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Todd Almond backs a subdued Courtney Love in "Kansas City Choir Boy" at Oberon.
Love is charismatic. She moves with a sultry swagger and her chemistry with Almond is apparent.
Edge Boston: Todd Almond on Writing, Performing with Courtney Love in 'Kansas City Choir Boy' (September 29, 2015)
EDGE speaks to Mr. Almond from his Brooklyn home about the show, its origin and working with Ms. Love.
Set Designer Mimi Lien receives 2015 MacArthur "Genius Grant"
The Boston Globe: Courtney Love and Todd Almond perform an ‘album’ of greatest hurts (September 26, 2015)
Todd’s stuff is very difficult for me. There’s a lot of pausing, and as he told me, the sex is in the pause. I had to learn that patience and enjoy it. It’s not second nature to me like four-to-the-floor rock is. But it’s new, which is exciting to me.
DigBoston: Talking Kansas City Choir Boy with Stars Courtney Love and Todd Almond (September 16, 2015)
Well, I think that my favorite aspect of theater is the live quality of it, and the fact that you’re making art with [and] for the people that are in the room, at that exact moment.
The story cycle, from the Ghost Quartet’s self-titled release, is by turns humorous and haunting.
Eclectic is the best way to describe Dave Malloy, the award-winning composer/lyricist/arranger/performer who brings his theater piece "Ghost Quartet" to Oberon this Wednesday through Sunday for five performances.
Boston Globe: ‘Ghost Quartet’: a song cycle for the stage, with a concept album vibe (September 5, 2015)
In the grand, old musical-theater tradition, composer/writer/performer Dave Malloy, 39, followed his dream to New York City seven years ago. There, with several decidedly nontraditional off-Broadway hits, he has found fame, along with many of the accolades that the musical theater world has to offer, including two Obie Awards, the Richard Rodgers Award, and a Jonathan Larson Grant.