FOOTLOOSE at Simi Valley Cultural Arts Center

Photo by Richard Andert

Martίn Hernández – Stage Raw.

In this stellar production, co-directors Barry Pearl and Michelle Elkin, with Elkin doing double duty as choreographer, have assembled a gifted cast that is as committed to the incongruous storyline as it is to an earnest portrayal of teen angst, inter-generational conflict, young love, and the redemptive power of music and dance. With an ensemble skilled at delivering assorted lyrics as well as Elkin’s exuberant and at times acrobatic dance moves, the show is a toe-tapping delight. Read more…