CV REP’S “ANNAPURNA” TRAVELS THE BUMPY ROAD OF LOVE, MARRIAGE, AND EVERYTHING IN BETWEEN

CV REP’S “ANNAPURNA” TRAVELS THE BUMPY ROAD OF LOVE, MARRIAGE, AND EVERYTHING IN BETWEEN

The bumpy road of love, marriage, and everything else in between, is often filled with potholes we call life passages. There are precious few rose gardens out there, promised or not, and some aren’t even worth taking care of. But Hope springs eternal. Coachella Valley Repertory Theatre (CVREP) kicks off their 8th season with the […]

TWO STARS SHINE IN THE MAY/DECEMBER ROM-COM “HEISENBERG” AT MTC

TWO STARS SHINE IN THE MAY/DECEMBER ROM-COM “HEISENBERG” AT MTC

May/December romance stories are few and far between. For starters, storylines are usually predictable or implausible for most of the audience, to say nothing of the seat-squirming anticipation while waiting for that first onstage geriatric kiss – unless we’re watching Cary Grant plant one on Eva Marie Saint in the film “North by Northwest”, which, […]

LIZARD BOY: MODERN MYTHOLOGY + AGE-OLD DESIRES = MONSTER HIT

LIZARD BOY: MODERN MYTHOLOGY + AGE-OLD DESIRES = MONSTER HIT

When Seattle Repertory Theatre’s Artistic Director Jerry Manning commissioned an original musical piece from Justin Huertas, a talented actor, composer, singer, musician and illustrator, he didn’t know what it would be exactly, but Manning and adapter/dramaturg Andrea Allen were willing to bet it would be amazing. Lucky for them and audiences everywhere, that bet paid […]

CLASSIC ENGLISH GOTHIC GHOST STORY ON STAGE AT GROVES CABIN THEATRE

CLASSIC ENGLISH GOTHIC GHOST STORY ON STAGE AT GROVES CABIN THEATRE

The Groves Cabin Theatre of Morongo Valley may have only twenty-two seats and a postage-stamp sized stage for the actors to perform their magic, but that has not stopped them from producing quality work.  To date, the tiny theatre under the artistic direction of founder Joy Groves, has garnered more than sixty Desert Theatre League […]

OLD GLOBE MUSICAL “OCTOBER SKY” A SPARKLING ENERGETIC GEM

OLD GLOBE MUSICAL “OCTOBER SKY” A SPARKLING ENERGETIC GEM

When the Soviet Union launched their space probe named “Sputnik” into orbit around the earth on October 4, 1957, it was a wake-up call for America signaling that the ‘space race’ between Russia and the United States had begun. That small, 180 pound metal ball, however launched more than a scientific experimental race for supremacy […]

PLAYWRIGHT A.R. GURNEY COMEDY RESONATES AT NORTH COAST REP

PLAYWRIGHT A.R. GURNEY COMEDY RESONATES AT NORTH COAST REP

I can’t think of a better way to launch North Coast Repertory Theatre’s 35th Season of live theatre than to present a sophisticated comedy of manners written by A. R. Gurney, one of America’s finest playwrights and a play that is stylishly and deliciously staged by Rosina Reynolds, one of Southern California’s finest directors. Gurney, […]