Tag Archives: Original

Ben Fong-Torres to Write ‘Summer of Love’ Original Musical

“Summer of Love,” a new original musical from sibling producer duo Robyn and Donald Rosenfeld, has found its writer. Ben Fong-Torres, known for his journalistic work at Rolling Stone magazine, has signed on to pen the book for the show, which is partly inspired by his time living in 1960s San Francisco. “I was surprised, to put it mildly, bu… Variety

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Someone Stole the $320,000 Original Iron Man Suit, Which Sounds Fun As Hell

The Los Angeles Police Department is currently investigating the disappearance of the original Iron Man suit worn by Robert Downey Jr., according to the L.A. Times. The suit, which is valued at $ 325,000 (honestly a bargain for gold titanium alloy armor with a force field), was reported missing from a prop storage warehouse on Tuesday morning…. Entertainment – Esquire

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Tony Award nominations reflect an anemic year for original ideas. Here's a critic's take on the bright spots

La Jolla Playhouse, where “Junk” had its impressive world premiere, has been the launching pad for two of this season’s junkiest musicals, “Escape to Margaritaville,” the escapist Jimmy Buffett musical, and “Summer,” the roundly derided Donna Summer disco ride. Artistic director Christopher Ashley, who won a Tony last year for his direction of “Come From Away,”… ENTERTAINMENT – Los Angeles ...

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