Review: In ‘Road Show,’ A Brotherly Rivalry Stresses the Flaws in America’s Ideals

By Paige Allen August 27, 2019 Road Show (formerly known as Bounce formerly known as Wise Guys) is one of Stephen Sondheim’s lesser known musicals. Written with John Weidman, the musical joins with the duo’s two other creations, Pacific Overtures and Assassins, to form what some consider a trilogy exploring the flaws of the American… Continue reading Review: In ‘Road Show,’ A Brotherly Rivalry Stresses the Flaws in America’s Ideals

Review: Semi-Staged Concerts ‘Into the Woods,’ ‘Promenade’ Only Semi-Satisfactory

By Paige Allen July 13, 2019 Two notable concert productions went up in the past week, the Cleveland Musical Theatre production of Into the Woods at The Town Hall (July 8, 2019) and the Encores! Off Center production of Promenade at New York City Center (July 10-11, 2019). Although neither concert fully satisfied me, my… Continue reading Review: Semi-Staged Concerts ‘Into the Woods,’ ‘Promenade’ Only Semi-Satisfactory