Twelve-year-old Percy Jackson discovers he is a demigod, the son of a mortal woman and the Greek god Poseidon. Percy and his friends Annabeth Chase and Grover Underwood go on a quest to prevent a war between the gods Zeus, Poseidon, and Hades.
In the Heights centers on a variety of characters living in the neighborhood of Washington Heights, on the northern tip of Manhattan. At the center of the show is Usnavi, a bodega owner who looks after the aging Cuban lady next door, pines for the gorgeous girl working in the neighboring beauty salon and dreams of winning the lottery and escaping to the shores of his native Dominican Republic. Meanwhile, Nina, a childhood friend of Usnavi’s, has returned to the neighborhood from her first year at college with surprising news for her parents, who have spent their life savings on …
The Pillowman tells the story of Katurian, a fiction writer in a police state who is interrogated about the gruesome content of his short stories and their similarities to a number of bizarre child murders ocurring in his town.
Little Shop of Horrors is a comedy horror rock musical, by composer Alan Menken and writer Howard Ashman, about a hapless florist shop worker who raises a plant that feeds on human blood and flesh. The musical is based on the low-budget 1960 black comedy film The Little Shop of Horrors, directed by Roger Corman. The music, composed by Menken in the style of early 1960s rock and roll, doo-wop and early Motown, includes several well-known tunes, including the title song, “Skid Row (Downtown)”, “Somewhere That's Green”, and “Suddenly, Seymour”.
The story revolves around Franklin Shepard who, having once been a talented composer of Broadway musicals, has now abandoned his friends and his songwriting career to become a producer of Hollywood flicks. The musical begins at the height of his Hollywood fame and moves backwards in time, showing snapshots of the most important moments in Frank's life that shaped the man that he is today.
The title is pretty self explanatory. Joss Whedon has stated his interest in directing a Batman movie and I started to imagine what the cast for a Joss Whedon Batman film would be like.
Set in 19th century England, the musical tells the story of Benjamin Barker, aka Sweeeny Todd, who returns to London after 15 years' transportation on trumped-up charges. When he finds out that his wife poisoned herself after being raped by the judge who transported him, he vows revenge on the judge and, later, the whole world. He teams up with Mrs. Lovett and he opens a barbershop above her pie shop where he slits the throats of his customers and she bakes their bodies into pies.
Benedick and Beatrice are always fighting and arguing with witty banter and all of their friends decide to make a plan to get them to fall in love with each other. While this is going on, Claudio is in love with Hero (Leonato's daughter) and they arrange to be married but Don John (Don Pedro's half brother) plans to sabotage them.
The story is about a young Scottish princess named Merida, who is a skilled archer, doesn't like the age old customs and goes against her mother by expressing her desire not to marry. After a fight with her mother, she finds a witch and asks her to perform a spell to change her mother. It works, but it ends up turning her mother into a bear. Now, they have to try to find a way to change her back before it's too late.
Ragtime is a novel written by E. L. Doctorow which tells the story of three groups in the United States in the early 20th century: African Americans, represented by Coalhouse Walker Jr., a Harlem musician; upper-class suburbanites, represented by Mother. the matriarch of a white upper-class family in New Rochelle, New York; and Eastern European immigrants, represented by Tateh, a Jewish immigrant from Latvia.
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