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05.27.2014 | | Posted at 12:00 PM
By Russ Bickerstaff
Sousltice Theatre opens the summer next week with a production of Stephen Sondheim’s Follies. Inspired by a New York Times article about a gathering of showgirls from the legendary Ziegfeld Follies, he and James Goldman wrote a musical about a fictitious group of performers reuniting in an old Broadway theater that has been schedule for demolition.Soulstice is a really intimate venue for musical...
Wednesday, May 22, 2013
 Kander and Ebb's Kiss of the Spider Woman is a sharp musical theater exploration into the nature of human incarceration. The characters’ cinematic fantasies of life beyond the cell walls should contrast starkly with the
Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Off the Wall’s ‘Kiss of the Spider Woman’

 The 1976 novel Kiss of the Spider Woman isn't exactly the sort of story many would have expected to get a stage musical treatment. The story of imprisoned people in Argentina isn't the type of thing that cries out for song and
04.23.2012 | | Posted at 09:37 PM

A cabaret featuring music from Broadway turned Hollywood

By Russ Bickerstaff
    Properties have been flung back and forth from one coast to another. We've seen Hollywood movies get turned into Broadway musicals that then get turned into hollywood movies based on Broadway musicals. This is big money entertainment eating itself. It's not pretty.   Maybe somewhere between the coasts, perhaps just down the block from a bronze statue of Henry Winkler by the river, one migh...

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