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American Idiot at ArtsWest Playhouse is is F*cking Amazing. Period.

Let’s start with the title of this piece, because it really says it all.  American Idiot is f*cking amazing.  And what’s odd about it is I am not even sure what it is. 1,395 more words

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Theater Thursday: "Stronger"--"Finding Neverland" Review

Musicals, to most, are a gamble. You will either love them or hate them, there is truly no in-between. One of those shows that left me truly on the edge of decision was one of the new offerings from the Spring 2015 season: … 742 more words

Dalin Rowell

Hamilton Explained: The Schuyler Sisters

True to our promise, we’re becoming a Hamilton blog. Okay, maybe not full time, but you didn’t really think we’d stop at one post, did you? 1,694 more words


Free tickets to 'Jersey Boys' at the Fox Theatre


The boys will be back in town soon.

“Jersey Boys,” the Tony Award-gobbling musical that uses northern charm and a barrel of hits to tell the underdog story of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons (and much better than the movie version, might we add), returns to the Fox Theatre Oct. 172 more words

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Historicity and Other Nonsense

Have you heard about the hip hop musical ‘Hamilton‘, based on the life of Alexander Hamilton? You know, the treasurer and the guy on our 10 dollar bill? 925 more words

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The Rights Stuff

At some point, a musical theater writer will likely drift towards source material that is not within the public domain. I’ve been lucky with a lot of the material I’ve worked with: Ernest Hemingway is a public figure and life stories are not copyrighted, and the author of ‘American Jews and America’s Game’ approached me personally about adapting his show. 366 more words

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