Jesse Eisenberg has been writing music for most of his life. He just doesn’t share it with anybody.
But in an unlikely turn of events, Monday night marked the actor’s debut as a composer. It happened at L.A.’s inaugural rendition of the 24 Hour Musicals. As its name suggests, the event is a ludicrous theatrical marathon that corrals an ambitious group of artists inside one cavernous performance space for the better part of a full day.
The goal? Write, produce, direct, rehearse and perform one short musical with a group of mostly rising artists.
Held at the Theatre at the Ace Theater in downtown Los Angeles, the event raised money for the Dramatists Legal Defense Fund, an...