What “Bring It On: The Musical” lacks in originality and depth, it almost makes up for in volume and energy. Read More
Nobody is exactly who they seem to be, even to themselves, in the much-anticipated world premiere of “Armistead Maupin’s Tales of the City” at American Conservatory Theater: not wide-eyed new-girl-in-town Mary Ann Singleton (buoyant, blond Betsy Wolfe); not her new boss, the dying mover-and-shaker Edgar Halcyon (Richard Poe); not his super-slick son-in-law Beauchamp (an appropriately dastardly Andrew Samonsky); not mysterious, bohemian landlady Anna Madrigal (Judy Kaye, familiar to ACT audien Read More
Oh, these are wonderful times for Armistead Maupin — and imagine the tales he’ll be telling a year from now.
But on the eve of the world premiere of the lavish “Tales of the City” musical, based on the author’s seminal literary works, Maupin’s emotions are, quite naturally, high. Read More