Tag Archive for: USC Musical Theatre Repertory

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 […]

“Heathers: The Musical” impresses with talent

Imagine Regina George lying dead from the bus accident instead of injured in a humorous body brace. That’s Heathers — the dark satirical movie starring Winona Ryder and Christian Slater. With upbeat songs about blue balls, rape and suicide, Heathers is a musical matched perfectly with its source material, one of the most controversial movies […]