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Archive for Cabrillo Music Theatre

DAMN YANKEES – Cabrillo Music Theatre at the Kavli Theatre in Thousand Oaks

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Les Spindle –  Edge on the Net

Having a dual passion for baseball and Broadway isn’t necessarily a prerequisite to enjoying the golden-age musical classic, “Damn Yankees,” but it certainly helps. This 1955 stage hit reteamed most of the illustrious creators of an earlier Broadway smash “The Pajama Game.” Read more…

Now running through October 25.

OKLAHOMA! – Cabrillo Musical Theatre at the Kavli Theatre

Photo by Ed Krieger

Photo by Ed Krieger

Les Spindle –  Edge on the Net

Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Pulitzer-winning 1943 musical “Oklahoma!” sparkles anew in Cabrillo Music Theatre’s exuberantly entertaining revisit to the Broadway classic.Read more…

Margaret Gray – LA Times

The first collaboration between Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II, “Oklahoma!,” which debuted in 1943, is often credited with reinventing musical theater — although “Showboat,” from 1927, is invariably mentioned in the same sentence. Read more…

Now running through July 26.

ONE MUSICAL WHERE THE LEADING MAN SHOULD NOT SHINE

Photo by Ed Krieger

Photo by Ed Krieger

Bob Verini  -   Stage Raw

For one more weekend, through Sunday Feb. 8, there’s an absolutely smashing revival of Stephen Sondheim and George Furth’s 1970 Company in town. If you detect a note of surprise in that announcement, no offense is meant to the Cabrillo Music Theatre, which presents it, and especially not to Nick DeGruccio, who does a skillful, sophisticated job mounting the musical theater perennial. em>Read more…

COMPANY at the Scherr Forum Theatre, Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza

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Les Spindle –  Edge on the Net

Stephen Sondheim’s groundbreaking 1970 musical, “Company,” about romance and loneliness in the big city, remains a quintessential snapshot of the era in which it bowed, as viewed through the eyes of a commitment-phobic young bachelor. Read more…

Jonas Schwartz -  Arts In LA

Launching a version of Company, Stephen Sondheim’s groundbreaking 1970s musical, is a daunting task. The script focuses on Bobby, a passive character who observes his friends’ marriages. It requires a compelling actor who fills the vessel that Sondheim and his librettist George Furth had forged. Read more…

Now running through February 8.

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