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Tantrum Theater’s Riotous, Devastating ‘Next to Normal’ Runs through July 29

Richard Sanford Richard Sanford Tantrum Theater’s Riotous, Devastating ‘Next to Normal’ Runs through July 29

From the moment it premiered Off-Broadway in 2008, Next to Normal was special. Tom Kitt (music) and Brian Yorkey’s (book and lyrics) leaped to the front of the pack of sophisticated musicals that grapple with serious, adult themes. It’s also one of the finest examples of the even rarer group (still) of stage musicals that integrate […]

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THE CAKE by Bekah Brunstetter

  THE CAKE by Bekah Brunstetter

Della believes there’s no problem so big it can’t be solved while eating one of her perfectly delicious cakes. When Jen, the daughter of a dear friend, returns home to get married, Della is thrilled to bake the wedding cake—until she discovers Jen’s groom is not a groom, but a bride. Della is torn between […]

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THE CAKE by Bekah Brunstetter

  THE CAKE by Bekah Brunstetter

Della believes there’s no problem so big it can’t be solved while eating one of her perfectly delicious cakes. When Jen, the daughter of a dear friend, returns home to get married, Della is thrilled to bake the wedding cake—until she discovers Jen’s groom is not a groom, but a bride. Della is torn between […]

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THE CAKE by Bekah Brunstetter

  THE CAKE by Bekah Brunstetter

Della believes there’s no problem so big it can’t be solved while eating one of her perfectly delicious cakes. When Jen, the daughter of a dear friend, returns home to get married, Della is thrilled to bake the wedding cake—until she discovers Jen’s groom is not a groom, but a bride. Della is torn between […]

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Big Laughs and Tenderness in Tantrum Theater’s Regional Premiere of The Cake

Richard Sanford Richard Sanford Big Laughs and Tenderness in Tantrum Theater’s Regional Premiere of The Cake

Even-handedness and fair consideration are goals we should all strive for and some of the hardest virtues to master. As difficult as they are to achieve in life, they’re twice as hard to grasp in drama without the story falling apart. That difficulty makes Bekah Brunstetter’s sweet slice of urban-meets-rural life, The Cake, so refreshing. […]

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THE CAKE by Bekah Brunstetter

  THE CAKE by Bekah Brunstetter

Della believes there’s no problem so big it can’t be solved while eating one of her perfectly delicious cakes. When Jen, the daughter of a dear friend, returns home to get married, Della is thrilled to bake the wedding cake—until she discovers Jen’s groom is not a groom, but a bride. Della is torn between […]

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THE CAKE by Bekah Brunstetter

  THE CAKE by Bekah Brunstetter

Della believes there’s no problem so big it can’t be solved while eating one of her perfectly delicious cakes. When Jen, the daughter of a dear friend, returns home to get married, Della is thrilled to bake the wedding cake—until she discovers Jen’s groom is not a groom, but a bride. Della is torn between […]

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