Venture ‘Into the Woods’ in Los Angeles [Review]

Venture ‘Into the Woods’ in Los Angeles [Review]

Various renditions of “Into the Woods” have appeared on Broadway, in film, community theatre, elsewhere in Southern California, etc. over the years. However, the current national tour version of “Into the Woods” that opened April 5 at the Center Theatre Group’s Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles offered a magical, stripped down production of the fractured […]

‘Amélie’ Charms in Broadway-Bound L.A. Musical [Review]

‘Amélie’ Charms in Broadway-Bound L.A. Musical [Review]

Many charming movies lose something when they move to the stage, particularly as a musical. However, “Amélie,” a quirky 2001 French film-turned-stage musical that opened in Los Angeles Friday night in a Broadway-bound warm-up, is an exception offering a charming respite from holiday hassles. The stage production of “Amélie, A New Musical” at the Ahmanson Theatre […]

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