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Archive for Peter Allen

THE BOY FROM OZ – Celebration Theatre at the Lex

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Paul Birchall – Stage and Cinema

What makes this boisterous jukebox musical about the life of late music and stage legend Peter Allen (whose songs make up the show’s core) so winning, is the combination of larger-than-life excess and the piquant whiff of melancholy – all of which are frankly irresistible to a wide swath of showtune-loving patrons. Read more…

Neal Weaver  – Stage Raw

We expect lots of glitz and glamor In The Boy From Oz, a musical based on the life and works of Australian songwriter and performer extraordinaire, Peter Allen. After all, it was a big splashy Broadway show, with a book by Martin Sherman (based on an original script by Nick Enright) and a huge cornucopia of songs by Allen himself. And we get plenty of both…….Read more…

David C. Nichols – LA Times

Celebration Theatre has landed a coup with the West Coast premiere of  “The Boy From Oz,” and what a festive party it’s throwing. Read more…

Now running through June 19