11 days ago | Theater
It probably says something about the self-parrodic nature of rock 'n' roll that the gold standard for dramatizing it continues to be Rob Reiner’s classic, 1984 heavy metal mockumentary, This is Spinal Tap. What Reiner cannily grasped is that when ...
17 days ago | Theater
What Americans seek in their elected officeholders might be described as a kind of canny pragmatism guided by the dictates of conscience — a figure whose bold political leadership can transcend competing interests and deliver just and equitable pu...
29 days ago
1 month ago | Theater
It hasn’t been easy for musical-theater makers to harness the lightning-in-a-bottle power and presence of the live rock performance. In the nearly 50 years since Hair minted the genre, precious few rock musicals have convincingly navigated the vas...
2 months ago
2 months ago | Theater
The first hint that audiences might want to fasten their seat belts for Sheila Callaghan’s clever and outrageously transgressive burlesque comes with its provocative title: That Pretty Pretty; or, The Rape Play. And Son of Semele Ensemble's Los An...