’No path forward’: Carson quits presidential race

’No path forward’: Carson quits presidential race

Ben Carson, the retired neurosurgeon who at one point polled ahead of other GOP presidential contenders, is quitting the race. Announcing he will not be attending Thursday’s Republican debate in Detroit, Michigan, Carson said his political activism will continue, but that he would be suspending his presidential campaign. “I do not see a political path […]

US PREMIERE OF COMEDY/FARCE “NOW YOU SEE IT” ON STAGE AT NORTH COAST REPERTORY THEATRE

US PREMIERE OF COMEDY/FARCE “NOW YOU SEE IT” ON STAGE AT NORTH COAST REPERTORY THEATRE

Farce, in general, as a theatrical genre has always been a tough sell to American audiences.   Lately, we’ve seen a noticeable upswing in the plays of the masters of the genre – playwrights like the great Moliere, and the “Belle Epoque” favorite Georges Feydeau – being staged again, albeit, via translations mainly by British playwrights, […]

SAN DIEGO REP THEATRE SCORES WITH IRISH ROM/COM “OUTSIDE MULLINGAR”

SAN DIEGO REP THEATRE SCORES WITH IRISH ROM/COM “OUTSIDE MULLINGAR”

The Irish are known for being great storytellers. The bigger the tale the better the story. In America today one of the best practitioners of Irish wit and comedy is the colorful New York-born writer John Patrick Shanley. The Academy Award-winning screenwriter of “Moon Struck” and the Tony-winning playwright of “Doubt: A Parable”, Shanley, also […]

WORLD PREMIERE PLAY ON STAGE AT PEARL MC MANUS STAGE

WORLD PREMIERE PLAY ON STAGE AT PEARL MC MANUS STAGE

According to young playwright Jess Honovich, the message of her play is that ‘man’s best friend’ has a story to tell even after we’re gone. So listen up! “Suicide Dogs”, is receiving its world premiere produced by Dezart Performs co-founder Michael Shaw and Board member Clark Duggar. Directed by Shaw the dramedy – with more […]