PLAYWRIGHT DONALD MARGULIES GOES DEEP IN POWERFUL DRAMA AT LOS ANGELES GEFFEN PLAYHOUSE

PLAYWRIGHT DONALD MARGULIES GOES DEEP IN POWERFUL DRAMA AT LOS ANGELES GEFFEN PLAYHOUSE

Donald Margulies is a multiple award winning playwright and a Pulitzer Prize winner in 2000 for his play “Dinner with Friends”. Not only is he a very prolific journeyman playwright with fourteen plays in his canon, he is also a screenwriter and television series developer and writer. A recurring them that runs throughout his work […]

DESERT THEATRE LEAGUE HONORS THE BEST OF THE BEST IN THE COACHELLA VALLEY AT DESERT STAR AWARDS

DESERT THEATRE LEAGUE HONORS THE BEST OF THE BEST IN THE COACHELLA VALLEY AT DESERT STAR AWARDS

The Desert Theatre League (DTL) honored the Best of the Best in the Coachella Valley from thirty theatre arts, dance companies, and High Schools at their 30th Annual Desert Star Awards ceremony and banquet held in Sun City’s Mountain View Banquet room in Palm Desert last Sunday. For the first time in its history, the […]

RE-IMAGINED ARTHUR MILLER’S ‘VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE’ IS OBSCURED

RE-IMAGINED ARTHUR MILLER’S ‘VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE’ IS OBSCURED

Arthur Miller is one of America’s greatest playwrights. Ivo Van Hove is a fine Dutch-born, Belgium-based, talented, Tony Award-winning European stage director. This being an election year, and politics continually being compared to theatre, I guess it’s okay for me to compare and harken back to the 1988 vice-presidential debate where vice-presidential candidate Dan Quayle […]

FABULOUS AUGUST WILSON PRODUCTION ON STAGE AT MARK TAPER FORUM

FABULOUS AUGUST WILSON PRODUCTION ON STAGE AT MARK TAPER FORUM

The great playwright August Wilson has been the voice and mirror for many African-Americans over the years.  Where fiery writer James Baldwin who was extremely articulate but angry and rightly so, railed at the injustices experienced by many African-Americans, Wilson just quietly and brilliantly opened a window to the everyday existence of black life and […]

MATT DAMON AS JASON BOURNE BACK IN ACTION

MATT DAMON AS JASON BOURNE BACK IN ACTION

When the Jason Bourne franchise was launched in 2002 with Matt Damon playing the super-secret, “black Ops” government assassin who didn’t know his own name or own life back-story thanks to amnesia, the producers realized they had a gold mine of action-driven series of films that they thought would go on forever: “The Bourne Identity” […]