New `Pompeii’ musical erupts in San Francisco

Apr 15

Ask a group of San Francisco theater enthusiasts what they think about a show and you’ll get more than an earful. That’s what R.C. Staab found out – the hard way – when he held a reading of his new musical, Shadows of Pompeii, at 42nd Street Moon’s Moonspace last January. In a rare move, Moon, the group that dusts off old and forgotten...

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New musicals are hot, hot, hot

Oct 21

Audiences around the country are clamoring for …wait for it…wait for it…musicals. Sue Frost, a founding partner of Junkyard Dog Productions, a group dedicated to the development and production of new musicals, says that last year, she was part of a new musicals panel at a Theatre Communications Group conference and it was overflowing with 800...

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