Ah, the movie-turned-into-musical trend. We’ve seen so many on the Great White Way in recent decades. In some cases, this can result in musical theatre aficionados asking “was that really, really necessary?” In other cases even the stodgiest of the musical theatre elite might admit the stage production of some particular Hollywood blockbuster offers an […]
Archives for November 1, 2013
Happenstance Theater’s 4th Annual All-New Cabaret Macabre is an absolutely lovely show for this time of the year: a little spooky, a lot of whimsy, and plenty of morbid humor to keep you laughing throughout the evening of their brand new and fan favorite vaudeville sketches.
A strange thing happens when good actors find themselves cast in a play in which their characters are ill defined or not defined at all. These actors, trapped on their own, make choices in order to help them add meaning to the literate but unrevealing lines their author, in this case Sharr White, gives them.
Get ready, get set, go to GALA for a fabulous burst of imaginative stagecraft of ancient folklore. “Why should a rabbit have such magnificent antlers?” one masked creature of the forest asks another. That’s because the Creator (Bob Sheire) and the Shaper (José “Chema” Pineda) gave them to Rabbit (Cecilia Cackley). So the jealous Deer, […]