Review: Green Day’s AMERICAN IDIOT at ArtsWest

AMERICAN IDIOTMusic by Green DayLyrics by Billie Joe ArmstrongBook by Billie Joe Armstrong & Michael MayerThrough October 11 2015at ArtsWest4711 California Ave SWSeattle WA 98116http://www.artswest.org I’ve been staring blankly at the screen for a few minutes trying to figure out how to start. Part of me wants to analyze the material, the music, the performances, […]

Review: JACQUES BREL IS ALIVE AND WELL & LIVING IN PARIS at ACT

JACQUES BREL IS ALIVE AND WELL & LIVING IN PARISMusic by Jacques BrelProduction Conception, English Lyrics and Additional Material by Eric Blau and Mort ShumanThrough May 17 2015A Co-Production of ACT — A Contemporary Theatre  and The 5th Avenue Theatreat ACT700 Union StreetSeattle WA 98101-4037http://www.5thavenue.org / http://www.acttheatre.orgThe common wisdom about BREL (so shortened to suit […]