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Don’t stop believing

Imagine if Harper, the Valium-addicted Mormon wife in Angels in America who imagines herself in Antarctica, actually met famous explorer Ernest Shackleton through some rift in the time-space continuum. Only instead of being a neglected housewife, she’s an aspiring avant-garde composer looking for a big break. Shackleton Loves Me Through 6/1: Thu 7:30 PM, Fri […]

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All Shook Up

Joe DiPietro’s savvy, funny songbook show reprises the King’s hits in a connect-the-tunes musical that blends Footloose with As You Like It. It’s the mid-50s, and an Elvis-like roustabout (the smoldering, very tall Cheyenne Jackson) shakes a small-hearted, dance-hating town from conservatism into liberal thinking–his love interest’s gender-bending disguise alone threatens at least one character’s […]