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Actor-comedian Sean Hayes delivers a swishy cross between Bill Buckley and Oprah.
The national tour of Wicked couldn’t possibly be less than fabulous. Stephen Schwartz’s score combines the infuriatingly catchy with the beautifully lyrical. His clever lyrics provoke laughs with their well-rhymed mix of real SAT vocabulary words and made-up imitations (confusifying, disgusticified). The whole plot—based on Gregory Maguire’s novel of...
I go backstage at the Golden Gate Theatre and re-discover some 80's magic.
Clever writing and an outstanding cast make this new musical comedy a feel-good hit, all the murders notwithstanding.
The phenomenal power generated by these dancers executing precisely articulated steps so rapidly that their lower limbs and feet blur is intensified all the more because, as with most Irish dances of this style, the upper torso remains absolutely still.
Superficially, the execution appears unremarkable until it hits that your brain has been stolen by the shape of the entire dance, moving on the stage like a school of fish, leaving you more aware of the geometries that power it forward.
Good news for fans of the untold story of the witches of Oz. Wicked (review from the Orpheum) is returning to San Francisco.Organizers today at SHN announced the Broadway smash hit -- and winner of a Grammy and three Tony Awards -- will play the Orpheum Theatre March 9 through...