In 1990, before Jonathan Larson created the smash Broadway musical Rent, he was a struggling slacker working at a diner. The trials and tribulations of his life fed into the rock monologue Tick, Tick…Boom! A full-cast musical adaptation mak... more

Feb 1, 2012 12:00 AM Theater

Last night I saw Soulstice Theatre’s Tick, Tick...BOOM! I hadn’t really prepared myself for what I was going to see, but it was very, very familiar…it was an early ‘90’s slacker drama. Jordan Gwiazdowski, Amber Smith, Josh Perkins and company put.. more

Jan 28, 2012 11:10 PM Theater

It's notoriously difficult to make a living in theater. It is even more difficult to create a deeply meaningful, truly revolutionary stage production. In the early '90s, Jonathan Larson struggled to find both commercial success and meaningf... more

Jan 25, 2012 12:00 AM Theater

When artist Katie Musolff paints a portrait, she reveals both the physical and psychological characteristics of her subject. A number of these revelations will be on display at the Charles Allis Art Museum, which features this 2007 Forward ... more

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