Just a few weeks ago I met Andrew Papas and other members of Madagascar the Musical cast. Rehearsals had just begun, props were scattered around, dance steps were being performed on repeat and it was hard to see how it was all going to come together in time.

Fast forward several weeks and I found myself taking my seat in the Kiri Te Kanawa Theatre, my 8-year-old son in tow, ready to be entertained. The way I figured it, if Madagascar the Musical could keep my energetic and easily bored child in his seat for over an hour then this was a production worth seeing. Read More…