Tag Archives: Stephen Hoggett

American Idiot’s Lyrics Are Often Unintelligible, But The Show Is Entertaining and Powerful

Buried under the profligate volume and frequently unintelligible lyrics, American Idiot remains entertaining for the unflagging energy of its performance and the power of its raw material, all rooted in youth’s millennial-old anger at the despoiled world they have been handed.

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Once Is Touching Bittersweet Love Song Of Joy And Sorrow

A yearning so palpable it almost becomes corporeal and a heartache without a shred of self-pity pour unapologetically from the stage in the legitimately affecting musical Once touring through Miami this week only. The tears and smiles are honestly earned in this bittersweet romance leavened with the humor that only chastened challenged souls can muster.

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