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“Once” Strikes a Chord at CCM

While the vocals are gorgeous, one of the most unique features of the show is the lack of a large pit offstage. Instead, the actors accompany themselves on instruments including guitar, cello, piano, ukulele, melodica, and percussion. When not part of the primary scene, the actors float along the...

A.L.T.’s “Higher” has a Legacy

"Higher" is an original rock musical centered around the opioid crisis and one man’s...journey to recovery. It’s at times humorous,...dramatic, grim, and uplifting. But mostly it is a show unlike any you’ve ever seen. It’s ambitious, compelling, and thought-provoking....

Xanadu Glides Onto CCM Stage

The musical is, frankly, a lot:  a lot of look, a lot of synth, a lot of  meta jokes about artists, gentrification, and 40-year-old gays who attend children’s theater. The show never takes itself seriously and for 90 intermission-less minutes, the audience is transported to a world where physics,...