Though critical praise for the stage adaptation of Some Like It Hot may not have been red hot, it was mostly warm. Director Casey Nicholaw and writers Matthew López and Amber Ruffin's adjusted the plot and casting to feature black and non-gender binary artists, which most critics felt leant a refreshing new layer to what might otherwise have felt like a dated comedy. Full of a lot of (perhaps too much) tap, great (even if sometimes over-the-top) performances, pretty solid songs, and fabulous design, Some Like It Hot puts entertainment first sprinkled with a couple satisfying ahas on top.
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Reviews for MJ: THE MUSICAL are In…
By all critical accounts, the script felt so redacted and PR-forward in presenting Michael Jackson as victim that the show ultimately feels hallow and feckless, despite the appeal of the music, stunning costumes, powerhouse performances, and iconic choreography.
The creative team for Broadway’s The Addams Family announced
Producers just announced an amazing creative team for The Addams Family, the new Broadway musical based on Charles Addams' cartoons, which is set to open at Broadway's Lunt-Fontanne Theatre on April 8, 2010. They include puppeteer Basil Twist (Arias with a Twist), lighting designer Natasha Katz (The Coast of Utopia and Aida), sound designer Acme…
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