Category Archives: Theater

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. Rilley 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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Pacific Opera Project’s Mikado Makes Our Little List

Pacific Opera Project’s 2019 season continues next week with a three week revival of the company’s colorful production of Gilbert and Sullivan’s enduring comic masterpiece The Mikado at the Ebell Club in Highland Park. The operetta opens on Friday, August … Continue reading

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Midsummer Scream Happening in Long Beach this Weekend

Billed as “The world’s largest Halloween and horror convention,” Midsummer Scream offers over 13 haunted attractions in the Hall of Shadows, more than 300 vendors, panels, makeup demos, presentations about upcoming theme park attractions, and live entertainment. There will also … Continue reading

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THEATRE REVIEW: Aeriform Arts’ ‘Cirque du Giselle’ Soars at Hollywood Fringe

“Cirque du Giselle” is a splendid, unique Fringe performance by Aeriform Arts‘ instructors and students that incorporates the tragic classic ballet “Giselle” with aerial, acrobatics, and Cirque art. The use of projection and lighting spills the colors of old world … Continue reading

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THEATRE REVIEW – ‘Batter Up’ Not Just For Baseball Fans, Extended at Hollywood Fringe

You don’t have to love–or even like–baseball in order to love “Batter Up: My Brain on Baseball”, but it helps. “Batter Up” is an astonishing display of memory retention like no other. Highly entertaining and charismatic, self-defined “baseball savant,” Brett … Continue reading

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THEATRE REVIEW: ‘Tattered Capes’ Out From the Shadows at the Hollywood Fringe

Playwright and Producer Gregory Crafts and Theatre Unleashed production of “Tattered Capes” brings homage to prevalent and popular Marvel and DC Comic superhero films in a fresh, funny, and poignant new work after last year’s award-winning equally loving send up to the classic … Continue reading

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THEATRE REVIEW: ‘Bully Problem’ Beats Back those Bad Memories, at Hollywood Fringe

UPDATED 8/5/19 Remember how you felt the first time you performed in, or even saw, your first high school or college musical? Remember that giddy excitement that sent warm shivers down your spine, instilling a feeling that told you this … Continue reading

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Theater Review: Dinner with Friends

The delicious and satisfying “Dinner With Friends” gets a powerful reboot at the Beverly Hills Playhouse under the direction of Michael Yavnieli. The  Pulitzer prize-winning play, written by Donald Margulies (Time Stands Still), still resonates strongly 20 years after its … Continue reading

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La Traviata: The Inexhaustible Variety of Life at LA Opera

LA Opera’s excellent production of Verdi’s La Traviata has two performances left at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Wednesday, June 19th, at 7:30 pm and Saturday, June 22nd, at 2 pm. Set in the jazz era, the dazzle of the set design and … Continue reading

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