| Sep 30, 2010
Years before Alan Menken and Howard Ashman turned to cutesy dancing dishes in Disney's "Beauty and the Beast" and singing seafood in "The Little Mermaid" they wrote a cautionary tale of greed and ambition, "Little Shop of Horrors."
With its bright show...
| Jul 20, 2011
| 8:07 PM
Infinity Theatre Company continues its first full summer season with "Little Shop of Horrors," a 1982 dark musical comedy with book and lyrics by Howard Ashman and music by Alan Menken. With this terrific production, Infinity fulfills its promise to bring...
| Jun 1, 2011
| 5:52 PM
Every year, the La Cañada High School theater department hopes to go out with a bang. This year, they'll look to accomplish that with an all-school production of “Beauty and the Beast,” based on the 1991 Disney movie of the same name.
| May 16, 2012
| 7:12 PM
TheatreWorks Florida's production of the Howard Ashman-Alan Menken musical "Little Shop of Horrors" already has enjoyed a successful run at the Garden Theatre, so it's no wonder that it's 90-minute Fringe Festival version chugs along like a well-oiled...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 4:49 PM
When you've been reviewing theatrical productions for a few years (and in my case, quite a few), you develop a certain fondness for particular shows that only turn up once in a blue moon on a local stage.
Two of my personal favorites in that category are...
| Mar 6, 2013
| 3:15 AM
"Look out! Here comes Audrey II!!" A man-eating plant from outer space is arriving soon at Harford Technical High School.
Harford Technical High School's Cobra Theatre Company will be presenting Howard Ashman and Alan Menken's campy musical "Little Shop...
| Jan 7, 2013
| 4:30 PM
| Jun 5, 2013
| 2:10 PM
It's the time of year for audacious new musicals. Even before the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center in Waterford gets going with its slate of readings of brand new musicals at the 2013 National Music Theater Conference, and even before the International...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 7:27 AM
This is not your mother's "Sister Act."
The mega-successful Whoopi Goldberg movie vehicle from 1992 (and the sequel in 1993) has a whole new get-down-tonight, 1970s vibe for the stage musical "Sister Act the Musical," which is coming to the Broward...
| Apr 27, 2013
| 4:47 PM
Richard Bare is a veteran of the Hollywood studio system, when those fortunate enough to have a job could rely on a steady paycheck. But he also knows something about being an unknown filmmaker trying to slip a foot in the door.