It was love at first sight, and it happened like this: In July 1990, while driving from Atlanta to Los Angeles, I stopped in Houston to see Jekyll & Hyde, a new musical that was premiering at the Alley Theatre. The opening minutes were pretty staid stuff. Then midway through Act One, the story moved to a ratty London bar. The scene began with one of those "Hey, Big Spender"-type numbers as a stage full of prostitutes brazenly stared down the audience,... More >>>