Category Archives: Theater

Ace Hotel, Bates Motel, Halloween Chills: LA Opera Presents Psycho with Live Score

LA Opera Off Grand continues its Halloween tradition of pairing classic horror films with live orchestral accompaniment in the Theatre at Ace Hotel this October with a screening of “Psycho.” One of Hitchcock’s true masterpieces, “Psycho” remains among the most … Continue reading

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‘Dia de los Muertos’ 2019 Celebrates Throughout the Southland: Your Guide

The 24th Street Theatre Annual Dia de los Muertos Block Party. (Photo by Cindy Marie Jenkins, courtesy of the 24th Street Theatre) UPDATED 10-16-19* All events listed are gathered in the spirit of cultural awareness, acceptance, and appreciation of the … Continue reading

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Theater Review: Unforgettable at Write Act Repertory Theatre

I attended the premiere of Rochelle Perry’s touching and well written new drama, Unforgettable, at Write Act Repertory Theatre located at the Brickhouse, a cozy venue in North Hollywood. The poignant, yet powerful piece is about an Asian family dealing … Continue reading

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Renèe Fleming Returns to LA Opera in The Light in the Piazza

The legendary Renèe Fleming returns to Los Angeles for seven performances of The Light in the Piazza, the Tony Award wining musical by Adam Guettel and Craig Lucas. Ms. Fleming was last seen locally in recital at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion … Continue reading

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Our 2019 Guide for Ongoing Halloween Events Happening all Month Long!

Here is an entire month of events to thrill, chill and scare the living crap out of you! HAUNTED ATTRACTIONS DARK HARBOR AT THE QUEEN MARY 7 p.m.-12 midnite weekdays, 1 a.m. Fridays and Saturdays / Long Beach / $34 … Continue reading

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Review: LA Opera’s La Bohème

There is no plot more elemental than “boy meets girl-boy loses girl-boy regains girl,” and there is no more perennial opera than La Bohème, which follows this formula for both its main and secondary storylines. Paring easily relatable characters and … Continue reading

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The New Bad Boys of Magic Have a Few Things up their Sleeve

Comedy and magic duo Daniel Donahue and Eric Siegal, known as The New Bad Boys of Magic, are bringing their variety show, “Dirty Tricks,” back to The Three Clubs in Hollywood on October 19, 2019. The show starts at 8 … Continue reading

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LA Opera Kicks Off the 2019-20 Season Saturday with a New Production of La Boheme

LA Opera opens its 2019-20 season this Saturday, September 14th, with Puccini’s masterpiece La Boheme. The classic tale of love and loss has been a career maker for many great singers over the years; in this staging, Angelenos will be … Continue reading

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Peter and the Wolf at the Hollywood Bowl

The Los Angeles Philharmonic presented an entertaining evening of Russian music at the Hollywood Bowl on August 20th. The orchestra was joined by actor John C. Reilly and the puppet-based troupe Blind Summit Theatre for the program’s featured piece, a … Continue reading

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Herbie Hancock, John C. Reilly with LA Phil Highlight Next Week at the Bowl

Two of the most intriguing shows of Los Angeles Philharmonic’s summer season at the Hollywood Bowl are coming up next week. On Tuesday night, August 20th, the orchestra will be presenting a program of Russian music highlighted by a staging … Continue reading

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