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Music Review: ‘Love’s Labour’s Lost’ (Original Cast Recording)

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While there is much that works well in the adaptation, for the most part its music is uneven. Read More »

‘You’re Good at What You Do’: Backhanded Compliments and Thinly Veiled Bias on ‘So You Think You Can Dance’

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Persistent racial inequality in America still means that young people of color with a love of dance have unequal access to its 'classical' forms. Read More »

Review (LA): ‘The Last Temptation of Paula Deen’ and ‘God of Abraham’ at the Hollywood Fringe

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A comic celebrity profile and a surreal sketch show wrapped up the Fringe's final weekend. Read More »

Theater Review (LA): ‘The Conduct of Life’ and ‘The Best of 25 Plays Per Hour’ at the Hollywood Fringe

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A high-speed sketch show and a brutal but tiring avant-garde piece play their final performances at the Fringe. Read More »

Eli Wallach: Celebrating A Legend

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The world has lost one of the finest actors of our time and a wonderful man. Read More »

Theater Review (DC): ‘The Lion King’ Tour Nears 5,000th Performance

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Since its Broadway premiere on November 13, 1997, 22 global productions have been seen by more than 70 million people and, cumulatively, run for a staggering 106 years. Read More »

Theater Review (Washington, D.C.): ‘Side Show’ – Stunning Revival at The Kennedy Center

Set during the depression era, this true story follows the life of conjoined twins Violet (Erin Davie) and Daisy Hilton (Emily Padgett) who get adopted by a sleazy owner of a carnival freakshow. Read More »

Theater Review (NYC): ‘The Other Mozart’ by Sylvia Milo

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Mozart's sister has been the subject of several novels and a film, but it's hard to imagine anyone can have brought her back to life with as much vivid urgency as Sylvia Milo does on stage. Read More »

Theater Review (LA): ‘No Homo: A Bromantic Tragedy’ at the Hollywood Fringe

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Brandon Baruch’s new comedy is an amusing and well-directed observation of the fluid nature of sexuality among L.A. 20-somethings. Read More »

Theater Review (LA): ‘The Werewolves of Hollywood Blvd.’ and ‘The Wake’ at the Hollywood Fringe

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A rock musical with bite and a jet-black one-man show are two more productions making their debut at the Fringe. Read More »