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Cathy Rigby Soars in Seussical the Musical at the Redondo Beach Performing Arts Center

3D Theatricals is presenting Seussical the Musical for one week only at The Redondo Beach Performing Arts Center. The production is directed and choreographed by David Engel and stars gymnast and former Peter Pan, Cathy Rigby, reprising her role as Cat in … Continue reading

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New American Theatre’s Festival of One Acts: From a Fruitful Flurry of F&*ks to Fighting as Fore-Foreplay Equals Fun for All!

An FCC Defying “Fuck” Fanatic Filmmaker, a father afraid to walk his daughter down the aisle at a wedding that is hers and hers alone, gay lovers in the midst of an irritable eternal break up, a psychotic stuffed bear … Continue reading

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Unknown Artists’ “The Girl is Still Here”: A Superior Celebration of Songstressy!

Picture Carole King and Joni Mitchell as a songstress/poetess duet; first in middle school, followed by womanhood, then into sage and wise goddesshood, throw in a slight flavor of Dixieland Jazz and you’ve got, The Unknown Artists’ Production of The … Continue reading

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DOMA’s Jesus Christ Superstar Makes Avid Fans of us All!

What would you say to the story of Jesus’ demise imparted as a present day version in the combined styles of The Matrix, A Clockwork Orange, Seattle Grunge scene, and Woodstock all recorded via TMZ?  “Well, I never thought I’d … Continue reading

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New American Theatre’s Production of “Boys’ Life”: A Mature Examination of an Era Past

Imagine if you will, dating in the 80s and/or — let me rephrase that — being and becoming a man in the eighties and having to deal with women, their confusions, their complexities when really, you as the man are … Continue reading

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Festival of the Desert: March 18, 2015 in Palm Springs

Now there’s more to the Coachella cultural scene than blazing Rice Krispie squares, whirling, twirling, swirling tie-dye and rampant dehydration. Break out your tux and snap up your tix for high desert elevation of a different kind. Festival of the … Continue reading

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The Fountain Theatre’s “Reborning” Breathes New Life into Dramatic Conflict and Psychological Character Study

It is a lively and romantic night at the Fountain Theatre in Hollywood on Fountain and Normandie, not the least of which is prompted by the enchanting nature of the venue itself. Nestled in a large and festive South of … Continue reading

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“Dame Edna’s Goodbye: The Farewell Tour” Hails a Hasty and Hearty “Hello” to Hilarity!

Dame Edna Everage says what everyone is thinking (sometimes even before we know we are thinking it!). Part adult, matriarchal Mary Poppins, part riotously reproachful Royalty, she will tickle our adult and childlike funny bones in kind as she prompts … Continue reading

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Mitch Hara’s “Mutant Olive” Universalizes and Re-Colors Abuse into Actualization!

What would you do if your familial epithetical namesake just happened to imply an unfortunate genetic accident on top of one of the most unattractive colors in the Western Hemisphere, and one of the worst tasting fruits in modern civilization?  … Continue reading

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The LA Beat’s Top 5 Stories of 2014

1. The Suicide Girls Blackheart Burlesque Tour Returned to LA for Another Bangerz Night Out! Billy Bennight “This year’s Suicide Girls’ Blackheart Burlesque Tour comes with new faces and a slightly revamped set of songs and choreography. The heat was on Friday … Continue reading

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