Scheuer brings something unusual for his (and my) generation of entertainment, an absence of snark to this emotional material.
Like its main characters and their rockets, this show isn’t done growing up yet, but it is worth watching it progress on its way to being out of this world.
Nothing is more full of drama, grandiose and misbegotten plans, and over-the-top moments than youth.
This gentle unfurling is tempered with the humor that comes from the misunderstandings and the comedy that comes from manners and busy body relatives.
Because of all his great movie roles, it’s sometimes easy to forget that Steve Martin is something of a Renaissance man. When he’s not starring in movies he’s playing his banjo or writing (including music, novels, plays, screenplays). Martin’s latest project actually combines both: he has been collaborating with singer-songwriter Edie Brickell on a musical comedy, Bright Star, which will open at the Old Globe Theatre in San Diego on September 28. Martin spoke about the experience of writing a musical with the Los Angeles Times and what he learned about writing in his nearly fifty-year career. Martin points out ... Read more
Allegiance is gearing up for its premiere at San Diego's The Old Globe and ahead of the opening, the production has released a song from the upcoming Broadway-bound musical.