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…
La Jolla Playhouse
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.
The sun shines throughout "Little Miss Sunshine," but the necessary darkness is absent.
The tuner version of "Finding Neverland" has nailed down a world preem slot at the La Jolla Playhouse during the 2011-12 season.
Play has its moments but falls into the usual trap of trying to cover too much ground.
To call the La Jolla Playhouse production of "The Wiz" a mere revival is to understate the accomplishment of helmer Des McAnuff and his production team. They have rethought, rescaled and reshaped an…
Coming off the recent Broadway-bound success of "Tommy," the La Jolla Playhouse has nabbed another coup with the world premiere next season of a musical from Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine.
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