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THE UNAUTHORIZED MUSICAL PARODY OF JURASSIC PARK at Rockwell Table and Stage

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Harker Jones – Edge on the Net

The “Unauthorized Musical Parody Of…” series has a recipe that always works: take a beloved film, break it down to its most basic parts, find ways to lovingly exploit them and then loop in pop songs that help propel the story. And it works every time.
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Now running through April 28

SCREAM at Rockwell Table and Stage

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Photo by Elliot Dal Pra

Bob Verini  -   Stage Raw

Rockwell Table and Stage, in Los Feliz, has long been the local locus of the interactive/immersive restaurant/musical. That means you eat and drink while the action is taking place all around you, and a pop diva is as likely to belt her showcase number in your lap, breathing on your onion rings from a platform stage a few feet away. Management is unveiling a new “Unauthorized Musical Parody Series” with a musicalized Scream, and a scream is exactly what it is. Read more…

Now running through December 6.

ROAR at Rockwell Table and Stage

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Photo by Aimee Curameng

 

Bob Verini -   Arts In LA

It’s been 43 years since Helen Reddy rocked the charts with her announcement “I am woman, hear me roar,” the foremost pop anthem echoing the feminist revolution of the 1970s. Divas have continued to warble messages of female empowerment—in numbers too big to ignore—well into this century, and many of them have been collated into the Rockwell Stage’s “semi-musical” play titled, of all things, Roar. Read more...

Now running through Sept. 27.

DAVID BURNHAM: MOSTLY BROADWAY at Rockwell Table and Stage

davidLes Spindle – Edge on the Net

How’re you gonna keep ’em down on the farm once they’ve illuminated the stages of Broadway? Actor-singer David Burnham who has forged an acclaimed and prolific career in such shows as “Wicked,” “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat,” and “The Light in the Piazza,” enjoys sharing his heartfelt stories of a boy growing up in the sleepy rural berg of Fontana, California.
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