Marin Mazzie in

September 10, 2010

Marin interviews Marin Mazzie about her work taking over the role of Diana in Next to Normal: “So I feel like we’re pretty where we’re supposed to be, and now it’s just playing and discovering every night, which is just great. The piece really allows for that because these characters are so rich. I mean, Diana’s life is endless to me, what I can cull from it and the experiences she’s had. It’s just sort of one of those characters that you can just keep building in your ground, in your head, and that’s so great”

Stephen Holden on Marin Mazzie and Jason Danieley

March 27, 2009

The NYTimes on the Broadway couple who recently appeared at the Kennedy Center:  “The display of stamina and discipline exhibited by Marin Mazzie and Jason Danieley in “Opposite You,” their high-flying evening of theatrical songs for couples at Feinstein’s at Loews Regency, is something to behold. This showcase for these two Broadway stars, married for 11 years, is not exactly a new creation, having originated at Lincoln Center’s American Songbook series in 2002. But it is the kind of airtight entertainment that should be a personal franchise; with minimal tweaking, it could serve them for the next two decades.”

Diane dishes on Pat, Ann, Marin, and Jason

February 16, 2009

If you go to any of the cabaret events at the Kennedy Center or Strathmore, you’ll usually see Diane Schroth there in the front row.  She sent in this appraisal of the events I missed last weekend.

Patricia Barber and Ann Hampaton Callaway

BARBER WAS TERRIBLE AND YOU WOULD NEVER RECOGNIZE THE SONGS AS COLE PORTER.  AN USHER TOLD ME LOTS OF FOLKS LEFT IN THE MIDDLE OF THE PERFORMANCE.  H0WEVER, ANN WAS FABULOUS.…I forgot to tell you that Barber played the piano barefoot and drinking red wine throughout the show.  She had strange facial expressions and finger gestures to her musicians

Marin Mazzie and Jason Danieley

They were spectacular; in fact, the best cabaret I’ve seen at the Kennedy Center, including Barbara Cook.  They sang all the songs from this album and you can hear it here.

Thank you Diane!!!!

Here’s Nelson Pressley’s review of Mazzie / Danieley in the Post.

Mike Joyce’s review of Patricia Barber in the Post

This Weekend at the Kennedy Center

February 11, 2009

Friday, 13 February

Two great jazz events at the Kennedy Center.  Unfortunately, if you don’t already have tix, both shows are sold out.

7:30pm — So in Love: An Evening of Cole Porter, with Patricia Barber

9:30pm — So in Love: An Evening of Cole Porter, with Ann Hampton Callaway

Saturday, 14 February

Marin MazzieJason Danieley

7:30 — Barbara Cook’s Spotlight: “Opposite You” with Jason Danieley & Marin Mazzie*

Celebrating ten years together, Broadway’s golden couple performs in this theater cabaret performance series curated by Broadway legend Barbara Cook.

*Is it just me, or does this billing seem backwards?

Another Merrily Photo

September 29, 2007


Here’s another picture from the 1990 Arena Stage production of Merrily We Roll Along.

 Thanks to all the “Garberholics” who visited the site!  Also, one of them led to a video of Old Friends from the Arena production on YouTube:  That will lead you all to alot more Merrily material.  Enjoy!

*That’s Victor Garber, Marin Mazzie, David Garrison, and Becky Ann Baker.  Photos from the Arena Stage production of Merrily We Roll Along, photographer Joan Marcus.  Special thanks to Haley Miller at Arena Stage for finding the archive materials and converting them into digital images.  I really appreciate it!