty Python Spamalot
6/8/05 ~ Broadway
David Hyde Pierce, Tim Curry, Drew McVety (u/s), Darlene Wilson (u/s), Christopher Sieber, Michael McGrath, Christian Borle
Shot from the left mezzanine so it is at a different angle from the other Spamalot video, but it is still spectacular! Wonderful close-ups and the audience definitely lets you know that the cast had won the Tony the night before! Beautiful video! A

Monty Python Spamalot
4/23/06 ~ Chicago, IL
Michael Siberry, Jeff Dumas, Rick Holmes, Bradley Dean, Pia Glenn, Tom Deckman, David Turner
Crystal clear picture and sound; however the last 2 songs are audio only, missing from where the cute white bunny pops up through the end which is the finale, about 10-13 minutes A

Monty Python Spamalot
5/23/06 ~ Chicago, IL
Michael Siberry, Jeff Dumas, Rick Holmes, Bradley Dean, Pia Glenn, Tom Deckman, David Turner, Christopher Gurr
Complete show, nicely shot and great picture. Better quality than the one above. A+

Monty Python Spamalot
11/26/07 ~ Melbourne, Australia
Bille Brown, Lucinda Shaw, Ben Lewis, Stephen Hall, Derek Metzger, Jason Langley, Mark Conaghan
Filmed using one stationary camera on a tripod with sound patched in directly from the soundboard. Some spotlight washout. A-

Monty Python Spamalot
4/20/08 ~ Broadway
Jonathan Hadary, Hannah Waddinham, Bradley Dean, Rick Holmes, Clay Aiken, David Hibbard, Tom Deckman, Brad Oscar
Shot around a huge head on the left, but after the first 10 minutes or so, it becomes great. Act 2 more so than Act 1; good video of this show and about the first and last 5 minutes of each act are darkness due to ushers A-

Monty Python Spamalot
Spring 2008 ~ Broadway
Jonathan Hadary, Hannah Waddinham, Bradley Dean, Rick Holmes, Clay Aiken, David Hibbard, Tom Deckman, Brad Oscar
Filmed during Clay Aiken’s first trip to Broadway; nice clear video different than the one above with clear picture and sound; nice video A

Monty Python Spamalot
10/18/09 ~ Los Angeles, CA
John O'Hurley, Merle Dandridge, James Beaman, Ben Davis, Matthew Greer, Jeff Dumas, Christopher Sutton, Christopher Gurr
Good video of the last performance of the tour. Includes curtain call; just a couple heads at the bottom once in a while; a few very short blackouts, mostly in the first few minutes of the first act, but they only last about 10-30 seconds each. Some washout here and there, especially in the wides; good clear sound and nice picture 2 DVDs A

Monty Python Spamalot
3/23/11 ~ UK Tour
Phil Jupitus, Todd Carty, Jessica Martin, Simon Lipkin, Graham McDuff, David Lingham, Samuel Holmes, Robin Armstrong
Crystal clear. Some stage searching and one short 5 second blackout during the first 5 minutes, then improves greatly. DVD has been enhanced with an opening menu and chapter selections for all the musical numbers The sets and costumes are different than on Broadway, and a re-working of the song
"You Won't Succeed On Broadway" which has been re-named "You Won't Succeed In Showbiz". 2 DVDs A

Monty Python Spamalot
5/23/12 ~ Veracruz, Mexican National Tour
Cast: Freddy Ortega (King Arthur), Natalia Sosa (Lady of the Lake), Lisardo (Sir Galahad), Ernesto Cano (Sir Bedevere), Sergio Catalán (Sir Lancelot), Ricardo Margaleff (Sir Robin), Germán Ortega (Patsy), Enrique Madrid (Prince Herbert), Eugenio Derbez (God's Voice).
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Monty Python Spamalot
2/16/13 ~ Durham, NC
Arthur Rowan, Glenn Giron, Adam Grabau, Joshua Taylor Hamilton, Abigail Raye
A couple of blackouts within the first 10 minutes due to a lot of late seating; slight shakiness, otherwise  well filmed with no obstructions; good video A-


A Moon For The Misbegotten
1975 ~ PBS-TV
Jason Robards, Colleen Dewhurst, Ed Flanders, Edwin McDonough, John O’Leary.  
The cast of the 1972 Broadway revival of Eugene O’Neill’s play reprise their roles in this Emmy winning TV production.  Ed Flanders and Colleen Dewhurst won a Tony and an Emmy for these performances. A

Moonlight and Magnolias
3/30/05 ~ New York
Douglas Sills, Margo Skinner, Matthew Arkin, David Rasche
Filmed on right side but nice video with excellent picture and sound quality A-

The Moonlight Room
3/12/04 ~ New York
Laura Breckenridge, Lawrence James, Kathryn Layns, Mark Rosenthal, Brendan Sexton III
Good picture and sound, nice video; 1st generation from the master A

Moon Over Buffalo
December 1995 ~ Broadway
Philip Bosco, Carol Burnett, Randy Graff, Jane Connell
A head or two in the way and no closeups (it looks like it was filmed on a tripod) but nice video with good sound, A
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Moon Over Buffalo
1998 ~ Documentary
Carol Burnett, Phillip Bosco, Jane Connell, Randy Graff.
Documentary that follows the production from rehearsals Boston to Broadway. A+

More Fool Me
10/1/14 ~ London
Stephen Fry
From the Royal Festival Hall; broadcast live in cinemas; pro-shot with excellent clear picture and sound A

Morning's At Seven
1982 ~ Showtime TV
Maureen O'Sullivan, Kate Reid, Elizabeth Wilson,Teresa Wright, Maurice Copeland, Russell Nype
Showtime taped the play at the Ed Sullivan Theatre in New York. (Maureen O'Sullivan, Elizabeth Wilson, Teresa Wright, and Maurice Copeland reprised their roles from the Broadway production of "Morning's at Seven" originally at the Lyceum Theatre in New York City, 4/10/80 to 8/16/81.) A

The Most Fabulous Story Ever Told
December 1988 ~ New York
Amy Sedaris, Alan Tudyk, Juan Carlos Hernandez, Lisa Kron, Orlando Pabotoy, Peter Bartlett, Becky Ann Baker
Only about 50 minutes of footage; great picture and sound with excellent closeups throughout A

The Most Happy Fella
1980 ~ Broadway
Giorgio Tozzi, Sharon Daniels, Richard Muenz, Louisa Flanigham, Dennis Warning
Pro-shot for PBS; good picture, slight generational loss takes away a little crispness, but it is pretty good. Good sound. 28 minutes of show on 2nd DVD, also included Where’s Charlie, information below. 2 DVDs A

The Most Happy Fella
1987 ~ California Music Theatre
John Raitt, Laurence Guittard
Good for its age. Raitt and Guittard give great old-fashioned, full-voiced performances. Generation loss and no closeups B

The Most Happy Fella
7/5/12 ~ New York
Michael Corvino, Molly Mustonen, Bess Morrison, Peter Kendall Clark, Lauren Hoffmeier
A DiCapo Opera Theater production; pro-shot video; well filmed with clear picture and sound A

Motherfu**cker with the hat, The
3/26/11 ~ Broadway
Chris Rock, Bobby Cannavale, Elizabeth Rodriguez, Annabella Sciorra, Yul Vazquez Show
Disc also includes interviews, opening night footage and reviews. Chris Rock, the comic dynamo who comes to Broadway having conquered every other field of entertainment, is the obvious draw for "The Motherfucker With the Hat," Stephen Adly Guirgis' raucous comedy about a pair of battling Puerto Rican lovers and the friends who enable their self-destructive relationship. Although Broadway proves too much of a stretch for Rock, if this multihyphenate talent is really serious about stage acting, there are some savvy thesps in this show who could show him the ropes. Bobby Cannavale and Elizabeth Rodriguez come out swinging -- and swearing a blistering blue streak -- as Jackie and Veronica, longtime lovers who are hooked on all kinds of evil substances and bad behaviors, but mostly on one another. Theirs is a masochistic and self-devouring love, but it suits their hyperbolic style and everything is lovey-dovey -- until Jackie looks around the crummy room he and Veronica share in a Times Square residential hotel and spots a hat that doesn't belong to him. Cannavale is a big guy with a loud voice and huge hands, which makes Jackie's explosion of jealous rage something to behold. But Veronica owns this man, and after a furious exchange of pungent gutter language (a Guirgis specialty, delivered with passionate conviction by both thesps), the first round goes to Veronica. But the war has just begun in this mashup of sitcom humor, true crime drama and telenovella romance, as Jackie goes tearing off to look for a gun, the motherfucker with the hat, or one good reason not to kill Veronica. The first person Jackie bursts in on is Ralph D, his best friend and AA sponsor and a funny guy, with his narcissistic airs and affectations of superiority -- but not funny enough, in Rock's tentative perf. As Ralph's trophy wife, Victoria, Annabella Sciorra seems even more at sea. Jackie gets a warmer reception and better advice from his Cousin Julio (Yul Vazquez, who now owns the part forever), a fastidious bodybuilder and health foodie with a plant conservatory in his apartment and mob connections in his Washington Heights neighborhood. Like Cannavale and Rodriguez, Vazquez is a stalwart of the LAByrinth Theater Company, where Guirgis is co-artistic director (with Vazquez) and where his earlier plays, including "Jesus Hopped the 'A' Train" and "The Little Flower of East Orange," were also developed. Call it coincidence, but any time two or more of these three thesps are in a scene, the scene takes off and flies. But Anna D. Shapiro, an entirely worthy helmer (and Tony Award winner for "August: Osage County") in her own right, doesn't seem to speak the same theatrical language as the LAB gang. Still, her staging is impeccable and there are no flies on her first-rate creative team. Todd Rosenthal's scenic designs are a treat in themselves: Three fully dressed apartments that glide on and off on a revolve and with subtle hilarity perfectly capture the quirky nature of their residents.  

The Motherf**ker with the Hat
1/27/13 ~ Costa Mesa, CA
Tony Sancho, Larry Bates, Elisa Bocanegra, Christian Barillas, Cristina Frias
First two minutes are blacked out and one short dropout toward the beginning, but otherwise complete; one head at the bottom of the screen, but rarely noticeable. Filmed in 16:9 with a mix of wides, mediums, and close-ups; sound is quiet in places, but always listenable. A-

Mothers And Sons
5/28/14 ~ Broadway
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+

The Mountaintop
10/8/11 ~ Broadway
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. B+

Movie Star
4/12/82 ~ Los Angeles, CA
Eileen Barnett, Kathryn Skatula, Larry Cedar, Brad Maule
The show starts with an introduction by book writer Bob Mackie who explains this is the first time doing the show in front of an audience and the only show scheduled in Los Angeles, before the show is taken on the road prior to opening in New York, which it never did. The show is a parody of Hollywood and it's movie stars. Bob Mackie also did the costumes. A parody of Hollywood and its movie stars and with costumes by Bob Mackie, this show was presented at Los Angeles' Westwood Playhouse. Recorded using multiple cameras.  Some slight generational loss. A-

Movin’ Out
10/13/02 ~ Broadway
Michael Cavanagh et al.
Shot from the mezzanine. A

Movin' Out
6/28/06 ~ Chicago
Rasta Thomas, Elizabeth Parkinson, Keith Roberts, Laura Feig, Troy Bowles, Darren Holden
Excellent video of the opening night in Chicago with good closeups and sound A+

Movin' Out
7/1/06 ~ Chicago
James Sofranko (u/s), Julie Voshell (u/s), Whitney Simler (u/s), Stuart Capps, Troy Bowles, Matthew Friedman
Since the show is so demanding they double cast the roles and this is of the second cast. Great shots, slightly closer than other moving out dvd. Great to see entirely different cast. A+

Movin' Out
8/25/07 ~ Peoria, IL
Andrew Pirozzi, Shayna Harris, John Sorensen-Jolink, Karolina Blonski, Eric Bourne, Kyle Martin
Non-Equity Tour: wonderfully talented cast, good mix of full stage shots and closeups when needed. Good video A

Motown the Musical
4/22/14 ~ Chicago, IL
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 performance. Very nice video with excellent picture and sound 2 DVDs A

Mozart
10/16/99 ~ Vienna, Austia
Yvgne Gasoy Romdahl, Thomas Borchert, Uwe Kroger, Lenneke Willemsen
Includes the making of. B+

Mozart!
05/19/02 ~ Hamburg, Germany
Martin Pasching, Ethan Freemann, Aleks di Capri, Nicole Berendsen
B+

Mozart!
09/24/04 ~ Hamburg, Germany
Martin Pasching
B+

Mozart!
April 2006 ~ Debrecan, Hungary
Attila Dolhai, Dóra Szinetár, Szilveszter Szabó P., Tamás Földes, Kata Janza, Erika Náray, Zoltán Bereczki, Piroska Molnár, Lajos Csuha, Judit Dénes
A-

Mozart
2008 ~ Tecklenburg, German
Patrick Stahnke, Ethan Freeman, Marc Clear, Jana Werner, Karin Seyfried
A 2 DVDs

Mr. Broadway 2007
4/30/07 ~ New York
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. Cinders
1983 ~ London Revival
Lonnie Donnigan, Christina Matthews
Great video of London's West End revival of this 1929 musical which involves mistaken identities. A

Mr. Marmalade
12/10/05 ~ New York
Michael C. Hall, Michael Chernus, David Costabile, Mamie Gummer, Pablo Schreiber, Virginia Louise Smith
Great video; nice closeups and good sound; clear picture; excellent filming A

Mrs. Farnsworth
4/17/04 ~ New York
John Lithgow, Sigourney Weaver, Danny Burstein, Kate Benson, Fernando Gambaroni, Tarajia Morrell
One or 2 cover ups with great sound and nice picture; excellent video A

Much Ado About Nothing
September 2011 ~ London
David Tennant (Benedick), Catherine Tate (from The Office, as Beatrice), Tome Bateman (Claudio), Sarah MacRae (Hero).
Filmed live before an audience at the Wyndham’s Theatre in London, and filmed for an online company which films the “best of British theatre” for online viewing.  Very clear, but a  little choppy.   B+

Mulan Jr
5/15/14 ~ Dallas
No other information on this, sorry.

Murder Ballad
7/13/13 Off-Broadway
Caissie Levy, Jim Newman (u/s Tom), Rebecca Naomi Jones, John Ellison Conlee.
Excellent quality.

Murder in Whitechapel
9/19/14 ~ London
No other information on this, sorry.

Musical Award Gala 2000
04/18/00 ~ Scheveningen, Holland
Pia Douwes, Stanley Burleson, Maaike Widdershoven, Danny de Munk, Willem Nijholt, Mariska van Kolck, Wim van den Driesche
A+

Musical Award Gala 2001
04/20/01 ~ Scheveningen, Holland
Danny de Munk, Tony Neef, Joost de Jong, Vera Mann, Céline Purcell, Chantal Janzen
A+

Musical Award Gala 2002
04/21/02 ~ Amsterdam, Holland
Stanley Burleson, Simone Kleinsma, Hugo Haenen, Danny de Munk, Chaira Bordeslee, Henk Poort, Bastiaan Ragas
A+

Musical Award Gala 2003
05/12/03 ~ Amsterdam, Holland
Pia Douwes, Ellen Evers, Simone Kleinsma, Stanley Burleson, Hielke Bierman, Bastiaan Ragas, Carolina Dijkhuizen, Tony Neef, Jan Schepens, Frédérique Sluyterman Van Loo
A+

Musical Award Gala 2005
06/06/05 ~ Rotterdam, Holland
Pia Douwes, Carlo Boszhard, Carolina Dijkhuizen, Chantal Janzen, Marleen v/d Loo, Marjolijn Touw, Renee van Kooten, Tony Neef, Jamai Lowman, Casey Fransico
A+

Musical Award Gala 2006
05/22/06 ~ Rotterdam, Holland
Stanley Burleson, Simone Kleinsma, Chantal Jansen
A+

Musical Award Gala 2007
05/21/07 ~ Hilversum, Holland
Chantal Janzen, Nurlaila Karim , Vera Mann, Stanley Bruleson, Danny de Munck
A+

Musical Award Gala 2008
06/01/08 ~ Hilversum, Holland
Lee Mead, Renée van Wegberg, Simone Kleinsma, Rene van Kooten, Wim van den Driessche, Joke de Kruijf, Ellen Evers, Tony Neef, Nurlaila Karim, William Spaaij, Marjolein Teepen
A+ 2 DVDs

Musical Award Gala 2009
2009 ~ Holland
Cast of Mary Poppins, Hairspray, Urine town.
A+ 2 DVDs

2002 Musicals In Ahoy
6/22/02 ~ Dutch-TV
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

2004 Musicals In Ahoy: “Musical Meets Movie”
2004 ~ Dutch TV
Stanley Burleson, Dick Cohen etc.

2006 Musicals In Ahoy: “The World Of Musicals”
12/29/06 ~ Dutch TV
The theme for this years presentation was “The World Of Musicals.” Musicals in Ahoy is presented by a host of Dutch artists including Chantal Janzen, Stanley Burleson, Danny de Munk, The Lion King star Carolina Dijkhuizen, Jamai, Nurlaila Karim (The Wiz), Anita Meyer, Joke de Kruijf, Hans Klok Kim-Lian van der Mey, Céline Purcell, Tony Neef and Wibi Soerjadi. Special guest is Vanessa Williams. This year’s presentation of Musicals in Ahoy was “a musical dream journey”. The performers take the audience through different countries and bring musical songs of the past be heard, but also give a glimpse into the future.  Highlighted Shows include Kiss Of the Spider Woman, Dance Of the Vampires, Tarzan, The Phantom Of The Opera, The Lion King, The Wiz, Jersey Boys, Mary Poppins, and others.  In Dutch, German and English.  1 hour. A

Musical Sing-A-Long
8/15/08 ~ Dutch-TV
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

The Music Man
1980 ~ Broadway Revival
Dick Van Dyke
Camcorder video; some generation loss B

The Music Man
5/92 ~ Ballarat, Australia
Peter Eyers (Harold Hill), Bob Baker (Marcellus Washburn).  
A production of the Ballarat Light Opera Company.  Filmed using one camera on a tripod.   A-

The Music Man
7/4/00 ~ Broadway
Craig Bierko, Rebecca Luker, Max Casella, Ruth Williamson, Paul Benedict, Katherine McGrath, Michael Phelan.
Nicely shot with some slight head obstructions and some washout when not zoomed. Overall this is a nice recording of a beautiful production. A-

The Music Man
2/13/01 ~ Broadway
Craig Bierko, Rebecca Luker, Paul Benedict, Ruth Williamson, Katherine McGrath, Kate Levering
Some spotlight washout, nice zooms, good sound, look at the conductor at the start of the video! A

The Music Man
5/6/01 ~ Broadway
Craig Bierko, Rebecca Luker, Paul Benedict, Ruth Williamson, Katherine McGrath, Kate Levering
Craig Bierko's last performance; includes curtain call speech by Rebecca Luker; best of the available ones with many nice closeups; almost no real obstructions throughout A

The Music Man
5/12/01 ~ Broadway
Eric McCormack, Rebecca Luker
A few heads in the way, but nothing too major A

The Music Man
8/10/01 ~ Broadway
Robert Sean Leonard, Rebecca Luker
Good picture and sound and nice zooms A-

The Music Man
9/13/01 ~ Broadway
Robert Sean Leonard, Rebecca Luker, Leslie Hendrix
First performance after WTC tragedy, including pre-show announcement and God Bless America at the end.  Lap shot for the most part, so zooms aren't as close as usual, a little shaky in some scenes. A-

The Music Man
12/27/01 ~ US Tour, FT Lauderdale, FL
Garritt Vandermeer, Carolann Sanita, Pam Feicht. 
This is a copy of the controversial Big League non-union tour.  Recorded through the house camera.  Also includes pro-shot press reels. A-

The Music Man
2/21/02 ~ Lansing, Michigan
Garritt Vandermeer, Carolann Sanita, Pam Feicht.
Big League Non Union National Tour. An excellent cast and production.. House camera shot, great sound, no close-ups. A-

The Music Man
2003 ~ Disney Television Musical
Matthew Broderick, Kristen Chenoweth, Victor Garber, Debra Monk. Official DVD. A+

The Music Man
2/22/14 ~ Long Beach, CA
Davis Gaines, Gail Bennett, Cathy Newman, Matt Walker, Joey D'Auria, Rebecca Spencer, Christian Villanueva, Ashley Anderson, Kevin Ciardelli, Maggie Balleweg, Christopher Utley, Emzy Burroughs, Peyton Crim, Michael Scott Harris, Bryan Vickery, Jon Hand, Paige Brinskele, Caralee Hill, Donna Louden, Jenny Moon Shaw Emilie LaFontaine, Stephen Weston, Eboni Adams, Steven Agdeppa, Mack Balleweg, Nichole Beeks, Seth Belliston, Luke Beshoff, Kenzie Braithwaite, Makenzie Browning,
Caitlin Ciardelli, Matthew Funke, Jay Gamboa, Samantha Gayer, Shaya Gayer, Jenna Gillespie, McKennah Kaplan, Nancy Lam, Tellina Lee, Derek Lewis, Jamison Lingle, Tyler Logan, Kim Mikesell, Gemma Pedersen, Michelle Pedersen, Steven Rada, Christanna Rowader, Taylor Simmons
Very nice capture of this classic musical starring Davis Gaines who, after a recent shoulder injury, does the entire show in various colored slings; a couple of very quick dropouts in the first act; no obstruction 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 Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber
March 1992 ~ Tour, In Japan
Sarah Brightman, Gary Mauer, Ty Taylor, Sharon Brown, Jimmy Lockett, Tami Tappan, Cathy Porter, Gay Willis, David Malek, Michael Gerhart, Deanna Welles, Eric Scott Kincaid.
PROSHOT - Filmed for Japanese TV with Japanese subtitles. Very decent picture, great sound. Also features a TV interview with Sarah Brightman in New York, and an appearance by Brightman and Andrew Lloyd Webber on the Tonight Show in the late 80's.

The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber
2/20/10 ~ Costa Mesa, CA
David Josefsberg, Kevin Kern, Howard McGillin, Laurie Gayle Stephenson, Kathy Voytko, Deone Zanotto
Live concert performing songs from Cats, Joseph, Song and Dance, The Beautiful Game, The Woman in White, Aspects of Love, Starlight Express, Whistle Down the Wind, Sunset Boulevard, Evita and The Phantom of the Opera A couple of short blackouts and the top of the screen is slightly cut off at
times but good clear video and good sound; some washout in wideshots; good closeups 2 DVDs A

My Fair Lady
1981 ~ Broadway
Rex Harrison, Nancy Ringham, Jack Gwillim, Milo O'Shea, Cathleen Nesbitt, Nicholas Wyman
Filmed from the balcony, a little off to the side. Some generational loss, but actually pretty good for a video this old with clear sound throughout 2 DVDs A-

My Fair Lady
1995 ~ Music Theater of Wichita, KS
Darcie Roberts, James Brennon, Timothy W. Robu, Charles Parker, Sheena Gordon, Monte Wheeler, Martha Hawley
Semi-pro shot video, using one camera. A-

My Fair Lady
9/5/01 ~ London, UK
Jonathan Pryce, Alexandra Jay
Nice video; good picture and sound; camcorder video A

My Fair Lady
2002 ~ Chicago, IL
Kate Fry, Kevin Gudahl, John Reeger, Bradley Mott, Ned Noyes
Well filmed from audience left, some slight generational loss. A

My Fair Lady
August 2005 ~ Atlanta
Marla Schaffel, John Vickery, James Valentine, Rob Donohoe
Excellent video with good picture and sound A-

My Fair Lady
10/12/05 ~ Manchester, England
Christopher Cazenove,Amy Nuttall, Russ Abbott, Honor Blackman, Stephen Moore, Stephen Carlile, Romy Baskerville
Pro-shot video; excellent quality picture and sound with closeups; great video 2 DVDs A+

My Fair Lady
3/9/07 ~ New York
Kelli O'Hara, Kelsey Grammer, Brian Dennehy, Charles Kimbrough, Marnie Nixon, Phillippe Castagner, Meg Bussert
A presentation of The New York Philharmonic at Avery Fisher Hall in New York's Lincoln Center. Act 1 is well filmed with great close ups and clarity, but unfortunately due to technical issues, Act 2 is audio only-no video. A

My Fair Lady
10/12/07 ~ Milwaukee, WI
Lisa O'Hare, Christopher Cazenove, Tim Jerome, Walter Charles, Sally Ann Howes, Alma Cuervo, Justin Bohon
About a 4 minute blackout in toward the middle of act one, while taper moved seats; great and stunning production, nicely captured. Lisa is sensational as Eliza. Just a big beautiful production. Good sound and closeups 2 DVDs A-

My Fair Lady
3/21/08 ~ New Jersey.
Lisa O’ Hare, Christopher Cazenove, Tim Jerome, Marni Nixon, Walter Charles, Justin Bohon, Barbara Marineau. Beautifully filmed with with gorgeous color and incredible clarity. A very nice video of a beautiful production. A

My Fair Lady
10/12/08 ~ Sydney, Australia
Richard E. Grant,Taryn Fiebig, Rhys McConnochie, John Wood
A lavish production with excellent performances, shot through the house camera with no zooms but just a full stage shot with sound direct from soundboard. B

My Fair Lady
2008 ~ Sydney, Australia
Reg Livermore, Taryn Fiebig, Matthew Robinson, Nancye Hayes, Rhys McConnochie
A lavish production with excellent performances filmed at the Sydney Opera House, shot through the house camera with no zooms but just a full stage shot with sound direct from soundboard. 2 DVDs A-

My Fair Lady
2009 ~ Auckland, New Zealand
William McGinnes, Taryn Fiebig Robert Grubb, IIona Rodgers, Hayden Tee.
A presentation by Australian Opera directed by Stuart Maunder filmed from a stationary camera with no zooms. A-

My Favourite Broadway ~ The Love Songs
2000
Adam Pascal, Heather Headley, Tom Wopat, Chita Rivera, Michael Crawford, Bebe Newirth
(A) PRO-SHOT

My Favorite Year
12/19/92 ~ Broadway
Evan Pappas,Tim Curry, Lainie Kazan
Decent quality video; includes press reels B

My Favorite Year
2000 ~ Warsaw, IN
Michael Sinclair, Cynthia Collins, Jenny Eisenhower, Mathew Sentner, Carrie McNulty
A production of Warsaw's Wagon Wheel Theatre, recorded through the house camera, so it's a stationary full stage shot. A nice production of this rarely done show. A

My Name is Rachel Corrie
10/19/06 ~ New York
Megan Dodds
Great video with great sound lots of close-ups throughout; excellent video with no curtain call at the end; includes NY1 interviews and reviews A+

My Old Friends
1985 ~ New York
Imogene Coca, King Donovan, Maxine Sullivan
An old grainy VHS transfer of the well received American Jewish Theater production, but very good for its age. Nicely shot on a tripod, with no obstructions, no spotlight wash, plenty of close-ups B+

My One and Only
1985 ~ Los Angeles, CA
Tommy Tune and Sandy Duncan
Steady camera with no closeups but very very nice for its age; includes 1983 Tony Awards performance, reviews from New York critics,press reel clips, more B+

My Way: A Musical Tribute to Frank Sinatra
1/2/11 ~ Lake Havasu, AZ
Gina DeLuca, Lauren Blain, Scott Drieier, Jason Fallis
Pro shot video of a concert show; nice video A

The Mystery of Edwin Drood
1983 ~ New York
Betty Buckley, Cleo Laine, George Rose, Patti Cohenour, Howard McGillin, Judy Kuhn, Donna Murphy
Pro Shot video. One hour of highlights from the Delecorte Theatre before the show transfered to Broadway. A

The Mystery of Edwin Drood
1/26/86 ~ Broadway
Donna Murphy, Howard McGillin, Judy Kuhn, Cleo Laine, George Rose, Patti Cohenour
A really great video even by today's standards A-

The Mystery of Edwin Drood
10/23/12 ~ Broadway
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. Great picture and clear sound filmed from the mezzanine; good video 2 DVDs A

The Mystery of Edwin Drood
11/7/12 ~ Broadway
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; great video with clear picture and sound filmed from the right side of the mezzanine; hilarious Lovers scene at the end with Puffer and Bazzard 2 DVDs A+

The Mystery of Edwin Drood
3/10/13 ~ Broadway
Stephanie J. Block, Will Chase, Chita Rivera, Gregg Edelman, Jim Norton, Andrew Samonsky, Jessie Mueller, Erin Davie, Nicholas Barasch, Peter Benson, Robert Creighton
Final Broadway Performance; excellent HD capture of the final show. Includes the only time three lovers were selected, including John Jasper, Helena, Rosabud. Touching final curtain speech by the Director and Rupert Holmes. Ryan's video 2 DVDs A

The Mystery of Edwin Drood
3/10/13 ~ Broadway
Stephanie J. Block, Will Chase, Chita Rivera, Gregg Edelman, Jim Norton, Andrew Samonsky, Jessie Mueller, Erin Davie, Nicholas Barasch, Peter Benson, Robert Creighton, Nick Corley
Closing performance; takes about a minute at the start of each act to settle into it, some shakiness between scenes but mostly well-filmed; there is a blackout when the house lights were on for voting. Includes curtain call and emotional speeches by Scott Ellis and Rupert Holmes; nice video A

Myths and Hymns
May 2002 ~ Philadelphia, PA
Orgena Rose, Jose Llana, Kimberly JaJuan
Excellent video with good picture and sound B+

Naked Boys Sing
Date Unknown ~ Off Broadway
Yes, here it is and guess what - they really naked! Adults only please, although the lighting is so bad you really can't see anything; generation loss C

Naked Boys Singing
2007 ~ Proshot Movie
Andrew Blake Ames, Jason Currie, Joseph Keane, Anthony Manough, Ethan LePhong, Joe Souza, Kevin Stea.
Proshot Movie. Adults only please, A+

A Naked Girl on the Appian Way
10/15/05 ~ Broadway
Jill Clayburgh, Richard Thomas, Matthew Morrison, Susan Kelechi Watson, James Yaegashi, Leslie Ayvazian, Ann Guilbert
Good video with clear picture and sound; DVD includes NY1 reviews and interviews and Theatre Talk segment A

The Nance
5/11/13 ~ Broadway
Nathan Lane, Jonny Orsini, Lewis J. Stadlen, Cady Huffman, Jenni Barber, Andrea Burns
First act is filmed from the side, so there is a bar in the way sometimes and stage left is blocked, and it is slightly more shaky than usual. Great close-ups though; second act is much better, steady and unobstructed. 2 DVDs A-

The Nance
10/10/14 ~ PBS-TV
Nathan Lane, Jenni Barber, Cady Huffman, Jonny Orsini, Lewis J. Stadlen
Part of Live From Lincoln Center, hosted by Audra McDonald. The original Broadway show ended it's run on August 11, 2014, and three additional performances were added to accommodate the filming which took place before an audience on August 12, 13th and 14th. Includes The Nance In Conversation, an interview with Nathan Lane, Jack O'Brien and Douglas Carter Beane A

Napoleon
10/17/00 ~ London
Paul Baker,Anastasia Barzee, Jody Crosier, Sarah Ingram
Only known video recording of this short-lived British production. Tracking issues in first few minutes or so; taper tends to place figures in bottom right of the screen but is decent otherwise. Noticeable generational loss and washout. C  2 DVDS

National Lampoon's Class Of '86
1986 ~ New York
Annie Golden, Roger Bumpass, Veanne Cox, John Michael Higgins, Tommy Koenig, Brian Brucker O'Conner
Pro-shot at the Village Gate theatre for video. A

Naughty Marietta
1/15/55 ~ NBC TV
Patrice Munsel, John Conte, Gale Sherwood, Bambi Linn, Rod Alexander and Alfred Drake (in his first musical TV appearance)
Max Liebman presents the classic Operetta, A

The Neon Woman
Film of Tom Eyen's play staring Devine and Holly Woodlawn.  This is a very bad copy of the original film. Very dark and lots of generation loss, C

Nero
7/13/08 ~ Poughkeepsie, NY
Idina Menzel, Jeffrey Carlson, Lea Michele, Michael Arden, Laila Robbins, David Patrick Kelly, Paolo Montalban
Reading for a show about the musical exploration of the Roman emperor from the Spring Awakening Tony Award winners Steven Sater and Duncan Sheik; a little shaky here and there; picture goes black &white for 2 minutes and returns to color; excellent sound and good picture; nice video A-

The Nervous Set
March 2004 ~ St. Louis, MO
Jeffrey Pruett, Kirstin Kennedy, Thom Crain, Michael Deak, Nicholas Kelly, Danna Dockery, Mark Moloney
Presented by St. Louis New Line Theatre. Filmed using one camera on a tripod. A-

Never Forget: The Take That Musical
2007 ~ London
Dean Chisnall, Craige Els, Tim Driesen, Eaton James, Stephane Anelli, Nancy Sullivan, Alexis Owen-Hobbs, Teddy Kempner, Anita Booth
A brand new musical about the members of the unlikeliest Take That Tribute band. Pro-shot filmed for video A+

Never Gonna Dance
2/15/04 ~ Broadway
Noah Racey, Nancy Lemenenger, Karen Ziemba, Deidre Goodwin, Peter Bartlett, Eugene Fleming, Peter Gerety
Some glitches in the middle of a couple of songs that cut out half a minute here and there. Shot around heads, and a minor cover up or two; shot from front mezz it looks like, extreme side. Still a nice video. A

A New Brain
1998 ~ New York
Malcolm Gets, Liz Larsen, Kristin Chenoweth, Lewis Cleale, Norm Lewis
Some shakiness & slight generation loss B+ 2 DVDs
Also available on 1 DVD, please specify.

A New Brain
November 2006 ~ Ithaca, NY
Devlin Shand, Eric Carsia, Jill McCoy, Jason Martinez, Ariel Reid, Daniel Kirr, Melissa Shapiro
A Cornell University / Ithaca college production by the Melodramatics Theatre Company; pro-shot video well filmed with clear picture and sound A

A New Brain
6/24/15 ~ New York Encores
Jonathan Groff, Jenni Barber, Quentin Earl Darrington, Bradley Dean, Dan Fogler, Ana Gasteyer, Josh Lamon, Aaron Lazar, Alyse Alan Louis, Rema Webb.
The disc also includes about three minutes of press reel footage.

New Girl In Town
8/22/12 ~ New York
Margaret Loesser Robinson, Cliff Bemis, Patrick Cummings, Danielle Ferland
Music and lyrics by Bob Merrill, book by George Abbott, based on Anna Christie, by Eugene O'Neill. Mostly a stationary shot-no zooms. Since it was filmed in a small Off-Broadway house (The Irish Repertory Theatre), a full half of the stage is obstructed by a head, but despite the head, most of the onstage action is captured. B

New York Loves America: The Broadway Tour
1/29/02 ~ Baltimore, MD
Sandy Duncan, Ruthie Henshall, Keith Byron Kirk, Michael Mulheren, Paige Price
Informal outdoor concert, featuring various numbers from Broadway musicals, to thank the people of the US for their support of New York after the months that followed 9/11. A-

New York Scrapbook
1/23/61 ~ PBS-TV
Kaye Ballard, Orson Bean, Jane Connell, Kenneth Nelson, Maureen Bailey, Gerry Matthews
Before The Fantastics, there was New York Scrapbook written by Tom Jones and Harvey Schmidt. In black and white, some generational loss. B-

NEWSical the Musical
10/14/12 ~ New York
Christina Bianco, Christine Pedi, Michael West, Tommy Walker, Susan Mosher
Okay video, shot through some heads but in a small theatre so you still get a very good sense of what is going on. The last 20 minutes are mostly audio only. B-

Newsies
3/17/12 ~ Broadway
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

Newsies
7/29/12 ~ Broadway
Jeremy Jordan, John Dossett, Kara Lindsay, Capathia Jenkins, Ben Fankhauser, Andrew Keenan-Bolger, Lewis Grosso
Heads come into the frame toward the lip of the stage and far stage sides on wider shots but they are not an issue and do not block the action. Good video 2 DVDs A

Newsies
2/10/13 ~ Broadway
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'. 2DVDs.

Newsies
6/28/14 ~ Broadway Corey Cott, Ben Fankhauser, Liana Hunt, Andy Richardson, Luca Padovan, Julie Reiber, John Dossett
First two minutes is out of focus and missing a few seconds; well filmed with a little shakiness or wandering during applause and a small blackout after Seize the Day; great closeups and wide-shots for the choreography. Includes curtain call 2 DVDs A

Newsies
8/23/14 ~ Broadway
Corey Cott, Liana Hunt, Ben Fankhauser, Andy Richardson, John Dossett, Capathia Jenkins, Luca Padovan, Giuseppe Bausilio, John Michael Fiumara, Iain Young, Aaron J. Albano, Evan Kasprzak, Tommy Martinez, David Guzman, Nico James, Mark Adrich, Nick Sullivan, Adam Kaplan, Brendon Stimson, Stuart Marland, Tom Alan Robbins, Daniel Quadrino, Stuart Zagnit, Molly Jobe, Tommy Bracco, Damon Gillespie, Jacob Guzman
Second to last performance on Broadway and the last performance open to the public; act one has a few issues, but act two is much better with 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; 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; filmed in 16:9, with a mix of wides, mediums, and close-ups; excellent sound. Includes curtain call A-

Newsies
12/21/14 ~ Chicago
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. 2 DVDS

Newsies
1/8/16 ~ Milwaukee, WI
Joey Barreiro, Morgan Keene, Stephen Michael Langton, Steve Blanchard, Aisha de Haas, Zachary Sayle, Ethan Steiner
Beautiful HD capture with no obstructions. This features the new cast that just took over the roles. Good clear video with nice picture and sound 2 DVDs A

Next to Normal
2/11/08 ~ New York
Alice Ripley, Brian d'Arcy James, Aaron Tveit, Asa Somers, Jennifer Damiano, Adam Chanler-Berat (u/s)
Chest shot so mostly a blind shot throughout with no closeups; good sound but not really watchable unforunately C

Next to Normal
2/20/08 ~ New York
Alice Ripley, Brian d'Arcy James, Aaron Tveit, Asa Somers, Jennifer Damiano, Corey Boardman (u/s)
A few cover-up's and a tiny bit shaky in the beginning. Some action downstage left is missing due to heads in the way throughout the show. Beautiful close ups and the first five minutes of act two is missing. B

Next to Normal
3/1/08 ~ New York
Alice Ripley, Brian d'Arcy James, Aaron Tveit, Asa Somers, Jennifer Damiano, Adam Chanler-Berat
Very good video; best one so far wth no blackouts and only wanders once or twice; includes the Costco song as it was before any show cuts or fizxes; very nice video A

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3/13/08 ~ Off-Broadway
Adam Chanler-Berat (Henry),Jennifer Damiano (Natalie), Brian d'Arcy James (Dan), Alice Ripley (Diana), Asa Somers (Dr. Madden/Dr. Fine), Aaron Tveit (Gabe)
Filmer States: This includes Alice's flip out in the beginning to replace all the Costco stuff. It was a fantastic show and an even better video than my previous 3/1/08 master. I shot it in a different style to showcase more of the stage (since you can only stare at someones face for so long).

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3/28/09 ~ Broadway
Alice Ripley, J. Robert Spencer, Aaron Tveit, Jennifer Damiano, Adam Chanler-Berat, Louis Hobson
Good capture with beautiful color. Bar sometimes in middle of shot, it's filmed around most of the time but i can be distracting; nice video; audio only start of Act 2 B+

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4/4/09 ~ Broadway
Alice Ripley, J. Robert Spencer, Jennifer Damiano, Aaron Tveit, Adam Chanler-Berat, Louis Hobson
Good video with some spotlight washout; filmed with camera on tapers knee so there is a little wandering, and too much zoom; the actors are generally closer to the bottom of the screen. Still a good video, with clear nice sound A-

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4/10/09 ~ Broadway
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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6/9/09 ~ Broadway
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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6/14/09 ~ Broadway
Alice Ripley, J. Robert Spencer, Jennifer Damiano, Kyle Dean Massey, Adam Chanler-Berat, Louis Hobson
Highlights only; about 45 minutes long; nice video, wish it was the complete show; includes the following songs and scenes: Just Another Day (partially blacked out), Everything Else, Who's Crazy, My Psychopharmacologist and I (partially blacked out), You Miss a Lot / Maybe It's a Sign scene, I Miss the Mountains It's Gonna Be Good (first half only), MacGuyver of Pot scene, Superboy and the Invisible Girl, I'm Alive, Wish I Were Here (partially blacked out), Hey #1, Aftershocks, Hey #2, Why Stay? (audio only), A Promise, I'm Alive Reprise, The Break (partially blacked out), Hey #3 B+

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3/18/10 ~ Broadway
Jessica Phillips (u/s Diana), J. Robert Spencer, Jennifer Damiano, Kyle Dean Massey, Adam Chanler-Berat, Louis Hobson
Filmed in 16:9 widescreen; act one has a few minor obstructions from a head on the lower edge of the screen, but they are brief and was shot around as best as possible. zero obstructions in act two; a minute or so of blackouts at the start of each act, otherwise complete. Good video A-

Next to Normal
7/18/10 ~ Broadway
Alice Ripley, Brian D'Arcy James, Kyle Dean Massey,  Jennifer Damiano, Louis Hobson, Adam Chanler-Berat
Final Performances of Alice Ripley, Brian D'Arcy James  and Jennifer Damiano; an electric and heartfelt night of  theater, pretty much sums it all up. Beautiful capture  that includes curtain call speeches where Tom Kitt and  Brian Yorkey came on stage to speak with couple of blackouts  and heads during the speeches; very nice video A

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7/19/10 ~ Broadway
Marin Mazzie, Jason Danieley, Kyle Dean Massey, Meghann Fahy, Adam Chanler-Berat, Louis Hobson
Beautiful capture of Marin and Jason's first performance as well as Meghann Fahy’s first performance since taking over the  role. Great video with nice picture and sound and closeups A

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10/31/10 ~ Broadway
Marin Mazzie, Jason Danieley, Kyle Dean Massey, Meghann Fahy, Adam Chanler-Berat, Louis Hobson
Act Two only. Nice capture of the replacement cast after settling into their roles. A-

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11/23/10 ~ Los Angeles, CA
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 A

Next to Normal
12/4/10 ~ Los Angeles, CA
Alice Ripley, Asa Sommers, Curt Hansen, Emma Hunton,  Preston K. Sadleir, Jeremy Kushnier
Great video with excellent picture and crisp clear sound  throughout; very nice video A+

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5/8/11 ~ Chicago, IL
Alice Ripley, Jason Watson (u/s Dan), Curt Hansen, Emma Hunton, Preston Sadlier, Jeremy Kushnier
Great performance from Alice during the Tour, in which she missed a lot of shows during the Chicago stop. Beautiful capture with no obstructions. A

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6/11/11 ~ tour in Cleveland, matinee
Pearl Sun (u/s Diana), Asa Somers, Curt Hansen, Emma Hunton, Preston Sadleir, Jeremy Kushnier
Highlights running about 72 minutes of Pearl as Diana. Captured pretty well, with some spotlight washout, but it's not too bad. Highlights 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 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).  A-
* next to a song means it either cuts out at the beginning or the end.

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6/14/11 ~ tour in Cleveland
Alice Ripley, Asa Somers, Perry Sherman (u/s Gabe), Emma Hunton, Preston Sadlier, Jeremy Kushnier
ALMOST a full video. Missing the first few minutes of the show, I Dreamed a Dance, and about a minute of Perfect for You (reprise) due to disc flips and ends during Light. Very Perry focused when he is on. Had to film around a bar between the second level of the house and a two heads, but I think I got a good capture though, and great closeups. A-

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6/19/11 ~ tour in Cleveland, 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, as some of the screencaps show, but it doesn't take away from a powerful performance. Ripley was in top notch condition this show. A

Next To Normal
2011 ~ Korea
Pro-shot press highlights, running about 45 minutes. Excellent audio and video quality, but you can hear the distant clicking of camera shutters from other press agents. Doesn't detract from the performances. This was a licensed production which used the same choreography and set as the original Broadway production. Filmed from the balcony on a tripod, unobstructed view. Excellent audio and video quality.

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10/1/11 ~ Salt Lake City, UT
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. A

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9/16/12 ~ Raleigh, NC
Jessika Brust, Aaron Miller, Kenneth Griggs, Kelsey Walston, Kevin Ferguson, Dalton Hood
Filmed at Theatre in the Park in Raleigh, North Carolina; simpler, but more intimate production than the Broadway version with a lot of heart and some reinterpretation; complete show, but with a lot of head obstructions and wandering and some blackouts. Clear sound; okay video B+

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11/2/13 ~ Furth, Germany
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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11/3/13 ~ Furth, Germany
Pia Douwes (Diana), Thomas Borchert (Dan), Dirk Johnston (Gabe), Sabrina Weckerlin (Natalie), Dominik Hees (Henry), Ramin Dustdar (Dr. Fine/Dr. Madden)
Closing Night, Act 1 only

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9/28/14 ~ San Diego, CA
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

Nice Work if You Can Get It
3/31/12 ~ Broadway
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 A

Nice Work If You Can Get It
3/12/13 ~ Broadway
Matthew Boderick, Kelli O'Hara, Judy Kaye, Blythe Danner, Jennifer Laura Thompson, Michael McGrath, Chris Sullivan, Kimberly Faure (u/s Jeannie Muldoon), Stanley Wayne Mathis
Very slight obstruction at the bottom left but filmed around well; a small black out in each act, less than a minute; no curtain call; well filmed nice video A

Nick and Nora
12/4/91 ~ Broadway
Barry Bostwick, Joanna Gleason, Faith Prince, Christine Barkansi, Chris Sarandon
Camcorder video plus TV reviews B-

‘Night Mother
11/6/04 ~ Broadway
Edie Falco, Brenda Blethyn
Good picture and sound for an okay show; 1st generation from the master A

Night Of 100 Stars
1982 ~ ABC-TV
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
1985 ~ ABC-TV
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
1990 ~ NBC-TV
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-

The Night Of The Hunter
9/19/09 ~ New York
Brian Noonan, Beth Fowler, Dee Hoty, Mary Stout
Presented at the 2009 New York Musical Theatre Festival. Beautifully filmed and crystal clear with no obstructions and slight spotlight washout. A

A Night on the Town
1983 ~ Pro Shot for PBS
Hinton Battle, Lewis Collins, Frank Gorshin, Eartha Kitt, Elaine Paige, Ann Reinking, Bobby Short
Slight generation loss but excellent pro shot video A

Nine
1982 ~ Broadway
Raul Julia, Anita Morris, Karen Akers
Very old, good for its time, picture is grainy, good close-ups B-

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

Nine in Concert
May 1993 ~ Royal Albert Hall, London
Jonathan Pryce, Ann Crumb, Becky Norman, Liliane Montevecchi, Anita Dobson, Nadia Stratt
Includes a part of rehearsals video. Not a great filmed show but you can follow it; its clear but looks odd in a hard way to explain with some generation loss; its watchable B

Nine
9/16/97 ~ Paris, France
Jerome Pradon
Performed at the Folies Bergere in Paris, France.  Pro shot video of this great show. A-  

Nine
Press Reels ~ Broadway
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

Nine
3/30/03 ~ Broadway
Antonio Banderas, Chita Rivera, Laura Benanti, Mary Stuart Masterson, Jane Krakowski
Shot from 4th row center mezzanine. A

9 to 5:The Musical
9/13/08 ~ Los Angeles, CA
Allison Janney, Stephanie J. Block, Megan Hilty, Marc Kudisch, Andy Karl, Kathy Fitzgerald, Ioana Alfonso, Dan Cooney, Ann Harada, Van Hughes, Karen Murphy, Charlie Pollock, Tory Ross, Maia Nkenge Wilson, Timothy George Anderson, Justin Bohon, Lisa Howard
Filmed in 16:9 widescreen. Shot during previews, so many bits of dialogue are different from what they ended up with.This was also before they changed the ending of Out of Control when Stephanie got to sing that really high note at the end. But a fantastic, great energy performance, especially from the three leads; minor obstruction by a head, but is well shot around. Mostly steady filming with a good mix of wide and zoomed shots.  Excellent sound; fun ad-libs, nice video A

9 to 5: The Musical
9/23/08 ~ Los Angeles, CA
Allison Janney, Stephanie J. Block, Megan Hilty, Marc Kudisch, Andy Karl, Kathy Fitzgerald, Ioana Alfonso, Dan Cooney, Ann Harada, Van Hughes, Karen Murphy, Charlie Pollock, Tory
Ross, Maia Nkenge Wilson
Shot from mid mezzanine; no head obstructions so a very clear shot; a bit shaky for the first number but steady after. a good mix of wide shots and medium shots, with closeups during solo numbers; two minor blackouts for one minute each during a dialogue scene during the first act due to latecomer seating; very nice clear video 2 DVDs A

9 to 5: The Musical
10/19/08 ~ Los Angeles, CA
Allison Janney, Megan Hilty, Stephanie J. Block, Marc Kudisch, Kathy Fitzgerald, Ann Harada, Andy Karl, Ioana Alfonso
Final Pre Broadway Performance: Good clear video with almost no obstructions and very nicely captured; slight changes throughout after earlier previews; A, *Ryan/SunsetBlvd79's Master

9 to 5: The Musical
10/19/08 ~ Los Angeles, CA
Allison Janney, Megan Hilty, Stephanie J. Block, Marc Kudisch, Kathy Fitzgerald, Ann Harada, Andy Karl, Ioana Alfonso
Final Pre Broadway Performance: Excellent capture; filmed in 16:9 widescreen. Very steady, good mix of medium-wide shots and close-ups.  Almost no blackouts and while there are a few heads in the wider frames, they are not obstructing any of the action.  External audio fed from MD recorder so excellent, clear audio. A, *Juni's Master

9 to 5:The Musical
2009 ~ Broadway
Allison Janney, Stephanie J. Block, Megan Hilty, Marc Kudisch, Kathy Fitzgerald,Andy Karl
B-Roll Of Broadway Production; pro-shot A+

9 to 5:The Musical
4/11/09 ~ Broadway
Allison Janney, Megan Hilty, Stephanie J. Block, Marc Kudisch, Kathy Fitzgerald,Ann Harada,Andy Karl, Ioana Alfonso
Beautiful capture of this amazing show. Great clear video with excellent sound and picture; no obstructions in this wonderful capture. *Ryan's video A+

9 to 5:The Musical
4/11/09 ~ Broadway
Allison Janney, Stephanie J. Block, Megan Hilty, Marc Kudisch, Kathy Fitzgerald, Andy Karl, Ioana Alfonso, Timothy George Anderson, Jennifer Balahna, Justin Bohon
Great capture with beautiful zooms and stage shots. Sometimes heads at bottom of screen in the way of action, but, shot around best I could. Minute or two blackout after opening number.  Audio only for the first minute or so of act 2 due to late seater's. *Kyle's video A-

9 to 5:The Musical
4/30/09 ~ Broadway
Allison Janney, Stephanie J. Block, Megan Hilty, Marc Kudisch, Kathy Fitzgerald, Andy Karl, Ioana Alfonso, Dan Cooney,Ann Harada, Lisa Howard, Van Hughes, Karen Murphy, Charlie
Pollock, Tory Ross
Act One only of the Broadway opening night; shot in 16:9 widescreen. Cover ups during "9 to 5", the second half of "I Just Might" and the scene right before "Backwoods Barbie" and about a minute at the end of the dream sequences; camera also wanders sometimes and heads in the wide shots when taper
zoomed out to get the whole picture; DVD includes "Get Out and Stay Out" from the April 17th performance with Gaelen Gilliland as Judy.  Well-shot from the orchestra.  There is sometimes the top of a head at the bottom of the screen, but it never blocks Gaelen. B+

9 to 5:The Musical
6/14/09 ~ Broadway
Allison Janney, Stephanie J. Block, Megan Hilty, Marc Kudisch, Kathy Fitzgerald, Andy Karl
One head in the way at times and the first couple of minutes of each act are blacked out; second half of "I Just Might" is very shaky and slightly blacked out; good sound throughout; nice clear video 2 DVDs A

9 to 5:The Musical
6/21/09 ~ Broadway
Allison Janney, Gaelen Gilliland (u/s Judy), Megan Hilty, Marc Kudisch, Andy Karl, Kathy Fitzgerald, Jessica Lea Patty (u/s Maria/Ensemble), Ann Harada, Lisa Howard, Van Hughes
Filmed in 16:9 widescreen. Minor and only occasional obstruction from a head in front of taper; almost no blackouts with clear audio and mix of close-ups and wider shots; nice flub: "Gaelen's scarf got tangled on her microphone wire and it took Allison a very long time to untie it, and by that time, she'd adlibbed her way out of it and then collapsed in a heap of laughter." Good video A

9 to 5:The Musical
9/6/09 ~ Broadway
Allison Janney, Stephanie J. Block, Megan Hilty, Marc Kudisch, Kathy Fitzgerald, Andy Karl, Ioana Alfonso, Lisa Howard, Van Hughes, Karen Murphy, Charlie Pollock, Tory Ross
Final Broadway performance filmed in 16:9 widescreen. Few obstructions -- only in the wide shots when there are two heads on either side of the frame; about 2 minutes of blackout when some commotion happened nearby involving an audience member taking pictures with his LCD screen on; one other very brief blackout in the scene before "Around Here" when latecomers arrived. Otherwise, the video is intact and includes some of curtain call. External audio fed into video from MD recorder, so audio is very clear.A mix of close-ups and wider shots when multiple people were on stage to see their interactions. A

9 to 5: The Musical
11/6/10 ~ Memphis, TN
Dee Hoty, Diana DeGarmo, Mamie Parris, Joseph Mahowald, Kristine Zbornik, Gregg Goodbrod
Beautiful capture of the tour cast. The cast remains fantastic and top notch. Great clear picture and sound A

9 to 5: The Musical
5/14/11 ~ Costa Mesa, CA
Dee Hoty, Diana DeGarmo, Mamie Parris, Joseph Mahowald, Kristine Zbornik, Sean Montgomery, KJ Hippensteel
Good capture of the tour with all of the changes from the Broadway production with several scenes and songs were cut or moved, and there are a few lyric and dialog changes.  Most notably, Always a Woman is gone, and Dolly herself narrates the show from a video screen; some quick dropouts throughout the show, but most are between scenes and none last for more than 30 seconds and some washout here and there; slight obstruction in the lower left corner during the first act; very good video, nicely done 2 DVDs A-

9 to 5: The Musical
September 2012 ~ Beverly, MA
Dee Hoty, Holly Davis, Shayla Osborn, George Dvorsky, Kathy St. George.
Presented "in-the-round" by the North Shore Music Theatre. Filmed using once camera on a tripod with audio patched in from the sound board. The disc also includes a three minute highlights montage used for promotional purposes. A

9 to 5: The Musical
2012 ~ UK Tour
Jackie Clune, Natalie Casey, Amy Lennox, Marlon Moore, Bonnie Langford, Mark Wilshire
Even more changes have been made to this show from the original Broadway production, to the US Tour changes, and they continued to tinker with it for this UK tour. This production is more like the US tour production with the re-choreographed opening number, and Dolly Parton's video introduction,
but there still are some other small changes. Nicely filmed at two different performances and edited together seamlessly. A

1984
12/16/54 ~ BBC Broadcast
Peter Cushing; André Morell; Yvonne Mitchell; Donald Pleasence; Arnold Diamond; Campbell Gray; Hilda Fenemore; Pamela Grant; Keith Davis; Janet Barrow; Norman Osborne; Tony Lyons; Malcolm Knight; John Baker; Victor Platt
Proshot

90th Birthday of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth, The Queen Mother
July 1990 ~ London
TV Broadcast from the London Palladium, featuring perfromances and appearances by Richard Baker, Peggy Ashcroft, Rowan Atkinson.  Richard Attenborough, Lionel Blair, Sarah Brightman, Isobel Buchanan, Darcey Bussell, Simon Cadell, Michael Caine, Placido Domingo, James Galway, John Gielgud, Anita Harris, Howard Keel, Vera Lynn, Hayley Mills, Roger Moore, Elaine Paige, Cliff Richard
Very good quality

NiteClub Confidential
1986 ~ Los Angeles, CA
Scott Bakula, Faye DeWitt, Tom Spiroff, Steve Gideon, Krista Neumann
Excellent color and good picture with nice closeups and clear sound; good video A-

No Cards
12/20/96 ~ Boston, MA
Peter Cameron, Ginger Green, David Harrison, Henry Kettell, Vanessa Schukis
No Cards is a "musical piece in one act" for four characters, written by W. S. Gilbert, with music composed and arranged by Thomas German Reed. resented by the Royal Victorian Opera Company in Boston, MA. Filmed by a local cable company using multiple cameras; DVD also includes another one act show called Eyes and No Eyes, which is listed elsewhere. A

No, No, Nanette
1979 ~ Long Beach Civic Light Opera
Archival Pro Shot of the 1979 production.

No, No, Nannette
1990 ~ Australia
Laurel Johnson,Trevor Day, Nicholle McNeil
Pro Shot for TV at Ballarat Lyric Theatre. A

No, No, Nanette - Encores!
5/11/08 ~ New York
Rosie O'Donnell, Beth Leavel, Sandy Duncan, Charles Kimbrough, Micahel Berresse, Shonn Wiley, Mara Davi, Nancy Anderson, Jennifer Cody, Angel Reda
Great video filmed from the right side with amazing clear sound and great closeups; very nice video A

Noel & Gertie
November 2000 ~ Sarasota, FL
Ann Morrison, B. G. FitzGerald
Presented by Theatre Works. Filmed using one camera on a tripod. Some slight generational loss. A-

Noises Off!
1988 ~ Ballarat, Australia
Pam Maiden, Christopher Simcocks, Peter Eders, Phillip Hobson
A production of the Ballarat National Theatre. Excellent production of the show, very well captured. Filmed using two cameras. Really good. A-

Noises Off!
July 2001
Central Missouri Rep Production A

Noises Off
2002 ~ Broadway
Patti LuPone, Peter Gallagher, Richard Easton, Katie Finneran,
Edward Hibbert, T.R. Knight, Thomas McCarthy, Faith Prince,
Robin Weigert
Good zooms, filmed from right mezzanine; picture quality and sound excellent A

Noises Off
6/15/02 ~ Broadway
Patti LuPone, Doug Stender (u/s), Faith Prince, Edward Hibbert, Katie Finneran, Richard Easton, T.R. Knight
Great video A

Noises Off
8/16/09 ~ Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey
Hariet Harris, Laila Robbins, Scott Barrow, Katie Fabel, Edmond Genest, Jack Moran, Jessica Ires Morris, Matt Bradford Sullivan, Andrew Weems
Takes a few minutes to settle but very nice video. A

Norm Lewis: Who Am I?
2015 ~ New York
Pro-Shot A Live from Lincoln Centre Broadcast of Norm Lewis singing his best known songs

The Normal Heart
4/24/04 ~ New York
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
4/29/04 ~ New York
Raul Esparza, Joanna Gleason, Billy Warlock, Richard Bekins
Great video; 1st generation from the master. Video includes a NY1 On Stage interview with Raul Esparza A

The Normal Heart
4/19/11 ~ Broadway
Ellen Barkin, Patrick Breen, Mark Harelik, John Benjamin Hickey, Luke MacFarlane, Joe Mantello, Lee Pace, Jim Parsons, Richard Topol, Wayne Alan Wilcox
Good clear video with excellent picture and sound; disc also includes around two hours of interviews and behind the scenes footage. A

The Normal Heart
5/15/11 ~ Broadway
Ellen Barkin, Patrick Breen, Mark Harelik, John Benjamin Hickey, Luke MacFarlane, Joe Mantello, Lee Pace, Jim Parsons, Richard Topol, Wayne Alan Wilcox
Beautiful capture of this powerful and moving play that should be seen by anyone who enjoys theatre. Great performances and very well filmed A

The Normal Heart
2014 ~ Movie
Mark Ruffalo, Matt Bomer, Taylor Kitsch, Jim Parsons and Julia Roberts
Movie version of the show.

The Norman Conquests Trilogy
1977 ~ BBC-TV
Richard Briers, Penelope Keith, Tom Conti, Fiona Walker.
Three plays (“Living Together”, “Round And Round The Garden”, and “Table Manners”)  by Alan Ayckbourn, interwoven in plot and time, giving different views of the same weekend.  The plays originally were produced on Broadway in 1975, and were revived in 2009. A 3 DVDs

Northwestern University’s Waa-Mu Show “With A Twist”
1987 ~ Evanston, IL
Featuring Brian D’Arcy James. “Waa-Mu is Northwestern University’s own original musical revue written, performed and presented by Northwestern Students.  It’s quirky name stands for the two organizations that banded together to present the first show in 1929, the W.A.A or the Woman’s Athletic Association and the M.U. or the Men’s Union.  Since then, Waa-Mu has become a virtual institution for budding young theatrical talent.”  Filmed from a tripod in the back of the house.  This three disc set also features a bonus disc of footage filmed from the wings.   A-

Northwestern University’s Waa-Mu Show “What’s In A Game?”
1988 ~ Evanston, IL
Featuring Brian D’Arcy James. Filmed from a tripod in the back of the house.  2 DVDs  A-

Northwestern University’s Waa-Mu Show “Throw Me A Line”
1989 ~ Evanston, IL
Featuring Brian D’Arcy James. Filmed from a tripod in the back of the house. 2 DVDs   A-

Northwestern University’s Waa-Mu Show “It’s About Time”
1990 ~ Evanston, IL
Featuring Brian D’Arcy James. Filmed from a tripod in the back of the house.  2 DVDs A-

Northwestern University’s Waa-Mu Show “Hello, Big Time!”
1992 ~ Evanston, IL
Filmed from a tripod in the back of the house. 2 DVDs A-

Nothing Like A Dame
2/25/96 ~ New York
First annual fund-raising event benefiting Phyllis Newman’s Woman’s Health Initiative and the Actor’s Fund, presented at the Virginia Theatre.  Hosted by Julie Halston and Glenn Close, with Julie Andrews, Laurie Beechman, Uta Hagen, Marin Mazzie, Andrea Martin, Debra Monk, Irene Worth, Jane Powell, Lillias White, Lauren Becall, Judy Kuhn, Randy Graff, Lynn Redgrave, Betty Buckley, Zoe Caldwell, Carol Channing, Phyllis Newman, and others.  
Filmed using one camera on a tripod, with audio patched in directly from the soundboard. A

Nothing Like A Dame
2/24/97 ~ New York
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
1998 ~ New York
Phyllis Newman, Bebe Neuwirth, Lucie Arnaz, Rue McClanahan, Lea Delaria, Joy Behar, Kevin Chamberlain, Rita Moreno, Heather Headly, Marcia Lewis, Betty Buckley, Elaine Paige, Lauren Becall... more. A-
 
Nothing Like A Dame
1999 ~ New York
Phyllis Newman, Eartha Kitt, Zoe Caldwell, Sharon Lawrence, Lea Delaria, Donna Murphy, Joy Behar, Cy Coleman... more. A-

Nothing Like A Dame
3/6/00 ~ New York
Hosted by Phyllis Newman, with Lauren Bacall, Melissa Errico, Uta Hagen, Dee Hoty, Marin Mazzie, Rita Moreno, Chita Rivera, Elaine Stritch and many, many more.  Presented at the St. James Theatre. Filmed using one camera on a tripod, with audio patched in directly from the soundboard.  A

Nothing Like A Dame
2001 ~ New York
Phyllis Newman, Annie Golden, Sandy Duncan, Sally Mays, Mario Cantone, Ann Harada, Amanda Green, Lynn Redgrave, Marin Mazzie, Lauren Becall... more.
Good quality audio/video.

Nothing Like A Dame
2002 ~ New York
Phyllis Newman, Chita Rivera, Polly Bergan, Amanda Green, Ann Harada, Julie Halston, Jennifer Holliday, Debra Monk, Sandy Duncan, Tony Randall, James Naughton, Michelle Lee, Lea Delaria, Kathleen Turner, Bernadette Peters... more.  A

Nothing Like A Dame
2003 ~ New York
Phyllis Newman, Liz Smith, Ann Richards, Mario Cantone, Cady Huffman, Rosie Perez, Hillary Swank, Marrisa Jaret Winokur, Kate Mulgrew, Edie Falco, Harvey Fierstein, Bebe Neuwirth... more.  A

Nothing Like A Dame
2004 ~ New York
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, Anna Vissi and Karen Ziemba

Nothing Like A Dame
2005 ~ New York
Lillias White, Amanda Green, Phyllis Newman, Barbara Walsh, Jennifer Cody, Karen Ziemba, Randy Graff, Dee Hoty, Phylicia Rashad, Zoe Caldwell, Charles Busch, Sutton Foster, Megan McGinnis, Andrea McArdle, more

Nothing Like A Dame
3/6/06 ~ New York
Phyllis Newman, Victoria Clark, Tyne Daly, Jill Eikenberry, Ruthie Henshall, Lauren Kennedy, Bebe Neuwirth, Cynthia Nixon, Rosie O'Donnell, Jill Paice, Jessica Wright... More

Nothing like a Dame
2007 ~ New York
Shoshana Bean, Lea Salonga, Jennifer Holliday, Liz Callaway, Beth Leavel, Milena Govich, Maureen McGovern, Lynn Redgrave and many more

Not the Messiah (He's a Very Naughty Boy)
10/23/09 ~ London
Eric Idle, Michael Palin, Terry Jones, Terry Gilliam, Shannon Mercer, Roaslind Plowright, William Ferguson, Christopher Purves, Carol Cleveland, Neil Innes, Sanjeev Bhaskar
A comic oratorio inspired by Monty Python's Life of Brian filmed at its only European performance at the Royal Albert Hall; pro-shot video A

Notre Dame de Paris
7/11/00 ~ London
John Partridge, Dean Collinson, Ian Pirie, Hazel Fernandez, Kate Pinell
Slight generation loss and color wash-out but nice filming and great sound; no obstructions. B+

Notre Dame De Paris
Las Vegas Highlights
Deven May, Jessica Grove, Mark Smith, Janien Masse
Producers copy. Includes only 12 songs. Great close-ups, and picture. Sound can be a bit "echoey" at times, but overall very good. Includes clips of Jessica Grove as Esmeralda, and a couple of Mark W. Smith songs and a duet with Janien Masse. Songs include:The Age Of The Cathedrals, The Bohemienne Song, So Look No More For Love, The Court Of Miracle, Shinning Like
The Sun, Torn Apart, The Bells, To Get Back To You, My Heart If You Will Swear, Dance My Esmeralda, Esmeralda You See, Live For The One I Love
A

Notre Dame De Paris
France (w/ English Subtitles)
Daniel Lavoie, Helene Segara, Bruno Peltier, Luck Mervil, Garou,
Beautiful copy from dvd source material. Stunning, first-rate production.  Includes "Making of NDDP" Pro Video 2 DVDs A+

November
12/18/07 ~ Broadway
Nathan Lane, Laurie Metclaf, Dylan Baker, Michael Nichols, Ethan Phillips
One minute in act 2 is shaky but beyond that it is nice and clear with good close ups and great sound; DVD includes first reading interviews,opening night and a review from NY1 A

Nuncrackers: The Nunsense Christmas Musical
2001
Rue McClanahan, John Ritter, Semina De Laurentis, Deborah Del Mastro, Bambi Jones.  The fourth installment of the Dan Goggin musicals featuring the Little Sisters of Hoboken, this time in a Christmas themed show.   A

Nunsense
1993
Rue McClanahan, Christine Anderson, Semina De Laurentis, Christine Toy, Terri White.  "An unfortunate convent cooking accident causes most of the order of the Little Sisters of Hoboken to die of botulism. Before all of the deceased sisters can be buried, Reverend Mother Superior (Rue McClanahan) buys a camcorder and VCR for the convent - resulting in not having enough money to bury the four remaining sisters (which, by the way, are temporarily being stored in the freezer). In order to raise money to bury the four dead sisters, the Little Sisters of Hoboken (well, what's left of them) put on a riotous revue packed with hilarious, show-stopping song and dance numbers."   A

Nunsense 2: The Sequel
1994
Rue McClanahan, Christine Anderson, Semina De Laurentis, Christine Toy, Terri White.  "Six weeks after the Sisters have staged their first benefit they give a thank-you show for their supporters. Now, they're just a bit slicker and believe they have what it takes to make it in the theater. They find out there is a talent scout in the audience. In the middle of their performance, chaos erupts. The Franciscans come to claim Sister Mary Amnesia as their own because she is the Publishers Clearing House sweepstakes winner."   A

Nunsense 3: The Jamboree
1998
Vicki Lawrence, Deborah Del Mastro, Nancy Johnston, Jennifer Smith, with special Guest Star, Rue McClannahan.  "Third installment in the ongoing NUNSENSE series features Vicki Lawrence as Sister Amnesia, so-called because of a loss of memory suffered from a falling cross on her noggin.  The nuns put on a show at the Grand Ol' Opry this time."   A

Nunsense
8/6/07 ~ Glendale, CA
Dynell Leigh.
A presentation of the Glendale Centre Theatre. Nice production, performed "in the round." Well filmed using one camera on tripod. A

Nunsensations, The Nunsense Vegas Revue
2007 ~ Pro-Video
Deborah Del Mastro, Bambi Jones, Carrie Keskinen, Bonnie Lee, Jeanne Tinker.
"The Nunsense Vegas Revue takes the sisters on a brand new adventure. When a parishioner volunteers to donate $10,000 to the sisters' school if they will perform in a club in Las Vegas, Mother Superior is hesitant to accept. However, after being convinced by the other sisters that "what happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas" Reverend Mother agrees. What follows is the most feather-filled, sequin-studded, fan dancing Nunsense show ever! Performing in "The Pump Room" at the Mystique Motor Lodge, the sisters experience "show-biz" like never before."  Written and directed by Dan Goggin. Pro shot for video.  A

The Nutcracker: The untold Story
2010 ~ UK
Elle Fanning, Nathan Lane, John Turturro, Richard E.Grant, Yuliya Vysotskaya, Charlie Rowe.
Experience the classic holiday tale of the Nutcracker brought to life like you have never seen it before. Join Mary on a magical adventure when her toy nutcracker comes to life and whisks her away to a magical kingdom filled with fantastical toys, sugar plums and dancing fairies. Mary soon discovers the evil Rat King is threatening the kingdom and in order to save the Nutcracker, Mary must uncover a hidden secret to free the prince and restore his kingdom. Based on the story that inspired Russian composer Tchaikovsky to create the music for the iconic ballet, the film includes eight new exciting songs written by Oscar-winning lyricist Tim Rice (The Lion King, Evita). A+

The Nutty Professor
2012 ~ Nashville
About 75 minutes of Promo Material

Nymph Errant
1989 ~ London
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. B

Nymph Errant
7/10/12 ~ New York
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. B

Occupant
5/24/2008 ~ Off-Broadway
Mercedes Ruehl, Larry Bryggman Edward Albee play, First 6 minutes are sound only; some spotlight washout in Act 1 but Act 2 is much better; lots of close ups with a few cover ups; nice video

The Odd Couple
10/25/05 ~ Broadway
Nathan Lane, Matthew Broderick, Rob Bartlet, Brad Garrett, Peter Frechette, Lee Wilkof, Olivia D'Abo, Jessica Stone
Fantastic video with great picture and sound and closeups throughout the show; amazing video A+

Odd Number
February 1988 ~ Off-Broadway
Tommy Brooks, Richard Reid, John Speredakos
One act Robert Patrick play; directed by Charles Cantanese for The Glines; good quality for its age

Of Mice and Men
6/14/14 ~ Broadway
James Franco, Chris O'Dowd, Leighton Meester, Jim Norton, Ron Cephas Jones, Jim Parrack, Alex Morf, Joel Marsh Garland, Jim Ortlieb
Great capture of this classic play with top notch performances. A couple of heads in the shot on occasion but otherwise nice clear video with excellent picture and clear sound; nice video 2 DVD A-

Of Thee I Sing / Let 'Em Eat Cake, In Concert
3/20/87 ~ Brooklyn, NY
Larry Kert, Maureen McGovern, Jack Gilford, David Garrison, Paige O'Hara, George Dvorsky
Music by George Gershwin, lyrics by Ira Gershwin. Presented during the Gershwin Celebration at the Brooklyn Academy Of Music. This is a concert presentation, so the actors are in gowns and tuxedos, and hold their scripts. Filmed using one camera on a tripod. Some slight generational loss. A-

Oh, Brother!
November 1981 ~ Broadway
Bruce Adler, Judy Kaye, Harry Groener, David-James Carroll, Michael-Pierre Dean
A Musical suggested by William Shakespeare's The Comedy Of Errors. Broadway flop with just 3 official performances. This video is most probably the Press Reels from the show as they were filmed on a tripod and the sound is patched directly into the camera. Not the complete show, just the musical numbers. Very nice for its age B

Oh! Calcutta!
1980 ~ Broadway
Bill Macy
Professionally made tape of the infamous naughty musical.  Created by John Lennon (among others) The worlds first erotic musical - Adults only A

Oh! Calcutta!
2001 ~ Napoli, Italy
Silvia Bossi, Silvia De Petris, Francesca Di Nicola, Raffaele Latagliata, Gustavo La Volpe, Andrea Muscas, Hilmar Pintaldi Funes, Lara Stara, Giancarlo Teodori, Giuseppe Tumminello
B+ (pro-shot)

Oh My God, I've been Kidnapped and Hate What I'm Wearing: The Musical
May 2014 ~ Australia
No other information on this musical, sorry.

Oklahoma!
Date Unknown ~ Music Theatre of Wichita, KS
Some spotlight washout and generational loss. Semi-pro shot with one camera. B

Oklahoma!
1979 ~ Broadway Revival
Christine Andreas, Laurence Guittard, Mary Wickes, Bruce Adler, Christine Ebersole, Harvey Evans
Amazingly good quality for a video of this age, with only minimul generational loss. This video was probably made for a cast member, or maybe for media use at it was filmed from a tripod, with sound patched in directly from the sound board. A 2 DVDS

Oklahoma!
1999 ~ Australia
A presentation of Australia's Ballarat Lyric Theatre. Nice production.  Semi-pro shot, using one camera on a tripod. A

Oklahoma!
1999 ~ DVD Pro shot
Hugh Jackman, Josefina Gabrielle, Shuler Hensley, Peter Polycarpou, Jimmy Johnson,
Vicki Simion, Maureen Lipman Pro shot from the DVD release and PBS telecast A

Oklahoma!
2/25/02 ~ Broadway Revival
Josefina Gabrielle, Patrick Wilson, Shuler Hensley, Justin Bohon, Jessica Boevers, Asia Mandvi, Andrea Martin
Digitally shot from 5th row center mezzanine. No heads in the way.Wonderful production, and this is a pretty good video of the show. B+

Oklahoma!
3/11/06 ~ Rockford, IL
Pat Sibley, Spencer Plachy, Jessica Lavin, Michael Zygo, Sarah Shahinian, Sorab Wadia
Nice production and performances with crystal clear picture and sound. A+

Oklahoma!
10/4/09 ~ Redondo Beach, CA
Sarah Bermudez, Damon Kirsche, Nathan Holland,Annie V. Ramsey, Gary Lee Reed, Diane Vincent, Karl Warden, Sam Zeller
Very steady throughout the show with no obstructions; a few very short blackouts lasting about 10-30 seconds each; slight bit of washout in some of the wides; excellent as usual. Nice, clear video 2 DVDs A

Oklahoma!
March 2010 ~ UK Tour
Marti Webb, Mark Evans, Gemma Sutton, Joseph Pitcher, Michelle Crook, Pete Gallagher, Gary Davis, Vas Constanti
Filmed in 16:9 wide-screen with some nice zooms; a head gets into the shot at times and obstructs downstage action; nice video, filmed well with clear picture and sound 2 DVDs A-

Oklahoma!
10/12/11 ~ PBS-TV
Kyle Guglielmo, Rebecca Moyes, Carolina Kava, Charles Osborne, Adam Levinthal, Jennifer Webb
Presented by the University Of North Carolina School Of Arts. Directed by UNCSA alumni Terrance Mann. A faithful restaging of the original 1943 Broadway production including the original Agnes de Mille choreography as well as exact replicas of costumes, props, and set design-even the same amount of people make up the orchestra as on opening night in 1943. Gemze de Lappe was brought in to teach the students the choreography that Agnes de Mille created for the original production and to make suggestions during rehearsals. De Lappe appeared in the original Broadway and national tour productions. Also on hand to offer advise were the original Laurie and Ado Annie; Joan Roberts and Celeste Holm (both 93 years old). Filmed for TV, and only broadcast once on a local PBS station in North Carolina. 2 DVDs A

Old Faithful
2/16/73 ~ ABC-TV
Zero Mostel, Jason Robards, Burgess Meredith, Bobby Sherman, Jill St. John, Joey Heatherton, Sammy Davis Jr.
Comedy/Musical Variety special about a Forest Ranger who is asked by his boss to attract a record-breaking crowd to Yellowstone National Park, and various celebrities are enlisted to help. Commercials have been edited out. A

The Old Man of Lochnagar
1987 ~ London
Iain Lauchlan, Mary-Ann Coburn, Percy Copley, Teresa Gallagher, Lesley Halliday, Alec Westwood, Lucy Allen
A children's musical based on the book by Prince Charles; pro-shot video that aired on Bravo; good quality A-

The Oldest Living Confederate Widow Tells All
10/31/03 ~ Broadway
Ellen Burstyn
A little shaky but good video with nice close ups B

The Oldest Profession
9/18/04 ~ New York
Marylouise Burke, Carlin Glynn, Katherine Helmond, Priscilla Lopez, Joyce Van Patten
Great cast, nice video with good closeups and great sound A

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

Oliver!
1996 ~ Mediterranean Conference Center, Malta
Harry Borg, Claudette Pace, Dean Zammit, Jon Rosser, Daniel Lake
A great production in English, and great performances, especially by Dean Zammit who plays Oliver. Pro-shot, filmed Using multiple cameras on a tripod with slight generation loss A

Oliver!
1996 ~ London
Jim Dale, Ruthie Henshall
Video is a little on the dark side, but that is probably due to dark stage lighting. C+

Oliver!
2002 ~ Melbourne, Australia
John Waters, Tamsin Carroll, Keegan Joyce, Matthew Waters
This show toured through Sydney, Melbourne and Singapore from 2002 through 2004. Keegan Joyce, playing Oliver got rave reviews and was the youngest actor ever to portray the part, he also played the part longer than any other actors in the history of the musical. Camera shaky at times and missing two minutes in Act 2. Good sound throughout B+

Oliver!
April 2003 ~ Los Angeles, CA
Steve Glaudini, Jacob Haren, John Massey Jr, Chanlon Jay Kaufman, Lisa Fishman, Eric Anderson
A presentation of Performance Riverside. Nice production, well filmed using one camera on a tripod. Great performances from the cast. A

Oliver!
6/3/06 ~ Gateway Playhouse
Raul Aranas, Dante Baldassin, Michael J. Farina, Susan J. Jacks, Mischa Kischkum, Melinda Tanner
Pro-shot video, lots of close ups,  A+

Oliver! Promo DVD
2009 - London
Jodie Prenger.
Promotional DVD with a 5 minute long commercial. Excellent quality.  A+

Oliver!
January 2010 ~ Theater Royal Drury Lane, London Griff Rhys Jones, Jodie Prenger, Steven Hartley, Julian Glover,  Edward Cooke, Callum Henderson
Highlights only, about an hour of poor footage that suffers from poor stage lighting and heads in the way; good clear sound  throughout; okay video 2 DVDs B-

Oliver!
September 2010 ~ London
Russ Abbot, Kerry Ellis, Steven Hartley, Edward Cooke, Ben Wilson
Video of the full show asides from a quick cut during the first verse of "Consider Yourself"; filmed from back stalls with virtually no blackouts and minimal head obstruction which is limited to the very
bottom of the screen in wide shots. Follows action well, using various types of shots as necessary. Video is relatively dark due to the darkness of the lighting in the show itself; good clear picture and sound; nice video A

Oliver
12/23/13 ~ 5th Avenue Theatre, Seattle, WA
Jack Fleischmann (Oliver Twist), David Pinchette (Fagin), Meredith Kaye Clark (Nancy), Grayson J. Smith (The Artful Dodger), Hans Altwies (Bill Sikes), Allen Fitzpatrick (Mr. Sowerberry/Mr. Brownlow), Carol Swarbrick (Mrs. Sowerberry/Mrs. Brownlow), Hugh Hastings (Mr. Bumble/The
 Beadle),
First few minutes are blacked out, video picks up just after "Food, Glorious Food" and it's a nice capture after this, A, 2 dvds

Oliver Tompsett
8/10/08 ~ Live @ Bush Hall
Pro shot Concert, A

On A Clear Day You Can See Forever
2001 ~ Music Theatre of Wichita, KS
Ann Morrison, Wayne Bryan
Excellently filmed using a tripod with sound directly from the soundboard; great clear video A

On A Clear Day You Can See Forever
October 2006 ~ Toronto, Canada
Joe Cascone, Ashley Gibson, Bryan Chamberlain, Mike Arseneault, Susan Sanders, Larry Gibbs, Gordon Elkin. 
A production of Toronto's Civic Light Opera.  Semi-pro shot using one camera on a tripod in the back of the theatre.  Crystal clear. A 

On A Clear Day You Can See Forever
11/12/11 ~ Broadway
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. Great capture with excellent picture and very clear sound; nice video 2 DVDs A

On Eagle’s Wing, The Musical
2005 ~ BBC-TV
Louise Bowden, Ciaran Connolly, Peter Corry, Janine Craig, B.J. Hogg.
Les Miserables, Riverdance, The Pirate Queen, and Martin Guerre all rolled into one.  Letterboxed.  A

On Golden Pond
4/29/01 ~ CBS Live Telecast
Julie Andrews, Christopher Plummer, Glenne Headly, Sam Robards, Brett Cullen, Will Rothhaar

On Golden Pond
4/14/05 ~ Broadway
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 Flip Side
12/7/66 ~ ABC TV
Ricky Nelson
Music by Burt Bacharach, lyrics by Hal David.  Average picture and sound for a 60's TV show. In black and white. B

On The Town: In Concert
11/21/93 ~ PBS-TV
Tyne Daly, Cleo Laine, David Garrison, Frederica von Stade, Thomas Hampson, Samuel Ramey
Betty Comden and Adolph Green
Sitting on stools, narrate their hit Broadway show; the cast shows up and sing the songs between the narration and the use of vintage footage of New York City in the 1940's. A very imaginative show, which was shown on PBS during their fund-raising drive. Copied from a briefly released VHS tape. Never released on DVD. A

On the Town
Summer 1995 ~ Music Theatre of Wichita, KS
John MacInnis, Byron Easley, Linda Goodrich, Robin Taylor
Shot from a tripod, great quality video of a show not often done. Low sound and some generation loss B

On the Town
September 1995 ~ Beverly MA
George Dvorsky, Evan Pappas, John Sherer, Nancy Lemenager, Lynette Perry, Tia Spiros, Shuler Hemsley, Nora Mae Ling
Pro-shot video; well filmed with clear picture and good sound; nice video A

On the Town
5/28/05 ~ London
Tim Howar, Adam Garcia, Aaron Lazar, Helen Anker, Caroline O'Connor, Lucy Schaufer, Sylvia Syms, Andrew Shore, Janine Duvitski, Alison Jiear
Highlights; great quality, crystal clear picture and sound, and nicely filmed with closeups but shaky at times. A-

On the Town
10/1/14 ~ Broadway
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. Very good video 2 DVDs A

On The Twentieth Century
2/8/86 ~ Location Unknown
Imogene Coca, Judy Kaye, Frank Gorshin
Amazing quality video looks like it was filmed yesterday. A

On the Twentieth Century
July and August 1993 ~ Marjorie Lyons Playhouse, Shreveport, LA
Hard-to-find musical here in great quality.  Wonderful score given enthusiastic performances.  Shot at medium range.  Enjoyable.  B+

Twentieth Century
3/13/04 ~ Broadway
Alec Baldwin,Anne Hecht,Tom Aldredge, Dan Butler, Stephen DeRosa, Julie Halston, Kellie Overbey, Ryan Shively
Excellent picture and sound, nice closeups; 1st generation from the master. Video includes the 1978 Tony Awards performance of the nominated musical "On the Twentieth Century" A

On The Twentieth Century - Actor's Fund BCEFA Concert
9/26/05 ~ New York
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 Century - Actor’s Fund BCEFA Concert
9/26/05 ~ New York
Marin Mazzie, Douglas Sills, Joanne Worley, Brooks Ashmanskas, Brad Oscar, Christopher Sieber, Cheyenne Jackson, Kathleen Turner, Robert Cuccioli, David Josefsberg, Andy Karl, Tyler Maynard
BCEFA Pro video of the one night only Actors’ Fund Benefit Concert at the New Amsterdam Theatre A+

On the 20th Century
2/21/15 ~ Broadway
Kristin Chenoweth, Peter Gallagher, Andy Karl, Mark Linn-Baker, Michael McGrath, Mary Louise Wilson
Beautiful HD capture with no obstructions; very well filmed with clear picture and excellent sound;
good video 2 DVDs A

On the 20th Century
3/3/15 ~ Broadway
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 20th Century
7/19/15 ~ Broadway
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 Your Feet!
6/2/15 ~ Chicago, IL
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 Toes
3/17/83 ~ Broadway
Galina Panova, George S Irving, George de la Pena, Christine Andreas, Lara Teeter, Kitty Carlisle,
Eugene J Anthony, Betty Ann Grove, Peter Slutsker
Nicely filmed from the balcony-the filmer sat dead center. An occasional head pops up in the lower portion of the frame, but mostly it's obstruction free. Amazingly clear and crisp for being almost 30 years old. A-

On Your Toes
August 2003 ~ London Revival
Adam Cooper, Irek Mukhamedov, Sarah Wildor, Sarah-Jane Casey
Semi pro-shot using one camera. A little color saturation, but nothing too bad. No closeups B+

On Your Toes - Encores!
5/12/13 ~ New York
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 A

On Your Toes
Date Unknown ~ Wichita, KS
A production of The Music Theatre Of Wichita.   Well filmed, some generational loss.     B-

Once
1/8/11 ~ New York
Steve Kazee, Cristin Milioti, David Abeles, Claire Candela, Will Connolly, Elizabeth A. Davis, David Patrick Kelly, Anne L. Nathan, Lucas Papaelias, Andy Taylor, Erikka Walsh, Paul Whitty
Filmed during the show's New York Theatre Workshop presentation, Off-Broadway. Flimed from very close and it seems the taper just turned on the camera, so no closeups or anything and it is filmed on a side angle and the people sitting in front are in the shot for the entire show. Not the best filming of a show, but you do get a good sense of it, and it's the only recording of the Off-Broadway production. C

Once
2/29/12 ~ Broadway
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.
Very nice capture of this new show, AMAZING performance and performers. I totally loved this show. Every actors made this show brillant ! A

Once
4/4/12 ~ Broadway
Steve Kazee, Andrea Goss (u/s Girl), David Abeles, Will Connolly, Elizabeth Davis, David Patrick Kelly, Anne L. Nathan, Lucas Papaelias, Andy Taylor
Beautiful capture of this sentimental show about a simple releationship that is very sweet. Good clear video with nice close-ups and excellent sound; good video A

Once
5/8/13 ~ Broadway
Arthur Darvill, Joanna Christie, David Abeles, David Patrick Kelly, Katrina Lenk, Eliza Holland Madore, Anne L Nathan, Lucas Papaelias, Andy Taylor, Carlos Valdes, Paul Whitty
Audio only until 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; great clear sound and nice picture 2 DVDs A

Once
July 2013 ~ London
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

Once
10/13/13 ~ Chicago, IL
Stuart Ward, Dani de Waal, Raymond Bokhour, Matt DeAngelis, John Steven Gardner, Donna Garner, Evan Harrington, Ryan Link, Benjamin Magnuson
Beautiful HD capture with no obstructions. Clear picture and good sound throughout; very nice video 2 DVDs A

Once
10/23/14 ~ Broadway
Paul Nolan and Shannon O'Boyle

Once
7/15/14 ~ Los Angeles, CA
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

Once on This Island
1998 ~ Music Theatre of Wichita, KS
Darius de Haas, Debra M.Walton,Angela Lockett, Betti O, Arthur Marks
Semi-pro shot with one camera. Lovely picture and perfect audio through the soundboard. Includes scanned program information; good clear video and sound A

Once on this Island
7/20/01 ~ New Jersey
A New Jersey Performing Arts Center production.  Semi-pro filmed with one camera on a tripod.  Nicely filmed. A

Once on This Island Reunion Concert
5/12/02 ~ Broadway
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, Lillias White

Once Upon A Mattress
1964 ~ Broadway Cast
Carol Burnett, Jack Gilford, Shani Wallis, Elliott Gould, Joseph Bova, Jane White, Bill Hayes
Black and White, filmed for TV. Slight bent wavy lines across the top don't detract from this rare gem! B

Once Upon A Mattress
12/12/72 ~ Pro Shot for TV
Carol Burnett, Jack Gilford, Bernadette Peters, Ken Berry, Jane White, Wally Cox
Great picture and sound, in color. Also on this disc is the above show. B+

Once Upon A Mattress
12/18/96 ~ Broadway
Sarah Jessica Parker, Jane Krakowski, Heath Lamberts, Mary Lou Rosato, David Aaron Baker, Lewis Cleale, David Hibbard
Shot from what seems like right mezzanine. Mostly a stationary shot with some good zooms but no real close-ups. Some washout from spotlights. Some slight head obstruction. Good sound. Nice clear picture shot with a steady hand. Far left side of the stage is cut off at times. Overall a good video B+

Once Upon A Song
1990 ~ Miami, FL
Anthony Newley, Bertilla Baker, Tracey Venner, Sean Dooley
Newley wrote, directed and starred in this musical produced at The Coconut Grove Playhouse in Miami, FL. Semi-pro shot using one camera on a tripod. A

One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
Act 1:4/24/01 and Act 2: 5/1/01 ~ Broadway
Gary Sinese, Amy Morton
Great video, occasional shots between heads. B+

1 - Hit Wonder - The Musical
2003 ~ New York International Fringe Festival
Recorded from a tripod in the back of the house. Some generational loss; a 90 minute pop-musical comedy best described as the theatrical lovechild of Showgirls, Beautiful Thing and Hedwig. Star-struck Jack Harmony wins Video Dance Television’s “Be a Star” contest and gets sucked into the outrageous world of pop sensation Sexxx Machine. Jack’s lovelorn best friend and conservative parents worry that he will be tempted by Sexx Machine's deviant rock 'n' roll lifestyle and, sure enough, their worst fears come true! B

110 in the Shade
8/5/92 ~ New York
Karen Ziemba, Robert Mann Kayser, Richard Muenz, David Aaron Baker, Walter Charles, Henderson Forsythe, Crista Moore B

110 in the Shade
4/15/07 ~ Broadway Revival
Audra McDonald, John Cullum, Steve Kazee, Chris Butler, Carla Duren, Christopher Innvar, Bobby Steggert
Excellent video with very nice picture and sound; a very good, clear video of a great show A

110 In The Shade
4/17/07 ~ Broadway
Audra McDonald, John Cullum, Chris Butler, Carla Duren, Christopher Innvar, Bobby Steggert
Great production. Very nicely filmed from the balcony. Crystal clear! Includes scanned Playbill information. A+

190 NORTH ~ Wicked behind the Scenes Special
9/11/05 ~ Chicago
First generation crystal clear 23 minutes special on the making of Wicked. 190 North is a weekly television show that features people/places/events in the Chicagoland arera. Includes interviews with cast members; Ana Gasteyer, Kate Reinders Rondi Reed, Gene Weygandt, as well as Wicked author Gregory McGuire and Composer Stephen Schwartz. Very good documentary and behind the scenes look at this phenomenal show. (1 DVD)
PLUS THESE EXTRAS:
1. Shoshana Bean on Martha Halloween 2006 sings NO GOOD DEED2. 1st touring cast of Wicked on Jay Leno singing ONE SHORT DAY
2. The cast of RENT on the Today Show.
3. Cathy Rigby/Peter Pan on the Today Show
4. On ABC News out of Chicago, Kristy Cates performs THE WIZARD AND I Gene Weygandt, the Wizard in the Chicago production, is interviewed.
5. Kristin Chenoweth on Martha bakes cookies.
6. Cathy Rigby/The Cat In The Hat on Rosie

110 Stories
9/10/04 ~ New York
Benjamin Bratt, Edie Falco, James Gandolfini, Neil Patrick Harris, Susan Sarandon
A Staged reading to Benefit the Leary Firefighters Association in remembrance of the September 11th tragedy. A

One Mo’ Time
3/13/02 ~ Broadway
Some heads in the way but well shot around. Good sound and nice picture. A

One More Song: The Judy Garland Musical
1987 ~ Sarasota, FL
Donna Theodore, James Bruce, Thomas Columbus, Matt Hutchison, Simon McDaniel
World premier presentation of a new musical based on the life of Judy Garland, featuring all original
songs by Stephen Citron. Presented at the Theatre In The Square (now called Florida Studio Theatre).
Recorded with a camera on a tripod. Some generational loss. B+

One Singular Sensation! Celebrating Marvin Hamlisch
12/31/12 ~ Lincoln Center
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)
Proshot

One Touch of Venus
1955 ~ NBC-TV
Janet Blair, Russell Nype, George Gaynes, Laurel Shelby, Mort Marshall, Iggie Wolfington
Filmed for television; generation loss but not bad for its age; black and white and commericals edited out B

One Touch Of Venus
August 1997 ~ Evanston, IL
John Payonk, Breisa Youman, Michael Kotze, Thomas M. Shea, William Chamberlain, Susan Prischmann
From the great Pegasus Players theater company. Good video filmed from a tripod; slight generation loss; great clear sound B+

1-2-3-4-5
January 1989 ~ New York
This Off-Broadway musical, performed at the Manhattan Theatre Club in New York centers around a group of everyday average people who live forever. They live near and around famous people in history, but never quite make it to the history books themselves. Very clever and entertaining show. Some generational loss, filmed from the far right side B-

Only Heaven Knows
5/3/88 ~ Australia, Revival
David Campbell, Gary Scale,Anthoney Cogin, Jason Langly
A "gay romantic musical comedy" by playwright Alex Harding.  Semi-pro shot video with clear sound and nice picture B

Onna White Memorial Tribute
9/11/05 ~ Los Angeles, CA
Hosted by Choreographer Michael Kidd. The memorial tribute was held at the Wilshire Theatre in Los Angeles in the presence of invited friends and family. Appearing onstage are Shirley Jones, Gretchen Wyler, Jane Kean, Paula Kelly, Lois Nettleton, Shani Wallace and her son Stuart Douglas. Featuring musical tributes by Raymond Saar and Diane Ketchie-Sarr ("I Have Dreamed"), Karen Morrow ("I Had A Ball"). The tribute also includes many clips of her choreography from TV and movies. Filmed using one camera on a tripod with film clips professionally inserted into the DVD. A

Onward Victoria
12/14/80 ~ Broadway
Jill Eikenberry, Beth Austin, Edmond Genest, Rex Hayes
Broadway flop with just one official performance. Sound is from a different source, so it's a little out of sync at times B

Ordinary Days
1/23/10 ~ Costa Mesa, CA.
Nick Gabriel, Deborah S. Craig, David Burnham, Nancy Anderson
A head in the way that is shot around as much as possible; some blackouts including a major one that lasts 6 minutes from the end of "Gotta Get Out" through all of "Favorite Places" and the very beginning of "Rooftop Duet,"; from the NY production, "Let Things Go" was cut and replaced with "Cancelling the Party," "Party Interlude" was cut completely, and "Favorite Places" was moved fo later in the show; good sound A

Oscar Hammerstein II: Out of My Dreams
3/6/12 ~ PBS
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

Othello
9/26/13 ~ London
Adrian Lester, Rory Kinnear, Olivia Vinall, Jonathan Bailey, Sandy Batchelor, Adam Berry, David Carr, William Chubb, Robert Demeger, Jonathan Dryden Taylor, Gabriel Fleary, Rokhsaneh Ghawam-Shahidi, Scott Karim, David Kirkbride, Lyndsey Marshal,Tom Radford, Tom Robertson, Nick Sampson, Chook Sibtain, Rebecca Tanwen, Joseph Wilkins
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 and English subtitles throughout the performance. 2 DVD A

Other Desert Cities
1/4/12 ~ Broadway
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 A

Other Desert Cities
12/18/12 ~ Los Angeles, CA
Robin Weigert, JoBeth Williams, Robert Foxworth, Jeannie Berlin, Michael Weston
Good capture of the Los Angeles production at the Mark Taper Forum; first minute of the show is missing, and the next two minutes are audio only, but complete after; two heads in the middle and left side of the screen but are worked around; video has no blackouts and no washout. Filmed in 16:9 with a mix of wides, mediums, and close-ups. Quiet at times but still good; nice video 2 DVDs A-

Our House
August 2003 ~ Cambridge Theatre; London, UK
Michael Jibson, Ian Reddington
Pro-shot video A+

Our Lady of 121st Street
2/19/03 ~ New York
Elizabeth Canavan, Liza Colon-Zayas, Melissa Feldman, Mark Hammer, Scott Hudson, Ron Cephas Jones, Russell G. Jones, Adrian Martinez, Richard Petrocelli, Portia, Felix Solis
Nice quality, full stage shot with some zooms A

Our Town
9/19/55 ~ Producers Showcase / NBC Television
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 A

Out Of This World - Encores!
3/30/95 ~ New York
Marin Mazzie, La Chanze, Andrea Martin, Ken Page, Gregg Edelman, Peter Scolari, Ernie Sabella Concert version of the 1950 Cole Porter Broadway musical. Filmed from the balcony. Mostly a full stage shot. Heads and balcony railing appear in the shot. Some generational loss and spotlight washout. C-

Out Of This World
6/21/08 ~ 42nd Street Moon, San Francisco
Lillian Askew (Minerva/Marika), C.J. Blankenship (Jupiter), Peter Budinger (Mars), Michael Cassidy (Apollo), Megan Cavanagh (Isadora St. John), Kristin Clippard (Diana/Leda), Brandy Collazo (Night), Juliet Heller (Chloe), Dyan McBride (Venus), Bill Olson (Art O'Malley), Darlene Popovic (Juno), Stephanie Rhoads (Helen Vance), Steve Rhyne (Mercury), Andrew Willis-Woodward (Bacchus/Harry/Strephon)

Over Here!
1/4/75 ~ Broadway
Maxene and Patty Andrews and features early Broadway performances by Marilu Henner, John Travolta, Treat Williams and Ann Reinking
Black and White picture is fuzzy, but amazingly clear for its age; well filmed with one major blip about 1/2 way through. Decent sound. Very nice for its age. Missing the last 20 minutes of show; includes Tony Awards performance. C

Over There
2009 ~ London
Pro-Shot Harry Treadaway, Luke Treadaway Mark Ravenhill's visceral new play examines the hungers released when two countries, separated by a common language, meet again.

Pacific Overtures
6/9/76 ~ PBS-TV
Mako, Soon-Tek Oh, Yuki Shimoda, Sab Shimono, Isao Sato, Alvin Ing, Ernest Harada, James Dybas
Professionally filmed for TV. Great quality! A

Pacific Overtures
2001 ~ San Jose, CA
Michael K. Lee, Scott Watanabe, Mikio Hirata, Jacqueline McSwanson
A production of the San Jose Civic Light Opera; the production uses actresses for the female role. Beautifully filmed. Semi-pro shot. A-

Pacific Overtures
12/15/04 ~ Broadway
B.D.Wong
About ten minutes of coverups throughout Act One with the longest being about 3 minutes. Act 2 is much better with no blackouts but some brief sound problems. With that, still a nice video; B

Pageant
1981 ~ New York
Keith Allen, Bobby Daye, Barry Finkel, Russell Garrett, Eric Paeper, Dick Scanlan, J.T. Cromwell
Pro shot for Japanese TV; nice video A

Paint Your Wagon
1992 ~ Music Theatre of Wichita, KS
Ann Morrison
Well filmed with tripod and sound from soundboard; good picture and sound throughout, A-

Paint Your Wagon - Encores!
3/19/15 ~ New York
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

The Pajama Game
1986 or 1989 ~ New York City Opera
Judy Kaye, Richard Muenz, Avery Saltzman, Brooks Almy, David Green
Good video and sound, some generation loss B+

The Pajama Game
1987 ~ Australia
Stationary camera with no close-ups but good clear sound; some generation loss but okay video B

The Pajama Game - Encores!
May 2002 ~ Broadway
Brent Barrett, Karen Ziemba, Daniel Jenkins, Ken Page, Deidre Goodwin, Mark-Linn Baker, Gina Ferrall, Fred Burnell, Jennifer Cody
Decent zooms and picture B+

The Pajama Game
2/18/06 ~ Broadway
Harry Connick, Jr. , Kelli O'Hara, Michael McKean, Peter Benson, Joyce Chittick, Megan Lawrence, Michael McCormick, Roz Ryan
One or two coverups at the end of songs and about 5 seconds of digital distortion but thats it; great close-ups and the sound is the best; fantastic video, one of the nicest I have ever seen. A+

Pal Joey
1994 ~ Seattle, WA
A production of Seattle's Civic Light Opera. Semi-pro filmed;
nice production A

Pal Joey
11/16/08 ~ Broadway
Stockard Channing, Christian Hoff, Martha Plimpton, Robert Clohessy, Jenny Fellner, Daniel Marcus, Steven Skybell
Very rare performance as Christian Hoff only ended up doing 7 performances, before he was "injured" and left the production. There is a five minute section toward the middle/end of act one that is blackout; otherwise, beautiful capture, one of the few times widescreen was opted for. Stockard was fabulous in the show. 2 DVDs A

Pal Joey
11/19/08 ~ Broadway
Christian Hoff, Stockard Channing, Martha Plimpton, Robert Clohessy, Jenny Fellner, Daniel Marcus, Steven Skybell
Really great capture of a wonderful show done by RoundAbout.  Only obstruction is a head that sometimes gets in the way that the taper is able to shoot around. Beautiful color with great close-ups and full stage shots. A -

Pal Joey
12/10/08 ~ Broadway
Stockard Channing, Matthew Risch, Martha Plimpton, Robert Clohessy, Jenny Fellner, Nadine Isenegger, Daniel Marcus, Steven Skybell, Timothy J. Alex, Brian Barry
Filmed in 4x3. First video released of this production. Complete show. Very clear shooting, no obstructions. Very nice close-ups and plenty of full-stage for the dance numbers. 2 DVDs A

Pal Joey
2/26/09 ~ Broadway
Stockard Channing (Vera Simpson) Matthew Risch (Joey Evans) , Martha Plimpton (Gladys Bumps), Robert Clohessy (Mike), Jenny Fellner (Linda English), Nadine Isenegger (Val), Daniel Marcus (Ludlow Lowell), Steven Skybell (Ernest), Timothy J. Alex (Seaver Swift), Brian Barry (Hank Armour)
Filmed in 16:9 Widescreen. Very clear shooting, no obstructions Very nice close-ups and plenty of full-stage for the dance numbers. This show has improved greatly since previews – Marth Plimpton is absolutely on FIRE. Her “Zip” will blow your face off. Channing’s acting continues to impress, and Risch has gotten a lot better. Highly recommended. 2 DVDs A+

Pamela Myers & Stan Freeman: Together Again For The First Time
July 1984 - New York
New York Times review: “Pamela Myers, who made a memorable Broadway debut in ''Company'' singing ''Another Hundred People,'' has teamed up with Stan Freeman, the composer, conductor, pianist, writer, singer and special materials expert, in a smoothly free-wheeling act at Freddy's, through Saturday, called ''Together Again for the First Time.'' Their act is constructed to show off Mr. Freeman's musical humor, both jovial and barbed, to give Miss Myers an uninterrupted opportunity to display the impressive range and variety in her singing and to allow both of them to react and interact in a way that keeps the performance moving at a headlong pace. Miss Myers, at times, has a high- pitched, penetrating voice with suggestions of Ethel Merman, which was (and still is) her vehicle for ''Another Hundred People.'' It is not surprising, then, when she declares her admiration for Miss Merman, but this merely turns out to be a setup for a Merman song, ''Life Is Just a Bowl of Cherries,'' which she sings in un-Merman-like fashion with the brassiness turned soft and glowing. And there is further surprise when she combines her true vocal range with skillfully shaded interpretation in a demanding song from ''Nine,'' ''In a Very Unusual Way.'' Meanwhile, Mr. Freeman, singing in a cheerfully ragged voice as he dances across the piano keyboard, provides comic balance with an exploration of the innumerable ways in which ''Tea for Two'' can be related to pop songs, Mozart and musicals, and how Rodgers and Hammerstein might have mated ''Sweeney Todd'' to their score for ''The Sound of Music.'' Miss Myers and Mr. Freeman create such a skillful balance of fun and music that their current togetherness is bound to continue beyond this first time”.  Filmed using one camera on a tripod. Some slight generation loss.

Pamela's First Musical, In Concert
5/18/08 ~ New York
Donna Murphy, Lila Coogan, Christian Borle, Carolee Carmello, Sandy Duncan, Gregg Adelman, David Garrison, Kathie Lee Gifford, Joel Grey, Donna McKechnie,Tommy Tune, Lillias White
Debut performance of this musical performed at New York's City hall to benefit BC/EFA.  Filmed for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS archives using one camera on a tripod, with sound patched in directly from the sound board. Crystal clear.A

Panama Hattie
11/10/54 ~ CBS-TV
Ethel Merman, Art Carney, Ray Middleton.  
Panama Hattie is a musical with music and lyrics by Cole Porter and book by Herbert Fields and B. G. DeSylva. The title is a play on words, referring to the popular Panama hat. The musical premiered on Broadway at the 46th Street Theatre with Ethel Merman in the lead role, on October 30, 1940 and closed on January 3, 1942 after 501 performances. This is an abbreviated version of the show, filmed for TV, and running just an hour, complete with original commercials.  In black and white.  Some generational loss. B-

Panorama
2/26/56 ~ NBC-TV
Hosted by Art Linkletter with Imogene Coca, Tony Randall, Bambi Linn, Rod Alexander, Bill & Cora Baird and their Marionettes, Bob Gallagher, Eileen Barton, Alan Dale, Johnny Desmond, Bill Hayes.  This was shown as part of “The Sunday Spectacular” series directed and produced by Max Liebman and features a mix of musical numbers and comedy sketches.  Originally broadcast live.  90 minutes, complete with original commercials. A-

Papermoon
11/18/97 ~ Stage One, Wichita Kansas
Wayne Bryan, Patty Reeder, Megan Drury.
Midwest Premier, Pro-Shot from the back house. A

Parade
1998 ~ Broadway
Brent Carver, Carolle Carmello
Occasional head in the way but much better than the above one; it does have spotlight washout but at least you can at least tell what is going on. Includes NY CBS2 Review. B

Parade
12/8/98 ~ Broadway
Brent Carver, Carolee Carmello, Kirk McDonald.
Made from closed-circuit system in Vivian Beaumont Theatre Stage shot entire time; decent picture and good sound C

Parade
4/13/02 ~ Ann Arbor, MI
A surprisingly good college production from the University Of Michigan, with some great talent. Semi-pro shot using one camera on a tripod. Sound can be low at times, but nothing too bad. Missing the very end of Act II.  2 DVDs A

Parade
11/1/09 ~ Los Angeles, CA
T.R. Knight, Lara Pulver, David St. Louis, Christian Hoff, Michael Berresse, Charlotte d'Amboise, Rose Sezniak, Curt Hansen, Davis Gaines, Hayley Podschun, Lisa Livesay, Phoebe Strole, PJ
Griffith, Deidrie Henry, Brad Anderson
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 A

Parade
2/16/15 ~ New York
Jeremy Jordan, Laura Benanti, Joshua Henry, John Ellison Conlee, Davis Gaines, Alan Campbell, Rachel De Benedet, Ramin Karimloo, Andy Mientus, Katie Rose Clarke, Emerson Steele, Charlie Franklin, Alvin Crawford, Andrea Jones-Sojola, Allie Trimm, Caitlin Houlahan, Ephie Aardema, John Jellison, Eric Anderson, Eric Leviton
A fantastic capture of this one-night-only concert at Avery Fisher Hall conducted by Jason Robert Brown; excellent video with no obstruction and only slight washout in wide shots; two quick dropouts in the first few minutes, but the concert is otherwise complete; very good video 2 DVDs A

Parallel Lives: The Kathy and Mo Show
1991 ~ HBO Broadcast
Kathy Najimi and Mo Gaffney
Pro Shot from the HBO broadcast A+

A Parallelogram
8/11/13 ~ Los Angeles, CA
Marin Ireland, Marylouise Burke, Tom Irwin, Carlo Alban
Some scattered blackouts during Act I; the first three are 1-2 minutes each, and the rest are about 30 seconds each, totaling about 9 minutes. Act II is completely intact; no obstruction or washout throughout the show; filmed in 16:9, mostly wides and mediums, with a few close-ups; sound is quiet in places, but you can hear it. Nice video 2 DVDs A-

Pardon My English - Encores
3/25/04 ~ New York
Brian D'Arcy James, Emily Skinner, Jennifer Laura Thompson, Rob Bartlett, Don Stephenson, Tom Alan Robbins, Felicia Finley
Filmer occasionally strays from the action on stage, but you get a good overall idea of the show. B

The Paris Letter
7/29/05 ~ New York
Ron Rifkin, John Glover, Michele Pawk, Jason Butler Harner, Daniel Eric Gold
Great video with excellent close-ups and great sound A-

Paris In Springtime
1/21/56 ~ NBC-TV
Writer: Neil Simon, Billy Friedberg
Director: Max Liebman
Dan Dailey, Gale Sherwood, Helen Gallagher, Jack Whiting, Carleton Carpenter.   Dan Dailey is a former nightclub hoofer who dreams of being a "serious dancer." He goes to Paris where he reunites with his former dance partner and hooks up with a woman who leads a Bohemian group of starving American actors.  Written by Neil Simon.  Presented by Max Liebman. In black and white. A-

Passing Strange
5/10/08 ~ Broadway
Stew, Daniel Breaker, de'Adre Aziza, Elisa Davis, Colman Domingo, Chad Goodridge, Rebecca Naomi Jones
Beautiful capture of the original cast in this amazing show, shot from mezzanine, beautiful shots, no obstructions, includes performance on The View, A+

Passing Strange
7/3/08 – Broadway
Stew, Lawerence Stallings (u/s Youth), de’Adre Aziza, Eisa Davis, Colman Domingo, Chad Goodridge, Rebecca Naomi Jones & Heidi Rodewald. What an off-beat Broadway
Show… Beautifully captured with wonderful close-ups. Bar in the way for things taking place VERY far Downstage. First minute and ten seconds of the 2nd act is missing. A-

Passing Strange
2009 ~ Broadway
Stew, Daniel Breaker, de'Adre Aziza, Elisa Davis, Colman Domingo, Chad Goodridge, Rebecca Naomi Jones
Directed by Spike Lee; pro-shot performance from PBS Great Performances A+

Passion
8/3/94 ~ Broadway
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+

Passion
1996 ~ London
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

Passion
9/8/96 ~ Broadway
Donna Murphy, Marrin Mazie, 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

Passion: In Concert
6/7/99 ~ Los Angeles, CA
David Engell, Eileen Barnette, Teri Bibb, Chuck Bergman, Kevin McMahon, Kathryn Skatula
A production of LA's Musical Theatre Guild. Performed in front of an orchestra with minimal staging and actors reading from scripts. Filmed using one camera on a tripod. A-

Passion
8/17/02 ~ Sondheim Celebration, Washington DC
Judy Kuhn, Michael Cerveris, Rebecca Luker
Beautiful video, shot from the 3rd row of the mezzanine. Digital. A

Passion
2004 ~ Holland
Vera Mann, Stanley Burleson, Pia Douwes
Pro-shot with little generation loss

Passion
3/31/05 ~ Lincoln Center, NY
Patti Lupone, Audra McDonald, Michael Cerveris
Staged concert production of Sondheim's musical aired live from Lincoln Center on PBS, with cast interviews afterward.; professionally filmed A+

Passion
3/2/13 ~ New York
Judy Kuhn, Melissa Errico, Ryan Silverman, Stephen Bogardus, Jeffry Denman, Orville Mendoza
Excellent capture of the full original revival cast, before Melissa left due to vocal issues, in which she would not return; very well filmed with clear picture and nice sound 2 DVDs A

Patience, Or Bunthorne's Bride
9/24/05 ~ NYC Opera
Michael Ball, Kevin Burdette, Tonna Miller
Nicely filmed from the left side with good picture and clear sound; excellent video A

Patina Miller
3/28/14 ~ Lincoln Center
Pro-Shot for PBS, has menus with chapter selections for each song, plus 5 web-exclusive clips.

Patti LuPone At Les Mouches
1980 ~ New York
Recorded on the last night of the 30 week run. Filmed using one camera on a tripod with sound patched directly in from the sound board. Some generational loss B

Patti LuPone Live at the Whitman Theatre
1996 ~ Brooklyn, NY
Filmed from the audience, generation loss and hissing, but you can still make out her face and hear her clearly. About 80 minutes long.

Patti LuPone Live at Pittsburgh CLO's 50th Birthday Bash
6/8/96 ~ Pittsburgh, PA
A concert filmed outdoors at Point State Park in Pittsburgh, PA.  Filmed from the audience with no zooms, some generation loss but still very good quality.  About 80 minutes long.

Patti LuPone
1/1/97
Possibly an evening with Patti LuPone.

Patti LuPone: "Matters of the Heart"
8/28/98 ~ Cerritos, CA
Very good quality

An Evening With Patti LuPone and Mandy Patikin
10/28/07 ~ Philadelphia, PA
Patti LuPone, Mandy Patinkin
The performers who won Tony Awards for Evita bring their critically acclaimed theatre concert - with choreography by Tony Award winner Ann Reinking - to the 450 seat Prince Music Theater in Philadelphia for eight performances. Songs by Stephen Sondheim, Richard Rodgers, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Jerome Kern, Kander and Ebb and more highlight performances of this rare pairing of major Broadway stars.  They are accompanied on piano by Patinkin's longtime pianist, Paul Ford, who co-conceived the show with director Patinkin. From South Pacific to Merrily We Roll Along, Carousel and more, the duo stop only for a line or two of dialogue from the musicals and a brief intermission."  Well filmed with some great close-ups. A

Patti LuPone: Coulda,Woulda, Shoulda
10/10/09 ~ Orange County, CA
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 A

An Evening With Patti LuPone and Mandy Patinkin
Act 1: 11/17/11 AND Act 2: 11/18/11
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 A

Patti LuPone and Seth Rudetsky: Broadway At The Art House
7/4/12 AND 7/5/12 ~ Provincetown, MA
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. A

The Pee-Wee Herman Show
10/31/10 ~ Broadway
Paul Reubens, Lynne Marie Stewart, Phil LaMarr, Lexy Fridell, Jesse Garcia, Josh Meyers, John Moody, John Paragon, Drew Powell, Lance Roberts
Charming show of Pee-Wee's Journey to Broadway. Everything is nicely captured and such a fun show. The show includes everything you remember and love from his TV show. A-

The Pee-Wee Herman Show
2011 ~ HBO
Paul Reubens, Lynne Marie Stewart, Phil LaMarr, Lexy Fridell, Jesse Garcia, Josh Meyers, John Moody, John Paragon, Drew Powell, Lance Roberts
Pro-shot video; great video A+

Peggy Sue Got Married
9/28/01 ~ London
Ruthie Henshall, Andrew Kennedy, Tim Howar, Gavin Lee, Melanie Marcus, Terrence Hillyer, Sara Weymouth
Nice video with opening credits and good picture and sound, but hissing throughout. A

People
3/21/13 ~ London
Frances de la Tour, Linda Bassett, Selina Cadell, Miles Jupp, Nicholas le Prevost, Andy de la Tour, Peter Egan, Alastair Parker, Jack Chissick, Giles Cooper, Frances Ashman, Jess Murphy, Robin Pearce
Multiple cameras pro-shot 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. 2 DVDs A

People Be Heard
9/16/04 ~ New York
Annie Golden, Conrad John Schuck, Dashiell Eaves, Guy Boyd, Laura Heisler, Brian Hutchison, Kathy Santen
Excellent video with great picture and sound; 1st generation from the master A

The People in the Picture
4/2/11 ~ Broadway
Donna Murphy, Chip Zein, Alexander Gemignani, Christopher Innvar, Nicole Parker, Rachel Resheff, Hal Robinson, Lewis J. Stalden, Joyce Van Patten, Brad Bradley, Rachel Bress, Jeremy Davis Emilee Dupree, Maya Goldman, Louis Hobson, Shannon Lewis, Jessica Lea Patty, Andie Mechanic, Megan Reinking, Jeffrey Schecter, Paul Anthony Stewart
There is a very quick dropout due to latecomers, otherwise good picture throughout with nice clear sound; disc also includes around 50 minutes of interviews and behind the scenes footage. A

The People in the Picture
5/14/11 ~ Broadway
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 A

The Perfect Year:The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber
3/14/04 ~ London
Anastasia Barzee, Reece Holland, Joey McIntyre, Dale Kristen, Alan Campbell
Clear picture and audio but there are head obstructions all throughout the show. Staged performances of Jesus Christ Superstar, Starlight Express, The Beautiful Game, Phantom of the Opera and Sunset Boulevard A

Perfectly Frank
1981 ~ National tour
Cloris Leachman, Wayne Cilento, Pamela Meyers
Pro-shot video of the Frank Loesser revue show; some generation loss but nice video with good clear sound, fun show A

The Performers
11/11/12 ~ Broadway
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; great picture and sound A

Personals
1985 ~ New York
Jason Alexander, Laura Dean, Dee Hoty, Jeff Keller, Nancy Opel, Trey Wilson
Music by William Dreskin, Joel Phillip Friedman, Seth Friedman, Alan Menken, Stephen Schwartz, Michael Skloff Music, book and lyrics by David Crane, Seth Friedman, Marta Kauffman. Six composers contributed to the music, three to the book and lyrics. It is interesting to note the show was written by many of the people who wrote the very successful sitcom Friends.Very nicely filmed from the balcony and surprisingly good for a video of it's age. Some generational loss and some spotlight washout. B+

Peter Allen - The Boy From Oz
1995 ~ Documentary
Features.....Bette Middler, Harry Connick Jr., Lilly Thomlin, Bernadette Peters, Ann-Margaret, Trish Noble, Jason Donovan, Tommy Emmanuel, James Morrison
Proshot, A

Peter and Jerry
6/19/04 ~ Hartford, CT
Frederick Weller, Johanna Day and Frank Wood
Premiere of Edward Albee's new play. Good clear video with closeups and nice sound A

Peter And The Starcatcher
3/31/12 ~ Broadway
Christian Borle, Celia Keenan-Bolger, Adam Candler-Berat, Kevin Del Aguila, Rick Holmes, Arnie Burton
Great capture of the new Broadway transfer; wonderful performances from the entire cast. A little dark at times but the show is like this as well; good video A

Peter and the Starcatcher
11/4/12 ~ Broadway
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 Very clear video with excellent picture and sound; very good video A

Peter and the Starcatcher
1/4/14 ~ Los Angeles, CA
Joey DeBettencourt, Megan Stern, John Sanders, Harter Clingman, Jimonn Cole, Nathan Hosner, Carl Howell, Benjamin Schrader, Luke Smith, Ian Michael Stuart, Edward Tournier, Lee Zarrett
Complete show with no blackouts, no obstruction, and no washout; filmed in 16:9 with a mix of wides, mediums, and close-ups; excellent clear sound and includes curtain call. 2 DVDs A

Peter and Wendy
May 2011 ~ New York
Karen Kandel and Mabou Mines
All the dialogue is spoken by Kandel who also plays Wendy; shot from the front row of the mezzanine with some camera wandering; clear sound if not always a picture B-

Peter Pan
3/7/55 ~ NBC-TV (original airing, black and white)
Mary Martin, Cyril Ritchard, Kathleen Nolan, Sondra Lee, Margalo Gillmore, Heller Halliday, Robert Harrington, Joe E. Marks, Norman Shelly, Joseph Stafford
The original 1955 broadcast featuring the original Broadway cast, directed and choreographed by Jerome Robbins. In black and white. B

Peter Pan
NBC-TV (color version re-air)
Mary Martin, Cyril Ritchard, Kathleen Nolan, Sondra Lee, Margalo Gillmore, Heller Halliday, Robert Harrington, Joe E. Marks, Norman Shelly, Joseph Stafford
The 1955 broadcast featuring the original Broadway cast, directed and choreographed by Jerome Robbins.  This version is in colour and remastered, so it was not the original broadcast in 1955, which was in black and white.  I’d say this has been aired in the last 20 or so years. A

Peter Pan
1976 ~ Made for TV musical
Mia Farrow, Danny Kaye, John Gielgud, Paula Kelly, Nicholas Lyndhurst, Virginia McKenna, Briony McRoberts, Tony Sympson
Another live action musical version of the play, with all-new songs by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley rather than the ones used in the more famous Mary Martin version. A

Peter Pan
10/17/79 ~ Broadway
Sandy Duncan and Christopher Hewitt
Good video for it's age. A little dark in some places. B

Peter Pan
2/20/00 ~ La Miranda Theatre
Cathy Rigby, Paul Schoeffler, Elisa Sagardia, Barbara McCulloh, Michael Nostrand, Dana Solimando, Barry Cavanagg
A beautiful lavish production, multiple camera pro-shot for DVD release in cluding behind the scenes footage and interviews.A+

Peter Pan
12/20/11 ~ New York
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. B+

Peter Pan
1/15/13 ~ Los Angeles, CA
Cathy Rigby, Brent Barrett, Krista Buccellato, Lexy Baeza, Sophie Sooter, Kim Crosby, Jenna Wright, James Leo Ryan, Clark Roberts, Dane Wagner, Shanon Mari Mills, Carly Bracco, JC Layag, Marc Andrew Nunez, Joseph Keane, Michael A. Shepperd
First couple minutes of the first act are audio only, but after that the full show is intact; some head obstruction, particularly in the second act where one head blocks the left side of the stage for a few seconds; filmed in 16:9 with a mix of wides, mediums, and close-ups. Great sound; disc includes curtain call. Good video 2 DVDs B+

Peter Pan, Live!
12/4/14 ~ NBC-TV
Allison Williams, Christopher Walken, Minnie Driver, Taylor Louderman, Christian Borle, Kelli O'Hara
Some changes were made for this version of the show, including the addition of new songs with lyrical adaptations by Amanda Green, the daughter of Adolph Green, who, with Jule Styne and Betty Comden, added some songs for later productions, including "Never Never Land". Among the added songs include the Captain Hook song "Vengeance", an adaptation of "Ambition" from the Styne-Comden-Green musical Do Re Mi, a Wendy song "Only Pretend" adapted from "I Know About Love" also from Do Re Mi, the Peter and Hook duet "A Wonderful World Without Peter" adapted from "Something's Always Happening On The River" from the Styne-Comden-Green musical Say, Darling. In addition, the song "Ugg-a-Wugg", which contained racially insensitive lyrics, was rewritten into a new song entitled "True Blood Brothers." Broadcast live. A

Peter Pan 360
11/9/11 ~ Boston, MA
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 A-

Phantom!
date unknown ~ Music Theatre of Wichita, KS
Richard White, Lauren Hathaway, Patti Allison, John Almberg, Edward Staudenmeyer, Steve Frazier, Charles Parker
Nice video from one of the best regional theatre groups in the US; good picture and sound and closeups A

Phantom
1994 ~ North Shore Music Theatre-Beverly, MA
Kristin Chenoweth, Ron Baker, Marc Kudisch
Semi proshot, and not the Andrew Lloyd Webber version but good picture and sound, if just a little grainy B 2 DVDs

Phantom
10/4/03 ~ Bellport, NY
Bradley Dean, Jennifer Zimmerman, Edward Watts, Verna Pierce. 
A Gateway Playhouse production of the Yeston/Kopit version.  Nicely filmed with lots of great close-ups.  A few "cover-ups" but not too bad. A-

Phantom  (Takarazuka)
2004 ~ Japan
(Maury Yeston version.)  Takarazuka is an extremely popular type of Japanese theatre comprised of all-female performers who play both the male and female roles in musicals and revues. Since 1914, their musicals have displayed a wide range: completely original stories, Western favorites, and manga (Japanese comics) adaptions. The revues are a series of back-to-back energetic numbers of dance and song, each show incorporating the Revue's trademark giant staircase.  Pro-shot for Japanese TV.  In Japanese. A

The Phantom of the Opera
1988 ~ London (RARE)
Dave Willets, Jan Hartley-Morris, Michael Ball
Bootleg, missing some small parts, C+

The Phantom of the Opera
1/9/88 ~ Broadway
Michael Crawford, Dale Kristien, Steve Barton
Full show, bootleg. First preview. I've been told this is with Dale Kristien and not with Sarah Brightman, B

The Phantom of the Opera
2/28/88 ~ Broadway
Michael Crawford, Sarah Brightman, Steve Barton
Full stage production. Extensive generation loss but audio is still *very* good. Shot left balcony from tripod. Mesmerizing performance by Crawford, full coverage of Brightman's dance numbers. Filmed early in show's run since audience applauds in places they never do now. C

The Phantom of the Opera
April 1988 ~ Broadway
Michael Crawford, Sarah Brightman, Steve Barton
Some parts are missing, bootleg, B+

The Phantom of the Opera
1988 ~ Tokyo, Japan
Massachika Ichimura, Ryoko Nomura, Yuichiro Yamaguchi
Pro-Shot, great quality for it’s age A-

The Phantom of the Opera
1989 ~ Los Angeles Ahmanson Theatre
Michael Crawford, Dale Kristen, Steve Barton
Slight generation wear and some spotlight washout. Nice closeups and the sound is good but low. You can see faces sometimes but it is mostly figures. It is still good to watch and better to hear. B

The Phantom of the Opera
1989 ~ Broadway
Cris Groenendaal, Rebecca Luker, Steve Barton
Highlights; much generation loss and blurriness as one might expect in a video of this age, but well-shot. C-

The Phantom of the Opera
1991 ~ Vienna, Austria
Ernst-Dieter Suttheimer (alt), Colleen Besset (alt), Timothy Breese (alt), Dietrich Hergt, Horst Reeh (u/s), Linda Healy (alt.), Claudia Rose Golde (u/s), Sergio Lombana, Eva-Maria Weber (u/s)
Suttheimer and Breese's final performance (A-)

The Phantom of the Opera
1992 ~ Japan
Yuichiro Yamaguchi, Kyoko Suzuki, Masayuki Sano
Highlights from 2 Performances (B+)

The Phantom of the Opera
1993 ~ Scheveningen - Holland
Henk Port, Joke de Kruijf, Peter de Smet
Pro-shot, lots of generation loss (B-)

The Phantom of the Opera
6/30/93 ~ Vienna, Austria
Alexander Goebel, Luzia Nistler, Thorsten Tinney
Final Performance in Vienna, well filmed and some generation loss B+

The Phantom of the Opera
July / September 1993 ~ Pittsburgh, PA
Franc D'Ambrosio,Tracey Shayne, Ciraran Sheenan
Nice highlights video, only known video of Franc as the Phantom; nice video with great closeups and sound; some spotlight washout; about an hour long B+

The Phantom of the Opera
8/29/93 ~ Los Angeles (Evening)
Davis Gaines, Dale Kristien, Michael Piontek
Full show. Full stage shot, but for some reason the video is still nice to watch. Final performance of the Los Angeles production, marking the start of the first of three United States national tours, A-

The Phantom of the Opera
9/28/93 ~ Los Angeles, CA
Davis Gaines, Dale Kristen
Matinee performance. Excellent archive of the show filmed from house camera. Nice video of the show. Includes local new media coverage B+

The Phantom of the Opera
4/6/94 ~ Sapparo, Japan
Eiji Akutagawa, Hisako Hanaoka, Kanji Ishimaru
Great Video, with beautiful close-ups (A-)

The Phantom of the Opera
1995 ~ London
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. B+

The Phantom of the Opera
7/28/96 ~ Scheveningen, Holland
Ben Cramer, Maaike Widdershoven
Film on the side and Behind the Coulissen, beautifull video A-

The Phantom of the Opera
Summer 1998 ~ Broadway
Thomas James O Leary, Sandra Joseph, Gary Mauer, Jeff Keller, George Lee Andrews, Patricia Hurd, Leila Martin, Frederic Heringes, Geralyn DelCorso
Some generation loss but clear picture and great sound B

The Phantom of the Opera
1999 highlights ~ US Tour
Ian Jon Bourg (u/s) / Brad Little, Rebecca Pitcher, Richard Todd Adams, David Cryer, Ian Jon Bourg
A compilation highlights video of Bourg as both Phantom and M. Andre. Brad Little is the Phantom while Bourg is Andre. Video flickers and goes from color to black & white when Bourg is Andre and picture is dark when he is Phantom.Very Bourgfocused, to the point where a lot of important scenes are cut up or seen from the sidelines. Only recommended for people familiar with the show. Still, the only known videos of Bourg in the American production and definitely the best quality English audio track of him as well; only the Bourg parts B

The Phantom of the Opera
7/3/99 ~ Toronto, Canada
Paul Stanley, Melissa Dye, David Rogers, Kim Stengel
Good video with nice picture and sound quality B 2 DVDs

The Phantom of the Opera
9/20/99 - Broadway
Howard McGillin, Adrienne McEwan, Gary Mauer, Jeff Keller, George Lee Andrews, Leila Martin
Highlights only, about 77 minutes long; shot from the back of the balcony slightly off to the right. Nice closeups. Color is low with sporadic sound and video distortions. The taper knows the show well and shoots steady. B+

The Phantom of the Opera
December 1999 - 2001 ~ Mexico City, Mexico
Saulo Vasconcelos, Claudia Cota Gomez/ Lolita Cortez, José Joel
Highlights from 2 Performances, lots of generation loss (B-)

The Phantom of the Opera
1999 or 2000 ~ Antwerp, Belgium
Hans Peter Janssens, Inneke von Klinken (alt), Michael Shawn Lewis
Lots of color bleeding but overall nice video with lots of close ups (B+)

The Phantom of the Opera
Summer 2000 ~ London
Scott Davies, Charlotte Page, Matt Cammelle
Rare color verision of this video with amazing close-ups. Some generation loss but still nice with great sound B

The Phantom of the Opera
3/9/00 ~ London
Scott Davies, Meredith Braun, Matt Cammelle
Some of the best closeups I have seen on any video combined with a couple of blackouts make for a good video that is almost but not quite the best Phantom I ever seen A

The Phantom of the Opera
4/25/00 ~ Hamburg

The Phantom of the Opera
1/14/01 ~ Mexico City
Act 1: Juan Navarro, Claudia Cota Gomez, José Joel
Act 2: Saulo Vasconcelos, Irasema Terrazas, José Joel
Final Performance in Mexico, lot of spotlight washout and shaky (B+)

The Phantom of the Opera
6/30/01 ~ Hamburg
Ian Jon Bourg, Colby Thomas, Kyle Gonyea, David Hunerjaeger, Anders Sohlmann, Vera Borisova, Linda Bruske, Marcello Roncietto, Kate Lawrence
A little bit grainy sometimes. A-

The Phantom of the Opera
9/1/01 ~ Broadway
Howard McGillin, Adrienne McEwan, Jim Weitzer, Jeff Keller, George Lee Andrews
No picture; audio only till "Gentlemen!". Good steady filming and lots of closeups, but there is some head obstruction and some generation loss; good sound B

The Phantom of the Opera
3/27/02 ~ Broadway
Howard McGillin (Phantom), Elizabeth Southard (alt) (Christine), Michael Shawn Lewis (Raoul), Jeff Keller (Firmin), George Lee Andrews (André), Rebecca Eichenberger (Carlotta), Marilyn Caskey (Mme Giry), David Gaschen* (Piangi), Joelle Gates (Meg)
Video is full show, including curtain calls and McGillin’s BC/EFA speech. Can be very shaky at points (it was the tapers first ever video) but the closeups are incredible. One of the best tapes of the show on Broadway. A (2 DVDs)

The Phantom of the Opera
7/31/02 ~ Broadway 2pm matinee
Howard McGillin, Elizabeth Southard, Michael Shawn Lewis, Wren Marie Herrington (u/s)
Gorgeous color, very bright, great zooms and closeups, mostly very steady except when shifting to shoot around a head in front. A couple of minor skips - all areas of the stage are visible, no persistent blockage. Shot from last row front mezzanine. A

The Phantom of the Opera
9/21/02 ~ Her Majesty's Theatre, London
John Owen-Jones, Celia Graham, Robert Finlayson, Bruce Montague, Robert Irons, Nan Christie, Liz Robertson
Some heads, but close-ups are extraordinary. Overcomes the usual filming obstacles of dark productions to deliver great a video. One of the nicer ones I have seen. A

The Phantom of the Opera
12/1/02 ~ Philadelphia, PA
Ted Keegan, Rebecca Pitcher,Tim Martin Gleason, David Cryer, D.C.Anderson, Kim Stengel, Patti Davidson-Gorbea, Frederic Heringes, Erin Sacks
Third national tour; some heads in the way B+

The Phantom of the Opera
2003 ~ Madrid, Spain
Juan Carlos Barona, Julia Moller, Zenon Recalde
Excellent video of El Fantasma de la Opera in Spanish; multiple camera with menus and great sound 2 DVDs A+

The Phantom of the Opera
4/5/03 ~ Broadway
Howard McGillin, Adrienne McEwan (alt), Jim Weitzer (u/s), Jeff Keller, George Lee Andrews, Patty Goble (u/s), Sally Williams (alt), Larry Wayne Morbitt, Joelle Gates
Shot from an off-angle with a bar in the way. There are several blackouts and obstructions, but the quality of the video is great with a very rare cast. A-

The Phantom of the Opera
5/20/03 ~ Broadway
Hugh Panaro, Lisa Vroman, John Cudia
Good video with menus and nice picture and sound throughout, A-

The Phantom of the Opera
7/10/03 ~ Broadway
Hugh Panaro, Julie Hanson, Jim Weitzer, Jeff Keller, George Lee Andrews, Patricia Phillips, Marilyn Caskey, Larry Wayne Morbitt, Heather McFadden
Complete show. Curtain calls included. No head obstructions.  Clear picture and sound throughout; nice video A

The Phantom of the Opera
8/9/03 ~ Broadway
Hugh Panaro, Sandra Joseph, John Cudia, Jeff Keller, George Lee Andrews, Patricia Phillips, Marilyn Caskey, Larry Wayne Morbitt, Joelle Gates
Complete show. Some heads in the way, but it's not an issue. Very nce picture and closeups and siund is good 2 DVDs A

The Phantom of the Opera
10/7/03 ~ Broadway
Hugh Panaro, Julie Hanson, Jim Weitzer
75 minutes long - highlights of musical numbers, including "Think of Me","Angel of Music","Music of the Night","All I Ask of You".  Excellent quality, one of the best I have ever seen and would be the best Phantom out there but it is not complete. A

The Phantom of the Opera
11/18/03 ~ Los Angeles
Brad Little, Marni Raab, Tim Martin Gleason
Great sound and picture color. Mostly mid-zoom and wide shots with nice closeups; complete show, with the exception of some cover-ups (part of the Il Muto ballet, and a few seconds of “I remember” is missing). Very little head obstruction. The video can be slightly shaky and time. Digital A-

The Phantom of the Opera
11/19/03 ~ Los Angeles
Brad Little, Lisa Vroman, Tim Martin Gleason, D.C. Anderson, David Cryer, Kim Stengel, Patti Davidson-Gorbea, Jimmy Smagula
Good video, but a little dark. Lisa cracks on the last note of Think of Me, and Brad cracks twice on Down Once More. The only video of Brad/Lisa, B+

The Phantom of the Opera
2004 ~ Budapest, Hungary
Attila Csengeri, Renata Krassy, Gabor Bot
Lovely video of the 1st non-replica production of Phantom, a little grainy A-

The Phantom of the Opera
1/11/04 ~ Orlando, FL
Brad Little, Rebecca Pitcher, Tim Martin Gleason, David Cryer, DC Anderson, Kim Stengel, Patti Davidson-Gorbea, Jimmy Smagula, Kate Wray
Digital video, missing the beginning of the Prologue, the Entr'acte, and the first minute of Act Two before Masquerade, everything else is there. Title scene is mostly audio. Wishing and Wandering Child are very dark as well. Very shaky at times, but it definitely does not miss anything important. Brad Little’s final performance 2 DVDs A

The Phantom of the Opera
6/6/04 ~ Salt Lake City
Tim Martin Gleason (u/s), Sarah Lawrence (u/s), Peter Lockyer (u/s), David Cryer, DC Anderson, Kim Stengel, Patti Davidson-Gorbea, Jimmy Smagula, Kate Wray
Quality is decent. Video seems very bright though and facial features are distinct. Shot from the last row of rear mezz so the only shots that have no shaking are full wide shots of the stage. B

The Phantom of the Opera
6/28/04 ~ Broadway
Howard McGillin, Julie Hanson (alt), John Cudia, Jeff Keller, George Lee Andrews, Kris Koop (u/s), Larry Wayne Morbitt, Marilyn Caskey, Heather McFadden
Nice picture and cast, when the filmer can find the stage but good sound throughout B+

The Phantom of the Opera
10/15/04 ~ London
John Owen-Jones, Rachel Barrell, Oliver Thornton, Anthony Cable (u/s Firmin), Sam Hiller, Sally Harrison, Emma Edwards (u/s Madame Giry), Rohan Tickell, Claire Tilling
Incredibly clear picture, with many tight zooms. The audio is great throughout. This was filmed from the very far right side of the dress circle in Her Majesty's, in 'limited view' seats, so there are a few obstructions. 2 DVDs A-

The Phantom of The Opera
2/11/05 ~ Ft. Myers, FL
Peter Lockyer (u/s), Rebecca Pitcher,Tim Martin Gleason, David Cryer, D. C.Anderson, Laureen Vigil (u/s Carlotta), John Whitney, Patti Davidson Gorbea, Sarah Spradlin-Bonomo
Highlighs only; shaky and dark but good sound A

The Phantom of the Opera
2/17/05 ~ Ft. Myers, FL Hightlights
Tim Martin Gleason (u/s), Rebecca Pitcher, Peter Lockyer (u/s), John Kuether (u/s), DC Anderson, Joan Sobel (u/s), John Whitney, Patti Davidson-Gorbea, Sarah Spradlin-Bonomo
Very rare cast, one of few with TMG as the Phantom; begins at Carlotta's "Think Of Me" and runs through the end of "Stranger" with only minor cuts. In "Il Muto" Only the Phantom's parts are included. Rooftop runs from "All I Ask Of You" through to the chandelier crash. Act two begins with the Phantom's entrance in Masquerade, and skips to Wandering Child. The video is complete from there. A-
Also found this same video being labelled as 2/24/06??

The Phantom of the Opera
2/26/05 ~ London
John Owen Jones, Rachel Barrell, Oliver Thornton
Jones' last performance; excellent video, filmed from the front of the stalls, some head obstruction, very emotional show A

The Phantom of the Opera
3/2/05 ~ Broadway
Hugh Panaro, Julie Hanson, John Cudia
Excellent video, great closeups and nice sound throughout; great capture 2 DVDs A

The Phantom of the Opera
3/31/05 ~ Boston, MA
Gary Mauer, Elizabeth Southard (alt), Tim Martin Gleason
Starts at Carlotta's Think of Me; excellent quality picture and sound; the curtain never goes up after Think of Me for Christine to take her bows, and the curtain during curtain call takes quite awhile to go up as well, you can hear the creaking as the technicians raise it manually. A

The Phantom of the Opera
4/2/05 ~ Broadway
James Romick (u/s), Marie Danvers (alt), John Cudia, Jeff Keller, George Lee Andrews, Anne Runolfsson, Marilyn Caskey, Larry Wayne Morbitt, Kara Klein (u/s)
Majority of the show in here, minus some minor parts; DVD includes Romick's BC/EFA speech. A

The Phantom of the Opera
4/3/05 ~ Boston, MA
Gary Mauer, Elizabeth Southard (alt), Tim Martin Gleason, David Cryer, DC Anderson, Kim Stengel, Patti Davidson-Gorbea, John Whitney, Kate Wray
A bit on the shaky side, but incredible picture. Audio is a bit muffled - could be house sound. Entire show - begins with preshow announcements. Well-shot, taper knows the show well. Shot from far left of theater, so some of the action is blocked, but otherwise a great video of a great cast 2 DVDs A

The Phantom of the Opera
4/17/05 ~ Boston, MA
Gary Mauer, Elizabeth Southard (alt), Tim Martin Gleason, David Cryer, DC Anderson, Kim Stengel, Patti Davidson-Gorbea, John Whitney, Kate Wray
A bit on the shaky side, but incredible picture. Audio is a bit muffled - could be house sound. Entire show - begins with preshow announcements. Well-shot, taper knows the show well.  Shot from far left of theater, so some of the action is blocked, but otherwise a great video of a great cast 2 DVDs A

The Phantom of the Opera
6/6/05 ~ Broadway
Hugh Panaro, Sandra Joseph, Tim Martin Gleason, Jeff Keller, George Lee Andrews, Anne Runolfsson, Marilyn Caskey, David Gaschen (u/s), Kara Klein
Filmed from left rear mezzanine; curtain calls included. Act Two starts in the middle of Masquerade. 2 DVDs A

The Phantom of the Opera
6/22/05 ~ Broadway
Hugh Panaro, Julie Hanson (alt), Tim Martin Gleason, Jeff Keller, George Lee Andrews, Anne Runolfsson, Marilyn Caskey, David Gaschen (u/s), Kara Klein
Filmed from right rear mezzanine; curtain calls included.A coverup during the Overture and about five minutes of Hannibal.  Very clear video with excellent sound. 2 DVDs A

The Phantom of the Opera
7/16/05 ~ Broadway
Hugh Panaro, Rebecca Pitcher (alt), Tim Martin Gleason, Jeff Keller, George Lee Andrews, Anne Runolfsson, Marilyn Caskey
Highlights only; slight generation loss but great sound and some nice closeups A

The Phantom of the Opera
8/10/05 ~ Broadway
Tim Martin Gleason (u/s), Susan Owen (u/s), Stephen R. Buntrock (u/s), Jeff Keller, George Lee Andrews, Anne Runolfsson, Marilyn Caskey.
The only video of Susan Owen as Christine, and Tim Martin Gleasons 2nd performance as the Phantom on Broadway. Fuzzy and shaky, and some cover ups. 2 DVDs B

The Phantom of the Opera
8/13/05 ~ Broadway
Stephen R. Buntrock (u/s), Rebecca Pitcher (u/s), Fred Rose (u/s), Jeff Keller, George Lee Andrews, Anne Runolfsson, Marilyn Caskey, Larry Wayne Morbitt, Kara Klein, David Gaschen, Tim Jerome
Nice clear video with good closeups and excellent sound throughout although a little dark 2 DVDs A

The Phantom of the Opera
9/10/05 ~ Atlanta
Gary Mauer, Marie Danvers, Michael Shawn Lewis, David Cryer, DC Anderson, Kim Stengel, John Whitney, Kate Wray
Amazing filming and cast. Begins at Hannibal. 2 DVDs A

The Phantom of the Opera
10/1/05 ~ Broadway
Hugh Panaro, Sandra Joseph, Tim Martin Gleason
Includes Sandra's speech for Hugh’s final performance; good clear picture with nice sound and closeups; good video, 2 DVDs, A

The Phantom of the Opera
12/17/05 ~ Essen, Germany
Thomas Borchert, Anne Gorner, Nikolaj Alexander Brucker
Color and quality is great, filming is a little shaky A 2 DVDS

The Phantom of the Opera
January 2006 ~ London
Earl Carpenter, Rachel Barrell, David Shannon, David Lawrence (u/s), Sam Hiller,Wendy Ferguson, Emily Harvey (u/s), Rohan Tickell, Heidi Ann O'Brien
Shot in Widescreen from a restricted view Upper Circle.The far right of the stage is blocked, but not much is missed.There is a small blackout during All I ask of You (when Raoul and Christine are standing there). Curtain calls are not included. 2 DVDs A

The Phantom of the Opera
1/9/06 ~ Broadway
Howard McGillin, Sandra Joseph, Tim Martin Gleason, George Lee Andrews, Tim Jerome, Anne Runolfsson, Marilyn Caskey, LarryWayne Morbitt, Heather McFadden
Record Breaking Performance number 7,486; wonderful performance - the most energetic audience in a long time. Includes Act 1, minus Ill Muto and Why Have You Brought Us Here?; and curtain call/act 3. No act 2.A shaky video at times; some heads in the way as well B

The Phantom of the Opera
1/22/06 ~ Pittsburgh, PA
Gary Mauer, Beth Southard, John Cudia, Kim Stengel, John Kuether (u/s), DC Anderson, Patti Davidson-Gorbea, John Whitney, Kate Wray
Shot from the third row orchestra on the far left, great closeups even with a head in the way at times; sound is good but loud sometimes; also includes Point of No Return and the Final Lair from January 18 2006 with Marie Danvers is Christine A

The Phantom of the Opera
2/4/06 ~ London
Earl Carpenter, Rachel Barrell, David Shannon
Highlights, the usual trio focused scenes although PonR is missing. Shot from the far left balcony, so obstruction and lots of heads meaning that moments like the kiss and the mirror bride aren't visible B+

The Phantom of the Opera
2/24/06 ~ London
Matthew Cammelle, Rachel Barrell, David Shannon
Great closeups, clear picture, wonderful sound; great video filmed widescreen. 2 DVDs A+

The Phantom of the Opera
4/6/06 ~ Dallas, TX
Gary Mauer, Elizabeth Southard (u/s), Jim Weitzer, John Jellison, D.C. Anderson, Kim Stengel, Patti Davidson-Gorbea, John Whitney, Kate Wray
Digital, 2 camera video edited together with sound fed in from an MD recorder, curtain calls, and full cast credits. As close to a pro-shot as you will get, as the filmers coordinated shots in scenes with actors in separate locations; one half-minute cover-up during Masquerade that could not be avoided by either filmer; great picture, great sound, great video A+

The Phantom of the Opera
5/6/06 ~ Kalamazoo, MI
John Cudia, Sarah Lawrence (u/s), Jim Weitzer, Kim Stengel, Bruce Winant, DC Anderson, Patti Davidson-Gorbea, John Whitney, Kate Wray, Michael McCoy (u/s)
Shot from fourth row mezzanine, a small amount of head obstruction in some shots but nothing major A-

The Phantom of the Opera
6/17/06 ~ London
Matt Cammelle (u/s), Rachel Barrell, David Shannon, James Barron, Sam Hiller, Wendy Ferguson, Annette Yeo, Howard Ellis (u/s), Naomi Cobby (u/s)
Filmed from right front mezzanine, called the dress circle, with amazing close-ups. Includes most of curtain call and a couple of songs from an unreleased matinee performance from a different location, including PONR and Final Lair A

The Phantom of the Opera
7/1/06 ~ St. Louis, MO
John Cudia, Jennifer Hope Wills, Adam Monley, Kimilee Bryant (u/s), Bruce Winant, DC Anderson, Patti Davidson-Gorbea, John Whitney, Kate Wray
Closing night in St. Louis. Shot from the rear orchestra so there is a head in the way when the action takes place on the far left of the stage; second act is a little washed out and pixelated than I would have liked, but that's relatively minor. The first act does not start until the new managers talk about Meg Giry in the Hannibal scene, the second act starts towards the beginning of Masquerade; audio only for Magical Lasso. Curtain calls were filmed. A

The Phantom of the Opera
7/15/06 ~ Essen, Germany
Uwe Kröger, Beatrix Reiterer (u/s), Lucius Wolter
Beautiful video, incredible image and color quality 2 DVDs A+

The Phantom of the Opera
8/18/06 ~ Broadway
Howard McGillin, Rebecca Pitcher, Michael Shawn Lewis, Julie Schmidt (u/s), David Cryer, George Lee Andrews, Marilyn Caskey, Roland Rusinek, Heather McFadden
Filmed from the fourth row center mezzanine, missing about a minute from the beginning of each act. Two brief coverups - one during the overture and one right before the rooftop scene, nothing major missing. A

The Phantom of the Opera
5/9/07 ~ Broadway
Gary Mauer, Jennifer Hope Wills, Jason Mills (u/s), George Lee Andrews, David Cryer, Patricia Phillips (u/s Carlotta), Roland Rusinek, Sally Williams (u/s Giry), Heather McFadden, James Romick (u/s Auctioneer & Passarino), Julie Schmidt (u/s Wardrobe Mistress/Confidante ), Emily Adonna
Filmed from front row center-mezzanine; great color and sound, though image can be a little shaky at times; brief cover-ups as the chandelier rises and during Masquerade - nothing important missed. Contains an incredible flub - Buquet fails to appear for "Magical Lasso," and McFadden covers the whole thing, causing Giry to threaten her daughter! Watch for Mauer's nod to Jennifer after she gives back the ring. 2 DVDs A

The Phantom of the Opera
5/12/07 ~ Broadway
Gary Mauer, Jennifer Hope Wills, Michael Shawn Lewis, David Cryer, George Lee Andrews, Patricia Phillips (u/s), Kris Koop (u/s), Jimmy Smagula (u/s), Heather McFadden
Shot in widescreen. Begins at end of auction but difficulty getting a good shot until right before “Think of Me”. Act Two begins in the middle of Masquerade. Multiple, moving heads in the way, most noticeable on the Rooftop; includes curtain call and full scene selection menus A

The Phantom of the Opera
8/1/07 ~ Washington, DC
John Cudia, Marni Raab, Greg Mills, D. C. Anderson, Bruce Winant, Pamela Shandrow (u/s), Rebecca Judd, John Whitney, Polly Baird
Highlights only, about 54 minutes total; excellent color and sound and filmed in widescreen. Mostly blind-shot until Final Lair, which is excellent. Good when there is a picture and nice sound throughout B

The Phantom of the Opera
8/2/07 ~ Washington, DC
John Cudia, Marni Raab, Greg Mills, D. C. Anderson, Bruce Winant, Laureen Vigil (u/s), Rebecca Judd, John Whitney, Polly Baird
Filmed in Widescreen with excellent steady picture and sound. Colors are sharp and vivid. Excellent filming conditions resulted in a perfect capture - not a single cover-up. Curtain call filmed; very nice video of the new touring cast 2 DVD A

The Phantom of the Opera
5/12/08 ~ Broadway
Howard McGillin, Elizabeth Loyacano (alt), Jeremy Stolle (u/s Raoul),George Lee Andrews, David Cryer, Rebecca Judd, Evan Harrington, Heather McFadden, Katie Banks, Chris Bohannon, Harriet Clark.
Only a few cover-ups due to ushers and people being seated late. One head on the left side of screen sometimes; the really dark scenes when the actors are only lit by candle light are audio only. A-

The Phantom of the Opera
7/1/08 ~ Osaka, Japan
Masayuki Sano, Tamae Sai, Yuosuke Kitazawa
Nice video of a wonderful cast, a little shaky though A-
Not sure if its 2007 or 2008?

The Phantom of the Opera
8/12/08 - Broadway
Howard McGillin, Jennifer Hope Wills, Tim Martin Gleason, Kris Koop (u/s Carlotta), Richard Poole (u/s Monsieur André), David Cryer, Rebecca Judd, Evan Harrington, Polly Baird, Dara Adler,
Chris Bohannon
Quick cover-ups throughout the show due to people being incredibly late for both acts.Video sometimes shaky but greatly improves after the first 20 minutes; someone to the left of the taper gets in the way at times but taper does well to avoid him; very nice video B+

The Phantom of the Opera
8/19/08 ~ Portland, OR
Richard Todd Adams, Kelly Jeanne Grant (alt Christine), Greg Mills
Act One only and filmed in HD widescreen. A very nice capture but not too many closeups, mostly mid-stage shot. Very nice, from the master. A

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

The Phantom of the Opera
9/6/08 ~ London (Evening)
Ramin Karimloo (The Phantom), Leila Benn Harris (Christine), Alexander Rathgebar (Raoul), Wendy Fergusion (Carlotta), Ben Lake (Piangi), David Lawrence (u/s Firmin), Craig Nicholls (u/s Andre), Lyndsay Wise (Meg). Final performance of Leila Benn Harris, Alexander Rathgebar, Wendy Fergusion, Ben Lake, and Lyndsay Wise.
Act 2 only. Excellent quality.

The Phantom of the Opera
5/22/09 ~ Adelaide
Anthony Warlow, Ana Marina, Alexander Lewis, John O'May, Derek Taylor, Andrea Creighton, Jackie Rees, David Rogers Smith, Nadia Komazec
Act One only; mostly full stage shot, a couple of zooms. B

The Phantom of the Opera
10/31/10 ~ Los Angeles, CA
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 curtain call and speeches by Tim Martin Gleason and Andrew Lloyd Webber. 2 DVDs A-

The Phantom of the Opera
1 & 2/10/11 ~ London
Ramin Karimloo, Sierra Boggess, Hadley Fraser, Kiera Duffy, Barry James, Gareth Snook, Liz Robertson, Wynne Evans, Sergei Polunin, Daisy Maywood, Nick Holder, Earl Carpenter, Philip Griffiths, Simon Green, Stephen John Davis, Thor Cortes, Heather Jackson, Ellen Jackson, Rosemary Ashe.
Official DVD release with bonus, A++

The Phantom of the Opera
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
10/13/12 ~ Broadway
Hugh Panaro, Trista Moldovan, Kyle Barisich, Michele McConnell, Joelle Gates, Cristin J Hubbard, Aaron Galligan-Stierle, Kevin Ligon, Christian Sebek
Complete show, but act 2 starts a minute into Masquerade. Slightly shaky between scenes; generally steady shots with some nice close ups. A head appears slightly for the full stage shots. Very clear with good sound 2 DVDs A

The Phantom of the Opera
10/31/12 ~ Broadway
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
11/22/12 ~ Broadway
Hugh Panaro, Samantha Hill, Kyle Barisch, Michele McConnell, Jim Weitzer, Tim Jerome, Ellen Harvey, Christian Sebek, Kara Klein
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, but otherwise very clear and unobstructed. Complete show including curtain call and BCEFA speech. Nice video A-

The Phantom of the Opera
2/21/13 ~ Broadway
Hugh Panaro, Sierra Boggess, Kyle Barisich, Michele McConnell, Jim Weitzer, Tim Jerome, Ellen Harvey, Christian Sebek, Kara Klein
Missing the first 3 or 4 minutes. Filmed from the back of the balcony, so there are many heads in the shot sometimes covering the stage almost completely. 2 DVDs B-

The Phantom of the Opera
3/9/13 ~ Broadway (Matinee)
Jeremy Stolle (Phantom u/s), Samantha Hill (Christine), Greg Mills (Raoul), Michele McConnell (Carlotta), Christian Sebek (Piangi), Tim Jerome (Firmin), Richard Poole (Andre u/s), Kara Klein (Meg Giry), Carrington Vilmont (Don Attillio),Nathan Patrick Morgan (Jeweler), Kenneth Kantor (Lefevre), Scott Mikita (Buquet/Passarino u/s), Dustin Layton, Kelly Jeanne Grant, Andrew Drost, Lynne Abeles, Satomi Hoffman, Elizabeth Welch, Susan Owen, Heather Hill, Paul A Schaefer, Shaun Colledge
This has a lot of heads at the bottom of the screen, includes curtain call. B

The Phantom of the Opera
4/9/13 ~ Broadway
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
4/27/13 ~ Broadway
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
5/9/13 ~ Broadway
Peter Joback, Elizabeth Welch, Kyle Barisich, Michele McConnel, Christian Sebek, Richard Poole, Tim Jerome, Ellen Harvey, Kara Klein
Nicely filmed with clear picture with only an occasional cover-up and excellent sound throughout; nice video A-

The Phantom of the Opera
5/18/13 ~ Broadway
Peter Joback, Samantha Hill, Jeremy Stolle (u/s Raoul), Michele McConnell,Tim Jerome, Richard Poole, Ellen Harvey, Christian Sebek, Kara Klein
Good clear video with not as many heads in the way and excellent sound; very nice video A-

The Phantom of the Opera
6/3/13 ~ Broadway
Peter Joback, Marni Raab, Kyle Barisich, Michele McConnell, Scott Mikita, Jim Weitzer, Ellen Harvey, Christian Sebek, Kara Klein
Nice clear video with excellent sound and clear, crisp picture and not too many heads in the way A

Phantom of the Opera
7/27/13 ~ Broadway
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
1/11/14 ~ Broadway
Jeremy Stolle (u/s Phantom), Mary Michael Patterson, Scott Mikita (The Jeweler) Greg Mills (Passarino)
Shot from the balcony with some good closeups. A-

The Phantom of the Opera
1/18/14 ~ Broadway
Hugh Panaro, Mary Michael Patterson, Jeremy Hays
2 DVDs

The Phantom of the Opera
1/22/14 ~ Broadway
Laird Mackintosh, Mary Michael Patterson, Jeremy Hays. Laird
Highlights, 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
1/24/14 ~ Broadway
Shot from Orchestra around heads, a lot of wandering. C

The Phantom of the Opera
1/25/14 ~ Broadway
Laird Mackintosh, Mary Michael Patterson, Jeremy Hays.
Some head obstruction. 44 min highlights.

The Phantom of the Opera
1/29/14 ~ Broadway
Paul A. Schaefer (u/s), Mary Michael Patterson, Jeremy Hays
Clear picture and great sound; nice video A

The Phantom of the Opera
2/3/14 ~ Broadway
Hugh Panaro, Elizabeth Welch, Jeremy Hays, Michele McConnell, Laird Mackintosh, Tim Jerome, Ellen Harvey, Christian Sebek, Deanna Doyle
Very nice video with clear sound and picture 2 DVDs A

The Phantom of the Opera
2/9/14 ~ Chicago, IL
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. Very well done with excellent picture and good clear sound; a little dark at times but that is the show 2 DVDs A

The Phantom of the Opera
3/6/14 ~ Broadway
Hugh Panaro (Phantom), Elizabeth Welch (Christine u/s), Jeremy Hays (Raoul)

Phantom of the Opera
3/31/14 ~ Broadway
Hugh Panaro, Sara Jean Ford, Jeremy Hays
2 DVDs

Phantom of the Opera
4/3/14 ~ Broadway
Hugh Panaro, Mary Michael Patterson, Jeremy Hays
2 DVDs

Phantom of the Opera
4/17/14 ~ Broadway
Hugh Panaro, Sara Jean Ford, Jeremy Hays
2 DVDs

Phantom of the Opera
5/12/14 ~ Broadway
Norm Lewis, Sierra Bogges, Jeremy Hays
Norm's first and Sierra's wonderful return.

The Phantom of the Opera
5/17/14 ~ Broadway
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 to the show; great clear picture and good sound; nice video 2 DVDs A

The Phantom of the Opera
7/27/14 ~ Milwaukee, WI
Cooper Grodin, Grace Morgan (alt Christine), Ben Jacoby, Lindsay O'Neil (u/s Carlotta), Brad Oscar, Linda Balgord, Edward Staudenmayer, Frank Viveros
Beautiful HD capture with no obstructions. Great video with nice picture and clear sound 2 DVDs A

The Phantom of the Opera
8/12/15 ~ Costa Mesa, CA
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

Phantom Of The Opera: Behind The Mask
12/26/06 ~ BBC-TV
Phantom of the Opera is the most successful musical in history. It has been staged in hundreds of cities and seen by over 100 million people. Total ticket sales exceed 3 billion dollars. It has won over 50 major theatre awards and the original cast album has sold over 40 million copies. The world’s most successful musical celebrated its 20th anniversary in 2006 and the full story of how this extraordinary show was created and brought to stage has now been told by the original creative team and cast. In this television special made with the full support and co-operation of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Cameron Mackintosh, we hear from Michael Crawford and Sarah Brightman who created the lead roles and see rare footage from the original production rehearsals.  About 90 minutes. A

Phantom: The Las Vegas Spectacular
8/28/06 ~ Las Vegas
Anthony Crivello, Elizabeth Loyacano, Elena Jeanne Batman, Tim Martin Gleason, John Wolfe, Lawson Skala, Rebecca Spencer, Brianne Morgan, Larry Morbitt
7pm Show: Great performances were great, beginning is a full shot of the whole theater until everyone comes on stage. Two minutes are missing when they start getting all the letters from phantom; about 4 minutes of blackness. Nice video A-

Phantom: The Las Vegas Spectacular
8/30/06 ~ Las Vegas
Brent Barrett, Sierra Boggess, Geena Jeffries Mattox, Tim Martin Gleason, John Wolfe, Lawson Skala, Rebecca Spencer, Brianne Morgan, Larry Morbitt
10pm Show: Superior Cast, same taper as above one with blackouts at about the same times; excellent quality video A

Phedre
1998 ~ London
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-

The Philanthropist
5/17/09 ~ Broadway
Matthew Broderick, Steven Webber, Jonathan Cake, Anna Madeley, Tate Ellington, Jennifer Mudge, Samantha Soule
Scene one and the first half of scene two are audio only, but after that it's full show with only a couple minor drop-outs here and there and some obstruction from heads; there is a bar at the bottom of the screen in wide shots, but it doesn't block the action. Low sound but clear 2 DVDs A

Philemon
1/7/78 ~ PBS TV
Dick Latessa, Leila Martin, Michael Glenn-Smith, Virginia Gregory, Howard Ross, Kathryn King Segal, Charles Blackburn
Music by Harvey Schmidt, lyrics by Tom Jones. B

Piaf
1984 ~ Filmed for television
Jane Lapotaire, David Leary, Robert Christian, Peter Friedman, Judith Ivey, Jean Smart
Pro-shot video; excellent production filmed for TV A

Pickwick
6/11/69 ~ BBC-TV
Harry Secombe, Roy Castle, Hattie Jacques, Aubrey Woods, Bill Fraser
Transferred from BBC television; PAL original with time code in the upper left hand corner.TV adaptation of the West End musical which opened in London on July 4th, 1963 (which also had a
short Broadway run of 56 performances in 1965.) This production reunites the original London cast. Musical based on Charles Dickens's The Pickwick Papers. Not too bad considering it age. A

Picnic
1981 ~ Showtime TV
Rue McClanahan, Michael Learned, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Gregory Harrison, Dick Van Pattan, Timothy Shelton, Dana Hill, Conchata Ferrell William Inge's play as broadcast on Broadway On Showtime;
some slight generation loss but okay clear video with good sound; pro shot A

Picnic
12/15/12 ~ New York.
Reed Birney, Maggie Grace, Elizabeth Marvel, Sebastian Stan, Mare Winningham, Ellen Burstyn, Madeleine Martin, Ben Rappaport, Cassie Beck, Maddie Corman, Lizbeth Mackay, Chris Perfetti
Roundabout Theatre Company.  Limited run from December 2012 - February 2013.  Shot from the balcony. A

The Pillowman
3/26/05 ~ Broadway
Billy Crudup, Jeff Goldblum, Zeljko Ivanek, Michael Stuhlbarg. Jesse Shane Bronstein, Kate Gleason, Rick Holmes, Ted Koch, Madeleine Martin, Colby Minifie, Virginia Louise Smith
A dark show so there are some dark spots; lots of close-ups but missing the last 6 minutes of act 1, which is sound only; act 2 is complete B+

Pinkalicious the Musical
5/20/12 ~ Eugene, OR
Amateur production of this children's musical but the only video available; filmed on a tripod
from the back of the theater with no closeups B

Pipe Dream - Encores!
3/28/12 ~ New York
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
Filmed around a railing which sometimes gets in the show but is well filmed around; some good close-ups and clear sound; disc includes 35 minutes of behind the scenes/interviews. A-

Pippin (Bob Fosse's Master)
1981 ~ Hamilton, Ontario Canada
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

Pippin: His Life and Times
1981 ~ Hamilton, Ontario Canada
William Katt, Ben Vereen, Leslie Denniston, Chita Rivera, Benjamin Rayson, Martha Raye
Professionally filmed video A

Pippin
July 1991 ~ Plays in the Park, NJ
Roger-John Leach, Bobby Selig, Patricia Burr, Jackie Neill, Charlotte Chernus, Robert Dumpert
Pro-shot; nice video 2 DVDs B

Pippin In Concert
11/29/04 ~ New York
Michael Arden, Laura Benanti, Rosie O'Donnell Billy Porter, Kate Shindle, Darius DeHaas, Ben Vereen, Terrence Mann, Charles Busch, Julia Murney, John Tartaglia, more!
Amazing cast with Mann, Benanti, Murney, and Tartaglia also stealing the show. Vereen gets a standing ovation when he comes out on stage. Great video with nice picture and sound throughout A

Pippin
4/20/13 ~ Broadway
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.

Pippin
7/13/13 ~ Broadway
Matthew James Thomas, Patina Miller, Terrence Mann, Charlotte d'Amboise, Rachel Bay Jones, Andrea Martin
Beautiful HD capture with excellent picture and clear sound; very good video 2 DVDs A

Pippin
6/14/14 ~ Broadway
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

Pippin
10/23/14 ~ Los Angeles, CA
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 DISCS

Pippin
10/26/14 ~ Los Angeles, CA
Matthew James Thomas, Sasha Allen, John Rubinstein, Andrea Martin, Kristine Reese, Sabrina Harper,
Callan Bergmann, Lucas Schultz
Excellent capture no blackouts, no otbstruction, 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+

Pippin
12/30/14 ~ Broadway (Evening)
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 A

The Pirate Queen Documentary the Making of: Airing on WLIW TV
3/17/07
Behind the scenes of the new Broadway musical (opening April 5, 2007 at the Hilton Theatre) from the creators of "Les Miserables" and "Miss Saigon," and the producers of "Riverdance." Presented by Gabriel Byrne, the documentary tells the story of two giants of musical theatre history, Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schonberg as they journey to bring the real-life story of legendary Irish Chieftain Grace O' Malley to the world stage. The documentary follows the creative team, cast and crew from their earliest days of rehearsals in Dublin and New York, to their opening at the Cadillac Palace Theatre in Chicago, through the moment they embark upon their Broadway premiere, including powerful performances recorded at rehearsals and at the Chicago premier. (Closed Captioning)

The Pirate Queen
2006 ~ Chicago, IL
Stephanie J. Block
Pro-shot copy, filmed with multiple cameras, made for as reference for the production’s design team.  Filmed during the pre-Broadway try-out in Chicago. 2 DVDs A+
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The Pirate Queen
10/7/06 ~ Chicago, IL
Stephanie J. Block, Hadley Frasier, Jeff McCarthy, Linda Balgord, William Youmans, Marcus Chait.
Poorly filmed, lots of blackouts. some good close-ups, different angles than the second. Act One Only.

The Pirate Queen
10/8/06 ~ Chicago, IL
Stephanie J. Block, Hadley Frasier, Jeff McCarthy, Linda Balgord, William Youmans, Marcus Chait
Contains about an 60% of the show visually (about an hours worth total) and 100% audio. Random footage from both acts. Visually there are lots of black outs here and there. B

The Pirate Queen
10/11/06 ~ Chicago, IL
Stephanie J. Block, Hadley Frasier, Jeff McCarthy, Linda Balgord, William Youmans, Marcus Chait
Finally the whole show and beautifully captured. Crystal clear picture and sound and almost no coverups at all; excellent video, very nicely done A+

The Pirate Queen
3/24/07 ~ Broadway
Stephanie J. Block, Hadley Fraser, Linda Balgord, Marcus Chait, Jeff McCarthy, William Youmans, Nick Adams
Act 1 is a little jumpy at time with some minor spotlight washout on wide shots but not that bad; Act 2 is A much better with no heads in the way and lots of close-ups; very nice video with excellent picture and sound throughout A-

The Pirate Queen
4/11/07 ~ Broadway
Stephanie J. Block, Hadley Fraser, Linda Balgord, Marcus Chait, Jeff McCarthy, William Youmans
Beautifully filmed from the first row center of the mezzanine. Crystal clear, but some minimal spotlight washout in the wide shots. Includes scanned Playbill information. A

The Pirate Queen
4/13/07 ~ Broadway
Stephanie J. Block, Hadley Fraser, Jeff McCarthy, Linda Balgord,William Youmans, Marcus Chait
Wonderful crystal clear capture and top notch amazing performances. Much improved from Chicago version. A+

Pirates!
7/5/07 ~ Papermill Playhouse, NJ
Andrew Varela, Barrett Foa, Farah Alvin, Ed Dixon, Liz McCartney, Gerry McIntyre, John O'Creagh, Julia Osborne
One really annoying head, but captures all the action and is generally good quality - focuses a little more on Barrett & Farah than anyone else; good video A

Pirates of Penzance
1980 ~ New York
Kevin Kline, Linda Ronstadt, George Rose, Patricia Routeledge
Broadway Archives video, pro-shot in Central Park before moving to Broadway; slightly dark but thoroughly enjoyable A-

Pirates of Penzance
1985 ~ Stratford, Ontario, Canada
Brent Carver, Jeff Hyslop, Caralyn Tomlin, Douglas Chamberlain
Pro-shot production of the Stratford Festival of Canada by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Excellent video. A

Pirates of Penzance
2006 ~ Opera Australia Production
Anthony Warlow, David Hobson, John Bolton-Wood, Suzanne
Johnston,Taryn Fiebig, Richard Alexander,Andrew Brunsdon
Proshot official DVD; good video. A

Pirates of Penzance
3/18/07 ~ New York City Opera
Marc Kudisch, Scott Guinn, Matt Morgan, Myrna Paris, Erin Elizabeth Smith, Heather Johnson, Shannon Carson, Sarah Jane McMahon, Mark Jacoby, Kevin Burdette, Fran Barnes
Filmed from the left side; some spotlight washout B+
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Pirates of Penzance
7/7/07 ~ Musical Theatre West, Long Beach, CA
Rex Smith (The Pirate King), Kristofer McNeely (Frederick), Jennifer Malenke, Mary Gordon Murray, Norman Large (General), Paul Clausen (Police Chief)
Beautiful production, A.

The Play What I Wrote
3/12/03 ~ Broadway
Hamish McColl, Sean Foley and Toby Jones
Good quality with close-ups. Liam Neeson was the mystery guest star for the night. A

The Playwright's the Thing II:
Neil Simon at the Neil Simon Theatre Benefit
6/26/00 ~ New York
Jennifer Ehle, Bebe Neuwirth, Rosemary Harris, Hank Azaria, Bronson Pinchot, Jean Smart, Debra Monk,Tony Roberts, Nathan Lane, Mark Feuerstein, Robert Sean Leonard, Mary Louis Wilson, Calista Flockheart, Roger Bart, Christine Ebersole, Robert Klein, Marsha Mason, John Ritter, Eugene Levy, Natasha Lyonne, Joe Benjamin, Mark Blum, Sidney Lipton, Lynne Thigpen, Roc Dutton, Ron Rifkin, Julie Kavner
A starry cast directed by Walter Bobbie perform excerpt readings of Neil Simon's work as a tribute to the playwright. Includes closing remarks by Neil Simon himself. Pro-shot A

Plaza Suite
12/3/87 ~ CBS-TV
Carol Burnett, Dabney Coleman, Richard Crenna, Hal Holbrook, Tim Conway Jr.
Based on Neil Simon's 1968 play. This was filmed as part of The Carol Burnett Show and substituted her usual sketch comedy format for this one episode. It opens with her familiar theme song and has her addressing the audience, as she always did. Commercials have been edited out. A

Poe
November 2003 ~ London
Steve Balsamo, David Burt, Karen Davis, James Gillan.
Fully staged workshop of the show presented at Abby Road Studios in London. "Edgar Allan Poe is one of the world’s most influential writers. He is the inventor of the Detective Novel and the Father of Science Fiction. Sherlock Holmes was based on a character Poe wrote 60 years before Conan Doyle and he is universally acknowledged as the inspiration of writers such as H G Wells (War of the Worlds), Jules Verne (20,000 Leagues Under the Sea) and as George Bernard Shaw said "We others simply take off our hats and let Mr. Poe go first". Lesser known are the intriguing details of Poe’s remarkable life, which inspired his works. His mother dying in his arms when he was three years old, being forcefully separated from his first love, the tragic death of his young wife and his misplaced trust in Rufus Griswold, a rival poet motivated by jealousy and hatred. Even Poe’s death is shrouded in the mystery he became so famous for creating. These real events from Poe’s bizarre life intertwined with some of his greatest works, form the basis of the story of this new musical". Pro-shot for video. A

The Making of Pokemon, Live!
2000
Half-hour documentary produced for TV, including interviews with the cast and creative team as well as rehearsal and production footage. Disc also includes 45 minutes of raw interview footage, press coverage from local news stations, and TV commercials. Excellent quality transfer to DVD.

Pokemon, Live!
1/15/00 - Tour in Chicago
Dominic Nolfi (Ash), Heidi Marie Wehymueller (Misty), Dennis Kenney (Brock), Darren Dunstan (Giovanni), Dee Roscioli (Delia Ketchum), Andrew Rannells (James), Lauren Kling (Jessie), Patrick Frankfort (Professor Oak).
Full show filmed on a tripod with sound patched in from the soundboard. Full stage-shot from under the balcony overhang with no zooms, some spotlight washout, but still very good quality.

Pokemon, Live!
9/30/00 - Radio City Music Hall, New York
Dominic Nolfi (Ash), Abbey O'Brien (u/s Misty), Dennis Kenney (Brock), Darren Dunstan (Giovanni), Dee Roscioli (Delia Ketchum), Andrew Rannells (James), Lauren Kling (Jessie), Patrick Frankfort (Professor Oak).
Highlights running about 1 hour and 45 minutes, filmed on a tripod with sound patched in from the soundboard. Mostly a full stage shot with some zooming and panning. Direct transfer to DVD from VHS, very clear quality. Disc also includes footage filmed from house right of children's reactions to the performance, presumably for promotional use in commercials.

Pokemon, Live!
12/30/00 - Tour in Milwaukee, WI
Dominic Nolfi (Ash), Abbey O'Brien (u/s Misty), Dennis Kenney (Brock), Darren Dunstan (Giovanni), Dee Roscioli (Delia Ketchum), Andrew Rannells (James), Lauren Kling (Jessie), Patrick Frankfort (Professor Oak).
Full show filmed on a tripod with sound patched in from the soundboard. Full stage-shot with no zooms, some spotlight washout, but still very good quality.

Poona The Fuckdog, And Other Plays For Children
2001 ~ Portland, OR
Laura Faye Smith (Poona), Keith Cable (Shrub, God, VCR, Aide), Kathrynn Campbell (Stagehand, Suzy-Suzy Cyber-ssassin), Zero Feeney (Storyteller, Telegram), Lori Ferraro (Orderly, Jasper), Mark Frazer (Stagehand, The Man Who Can Sell Anything), Ken Johnson (Frog, Angel Gabe), Jason Maniccia (Prince, Computer), Ritah Parrish (Rabbit, TV), Ben Plont (Mr. Beer, Jack Jacobs), Kam Sisco (Fairy God Phallus, C#nt), Neal Starbird (Orderly, Guard, Angel Mike, Cop’s voices).
“Once upon a time, there was a little f#ckdog who lived in the woods. Her name was Poona. Poona had no friends until her Fairy Godpenis brought her a magical gift-a big pink box. Follow Poona’s twisted path to the Kingdom Of Do (where no one did). Meet The Man Who Can Sell Anything, Suzy-Suzy Cyber-Assassin, Mr Beer, a pair of twisted space aliens named Jasper and C#nt, and God (who will answer any question for $5.00). If Pee-Wee’s Playhouse had a kennel, Poona The F#ckdog would board there. Poona is cartoonish yet clever, innocent and insidious, over the top but under the skin. Writer Jeff Goode deftly deploys a child’s fairy tales to skewer the adult world of crass commercialism, marauding media, and totalitarian technology”. Presented by Portland Oregon’s fringe theatre, Theatre Vertigo. Filmed using multiple-cameras for video. A

Popkiss!
August 1997 ~ London
Jo Napthine, Stewart Nicholls, Ellen Martin, Jane Macintyre, Tony Paice
Filmed using a camcorder on a tripod. Some generational loss, and the video has a bit of a reddish tinge to it. A-

Porgy and Bess
March 2002 ~ New York City Opera
Alvy Powell, Marquita Lister, Angela Rene Simpson, Dwayne Clark,Adina Aaron
Pro shot for PBS; nice video A

Porgy and Bess
11/4/06 ~ West End, London
Clarke Peters, Nicola Hughes, Cornell S. John, O-T Fagbenle, Dawn Hope, Melanie Marshall, Lorraine Velez, Edward Baruwa
Trevor Nunn's new production of the Gershwin classic, cut down to 2.5 hours and given a more musical theatre feel than opera; nice video with good closeups and sound A

Porgy and Bess
12/29/11 ~ Broadway
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. A-

Porgy and Bess
1/11/12 ~ Broadway
Norm Lewis, Audra McDonald, David Alan Grier, Phillip Boykin, Nikki Renee Daniels, Joshua Henry, Christopher Innvar, Bryonha Marie Parham, NaTasha Yvette Williams
Beautiful capture with no obstructions of this nicely reworked classic. Well filmed and clear picture and sound; very nice video that follows the action well A

Porgy and Bess
9/12/13 - PBS-TV
Eric Owens, Laquita Mitchell, Chauncey Packer, Lester Lynch, Angel Blue, Karen Slack, Alteouise deVaughn, Eric Greene, Michael Bragg, Malesha Jessie
Produced by the San Francisco Opera; this presentation did not air nationally on all PBS stations; it only aired on KQED in San Francisco. A

Porgy and Bess
5/4/14 ~ Los Angeles (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: The Unauthorized Harry Potter Experience
5/23/12 ~ New York
Daniel Clarkson, Jeff Turner
Features all seven Harry Potter books condensed into seventy hilarious minutes; full/mid stage shot as the action goes back and forth throughout; good video A

Present Laughter
12/16/81 ~ BBC
Pro-Shot, Donald Sinden (Garry Essendine), Dinah Sheridan (Liz Essendine), Gwen Watford (Monica Reed), Elizabeth Counsell (Joanna Lyppiatt), Julian Fellows (Roland Maule),
Written by Noel Coward, an aging and self-obsessed actor finds himself in a situation bordering on farce when he is beseiged by the demands of his estranged wife, women who want to seduce him and a crazed playwright, this is a filmed version of a stage production that started out in Greenwich, U.K., Coward wrote it for himself and played the lead, Gary Essendine, in the 1958 B'way revival

Prettybelle
1982 ~ New York
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

Primo
2005 ~ London
Antony Sher
Pro-Shot. A work of astounding dramatic power it brings to life Primo Levi's great testament to his year in Auschwitz. Antony Sher's towering performance is as controlled as Primo Levi's own lucid prose. Beautifully directed by Richard Wilson and presented in Hildegard Bechtler's magnificent, symbolist set. A+

The Prince Of Central Park
10/24/89 ~ Broadway
Jo Anne Worley, Adrian Bailey, Richard H. Blake, Stephan Bourneuf, Chris Callen, Ruth Gottschall
Broadway flop with just 2 official performances. This video was filmed at the first preview. Surprisingly good video for its age and scarcity, but some generational loss and heads along the bottom of the screen throughout. Some video glitches in the first minute or two, then improves. Disc also includes Jeffrey Lyons review of the show. B

Princess Diana, The Musical
9/27/98 ~ Omaha, NE
Lisa Kliewer-Lind, John-Michael Zuerlein
Pro shot video with great picture and sound A+

Priscilla: Queen of the Desert
3/6/11 ~ Broadway
Will Swenson, Tony Sheldon, Nick Adams, C. David Johnson, Jacqueline B. Arnold, Anastacia McCleskey, Ashley Spencer, Jessica Phillips, J. Elaine Marcos
Very good video with great picture and sound and killer songs; fun video A

Priscilla: Queen of the Desert
2012 ~ Brasil
Ruben Gabira (Bernadette), Luciano Andrey (Tick), André Torquato (Felicia), Saulo Vasconcelos (Bob), Andrezza Massei,
Excellent cast, in Portugues but songs in English.  Filmed Pro Shot with Multicameras 2 DVDs A+

Priscilla: Queen of the Desert
1/4/13 ~ Peoria, IL
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 with excellent picture and clear sound; good video 2 DVDs A

Private Fears in Public Places
7/2/05 ~ New York
Melanie Gutteridge, Paul Kemp,Adrian McLoughlin, AlexAndrea Mathie, Sarah Moyle, Paul Thornley
Written and directed by Sir Alan Ayckbourn; nice video with excellent closeups and great sound; includes NY1 review A

Private Lives
7/21/02 ~ Broadway
Alan Rickman, Lindsey Duncan, Emma Fielding, Adam Godley, 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.  A

Private Lives
11/9/11 ~ Broadway
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

Private Lives
2013 ~ London
Toby Stephens, Anna Chancellor, Anthony Calf, Anna-Louise Plowman
The Chichester Festival Theatre production presented by CinemaLive and Digital Theatre which aired in British cinemas in early 2014; pro-shot A+

Privates On Parade
1989 ~ New York
Jim Dale, Donna Murphy, Simon Jones, Gregory Jbara
Produced by The Roundabout Theatre Company. Very nicely filmed from the balcony, but the railing is visible in the bottomof the screen. Some slight generational loss. 2 DVDs A

The Producers
2/20/01 ~ Chicago preview
Nathan Lane, Matthew Broderick, Roger Bart, Gary Beach, Ron Orbach, Cady Huffman
Classic video; best Producers available; A+

The Producers
3/29/01 ~ Broadway
Nathan Lane, Matthew Broderick, Roger Bart, Gary Beach, Brad Oscar, Cady Huffman
Shot from the balcony with a railing obstruction or two. Plenty of good close-ups and followed the action well. Act one only; about 1 hour, 20 minutes long. Very rare A

The Producers
4/25/01 ~ Broadway
Nathan Lane, Matthew Broderick, Roger Bart, Gary Beach, Brad Oscar, Cady Huffman.
Slight spotlight washout, bar in the way version. Cam Video. Video includes the 2001 Gypsy of the Year skit after the show.  A

The Producers
11/4/01 ~ Broadway
Nathan Lane, Matthew Broderick, Roger Bart, Gary Beach, Brad Oscar, Cady Huffman.
Digital. Nice, lots of close-ups, a LOT of heads in the way. Many ad-libs from Nathan Lane ("I hear he has a polyp") B

The Producers
3/22/02 ~ Broadway
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. Digital video. Incredible with no extras A

The Producers
12/19/02 ~ Broadway
Brad Oscar, Roger Bart, Gary Beach, Brad Musgrove, Cady Huffman, John Tracey Egan
Shot from 3rd row balcony. Small splice in the intro-to-Roger's-elegant-UES-townhouse moment because of flipping tapes, so you'll see Roger Bart as Carmen Ghia for a moment there. Great video. A

The Producers
2004 ~ Argentina
Enrique Pinti (Max), Guillermo Franchella (Leo), Maria Rojí (Ulla), Jorge Priano (Roger de Bris), Pablo Sultani (Franz Liebkind), Miguel Brandan (Carmen Ghia), Romina Groppo (Sentime-Tocame)
Full stage pro-shot A-

The Producers
1/22/04 ~ Broadway
Nathan Lane, Matthew Broderick, Roger Bart, Gary Beach
Excellent video with the return of many of the OBC. Great picture and sound; A

The Producers
October 2004 ~ Melbourne, Australia
Reg Livermore,Tom Burlinson, Chloe Dallimore,Tony Sheldon, Bert Newton
Recorded through the house camera, so it's a stationary full stage shot. Audio patched in directly from the sound board. Some spotlight washout. 2 DVDs A

The Producers
5/24/05 ~ Broadway
Richard Kind, Roger Bart, Brooks Ashmanskas, John Tracey Egan, Jonathan Freeman, Angie Schworer
A little jumpy in the first 10 minutes and then a 3 minute cover up for latecomers; excellent video A-

The Producers
10/21/06 - Bloomington, IN
Jason Simon, Austin Owen, Elizabeth Pawlowski, Brad Nacht, John West, Jesse Coleman
Non-Equity tour. Filming doesn't start for the first act until "King of Broadway" and then there are several coverups due to latecomers and technical difficulties with the camera. Steady filming begins in Max's office. Shakier than I would have liked and moderate spotlight washout once in a while, also a head to shoot around in the second act. Includes a cute ad lib in "Betrayed" about Indiana University losing to Ohio State that day (go Bucks!), the audience goes crazy when Jason says Indiana will win the next game. 2 DVDs B+

The Producers
12/2/06 ~ Mexico
Pedro Armendariz (Max), Adal Ramones (Leo), Natalia Sosa (Ulla), Iván Caraza (Roger de Bris), Federico Di Lorenzo (Franz Liebkind), José Luis Rodriguez (Carmen Ghia), Anabel Dueñas (Abrazame-Tocame)
A-

The Producers
1/30/07 ~ Rockford, IL
Jason Simon, Austin Owen, Jesse Coleman, John West, Brad Nacht, Elizabeth Pawlowski
Non-Equity Tour: Great cast and energy in this performance. Great picture, sound and capture; a total of less than 2 minutes of blackouts A

The Producers
4/12/07 ~ Broadway
John Treacy Egan, Hunter Foster, Brad Musgrove, Bill Nolte, Lee Roy Reams, Angie Schworer
Great sound and picture is great; very clear and crisp throughout; nice video in weeks before Broadway closing A-

The Producers
2008 ~ Newcastle, Australia
Allan Richards, Kahalil Khay, Cathy Maughan, Ron Gillett, Malcolm Young, Andrew Shaw, Melinda Smith
A Metropolitan Players presentation shot using one camera on a tripod. Good clear picture and sound A

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

The Producers - Hollywood Bowl Concert
7/28/12 ~ Los Angeles, CA
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 A

The Producers
2/8/14 ~ Fullerton, CA
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

Promises, Promises - Encores!
3/21/97 ~ New York
Martin Short, Christine Baranski, Terrance Mann, Dick Latessa, Eugene Levy
Filmed from the high right side on an angle with spotlight washout and no closeups; good sound but not a great video although its the only one from this i have seen B

Promises, Promises
2/4/01 ~ Auditorium Theatre, Chicago
George Hearn, Jason Graae, Susan Moniz
This is a video of the Ovations! Concert staging of the Bacharach/David musical.The video quality is crystal-clear with very good zooms and camera-work; digital; excellent sound. A

Promises, Promises
4/1/10 ~ Broadway
This celebrated revival stars Emmy winner Sean Hayes as Chuck Baxter and Tony and Emmy winner Kristin Chenoweth as Fran Kubelik. It features the addition of the Bacharach-David hit "I Say a Little Prayer," which is performed by Chenoweth and "The Girls." The production also adds another Bacharach-David favorite, "A House Is Not a Home," which is also performed by Chenoweth. Great widescreen capture with nice sound. Includes promos, footage of marqee, and Chenowith performing the national anthem at a baseball game. A+

Promises, Promises
7/17/10 ~ Broadway
Kristin Chenoweth, Sean Hayes, Tony Goldwyn, Katie Finneran, Dick Latessa, Brook Ashmanskas
Nice capture of the original cast before Katie left the show. Includes a few bloopers where Sean can't stop laughing at Katie; great clear video A-

Promises, Promises
9/22/10 ~ Broadway
Sean Hayes, Kristin Chenoweth, Brian O'Brien (u/s J.D. Sheldrake), Katie Finneran, Dick Latessa, Brooks Ashmanskas, Helen Anker, Peter Benson, Sean Martin Hingston
Filmed in 16:9 widescreen with no obstructions; a few very brief blackouts due to late-comers. Steady filming with a good mix of close-ups and medium zooms. Video includes Katie Finneran's scenes from her final performance on October 10, 2010. Great clear video and excellent sound A

Promises, Promises
11/17/10 ~ Broadway
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. Wonderfully cute show and always great performances from the entire cast. A

Proof
9/4/01 ~ Broadway
Mary Louise Parker, Ben Shenkman, Patrick Tovatt, Johanna
Day Shot from first row balcony, no obstructions or heads, shaky in one or two scenes, but otherwise good, lots of zooms, B+

Proof
8/7/02 – Broadway
Anne Heche, Neil Patrick Harris, Len Cariou, Kate Jennings Grant
Digital, shot from the third row mezzanine with no heads in the way. Beautiful video. Sound comes in and out, like a static. A

The Property Known as Garland
5/1/06 ~ New York
Adrienne Barbeau, Kerby Joe Grubb
Beautifully shot, and crystal clear. A

Prymate
4/23/04 ~ Broadway
Andre De Shields, Phyllis Frelich, James Naughton, Heather Tom
Excellent video of the worst play of the 2003-2004 season; good picture and sound throughout; 1st generation from the master A

Psycho, The Musical
1999 ~ location unknown
Cast unknown
Not much information available this show except it was done by a local regional theatre and is based on the movie with an Alfred Hitchcock narrator; some generational loss and occasional blackouts; interesting video B. B

Pump Boys and Dinettes
8/15/83 ~ NBC TV
Debra Monk, Cass Morgan, John Foley, John Schimmel, Jim Wann, Mark Hardwick, Ron Carey and Tanya Tucker.
Featuring a country-pop score, this rock-a billy musical began as a cabaret act in NYC and moved through the ranks of Broadway.Featuring humorous songs as "The Night Dolly Parton Was Almost Mine" and "Be Good or Be Gone." This recording is in excellent shape! Looks like it was taped from TV and converted to DVD from that first generation tape. Very little quality lost.

Puppetry of the Penis
??
Must be 18+

Purlie
1981 ~ Showtime TV
Robert Guillaume, Melba Moore, Sherman Hemsley, Rhetta Hughes, Clarice Taylor, Brandon Maggart, Don Scardino, Linda Hopkins
Slight generational loss but nice video A

Putting it Together
2/20/00 ~ Broadway
Carol Burnett, George Hearn, John Barrowman, Ruthie Henshall, Bronson Pinchot
Professional Pay Per View telecast of the final performance A+

Putting It Together
2/15/02 AND 2/16/02 ~ Melbourne, Australia
Lisa-Marie Charalambous, Simon Eleeson, Tyran Parke, Martin Croft, Robyn Arthur
Pro-shot video of regional performace; clear video A-

QED
11/12/01 ~ Broadway
Alan Alda, Kellie Overbey.  Filmed during previews. Presented at Lincoln Center’s Vivian Beaumont Theatre. “Who knew that quantum electrodynamics could make for a dramatic evening of theatre? In the hands of the late, great physicist Richard Feynman, it does. Feynman's theory of QED is just one of the many topics the playwright Peter Parnell explores in this nearly-one-man show. Set in Feynman's office on the weekend of his realization that he has terminal cancer, this play is an intellectual tour-de-force that captures the unique, hilarious, and puckish genius that Feynman was. From his work on the Manhattan Project to the death of his beloved first wife, from his mission to reconstruct the Challenger space shuttle tragedy to his Nobel-prize winning physics ideas, the mere resume of Feynman's life is fascinating. But Parnell give us more, letting Feynman fill in the details of his life. When he reads a letter he wrote to his wife after her death, or flirts with a student, or chillingly recalls walking around Manhattan calculating how much damage an atomic bomb could do, we grow to love the man behind the scientist. And we watch in fascination as he puzzles out the problem of his own death. Combining the current interest in science and math in the entertainment world with one of the most entertaining scientists in U.S. history, QED is a tour-de-force”.  Just 40 performances of this show, even though it ran for about 7 months.  It shared the space with the musical “Contact”, and only played on the nights when Contact was dark.  Very nicely filmed.  A little grainy for the close-ups. A

Quadrophenia
8/21/09 ~ UK Tour
Sean Croke, Daniel Curtis, Brennan Reece, Lillie Flynn, Iris Roberts, Dawn Sieveright, Ryan Gage, Rob Kendrick, George Maguire, Kirsty Malone,  Ryan O'Donnell, Tom Robertson, Jack Roth, John Schumacher, Kevin Wathen,  Sydney Rae White
Missing some scenes with some filmed blind but good picture and audio throughout 2 DVDs B+

The Quaker Girl
7/28/07 ~ San Jose, CA
A production of the Lyric Theatre Of San Jose. Semi-staged concert version. Filmed using multiple cameras. A