‘Wicked’ defies gravity in San Jose

Even before the curtain rose, the 2014-15 national tour production of “Wicked” promised to uphold the hit musical’s reputation for a dazzling theatrical experience during its engagement at the San Jose Center for the Performing Arts. The stage curtain itself is an elaborate map of Oz centered around the Emerald
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Musical ‘Catch Me If You Can’ catches a lucky break

Across a backdrop of oranges and Pan Am blues, the cast of “Catch Me If You Can” spun and sang their way onto the outdoor stage at Oakland’s Woodminster Amphitheatre this weekend. Though the night was chilly and the script a bit weak, the largely upbeat cast boogied through the
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