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Monday, June 3, 2019

‘Beautiful’: Critic joins ‘The Carole King Musical’ cast for one night by Jim Harrington

What's it like to be onstage with all the other actors during a performance of "Beautiful: The Carole King Musical"? Our critic finds out for one night.

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Thursday, May 30, 2019

John Leguizamo returns to Berkeley Rep for new musical by Jim Harrington

Get tickets for "Kiss My Aztec!" a musical co-written by Leguizamo and director Tony Taccone, running through July 14 at Berkeley Rep’s Roda Theatre.

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Tuesday, May 21, 2019

East Bay youth is rocking thousands on ‘School of Rock’ tour by Jim Harrington

Meet Mystic Inscho of Hayward, Castro Valley area, who stars in "School of Rock - The Musical" at the Center for the Performing Arts in San Jose.

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Thursday, May 2, 2019

‘Hamilton’ extends run in San Francisco for 17 more weeks by Jim Harrington

Here's how to get tickets to see "Hamilton," the Tony Award-winning musical that now runs through (at least) early January at the SHN Orpheum in S.F.

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Wednesday, May 1, 2019

‘Frozen’ musical coming to Bay Area: Be the first to get tickets by Jim Harrington

Disney's "Frozen," the Tony Award-nominated musical, is part of the SHN 2020-21 season in San Francisco. Here's what we know so far about the run.

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Wednesday, April 17, 2019

‘Beach Blanket Babylon’ shocker: Show set to close after 45 years by Jim Harrington

Here's how to get tickets for the final performances of this iconic San Francisco production, which is set to close on New Year's Eve 2019.

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Tuesday, April 2, 2019

Why does ‘Aladdin’ continue to fascinate after all these years? by Jim Harrington

Alan Menken, famed Disney composer, discusses enduring appeal of "Aladdin." The musical visits San Jose this month, with live-action film due in May.

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Friday, March 29, 2019

Watch: Sting sings, talks about his musical ‘The Last Ship’ headed to SF by Jim Harrington

British rocker String performs music from his musical "The Last Ship," which will come to SF as part of the SHN new theater season.

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Thursday, March 28, 2019

‘Mean Girls,’ ‘Band’s Visit’ ‘Spongebob,’ Sting musicals headed to SF theaters by Jim Harrington

SF theater presenter SHN announces 2019-20 season: "The Band's Visit," String's "The Last Ship," "Mean Girls," "Spongebob Musical," more.

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Wednesday, March 27, 2019

‘Hamilton’ creating singing, dancing history lessons for SF Bay Area kids by Jim Harrington

New "Hamilton" program gives Bay Area students a chance to see the show and create their own history-themed musicals.

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Monday, February 2, 2015

Super Bowl 2015: 'Frozen' vocalist Idina Menzel performs chilly anthem by Jim Harrington

Idina Menzel performs before Seahawks, Patriots battle in big game.

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