hamilton

Quiz: Are you an Alexander or an Aaron?

The Broadway smash hit musical “Hamilton” has officially swept the nation. In wake of its 11 Tony Award wins and its record-breaking 16 nominations, this production has ushered in a new era of not just theater but also education. In order to commemorate the Fourth of July, we at the Clog would like to recognize this musical that highlights key moments in our nation’s founding and has actually brought some life to the repetitive American history we have been learning about since fifth grade. Even though this musical is historical both in what it’s doing for theater and in its content, we would like to focus on the important questions. Are you an Alexander Hamilton or an Aaron Burr, sir?
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Annie

Don’t bet your bottom dollar on ‘Annie’ remake

It’s hard not to root for “Annie” — both the modern-day reproduction of the 1930s musical and Quvenzhane Wallis’ adorably amicable portrayal of the titular character. With that said, “Annie” is far too modernist for its own good, relying excessively on gaudy embellishments of current trending topics and making insufficient
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les mis

Woodminster’s ‘Les Mis’ awes despite difficulties

As if on cue, the fading summer sun sank behind the backdrop of the Woodminster Amphitheater in Oakland last Friday, dimming the lights so to speak, and leaving behind a delightfully dark and chilly evening to compliment the opening night performance of Producers Associates’ summer production of “Les Misérables.” “Les
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