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Rent is the story of a group of New York City artists fighting the effect AIDS has on their community and imperfectly loving one another. Actually, the plot is a lot more complicated than that and the opening numbers don't really establish the complicated histories of each character, so the production has conveniently provided a character relationships and description map on page 10 of the Playbill.
The 20th anniversary production of Jonathon Larson's Rent is definitely…Continue
Wicked, the musical backstory of the Wicked Witch of the West, is based on the Gregory Maguire novel, which is in turn based off of Frank L. Baum’s Wizard of Oz. There are hundreds of versions of the Wizard of Oz story, the most famous of which include The Boy From Oz and The Wiz. The World of Oz is similar to the world of Harry Potter, in that it is beloved by audiences and is…Continue
Based on the children’s book by Roald Dahl, Matilda brims with childlike energy, which is unfortunately dulled by the adult actors performances. This beloved story of a young girl, Matilda (Jenna Weir), learning to use her imagination, intelligence, and magic to do what is right (and sometimes be a little bit naughty) needs to feel precocious and whimsical, and the child actors nail that. However, the adult actors…Continue
The King and I is a poorly fleshed out version of the Sound of Music, except it is set in Siam, rather than Austria. Written also by Rogers and HammersteinThe King and I struggles to be as timelessly entertaining as their other shows. It’s the story of an English teacher, Anna (Laura Michelle Kelly), who moves to Siam (Modern day Thailand) to teach the harem and children of the King of Siam (Jose Llana). Anna…Continue