Category Archives: Theater

The Echo One Acts. The World Premier of Six New Plays at the Atwater Village Theater – Through August 23rd

Cutting to the chase because I am late with this review and don’t want anyone to miss an opportunity for some truly wonderful local theater due to my slacking – I highly recommend The Echo One Acts playing this weekend … Continue reading

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Dixie’s Tupperware Party: Delights, Excites and Seals Air Tight!

Think of the most badass, yet Jesus referential, yet highly irreverent, most challenging, colorful, yet highly hilarious Tupperware party your mother and grandmother were never allowed to be invited to, (that you knew of anyway) times it times ten, and … Continue reading

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Jules Aaron Directed “The Gamester”: A Buoyant Ride Rife with Saucy Jokes and Ribald Rhymes

Picture it—France, 1696: Boy (aka Valere) meets girl. Boy gives gambling a whirl.   The Roulette table, swiftly rendered his nemesis; Girl loses boy to a calling/addiction figuratively as old as the book of Genesis.   But ‘tis no matter; … Continue reading

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Robin Williams and the Weather

Back in the ’90s, I was the foley stage recordist at Sony Studios. I had met Robin Williams once, when I was at Disney and we had both worked on Hook. He seemed like a very nice guy. A few … Continue reading

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Neil Labute’s “In a Dark Dark House” Illuminates A Most Riveting and Unusual Brotherly Drama

Child molestation with incestuous implications – Two brothers sharing the history in kind at the hands of the self same adult—but maybe not quite…  Two male siblings:  One more at odds with the other than the other brother to most … Continue reading

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Bellydance Evolution Premieres “Alice in Wonderland” Friday!

Fall down the rabbit hole this Friday with Bellydance Evolution as they premiere the story of “Alice in Wonderland” as told through world fusion dance. This dance style combines moves from Middle Eastern dancing, tribal, hip hop, contemporary dance, belly … Continue reading

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NOW Festival at REDCAT: ICELAND & More

Last Friday, REDCAT kicked off Program One of its New Original Works (NOW) Festival with three performances: Wilfried Souly’s Saana/The Foreigner, Rosanna Gamson/Worldwide’s Still and a preview of ICELAND from Overtone Industries. The evening opened with Saana/The Foreigner, which was … Continue reading

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REDCAT Premieres Fanciful ICELAND July 24-26

Next Thursday through Saturday at REDCAT’s New Original Works Festival, Overtone Industries presents the first half hour of ICELAND, an upcoming musical theatre work by Overtones’ artistic director/composer/actress O-Lan Jones and singer/songwriter Emmet Tinley. ICELAND tells the story of Vaya (Cesili … Continue reading

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Zombie Joe’s “Midsummer Night’s Dream”: An Early Summer, Evening Fantasy

You know the old story: Boy meets girl…other boy meets other girl.  Boy meets boy.  Girl meets girl and all are met under the guise of the most magically misconstrued love rectangle since the Peloponnesian Wars.—[Boy gets engaged to girl … Continue reading

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Setting the Record Gay: Gay Just Got Real!

Think you know all there is to know about male sexuality—male homosexuality to be precise—its customs, its culture, what makes it tick?  What if you’re way off?  And what if there’s actually nothing to know anyway—in the collective stereotypical sense?  … Continue reading

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