Through Sunday, April 28th: ‘American Star’

No grown up wants their child to skip college to become the next Idol-like celebrity. But what would you say to your teenage daughter when she announces, “I got a 1200 on my SAT’s. That makes my safety school Fairway! So I hafta get to the American Star tryouts.”? Face it, moms and dads yearn for ivy-covered walls while kids sigh for limo rides and late night TV appearances. How’r ya gonna get ’em back to SAT prep after they’ve been indoctrinated by “Glee,” “The Voice” and “X Factor”? “American Star!!!,” a rockin’, boppin’ family-friendly musical written and directed by Emmy-winner William Electric Black, has some of the answers.

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