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“BIG NIGHT”

“BIG NIGHT”

By Lisa Lyons Award-winning playwright Paul Rudnick is known for his comic takes on gay culture set against the backdrop of everyday life – his hit play/film “Jeffrey” examined the modern day dating dilemma of its protagonist; but his latest effort “Big Night”, now having its world premiere at Center Theater Group’s Kirk Douglas Theatre […]

NORTH COAST REP THEATRE PRESENTS A NEIL SIMON HILARIOUS COMEDY

NORTH COAST REP THEATRE PRESENTS A NEIL SIMON HILARIOUS COMEDY

If only it were possible to roll back time to the 1960’s, 1970’s and 80’s when America’s favorite and funniest playwright Neil Simon was knocking them dead with his prodigious string of winning comedies. No one had his gift and talent for writing gut-busting, laugh-out-loud comedy plays. He was simply the best! Simon was referred […]

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 […]

AYAD AKHTAR’ POWERFUL/FUNNY/ANGRY PLAY ON SOCIAL DISCOURSE

AYAD AKHTAR’ POWERFUL/FUNNY/ANGRY PLAY ON SOCIAL DISCOURSE

One can get away with a lot when the weapon of biting social discourse is comedy. Remember, ‘God of Carnage’? Yazmina Reza’s four seemingly-intelligent adults meet to sort out a schoolyard incident involving their young sons, only to have the meeting explode into hand-hand combat when a casual remark sets off a firestorm of recriminations. […]

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 […]

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