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La Mirada’s Hunchback is quite a Spectacle

By Patrick Hurley

Victor Hugo’s classic novel featuring the most famous ostracized outcast of all time comes to grand and vibrant life in La Mirada’s production of The Hunchback of Notre Dame. The Musical, with songs based on the 1996 animated Disney film, is slightly darker than it’s animated predecessor and follows a bit closer, at least in narrative, to the classic novel. Read more »


La Mirada’s Rent Is Somewhat Extravagant, But Still Resonant.

By Patrick Hurley

Tackling addiction, poverty, and love Rent, is a dark, somewhat overwrought depiction of life in the East Village of New York City in the middle of the AIDS crisis. Read more »


Stellar Cast and Impressive Visuals Carry the Musical

By Patrick Hurley


Nearly forty years after the Brian De Palma film, a failed attempt at Broadway, and a reimagined re-boot, comes a reimagining of the reimagined reboot, based on the Broadway show that was based on the film that was based on the novel by Stephen King. Simply put, Carrie The Musical has arrived.  Again. And it is playing now through April 5th at the La Mirada Theatre. Read more »

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