Not Broadway, but I saw a college production of Eurydice, and Eurydice's entrance to the Underworld made my jaw hit the floor.
It was a two level set, and on the upper level were these wooden meshed slats that would slide left and right to reveal the Father, the Nasty Interesting Man's apartment, etc. Then, when Eurydice enters, the slats unmeshed, and Eurydice walked through them as it rained.
Not sure if I'd call it costume or set,
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Dead West Spring Awakening, at the end of Mama Who Bore Me. The boys all jump down onto their chairs, it’s perfectly timed with the lights, and we’re in a totally different location.
I'm listening to the concept album now, and two songs in, I absolutely love it. The fusion of hip-hop, rock, and punk, the exciting unpredictable lyrics, this is some of the best new music I've listened to in a while.
I'm a quarter Jewish, which I say for the sake of full disclosure, not to insinuate that I have any concrete authority based on my heritage.
The difference between Falsettos and the aforementioned Angels and Producers is that Falsettos is a play about Judaism, and the latter two are plays about characters that happen to be Jewish. The fact that they are Jewish is important to the stories (especially in
Having read this play, I think it's brilliant. It's a shame it never made it to Broadway. I also think it's really impressive that Branden Jacobs-Jenkins also wrote the play before he was even 30 years old. He's one of the most creative, original voices in the theatre right now and I look forward to every new play he writes.