10 days ago | Theater
Wet Hot American Summer is a quirky little film with a very big-name cast. When it came out in 2001, Amy Poehler wasn’t queen of Parks & Recreation, Bradley Cooper was fresh out of grad school and a decade away from his first Oscar nomination ...
16 days ago | Theater
If you go to a cabaret or open mic night of young musical theater performers, chances are very good that at least once during the show you will hear a song from The Last Five Years. It's an odd little anomaly of a musical — it's never been produce...
1 month ago | Theater
Screlt (verb): the act of simultaneously screaming and belting a song or note. Often unintentional, typically the result of attempting to belt a note that is out the performer's range. If you were a doctor, how many patients would have to di...
3 months ago | Theater
Kinky Boots is a musical that can be entirely summed up by its Act 1 finale, a song called "Everybody Say Yeah." (No, really, the song is actually called that. Some combination of the words "say yeah" literally make up 1/3 of the song's lyric...
3 months ago | Los Angeles
You think you're blowing your life away navigating Los Angeles traffic. You really begrudge that fact. You jabber about this problem incessantly at parties and in movie lines, and everybody within earshot weighs in about it so they, too, can share...
4 months ago | Theater
Some Disney movies make great stage musicals (see: Beauty and the Beast, The Lion King). Some Disney movies make not-so-great stage musicals (see: Tarzan, The Little Mermaid). Some Disney movies are better as stage musicals (see: Newsies). And the...