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Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Lauren Yee, playwright on the verge by Steve Appleford

A real moment of dread came early in the rehearsals for “Cambodian Rock Band.” In Lauren Yee’s new play, a musician trapped in a country ripped apart by revolution and genocide announc…

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Thursday, March 1, 2018

Geffen Playhouse unveils 2018-19 lineup with new plays, Jefferson Mays and some Nat King Cole by Steve Appleford

Emphasizing world premieres and re-imagined classics, the Geffen Playhouse has unveiled plans for the 2018-2019 season, the first under new artistic director Matt Shakman. The Geffen will pr…

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Thursday, August 10, 2017

'Hamilton' original cast and creatives: Where are they now? by Steve Appleford

Lin-Manuel Miranda, Leslie Odom Jr., Phillipa Soo, Renee Elise Goldsberry, Daveed Diggs and more: Where you will see them next.

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Thursday, March 2, 2017

Sex! Savagery! Singing! It's 'Game of Thrones' as musical parody by Steve Appleford

The beginning of “Thrones! The Musical Parody” comes with a warning, a cheerfully dramatic song promising “lots and lots of spoilers” as cast members reveal not one secret but a lita…

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Tuesday, December 11, 2012

The Colony Theatre's happy-ish ending by Steve Appleford

Tough economic times threatened to close the Burbank theater's play 'The Morini Strad,' but the show will go on.Mariette Hartley has been through drama before, with decades of experience in …

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