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REVIEW: MTR performs coming-of-age musical Edges


On Friday, the Musical Theatre Repertory at USC presented Edges, a song-cycle musical comprised of individual songs performed in a sequence and written by songwriting duo Benj Pasek and Justin Paul. The musical is made up of 15 songs: Each song contains unrelated stories and characters, but still possesses similar coming-of-age themes that are indelibly […]

Sweeney Todd thrills and wows


The USC Musical Theatre Repertoire’s production of Sweeney Todd was excellent on all accounts, particularly the performances, set and production design. Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street is a musical about a barber named Benjamin Barker. At the start of the show, he returns from fifteen years living as a convict in Australia […]