Theater Review: West Side Story at La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts

Are there any opening notes in musical theater more iconic and instantly recognizable than those of West Side Story? No matter the iteration, the story and music are classic enough to have endured the test of time, resulting in a rare musical where you can hear a ripple of excitement in the audience at the … More Theater Review: West Side Story at La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts

Theater Review: Merrily We Roll Along at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts

In 1981, audiences weren’t ready for Merrily We Roll Along. Directed by Hal Prince with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, the musical was highly anticipated…until it became a flop with critics and audiences, closing just 16 performances after opening night. Now rarely produced but currently playing in Los Angeles in a stellar production at the … More Theater Review: Merrily We Roll Along at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts