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  • BROADWAY REVIEW: Audience subscribes to 'Newsies' charms

    BROADWAY REVIEW: Audience subscribes to 'Newsies' charms
    NEW YORK —There is something uniquely appealing, entertainment history reveals, about urban urchins in cloth caps, be they Parisian waifs, London pickpockets or unflaggingly optimistic New York orphans. If they sing and dance and have lost a parent or two, all the better. And if they sell newspapers for a living? Then they become fresher-faced and more empathetic versions of the archetypal ink-stained wretch, battered as these boys are between the mean streets and the selfish scoops of their mercurial bosses, obsessed, then and now, with their declining circulation.
  • Theater review: 'Parade' at the Mark Taper Forum

    Jason Robert Brown???s entrancing Tony-winning score for ???Parade,??? the 1998 musical he wrote with playwright Alfred Uhry (whose book also won a Tony), throws patches of suggestive light on a dark historical episode. Music may be inherently abstract,...

    Theater review: 'Stage Door' at Open Fist Theatre

    Open Fist, a company best known for staging edgy contemporary works, scored a surprise hit with last year's a pitch-perfect revival of Moss Hart's classic satire of Broadway foibles, "Light Up the Sky." Following up with "Stage Door," another historical.....

    Newly jobless in Pasadena, director Damaso Rodriguez tackles the Great Depression in Seattle

    Whether they like it or not, sometimes the lives of creative people are informed by their art, and right now it's happening to Damaso Rodriguez. Last year, Rodriguez, then the associate artistic director of the Pasadena Playhouse, accepted an offer...

    Theater review: 'Awake and Sing!' at A Noise Within

    Lies, cover-ups , machinations and greed — Clifford Odets took the unmentionables of family life and turned them into a kitchen-sink portrait of American hardship and hope in his Depression-era classic “Awake and Sing!” The play, which is...