TAGGED WITH MUSICAL
Towne Street Theatre presents “In Response,” a multi-author "response" to systemic racism throughout American history. This entertaining, educational & informative production is a multi-media event told from a historical perspective through poetry, short plays, video and song.
UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television stages Rodgers & Hammerstein’s “Carousel” at UCLA’s Freud Playhouse. Based on Ferenc Molnar’s play “Liliom.” Directed by Jeremy Mann, with musical direction by Dan Belzer. The musical features Broadway actress Linda Kerns and undergraduate acting students.
2CENTS THEATRE is thrilled to present the West Coast Premiere of FUGITIVE SONGS, music by Chris Miller & lyrics by Nathan Tysen (Upcoming Broadway production of Tuck Everlasting, The Burnt Part Boys), musical direction by Joshua Kranz and directed by Kristen Boulé. .
Veteran Broadway actor Stu James (Benny in RENT, national tour of The Color Purple) will reprise the role of black entrepreneur and music mogul John Dolphin when last season’s smash hit musical Recorded in Hollywood gets an all-new production at the Kirk Douglas Theatre July 8 thru August 7.
DREMPELS: The Short But Happy Life of the Drempel Hieronymus Aloisius Plonk, a new monomyth for a modern age, proffers an all-encompassing theatrical journey, rooted in old-world European storytelling and physical theatre juxtaposed with contemporary socio-political satire.
The infamous tale of Sweeney Todd, an unjustly exiled barber, follows his blood-soaked return to 19th century London as he seeks vengeance against the lecherous judge who framed him, ravaged his young wife, and keeps his daughter a virtual prisoner in his house.