TAGGED WITH MUSICAL
The classic story set in Depression-era Kentucky narrated by Bradley Whitford (via video), featuring the rollicking bluegrass sounds of The Get Down Boys. For ages 8+. 10/29–12/11; 24th Street Theatre, 1117 W. 24th St., LA 90007; PH: 213-745-6516; www.24thstreet.org
Some musicals should never see the light of day. From audition sign-ups to opening night, we join the cast and creatives of an ill-fated new musical "Bus Stop." The success-hungry director and amateur performers find some much needed help from the most unexpected place: The Audience.
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.
Legend has it Shakespeare expired from a fever after a night of drinking. Raise your glass with the mysterious Bard of Avon on his "last night out" as he defends his authorship against doubting "canker blossoms" through a series of rowdy songs. From the multi-award winning Orgasmico Theatre Company.
DISNEY'S BEAUTY AND THE BEAST is playing at the Hollywood Pantages Theatre. 8 p.m. Tues.-Sat. 2 p.m. Sat. 1 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. Sun.(no show Mon.) DISNEY'S BEAUTY AND THE BEAST features the animated film’s Academy Award®-winning score with music by Alan Menken and lyrics by the late Howard Ashman.