Review On Stand Down The March

Tin Pan L.A.

Registered Critic

In the profusion of the over 100 works in the “ensemble theatre” category at this year's Hollywood Fringe Festival, Naomi Brodkin's play Stand Down the March is a diamond in the rough. The play was commissioned by Next Theatre of Evanston in 2011 and went on to win the “New Voices: Emerging Talent” award from the Chicago Jewish Historical Society in 2012. Now the play is making its LA premiere in a political climate that makes this work even more timely.

Ryan Luévano is a professional music director, composer, musicologist and music educator. Ryan is an experienced music director and conductor for musical theater, opera, film and concert music. Past productions include: Experience Magic!, Annie, The Sound of Music, Into the Woods, Chess, The Pajama Game, Bells Are Ringing, and Funny Girl. Additionally, he works as a professor of music at Woodbury University and Santa Ana College. When he’s not producing shows he pens as a theater critic for his blog Tin Pan L.A. where you can read all about the L.A. theater scene.