“Life Could Be a Dream” at International City Theatre

If one counts movies, then I have seen dozens of “jukebox musicals.” Sometimes I head for the theatre thinking, “Ahhh…oh boy…yet another jukebox musical.” But when the performers come on and show their stuff, then they can turn some pretty sappy songs from the 1950s and ‘60s into pure gold. And that is just what … Continue reading “Life Could Be a Dream” at International City Theatre

“Hype Man” at The Fountain Theatre

The Fountain Theatre’s production of Idris Goodwin’s award-winning play, Hype Man, is a fast-paced, hyper-energetic, seriocomic wonder that is more serio than comic. It brings the hip-hop scene to vivid life for audiences who may not have experienced it in close, intimate contact. Virtually everybody who watches television has seen rap performances at one time … Continue reading “Hype Man” at The Fountain Theatre