What becomes a legend most? In the case of "The Phantom of the Opera" it is a re-imagining, which is taking place in a new production that recently started a U.S. tour in Providence, RI.
Lippa and Crawley’s "A Little Princess," which debuted at Theatre Works of Palo Alto in the summer of 2004, still has a way to go in its development before a Tony Award judge would crown it.
What we look for in a theatrical romp by the likes of Oscar Wilde is a certain something that transcends cleverness or wit, or even genius; the best word for it might be "sparkle." Moonbox Productions pours us champagne with this play.
In Jean Giraudoux’s now classic 1938 play, fair versus dark in this play at Hubbard Hall in Cambridge, NY.
It was clear when I talked to Andrew Lippa, composer of "A Little Princess," that the lives of those who make musicals are dramatic. Is it any wonder that so many musicals are about characters that believe in the unbelievable and triumph over adversity?
The Mizner Park Cultural Arts Center’s Studio Theatre in Boca Raton pays tribute to female singers and pop stars and their music when "Respect: A Musical Journey of Women" hits Florida.
FIERCE. That’s the word that pops up when I think of this particular Margaret. Totally funny and just a little vulnerable, sweet and a bit scrappy, a fighter with a big heart.