Theater Review: Silly setup of ‘Schoolhouse Rock’ can’t distract from catchy songs

School house Rock! Live!

School house Rock! Live!

By John Staton,
John.Staton@StarNewsOnline.com

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Published: Tuesday, July 14, 2009 at 10:15 a.m.
Last Modified: Tuesday, July 14, 2009 at 10:14 a.m.

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Whether or not you grew up singing along to the songs of “Schoolhouse Rock,” there’s no denying their catchy power.

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Originally created in the 1970s to teach Saturday-morning-cartoon-watching kids about history, government, grammar and math, the songs were revived in the early 1990s as part of a musical revue, “Schoolhouse Rock Live!” Opera House Theatre Company, under the direction of Ron Chisholm, is staging the musical for the fir..Read the rest of the article HERE

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