Buzzin’ Lee Hartgrave

Buzzin’ Lee Hartgrave is a longtime theater critic in the San Francisco Bay Area. His reviews appear each Friday in Beyond Chron.

Articles by Buzzin’ Lee Hartgrave

Les Miz, Master of the Curran House!

Posted June 14, 2005 by "Buzzin" Lee Hartgrave

Les Miz is back in town and spinning its powerful emotional pull over the audience. If you found that former productions of the heart tugging musical based on the famous Victor Hugo novel took a whole box of Kleenex, then
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Kings Of Mambo May Lose Their Throne!

Posted June 3, 2005 by "Buzzin" Lee Hartgrave

MAMBO KINGS is one of those shows that could be a great, swift paced Broadway musical. But for this to happen they need to prune and prune some more. The first act has to desperately move faster. Get the trouble
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Footlight Parade

Posted May 13, 2005 by "Buzzin" Lee Hartgrave

The Play “What’s Wrong With Angry” will be stirring things up on the New Conservatory Stage starting June 11. British playwright and screenwriter Patrick Wilde takes on the social taboos surrounding teen homosexuality. This is about a young teen that
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Lennon The Musical

Posted February 25, 2005 by "Buzzin" Lee Hartgrave

EXCLUSIVE ONLINE LENNON INTERVIEW OPEN TO PUBLICFans of John Lennon and new musical enthusiasts have a great way the learn more about Lennon and Lennon The Musical as the new show develops with this exclusive Q&A with the Director Don
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Mambo Italiano

Posted January 28, 2005 by "Buzzin" Lee Hartgrave

It was first a play, then a movie. In the closet – or come out of the closet.what are two good looking lovers to do, when their traditional Italian families are lurking around the corner. Every Italian boy should get
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Mambo Italiano

Posted January 20, 2005 by "Buzzin" Lee Hartgrave

It was first a play, then a movie. In the closet – or come out of the closet.what are two good looking lovers to do, when their traditional Italian families are lurking around the corner. Every Italian boy should get
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Hey, Look Me Over!!!!

Posted December 10, 2004 by "Buzzin" Lee Hartgrave

NewPlays, Great New Years Entertainment- And ‘Grease’ In 2005. Maybe the big event at the end of the year is the arrival of the hit New York Play “Take Me Out” – a story about a baseball player (who comes
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