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Slow Burn’s Go-Gos Musical Comedy Perfect for Pride Month

In the charming, big-hearted Broadway musical, Head Over Heels, Slow Burn Theatre Company delivers a visually striking, lively, and credible production.

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Once On This Island Is Glorious Tale of Storytelling And Song

Get yourself down to where Slow Burn is delivering a gift you’ll prize for a long time to come: Once On This Island is a glorious evening of storytelling and song, myth and magic infused with joy, passion and a deep belief that love is that saving grace of complex human existence.

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Zoetic Stage’s Breathtaking Frankenstein Delivers A Different Brand of Horror

The “horror” in Zoetic Stage’s Frankenstein shares little kinship with the film monster with bolts in his neck terrorizing the countryside or even the 1818 novel of science gone wrong. But a different very contemporary terror is there all the same from the breath-taking wordless prologue of a stitched together embryo clawing out of a pod to the silent final image of two bodies crawling through Arctic waste.

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Classic Todd Tale Gets Fresh Approach From Zoetic Stage

One definition of classic theater is a piece that not only remains popular or relevant through time, but which can be endlessly reinterpreted or restaged without losing any of its brilliance, Shakespeare’s work being the most obvious example. Zoetic Stage’s latest entry working its way through the Stephen Sondheim canon underscores how Sweeney Todd qualifies.

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