‘Jersey Boys’ revives lovably flawed nostalgia in San Francisco

Oh, what a (slightly lackluster) night! On Friday evening, a touring production of the mega-hit jukebox musical “Jersey Boys” arrived at San Francisco’s Orpheum Theatre. The curtains opened to an undeniably delighted crowd, faithfully clapping in time to the catchy, high-pitched pop crooning of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons.
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Award-winning musical ‘Once’ simply captivates San Francisco

The premise of “Once” is simple. Guy gets his heartbroken and writes beautiful music. Guy meets new girl who also writes beautiful music. Guy and Girl make beautiful music together. But despite its simple storyline, simple mirror-dressed set and simple folk-inspired songs, the emotion and longing behind the eight-time Tony
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Just a spoonful of Madeline Trumble

Last week, Disney’s “Mary Poppins” musical premiered at San Francisco’s Orpheum Theatre. The Daily Californian spoke with Madeline Trumble — a native of Berkeley and the star of the touring production — about growing up in the Bay Area, the struggles of working on a touring show and the magic
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