Balagan’s Rock Musical is Next to Brilliant

During intermission at the Balagan Theatre, the lesbian couple a few seats over aggressively agreed with each other that the male lead was a narcissist. A little old lady a few rows down admired his stolid devotion to his manic depressive wife. It’s a testament to the Pulitzer Prize-winning writing of “Next to Normal,” a […]

‘Amaluna’: Superb Juggling, Mediocre Plot

With a 70 percent female cast and an all female band, Cirque du Soleil’s latest production, “Amaluna” purports to be an ode to the feminine. Set on an island of female goddess worshippers governed by a queen, the show lacks nothing in the way of gorgeous costuming, breathtaking stunts, and phenomenal performers. The incredible strength, […]

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