Category Archives: Theater

Theater Review: Sawed in Half

“Sawed in Half” is an entertaining and poignant new one woman show now playing at the ACME Theatre in North Hollywood. The show stars the bubbly and talented Andrea Mezvinsky, a former magician’s assistant and off Broadway actress. Ms. Mezvinsky  was once … Continue reading

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Theater Review: A View from the Bridge

One of my favorite playwrights is the late Arthur Miller and one of my favorite plays of his, is “A View from the Bridge.” In fact, I liked it so much that I’ve seen it at least four times performed … Continue reading

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Theater Review: “Songs for a New World”

What happens when we put an extremely talented writer and composer together with four equally talented singers/performers? You get, of course, a night of exhilarating live musical theatre. The show is “Songs for a New World.” The composer/lyricist/playwright is the … Continue reading

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Theatre of NOTE’S “D DEB DEBBIE DEBORAH”: Debbie Does Drama but in Comedy—Avant Garde Style!

(in deeply dramatic movie announcer voice—basso profundo): In a wwwoooorld which might not even be our woooorld, or perhaps our wooorld as portrayed by another wooorld, one woman– possibly representing everywoman–is married to one man—as portrayed by multiple men—stepping in … Continue reading

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One to Remember: “The Fantasticks,” Pasadena Playhouse, Now Through October 2nd

“The Fantasticks” seems like just a syrupy treat—until it cuts your heart in two like a fine-honed sword. It’s an ambush, a lilting, mid-century psyche-out, and this twist of surprise makes “The Fantasticks” the must-see of the new theater season … Continue reading

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Scare LA – Well, Not Too Scary, But a Heap of Grisly Fun

Ever since I found out about Transworld’s Haunted Attractions Association (HAA), I’ve been envious of the massive tours of off-season haunts they attend. They are known for demos of the scariest and most complex designs of puppetry, animations and new forms of … Continue reading

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The 3rd Annual ScareLA Previews Halloween Haunts!

This weekend, August 6th and 7th, the 3rd annual ScareLA, a hip haunting horror convention will be taking place at The Pasadena Convention Center. Fans can expect over 100,000 sq. ft. of attractions, vendors, entertainment and presentations. The 2016 convention … Continue reading

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Cornerstone Theater Company Presents “Ghost Town, a Love Letter to Venice”

Cornerstone Theater Company is pleased to present the premiere of “Ghost Town,” a love story between a woman and her home, set in the colorful neighborhood of Venice, CA. “Ghost Town” was created in collaboration with the community of Venice and … Continue reading

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“Mötley Crüe: The End” Premieres in Theaters

In early 2014, Mötley Crüe announced they would embark on a two year final tour saying goodbye to the fans, celebrating their history, and going out on top with all four original members. The band played over 70 arenas in the U.S. … Continue reading

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Extra Dry Martini Productions in Association with Boston Bred Productions’ “War Stories” Falls into Deserved Top 3 at LA Fringe Festival!

Okay, so suppose there’s no such thing as romantic love. If so, what is it then? A mass elitist criminal conspiracy in support of inhumane diamond mining and smuggling, encompassing anything you could ever procure for or from your Valentine—(or, … Continue reading

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