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Sean Roderick once saw nine musicals in six days in New York City. She is majoring in ethnomusicology at UCLA. Email
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No rain in sight, but a big rainbow over Mar Vista just before sunset nonetheless.
Though a few songs and all of the first act need tightening, "9 to 5" at the Ahmanson has the elements of a likely hit when it goes to Broadway.
I hoped the Ahmanson production would be better than the movie. On that point, my dream came true.
My only problem with "Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson" is the fact that there isn't enough music. Benjamin Walker is a true punk rock hero and commands the stage as the obnoxious and intriguing Jackson, dressed in tight clothes, combat boots and utility belt complete with gun and microphone.
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