Escape Into the Whimsical World of THE FANTASTICKS

Escape Into the Whimsical World of THE FANTASTICKS

At age eleven, I checked out THE FANTASTICKS CD from the public library and stole my oldest brother’s Discman to listen to it. In 2017, sitting in the intimate Blue Theatre, I was brought back to that joy and giddiness I felt sitting in the corner of my childhood bedroom humming “Soon It’s Gonna Rain.”

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CST’s LOVE LABOR’S LOST is Everything Shakespeare Should Be

CST’s LOVE LABOR’S LOST is Everything Shakespeare Should Be

Most of us know or have been that person who’s really into Shakespeare. The enthusiast who often through a bombardment of Elizabethan vocabulary and extreme enthusiasm for iambic pentameter tries to convert the listener to their love of the bard.

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“God, That’s Good!” SWEENEY TODD at Paramount is Theatrical Bliss

“God, That’s Good!” SWEENEY TODD at Paramount is Theatrical Bliss

I hold very few things sacred, yet, SWEENEY TODD: THE DEMON BARBER OF FLEET STREET rises to the ranks. Over twenty years ago, I saw a production that transformed me into a musical theater lover.

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Rob Ashford’s Shining CARMEN Offers a Contemporary Perspective

Rob Ashford’s Shining CARMEN Offers a Contemporary Perspective

Within minutes of the curtain fluttering open, a young woman Micaëla enters the army camp of men; the scene I saw before me bore a striking similarity to that I had experienced not twenty-four hours beforehand. It was only the first in many moments of relevance that Rob Ashford’s expert direction delivers in his shining new production.

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URINETOWN Will Make You Laugh till You Pee

URINETOWN Will Make You Laugh till You Pee

The musical, set in a nondescript dystopian future, tells the story of corporate greed gone awry.

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THE WOLF AT THE END OF THE BLOCK Is a Masterful Thriller

THE WOLF AT THE END OF THE BLOCK Is a Masterful Thriller

How does one handle the magnitude of being the chosen example? How does one upkeep the personification of a crusade?

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Exceptional FACELESS Explores American Identity

Exceptional FACELESS Explores American Identity

Does a uniquely American identity exist, and if so, how do we define it?

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Energetic and Enjoyable BODYGUARD Lives Up To Whitney Houston’s Legacy

Energetic and Enjoyable BODYGUARD Lives Up To Whitney Houston’s Legacy

I was skeptical about this production — Whitney Houston’s incomparable voice is near impossible to take on because it commands so much authority and energy.

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HOBO KING Gives a Heartbeat and Voice to Forgotten Homeless Community

HOBO KING Gives a Heartbeat and Voice to Forgotten Homeless Community

HOBO KING calls into question the bully culture of a city’s government and police officers that is bestowed upon an already vulnerable homeless community.

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Top 5 Reasons to See Refuge Theatre’s HIGH FIDELITY

Top 5 Reasons to See Refuge Theatre’s HIGH FIDELITY

In the spirit of the many “Top 5” song lists offered up in Refuge’s HIGH FIDELITY: THE MUSICAL, I present five reasons to see this entertaining, feel-good pop musical production rife with charm and delectable harmonies.

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