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CARRIE THE MUSICAL at the La Mirada Theatre for the Peforming Arts

Photo by Jason Niedle

Photo by Jason Niedle

David C. Nichols – LA Times

Never underestimate the power of stagecraft. Case in point: ”Carrie: The Musical,” now receiving a mind-blowing immersive production at La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts. Read more…

Jonas Schwartz -  TheaterMania

Few musicals are as infamous as the 1988 Broadway bomb Carrie. That notoriety was enhanced by the bootlegged CDs and videotapes of the original cast that made the rounds for years in the days before YouTube. Utilizing the major rewrite for the 2012 off-Broadway production, La Mirada Theatre performs the show for its intimate “On Stage” series where audiences sit on the stage in bleachers, making them practically players in the proceedings. Read more…

Myron Meisel – Stage Raw

Probably no musical has ever been more maudit than this adaptation of the Stephen King novel, Carrie The Musical (the material perhaps best known from the 1976 hit Brian De Palma movie starring Sissy Spacek, also fashioned, as here, by writer Lawrence D. Cohen). Read more…

Now running through April 5.

 

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