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Damien Chazelle and Ryan Gosling, seated, work on a scene in “La La Land.” (Courtesy Dale Robinette/Lionsgate)

‘La La Land’s’ Damien Chazelle, Justin Hurwitz face the music and dance

Two years ago, director Damien Chazelle had a wonderful success with his…

 

Tim Minchin wrote the music and lyrics to the hit musical “Matilda.”  (Rob Latour/Invision/AP)

Tim Minchin channels Roald Dahl in ‘Matilda’

Tim Minchin’s cheerfulness and modesty belie the enormous talent required to turn…

 

From left, Ross Lekites and Megan McGinnis appear in TheatreWorks’ premiere of “Triangle.” (Courtesy Kevin Berne)

New musical ‘Triangle’ stretches across time

The idea for musical set in the New York building where the…

 

COURTESY JOAN MARCUSGilgamesh Taggett plays Daddy Warbucks and Issie Swickle portrays the title character in the national tour of “Annie.”

Sun comes up on ‘Annie’ tour

Feel-good stories never seem to fall out of fashion, and Broadway’s “Annie”…

COURTESY JOAN MARCUSGilgamesh Taggett plays Daddy Warbucks and Issie Swickle portrays the title character in the national tour of “Annie.”

Tony-winning ‘Grey Gardens' makes Bay Area debut

For Beth Glover, “Grey Gardens” is an all-you-can-Edie experience. The veteran actress…