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West Side Story

West Side Story – Theater Review SYNOPSIS A musical Romeo and Juliet story. The Sharks and the Jets are two feuding street gangs in 1950’s New York, the Jets being White and the Sharks being Puerto Rican. At a dance …

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Blithe Spirit

Blithe Spirit – Theater Review SYNOPSIS In Blithe Spirit, one of Coward’s biggest successes, novelist Charles Condomine, living with his second wife, Ruth, invites a local medium, Madame Arcati, to his house. His intention is to do some research into …

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In The Heights

In The Heights – Theater Review SYNOPSIS In the Heights, the hip-hop and salsa-infused Off-Broadway musical about denizens of the uptown Manhattan ‘hood of Washington Heights. JOY’S REVIEW “In the Heights” is one of those plays that you just love …

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Jersey Boys

Jersey Boys – Theater Review SYNOPSIS Jersey Boys is a documentary-style musical based on the lives of one of the most successful 1960s rock ‘n roll groups, the Four Seasons. JOY’S REVIEW Jersey Boys is the exuberant story of Frankie …

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33 Variations

33 Variations – Theater Review SYNOPSIS A mother coming to terms with her daughter. A composer coming to terms with his genius. And, even though they’re separated by 200 years, these two people share an obsession that might, even just …

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