Listen to Duncan Sheik’s “The Nightingale” @ La Jolla Playhouse

The Nightingale July 10 – August 5 Book and Lyrics by Steven Sater Music by Duncan Sheik Choreography by Dan Knechtges Directed by Moisés Kaufman A compelling contemporary musical based on Hans Christian Andersen’s classic tale, The Nightingale tells the story of a young emperor in ancient China, whose luxurious but constricted life inside the […]

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Theatre Review: “Whisper House” @ The Old Globe, 02/06/10

“I present to you a story/set upon a northern shore/the denizens of lighthouse/during times of war” the male ghost sings as he presents the audience with the story of Whisper House. He introduces the characters to us: Lilly (keeps the lighthouse/she’s afraid of the unknown/she’s no ray of sunshine/so mostly she’s alone) the sheriff, Charles […]

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Theatre Review: “Spring Awakening” @ Broadway San Jose, 10/30

Seeing two of the most forward thinking musical theatre productions out there — Spring Awakening and American Idiot — in one weekend is quite extraordinary. The Bay Area welcomed the Spring Awakening touring cast, once again, to the area, but this time through Broadway San Jose – Nederlander’s attempt to get the San Jose Center […]

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