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The Complete History of Comedy (abridged) A Total Laugh Fest

The Complete History of Comedy (abridged) written by Reed Martin and Austin Tichenor and directed by Jerry Kernion takes you on a fast paced ride through the high and lows of comedy. From Aristophanes to Shakespeare, Moliere to Vaudeville, Charlie … Continue reading

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“Cat on a Hot Tin Roof” Still Great After All These Years

The Antaeus Theatre Company inaugurates the newly completed Kiki and David Gindler Performing Arts Center in the City of Glendale with Tennessee Williams’ Pulitzer Prize winning masterpiece “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof.” This is one of Williams’ personal favorites … Continue reading

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“Into The Woods” – This Is A Place You Never Want To Leave

I’ve seen Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine’s “Into the Woods” on Broadway, in L.A. and on the screen. Obviously, I’m a super big fan of the show. But I have to say, this production, now playing at the Ahmanson, is … Continue reading

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“Elevator” Soars To The Heights

“Elevator” written and directed by Michael Leoni is one of the most original, entertaining plays I’ve seen in a very long time. From the moment I walked into the Coast Playhouse where the play now resides, I knew I was … Continue reading

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“Rules of Seconds” – a Dark, Edgy, Comedy About Love & Honor

The year is 1855. The place, Boston, where the slightest infraction between gentlemen was grounds for a challenge to be resolved with pistols. It was commonly known as a duel and it usually left one of the participants dead. Even … Continue reading

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In “Martha,” Christina Carlisi Exquisitely Brings Martha Graham To Life

Actress/dancer, Christina Carlisi is breathing life into the great Martha Graham at the Whitefire Theatre and you do not want to miss it. For those of you unfamiliar with Miss Martha Graham, she was the most influential, dancer/choreographer of the Twentieth century. … Continue reading

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“Married People: A Comedy” A Terrific New Play About Love and Acceptance.

Every so often you go to the theatre and get really pleasantly surprised by what you are seeing on stage and that’s exactly what happened to me last night when I attended the opening of a brand new play entitled … Continue reading

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“Fun Home” Is So Much More Than Fun

In fact, “Fun Home” based on the graphic novel by Alison Bechtel, with music by Jeanine Tesoro, and book and lyrics by Lisa Kron, is absolutely brilliant. Yes, it’s fun and funny, but it’s also a fascinating, original  and poignant character … Continue reading

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Visiting Lancaster Offers A Creative Art Scene, Theaters and Delicious Restaurants Along The BLVD

Most Angelenos know that the southern border of Los Angeles County ends at the “Orange Curtain”. Many think that the northern border lies just past the San Fernando and Santa Clarita Valleys. Los Angeles County, however, is much more diverse … Continue reading

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‘Forever Plaid’ A Musical Journey Down Memory Lane

‘Forever Plaid’ premiered in New York City in 1989 and ran for five years. Since then it has been produced across the country and internationally. Having seen it twice before, I can honestly say that it has not lost its … Continue reading

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