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‘Kinky Boots’ is a musical with heart and sole

BOSTON – “Kinky Boots” may be a musical sending a message, but the message is wrapped so lovingly in a bouncy pop-rock score, high-energy choreography and a winning, funny book that the audience… Continue reading

‘The Illusionists’: Fast, funny blend of comedy, magic

BOSTON – The world of magic and illusion, once largely confined to the showrooms of Las Vegas hotels, has long since gone big-time, often appearing on Broadway or in televised specials. The latest… Continue reading

Glitzy ‘Cinderella,’ Colonial light up the holidays

BOSTON – The national touring production of “Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella” has arrived at the Emerson Colonial Theatre at just the right time of year. Theater patrons are still re-discovering the grandeur of… Continue reading

‘Moulin Rouge’: Is it a love story or a music video?

  BOSTON – “Moulin Rouge! The Musical” seems to have some great things going for it in its world premiere production at the Emerson Colonial Theatre on the way to Broadway, with a… Continue reading

Colonial re-lit for ‘Moulin Rouge! The Musical’

BOSTON – The pre-Broadway engagement of “Moulin Rouge! The Musical” began Tuesday, July 10, 2018 at the Emerson Colonial Theatre. The production runs through Aug. 19. As previously announced, reviving a great theatrical… Continue reading