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The show starts with the announcement that they’re going to have a show. It comes as no surprise when they continue onstage for the next two acts, having a show. Pippin is the concurrent narrative of Pippin, a mostly fictionalized prince seeking fulfillment in addition to an occasionally unpolished troupe putting on the show of a…Continue
Consider Yourself Fortunate Not to Attend
Oliver was the first musical I ever saw. I was five and saw the show at the Ordway in Saint Paul, and according to my mother, I was enamored when I first heard “Food, Glorious Food.” Unfortunately, that didn’t leave me to have any sentimental attraction to Theatre Latté Da’s rendition of…Continue
It's Not That I Don't Love Lucy Live On Stage...
Even for all the cynicism that I can muster, I must say that I never expected to see a sitcom adapted to the stage. Perhaps a webcomic, snapchat or hour long television drama (CSI: Dead on stage), would make it, but a sitcom? But more shocking than a sitcom adapting to stage is that my…Continue
Go to Motown, I'll Be There
One of the least exciting developments in recent years has been of the biographical musical. All too often, the music, story, and execution are mutually unlikable, and all too often they fail to interest me at all. Musicals like Evita, Million Dollar Quartet and Jersey Boys are a recent phenomena that will soon hopefully be a facet of the recent…Continue