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  • Trains, Wicked

    I remember taking the train, trolley, and buses in San Diego, and 10 years ago I used to take a bus from Cheviot Hills to downtown L.A., but for the past few years I’ve been doing a driving commute. I took Metrolink Ventura Line to work this morning. I got off at Union Station and…

  • Two Zappa-related Entertainments Coming to Los Angeles

    The first: Joe’s Garage, Based on Zappa Album, to Make World Premiere in September: The Open Fist Theatre Company in California will present the world premiere of Joe’s Garage, a new stage production based on the Frank Zappa album of the same name. Directed by Pat Towne, the production will begin previews at the Open…

  • Drop Everything for this Stew Interview

    Interview with Stew Hilarious and insightful, as he often is: Here’s a quote! What did you know about theater or Broadway before you developed this show? Very little. I had a lot of respect for people like Bertolt Brecht. I had read Brecht, and he touches a lot of rock performers more than any other…

  • Stew on Theater Talk

    Very enjoyable. And also: Stew Plays Drunk at the Obies (read the whole thing), it does get a bit too wild for work: Because of Stew, I am looking forward to the Tony Awards. I don’t believe it either.

  • Passing Strange on iTunes May 27, 2008

    And more Stew news! Can’t wait! Strange’ soundtrack on iTunes Cast recording exclusive to Apple By GORDON COX “Passing Strange” will be the first Broadway tuner to release its original cast recording exclusively on iTunes, more than a month before the CD arrives in stores. Ghostlight Records’ digital release, set for May 27, makes the…

  • Seven Nominations for Passing Strange

    I don’t usually have cause to watch the Tony Awards. This year is different though. Passing Strange–the show which is the brainchild of Stew and Heidi Rodewald, both of the band The Negro Problem–:is nominated for seven Tony Awards! Best Musical Best Original Score Best Book of a Musical Best Orchestrations (Stew & Heidi Rodewald)…

  • latimes: Just Stew being Stew

    calendarlive.com: THEATER – Just Stew being Stew I *heart* Stew. I hope to see this show eventually.

  • These Changes

    Something Deeper Than These Changes comes out tuesday. I went to Tower today and they had one in the bins. I won’t quibble that it’s out a day early. I was hoping it would be there. So far I like it very much. But then, I’m a fan. The Statue Song makes me want to…