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The Reviews for SPRING AWAKENING are In...

The reviews for the Deaf West revival of Spring Awakening are in and the critics all have goosebumps. Both deaf and hearing actors deliver stunning performances under the expert direction of Michael Arden. 363 more words

On Broadway

Remember When I Said I Wanted Hunchback to be a Stage Musical?

Well, it is. I’m still learning about it, but in the meantime, feast your eyes on these glorious clips.

This song, “Made of Stone”, wasn’t in the original Disney film, but it’s awesome, and I think it’s one of my new favorites. 17 more words

Random Things Of Randomness

Best of 1925's bestsellers are not so hot

The best of the 1925 bestsellers are none too good for contemporary readers. Although some are well-written, they are all museum pieces: They take readers to times and mindsets light years away from contemporary culture. 217 more words

My Top Choices

Throwback Thursday Review: The Hunchback of Notre Dame at Paper Mill Playhouse

It’s been ten days since The Hunchback of Notre Dame closed at the Paper Mill Playhouse. There has been tentative talk about it maybe coming to Broadway, and we absolutely hope it does. 1,058 more words


True Life: I cried at Hunchback

Disney fans, movie fans, theatre lovers and fangirls, cultured folks, and friends of all of the above, may have heard the growing praises for the new musical adaptation of… 1,677 more words


Monday Moments: "The Hunchback of Notre Dame"

The US premier of the musical production of “The Hunchback of Notre Dame” at La Jolla Playhouse soars past Disney’s cartoon version to reveal epic storytelling backed by a dramatic score.   413 more words

Monday Moments

Theater Review: Spring Awakening at Deaf West

When Deaf West Theatre’s production of Spring Awakening begins, two actresses, both playing Wendla, face each other from opposite sides of a mirror that sits center stage. 1,261 more words

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