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Grease (Columbus Children's Theatre - Columbus, OH)

It can’t be easy to stage a play after a film version of it is a huge success; The Sound of Music and West Side Story are two properties for which I always think of the film versions when they are mentioned even though I know that they were Broadway plays first. 1,281 more words


The Creative Impetus is Dead; Long Live the Creative Impetus...

For the past four and a half years I’ve helped to run a youth theatre group that specialises in musical theatre. It was my wife’s group really; she did all the major organising and ultimately she was responsible for whether it was successful or failed. 935 more words


SPAE 2015: ThurSPAE! Movement Workshop, Blocking, and More!

What a day! Sarah Grasso, a guidance counselor at Leland Gray and incredible Hip-Hop dancer, came to lead Day 1 of our Movement Workshop! Our cast learned all the necessary moves for us to choreograph “Thneedville!” It’s going to be SO cool, and also Sarah is just SO cool! 310 more words


Southern California’s First Major-Regional Premiere TARZAN® THE STAGE MUSICAL

Based on the Disney Film
Swings into Fullerton’s Plummer Auditorium July 11 – 26 and
The Redondo Beach Performing Arts Center August 1 – 9… 1,017 more words


Larmer Tree Festival

Over three days in July every year, the weirdos storm Larmer Tree Gardens. The resulting festival is made up of an eclectic mix of mainstream and alternative (in every sense of the word) bands; comedians both obscure and familiar to anybody who’s ever watched a panel show or Live At The Apollo; and street artists that featured clowns, giant freeze frames, and a group of tents that ran after children barking. 737 more words


Bakkhai**** (Almeida Theatre)

The Almeida Greeks Season could hardly have had a more impressive start than the visceral and starkly modern interpretation of the Oresteia trilogy, soon to get a richly-deserved transfer to the West End. 343 more words


“One of us in this very room is in fact the murderer” : And then there were none (1939; 2015)

Although having read and thoroughly enjoyed And Then There Were None (1939), last year, today was the first time I had seen it staged in the theatre. 831 more words

In The Dock