What if Sweeney Todd was a barista?
Tim Burton's gorgeously gruesome Sweeney Todd
Musical version of Jane Austen classic is mostly sweet, empty-calorie fare
Maybe residents of the Inner Richmond should sponsor L. Jay Kuo’s new musical ‘Insignificant Others’. Both loathe America’s fastest growing coffee chain. Below, ASD’s Chloe Veltman reviews the show and frets about world domination, one double mocha short at a time. –d2 NOT EVERBODY’S ... More >>
Comic musical delivers songs to remember, but goes on too long
By Chloe Veltman It's been a couple of years since I attended the San Francisco Theater Festival (I was away last Summer when it happened) and it's changed significantly in my absence. Two summers ago, a theater critic friend and I decided to go check out the offerings in Yerba Buena Gardens in d ... More >>
Cabaret provides lots of energy, but not much story
Company (2006 Broadway Revival Cast) (Nonesuch Records)
Two Broadway blockbusters offer more than just nostalgia
Lean on plot, but full of the work of one of musical theater's greatest lyricists
The bee may be just a game, but in Putnam County we see a dark side, too
Like Anne Rice's novels, Lestat employs metaphysical chest-beating at the expense of storytelling
Infiltrator turns San Francisco into the backdrop of his very own Broadway production!
The passionate beat and sultry scene of Mambo overcome a weak script
Canonizing John Lennon on Broadway undermines everything the artist stood for
A dark musical comedy about growing up in the 1980s
Minnie's Boys is worth reviving, despite its original flop
The music of Caroline, or Change may tell more of the story than its words do
Despite attitude and humor, it's just another bland musical
Before you head home for the holidays, join the other freaks for "A Hed-Wigged Out Xmas"