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Toxic Avenger Musical - San Jose Stage Company

The Toxic Avenger: Freakish, wild, entertaining musical pushes all the right buttons

Andrew Lloyd Weber this is not. And that's largely the point. Think of it more as Joan Crawford... the one later in her career (Strait-Jacket?).
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Broadway Backstage: Top Stark Insider videos of all-time on YouTube

Broadway musicals continue to draw massive audiences. Hamilton, no doubt, is the most recent example to demonstrate that we still pine for good song and dance, along with a compelling story. That tickets are so outrageously priced (in many cases) and hard to come by further the notion that perhaps the...
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San Jose Stage: 2016-17 season takes audiences to Africa, Ireland, the Middle East and back to America

San Jose Stage Company is calling their 2016-17 season a "provocative journey." We can see why. The theater's 34th season (full line-up and details below) aims to take audiences around the world, with stops in Africa, Ireland, the Middle East, before heading home back to America. Phew. It's looking to be...

Theater Picks: Cyrano, Tales of Our City, Triplets of Belleville, Colette Uncensored, Boeing Boeing, The Lion

"I think there is no world without theatre." - Edward Bond Looking for a show to see? Stark Insider is here to help. This edition of our theater and arts round-up includes new shows, some swashbuckling, mile high laughs, and a cinematic experience inside one of San Francisco's newest and most exciting...
Boeing Boeing Review

Friendly Skies: ‘Boeing Boeing’ (Review)

Part of the tight fast-paced brilliance, sold here in a Mary Quant vision of primary colors and angular geometries, can be attributed to Kenneth Kelleher’s tight stage direction and the cast’s quick comic timing.
Valley of the Heart - Review

Valley of the Heart: What is this Promised Land, this California? (Review)

Valley of the Heart is that big: an epic multi-generational story, larger in scope than the Grapes of Wrath, and worth every one of the 180 minutes making up its run time.
RFK - San Jose Stage Company

At The Stage: ‘RFK’ reminds us of a different kind of politics

Arrow’s got RFK’s pointed elbow jabs, along with hair that falls like Kennedy hair when pushed aside, and a Boston accent that takes me back to Dorchester Ave. where “war” still requires two syllables.
RFK - San Jose Stage

‘RFK’ to kick-off 33rd season at San Jose Stage

Jack Holmes' RFK will kick-off the 33rd season at San Jose Stage Company this September. Next up The 39 Steps, a stage adaptation based on Alfred Hitchcock's movie. “In our 33rd Season, The Stage is thrilled to be working with Luis Valdez and El Teatro Campesino (ETC) to bring the world...
The Addams Family Musical

San Jose Stage Rocks it with ‘Addams Family’ (Review)

A must-see summer treat, now playing downtown San Jose.
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BTS: The Addams Family Broadway Musical (Video)

Backstage at the Broadway musical Addams Family. Diving deep into the macabre comedy, and mind of cartoonist Charles Addams.