It was clear when I talked to Andrew Lippa, composer of "A Little Princess," that the lives of those who make musicals are dramatic. Is it any wonder that so many musicals are about characters that believe in the unbelievable and triumph over adversity?
Lippa and Crawley’s "A Little Princess," which debuted at Theatre Works of Palo Alto in the summer of 2004, still has a way to go in its development before a Tony Award judge would crown it.
Bill Condon’s reimagining of the cult Tony Award nominated musical never manages to find its footing or the story it wants to tell.
Gus Krieger has melded the works of Lewis Carroll and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle which places the infamous Sherlock Holmes in the mind-altering, fantastical world of Alice’s Wonderland.
The Mizner Park Cultural Arts Center’s Studio Theatre in Boca Raton pays tribute to female singers and pop stars and their music when "Respect: A Musical Journey of Women" hits Florida.
The Gender & Family Project welcomes Olympia Dukakis, Justin Vivian Bond, Telly Leung, Our Lady J, Lance Horne and more to "A Night of a Thousand Genders."
Ruby Wax is not as well-known in the U.S. as she is in the UK, but that’s America’s loss. Wax’s comedy styling comes to Cambridge this week in a bold show where she looks at her own battles with bipolar disorder. It is also the subject of her latest book.