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Muscular, green and uglified, Constantine Maroulis impresses at the Alley as The Toxic Avenger.
The setup: Based on Lloyd Kaufman's 1984 cult-movie classic, the musical version of Toxic Avenger arrives at the Alley, revamped after a long Off-B'way run, and brings broad humor, compelling music and top-drawer acting with it. The execution: The story line in the musical follows the movie pret ... More >>
This week in 1976, Queen were at the top of the UK singles chart with the epic - taking that word back - operatic, glammy cut "Bohemian Rhapsody" from their November 1975 album, A Night At The Opera. The single is still one of the best-selling releases in the UK, and it even had a resurgence 1991 in ... More >>
Ed. Note: This is the second half of Rocks Off's "reviewer exchange program" with Art Attack. Dan Lippitt/Theatre Under the StarsRock of Ages Hobby Center June 7, 2011 Hair metal makes for great show tunes. That's what we left with last night when Rocks Off went back to a "sexier time" of " ... More >>
Ed Note: Rocks Off and our sister blog Art Attack are conducting a "reviewer exchange program" for the '80s musical Rock of Ages. One of our "rock and roll" people will review the show soon, but the visiting team bats first. Dan LippittThe cast of Rock of AgesThe Setup: '80s Sunset Strip roc ... More >>
Admittedly, I didn't think she'd go this quickly, but I always knew Pia was toast. I said as much last week when discussing the stranglehold pre-adolescent female voters have on the show. Why else have only three females made the top five the last three seasons? Was Lee DeWyze really better t ... More >>
The ninth season of America's national karaoke showcase -- also known as American Idol -- premiered last Tuesday. The show that has contributed such legends as Jordin Sparks and Taylor Hicks to the world of music continues to chug along in spite of the absence of original judge Paula Abdul and th ... More >>
Opening day for America's fourth national sport is upon us
Killer Queen: A Tribute to Queen