Katey Sagal and Michael McKean Star in New Randy Newman Musical Harps and Angels
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Hailed as "the best musical of this century" by Ben Brantley of The New York Times and "the funniest musical of all time" by Entertainment Weekly, The Book of Mormon won nine Tony Awards -- including Best Musical -- in its first year on Broadway. Now the national touring production is back at the Pantages for a second round of hilarity. Written by South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone along with Robert Lopez, the Tony-winning co-creator of Avenue Q, this musical comedy is a show that The Daily Show's Jon Stewart has called "a crowning achievement. So good it makes me angry." Learn More
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- "Randy Newman the lyricist is a refreshing irritant. And Newman the composer is a sweet seducer. His music is a lush amalgam of Americana." --<em>Time Magazine </em>
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The music and lyrics of Randy Newman, one of America’s most beloved songwriters, will be featured in the world premiere of Randy Newman’s Harps and Angels, conceived by Jack Viertel. The singer-songwriter’s witty, complex, bittersweet and often satirical songbook is at the heart of this new work, in which the personal and the socio-political entwine creating a compelling, honest and humorous commentary on what it is like to be born, grow up, fall in love, and live and die in America.
This musical adventure will include a multitude of the songs you know and love including "Political Science," "I Think It's Going to Rain Today," "My Country," "Feels Like Home," and of course, "I Love L.A."
Randy Newman has long been one of the most musically and lyrically ambitious singer-songwriters ever to be at play in the fields of popular music. Born to a renowned musical family, by 17 Newman was a working songwriter. His debut album, Randy Newman, was released in 1968. The 70s brought 12 Songs, Live, Sail Away, Good Old Boys, Little Criminal and Born Again. In the 80s, Newman earned his first two of 16 Oscar nominations, followed by the albums Trouble In Paradise, the Grammy-winning score for The Natural, and Land of Dreams. In the 90s, Newman earned an Emmy and several more Grammys for work on films like Toy Story, James and the Giant Peach, A Bug’s Life and Toy Story 2. Newman also released Guilty: 30 Years of Randy Newman and Bad Love, and in 2002, he won his first Oscar for Best Original Song for Monsters, Inc. The Randy Newman Songbook, Vol. I was released in 2003 followed by Harps and Angels in 2008 and Bad Love in 2009. Newman has won five Grammy Awards, three Emmy Awards and an Oscar throughout his career. In June 2010, Newman received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.