Addams Family Friendy

Addams Family Friendy

Berkeley Playhouse does The Addams Family right, even if the musical itself doesn’t.

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Peter Not Quite Panworthy

12 November, 2013 Theater No comments
Peter Not Quite Panworthy

For some reason, or for no reason at all, there’s a whole lot of Peter Pan going on in San Francisco at the moment. Custom Made Theatre Co. is presenting the West Coast premiere of Jeremy Bloom’s adaptation Peter/Wendy while SHN has brought the post-Broadway tour of Rick Elice’s Peter and the Starcatcher to the Curran Theatre. Starcatcher is actually a prequel to Peter Pan, detailing how the Lost Boys and the pirates got to Neverland in the first place. (As such, it has the odd problem of becoming less surprising as it goes along, because you know how things have to end up for everybody.)

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