The freaks will invade Broadway this fall, with the high-profile regional revival of cult 1997 musical “Side Show,” directed by Bill Condon, booking the St. James Theater for a run that begins…
La Jolla Playhouse
A new solo stage show from Darrell Hammond, "The Darrell Hammond Project," has joined the 2014-15 slate at San Diego's La Jolla Playhouse, where the world premiere begins its run in February…
Robert Lopez and Kristen Anderson-Lopez, the songwriting duo who penned the tunes for Disney smash “Frozen” and won an Academy Award for song “Let It Go,” will follow up their Oscar win with their…
At its fiercest, Ayad Akhtar's "The Who & the What" bares some of the same teeth as his riveting, 2013 Pulitzer-copping "Disgraced." Both explore Pakistani-American tensions arising from clashes with…
The stage musical adaptation of Disney's 1996 animated pic “The Hunchback of Notre Dame,” which premiered in Germany in 1999 but never made it Stateside, will have its American preem as part of the…
Bill Condon has reworked "Side Show," the 1997 tuner succes d'estime -- translation, floppo with cult status -- into a handsome production that will follow its bow at the La Jolla Playhouse with a…
Bill Condon makes his stage debut at the helm of the La Jolla Playhouse's revival of cult musical "Side Show," and everything you need to know about it can be summed up in just a few words: This…
Call it experiential; call it immersive; call it event theater. The work itself is often impossible to describe.
The fresh premise of "Hands on a Hardbody" -- the last of 10 Texans to break contact with a Nissan pickup truck drives it away -- doesn't disguise a debt to other tuners.
The most thoughtful and scintillating reading of the Webber/Rice rock opera since its 1969 recording.