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Once On This Island Will Return To Broadway

While Broadway has been introduced to a new island this season, at the northeast tip of North America, a more familiar island will join Newfoundland next season with a revival of Aherns and Flaherty’s… 675 more words

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Theater Review: Merrily We Roll Along at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts

In 1981, audiences weren’t ready for Merrily We Roll Along. Directed by Hal Prince with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, the musical was highly anticipated…until it became a flop with critics and audiences, closing just 16 performances after opening night. 1,037 more words

Los Angeles Theater

A collection of my drawings of Quasimodo (played by Michael Arden) from the Hunchback of Notre Dame musical stage adaptation. I find him really interesting to draw and good practise for drawing different postures and facial expressions.


Spring Awakening and the Evolution of the Language of Theatre

Originally staged in 2006, Spring Awakening is actually based on a 19th century play of the same name. From that base, Duncan Sheik created a rock opera about the struggles of 19th century German teens which rang true enough with modern audiences to garner 11 Tony nominations. 701 more words

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