Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today.
This Performance Contains Pig’s Blood
Immersive theater is all the rage—and now infamous musical thriller Carrie is joining the ranks of Wayra and Sleep No More. Suddenly your dream of getting doused in pig’s blood at the prom along with this outcast telekinetic teen will finally come true. Just head to L.A.’s La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts in March. Tip: wear red.
Merry Murderesses Are the Cats Meow
Come on, babe. Why don’t we paint the town…7,486 times?! On November 23, the Tony-winning revival of Chicago will surpass Cats as the second longest-running show of all time. No need to look out for number one—Phantom’s got eight years on everybody. Nevertheless, we can’t wait to rouge our knees, roll our stockings down and salute the razzle-dazzler this fall.
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A new rock musical based on a familiar story is premiering in Denver. Tony and Pulitzer-winning playwright Robert Schenkkan (All the Way, The Kentucky Cycle) has penned The 12 with composer Neil Berg. The musical takes place after the crucifixion and before the resurrection. It opens at the Denver Center for the Arts. Please don’t ask WWALWD. We already know.